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At a media conference yesterday, Coutinho said his move to Barca materialised partly because of his relationship with Luiz Suarez, who also left Anfield for the Nou Camp four years ago. "I have always said I am living a dream, we are very happy to be here", he told the club's official website . "I think he can bring us a lot of things", he said.
  • Neymar trolls Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho over hairstyle on Instagram

    Neymar trolls Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho over hairstyle on Instagram

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    Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has lifted the lid on a conversation he had with Philippe Coutinho , shortly after he sealed his record-breaking move to Barcelona . "We need to thank Liverpool as well for agreeing to negotiate, because otherwise this wouldn't have been possible". It was revealed that Coutinho will be out for 20 days with a thigh injury - missing the Catalans' game against Celta Vigo on Thursday.
  • Ireland to host India in two T20s at Malahide in June

    Ireland to host India in two T20s at Malahide in June

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    India will have a small addition to their busy 2018 cricketing schedule after the BCCI announced a two-match T20I tour to Ireland at the end of June. The two T20Is will be held in Dublin on June 27 and June 29 . During the tour, the Indian team will face the Irish side in a two-match T20I series. The 11th full member of the ICC, Ireland was handed Test status by the worldwide governing body, along with Afghanistan, in June a year ago.
  • Jets cruise past slumping Sabres

    Jets cruise past slumping Sabres

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    Comments from the San Jose Sharks raised the ire of fans in Winnipeg, but the Jets faithful will be the ones getting the last laugh if the team continues to draft, develop and build a victor. "Obviously, shifts after a goal are important". Lehner allowed three goals and was pulled after Ehlers scored 1:26 into the second period. Laine snapped a seven-game goal drought and Ehlers went eight games without a goal before Tuesday.
  • Mueller Looking Into Trump's Finances Would Sink President, Wolff Claims

    Mueller Looking Into Trump's Finances Would Sink President, Wolff Claims

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    Flynn and whether he fired Mr. Comey to try to hinder the F.B.I. investigation into Russia-related matters. So it is possible that Robert Mueller's inquiry winds up indicting President Trump , and the Republicans do nothing about it-preferring to work with an indicted president instead of impeaching him and working with Vice President Mike Pence.
  • Los Angeles Lakers vs Sacramento Kings recap and highlights

    Los Angeles Lakers vs Sacramento Kings recap and highlights

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    Brook Lopez scored 18 points and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 16 for the Lakers , who have won back-to-back games after losing nine straight. "We're trying to play a certain way and have a certain standard", Walton said . This was quite a insane game, to say the least, but the Lakers managed to cruise in the second half to a 99-86 victory over the Kings at Staples Center for their second straight win.
  • Manchester United reach agreement with Paris Saint Germain to sign Lucas Moura

    Manchester United reach agreement with Paris Saint Germain to sign Lucas Moura

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    However, having failed to fulfill his potential over five years and merely being used as a squad player under Unai Emery, Lucas is willing to link up with Jose Mourinho. Lucas Moura has had a bit-part role at PSG this season. Johnson added Moura, 25, is only interested in joining the Red Devils, and PSG "will play ball" if the Premier League outfit make a permanent offer.
  • Arsène Wenger: past year at Chelsea I sat next to my gardener

    Arsène Wenger: past year at Chelsea I sat next to my gardener

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    I said, "Good afternoon". Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal: The Gunners have serious problems in defence so I can see Chelsea scoring at least two goals this evening. After the game is less important. "But I could miss almost one half if it takes too much time to get to and from my seat!" But Wenger, who has lifted the trophy a record seven times , launched staunch defence of his proud record.
  • Arsenal ready to swoop for £27m Sanchez replacement tonight

    Arsenal ready to swoop for £27m Sanchez replacement tonight

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    However, as quoted by Goal , Boca Juniors' president Daniel Angelici has insisted that the club are yet to receive an approach from the Gunners for Pavon. "If Arsenal are interested they should contact Boca and try send over an offer if they are truly interested in him". Arsenal may have chosen the replacement for Alexis Sanchez , but it's not the huge name some fans perhaps expect.
  • Richie Incognito had 'misunderstanding' with Yannick Ngakoue, says Bills GM

    Richie Incognito had 'misunderstanding' with Yannick Ngakoue, says Bills GM

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    Beane confirmed some type of exchange happened but declined to get into details. Ngakoue wrote: "Great win today!" Beane added that Incognito "is trying to reach out" to Ngakoue in what will presumably be an attempt to clear up that misunderstanding and avoided any definitive answer about whether Incognito's future with the team could be affected by what happened on Sunday.
  • Tempers flare as Heat silence Raptors for fifth straight win

    Tempers flare as Heat silence Raptors for fifth straight win

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    Serge Ibaka finished with 11 after he was ejected in the second half. DeMar Derozan answered Goran Dragic's clutch basket with his own, giving the Raptors the lead via a follow up on his own miss with 3.1 seconds remaining. Portland has won four of five overall despite playing most of that stretch without star guard Damien Lillard, who sat out for the seventh time in the last nine games with a left calf strain.
  • No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No

    No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No

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    UNC Asheville 67, Radford 56: Destinee Walker was the Highlanders' top scorer off the bench with 14 points, but a 20-point game from Khaila Webb pushed the Bulldogs (5-9, 2-1 Big South) past Radford (8-6, 1-2). "Got more spacing and found my teammates in the second half". Not only did they take seven more shots from the line but converted on almost 86 percent of the attempts as opposed to 64 percent for the Red Raiders.
  • Antonio Conte places Thorgan Hazard on Chelsea's transfer wishlist

    Antonio Conte places Thorgan Hazard on Chelsea's transfer wishlist

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    Chelsea duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois are Real Madrid's primary summer transfer targets , according to respected La Liga journalist Guillem Balague . "Do Eden and I encourage each other to sign? Yes". I don't think beyond that. When quizzed on his future recently, he said: "I have a four-year contract and I am happy here".
  • No. 5 Purdue at MI

    No. 5 Purdue at MI

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    Possession was originally awarded to the Wolverines (14-4, 3-2 Big Ten), but after the review, officials changed the call and gave it to Purdue with 6.2 seconds left. Dakota Mathias and Vince Edwards make up the core of the team. MI will need the combo of Duncan Robinson and Isaiah Livers to be solid defensively in this match-up.
  • Ailing captain Root bats on in bid to save England

    Ailing captain Root bats on in bid to save England

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    Root , 42 not out overnight, did not resume his innings at the start of play, but came in after Moeen Ali fell. Root received a standing ovation from the sparse crowd as he made his way to the middle, and despite feeling unwell, he appeared composed at the crease and quickly raised his fifth half-century of the series came with a flick to fine leg off Lyon for three.
  • Crystal Palace Would Like To Sign Ruben Loftus-Cheek Permanently

    Crystal Palace Would Like To Sign Ruben Loftus-Cheek Permanently

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    Roy Hodgson says Crystal Palace's players deserve the credit for getting off the bottom and into the mix of club's vying for Premier League survival. "Ruben's a player we like very much". Chelsea have no interest in selling Ruben Loftus-Cheek in the summer and still regard him as a part of their long-term plans.
  • Eminem, 2 Chainz & Phresher Go Crazy On The

    Eminem, 2 Chainz & Phresher Go Crazy On The "Chloraseptic (Remix)"

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    Despite its critics, Revival , made United States chart history, making Eminem the first artist to have eight consecutive no 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart when it dropped in mid-December. "/ B*tch, suck my d*ck ." he says over the high-powered track. "On it, he raps: "'Not as raw as I was? " While you sat with your arms crossed / Did your little reaction videos and talked over songs ".
  • Zach LaVine to Make Team Debut vs. Pistons After Knee Injury

    Zach LaVine to Make Team Debut vs. Pistons After Knee Injury

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    Before his knee betrayed him last season, LaVine, 22, had developed an outside game, as well as being one of the most athletic players in the league when it came to attacking the rim. "When I found out, I got a little bit of the butterflies". This is the continuation and ending of his rehab. And I know he's really anxious to. Paxson acknowledged that LaVine wanted to return in NY on Wednesday night against the Knicks, but the Bulls wanted to get him a few more practices before coming back.
  • Anthony Joshua set for heavyweight showdown with Joseph Parker

    Anthony Joshua set for heavyweight showdown with Joseph Parker

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    The probable date for the fight is March 31 at a venue to be determined in the United Kingdom, with a site in England or Wales most likely. Hearn confirmed on Tuesday that further talks will take place with Parker's representatives in the coming days in the hope of getting a bout agreed.