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Sports Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri sets his sights on winning Champions League
Author: 0 Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri sets his sights on winning Champions League

Shaqiri, who moved to Anfield earlier this month for a fee understood to be £13million, is unconcerned by the pair's opinions. "They were Manchester United players", he said. I have only just started with my first training session today but I didn't have a long holiday so I didn't lose too much. I don't listen to what other people say'.

Sports Jose Mourinho: I know which of my players are ready
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: I know which of my players are ready

United are in MI where they face Liverpool in the International Champions Cup as part of their pre-season preparations, but are without those players who featured at the World Cup this summer. Klopp, whose Liverpool side will take on Mourinho's Manchester United in MI on Saturday as part of the International Champions Cup exhibition tournament, shrugged off the remarks on Friday.

Sports Manchester United prevail over AC Milan after dramatic 26-penalty shootout
Author: 0 Manchester United prevail over AC Milan after dramatic 26-penalty shootout

United were level less than three minutes later, however, when Andreas Pereira , who has made a big impression for Jose Mourinho's side in the US, sent a wonderful free kick into the top corner of the net. To view the Manchester United vs. Virgin Media customers, however, will be able to watch for free. All three of those "cord-cutter" services require credit card information and subscription fees, but they all offer seven-day free trial periods.

Sports Nibali to have surgery, Demare silences critics in Tour stage win
Author: 0 Nibali to have surgery, Demare silences critics in Tour stage win

The 32-year-old will carry a lead of one minute 51 seconds lead into Sunday's race. Thomas' third place in the time trial has virtually secured his place on top of the podium on Sunday. He tried to get Froome to stop and in the confusion the six-time Grand Tour champion crashed. Thomas finished third in the 20th stage, 14 seconds behind, but that was more than enough to protect the lead of more than two minutes he had at the start of the day.

Sports Vettel on top again in final Hungarian practice
Author: 0 Vettel on top again in final Hungarian practice

His teammate Valtteri Bottas wrapped up a Mercedes 1-2, while Ferrari had to be content with a second-row lockout. Ricciardo put that down to bad luck, but he knows he'll need to rely on more than just luck to recover into the significant points-paying positions on Sunday.

Sports Tour de France riders sprayed with chemical
Author: 0 Tour de France riders sprayed with chemical

Two key crashes on risky descents. Brailsford added the fans' lack of respect could eventually lead foreign teams to stay away from the Tour de France . It's really appreciated that you get support in these hard moments. It's not like football or something. "There could be big gap, and different scenarios, as long as we don't race against each other".

Sports Serena says she is the victim of 'discrimination' over drug tests
Author: 0 Serena says she is the victim of 'discrimination' over drug tests

In a second message, the 36-year-old added: "But I'm ready to do whatever it takes to have a clean sport so bring it on". However, she also claimed that, in order to keep the sport clean, she'll do everything she can. Anti-doping agencies are allowed to target athletes, with success being one of the criteria which can attract the testers. It's just about being equal and not centering one person out.

Sports Manchester United plan sales to fund Harry Maguire deal
Author: 0 Manchester United plan sales to fund Harry Maguire deal

But the Beeb says that Maguire, who started every Premier League game last season, is an integral part of the Foxes' furniture and they are "privately making their position on Maguire clear". "After thinking about all the possibilities, Anthony wants to leave Manchester United", he told RMC, per the Manchester Evening News . Lascelles' performances saw him earn widespread praise and could feel hard done by after missing out on a place in Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad.

Sports Mainz's Muto made to wait for Newcastle move
Author: 0 Mainz's Muto made to wait for Newcastle move

The 26-year-old, who played for Japan at this summer's World Cup, scored a personal-high eight goals in 27 matches in his third season with the German club. James' Park this summer, after Newcastle confirmed the signing on Fabian Schar on Thursday. Newcastle United finished 10th last season in England's top division.

Sports Owners have given Bruce the chance to build a better Villa
Author: 0 Owners have given Bruce the chance to build a better Villa

However, a statement from the club on Wednesday evening confirmed that would not be the case, and that Bruce would be the man to lead Villa into the new Championship season. "But you tell me a manager who loses his mum and dad and is back on the touchline as if nothing has happened. He is a top manager". Aston Villa vs West Ham is available to watch live online tonight.

Sports Klopp provides Keïta injury update ahead of Manchester United friendly
Author: 0 Klopp provides Keïta injury update ahead of Manchester United friendly

You, I think, you have to be fair and now you have to demand and say the team with investments, who are making investments that they started making last season, not just this season, last season. "I would never talk about Manchester United unless somebody asks me about it but I am polite enough to give an answer if somebody asks me". "Jose can say what he wants to say, to be honest, that's how it is", he said.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo reaches deal with Spain’s Tax Office to end tax case
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo reaches deal with Spain’s Tax Office to end tax case

The former Real Madrid man pleaded guilty to tax evasion of €5.7m between 2011 and 2014 last month, following accusations from a Spanish state prosecutor a year ago. The deal was first reported in Spanish media. Sources close to Ronaldo's camp confirmed to ESPN FC last month the terms of the deal agreed with prosecutors at the tax agency, and on Thursday the sources said that Hacienda chiefs signed off on the deal , which comes at the end of over two years of negotiations between the ...

Sports Cubs interested in Cole Hamels
Author: 0 Cubs interested in Cole Hamels

Hamels is 4-2 with a 2.93 ERA in 10 starts on the road this season. His differential in home-road splits is stark, as he has a 6.41 ERA in Rangers home games and a 2.93 ERA on the road. Hamels, 34, is struggling, too, going 1-3 with a 10.23 ERA in his last five starts. Yu Darvish is unlikely to return from the DL before mid-August and Tyler Chatwood's control problems persisted Thursday (he has 85 walks in 94 innings this season).

Sports Froome to support Thomas as his own Tour hopes fade
Author: 0 Froome to support Thomas as his own Tour hopes fade

Thomas had attacked his group of rivals near the finish to cross five seconds clear of rising Slovenian star Primož Roglič (Lotto-Jumbo), in fourth, and Dutchman Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) in fifth. A Formula One-like grid start introduced to the Tour for the first time had little impact on the race as Thomas and Froome waited for their Sky teammates to join them.

Sports Luke Shaw: ‘I’ve never been out of shape’
Author: 0 Luke Shaw: ‘I’ve never been out of shape’

The defender is in great shape physically after a personal pre-season programme in Dubai this month but, more than anything, he would rather his physique was not constantly judged. The former Southampton star has started all United's pre-season matches and he is proving his fitness. It was a good shape to start the season off, the preseason, but now I'm working harder than ever and first game of the season I want to look 10 times better than I did in that picture.

Author: 0 DeRozan: Raptors fans are ‘some great f--n’ fans’

Not even just Toronto, everything that came with Canada, wearing that Toronto Raptors jersey. "Because all summer through the talks we had - through the talks, he had with my agent - you know, it seemed like I was in that discussion of moving forward with the team", DeRozan said.

Sports Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to 4-year, $120M extension
Author: 0 Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to 4-year, $120M extension

According to ESPN's Adrian Wajnarowski and Brain Windhorst, Kevin Love has signed a four year extension worth $120 million. That means the Cavs are committed to Love for the next five years at $145 million, . The Cleveland Cavaliers now have to focus all of their decisions around Love, and they may find it hard to do that. Love, who will turn 30 in September, just completed his fourth season with Cleveland, which was swept by Golden State in the National Basketball Association finals.

Sports Will Emery kick off with a bang against Manchester City?
Author: 0 Will Emery kick off with a bang against Manchester City?

They are certainly the favourites to lift the Premier League this season", said McManaman. "For 75 minutes we are incredible against that team, playing in the final of the Champions League and those kind of unbelievable players we have I am so, so proud".

Sports Woods reveals softer side after Open heroics
Author: 0 Woods reveals softer side after Open heroics

He took advantage of the course's easiest hole at No. 14 and sunk the long eagle putt. The Final Round of The Open Championship has been filled with an ample amount of drama. "I know it's going to sting for a little bit here, but given where I was to where I am now, (I feel) blessed". Woods held the lead after 60 holes at the 147th Open Championship .

Sports Manchester United Need To Sell Martial To Land Belgian Superstar
Author: 0 Manchester United Need To Sell Martial To Land Belgian Superstar

The late World Cup runs of France, Belgium and England have wreaked havoc with United's pre-season tour of the United States, with players such as Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones and Ashley Young all missing. I got the text and accidentally clicked straight away [ergo showing that he'd read it]. It made me feel confident about the upcoming season, and that's why I'm working harder than ever because I want to prove to him that I can be here.

Sports Salah & Mane On Target As Reds Sink City
Author: 0 Salah & Mane On Target As Reds Sink City

That goal convinced Jurgen Klopp to introduce his talisman as Salah replaced youngster Curtis Jones and wasted no time in picking up where he left off from last season as he headed home the equaliser just 1 minute after coming off the bench.

Sports Blue Jays
Author: 0 Blue Jays "Appear Close" To Striking J.A. Happ Swap

The 35-year-old is in the final season of a three-year, $36 million deal he signed prior to the 2016 season. The Yankees had Drury on their big league roster as a utility guy at various points the last few weeks, but he didn't play much. "If it means that someone goes to triple-A, that's a good scenario for an organization". Severe migraines and blurry vision sent Drury to the disabled list for most of April, but he returned to action on May 10 and has played consistently since then.

Sports Imran Khan bats for peace with India
Author: 0 Imran Khan bats for peace with India

Khan offered to investigate all the allegations of rigging and said he wants to "unite" the country under his leadership. In an unusual press conference early on Thursday, Chief Election Commissioner Muhammad Raza Khan congratulated the people of Pakistan for participating in the election process.

Sports ‘Half-baked’ summer moves questioned after LeBron James arrival
Author: 0 ‘Half-baked’ summer moves questioned after LeBron James arrival

The Lakers announced their signing of Beasley to a one-year contract Monday, adding the versatile forward to their new core of veterans around LeBron James . Beasley played in 74 games (30 starts) for the Knicks last season, averaging 13.2 points (.507 FG%), 5.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 22.3 minutes per game.

Sports Joe Hart speaks out on Man City future amid Chelsea links
Author: 0 Joe Hart speaks out on Man City future amid Chelsea links

Mahrez was City's best player and showcased his attacking threat with a decent run and cross midway through the first half. The announced attendance was 34,000+, but that figure is generously inflated to say the least. "Both very good", Guardiola responded. I've played at the highest level for a long time and done a lot of things in the game. He is training like a young guy, 18 years old.