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Arsenal's Xhaka doubtful for Saints game through injury

Arsenal's Xhaka doubtful for Saints game through injury

Xhaka's fortunate strike put a shine on what has been a mixed campaign for the former Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder. Since then, the 24-year-old Switzerland global has been cautioned eight times but has not been dismissed. 'It was an important win, ' said Xhaka. "We knew we had to win, we played a good game and deserved it", he said. "It's what we needed - we needed three points to start momentum", he said.



Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

It was a really terrible day.it was really windy", Nadal said. "I feel a little bit odd. But it's something that is getting better day after day". It was the Serbian's first match since announcing a split with his entire coaching staff last week, but he appeared unfazed as he took the first set 6-1 at La Caja Mágica.



Combine still has value even if top NBA prospects skip it

Still, Durant has painful memories of failing to bench-press 185 pounds at the combine. ". If you're a top-10 pick, or a first-round pick or whatever, and you know you might be guaranteed, stay your ass home, work out and get better on your own time ".


Spurs' Tony Parker out for season with ruptured quadriceps tendon

Spurs' Tony Parker out for season with ruptured quadriceps tendon

He started at point guard almost every season since he was drafted in 2001, helping guide San Antonio to each of its four championships in 2003, "05, '07, and '14". Spurs: Parker had surgery on Friday to fix the ruptured quadriceps tendon in his left leg. The team has not set a timetable for his return and it will be determined at a later date.


United's eggs in one basket for Champions League push

United's eggs in one basket for Champions League push

When the subject of his future arose during a press conference to preview Thursday s Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo, he said: "I ve been at this club 13 years". The former United midfielder told Paddy Power: "If United had beat Arsenal, they'd be on 68 points with a game in hand and in a really advantageous position to make the top four".


Nervy Man United stumbles into Europa League final

Nervy Man United stumbles into Europa League final

Mourinho's charges managed to see out the closing stages of the second half, as they progress to the final after winning the tie 2-1 on aggregate. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic out due to injury and the team seeing its undefeated streak snapped against Arsenal at the weekend, United hopes to bounce back and move on, but a fine defensive performance is needed.