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Cristiano Ronaldo says Lionel Messi makes him better, Wenger wanted him at Arsenal and Pep Guardiola thinks he’s the best around

Pep Guardiola once said about Lionel Messi’s supreme ability: “Don’t write about him, don’t try to describe him, just watch him.” There are simply … Cristiano Ronaldo says Lionel Messi makes him better, Wenger wanted him at Arsenal and Pep Guardiola thinks he’s the best around
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UK & Global Business News From Morning Brew…

TOGETHER WITH Good morning. These are certainly unusual times. The NBA is suspended, Italy is locked down, Tom Hanks has coronavirus, and many of you are currently reading this in PJs. We’re gonna get through this.And we want readers to know that now more than ever we are laser-focused on bringing you the most important business news every morning. If there’s ever any way we can be more useful to you, our inbox is always open.  Have a great day, and remember: When videoconferencing, the mute button is your friend. MARKETS NASDAQ 7,952.05 – 4.70% S&P 2,741.38 – 4.89% DJIA 23,553.22
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F1 2020 season now expected to start at end of May, due to Coronavirus, say Formula 1 and FIA

Following the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix and the postponement of the races in China, Bahrain and Vietnam, Formula 1 and governing body the FIA have said they now ‘expect’ the 2020 season to begin at the end of May – though this will be regularly reviewed. The outbreak of COVID-19 forced the Chinese round of the calender to be postponed last month. Then on Thursday, the opening race of the season in Melbourne was also called off, after a McLaren team member tested positive for the virus. Today, the Bahrain Grand Prix, which was due to take
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TOKYO 2020 could be postponed for two years due to coronavirus…

TOKYO 2020 could be postponed for two years due to coronavirus, according to a top Olympic chief. Haruyuki Takahashi is part of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and believes a delay to push the event back is a more feasible option than scrapping the Games entirely. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be delayed by two years according to one top chief – which could cause chaos for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham IOC and Tokyo 2020 officials remain adamant the Olympics will still be staged in July and August as planned. But Takahashi admitted contingency plans will need to
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Jordan Henderson back for tonight’s Champions League Second Leg match against Atletico Madrid…

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is fit to return for their Champions League last 16 second leg with Atletico Madrid at Anfield. The midfielder has not played since suffering a hamstring injury in the first leg – which Atletico won 1-0. Goalkeeper Alisson is out with a hip injury for the defending champions. “Not a lot of the Atletico players have played at Anfield before and that is what we want to use,” explained Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. “Our crowd will be our advantage and we have to use it with the performance on the pitch.  “It has to be exceptional because they
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Frank Lampard should’ve followed Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham’s example with treatment of Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga, insists Tony Cascarino

Frank Lampard should’ve followed Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham’s example with treatment of Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga, insists Tony Cascarino Tony Cascarino argues Chelsea manager Frank Lampard should’ve followed the example of fellow Premier League managers and remained loyal to Kepa Arrizabalaga instead of dropping the goalkeeper for Willy Caballero. The Blues made Kepa, 25, the most expensive goalkeeper in the world when they signed him for more than £70m in the summer of 2018. However, his Chelsea career is yet to take off, having so far been blighted by the defiance of Maurizio Sarri in the Carabao Cup final and
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Alexandre Lacazette: the forward will not push to leave if Arsenal fails to reach the Champions League

Alexandre Lacazette: the forward will not push to leave if Arsenal fails to reach the Champions League   Alexandre Lacazette has scored 33 Premier League goals in 86 appearances for Arsenal since arriving from Lyon in 2017 Alexandre Lacazette will not push to leave Arsenal if they do not qualify for the next Champions League season. When asked if his contract had a safeguard clause for such a scenario, the France striker said he didn’t know. “I have a contract with the club, so I don’t make sense to leave,” he said. “Everyone is happy with me at the club.”
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Chelsea XI vs Bayern Munich: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup and latest injuries | 🇬🇧⚽️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Chelsea XI vs Bayern Munich: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup and latest injuries | Chelsea boss Frank Lampardwill be without N’Golo Kante for their Champions League last-16 first leg clash against Bayern Munich this evening. The French midfielder suffered an adductor injury early in the 2-0 defeat against Manchester United and the 28-year-old has been ruled out of action for three weeks. — Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-xi-vs-bayern-munich-confirmed-teams-predicted-lineup-latest-injuries-a4371301.html?amp
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Deontay Wilder blames Tyson Fury defeat on ring walk COSTUME as he triggers rematch clause 🌍🥊📰

Deontay Wilder blames Tyson Fury defeat on ring walk COSTUME as he triggers rematch clause. Deontay Wilder lost his WBC heavyweight title to Tyson Fury on Saturday night American was outclassed with his team throwing in the towel in round seven He claims his 45-pound ring walk outfit played a significant role in the defeat The former champion has also activated his rematch clause for a summer trilogy  Deontay Wilder has laughably claimed the weight of his ring walk costume played a big role in his defeat by Tyson Fury – as he confirmed he will be triggering his rematch clause. The American wore a
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Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury: We will make fight happen, says Frank Warren – 🇬🇧🥊📰

Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury: We will make fight happen, says Frank Warren – Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren says if fans want to see a unification fight with Anthony Joshua “we will make it happen”. The British heavyweights now hold all of the division’s belts between them, after Fury, 31, beat Deontay Wilder, 34, on Sunday to claim the WBC title. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said on Monday that “this fight will happen”. “Of course we want to see the fight,” Warren told BBC Sport. “We’ve been trying to make it for two years.” ‘Maverick Fury one fight from immortality’
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And now King of the World 👑 🌍

Tyson Fury produced the most destructive performance of his boxing life to end Deontay Wilder’s five-year reign as WBC heavyweight world champion in seven thrilling rounds of their Las Vegas rematch. The Briton, 31, pummelled his rival in a way few could have imagined following their 2018 draw, flooring him in the third and fifth rounds while constantly backing up the most-feared puncher in the division in a way no-one has done before. A jab and right hand – the combination with which Wilder has wiped men out repeatedly – sent the American down in the third, stunning the MGM
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Deontay Wilder disappointed corner threw in towel against Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder disappointed corner threw in towel against Tyson Fury Wilder was knocked down twice by Fury (Picture: Getty)Deontay Wilder wished his corner had not thrown in the towel against Tyson Fury. The Brit dethroned Wilder in devastating fashion to become the new WBC champion and stake his claim as the world’s best heavyweight.Wilder suffered a burst ear drum under a barrage of punches and the American admitted he was disappointed his corner pulled him out of the fight.‘I’m doing good. Things like this happen,’ Wilder said.‘The best man won tonight, but my corner threw in the towel and I
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Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in magnificent performance in Las Vegas 🇬🇧🥊📰

Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in magnificent performance in Las Vegas Fury knocked out the most feared puncher in the division (Picture: Getty)Tyson Fury is the new WBC champion after a stunning performance against Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas.Wilder peeled himself off the canvas twice before Fury eventually stopped his rival in the seventh round.Fury had promised to go after his opponent after a draw in their first fight 14 months ago and the British heavyweight made good on his promise. Almost no one except Fury’s team predicted he would be the aggressor, but the unified champion was all over
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Tyson Fury confirms he sustained injury at start of training camp ahead of Deontay Wilder rematch 🇬🇧🥊📰

Tyson Fury V Deontay Wilder update... Tyson Fury confirms he sustained injury at start of training camp ahead of Deontay Wilder rematch The Gypsy King is adamant his leg problems will not affect him on Saturday night. Tyson Fury has confirmed that he did suffer an injury at the start of his training camp ahead of facing Deontay Wilder but insists it will not impact him on fight night. The Gypsy King takes on WBC heavyweight champion Wilder at the MGM Grand on Saturday night in Las Vegas, though the build-up has been plagued by rumours of issues in Fury’s
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