Pogba is thought to be available for around £60m 1 Juventus are considering selling Paul Pogba this summer in order to sanction moves for Edinson Cavani and Leicester City’s N’Golo Kante.Clubs across Europe are chasing Pogba, including Manchester City and Chelsea, and Juve are preparing themselves for a number of offers for their star man.According to Gazzetta dello Sport, the Old Lady remain keen on keeping hold of the Frenchman but will be tempted to sell if they receive an offer in the region of £60m.The Serie A side already have a contingency plan in place should they decide to sell Pogba and that will involve a pursuit of Kante.Kante’s displays for Premier League leaders Leicester this season have caught the eyes of a number of clubs in Europe and Juve believe they can prise him away from the King Power Stadium.Wantaway Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani is also on Juve’s radar, but the French champions will only be willing to negotiate a deal that involves Pogba coming the other way.
Afghanistan’s leg-spinner Rashid Khan says the entire country watches Indian Premier League and the support of the people back home gives him energy to perform better in the cash-rich T20 tournament.The 18-year-old Rashid returned with impressive figures of 4-0-16-1 to help his side Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs here.”The whole of Afghanistan is watching this league. The way they are supporting us both, me and (Mohammed) Nabi, it is just amazing. The prayers of our people back home help me and whenever we have a game, they all pray for us,” Rashid told reporters last night after the match.”Their back up, their support really helps me and gives me energy,” said Rashid, who hails from Nangarhar province in war-ravaged Afghanistan.Rashid has impressed one and all as he not only has been among the wickets but also putting brakes on the opposition run flow.Asked what does his performance mean for Afghan cricket, he said, “It means a lot to them because coming to this stage and performing here is a very positive message for the people of Afghanistan.”He said the message to the youngsters back home was “to work hard, do your best and you will achieve for which you have set your foot for”.”It is my message for youngsters of Afghanistan to work hard. It does not matter whether you are from Associate or other team, just do your best, you will get your achievements.”Talking about the experience of his maiden appearance in the IPL so far, Rashid said, “Actually, most of the pitches in Asia, they are good for spinners. I have been working a lot with my coaches, especially Muttiah Muralitharan, he is the best spinner in the world. He has been helping and giving me all the confidence to just go out there and give my best.”advertisementAsked how much of the experience gained in IPL will help him in Test and one-dayers, Rashid said, “It makes a big difference. Playing in IPL alongside some of the big names and big coaches and getting their experience will help me a lot. I am just trying my best to get their experiences to do my best.In future, I will work hard for longer format games. Mentally I am preparing myself for that.””I am trying my best to do 100 per cent and follow what the team requirement is,” he said.
Virat Kohli bounced back in style with a superb half-century against South Africa after falling for a five-ball duck against Sri Lanka. Kohli was removed by Nuwan Pradeep in a crucial Group B match at the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval on Thursday.Chasing 192 for a win, India were jolted early when opener Rohit Sharma departed with the defending champions on 23 in 5.3 overs. Kohli then joined forces with Shikhar Dhawan to lead India’s fightback in a must-win game at the Oval.The duo then stitched together 128 runs for the second wicket to bail India out in a low-scoring match. The stand also helped India reach their third successive semi-finals in ICC tournaments in three years.Kohli looked uncomfortable at the start but kept his cool to convert his start into a good score and guide India into the semi-finals. He played some flamboyant shots to keep the crowd entertained.The India skipper reached his 41st fifty off 71 balls when he played a short ball towards the third man for a single.Virat Kohli in ODIs batting 2nd – ave 65.18, S/r 93.13, 100s: 17batting 2nd (winning) – ave 92.80, S/r 97.19, 100s: 15#CT17#IndvSA- Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) 11 June 2017Kohli had smashed an unbeaten 81 off 68 balls against Pakistan at Edgbaston on June 4 as India started their campaign with a massive 124-run victory over their arch-rivals.The 28-year-old was in sensational form for most of the packed Test season at home. In fact, he became the only batsman in history to make successive double hundreds in four successive series. However, he went through a slump in form against Australia and then endured a middling IPL, managing just over 300 runs.advertisementBut once again under pressure in a run-chase, Kohli brought his A-game to the park and dismantled a strong South African attack to take India home in a match that saw a tense build-up because of the stinging defeat to Sri Lanka at the same venue.
Urbandale police have had several encounters with Scott Michael Greene, but Police Chief Ross McCarty says there was no indication that Greene might resort to such violence.The 46-year-old Greene is accused of first gunning down Urbandale Officer Justin Martin, who was shot in his patrol vehicle around 1 a.m.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DM4.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….and under thirty. :12Moments later, about two miles away, Greene allegedly shot and killed Des Moines Police Sergeant Anthony Beminio, who was also in a patrol car.Investigators have said there was likely nothing the officers could have done to prevent the attacks.McCarty said Greene had appeared in court Tuesday afternoon, but it’s not clear if that played a role in shootings.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DM5.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC…….criminal. :06Police believe Greene is the sole suspect in the murders of the two officers.————