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Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas is eyeing a top-three finish next season as he hopes to break the rankings stranglehold of Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.
Worryingly for Chelsea, Mourinho's record at home against sides he has managed is incredible. He has won 12 of 13 of such fixtures, drawing one, and all three against Chelsea, twice with United and once with Inter.
People forget that Villa were top of the Premier League at Christmas in the season when Manchester United won the treble in 1998-99, Villa were also second in 1992-93 and fourth in both 1996-97 and 2009-10. Still they were relegated and only came back up this season, which is hard for fans of the former European Cup winners to take.
But Dong admits that shyness and injuries, primarily a knee problem, ruined any hopes of making it at United.
Now, as we stand halfway through the 27th Premier League season, the expectation is that a team who has not yet won the top flight since its rebranding is in pole position to win.
Jurgen Klopp's side will travel to the Wanda Metropolitano, where Liverpool lifted the trophy in June, for the first leg of their tie against three-time runners-up Atletico.She won her first WTA Tour title at Indian Wells, then beat Serena Williams in the finals in Toronto and again at Flushing Meadows to clinch her first Grand Slam title.
All eyes will be on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, though, where Spurs will aim to continue their revival under Mourinho.
Eden Hazard, Marcelo, James Rodriguez, Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio will all miss the match through injury. Gareth Bale is fit again but has not started since Madrid's win over Alaves on November 30.
The board of CSA met on Monday and seemingly again resisted calls to resign. Three of the original 12 directors have resigned in the past two weeks. The only announcement following Monday's meeting was about Richardson's appointment.
We look at some of the big talking points of the season.
"I just did some simple make-up," he said, adding with self-deprecating humor, "If you say that I had plastic surgery, the way I am now is probably a plastic surgery failure."
Some are barely old enough to kick a ball, some have physical limitations, but they know Dong's story.
"After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year" they wrote on Instagram, explaining that they hope to "carve out a progressive new role within this institution."
Both teams have found form in recent weeks, in part due to the excellent form of their strikers. Madrid's Karim Benzema has nine goals in his last eight games while Lionel Messi has scored 14 in 12.
"The performance was really, really good... You can't control a game away from home much more than that," said Potter.
LeBron James produced 20 points, nine rebounds and nine assists for the Lakers, who played without injured star forward Anthony Davis and saw their road win streak snapped at 14 games, two shy of the NBA record.
Azusa Iwashimizu, a member of the 2011 squad, said she hoped to bring the country together again - as the Japanese rugby team did during this year's World Cup on home soil.
CSA announced on Monday that David Richardson, the former chief executive of the International Cricket Council, had been appointed to form a steering committee to make recommendations on the future structure of South African domestic cricket.
Leicester's eight-match winning run in the league ended last week when they drew with Norwich City but victory over City would see them cut Liverpool's advantage to seven points.
A star is born
Van Bommel's team however was knocked out in the Europa League group phase after being eliminated from the Champions League in the preliminary qualifying rounds in July.
But there is at last the sense of a credible challenge from an exciting crop of youngsters including Daniil Medvedev, who pushed Nadal all the way in the US Open final, and ATP Finals winner Stefanos Tsitsipas.
"I don't deny that a good player has his commercial value, but if he can't meet the requirements on the field, he has no value," Dong said.