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Allegri confident that Pogba will stay at Juventus

Allegri confident that Pogba will stay at Juventus

Last week Raiola had poured cold water on Pogba's proposed move to Old Trafford, by arguing United were simply one of "several big clubs" interested in the player. United's domestic season starts with the Community Shield game against Leicester City on Sunday, 7 August, before their Premier League campaign begins a week later at Bournemouth.



Dumoulin wins sombre 13th stage, Froome extends lead

Geraint Thomas moved up to 15th overall after finishing seventh place on the time trial stage. Froome was the strongest of all the main contenders, and limited his time loss to Dumoulin to 63 seconds. "I'm just going for it" and I went for it and it was a very very good TT". Froome attended the post-stage news conference with a black armband. "My thoughts go with all the families in Nice and those affected".



Manchester United close to world-record £100m deal for Juventus powerhouse

The opening offer is €101m (£85m), but Juventus are demanding at least €120m (£101m) plus performance-related bonuses. It is believed that both the clubs will agree on the transfer and Juventus will receive $110.6 million on the deal as 20% of the amount will go to Pogba and his agent.


Conte plans to keep hold of Costa

Conte plans to keep hold of Costa

Chelsea face WAC RZ Pellets in a friendly on Wednesday having lost their opening match under Conte to another Austrian side Rapid Vienna over the weekend. Asked if Costa will definitely start the season at Chelsea , Conte responded: "I have learned in football that 100 per cent does not exist but you never know what can happen in life".



English coach Pete Cowen's faith in Open victor Henrik Stenson pays dividends

The unheralded Bob May in 2000. Keegan Bradley then edged to PGA Championship victory in Georgia in his first ever major appearance, sneaking past Jason Dufner in a three-hole play-off. It was one of the greatest days in Major championship history and Nicklaus was full of praise for a contest that will live long in the memory. "The second slump in my career was nothing compared to the one I had in the early 2000s", reflected Stenson, who had three top-three finishes in the Open down the ...