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Manchester City pays Athletic Bilbao £57m release clause for Laporte

Manchester City pays Athletic Bilbao £57m release clause for Laporte

The Athletic Bilbao defender - yet to play a full worldwide for France - is set to cost £61.5m. He added: "Of course, even City - there are salaries we can not pay and there are budgets and transfers we can not pay". "Of course, we spend a lot money but it is the same money as a lot of other teams". The 23-year-old is set to break the club's current transfer record of £55m paid for Kevin De Bruyne back in 2015, according to the report on Sky Sports News .


PyeongChang welcomes IPC's decision on Russian para athletes

PyeongChang welcomes IPC's decision on Russian para athletes

The IPC claim they made the decision to recognise the progress made in Russian Federation since they were banned from Paralympic competition prior to the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. "Russian Para athletes are now regularly tested and are amongst the most scrutinised Para athletes in the world". "What was uncovered was not a minor breach of an obligation", Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee, said at a news conference in Bonn, Germany on Monday.


Feyenoord looking for a new striker should Jorgensen join Newcastle

Feyenoord looking for a new striker should Jorgensen join Newcastle

Asked if he had spoken to managing director Lee Charnley at Stamford Bridge, Benitez added: "No, we didn't have time". News of the Dutch sides asking price is likely to cast doubt over the move though, with the club's transfer record now standing at just £16m, a fee paid for Michael Owen to Real Madrid back in 2005.



New England Patriots: Two key players return to practice

It didn't matter that the defense gave up 31 points, and it didn't matter that Brandon Bolden , the Patriots leading rusher, finished the game with eight yards. The Patriots' players and coaches are scheduled to speak from 7:10 p.m.to 8:10 p.m., and the Eagles will follow from 9 p.m.to 10 p.m. Because Garoppolo is not traveling to Minnesota or Minnesota state taxes, he will earn more than Tom Brady .


Beckham to reveal Miami MLS plans

Beckham to reveal Miami MLS plans

It's not yet known when the new team will start playing, or what its logo might be. "It is with tremendous pride that we welcome Miami to Major League Soccer ", MLS Commissioner Don Garber said in a statement. "This is our site", Beckham said. Monday's announcement will mark the culmination of that drawn-out process, which saw Beckham's group endure a slew of stops and starts in pursuit of a stadium plan.The franchise gained momentum previous year, with Garber telling reporters in ...


Slumping Pistons make Avery Bradley available in trade talks

Slumping Pistons make Avery Bradley available in trade talks

Bradley, now earning $8.8 million, was acquired from the Boston Celtics this past offseason in exchange for Marcus Morris . Bradley has averaged 15 points, 2.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game this season in 40 games, as he's been limited at times with a groin injury.