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Atletico Madrid launch ambitious move for Naploli striker Higuain

first_img CEST According to Colombian media and Corriere dello Sport in Italy, the Rojiblanco have offered 60 million euros plus midfielder Matías Kranevitter for the forward.  Manager Diego Simeone was behind the move for the Argentine international.  In an interview with La Repubblica he said recently: “Higuain will not betray Napoli.  19/06/2016 In addition, they’d be prepared to pay Higuain eight million euros net per season after he scored 36 goals in Serie A last season.  However, Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis’s response has been an emphatic no.  Sport ENcenter_img Upd. at 21:21 Not only does he not want to see his club’s star player leave, but he wants to tie him down to a new contract – his current terms expire in 2018.  Atletico Madrid have made a big move for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain.  De Laurentiis has pointed Atletico in the direction of Higuain’s 95 million euro release clause, convinced that he will not leave the club. “He is a serious man, he will wait until the end of the Copa America before telling us what he wants to do.  “Higuain may feel the need to go elsewhere for money, but he knows that he can be a hero here for many years – and he knows that I will renew his contract.”last_img read more

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Griezmann returns to training at Atlético Madrid following his ‘no’ to Barça

first_img Upd. at 15:12 06/08/2018 Both players appeared happy on their return to preseason training. To avoid the hot temperatures, the duo started work at 8am in the gym before later going out onto the pitch with the other players not with the first team in Italy. CEST Jesús Burgos Griezmann and Lucas were the last two members of Atletico’s squad to return. Now Diego Simeone has a full squad at his disposal and can begin preparation for the UEFA Super Cup clash against Real Madrid on the 15th August in Tallinn, Estonia. Griezmann vuelve al Atlético tras su ‘NO’ al Barça After an eventful summer, Antoine Griezmann has returned to preseason training with Atletico Madrid. The forward’s summer included: a documentary about his future in which he ultimately turned down Barça and signed a new deal at Atletico, plus he won a little something called the World Cup with France. ��▶#AtléticosPorElMundo, ¡@AntoGriezmann y @LucasHernandez tienen un mensaje para vosotros! ��⚪��#AúpaAtleti pic.twitter.com/1kqtGSl5da— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) 6 de agosto de 2018 The number ‘7’ was back out on the field alongside his fellow countryman and teammate Lucas Hernández. The recently crowned World Champions began building up their fitness this Monday at the Ciudad Deportiva del Atlético de Madrid while the rest of the first team squad are in Italy until the 8th August. IN SPORT.ESlast_img read more

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Pele calms planet football: I feel a lot better

first_img IN SPORT.ES “Thank you for all your love! I think I’m ready to play again!” he joked. Pelé tranquiliza al planeta fútbol: “Me siento mucho mejor” Pele won three World Cups with Brazil and is considered one of the best players ever, named the player of the 20th century by FIFA. Brazilian football legend Pele says he feels much better after being given treatment in Paris for a urinary tract infection in hospital. “The anti-biotics are working… I feel so much better,” the 78-year-old Brazilian legend wrote on Twitter. Upd. at 20:27 05/04/2019 CEST Lluís Bou Pele had been in Paris at an event with PSG striker Kylian Mbappe when he fell ill.last_img read more

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Rising Indian tennis stars Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina attain their career best rankings

first_imgAnkita Raina got the better of a former US Open champion in the WTA 125K eventAdvertisement b2ukNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs6ftWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Esm( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) k18lxWould you ever consider trying this?😱2l9g0sCan your students do this? 🌚199c5Roller skating! Powered by Firework Rising Indian tennis stars Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina attained their career-best rankings in the latest update. While Prajnesh was ranked 102, her compatriot Ankita was ranked 168.Advertisement Ankita Raina jumped 53 places after winning the 2019 Thailand Open.Prajnesh Gunneswaran qualified for the main draw of the 2019 Australian Open when the 29-year-old strolled past Spain’s Enrique Lopez Perez 6-3, 6-3. However, he had to face World No.30 Frances Tiafoe’s challenge in the first round which he lost 6-7, 3-6, 3-6 comprehensively. Prajnesh will be the highest ranked Indian against a formidable Italian side when they cross swords in the 2019 Davis Cup Qualifiers.Ankita Raina, on the other hand, stumbled in the final round of qualifiers of the 2019 Australian Open when she bowed out to Spain’s Paula Badosa Gibert 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. In the ensuing ITF Singapore Open, she reached the Round of 16 before losing to South Korea’s Han Na-lae. But, she didn’t let the disappoint affect her performance in the Thailand Open as she humiliated Hong Kong’s Kwaun Yau Ng in the final 6-0, 6-0.Advertisement Other Indians, however, saw a dip in their rankings. Kamar Kaur Thandi, the second highest-ranked Indian female singles player dropped five spots to 210 whereas India’s second highest-ranked male singles player slid down two places to 133. Yuki Bhambri was the only other Indian remaining in the top 200 as he was ranked 151.Saketh Myneni and Sasi Kumar Mukund are ranked 260 and 292 respectively.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

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Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy get back to winning ways after clinching the Brazil…

first_imgChirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy didn’t have any hiccup in their path to clinch the title in BrazilAdvertisement 7ijNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsm8nrdWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eyvz( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) vq72Would you ever consider trying this?😱sn555Can your students do this? 🌚7rjuRoller skating! Powered by Firework The promising young duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy got back to winning ways as they clinched the men’s doubles title at the Brazil International Challenge as a part of their Tokyo Olympic Qualification phase. They didn’t lose a single game in the entire tournament.Advertisement Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy didn’t have any hiccup in their path to clinch the title in BrazilSatwik suffered a hairline fracture on November 2018 and has been out of action since then. He vowed to return to action only when deemed fully fit, as a result of which their rankings dipped considerably. Satwik didn’t participate in the Premier Badminton League either.Seeded first in their first competition in 2019, they ousted Peru’s Bruno Deza and Diego Mini 21-14, 21-18 to qualify for the quarterfinals. There, they took out the American-Indonesian pair of Sattawat Pongnairat and Ferdinand Sinarta 22-20, 21-15.Advertisement In the semi-finals, they eked out Netherlands’ Jacco Arends and Ruben Jille 21-17, 21-19 in a nail-biting encounter. In a clash between the top two seeds in the finals, Satwik and Chirag emerged as victors 21-14, 21-18.The next challenge for the duo will be the Australian Open which is set to commence on 4th June.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

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Athletic cruise to a 1-0 victory over Villarreal at San Mames

first_img CET Both coaches made their full set of substitutions. For Athletic Bilbao Inaki Williams, Oihan Sancet and Unai Nunez came on for Ibai Gomez, Iker Muniain and Inigo Cordoba, while Villarreal brought on Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Samuel Chukwueze and Moi Gomez to replace Vicente Iborra, Santi Cazorla and Javier Ontiveros. SPORT.es Athletic Bilbao will play against Real Valladolid at away stadium, while Villarreal will face Leganés at home stadium. The referee booked Yuri Berchiche, Ander Capa, Inigo Cordoba, Mikel Vesga, Raul Garcia and Unai Nunez from Athletic, while for Villarreal Santi Cazorla, Pau Torres, Vicente Iborra, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Gerard Moreno and Samuel Chukwueze saw a yellow card as well. Upd. at 16:14 center_img Athletic Bilbao took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Raul Garcia 56 minutes in the game, which saw the second half to a 1-0. 01/03/2020 Athletic enjoyed a mesmerizing home victory against Villarreal at San Mames on Sunday. The two teams arrived at this challenge after suffering a defeat in their previous league game. Athletic Bilbao faced the match with a desire to make up their league after losing 2-1 against Alavés while Villarreal fell defeated by 3-1 in the last match they played against Atlético Madrid. Following today’s result, Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal occupy position 10th (34 points) and 8th (38 points) respectively after playing a total of 26 matches. There were no goals during the first half of the game.last_img read more

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Warriors come out firing

first_imgBy JARROD POTTER TWO games clear atop the Big V ladder, the Pakenham Warriors first-quarter barrage was enough to break…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Crucial win to Warriors

first_imgBy Russell Bennett The Pakenham Warriors’ Big V Division 2 men’s basketballers are closing in on top spot on the…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Fiery clash takes a new twist

first_imgBy David Nagel Pakenham Football Club has requested the South East Football Netball League launch an investigation into Saturday’s fiery…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Solid win for Stingrays

first_imgBy Nick Creely Solid, rather than spectacular, is really the only way to describe the Dandenong Stingrays’ comfortable 47-point win…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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