Daily Digest: Kompany lauds Manchester City's 10-year transformation

Sport360 staff 12:11 01/09/2018
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TOP STORY

Manchester City v Chelsea - FA Community Shield

Vincent Kompany has rejected claims Manchester City have enjoyed an unfair advantage over the last decade thanks to their Abu Dhabi owner or that the club’s extravagant spending has been bad for football.

“What is fair about the status quo? Should City be in the third division (as they were 10 years before Sheikh Mansour’s takeover) and say ‘we’ve got awesome fans but we’re not allowed to have success’?” Kompany said.

Read more here.

FOOTBALL

Mariano Diaz was unveiled at the Bernabeu on Friday.

Mariano Diaz was unveiled at the Bernabeu on Friday.

Julen Lopetegui’s Real Madrid are looking in fine shape as they aim to make it three wins from three by beating Leganes on Saturday.

Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema are in the thick of things with a freshened-up Los Blancos looking the part domestically this season.

Read more here.

CRICKET

The fourth Test between England and India in Southampton is finely poised after Cheteshwar Pujara’s unbeaten century handed the Indian team a 27-run lead.

Pujara’s century was his 15th in Test and one of his finest as it came when the series was on the line.

Read out in-depth analysis of the ton here.

FEATURE OF THE DAY

Winston-Salem Open - Day 1

Malek Jaziri confessed he needed help after his opening round defeat at the US Open.

He made the honest and revealing confession after his loss to Pablo Carreno Busta.

“I need help,” admitted the 34-year-old Tunisian. “That’s the truth. I’ll be honest, I need help. Everyone needs help, whoever tells you they don’t… [is lying].”

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WHAT’S ON

CRICKET: England v India, fourth Test Day Three (14:00)

FOOTBALL: Leicester v Liverpool (15:30), Man City v Newcastle (20:30), Real Madrid v Leganes (22:45)

TENNIS: US Open from New York (20:00)

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