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Before the first training session, Gerrard hopes to give Philippe Coutinho his Aston Villa debut against Manchester United this weekend. STEVEN GERRARD is hoping Philippe Coutinho, the club’s new signing, can show he’s ready to face Manchester United on Saturday. On Tuesday, the £140 million Barcelona midfielder joined his new teammates at Bodymoor Heath. And over the next few days, Villa will assess his fitness to see how close he is to being ready. “Philippe will be with us on Tuesday,” Gerrard said. “On Wednesday, we’ll examine him to see how he’s feeling. “Then we’ll look at the data to…

In an Australian Open warm-up match, Emma Raducanu was thrashed 6-0 6-1 by hard-hitting Elena Rybakina. In her only warm-up match before the Australian Open, EMMA RADUCANU was thrashed 6-0 6-1. At the Sydney International, Elena Rybakina beat the US Open champion in just 56 minutes. And it means the British team’s preparation for the first Grand Slam of 2022 has suffered yet another setback. Raducanu, 19, had to withdraw from her tournament last week to focus on fitness and practice after contracting coronavirus before the exhibition event in Abu Dhabi before Christmas. In Sydney, she was supposed to play…

A former Glasgow care home will be converted into short-term rentals. In the old Alexandra Court care home, which was closed down by Barchester in December 2018, the firm behind the scheme wants to offer 58 flats as well as a gym and sauna. If new plans are approved, a former care home in Carntyne will be transformed into serviced apartments. The former Alexandra Court care home has been proposed to Glasgow City Council for conversion into short-term lets with a maximum stay of 90 days. Commercial Connexions, the firm behind the project, plans to build 58 flats in the…

Algeria vs Sierra Leone LIVE: Stream, TV channel, and team news as Mahrez and co. prepare for the AFCON 2022 opener – the latest news ALGERIA kicks off their AFCON 2022 campaign against Sierra Leone in Douala this afternoon. Riyad Mahrez’s side are the defending champions, having won their second AFCON title in 2019, and they are favourites to repeat the feat this time. Later this afternoon, Sierra Leone will try to put an end to their title bid. JOIN SUN VEGAS AND RECEIVE A FREE £10 BONUS WITH THOUSANDS OF GAMES TO PLAY AND NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED (Terms and…

Start date, UK time, TV coverage, highlights, and Australia vs England team news for the 5th Test of the Ashes Everything you need to know about the Ashes Test final As the disastrous Ashes tour comes to a close with the fifth Test in Hobart, England’s embattled players have little to play for but pride. The tense draw in Sydney has spared them the embarrassment of a third series whitewash in five series in Australia, but some players will be fighting for their Test futures. Rory Burns, who is expected to replace Haseeb Hameed in the side, Jonny Bairstow, who…

‘My Pandita’ – Arturo Vidal cuddles up to girlfriend Sonia Isaza in front of a Fiat Panda from the 1990s. ARTURO VIDAL showed his affection for two significant people in his life: Sonia Isaza and his Fiat Panda. Vidal sat in the Panda, a retro model of the Italian classic from the 1990s, while the two posed together. When Vidal, 34, drove the Panda to Inter Milan training last year, he drew a lot of attention. He obviously cares a lot about the car. “There is nothing better and that gives me more energy than to get home and have…

Footballers who have used the Tube include ex-Arsenal star Mesut Ozil, who now plays for the German national team, and Tottenham Hotspur’s Eric Dier. FOOTBALLERS… they can be just like us at times. Mesut Ozil, the former Arsenal playmaker, demonstrated his common sense by taking the Tube for a sightseeing tour before departing for Turkey. But the German international isn’t the first footballer to brave the rush hour crowds and ride the tube in London. Dier, Eriksen, and Zaha have all loaded their Oyster cards and boarded a train. There’s also an honorable mention for Christian Gross, who boasted about…

Oscar, an ex-Chelsea player, could be set for a sensational return to Europe after an agent offered him to Barcelona in a transfer. According to reports, Barcelona is interested in signing Oscar, an ex-Chelsea player. The 30-year-old Brazilian left the Blues five years ago to play in the Chinese Super League for Shanghai Port. He began with a contract worth around £385,000 per week. He now earns around £40,000 per week plus bonuses in China, thanks to a tightening of salary rules. According to Mundo Deportivo, Oscar’s services have been offered to Barcelona by agent Kia Joorabchian, who also represents…

Watch Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard muscle off two Aston Villa defenders before wasting time in the FA Cup with some outrageous skill. On Monday night, JESSE LINGARD was the talk of Old Trafford after a stunning display of skill. Lingard has struggled for game time for Manchester United this season, but he showed no signs of rust in United’s 1-0 win over Aston Villa. STOP IT @JesseLingard (hashtag)EmiratesFACuppic.twitter.comB2LlZniWDz @JesseLingard (hashtag)EmiratesFACuppic.twitter.comB2LlZniWDz @JesseLingard (hashtag Lingard picked up the ball in the corner with United clinging to a slender lead in the dying moments of the game. And he deflected both Ezri Konsa…

Djokovic could face jail time for ‘lying on his Australia travel form,’ as shocking photos reveal he traveled before his flight to Australia. NOVAK Djokovic could be sentenced to prison over allegations that he lied on his travel documents, as new photos show him traveling before heading to Australia. The anti-vaxxer claimed on his travel declaration that he had not visited another country in the 14 days leading up to his arrival in Australia, but photos show him in two different countries during that time. The alleged deception could land him in jail, as the Home Affairs Department warns on…

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