Shanghai Shenhua offer Man Utd extension to Ighalo with a major catch

first_img Promoted ContentLil Nas X’s Hit Song Is Becoming The Longest #1 Song Ever2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-FlowWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?What Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyDid You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way?Top 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World10 Awesome TV Series That Got Cancelled Way Too Soon10 Largest Cities In The World It is added that the striker will earn £400,000 as part of his new deal in Asia, which will run until December 2024. Part of Shanghai Shenhua’s decision to soften their stance comes from the fact that Ighalo may not be allowed back into China before the end of June due to border restrictions. Ighalo revealed after his move to Old Trafford how he stayed up long into the night after deadline day had passed, in a bid to see his dream move go through. read also:Ighalo happy to sacrifice £80k-a-week to stay at Man Utd The 30-year-old lifelong United fan hit the ground running underboss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the season’s extended break, scoring four goals in three starts. Indeed, Ighalo scored in United’s last game, a 5-0 win over Austrian side LASK which effectively put the Red Devils into the quarter-finals of the Europa League. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… center_img Shanghai Shenhua will allow Odion Ighalo to remain at Manchester United until January on the condition that he signs a new contract with the Chinese club, according to reports. Ighalo’s loan expires in June but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke about signing him permanently United remain locked in talks with Shanghai Shenhua about extending the striker’s stay at Old Trafford, with his current deal set to run out on Monday. The Chinese side have been adamant throughout the discussions that Ighalo must return to China ahead of the start of the new Chinese Super League season, pencilled in for the end of June at the earliest. The only previous deal they were willing to consider was another loan deal with an obligation to buy. However, there were signs earlier this week that Shanghai Shenhua’s stance had softened and, according to Sky Sports News, they have now agreed to let the Nigeria international stay until January. The source says that Ighalo will now be allowed to stay in Manchester before he then returns to China to fulfil his new deal with his parent club.Advertisementlast_img read more

Snodgrass dealing with family issue

first_img “It’s very simple and I can set the record straight,” he told BBC Radio Norfolk. “It’s a family issue. “He will be with us hopefully on Wednesday and certainly on Friday. It’s very much a personal issue.” The Daily Record is reporting Snodgrass’ absence is related to his pregnant partner Denise McKenzie being involved in an accident in Glasgow. Snodgrass is thought to have returned to Scotland after the incident, which Norwich have yet to confirm. The 25-year-old Scotland international has become an important player for the Canaries since joining from Leeds last year. Such performances have seen Snodgrass linked with a summer move to West Ham but Hughton insists such speculation was not behind him missing the 1-1 draw with Brighton. Robert Snodgrass missed Tuesday night’s friendly at Brighton due to a “family issue” which is reported to be a car crash involving his partner.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Copa America: Argentina thump Paraguay 6-1 to reach final

first_imgArgentina will face Chile in the Copa America final after an emphatic 6-1 demolition of Paraguay – in which Angel Di Maria, Marcos Rojo and Sergio Aguero all found the net.The two sides had already faced each other in the tournament – following their opening game 2-2 draw – and just like on that occasion, La Albiceleste took control of the match early on, grabbing the lead after 15 minutes when Rojo smashed home a finish from a freekick scramble inside the box.Javier Pastore doubled his side’s advantage before the half hour mark – finding the bottom corner with a low finish after excellent build-up work from Lionel Messi, who was the driving force behind Argentina’s impressive performance.Paraguay gave themselves hope of a comeback just before the break, when Lucas Barrios made the most of some slack defending to finish past Sergio Romero.But goals from Di Maria, Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain ensured that Argentina secured their place in Saturday’s final against Chile in style.–last_img read more

Tuvalu settles for ninth place in men’s volleyball

first_imgBoth teams finished fifth in their pools to play for the ninth position.Tuvalu proved too strong for Solomon Islands winning the first set in a close encounter 25-19. Solomon Islands played hard in the second set but lacked defence letting Tuvalu spike right through to win the round by a big margin 25-15. Tuvalu maintained pace with their blocks and ball placement to win the third set 25-19. Solomon Islands have finished their Pacific Games campaign at the bottom on 10th place.last_img

Ison and Lim Finish Top-14 to Lead Bulldogs at Hawkeye Invite

first_imgFreshman Tim Lim finished a stroke back from Ison to place tied for 14th. Lim shot a two-over-par 74 on the final day for a total score of 149 (75-74). Results Story Links Senior Drew Ison fired a one-over-par, 73, to finish tied for 11th-place with a team-best total score of 148 (75-73). Chase Wicklund, who played as an individual, recorded a total score of 167 (80-87). The Bulldogs registered a 302 for a final score of 602 (300-302) and moved up five spots to finish tied for sixth with Minnesota, who recorded a 317 in the second round. Iowa State managed to hold on to its lead to take home the team title with a score of 583 (280-303). Host Iowa finished runner-up one shot behind the Cyclones with a score of 384 (285-299). Sophomore Kyle MacDonald carded a three-over, 75, on the 7,239-yard, par-72 course to finish tied for 30th with a score of 152 (77-75). Tommi Avant carded an 80 on the final day to finish with a total score of 154 (74-80), while Arjun Reddy closed out the team’s performance with a total score of 160 (76-84). “I am extremely proud of the team and how we played today. The conditions were so tough. It was absolutely freezing out with strong winds and rain,” said Drake head coach Matt Lewis. “We had the second-best score of the day which shows our mental toughness and character. We also moved up five spots and had a strong finish.” IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Drake University men’s golf team put together the second-best score of the day to finish tied for sixth place at the two-day, 36-hole Hawkeye Invitational. The Bulldogs will have nearly 10 days to make final preparations for the MVC Championship on April 23-24 at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

FDA defends plan to regulate labdeveloped tests

first_img Click to view the privacy policy. Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*) Email A move by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate diagnostic tests developed in thousands of laboratories is picking up steam—and drawing fire. The agency recently notified Congress that it plans to regulate some of these so-called laboratory developed tests (LDTs)—which, unlike tests marketed by diagnostic manufacturers, don’t currently require FDA approval. FDA has not yet released a draft guidance on the matter, but at a hearing yesterday, members of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee’s health subcommittee raised questions about the agency’s authority to regulate these tests, its motivation for doing so, and the potential impact of such regulations on the diagnostic industry.Doctors use diagnostic tests to determine which patients are at risk for developing a disease and which would benefit from a treatment. And while companies offer FDA-approved kits for many of these uses, clinical labs often design and offer their own. According to the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA), more than 11,000 laboratories are authorized to develop and perform LDTs, and the majority of them do.FDA has had the authority to regulate LDTs—and all in vitro diagnostics—since 1976, explained Jeffrey Shuren, director of FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, at the hearing. But the agency has so far exercised “enforcement discretion” and has not required that labs manufacturing these tests seek its approval. Labs have instead been regulated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services through the 1988 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). But LDTs aren’t what they used to be, Shuren told the subcommittee. They’re manufactured in large quantities and are increasingly removed from the health care centers and doctors who order them. They are also increasingly complex, relying on sophisticated software to interpret results. Although CLIA ensures that labs perform a test properly, it doesn’t address the clinical validity of the test itself—how accurately it measures a patient’s condition. “We have a responsibility to provide patients with greater certainty,” Shuren said.That’s why FDA has for years been angling to regulate LDTs and is now developing a draft guidance for labs to seek its approval. The new requirements wouldn’t apply to all tests. Those that FDA considers “low-risk,” those that diagnose rare diseases, and those that have no FDA-approved equivalent would continue to enjoy enforcement discretion. But for the rest, labs would have to submit data proving their validity. But it’s not yet clear how many labs would be subject to the new requirements.Some lawmakers and stakeholders balk at the thought of FDA’s increased involvement. Alan Mertz, president of ACLA and a witness at the hearing, argued that the proposed regulations would discourage labs from developing innovative new tests and prevent them from adjusting the tests quickly for new uses. Mertz, along with several representatives, also challenged FDA’s authority to regulate LDTs, arguing that they are not “devices” but rather services provided to a patient, and are already regulated effectively under CLIA.But others welcome FDA’s move to raise the regulatory bar. Christopher Newton-Cheh, a cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston who testified on behalf of the American Heart Association, called the current system “completely opaque.” Doctors often aren’t aware if the test they order is FDA-approved, and inaccurate results increase the risk that patients will undergo unnecessary treatment or be excluded from a treatment based on bad information. “This is the right thing to do for patients,” he said.FDA may release its draft guidance on or after 29 September. Once the agency finalizes the guidance, it intends to phase in the new review process over 9 years.center_img Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! 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