Manchester City plan £150m + Sergio Aguero bid for Chelsea’s £200k-per-week star - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Daily Star, Manchester City are considering a club record bid of £150m to sign Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, which greatly surpasses Aymeric Laporte’s £57m move. City’s all-time top goalscorer Sergio Aguero could also be part of the deal. Despite Pep Guardiola’s side being 16 points clear atop of the Premier League table, having scored 79 goals in 27 games, the Star believe City are still looking to strengthen their attack and would be happy using Aguero as a makeweight to get a deal done. Chelsea are desperate to keep Hazard whom they signed from Lille in 2012. The Belgian international has become one of the best forwards in
Viewers of tonight’s FA Cup 5th-round clash between Wigan Athletic and Manchester City have taken to social media in their numbers to plead with the FA to hand a retrospective ban to Sergio Aguero. Matchup The two sides went head to head at the DW Stadium, with hosts Wigan coming into proceedings on the back of a pair of losses to Southend and Blackpool respectively. Manchester City, meanwhile, continued their scintillating season form with a pair of drubbings in their last two outings, first versus Leicester (5-1), and then versus Basel (4-0). 1-0 Unsurprisingly, City were labelled as clear favourites ahead of kick-off this evening, with the strong starting lineup opted for by Pep Guardiola showcasing the fact that the Spaniard was not taking his side’s opponents lightly. Howe...
Wigan Athletic have replicated their 2013 FA Cup final shock to defeat Manchester City 1-0 and produce the biggest upset of the competition this season. Will Grigg’s goal earnt the Latics an FA Cup quarter-final tie against Southampton at the DW Stadium. The Northern Ireland forward produced a wonderful finish to send the DW into delirium following a howling error by full-back Kyle Walker Will Grigg’s on fire! Former Tottenham defender Walker has been berated on social media for his involvement in Wigan’s winning-goal this evening. The 27-year-old carelessly allowed the ball to roll through his legs, to set free the on-rushing Grigg who took full advantage of the mistake to produce a shocking upset. Wigan throughout matched the Premier League side blow for blow and whilst
A New York City principal is under investigation by city officials after allegedly blocking a Black History lesson. Protestors, including parents and educators, gathered at the school I.S. 224, which is comprised of 95% black and Hispanic students, at the start of the school day and again at the end demanding the termination of Principal Patricia Catania. “A black teacher was told she could not continue her Black History Month lesson,”Natasha Capers, coordinator of NYC Coalition for Educational Justice, said in a statement. “She was told that was not her subject area. She was told that is a social studies subject. We all know that black history is a part of every subject.” The English teacher, Mercedes Liriano-Clark, who was allegedly pulled aside by Catania after she was observed teaching
Manchester City set for summer move for £40 million star as international heads out of the club - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City are set to step up their interest in Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl. The 22-year-old was linked with a move to City earlier in the season and the club have continued to monitor his progress. Weigl has played over 100 games for Dortmund and looks likely to be chosen by Germany for the World Cup in Russia. Dortumnd are believed to want over £40 million for Weigl, but that figure won’t be an issue for big-spending City. With Yaya Toure out of contract next summer, manager Pep Guardiola is on the lookout for midfield reinforcements and Weigl appears to fit the bill. He joined Dortmund from 1860 Munich in 2015, making his
ST. LOUIS – Tonight new questions have been raised about concrete balls installed at six intersections on Compton Avenue in South St. Louis. At least 3 of the balls have been hit. You Paid For It caught up with the head of the St. Louis Board of Public Service that had to sign off on this deal. Rich Bradley calls the concrete Balls a good idea and a good way to slow down traffic. But many people are calling them a traffic hazard. The BPS President says it’s not a hazard, but did add if the city determined they weren’t working they would be taken out. The balls cost taxpayers $235,000. Motorists say it makes turning tough for big vehicles, and puts drivers in more danger.
Chris Sutton has warned Manchester United that they’re far away from fierce rivals and league leaders Manchester City. Jose Mourinho’s men are currently in second place, 16 points apart from their cross town rivals but the pundit didn’t mean what he said just literally. Sutton was discussing the difference in abilities between the two teams and based on current form and points total, it’s hard to argue against it. Mourinho also effectively handed the title to City when he admitted it would be too difficult to catch up to them at this point of the season. While that may be true, it wasn’t good to say publicly and the BT Sport man even had a warning for the Portuguese manager and his side. According to The Sport Review, Chris said to BBC Radio 5 Live: “Ma...
As per a number of reports in the English media this afternoon, runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City are preparing an offer for Borussia Dortmund star Julian Weigl this summer. World-class talent Weigl, a 22-year-old deep-lying midfielder, has been at the Westfalenstadion since 2015, when he joined Dortmund from fellow German outfit 1860 Munich. Despite his tender years, he has gone on to establish himself as an absolute mainstay in the first team setup of BVB over the last couple of seasons, with his stellar showings in the middle of the park having also enabled Weigl to rack up 5 appearances for the German national team. The techincally-gifted starlet has long been touted as one of the most gifted young midfielders in world football, with his splendid touch, calm on the ball an...
Gabriel Jesus & Man City Manchester City fans received a boost over the weekend. Brazilian international striker Gabriel Jesus shared a couple of pictures on his social media channel back at Man City’s first team training. Felicidade de quem voltou a treinar ⚽️🙏🏽🤙🏽 #alômãe #doperi #gratidão #comeonCity @victoriahaydn A post shared by Gabriel Jesus (@dejesusoficial) on Feb 16, 2018 at 11:16am PST Jesus has been out of action since the 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace in the Premier League. He suffered medial collateral damage in his knee against the Eagles. The Brazilian may still be a few weeks away from returning to first team action. But he’s on the right track. 👀⚽️ A post shared by Gabriel Je
ST. LOUIS, MO — St. Louis natives are working to make a difference in the lives of others in the Gateway City. Meet film director Paul Crane and learn about his compelling documentary, “Living In Tents”. It is an emotional, thought provoking film about people who live in tents along the Mississippi River. Also meet Carey Davis and find out how the Super Bowl Champion’s foundation is helping to change the lives of young people through sports. Guests: Paul Crane, documentary director Carey Davis, Super Bowl Champion