Jose Mourinho shares joke with Son Heung-min after he wastes chances before hitting late winner 

& # 39; Are you talking about the goals he scored or the goals he missed? & # 39 ;: Jose Mourinho shares a joke with two-target hero Son Heung-min after wasting opportunities before hitting the late winner

  • Son Heung-min scored twice during Tottenham's 3-2 win over Aston Villa
  • The South Korean star scored the winner in stopping time for visitors
  • ] Jose Mourinho joked with his player about his wasted chances for the winner

Son Heung-min was the hero for ] Tottenham after scoring a late winner for his side during their 3-2 win over Aston Villa .

But it was on a nervous day for Jose Mourinho [Dezijdeevan that was made to work hard for their victory after a resilient display by the Dean Smith team, especially in the second half.

After scoring in the first half, the South Korean was thwarted three times in the second half by an on-song Pepe Reina, before using a Bjorn English foul during a stopping time.

After what was a hectic game of football, Son did an interview with a member of the Tottenham media team.

Mourinho interrupted the interview and asked: & # 39; Are you talking about the goals he scored or the goals he missed? & # 39;

Son saw the funny side of Mourinho's humor as he laughed while his manager walked away and then continued the interview.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Son Heung-min scored twice for Tottenham during their 3-2 victory away against Aston Villa

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<p> <noscript> <img id= The attacker capitalized on a mistake by defender Bjorn Engels to win a ar to score in injury time

It was the day of redemption stories at Villa Park, as Toby Alde rweireld scored his own goal to give Villa the lead before he hit a thunderous shot past Reina to level the competition.

It was the same for Son who acted to take a penalty after Engels took down his new teammate Steven Bergwijn – only to miss and tap into the rebound.

Engels compensated his mistake on the way to an equalizer and the South Korean attacker could regretly look back on this match after he had failed to defeat the experienced Reina three times.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Jose Mourinho hopes Son can score more important goals in their European pursuit

But Engels went from zero to hero and back to zero when he couldn't control a ball rolling past him and Son scored past Reina in one on one situation to give his game the three points.

Son has now scored six goals in five games, and although he was Tottenham & # 39; s savior on Sunday, Mourinho will hope that his attacker can continue his rich vein of form while pursuing the Champions League spot.

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Rafael Nadal apologises to ball kid after accidentally hitting her with a wayward return 

& # 39; It was one of the scary moments I have had at a tennis court & # 39 ;: Rafael Nadal apologizes for the ball boy after he accidentally struck her with a wayward return to Australian Open win

  • Rafael Nadal drove past Federico Delbonis in round two of the Australian Open
  • But the Spaniard had a scary moment when his ballhead returned to the head hit
  • Nadal went to the ball boy to apologize and kissed her on the cheek
  • The world's number one offers to be 20th Grand Slam to win in Melbourne

Rafael Nadal has been captured up in a & # 39; scary moment & # 39; when he hit a ball girl with a return during his second-round victory at the Australian Open .

The number one in the world played comfortably against Federico Delbonis on Thursday, 6-3 7-6 (4) 6-1.

But during the game, Nadal hit a forehand back along the line straight into the head of the ballgirl, standing by the referee's chair, and apologized with a kiss on the cheek.

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& # 39; For her, probably [it] was not a good time & # 39 ;, said the Spaniard. after the match.

& I was really scared of her. The ball was quick and straight at her. She is a super brave girl.

& # 39; I am not worried at all. It probably doesn't matter much to her after 15 years.

& # 39; It was frankly one of the scary moments I have on the tennis court and I have a scary memory of Wimbledon many years ago. & # 39;

Nadal also apologized after completing the game and giving the ball his headband

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Nadal, who won the Australian Open only once in 2009, remains on track to play Australian Nick Kyrgios in the fourth round.

He will first have to beat fellow countryman and 27th seed Pablo Carreno Busta in the third round on Saturday.

The 33-year-old tries to win his 20th Grand Slam and go along with Roger Federer in the list of all-time majors won in men's singles.

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Arsenal reconsidering transfer options after hitting a wall in attempts to land Kieran Tierney

The move from Arsenal to Kieran Tierney hits a wall with Gunners who do not want to meet Celtic's £ 25m valuation after seeing several bids rejected

  • Arsenal had several offers for Celtic full back Kieran Tierney rejected
  • Gunners want to spread payments, since Celtic wants more money in advance
  • The London club now weighs on others goals ]

Arsenal are starting to reconsider their transfer options after hitting a wall in their attempts to land Kieran Tierney.

Arsenal has made several bids for the 25-year-old 22-year-old from Celtic going south, rejected.

The Gunners want to spread payments, since Celtic wants to guarantee more money in advance and promised less in future add-ons, with those that have been considered unrealistic by the Scottish giants.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Arsenal reconsiders their options after hitting a wall in attempts to hit Kieran Landing Tierney

Arsenal is now considering whether they are better served to strengthen other divisions of their squad than allocating more of their £ 45m budget to a new movement for Tierney.

They already have Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac as left-back options and also need a center-back, midfielder and winger.

William Saliba of St. Etienne must have his medical service Tuesday for a switch of £ 27m, but the 18-year-old defender is borrowed back to the French club for the season, leavin g Arsenal still on the market for a senior center that can come in immediately.

They are confident that they are entering into a loan agreement for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos and remain interested in Wilfried Zaha despite his high price tag.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= The Gunners have made several bids for Celtic & # 39; s star of £ 25m rating but they have been rejected

Arsenal has rejected a bid of around £ 40 million and also their attempts to return players plus cash during discussions between the clubs.

Meanwhile, Arsenal leaders will have more talks with Captain Laurent Koscielny to try and resolve his situation after their return from their pre-season tour through America.

Defender Koscielny, 33, went on strike and refused to travel if he wants to leave freely, despite being on his deal for another year.

Bordeaux wants Kosc ielny, but Rennes has ruled out a move.

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Blues demolish Bristol City 6-1 in Emma Hayes’ 200th game, hitting form for crunch Arsenal face-off

Chelsea 6-1 Bristol City: Blues demolished Robins in Emma Hayes' 200th game and hit top form before crunch collision with WSL leaders Arsenal

  • Chelsea faced wrestling in Bristol City is their WSL collision on Sunday
  • Doubles from Bethany England Ji So-yun saw the blues coming from behind

  • Ebony Salmon gave Bristol an early lead but they could not cause any shock
  • Chelsea is next to leader Arsenal and has taken shape just in time

Chelsea demolished Bristol City for pressure to enlarge the title race in a relentless view to mark Emma Hayes' 200th leadership

Although the visitors were initially on track to hand out their second upset in a week, it hopes to leave their season revived, at least today, were muted quickly.

After having struggled to get hold of the ball for much of the first 15 minutes, Bristol City took the lead via Ebony Salmon against the run of the game. The in-form 18 year old, released by Manchester United final term after a series of injuries struggled, locked on a loose ball in the box and shot a right attempt in the bottom corner of Ann-Katrin Berger & # 39 ; s net.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Chelsea kept the title race alive with a 6-1 demolition from Bristol City on Sunday

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Ch elsea desperately looked for an equalizer, Bethany, England, she has done this so many times Eason, came to their aid – although she could have had a hat trick, and some more. Sophie Ingle chose the lioness striker with a looping ball in the box that bravely headed the ball into the back of the net, despite Sophie Baggaley's best attempts to hurry and gather.

But just as the side of Tanya Oxtoby seemed to find their rhythm, despite forced to unwavering pressure, Chelsea raised the heat.

Hannah Blundell, introduced as one of three changes to the side beat Reading last weekend, earned a place on the score sheet for the first time in a year, Chelsea's lead doubled shortly before the break. After receiving the ball on the edge of the box and cutting it in from the right, Blundell pulled the trigger – helpless Baggaley hit by the deflection.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Chelsea went behind early but came back with devastating force against the humble side

By a blow in the penalty area, Chelsea added a third via Jess Carter – her first goal since arriving in Birmingham 2018 in June 2018. In a hectic end to the half, Ji So-Yun apparently tied the runs and added goal number four with a low stroke about 20 meters from distance.

With the bit tight between their teeth, Hayes & # 39; s side started the second half as much as they finished the first, only now with the addition of Sam Kerr, for her second appearance since arriving in the winter transfer window. In combination with the Australian striker, Guro Reiten set up the fifth – her perfectly timed delivery with the simplest tap-ins to see Ji claim her second of the afternoon.

But while the targets continue to consist of Kerr, England headed into Chelsea & # 39; s sixth in the back, this time Jonna Andersson proved the provider. Another brutal defeat for a side of Bristol City who undoubtedly felt that dejà vu would leave Kingsmeadow.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Bethany England scored a double for the Blues because they kept pace with frontrunner Arsenal

Chelsea & # 39; s stylish screen sees them stretch their unbeaten run in the FA WSL for 11 months and hold third place during next weekend's trip to Arsenal. Hayes & # 39; course follows the reigning champion with four points with a game in hand. Too early to call it a title decider?

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Heartwarming moment Watford’s Masina gives woman his shirt after hitting her with a ball in warm-up

Watford's moment at Watford's Adam Masina searches for a woman in the crowd and gives her his shirt after hitting the Hornets fan with a ball while warming up for Tranmere draw

  • Watford & Adam Masina hit a Hornets fan with a ball during Saturday's warm-up
  • He played all 90 minutes in FA Cup 3-3 draw with Tranmere on Vicarage Road
  • Despite the drama of the game, he remembered looking for her in the gallery
  • The defender gave his undershirt and a hug, she seemed to forgive him

One Watford fan left Vicarage Road flattered but a little bruised on Saturday, after defending Adam Masina, made her well with a ball by pouring her shirt after the confrontation with the Hornets FA Cup with Tranmere.

The left back hit the supporter after shooting a ball in the crowd during the warm-up for the third round.

He felt so bad that after a dramatic 90 minute action, he still reminded him to find the female fan after the last whistle.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= couple embraced when Watford fan Masina assured she was unharmed after the incident

Masina jumped the billboards to be the woman undershirt and gave her a warm hug because she seemed to assure the Italian that she had recovered

She may not have recovered from the shock of a roller coaster game, the League One T ranmere rushed back from 3-0 and forced it a repeat with the Premier League side.

Tom Dele-Bashiru, Nathaniel Chalobah and Roberto Pereyra seemed to abandon the Hornets after 35 minutes, but a collapse in the second half added another game to the relegation scrappers calendar.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= The defender played all 90 minutes while Watford brought Tranmere back from 3-0 down

In a chaotic 22 minutes, the third row of club was horizontal, before Pereyra was sent out in the 89th minute to complete a bizarre afternoon.

The Pearson side has made a grim reversal since the introduction of Pearson, and has returned to the reach of the Premier League survival after victories against Wolves, Aston Villa and Manchester United.

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Yaya Toure slams Mesut Ozil for hitting out at China’s treatment of Muslim Uighurs

& # 39; Footballers should stay with football and politicians should stay with politics because it will cause many problems … I think he was wrong to say that & # 39 ;: Yaya Toure denies Mesut Özil for beating on the Chinese treatment of Muslim Uighurs

Arsenal forward Mesut Ozil should not have speak to expose human rights in China formerly Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure said Tuesday, fresh from a short stint in the

Toure said that discussing the mass detention on Uighurs and others & # 39; complicated & # 39; is because he and Özil are both Muslims, but the Arsenal midfielder approached differently than whether athletes should use their platforms to be political

& # 39; Footballers must stay with politics and politicians stay because you are not with this kind things can be involved because it will attract many problems and many things, "Toure said in an interview with the accompanying press. & # 39; As a Muslim it is complicated and it is his choice. He made his comments, but I think he was wrong to say so. & # 39;

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<p> <noscript> <img id=] Yaya Toure criticized Mesut Özil for he spoke about the Chinese treatment of Muslim Uighurs

Last week's criticism of Ozil's action against Muslims in Xinjiang led to the Arsenal game being pulled out of Chinese television. The Chinese government accused Özil of being blinded and misled & # 39; before he protested against mass arrests and closure of mosques in the northwest region.

A politician who weighed in to support Ozil was US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

& # 39; China & Communist Party propaganda outings can censor the entire season (Ozil) and the Arsenal games, but the truth will prevail & Pompeo wrote on Tuesday his Twitter account from the US government. "The CCP cannot hide its gross #HumanRightsviolations committed against Uyghurs and other religious beliefs of the world."

Toure, a former Ivory Coast international, has just played for five months at the Chinese second-class club Qingdao Huanghai. Toure & # 39; s comments on Ozil reflect the attitude of Arsenal, who said it & # 39; adheres to the principle of not being involved in politics. & # 39;

& # 39; I always love football, & # 39; said Toure during a trip to Qatar with FIFA for the Club World Cup, & # 39; therefore I sometimes do not want to be political. & # 39;

Secret documents reported by the AP last month showed that the Chinese government used mass surveillance and an integrated computer system to target pious Muslims and Uighurs who traveled abroad for detention in internment camps.

China has been accused of detaining more than one million Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang and subjecting them to torture, beatings and food shortages. The documents showed that they were forced to learn Mandarin and Communist ideology.

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Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus eager to learn from Sergio Aguero after hitting brace

& # 39; I have to learn from him because he is a legend of football and the club & # 39 ;: Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus who liked to pursue Sergio Aguero after he had won a brace against Burnley

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  • Jesus scored a brace because the city won Tuesday a 4-1 victory for Burnley
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Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus Jesus revealed that he is looking to learn from & # 39; a legend of football & # 39; in Sergio Aguero.

Jesus scored a brace as a City beat Burnley 4-1 away on Tuesday night, with the result given by Pep Guardiola, temporarily at least the lead from Liverpool in the top of the Premier League to eight points.

With Aguero out wounded with a thigh problem, Jesus enjoys an extensive run on the side, but the Brazilian admitted that he was inspired by his teammate.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Gabriel Jesus has admitted that he is inspired by Manchester City team – mate Sergio Aguero

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Jesus scored a brace because City Tuesday evening an impressive 4-1 Gaining a profit for Burnley

Speaking to Amazon Prime Post match, Jesus said: & so it is so metimes, I know my quality and I know I can score any game, but it is difficult. I have Sergio with me and I have to learn from him because he is a legend of football and the club.

& # 39; I have to score when I play because Sergio scores every time – that is my ambition. I want to play and score every time. & # 39;

Rodri scored a great goal and Riyad Mahrez was also on the scoreboard because City achieved a comfortable victory, despite Burnley receiving a courteous late consolation from Robbie Brady.

Jesus admitted that it was an important result for City, who was held by Newcastle in their previous game.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Jesus enjoys an elaborate run on the side with Aguero struggling with a thigh problem

He said: & yes, it was an important game, we know, and we can sleep eight points behind! That's good for us. That is the level of the Premier League.

& # 39; We know that Burnley has good players and they play well with game resumes, so that's the point, we can play well again. We can score the odds tonight. & # 39;

Despite the considerable gap with Liverpool, Jesus believes that it is still possible for City to retain the Premier League title.

& # 39; That is the challenge. We have to fight against all the titles in which we play and that is the level. The Premier League is so difficult and Liverpool has a great season. & # 39;

Jesus also stated that he is happy with the support he received from City fans.

He said: & I am also happy with them to support me all the time and these goals are for them. & # 39;

The city is back in action on Saturday when they organize rivals Manchester United.

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After a tricky start to life at Everton, now Yerry Mina is hitting all the right notes 

Yerry Mina hastily grabs his iPhone grinning from ear to ear, it becomes clear that we are about to be a scoop.

Premier League footballers can be reluctant to open during interviews, but there are no worries with Mina. Those who work with Everton's imposing central defender daily like to say he & # 39; full of fun & # 39; and that description is about to be confirmed.

& # 39; Bueno! Bueno! & # 39; Mina says excitedly. & # 39; One moment, friend … & # 39; Our conversation has taken an unexpected turn. We have moved from discussing Lionel Messi his old Barcelona teammate, to initiation ceremonies. Tradition dictates that Everton signing sessions have to sing for their new colleagues, but Mina had to miss an adherent meal 14 months ago and never had the chance.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Yerry Mina is now hitting all the right notes after a difficult for Everton career

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& Honest singing is g a problem & # 39 ;, he says, with the help of an interpreter. Then he breaks in English: & # 39; I'll show you & # 39;

The strange silence in the room while mine is tapping is suddenly broken by the first bars of an old rock classic. While the Colombian starts clicking on his fingers and bumping his head, it appears that Creedence Clearwater Revival, the American rock band in the late sixties and seventies, is helping him learn.

& # 39; Someone told me long ago .. & # 39; Mina starts concentrating on the texts that come up in front of his screen. & # 39; There is calm before the storm … I KNOW! It has been coming for a while! Woo! I know! Have you ever seen the rain! & # 39;

Earlier that morning, it appeared that the dressing room of the Finch Farm had received a spontaneous rendition of the same song. Mina thinks he had listened to it eight or ten times during his drive to work and Fabian Delph was so impressed that he wanted to film him. He communicates all this with a radiant smile.

There is something refreshing about being in the company of Mina. Everton & # 39; s start to the season is terribly inconsistent and they are competing this week with Tottenham, who is looking anxiously over their shoulders. This expensive project appears to be less than the sum of its parts.

The seriousness of the situation is not lost with the 25-year-old. He takes the responsibility to change Everton & # 39; s fortune seriously and speaks with love for El Professor – Marco Silva – the manager who brought him to Merseyside in August 2018, but whose future remains in Peril.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= He uses music to help his English and is a character in the Everton dressing room

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<p> <noscript> <img id= Mina got the attention of clubs in England while playing at the back for Barcelona

The situation is e However, not completely gloomy and fortunes can quickly change in football. Mina experienced real adversity as a child growing up in Guachene, a city in western Colombia that he says is & difficult to get out & # 39; was – overcoming the odds has been a theme of his life.

& # 39; We say in Colombia: you leave your skin on the field – don't leave anything outside & he says. & # 39; I prefer to look into the future step by step. I constantly try to improve myself. I look at myself, I see the mistakes I make and I want to get better and remove them from my game.

& # 39; At this moment it is important to present a united front. We always talk together. We have to improve. It's like a big family here – I am so glad I made the choice to come. I can't explain how happy I am that my teammates had it when I tried to settle down. & # 39;

Here is a point of honesty. Mina knows that his first 12 months on Merseyside were not what they should have been. He arrived like the giant in the four backs of Bolster, with a £ 30 million price tag and memories of an impressive battle with Harry Kane and three goals, including one against England, fresh in memory at the World Cup.

But he also arrived injured and fitness was difficult to achieve. When Mina appeared, he didn't always convince. Slowly, however, he reached the right levels and a breakthrough of the Carabao Cup defeat of Watford on Tuesday, when he won a flurry of headers and tackles, was greeted with noisy acclaim.

& # 39; Everyone has set it up with me all this time! & # 39; he explains. & # 39; I will give everything I have for these people. I will show my gratitude every time. I leave it all for them. I try not to be influenced by things, even when going through difficult times.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= After a difficult In the first year, Mina now appears to look regularly under Marco Silva (right)


& # 39; It was very difficult last year. It is easy to be happy when you are at a good time. It is when the bad times come that it is a bit harder. When you have that frustration and sadness and things bring you down, it is important to keep that good spirit.

& # 39; I am so grateful for the role that our physio player Danny Donachie played. It was a difficult start, difficult and complicated with four or five injuries, one after the other. They were injuries that you could not explain, all in the same area around my foot. But Danny was always there to help me.

It is almost as if God has given me a path. It was a fun process, a series of events that I experienced in my life. You should go to my village to understand how difficult it is in Colombia. You draw on those experiences. It makes you want to succeed. & # 39;

There may have been a hangover from Barcelona; he moved there from Palmeiras in January 2018 and became the first Colombian to play for the club. He describes Messi as & # 39; so & # 39; n great guy & # 39; for trying to help him settle down, but within eight months he was sold to Everton.

& # 39; It was a difficult time, but again, it is like God is testing you & # 39 ;, he says. & # 39; I came out and had a fantastic time at the World Cup. It made me really happy!

& # 39; But then the injury came and it was tough. You are being tested by the Lord. Now I feel good about myself. I feel strong, confident. It is almost as if God makes up for those two bad years. & # 39;

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His love the battle is clear and another one looms up on Sunday. It will be the first time since Colombia and England last played against each other in the World Cup last 16, that he crossed the road with Kane.

He smiles wryly when it is suggested that Colombia has used every trick in the book in that competition.

& # 39; We had to be physical & # 39 ;, he says. & # 39; Kane is a great player with great technical skills; it was a great fight. We both wanted to go to the next phase.

& # 39; Unfortunately we never succeeded. But that game helped me get here. I made the right decision. It was the best decision I could have made. & # 39;

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Tax clampdown hitting football agents amid HMRC’s investigation

Tax dependence hits football agents in the midst of HMRC's investigation of & # 39; serious allegations & # 39; of fraud

  • Number of investigated football agents for tax issues has doubled in six months
  • HMRC probe on tax matters, including duties and transfer costs
  • A total of 62 agents were actively investigated compared to 38 in March

The number of soccer brokers investigated about tax issues by HMRC is the almost doubled in the last six months.

Figures obtained by Sportsmail show that the number of agents being actively investigated is now 62, compared to 38 in March, while 50 more players and nine more clubs have been investigated.

HMRC & # 39; s investigation into tax matters, including image rights, transfers and agent fees, has raised £ 371 million in four years.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= The number of football brokers investigated by HMRC on tax issues has almost doubled

In March A letter was sent to 1,900 football agents to warn them of possible tax investigations and that their tax returns would be closely monitored after & # 39; serious allegations & # 39; of fraud.

At that time, HMRC – which has previously raided both the Newcastle and West Ham offices – revealed that 38 agents, 40 clubs and 173 players were involved in their investigation.

Now that figure has grown in all three areas, with figures released for Sportsmail under the Freedom of In formation law showing that they are now investigating 62 agents, 49 clubs and 223 players.

Dual representation in player transfers – where agents represent both player and club – remains a topic of discussion and a series of recommendations have been agreed by Premier League clubs at a meeting earlier this year.

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<p> <noscript> <img id= A letter was sent to 1,900 football agents who warned them of possible tax investigations

However, this was not final, because FIFA is developing new proposals for global regulation.

A spokesperson for HMRC said: & # 39; The vast majority of UK taxpayers pay what is due and it is our role to create a level playing on their behalf.

& # 39; Since 2015, we have brought in £ 371 million from the football industry that would otherwise have remained unpaid.

& # 39; HMRC is currently investigating the tax matters of 223 players, 49 clubs and 62 agents on various topics, including image rights. The number of investigations into clubs, players and agents changes during the year as we open and close new investigations. & # 39;

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Lewis Hamilton says fine form is down to him hitting a ‘sweet point’

  • Lewis Hamilton is currently busy finding a & # 39; sweet point & # 39; Formula 1 Driver Championship
  • The Mercedes superstar has so far won five of the seven races in 2019 that – with 13 wins in his last 18 races
  • He said: & # 39; Last year I hit that sweet point somewhere in the season & # 39;

    After seven races, Mercedes ace Hamilton leads the way to the top of the world.

    Hamilton won his fifth world championship last year and is well placed to push for number 6. the standings with a healthy margin

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    34-year-old Lewis Hamilton currently leads the Formula 1 driver championship after seven races

    He said: & # 39; Last year I spent the last seven seasons in the United States.

    & # 39; The races have been really strong, the same as the year, and I have been there for a long time. didn't really drop the ball in that sense, I didn't lose weight.

    & # 39; Last year q

    With 78 career successes, Hamilton closes the gap with record holder Michael Schumacher – who achieved 91 victories

    <img id = "i-26b6768a5ce7b8e0" src = "" height = "477" width = "634" alt = "<img id =" i-26b6768a5ce7b8e0 "src =" .jpg "height =" 477 "width =" 634 "alt =" Mercedes superstar Hamilton, 34, has won 13 of his last 18 races in the last two seasons Hamilton, 34, has 13 of his last in the last two seasons 18 races won "

    Mercedes superstar Hamilton, 34, has won 13 of his last 18 winners races during the last two seasons

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