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Arsenal Transfer News: Josip Drmic Discusses Potential Move to Gunners

Josip Drmic has rejected claims he is on his way to Arsenal. Even so, the Nuremberg forward hinted his future is uncertain after claiming "any boy dreams" of playing for the Gunners.<p>The 21-year-old rubbished reports his transfer away from the Bundesliga is complete and the suggestion his girlfriend …

Napoli win the Big Match but wealthy Juventus remain clear favourites

Gazzetta dello Sport billed it as "The Big Match", even though there was very little riding on it. Napoli were sat third in the table as they welcomed the league leaders Juventus to the Stadio San Paolo on Sunday night but they were also 20 points behind the Bianconeri. Realistically, their hopes …

Rafael da Silva misses Manchester United training before Bayern game

Rafael da Silva missed training with the Manchester United squad on Monday owing to a thigh problem and is a doubt for Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg at Old Trafford against Bayern Munich. Tom Cleverley was also absent as was the suspended Patrice Evra.<p>Da Silva would have been …

Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Buzz and Rumours After Matchday 32

Manchester United fans will be clamouring for a summer of transfer activity.<p>Despite the Red Devils's 4-1 win over Aston Villa, the Old Trafford faithful have little to get excited about in a season that will end with Europa League qualification at best. Many are looking toward the future and …

How Barcelona Will Line Up Against Atletico Madrid

Barcelona host Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou on Tuesday night looking to gain a first-leg advantage in their Champions League quarter-final.<p>Diego Simeone's side sit pretty atop La Liga and the notion that they might run our of steam again during the season has well and truly been put to bed.<p>Playing …

Lazio Score Painful, Slow-Motion Team Own Goal Against Parma

Lazio sealed a 3-2 victory over Parma thanks to an injury-time strike from Antonio Candreva. That spared their blushes after a horrendous own goal threatened to cost them all three points.<p>Michael Ciani appeared to get the final touch, but there was no small amount of help from the goalkeeper—and …

Marouane Fellaini Avoids FA Action Following Spitting Allegations

Marouane Fellaini will not face punishment after allegedly spitting at Pablo Zabaleta during the recent Manchester derby, as reported by BBC Sport:<p>The FA recently banned Hull City striker George Boyd for three games after he was judged to have spat at Joe Hart, reported by BBC Sport. Fellaini was …

England Reveal New Home and Away Kits Made by Nike for World Cup 2014

Nike have officially revealed the new England home and away shirts for 2014; the shirts the team will play in during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.<p>The home kit is a classic all-white design, while the away kit is red, but with white shorts.<p>According to Nike:<p>The 1970 inspiration can be seen in the …

Victor Valdés has knee surgery and is out of Spain's World Cup

The Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdés has undergone successful surgery on his knee injury and is expected to be sidelined for seven months, meaning he will miss the World Cup finals with Spain.<p>Valdés tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Barça's 3-0 win over Celta Vigo on 26 …

Samir Nasri Discusses Contract Negotiations and Future with Manchester City

Speaking to French TV show Canal Football Club, Manchester City's Samir Nasri confirmed he has opened talks with the club to discuss a new deal that would keep the French international at the Etihad Stadium for the foreseeable future, as reported by Sky Sport's Patrick Haond.<p>Nasri was quoted, …

Manchester United v Bayern Munich: David Moyes says Red Devils are as good as anyone

Manager David Moyes says he has great belief in the Manchester United players and is looking forward to meeting Pep Guardiola in the Champions League quarter-final<p><b>Follow build up and live coverage of United v Bayern Munich</b><p>David Moyes says Manchester United should consider themselves on a level …

Adidas Put 6 Cameras into the Brazuca World Cup Ball, Films Footballers with It

Adidas have put six cameras in the Brazuca ball, the official football of the 2014 World Cup.<p>According to the manufacturer on their YouTube page:<p>adidas developed an innovative camera-ball; the brazucam. Capturing 360º views through six different lenses, offering fans around the world the …

Toni Kroos to stay at Bayern

All those trips to Munich were in vain; the German midfielder will be staying in Bavaria.<p>In entirely non-predictable and completely surprising news, it looks as though Toni Kroos will not be joining Manchester United this summer. Bayern Munich Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge today informed German …

PSG hail Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the sun king of Europe

It was the Lille coach, René Girard, who dared to go against the grain. Or perhaps more accurately, to voice publicly what everyone is privately thinking. Paris Saint-Germain are almost out of sight in Ligue 1, their domestic dominance established courtesy of Qatari billions and a team inspired by …

Check out this tour of Arash's factory and an AF8 dyno run

As boutique automakers go, Arash has been around for quite a long time, yet it hasn't really made much of a splash. We first reported on them a whopping seven years ago, and since then, the English-built brand has trotted out a slow and steady stream of exotica.<p>YouTuber Shmee150 has a great tour of …

Top 10 things to See at the Mullin Automotive Museum

The Art of Bugatti<p>First and foremost, as enthusiasts we enjoy cars for what they are — technical marvels that allow us the freedom to experience life, as we want to. Certain cars command a deeper appreciation because of the stories behind the men and women that made them possible. For example, a …

Watch Chris Harris shred the rear tires of the Jaguar F-Type Coupe R

Is the F-Type a true 911 rival? Chris Harris seems to think so.<p>If all you know about the Jaguar F-Type Coupe R is what you've learned from videos on the Internet, you might not be aware that it is, in fact, capable of negotiating a corner without torching the rear tires. With that in mind, prepare …

Jaguar Cars

Sony progressing on PS4 DriveClub, launch date upcoming

In the lead-up to the launch of the PlayStation 4, Sony touted the racing game <i>DriveClub</i> as one of the system's biggest offerings. However, it was subsequently delayed and still hasn't arrived. That meant that racing fans had to watch friends playing <i>Forza 5</i> on the Xbox One, while Sony countered with …

Bertone confirms bankruptcy, needs savior by end of April

The previously reported (potential) demise of Italian coachbuilder Bertone has been confirmed, and the company has entered bankruptcy proceedings. The court has until the end of April to decide whether to shutter the business, which was founded in 1912, or find a buyer.<p>The coachbuilder behind the …

Mercedes dominates with one-two finish at Malaysian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins, Rosberg takes second, and Red Bull finds the podium.<p>After starting from pole position, Lewis Hamilton has captured his first victory of the 2014 Formula 1 season at today's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Rosberg took second, affording Mercedes' its first one-two finish since the …

Auto Racing

Aventador with 100-shot of nitrous? It's Supercar Sunday

All the supercar content you need to close the weekend right.<p><i>Welcome to Supercar Sunday, where we serve up the week's finest online performances from Ferrari, McLaren, Lamborghini, Pagani, Maserati, Koenigsegg, Bugatti, and others. All varieties of photos, videos, oddities, lowbrow antics, and</i> …

We Hear: Lightweight Jaguar F-Type Coupe Club Sport in the Works?

The 2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe R gave us hope for the brand’s sporting future when we drove it recently in Spain, and now a report from <i>Auto Express</i> suggests a lighter, race-inspired Club Sport version could be in the works.<p>According to the report, senior managers within Jaguar have hinted at a …

TOTD: What Other Cars Could Benefit From Engine Note Augmentation?

Recently, we brought you video of what the BMW i8’s gauge cluster display looks like under acceleration. Perhaps more notable than the fancy digital dials was the i8’s three-cylinder engine growl, which actually sounds pretty nice thanks to some smoke-and-mirrors trickery. For today’s Thread of the …

A Different Kind Of Cool: The First-Ever Electric Italian Superbike

The 2015 Energica Ego Motorcycle won’t produce that throaty, viscera-jumbling rumble you hear when you fire up a Harley.<p>It won’t let you feather the clutch as you cruise through town or downshift around a bend.<p>Nor will it let you be the neighborhood cool guy tuning the transmission in the driveway …

2,000-hp Trion Nemesis angling to be America's next great supercar

You can add one more name to the list of boutique builders hoping to break into the automotive industry. This time it's a California-based outfit called Trion Supercars that is launching the 2,000-horsepower Nemesis. It's supposed to be a driver-oriented sportscar and is aimed at the wealthiest …

How to fix a $400,000 Lexus LFA? Carefully

Befitting a car wearing a body woven from carbon fibre, there’s more to servicing a Lexus LFA than a wrench and a forklift.<p>Repairing and maintaining the 38 LFAs in Europe falls to Toyota Motorsport, the Japanese carmaker’s racing development base on the continent, located in Cologne, Germany. …

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The Porsche 918 Spyder 'Just Rips,' Says Pro Racer Patrick Long

Driving the Porsche 918 Spyder was not what Patrick Long expected. “It just rips,” says the Porsche factory driver, hours after having driven the million-dollar plug-in hybrid for the first time, at Circuit of the Americas in Austin.<p>His excitement was palpable.<p>“It’s loud, it’s high revving, it’s …