Month: September 2019

Jan Vertonghen said he is looking for more than a one-year contract extension with Tottenham. “My [longer-term] future has not been a distraction. I’m very aware of my age. I feel fairly young and it doesn’t distract me. I’m very ambitious and I feel I’ve got a couple of good years left in me,” said
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Pep Guardiola complimented Riyad Mahrez’s form following his performance against Everton. “All this season he is playing outstanding. The action on the first goal, the second one, the two assists he did, one especially to Raheem. His commitment defensively. One year he was the best player in the league so is an exceptional player. I’m happy
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Jose Mourinho opened up about his future managerial opportunities, ruling out a potential return to Serie A. “My future? I don’t think it will be in Italy. Inter is my home, my family. [Massimo] Moratti is a friend, my president. The story of the treble was fantastic. After [the final in] Madrid, if I returned
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4:08 PM ET Jay Scrubb, widely considered the top junior college prospect in the country, announced his commitment to Louisville on Saturday. Scrubb chose the Cardinals over a long list of schools, but he had official visits scheduled to Memphis, Alabama and Cincinnati. He is currently on his official visit to Louisville, arriving on campus
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Unai Emery appointed Granit Xhaka as the permanent captain of Arsenal after the Swiss midfielder won a players’ vote. Xhaka replaces Laurent Koscielny in the role. “Xhaka is mature, he has experience. We are living under pressure and criticism; as a coach, as a player, as a club. The most important thing is to stand
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the highest paid player in MLS with a guaranteed compensation of $7.2 million, released the MLS Players Association after adjusting for the summer transfer window. Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore, Carlos Vela, and Bastian Schweinsteiger round out the top 5. The average base salary is $371,538, while the median base salary is $163,750.
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Sep 27, 2019 Baylor standout Mario Kegler will leave the program and turn pro after he was indefinitely suspended by the university. “Mario Kegler has been indefinitely suspended from the Baylor men’s basketball program in accordance with athletics department policy,” Baylor said in a statement Friday. “Kegler has elected to pursue a professional career and
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The Spanish FA may promote Ansu Fati to the U21s following an impressive string of performances for Barcelona. Fati was rumored to play for the side during the U17 World Cup next month, although Barcelona have protested his inclusion. The RFEF are now considering promoting Fati to a higher level, with an eye of putting
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Frank Lampard said that Christian Pulisic needs time to adapt to the pace of the Premier League. “Pulisic we forget is 21, because of the price tag. It is normal to have an adaptation period. He has shown some good moments this season and in preseason, but he must do it daily,” said Lampard. Chelsea
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