Man United agree £66million deal and prime world-record bid, plus Chelsea latest

first_img targets Juventus defender Daniele Rugani has agreed a move to Chelsea but the Italian international’s agent says the Serie A club have no desire to sell. (London Evening Standard)Besiktas are in talks with Liverpool over signing Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, 30, while Serb midfielder Lazar Markovic, 24, may also be leaving Anfield after being targeted by Greek club Olympiakos. (Mail)Arsenal’s 23-year-old Spanish full-back Hector Bellerin says it would be “crazy” to talk about leaving the club despite being linked to Barcelona and Manchester City. (London Evening Standard)Brighton have agreed a fee with Millwall for Czech international winger Jiri Skalak and the deal now depends on the 26-year-old agreeing personal terms. (Argus) All the latest transfer rumours Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti revealed 7 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Man United will sell Marcos Rojo and Matteo Darmian, 28 to fund the world record bid for Maguire. (Daily Mirror)Wolves are targeting Argentine international Rojo, 28, as Jose Mourinho begins a defensive reshuffle. (Independent)Maurizio Sarri is ready to name Eden Hazard as his Chelsea captaincy in an attempt to keep the Belgian superstar at the club. (Daily Express)And Chelsea will continue to insist on a world record fee of £200million from Real Madrid for Hazard. (Daily Mail)Crystal Palace are keen to sign striker Danny Ings but will have to meet Liverpool’s £20m valuation for the 26-year-old. (Guardian)Meanwhile, Leicester City, Newcastle United and Southampton have also made bids for Reds striker Ings, who has struggled with injuries in recent campaigns. (The Times) England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January latest The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 ALTERED TOP WORK Liverpool vs Manchester United: TV channel, kick-off time and team news for International Champions Cup friendlyArsenal transfer news: Hector Bellerin rubbishes talk of a Gunners exitLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp defends £67million Alisson fee – ‘Jan Oblak would have cost £89m!’Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and Marina Granovskaia meet to discuss transfer targets Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings BIG PRESENTS UP TOP How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? 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Chelsea winger Willian is set to join Manchester United for £66million with the Red Devils also keen on their 32-year-old defender Gary Cahill. (Daily Express via Tuttosport)And as Man United’s spree continues, they have been informed they will have to pay Leicester a world record £80million for a defender to land Harry Maguire. (Daily Star)The Blues, meanwhile, are considering keeping club-record signing Alvaro Morata this season and have yet to lodge a bid for Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain, who they have reportedly been targeting. (London Evening Standard)Leicester City are lining up a £35million move for Newcastle centre-back Jamaal Lascelles, which could pave the way for Maguire’s move to Old Trafford. (The Sun) IN DEMAND REVEALED Aston Villa are on the verge of signing 22-year-old Portuguese goalkeeper Andre Moreira from Atletico Madrid, their first transfer under new owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens. (The Sun)Barcelona will hold talks with West Ham over the weekend about a possible £600,000 deal for the Hammers’ 18-year-old Portuguese winger Domingos Quina. (Sky Sports)Latest talkSPORT.com headlines, EXCLUSIVES and transfer stories:Liverpool v Manchester United: There are still tickets available for the International Champions Cup tieCeltic criticise Rangers’ Old Firm ticket cuts for away fans as Scottish Premiership champions call for talks to resolve issueArsenal playing Gianluigi Buffon and Paris Saint-Germain in pre-season friendly almost 20 years after Arsene Wenger tried to sign himFantasy Premier League tips: Seven bargain forwards you should sign for 2018/19 LATEST Latest Transfer Newslast_img read more

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Mayweather, McGregor get ready for business

first_img Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games LATEST STORIES Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side MOST READ Saturday’s bout could become the most lucrative fight in history according to Showtime Sports television executive Stephen Espinoza.Mayweather could add another $200 million to his career earnings depending on pay-per-view sales while McGregor, who only four years ago was a struggling former plumber’s apprentice living on welfare, could collect $100 million.This will be the most widely distributed pay per view in history,” Espinoza said.“That’s not hyperbole that’s fact. We are well on the way to a record-setting event.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor pose for photographers during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. APLas Vegas, United States — Conor McGregor vowed to destroy Floyd Mayweather here Wednesday as the two fighters faced off ahead of their money-spinning boxing duel that could become the richest fight in history.In stark contrast to their lurid, trash-talking global press tour last month, a subdued McGregor and a stern-looking Mayweather spoke respectfully as they looked ahead to Saturday’s 12-round boxing contest at the T-Mobile Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Mayweather, who bombarded McGregor with expletives and homophobic slurs during last month’s frenzied publicity blitz, did not swear once during Wednesday’s news conference.McGregor, the massive underdog for this weekend’s bout, restricted himself to verbally abusing a heckler in the audience who predicted he would be knocked out.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingMcGregor faces his first ever professional boxing contest against Mayweather, the undefeated former welterweight king who has come out of a two-year retirement to take on the Irish mixed martial arts star.However McGregor, the 29-year-old from Dublin, insisted he was ready to stun the world of combat sports by upsetting Mayweather, who would improve his record to a perfect 50-0 with a win. Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim “Been to a lot of these crazy press conferences,” said McGregor, a two-time UFC world champion. “This is a lot more subdued. More business-like, the way I like it.“We are prepared for 12 three-minute rounds of non-stop pace. We are prepared, I will put pressure on him and break this old man. Trust me on that.“I don’t see him lasting two rounds. I feel I have the decision to end it inside one.“Keep your hands up, keep your hands down, I don’t care, I’m going to break through whatever’s in front of me.”‘I’ll die a fighter’ ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Mayweather, 40, looked relaxed throughout, even taking time to quietly admonish members of his entourage shouting at McGregor.And rather than the abuse of last month, Mayweather praised McGregor as a “helluva fighter, a stand-up guy and a tough competitor.”“It’s not going to be an easy fight,” Mayweather said. “It’s going to be blood sweat and tears. “He’s the best at what he do, I’m the best at what I do. It comes down to the two competitors going out there and displaying our skills.”But Mayweather’s words came with a warning for McGregor.“After 21 years I’ve been hit with everything and I’m still right here,” Mayweather said.“And if you give it, you must be able to take it.“Anything and everything in boxing that can be done, I’ve done it. I was born a fighter, I will die a fighter. He’s going to bring his best. But it’s not going to be easy, Conor.”McGregor is hoping his punching power can catch Mayweather out on Saturday. But the American veteran warned he had faced plenty of hard hitters before.“Manny Pacquiao got bombs, Canelo (Alvarez) got bombs, Shane Mosley got bombs. But remember this — I got a great chin. And the same way you give it, you’ve got to be able to take it.”The showdown between Mayweather and McGregor was confirmed in June after a protracted guessing game about whether the two fighters from different sports would meet. Who’s the best puncher? Mayweather says it could surprise Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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