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Football: Sanchez would become United's highest-paid player

LONDON: Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez has agreed personal terms on a contract that will make him Manchester United’s highest-paid player on yearly wages of £14 million (US$ 19 million) after tax, according to reports on Wednesday (Jan 17). Sanchez is reportedly on the verge of joining United after Jose Mourinho’s side made a blockbuster offer that eclipsed the interest from Premier League ...

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Football: Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund

PARIS: Sprint legend Usain Bolt said on Sunday (Jan 7) that he hopes to still see his dream of becoming a professional footballer come true when he undergoes a trial at German top-flight club Borussia Dortmund. However, the multiple Olympic and world champion admitted that he would prefer to play for Manchester United, his favourite team. “In March we’re going to ...

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Football: Leicester escape with FA Cup draw against lower-league Fleetwood

LONDON: Former Premier League champions Leicester City came within a whisker of suffering an FA Cup shock on Saturday (Jan 6) but clung on to draw 0-0 at lower-league Fleetwood Town while Middlesbrough eliminated Sunderland. The big news before kick-off was that Leicester’s star striker Jamie Vardy was denied an emotional return to his former club du… Latest

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