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What the papers say Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez is willing to take a pay cut in order to move to Manchester City, according to the Independent. Bayern Munich, Juventus and Paris St Germain are also keen on the Chile frontman but his preference is to remain in the Premier League and join up with Pep Guardiola’s revolution at The Etihad and wants his future resolved in the August transfer window.

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Real Madrid agree £161m deal for Monaco man Mbappe – Marca

Real Madrid agree £161m deal for Monaco man Mbappe – Marca

Real Madrid have agreed a £161million deal for teenage Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe, according to the Spanish media.

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Andy Murray’s chances of playing in US Open look better than Novak Djokovic’s

Andy Murray’s chances of playing in US Open look better than Novak Djokovic’s

Novak Djokovic is set to miss the US Open after one of his doctors indicated he will need six to 12 weeks to recover from an elbow injury.

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Danny Willett admits he would consider surgery to solve back injury problems

A disconsolate Danny Willett would consider surgery to solve his ongoing injury problems after another disappointing performance in the Open Championship.

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Ben Proud hails Adam Peaty after both win gold at World Championships

Olympic champion Adam Peaty claimed an expected title before proving the inspiration for Great Britain team-mate Ben Proud to secure a surprise gold medal at the World Championships in Budapest on Monday night.

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Javier Hernandez completes West Ham move on three-year deal

West Ham have completed the signing of Mexico international Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen for £16million.

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Anya Shrubsole believes World Cup win will be watershed moment for game

Anya Shrubsole believes England’s dramatic Women’s World Cup triumph will prove to be a “watershed moment” for the sport.

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Open champion Jordan Spieth tipped to match Tiger feats

Four-time major winner Ernie Els believes new Open champion Jordan Spieth could emulate Tiger Woods and take his tally into double figures.

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Swansea reject another bid from Everton for Gylfi Sigurdsson

Swansea have rejected a second bid from Everton for playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson, Press Association Sport understands.

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Jurgen Klopp has options for Liverpool’s pre-season trip to Germany

Jurgen Klopp has options for Liverpool’s pre-season trip to Germany

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp finally has his full squad to work with after forwards Sadio Mane and Danny Ings joined team training together with returning midfielder Emre Can.

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Adam Smith signs new four-year deal at Bournemouth

Adam Smith signs new four-year deal at Bournemouth

Adam Smith has signed a new four-year contract to commit to Bournemouth until 2021.

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Record breaking 50m heat for Adam Peaty after 100m gold swim

Adam Peaty won the 100 metres breaststroke at the World Championships on Monday night and returned on Tuesday morning to qualify fastest in a world record over 50m.

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Sky Sports hails England stars after record audience for women’s cricket

Sky Sports hails England stars after record audience for women’s cricket

Sky Sports’ head of cricket Bryan Henderson has tipped England’s Women’s World Cup winners to become “household names” after their victory over India on Sunday was seen by a record television audience.

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Rutherford ruled out of World Championships by ankle injury

Rutherford ruled out of World Championships by ankle injury

Defending long jump champion Greg Rutherford has been ruled out of the World Championships in London with an ankle injury.

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Chelsea send Kenedy home from pre-season tour after Instagram posts cause anger

Chelsea send Kenedy home from pre-season tour after Instagram posts cause anger

Chelsea have sent defender Kenedy home from their pre-season tour following the outrage caused in China by his social media posts, Press Association Sport understands.

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Benjamin Mendy confident of success after joining Manchester City

New Manchester City signing Benjamin Mendy is confident he is the right man to join the most expensively-assembled defence in history.

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Groves to defend WBA super-middleweight title against Cox at Wembley Arena

George Groves’ first WBA super-middleweight title defence and his opening fight of the World Boxing Super Series against Jamie Cox has been confirmed for Wembley’s SSE Arena on October 14.

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Spieth stages stunning rescue mission to seal dramatic Open victory

Jordan Spieth admitted memories of his Masters meltdown flashed through his mind as he brilliantly avoided a repeat performance to claim one of the most remarkable victories in Open Championship history.

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5 things you may not know about Manchester City new boy Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy’s signing for Manchester City from Monaco has taken Pep Guardiola’s spending past £200million this summer.

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Eric Bailly given three-match UEFA ban

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has received a three-match European ban after he was sent off in May’s Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo.

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