Arsene Wenger believes that handing Mesut Özil the most expensive contract in Arsenal's history was the "cheapest option" available to the club. The playmaker's new deal worth £350,000-per-week recognises him as Arsenal's MVP and culminates a marathon of will he, won't he speculation. Manager Arsene Wenger , meanwhile, says Arsenal's potent strikeforce means they will continue to play on the front foot.
Had it taken another day for Gronkowski to be cleared from the league's concussion protocol, there would have been serious questions about whether he'd be able to play. Gronk's "ready to roll" in Super Bowl LII on Sunday. Gronkowski had been raising hopes that he was approaching the end of his progression through the concussion protocol, practicing this past weekend and even making statements in recent days.
He has a problem in his knee - it's the same knee [as previous injuries] but not the same location. Injuries have held him back this season, however, and a ligament issue even forced him to return to Belgium to recover in October, per Ciaran Kelly of the Manchester Evening News .
Leicester will be hoping to put the Riyad Mahrez saga behind them as they head into this game hoping to continue their strong home form. "We know after transfer window it is always hard". However, the eighth-placed team come into the game on the back of a 2-1 defeat by Everton . It is important to move on and to keep our focus on the pitch.
Somehow Burnley were still in the game and they came close to levelling when a fine Lennon strike was pushed against the woodwork by Ederson . When you arrive in the last 15 minutes at Burnley 1-0, this is what can happen. No, it is football. "Next day he is going to score a goal". It will definitely go down as one of the misses of the season so far. "It was not just Raheem, it was a lot".
United's first defeat in nine league games would have been even more painful had the hosts converted more of the numerous chances they created. "I don't think that is correct". "There were a few songs sung about him but I actually thought he (Madley) had a decent game". If you haven't already, you can sign up to Sky Sports here.
Five games after he scored 16 points for the Austin Spurs in an National Basketball Association G League game, the little-used third-year guard found himself logging five meaningful minutes in the fourth quarter of the 102-91 loss to the Rockets.
His son asks if he can check his fantasy football stats. "In the game I'm more licking my lips and thinking, 'Come on man, I've got to get to him, '" Crawford said in an interview Friday. In 2010, the Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at UCLA told parenting website CafeMom that allowing one's kids to kiss you on the mouth is a risky road.
But a Manning-Darnold pairing in NY would, at least, have a familiar ring for the rookie. The Patriots are 4-1/2-point favorites heading into Sunday but Manning feels the underdog Eagles have all the pieces necessary to pull out a victory in Minneapolis .
The publication report the 32-year-old will match some of the world's highest paid players. The report added that the Portuguese global will earn £26.5m a year, an increase of nearly £8m on his current wage. The 25-year-old has admitted that he is working to get closer to Ronaldo's level, as he has been at the very top of the handsome game over the last decade.
The Belgium worldwide now has 12 goals over five different competitions this season, having previously scored for Chelsea in the Premier League , Carabao Cup, FA Cup and Champions League, and seemed entirely pleased with his first outing for his new side.
Cousins was injured late in Friday's 115-113 home win against the Houston Rockets . Dr. Richard Ferkel performed the surgical procedure at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute in Los Angeles, Califonia. You are greatly appreciated! If you've ever been to an National Basketball Association game, you've probably wanted to join pregame warmups, when ball boys feed players during a free-for-all shootaround.
Sri Lanka took three late wickets to boost their hopes of winning the first Test against Bangladesh after piling on the runs on day four in Chittagong . Dickwella signalled his intention with three successive fours off Taijul, who did enjoy some respite in cleaning up Chandimal three balls after the lunch break.
McGregor's face lit up, and he gave a really nice, heartfelt statement, gushing about Rousey being a "pioneer" of MMA and saying he was "delighted" for her. "He would get absolutely crushed". Reacting to Mayweather's messages, McGregor said: " I'd do as I please against him inside the Octagon ". He's too smart for that.
Investigators say scam artists will be targeting football fans looking to score a cheap ticket before and even during the game. The Weather Channel predicts that Minneapolis will have a high of 8 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of zero on Super Bowl Sunday .
He has won two Super Bowl titles as the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants in the 1980s and five more as the mentor of the Pats. Brady will have his biggest weapon at his disposal as tight end Rob Gronkowski was cleared from concussion protocol on Thursday, 11 days after a helmet-to-helmet hit left him visibly shaken.
We tell the young players to always anticipate. He said: 'We need points to be the first of the last . While striker Romelu Lukaku has come under fire for his failure to make his mark against the Premier League's top sides since his £75m move to United last summer, Dunphy told RTÉ 2fm's Game On that Pogba is a problem Mourinho will not be able to solve.
Albion have gone 16 top-flight games without a win against Manchester City , losing all but one. Manchester City , meanwhile, look set to break some records of their own. "All the season Kevin de Bruyne has played an outstanding level". However, the Portuguese insisted that falling short to Pep Guardiola's rampant City , who have dropped just seven points all season, shouldn't be classified as a failure.
Kuldeep Yadav picked up three and was the pick of the bowlers, while Bumrah bowled quite efficiently in the death overs. South Africa won the toss and chose to bat. He then removed the risky David Miller to a catch by captain Virat Kohli . Apart from this, India also played two triangular series in 1996-97 and 2001-02, which included teams from Zimbabwe and Kenya, but both of them emerged from the victor of South Africa .
It's understood that Arsenal initiated discussions with the West Brom hierarchy this afternoon but the two clubs valuation of the Northern Ireland global were too far apart for a deal to progress. The Express and Star add that the Baggies have offered a bumper £100,000-a-week contract to Evans, who has just 18 months remaining on his current deal.