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by | December 30, 2017 | 22:59

He's been linked with moves to Bayern Munich and Juventus, to name just a number of clubs said to be showing interest, but Liverpool have seemingly won the race to sign the highly rated midfielder. Schalke could still sell Goretzka for a big fee this January, which is why it would be a stunning deal if Liverpool could seal his signature on a free transfer.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:20

Spurs will travel to Liberty Stadium with Wanyama expected to make the trip, though striker Harry Kane is a doubt. "That could be a huge call if Tottenham in two or three years haven't won a trophy and his form is still as good as it is - then he'll have a big question to answer, because I'm sure the big boys will come calling".

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:18

New boss Alan Pardew has yet to taste victory in six attempts since taking over from Tony Pulis . As a manager usually known for making an immediate impact and providing a short-term solution, this must be incredibly worrying for fans. When is West Brom vs Arsenal? Unfortunately across the same two games they have also conceded five times, including shipping two to struggling Crystal Palace last time out.

by | December 30, 2017 | 21:07

Romelu Lukaku was forced from the field after suffering a nasty head injury in the first-half of Manchester United's clash with Southampton. Mourinho will be glad to hear that there was no need to take Lukaku to hospital and the attacker continued to be treated by medical staff at Old Trafford.

by | December 30, 2017 | 20:52

Jamie Lewis produced the performance of his career to knock out the number two seed - known by his nickname Snakebite - at the Championship on Wednesday. The afternoon's second quarter-final saw Cross win a thriller against Van den Bergh as he also booked his place in the last four. But with the support of the crowd - who turned the KC and the Sunshine Band classic "Give it Up" the way of Van den Bergh - the 23-year-old edged out Cross to claim the third set.

by | December 30, 2017 | 19:48

Rain showers will start overspreading the region on Sunday morning and last into the evening. Where you should prepare is blocking your bare skin from high winds that will be blowing through. The wind chill factor will make it feel as if it's in the teens. The main concern will be the frigid temperatures to contend with on New Year's Eve .

by | December 30, 2017 | 19:38

Everton have vaulted up the table to ninth place after sitting as low as 18th earlier in the season. The Cherries claimed a dramatic 3-3 draw with West Ham United on Boxing Day, with Callum Wilson's controversial equaliser handing them a share of the spoils.

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:41

However, Rodgers believes that those recent defeats will haunt their city rivals, even though he initially sought to downplay their significance. The Gers ' pre-match planning was thrown into disarray after just 18 minutes when veteran centre-back Bruno Alves fell injured and was replaced by David Bates .

by | December 30, 2017 | 17:07

It's all but official that Penn State running back Saquon Barkley will declare for the NFL Draft sometime after Saturday's Fiesta Bowl , though some Nittany Lions fans want him to stay for his senior season. I still don't care about UCF's impending Peach Bowl beatdown by Auburn (if the Tigers show up), but the Cotton Bowl (USC vs. Ohio State ) and the Orange Bowl (Miami vs.

by | December 30, 2017 | 15:17

According to multiple reports from Arlington, where the Cotton Bowl is getting set to kickoff, Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward did not participate in warmups and is not expected to play against the Trojans. Neither team really got anything going in the second half, but Ohio State was already on cruise control with the game in hand. Darnold said, "When you turn the ball over that many times it's hard to win games".

by | December 30, 2017 | 14:26

The stoic opening left-hander reached 200 late on the third day, rebounding from a lean scoring series in the opening three Tests. This was a good response to losing the Ashes by England, who have been whitewashed on the past two occasions that they have found themselves 3-0 down after three matches in Australia .

by | December 30, 2017 | 13:58

Crystal Palace host the top-flight leaders on Sunday aiming to halt City from claiming a 19th consecutive league victory, which would equal the record set by Bayern Munich when Pep Guardiola was their manager. 'They have such quality in the middle and final thirds of the field and they work so hard to win the ball back. But Guardiola's City are relentless as they stake a claim to being one of the best teams of the Premier League era.

by | December 30, 2017 | 13:56

His latest withdrawal will raise doubts about if he will play at the Australian Open after the Serb had also pulled out of an exhibition match in Doha. A persistent elbow injury that has sidelined Djokovic for over six months saw him withdraw from his MWTC semi-final match with Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut hours before they were due on court on Friday on the advice of his medical team.

by | December 30, 2017 | 12:18

Sushil won all his bouts on Friday and qualified for the Games next year. I do not support anyone who gets violent in between sportsmanship. Police officials said that Kumar and his supporters had been booked under IPC section 341 (wrongful restraint) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), the latter attracting an imprisonment of up to one year or a monetary fine of Rs 1,000 or both, reported PTI.

by | December 30, 2017 | 11:54

The Blues are now enjoying a six game winning streak at home and there's still chance of salvaging something from the season as they're through to the last 16 of the Champions League, the semi-finals of the League Cup and also have the FA Cup to compete in.

by | December 30, 2017 | 11:52

Ashton Agar could join Nathan Lyon in a two-man spin attack after he was added to an extended Australia squad for the fifth and final Ashes Test against England in Sydney. Agar, who scored 98 batting at number 11 during a memorable Test debut at Trent Bridge in 2013, suffered a broken finger during Australia's limited-overs tour of India in September.

by | December 30, 2017 | 11:41

It could well be an early sign that the South American attacker - whose contract expires in the summer - has chosen to leave Arsenal in January and his team-mates have grown quite cold toward him as a result. They will take in that fixture perched sixth in the Premier League table, but within touching distance of the top four and the much-coveted Champions League spots.

by | December 30, 2017 | 09:50

They built a double-digit lead in the third quarter. Frank Kaminsky scored 14 points off of the bench as he led the Hornets' second unit. Curry has missed nine games since then, but thanks in large part to the elevated play of Warriors forward Kevin Durant , the defending National Basketball Association champions are able to weather the two-time MVP's absence.

by | December 30, 2017 | 08:50

His rival and incumbent Vice President, Joseph Boakai, is trailing behind with 38.5 per cent. The 51-year-old Weah, a FIFA World Player of the Year and senator who entered politics after his 2002 retirement from soccer, also led the first round of voting in October but didn't receive enough votes to win outright over the 73-year-old Boakai, who has been vice president for 12 years.

by | December 30, 2017 | 04:51

The 19-year-old is back at the London Stadium following a five-month stint at the Borussia-Park, where he was meant to remain for the rest of the season. Oxford made his competitive first-team debut for West Ham aged just 16 against Andorran club Lusitanos in the Europa League. Ever present in the Bundesliga match-day 18 for Monchengladbach this season, the German side were also reportedly interested in signing Oxford on a permanent deal before the Englishman returned to West Ham.