Eriksen set for Inter transfer as Marotta reveals deal is close

A deal should be wrapped up in “a few days”, according to the supremo of the Serie A outfit Christian Eriksen will become an Inter player imminently, according to Giuseppe Marotta, who has said that a deal for the Tottenham midfielder should be wrapped up within a few days. The Denmark international has been earmarked for departure from the Champions League runners-up for several months now, with his contract at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium ending at the conclusion of the season. While Manchester United were linked with the former Ajax…

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Bekele and Kipchoge set for London Marathon showdown

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, crosses the finish line during his attempt to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria. Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele, the only men to go under two hours, two minutes for the marathon, will go head to head over the classic distance in this year’s London Marathon, organisers said on Friday. Kenya’s Kipchoge had already announced he would defend his title but the presence of Ethiopian former track superstar Bekele, 37, who produced a stunning 2:01:41 run in Berlin…

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United bid to halt Liverpool juggernaut again

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford scores their second goal from the penalty spot. Manchester United are the only club to take points off runaway leaders Liverpool in the Premier League this season and they will try and do so again in Sunday’s match at Anfield. Even the dreamiest of dreamers from the Old Trafford Theatre of Dreams would recognise, however, that it would be against the odds to come away from Merseyside with another positive result after the 1-1 draw in October. One of the fiercest rivalries in English football has…

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