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Sports Scholes: Man Utd need work to reach Real Madrid level
Author: 0 Scholes: Man Utd need work to reach Real Madrid level

Gracenote's computer-generated Euro Club Index is predicting that Real Madrid will finish as champions again this season, in an even closer title race. Those managerial successes add to those Zidane achieved as a player with Madrid , having won a league title, the Champions League, two Spanish Super Cups and the European Super Cup between 2001 and 2006 and he says he is enjoying his time in the dugout at the Bernabeu.

Sports Tottenham Hotspur: Is Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs Team Now a Selling Club?
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur: Is Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs Team Now a Selling Club?

Jenas added: " Spurs' model - they are looking to youth, and I think it's a very good way to go". Building his team around England stars Harry Kane and Dele Alli and, with Christian Eriksen, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Son Heung-Min all influential in their own right, Pochettino has assembled a group capable of beating any side in the country on their day.

Sports Pep Guardiola: Manchester City will never spend this much on transfers again
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Manchester City will never spend this much on transfers again

That means he is behind Yaya Toure, Ilkay Gundogan , Fernandinho, Kevin De Bruyne , David Silva and Bernardo Silva - who will play predominantly through the middle rather than out wide - in Guardiola's pecking order. I'm not sure Alvaro Morata will play on Saturday and if Chelsea win that then he might not start for the first few matches. Mendy and Walker will most likely be the starting left and right backs, with Danilo backing both of them up, as he is well suited to play both ...

Author: 0 West Ham striker Hernandez struggling at facing old club Man Utd

Hernandez joined Slaven Bilic's side for a reported £16million this summer from the club United sold him to, Bayer Leverkusen, but the 96-time Mexico worldwide declared he had no regrets about his exit from the Reds. West Ham's new signings Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta let their new fans get to know them a little better during an entertaining Instagram live Q&A.

Sports Guardiola wants Manchester City to play like Barcelona - Yaya Toure
Author: 0 Guardiola wants Manchester City to play like Barcelona - Yaya Toure

City dropped 17 points in the Premier League at home last season and finished third behind champions Chelsea and Tottenham . However, the argument can be made that Man City should be made title favorites this season, as they have completed multiple tasks this summer and have done the most upgrading out of any of the top six clubs in England.

Sports Guardiola says current spending in football is unsustainable
Author: 0 Guardiola says current spending in football is unsustainable

It's going to be tough for them. But Albion shattered their transfer record earlier this week on PSV Eindhoven midfielder Davey Propper, and were set to pass that mark with the £13 million acquisition of Colombia winger Jose Izquierdo from Club Brugge ahead of City's visit.

Sports Mariners' injury woes worsen as James Paxton hits DL
Author: 0 Mariners' injury woes worsen as James Paxton hits DL

The Mariners (59-57) entered Friday night tied with Tampa Bay for the second American League wild card berth. He joins a Seattle team battling several others in the American League looking for a wild-card spot. Tony Zych, Casey Lawrence and Edwin Diaz were unavailable. Tonight, I think the plan was lined up right. Alonso is 1-for-14 in four games after going hitless in four at-bats while also grounding into two inning-ending double plays with Robinson Cano on deck and Nelson Cruz in the ...

Author: 0 Pre-Season Player Preview: Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Jose Mourinho says more players need to chip in with goals this season if Manchester United are to challenge for the Premier League. Mourinho has never failed to win the title in his second season at any of the major clubs he has managed, but he insisted Lukaku must get help from others with goalscoring.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte 'not looking for sympathy' over size of Chelsea squad

The situation is clear. Chelsea forward Willian is sad to see Diego Costa leave the club but believes Alvaro Morata is more than capable of filling his Spain international's goalscoring boots at Stamford Bridge. The Serbian's Premier League experience could prove to be a world's difference as Blues wait for the summer arrival Bakayoko to hit the ground running.

Sports Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree
Author: 0 Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree

Yet, a team featuring Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus up front and a sprinkle of attacking midfielders like Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, new signing Bernardo Silva , Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling promises lots of goals this season. I know it's a big responsibility considering I have become one of the most expensive goalkeepers. The pressure it's never a big problem. The Citizens had to settle for third in the Premier League after failing to launch a serious title challenge and their ...

Sports Pep Guardiola vows to decrease spending
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola vows to decrease spending

Manchester City has finished in the top three of the English Premier League standings five times in the last six seasons, including championships in 2012 and 2014 and runner-up finishes in 2013 and 2015. So Jose Mourihno has strengthened in the areas he's needed to and they look stronger and will challenge for the title. When we look at the rest of the table, you could once again make a case for saying that any of the remaining sides could be in the relegation fight.

Author: 0 Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans about Alexandre Lacazette

What Wenger has quietly managed to assemble is a frontline with varied options, and he had the luxury of bringing on Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud with Arsenal chasing the game in the second half, while also switching to an extremely attack-minded 4-3-3 in the later stages.

Sports Knicks expected to sign former No. 2 pick Michael Beasley
Author: 0 Knicks expected to sign former No. 2 pick Michael Beasley

Last year, with the Milwaukee Bucks , Beasley averaged 9.4 points (on 53.2% shooting) in 16.7 minutes per game. Drafted by the Miami Heat in 2008, the former No. According to Bucks sources , Beasley was considered a good presence in the locker room, which may have played a role in the Knicks signing the forward, as the organization has been preaching a want to change its culture.

Author: 0 Man City's Guardiola hopeful of Gundogan return next week

United switched between a 3-5-2 and a 4-3-3 during their 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup final on Tuesday, with the Portuguese admitting in his post-match comments that he wants his players to be able to execute the formation during certain games in the Premier League next season.

Sports Bills deal Sammy Watkins, Ronald Darby in separate trades
Author: 0 Bills deal Sammy Watkins, Ronald Darby in separate trades

Nearly simultaneously, the Bills acquired wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a 2018 second round pick from the Philadelphia Eagles for cornerback Ronald Darby and a 2018 sixth-round pick. Fans will remember the third week of your rookie season, when your two touchdowns against the Washington Redskins helped lead us to a win against a division rival.

Author: 0 United in talks with Ibrahimovic about striker staying

Cast your minds back to this time previous year when West Ham United were dealing with Europa League qualifying football as well as an exhaustive trip to the United States of America for pre-season. "We lost 2-1 which, I think, shows the result was really short, and one of the goals was offside so with a good VAR it would be 1-1 and extra time ", said the Red Devils' boss.

Author: 0 Mourinho Wants A Wide Player To Wrap Up Summer Transfer Activity

While United will remain vigilant in the transfer market right up until deadline day, Mourinho is losing faith in their ability to do a deal and says he is ready to use his existing options instead. "I am not a hard person to work with and I understand the reality of the market, I understand the reality of the numbers - and I also understand that my club by doing 75 per cent of what I initially asked, I think the club did very well".

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic Posts Intense Workout Videos As He Recovers From Injury
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Posts Intense Workout Videos As He Recovers From Injury

The out-of-contract Swede is conducting his rehabilitation at United's training camp and Mourinho said: "Zlatan showed very clearly that what he did last season was not enough for him". Speaking on "The Keys & Gray Show", Moyes said: "I've said it many times, we tried to talk Gareth Bale out of going to Real Madrid ". The United manager had outlined four positions he wanted to strengthen in to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at the start of the transfer window, but only ...

Sports Bills trade WR Watkins to Rams, acquire WR Matthews
Author: 0 Bills trade WR Watkins to Rams, acquire WR Matthews

It now gives them not only a go-to receiver, but also a player who can make plays down the field and draw the defense. Cleveland isn't the only AFC team with a ton of premium picks in the 2018 draft . By comparison, the man who will probably replace him in the starting lineup - Matthews, who was the Eagles' second-round pick in 2014 - has missed only two games in his career and has 225 catches for 2,673 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Sports Steelers WR Bryant cleared to practice
Author: 0 Steelers WR Bryant cleared to practice

Steelers fans had adopted that cause in response to the 1994 AFC Championship Game, in which the San Diego Chargers pulled off a monumental upset, 17-13, in Pittsburgh for the right to represent the AFC in Super Bowl XXVIIII. Friday night will be his first game since September 18 of previous year. That will change by the start of the season, Heyward-Bey is entering his ninth season, did not start one game at wide receiver last season, and was only targeted 19 times all year.

Sports Search operation called off in Zakir Musa's village as militants escape
Author: 0 Search operation called off in Zakir Musa's village as militants escape

Search operation, launched by the security forces in Tral in south Kashmir district of Pulwama last evening, ended today as militants managed to escape under the cover of darkness. Al-Qaeda had announced Zakir Musa as head of its affiliate group called "Ansar Ghazwatul Hind" group in Kashmir. The siege was followed by intense clashes between civilian protesters and forces.

Sports Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors: Cavaliers PG Reportedly Prefers Move to Clippers
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors: Cavaliers PG Reportedly Prefers Move to Clippers

In a report from The Sporting News' Thomas Lott on Friday, it's mentioned that National Basketball Association analyst Peter Vecsey said he's been "told [Kyrie] wants to play for the Clippers". However, it was mentioned in reports that Cleveland wanted guard Eric Bledsoe and rookie forward Josh Jackson in the deal. "I'm not sure. Phoenix, of course, hired [former Cavalier] James Jones this offseason".

Sports Michael Hefele pens new Huddersfield deal
Author: 0 Michael Hefele pens new Huddersfield deal

Back in April of past year, Hudson had already joined the backroom staff as a player-coach and now the move will mean he can continue with his studies on his UEFA A Licence course. The 2017/18 Premier League season kicks off with a Friday Night Football clash between Arsenal and Leicester. Watch live from 7pm on the new Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event channels.