Manager Jose Mourinho has already predicted a "difficult season" if United do not do more business, so losing a World Cup-winning midfielder would only add to that. They want to keep Pogba anyhow. With Barcelona for company, The Old Lady will have to give a very convincing offer to Manchester United in order to outbid their rivals.
Everton turned to Watford wideman Richarlison instead, and now Zaha is up for a move across London to Stamford Bridge. However, the 25-year-old attacker has been tipped for a move again this summer after rejecting an improved £125,000-a-week contract and the Ivory Coast global has attracted interest from the upper echelons of the league with Tottenham and Chelsea linked in recent months.
Inter have prepared a bumper annual salary of £10million for the player but new Real manager Julen Lopetegui is adamant that he is going nowhere. Having featured for Croatia in the World Cup final in Russia, Kovacic wants a more prominent role in club football.
Lyon now face an anxious wait to see if either Premier League side mounts a late bid for Fekir, who scored 18 goals in just 28 Ligue 1 starts last season. Lyon manager Bruno Genesio has refused to rule out the sale of Nabil Fekir before Thursday's transfer deadline for English clubs. So I still feel I need a proper season of playing.
The Belgium international's links to the Spanish giants have increased exponentially following the end of his World Cup duties, having been identified as one of Real's top targets following Cristiano Ronaldo's €100m move to Juventus . "(Hazard is) one of the top two or three European players", Sarri said in his first news conference as Chelsea coach since joining from Napoli, adding that he hopes "to improve Hazard but that will be hard".
The tweet was quickly condemned, or at least heavily shaded, in most corners of the internet. The public feud between King James and the imperious President is on one level a personal and even ideological clash between two of the richest, most famous entertainers in American life whose outsize images outshine the confines of the roles they now play.
The Belgian greatly enjoyed his loan stint with Atletico Madrid a few years back and has his family still living in the Spanish capital now. The 29-year-old has been recently linked with the likes of Barcelona and Manchester United but he has now publicly stated his desire to stay with the Stamford Bridge outfit.
The rankings will next be updated following the second Test between England and India at Lord's, which begins on August 9. However, there's a huge difference between the squad in 2014 and the present one. "Hardik might still be a work in progress but he could take a cue from Ben Stokes' bowling during the ongoing series, which could prove to be a defining one in the all-rounder's career", Chappell said in his column on ESPN Cricinfo.
It was a management technique that Guardiola was happy to expand upon as he spoke before City's match against Chelsea at Wembley. Asked about the performance of Stones against Chelsea and his options at the back this season, Guardiola said: "John made an excellent World Cup and showed again his personality".
While the purse has not yet been finalized, previous reports set the winner-take-all prize at $10 million. Rumors of a winner-takes-all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson almost came true last month, reportedly, but plans fell through.
Owens told the media after his speech that, at first, the Hall of Fame wasn't going to give him his gold jacket ahead of time unless he was there. Owens also made clear why he chose to enter the Hall of Fame with a ceremony in Chattanooga instead of with Ray Lewis, Randy Moss and former Eagles teammate Brian Dawkins in Ohio.
New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has said Manchester City coach and friend Pep Guardiola has warned him how hard the Premier League , adding that he needs to start with a trophy. "But deals are deals, agents are agents and players are players, so I don't know what is going to happen". Manchester United beat them 3-2 in 2011 and Arsenal beat them 3-0 four years ago, two years after City beat this week's opponents 3-2 at Villa Park.
Woods carded three birdies on his first nine - he started his round on the 10th hole - and birdied the two par 3s on his final nine. Woods was in contention until a disastrous back-nine stretch at the British Open two weeks ago and Thursday's round is his third-straight opening round of par or better since he missed the cut at the U.S.
Trump called Lemon "the dumbest man on television", then implied LeBron is dumb. Earlier this month LeBron James made a stir in the news for his choice to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Los Angeles Lakers . Basketball superstar LeBron James showed a touch of class by opening a school for underprivileged children in his home town. The school is a partnership between the LeBron James Family foundation and the Akron Public School and is created to serve Akron's most challenged ...
In this morning's media watch we hear from the opposition ahead of Sunday's Community Shield match, a word from Tosin Adarabioyo on his loan move to West Brom and predictions for the new Premier League campaign. But we will work for this target. "Guardiola told me here in England that it is very hard, the level is very high", said Sarri, who declared his desire to remain at Chelsea for a decade.
It is no surprise to see the Premier League clubs spending more than any other this summer, though Serie A's spot in second may raise a few eyebrows, over 100m euros of their total 927m euro spend coming courtesy of Juventus' signing of Cristiano Ronaldo .
She also told the sports network Stadium that she sent photos to Meyer's wife, Shelley . Urban Meyer has been placed on paid administration leave. But McMurphy argued that according to text messages, an interview with Courtney Smith , and pictures of the reported abuse, Meyer knew about the alleged 2015 domestic violence incidents.
The wheels have threatened to come off during the club's pre-season tour of the United States, with the Portuguese becoming increasingly outspoken and irritated by a variety of matters. Spurs , with Harry Kane, Jan Vertonghen, Hugo Lloris and Dele Alli among others who played well into July, look to be most at risk from post-World Cup exhaustion, especially considering their small squad and lack of signings so far this summer.
Dalot is one of just three signings for United this summer, along with Brazilian midfielder Fred and back-up goalkeeper Lee Grant . Mourinho had been banking on starting the Premier League season with a back four of Valencia, Shaw, Bailly and Smalling, but all are now injured or carrying knocks, throwing his preparations into disarray ahead of the home game against Leicester on August 10.
Newcastle have agreed a deal with Mainz to sign Japan forward Yoshinori Muto and have tied up personal terms. "This is a big club and previous year we made history". Rondon scored seven goals and provided three assists for West Brom last season, finishing as joint top-scorer alongside Jay Rodriguez. Monday morning brings reports that Newcastle United have had a bid for Federico Fernandez turned down.