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Sports Kevin Wimmer Rumoured to be Van Dijk Replacement
Author: 0 Kevin Wimmer Rumoured to be Van Dijk Replacement

Liverpool have endlessly been linked with the Dutch defender, but Southampton aren't listening to offers, insisting the 26-year-old defender isn't on the market. Liverpool, Chelsea and City are now preparing to make bids for the former Celtic star. Wimmer won two of his five tackles in the Premier League last term.

Sports Everyone made the same joke about Rooney's European debut for Everton
Author: 0 Everyone made the same joke about Rooney's European debut for Everton

And Rooney was pleased that he can now concentrate on football after the hype and pressure of his first game back with Everton in 13 years is behind him. Ramirez, "a different kind of number nine to Wayne" according to Koeman, brought the sharpness, urgency and physical presence to the Everton attack that had been missing as Rooney floated in more of a free role.

Author: 0 Neymar storms off Barca training

PSG have reportedly agreed to pay Neymar's €220 million release fee, and there have been reports that he has agreed with the club on a salary that will pay him over €30 million per year after taxes. The game has long since sold out - tickets on the black market are now costing upwards of US$900 (S$1,220) each - although only 30 per cent were bought by fans in the south Florida region, with the remainder being snapped up by the rest of the United States as well as fans from 50 countries.

Sports Blue Jays place Troy Tulowitzki on 10-day DL with sprained ankle
Author: 0 Blue Jays place Troy Tulowitzki on 10-day DL with sprained ankle

As Tulowitzki got to the base, he stepped on the foot of the Angels C.J. Cron, twisting his ankle, and needing assistance to leave the field before being replaced by Darwin Barney . Refsnyder was acquired last Sunday from the New York Yankees in exchange for first baseman Ryan McBroom , who was with Double-A New Hampshire. The 32-year-old is in the middle of a very rough season, now owning a slash line of.249/.300/.378 with seven home runs and 26 RBI over 260 plate appearances.

Author: 0 England look to bowl out South Africa

Despite Philander's impressive spell, England surpassed 350 in their first innings thanks to Ben Stokes' century and Alastair Cook's 82. He would have been out for six had Dean Elgar at third slip been able to hang onto a chance earned by Vernon Philander, who had spent Friday night on a drip on hospital battling a virus.

Sports Brad Ziegler activated from DL, could be closer for Marlins
Author: 0 Brad Ziegler activated from DL, could be closer for Marlins

Gonzalez is 12-3 this year between two levels of A ball this year. One thing that often gets overlooked in analyzing trades is the long-term impact they have on a team's 40-man roster. It looks as though the Mets are envisioning a 2018 bullpen with Ramos, left-hander Jerry Blevins , who has a team option for 2018, and Jeurys Familia, who is now rehabbing from arterial blood clot surgery in Port St.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez is staying at Arsenal

The Sun however reports that the club is not sure he will return after he posted an Instagram selfie claiming to be "sick" and his representatives then saying he has flu. "He has flu and that's a question of normally four or five days". "No development, always the same, He is staying, of course", Wenger said . It's not the same I think, the players who have one year of contract have to respect their contract and play out their contract.

Sports Diamondbacks Pitcher Robbie Ray Hit in Head with Line Drive
Author: 0 Diamondbacks Pitcher Robbie Ray Hit in Head with Line Drive

Manager Torey Lovullo said Ray never lost consciousness after he was felled by a line drive estimated at 108 miles per hour off Voit's bat. In the second inning, Luke Voit scorched a comebacker right at Ray. Ray was eventually removed from the field on a cart sitting up, gesturing to the crowd on his way out of the stadium. Ray was enjoying his best season in the majors, with a 9-5 record and a 3.11 ERA for Arizona, which entered Saturday leading the NL wild card.

Sports Gareon Conley opens camp on physically unable to perform list
Author: 0 Gareon Conley opens camp on physically unable to perform list

Penn, 34, is reportedly not showing up for the start of training camp Friday and wants to be paid like a top-10 left tackle. Penn has started all 48 games for the Raiders the last three years and has 156 career starts, although a knee injury kept him out of the Raiders' wild-card playoff loss to the Houston Texans .

Sports President Trump names Gen. John Kelly as new chief of staff
Author: 0 President Trump names Gen. John Kelly as new chief of staff

Priebus resigned privately Thursday, according to media reports . Priebus had worked against Scaramucci joining the administration when the NY hedge fund manager was first considered for an administration post and while the two attempted to put on a show of unity in Scaramucci's first days at the White House, it quickly became clear the two men would continue to be at odds with each other.

Sports African stadium stampede: mayor
Author: 0 African stadium stampede: mayor

Sun says the alleged cause of the stampede is linked to disruption caused by people trying to sell or present fake tickets at a stadium gate. The cause of the stampede is under investigation by the South African police, said the statement.

Sports Sergio Ramos Leaves 'Door Open' for Kylian Mbappé to Join Real Madrid
Author: 0 Sergio Ramos Leaves 'Door Open' for Kylian Mbappé to Join Real Madrid

Ramos was adamant Mbappe has the qualities to become of the best in the world. "Everyone will want to win and that's more handsome for us". However, there is one team Mbappe won't be arriving in the near future. According to "L'equipe", " Monaco " transfer Mbappe estimated at 200 million euros, which is nearly two times more than record the transfer of the French midfielder Fields Pogba from "Juventus" in " Manchester United ".

Sports Philander out of hospital, available to bat in third test
Author: 0 Philander out of hospital, available to bat in third test

The 25-year-old Durham left-hander, England-qualified through his mother and by residence, almost fell cheaply again to another slip catch by Dean Elgar off Vernon Philander only for an edge on six to be dropped on this occasion. South Africa resumed on 126 for eight, still 28 runs shy of avoiding the follow-on. That left South Africa all out for 175 after James Anderson had made the initial breakthrough by coaxing an edge from Morne Morkel [17] that flew to Alastair Cook at first ...

Sports Mauricio Pochettino Laughs at Antonio Conte's £100m Harry Kane Valuation
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino Laughs at Antonio Conte's £100m Harry Kane Valuation

Don't be anxious. Because today there are a lot of rumours and stuff about clubs spending big money, and it looks like Tottenham are not ambitious. Spurs have spent no money this summer, but have received a huge cash injection from the £50m sale of Kyle Walker , but Red Devils boss and reported Eric Dier admirer Mourinho has been complimentary about Tottenham's transfer business - or lack thereof.

Sports Pep Guardiola considers January defensive target for his Manchester City squad
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola considers January defensive target for his Manchester City squad

Youngster Tosin Adarabioyo signed a new City contract earlier this summer, but does not appear to be in the Spaniard's plans for the new season, leaving Nicolas Otamendi, Vincent Kompany and John Stones as the only senior options. Speaking before City's final pre-season friendly against Tottenham in Nashville, Guardiola stressed he was "happy" with the strength of his squad. "It's the same with everyone".

Sports Brent McLaughlin benched as RBC Canadian Open director
Author: 0 Brent McLaughlin benched as RBC Canadian Open director

A previous statement said that McLaughlin was suspended. Bill Paul, a long-time employee of Golf Canada, is interim tournament director here for the rest of the event at Glen Abbey, and there will be an announcement in the coming days about who'll take over the role at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, set for August 21-27 at the Ottawa Hunt & GC.

Sports Chelsea: The £54 Million Target Antonio Conte Missed
Author: 0 Chelsea: The £54 Million Target Antonio Conte Missed

Conte rates the veteran frontman and despite signing Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid earlier in the month "Llorente remains a target", says the paper. Spurs have come close to clinching their first top division league title since 1961 but could only finish in the top three during the last two seasons.

Sports Sri Lanka's struggle continues in Galle Test vs India (Lead Lunch Report)
Author: 0 Sri Lanka's struggle continues in Galle Test vs India (Lead Lunch Report)

Having jumped out of his crease and inside-edged into his pad, he turned and hurried back as the ball rolled towards Abhinav Mukund at silly point. Sri Lanka have been battered and bruised here by India and they will need to quickly pick themselves up if they are to make a contest of this three-match Test series.

Sports Broncos Shane Ray to miss 6-8 weeks with torn wrist ligament
Author: 0 Broncos Shane Ray to miss 6-8 weeks with torn wrist ligament

A Friday afternoon exam revealed a torn ligament in his left wrist. Joseph singled out Edebali as a potential player to fill both Barrett and Ray's role saying, "He's capable, we're excited about him". The Denver Channel's Troy Renck "wouldn't be surprised" if the Broncos check in on free agent Dwight Freeney. "We should get a nice Christmas bonus in the first two weeks of the season, a nice boost, " Joseph said.

Sports Liverpool end pursuit to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig
Author: 0 Liverpool end pursuit to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig

Liverpool had an initial bid of £57million at the start of this month rebuffed by Leipzig, and they returned with an offer that was worth around £66million. Keita reportedly has a clause in his contract that allows him to leave for £48m next summer, so the 22-year-old could still end up at Anfield. Keita, centre, playing for Guinea at AFCON earlier this year.

Sports Novak Djokovic Knocked Out for the Rest of the Season
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic Knocked Out for the Rest of the Season

He said it was a tough decision to end a run of 51 consecutive appearances in Grand Slams, dating back to 2005, but added he meant to use the break to become an even better player, reports The Guardian . Djokovic said that day he was in pain when he hit serves and forehands. "I will need to rest without my tennis racquet and spend two months without playing".

Sports Cris Cyborg & Tonya Evinger Say de Randamie Wasn't True Champion
Author: 0 Cris Cyborg & Tonya Evinger Say de Randamie Wasn't True Champion

Before Rousey's epic KO loss to Holly Holm in 2015, there was no shortage of talk and speculation about "Rowdy' fighting " Cyborg ". But Tate announced her retirement after losing during UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden, while Rousey essentially is retired after losing to Holm and Nunes and fading into seclusion.