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Ashley backs challenge to Debenhams rescue deal

Ashley backs challenge to Debenhams rescue deal

Business
A deal that saved Debenhams from administration will be challenged in the High Court this week, putting the retailer's future back into doubt. A commercial landlord - backed by Mike Ashley's Sports Direct group - is fighting the plan which saw Debenhams agree to shut 50 stores and secure rent cuts on others in May.If successful, it could lead Debenhams to fall back into administration.The retailer said it was "extremely confident" the action would fail. Earlier this year, Debenhams fell into the hands of its lenders as part of an administration process, wiping out Mr Ashley's near-30% stake in the company. Debenhams creditors back turnaround plan Debenhams rejects Ashley rescue plan Shortly afterwards the creditors approved the rescue deal - or company vo...
Transfer news and football gossip: Man United target ‘clinical’ striker, Ozil sent Arsenal challenge, Liverpool ace ‘will have part to play’ this season

Transfer news and football gossip: Man United target ‘clinical’ striker, Ozil sent Arsenal challenge, Liverpool ace ‘will have part to play’ this season

Sports
talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online…Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is furious at the club’s hierarchy for failing to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba this summer. (Sport)  Manchester United want to sign a ‘clinical’ striker as well as Borussia Dortmund and England forward Jadon Sancho in the next transfer window following the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez. (Evening Standard) getty Manchester United are big fans of 19-year-old Jadon Sancho Paris Saint-Germain have identified Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen and Juventus forward Paulo Dybala as two players who could replace Neymar if he moves back to Spain. (
PM to challenge Trump’s approach on climate

PM to challenge Trump’s approach on climate

Science
Theresa May will raise the issue of climate change with Donald Trump during his upcoming visit to the UK, Downing Street has told BBC News.The confirmation coincides with UK climate researchers asking the prime minister to "robustly challenge" President Trump on the topic.In a letter to Mrs May, 250 academics say the president's "reckless approach is a threat to the whole world".In 2018, the president accused climate experts of having a "political agenda".A spokesperson for the UK government said: "The prime minister has raised climate change with the president before and will do so again during his visit. "Tackling climate change is a priority for the UK. We are driving forward international action through our work at the UN and...
Marcus Rashford on talkSPORT: His views on England’s UEFA Nations League challenge, on Manchester United’s season and his respect for Raheem Sterling

Marcus Rashford on talkSPORT: His views on England’s UEFA Nations League challenge, on Manchester United’s season and his respect for Raheem Sterling

Sports
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford spoke exclusively with Drivetime on Friday afternoon. The 21-year-old sat down to discuss a number of topics with talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham and Darren Gough, in what was a fascinating interview. He discussed England’s UEFA Nations League challenge and how important it is for the Three Lions to keep up their momentum following such a successful World Cup. He also spoke about Manchester United’s turbulent season and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s impact on him throughout the campaign. Plus he revealed his huge respect for his England team-mate Raheem Sterling for his amazing season on and off the pitch. Rashford took part in a wide-ranging interview with talkSPORT on Tuesday afternoon Below are some of the highlights