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Jose Mourinho admits some players could leave Manchester United in January for the “right price”

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has paved the way for departures next month, stating “every player has a price”. Mourinho sanctioned two major sales last January, allowing Memphis Depay to join Lyon and sending Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton, and could be ready to act again. Henrikh Mkhitaryan appears to be on the most precarious ground, with the Armenian not even making the matchday squad for the past five fixtures, and United continually linked to attacking talent including Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann. If he continues to play…

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Crystal Palace news: Boss Roy Hodgson warns goal-shy Benteke and could turn to Sako

Roy Hodgson has warned the goalless Christian Benteke he is willing to use Bakary Sako as a striker and that Crystal Palace “cannot afford to carry anyone”. The club-record £27million signing is yet to score in 12 appearances this season, and despite being their only senior recognised striker, is under growing pressure after Sako came off the bench against Watford to score. Hodgson had begun to convert Sako from a winger while Benteke was injured, and on Tuesday he scored a poacher’s goal when being the first to react to…

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Inter Milan eager to land Henrikh Mkhitaryan and could swap Joao Mario for Manchester United outcast

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has fallen out of favour at Manchester United Thursday, December 14, 2017 Inter Milan are hoping Manchester United will be open to swapping Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Joao Mario during the January transfer window. United boss Jose Mourinho is currently tracking Mario and he wants to bring him to Old Trafford. Inter are open to the idea of letting the midfielder go, but only if they are able to get in a replacement. And, according to Corriere dello Sport, the Italian club are sounding out Manchester United over a…

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This is why an extra 5mph could be key to the third Ashes Test

Australia v England, Third Ashes Test Date: 14-18 Dec Time: 02:30 GMT Venue: The Waca, Perth Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage details Pace. Expect it to be back on the agenda during the third Ashes Test this week. The pink ball and floodlights gave Adelaide the movement of Edgbaston for periods of the second Test, and England took advantage. But the tourists…

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‘Where Out-of-Town Girls Could Come Feel Safe in New York’

Advertisement At a recent event for the very active alumnae of Finch College, the genteel Upper East Side women’s school that dramatically closed its doors in 1975, wine flowed along with conversation inside the music room of the Birch Wathen Lenox School on East 77th Street. There was talk of classmates Tricia Nixon Cox, Isabella Rossellini, Anne Cox Chambers, Francine LeFrak, Suzanne Pleshette, Jane Holzer and Lilly Pulitzer Rousseau. After a polite seminar about real estate in Manhattan, the women also discussed Grace Slick, who attended the school, and her…

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Katie Price breaks down over what could be 'last Christmas' with her mum

Katie Price had to leave the set of ITV’s Loose Women after getting upset about her mother, who has the same lung disease that killed Keith Chegwin. Price said she went on the show to raise awareness of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), but was overcome with emotion when discussing her mum Amy. Chegwin had been giving her mother advice before his death, she said. “Keith got in touch and we’ve been speaking to him a lot and he was trying to help my mum,” the star said. “I knew all…

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Tech firms could be held liable for extremism and abuse

Google, Facebook and Twitter should be held liable for illegal and dangerous content on their platforms, an ethics body has said. The BBC understands that the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) will urge the government to introduce new laws on extremist and abusive content. Prime Minister Theresa May has said companies need to remove extremist content quickly or face fines. One free speech advocate said it could turn Facebook into a “national censor”. Lord Bew, who chairs the CSPL, told the Times he was normally “allergic” to proposing…

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