Moreover, the club-record signing of Riyad Mahrez for £60m now gives the manager even more options to choose from and further increases the gap between themselves and the fighting pack for the title. Liverpool made four big-name signings in Alisson, Naby Keita , Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri as they strengthened their squad from back to front.
Steve Nicol believes Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah should look to score between 20 and 25 goals this season. Okay, the Brazilian did not score an own goal before being sent off and did at least manage 62 minutes, but such was the impact of his first-half display that he may as well have spent much of it in the dressing-room.
As Celtic prepare to face AEK Athens in Greece , we will be playing the role of Brendan Rodgers and will be choosing the starting XI, as well as predicting how the team will line-up on the pitch. The Scottish Sun reported on Sunday that Boyata has been left out of Celtic's squad for Tuesday's crucial Champions League qualifier against AEK Athens.
Having enjoyed a fractious relationship with manager Jose Mourinho over the past two seasons reports in Spain have claimed the Blaugrana are exploring the possibility of the 2018 World Cup victor arriving at the Camp Nou. Two years after returning to Old Trafford from Juventus in a world-record deal, the 25-year-old is reported to be so unhappy that he has informed executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward of his desire to leave.
Juventus fans gathering to watch the five-time Ballon d'Or victor at Villar Perosa - in a rural area of Piedmont in northern Italy - held up banners. The 33-year-old proved too much for Juve's youth players, laying on winger Douglas Costa for a shot that crashed off the post and creating the first of Paulo Dybala's brace thanks to a shot that was well saved by young stopper Leonardo Loria.
The 32-year-old Spanish star also won the Rogers Cup in Toronto in 2008 and Montreal in 2005 and 2013. He improved to 4-0 in Rogers Cup final appearances. 10 Novak Djokovic and No. 3 Alexander Zverev , with Tsitsipas saving two match points before dispatching the defending champion. "I had a good coach who taught me the basics and developed my game and mentality for the sport", Stefanos previously told Greek City Times .
Louis . "And I was playing with Scotty, so I knew what I was up against". He birdied five of the first eight holes then closed with 10 consecutive pars and finished four off the pace of Koepka, who took his second consecutive US Open triumph in June at Shinnecock.
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benítez was upbeat in his post-match interviews after his side lost their opening fixture at home to Tottenham Hotspur , believing his side showed enough to warrant a point. " There were a lot of positives to see the team fighting ", he continued. For Spurs, Eric Dier was booked and struggled to get a foothold in the game, and though Harry Kane was forced extremely deep, the Golden Boot victor battled hard.
For me, it is a frustration to have lost but it is one experience more to continue progressing. The Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City will be broadcast live on NBCSN. Benjamin Mendy advanced down the left and squared for Bernardo Silva who thumped the ball into the top corner. 'Leno is starting with us, he is working very well and played very good in pre-season.
India were bowled out for 107 in their first innings, and the only substantial partnership in their second saw Ravichandran Ashwin and Hardik Pandya add 55 runs for the seventh wicket. "To get to a position where we could declare after Jonny and Woakesy's magnificent partnership, I am chuffed to bits for Woakesy to get a hundred", said Root.
The north London club were outplayed in Emery's first Premier League game in charge, with goals from City forwards Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva underlining a gulf of quality between the two teams. His season began against record-breaking champions of last season, Manchester City . But we are delighted with him and would like Raheem to stay. It might just be the best goal we've seen in the opening weekend of the Premier League.
Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has said his government will build a more "balanced and trustworthy" relationship with the United States, asserting that the trust deficit between the two countries has resulted in many ups and downs in the bilateral ties.
Bayern want £45million for Boateng to leave permanently, which the Premier League side are unwilling to pay, and now they are once again looking to land Maguire - who is valued at £65m. "It would make sense for the whole club if he comes back to earth a bit", Rummenigge told Bild in 2016. After moving to the Bavarians in 2011, Boateng has developed into one of the world's best defenders, but the relationship between him and Bayern is said to have broken down.
Victor of the past two U.S. Opens, Koepka took the lead at the PGA Championship on Saturday to put himself in position to win a third career major at the age of 28. It was nice to have that in my back pocket, been there in that same situation, and came out on top". A superb approach to the green on the par-four 12th left him with a two-metre putt for birdie, which he duly nailed.
On the teenager, Emery added: "It's his first match here in the Premier League ". New Arsenal boss Unai Emery could start Danny Welbeck at left-back against current champions Manchester City as the Gunners' first choice full-backs Nacho Monreal and Saed Kolasinac are out injured for this afternoon's game.
With just a week to go until the Serie A season kicks off, Ronaldo will have wanted to work off the rustiness on the field, and he had the chance to do so against the Juve B-team. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that it won't be the last goal Ronaldo scores for Juventus . He played a part in the second goal as well, putting Riccardo Capellini under pressure as a low cross came into the box and the Juve youngster put past his own goalkeeper.
After a week of full training, Maguire and Vardy are in Puel's thoughts, but the Frenchman confirmed on Thursday morning that a decision would be made following City's afternoon session. "For us it (a Maguire transfer) is not possible". Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho has acknowledged that he must target an improved season at the King Power Stadium.
Emery was reported to only have £50 million to play with prior to this summer's transfer window opening. Favouring a 4-2-3-1 formation, Emery is likely to field new arrival Lucas Torreira at the base of his midfield with Granit Xhaka providing the necessary steel.
The former Barcelona and Real Madrid player remains in intensive care and but was "evolving favourably", unnamed hospital sources told the newspaper. Since retirement, however, he has battled thyroid problems and gained significant weight. Throughout a prosperous career, he scored 62 goals in 98 worldwide appearances for Brazil .
Woods was facing his third shot to the par-five eighth hole at Bellerive Country Club when an approaching thunderstorm forced play to be suspended on Friday afternoon. "And I just wish I could have got myself a couple more shots closer to the lead, especially with the way 17 is playing, moving the tee way up like that".
One striker who will not be scoring goals for Chelsea this season is Michy Batshuayi, who has joined Valencia on a season-long loan. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri made a winning start to life in the Premier League as his team enjoyed a 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday.
Tsitsipas, the 19-year-old rising star, took two hours and 17 minutes to beat Djokovic in his first-ever match against the ninth-seeded Serbian, a victor of four Canadian Open titles and a 13-time Grand Slam champion. He held serve to open the set and wrong-footed Djokovic after the veteran served at deuce, setting up an overhead smash for the advantage before a brilliant backhand victor secured a 2-0 lead.
Broward's Police Benevolent Association had offered its members discounted tickets to games through a partnership with the Miami Dolphins . Saints All-Pro defensive end Cameron Jordan took to Twitter Friday morning following President Donald Trump's Tweets regarding players who are protesting during the National Anthem.
Pochettino decided keeping players was the priority after a third successive top-three finish. Jean Michael Seri was a transfer target for Barcelona just 12 months ago, but will now be lining up at Craven Cottage rather than the Non Camp along with former Nice team-mate Maxime Le Marchand, German World Cup victor Andre Schurrle and Alfie Mawson, who earned an England call-up earlier in the year.
Welbeck's departure would benefit both him and Arsenal; the England forward would get some much-needed game time, and Unai Emery would have some funds freed up to use before tonight's deadline strikes. Ramsey, Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira is surely the first-choice trio for the season but the Welshman's injury could open the door for Matteo Guendouzi to start after an impressive preseason.
We all know Thibault's quality, but Thibault's not a Chelsea player anymore. If Sarri wants to make changes during the course of the game then he can look to his bench, where options available include Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud. He created Chelsea's third goal for Pedro just minutes after coming on and whilst Huddersfield were already a beaten side by that point, he ran riot and was at his sizzling best gliding past players.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his players have to summon the spirit of Rocky Balboa if they are to close the gap to defending Premier League champions Manchester City . "The points we lost between us and City were obviously for different reasons and mostly because we did not win all the other games". "We can improve everything: we can improve our offensive game, we can improve our defensive game".
Showing few signs of rust despite only returning to training this week, the World Cup victor, wearing the captain's armband, impressed in possession and without it, leading by example and keeping his cool from the spot. "I had only two options, Scott [McTominay] or Paul, but if I play Scott I play two two kids and a new player, so I asked Paul and he put himself available for the team and he was very, very good for us".
They really look like they mean business, spending an terrible lot in the transfer window. City won the league by 19 points last season, smashing a host of records as former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Guardiola collected a maiden Premier League crown.
Lampard has been active in the transfer window, bringing in nine players including Jack Marriott, Martyn Waghorn, Fikayo Tomori, Mason Mount and Harry Wilson. In the aftermath, many social media users had their say about the Rams' below-par display. Craig Bryson has urged Derby County to "dust themselves off and stick together" following a 4-1 defeat to Leeds United on Saturday evening at Pride Park Stadium.
Woakes breezed past his previous Test-best score of 66 and eventually overtook Bairstow. Before this match there was concern about how England would cope without Ben Stokes - now you wonder how they ever managed without Woakes. An nearly obligatory slightly sticky spell in the 90s aside, it was a near-chanceless innings -Woakes missed just 3.8% of his deliveries, the least of any batsman in this series - but equally never shied away from playing his shots, ending the day, by CricViz ...
The 22-year-old moved to Molyneux on a five-year deal for a fee believed to be £18million. Traore - pictured at the Mount Hotel yesterday - will pen a long term deal and become Wolves' fourth record signing in the past two years. The club had lined up a medical for him on Thursday afternoon, but Zinchenko has not left Manchester, and it is understood he wants to stay at City and fight for his place.
World Cup victor Kante's scruffy 34th-minute volley and Jorginho's audacious penalty on the stroke of half-time put Chelsea in control before Pedro wrapped up the points in the closing stages. It is expected that his influence will only grow, given his new, advanced role. Speaking in an interview with Chelsea FC's website , he said: "I think I will be able to adapt and I find his style, his ideas and how he likes to play very attractive".
Kisner made bogey on No. 9 and finished the day with a 64, one stroke behind Woodland and one ahead of Brooks Koepka , victor of the past two U.S. Opens. It was the first time two players have scored 63 on the same day at a major since the 1980 U.S. Open, when Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf did it.
That easy wicket for England left India at 3/15. Chris Woakes hit his maiden Test century as England hammered home their advantage over India in the second Test at Lord's. The last thing India needed when play resumed was a run out. Such scrambled thinking then did for Pujara after India's No3 set off for a single in Anderson's next over.