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Norwich City youngster James Maddison on the brink of completing move to Southampton – reports

Norwich City youngster James Maddison on the brink of completing move to Southampton – reports

Sports
Norwich’s valuation of Maddison has reportedly been met by Saints A number of clubs from England’s top tier have had Maddison on their radar after his outstanding 2017/18 season. However, it seems the south coast is his next destination as sources close to the Carrow Road club say Southampton boss Mark Hughes has been given permission to talk to the youngster after meeting the Championship club’s valuation for their star midfielder tonight. Maddison’s stock rose dramatically when it was revealed that he had created 54 chances for Norwich – more than any other player in the Premier League, Bundesliga, LaLiga, Serie A and Ligue 1. And after reportedly 48 hours of tough negotiations it appears Saints have got a deal for the England Under-2...
Gazprom Neft reports record dividend yield

Gazprom Neft reports record dividend yield

Business
June 11 (UPI) -- Coming off a record-setting year in terms of income, Russian oil company Gazprom Neft's chairman said shareholders are now reaping the rewards. The board of directors at Russia's third-largest oil producer approved a payout of $ 1.15 billion in dividends, or about $ 0.24 per share, 40 percent higher than last year. Gazprom Neft recorded a net profit of $ 4 billion last year. "Gazprom Neft's record dividend yield is underpinned by the company's strong financial results," Alexander Dyukov, the company's board chairman, said in a statement during the weekend. "In 2017, Gazprom Neft achieved the highest net profit in its history, with adjusted EBITDA up by more than 20 percent." Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization are used to compare profitability ...
Congo reports one new Ebola death, prepares for vaccinations

Congo reports one new Ebola death, prepares for vaccinations

World
May 20 (UPI) -- The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry announced a new death in the Ebola outbreak Sunday, as the city of Mbandaka prepares to administer vaccinations. A total of 26 people have died in Congo's Equateur province since the outbreak began and four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed by the country's health ministry. There have been 46 total cases of the hemorrhagic fever reported, including 21 confirmed cases of Ebola, 21 probable cases and four suspected cases. Health authorities plan to begin administering vaccines in Mbandaka, which is home to 1.2 million people, on Monday in an attempt to "ringfence" the outbreak and keep it from spreading. About 4,000 doses of the vaccine have been delivered to the country and officials said more are expected to ar...
Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger offered the chance to become the highest paid manager in the world by Chinese club – reports

Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger offered the chance to become the highest paid manager in the world by Chinese club – reports

Sports
No wonder Wenger is smiling with that offer...Friday, April 27, 2018Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been offered the chance to become the highest-paid manager in the world by a club in China, according to reports.The offer from the Far East, which is said to be the biggest he has received so far, is said to be worth more than the £24-million-a-year Marcello Lippi earns as manager of the Chinese national team.Mirror Sport understand Wenger would prefer a move to either France or Spain but the chance to earn significantly more than the £8-million-a-year he is on at the moment could convince him otherwise.The report goes on to say Wenger would like a club with a project where he can nurture players and help them grow.Paris Saint-Germain are rumoured to be very interested in Wenger,