McIlroy, victor of the tournament in 2009 and 2015, is looking to become the second three-time champion here after Ernie Els. Rory McIlroy may have been satisfied with getting in the mix in Abu Dhabi in his first outing in more than three months but a dose of Dubai disappointment darkened his mood.
Liverpool are open to allowing Sturridge to leave, although the striker is keen to remain in England. Sturridge is not guaranteed a place in Gareth Southgate's England squad for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation, so game time in the second half of the season will be crucial for the striker.
The team was treated to a hero's welcome deep behind enemy lines Sunday afternoon, just one week after blowing out the Vikings-in whose stadium this year's Super Bowl is set to be played. The state Treasury Department returned more than $254 million to the rightful owners past year. "The Super Bowl only happens once a year and my team only goes once every 13 years, so to be here when it happens, that's big [for me]", Gantt said.
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool must stop "thinking" about replacing Philippe Coutinho and does not blame the team's recent back-to-back losses on the Brazilian's absence. "There are a lot of games to play, a lot of big challenges waiting for us and we have to be ready", he said. The Terriers are in 14th place in the Premier League table while the Reds have lost two in a row, but still occupy a top four position.
Athletic Bilbao have confirmed that defender, Aymeric Laporte's £ 57m release clause has been deposited by Manchester City , who are set to announce his move imminently. City , who also learned on Monday they have drawn Wigan Athletic in the fifth round of the FA Cup, next face West Brom on Wednesday at the Hawthorns.
Beckham felt that they had the right people within the ownership group who " understand the city, the sport, business, tech world " and that would amplify the skill set he would bring to the team as a former player overseas and within the MLS .