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Sports Manchester United vs Leicester City - predicted starting XI
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Leicester City - predicted starting XI

Matteo Darmian may yet be sold with great interest in him from the leading clubs in Italy although none of them have got close yet to United's asking price. After a depleted squad took part in their pre-season tour of the USA, who will start tonight? United's pre-season saw them go on tour to the United States, playing five games before travelling to German for a friendly with Bayern Munich.

Sports Yerry Mina completes Everton move
Author: 0 Yerry Mina completes Everton move

Everton signed Yerry Mina among other players in the summer transfer window. And it looks likely that Everton will add one more with Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma now in negotiations over a move. Mina had always been linked with a move away from Barcelona this summer with the club's purchases of non-EU players in Malcom, Arthur and Arturo Vidal filling their quote per La Liga's rules.

Sports Newcastle United Not Battling Everton and Southampton For Danny Welbeck
Author: 0 Newcastle United Not Battling Everton and Southampton For Danny Welbeck

For a good part, Welbeck has played on either side of attack but through the middle, Emery now prefers other players there. "I met the Kroenke family in Atlanta, and he gave us his commitment in this project with Arsenal ", Emery told a news conference on Friday ahead of the season opener against Manchester City .

Sports Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

Klopp added: "I know a lot of people think that because we were active in the transfer window but that is part of the business". He's already shown in Liverpool's pre-season friendly against Napoli that he has fantastic vision for a goalkeeper and brings more to the team than his abilities in the 18-yard box.

Sports Dez Bryant nows declares he's coming to Cleveland for visit
Author: 0 Dez Bryant nows declares he's coming to Cleveland for visit

If Bryant and Dorsey can't agree on whether they've talked, how can they hash out mutually acceptable contract terms? Bryant just doesn't seem like he's in a rush to get there. Bryant also noted on Twitter: "I played with a broken foot before based of emotions, trying to satisfy the fans. I'm not on anybody (else's) time".

Sports Kurt Zouma joins Everton on loan
Author: 0 Kurt Zouma joins Everton on loan

Zouma spent last season on loan with Stoke too but had to deal with relegation at the end of the season. With his prospects unlikely to improve much at Chelsea this season, a move away from the Bridge makes sense. Zouma was signed by Mourinho in 2014 when he was the manager of the London based outfit. The Mirror believe Everton submitted a deal sheet that could go allow them to sign the France worldwide, despite the deal going beyond the 5pm deadline for Premier League clubs.

Author: 0 Premier League interest ratings: This weekend's fixtures ranked

Jerome Boateng was another option but Bayern Munich have not been keen to sanction a loan move. "This is the first time it wasn't like that and maybe in the future it will be revised, I will start the season with the players that I will have all year".

Sports Four clubs spend 40% of Premier League's £1.2bn outlay
Author: 0 Four clubs spend 40% of Premier League's £1.2bn outlay

Jose Mourinho has revealed that several key players will be missing in Friday's Premier League opener against Leicester City at Old Trafford. Part of this can be explained by the fact one of the 20 Premier League clubs - Tottenham - saw no incomings, the first time this has happened since the summer transfer window was introduced in 2003.

Sports Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin exchange words prior to kickoff
Author: 0 Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin exchange words prior to kickoff

Newton followed Benjamin, but nothing positive seemed to come from their continued dialogue. The beef stems from this quote from Benjamin speaking to The Athletic on his time in Carolina. He responded on social media in his Instagram story . A first-round draft pick, Benjamin looked destined to be Newton's top receiver for years until the injury, and he never reproduced his numbers from a strong rookie season after returning from injury.

Sports Michael Owen predicts Liverpool v West Ham United
Author: 0 Michael Owen predicts Liverpool v West Ham United

Klopp admitted that it was likely that some players leave before the end of August, with the transfer window across much of Europe open until the end of the month. We've seen the impact he made after arriving in January. "In his first session he looked like he trained the whole three weeks he was off", said the Reds boss.

Sports Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley electrify in their preseason debuts
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley electrify in their preseason debuts

Besides not figuring out how to cover Njoku, the Giants allowed Mayfield to a convert on third-and-18 with a 21-yard completion to wide receiver C.J. "There were stretches that were positive", Giants head coach Pat Shurmur said. The pass defense wasn't so good. It marked the second touchdown of the game for Mayfield and pushed his line up to 212 passing yards and two passing touchdowns on 20 attempts.

Sports Kawhi Leonard thanks Spurs teammates and fans, Gregg Popovich in letter
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard thanks Spurs teammates and fans, Gregg Popovich in letter

Leonard also thanked his former teammates, Gregg Popovich and Spurs fans in the letter, and said he'll "never forget what we have shared and accomplished together". "I'll always remember the city and the people of San Antonio! ". "It's cool to see all the kids excited to hang out with us, and I'm excited to hang out with them", White said.

Sports Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes joins Everton on loan
Author: 0 Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes joins Everton on loan

With a little less than two hours left for Premier League sides to do deals, Everton are cutting it close but they remain confident of taking both deals over the line in time. Everton signings Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes. Mina , who was in the sights of Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, has signed a five-year deal for a fee potentially rising to €31.75milllion.

Sports Manchester United v Leicester City
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Another player who has come through an uncertain summer with United is Anthony Martial , who was left out of his France's World Cup squad, prompting comments from his agent that he wished to leave Old Trafford to safeguard his worldwide future.

Sports Kenny Stills and 2 other Dolphins protest during national anthem
Author: 0 Kenny Stills and 2 other Dolphins protest during national anthem

Philadelphia Eagles players Malcolm Jenkins and De'Vante Bausby raised their fists in protest during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner prior to Thursday's (Aug 9) exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Steelers . Jefferson, Jackson and Brown were among the Seahawks players who sat during the anthem last season. The NFL owners approved a new national anthem policy two months ago that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the anthem, and fines a team for any ...

Sports Ohio State Fans Hold Cringeworthy Rally For Urban Meyer
Author: 0 Ohio State Fans Hold Cringeworthy Rally For Urban Meyer

Amid Ohio State University's investigation into exactly what head football coach Urban Meyer knew and how he handled domestic violence allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith , Buckeyes fans have taken to Ohio Stadium to show support for their coach.

Sports College coach arrested in punching death in Queens
Author: 0 College coach arrested in punching death in Queens

Police say Jones threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who knocked on the assistant coach's vehicle window thinking it was his Uber ride. Szabo was on life support through Monday but died Tuesday. Jones was with his family after the court session, his attorney, Alain Massena, told the AP. Jones joined the Demon Deacons staff in May 2017 after coaching stints at Central Florida, Virginia Commonwealth and Florida Gulf Coast.

Author: 0 Barcelona duo Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes join Everton

Everton secured the services of Colombian World Cup star Yerry Mina from Barcelona on an unusually quiet deadline day in the English Premier League as Manchester United failed to satisfy manager Jose Mourinho's desire to sign a centre-back.

Sports Tottenham make history by signing ... nobody?
Author: 0 Tottenham make history by signing ... nobody?

Tottenham have become the first team in Premier League history not to make a summer signing since the transfer window's inception in 2003. We didn't sell players and with 25 players in the squad it is hard to add players. "It is better to keep our squad all together, we believe a lot in our players". Then you need to change your mind and think about the team and the collective.

Sports Manchester United target Yerry Mina undergoes Everton medical in Barcelona
Author: 0 Manchester United target Yerry Mina undergoes Everton medical in Barcelona

Gomes joined Barca from Valencia in 2016, costing the club a reported €35million, but he has struggled to hold down a first-team place. The Hammers have confirmed that the former Aston Villa ace has signed a two-year contract at the London Stadium - which may surprise some given that there was previous speculation that he may be arriving on loan.

Sports Emery set for baptism of fire as Arsenal host Man City
Author: 0 Emery set for baptism of fire as Arsenal host Man City

Now under a new manager at Arsenal, Iwobi believes he has to be more professional to avoid incidents like that. And Burgess has revealed that Emery has been particularly focused on improving their defence before the start of the Premier League campaign.

Sports Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 2nd Test-- England v India
Author: 0 Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 2nd Test-- England v India

Seems the first session is going to be washed out. 'But it's about backing it up now, looking for consistency in back-to-back games, and this is an opportunity to do that'. Rainy morning in London! A decision on whether or not to play Moeen Ali as the second spinner will also be made tomorrow depending on the conditions, the England captain said.

Sports Arturo Vidal will be a
Author: 0 Arturo Vidal will be a "warrior" for Barcelona, says Ernesto Valverde

Hopefully I can win three ". "To arrive at Barcelona is a much bigger step than Bayern ", Vidal said. "He can bring energy to the midfield, he is someone who has a lot of fighting spirit and can increase the tempo". "I'm against any rival that will be playing against Barcelona from now on". "I have to be up to the task, because these are the best players in the world".

Sports Premier League Predictions: Man United vs. Leicester, Arsenal vs
Author: 0 Premier League Predictions: Man United vs. Leicester, Arsenal vs

The Portuguese faced criticism of his methods in 2017-18, with the Red Devils considered to have adopted a defensive mindset as they ended the campaign empty-handed. " Of course it's hard to understand for people in football that Tottenham didn't sign or sell players, but sometimes in football you need to behave differently", he said in his press conference earlier today, as per The Mirror .

Sports Diego Godin rejects United as Mourinho issues grim update
Author: 0 Diego Godin rejects United as Mourinho issues grim update

Harry Maguire , Toby Alderweireld , Jerome Boateng and Yerry Mina are all on United's radar as the deadline encroaches and Atleti's Godin has now emerged a target for the Premier League giants. However, although no there has been official confirmation of a new contract, United were told that Godin has agreed a new contract - and would remain at the Wanda Metropolitano with Diego Simeone's side for at least one more campaign.

Sports Everton seal Mina deal
Author: 0 Everton seal Mina deal

Manchester United will get the new Premier League season under way when they host Leicester City at Old Trafford on Friday night. Everton fans will be delighted to hear speculation that a third late addition could be that of Gomes, who has also been surplus to requirements at Barcelona.

Sports Chelsea left out a crucial clause in Mateo Kovacic's contract
Author: 0 Chelsea left out a crucial clause in Mateo Kovacic's contract

This is evident in the sales of now Premier League talents Aymeric Laporte and Ander Herrera. 'I haven't trained a lot at Real Madrid because I badly wanted to come to Chelsea so I didn't do much training. He has spent the past two seasons in Bilbao's first team, making 53 La Liga appearances, and has one worldwide cap. The Belgian is set to be involved in an interesting fight for the gloves with Keylor Navas, Kiko Casilla, Andriy Lunin and Luca Zidane , and read a short speech ...

Sports Manchester United Star Lands Huge Blow On Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Manchester United Star Lands Huge Blow On Jose Mourinho

Both clubs have England internationals who went on an extended dalliance in Russian Federation and have only recently returned from their holidays. Sources say United made it clear they would be willing to pay the 32-year-old's €20 million release clause while doubling his salary to €9m a year after tax.

Sports Pep Guardiola insists Premier League champions can get better
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola insists Premier League champions can get better

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore have revealed that he would prefer the title race to go to the wire, instead of one team running away with English football's biggest prize . Over 10 of his first-team squad members participated in the 2018 World Cup and thus not all of those players are match fit after recently coming back from their mandatory holiday.

Sports José Mourinho does not expect any Manchester United deadline-day signings
Author: 0 José Mourinho does not expect any Manchester United deadline-day signings

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is "not confident" he will get any new signings before the transfer deadline. Yet a downbeat Mourinho has admitted he may not get the defender he listed as his top priority when he submitted his transfer wish-list last May, as he admitted he was growing exhausted of the endless speculation ahead of transfer deadline day.

Sports Lucas Perez Is 'Very Close' To Joining West Ham
Author: 0 Lucas Perez Is 'Very Close' To Joining West Ham

Head coach Unai Emery said after that match that the club is likely to sell a couple of players this week as they look to trim the squad. West Ham director of football Mario Husillos added: "He is a very experienced player that Manuel and I both know well from Spain".

Sports Michael Vaughan puts forth his predictions for the Lord’s Test
Author: 0 Michael Vaughan puts forth his predictions for the Lord’s Test

India vs England Live Cricket Score 2nd Test Day 1 Live Streaming: Captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday urged followers of Indian cricket to not be judgemental about his team's poor batting performance after just one Test as the problem is more about making "mental adjustments" rather than technical.

Sports Chelsea complete signing of Kepa as Courtois goes to Real
Author: 0 Chelsea complete signing of Kepa as Courtois goes to Real

And thus, Kepa's move to Chelsea was triggered by Courtois leaving for Real Madrid , the very club that very almost prised the Spain worldwide from Athletic in the first place. Transfer fee for the Belgian's move has not been disclosed by the clubs. Athletic do not negotiate when it comes to selling their top stars because they limit themselves to only signing Basque players, meaning the only way Chelsea could bring Kepa to Stamford Bridge was by activating his buyout clause .