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Man City rival Chelsea for Haaland update, Blues suffer Bellingham blow, Werner ‘eyed by Real Madrid’

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Pep Guardiola has reportedly offered SEVEN Manchester City players to Barcelona.

AS claims the former Nou Camp chief is eager to raid his old club for versatile defender Sergi Roberto and winger Ousmane Dembele.

It’s believed defender Aymeric Laporte will be allowed to leave, along with Raheem Sterling and Portuguese duo Joao Cancelo and Bernardo Silva.

The remaining three City players are yet to be identified.

Meanwhile, Burnley are claimed to be in ‘advanced negotiations’ to bring Inter Milan left-back Ashley Young back to the Premier League.

According to Sky Sports ‘the deal under discussion is

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Phil Foden: Manchester City midfielder Europe’s most valuable player, says CIES Football Observatory

Foden will be a part of England’s Euros campaign after helping City reclaim the Premier League title

English trio Phil Foden, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood are the most valuable players in Europe’s top-five leagues, according to research group CIES Football Observatory.

Manchester City’s Foden tops the list at 190.2m euros (£163.4m), ahead of Manchester United duo Greenwood (£152.8m) and Rashford (£136.6m).

United playmaker Bruno Fernandes (£132.4m) is fifth on the list.

Chelsea’s Mason Mount, 22, is the 10th highest-priced player at £106.1m.

The CIES use a range of variablesexternal-link including a player’s age, performances, economic value of their

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French Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Daniil Medvedev & faces Alexander Zverev

Tsitsipas has previously played three Grand Slam semi-finals – at the 2019 and 2021 Australian Opens, plus last year’s Roland Garros – and lost them all

Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas showed his superior clay-court quality against Russian rival Daniil Medvedev to reach the French Open semi-finals.

Medvedev opted for an underarm serve on match point – which Tsitsipas dubbed “a very millennial shot” after putting it away to seal a 6-3 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 win.

It ended Medvedev’s surprisingly deep run on clay and put Tsitsipas into a third straight Grand Slam semi-final.

Tsitsipas, 22, faces German sixth seed

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Euro 2020: How Gareth Southgate restored faith in England’s national team

Southgate earned 57 England caps as a player and is nearing that many games as national team boss
Dates: 11 June-11 July. Venues: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Seville, St Petersburg. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 Live, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for more details

“One of the main factors I got with Gareth Southgate,” 42-cap striker Danny Welbeck says of the England manager, “was he likes to make sure there’s a really good culture within the group”.

It is a term that is referenced with increasing regularity

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Euro 2020: England call-up ‘mind blowing’, says Ben White

Why not? We could win it – England players look ahead to Euro 2020
Dates: 11 June-11 July. Venues: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Seville, St Petersburg. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for more details

An England call-up for the European Championship is “mind blowing” and being with the squad has been “very surreal”, says defender Ben White.

White, 23, made his international debut in last week’s 1-0 friendly win over Austria and replaced the injured Trent Alexander-Arnold in the 26-man squad.

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NBA explains why LeBron James didn’t quarantine after attending event

The NBA on Monday released a statement explaining why LeBron James was not subject to a quarantine period after he attended a promotional event two days before the Lakers’ play-in game vs. the Warriors.

NBA chief communications officer Mike Bass said the NBA declined to suspend James or subject him to a quarantine period because the event, which required guests to produce proof of vaccination or a return a negative COVID-19 test result, “did not create risks related to the spread of COVID-19.”

James was available for LA’s play-in game vs. Golden State on Wednesday, two days after he attended

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MLB roundtable: Who’s the early AL MVP favorite following Mike Trout’s injury?

The 2021 MLB regular season is now eight weeks old and I think we’ve all settled into the daily grind that is marathon regular season baseball. The 60-game sprint was fun in its own way last year given the circumstances. Give me the full 162-game experience every day of the week though.

Throughout the season the CBS Sports MLB scribes will bring you a weekly roundtable breaking down, well, pretty much anything. The latest news, a historical question, thoughts about the future of baseball, all sorts of stuff. Last week we took a stab at predicting who will throw the

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Xhaka to Roma; Emerson to Barcelona

Tough-tackling card collectors highlight Thursday’s transfer rumor mill, as ex-Premier League bosses Jose Mourinho and Ronald Koeman eye reinforcements.

Mourinho is said to want an Arsenal player he’s faced plenty over the years, while Koeman is close to locking up a young right back to join USMNT star Sergino Dest.

Emerson to Barcelona

No, not that Emerson.

Emerson Royal is a 22-year-old (January) right back at Real Betis with a single Brazil cap to his name.

He’s been with the Andalusian club since 2019, a veritable every-week starter with five goals and 10 assists across all competitions.

What would this

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Miami football ranked 19 in Sporting News Top 25

With 19 starters returning the Miami football team is the 19th ranked team in 2021 Sporting News preseason rankings. The Hurricanes 2021 prospects are led by the return of star quarterback D’Eriq King. King is on almost every list ranking the best QBs entering the 2021 college football season.

Miami added transfers, wide receiver Charleston Rambo to give King a deep threat, offensive lineman Justice Olusaweun to add depth, edge rusher DeAndre Johnson and cornerback Tyrique Stevenson. This will be the most experienced Miami football team in recent memory. Miami has no excuses in 2021.

King has surpassed

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Sporting News releases college football rankings, where is Georgia?

Per a report from Dawgnation, former Clemson All-ACC cornerback Derion Kendrick is transferring to Georgia.

Georgia plays Clemson in Charlotte on college football’s opening weekend, and Kendrick very well may be on the field playing against his former team.

This is huge news for Georgia. The secondary is easily the biggest area of concern after losing three starting cornerbacks from last year’s team to the NFL (Eric Stokes, Tyson Campbell and DJ Daniels).

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound cornerback is a graduate of South Pointe High School, the same Rock Hill, South Carolina, school that produced Jadeveon Clowney. As a recruit,…

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