Latest sport news & top sports stories today:
- Simona Halep kicks off her Dubai Tennis Championships campaign with a straight-sets victory over Eugenie Bouchard. The former world number one wins 7-6 (7-4) 6-4.
— WTA (@WTA) February 19, 2019
- After almost retiring at the beginning of last season because of struggling with injury for 2 years, Novak Djokovic wins Laureus World Sportsman Of the 2018 award, for the 4th time. (eurosport.com)
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) February 18, 2019
- Zinedine Zidane and Frank Lampard have been identified as potential replacements for head coach Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.
Cafú tells his opinion about the rising star of Real Madrid: “Vinicius, however, has what it takes to make history at Real Madrid. What Vinicius is doing is not a surprise to me, as we knew about his potential, he has to be focused on football, have commitment and ambition. Great players always have to demonstrate something else and can’t lose focus.”(marca.com)
As popular as Alexandre Lacazette is, the French striker can end his contract with the gunners this summer, depending on what offers may arrive. Emery is not overly keen on pairing Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang together. Lacazette’s value is high and it’s more likely that he would be the man sold. (football.london)
UEFA Champions League Results:
⏰ RESULTS ⏰
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) February 19, 2019