Arsenal make enquiry to sign Real Betis star Nabil Fekir

first_imgArsenal make enquiry to sign Real Betis star Nabil Fekir Comment Advertisement Fekir looked set for a move to Liverpool ahead of the 2019/20 season (Picture: Getty)However, it appears Fekir could be set for the exit door at Betis just 12 months later, with Arsenal plotting an ambitious move for the attacking midfielder.AdvertisementAdvertisementAccording to The Daily Star, the Gunners have identified Fekir as a potential replacement for Dani Ceballos and the report claims an enquiry has been made for the France international.Ceballos looks likely to return to Real Madrid when his loan deal with Arsenal expires in the summer and Mikel Arteta is scouring the Spanish league to bolster his options in central midfield.Reports earlier this week claimed Arteta also has an eye on Carlos Soler after the Spaniard’s impressive start to the campaign with Valencia. It’s understood the La Liga outfit would be willing to part with the midfielder for a fee of £30million. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArsenal have not ruled out possibility of signing Ceballos permanently this summer but Arteta admits talks are yet to take place over such a deal.‘We haven’t had any discussions about it,’ the Arsenal head coach said.‘I’m really happy with Dani and what he’s bringing to the team right now.‘It took him a while after his injury to get to the level that he has and that I’ve seen in the past. He’s performing much better now and that’s why he’s playing much more games.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Arsenal should compete with Chelsea to sign Declan Rice this summer, says Paul MersonMORE: Mikel Arteta outlines three key responsibilities to Arsenal squad during coronavirus lockdown Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 27 Mar 2020 10:20 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link689Shares Nabil Fekir has emerged as a target for Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal have made an approach to land Real Betis star Nabil Fekir in the summer transfer window, according to reports. The 26-year-old has long been linked with a move to the Premier League and looked destined to join Liverpool last summer but the deal collapsed due to concerns over his injury record.The Gunners also flirted with the idea of signing Fekir but the attacking midfielder favoured a switch to La Liga over the Emirates.Fekir, who was part of Didier Deschamps’ World Cup-winning squad in 2018, ended up completing a £17.7million transfer to Betis and the Frenchman has scored seven goals in 22 La Liga appearances this term.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Bardon house has more bathrooms than bedrooms

first_imgThe house at 93 Outlook Cres, Bardon, has seven toilets.THIS house has more bathrooms than it does bedrooms.That’s right, the house at 93 Outlook Cres, Bardon, has six bathrooms and five bedrooms across its three levels.On the middle level are two bedrooms, a family room with a fireplace, a wine cellar, powder room and a rumpus room with a full wet bar. The front of 93 Outlook Cres, Bardon.The rumpus opens out to an alfresco dining area and the pool.On the top level are three more bedrooms, a laundry, and an open plan kitchen, living and dining area.Each bedroom is ensuited, and on the top floor is an extra bathroomBetween the bathrooms and powder room, there are seven toilets. One of the home’s fireplaces and living rooms.But it was the location of this Bardon property that sold it to Greg and Melanie Ryan when they bought it nine years ago.Mr Ryan said they had moved from Ashgrove and believed there was nowhere else like it in Brisbane.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours ago“There’s nowhere else in Brisbane like it that has a full view of the city, is 5km from the city and has Mount Coot-Tha (Reserve) at the back fence,” Mr Ryan said.“The house is incredibly quiet because there is no reason for anyone to come up here.” There is a bar downstairs …Mr Ryan said the home had been great for entertaining, and they had raised two daughters there.“It was a magnificent family home,” he said.“It’s an excellent house for entertaining too.“It’s got a big entertaining room with a bar and kitchen downstairs, so we’ve had a 50th, two 18th birthdays and a 21st there.”center_img … and a kitchen upstairs.His favourite room, however, was the main bedroom.“The master bedroom has a full view of the city,” he said.“It was superb and there is so much birdlife in that area.” The bedroom has a leafy outlook.Mr Ryan said they often took advantage of the fact the property backed onto bushland.“There are some lovely walking tracks into the mountains.”He believed the house would suit a professional couple with children.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51last_img read more

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HIV Response Unit: By 2030, No One Should Die of AIDS

first_img Share Share Share Sharing is caring! 46 Views   no discussionscenter_img LifestyleLocalNews HIV Response Unit: By 2030, No One Should Die of AIDS by: – December 20, 2019 Tweet                                 Lester Guye, National HIV/AIDS Response UnitThe HIV/AIDS Response Unit says it is taking very seriously its mandate to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030.The United Nations 2016 Political Declaration calls on the world to achieve specific goals in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.Those goals are to reduce new HIV infections to fewer than 500 000 globally; to reduce AIDS-related deaths to fewer than 500 000 globally and to eliminate HIV-related stigma and discrimination- all by the year, 2020.Acting Coordinator of the HIV/AIDS Response Unit, Lester Guye details, “By 2020, the world should be at the 90/90/90 level.”He explained that, “90% of people in the country who are HIV positive should know their status. Out of that percentage, 90% of them should be on anti-retroviral medication and out of that group, 90% of them should be virally-supressed.“That is also a prevention method. It means that once you are in care and virally-supressed, even if you are sexually-active and a condom should break or you decide to take a chance with your partner, the possibility of transmitting the disease is extremely low.’Guye hopes that “by 2030, which is a decade from now, no one should be dying of AIDS.”He says in 2030, if the goals are met, the virus may still exist but no death should result.last_img read more

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ACC : From a football standpoint…Big East coaches react to conference realignment

first_imgThe news of Syracuse and Pittsburgh accepting bids to join the Atlantic Coast Conference shook the college sports landscape during the weekend. It was no different on Monday, as the eight current Big East football coaches spoke in the weekly Big East football teleconference. Each of the eight coaches were asked, in some form, about the moves made by SU and Pittsburgh during the weekend.And each responded. Here’s a review of what each coach said during the teleconference today.Doug Marrone, Syracuse head coach‘This is really going to be my only talk and my only saying about it. Not because I’m not excited; I’ve told everyone I’m excited for the university and our athletic programs and our student-athletes.‘I’ve told my coaches and I’ve told my players not to comment on it. … After the season I’ll be more than happy to open it up, and we can talk about it as much as anyone wants to talk about it. But right now I hope to be the head coach carrying our team into the future. And we have to win football games, that’s what’s important.’AdvertisementThis is placeholder textTodd Graham, Pittsburgh head coach‘I’m very grateful to our chancellor, Mark Nordenberg and (Pittsburgh Athletic Director) Steve Pederson for their leadership and solidifying our program for the future. And we’re excited for the opportunity in the future.’Paul Pasqualoni, Connecticut head coach‘Obviously, this came on very, very quickly. We’ve been so busy getting ready to play football games that I haven’t really had a chance to meet with any of the officials here. My feeling on it would be to really assess if in fact Syracuse and Pitt are going to the ACC, are the Texas and Oklahoma schools going to the Pac-12 and what are the remaining Pac-12 teams going to do? What would be the landscape of, let’s call it, the new Big East? Does that bring in Baylor and Missouri? Could that be worked out with the remaining Big East teams? Or is there opportunity to go to another conference? These are things that are going to have to be discussed here very quickly in the very near future, and decisions are going to have to be made.’Charlie Strong, Louisville head coach‘I can’t determine the future. But I know this, and I’ll say it again, our president and our athletic director make the right decisions for us.’Skip Holtz, South Florida head coach‘(Athletic Director) Doug Woolard put out a statement from the university here, and there’s so much speculation about what’s going to happen and how big are all these conferences going to grow to be and who’s going to be where. And I just think the landscape of college football is very unstable as far as who’s going to be in what conferences.’Greg Schiano, Rutgers head coach‘I’m going to stick to just coaching our football team and taking care of our players and coaches, and I’m going to defer all those comments to our athletic director.’Dana Holgorsen, West Virginia head coach‘I don’t have an opinion. We’re in the capable hands of (Athletic Director) Oliver Luck and (WVU President) Dr. (James P.) Clements, and I’m going to worry about X’s and O’s.’Butch Jones, Cincinnati head coach‘I think it’s undergoing a major change right now, and everyone has their own motivations and motivating factor, and they’re looking at taking care of their own interests. So I’ve been so focused on football, but I think it just shows you where we’re at in today’s society with the importance of athletics and the nature of the spotlight that everyone has on us.’ Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on September 19, 2011 at 12:00 pmcenter_img Commentslast_img read more

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Family of woman held by convicted murderer release statement

first_imgThe family of a woman involved in an incident before the arrest of convicted murderer William Bicknell is speaking out about the ordeal.In a statement released by the Grande Prairie RCMP, the Schoorl family says “as you can appreciate, this was a very dangerous and emotional situation for our family. We are currently coping with what has taken place and together as a family are doing well given the circumstances.”- Advertisement -The family goes on to thank the public for “their support and concerns in regards to our safety and well being,” but that they are asking for privacy and say they cannot disclose further information about the incident because the investigation is still ongoing.Bicknell, a convicted murder, was arrested just after 4 p.m. near Sexsmith, Alta. last Saturday after being on the run for a week.He had overpowered a corrections officer in Edmonton on March 10, escaping in a grey Chevrolet Impala.Police allege that Bicknell entered an elderly woman’s home near Sexsmith early in the morning on March 19, holding her hostage until she escaped later that afternoon and contacted police.Advertisementlast_img read more

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