Gist and Rumors...

Gist in the sporting world today Monday 18 March... 2019




Good morning to all our readers out there, it's time to check out the latest sports news across the globe today...


  • FA Cup semi-final draw has been made; Manchester City will face Brighton while Watford will go up against Wolverhampton. It should be an easy ride for City with all due respect to Brighton, but because it's the game of football, all chances must be kept alive.



  • Tottenham have confirmed their first game at their new stadium will be played on April 3rd against Crystal Palace. Daniel Levy has however revealed that the cost of building the stadium will not disturb their performance in the transfer market.



  • Chelsea are ready to sack manager Maurizio Sarri during the upcoming international break after Sunday's defeat to Everton.



  • Tottenham reportedly sent scouts to watch Benfica starlet Jota who has been priced for £85m. The Spurs's scout were impressed after watching him in Benfica's Europa League match against Dinamo Zagreb.



  • Juventus are ready to sign outcast Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez but will have to take a pay cut.



  • Manchester United have joined PSG and Tottenham in the race for Fulham star Ryan Sessegnon.



  • Arsenal and Manchester United are on the alert after Inter Milan declared Ivan Perisic and Mauro Icardi for sale.



  • Arsenal are ready to turn their efforts to signing Marc Overmars as their sporting director after Monchi returned to Sevilla.



  • Benfica have rejected Liverpool's offer for their centre back Francisco Reis Ferreira.



  • Arsenal are ready to use two of their two fringe players to tempt Crystal Palace to release Aaron Wan-Bissaka.



  • According to reports Antoine Griezmann regrets not making a move to Barcelona last summer and is now tempted to switch to the Nou Camp. The Catalan side are however not interested.



  • AC Milan are interested in Everton star Richarlison but will have to pay as much as £60m.



  • Despite interests from Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United, Benfica star Joao Felix has revealed his happiness at the Portuguese side.



  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has committed his future to the club amidst speculations linking him to Bayern Munich.



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