first_imgInter Milan willing to offer Alexis Sanchez an escape route from Man United on one condition Metro Sport ReporterThursday 25 Apr 2019 5:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link17Shares Advertisement Comment Alexis Sanchez has endured a miserable spell at Manchester United (Getty Images)Inter Milan could offer Alexis Sanchez an escape route from Manchester United but only if he significantly lowers his wage demands, according to the Independent.The 30-year-old has been an unmitigated disaster since making the move to United from Arsenal in January last year, scoring only five goals for the club in 43 appearances.Sanchez has managed one Premier League goal in 18 appearances during an injury-disrupted season and he touched the ball just once after coming on as a sub during the 2-0 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday.The Chile international is United’s highest earner on £400,000 per week plus £75,000 for every appearance he makes and the club are desperate to get him off the wage bill in the summer to make room for new signings.AdvertisementAdvertisementDue to his wage demands and poor form over the past 18-months, though, United could find it difficult to shift Sanchez with previous suitors PSG reported to have lost interest in him. Advertisement Sanchez made his name in Italian football with Udinese (Getty Images)Inter, who are currently third in the Serie A table, are willing to end his miserable time in Manchester and bring Sanchez back to Italy but only if he agrees to a wage cut.Sanchez made his name in Italian football, scoring 21 goals in 112 games for Udinese between 2008-11, with his form culminating in a move to Barcelona.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityUnited’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, is believed to have admitted privately that he made an error in signing Sanchez and handing him such a lucrative offer in order to beat Manchester City to his signature.Metro.co.uk revealed last week that the issue of Sanchez’s inflated wages has irked teammates and led to complicated contract discussions with other first-team players such as David De Gea, Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford.Sanchez is contracted to United until June 2022.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorslast_img read more

first_img Lampard speaks after knocking Man Utd out of the FA CupTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:03FullscreenLampard speaks after knocking Man Utd out of the FA Cuphttps://metro.co.uk/video/lampard-speaks-knocking-man-utd-fa-cup-2213582/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘That’s football now. When you lose games, you’re out. If he loses his job and he has an FA Cup, he has an unbelievable CV!‘If Mourinho was in United’s position yesterday, knowing he has Arsenal in the final, he plays his strongest possible team.’Arsenal legend Merson added: ‘At the end of his career, Mourinho can say: “I won this, this, this, this, this, this and this. Oh, and this and this.”More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘There won’t be an asterisks next to one FA Cup which says: “Oh, that year we finished fifth instead of fourth.” It’s all about trophies!‘I was flabbergasted at his team selection. I couldn’t believe it.’Manchester United face West Ham on Wednesday evening before travelling to top-four rivals Leicester City on the final day of the season.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s credentials questioned after Chelsea defeatMORE: Alan Shearer urges Solskjaer to replace David De Gea at Man United Comment Advertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterMonday 20 Jul 2020 3:08 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.3kShares Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United were knocked out of the FA Cup by Chelsea (Picture: Getty)Paul Merson has slammed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over Manchester United’s team selection against Chelsea and says Jose Mourinho would never play a weakened side in a FA Cup semi-final.Solskjaer made a number of changes for United’s clash against Chelsea at Wembley, with Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood all starting from the bench in the 3-1 defeat.The Red Devils have two important Premier League matches coming up as they chase a top-four place but Merson was nevertheless ‘flabbergasted’ by Solskjaer’s team selection. He told Sky Sports: ‘It’s clear that Manchester United’s next two league games are more important than the FA Cup semi-final. More important than winning a trophy. I cannot catch my breath.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘If that’s Jose Mourinho, he is playing his strongest team. You win trophies. You are judged on trophies!‘Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has to win something! If he wins the FA Cup it’s massive for him! There are only a few trophies he can win in a season!‘This is on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. He’s not going to be manager at Manchester United for the next 15 years, is he? Sooner or later when he goes on a bad run he’s going to be out of a job. Paul Merson aims Jose Mourinho dig at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Chelsea beat Manchester Unitedlast_img read more

first_imgWillis Towers Watson – Marco Linders has been named senior consultant for business development at Willis Towers Watson Netherlands in Amstelveen. He joins from Mercer, where he has been a business developer for eight years. Before then, he was commercial leader at Dutch consultancy Akkermans & Partners.Redington – The UK-based consultant has announced plans to appoint a dedicated chief executive. Since inception in 2006, co-founders Robert Gardner and Dawid Konotey-Ahulu have held the combined roles of client consultants, co-chief executives, board directors and shareholders. An internal selection process has begun, and a formal announcement will be made in due course, Redington said.ING Pension Fund – Armin Becker has started as director of the pensions bureau of the ING CDC Pension Fund, established in 2014. Previously, he has served as director of the €1bn Arcadis Pensioenfonds, which adopted collective defined contribution arrangements in 2004.Allianz Global Investors – Eugenia Jackson has been appointed as a senior governance specialist and ESG analyst. She joins from F&C Investments, where she was an associate director. Matthew Couzens has been appointed as a regional sales manager for London, joining from Canada Life Investments, where he held a similar role.Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier – Claude Marx has been sworn in as director general of the Luxembourg financial services supervisory authority. He had been appointed to the post last year but took up his position this week. He replaces Jean Guill, who is retiring. Marx joins from Lombard International Assurance, where he was chief executive. He also previously worked at HSBC Private Bank (Luxembourg).Standard Life Investments – Euan Stirling has been promoted to head of stewardship and ESG investment. Stirling joined SLI in 2001 from Schroder Investment Management. He has served as a senior fund manager and investment analyst in the UK equity team. APG, UNOPS, ABP, Kempen Fiduciary Management, Alberta Investment Management Corporation, Achmea Investment Management, Willis Towers Watson, Mercer, Redington, ING Pension Fund, Allianz Global Investors, F&C Investments, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Standard Life InvestmentsUNOPS – Bart le Blanc, chairman of the supervisory board at Dutch asset manager APG, has been appointed as a member of the new investment committee of UNOPS, the Copenhagen-based UN organisation for humanitarian, peacekeeping and development missions. UNOPS has also named Knut Kjaer, an external member of the investment committee of the €356bn civil service scheme ABP, on its investment committee. Kjaer is the founding chief executive of the €400bn Norges Bank Investment Management, manager of Norway’s sovereign wealth fund. UNOPS has been managing its investment and treasury services in-house since 1 January. It took over these tasks from the United Nations Development Programme to increase flexibility and efficiency.ABP – Jan van Zijl has been appointed vice-chairman of the €357bn Dutch civil service scheme, as of 1 April. He will succeed Cees de Veer, who is to retire. Van Zijl had been nominated by VSO, the industry organisation for employers in all government sectors. Currently, he is chairman of the MBO Council, the representative body for secondary occupational education and adult education. Previously, he chaired the Council for Work and Income. He has also been an MP for the PvdA party. Meanwhile, Jan Christiaan Hellendoorn as head of corporate communication as of 1 March. In this new position, he will be responsible for communication to participants, the public and the media. Heading a four-strong team, Hellendoorn is to advise the pension fund’s board on strategic matters. He will also be tasked with public affairs, in co-operation with APG, ABP’s asset manager and pensions provider. Hellendoorn has been head of communications at supermarkets chain Albert Heijn since 2005.Kempen Fiduciary Management – Johan Cras has been appointed managing director, based in London. His appointment follows Remco van Eeuwijk’s decision to accept the role of chief risk officer at the Alberta Investment Management Corporation. He joins from Achmea Investment Management, where he was member of the executive committee with responsibility for the fiduciary management business. Before then, he held several positions at Russell Investments, latterly as chief executive for the EMEA region.last_img read more

first_img Submit Share Kambi takes control of Churchill Downs BetAmerica sportsbook August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon Related Articles Kambi takes full control of LeoVegas sportsbook portfolio August 26, 2020 Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 SBTech has entered into a new partnership with Rocket X, which operates a number of UK gaming sites, to supply its sportsbook to a portfolio of UK-facing sites. The agreement has been contracted directly with Swedish mobile gaming giant LeoVegas, which created the Rocket X brand in March to consolidate its UK assets, newly acquired from IPS.Andrew Cochrane, CCO of SBTech, commented: “This latest partnership is the result of our ongoing commitment to increasing our market share in key regulated markets by providing a sportsbook that meets and exceeds the high expectations of players. LeoVegas and the Rocket X team both share our vision of delivering a differentiated and compelling value proposition to players through product innovation, scalable technology and a fully bespoke trading and risk management approach.”It follows on from the firm’s flagship brand BetUK.com recently being unveiled as the sponsor of EFL Championship club Swansea City.Under the new partnership, BetUK.com players will enjoy world-class sports betting coverage as well as some of the most advanced features in the industry. These include YourBet, offering fully automated same-game accumulators with instant pricing, which is already live in the UK with several SBTech operators.    Mark Good, CEO of Rocket X added: “The strength of SBTech’s in-play coverage, its technological and regulatory expertise, proven track record of powering high-growth operators in the UK and wide range of responsible gambling controls were at the heart of our decision to sign this agreement. With the power of one of the industry’s top sportsbooks behind us, I’m confident of achieving significant share in the uniquely competitive UK market.”The speed to market for which SBTech is renowned throughout the industry, the breadth and depth of its UK-localised sportsbook and the group’s proven track record of achieving high growth in the UK market were all pivotal to the creation of the new deal. Sharelast_img read more