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Sport Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea
Author: 0 Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea

Hazard has been missed this season, and as the player most people acknowledge as Chelsea's best, it is easy to see why Antonio Conte is so glad to have him back. Alonso is crucial to Chelsea's game plan and Conte has no credible alternative, so his decision to replace him with Gary Cahill on the hour snuffed out the possibility of Alonso picking up another card and a costly suspension.

Sport Former Liverpool Midfielder Announces Management Move
Author: 0 Former Liverpool Midfielder Announces Management Move

Alonso signed for Liverpool in 2004 from Real Sociedad for a fee believed to be around £10.5million and made more than 200 appearances for us. Alonso then left for Bayern to work under Pep Guardiola and eventually Carlo Ancelotti, winning three Bundesliga titles.

Author: 0 United set to make decision on Paul Pogba surgery next week

Jose Mourinho admitted this week he has no idea when the France global will be available for the Red Devils. The Manchester United midfielder has been out of action since injuring his hamstring in United's UEFA Champions League group stage opener 11 days ago.

Sport Romelu Lukaku seals Southampton win as Mourinho sent off
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku seals Southampton win as Mourinho sent off

Lukaku already has a couple of chants in his honour, although one to the tune of the Stone Roses' Made of Stone has caused controversy as it references the size of his penis - a song the striker hopes will stop. As for United, they showed their teeth as patience in possession bore fruit in the 20th minute. David De Gea denied Redmond at his near post as the home side continued brightly, with Shane Long seeing penalty claims against Phil Jones rejected.

Sport Fabregas never thought about Chelsea exit
Author: 0 Fabregas never thought about Chelsea exit

Fabregas has been heavily involved in Chelsea's first-team this season and has been in fine form. After making his first start of the season in the League Cup last week, the Belgium global was again named as a substitute for Chelsea's 4-0 Premier League win over Stoke City on Saturday as he continues to recover from a fractured ankle.

Sport Chelsea agree to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Chelsea agree to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid

With the Madrid club, from whom Costa had moved for £32m in 2014, under a transfer ban until January, a summer transfer was mainly in the interests of Chelsea and not Atletico. His first stint at the club ended in injury and anguish as Costa limped off with a hamstring injury less than 10 minutes into the Champions League final against local rivals Real Madrid .

Sport NFL Defends Players Kneeling During National Anthem
Author: 0 NFL Defends Players Kneeling During National Anthem

Martha Firestone Ford, owner and chairwoman of the Detroit Lions and a member of the Ford family, on Sunday issued a statement criticizing President Trump for his comments. I think we've got a lot of problems in this country. "There is no better example than the wonderful response from our clubs and players to the awful natural disasters we've experienced over the last month".

Sport Champions League Injuries: Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur Assess Squad Fitness
Author: 0 Champions League Injuries: Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur Assess Squad Fitness

Klopp did answer the question but it was all very weird and awkward. This weekend, Tottenham Hotspur manager Mouricio Pochettino said he is "in love " with striker Harry Kane . Simon Mignolet got them out of trouble against Leicester with his penalty save and, while Klopp isn't under pressure for his job, he is under pressure in terms of not addressing their issues.

Sport LeBron James remains interested in finishing career with Cavs
Author: 0 LeBron James remains interested in finishing career with Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers appear to be the frontrunner to land free agent Dwyane Wade after he reached a buyout agreement with the Chicago Bulls . "But we still have problems just like everybody else". "When you're representing your country, like in the Presidents Cup and the Ryder Cup, that becomes even more true". The controversy highlighted a deep political rift that Trump's election has exposed across American society.

Sport Champions League no longer interesting - Wenger
Author: 0 Champions League no longer interesting - Wenger

I think that in the group stage, there are not many interesting games. "Of course you can improve every day until the last day of your life". Wenger made the freakish decision to leave Lacazette on the bench for the north London side's 4-0 loss at Liverpool.

Sport Service members weigh in on player protests
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He called it a privilege to do so. "He's fired, '" Trump said to loud applause Friday night at a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, comments he kept echoing over the next two days. Trump has now spoken more harshly about those protesting racial injustice than he has about white supremacist, neo-Nazis and confederate sympathizers, who would just as soon salute the Confederate or Nazi flags.

Sport Man Utd target Mesut Ozil wanted by Fenerbahce
Author: 0 Man Utd target Mesut Ozil wanted by Fenerbahce

Arsenal and Mesut Ozil have not discussed terms of a new contract since February earlier this year, according to reports. Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has reportedly chose to run his contract down ahead of a summer move to Premier League rivals Manchester United .

Sport The White House Is Not Done Saying Horrible Things About NFL Protesters
Author: 0 The White House Is Not Done Saying Horrible Things About NFL Protesters

To that Sanders said, 'I think if this is the debate is really for them about police brutality, they should probably protest the officers on the field that are protecting them instead of the American flag'. "This is about the president being for something", she continued. You're the president of the greatest country on earth but yet your (sic) acting and speaking like a child.

Sport Pete mayor extends invite to Curry, Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 Pete mayor extends invite to Curry, Golden State Warriors

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday stood by Trump's comments and told professional athletes to exercise their First Amendment rights on their own time. "And I know we have freedoms and we have freedom of choice and many, many different freedoms". You may have made a mistake, and that's OK. "It's that simple.

Sport LeBron James torches Trump, while Kaepernick remains Kryptonite
Author: 0 LeBron James torches Trump, while Kaepernick remains Kryptonite

The controversy kicked off Friday evening at Trump's rally in Alabama, when he called for players to be fired if they disrespected the flag. Speaking at a Cleveland Cavaliers media day, James said the unity shown by National Football League players is a reflection of how great the American people can be.

Sport Mexico earthquake death toll reaches 320
Author: 0 Mexico earthquake death toll reaches 320

Florist Josue Castillo reopened the stall he has been tending for 15 years the day after the quake , "so people could see something pretty", he said, between the ruins of buildings and cordoned off streets. So far, the foreign specialists have found only cadavers. As of Sunday afternoon, the death toll stands at 319 including 181 in Mexico City . The death toll from the natural disaster in Mexico has reached 320 - 182 deaths in Mexico City , 73 in Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 13 in the ...

Sport Army Ranger NFL Player Says He's Embarrassed Over National Anthem Incident
Author: 0 Army Ranger NFL Player Says He's Embarrassed Over National Anthem Incident

According to ESPN , a spokesman for Fanatics confirmed that over the past 24 hours, Villanueva's gear has been ordered more than that of any other National Football League player. Villanueva continued, saying: "I made coach Tomlin look bad, and that is my fault and my fault only". "Unfortunately I threw my teammates under the bus, unintentionally", Villanueva said in a press conference Monday.

Sport Conte wants more from hat-trick hero Morata
Author: 0 Conte wants more from hat-trick hero Morata

After making his first start of the season in the League Cup last week, the Belgium global was again named as a substitute for Chelsea's 4-0 Premier League win over Stoke City on Saturday as he continues to recover from a fractured ankle.

Sport No regrets over Trump 'bum' jibe, says LeBron James
Author: 0 No regrets over Trump 'bum' jibe, says LeBron James

There was no divide, no divide even from that guy that continues to try to divide us as people". "We want to spread a great message, a message of equality", Durant said after the Warriors' practice Sunday. What is also telling is that nobody from Golden State has voiced any surprise with the president's actions to go this route by personally addressing the situation.

Author: 0 Diego Costa rejected Everton summer move

If he is to prove capable of replacing Costa , Morata must show he can perform against the best sides in the league. " Many games away from home - at Valencia, in [Athletic] Bilbao. Costa's move to Atletico leaves the Spanish side with six recognised strikers, meaning the rumoured departures of star player Antoine Griezmann and teammate Luciano Vietto may bear fruit in the winter transfer window.

Sport Chelsea agree to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid for £53m
Author: 0 Chelsea agree to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid for £53m

As for Hazard , after making his first start of the season in the League Cup last week, the Belgium global was again named as a substitute the win over Stoke as he continues to recover from a fractured ankle. "There is the possibility now to try to pick him for these games". The 26-year-old decided against the switch, knowing boss Diego Simeone could not replace him until January transfer window.

Sport Meunier: PSG don't have Neymar dependency
Author: 0 Meunier: PSG don't have Neymar dependency

The duo argued over who should take a penalty against Olympqiue Lyon. And Tuttomercatoweb are reporting that the Dutchman could go in for Cavani after meeting PSG officials over a potential deal. The Italian was excited about playing against his former club and feels that the club has changed a lot since he left in 2013. His course sowed discouragement.

Sport Steelers Alejandro Villanueva refuses to join anthem protest
Author: 0 Steelers Alejandro Villanueva refuses to join anthem protest

Despite this, Villanueva used his Tuesday morning (AEDT) press conference to apologise to his teammates several times. Villanueva's appearance as the sole Steelers player who walked onto the field and stood for the Star Spangled Banner as his teammates remained near their locker room on Monday morning (AEDT), has seen him become a household name overnight.