Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest sports news today Wednesday July 17, 2019
Starting with the African Cup of Nations…
The Third-place match will hold today between Nigeria and Tunisia and both teams will fight to at least go home with the bronze medal.
Tunisia were in the Semi-final beaten 1-0 by Senegal while Riyad Mahrez dented Nigeria’s hope in the last kick of their Semi-final clash as Algeria secured a 2-1 victory over the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
It will be a survival of the fittest between Nigeria and Tunisia today and the outcome of the match remains to be seen.
Tunisia Vs Nigeria 8:00pm
Moving on to other news….
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed he still has the hope to build his team around midfielder Paul Pogba despite the Frenchman being linked to other clubs.
Solskjaer has also revealed he would like to help forward Alexis Sanchez revive his career at the club and he is hopeful he can get at least 20 goals for them per season.
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Manchester United are yet to meet the club’s valuation for defender Harry Maguire and that’s exactly what is keeping the deal from being executed.
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has also revealed that Arsenal are yet to meet their asking price for Wilfried Zaha.
Tottenham right-back Kieran Trippier is on the verge of completing a move to Atletico Madrid and the La Liga side are ready to use Angel Correa as part of the deal for him.
Tottenham meanwhile are also interested in selling full-back Serge Aurier and they want to replace him with Marseille star Hiroki Sakai.
Newcastle are set to appoint former Lyon manager Bruno Genesio ahead of former Sheffield Wednesday Steve Bruce as their new manager.
Negotiations for Manchester United to sign Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes will begin this week.
Tottenham duo Toby Alderweireld and Christian Eriksen are expected to join the rest of the squad in pre-season tour despite both being linked out of the club.
Inter Milan are set to meet Manchester United’s valuation for forward Romelu Lukaku but only if the deal include bonus payments.
Arsenal have made an agreement with Brazil side Gremio for Everton in a £36m deal and the Gunners have now sent a doctor to Brazil to do his medical for him.
Arsenal are still interested in Barcelona flop Malcom but the La Liga side wants £50m for him where as the Gunners want him on loan.
Saint Etienne star William Saliba is interested in joining Arsenal but the club are more interested in what Arsenal rival Tottenham have to offer.
West Ham are set to sell Jordan Hugill to Wigan for a £3m fee.
Former PSG star Dani Alves is interested in signing for Arsenal by taking a pay cut, though the cut will not be less than £200k per week.
Stoke City will reportedly not allow goalkeeper Jack Butland to leave for something less than £20m this summer.
Napoli are set to make a £14.5m bid for Everton star Henry Onyekuru.
Arsenal have the confidence they will sign Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos ahead of Tottenham this summer.
Paris Saint-Germain have told Barcelona they will have to pay £271m to resign Neymar to the club. The Ligue 1 champion reportedly rejected a swap deal that will involve Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho.
Tottenham star Danny Rose will reportedly remain in London and will not travel to the club’s pre-season as he looks to complete a move away from the club.
Manchester City are ready to let defender Eliaquim Mangala leave the club on a free transfer this summer as he’s not part of Pep Guardiola’s plan.
Everton star Idrissa Gueye is still interested in joining PSG this summer.
Atletico Madrid have identified Tottenham star Christian Eriksen as one of their major targets.
Barcelona are still interested in signing a cover for left-back Jodi Alba by looking to sign Real Betis star Junior Firpo.
Liverpool have taken Andy Lonergan who is 35 year old as part of their pre-season squad following the absence of backup goalkeeper.
Bordeaux have decided to sell Younousse Sankhare to Cardiff this summer.
Atlanta star Gianluca Mancini is ready to sign for Roma for a £23.48m this summer.
Parma have confirmed the signing of 27-year old star Roberto Inglese on a season-long loan from Napoli with an option to buy.
Monaco have bidded £12m for Lille defensive star Adama Soumaoro.
Fulham star Jean Michael Seri is reportedly nearing his loan move to Turkish side Galatasaray.
Roma legend Daniele De Rossi is interested in signing for Boca Juniors for eight months.
Cameroon have sacked Clarence Seedorf as their Head Coach after failing woefully at the ongoing African Cup of Nations.
According to reports, Real Madrid star James Rodriguez is moving closer to sign up for Atletico Madrid.
PSG boss Thomas Tuchel has revealed he knew Neymar wanted to leave the club since before the Copa America.
AC Milan are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid star Luka Modric.
That would be all for now, Good Morning!!!