• Roma prime Alisson replacement as Chelsea watch on
Roma prime Alisson replacement as Chelsea watch on

It would take a good portion of the money Roma make from Alisson's sale to afford Donnarumma, but talks are set to intensify in the coming days with Roma's ability to offer Champions League football also helping their cause in efforts to sign the young Italian.

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  • Svi Mykhailiuk turning heads in Summer League
Svi Mykhailiuk turning heads in Summer League

Second-year guard Josh Hart , who is likely to get rotation minutes next to James this season, led the Lakers to victory with 18 points and a team-high four assists in 22 minutes of action. James was among the 35-member player pool that was released in April. However, James reportedly won't be sticking around the desert long enough to participate ...

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  • Luke Shaw ready to leave Manchester United for first-team chances
Luke Shaw ready to leave Manchester United for first-team chances

The Croatian worldwide was linked with a move to Manchester last summer but TeamTalk claim United refused to meet Inter's £44m valuation and Perisic ended up staying at the San Siro and signing a new contract. The Red Devils who are looking to add to the signings of Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant this summer, appear keen to add depth on the f...

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  • Conor McGregor attends World Cup final as Vladimir Putin’s guest
Conor McGregor attends World Cup final as Vladimir Putin’s guest

Conor McGregor's girlfriend, Dee Devlin , has announced they are expecting their second child. He called Putin "one of the greatest leaders of our time". At that time, McGregor, apparently upset because Nurmagomedov had been involved in an altercation with a member of his camp, attacked a bus transporting the Russian and several other UFC fight...

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  • Home Run Derby Open Thread
Home Run Derby Open Thread

Schwarber had earned a 30-second bonus in his second-round match by hitting at least two home runs of at least 440 feet, but he didn't need it as he passed Hoskins with his final swing in regulation time . Here's the scene after the final swing. Aguilar hit too many balls to straightaway center, where the wall stands over 400 feet from the pla...

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  • England vs India, 3rd ODI: Preview predictions, likely XIs
England vs India, 3rd ODI: Preview predictions, likely XIs

In his article for an English daily, Sunil Gavaskar has criticised the Indian batting, saying Rohit Sharma played a rash stroke, about KL Rahul understanding the need to cash in on good form, how Raina's efforts were not good enough. Yuzvendra Chahal said, "I don't know what was said to him (when he changed bats). Kuldeep (Yadav ) might bowl rea...

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  • Degenkolb wins chaotic Tour stage over the cobbles
Degenkolb wins chaotic Tour stage over the cobbles

In the General classification, the three leaders remained the same: the Belgian rider of BMC Racing's Greg van Avermat is the first, the second Briton Geraint Thomas of Sky, the third American Tja van Garderen of BMC Racing. "I'm happy to keep the jersey". This time, isolated from his team mates, it appeared impossible for him to get back to th...

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  • Arsenal in talks to sign Steven Nzonzi from Sevilla
Arsenal in talks to sign Steven Nzonzi from Sevilla

The experienced holding midfielder returned today from Russian Federation after featuring sporadically for France as they managed to win the World Cup. "The first two weeks for us is to start knowing the club, knowing the players, knowing all the people who are working with us". The national team didn't get the results they wanted but today he is o...

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  • Conte thanks ‘amazing’ Chelsea fans
Conte thanks ‘amazing’ Chelsea fans

Just a few hours after Sarri was confirmed, Chelsea revealed that they'd signed Jorginho from the Serie A side. " It is not easy to become part of such a big team so I am very, very happy", Jorginho told the club's website. " And Rugani, has not expressed a willingness to go elsewhere, but he also said that if there was to be a request the...

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  • Manchester United agree deal for Daley Blind to rejoin Ajax
Manchester United agree deal for Daley Blind to rejoin Ajax

Sources have told ESPN FC the deal will be worth £14.1 million, which could rise to £18.5m with add-ons. United were satisfied that it was close enough to completion to leave Blind off the five-match tour which takes in games in Phoenix, Santa Clara, LA, Detroit and Miami.

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  • A Champ At 19, France's Kylian Mbappe Is Beyond Compare
A Champ At 19, France's Kylian Mbappe Is Beyond Compare

Captain Luka Modric was honoured, winning the Golden Ball for being the player of the tournament. At age 6, his grandfather was executed and his home burnt by Serbian Militia. Following the victory against Croatia, there were three times more mentions for the keyword "Croatia" that the last three years combined in the global media.

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin's Helsinki showmanship starts with his new limo
Russian President Vladimir Putin's Helsinki showmanship starts with his new limo

U.S. President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday saying he saw no reason to believe Russia had hacked the 2016 U.S. Trump acknowledged that Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, had told him that Russian Federation was behind the cyber-attack on American democracy but that Putin insisted it was not.

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  • Kylian Mbappe transfer: Real Madrid 'confident' of signing France and PSG superstar
Kylian Mbappe transfer: Real Madrid 'confident' of signing France and PSG superstar

Italian champions Juventus have agreed to pay Real Madrid 100 million euros ($117 million) for Cristiano Ronaldo . The five-times Ballon d'Or victor will be officially unveiled to the world's media at a press conference scheduled for 6.30pm (12.30am, Tuesday, Singapore time) in which he will sign a four-year deal that will earn him a reporte...

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  • Paul Pogba reveals rousing speech that drove France to World Cup win
Paul Pogba reveals rousing speech that drove France to World Cup win

Jose Mourinho is clearly looking to bolster his defensive ranks and The Sunday Express are reporting that the Portuguese Manager is considering a £30m raid on the Serie A club. "He was the talisman of this team". "He maybe isn't being put in the right positions at the start of the game". "Pogba was enormous, especially in the second half, with...

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  • Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup
Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup

This is the first time Croatia has ever appeared in a World Cup final. "They're losing this game to a free-kick that wasn't a free-kick, and penalty that definitely wasn't penalty", English football legend Alan Shearer said. From Hollywood stars like Russell Crowe, Reese Witherspoon and Clint Eastwood, to football personalities like Fabio Cap...

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  • Vladimir Putin's lonely World Cup umbrella is ripe for an internet roasting
Vladimir Putin's lonely World Cup umbrella is ripe for an internet roasting

The World Cup only comes around once every four years and it's a long wait to prove yourself in that competition again and for many, like Lionel Messi, it was most likely their last chance at winning the coveted trophy. We look forward to continuing to work alongside our friends from Russian Federation. "Qatar's public interactions in Moscow an...

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  • Firdose Moonda: Did overthinking Sri Lanka's spin tricks hurt South Africa?
Firdose Moonda: Did overthinking Sri Lanka's spin tricks hurt South Africa?

Perera returned impressive figures of 4-46 with his off-spin, while paceman and stand-in skipper Suranga Lakmal took three wickets. The 35-year-old ended with a match total of 10-78. No other batsmen from either side managed to score a half-century in the game, proving Karunaratne's temperament on a tough wicket. "The way that everybody played, I...

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  • Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard slams France after World Cup exit
Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard slams France after World Cup exit

That said, I must admit that I don't think the Red Devils deserved to win yesterday. Mbappe appeared unsafe throughout, creating six scoring chances for his side, who will wait the winners of Wednesday's other semi between England and Croatia.

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  • England boss Gareth Southgate set for new £5m-a-year deal
England boss Gareth Southgate set for new £5m-a-year deal

Despite being the highest-scoring team left in the tournament, Belgium was unable to score against France . Earlier in the week, fans were daring to dream of a possible place in the final when Kieran Trippier curled in a sumptuous free-kick after just five minutes in Wednesday's semi-final against Croatia .

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  • Tour de France: Tom Dumoulin gets 20 second time penalty for drafting
Tour de France: Tom Dumoulin gets 20 second time penalty for drafting

Last year's third place finisher Romain Bardet has finished 31 seconds behind stage victor Dan Martin after swapping bikes with a team-mate following a mechanical problem. In a quiet stage, separate solo breaks from Yoann Offredo and Laurent Pichon - as well as a brief split in the peloton amid high winds - had all come to nothing by the time 23 mi...

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  • England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache
England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

Southgate and his players have been hailed back home after reaching the last four for the first time since 1990, and for bringing together a nation bitterly divided over Brexit. England boss Gareth Southgate found himself talking about rubber chickens and waistcoats as he finalised his plans for the World Cup semi-final showdown with Croatia.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association confirm winter World Cup dates for Qatar 2022
Federation Internationale de Football Association confirm winter World Cup dates for Qatar 2022

Ahead of the final in Moscow between France and Croatia , Putin has met at the Kremlin with Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino. As he admitted, the number of teams in the World Cup has grown along with the football evolution. "It has been the b...

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  • Jamie Carragher reacts to Hugo Lloris mistake in World Cup final
Jamie Carragher reacts to Hugo Lloris mistake in World Cup final

Others tweeted phrases including "Immigration makes France stronger", and "Immigrants get the job done". The French were handed a gauntlet run of juggernaut knockout opponents but Les Bleus dug deep and ground out victories over Argentina, Uruguay, and Belgium to set-up a final showdown against Croatia on Sunday, July 15.

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  • France are World Cup champions
France are World Cup champions

My teams are out. It was thanks to gifts from Croatia that France was able to increase their lead. They were the best team in the competition. "Sometimes I can be hard very hard with them but I do it for them and even though they are young they usually do listen".

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  • Modric voted best player of Russian Federation 2018, Mbappe best young footballer
Modric voted best player of Russian Federation 2018, Mbappe best young footballer

His squad and fans have rallied around the little wizard: After Croatia's dramatic win over Russian Federation, a teammate scooped Modric up and lifted him in the air as he celebrated in front of traveling fans. The back of the jersey, however, said "I don't remember" where Modric's name should have been, as ESPN reported . There are ups and dow...

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