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Former England manager Sam Allardyce believes break down in negotiations stopped Manchester United from signing a new centre-back. I like my group. But Mourinho now says he is focusing on the players already at his disposal. Barcelona's bid on Wednesday did not appease Manchester United as the Red Devils were reportedly offered $57.9 million, defender Yerry Mina and midfielder Andre Gomes.
  • Mauricio Pochettino backs Luke Amos to break into Tottenham's first-team squad

    Mauricio Pochettino backs Luke Amos to break into Tottenham's first-team squad

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    Christian Eriksen says the World Cup served as a great advertisement for Tottenham , showing that the club boasts some of the top players on the planet. Many of them feel that he has no future at the club, is well below the standard of the players he is competing with for a first-team place and his goals in America may serve only to raise his price once Spurs decide to sell him.
  • Big-spending Everton snap up Barcelona duo

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    Manchester United and Lyon had both tracked Colombia global Mina, who signed a five-year deal after Barca sanctioned his £27.2 million sale. Southampton signed striker Danny Ings from Liverpool on a season-long loan before a permanent deal next year.
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    Mourinho Expects "No" Players To Sign For Manchester United Today

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    Jose Mourinho has hit out at the perceived negative coverage of his tenure at the helm of Manchester United, stating that he believes finishing runners-up in the Premier League last season is one of the best achievements of his career. His side face Leicester City in their opening fixture at Old Trafford on Friday and it was put to Mourinho that there was a perception the club had gone backwards over the summer.
  • Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin speak prior to preseason game

    Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin speak prior to preseason game

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    Remember. the Bills wideout blasted Cam in the media this week - essentially blaming Newton for all of his struggles in Carolina the past few years. "I should've never went to Carolina". Charlotte NBC News anchor Nick Carboni posted Benjamin's ripping of Newton on Twitter. At one point, Newton motioned to Davis to leave before Newton, with his hands folded behind his back, followed Benjamin around the field.
  • Fulham seal loans for Timothy Fosu-Mensah Sergio Rico and Luciano Vietto

    Fulham seal loans for Timothy Fosu-Mensah Sergio Rico and Luciano Vietto

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    Fosu-Mensah will spend a second consecutive season with the London club. Newly promoted Fulham beat competition from Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin for his services, sources told ESPN FC. He also has offers from Hertha Berlin and Benfica but could play at right-back for Fulham after their attempted move for Martin Montoya fall through today.
  • New Raptor Kawhi Leonard 'looking forward to next chapter,' thanks Spurs

    New Raptor Kawhi Leonard 'looking forward to next chapter,' thanks Spurs

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    That's why, if his new San Antonio Spurs teammate Rudy Gay is to be believed, the Raptors' franchise scoring leader should be excited about going to his new team. Shortly after a meeting between Leonard and Popovich, the Spurs moved the two-time National Basketball Association defensive player of the year to the Raptors.
  • Mourinho doesn't envisage Yerry Mina at Manchester United

    Mourinho doesn't envisage Yerry Mina at Manchester United

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    Nemanja Matic has undergone surgery on an abdominal issue picked up at the World Cup, while Dalot has also been under the knife due to a knee problem. In the USA the game will be shown on NBCSN at 3pm ET. "If you compare with Europe, you are at a complete disadvantage and it does not help the clubs in the Premier League", Pochettino said on Spurs' tour of the United States.
  • Ben Stokes trial shown ‘groin grab’ video

    Ben Stokes trial shown ‘groin grab’ video

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    The 27-year-old all-rounder and two other men, Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 27, all deny the charge and are on bail. Witness Mark Spure, an off-duty police community support officer (PCSO), said that after he left Mbargo nightclub he spotted "three to five" people involved in a "scuffle" on a nearby street.
  • Premier League 2018-19: Arsenal vs Manchester City Preview

    Premier League 2018-19: Arsenal vs Manchester City Preview

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    The 68-year-old parted ways with Arsenal at the end of last season, replaced by Spaniard Unai Emery , but has made no secret of his desire to continue coaching. In the three matches between the two clubs last season, City won 9-1 on aggregate. However, former Premier League victor Lehmann has dismissed the idea suggesting that other teams like Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United too could compete for the title and it won't be a lopsided campaign like last time.
  • Three Miami Dolphins Protest During the National Anthem

    Three Miami Dolphins Protest During the National Anthem

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    Teammate Chris Long reportedly "placed his arm around Jenkins' shoulder" during the song. Robert Quinn , a defensive end for the Dolphins, raised his fist. The NFL modified its national anthem protocol in May, prohibiting any sort of demonstrations for the 2018 season, but allowing players to remain in the locker room during the anthem if they chose to.
  • WFU Assistant Basketball Coach Accused of Punching, Killing NYC Tourist

    WFU Assistant Basketball Coach Accused of Punching, Killing NYC Tourist

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    He died on Tuesday, police confirmed. Jones emerged from his SUV and punched Szabo, who fell to the ground, hit his head and later died at a local hospital, according to police and court documents. Jones joined the Wake Forest basketball program in May 2017, according to the team's website. "We won't be making any further comments", Jones's attorney said after his arraignment.
  • Everton sign Bernard, Mina, Gomes in final hour of window

    Everton sign Bernard, Mina, Gomes in final hour of window

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    Everton have announced that Mina will be No 13 while Andre Gomes will be No 8. Barca have inserted a buy-back option for the Colombian global, who caught the eye after a series of impressive performances at the Russia World Cup . He has made just six appearances during his time in Spain. The fee for Mina , who only joined the Spanish champions in January, could rise by 1.5 million euros and Barcelona have inserted a buy-back clause in the player's contract.
  • Pochettino Without At Least 6 Players For Newcastle Trip

    Pochettino Without At Least 6 Players For Newcastle Trip

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    Grealish, whose future has been the subject of intense speculation for the whole summer, trained at Villa's Bodymoor Heath training ground on Thursday morning and club insiders are now confident he won't be sold before the 5pm transfer deadline.