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Speaking in his pre-match press conference, the manager said, "Some people tell me: "Just give him what he wants.' But then you can not respect any more any wage structure and you put the club in trouble as well". "What is for sure is that what is paid per week today is what 20 years ago was paid per year". "I'm very happy (Sanchez has been nominated) because it rewards a very strong season if you look at his numbers".
  • Borini grabs late equaliser to give Sunderland hope

    Borini grabs late equaliser to give Sunderland hope

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    The anger directed at Moyes was all the more alarming as his rock bottom side turned in one of their better performances of the campaign. Then at the Stadium of Light , all Moyes seemed to want to do is bring in players he worked with at Manchester United and Everton, like Donald Love, Paddy McNair, Adnan Januzaj , Bryan Oviedo and Victor Anichebe among others.
  • Clement expects either Swansea or Hull to be relegated

    Clement expects either Swansea or Hull to be relegated

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    They welcome Stoke to the Liberty Stadium in a week's time, and Clement feels his side need to take all three points after the Potters beat 17th-placed Hull to keep the gap at two points. Despite improving upon their lacklustre display at West Ham last week, however, Paul Clement's men were ultimately unable to avoid a sixth successive away defeat and their 13th on the road this season.
  • Mata to miss rest of season

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    I think the odds makers are wrong personally. Even if the 31-year-old is declared fit, a place on the bench is the best Rooney can hope for as Zlatan Ibrahimovic is certain to lead the line up front and will be looking to celebrate his nomination for the PFA Player of the Year with another goal .
  • Chelsea's Kante, Hazard in six-man shortlist for PFA award

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    The star player in Leicester City's underdog Premier League win last season, Riyad Mahrez , won the award last year but is out of running this year due to the Foxes' failure to muster any sort of title defence this season. It's getting to be that time of the year, awards season. As well as N'Golo and Eden I think all my players are having a great season and they deserve the best.
  • Boston Celtics Clinch East

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    The Bulls are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. 6 seed. The Celtics have finished top in the East for the first time since the 2007-08 season, when they won their league-best 17th title. But the green guard will lead you to believe that he adapts to the game plan on a night to night basis and will sacrifice offensive numbers in order for his team to win.
  • Alonso wary of United threat, Spurs ready to pounce

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    He did not feature in this season's reverse fixture in October however, which was then the first time Spurs had failed to score in a league game in 2016/17. The Blues play Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. Tottenham Hotspur have closed the gap on Chelsea to four points with a comprehensive 4-0 win over Bournemouth at White Hart Lane.
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    Simeone expects "pure" football test in Leicester return

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    Ndidi and the Leicester City squad remained in Madrid after their 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League first leg quarter-final clash on Wednesday, April 12. "We expect a fantastic night of football at Leicester - the English atmosphere, the fans on top of the pitch". However, the 3,000 travelling supporters high in the rafters of the Calderon were largely silenced by Atletico's dominance of the match.
  • Oilers score twice shorthanded; tie series with Sharks

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    Cam Talbot stopped all 16 shots he faced for his first career playoff shutout and Edmonton's first postseason win since 2006. The Edmonton Oilers said they sold just half of the 250 concourse tickets that were made available for Game 1 against San Jose Sharks Wednesday night.
  • Max Verstappen fastest in final practice in Bahrain

    Max Verstappen fastest in final practice in Bahrain

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    Hamilton's title fights over the last three years were within his own Mercedes team, twice beating Rosberg to the title - once easily and once in the last race of the season - only to lose it to the German driver last year. "I just felt I could get more out of myself and when you are that close to a podium". With the dusk-to-night race and qualifying run in cooler conditions, champions Mercedes appeared to be focused more on longer runs with heavier fuel loads as track temperatures hovered ...
  • New Ranger Brendan Smith leaves his imprint on Game 1 win

    New Ranger Brendan Smith leaves his imprint on Game 1 win

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    Montreal isn't as good offensively as the Rangers in averaging 2.7 goals per game. So, the Rangers top guns need to find a way to break through against Price in Game Two and beyond; but Glass, and Lundqvist, provide the cushion of a 1-0 series lead.
  • Morata helps Real Madrid keep Barcelona in check

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    The La Liga match between Barcelona and Sevilla will be broadcast live on BeIN Sports. Tuesday marked bearded Messi's 50th official game, and he celebrated the occasion in style with two goals to down Sevilla in a 3-0 victory at Camp Nou.