by | August 12, 2017 | 19:04

Honestly, you could not have asked for more to open the Premier League season for the 2017-18 campaign. City enters this season as the favourite to climb back to the top of the league. Sanchez led Arsenal with 24 goals last season, and was the only Premier League player to reach double figures in both goals and assists (10).

by | August 12, 2017 | 18:54

Late goals from substitutes Giroud and Aaron Ramsey cancelled out Leicester's 3-2 lead and ensured the Gunners kicked off their 2017/18 campaign on a winning note. "It's simple, in every game he is stronger since he joined us", Wenger said. "The goals we conceded, we can work to get rid of that. I know how important he is not only as a player but also in the group".

by | August 12, 2017 | 18:09

The Catalan giants have been rocked by the loss of key forward Neymar this month, seeing the Brazil global join Paris Saint-Germain after a £198m clause in his contract was met. "Where we want to go and where this should stop", Klopp added. According to the report, Di Maria wants to leave PSG following the arrival of Neymar , knowing that his opportunities at the French club will become limited.

by | August 12, 2017 | 17:19

Hudson, who is studying for his UEFA A coaching license, will join Wagner in the dug-out at Selhurst Park. Huddersfield finished fifth in the Championship but progressed through the playoffs to reach the top flight and Wagner insists he is in no hurry to change tactics this season.

by | August 12, 2017 | 16:53

Rose, in his apology via his agency Base Soccer, did not comment on his future as he went on to wish good luck to Tottenham for their first league match of the season against Newcastle United. For me it's not a big issue. "I forgive him and now we move on". Ross Barkley and Juan Foyth have both been linked with joining last season's runners-up, yet no deals have been completed, leaving Pochettino with a squad weaker than the one which ended last term.

by | August 12, 2017 | 16:49

Isco made his point in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday, however, as he starred in Real Madrid's 2-1 win over Manchester United in Macedonia. Ronaldo enjoyed a longer vacation than his Real Madrid teammates to fully recover from Portugal's participation in the Confederations Cup in June.

by | August 12, 2017 | 16:33

This group of players is going to stay for a long time at Manchester City ". "We are going to see at the end of the season what happens, knowing how hard it is". Defenders Benjamin Mendy , Kyle Walker and Danilo have all arrived at the Etihad Stadium along with goalkeeper Ederson and midfielder Bernardo Silva to take City's expenditure to £217 million ($281 million, 238 million euros).

by | August 12, 2017 | 16:30

Going forward Manchester City are very strong, and they have bought players at the back. "Hopefully next season I will be here and we are not going to spend how we have this season". "We make good things last season with the player we had", he said. "You've got to be able to overcome those hard experiences that are going to come in this league".

by | August 12, 2017 | 15:05

Fellow new recruit Bernardo Silva is available but he could lack match fitness after an extended summer break . "They are all great people and good friends". I saw him on the TV last season, but it will depend on how he and the other players adjust to the Premier League . The only previous top-flight campaign in which Brighton began with a victory was 1980-81, when they beat Wolves 2-0 at home.

by | August 12, 2017 | 15:01

The diminutive Mexican is in line to make his debut against his former club this Sunday in United's Premier League opener. And the Hornets will be getting used to the limelight after make their second appearance in nine days on Tuesday, November 28, at 8pm against Manchester United at Vicarage Road .

by | August 12, 2017 | 13:25

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in a deal for the midfielder and are yet to make any moves in the transfer window, with chairman Daniel Levy a notoriously tough negotiator. Sigurdsson has not figured in much of Swansea's preseason programme after being left out of their tour of the United States amid speculation over his future.

by | August 12, 2017 | 13:24

The Amex Stadium will be the 56th different stadium to host a Premier League match. The Portuguese manager won the league title in his second full season in charge of FC Porto, Chelsea , Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Chelsea again, and feels the sequence can continue.

by | August 12, 2017 | 13:20

Roger Federer continued his march towards a third Rogers Cup triumph with a straight-sets win over Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday. "Plus I feel comfortable at the net so why not spend some time up there instead of slugging it out from the baseline?" The other semifinal will be Canadian Cinderella wildcard Denis Shapovalova, who upset Adrian Mannarino 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, against No.

by | August 12, 2017 | 13:20

Nemanja Matic has gone and Diego Costa seems to be going - it's true that good players are coming [in] but not these kind of players. Antonio Conte guided Chelsea to the title in his first season in charge but it appears all is not well at Stamford Bridge.

by | August 12, 2017 | 12:28

The 2017-18 Premier League season could not have gotten off to a more thrilling start. New recruit Harry Maguire is expected to be assigned to Lacazette and he is aiming to stop the French forward who has scored 91 goals in the French Ligue 1 over the past four seasons.

by | August 12, 2017 | 11:46

Inter Milan winger Perisic has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, and Samuel Luckhurst of the Manchester Evening News reported the Red Devils "have not ended their pursuit" of the Croatia global. However, La Liga giants Barca could meet Inter's asking price of €50 million (£45.5 million) for Perisic if they fail to snap up either Philippe Coutinho or Ousmane Dembele as a replacement for Neymar, per Sportitalia (via Football Italia ).

by | August 12, 2017 | 11:35

A recent report says that Irving didn't talk to his teammates for consecutive days during the National Basketball Association playoffs. McMenamin added that players have their ups and downs in the regular season, but in the intensity and spotlight of the playoffs, Irving's actions may have been eye-opening to some, including Jones.

by | August 12, 2017 | 11:22

After starting day two well in the mix at even par , world No.17 Scott sits 13 shots off the pace and on the projected five-over cut line, which will be official once all the incomplete second rounds are finished early on Saturday morning.

by | August 12, 2017 | 11:07

On Friday, Beane announced that Watkins - along with a 2018 sixth-round pick - was heading to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second round pick. "Just a sore shoulder, I guess", Zimmer said. And look at the numbers they put up-on average nearly 1,100 receiving yards and 8 TDs. Despite the risks involved - Jeffery and Smith came with questions, Agholor has been a mistake-ridden disappointment through two National Football League seasons, Hollins is a rookie ...

by | August 12, 2017 | 10:44

Our levels of confidence and knowledge are higher so I am happy to start the season. I understand by doing 75 percent of what I asked, the club did very well. "I have to try to win every match". "Europa League is not Champions League", he said. However, the United manager is confident that his team can improve on that, having had a good pre-season and are well prepared.

by | August 12, 2017 | 10:43

The former Sweden global has been recovering from surgery at United's training ground and is expected to be fit again in December. "So we are having conversations and we are discussing the possibility of him to stay with us for the second part of the season".

by | August 12, 2017 | 10:45

With the trade, the Rams no longer have the ability to exercise his 2018 option after the Bills declined it earlier this offseason. He's also entering a contract year, but the Bills additionally scored a third-rounder, giving them multiple picks in the first three rounds.

by | August 12, 2017 | 10:14

The Philadelphia Phillies will try ot get on the board with a win after their loss in game two on Friday. 17-3. The Mets have out-homered the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park 17-3 this season and now have 54 homers here since the beginning of the 2015 season.

by | August 12, 2017 | 08:16

And Reds legend Scholes, who, it's fair to say, knows a thing or two about central midfielders, believes Matic's arrival represents one of the best pieces of business of the summer. "Matic knows very well what I think about him", told Sky Sports at today's Premier League launch. "I repeat: my only task is to focus on the pitch, what happens on the pitch, during the training session to work with my players.

by | August 12, 2017 | 07:58

By having the most successful summer of any Premier League team, adding to their already talented squad, filling up holes left in the squad, and dominating preseason, City should not only be the favorite to win the League, but also a serious contender for the Champions League.