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Daily Digest: Manchester United take on Leicester after transfer deadline day disappointment

A round-up of all news from the world of sport on Friday.

Sport360 staff 2018/08/10

Hello people. Ajit Vijaykumar here with a round-up of our top stories on Friday morning.

Get in touch with us throughout the day on Twitter and Facebook.

TOP STORY

Everton ace transfer deadline day while United miss the mark

Everton and Fulham got in some some last-minute signings before the Premier League transfer window shut on Thursday night.

The Toffees secured the services of Colombian World Cup star Yerry Mina from Barcelona.

However, Manchester United – who take on Leicester on Friday – lost steam towards the end with pursuits of Toby Alderweireld and Harry Maguire ultimately coming up short.

Here’s the full report.

CRICKET

England skipper Joe Root.

England and India will be hoping the weather clears up on the second day of second Test at Lord’s after the opening day was washed out without a ball being bowled.

This isn’t the first time the opening day of a Test in England has been washed out, though.

Click here to read about England’s first day wash-outs.

GOLF 

Defending champion Justin Thomas tees off with Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods as the second round of the PGA Championship gets under way at 15:50 UAE time on Friday.

Woods recovered from a nightmare start to card a level-par 70 on the first day.

Get the tee-times here.

FEATURE OF THE DAY

As the transfer window has slammed shut, we assess the top five fees paid out by Premier League clubs this summer.

Chelsea paid a world record €80 million fee to sign goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao.

That, and more in our round-up here.

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WHAT’S ON TODAY

CRICKET: England v India, second Test, beIN Sports (14:00 UAE time)

GOLF: PGA Championship (15:30)

FOOTBALL: Manchester United v Leicester City, Premier League, beIN Sports (23:00)

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