Saturday, 19 January, 2019

West Ham bid for a Man City star

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And reports on Sunday are now suggesting that a formal offer is forthcoming as West Ham look to pip the likes of Leicester City to the signature of Iheanacho.

The post Iheanacho: West Ham table £20m appeared first on Vanguard News. But the club is anxious that West Ham, who has bid £24 million for the Nigerian will beat them to the signature of the 2013 U-17 World Cup most valuable player. The Hammers are lacking a 15/20 goal striker to feed off the creatives talents of Manuel Lanzini, Michail Antonio and Robert Snodgrass.

It is not yet certain how long Iheanacho is going to remain in Manchester over the transfer talks as handlers of the Super Eagles are expecting him back in camp before Nigeria's next friendly against Togo in the French capital on June 10.

Petra Kvitova makes triumphant comeback at French Open
She initially kept her emotions in check before finally shedding a few tears after sealing her place in round two. Even against subpar competition, Kvitova looked better than anybody could have expected and it's a positive sign.

Manchester United won Europa League
Rooney made his own personal pledge alongside the £1 million collective donation by United and their neighbours Manchester City. Jose Mourinho will be a happy man after securing the Europa League trophy with Manchester United earlier this week.

Wood stays undefeated as Dodgers blank Cubs 4-0
RHP Eddie Butler filled in the No. 5 slot in the rotation last week with LHP Brett Anderson out with a lower back strain ... With an outstanding bullpen, if the Dodgers can get three dominant starts in a row, in October, they ill be in great shape.

West Ham are on the lookout for a new striker, given Andy Carroll's ongoing injury problems and seemingly believe that Iheanacho, who was successful with 57% of the take-ons that he attempted in the Premier League this season, is an option worth pursuing.

That face-saving goal from the boots of the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup victor, ensured that the Nigerian senior national team remains unbeaten in all the eight games played under Gernot Rohr's watch.

This is likely to be a summer of considerable change for City.


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    Merkel Says Trump-Led U.S. Is No Longer a Reliable Ally

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    Cano, Heredia homer in Mariners' 5-0 win over Red Sox

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    Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to US troops

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    ICC Champions Trophy warm-up: Kohli, pacers script India's victory over New Zealand

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    No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals yet again

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    Mike Brown still waiting on Tyronn Lue to pay up overdue bet

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Spain saves 38 migrants in 2 boats crossing from Africa Spain saves 38 migrants in 2 boats crossing from Africa Migrants wearing life vests are seen floating in the water before being rescued at sea, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Through the end of May 2015, MMP reported 1,828 men, women and children had perished on the Mediterranean Sea.

Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake news' Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers. Trump also sounded off on the election of Republican Greg Gianforte into Congress.

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win record 13th FA Cup Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win record 13th FA Cup But there were few signs of ring-rust as the former Germany defender produced three crucial last-ditch blocks to thwart Costa. The Gunners board and Wenger will convene for a board meeting on Tuesday (30 May) where his future will be decided.

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