Man United’s failed plans to sign £100m star, Spurs blame Brexit, Klopp happy

first_img IN DEMAND The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was ready to make a £100million bid to sign World Cup winner Raphael Varane from Real Madrid on deadline day, but was instead left by frustrated by the club’s failure to land a new centre-back. (The Sun)It is also claimed United turned down the opportunity to sign Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire, 25, for £15m last summer. (Daily Telegraph)Alexis Sanchez has said he would have liked the Red Devils to have signed more “world-class players” during the transfer window. (ESPN)Tottenham manager boss Mauricio Pochettino has blamed Brexit and the club’s new stadium for their lack of signings this summer. (Sky Sports)Tottenham target Jack Grealish is set to sign a new contract at Aston Villa that could contain a clause allowing him to leave if the club fails to win promotion this season. (Daily Star)Jose Mourinho has reportedly be told by the United board to stop demanding money for new signings and instead focus on working with the talent at his disposal and develop youth players. (Daily Mirror) 3 Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January 3 Tottenham’s 28-year-old left-back Danny Rose is keen to move on loan to Paris St-Germain, and still has until the end of the month to seal a move away from the club – FULL STORYNew Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has deleted a Facebook post saying goodbye to Chelsea fans after receiving abusive comments in the replies section. (Daily Mail)Middlesbrough’s £6m deal for Everton’s 25-year-old midfielder Muhamed Besic fell through over agents’ fees, but the Teesside club is optimistic of securing a loan move for the Bosnian. (Northern Echo)Boro also hope to sign 29-year-old Congo winger Yannick Bolasie on loan from the Toffees. (Northern Echo)After Watford failed signed to sign Juventus forward Stefano Sturaro, Sporting Lisbon are set to land the 25-year-old instead. (A Bola)Burnley boss Sean Dyche says this summer’s transfer window has been the worst he’s ever experienced. (Lancashire Telegraph) Jose Mourinho did not get the defender he wanted 3 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade LATEST Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland center_img Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Here are all the very latest transfer rumours and news from Friday’s newspapers and online… REVEALED The Red Devils boss has also said Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has been damaging the club by offering the 25-year-old France midfielder to Barcelona and Juventus. (The Times)Barcelona have the option to buy Colombia defender Yerry Mina back from Everton for €60m (£53.9m), following the 23-year-old’s deadline day move to Goodison Park. (Marca)Everton will learn on Friday whether they have been successful with a loan move for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma. (Liverpool Echo)A deal taking Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo to Everton collapsed over the Old Trafford club’s failure to sign a replacement. (Daily Mail)Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he has no problem with 24-year-old Germany midfielder Emre Can’s decision to reject a new contract and leave the club on a free transfer to Juventus. (Liverpool Echo) targets moving on Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti RANKED Latest transfer gossip on talkSPORT.com LIVING THE DREAM Mauricio Pochettino has also endured a frustrating summer last_img read more

Nevada officials reach out to Dbacks on potential

first_img Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation In terms of Phoenix/Arizona Cardinal history, you have noidea just how rare Peterson’s prowess is.Since the Cardinals moved to the Valley in 1988, onlytwice had a punt returner taken one back to the house.Steve Breaston returned a punt 73 yards for a touchdown ina 21-14 win over Pittsburgh in 2007 and Johnny Bailey hada 58-yard punt return for a score in a 17-10 win over theRedskins in 1993.That’s it.Think about that…23 seasons, 368 regular season games,768 punt returns and the Cardinals had collectivelyreturned two for scores. Peterson’s taken three back in 19 returns. Peterson has spent more time in the end zone this seasonthan Hines Ward, Anquan Boldin, Antonio Gates, ReggieBush, DeSean Jackson, Chris Johnson or Reggie Wayne. Kind of makes you wonder when teams are going to stoppunting the ball to him.Or when the Cardinals will increase the number of times hecan get the ball in his hands. Don’t be surprised to seemore of Peterson on the offensive side of the ball. Inthe past head coach Ken Whisenhunt has used safety AntrelRolle and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie inoffensive sets. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Top Stories Comments   Share   center_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Patrick Peterson’s 99-yard punt return in overtime thatlifted the Cardinals to a 19-13 win took the footballworld by storm. It was the 2nd-longest punt return inleague history, the 2nd overtime punt return for atouchdown in NFL annals, and Peterson became the firstplayer in team history with three punt return scores in asingle season.It’s obvious that Peterson is a very rare weapon; one thatis drawing comparisons to Devin Hester and Deion Sandersjust eight games into his pro career. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more