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Paul Pogba signed for United for a then-record transfer fee of €105 million in 2016. The Red Devils paid big money to snare Pogba away from Italian champions Juventus two years ago, but he has been subject to criticism at Old Trafford, while there are also question marks over his relationship with Jose Mourinho .
  • Nairo Quintana takes 17th stage as Geraint Thomas solidifies lead

    Nairo Quintana takes 17th stage as Geraint Thomas solidifies lead

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    But he unleashed a stunning ride that after 2hrs 21m 27s gave him victory by 28s from Irishman Dan Martin (Team UAE-Emirates) and 47s ahead of third-placed Thomas. But it did boost his confidence for the finale. "I thought it was maybe an accident, just maybe an overly exuberant fan", Thomas said. He said he has been repeatedly spat at since the race started, and spectators have punched him and tried to make him fall off his bike.
  • Unai Emery Releases Statement On Mesut Ozil

    Unai Emery Releases Statement On Mesut Ozil

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    Ozil was born in Germany to a Turkish family. "He has experience, he has quality and he has a great mentality and we are going to help him feel good and to show his quality with us". Arsenal forward Reiss Nelson and midfielder Alex Iwobi sat alongside Ozil at the fan event in Singapore. Asked whether Ozil was mentally prepared for the season, Spaniard Emery said: "I am sure he is going to have a big season with us".
  • Hamilton keeps German Grand Prix win after investigation

    Hamilton keeps German Grand Prix win after investigation

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    He was in a class of his own, persistently lapping quicker than the rest of the field but he rated the German Grand Prix as a superior run. On an extraordinary day, Hamilton's victory had hung in the balance for close to 90 minutes after he was hauled in front of the stewards for aborting a late pit-stop, cutting across the grass, and rejoining the track.
  • Jose Mourinho: Why I'm Not Happy

    Jose Mourinho: Why I'm Not Happy

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    One positive for Mourinho in the draw against MLS side San Jose was the encouraging display of January signing Alexis Sanchez, who arrived on tour late after Visa issues. Pogba will not link up with his United teammates until they return from their pre-season tour of the United States. "I would say third match, playing against a team in a similar situation as us, after three weeks is OK, is nearly like you need a preseason with them, but for the first two matches we have to fight for the ...
  • Riyad Mahrez reveals he made Man City move to win more silverware

    Riyad Mahrez reveals he made Man City move to win more silverware

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    Manchester City midfielder Leroy Sane will be seeking a big season after missing out on the German squad for the World Cup. "I have a young team and I am comfortable working with them". He works very hard in training on small details. If they believe it's the best for them, it's flawless for them. Mahrez made his debut in the International Champions Cup defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Chicago on Friday and could make his first senior start in the Community Shield at Wembley on August 5.
  • The Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year 2018 nominees revealed

    The Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year 2018 nominees revealed

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    In Spain, the 33-year-old met his biggest footballing rival in Messi, with whom he regularly challenged for domestic awards and trophies, as well as many individual accolades. The award will be decided by votes from national team captains, coaches, journalists and fans. Argentine forward Messi topped the scoring charts with 34 goals in Barcelona's third La Liga title win in the last four seasons.
  • Roma agree deal to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux

    Roma agree deal to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux

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    The 21-year-old put pen to paper on a five-year contract with the Blaugrana , as the club announced on Tuesday. Malcom agreed a five-year deal to move to the Camp Nou, with a release clause expected to be fixed at €400m. "The operation will cost 41 million euros and 1 million in variables", Barcelona said in a statement. However, Sky in Italy are reporting that Barcelona have now entered the race the sign the highly-rated forward, who scored 12 goals in 38 appearances last season.
  • Turkish President Erdogan comes to Ozil's defence

    Turkish President Erdogan comes to Ozil's defence

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    When Germany crashed out of the World Cup in Russian Federation after the knock-out stage, Ozil was made a scapegoat by some pundits in a group of senior players who failed to perform. "I used to wear the German shirt with such pride and excitement, but now I don't". "I can clearly relate to what Mesut feels". Ozil's decision to quit playing for Germany and his strongly-worded four-page statement caused uproar in Germany even as it was applauded by Turkish ministers.
  • Team Sky's Moscon kicked out of Tour de France

    Team Sky's Moscon kicked out of Tour de France

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    Astana rider Omar Fraile hauled in breakaway rider Jasper Stuyven of Belgium late in the stage on Saturday, claiming the lead near the summit of the Cote de Croix Neuve, a three-kilometer ascent at a punishing average gradient of 10.2 percent.
  • Pakistan's batsman Fakhar Zaman continues to break records

    Pakistan's batsman Fakhar Zaman continues to break records

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    Here, we look at the key takeaways from another excellent day at the office for Pakistan . India has six such five-match ODI series win followed by South Africa with five, West Indies , Australia and Sri Lanka with four 5-match series clean sweep.
  • Unai Emery Begins Arsenal Reign With Fabulous 8-0 Win

    Unai Emery Begins Arsenal Reign With Fabulous 8-0 Win

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    And asked how he will help the midfielder get over his recent hardships, Emery said: "We are here to help every player". His second came two minutes later, a real poachers effort, heading from inside the six-yard box following good work from Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
  • Chelsea Line Up Man Utd Star As Hazard Replacement

    Chelsea Line Up Man Utd Star As Hazard Replacement

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    Earlier this week, reports in France claimed that Chelsea and Madrid have reached an initial agreement to sell Hazard for €190 million (£170m). "I think he's our best player", said Fabregas. Former Italy worldwide Zola made over 300 appearances and scored 80 goals for the Blues between 1996 and 2003. "I would be very surprised if Chelsea didn't have big offers for him right now".
  • Manchester United pre-season opener attracts less than 38,000 supporters

    Manchester United pre-season opener attracts less than 38,000 supporters

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    Although Mourinho sees physical limitations in the youngster, who was young player of the year at United last season, the manager praised him for his confidence. "Today is good for Alexis", Mourinho said. "I think a guy like (Nemanja) Matic has all the attributes to be Manchester United captain but of course he arrived only one year ago".
  • Third Tour de France stage win for Sagan as Thomas retains lead

    Third Tour de France stage win for Sagan as Thomas retains lead

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    You can vote for stage 15's Zwift Rider of the Day below. Bora-Hansgrohe's Sagan won by a wheel length from Alexander Kristoff of UAE Team Emirates . For a long time, it looked as if Thomas, a two-time Olympic gold medallist in team pursuit, would relinquish his yellow jersey as Kruijswik opened up a commanding lead in the climb up Alpe d'Huez.
  • Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US

    Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US

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    The England worldwide still has 12 months left on his City contract, although he is not part of Pep Guardiola's plans at the Etihad. 'So it is important that English football has received an exceptional player and at the end if they want to come, it's better they come.
  • Pele sends message of support to Alisson after completing Liverpool switch

    Pele sends message of support to Alisson after completing Liverpool switch

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    And the atmosphere generated inside Anfield on the night Liverpool beat Roma in their Champions League semi-final played a part in convincing him to join the club this summer. Last season when I was at Monaco, when we had the need for me to defend, I used to stay back and my teammates would attack. We were not too bad past year but we had to improve and we tried that on the transfer market.