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Fantasy football wide receiver rankings: Thomas, Hopkins, Beckham top list

Fantasy football wide receiver rankings: Thomas, Hopkins, Beckham top list

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July 10 (UPI) -- Michael Thomas is Drew Brees' most trusted target in the New Orleans Saints passing attack. That typically equates to stellar fantasy football statistics. The 2018 first-team All-Pro is my No. 1 wide receiver for the 2019 fantasy football season, topping my rankings of the 100 best players at the position. Houston Texans star DeAndre Hopkins is my No. 2 overall wide receiver. The Cleveland Browns' Odell Beckham Jr., Green Bay Packers target Davante Adams and Atlanta Falcons veteran Julio Jones also are in my top five for the position. If you prefer the stability of an elite pass-catcher instead of the risk of an elite running back with your first-round pick, take a look at some of the players I have in my top 10 at the wide receiver position. You always can load up on ru...

Transfer news and football gossip LIVE: PSG to punish Neymar, Pogba ‘clashes’ with Man United team-mate, Leicester confirm £40m deal

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]TOP STORIES Neymar set to be punished by PSG after failing to report for pre-season training Paul Pogba appears to clash with Jesse Lingard amid exit speculation Leicester sign Youri Tielemans from Monaco for club-record £40m Marko Arnautovic completes £23million move from West Ham to Shanghai SIPG Matthijs de Ligt agrees personal terms with Juventus […] talkSPORT
Transfer news and football gossip: Maurizio Sarri to join Juventus next week, Real Madrid keen to swap Gareth Bale for Paul Pogba

Transfer news and football gossip: Maurizio Sarri to join Juventus next week, Real Madrid keen to swap Gareth Bale for Paul Pogba

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talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… Real Madrid have prioritised Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen over Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. Eriksen recently admitted it might be time for a ‘new challenge’. (Independent) However, the Spanish giants could turn to Pogba in order to offload Gareth Bale. Madrid are considering using the Welshman as make-weight in a deal for the French World Cup winner. (Mirror) And in another potential swap deal, James Rodriguez could be sent to Old Trafford in return for Pogba. The Colombian, who spent the season on loan with Bayern Munich, has told the German club not to exercise their right to buy him. (Star)
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al-Mubarak hits back at claims by LaLiga president that Citizens are damaging European football

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al-Mubarak hits back at claims by LaLiga president that Citizens are damaging European football

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Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al-Mubarak has launched a furious defence of the club’s spending and accused LaLiga president Javier Tebas of ‘hypocrisy’.Tebas, said last week that City were damaging European football by driving up player prices with their ‘state sponsored’ cash reserves. Getty Tebas has been very vocal in his criticism of Manchester City’s spending He went onto say that City, along with French giants Paris Saint-Germain of being ‘run off petrol-money, one off gas’. However, Al-Mubarak responded to Tebas’ accusations, telling CityTV: “He talks about how we distorted the market? There is a hypocrisy in this statement that is ironic. “Number one, let’s look at the Spanish league, the time of breaking records on player acquisitions. I mean,
Danny Rose: England and Tottenham left-back ‘can’t wait’ to retire from football due to racism problems – ‘I just want to get out of it’

Danny Rose: England and Tottenham left-back ‘can’t wait’ to retire from football due to racism problems – ‘I just want to get out of it’

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GET ME OUT Rose has suffered from racial abuse on occasions throughout his career, most recently during England's Euro 2020 qualifier at Montenegro last month England and Tottenham defender Danny Rose is so sick of football’s failure to tackle racism that he ‘can’t wait’ to retire from the game. The full-back has been victim of abuse multiple times in his career, most recently during the Three Lions’ Euro 2020 qualifier at Montenegro last week. Danny Rose was subjected to racist abuse when he was booked towards the end of the 5-1 win Rose, alongside teammates Raheem Sterling and Callum Hudson-Odoi were chanted at by some of the home crowd, in a game where the defender was cautioned by the referee late on. The incident is not an isolated one t