The 22-year-old told Soccer AM: "Pep Guardiola was 100 per cent a major factor, if not the main reason for me coming. Go and get changed, asshole". However, Arteta reportedly said he did not insult Messi at any time during either exchange.
Arkansas returns to action after a much-needed bye last Saturday, as the Razorbacks host Florida in a critical game for positioning within the SEC. Arkansas held Florida to 241 total yards, including 12 yards on the ground. The performance could be summarized in one stat: With seven minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Florida had run one play in Arkansas territory (an interception).
Following Turner's resignation, the team announced Pat Shurmur will serve as interim offensive coordinator , effective immediately. "I obviously didn't see this coming". After Turner surprised Zimmer on Wednesday morning with his resignation, Turner told ESPN's Ed Werder , "I think it's just we have different views on where the offense was going".
Dolphins tight end Jordan Cameron will not play again this season and may never play again after his latest concussion. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter (via ESPN.com ), Cameron is going to be placed on injured reserve with another concussion and is now considering retirement.
Taking away the mathematical permutations, it is fairly staggering that Murray has got this close to Djokovic, given how far apart they were halfway through the year. I fought until the end, and that's most important for me... The Scotsman has now won 14 consecutive matches and 28 of his last 30 sets. And that could be the trigger point for Murray to overtake him.
Red-hot Marin Cilic heads to Paris determined to hang on to his qualifying spot for the ATP year-end finals after defeating Kei Nishikori to lift the Swiss Indoors title. "I played good tactics today, everything was working well". "Marin played great today", said Nishikori. "It was a tough first set, we both played well", he added.
Tottenham face Monaco away on 19 November before hosting CSKA Moscow in their final group match on 7 December. If they can use that as a launchpad to a big away performance at Wembley Stadium, they could be well-set to add to Tottenham's misery.
The Brazilian has both scored and assisted four goals in 10 top-flight games after adding consistency to his dazzling skill set. 'He could play and you could see him fitting in the Barcelona or Real Madrid team, I am being serious, he has that much ability, great technique .
And as Tottenham prepare for Sunday's trip to Arsenal , Lloris called on his team-mates to show they belong in the upper-tier of English and European football. He is also likely to miss Tottenham's crunch Champions League group game against Monaco later this month, as well as Premier League matches against West Ham and Chelsea.
As they head to Swansea, they're already ten points from the Premier League summit with their form woefully inconsistent since Jose Mourinho took charge of the team over summer. Rooney fed Ibrahimovic from the left and he shrugged off Ki Sung-yueng to deliver a low drive which goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski might have dealt better with in the Swansea goal.
Our victory is so important and, of course, now we have one more game to win to go into February and hopefully in February, it will be good. Unsurprisingly, City's win sparked jubilant celebrations around the Etihad and indeed on social media, where many fans shared their delight on what was a potentially season-defining evening in Manchester...
Although Spurs prevented Arsenal going top with the 1-1 draw, they remain three points and a place behind their neighbors in fifth place. "It's been a very hard game for us, but 11 games unbeaten in the Premier League, we need to be very pleased".
The Foxes were shock winners of the Premier League last season and they upstaged their rivals again as they remembered those killed in battle ahead of remembrance day. Saido Berahino has not appeared for West Brom since September 10. "The fella is very good and Saido understands he's going down there to work". "He's had a little trim of his cartilage and the operation went well so we're hoping he'll be fit for the Burnley game, but he won't be involved on Sunday".
That is a lot of injuries for a team to overcome, but the Jazz will be getting a boost against the Knicks. Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (left ring finger) will start on Sunday against the New York Knicks . Hayward led the Jazz in points and assists last season, averaging 19.7 points and 3.7 assists. The team recently got forward Derrick Favors back after he dealt with a sore knee to start the preseason.
This is Manchester United's second worst points tally after 10 games of a Premier League season (15 points), behind only 2014-15 (13 points). Paul Pogba's blistering volley and a Zlatan Ibrahimovic double - his first Premier League goals since September 10 - put United in cruise control inside 33 minutes and secured a first win in five in the league.
Bradley's hunt for a first win as Swansea boss prompted him to switch to a 4-4-2 formation for the visit of United, pairing Borja Baston with Fernando Llorente in attack. The win left United six points behind leaders Liverpool heading into the global break. However, Mourinho dismayed United supporters by making six changes to the side that faced Swansea today, with the likes of Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo and Michael Carrick all being handed a chance to impress against the Welsh outfit.
The game is City's Remembrance fixture and Ranieri believes Federation Internationale de Football Association should allow England and Scotland to wear poppies when they two sides meet in a World Cup qualifier next week. Ranieri has remained relaxed ahead of the trip to Denmark and spent Monday night serving candies to trick-or-treaters at his home in Leicester .
The goal reflected Arsenal's growing threat, but within six minutes of kick-off in the second half their lead had vanished. "Top players like Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are in inspirational form". The second half we started very well and it was a very open game. Arsenal and Tottenham collided in the north London derby on Sunday, both with long unbeaten records on the line.
The Gators close this season with three road games among their final for regular-season contests: Arkansas, LSU and Florida State. Probably half or so of those yards in today's game were earned before the Razorbacks went into a prevent style defense.
But you always felt like the fourth was coming for Liverpool and it did in the 57th minute as Firmino completed the scoring for the front three. "Yes, in my opinion, they are one of the best", Mazzarri said. Watford have changed maybe more than we changed - manager, system, players too. Can was kept out of action at the start of the season due to a recurring ankle problem, but has re-established himself in the side and has started the last two Premier League games.
Ex-Liverpool player Dietmar Hamann says the Reds are one of five sides in serious contention for Premier League glory. It comes from belief and confidence. The Hornets are a steely bunch, happy to fly in with a challenge or two. I enjoy watching them as a neutral but when I step on the pitch it is war.
The crowd of 108,750 was the fourth-largest ever to see a Nebraska football game. Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr . suffered an apparent injury against Ohio State on Saturday night. RANKINGS? WHAT RANKINGS? Ohio State is No. 6 in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and Nebraska is No. 10. Not happening. The loss was the Huskers' most lopsided since a 70-10 beating by Texas Tech in 2004.
Arsenal collected the three points on Saturday despite missing a number of first-team players due to injury, and Gibbs believes the strength of Wenger's squad will serve the Gunners well going forward. "He's a guy who has gone through some hard times, he was even questioned by the crowd before the European Championship in France". It's nice for myself and the team.
In addition to Mancosu's third goal in two playoff games, the Impact rode some sharp work by keeper Evan Bush andcenterback Laurent Ciman . A 2-4-2 skid since the end of August didn't inspire confidence either. United. Having developed an understanding with instrumental playmaker Ignacio Piatti, Mancosu offered intelligent runs up top and stretched the opposition in a way Drogba never could.
Juan Mata has been spectacular in the No.10 role and has proven he has more to offer, but after his brilliant long range effort in their 2-1 defeat to Fenerbahce on Thursday, he has shown he still has it in his locker. Despite being granted permission to train with the first team earlier this week, The Sun claims that United are merely allowing the 32-year-old to regain fitness ahead of a January switch and are resigned to taking a major hit on him.
Ghebreslassie finished his debut in NY with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 7 minutes, 51 seconds. Finishing second in the race was Kenya's Lucas Rotich, finishing a time of 2:08.53. Desisa, who was the runner-up in NY in 2014 and a two-time Boston Marathon victor, dropped out at the 22nd mile. Eight days shy of his 21st birthday, the prodigy accelerated at the halfway mark and overwhelmed his rivals to run alone over the final miles to win in two hours, seven minutes and 51 seconds.
Should it materialise, a move to Goodison Park would offer Schweinsteiger a route of Old Trafford, where he was cast out of Jose Mourinho's first-team squad. "But, with a stronger attitude, leadership on the pitch, defenders in control of the emotion and the organisation, it's easier to be strong, it's easier to be solid".
Fans were surprised earlier this week when the 32-year-old tweeted a picture of himself in training alongside the likes of Wayne Rooney and other first team players. I don't remember many occasions after that when Phil was ready. "It's positive for us and for him". Darmian expressed sympathy for his injured team-mate, saying: "Of course, I work a lot in the first part of the season and have to be ready when the manager gives me an opportunity".
It will reportedly be their priority after the season ends. Fantasy Impact: In his first matchup with Denver this year, Carr will get to face a defense that has given up the fewest fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks in 2016 .
FC's Steve Nicol breaks down a few key moments leading to Man City and Boro's goals. It's an example of Guardiola's ability to develop players and how his project at Manchester City is very much a work in progress. "We created enough chances, we attacked really well and controlled the counter-attacks. If you are 90 minutes 1-0 behind and you make it in the last minute against Man City , it is a really welcome point".
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The Belgium winger cut in from the left before netting the opener in the 19th minute and Chelsea scored again within 25 seconds of the restart. "I wouldn't like to say it is easier because every game is hard, but I feel better". "It was fantastic. It is a pity we have to stop for the global break", he said. "What was important was to win, play good football and bring our principles to the pitch".
The Indians' offense could not get the clutch hits with runners in scoring position late in Game 5 and starting pitcher Trevor Bauer allowed six hits, three earned runs and one home run, which led to the 3-2 loss. "Sometimes you have to respect what the other team can do". They know if they just get it in that direction, he's going to take care of it, and he did tonight once again.
One does wonder if Tony Pulis' men are in a bit of a false position after a hard run though - after this game they face Burnley, Hull and Watford , and assuming they get the points they should from those, their league position should start to look a touch more healthy.
The Wembley crowd of 85,512 - a record Tottenham home crowd and a record attendance for a Champions League home game in England - arrived in anticipation of a win for the hosts. Kane has been absent for just over six weeks after injuring ligaments in his right ankle but the 23-year-old was involved in first-team training both on Monday and Tuesday.