Manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City failed in their bid to obtain a work permit for Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz this week. "They don't know him, not one game or training session", he added. He has the quality and ability but I accept the rules, even though I don't understand it.
The authorities denied Luiz a work permit because he has not played 30 per cent of Brazil's matches in the last two years and they do not consider him to be an exceptional talent who will eventually go on to represent his country on a regular basis. Having spent last season on loan at Girona, City's sister club, Guardiola had wanted the midfielder to form part of his squad for the coming season. It's so hard for me to understand.
Luiz appeared destined for an important role after City missed out on yet another Brazilian-born player, Italy worldwide Jorginho, who opted to sign for Chelsea instead in July. "He has shown many good things in training sessions and the reason why we spent a lot of money to buy him [£10.7m] is because he is a player with a huge capacity to play for us". I am so sad and disappointed for Douglas because he could help us, play with us. We believe he can play that's why we wanted a work permit.
One of the more unlikely stories of the summer has seen Guardiola linked with the Argentina national side - who have a vacancy following Jorge Sampaoli's departure after the World Cup.
The site added that the A-list couple is determined to help Lovato recover, and and are eager to introduce her to equine therapy. Lovato was hospitalized in July when she overdosed following a relapse after six years of sobriety.
The Blast reports that the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in NY confirmed that Shields' body was discovered around 9 a.m. Bethenny Frankel's on-again, off-again boyfriend Dennis Shields has reportedly died from a suspected overdose.
The game is the second of a two-game series in which the Magic will also play the Chicago Bulls in the Arena Ciudad de Mexico. Chicago Bulls President and COO Michael Reinsdorf released a statement about today's news.
IKEA will be opening 40 such stores in years to come in Navi Mumbai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Surat, Pune, Chennai and Kolkata. Like the products, the food is also affordable with biryani priced at Rs 99 and chicken meat balls Rs 149.
Hurricane Hector was formed far out in the Pacific Ocean on 2 August with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (140 kph). A high surf warning has been issued for east shores of the Big Island in anticipation of the impacts of Hurricane Hector.
Ahead of them could be the exciting triumvirate of Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Arsenal have received six red cards in Premier League opening weekend fixtures, more than any other side.
The city just signed an interim operating agreement with Bird on July 31 to allow the company to do business in Kansas City. Riders can rent a scooter through an app on their smartphone and drop it off anywhere in the city when they are finished.
Bitcoin core ( BTC ) prices at the moment are around $6481 per BTC and the cryptocurrency's market valuation today is $111B. More importantly, there was a break below a crucial bullish trend line with support at $6,800 on the same chart .
CBA has further informed that the bond would welcome other blockchain technologies in the future times. CBA has stated that Ethereum has the " the largest and most active development community globally ".
Brian France has retreated from the spotlight the last two years as NASCAR has struggled with attendance and television rankings. He knows the ins and outs of what's going on to this very minute in the sport, has been around the sport for a long time.
Kentucky gets five-star small forward for 2019
IL made Kahlil Whitney a priority in its 2019 recruiting, making a push for the five-star wing and Chicago native to return home. Whitney joins 5-star combo guard Tyrese Maxey and 4-star small forward Dontaie Allen in next year's class for the Wildcats.
Bitcoin and cryptos hit as SEC stalls on ETF decision
In rejecting the recent proposal by Gemini, the SEC had cited concerns over market manipulation and security of customer's funds. While the bitcoin ETF proposal has been in the works for about three years now, it was only revealed around June.
CVS Health (CVS) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance
That charge and some costs tied to a pending $69 billion acquisition of the health insurer Aetna led to the quarterly loss. Net loss attributable to CVS was $2.56 billion, or $2.52 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30.
Perseid meteor shower to peak over Canada this weekend
The comet Swift-Tuttle orbits the sun once every 133 years, so every August, the Earth passes through the comet's debris field. The Perseids are best seen after 11 PM, away from city lights , and while looking at the northeastern sky.
Isabela Moner Appears as Dora the Explorer in Film's 1st Pic
On Friday, Paramount Pictures released the first look at its live-action " Dora the Explorer " film, produced by Michael Bay . The image features Moner sporting Dora's classic hairdo, complete with the explorer's trademark pink shirt and orange shorts.
House of Fraser chain goes into administration
Later this morning, Sports Direct boss and Newcastle United owner, Mike Ashley , stepped in to buy the ailing department store. House of Fraser has gone into administration and been rescued at a knock-down price by the Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley .
Blue Light From Phones Speeds Up Blindness, Study Claims
A new study from the University of Toledo has revealed how blue light from smart devices and screens is damaging our eyes. Instead, he said, it's just blue light, which "can kill any cell type". "It can kill any cell type".
Brad Pitt’s $8m loan to Angelina Jolie
Jolie was trying to restrict Pitt's interactions with the children, and the judge came down hard on her earlier this summer. Angelina Jolie would have been better off saying it was child support since a loan she will have to pay back - see below.
Magic Leap’s mixed reality headset is finally on sale
Today, it has finally released its first product: The Magic Leap One, Creator Edition , the first "mixed-reality" headset. The device will cost $2,295, with an optional Professional Developer Package available for $495.
DOOM Eternal gameplay reveal: Here's how to watch
You can find both of the gameplay sections that were shown today for DOOM Eternal below courtesy of MKIceAndFire . As promised, id Software and Bethesda has revealed at QuakeCon 2018 the first gameplay footage for DOOM Eternal .