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Aston Villa breeze past Arsenal with Ollie Watkins brace as £45million summer signing Thomas Partey suffers injury

Aston Villa breeze past Arsenal with Ollie Watkins brace as £45million summer signing Thomas Partey suffers injury

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Ollie Watkins scored a brace as Aston Villa secured a 3-0 win at Arsenal on Sunday. The Gunners fell behind when Bukayo Saka inadvertently turned in Matt Targett’s cross in the 25th minute. AFP or licensors Watkins has now scored eight goals this season Arsenal had chances to equalise through Alexandre Lacazette, Rob Holding and Nicolas Pepe – and their wastefulness in front of goal was punished. Watkins scored twice in three second-half minutes to move Aston Villa up to sixth in the Premier League table heading into the international break. To make matters worse for Arsenal, £45million summer signing Thomas Partey was forced off at half-time with a suspected thigh injury. John McGinn thought he had given the visitors a first-minute lead, but his goa...
‘Adrian is the WORST back-up goalkeeper in the Premier League’ – Why Liverpool may regret not signing new No.2 this summer

‘Adrian is the WORST back-up goalkeeper in the Premier League’ – Why Liverpool may regret not signing new No.2 this summer

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Liverpool may live to regret not signing a new back-up goalkeeper this summer, believes Tony Cascarino, who claims Adrian is the WORST number two in the entire Premier League. The Spaniard looks set to start for a third straight game in Saturday lunchtime’s Merseyside derby against Everton – LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on talkSPORT – with injured Alisson making good progress but reportedly still not fit enough to return. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool No.2 Adrian conceded seven goals at Villa Park And talkSPORT host Cascarino admits he’s ‘worried’ for the Reds with the Spaniard in between the sticks, especially with the Toffees – top of the league after a blistering start – hunting for their first win over their rivals in a DECADE. Adrian has started two game...

Transfer news LIVE: Gareth Bale’s agent quizzed on permanent Tottenham stay, Liverpool to launch Mbappe bid next summer, Manchester United enquired for £80m Calvert-Lewin

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip with the summer window now in full swing… LATEST NEWS Premier League done deals: Every completed signing in summer 2020 transfer window Gareth Bale could stay at Tottenham BEYOND one-year loan as Welshman’s Real Madrid career is over, his agent tells talkSPORT […] talkSPORT
Pandemic turns summer into European tourism’s leanest season

Pandemic turns summer into European tourism’s leanest season

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BRUGES, Belgium -- Bruges mayor Dirk De fauw first realized something was desperately wrong with European tourism when on a brisk March morning he crossed the Burg square in front of the Gothic city hall and there was nothing but silence.“There are always people. Always," De fauw said. That morning?“Nothing. Nobody is on that large square" at the heart of one of Europe's most picturesque cities, he said.Six months later, as Europe's meanest tourist summer season in history is starting to draw to a close, COVID-19 is yet to loosen its suffocating grip on the continent.If anything the pandemic might tighten it over the coming months, with losses piling up in the tens of billions of euros across the 27-nation European Union, and the continent's vaunted government support and social security s...