Boateng has played for a number of different European clubs in his career. Barcelona believe the player will add versatility to their squad. -12.15pm, photo session on the field at Camp Nou. Boateng's arrival is even more timely given confirmation that Ousmane Dembele is set to be sidelined for the next 15 days with a sprained ankle.
Speaking about Chelsea's move for Higuain, Milan assistant Riccio told Gazzetta: 'As for the transfer market we are all grown-ups, we know how to deal with these situations. I spoke to Higuain, it's right we do this. If he leaves then we'll be losing an important player. It helped to secure Arsenal's second league win over Chelsea in 15 league meetings, stretching back into Arsene Wenger's reign which ended in May.
Ukrainian tennis superstar, Elina Svitolina will play Naomi Osaka from Japan in the quarterfinals of the 2019 WTA Australian Open . Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic were other big names to advance to the last 16. I just had to stay very strong. "I just felt like she was playing too good and I had to wait (but) it's a bit hard to do that, because my patience isn't so great".
Williams' victory, just 16 months after giving birth to daughter Olympia, secures an astonishing 50th grand slam quarter-final appearance for the 37-year-old American. While Williams stayed cool, highly-rated German fourth seed Zverev lost the plot against Canadian Milos Raonic, crashing 6-1, 6-1, 7-6 (7/5) and demolishing a racquet in a massive meltdown.
The England global repayed the faith shown in him by his manager by putting in a dynamic performance which was topped off by a superb solo goal that defied belief among the Old Trafford faithful. United are seeking to appoint a permanent manager at the end of the season, and Pochettino is said to be on the shortlist to be Jose Mourinho's successor.
Mauricio Pochettino's side face the Blues on Thursday in the second leg of the domestic cup having won the first contest 1-0 at Wembley. Whether the Tottenham boss can sign both the players he has registered an interest in remains to be seen, with the purse strings often kept very tight by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, but if they are to compete for trophies this term, additions are going to be needed.
You're so young". Title-favorite Williams, who has been in devastating form at the season-opening Grand Slam, comforted the Odessa-born pro with encouragement, immediately approaching the world number 57, whose third-round showing is her best at a senior Grand Slam, at the end of the match after noticing she had become visibly upset, telling her "you did awesome, don't cry".
The last time that Serena Williams played the Australian Open , she was two months pregnant and took home the trophy for her 23 major title in 2017. Eighth seed Kei Nishikori escaped a defeat by Polish qualifier, when Kamil Majchrzak was forced to retire in the fifth set with Nishikori leading 3-6, 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-2, 3-0.
So it was in vogue for Aussies to be watching. Australia's Ash Barty has fought back from a set down against Maria Sharapova to secure her passage into a maiden Grand Slam quarterfinal. "No, absolutely. I needed to take that time away", she said. Kvitova was the model of consistency that the two other seeded players previously vanquished by Anisimova - No.
Winning at the end? "Winning at the end, I can not describe it", the 14th seed said. The magnificent world number 15 hit 62 winners and made 36 unforced errors to the 20-time grand slam champion's 55 in an outstanding performance at a packed Rod Laver Arena on Sunday night.
The 23 times Grand Slam victor was spotted in a turquoise romper while playing at the Australian Open . The 37-year-old won her 23rd major Down Under two years ago while two months pregnant and is the bookies' favourite to claim an eighth Australian title, despite being seeded 16th.
West Ham say he is not for sale but Arnautovic's brother and agent says he wants to move. The Mirror says the West Ham forward was the subject of a £35million bid from an unknown Chinese Super League club last week which was subsequently rejected.
Having already made it to the world number one ranking, she now had a Grand Slam singles title to go with it. Sharapova won 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 with the roof closed on Rod Laver Arena and will next play in-form local hope Ashleigh Barty , who bounced Greece's Maria Sakkari 7-5, 6-1, for a berth in the quarter-finals.
Manchester United stretched their ideal run under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to seven wins from as many games in all competitions with a 2-1 home defeat of Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday (Jan 19).
In this case, Justice is referring to Harper and not Machado, and it is a topic where Padres fans should have an interest. "The money they offered isn't there [now]". Harper has previously met with the Los Angeles Dodgers , Chicago White Sox and his former team Washington Nationals , but it was his first face-to-face meeting with Phillies owner John Middleton and general manager Matt Klentak.
According to FoxSports' Neroli Meadows, Warner will return back to Australia on January 21, and will play the remaining BPL matches until then. Sylhet Sixers won the toss and chose to bat first on Friday against Dhaka Dynamites in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League ( BPL ).
Eleven years after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for the 2008 Australian Open , top seed Novak Djokovic bested the Frenchman again at Melbourne Park to reach the third round early on Friday. Djokovic will meet Daniil Medvedev in the fourth round next week. The world No. 1 sent his game into a downward spiral when he unloaded on officials in a freakish tirade over stadium lighting that had been switched on during the third set at Rod Laver Arena despite it being hours away from sunset.
A win against Chicago may have saved Walton's job, but he'll be hard pressed to keep it at season's end, especially if the Lakers somehow fail to make the playoffs. Before the referees offered their explanation, Walton took responsibility for how the sequence played out. He got by KCP, so I switched on him and I thought I got the foul off before he got up to shoot the ball.
Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev served 29 aces in a late-finishing 7-6 (5), 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (6), 6-1 win over Jeremy Chardy to reach the third round of the Australian Open . The fourth-seeded Osaka recovered a service break in the second set and, at 4-4, she broke Zidansek's service to love. Nishikori missed the season's first Gram Slam a year ago when a right wrist injury suffered in August 2017 wiped out the start of his season.
The Warriors defeated the New Orleans Pelicans last night behind Steph Curry's historic third consecutive game of 8 or more made three-pointers . Shai has been struggling as of late, so the choice isn't altogether out there, but exactly why Bradley continues to log a high average of minutes with " un-statable " play that doesn't pass the eye test remains unclear to anyone who isn't Doc Rivers.
Pogba was the provider for Marcus Rashford's victor in a 1-0 victory at Tottenham last weekend that allowed United to close to within six points of the Premier League top four, having been 11 points adrift when Mourinho departed on December 18.
Rooney rejected suggestions that the team's locker room has become a "circus" which is impacting their performance on the field. "It's nonsense", the owner said. Brown to took Twitter on Wednesday to respond to statements made by Arians and Sanders. In a tweet , the 30-year-old Brown called Sanders - now with the Broncos - "the same guy who missed rehab to go on networks to talk about me", and claimed his former teammate had "zero clue" about his situation.
The Aussies are chasing a win that would seal a first ODI series victory in two years after the tourists took the second match in Adelaide. India bounced back from the 34-run loss in the series opener at Sydney, with another Virat Kohli masterclass century combined with his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni's vintage finish to pull off a 6-wicket win at Adelaide.
In an interview with Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports, Rozier said that his Celtics teammates haven't "been on a team like this", and that they're "too talented". "I put it on me of just being better". "Being on a championship-ball club, you can't get away with that". But at some point, Irving's words will only do so much.
Position players for the A's report to spring training on February 15 in Arizona, while the National Football League combine begins February 26 in Indianapolis. It's also possible the Giants could sit Murray for his first season and deploy Manning behind center once again for a team that looks ready to compete now.
With a fired-up home crowd ready to roar them on, Rovers appeal at 29/20 to prevail in normal time from the Blackburn vs Newcastle odds . Youngster Sean Longstaff has recently been promoted to the first-team, and appears to be the only sure-fire starter for the club in central midfield at present.
Donatell, who got his start in the National Football League coaching ranks as the Jets' secondary coach in 1990, has previously served as defensive coordinator in Green Bay (2000-03) and. Under Pariani's tutelage, Daniels accrued 479 catches for 5,661 yards (11.8 per catch) and 36 touchdowns. After firing Vance Joseph as head coach after the season, Munchak was a finalist - along with Vic Fangio - for the Broncos head coach opening.
But the stat line of the game might belong to Draymond Green. Malik Beasley finished with 22 points for the Nuggets. The Nuggets got off to a bad start, and it was immediately obvious that Denver would struggle on Tuesday. Durant and Thompson also got in on the action as they combined for 10 3-pointers. The former MVP shot 73% (11-of-15) from the fielding, including 71% (5-of-7) from three-point range.
Phil Perry and Rob Ninkovich break down the Patriots win over the Chargers, and preview the Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship game. The scenery consistently changes for the Patriots, but Belichick and Brady make sure that the results never do.
Yet, even when they were under the cosh, United still attacked when they could. The Norwegian got his tactics spot on in the first half of a match billed as a face-off between the two favourites for the full-time job at Old Trafford, with Mauricio Pochettino in the opposition dugout.
She was left awaiting the victor of the match between Eugenie Bouchard and China's Shuai Peng. Williams nearly died in 2017 when blood clots formed in her lungs after she gave birth to her first child, daughter Olympia. Five-time Grand Slam victor Maria Sharapova started her Melbourne campaign impressively by registering a "double-bagel" win over Britain's Harriet Dart.
Kyrgios said he was happy to see Tomic back in form after missing the Australian Open a year ago when his ranking plummeted. It was a fitting ending however for a rather tiresome contest, with Kyrgios struggling from the outset as Tomic lulled his rival into his game plan.
Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde has urged Philippe Coutinho to fight for his spot in the squad, after he returned to goalscoring ways. "They are incredible numbers". "Once we scored, the game opened up for us" said Suarez. Eibar left-back Marc Cucurella, who is on loan from Barca, also troubled his parent club with some powerful runs which impressed the home crowd.
Two-time Wimbledon victor Andy Murray has targeted next summer's grass court championship in London as his stage to step away from tennis but the Scot's surgeon says that his hip injury may prohibit him from making it that far. In today's column, Judy, who is at his side in Melbourne, writes: "Though these are hard days right now, I'm sure Andy will continue to have a huge impact on the world of tennis".
Nats executives are now calling a reunion with Harper a "long shot" and have not had contact with Harper in over a month according to the report. Jeff Skversky of 6 ABC Philly spoke to both Middleton and Klentak after they landed back in the City of Brotherly Love.
At the 477-yard par-4 13th, Lahiri's tee shot went 269 yards to the right rough, his second shot went 180 yards to the right front greenside bunker, and his sand shot went 29 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for a bogey. "It's not often you feel like you know what you're doing with your swing and the ball's reacting the way you want it to and you're able to maneuver the ball the way you want", Kuchar told reporters.
They are close favourites with the same bet firm at odds of (2.05). West Ham United chairman David Gold is in no doubt whatsoever that Marko Arnautovic will remain at the club until 2022, and has insisted repeatedly and forcefully that "footballers are loyal people who always see out the entirety of their contracts".
Arsenal are fifth in the Premier League and have an upcoming FA Cup fourth-round tie at home to Manchester United . Bellerin has been sidelined for the past six games since picking up a calf injury against Southampton last month while Monreal, who has extended his Arsenal contract until the end of the season according to ESPN FC sources , hasn't featured since the 3-1 win against Burnley on December 22.
Must media types are praising the move. "I think Darnold has some Peyton Manning-like traits, and Adam did a great job, obviously, with Peyton in that situation", Romo said. So, the Jets have hired a head coach they believe to be a quarterback whisperer. At the same time, I'm going to be me. Williams spent last season with the Cleveland Browns as defensive coordinator and interim head coach.
The 47-year-old has served as a vice-captain for the past three Ryder Cups , most recently under the leadership of Denmark's Thomas Bjørn last September when Europe won the trophy back from the United States with an emphatic 17½-10½ victory in France.
Juventus are reportedly planning to launch a last-minute raid to snatch Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi from under the noses of Bayern Munich . Fabregas, who has won two Premier League titles since joining Chelsea in 2014, has struggled for first-team opportunities under Sarri, making six appearances in the league this season.
The Tigers are coming off their second national title in three seasons with a 44-16 win over Alabama on Monday at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif . He built Clemson in Alabama's image, and now his team has emerged as the primary challenger for the crimson throne. The College Football Playoff pivoted away from its original plan to play semifinal games on New Year's Eve, moving several sets of games off weeknights to Saturdays instead.
The Argentina global set a new Serie A goal-scoring record under Sarri at the Stadio San Paolo in the 2015/16 campaign with 36 goals. Juventus & AC Milan would have to agree on the deal before Higuain can get his wish of moving to Stamford Bridge but the transfer would be a significant coup for the Blues, who have lacked a ruthless streak in recent weeks.
They certainly didn't patronise their opponents by easing off and behaved in a professional manner by aiming to score as many goals as possible. This was the first time in more than 31 years that City had scored more than eight goals in a single match - they beat Huddersfield Town 10-1 in a second-tier league encounter in November 1987.
The NFL playoffs kick continue Sunday with the remaining Wild Card round games. The ensuing two-point conversion - kicker Sebastian Janikowski was injured attempting a 57-yard field goal at the end of the first half - pulled the Seahawks within two.
The now much coveted Jadon Sancho joined Borussia Dortmund past year, and has flourished since leaving England in pursuit of regular first team football. "We are here in the semi-finals and it's one step to go back to Wembley, that's why we take it seriously in that game once we are here", he said. A statement from the EFL said: "The use of VAR comes as the EFL continues its commitment to support English football's contribution to the live trial now taking place, ahead of the technology ...
The chants came after the Chargers scored a touchdown and then converted a two-point attempt to go up three possessions. Two unnamed National Football League teams are "strongly considering" trading for Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter .
McDaniels confirmed that he did not speak with the Browns, who have interviewed 7 candidates since last Tuesday for their head coaching job after firing Hue Jackson along with offensive coordinator Todd Haley on October 29, 2017. "I'm grateful for the opportunity I had, but obviously more importantly grateful for the opportunity I have here". If he has one foot out the door, then they should just officially get rid of him in order to focus on the 2019 campaign.
Tway is the son of eight time US PGA Tour victor and major champion Bob and travelled with his father to Maui for the winners-only event in 2004. McIlroy holed five birdies and a bogey, while Day enjoyed a flawless back nine to move within three strokes of Tway.
My memories are always going to be with the world-class player, with the great technique, he's a great guy. Sources told ESPN FC that the decision to join Chelsea in the summer, rather than in January, was Pulisic's to give him the best chance of impressing Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri during a full preseason rather than half of a regular season.