Archives for July 2021

Former Tottenham Player Urges Club to Sell Capt. Hugo Lloris

Graham Roberts, who played as a defender for Tottenham Hotspur, told Football FanCast (via Express) that the club should sell Hugo Lloris.

The Frenchman who is also the captain of the team arrived from Lyon in the summer of 2012 and established himself as the first choice. In the 2015/16 season, the keeper was made the skipper and cemented himself as one of the most important members of the squad.

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Manchester United Go 1990s Retro With ’21-’22 Away Kit

1990s nostalgia is overall really hot right now, and that’s totally understandable, also every deserved, given how awesome that decade was 30 years ago. It was an extra special time for Manchester United too as they were just starting to reach the heights of their power, with the Sir Alex Ferguson golden era taking hold.

With that in mind, United have revealed their new away kit for the 21-22 season on Saturday, and it’s back to the future.

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Ben White Completes Arsenal Move: What He Brings to the Gunners

Arsenal finally announced their third signing of the summer with Ben White arriving from Brighton and Hove Albion. The highly-rated defender comes to north London on the back of an impressive season for The Seagulls, but what will he bring to the Emirates?

The playing style of the 23-year-old has been influenced a lot by two of the managers that worked with him. During the 2019/20 season, he was on loan at Leeds United under Marcelo Bielsa and last season was played under the tutelage of Graham Potter. Both are coaches that put an emphasis on attacking football.

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Arsenal FC Transfer Updates: Granit Xhaka, Hector Bellerin

As per the latest summer transfer window news, there seems to be another twist in the Granit Xhaka saga and Hector Bellerin could be set to leave Arsenal.

The Gunners have been focusing mainly on incomings this summer, with three signings completed, and now comes the time for the club to focus on those who will be departing. Both Xhaka and Bellerin have been linked with a move away for quite some time and one of them looks more likely than the other to leave.

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Anthony Rizzo to the Yankees: Trade Analysis, Best Twitter Reactions

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You knew this day was coming, for a very long time, Chicago Cubs fans. However, it still really hurts, maybe more than we thought it even would, to see an era come to an end. Team Captain, first baseman and forever club legend Anthony Rizzo is gone. And that means Bryzzo is no more.

Aside from his vaccine ignorance and the dangerous recklessness that stance inspires, it’s almost impossible to say anything bad about #44, a man who represented himself and the organization very well.

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Marcus Rashford Out Until October Due to Shoulder Surgery

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As had been expected, Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford will undergo shoulder surgery, and in doing so, be unable to participate in the first couple months of the season.

A couple weeks ago, PA News Agency reported that Rashford would go under the knife in order to resolve his chronic injury problem, and that this procedure will leave sidelined for about 8-12 weeks, meaning he’ll miss out on a significant chunk of the early season.

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Arsenal FC Start Pursuit of Lyon Midfielder Bruno Guimaraes

As per a report from Goal, Arsenal have reportedly registered their interest in signing midfielder Bruno Guimaraes from Lyon.

The Brazilian who is currently at the Olympics, arrived in France last January after impressing in his homeland. The 23-year-old is a tough but creative player who is able to contribute on both ends of the pitch.

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How Aston Villa Star Jack Grealish Would Fit in at Manchester City

Manchester City are getting closer to Aston Villa star Jack Grealish in what could become a record transfer for a British player. But where will he be used by Pep Guardiola?

The playmaker can slot in the middle or on the wings and Villa have tended to use him more on the flanks. It is where he can cause a lot of damage by cutting onto his right foot and sending crosses in or taking a shot on.

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Top Eight College Basketball Players for 2021-22

The 2022 Men’s NCAA Tournament will tip off with the First Four in Dayton, Ohio. March Madness. The next edition of March Madness begins on March 15, and will continue on to the Final Four, with the championship game set to be played on April 4 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Selection Sunday is March 13, 2022, so the time to make NCAA basketball picks again will be here before you know it. Here’s a ranking of the top 10 players who are coming back this season after considering the metrics, year-to-year growth, and overall performances.

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Tottenham Transfer Talk: Joe Hart, Japhet Tanganga, Moussa Sissoko

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Tottenham are willing to let go of a number of senior team players, including the likes of Joe Hart and Japhet Tanganga,  per a report from Sky Sports.

Spurs have been active this summer as they have already signed two players in Bryan Gil and Pierluigi Gollini. They need to invest in their squad if they want to challenge the rest of the top six this season, under new manager Nuno Espirito Santo.

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Solskjaer Says Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane Acquisitions Show Ambition

Manchester United are really making a statement this summer transfer window. They’ve made it clear they’re backing their current manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with a new contract extension and some splashing of the cash in the transfer market.

The Norwegian acknowledged that his club is in it to win it, by noting the ambition Old Trafford has shown in handing him a big transfer war chest to work with.

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2021 NBA Mock Draft 7-29-21 Final Update

The NBA Draft is July 29, with the Draft Lottery set to be held on June 22. The Draft Combine will take place June 21-27. Welcome to our first 2021 NBA mock draft, team needs have not been taken into account at this time. Some player descriptions have been filled out, but the others will be completed at a later date.

You can find out which way BetQL’s model is picking for tonight’s NBA games by checking out their site. They have the latest in in-depth NBA prediction model analysis, and what is a mock draft, but predictive analytics.

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