Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar is now the second highest paid player in the world, but he is reportedly prepared to take a pay cut in order to make a move to Real Madrid happen. "I think that, given the moment Real Madrid are having now, I think I should be the last one to add some fuel to the fire", Mourinho told reporters on Thursday.
The 25-year-old is an attacking talisman, lighting up the French top flight with his spellbinding skills, his creativity in possession and his tremendous composure in front of goal. Speaking at a news conference ahead of his side's Copa del Rey game against Leganes, Zidane said : "Judging by his performances, Neymar is important to his team".
It's wrong to take decision on only one game . However, this is where it gets a bit slapstick, his effort was deflected by Marcos Alonso's head onto Antonio Rudiger's head at just the right angle to take it past the bewildered Willy Cabellero in goal.
The Sun have reported that West Brom will only consider this deal if the Gunners increase their bid to £27m. "He's a player we're interested in, whether it depends upon Jonny's transfer is for our own personal opinion", said Pardew. "If we can do business and the bid is acceptable, we'll do the business, whatever time it is". The January transfer window is in full swing so clubs are working hard trying to strengthen their squads for the second half of the season and put deals in place ...
Rajasthan Royals , returning to the world's wealthiest cricket league from a two-year match-fixing ban, paid $200,000 less than the record laid out for Stokes last year by Rising Pune Supergiant. "But he got recognised for his performances and earned a national call-up", the senior Sundar said. The IPL will run from April 7 to May 27. He can be replaced should he become unavailable for the whole tournament.
But Surrey swing bowler Tom Curran , in only his third ODI, took 5-35 as Australia were all out for 247. They will also head to New Zealand for the T20I tri-series involving England after this match. Starc beat Roy for pace with the subsequent free-hit, but the no-ball looked likely to be costly as England strode to 44 in the first five overs. Roy was on 20 at the time, and went on to make 49 off 46 balls as England raced out to 71-0 by the 12th over.
They already took out a lot of the fun by refusing to have the draft televised, but it is still going to be a lot of fun thinking about why either one of them might or might not pick a player. Just saying. It should be a phenomenal game between Team LeBron and Team Steph , and the victor will have bragging rights up until the NBA Finals.
Melbourne Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos lost 6-2, 4-6, 9-11 to Mate Pavic and Gabriela Dabrowski in the mixed doubles final at the Australian Open on Sunday. Pavic and Dabrowski won the first three points of the Match tie-break and failed to convert championship points at 6/4 and 8/7. Pavic and Dabrowski broke Babos at 4-3 and then successfully held serve to take the second set.
After electing to bat first, Pakistan top order batsmen Fakhar Zaman (50), Ahmed Shehzad (44), Babar Azam (50 not out) and Sarfraz Ahmed (41) delivered brilliant knocks to help Pakistan reach 201/4 at the end of their innings. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed had earlier won the toss and made a decision to bat first. It was a Jekyll and Hyde innings from the visitors - while some of New Zealand's fieldsman merely wanted to hide.
They were allowed to show the Right to Match card to three of their players and they made a decision to show the card to Shikhar Dhawan , Rashid Khan and surprisingly Deepak Hooda. Batsman Surya Kumar Yadav was sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.20 crore. Hyderabad still has a budget of around 14 Crores left to buy a minimum of 5 players to fulfil their quota of at least 18 players, which is sufficient considering the fact that most of the players left are uncapped and have a lower base ...
Asked where he will play Mkhitaryan, Wenger responded: 'I think he can play in all midfield positions. "In a box to box role, certainly not a defensive role or as a holding player, but all the other positions are not out of reach. He wrote: "I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to Manchester United players and staff and especially the fans for your love, passion and support".
Former Real Madrid forward Robinho believes fellow Brazilian Neymar could leave Paris Saint-Germain to join Los Blancos with speculation mounting that the Spanish giants are prioritizing gaining his services. " Neymar is good there, with his friends and family - I can not imagine him anywhere other than Paris". "It is something handsome - we are very proud of him and we hope that there are many more goals to come!" Robinho, who played for Real between 2005 and 2008 and now plays his ...
Suresh Raina has been playing a lot of domestic cricket. Left-arm batsman Raina last played for India in a T20I against England in February 2017. The left-hander last featured for India past year in February against England. Opener Shikhar Dhawan also returns the team, having been rested from the previous T20I series against Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli , who was rested for the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka at home, was back at the helm as captain with Rohit Sharma as ...
After dropping games to SC and Florida last week, Kentucky fell out of the Top 25 for the first time since the 2013-14 season. The game will air live on ESPN. The four biggest halftime comebacks in school history have all been on the road. And with all those missed WVU shots, there were rebounds aplenty and Kentucky grabbed more, whipping the home team on the boards, 49-34, including 28 on the offensive glass.
Two first-half penalties converted by Cristiano Ronaldo and a goal each from Marcelo and Toni Kross secured the impressive win for champions Madrid who have struggled in the league this season. Ronaldo inspired Madrid to glory at home and overseas last season, with the 32-year-old's efforts also leading to him scooping a host of individual awards, including a coveted fifth Ballon d'Or to bring him level with Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.
Mourinho's side beat neighbours and Premier League leaders Manchester City to Sanchez, who arrived from Arsenal in a swap deal involving out-of-favour playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan. "Now you either say to yourself, 'Yes I'm disappointed but I fancy this competition, it will make me into a better player'". That's going to be very important for us.
The IOC did not name names when announcing the number of Russian athletes that had been cleared, so it is not yet known if the 169 names Russia announced on Thursday match up with the IOC's list. "Unfortunately, our top athletes did not make it onto this list", vice president of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyako told reporters .
I think he probably slots straight in, as you say, he's never relied on pace, so he's probably just more of a refined player now, and one in two is pretty impressive for a striker. "But if you want to accelerate this process he has to play, not only to have the training sessions, especially in this moment, after Willian and Morata injuries we don't have other options".
Diskerud agreed to a four-and-a-half year contract with the Premier League leaders. It's unbelieveble that Manchester City keep beating the other big Premier League clubs to these types of signings, but somehow it keeps happening. While he remained signed to MLS , Diskerud was loaned to Swedish side IFK Goteborg for the rest of the year. He has since managed 27 appearances, and scored only three goals.
It felt like Halep was turning the screw when she ran a red-faced Kerber into the ground to seize a 3-1 lead in the second set, but the match was about to really catch fire. Mertens, who is yet to drop a set, was equally convincing in blasting past world number four Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-0 to become the first Belgian to make the semis since Kim Clijsters in 2012.
Thanks to an influx of both domestic and worldwide LMP2 entries joining the factory-supported DPi cars, the class will boast 20 total prototypes, with that group headlined by CORE Autosport, the dominant team in the now-defunct Prototype Challenge class, two cars from the Jackie Chan Jota Sport program that won Le Mans in class past year, and a two-car entry from United Autosport that will mark the sports auto debut for, among others, future McLaren star Lando Norris and current McLaren ...
A number of statistics point to Roberson's value at the defensive end of the court. He's now one of only 21 players in National Basketball Association history to ever score that many points. Roberson finished with five points and five rebounds in 22 minutes against Detroit. Twenty-four second chance points, that's something we should be able to do a better job of.
Palmer, who was at 11-under 133, spent the last 18 months on life at home after his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. He settled for par and a 73. But his short game was sharp and he putted well. Job security was never really an issue for Ryan Palmer, who exceeded $1 million in earnings in all but three of his 14 years on the PGA Tour.
The goal of this rebuilding project was to replicate the modern style and success of the Warriors, and now the Celtics feature an array of rangy defenders along the perimeter who can match Golden State's switchability. "We feel they're just as good as any team in the league", said Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant . We gotta play without fouling, we gotta play without reaching.
That prompted Pochettino to hit back with, "I think he needs to talk for himself and Arsenal ", but Wenger now insists he meant nothing by what he said and wasn't referring to anyone specific. There might be a similar dynamic with Sanchez. "So many times this season they've been in the final third and wasted so many chances". As you can see in the pictures above, Sanchez and his United teammates were snapped stretching and loosening up in the auto park of Hollies Hotel in Bower ...
The Royals have agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract with Alcides Escobar that will keep the free-agent shortstop with Kansas City for 2018, according to multiple reports Friday. Cain agreed to a five-year, $80 million deal making it the longest term and biggest payout of any Major League Baseball free-agent deal so far this offseason.
But according to multiple reports Wentz is hopeful he'll be ready for Week 1 next season. And this additional injury only heightens the chances of further complications. In the Eagles' two playoff games, he was down on the field and assisted. "I've got to communicate and keep things on a rigid, tight schedule, and make sure the guys are focused on the job at hand".
Moyes did confirm that there was some positive news in terms of West Ham players starting to return back to training, however, the match with Wigan has come too quickly for them. Glenn Murray's late goal secured Brighton and Hove Albion a derby win against Crystal Palace in the third round and the striker was at it again, coming off the bench to down Middlesbrough 1-0.
Tottenham , 20 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City , are away to fourth-tier club Newport County in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday, with the competition representing their best chance of silverware this season.
Simon resigned from her position at Michigan State on Wednesday night - hours after Larry Nassar, a former university and USA Gymnastics doctor, received a 40- to 175-year sentence in state prison for sexually assaulting female athletes. According to the Athletic , Emmert was informed of some 37 cases of sexual assault at MSU, including one implicating basketball players Adreian Payne and Keith Appling, in 2010.
He was treated for blisters midway through the set, but was ultimately forced to withdraw from the match three games later, with Federer 6-1, 5-2 up. Federer has yet more tennis history at his mercy - and seemingly Cilic too - as he lines up for his 30th grand slam title decider striving to become the first man ever to snare 20 career majors.
Trump did not join President Trump at an economic summit in Davos, Switzerland, and attempted to illustrate how that absence somehow allegedly reflected the state of the first couple's marriage. The Wall Street Journal later reported that Cohen is the one who arranged the payment. At one point she was asked if she was "frustrated" she can't talk about Trump or any hush money, but she continued to say nothing.
Southampton also hope to sign Dutch winger Quincy Promes from Spartak Moscow for what would be a club-record £30million, and when asked if they had moved closer to doing so, Pellegrino said: "I don't know". Carrillo scored 15 league goals in his two-and-a-half seasons at Monaco , but started only seven times since the start of the 2016/17 campaign. Southampton have struggled under Pellegrino this season and now find themselves embroiled in the Premier League relegation battle.
Roger Federer advanced to the final after his opponent Chung Hyeon retired in the second set of the semi-final with blisters on his feet. Federer beat Cilic in last year's Wimbledon final. I know that Novak maybe wasn't at 110 percent, but he was all right. However, Cilic did defeat Federer in the 2014 US Open semi-final as the Croatian marched to his sole major title in NY.
All parties want the respective moves, including Giroud to Dortmund, but must still agree the final fees. Arsenal remain in the hunt for Borussia Dortmund frontman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after seeing a bid rejected for the Gabon worldwide.