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Sports Keizer expects Tottenham target Sanchez to leave Ajax
Author: 0 Keizer expects Tottenham target Sanchez to leave Ajax

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino was asked about the potential signing of Sanchez on Friday but he opted not to confirm the Premier League club's interest in the defender. Pochettino has assembled arguably the strongest defence in the country, well marshalled by the likes of Alderweireld and Vertonghen, and that rearguard is only going to be strengthened by the addition of Sanchez.

Sports Last minute signings: Newcastle sign Joselu from Stoke
Author: 0 Last minute signings: Newcastle sign Joselu from Stoke

They can be very confident and under-estimate us, although I'm sure they won't. "I feel very happy because I have signed for a very big club". Manager Rafa Benitez told nufc.co.uk: "We have known Joselu since his days at the Real Madrid Academy, and we know that he has the potential to do well for us".

Sports Hazard, Bakayoko set to feature in Chelsea's clash with Tottenham
Author: 0 Hazard, Bakayoko set to feature in Chelsea's clash with Tottenham

Bakayoko, 23, who joined the Blues from Monaco for a fee of £40million in July, is yet to make an appearance for his new club after undergoing minor knee surgery earlier this summer. There's always concern in these sorts of situations about pushing players too quickly, but certainly in Bakayoko's case, we're in a bit of a crisis with no other midfielder available to Conte for Sunday's game against Spurs.

Sports Coutinho Hands In Transfer Request
Author: 0 Coutinho Hands In Transfer Request

The club is still reeling from consecutive defeats to bitter rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. According to the Catalan club's general manager Josep Segura, Barcelona are close to agreeing deals for both Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele.

Sports Barca in 'difficult situation' over Coutinho and Dembele
Author: 0 Barca in 'difficult situation' over Coutinho and Dembele

However, Sturridge has made a swift recovery and Klopp seems confident the England global will be able to return to the squad this weekend after taking part in full training yesterday. "Nothing new", he added. " To be honest I have nothing to say about his attitude because since he has had a back problem he has obviously not been in training ", he said.

Sports Manchester United ready to keep Luke Shaw
Author: 0 Manchester United ready to keep Luke Shaw

We are not getting a great price on this bet but it seems like a banker bet so I am wanting to make it. "I'm ready to go without a fourth signing", he added. I think they will win here since they are simply too good not to. Side notes: You have to see this freaky, nearly creepy advertisement which features several United players.

Sports Manchester United aim to build on formidable start
Author: 0 Manchester United aim to build on formidable start

Asked if United were the biggest club he has played for, Matic told Sky Sports: "Definitely, everyone knows what Manchester United is about". 'My dream was to play and when I finished I always felt like I had missed something at Manchester United because I wasn't a first XI player for them.

Author: 0 Paul Merson predicts Liverpool v Crystal Palace

On the other side, Crystal Palace had a bad last season in which they had to sack Allan Pardew and replace him with "Big" Sam Allardyce who did his magic and saved the Eagles from the relegation. The match could see a first appearance in the match-day squad of Andrew Robertson, an £8million signing from Hull who has only featured in friendlies so far.

Sports Kevin Wimmer set to leave Tottenham Hotspur for West Bromwich Albion
Author: 0 Kevin Wimmer set to leave Tottenham Hotspur for West Bromwich Albion

However, he admits that every player has a price tag and West Brom are not in a position to say that they won't sell the defender for any amount of money this summer. Albion opened contract talks with Evans last season with the 29-year-old into the final two years of his Hawthorns deal. So we're not desperate to get the money.

Author: 0 Ernesto Valverde: 'Real Madrid are not invincible'

Segura claimed Pique's error was "decisive, it changed the game completely", after the defender diverted Marcelo's cross into his own goal to break the deadlock at the Nou Camp in Sunday's first leg. It's hard but we have to keep believing as a team. However, Busquets insists that the forward's departure can not be used as an excuse for Barca losing important matches.

Sports Education activist Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford
Author: 0 Education activist Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

Speaking of the admission process, Yousafzai previously told The Guardian that it was "the hardest interview of my life [.] I just get scared when I think of the interview". "We are grateful to Allah and thank you to al' those who support Malala for the grand cause of education". The grades included 'A*'s in maths, biology, chemistry and physics, and 'A's in history and geography.

Sports Costa told to show Chelsea respect by Atletico captain
Author: 0 Costa told to show Chelsea respect by Atletico captain

Sky Sports report that Chelsea have informed wantaway striker Diego Costa that they expect him to return to London and train with the team. The Daily Mail also included part of a statement released by Costa detailing his intent to move back to Atleti: " My destination is already made ".

Sports Super Falcons boss Florence Omagbemi nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association award
Author: 0 Super Falcons boss Florence Omagbemi nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association award

Real Madrid star Ronaldo, victor of the maiden edition of the award a year ago, faces a contest from Messi and 22 other players listed for the award. Tottenham striker Harry Kane is on the list, having finished top of the Premier League goalscoring charts for the second campaign in a row, although Spurs' season ended in disappointment, as they failed to win a trophy.

Sports Pearce in front in Fiji
Author: 0 Pearce in front in Fiji

The three-time major victor teed off at the money available in Australian tournaments after the opening round of the $1.5 million Fiji International on Thursday. Singh is one of three former US Masters champions in the Fiji International field, which also features Mike Weir (-1) and Angel Cabrera (even).

Sports Doug Marrone: Jaguars' quarterback job up for grabs
Author: 0 Doug Marrone: Jaguars' quarterback job up for grabs

QB depth chart: Bortles, entering his fourth National Football League season, was a lackluster 8-for-13 for 65 yards, and the first-team offense punted on all four of his drives. Rookie watch: Cole has had a great camp and seems a lock to make the team as the fifth or sixth receiver, but his end zone drop certainly hurts. However, rookie receiver Dede Westbrook lit up the Bucs' reserves in the fourth quarter, catching six passes for 131 yards.

Sports Tottenham have reached an agreement with Ajax for Davinson Sanchez
Author: 0 Tottenham have reached an agreement with Ajax for Davinson Sanchez

Tottenham chiefs have flown over to Amsterdam to try and trash out a deal to sign Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez amid interest from rivals Arsenal and Chelsea , according to the Evening Standard . Spurs had the best defense in the last Premier League campaign and they have lost a key member of the back line with the departure of Kyle Walker this summer.

Author: 0 Messi And Suarez Lead Club Tributes Following Barcelona Attack

The high-octane match also saw Ronaldo get cautioned for his shirtless goal celebration and just three minutes later, he was shown a yellow card and sent off for simulation. But the sporting manager insisted the La Liga giants will make every effort in the current market to make the Argentina worldwide happy again following the humiliating defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup.

Sports Justin Thomas: 'I feel like the sky's the limit'
Author: 0 Justin Thomas: 'I feel like the sky's the limit'

Winning the final major of 2017 caps a memorable season for Thomas who has now won four titles this year. Koepka has been pretty unbelievable at the majors for the last few years. "It wasn't a great British [Open], but not bad", he said. One prodigy leaves the other behind and the other is left with a lifetime of wondering "what did he have that I didn't?".

Sports Twins downed by Indians, as Salazar strikes out 10
Author: 0 Twins downed by Indians, as Salazar strikes out 10

From there, the right-hander had the Twins swinging and missing at his offerings. Carrasco hit a rough patch in early August but he's back on track, having allowed just one run over his past two starts. The game remained close until the seventh, when Austin Jackson blew the game wide-open with a three-run home run to make it a 6-1 game, then Carlos Santana hit his second of the game, a two run shot to right center to bring it to the final score of 8-1.

Sports Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith faces assault charge
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith faces assault charge

Smith was arrested by police in Pasadena, where he was being held as of Thursday evening. Wyche added "one coach said his sense of urgency has not been consistent thus far" and that Smith has largely been relegated to nickel duties. A player for the Kansas City Chiefs at the time, he was suspended for three games following the plea. Smith is scheduled to be arraigned in Pasadena on September 29.

Sports FIFA Release 24-Man Shortlist For Best Player Of 2017
Author: 0 FIFA Release 24-Man Shortlist For Best Player Of 2017

However, only two Africans Super Falcons coach Florence Omagbemi (Best FIFA Women's Coach category) and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Best FIFA Men's Player category) are on the list of the nominees. Ronaldo enjoyed another remarkable season in which he inspired Real to a La Liga and Champions League double while Messi topped him in the Spanish goalscoring charts.

Sports Everton's Europa League match temporarily halted by crowd trouble
Author: 0 Everton's Europa League match temporarily halted by crowd trouble

After stewards and police moved to bring the situation under control, the players returned to the pitch. After Hajduk Split failed to clear a corner, Leighton Baines drove to the byline before clipping a cross to the far post that was headed home by Keane for his first Everton goal.

Sports Marshawn Lynch HILARIOUSLY Avoids Every Question About National Anthem Protest
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch HILARIOUSLY Avoids Every Question About National Anthem Protest

When asked to address the "elephant in the room". It didn't stick around long. "Didn't they say elephants are scared of mouses (sic) or something? That (expletive) left, cousin". The Raiders host the Rams on Saturday for their next preseason game . "They're all talented", Lynch said. Lynch has always been active in the community, and hopes him playing here will bring more visibility to what's being done to help kids in Oakland.