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August 11, 2017

Genoa signs Argentinian midfielder Ricardo Centurion from Sao Paulo

Rome, Aug 11: Italian football club Genoa on Friday announced the signing of Argentinian midfielder Ricardo Centurion from Brazilian side Sao Paulo.The Serie A team did not provide any further details, but local media estimated that Genoa paid around five million euros ($5.91 million) to acquire the player on a four-year contract, reports Efe. Centurion, 24, thus returns to Genoa, where he played on loan during the 2013-2014 season. He played the last season on a loan at Boca Juniors, with whom he won the Argentine…

Man-U negotiate Ibrahimovic’s return

London, Aug 11: English football club Manchester United was negotiating Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's transfer to the team, coach Jose Mourinho said on Friday.After Ibrahimovic, 35, who sustained a serious knee injury in the last gasp of the 2016-2017 season, became a free agent on June 30, reports Efe. "I just think that he was very clear by showing what he did last year was not enough for him," Mourinho said in a press conference ahead of the first English Premier League (EPL) match this season…

Shooter Maheshwari adds individual bronze, team silver in women’s skeet

Astana (Kazakhstan), Aug 11: Shooter Maheshwari Chauhan capped a stellar performance on the fifth day of the ongoing 7th Asian Championship Shotgun by bagging an individual bronze in women's skeet competition here on Friday.It was made sweeter when she led India in combining with compatriots Rashmmi Rathore and Saniya Sheikh to win the silver medal in the Team event. The trio shot a total of 190, finishing behind gold medallists China, who shot 195. Hosts Kazakhstan won the bronze, shooting 185 in total. India's…

Coutinho hands transfer request to Liverpool: Sources

London, Aug 11: Liverpool winger Philippe Coutinho has reportedly issued the club with an official transfer request following the owners' statement that he is not for sale.Although Liverpool denied receiving any such request, a close family member of Coutinho told Sky Sports News: "Philippe has tried very hard to find an amicable solution to this situation but to no avail. "He has tremendous love for the club and its fans, but like Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez have pointed out in the past, Liverpool does…

Injured Milan midfielder Biglia ruled out for 4 weeks

Milan, Aug 11: Experienced midfielder Lucas Biglia's AC Milan debut has been extended after he was ruled out for around four weeks due to a left thigh injury, the seven-time European football champions announced on Friday."After today's tests, Lucas Biglia was diagnosed with a lesion to his left thigh femoral bicep muscle. His time of recovery will depend on the evolution of the clinical picture and is estimated to be approximately four weeks," Milan said on their website. The 31-year-old Argentine,…
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