Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has told Marca that he is "flattered" by reported interest from Barcelona , claims Football Espana . Chelsea are bidding to complete the Double when they face Arsenal in Saturday's FA Cup final, but Antonio Conte's champions are seemingly in a playful mood as they prepare for the Wembley showpiece.
Wenger has revelled in FA Cup football and victory over the Blues would see him become the most successful manager in the competition's storied history. "We're looking forward to it and we know we have the players who are capable of winning the game", he added. After celebrating being presented with the fifth Premier League title of his career, Terry, who has been reduced to a bit-part role under Antonio Conte , revealed he had spoken to Frank Lampard and Jamie Carragher to seek their ...
Nadal broke early in the second set but was not able to pull away, and needed to save four break points in the final game before closing out the match . The first set saw Thiem try and adopt an attacking attitude against Nadal , who had only recently defeated him in Barcelona. "I really enjoy these tournaments", Nadal said.
The Gunners will head into the FA Cup final without both Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel - who picked up an injury after coming on to shore up Arsenal's defence. "I also think it's going to be a very good game, and I can not wait for it". 'If they keep Wenger, I don't see them getting close to the top, ' Merson said .
The Warriors have yet to lose a game in the playoffs this season, and they will put their 10-0 record on the line in Game 3 against the Spurs on Saturday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio . It was a drastic difference from a game of catch-up two days earlier when the Warriors rallied from 25 points down. While Pachulia's Warriors teammates have all come to his defense, some, including Spurs coach Gregg Popovich , are calling it a dirty play that deserves punishment.
Just when it was looking like Rafael Nadal was going to sweep the honours on clay this season, the 14-time Grand Slam victor was ousted by his familiar foe Dominic Thiem in the quarter-final last week at Rome Masters. It was a tour-best fourth title this year for Svitolina and the most prestigious trophy of her career so far. Halep, who completed the defence of her Madrid Open title last weekend, rolled her ankle when leading 5-2 in the first set.
However, mid-morning on Monday, Kroenke's KSE UK, Inc issued a formal statement noting the recent media speculation concerning its shareholding in the football club's holding company Arsenal Holdings, that confirmed the "shares are not, and never have been, for sale".
The left-hander allowed a homer to Aaron Hicks on his fastball in the fourth and a homer to Chris Carter on his breaking ball in the fifth but kept the deficit at 2-0 by working out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth. Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees lock horns in the first of the four-game series tonight. "It's unusual because they have been so good", Joe Girardi said of his bullpen, which allowed three home runs, helping turn a 2-1 lead into a 6-2 deficit.
Green has avoided the kind of incidents that would leave him vulnerable to a suspension in case any amusing business goes down in the next round. "(Being) 12-0 is great, but it doesn't mean anything going into the next series, and we understand that", Curry said.
The Cavs will take on the Boston Celtics Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. Cleveland now leads the series 2-1. Manu Ginobili may have played the final game of his National Basketball Association career, and if that's the case, he went out in classic Ginobili style.
My deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims. It is one loss which Manchester United, sixth in the Premier League table, can not afford. "It's disgusting. My heartfelt sympathies". Bosz believes that when the game finally gets underway his young side have a chance against one of Europe's richest clubs.
But there is a shadow hanging over this final". Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said that the terror attack has dominated the thoughts of his players ahead of the game but that his squad has a job to do, as United attempt to win the Europa League and subsequently qualify for next season's Champions League as a direct effect.
Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas recovered from losing the second set 6-0 to beat Benoit Paire and will meet Germany's Alexander Zverev , a 6-4 6-4 victor over Tomas Berdych . His 10th Monte-Carlo title and his 10th Barcelona title brought his tally of clay-court titles to 51. "I think he's the best clay-courter in the world, the greatest clay-courter of all-time".
And he had dropped subtle hints that if the club does not match his ambitions then he would do "what's best for him and the club". "I think he's a hard man to manage", Keown said. Keown, a victor of three Premier Leagues and three FA Cups under manager Arsene Wenger , has criticised the current squad for being "a bit nice" to the Chile and Germany internationals.
Bellerin has reclaimed his place in the starting XI under Arsene Wenger of late following an injury to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and has settled in to the right-wing back role with relative ease to stake a claim in this weekend's FA Cup final team.
Yes it is if we're talking about this season", Henry wrote on his Sky Sports page. Wenger also said Arsenal's supporters' protests against shareholder Stan Kroenke - who was loudly and repeatedly told to "get out of our club" - were misplaced.
Increasingly impressive in his first Test series, Abbas took the last four wickets of the innings for three runs in a four-over spell after an early breakthrough from fellow pacer Mohammad Amir to finish with the excellent figures of five for 46 off 25 disciplined overs.
Despite rolling his ankle in the third quarter, Irving finished with 42 points, including a five-minute stretch where he dropped 19 in another playoff defining moment. the ones that we'll have to go back and look at are the ones he got at the rim because those are the ones that we got to be able to get to the rim and attack quicker".
With Wednesday's make-or-break Europa League final against Ajax looming large, Mourinho stuck to his word by resting numerous key players and handing four young prospects their full debut with sixth place already assured. - Josh Harrop became the 100th player to score a Premier League goal for Manchester United . Even No. 2, that I did against Everton at home. Joel Pereira, a 20-year-old from Portugal, started in goal for the first time in the league, while Scott McTominay, a ...
Horschel began the day a shot behind overnight leader John Hahn and battled through a tough round, making a one-under-par 69, which included a mammoth 60-foot putt for birdie on the 14th. Hahn, down by two strokes with just the final hole to go, took dead aim with a wedge and almost pulled off the unthinkable. One will be May 29 in England, with 10 taking place across the United States on June 5.
Alexis Sanchez scored for Arsenal against Everton but could it be his final goal for the club? Manchester City have also been credited with an interest in Sanchez, but Arsenal are unlikely to sell their star man to a Premier League rival.
Cleveland not only surrendered a 21-point lead in but blew chances to set a play-off record for consecutive wins (14), dating to Game Five of last year's National Basketball Association finals, and to become the fourth team in history to start the playoffs 11-0.
England will be among of the front-runners to clinch the ICC Champions Trophy this year after vastly improving their outfit in the limited overs format under skipper Eoin Morgan . "Cricket is a religion out in India and they go mad for it. People will queue up five hours for a seat just to see Dhoni walk out to bat". I'd like to thank New Balance and Cricket South Africa for this once in a lifetime experience.
Freezing Boston defenders with his dribble and driving to the basket whenever he wanted, Irving made six layups, two three-pointers and a free throw in a dizzying span of 4:48. Lue paused for several seconds before responding to a question about the third and fourth fouls called on James, who was whistled for barely touching Marcus Smart on a jumper and then was called for a charge.
Paddy Power said: "We replied to a novelty request for odds on John Terry's substitution - and fair play to the three punters who were on at odds of 100-1". "When I went out to play last Monday night against Middlesbrough, the smell of the grass where it had rained, all of those things you take for granted are the things you are going to miss".
The Golden State Warriors jumped ahead of the San Antonio Spurs early on in game two and never looked back. He didn't need to start a game nor score 20 points a night. For Spurs fans, there will be three main storylines coming out of this series. This is a Hall of Fame player who allowed me to bring him off the bench for - I can't even remember now - the last decade or something, because it would make us a better team overall.
Based on the book Boarding Party by writer James Leasor, The Sea Wolves revolves around a true event that occurred during World War II. In this May 20, 1977 file photo, actor Roger Moore , alias British secret agent James Bond , is accompanied by co-star Barbara Bach as they arrive for the screening of their latest 007 feature , " The Spy Who Loved Me ", during the Cannes Film Festival at the French Riviera.
In this morning's press conference, when asked by reporters if this Saturday's Wembley showpiece will be his final game in charge of Arsenal , Wenger replied: "I don't know". "I don't think I will match him on that front", Wenger said . Arsenal's highest goal scorer this season, Alexis Sanchez, further piled on their misery as he had to be substituted in the second half after picking up an injury.
The Milton Keynes-based McLaren team has made a whipping boy of engine supplier Honda since the partnership between the two began in 2015, with lofty expectations set before being dashed by two, now three seasons of unreliability, lack of pace , and poor progress on the part of Honda.
This is all quite complicated, the main takeaway here is that the 2016-17 Warriors are the only team to ever fulfill the "Fo Fo' Fo" boast originally made 34 years ago. "(Warriors) came out and competed, they had a good game plan for the guys that we had out there, we just came out and did everything we could do". He was on a team missing two of their best players in Leonard and Parker.
It's great to receive this award. He later confirmed that the send-off in the minute that matched his shirt number was orchestrated following talks with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte . Former Republic of Ireland global Chris Hughton was named the Championship's Manager of the Year. The 49-year-old, having led Northampton into League One before arriving at Bramall Lane, took his hometown Blades back to the Championship with 100 points in his first season at the helm.
Uefa has expressed its shock and sadness after a bomb killed 22 people in Manchester , but insists there is "no specific intelligence" to suggest Manchester United's Europa League final against Ajax tomorrow morning (Singapore time) may be the target of an attack.
Liverpool , who secured fourth spot in the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Sunday, have not won a major trophy since their League Cup triumph five years ago. "I really feel sorry for him because I think he's shown outstanding qualities, and I think he has handled the whole situation". "A club like Liverpool needs to be in the Champions League ", he said.
Kyrie Irving had 23 points for the Cavaliers, who return home with a chance to finish off the Celtics in Cleveland. In winning his second scoring title in three seasons, the 6-3 guard paced the National Basketball Association in games with at least 20 points (72), 30 points (44), 40 points (18) and 50 points (four).
Kevin Love added 17 points and a career playoff-high 17 rebounds Tuesday. After being in a malaise for about a quarter and a half, with the Boston Celtics pushing their lead to 16 points, the energy had been sucked out of Quicken Loans Arena and LeBron James was sitting on the bench with four fouls, unable to do anything about it.