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  • Wolfsburg's De Bruyne jets off to Manchester

    Wolfsburg's De Bruyne jets off to Manchester

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    Wolfsburg's De Bruyne jets off to Manchester

    Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne jetted off to England on Saturday morning with his club Wolfsburg poised to agree a German record transfer with Premier League giants Manchester City. …

  • Colombia drop Falcao, Cuadrado for Peru friendly in U.S

    Colombia drop Falcao, Cuadrado for Peru friendly in U.S

    Reuters
    Colombia drop Falcao, Cuadrado for Peru friendly in U.S

    Coach Jose Pekerman has dropped Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao and Juventus midfielder Juan Cuadrado as he looks to breathe new life into Colombia’s team for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Pekerman, whose side failed to get past the Copa America quarter-finals in June, has called up fewer exiles and included 10 home-based players in a 23-man squad for a friendly against Peru in New York on Sept. 8. The game was arranged before the draw for the South American World Cup qualifiers in which …

  • Misfiring Gunners won't fluster Wenger

    Misfiring Gunners won't fluster Wenger

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    Misfiring Gunners won't fluster Wenger

    Arsene Wenger refuses to panic about Arsenal's spluttering start even though the Gunners boss admits his side aren't firing on all cylinders. Wenger's men head to Newcastle on Saturday looking to win for just the second time in their first four Premier League matches. A goalless draw against Liverpool on Monday left the north Londoners already lagging five points behind leaders Manchester City after a worrying repeat of the slow opening that eventually doomed their title challenge last season. …

  • Correction: France-Stopping the Wolves story

    Correction: France-Stopping the Wolves story

    Associated Press
    Correction: France-Stopping the Wolves story

    PARIS (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about terrorist attacks, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the percentage of attacks for which extremist groups have claimed responsibility. Extremist groups have claimed responsibility for only 35 percent of attacks that can be attributed to them, not 65 percent. …

  • Atletico agree to sign Argentina midfielder Kranevitter

    Atletico agree to sign Argentina midfielder Kranevitter

    Reuters
    Atletico agree to sign Argentina midfielder Kranevitter

    Atletico Madrid's busy summer in the transfer market has continued with the La Liga club's signing of Argentina midfielder Matias Kranevitter from River Plate on a five-year contract. Kranevitter, 22, who was included in the latest Argentina squad, will not join coach and compatriot Diego Simeone and his new team mates until after December's Club World Cup, where River will compete as Copa Libertadores champions, Atletico said on their website (www.clubatleticodemadrid.com). "Once the …