Unitedare likely to have to up their ante from their initial £90m bid for Sancho,but will not meet Dortmund’s desired £110m, the Daily Mail says.
The OldTrafford club will likely be also forced to go above their envisaged £50m tosign Grealish now that Villa will stay in the Premier League, but at leastChampions League qualification has given Solskjaer more spending power.
England manager Gareth Southgate has hailed the performances of the fourplayers who made their first national team starts in a 3-0 win over Wales.Tammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell and Jadon Sancho were all missing for the gamehaving breached Covid guidelines at the weekend. But, in their absence, thelikes of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Jack Grealish and Bukayo Saka shone.
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said his players had made “massive mistakes” inthe 7-2 thrashing at Aston Villa, adding “a game like tonight should nothappen”. Klopp’s Premier League champions were left stunned as Ollie Watkinsregistered a first-half hat-trick and John McGinn, Ross Barkley and JackGrealish, with a brace, also got on the scoresheet for Villa. The hosts, wholed 4-1 at half-time, did not look back after going 1-0 up through Watkins inthe fourth minute as they punished an error by Reds goalkeeper Adrian.
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Mikel Arteta insists Arsenal’s transfer business is far from complete as hetold fans they can “relax” over the future of captain Pierre-EmerickAubameyang. The Gunners have signed playmaker Willian on a free transfer fromChelsea, while also spending a reported £22million initial fee on Lilledefender Gabriel Magalhaes.
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A serious rift developed between William and Harry when the younger brotherwas pictured in a Nazi costume, according to a new book. The siblings went toMaud’s Cotswold Costumes in January 2005 and chose an animal outfit forWilliam and, for Harry, a khaki-coloured uniform, in which the young duke wasphotographed while displaying an armband with a swastika. The response to theincident prompted Harry to reconsider his older brother’s involvement and thediffering treatments of the pair, noted royal biographer Robert Lacey claimsin Battle of Brothers, which is being serialised in the Daily Mail.
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On Friday, "That '70s Show" star Danny Masterson appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court to be arraigned on rape charges. The Daily Mail reports that Masterson was charged with forcibly raping three women. Masterson has been free on $3-million bail since his arrest in mid-June. Masterson's lawyer filed a demurrer, delaying his trial until October 19 His alleged victims were awarded a protective order. Masterson was ordered to turn in his firearms.
President Donald Trump has chipped away at Joe Biden's lead in the classically red state of Texas. A new poll from the Dallas Morning Star released Sunday has Trump leading Biden in Texas state 48 per cent to 46 per cent among likely voters. Among the larger group of registered voters, Biden beats Trump by 1 percentage point: 44 per cent to 43 per cent. The Daily Mail reports that both poll totals are within the margin of error.
Timo Werner explains the “hard decision” behind joining Chelsea, insisting itis so that he can win titles. Settling into life at Stamford Bridge, Wernerinsisted Chelsea quickly became his top choice once Frank Lampard explainedhis Stamford Bridge plans.
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A look ahead to Chelsea's 2020/21 season, as the Blues look to push on inFrank Lampard's second year in charge. The Blues have invested heavily in thesummer, with Timo Werner expected to fire the Stamford Bridge side tosilverware and an improvement on last year's fourth-placed finish.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaped praise on his Manchester United players afterbeating Paris St Germain with a performance that was even better than lastyear’s jaw-dropping Champions League triumph at the Parc des Princes. The RedDevils had been on course for a morale-boosting start to Group H rather than avictorious one after Anthony Martial’s second-half own goal cancelled outstand-in skipper Bruno Fernandes’ spot-kick. But 19 months on from securingtheir historic last-16 comeback triumph in the French capital, Marcus Rashfordstruck late to secure another stunning victory at PSG as United ran out 2-1winners in their Champions League opener.
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The idea of a European Super League in football has been floated for decades. But now it seems plans could take off as Liverpool and Manchester United show interest in forming a new European Premier League. The League would run alongside domestic football and would essentially replace the current Champions League tournament. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn