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He has been one of Jose Mourinho's standout performers so far and has now claimed five goals and five assists in total since the start of the season. Martial, 21, moved to Manchester United from Monaco in 2015 for a fee that could rise to as much as £58million - at the time making him the most expensive teenager in history.
  • Oscar explains how Antonio Conte made it impossible for him to stay

    Oscar explains how Antonio Conte made it impossible for him to stay

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    See how a selection of fans reacted below. Conte has the Blues back in the mix to defend that crown this term, with there still a long way to go in what promises to be a keenly-contested battle for supremacy. "Of course Manchester City and Manchester United are appearing for the games they are doing, for the goals they are applying, but Chelsea are a very strong team".
  • Heynckes 'close to taking over' at crisis-hit Bayern

    Heynckes 'close to taking over' at crisis-hit Bayern

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    The Bundesliga champions opted to part with their Italian coach on the back of a slow start to the 2017-18 campaign, which culminated in a 3-0 Champions League defeat at Paris Saint-Germain. "It's not a comeback, it's [because of] friendships, and I've only done it because I have a lot to thank Bayern for", Heynckes told Kicker . This will be Heynckes' fourth spell at the club, having previously been at the helm from 1987-1991, for a five-game spell in 2009, and again from 2011-2013.
  • Vermaelen: Barcelona didn't allow me to complete summer transfer to Everton

    Vermaelen: Barcelona didn't allow me to complete summer transfer to Everton

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    Vermaelen was asked about the transfer speculation surrounding him during the summer and revealed he "didn't have a choice but to stay" at Barca. A failed transfer deadline day deal saw the Belgian centre-back remain at Barcelona at least until January, and, now on on global duty, the 31-year-old revealed the reasons behind his club's decision to keep him.
  • Penn State wants Northwestern to prepare for Gesicki

    Penn State wants Northwestern to prepare for Gesicki

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    Then it dawned on me.The guy who set the Penn State record for passing yards and passing touchdowns in a season in 2016, the guy who threw for 384 yards and four touchdowns in the Big Ten title game previous year, the guy who has thrown a touchdown pass in 20 consecutive games might be underrated, underappreciated or both.Nittany Lions coach James Franklin and offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead, both aware of the underworld on social media, felt compelled to strongly defend ...
  • Simona Halep defeated Shaparova for the first time în her career

    Simona Halep defeated Shaparova for the first time în her career

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    After her defeat Sharapova, a former number one now ranked 104 following her 15-month suspension for taking meldonium, gave an insight into the rollercoaster of emotions in top-level tennis . Defending women's singles champion Agnieszka Radwanska was beaten in three sets by Russian Daria Kasatkina . In the quarter-finals, she meets the victor between 11th-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and Russian Daria Kasatkina .
  • Derek Carr returns to practice for Raiders after back injury

    Derek Carr returns to practice for Raiders after back injury

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    A lot of the calls are, we think, going to be the same. "I told him that the team will take care of business while he's healing and just get healed up and when he can come back, he'll come back". That came on the heels of a one-catch, 6-yard game against Washington in which he was the intended receiver five times. They're not going to change their offense, there's no question about that.
  • Mourinho: I'm a 'better coach' at United than anywhere else

    Mourinho: I'm a 'better coach' at United than anywhere else

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    Valencia made 43 appearances last term as United lifted both the League Cup and the Europa League, but by the end of the campaign he was being used sparingly by Mourinho and started just four of the final 10 games. "I feel no stress". If they need a manager, they have a chance, but Marouane? Fellaini has blossomed under Mourinho's leadership, delivering the most confident football of his United career.
  • European Union pivots east as free trade deal with USA stalls

    European Union pivots east as free trade deal with USA stalls

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    Leaders from India and the European Union began talks at a summit Friday amid hopes that negotiations on a free trade agreement could be revived soon. Stating that the European Union continues to be India's largest trading partner, the Prime Minister said the 28-nation bloc was also one of the largest investors in India.
  • Lenox Wealth Management Inc. Invests $547000 in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

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    Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a holding company. As per Tuesday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, August 12 with "Buy". Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) has risen 57.33% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. KeyBanc Capital Markets has "Overweight" rating and $145 target.
  • Barcelona game played without fans amid Catalonia vote

    Barcelona game played without fans amid Catalonia vote

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    Pique, one of the most outspoken players defending the referendum, had called Sunday's incidents "shameful". Champions Real Madrid , who are sixth on 11 points, play at home to Espanyol later on Sunday searching for a first home win of the season in the league.
  • Lewis Hamilton aiming to build championship lead at Japanese Grand Prix

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    The Finn looks destined to finish third in the F1 World Drivers' Championship this year, sitting 25 points behind Sebastian Vettel and 45 points ahead of Daniel Ricciardo. But you've got to look at the season: we've got more pole positions than anyone, we're leading both championships and still are the best team. How we achieve it doesn't matter, as long as we achieve it.
  • Hamilton discards conservative approach to title fight

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    Vettel looked on course to bounce back from his disappointing retirement in Singapore and make a serious indent on Lewis Hamilton's championship lead in Sepang, until engine issues in FP3 and qualifying put his hopes of winning in Malaysia in jeopardy.
  • Hamilton discards conservative approach to title fight

    Hamilton discards conservative approach to title fight

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    Vettel looked on course to bounce back from his disappointing retirement in Singapore and make a serious indent on Lewis Hamilton's championship lead in Sepang, until engine issues in FP3 and qualifying put his hopes of winning in Malaysia in jeopardy.
  • Mercedes' Hamilton poised for Japanese GP fight

    Mercedes' Hamilton poised for Japanese GP fight

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    Hamilton has not been beaten by Vettel since the summer break but Mercedes' dominance of Monza at the start of September failed to transfer to either Singapore or Malaysia , when Ferrari possessed the fastest vehicle. "So, just before we headed for Suzuka we brought Max and Daniel to the Konnou Dojo in Shibuya for a training session in the 300-year-old martial art of Kendo".
  • Liverpool Need

    Liverpool Need "One Big Win" to Get Their Season Back on Track

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    Liverpool sit seventh in the table and already seven points behind United - who are level on points with Manchester City at the top of the league - and will be desperate to record a much-needed win against Jose Mourinho's men. Nonetheless, Nicol does not think that the German will be sacked if the club fail to qualify for next season's edition of the Champions League . While matters on the worldwide stage have been fairly straightforward for Hummels, the same can not be said for his ...
  • Iniesta ´renews for life´ at Barcelona

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    The Spaniard's trophy cabinet is one stocked to the rafters, with eight La Liga titles, five Copa Del Ray crowns and, most impressively, four UEFA Champions League winners' medals. "Following the signing, around 1.00pm local time, FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu and Iniesta will address the media in the Camp Nou press room".
  • Brazil face Bolivia in World cup qualification clash

    Brazil face Bolivia in World cup qualification clash

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    The 'keeper thwarted both players again in the second period, after Bolivia's Diego Bejarano Ibanez rattled the bar in first-half injury time with a spectacular 30-metre strike. The point extended his run in the qualifiers to 11 games without defeat. Manchester City stars Éderson Moraes, Danilo Luiz, Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus will represent the Blues in the last two World Cup Qualifiers for Brazil , against Bolivia and Chile .
  • NBA Legend Says He Would Kneel During The National Anthem

    NBA Legend Says He Would Kneel During The National Anthem

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    But I believe it was his way of challenging the current players and urging them to take some kind of action against Silver's mandate. NBA great Kobe Bryant said he would kneel during the national anthem if he was still playing. In their pre-season games so far, the Lakers have stood with locked arms during the anthem. "(Teams do not have the discretion to waive this rule)".
  • Azhar Ali out, Inam earns maiden call for Pakistan ODIs

    Azhar Ali out, Inam earns maiden call for Pakistan ODIs

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    The last two matches of the five-match series will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on October 20 and 23. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed that Malinga's disappointing statistics with the ball are one reason why he didn't get selected, while the other is the fact that they are looking to put together a team with the 2019 World Cup in mind.
  • Cubs choose Hendricks to start against Nats in game one

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    Getting the nod for Game 2 is the experienced veteran, Jon Lester . According to Janes, Scherzer was "really letting it go on flat ground" and appeared "normal", suggesting his hamstring shouldn't be an issue for the National League Division Series.