The Chile star ended up sealing a late move to Manchester United in a swap deal that sent Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal.
Speaking ahead of Saturday evening's (Sunday morning AEDT) LaLiga match against Real Sociedad, Madrid's head coach categorically denied this was the case.
Thiago Silva has hailed Neymar's contribution thus far this season, but says he is unaware if he will join Zinedine Zidane's men this year.
The reigning Spanish and European champions are no longer in the running to defend their title in La Liga, in which they have won just two of their last six games and sit 19 points behind leaders Barcelona, albeit with a game in hand.
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Iranian scholar and environmental activist dies in prison
The Iranian authorities told Mr Seyed-Emami's wife he had died in Evin prison on Friday, Mr Seyed-Emami's son Raam Emami said. The vice-president at the time, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, stated she died from "a brain haemorrhage caused by a beating".
49ers LB Reuben Foster Arrested For Domestic Violence
This time, the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Foster has been arrested for charges relating to domestic violence. The 49ers' inside linebacker and former first-round draft pick now is being held on $75,000 bail in the county jail.
Questioned whether Barcelona tried to sign him, Isco confirmed then: "It is true that maybe there was some contact but I was clear".
Still only 25, Isco is arguably the ideal Coutinho replacement for Liverpool, whose chances of landing the Spain worldwide are likely to hinge on their qualification for next season's Champions League - as well as the success of Real Madrid's Hazard pursuit.
"Isco is a very good player". My intention was to succeed here, in the team that put their trust in me when I was at Malaga. It's a lie [that we want to sell to sell him]. "We don't know how the season will finish but we still believe we can do very good things".
"We have so many games and I'll have to call on all of them".
Players of Isco's calibre are exactly what we should be in the market for.
"There have been some times this season when he hasn't been able to get on the scoresheet but he is there when needed".
Point spread: The Thunder opened as 5.5-point favorites; the total is at 216.5, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. That George won't be traded isn't a surprise, but it's noteworthy that Oklahoma City isn't realistically entertaining offers.
Parents are being advised to check the Department of Education website as a number of schools may be affected by the storm damage. Energex spokesman Justin Coomber said 265,000 lightning strikes were recorded across the area, more than double the average.
She is now one title short of matching Court's all-time record for Slam singles titles of 24 - a mark she is determined to better. The 27-year-old Kvitova, who triumphed at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014, secured the win against Bencic on her first match point.
Three months later, a church in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, was struck by a homemade bomb which injured four people. A 22-year-old man armed with a sword or machete attacked members of the congregation at St Lidwina Church.
Prior to 2016, the Gaels had also previously been tops among all participating Westchester teams in 2010 and 2011. Registration is taken at the event, which starts at 9:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at 11 a.m.
Modi made his first ever visit to Israel in July a year ago , and Israeli Prime Minister paid back the visit last month. He is also scheduled to speak at the World Government Summit in Dubai , where India is the guest country.
Of course, they're within their rights; they've paid so can have opinions, but I want fans to be with us for 90 minutes". Just 49 seconds in, Ronaldo crossed the ball to the penalty spot where Lucas Vazquez turned it in with a header.
The award-winning actor took out a full-page ad in the Austin American-Statesman to let acknowledge Foles for his accomplishment. The connection with Foles is that the Eagles quarterback is from Austin, which is where McConaughey now lives.
Finally, Longbow Research initiated coverage on shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. It dived, as 35 investors sold CTB shares while 76 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes.
During the Saturday meeting at the Blue House, the two sides agreed to promote dialogue and cooperation between their countries. Vice President Mike Pence that the allies remained in lockstep despite North Korea's joint appearance at the Olympics.
A beloved Miami Catholic school teacher who recently married her partner, was sacked mere days later, angering parents. A first-grade teacher was at a Catholic school in Florida days after tying the knot in a same-sex wedding ceremony.
Potter fights off stars to earn second PGA Tour win
He and partner Kevin Streelman held the lead after every round of the event, which ended Sunday in Pebble Beach, Calif. Fellow American Phil Mickelson (67) was joint second with Chez Reavie (68) and Australia's Jason Day (70).
JB Hi Fi pulls out of NZ whiteware market
JB Hi-Fi forecast annual profit of between A$235 million and A$240 million in the 2018 financial year on sales of A$6.85 billion. Group CEO, Richard Murray says, "We are pleased to have delivered record sales and earnings in the first half".
WhatsApp Payments feature now available for users in India
However, WhatsApp's support for payments is highly anticipated because of the app's huge popularity among Indian users. You need to then select the SIM card in case you have a dual SIM phone and select your bank from the list of banks.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: I have nothing to prove
Despite a big-money move to United in the summer of 2016, Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho never appeared convinced by Mkhitaryan. And it's too early to compare them to each other, I still need time to work with Arsene Wenger.
Rahul wants parties to unite on AP special status issue
The entire amount is allocated to different heads but the largest share has been granted to the Polavaram multi-purpose project, which is the biggest bone of contention between the ruling party of Andhra Pradesh and the Centre.
ASUS Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5 lite leak spill all the beans
The exact release date of Asus ZenFone 5 is not installed, but it will reveal during the announcement at the end of this month. Another smartphone from the Asus ZenFone 5 series has been leaked by famed tipster Evan Blass through via Twitter.
Speeding train kills four wild elephants in Assam
A North East Frontier Railway spokesman said the trains maintain a speed limit of 20 km per hour in the elephant corridors. There are almost 30,000 elephants in India and in 2017 an estimated 60 of the animals were killed on train tracks.
Kim Jong Un's sister stealing show at Olympics
Abe said during the talks: "The firm trilateral relationship of Japan , the United States and South Korea will never be shaken". Fred Warmbier, who also attended Trump's State of the Union address, has since denounced North Korea.
South Korean President Meets With Kim's Sister
On Thursday, North Korea said its official delegation to the PyeongChang Olympics had no intention of meetings its US counterpart. The North's state-run news agency said talks with President Moon Jae-in were "frank" but failed to mention the summit invitation.
Nunes Wants Carter Page's FISA Court Transcripts
According to Ohr, Steele "was desperate that Donald Trump not get elected and was passionate about him not being president". We can look back on Whitewater; FBI Filegate; Travelgate; and attacking the female victims of her husband, Bill Clinton.