Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest sports news today Wednesday September 4, 2019.
Starting from Tennis…
British star Johanna Konta has crashed out of the US Open following a 6-4 6-4 defeat to Elina Svitolina in the quarter-final on Tuesday. Svitolina will now face Serena Williams who is targeting to equal the record of 24 Grand Slam single titles after beating Chinese star Wang Qiang 6-1 6-0 in the quarter-final.
Now to football…
FIFA has finally unveiled the official Qatar 2022 World Cup emblem.
Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has failed to rule out making his comeback into management with a national team at the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has identified Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen as his major transfer target if the Dane decides not to sign a new deal with the Spurs.
According to another report, Manchester United are interested in making a move for Eriksen in January.
Bayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng has reportedly been charged by his former partner for aggravated assault.
Hatem Ben Arfa who is a free agent has revealed he turned down different clubs this summer because none of them excited him.
Manchester United are reportedly still monitoring the progress of Benfica duo Florentino Luis and Ruben Dias.
Tottenham are interested in signing Fulham 19-year old star Steven Sessegnon who can play centre-back, full-back as well as in the midfield and who is a twin brother to Ryan Sessegnon who just signed for the Spurs for £25m earlier in the summer.
Manchester United have finally sold defender Lee O’Connor on a four-year deal to Celtic.
Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham is reportedly on a dilemma over his international future after Nigeria tried to rival England as regards who he will represent.
Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri is reportedly interested in Chelsea winger Willian.
Liverpool are interested in signing Trabzonspor goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir who is rated £14m.
Chelsea and Liverpool are interested in signing Athletic Bilbao 17-year old star Joe Gelhardt.
According to reports, Bayern Munich were unable to sign Manchester City star Leroy Sane due to the high wage demand.
Former Tottenham full-back Kieran Trippier who joined Atletico Madrid earlier in the summer has claimed his move to the Spanish side is a step forward for him.
According to reports, Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling who is presently on loan at Roma could stay at the Italian side beyond this season.
Juventus have reportedly excluded trio Emre Can, Giorgio Chiellini and Mario Mandzukic from their squad for 2019/20 Champions League group stage. Chiellini was omitted basically because he would be out of action for six months following his successful surgery after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in the club’s training last Friday.
According to reports, Mariano Diaz snubbed a move to Schalke to stay at Real Madrid.
Marseille have finally signed 24-year old star Valentin Rongier from Nantes.
According to reports Yannick Bolasie decided not to honour a move to CSKA Moscow because of his fears of being racially abused in Russia.
That would be all for now, Good Morning!!!