Milinkovic-Savic won’t leave Lazio – agent

first_imgSergej Milinkovic-Savic is “really, really happy” at Lazio and will not leave the club during the January transfer window, agent Mateja Kezman insisted.Milinkovic-Savic was heavily linked with a move during the off-season amid reported interest from the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United and Juventus.The 23-year-old Serbia international midfielder, however, remained at Lazio, though Serie A duo AC Milan and Inter have emerged as potential suitors. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? But former Chelsea striker Kezman said Milinkovic-Savic – who has scored three goals in Serie A this season – will stay in the Italian capital this month.”Sergej is really, really happy at Lazio,” Kezman told “He showed how much he loves the club and fans by choosing to stay, despite having many offers.”All young players have ups and downs. He had a tough start to the season, but game by game he’s improved, getting back to his usual levels in the last month.”People often forget that he’s not a striker. His job isn’t to score. He does a lot for the team during a game.”He won’t leave Lazio this month, that’s 100 per cent certain. It’s not right to talk about him possibly moving away every time.”He has a long contract with the Biancocelesti, he’s happy with them and above all he’s not for sale this month.”We must respect [Claudio] Lotito as the President. Lazio are also a great club, with all due respect for other sides.”last_img read more

ESPN Computer Releases New CFB Playoff Prediction

first_imgA general view during the national anthem prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers.TAMPA, FL – JANUARY 09: A general view during the national anthem prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)We’re through six weeks of the college football and we’re finally starting to get a picture of which teams can compete for a national title. Alabama is the unquestioned leader in every poll and metric to win back-to-back titles.Can anyone take down the Tide? ESPN’s computer model, FiveThirtyEight, released its predictions for the College Football Playoff.So, who made the list? No surprise, the Crimson Tide sit at No. 1, while the unbeaten Clemson Tigers came in at No. 2.Here’s the top four:AlabamaClemsonOhio StateNotre DameGeorgia, which sits at No. 2 in the AP and Coaches’ Poll, came in at No. 5 on this list. The Bulldogs face four-straight ranked opponents in LSU, Florida, Kentucky and Auburn before finishing the season against UMass and Georgia Tech.A repeat of last year’s foursome isn’t likely, unless Oklahoma wins out and gets a little help along the way.The first CFB Playoff rankings come out on October 30.[538]last_img read more