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Arsenal’s transfer policy may be governed by Raul Sanllehi’s contact book after Sven Mislintat’s exit

Sven Mislintat & Arsenal It’s yet to be confirmed by the Gunners, but everyone now believes that Sven Mislintat is poised to leave Arsenal. Mislintat joined the Gunners to be the head of recruitment. During his time at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal have made some solid-looking additions. They include the arrivals of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Lucas Torreira and Mattéo Guendouzi. Other signings, like Sokratis, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Bernd Leno have been more questionable. Raul Sanllehi’s i...
Tags: Europe, Milan, Sport, Barcelona, Bbc, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Arsenal, Jose Mourinho, Petr Cech, Emirates Stadium, Ivan Gazidis, United, Emery, Kroenke


LAFC reaches multi-year deal with Walker Zimmerman

Despite interest from clubs in Mexico and Europe, central defender Walker Zimmerman will remain in Los Angeles through 2022, the Los Angeles Football Club announced on Tuesday. Zimmerman, a 25-year-old native of Lawrenceville, Ga., started each of the 26 matches he appeared in after being acquired in a trade with FC Dallas ahead of LAFC’s debut season in Major League Soccer. “I could not be more excited to continue my career with LAFC and build on what the group accomplished in our first year,” ...
Tags: Europe, Mexico, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, FC Dallas, Real Salt Lake, Bolivia, Walker Zimmerman, Lafc, Walker, ZIMMERMAN, Los Angeles Football Club, Gregg Berhalter, Christian Ramirez


Tottenham eyeing loan move for Barcelona’s Malcom

Malcom disappoints at Barcelona One of Ligue 1’s hottest prospects Malcom joined Barcelona in the summer of 2018. The 21-year-old had previously played 96 games across all competitions for Boudreaux. In those 96 games, Malcom scored 23 and assisted 16. After an impressive 2017/18 campaign, Malcom was receiving a lot of attention from several top clubs across Europe, one of which was said to be Tottenham. However, Malcom would opt to joined Spanish giants Barcelona. This may have been a poor cho...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Tottenham, Harry Kane, Barca, Camp Nou, Valencia, Fc Barcelona


Britain’s May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

By JILL LAWLESS, DANICA KIRKA and GREGORY KATZ LONDON — British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and leading to a no-confidence vote in her government. Moments after the vote, May said it was only right to test whether the government still had lawmakers’ support to carry on. Lawmakers will vote Wednesday in a no-confidence motion from opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn that could tr...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, News, Berlin, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Britain, Soccer, Ireland, Theresa May, Labour, House


Manchester City secure signing of Ko Itakura

Premier League champions Manchester City have secured the signature of Japanese defender Ko Itakura. Frontale starlet Itakura, a 21-year-old central defender, came up through the youth ranks of J1 outfit Kawasaki Frontale. The young stopper is highly-regarded in his home country, and impressed during a loan spell with fellow top-flight outfit Vegalta Sendai last year. Itakura also featured for Japan’s U20’s at the World Cup in 2017, during which he showcased his versatility by lining out in a ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Netherlands, Pep Guardiola, Man City, Etihad, Citizens, Fc Groningen, Groningen


Bundesliga CEO warns against Champions League on weekends

The head of the organization representing domestic soccer leagues is against Champions League matches in Europe being played on weekends. World Leagues Forum chairman Christian Seifert used his New Year’s speech as Bundesliga CEO on Tuesday to warn multinational club competitions to stick to midweek fixtures. Seifert says “the weekend must belong to national leagues” […]
Tags: Europe, News, Sports, Christian Seifert, Seifert


'They come back with big eyes': pétanque rocked by drug allegations

Game’s image of elderly men in sleepy squares at odds with claims some Belgian players use cocaineThe sleepy world of pétanque has been rocked by claims that Belgian players are turning to stronger stimulants than shots of pastis and drags of Gitanes cigarettes when bowling on the international stage.The image of the jeu de boules, in which the bowler’s feet must remain anchored to the ground, is that of elderly men in flat caps and string vests idling their days away under a fading sun. Continu...
Tags: Europe, France, Sport, World news, Belgium


PSG confident Frenkie de Jong will choose them over Barca, Man City - sources

PSG's Thomas Meunier believes the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would benefit from having stadiums close together for a better atmosphere after visiting the Al Wakrah Stadium. Check out what you may have missed at the weekend, including another Messi milestone, David De Gea's big night, Coppa Italia action and more. Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappé and Marquinhos were on the scoresheet for PSG, helping the league leaders to a comfortable 0-3 win at Amiens. French Ligu...
Tags: Europe, Football, Qatar, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Story, Manchester City, Netherlands, Paris Saint-germain, Transfers, David De Gea, Messi, Psg, French Ligue 1, Dutch Eredivisie


Harrington "consumed" by Ryder Cup as gun goes: "I'm hoping that dies down"

Pádraig Harrington has been Ryder Cup captain for less than a week but already admitted that he's "consumed" by the job and hoping things calm down as he eases into his 20-month journey.The Dubliner (47) confessed that he was so drained by his first afternoon as skipper that he had to go to bed and has been regularly taking naps since his unveiling at Wentworth."I can't believe how much it is consuming my thinking at the mom...
Tags: Europe, US, Sport, Paris, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Sergio Garcia, Pga Tour, European Tour, Padraig Harrington, Wentworth, Sergio, Sam Torrance, McIlroy, Caroline, Harrington


Quiz: Which Premier League winners have gone on to manage in Europe's top five leagues?

As Thierry Henry comes up against former Arsenal team-mate Patrick Vieira, which other Premier League winners have gone on to manage?
Tags: Europe, News, Premier League, Arsenal, Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira


LIVE Transfer Talk: Arsenal willing to pay Mesut Ozil to leave the club

Craig Burley says Arsenal's recent poor form was always expected, and the club have to respect Unai Emery's treatment of Mesut Ozil. With reports Mesut Ozil would reject a January loan move, ESPN FC's Raf Honigstein examines how he can get in Unai Emery's squad on a regular basis. With Mesut Ozil reportedly missing out on Arsenal's trip to Liverpool, the FC crew assess his future at the club and the issue his wages present. The transfer window for Euro...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Liverpool, Arsenal, Emirates, Transfers, Mesut Ozil, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, ESPN FC, Craig Burley, Unai Emery, Raf Honigstein, Mesut Ozil With


Transfer Talk: Arsenal willing to pay Mesut Ozil to leave the club

Craig Burley says Arsenal's recent poor form was always expected, and the club have to respect Unai Emery's treatment of Mesut Ozil. With reports Mesut Ozil would reject a January loan move, ESPN FC's Raf Honigstein examines how he can get in Unai Emery's squad on a regular basis. With Mesut Ozil reportedly missing out on Arsenal's trip to Liverpool, the FC crew assess his future at the club and the issue his wages present. The transfer window for Euro...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Liverpool, Arsenal, Emirates, Transfers, Mesut Ozil, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, ESPN FC, Craig Burley, Ozil, Unai Emery, Raf Honigstein, Mesut Ozil With


Jose Mourinho, Fabio Capello and Andre Villas-Boas: How Largs shaped them

How the small Ayrshire town became a hotbed for Europe's leading football minds, helping shape the careers of Jose Mourinho, Fabio Capello and Andre Villas-Boas.
Tags: Europe, Sport, André Villas Boas, Ayrshire, Jose Mourinho Fabio Capello


At 34, Silva is again dominant in the PSG defence

Doha (AFP) – At 34, veteran centre-back Thiago Silva has re-emerged this season as the pillar of the Paris Saint-Germain defence as the French champions prepare for an assault in Europe. The PSG captain spoke... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Paris, Psg, Doha, Thiago Silva, Afp, Silva


Chelsea boost: AC Milan open negotiations with Genoa over Krzysztof Piatek

Chelsea have this evening been handed a boost in their pursuit of AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain, amid claims from the reliable Gianluca Di Marzio that the Rossoneri have made first contacts with Genoa over the signing of Krzysztof Piatek. Genoa standout Piatek, a 23-year-old Polish hitman, only made the move to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris last summer. The twice-capped international joined Genoa from Krakow-based outfit Cracovia for a fee of just 4 million Euro. And it is this measly sum that ...
Tags: Europe, Milan, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Real Madrid, Juventus, Stamford Bridge, Ac Milan, Udinese, Genoa, Lecce, Rossoneri, Krakow, Alvaro Morata


Maneckji Bhumgara: The Indian bowler who took American cricket by storm in the 1900s

Southern California discovered cricket in the late 19th century, two centuries after the sport reached American shores, but the region lost little time in taking to the game with enthusiasm. The cricketing season began every summer in May. Several counties—including Los Angeles, Santa Monica, San Diego, and San Francisco (in mid-California)—had their own leagues. Practice matches between league teams would kick off the season and near its end, a combined Los Angeles team would take on Santa Mo...
Tags: Asia, Europe, England, New York, Hollywood, London, California, Oregon, Life, India, US, Sports, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Canada, Liverpool


Pep Guardiola provides Ilkay Gundogan contract update/confirms Man City will not sign players this month

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has this afternoon provided a brief update on the club’s long-term plans for Ilkay Gundogan. City stint 28-year-old central midfielder Gundogan has been plying his trade at the Etihad since the summer of 2016, when he made the move to the Premier League from Borussia Dortmund. And the German international has since gone on to endure a somewhat his-and-miss stint in Manchester. Gundogan’s debut campaign with City was cut short in December of 2016, after a cruc...
Tags: Europe, City, Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Burton Albion, Rotherham, Wigan, Borussia Dortmund, David Silva, Man City, Etihad


Good for Wolves: Man City unwilling to pay £100m for Ruben Neves

Man City need a holding midfielder Currently, Fernandinho is Man City’s best option to play in their holding midfield role. The holding midfielder role in City’s line-up is of great importance and if a player cannot excel in it, the whole team suffers. This was evident when Fernandinho missed two Premier League games recently. The Brazilian had a slight injury that caused him to be sidelined for Man City’s games against Crystal Palace and Leicester. Given City’s lack of depth for Fernandinho’s ...
Tags: Europe, England, City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, John Stones, Jordan Henderson, Crystal Palace, Man City, Etihad Stadium, Liverpool Fc, Ruben Neves, Fernandinho


BLUE RUN MONDAY

There’s nothing like a good blue run to build your confidence, warm up your ski legs or just cruise along and enjoy the scenery. Take a look at our pick of the best blues across Europe and North America. Les Cascades, Flaine, France Like the waterfalls it’s named after (‘cascades’ means ‘waterfalls’ in French), this one is a natural beauty from top to bottom. It’s the longest blue in France, stretching 14km from the summit down to the village of Sixt. Take the gondola to the peak in Fl...
Tags: Europe, Winter, France, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Italy, La Plagne, Andorra, Piste, Blue Run, Lake Louise, Les Deux Alpes, Breckenridge, Victoria Glacier, Tignes


LIVE Transfer Talk: Tottenham look to loan Barcelona's Malcom to replace Kane and Son

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. TOP STORY: Tottenham weighing up loan offer for Malcom Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli, we show you a step-by-step guide to a transfer. What's a medical like? Can a 44-year-old man cut it ...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Tottenham, Transfers, Espn, Harry Kane, United, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, ESPN FC TV, Kane


Transfer Talk: Manchester United now favour Solskjaer over Pochettino

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. Solskjaer now favourite for United job Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's faultless start to life in the Manchester United dugout has moved him ahead of Mauricio Pochettino in the running to replace Jose Mourinho on a permanent basis. According to The Sun, United executive vice-chairma...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Manchester United, Mauricio Pochettino, Transfers, Jose Mourinho, Ed Woodward, Pochettino, United, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, English Premier League, Solskjaer, The Sun United


PSG's Neymar: U.S. starlet Timothy Weah can be one of Europe's top attackers

ESPN FC's Craig Burley and Mark Ogden weigh in on American Timothy Weah's loan move to Celtic from PSG. PSG's Timothy Weah explains how his loan move to Scottish side Celtic came about. Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has backed new Celtic signing Tim Weah to develop into "one of the top attacking players in Europe" after he joined the Scottish giants on loan earlier this month. Weah, 18, joined Celtic on an initial six-month loan deal last week and extended his P...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Story, United States, Celtic, Paris Saint Germain, Mark Ogden, Espn, Psg, Neymar, French Ligue 1, Craig Burley, PSG PSG, Timothy Weah, Weah


Antonio Cassano claims Chelsea target Barella is not worth price-tag

Former Italian international Antonio Cassano this afternoon revealed his opinion that Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella is not worthy of the rumoured 50 million Euro price-tag on his head. Cagliari standout Barella, a gifted Italian international, came up through the youth ranks of Serie A outfit Cagliari, before breaking into the club’s first team setup on a consistent basis during the 2016/17 campaign. And the 21-year-old has since gone on to establish himself as one of the most highly-rega...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Italy, Bayern Munich, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Ac Milan, Napoli, Antonio Cassano, Cagliari, Sardinia, Thiago Alcantara, Callum Wilson


Lionel Messi reaches staggering career milestone as Barcelona breeze past Eibar

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi this evening became the first-ever player to reach a pair of frankly-remarkable goalscoring milestones, after finding the net versus Eibar. Barcelona 3-0 Eibar The Blaugrana welcomed minnows Eibar to the Camp Nou a short time ago, hoping to reestablish their healthy lead atop the La Liga table, after Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 win over Levante this afternoon saw Diego Simeone’s men closed the gap on the Spanish champions to just 2 points. And, in the end, a comforta...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Real Madrid, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Suarez, Levante


Spills and Thrills as Norway I wins Men’s Team Sprint in Dresden

The men’s team sprint podium from the Dresden, Germany World Cup team sprint: From left to right, Norway II in second, Norway I first, and Russia I third. (Photo: fis-ski.com screenshot) A strip of imported snow along the Elbe river, iconic architectural reminders of old-world Europe’s city-scape in Dresden, Germany, Lycra, speedy skiers, and teams of two: all the ingredients for the men’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle team sprint. With tight pack skiing a function of the the relatively flat Dres...
Tags: Europe, General, News, Australia, France, Russia, Sport, Austria, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Italy, World Cup, Switzerland, Norway, Dresden


Man United’s interest in Yannick Carrasco confirmed

The wife of Dalian Yifang star Yannick Carrasco has this afternoon confirmed that Premier League Manchester United are interested in his signature. Carrasco moves to China 25-year-old wide-man Carrasco made the surprise move to Chinese Super League outfit Dalian Yifang in February of last year, following a two-and-a-half year stint with La Liga giants Atletico Madrid. The Belgian endured an up-and-down stint with Los Colchoneros, with the highlight of Carrasco’s time with Diego Simeone’s men h...
Tags: Europe, Japan, China, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Italy, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Champions League, Belgium, Juventus, Atletico Madrid


Supercoppa controversy rages over Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women

Protests over the decision to hold the Italian Super Cup in Jeddah have grown since murder of Jamal Khashoggi in OctoberWhen, early last June, the Italian football league agreed a €20m deal to play three of the next five Italian super cups in Saudi Arabia, it provoked very little controversy. This is, after all, a trophy that has frequently been decided on foreign soil, sometimes in quite unlikely locations.In 2002, the year that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi bought 6.4m shares in Juventus, the Superc...
Tags: Europe, Milan, Saudi Arabia, China, Football, Qatar, Sport, World news, United States, Middle East and North Africa, European club football, Italy, Serie A, Muammar Gaddafi, Juventus, Parma


LIVE Transfer Talk: Emery wants Ozil sold to free up Arsenal's wage bill

Samir Nasri assisted on Declan Rice's winner as West Ham defeated Arsenal at home for the first time since November 2006. Samir Nasri assisted on Declan Rice's winner as West Ham defeated Arsenal at home for the first time since November 2006. Samir Nasri assisted on Declan Rice's winner as West Ham defeated Arsenal at home for the first time since November 2006. Alexis Nunes and Paul Mariner work through the long list of reasons Arsenal wasn't able...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Arsenal, Transfers, West Ham, Mesut Ozil, Samir Nasri, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Emery, Alexis Nunes, Paul Mariner, Ozil, Unai Emery, Declan Rice


Transfer Talk: Unai Emery wants to sell Mesut Ozil to free up Arsenal's wage bill

Samir Nasri assisted on Declan Rice's winner as West Ham defeated Arsenal at home for the first time since November 2006. Samir Nasri assisted on Declan Rice's winner as West Ham defeated Arsenal at home for the first time since November 2006. Samir Nasri assisted on Declan Rice's winner as West Ham defeated Arsenal at home for the first time since November 2006. Alexis Nunes and Paul Mariner work through the long list of reasons Arsenal wasn't able...
Tags: Europe, Football, Blog, Sport, Arsenal, Transfers, West Ham, Mesut Ozil, Samir Nasri, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Emery, Alexis Nunes, Paul Mariner, Ozil, Unai Emery


Roe steals the show as Killester see off Tralee fightback

It was the Ciaran Roe show as the Killester point guard had a 34 point night to see the Dublin club to the Irish Cup final. Emmet Ryan looks back on a night where the smallest man on the court embiggened his team in the face of a ferocious fightback from the Tralee Warriors It’s about a 1 hour 45 minute drive, with good traffic, from their Kerry home to the Mardyke but, make no mistake, this arena was East Tralee and nobody was surprised. Even before tip in the preceding game, over two hours be...
Tags: Europe, Kingdom, US, Sport, Features, Ireland, Williams, Real Madrid, Evans, Belfast, Dublin, Kerry, Dick, Jordan Evans, Roe, Sullivan



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