Daily News Summary 19th August 2017

BBC Reports Liverpool have rejected a new bid of €125m from Barca for Coutinho 

Liverpool have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho – believed to be in the region of £114m(€125).


Bayern 3-1 Leverkusen: Debutants Sule and Tolisso net in Bundesliga opener

Bayern Munich opened their latest Bundesliga title defence with a 3-1 win against Bayer Leverkusen on Friday at a wet Allianz Arena. Debutants Niklas Sule and Corentin Tolisso gave Bayern an early two-goal lead. Robert Lewandowski then scored a penalty, before Admir Mehmedi hit back.

Conte laughs off Costa complaints: It’s funny – but now he’s in the past!

The former Juventus boss has responded to claims that the Blues are pricing their striker out of a move with humour rather than anger. Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has laughed off Diego Costa’s claim that he has been “treated like a criminal” and insisted the striker “is the past.”


Juventus sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi

OFFICIAL: Juventus have completed the signing of French midfielder Blaise Matuidi from Paris Saint-Germain on a 3-year deal.


Africa’s richest man wants to buy Arsenal and sack Wenger

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, is plotting a bid for Arsenal once the construction of a refinery in Lagos is completed. He also wants to sack Arsene Wenger as soon as he buys the club



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