Lampard has no doubt that Matic's arrival will make United stronger. "For me, Matic is a fantastic player - a real, real top player", said the English defender. You've got to understand what the club is all about. "I heard whispers at the back end of last season that he wanted to go and even if the club can not come out and say too much about that, maybe there was an element of that in play here when this deal went through".
They had to battle to hold on to the three points, Alvaro Morata coming off the bench to score , before setting up a late David Luiz strike that arrived after Cesc Fabregas had been sent off as Chelsea were reduced to nine men. But Liverpool came out fighting after the break, and grabbed an equaliser 10 minutes into the second half after Watford keeper Heurelho Gomes brought down Mohamed Salah in the area.
In his rookie season, Aguayo made only 22 of 31 field-goal attempts and 32 of 34 extra-point attempts. But Aguayo's now facing an uphill battle to make the roster-the Bucs' other kicker, Nick Folk , knocked in his only kick of the night, a 45-yarder.
Here is all the information you need for Crystal Palace's home clash with Huddersfield . Hudson also won promotion to the Premier League with Crystal Palace and Cardiff City and played almost 500 games in his 18-year career. The tall defender was influential for the Terriers last season as the Club was promoted to the Premier League for the first time. The Terriers' last top-flight win was in November 1971 over Brian Clough's Derby, enduring a 22-game winless run after that.
Everton took four out of a possible six points last season - including a 1-0 win at home - although we know better than to use this as an indicator for Saturday's game. By contrast, Everton gaffer Koeman demands fast starts. The England midfielder underwent surgery for a groin problem last month and is likely to be out for a further two weeks.
The goal also continued Lacazette's phenomenal record in the first game of top-flight seasons over recent years - one he might need to add to after Leicester forwards Shinji Okazaki and Jamie Vardy turned the game on its head. Arsène Wenger expressed his relief that Olivier Giroud , widely considered this summer to be either on the move or a player destined to be not much more than a supersub, remains very much at the heart of life at Arsenal .
Sport say the Leicester City player "doesn't come into Barca's plans". They have won trophies in each of their last two competitive games, beating Chelsea in the FA Cup final last season then in the season opening Community Shield at Wembley.
The Premier League kicks off a new season tonight with millionaire players entertaining the more modestly paid fans packed into stadiums and on TVs. Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare gave new signing Kelechi Iheanacho his debut in place of midfielder Matty James for the last 10 minutes of the game but the Nigerian star failed to sparkle.
The Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool will be broadcast live on NBCSN. Coutinho signed a new five-year deal with the Merseyside club in January that did not include a buy-out clause. Four players, not too good but I still have to make hard decisions because some players really showed up during pre-season. After finishing fourth a year ago, Liverpool look to improve their finish this season.
City players also have had another season and preseason to work on and adapt to life under Pep and adjust to his tactics. We were not able with those players to find a solution. The trip to the coast will be start to what is expected to be a season of pressure for Manchester City , as they head to the AMEX Stadium with many of people expecting the Citizens to begin their title charge tonight.
Speaking ahead of his team's trip to newly-promoted Newcastle United on Sunday, Pochettino responded to what Rose said about "Googling" people in amusing fashion. "This matter is not a problem for myself", Pochettino said. "He's our player. He needs to become fit as quickly as possible". "Since January he's been working hard to fix his problem and our medical staff are working hard with him".
In other words, prosecutors have to prove that Witt "was actually in a position of authority over the victim/student and that the position of authority was abused to obtain consent". Furthermore, Thompson said that there was no proof Witt used her position of authority to force the two students to have sex. The judge handling this case stated that the charges against the teacher could not be dismissed despite the victim's lawyer terming the accusations as unconstitutional .
The Spain global impressed under Zinedine Zidane last season but didn't get regular game time. The 25-year-old actually signed the deal in July, before heading to the U.S. Thomas Vermaelen and Rafinha Alcantara are expected to be the only Barcelona absentees to face Real Madrid , with the latter having been out of action since undergoing a knee operation in April.
The local man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday morning and was being held in custody. His body was found by a passer-by at 10:46am. ■ White man with a tanned complexion, aged 25 to 30 years old, between 5ft 9in and 5ft 11in tall. It is believed he was wearing a blue t-shirt and grey floppy, gym-style shorts above the knee, and heavyduty flip-flops.
Jesus' arrival from Palmeiras in January threatened to spark a title charge for City as the Brazil striker netted three times in his first two Premier League starts. I'm not going to say we are going to play all the season in that system, we are going to play different systems, but the fundamentals will be the same.
He's seen Kyrie Irving - I think I reported this on SportsCenter this week - he saw Kyrie Irving in the playoffs this year - in between the first round when they beat in and the second round when they played Toronto - go consecutive days without speaking to a teammate at practice.
Thierry Henry believes Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho move to the East Midlands is a good signing for Leicester City . "He's just joined in", Shakespeare told Leicester Mercury. "We've got owners that want to keep their best players". In his short time in training, Iheanacho has already left a big impression on Leicester City captain Morgan.
We have seen it before. "I have just met with the players to talk about or objectives for the season and those objectives are very clear", said the Swans manager. Van Dijk's future is very much up in the air and as a result he hasn't featured once in pre-season, meaning the unorthodox pairing of Maya Yoshida and Jack Stephens will likely start at the back.
Manchester United have been linked to his signature all summer but Inter Milan have proved firm in their asking price for the player. Manchester United were unwilling to allow Anthony Martial to join Inter as a makeweight in the deal. And Mourinho told Premium Sport: "Football is a business and, if we were to play against Inter tomorrow I would want to beat them, which is normal".
The Mets have an opening for some playing time after trading outfielder Jay Bruce to Cleveland on Wednesday night. Despite sporting a 4-2 road record, the 27-year-old Centenary product has been much less effective at home (3.51 ERA, .229 batting average against) than outside of NY (5.26, .309).
United have since delivered on three of his requests, bringing in Romelu Lukaku , Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic , but leaving Mourinho still in need of a wide player. Rojo ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament against Anderlecht in April before Shaw had endured a foot injury later that month, while Young was forced to undergo groin surgery after pulling up at Celta Vigo.
The Blues have endured a testing transfer window so far, with manager Antonio Conte expressing his frustration with their lack of signings. "I want to score them, but a player can be remembered for other things in the game". Mary's stadium, amid interest in the midfielder from Everton. "The situation is clear and I stop". My aim is to try to improve my players, to try to improve my team.
Just 30 minutes is how long it took for "Wenger Out" to start trending again on Twitter, even if Danny Welbeck calmed some nerves by sending Arsenal into the break level at 2-2. "He did very well on the left when we moved him". Marc Albrighton served in a flawless ball from the left, curling a cross for Vardy, who capped the sequence against the run of play with his first goal of the season.
Kisner has played in 11 majors with a top finish of 12th, and he tied for 18th in last year's PGA Championship at Baltusrol. "For the most part", said Fowler, who grew up in Murrieta, "if you look at the majors, this is probably the hardest test we've had this year".
Crespo still follows the fortunes of his former club with interest, and backed Antonio Conte's insistence that Chelsea require several more signings in the last three weeks of the transfer window to bolster a squad short on numbers. "You might as well play them early, you might catch them by surprise, you never know", Mee told British media. Two of the most glaring failures of last season's team was an inability to score against weaker opposition, and a tendency for the attack to ...