The fee for the attacking midfielder is believed to be around the £60million mark, while he is expected to bag nearly £20million-a-year in wages. During his four-and-half seasons at the club, he has won a Premier League title, the Europa League and the League Cup.
There's only one thing better than having a Number 1 album and that's having a Christmas Number 1 album. Clean Bandit's Rockabye is officially the 2016 Christmas number one. Little Mix's "Touch" climbed 19 spaces to number four, whilst the top five is rounded off with a Christmas classic - Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You".
However, Draxler will instead join Paris Saint-Germain, who can already boast a wealth of attacking talent. In this February 20, 2016 file picture, Wolfsburg's Julian Draxler plays the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and VfL Wolfsburg in Berlin , Germany.
Smith will begin the recovery process and the team says he'll be out 12-14 weeks. Delly's relentless work ethic in his role as the Cavs' backup point guard throughout the regular season and the playoffs wound up scoring him a giant contract at the Milwaukee Bucks, with the 26-year-old leaving OH for Wisconsin during the off-season.
You're never too sure about Bournemouth: one minute they're getting slaughtered by Southampton at home and then before that they beat Liverpool and Leicester. We play this game without two very important players for the team". Yaya Toure's return to form from a football equivalent of Siberia is a welcome boost for City, but I still don't think that defence is good enough and Ilkay Gundogan's latest long term injury is obviously a massive blow.
Van Dijk, 25, has been linked to Manchester City , Manchester United, Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain after some impressive performances for the Saints. Van Dijk has been in fine form for Southampton , who sit seventh in the table and face Tottenham on Monday, after his move from Celtic. "It's a good challenge for us".
Despite a second-innings 137 from Shafiq, Pakistan fell to a 39-run loss at the Gabba. Speaking to the press in Melbourne on Saturday (December 24), Warner was confident that his Test struggles would end sooner rather than later. We are hopeful, we are positive, especially after the first Test. "It's just a little bit of a cycle, I think". "There were some times where I was backed more and given more of a chance, and (with) a longer run of cricket, I guess my performances started to ...
Smith, who was averaging nine points on 36 percent shooting from three-point range, is expected to be replaced in the starting lineup with DeAndre Liggins. Although, it looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers will have to head into the NBA Finals rematch without one of their key cogs. "But it's no excuses for us".
The 24-year-old forward has racked up 20 points in Rockford this year, tallying seven goals and thirteen assists. "Like I've been saying, it's just a matter of time", said Toews. Crawford made several alert saves, including a sprawling stop on MacKinnon's backhander about 6 minutes in. Keith's shot on goal ricocheted to Panarin, whose rebound got put in by Toews.
Smith, who played a vital role in the Cavs' maiden National Basketball Association championship victory last June, suffered the thumb injury while swiping down on Milwauke Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo during the team's 114-108 overtime victory on Tuesday.
They made a solid, yet unspectacular, start to the campaign with three straight wins before the hallmarks of everything that was wrong about Chelsea came to the fore. Chelsea are now six points clear at the top of the Premier League table heading into the festive fixtures. "We know that it won't be easy but we have to try with all our strength".
Kiffin served as the offensive coordinator at Alabama under Nick Saban this season before accepting the FAU job on December 12. "We were very deliberate in our decision to bring Kendal to FAU.completed our due diligence", Kiffin told Thamel .
And it makes life more hard for teams such as the Yankees, who signed Matt Holliday to a one-year deal worth $12 million this month. "You feel sad because I want to be here, but it's not my decision", Encarnacion said. He did not come as a cheap buy, but is Encarnacion an addition that the Cleveland Indians needed? Given how far out of contention the A's have been over the last two years, committing that kind of money to Encarnacion would be out of character.
On Monday, electors made our electile dysfunction official: The Electoral College will install as president a man who didn't win the national popular vote and thus can't claim any kind of coherent mandate. Most years there is scant mention of the Democratic or Republican grandees and apparatchiks who reliably cast their votes in the only presidential election with any constitutional significance.
The Scot, who is now Sunderland boss, joined the Old Trafford club after his countryman retired following a trophy-laden 27 years. 'But whoever took over from Sir Alex would have found it hard. Gareth Bale we were probably behind all along, Real Madrid were well in for it.The Cesc one was disappointing. 'So that was the level we were targeting.
With such a talented roster (and a much-needed wake up call at the half), the Warriors had no trouble turning things around even without a key player like Green in the lineup. "I think our guys are excited, for sure", Warriors Coach Steve Kerr said. Kevin Durant lead the Warriors with twenty-six and Klay Thompson scored another 23, meanwhile Brook Lopez finished with twenty-eight points.
He is in stable condition and it is unclear at this time whether he will join the team for tomorrow's game against the Patriots. Even though NY always plays New England tough, Patriots have a lot to play for this week and the game is at home.
Golden State started out sluggish against the Nets, but the Warriors managed to secure a 117-101 victory to extend their winning streak to six in Green's absence. The Nets got off to an ideal start, as they led Golden State 12-8 in the early going. A sequence that had myself and most of Twitter chuckling came when Zaza Pachulia had back-to-back layups in the first half that were counteracted by Brook Lopez leaking out for freebies on the other end.
Jose Mourinho is planning a £180m spending spree to get Manchester United firing again, according to the Daily Telegraph . Mourinho has made a turbulent start to life at United, losing three of his first seven games at the helm and being hit with two FA charges that have resulted in touchline bans.
They say the team is now waiting to exit the plane. No one was reported injured. The plane fell onto some grass and the wheels of the plane reportedly sunk into the grass. If you're into SnapChat, Anthony Harris has been putting updates of the situation on there. Hearing everyone is OK, but getting off the plane might take some work.
The Spain striker, 28, has turned his career around after struggling at Stanford Bridge last season. Palace enjoyed some long periods of possession in the first half of the game, however, Conte's side managed to hold them at arm's length for long enough before Costa was able to strike.
Encarnacion reportedly rejected a four-year $80 million deal Toronto offered him earlier in the offseason. The Indians add Encarnacion to a team coming off its first World Series appearance since 1997, losing to the Cubs in seven games. "Don't worry about the Blue Jays", people told me. Encarnacion had previously posted an OPS of.900 or better in every season since 2012. The Indians, who finished 27 in attendance last season despite winning 94 games and their first AL pennant since 1997, ...
And so for the second time in 16 years, the candidate who lost the popular vote has won the presidency. In those seven wins, Republicans averaged a whopping 273-electoral-vote margin of victory over that period, led by Richard Nixon's 520-17 thumping of George McGovern in 1972, Ronald Reagan's landslides in 1980 and 1984 and George H.W.
California has 55 electoral votes, or one vote per 711,724 people. One person asked him, "Is Trump smart?" according to the editor of a local newspaper. Trump finished off his statement about the lack of knowledge demonstrated by his opponent during the election with a simple sentence. More voters defected from Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton than did Trump.
The New York Jets have had a miserable 2016 National Football League season. The Jets announced Friday night that head coach Todd Bowles was admitted to the hospital Friday afternoon with an undisclosed illness. He hasn't had anything close to a great quarterback to contend in the AFC. Get better soon, Bowles. With the way that the Jets have played at times this season, that is entirely possible.
Amri, the 24-year-old prime suspect for the Christmas market massacre, was challenged by a police patrol outside a station near Milan at around 3am, it was reported . Earlier reports said that the initial suspect, who was detained by officers after he was seen running away from the scene, was a Pakistani national who had arrived in Germany previous year as a refugee.
Jose Mourinho has conceded that Manchester United are at risk of missing out on the top four due to the competitive nature of the English Premier League. When asked whether there was any possibility of overhauling Chelsea and capturing the title Mourinho said, "It's very hard, you have to be honest and say that".
The Midshipmen also lost their final two games. Navy will be looking for its fourth straight bowl win. Louisiana Tech is a 7-point favorite to win the game, according to Vegas Insider . Louisiana Tech: WRs Trent Taylor and Carlos Henderson. Henderson's 17 touchdown catches are also second most in the country. Junior running back Jarred Craft had a total of 31 yards on the ground over the last two games but gained 1,350 total yards this season and 13 TDs, nine of which came on the ...
He will leave Stamford Bridge when the transfer window opens at the start of January, 12 months after countryman and former Blues team-mate Ramires joined Jiangsu Suning. "You really notice that the Premier League is much, much faster - the pace is very high and you do need to adjust". "I think in this moment it's not a league you want to play, the only way to get players to go there is the money".
The new president of Chapecoense , Plinio David de Nes Filho , who replaced Sandro Pallaoro who died in the tragedy, walked on the stage to receive the trophy, and called Danie Jiemenez, from Atletico National, to joining on the stage to share the moment.
Antonio Conte has made an instant impact at Chelsea this term and has carried a team which finished tenth in the league last season to the top of the Premier League table. "Because the squad was the same as last season's". Because our (summer transfer) market wasn't a great market. "I think that we must have the right pressure, the right pressure.
Mixon also discussed the steps he's taken to better himself, the community service he's performed since that incident and his willingness to speak to kids so they can learn from his mistakes. "I'm not anxious about the National Football League right now". He says that he still goes through counseling. As for what he learned from his poor decision to violently react to Molitor, Mixon added, "Honestly, I'm not anxious about the NFL".
Fortunately for Mathews, he will have a whole offseason to recover and he will miss just one meaningless game after all is said and done. On third-and-goal from the Giants' 5-yard line during the third quarter, Mathews took a handoff out of the shotgun and drove forward, colliding with defensive tackle Damon Harrison at the end of a short run.
Cavalier guard J.R. Smith's surgery to fix a complex fracture of his right thumb was completed on Friday morning at the Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center in Montrose, Ohio. Smith averaged 8.6 points and shot 36.2% from three (he had a slump in which he made 3-of-24 threes) in 21 games this season. The Cavs are already dealing with injuries to Chris Andersen and Mo Williams, so Smith's absence leaves them thin.
ET on ESPN . EMU coach Chris Creighton is a finalist for national Comeback Coach of the Year. Eastern Michigan (7-5), which plays in the Mid-American Conference, is enjoying one of its most successful seasons in recent memory. Cox has 685 yards on the ground and 13 touchdowns, while averaging 5.8 yards per carry. Their talented offense is led by quarterback David Washington , who has thrown for 2,648 yards with 28 touchdowns against four interceptions.