Ozil wants closer to £300,000 and Jose Mourinho has been watching his situation closely as the United boss plans an overhaul at Old Trafford. Only one point separates them from Tottenham in fourth, but in what is shaping up to be a tight battle for the Champions League places, Arsenal can ill afford to drop more points.
While the decision to hire David Moyes as manager was criticized, the former Everton and Manchester United manager has been able to get results and improve West Ham's defense. Stoke City sit 15th on the table and three points from the relegation zone and face lowly placed West Ham in a crucial fixture. "Everybody has seen him and come up against him and I think he hoped he'd be going to the next level but that wasn't the case".
The Gunners have only conceded seven goals at home this season although their away form in 2017 leaves much to be admired, with Wednesday's 0-0 stalemate against West Ham pushing their top four hopes even further away. I can understand the frustration of every player that doesn't play, but that's part of the job when you go to a big club. Dwight Gayle struggled without a strike partner against Everton, so Benitez may be tempted to start both him and Joselu against Arsene Wenger's side.
Raptors 120, Nets 87: DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points and Kyle Lowry had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists for his 11th career triple-double as host Toronto won its ninth straight meeting with Brooklyn. Yet another triple-double for the reigning MVP. Embiid shot 8 for 16 in the game, hitting 50.0% of his attempts from the field (11/12 on free throws, 1/1 from three).
Paul led the Rockets with 28 points, 8 assists and 7 steals, shooting 10-of-18 from the field, including 5-of-9 from 3-point range. The Spurs trimmed the lead a bit in the fourth, but never got closer than 14 points as they drop to 19-10 on the season, five games back of the Rockets for first place in the Southwest Division.
Anthony and the Thunder haven't played up to expectations in the first two months of the season. "I've embraced New York City, I embraced the culture, embraced everything about the city, so yeah, definitely". But after Anthony left NY, the Knicks' start to the season has surpassed that of most experts, storming to top eight in eastern conference. "For the most part what I like about it, guys are trying to figure it out", he said earlier this week.
The Spanish government made a decision to hold elections in the RFEF after the controversial case, which led to former RFEF President Ángel María Villar and others going to jail. "We underline that we all want the national team to participate in the 2018 World Cup , especially after its brilliant qualifying campaign". Spain were previously at risk of being thrown out of the 2008 European Championship - the first of their hat-trick of major tournament triumphs - also over alleged government ...
Ken Rosenthal reports that the deal will be worth $38 million. He is a career.254 hitter in parts of seven big-league seasons with Cincinnati. He hit.297/.385/.548 with 24 home runs and 63 RBI in 136 games. After finishing 80-82 last season and missing the playoffs for the sixth time in seven years, the Angels have put together a lineup around Mike Trout with offensive potency and an incredible defensive pedigree.
John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle dropped this bit of catnip in our laps on Friday evening, signalling the Giants could have designs on something big. Yu Darvish and Jake Arrieta the best three free agents, but they should land deals around $25 million a season. General manager Jon Daniels has spoken all off-season about the budget constraints the Rangers are facing this off-season.
Brazil and Germany stars Dani Alves and Philip Lahm respectively were Guardiola's right-backs with his previous clubs, Barcelona and Bayern Munich, and he puts Walker in the same bracket, especially after the way he subdued the pacy Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial in the Manchester derby last Sunday.
Also in Group A is top seed Son Won Ho of Korea, and Hong Kong's Ng Ka Long Angus. The last three years have been fantastic, but I think this year's event will be the best yet, and I say this because the 2017 edition will be a real celebration.
Really, the whole goal is to get Cordy in a place where he is ready to go for the offseason program and can have a productive offseason, put this behind him and move forward". "Somewhat of a frustrating year overall when you realize his talent", said McDermott. McDermott did not commit Friday to Glenn remaining with the Bills in 2018.
Napier spent one season at Arizona State. After Edwards' arrival was official, the school said Napier had been promoted to be the team's associate head coach . 20-22). "I can assure all Sun Devil fans that I am working diligently on hiring a coaching staff that will fit what we are trying to accomplish at ASU, led by incredible senior quarterback Manny Wilkins ".
No, that came from Oregon's elite rusher LeGarrette Blount . Ducks coach Mario Cristobal said Thursday he and Freeman had an honest dialogue regarding whether to play in the 12:30 p.m. It has been less than three weeks since Oregon dismantled Oregon State , 69-10, in the Civil War, and it already feels like a full offseason. Justin Herbert is completing 66.5 percent of his passes for 1,750 yards, 13 touchdowns and three interceptions.
Will the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings combine to score enough points to push the number over the total at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday? Though, that has not stopped Jones from trolling Vikings No. The Vikings, meanwhile, are 10.5-point home favorites to beat the Bengals. Quarterback Case Keenum should play behind a healthier offensive line than last week, too, although things are still unstable up front.
Manchester United are believed to be interested in signing players in the January window and are believed to be keen to sign a full-back next month, but Mourinho believes the summer window is always the preferable window to do business in.
FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports the Philadelphia Phillies agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal for the free-agent first baseman. It is reported that Santana will also have a $17.5 million option for 2021. He's been even better the last couple of seasons, with a total of 187 walks and 193 strikeouts. Santana has limited experience in the outfield as well and has caught 330 games in his career, but he hasn't been behind the plate since 2014.
The reported harsh and unfair treatment of women at ESPN includes employees who are pregnant. When revelations of Barstool Sports' reputation came to light, ESPN President John Skipper abruptly canceled a jointly produced program called "Barstool Van Talk".
He led Chelsea to a 13-match victory sequence en route to winning the title last season. Meanwhile, Conte has also addressed his plans for the upcoming January transfer window as he looks to bolster his exhausted first-team squad. Still, it's a little different from his comments after their loss at West Ham last weekend when he seemed to all but concede their title chances. Morata is likely to return to the first team on Saturday against Southampton after missing the win over ...
Wilkerson, 28, was benched for the first quarter back in Week 13 during the Jets' matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs after he showed up late to a meeting. Wilkerson is slated to make $16.75 next year, so if he was released by the third day of the league year in March, he would lose all of it because it isn't fully guaranteed.