• We're buying three more players - Guardiola
We're buying three more players - Guardiola

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. "It's my old club with my old fans and my old stadium, so probably I can not celebrate", he said. Stopping short of a guarantee, Mourinho believes an encouraging pre-season an...

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  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte does not want sympathy over squad size
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte does not want sympathy over squad size

Conte reaffirmed to Sky Sports on Wednesday that Costa's situation at the club remains unchanged, and also insisted that the Blues' transfer business is yet to be completed. The situation is clear. Asked about what his squad needs before the end of August, Conte said: "I'm the coach of this team. I know twice as many people are paying attention...

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  • Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree
Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree

If the club decides [I am] not able, we are going to take a solution". Express Sport has had a go at predicting how each of the weekend's fixtures will play out - do you agree? March believes that the high transfer fees are a reflection of the quality in the league but says Brighton are not intimidated by bigger teams or anxious by the general ...

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  • Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans about Alexandre Lacazette
Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans about Alexandre Lacazette

Arsene Wenger is relieved Olivier Giroud didn't take him up on the offer to leave Arsenal . The Ramsey-Giroud rescue act spared Arsenal from a fourth season-opening defeat in five campaigns and enabled Wenger to start the season with victory for only the second time in eight years.

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  • Five reasons to love the Michael Beasley signing
Five reasons to love the Michael Beasley signing

Appearing in 56 regular-season games, including six starts, as a member of the Bucks , Beasley averaged 9.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists over the course of 16.7 minutes per outing. After the Miami Heat selected him with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, Beasley was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. His willingne...

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  • Jose Mourinho Concedes Defeat in Ivan Perisic Pursuit
Jose Mourinho Concedes Defeat in Ivan Perisic Pursuit

Manchester United are ready to try again for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic . The Manchester source have claimed that the Red Devils have not given up on signing Perisic and are expected to make another push to sign the former Borussia Dortmund star before the transfer deadline ends on 31st August.

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  • Cavs' Kyrie Irving Prefers Trade To Clippers Over Spurs, Knicks, & Heat?
Cavs' Kyrie Irving Prefers Trade To Clippers Over Spurs, Knicks, & Heat?

He's been working out a lot there this summer". The irony with that is the fact that there have also been rumors that LeBron James is planning to move to the Los Angeles Lakers after this season is over with the Cleveland Cavaliers . Well, that would explain why the Suns were hesitant to include prized rookie Josh Jackson in any deal for Irving....

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  • Back nine show ensures Lahiri makes cut at PGA Championships
Back nine show ensures Lahiri makes cut at PGA Championships

He chose not to try to hit over a line of trees, instead choosing the low route, down the cart path. It could easily have turned into a six or a seven. "The pins were in such tough locations, it was hard to get the ball to feed to the hole", Spieth said after his round. "I'm not searching. It's not like I'm hitting the ball crooked".

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  • Roger Federer eases into Rogers Cup semis
Roger Federer eases into Rogers Cup semis

Federer rolled to a 6-4, 6-4 victory over the Spaniard to move closer to winning his sixth ATP title of the season. Federer, who breezed past Canadian Peter Polansky in the second round on Wednesday, struggled in the opening set, spraying balls long, wide or into the net, but gradually rediscovered at least some of the form that has seen the 36-y...

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  • Bills Send Sammy Watkins To The Rams
Bills Send Sammy Watkins To The Rams

Moreover, Tyrod Taylor is an emerging talent at QB, totaling 37 touchdowns, 12 interceptions and 7.4 yards per attempt over the last two years. Watkins logged 2,459 yards on 153 receptions and 17 touchdowns in 37 games. It could look something like the Tennessee Titans of last season, though similar efficiency is certainly not guaranteed. R...

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  • Possible Date For Ronda Rousey's Next WWE Appearance
Possible Date For Ronda Rousey's Next WWE Appearance

It seems only natural that she would translate into WWE's style of wrestling, which tends to champion character and presence over competition. Rousey, who has been known as a major fan of pro wrestling, was spotted speaking with WWE executive Triple H at a taping for the Mae Young Classic, the company's all-female tournament.

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  • Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United can win the Premier League this season
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United can win the Premier League this season

The former Sweden worldwide scored 28 goals for the Red Devils last season before suffering a knee injury against Anderlecht in April. "Zlatan is injured and needs time to recover", Mourinho said on Friday . I'm not in a position to say I'm not happy. Part of the delay has been Inter Milan's reluctance to sell Ivan Perisic, while speculation h...

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  • We're Having Conversations - Jose Mourinho Confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic Re-Signing Talks
We're Having Conversations - Jose Mourinho Confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic Re-Signing Talks

Mourinho does not necessarily buy into the idea that more goals are needed, just a fairer spread to help them win more matches. And now it appears there is a way back at United , with Mourinho's comments suggesting he will be given the chance to return to the club.

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  • Bills trade WR Watkins to Rams, acquire WR Matthews
Bills trade WR Watkins to Rams, acquire WR Matthews

Gaines and a second round pick. The Bills' front office was boosted by an offseason regime change that saw first-year coach Sean McDermott get more say in personnel moves. Bills brass, though, may already have had this date in mind to make a different kind of move. Gaines in exchange for Watkins and a 2018 sixth-round pick - to McDermott a...

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  • Amed Rosario bails out Mets with game-winning blast in ninth
Amed Rosario bails out Mets with game-winning blast in ninth

He has extended his career-high with 25 home runs this season and his 11th since the All-Star break. Granderson hit a two-run drive in the ninth. Earlier this season, Cespedes hit three of his 13 home runs this season in one game at Citizens Bank Park.

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  • Alvaro Morata Says Critics Are Already 'Killing' Him
Alvaro Morata Says Critics Are Already 'Killing' Him

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had an answer, pointing to Chelsea sending numerous players out on loan, but Conte insisted: "I'm not looking for sympathy of any coaches for this situation. "I have to understand Conte well". Especially for a defender, making them errors, the judgements, the mistakes, that's something you need to learn not to do ...

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  • Man City fly to Brighton ahead of Premier League opener
Man City fly to Brighton ahead of Premier League opener

If John Stones can develop more this season under Guardiola, and Kompany can avoid long term injuries, then City may have a more consistent defense for the upcoming season compared to last season. " Manchester City have the best team on paper", ex-England midfielder Owen Hargreaves told the Premier League official website. Guardiola, who for the...

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  • Cardinals' Rally Cat found by rescue group on streets of St. Louis
Cardinals' Rally Cat found by rescue group on streets of St. Louis

Rally Cat, you may recall, captured the hearts and minds of a tired nation when it scampered across the outfield during the game Wednesday night, eluding capture for a minute or so until it was wrangled by a Cardinals grounds-crew worker, who received a few kitty scratches for his effort.

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  • Olivier Giroud: 'Arsenal kept the faith against Leicester City'
Olivier Giroud: 'Arsenal kept the faith against Leicester City'

The France striker netted as Rennes were beaten 2-0 a year later and, although Lorient shackled him in 2015, the 26-year-old punished Nancy with a hat-trick last term. Arsenal's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Leicester City , London , August 11, 2017. Wenger also talked about the situation with league champions...

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  • The Premier League broke with tradition to kick off its new season
The Premier League broke with tradition to kick off its new season

Arsenal signed Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record £52m deal and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac in a free transfer from Schalke 04. Jamie Vardy's 29th-minute strike put the Foxes ahead, before Danny Welbeck levelled again in first-half stoppage time .

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  • Conor McGregor media day
Conor McGregor media day

Mayweather recently took to social media to request eight-ounce gloves for his upcoming boxing showdown with the UFC light heavyweight champion, and next week the Nevada State Athletic Commission will decide on the matter . "McGregor, he's gonna come out and keep switching (stances). but when you keep switching all you're doing is burning energy"...

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  • Guardiola fast-tracks Man City starlet Phil Foden to first-team
Guardiola fast-tracks Man City starlet Phil Foden to first-team

March believes that the high transfer fees are a reflection of the quality in the league but says Brighton are not intimidated by bigger teams or anxious by the general consensus that they will be relegated after just one season. That is how you stay at the top for a sustained period of time. Guardiola, who for the first time in his career ended ...

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  • Coutinho hands in transfer request after Pool owners rule out sale
Coutinho hands in transfer request after Pool owners rule out sale

A third bid from the Catalan club, in excess of £100 million, is expected now that Coutinho has made clear his desire to secure a move to the Nou Camp. "So what they pay in the end doesn't matter", he added. Barcelona have also had a bid rejected for Borussia Dortmund's 20-year-old forward Ousmane Dembele since they sold Brazil forward Neymar ...

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  • Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill finally makes a decision on treatment
Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill finally makes a decision on treatment

Tannehill signed a massive deal, but with an injury to end the season previous year and missing all of 2017, will he be back in the future? Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (ACL) will undergo knee surgery and be placed on injured reserve according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald .

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  • Conte Confirms Injury Blow, 4 Players To Miss Burnley Game
Conte Confirms Injury Blow, 4 Players To Miss Burnley Game

Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will not be at the club next summer. 'You need Alvaro Morata to start the season well and I still think - though he's obviously a very talented player - he's a bit of an unknown quantity and he's never really done it anywhere yet.

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  • Emma Coburn Wins World Steeplechase Title With Kick At Final Water Jump
Emma Coburn Wins World Steeplechase Title With Kick At Final Water Jump

However, it was all about Coburn and Frerichs; the former put herself as sixth on the all-time list for the event in terms of time, with the latter just one spot behind in seventh. Frerichs entered the world championships with a personal-best time of 9:19.09; she ran a blistering 9:03.77 Friday. "I felt like the crowd gave me a lot of energy and ...

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  • DeShone Kizer, Myles Garrett make good first impressions in Browns' victory
DeShone Kizer, Myles Garrett make good first impressions in Browns' victory

The Browns did not fare much better on the second drive. In the 4th quarter, on 4th down, DeShone Kizer completed a 45-yard pass to Jordon Payton for the go-ahead Brown's touchdown. He made some noise against the New Orleans Saints , though. The Browns defense looks improved under the leadership of defensive coordinator Gregg Williams...

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  • English Premier League 2017/2018 season kicks off on Friday
English Premier League 2017/2018 season kicks off on Friday

Antonio Conte does not believe Chelsea can be considered favourites for the Premier League title as the Italian again suggested discontent with the champions' close-season dealings in the transfer market. "He's playing every game from the start [in preseason] and it's very important for him to play well". If our best will bring us to win us th...

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  • Nishikori crashes out of Rogers Cup in 2nd round
Nishikori crashes out of Rogers Cup in 2nd round

Nadal breezed past Borna Coric of Croatia 6-1, 6-2. "He played well. I played really bad ". "I think he has ice in his veins and I think he's one of those guys who's going to love the pressure and take on that responsibility". "Just to play against him is a huge honour for me". "I have to adjust my game a little bit just because the bounce...

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  • United look to restore dominance at Old Trafford
United look to restore dominance at Old Trafford

Conte admitted prior to Chelsea's FA Community Shield defeat against Arsenal last weekend that he is anticipating the most hard season of his managerial career, and Lampard believes the Italian's comments are as much an attempt to motivate his players as a challenge to the board to pursue signings.

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  • Matic is a 'great loss' to Chelsea - Conte
Matic is a 'great loss' to Chelsea - Conte

Willian has played four seasons at Chelsea since joining the club under Jose Mourinho in 2013-14. The defending champions will make a return to Champions League football this season and will also attempt to retain the English Premier League .

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  • Lacazette and Ozil both start for Arsenal
Lacazette and Ozil both start for Arsenal

Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud came off the bench snatch victory from the jaws of defeat for Arsenal , who opened the 2017-2018 Premier League season with a topsy-turvy 4-3 thriller against Leicester City . If he can maintain that record that would be ideal for us. The biggest news for both sides heading into the opener is injuries, and Ar...

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  • Why Re-Signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic Is A No Brainer For Manchester United
Why Re-Signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic Is A No Brainer For Manchester United

The United manager believes Ibrahimovic still has unfinished business in the Premier League despite the serious knee injury that cut short his first season in England. "I am really happy to start the Premier League this weekend because our pre-season was very complete in a way where we start playing against Major League Soccer teams and we end it p...

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  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: I don't want Arsene Wenger's sympathy
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: I don't want Arsene Wenger's sympathy

His rumoured preference of a return to Atletico is complicated by their transfer embargo, which expires in January 2018. Chelsea begin their title defence at home against Burnley on Saturday and Conte expects tougher campaign than the one before.

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  • Wenger 'not super optimistic' on Sanchez
Wenger 'not super optimistic' on Sanchez

Francis Coquelin has also returned to training after recovering from an ankle injury he suffered during the Emirates Cup. Wantaway striker Lucas Perez is unlikely to be involved after handing in a formal transfer request as he seeks a departure from north London.

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