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Manchester United are reportedly ready to beat Chelsea to another of their top summer transfer targets after agreeing a £ 35million fee for Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko . France midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is not expected to be in pre-season training with Monaco today as his move to Chelsea draws ever closer. He scored three goals in 51 appearances and his impressive performances earned him an global debut under Didier Deschamps in March.
  • Celtics to sign Aron Baynes to one-year contract

    Celtics to sign Aron Baynes to one-year contract

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    Baynes' agent Daniel Moldovan confirmed the Boomer has agreed to a one-year deal with the Celtics. The Celtics can't officially sign Baynes until a sequence of moves that will include first signing Gordon Hayward . While the Celtics have a bunch of players capable of playing as undersized 4s, the team is thin on pure centers. Baynes, 30, has played five National Basketball Association seasons with San Antonio and Detroit.
  • Manchester United agree fee for another top Chelsea target?

    Manchester United agree fee for another top Chelsea target?

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    And Manchester United - who already won the race to sign Romelu Lukaku - might end up winning the race to sign the Frenchman as well. Meanwhile, Chelsea's own move for Bakayoko, which had looked on the brink of completion earlier this week after lengthy negotiations and rumours of an upcoming medical, has apparently stalled.
  • Alexis Sanchez, Thomas Lemar and Riyad Mahrez

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    The arrival of Alexandre Lacazette for a club-record £52m from Lyon is a statement of intent and could help convince Sanchez his future lies at Arsenal , especially with the club pursuing other targets including Thomas Lemar and, however remote the possibility, Kylian Mbappe, both now at Monaco .
  • Bottas claims Austrian GP pole

    Bottas claims Austrian GP pole

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    Hamilton, who trails Ferrari's Vettel by 14 points in the drivers' standings, could only manage the third-quickest time, nearly two-tenths of a second behind Bottas . Hamilton will need a better day in order to do so. Nearing the end of the session, Hamilton went off the track with some smoke pouring out the side of his auto.
  • Kirk takes lead after career-best round

    Kirk takes lead after career-best round

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    Pretty fun finish there, I knew I had to make it". "Everything was clicking, and then my brother is cool to caddie for me", Green said. She is at 10 under for the tournament along with Germany's Sandra Gal , who had six birdies through 13 holes when play was suspended.
  • Jermaine Defoe pays tribute to special friend

    Jermaine Defoe pays tribute to special friend

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    A statement said: "You can wear whatever you want for the funeral but the family and friends have chosen the theme cancer has no colours". I feel so blessed God brought u into my life and had some wonderful moments with you and for that I'm so grateful.
  • Miami and Beyond: A Look at Future MLB All-Star Game Sites

    Miami and Beyond: A Look at Future MLB All-Star Game Sites

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    Then Pedro took the mound and made quick work of some elite names in the first inning, striking out the side of Barry Larkin, Larry Walker, and Sammy Sosa (the first pitcher to fan the side in the first inning of an All-Star Game ). Overall, that makes 28 first-time All-Stars on the 2017 AL and NL rosters. The replay umpire in NY will be Doug Eddings. Steve Baumann, head athletic trainer of the Cincinnati Reds, Dustin Luepker, head athletic trainer of the Marlins, and Ty Hill, strength and ...
  • Thrilling stalemate for All Blacks and Lions

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    Warren Gatland has admitted he would relish a British and Irish Lions rematch with New Zealand at Twickenham in November. He says they are used to winning everything but there are other teams out there who can play rugby, especially when you combine four of them into one.
  • Froome extends lead before rest day on stage marred by crashes

    Froome extends lead before rest day on stage marred by crashes

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    But once the result of the photo finish came in, Barguil had another reason to cry: Uran was adjudged to have won by a whisker, and instead it was the 30-year-old Colombian who was left to celebrate a first Tour stage win of his career. "I just had a bit of a wobble on a switchback", he said. "I'm just grateful for that group waiting up". Earlier this season the Welshman had to leave the Giro d'Italia early after a crash involving a race moto.