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Tottenham ready to pinch £26.5m Saliba by outbidding Arsenal

Tottenham are reportedly preparing to hijack Arsenal’s deal for Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba. French outlet RMC claim that Spurs’ €30million offer for the young defender has surpassed the bid made by the Gunners. Click Here: Sports Water Bottles The source claim that Saint-Etienne officials will meet on Saturday to discuss the offer and this...

Steve Bruce: The next Newcastle manager’s underwhelming statistics…

Steve Bruce looks set to be appointed as Newcastle’s next manager. Not convinced? These stats are unlikely to sway you… Games managed: 904 Wins: 348 Draws: 227 Defeats: 329 Career win percentage: 38.5% Average length of reign: 708 days   Sheffield United – 40% P55 W22 D15 L18 Points...

Aston Villa agree £15m deal for Luiz; pursuing two more

Aston Villa have agreed a deal with Manchester City to bring Douglas Luiz to Villa Park, according to reports. Brentford centre-back Ezri Konsa recently became Dean Smith’s seventh signing of the summer, after loanees Tyrone Mings, Kortney Hause and Anwar El Ghazi all completed permanent moves to the club, alongside...

Man Utd ‘prioritising’ two deals as Inter confirm Lukaku approach

Manchester United are looking to get two deals over the line before continuing with the rest of their transfer business this summer, according to reports. The Red Devils have already sealed the signings of Daniel James from Swansea and Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in this summer transfer window and now they are...

Report reveals ‘inside story’ on ‘fuming’ Koscielny v Arsenal

A report claims to have the ‘inside story’ as defender Laurent Koscielny went on strike at Arsenal this week. Arsenal stunned supporters by stating they were ‘very disappointed’ with Koscielny for ignoring their ‘clear instructions’ to join the squad in the United States this week. The Frenchman now faces disciplinary...

Inheritors of traditional oil-paper umbrella making in Yunnan

Zhang Ronghua, 89, and his grandson Zhang Guoqing are the only inheritors of traditional oil-paper umbrella making in Xiangyang village. Xiangyang village has an over 400-year history of making handcrafted oiled paper umbrellas with bamboo stands. Made of oiled paper and bamboo frame, oil-paper umbrella is a traditional Chinese...

At 37, Serena stays calm as she chases historic title

WIMBLEDON, England — Hours before her Wimbledon semifinal, Serena Williams spent some time deep in thought and arrived at a couple of conclusions. For one thing, she shouldn’t focus too much on trying to raise her Grand Slam title total to 24, a number achieved by just one other...

Children’s book expo to open in Beijing

The 2019 China Children’s Book Expo, highlighting a global selection of reading materials, will open in the Cultural Palace of Nationalities in Beijing from July 17 to 23, as announced Wednesday at a news conference by the Xicheng district government in Beijing and representatives from major publishing houses for...

Special birthday cake marks panda’s birthday

A panda named Jinhu (which means golden tiger) got a special birthday cake when it turned nine at the Dalian Forest Zoo on Monday. The cake was made with fresh bamboo, fruits, and a block of ice to help provide relief from the summer heat. Click Here: Pandora Jewelry...

Desert-island disc

The Rainbow Chamber Singers are set to perform songs from their new album on a four-city tour, Chen Nan reports. In January 2016, a performance by Shanghai-based amateur choir the Rainbow Chamber Singers went viral online. Under the baton of conductor Jin Chengzhi, the choir put on their sunglasses...