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Football London cite Canal Plus journalist Romain Collet-Gaudin in reporting that Fekir is on the verge of joining Chelsea's Premier League rivals Liverpool . The Brazilian's representatives have arrived in the U.K.to complete the $69.5 million deal and the medical could take place within the next 48 hours.
  • Things That Will Decide Warriors Vs Cavs

    Things That Will Decide Warriors Vs Cavs

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    Stephen Curry and the Warriors fired up the home crowd with a win in Game 6, then eliminated the Houston Rockets on the road in Game 7. The MVP of the 2015 Finals, Iguodala and Klay Thompson shared the responsibility of defending LeBron James in the 2017 meeting between the teams.
  • The Warriors are colossal betting favorites over LeBron, the Cavs

    The Warriors are colossal betting favorites over LeBron, the Cavs

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    Monday night the Rockets slowly built a first half lead on the Warriors. Curry, who finished with 27 points, scored 14 of Golden State's 33 points in the third quarter as Houston's shooting didn't just go cold, it froze. Mike D'Antoni coached the Houston Rockets to 65 games this season and led James Harden to what is nearly certainly an MVP award. While it only led to nine second-chance points because Houston shot just four of 14 on those chances, it was the kind of effort that ...
  • Shakhtar's Fred to move to Manchester United for Euro 50 mln

    Shakhtar's Fred to move to Manchester United for Euro 50 mln

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    But United will now look to push through a deal while Fred is in the UK, with the Brazilian - and the rest of his teammates - holed up in Tottenham's training facility until June 8. They can tackle, pass, dribble and score the odd goal, but there are differences in their styles. A brilliant tackler of the ball his defensive skills are impressive and should he come to the side he would seamlessly fit into the three man midfield system that Mourinho has been using for quite some time.
  • Golden Knights win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

    Golden Knights win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

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    Until the past year, his greatest accomplishment was rebuilding Washington into a perennial playoff team and title contender that went to the playoffs from 2008-2013. The Golden Knights were the last ones standing on Monday night. "I have a very fond respect for George", Wilson said. "I haven't slowed it down (on video)".
  • How The Warriors Unleashed Klay Thompson

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    Similarly, the Warriors entered the West finals as favorites given their championship pedigree, they have two blowout victories in this series against the Rockets , and star Chris Paul will be limited or out due to a hamstring injury he suffered in Game 5.
  • Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to game 7 vs. Celtics

    Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to game 7 vs. Celtics

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    After a season full of turmoil, that included a major revamp of the roster at February's trade deadline with six players offloaded and four acquired, this is arguably seen as James' greatest achievement ever. Boston went six minutes while mustering just one field goal - a Marcus Morris second-chance fadeaway - and the Cavaliers put together a little burst to pull within two with under three minutes to play in the half.
  • Fulham back in Premier League with playoff win over Villa

    Fulham back in Premier League with playoff win over Villa

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    Financial muscle is supposed to dictate the order of things these days, but Fulham now join Bournemouth and Huddersfield as gatecrashers in the promised land of the Premier League and only the most ardent of Villa fans could argue. Jack Grealish , the best player on the pitch against Fulham despite seeing the artist-artisan balance tilted firmly against his side, asked Villa's press officer to shield him from the media as he walked through the mixed zone and it would be a leap of faith to ...
  • Chris Paul trolls Steph Curry with Steph Curry shimmy

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    Paul was receiving treatment after the game and did not speak to reporters. Late in Thursday night's game, Paul, who happens to be one of James' best friends, suffered a hamstring injury on a drive attempt to the hoop. They thought he could not endure: "So we're gonna post you up with KD [Kevin Durant], we're going to turn up the defence on you and eventually, you will get too exhausted and you will make all the mistakes".
  • LeBron James and the Twilight of the Cavaliers

    LeBron James and the Twilight of the Cavaliers

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    The series is where it is because the Celtics won Game 5 96-83, even though they shot just 36 percent from the field. Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers lies on the court after a collision in the first quarter against the Boston Celtics during Game Six of the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on May 25, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Thomas Partey becomes first Ghanaian to win Europa League trophy

    Thomas Partey becomes first Ghanaian to win Europa League trophy

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    Marseille was going for a second European trophy, 25 years after winning the Champions League, but had no answer to Griezmann's mobility and finishing. "The truth is this was a dream for me, to win a trophy with Atletico, with [Diego Simeone] and my friends and teammates. He's a lad who has given so much", Simeone said.
  • Atlético defeated Marseille in the final of the Europa League

    Atlético defeated Marseille in the final of the Europa League

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    The veteran striker was handed a megaphone and sang "Te Quiero Atleti" - (I love you Atleti). Now we are in the UEFA Super Cup, so he could play four finals with us. Griezmann, who may well have put in his last performance in the red and white of Atletico after being heavily linked with a move to Spanish giants Barcelona in the summer, paid tribute to Marseille after the match.
  • Payet, Martial left out of France World Cup squad

    Payet, Martial left out of France World Cup squad

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    In-form attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet was ruled out after sustaining a muscle injury in Marseille's 3-0 defeat by Atletico Madrid in last week's Europa League final. Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema's global exile goes on - he has not played for France since October 2015 after being accused of involvement in a blackmail affair involving a sextape.
  • Rafa Nadal storms past Denis Shapovalov into the quarter-finals

    Rafa Nadal storms past Denis Shapovalov into the quarter-finals

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    Top seed Nadal recorded his 20th clay-court win of the year while Shapovalov will at least have the consolation of becoming the Canadian number one on Monday. The 22-year-old Kontaveit won through 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) against the 37-year-old American who was seeded eighth in a tournament she won almost two decades ago to 1999.
  • Gigi Buffon Bid Reportedly Submitted After Juventus Exit

    Gigi Buffon Bid Reportedly Submitted After Juventus Exit

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    Buffon will bring his Juve career to an end this weekend with a Serie A match against Verona at the Allianz Stadium, where he will receive the adulation of the Bianconeri crowd for one final occasion. "On Saturday I will play a game and that is the only certainty I have". It's a way of seeing what you're made of and I have never been afraid of a challenge.
  • Messi: It Would Be Terrible If Neymar Joined Real!

    Messi: It Would Be Terrible If Neymar Joined Real!

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    Neymar left Barcelona previous year to join Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record £200m deal and has been tipped to return to Spain to sign for Madrid this summer. "Every time I start a season I try to improve myself, win everything, leave everything every time I go out to the pitch, give the maximum for my teammates and for myself".
  • Mauricio Pochettino wants Spurs to 'take risks' to win trophies

    Mauricio Pochettino wants Spurs to 'take risks' to win trophies

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    But, on the pitch, they have continued to compete against the big-spending Manchester clubs as well as Liverpool , Chelsea and Arsenal. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Manchester City and Manchester United are now on a different level to his side, as he saluted their third place finish in the Premier League .
  • Benitez is still unsure over future at Newcastle

    Benitez is still unsure over future at Newcastle

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    I would also like to applaud the players, led fantastically by the captain Jamaal Lascelles . "On many occasions through the season they have been described as a Championship side, which I personally consider to be derogatory". The Blues' hopes of playing in next season's Europe topflight competition faded away when they drew 1-1 to Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
  • Man City record will be tough to break-Guardiola

    Man City record will be tough to break-Guardiola

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    City have made a habit of breaking new statistical ground while turning the title race into a procession. The Spaniard will assess what's changed at the Etihad since his first season in English football finished with City ending fourth in the division - before running away with it at the second time of asking.
  • Larmour And Luke McGrath To Start For Leinster In Champions Cup Final

    Larmour And Luke McGrath To Start For Leinster In Champions Cup Final

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    Sexton said: "We couldn't get going and they came out and slowed us down at the ruck, which is obviously the way to beat us". With sevens convert Virimi Vakatawa at outside centre, Racing pose a significant threat out wide and Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster is wary of their individual ability.
  • Fans go insane as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation

    Fans go insane as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation

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    Jonas Hector brought Cologne level just after the half-hour mark with an exquisite chip, but Divock Origi restored the lead for Wolfsburg, edging Hamburg closer to disaster. Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Buerki gifted Hoffenheim possession with a awful clearance on 26 minutes, allowing Andrej Kramaric to fire the home side in front.