Man Utd and Arsenal dealt transfer blow as Dayot Upamecano ‘agrees’ to join Bayern Munich

first_imgMan Utd and Arsenal dealt transfer blow as Dayot Upamecano ‘agrees’ to join Bayern Munich Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 28 Apr 2020 12:25 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link335Shares Comment Upamecano would be a good partner for Harry Maguire in Solskjaer’s side (Picture: Getty Images)United missed out on the chance to sign the defender for free under former boss Louis van Gaal back in 2015.The Red Devils invited Upamecano to their training ground at the age of 16, but couldn’t convince the centre-back of a move to Old Trafford.MORE: Liverpool begin talks with Manchester United and Chelsea target Victor OsimhenMORE: Arsenal shocked by Willian’s wage demands after opening talks over free transferFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Upamecano is being chased by Europe’s top clubs (Picture: Getty Images)Manchester United and Arsenal have suffered a blow in their pursuit of RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano, who has agreed terms with Bayern Munich, according to reports.The 21-year-old has been one of the Bundesliga’s standout defenders this season, and Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly targeting the £50million-rated Frenchman for a summer switch.According to BILD, German giants Bayern have already held talks with Upamecano ahead of a potential summer move, but are reluctant to pay Leipzig’s asking price.Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveADVERTISEMENTThe promising centre-back has just over a year left on his current contract, which means a cut-price fee could be agreed, or the club could risk losing him on a free transfer in 2021.AdvertisementAdvertisementUpamecano is said to want a move away from the Red Bull Arena in the next transfer window, however, Leipzig chief Oliver Mintzlaff insisted last week that the German side are under no financial pressure to sell one of their prize assets.He said: ‘We have an outstanding squad and could easily start the new season with this squad. It’s clear that we wouldn’t sell a player below value [even] if he wanted to.‘You can assume that we will have talks [with Upamecano] that will be to everyone’s satisfaction.’ Advertisementlast_img read more

Italian govt gives all-clear to Serie A training

first_imgItalian Government has given the all-clear for training to resume in centres from Monday, after several regions opened up their gates. Promoted ContentLook At Something Beautiful That Wasn’t Made By A Human Being2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Ever Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show YouPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCelebrities Showing Support For George Floyd Protests However, La Repubblica report that the Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte could still pull the plug on the 2019-20 Serie A season on Wednesday, depending on the outcome of the latest meeting. All 20 clubs voted that they wish to complete the campaign, so it is just about agreeing on the medical protocol. Serie A hope to rely on the fact the Spanish and German models are similar, with the added bonus that Italy has vast testing capacity, having been the first European country to be struck by the COVID-19 pandemic. read also:Spadafora vows to reform Italian sport Italy is also starting a wide-ranging study with 150,000 blood tests around the country to identify how many people developed antibodies and therefore had the coronavirus, perhaps without any symptoms. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… The original decree had differentiated between athletes in team sports and those with individual disciplines, such as tennis or athletics, even if the form of exercise was identical. With some regional assemblies opening up the training centres from May 4 rather than waiting until May 18, the Government accepted it was not fair to continue limiting some areas rather than others. Clubs and the Players’ Association successfully argued their case that it is far safer to run inside a training ground where social distancing can be guaranteed rather than have professional athletes run in a local park.Advertisementlast_img read more

Fans stunned as Sterling is gifted bizarre penalty in Man City Champions League game

first_img Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Pep Guardiola gives Man City injury update and talks Christmas schedule Sterling’s leg tattoo shot itself. Only logical explanation.— Steven (@StevenMcinerney) November 7, 2018 What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Raheem Sterling genuinely just got a penalty for kicking the pitch instead of the ball, which then forced him to trip over. The most Sterling thing I’ve ever seen. 😂😂😂 #MCISHA pic.twitter.com/ETHMwpUJGM— Jake Heasman (@jakeheasman) November 7, 2018 Latest Manchester City News whoops Raheem Sterling now hitting such high levels at Man City that he can win penalties without being tripped or diving. Fair play— Dean Jones (@DeanJonesBR) November 7, 2018 PEP TALK Manchester City went 2-0 up against Shakhtar Donetsk in bizarre fashion on Wednesday night.Pep Guardiola’s men had initially taken the lead through David Silva on 13 minutes and were gifted the opportunity to double it from the spot just ten minutes later. REVEALED REVEALED Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father ANALYSIS Alternative Premier League table based on expected goals – lucky Spurs? BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? LIVING THE DREAM shining The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Sterling wins a penalty. pic.twitter.com/52mPrIunVX— Graham Abbott (@HarboroAbbo) November 7, 2018 THAT IS A SHOCKER!Raheem Sterling trips on the turf, unopposed and the referee awards a penalty kick. 😱 pic.twitter.com/vdCDsw8Qsf— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 7, 2018Raheem Sterling was played in by a beautiful ball from Fernandinho, however scuppered his opportunity inside the area, as he booted the turf and fell over while being pursued by multiple defenders.To his – and everyone else’s – shock, Sterling was then awarded a penalty.Despite the Shakhtar players’ appeals and sheer disbelief, the spot kick stood and was tucked away by Gabriel Jesus.You can watch the video of the incident above, and read the reaction below. Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won targets revealed last_img read more