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Cenk Tosun may join Everton in time

Sam Allardyce has said Everton are on the brink of signing Cenk Tosun and hope to register the Turkey international in time for Friday’s FA Cup derby against Liverpool. Limited Youth Connor Barwin Olive Jersey: NFL Nike Los Angeles Rams #98 2017 Salute to ServiceEverton have agreed a deal rising to £27m for the striker following talks with the Besiktas president, Fikret Orman, in London on Wednesday. Tosun has still to finalise a four-and-a-half year contract at Goodison Park and pass a medical but, providing both are completed before midday on http://www.hockeyrangersofficialauthenticshop.com/HatsFriday, the 26-year-old could feature in the Everton squad for the third-round tie at Anfield. “It is just personal terms now, the final stage,” Allardyce said on Thursday. “After long negotiations we are nearly there. He might even be registered before the FA Cup but securing the player is the most important thing because a lack of goals has been our biggest area of concern, and before I got here. With his pedigree and his age – we’ve not got many Darron Lee Authentic Jerseyplayers Duke Johnson Authentic Jersey in that elite age group in our squad – hopefully he will show he is good value for money. “If we get the transfer done and he comes and scores goals, it will be exceptional business. The club has searched high and low for a striker for a long time, since before I got here, and he was the one we focused on. He wants to come here.” The Everton manager is wary of risking Tosun’s fitness in the derby but admits his inclusion may be necessary against Liverpool due to the well-documented weaknesses in the team’s attack this season. “Possibly, but it all depends on his overall fitness,” said Allardyce. “We wouldn’t want to damage him just because it’s the FA Cup. There is a lot of mental energy that you burn when you are waiting for these moves to happen and the http://www.officialnuggetsshop.com/authentic-21-wilson-chandler-jersey.html assessment will come from the medical and fitness staff. We just want to get the deal done first. There is a huge pressure on the lad and we hope he can handle it.” Allardyce, who expects to be without Michael Keane at Anfield due to a foot injury sustained in Monday’s defeat by Manchester United, admitted Everton’s belief that Ross Barkley will Womens Trai Turner Jersey leave has not altered since his arrival as manager. He explained: “The club was resigned to losing Ross before I got here and I can’t see that changing.” Chelsea, who Barkley turned down on transfer http://www.officialwarriorsshop.com/authentic-10-tim-hardaway-jersey.html deadline day in the summer, are understood to have approached Everton on Thursday regarding a January move for the midfielder. The England international is available on a free transfer in the summer but the current Premier League champions are considering paying a fee now to secure his signature. Earlier, the Besiktas president Orman confirmed the transfer of Tosun will be completed by the weekend. “Our interests and the player’s interests are important,” Orman said. “Cenk wants to join Everton. We want to do our part and we are working on a replacement. hockey jerseys mlb jerseys cheap nike nfl jerseys supply basketball jerseys cheap nike nfl jerseys size chartwholesale jerseys all

Jake Livemore spat with West Ham

Amid the euphoria of a vital victory for West Ham in their fight against relegation, the mood was spoiled by Jake Livermore having to be led down the tunnel after the West Bromwich Albion midfielder became involved in a confrontation with Womens Marco Estrada Jersey a spectator during the second half at the London Stadium. Youth Detroit Red Wings #16 Vladimir Konstantinov Reebok White Third Premier Winter Classic NHL JerseyA suggestion that something had been said to Livermore by a West Ham fan sitting behind the dugouts could not be verified on Tuesday night. John Carver, West Brom’s assistant manager, could be seen remonstrating with stewards and West Ham are investigating the incident, which took place after Livermore’s substitution in the 65th minute. Denard Span Womens Jersey The Football Association is likely to be interested in the Authentic Noah Syndergaard Jerseyclub’s observations. “The only thing I know is I see Jake in the crowd, which disturbed me,” Alan Pardew, the West Brom manager, said. “You don’t want to see a player in the crowd. There’s no way he’s going in the crowd, because I know him, he’s a great lad, unless he was provoked severely. That’s all I know. I haven’t had a chance to talk to Jake. I’ll speak to him and we’ll go from there.” West Brom, who remain winless since Pardew replaced Tony Pulis, felt the disappointment of this defeat bitterly. They were beaten by Andy Carroll’s winner in the 94th minute and only goal difference is keeping them off the foot of the table. The visitors were dead on their feet. While West Ham had enjoyed the luxury of a week off, West Brom had 48 hours to recover from their draw with Arsenal, such is the increasingly weird scheduling over the festive period. “It was a tough last 20 minutes,” Pardew said. “We were really hanging physically and mentally. It’s very evident on the pitch. We lose Matty Phillips in the warm‑up. It was too much for us. It’s unfair.” Most spectators had given up hope of seeing a winning goal when Manuel Lanzini and Marko Arnautovic launched one final attack. West Brom, who had felt the lactic acid http://www.officialusahockeystore.com/Usa_Ryan_Suter_Jersey_Shirt.htmlrising in their muscles as a tight match wore on, were seconds away from earning a valuable point. “It didn’t look likely for long periods,” David Moyes said. Yet West Ham’s manager had an unlikely hero in the form of a striker who has often cut a frustrated, angry figure this season. Carroll had not scored since last April before he cancelled out James McClean’s opener with towering header in the 59th minute and his second goal hauled West Ham a point above the bottom three, leaving West Brom heartbroken in the process. The game started so promisingly for Pardew’s side. Their impressive organisation frustrated West Ham and they took the lead when McClean’s shot from 25 yards hit Pedro Obiang and spun over Adrián after half an hour. Lanzini had two efforts saved by Ben Foster in the first http://www.pittsburghpenguinsofficialonline.com/Adidas-Scott-Wilson-Jersey half and Carroll spurned a wonderful chance shortly after half-time.http://alhoush.com/forums/showthread.php?174348-Great!-Westbrook-staged-a-Magic-game-with-changing-the-script-again&p=294326#post294326

shows schedule is killing the players

Pep Guardiola believes the busy festive schedule is going to “kill” players, with Manchester City’s manager pointing to the two-day gap between his side’s New Year’s Eve draw at Crystal Palace and the 3-1 win against Watford at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday. Men's Reebok Phil Esposito Premier White Away NHL Jersey: Boston Bruins #7Raheem Sterling’s opener after 38 seconds was followed by a Christian Kabasele own goal and a Sergio Agüero strike before Andre Gray’s late consolation for Watford. However, Kyle Walker ended the match clutching his right thigh and Guardiola cited the injury as evidence of the demands of this time of the season. “He might have a little problem – what everyone saw in the last http://www.billsfootballofficialprostore.com/Authentic-Tredavious-White-Jersey weeks is how many injuries the players have,” Guardiola said. “We are going to kill them. The bosses have to reflect. It’s not normal to play 31st and two days later. “I know the show must go on but that is not normal, they have to control it. They don’t protect the players, they are the people we come to watch – not the managers or the press conferences. Here in England you don’t protect the players, you have to look for the quality not the quantity. “Of course Womens Jhoulys Chacin Jerseyspace them [the matches] out. I’m not saying change Boxing Day [games]. But you cannot play at 12 at Selhurst Park but are thinking about the game two days later. It’s not basketball or tennis – the players need recovery. Just see how many muscular injuries there are. We have a lot of people here [at City] to take care of them, but the schedule does not protect the player. I think the schedule will always happen because of the tradition but think about the players – they are artists.” David Silva returned after two games out owing to personal issues. Guardiola said he may miss Womens Teemu Selanne Jersey more matches. “We are very happy David is back, we don’t know how long but he made another exhibition – he’s essential, he showed how important he http://www.officialsanfranciscogiantsshops.com/WOMENS-WILLIE-MAYS-JERSEY.html is for us. He’s free to stay or leave, it depends. He wants to stay because he enjoys it but family is the most important thing in life. It doesn’t matter if we drop a lot of points, I’d never push him. Some days he will be here, some he will be out, it depends how his family is.” Of Gabriel Jesus, who has a knee injury, Guardiola said: “Gabriel will be out four to six weeks, maybe a bit longer.” Agüero again stated his future is in City’s hands. “I have until 2020, I think – the truth is I hope to see out my contract and I’ll try to do my best from here until the end of the season, and after that we will see what happens,” he said. “Obviously my plan is not to change Jeremiah Attaochu Womens Jersey clubs. As always, as I said before, the club has the last word, they’re the only ones who decide, because obviously the club is the one who makes the decisions, they are the ones who say you have to go or have to stay, so I’ll respect whatever they tell me. Everything’s fine [between Pep and I].” NFL Jerseys Authentic NHL Jerseys WholesaleCheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale NHL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Paypal

Ayoze Pérez sinks struggling Stoke

Mark Hughes is on the brink once again after his controversial decision to name a weakened team at Chelsea badly backfired with defeat 48 hours later at the hands of a Newcastle United side who had won only one of their previous 12 matches. Ayoze Pérez scored the goal that piled the pressure on the Stoke manager and prompted loud calls from some of their supporters for the Welshman to be sacked.Adidas NHL Women's Brock McGinn Red Home Authentic Jersey - #23 Carolina HurricanesPeter Coates was there to witness it all unfold and it was tempting to wonder what was going through the Stoke chairman’s mind when those “Hughes Out” chants broke out in the Boothen end during the dying moments of the game. Boos greeted the final whistle seconds later and the manager cut a forlorn figure as he turned on Arrelious Benn Authentic Jersey his heel http://www.officialfootballvikingstore.com/Nike-Andrew-Sendejo-Jersey.html and made his way along the touchline, drenched and dismayed. This was a fifth league defeat in seven matches and leaves Stoke only two points and two places above the relegation zone, with the crucial win over West Bromwich Albion nine days ago already seeming a distant memory. The Stoke board have stayed loyal to Hughes up until now, refusing to give in to growing unrest among the supporters, yet this strayed into the territory of being a defeat too many, not least because of what had happened at Stamford Bridge two days earlier. By in effect sacrificing that game against Chelsea, which Stoke lost 5-0, Hughes put himself under the spotlight and left himself open to the criticism that followed at the end of this defeat. He was unrepentant afterwards, insisting he would do the same thing all over again, yet deep down Hughes must have known that only a victory over Newcastle would have provided vindication for all those changes in west London. Erik Pieters, Joe Allen, Xherdan Shaqiri, Maxim Choupo-Moting and Peter Crouch all came back into the team against Newcastle, along with Kurt Zouma, who was unable to play against his parent club, yet the outcome, if not the scoreline, was the same as Stoke slumped to a defeat that would have been hard to stomach at any time of the season. Although Karl Darlow made some excellent saves for Newcastle, in particular the two instinctive stops that denied Mame Diouf in the final 10 minutes, Stoke were flat for long periods and looked devoid of ideas. Newcastle had the better opportunities in the first half, when Christian Atsu was denied by Jack Butland, and Ciaran Clark filed a contender for miss of the season, and the visiting side looked more and more dangerous http://www.officialcarolinahurricanes.com/Adidas-Bryan-Bickell-Jersey on the counterattack in the second half. Dwight Gayle, who had started on the bench as Rafael Benítez made Dan Hampton Authentic Jersey five changes to the side who were held to a goalless draw by Brighton on Saturday, had a penalty shout turned down shortly before Pérez’s goal, when the referee waved away Newcastle’s appeals after Zouma bundled into the striker. Three minutes later Newcastle took the lead with a goal that could not have been more simple. Jacob Murphy accepted the invitation to run into the space that opened up for him on the Stoke left, where Hughes had been forced to withdraw the injured Pieters, and delivered a low centre that Pérez, arriving just behind Geoff Cameron, tucked away from six yards out. As the Newcastle fans enjoyed some fun at Hughes’s expense by chanting that the Stoke manager would be “sacked in the morning”, the home team poured forward in search of an equaliser. Diouf saw his acrobatic left-foot volley superbly kept out by Darlow, who then made an even better save from the same player after Crouch had knocked down Charlie Adam’s deep cross, leaving Hughes holding his head in despair. Benítez, in contrast, headed back to the north-east with a spring in his step. Newcastle are up to 13th in the table after collecting seven points from four matches over the festive period, the first of them the 3-2 win at West Ham on 23 December which means they have achieved back-to-back Premier League away wins for the first time since November 2014.http://facebookhitlist.com/forum/topics/how-the-yankees-proved-sign-stealing-suspicions-1

Premier League over fixture schedule

West Bromwich Albion have made an official complaint to the Premier League about the fixture scheduling that gives West Ham United five days’ extra rest before Tuesday’s meeting between the two clubs and also submitted medical evidence to support their case that playing Vincent Valentine Womens Jersey twice in the space of 48 hours severely increases the risk of players picking up injuries. Nike Men's Jalen Collins Elite White Road Jersey - Atlanta Falcons NFL #32It http://www.officialpackersauthenticonline.com/packers+quinten+rollins+jerseyis a measure of how strongly Albion feel about the matter that on top of putting their grievances in writing on more than one occasion, John Williams, the club’s chairman, contacted Richard Scudamore, the executive chairman of the Premier League, to let it be known just how unhappy they are with the way the fixture list has been organised over the festive period. It is understood that Albion wanted the West Ham game postponed and rescheduled. Although plenty of managers have complained about the Premier League staggering so many matches across different days during the festive period, giving some clubs more time to prepare than others, Albion have a particularly strong http://www.authenticrangersstore.com/mike-richter-jersey_c-440.html argument when it comes to their fixture at the Olympic Stadium. West Ham have not played since Boxing Day because their game against Tottenham Hotspur, which was originally scheduled for New Year’s Eve, had to be moved to 4 January because of safety concerns. Albion, in contrast, hosted Arsenal on Sunday, putting them at a distinct disadvantage for a crucial relegation battle. Alan Pardew described the scheduling as “terrible” and the Albion manager added: “We all know there’s pressure on TV companies for ratings and everything else and games – I understand that. But the league’s got to be stronger and say two days is not right.” Pardew went on to say the club had made “strong” representations to the Premier League about the fixture list and insisted he would be forced into changes for the West Ham match. “Of course I am. There’s some players who won’t be able to cope with that [two games in 48 hours],” he said. “I’d be putting them at risk.” It appears that the Premier League have ended up upsetting just about everyone with the fixture schedule, with West Ham also far from impressed that they have to play Spurs only 48 hours after facing Albion. With that in mind, David Moyes warned the combination of relegation fears and a draining run of fixtures this week will damage their chances of winning their FA Cup tie at Shrewsbury Town on Sunday. West Ham dropped back into the bottom three thanks to Bournemouth’s victory against Everton on Saturday and Moyes said the fixture overload could have a negative impact on their third-round tie against Shrewsbury, who are second in League One. Moyes is unhappy with the balance and depth of his squad – the manager is desperate for reinforcements in defence and midfield this month – and his decision to play a weakened side in last month’s Carabao Cup quarter-final defeat by Arsenal demonstrated that he will not compromise West Ham’s survival hopes. He said: “It is Aqib Talib Jerseygoing to have a big damage on the FA Cup for us, to have two games in three days and then have to play another three days later in the FA Cup. That’s where it’s taking its toll and the Premier League is eating into dates where the Cup games might be getting used. “I can imagine the questions when we get there [Shrewsbury] and I’m going to Womens Vladimir Tarasenko Jersey be coming in with my tongue hanging out, and the players as well. That will be difficult and we will be needing to use the group. Do I want to win the FA Cup? 100%. But I don’t think it can http://www.officialphilliesshops.com/WOMENS-JOHN-KRUK-JERSEY.html be where we can damage our league form.”http://allfishforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=129818

Virgil van Dijk’s arrival could herald

Virgil van Dijk appears delighted his long-projected move to Liverpool will go ahead and everyone else involved in the world-record £75m deal has a reason to be just as http://www.packersnflofficialonlinestore.com/Jordy-Nelson-Jersey happy. Adidas NHL Men's Andrew Ference Orange Home Premier Jersey - #21 Edmonton OilersSouthampton may not have had any particular desire to lose the player but they have been well aware for at least half a season a move was on the cards and have played their role as a selling club to perfection. Liverpool’s offer of £60m last summer was already a lot of money but the Saints made a principled stand over what they considered an illegal approach, occupied the moral high ground as the Merseyside club beat an undignified retreat and ended up with the best financial deal imaginable for a defender they were resigned to losing. Liverpool have paid over the odds, there can be little doubt about that but setting a record for a defender nails two nagging doubts at the same time. First, Liverpool needed a central defender. Their rearguard has been something of a joke this season, with Kawann Short Youth jersey the Fab Four up front effectively performing against a backdrop designed to give opponents a chance. Second, Liverpool needed to make this move happen, they faced potential competition from Manchester City and Chelsea, and they have been bold and decisive. This is not like paying £35m for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain then wondering how to fit him into the team, this is, or ought to be, the start of an era at Anfield. If Womens Terry Bradshaw Jersey Van Dijk is to be the keystone of a new defence then Liverpool can start answering the critics who accuse them of not being a complete team. Jürgen Klopp will probably need to add a goalkeeper too for his commitment to all areas of the pitch to convince everyone – Paris Saint-Germain’s Kevin Trapp is the latest name in the frame to replace the beleaguered Simon Mignolet – but that could happen this January http://www.officialauthenticseahawksshop.com/Nike-Shaquill-Griffin-Jersey.html if Liverpool are serious about becoming “best of the rest” behind City in the second half of the season. In http://www.broncosnflofficialonline.com/Terrell-Davis-Jerseythe ideal scenario that would involve a successful campaign in the Champions League before the thorny issue of Philippe Coutinho and Barcelona raises its head again. Liverpool are aware the Fab Four will not be around forever – indeed Sadio Mané is beginning to find himself on the sidelines – and as the attraction of Barcelona for Coutinho pretty much replicates that of Anfield for Van Dijk this could be Klopp’s only chance to make an impression on Europe before the front of the team needs attention again. Assuming Liverpool can keep Coutinho until the summer – they may need to take their cue from the resolve shown by Southampton – if they can stiffen their defence they should have a reasonable chance in Europe. With the Premier League all but decided and Porto waiting in the next round, Liverpool can afford to give the Champions League their best shot. Klopp has experience of taking a side to the final with Borussia Dortmund in 2013 and perhaps feels he has unfinished business in Europe after losing to Bayern Munich at Wembley and also missing out to Sevilla after reaching the Europa League final in his first season at Liverpool. That game in Basel saw Liverpool score first but succumb to second-half goals, a pattern that has repeated itself on several occasions. Klopp inherited a defensively flawed team from Brendan Rodgers and to the consternation of supporters has never seemed in any rush to address the problems. Now he has, and whereas Van Dijk may have been just another option in central defence for City or Chelsea, he comes to Liverpool as the main man, the first part of an answer to a weakness that has demonstrably been holding the club back. The player has shown at Celtic and Southampton he is good enough to lead a defence, the only slight worry, especially as he could make his debut in next week’s FA Cup Merseyside derby, is the weight of expectation. This is partly a result of waiting so long and then paying a world-record fee for a single defender. If Liverpool continue to concede silly or sloppy goals, and they might, because some of the usual defensive suspects will still be around, Van Dijk could quickly find himself both in the spotlight and under pressure. Record signing or not, one player is unlikely to be able to rectify all the issues in a defence suspect for some time. Yet perhaps that is looking too far ahead. This is a start. The main consideration for Liverpool fans at the moment is Klopp is not oblivious to their defensive concerns after all and there may be Phillip Adams Jersey further recruitment. It is a moot point whether the Fenway Sports Group has suddenly become imbued with the spirit of Christmas and become generous overnight, or whether it is already spending the proceeds of the envisaged sale of Coutinho but in the end this was a transfer that just about everyone wanted to happen.http://cylindrymiarowe.pl/blogs/post/52697

Crystal Palace at the double

There was some late anxiety to endure as Crystal Palace, sensing another late rally might be rewarded, flung themselves into desperate pursuit of an unlikely equaliser, but Arsenal are back to counting this corner of south London as a home from home. They had retreated battered and bruised by a chastening defeat at this venue in http://www.authenticcanadienshop.com/authentic-27-alex-galchenyuk-jersey.html April, yet they had not benefited from a fit Jack Wilshere in their ranks on that occasion. Times have changed. Men's Adidas Orlando Magic #1 Tracy Mcgrady Swingman Black Alternate NBA JerseyThe England midfielder was at the heart of everything impressive they tried here, spiky in the tackle and mature with his positioning, and a creator of his team’s decisive third goal with a carefully lofted pass over Palace’s Authentic Denny McLain Jersey back-line for Alexis Sánchez to collect on his thigh and poke into the corner on the gallop. The Chilean’s form, perhaps predictably, is flickering back into life with the transfer window so close and his contract ticking down. Wilshere’s deal, too, expires in the summer, though arguably the visiting fans’ best news of an encouraging night was the midfielder’s post-match assertion that he was sure a new contract “will get done”. Youth Nike Cleveland Browns #55 Danny Shelton Orange Alternate Vapor Untouchable Elite Player NFL JerseyOn this evidence, he is rightly restored as the side’s fulcrum, his metronomic presence a source of http://www.authenticrocketstore.com/Charles_Barkley_Jerseyreassurance for a team who have been prone to panic at times. “Jack is coming back in competitive shape and gives something to the team at the moment,” said Wenger. “People who don’t have long contracts are questioned, always. But Mike Daniels Jersey as long as you are somewhere, you give your best. The best way to show they are committed is to give that kind of performance. I felt Sánchez was very good from the first minute. This kind of Sánchez is a great football player, as we know. That’s the kind of performance we want from him.” Possibly more disconcerting was the sight of the forward looking nonplussed – perhaps more bemused than infuriated – to discover only a handful of team-mates had joined him in front of the away support to celebrate Arsenal’s second goal. Sánchez, all short back-lift and frightening power, had ripped his shot through James Tomkins’ legs and inside Julián Speroni’s near post, but plenty of his colleagues preferred to celebrate together nearer the halfway line. It had Thierry Henry chuntering up in the Sky studio, though, in truth, it is easy to read too much into apparent splits when, in reality, raw emotion at a lead restored had probably taken over. The problem is observers will continue to scrutinise the body language until Sánchez’s time at the club is either extended or ends in divorce. The thought of losing a player of his calibre feels all the more troubling in the aftermath of a performance this scintillating, even if all of Arsenal’s attackers had purred through the opening period. Comfortable with a back three and far more sprightly than tentative opponents, with Palace so nervous as runners infiltrated their lines, the visitors should have ended the contest by the interval. Nothing illustrated their superiority better than Sánchez’s delicious diagonal slide-rule pass beyond Tomkins for the on-rushing Mesut Özil to flick goalwards, only for Speroni to thrust out a left hand instinctively and paw the attempt away. The German would waltz through the centre again before the half was out, this time undoing his work with a heavy touch, but by then Arsenal were ahead. After Palace failed to clear their lines Alexandre Lacazette was permitted to turn inside and curl a left-footed shot which was Alan Trammell Jersey only pushed out by the diving Speroni. Shkodran Mustafi, alone beyond Martin Kelly at the far post, calmly side-footed into the net. Sánchez, standing with one foot beyond the back-line, had made a vague attempt to reach Lacazette’s effort, but the offside appeals were half-hearted. So had been much of the hosts’ play with frustration eventually overcoming Wilfried Zaha who was booked for dissent as the teams departed for the interval. At least he spent half-time channelling that exasperation http://www.broncosauthenticsofficial.com/owen-daniels-jersey_c-559.html into a positive response. He, and Palace, were unrecognisable as an attacking force thereafter. Andros Townsend, after Zaha’s dart beyond Calum Chambers and pull-back from the byline, side-footed the hosts level and they might have led had Chambers not blocked Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s attempt. Even Arsenal’s flurry of goals around the hour-mark did not knock the stuffing from the home side’s approach and Zaha, mistiming a header in front of goal, and Bakary Sako might have scored before Tomkins nodded home as full time http://www.officialchicagoblackhawks.com/Adidas-Martin-Havlat-Jersey approached. That was Palace’s first goal from a set piece this season – so much for such routines being their forte – and provoked late anxiety, but Wenger’s side maintained their composure to survive. This defeat ended Palace’s eight-match unbeaten run and left them a point above the relegation zone. To make matters considerably worse, Manchester City are their opponents at Selhurst Park on Sunday to confront a patched up side. Yet, while Hodgson juggles Phillip Dorsett Jersey his options, Arsenal are buoyed. 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imagine how I’d run with a new arm’

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Southampton for Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool will sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton next week after agreeing a fee of £75m for the Holland international – a world record for a defender. The Merseyside club had wanted him to join last summer and indicated a willingness to pay £60m only for the move to break down in acrimonious fashion. Youth Nike Dallas Cowboys #27 Jourdan Lewis Limited Black 2016 Salute to Service NFL JerseySouthampton felt that Liverpool had overstepped the mark and tapped up Van Authentic Radko Gudas Jersey Dijk – http://www.authenticcapitalshop.com/authentic-8-alexander-ovechkin-jersey.html they made a formal complaint http://www.footballsteelersofficialstore.com/Nike-Javon-Hargrave-Jersey.html to the Premier League and Liverpool duly backed off, with the player’s other admirers, chief among them Manchester City and Chelsea, doing likewise. Adidas NHL Men's Mats Naslund Red Home Premier Jersey - #26 Montreal CanadiensSouthampton felt compelled to make a stand over their star player as they began life under a new manager, Mauricio Pellegrino, and they hoped http://www.nfltitansofficialshop.com/YOUTH+BRUCE+MATTHEWS+JERSEYthat Van Dijk would apply himself and recapture the form he had shown at St Mary’s since his £11.5m switch from Celtic in 2015 – if only for another season. It has not worked out that way, however. Van Dijk has Womens Travis Zajac Jerseyappeared to have done no more than go through the motions and Pellegrino has come to accept that his departure is inevitable. He has not played the defender in Southampton’s past three matches. Negotiations between the two clubs accelerated over the festive period before Van Dijk underwent a medical on Wednesday after Womens Sean Kilpatrick Jersey successfully agreeing personal terms on a contract until 2023 worth in the region of £180,000-a-week. “Liverpool football club can confirm they have reached an agreement with Southampton for the transfer of Virgil van Dijk,” read an official statement. “The Reds have agreed a deal with the south coast club, and the player himself, that will see the 26-year-old defender move to Anfield when the transfer window re-opens on 1 January 2018.” Southampton feel they have made their point over Van Dijk, even if they could no longer rely upon top-level performances from him. They have had no qualms about dealing with Liverpool – particularly as they have extracted a significantly higher fee from them. Their view is that January marks a fresh start and it is in their interests to take the money and move on. Van Dijk released a statement on Twitter saying: “[I am] delighted and honoured to have agreed to become a Liverpool FC player. Today is a proud day for me and my family as I join one of the biggest clubs in world football. I can’t wait to pull on the famous red shirt for the http://www.newyorkislandersofficialonline.com/Adidas-Nikolay-Kulemin-Jersey first time in front of the Daryl Williams Jersey Kop and will give everything I have to try and help this great club achieve something special in the years to come. “I would also like to take this opportunity to say thank you to Les Reed, the board, manager, players, fans and everyone at Southampton. I will always be indebted to the club for giving me the opportunity to play in the Premier League and despite a difficult last few months I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Saints and have made friends for life at the club. Thank you for everything.” Van Dijk will wear the No4 shirt at Liverpool and may make his debut in the FA Cup third-round tie against Everton on 5 January. He is also eligible to play in the Champions League, in which Liverpool face Porto next. He has long had his heart set on the move to Anfield, together with the chance to work for Jürgen Klopp, and he is primed to follow a well-trodden path. Nike NFL Jerseys China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Paypal Basketball Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free ShippingCheap NFL Jerseys Nike Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping

victory against stubborn Brighton

There were periods here when Antonio Conte must have feared recent history was repeating itself. His Chelsea side had huffed and puffed their way through the opening period, their shot tally mounting without success (for all that their efforts were occasionally rather wild), with Brighton & Hove Albion holding firm until concentration lapsed in the opening 40 seconds after the break. Authentic Reebok Men's Jaromir Jagr Navy Blue Third Jersey - NHL #68 New York RangersThe champions would eventually win in comfort to paper over some of the cracks but a half century of shots in the fixtures either side Tracy Mcgrady Youth jersey of Christmas have yielded only two goals. The Italian was rather stating the obvious with his post-match assessment that “if we learn to Jason Motte Jersey be more clinical, and to try to exploit the many chances we have during games, it will be better for us”. Álvaro Morata now has 10 goals, six assisted by César Azpilicueta, to show for his first Premier League campaign, and yet it is still tempting to wonder whether Diego Costa’s brute strength or ability to unnerve his markers, whether legitimately or not, is still being missed. Certainly while this contest drifted Chelsea were far too reliant upon Eden Hazard for inspiration, with the Belgian retreating ever deeper to collect the ball. He was only properly liberated once the hosts were ahead. Conte will use his team’s initial toils here, as well as at Goodison Park on Saturday, as evidence that reinforcements are required next month: another forward to ease the burden on both Morata and Hazard, a forward-thinking wing-back to challenge Marcos Alonso down the left and, if the budgets stretch far enough, maybe a central creator. Alonso, plucked from Fiorentina in the summer of 2016, has been excellent since returning to the English game and forced Mat Ryan into fine blocks from a free‑kick and a header before flicking another Cesc Fàbregas corner into the far corner on the hour. That was his fifth goal this term and broke Brighton’s resistance for good on a day the hosts leant upon their Spanish contingent – Alonso, Fàbregas, Morata and Azpilicueta – to see them home. No club across http://www.officialauthenticsteelershop.com/WOMENS-VINCE-WILLIAMS-JERSEY.html Europe’s elite five leagues boasts more goals scored by Spanish players. It was still Hazard who illuminated the occasion. His own standards rarely dip these days, even while team-mates labour in possession or in the pass. The 26-year-old has the speed of thought to unsettle even the most stubborn of rivals, with his scuttling presence alone enough to distract a resolute back line. Chelsea’s problems tend to stem from opponents swarming around the playmaker’s every touch, which forces the collective ever deeper in their buildup play. At least they boasted an aerial threat here which eventually yielded a lead, Azpilicueta whipping in a centre beyond Lewis Dunk for Morata, in between centre-halves, to guide home via Ryan’s outstretched left hand. Conte could bask in the onfield relationship which has been struck between ball-playing centre-half and No9. “Morata owes Azpi not one dinner, but many,” he joked. “And I want them to invite me, also.” He could afford to smile at the end, raising a glass of Champagne to wish the room a merry Christmas before departing with the gap to Manchester United in second place trimmed to a single point. One defeat in 11 league games would normally be http://www.authenticspanthersshop.com/reilly-smith-jersey_c-444.html cause for celebration, but Manchester City have warped accepted levels of excellence this term. The summit still feels distant. Brighton had reason to curse their lapse of concentration and subsequent concession at a set play, and have their own problems in front of goal, having registered a solitary penalty in their meetings with the top six over the first half of the season. They had sacrificed some invention here, with Anthony Knockaert and Pascal Gross starting on the bench, but, for all their defensive discipline, were still rather too blunt for comfort and never came closer than Shane Duffy’s header which drifted wide of the far post. Baseball Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys For Cheap Baseball Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China

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