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David Luiz: Arsenal defender signs new one-year contract at club

David Luiz: Arsenal defender signs new one-year contract at club

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Arsenal defender David Luiz has agreed a new one-year contract with the club.Defenders Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares will also join the Gunners permanently at the end of their loan deals, from Flamengo and Southampton respectively.Meanwhile, midfielder Dani Ceballos has extended his loan deal from Real Madrid until the end of this season. "I am really happy that we will have these players in our squad for the future," said the Premier League club's technical director Edu."They have been part of the long-term technical plan [manager] Mikel [Arteta] and I have developed. They bring the right balance to our squad."Brazil centre-back Luiz, 33, joined the club from Chelsea last year but was sent of...
Chelsea give one-year contract extensions to Olivier Giroud and Willy Caballero

Chelsea give one-year contract extensions to Olivier Giroud and Willy Caballero

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Olivier Giroud and Willy Caballero have both signed contract extensions to stay at Stamford Bridge for another season. Giroud’s existing deal at Chelsea had been due to expire at the end of the current campaign and he had been linked with a prospective move to Lazio. Getty Images Olivier Giroud joined Chelsea from Arsenal in January 2018 But the 33-year-old said he was delighted to confirm his future at the Premier League club. Giroud told Chelsea’s official website: “I am delighted to continue my journey and adventure at Chelsea. “I can’t wait to get back to playing and enjoying competitive football with my team-mates.”I’m looking forward to wearing the Chelsea shirt again, especially in front of our fans at a full Stamford Bridge, whenever it is sa...
Texas Rangers bringing back catcher Robinson Chirinos on one-year deal

Texas Rangers bringing back catcher Robinson Chirinos on one-year deal

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Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers are signing free-agent catcher Robinson Chirinos to a one-year contract. League sources told ESPN and MLB Media on Tuesday night that Chirinos agreed to a one-year, $ 6.75 million deal with the Rangers. The club hasn't confirmed the agreement, which is pending a physical. The contract includes a $ 5.75 million base salary for the 2020 season, according to ESPN. Chirinos' deal also has a club option for 2021 that is worth $ 6.5 million with a $ 1 million buyout. Chirinos made his MLB debut with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011. He was traded to the Rangers in April 2013 and spent six seasons with Texas before joining the Houston Astros in free agency last off-season. Chirinos played in a career-high 114 regular-season games in Houston last season and recorded a...
FTSE 100 suffers biggest one-year fall since 2008

FTSE 100 suffers biggest one-year fall since 2008

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The FTSE 100 has suffered its biggest one-year fall since the financial crisis in 2008. London's leading stock index was 12.5% lower at the end of 2018 compared with the start of the year, wiping more than £240bn off the combined value of its constituent companies.Wall Street also limped across the finish line of what has been its worst year in a decade, with markets battered by anxieties about a US-China trade war and global economic slowdown, as well as Brexit worries.The FTSE 100 ended a shortened day of trading on New Year's Eve at 6728. Little changed on the day, meaning it closed 960 points lower than its level at the start of the year.It is nearly 1200 points lower than the FTSE's record high achieved in May this year. Trading across global markets has been ...
Construction growth slumps to one-year low

Construction growth slumps to one-year low

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Construction activity slumped in August to its lowest level in a year, the latest snapshot of the sector reveals.Monthly purchasing managers' index (PMI) data from Markit/CIPS UK Construction showed a significant decline in building works, with a reading of 51.1 for last month - down from 51.9 in July.The reading - the weakest overall UK construction performance since August 2016 - was close to the 50 point mark which shows stagnation.A reading above 50 indicates growth. Economists had forecast a figure of 52.Subdued business investment and economic uncertainty dragged on demand for new projects, according to Tim Moore, associate director at IHS Markit.Firms reported a lack of new orders to replace completed ventures, with residential building the only area to buck the overall trend in Aug...