And Burley believes a move to Real makes sense for the player, as it did for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009. " It could be the best time [for Hazard] to try something different ". Interestingly, after Belgium's win over England's Three Lions in the bronze medal final match at the World Cup last Saturday, the 27-year-old Chelsea midfielder admitted he was considering his future.
But according to The Times , the 25-year-old has given an indication that he would prefer to join Liverpool instead of Chelsea . Liverpool have edged back in front of Chelsea in the race for AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker . If Liverpool have their offer accpted by Roma in the next few hours and Chelsea miss out on the man they have earmarked as Courtois' replacement, the Londoners will pull out all the plugs to ensure that the Belgium keeper does not leave for Real ...
Chelsea's interest depends on Thibaut Courtois' future, while Real Madrid have made the Belgian their main target. A €70m deal would make Alisson the most expensive goalkeeper of all time, smashing the €39m Manchester City paid Benfica for Ederson - Alisson's back-up in the Brazil squad - a year ago.
England's Harry Kane won the Golden Boot for top scorer with six goals. The president braved the torrential rain which lashed down on Moscow and gave each player from both teams a hug and what looked like a genuine smile. Grabar-Kitarović's viral images projected a down-to-earth, informal warmth that seemed to break the mould of what viewers expect from politicians watching global sport.
When reports first surfaced that Kawhi Leonard wanted a trade from the San Antonio Spurs , the Toronto Raptors weren't even mentioned as one of his possible destinations. Leonard is now one of 35 players that is in the pool for possible selection for the 12-man roster. Instead, the Celtics offered up a "pick-heavy" package to San Antonio, according to ESPN .
It's understood the deal to bring the 30-year-old Jamaican has been four to five months in the making and will be a huge boost to the profile of the A-League, which has been beset by high-profile player departures including Sydney FC duo Adrian Mierzejewski and Bobo , plus Melbourne Victory hitman Besart Berisha .
Woods will pair off in his first Open for three years with Russell Knox and Hideki Matsuyama at 3.21pm. This is something I thought about a lot and wrote about some leading up to this week's Open Championship, and Woods seems to agree with the notion.
Earlier today the website Barstool Sports suggested that the Phillies have a "handshake deal" with the Orioles to acquire Machado after the All-Star Break. This season, the Orioles granted Machado's request to return to his childhood position. But trading Machado may be their best chance to rebuild their franchise and a trade should happen sooner than later.
After the open top bus tour the players were set to join President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysées Palace for a garden party along with thousands of young guests, many of them member of youth football clubs around Paris . The first came back in 1998 - Didier Deschamps, who is now the head coach , was a squad player at the time. In the eastern Paris neighbourhood of Belleville, Vincent Simon said, "Both teams deserved to win".
Maddock goes on to say that Klopp has even ruled out a move for a goalie this summer, with the Reds continuously linked with AS Roma's Alisson, who has a £60 million price tag. Karius' error handed the initiative back to the hosts, who pulled back a second when makeshift centre-back Chirivella's pass put Milner in trouble and Amadou Soukouana ran through to score.
It comes as a major surprise given teams like the Boston Celtics , Los Angeles Clippers , Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers were previously linked most often to Leonard. Could Kawhi Leonard become a part of "the process?" In fact, Toronto is a massive favorite to be future home for the 27-year-old. Unfortunately, it has been a while since we have last seen a healthy Kawhi Leonard .
With PSG bringing in Gianluigi Buffon following his exit from Juventus , Areola has lost his first-team place in the French capital and with just one year left on his deal it seems his Paris days are drawing to a close. According to several journalists based in continental Europe and the UK, Roma have yet to respond to the offer. The 25-year-old's excellent form has attracted interest from some of Europe's top clubs with the Express reporting that Liverpool , Chelsea and Real Madrid ...
Just like any other football fan, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Monday excitedly tweeted about France winning 2018 FIFA World Cup , however, it did not go down too well with a lot of people. Apart from the sell-out crowd of 78,011 in the stadium, the final was watched by a billion-strong television audience around the world. The ceremony marked a handover from the world's largest country by landmass to one of the smallest.
On his way home, Trump insisted in a post on Twitter that he has "GREAT confidence in MY intelligence people". " Russia remains our No. 1 geopolitical adversary", Romney said, adding that Trump's stance "defies reason and history". House Speaker Paul Ryan , a fellow Republican , was openly critical of the president's assessment of Russia's conduct: "There is no question that Russian Federation interfered in our election and continues attempts to undermine democracy here and around the ...
Former CIA Director John Brennan on Monday ripped into President Donald Trump for meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin alone in Helsinki. Putin denied anew that the Russian government interfered, regardless of what nongovernmental Russian actors might have done. "Please get this rubbish out of your heads", the Russian leader said.
In all likelihood, Harper was just messing around to stay loose. Eight sluggers, seven of whom are from the National League, will be pitted against each other in bracket form to determine the home run king. He started with 16 dingers in the first round , then matched Rhys Hoskins as the second player ever to hit more than 20 homers (21) in the semifinals.
He has since trialled with German giants Borussia Dortmund and Stromsgodset in Norway. Bolt recently played for a Rest of the World XI in Soccer Aid's charity football match for Unicef. Speaking at a business function back in May , O'Rourke announced that the league are planning to double their marketing fund and relaunch the "multi-million dollar super marquee fund" that was previously used to lure big-named draws like Alessandro Del Piero, David Villa and Emile Heskey to play down under.
On stage 7 you voted for Dylan Groenewegen to win the Zwift Rider of the Day. "My shape is getting better by the day, I'm proud that I won again today", said Groenewegen. "It's not going to happen", he said when asked if tensions were developing within the team. Defending champion Chris Froome remained more than a minute behind Van Amervaet.
Perisic was particularly impressive during the tournament, and rejected the chance last summer to join United. It seems Mourinho has now stepped-up his interest as TeamTalk are citing a report from French outlet Euro United as saying that United are in advanced negotiations over a deal to sign Perisic.
According to The Athletic's Matt Gelb , Hoskins is requesting Phillies minor-league infielder coordinator Chris Truby to throw to him. Fans who are attending the GEICO All-Star Fanfest or Play Ball Park between 13th-15th July, 2018 will have the opportunity to qualify for the inaugural MLB Home Run Derby Championship competition, which will be help on 16th July.
The summit capped a trip overseas during which Trump accused North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies of failing to spend enough on their militaries and embarrassed British Prime Minister Theresa May by saying she refused to take his advice about how to negotiate Britain's exit from the EU.
Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas has suggested that he is once again prepared to do business with Liverpool for the services of Nabil Fekir . Fekir required surgery after suffering a cruciate ligament rupture in September 2015 and he needed a second operation on the same knee less than 12 months later.
Lakers forward Brandon Ingram , also in attendance in Vegas, made sure to show his new teammate some love before heading to his seat. Whether James is still in Las Vegas isn't clear, but at minimum he won't be joining other stars when they descend on the desert next week.
Arsenal are in talks with Sevilla about signing Steven Nzonzi but the Gunners will likely have to sell to fund a move for the Frenchman, sources have told The Sport Review . Take a look through the gallery above to see the best pictures from Arsenal's latest pre-season training session. And then, I think my first idea is to have five captains in the team.
The surprise move came after an 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds , their third straight defeat dropping them to 47-46 with the All-Star break approaching. Louis, has been at the centre of the Cardinals' offensive woes, hitting just.169 entering Saturday's game and the focal point of reported clubhouse tension.