Eden Hazard salutes Chelsea fans in what could be his last Premier League game for the club

first_imgAdvertisement Has Eden Hazard played his final Premier League game? (Picture: AMA/Getty Images)Eden Hazard took time to salute the travelling Chelsea fans at Leicester on Sunday afternoon, in what could be his final Premier League match for the club.The Belgian started on the bench on the final day of the Premier League season, but replaced Willian in the 69th minute as the sides played out a drab goalless draw at the King Power.After the final whistle, the number 10 offered the fans the thumbs up and blew kisses to them.The 28-year-old has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid and the Spanish side are expected to make a big money move for him this summer.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHazard has tried to play down the likelihood of a switch to the Bernabeu, but is thought to be interested in making the move to the Spanish capital. Advertisement Comment Hazard has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid (Picture: AMA/Getty Images)The play-maker still has one more game to play for Chelsea this season as the Blues take on Arsenal in the Europa League final in Baku on Wednesday 29 May.Hazard was asked if that would be his final game for the club, and told BT Sport: ‘I don’t think that. I’m only thinking to win something for this club, for this squad. Eden Hazard has had another fine season with Chelsea (Picture: Getty Images)‘If it’s my last game I will try to do everything. If it’s not, we’ll see you know. In my mind I don’t know yet so I’m just thinking to win games.’ He then shot a mischievous wink toward the interviewer.Chelsea fans did their best to convince Hazard to stay at the club by unfurling a giant banner reading: ‘Eden Hazard bleeds blue, Chelsea is your home.’center_img Maurizio Sarri on Leicester drawTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 4:23FullscreenMaurizio Sarri on Leicester drawhttps://metro.co.uk/video/maurizio-sarri-leicester-draw-1923898/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea suffers worst season ever in goalMORE: Chelsea fans produce banner begging Eden Hazard to stay during Leicester match Chelsea fans produced a banner for Eden Hazard at the King Power StadiumThe crowd also sang, ‘Eden Hazard, we want you to stay’ throughout the contest in Leicester.Whether they have convinced him to hand around or not is yet to be seen.Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said of Hazard’s situation: ‘I don’t know. If Hazard is thinking the history here is finished then in his mind it is finished.‘I can try to speak to him but it’s not easy because of course I want Hazard, but I want Hazard with a very high level of motivation.‘You have to ask the club because I am not in control of the market and I am not in charge of the renewal of the contract so I am not able to answer.’ Phil HaighSunday 12 May 2019 5:48 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link82Shares Eden Hazard salutes Chelsea fans in what could be his last Premier League game for the clublast_img read more

Investor seeks manager for $500m infrastructure debt mandate, using IPE-Quest

first_imgA European institutional investor is looking to appoint an asset manager to a $500m (€362m) senior infrastructure debt mandate, using IPE-Quest.The investor behind search QN1405 said that it would consider infrastructure debt investments up to $100m as part of the mandate, with total investible assets of at least, but not limited to, $500m.It will consider exposure to infrastructure debt in all OECD member states, excluding Latin American and far east Asian natons. However, debt investments in the Australian market are possible, but no more than a quarter of the total mandate should be deployed within the country. All investments should have a duration of at least seven years, with a maximum 25% exposure to any greenfield developments.Interested managers have until 30 April to submit proposals through IPE-Quest.The IPE.com news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE-Quest tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE-Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email [email protected]last_img read more

Live Asian Games 2018, Day 13: Indian women’s hockey team loses to Japan, gets silver

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Asian Games News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The Indian women hockey team’s dream of reclaiming the gold at the Asian Games after 36 years remained unfulfilled as it lost 1-2 to Japan to settle for the silver medal on a penultimate day (Day 13) at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games.ALSO READ: Asian Games 2018: Day 13 India full schedule, IST Timings and moreEarlier, Day 12 witnessed India adding more medals to their medal tally as Jinson Johnson won the men’s 1500m gold while the quartet of Hima Das, V Vismaya, Saritaben Gayakwad and M Poovamma bagged the shiny gold in women’s 4×400 metre relay. Seema Punia and Chitra Unnikrishnan settled for bronze in their events respectively. Round up from Asian Games 2018 Day 12 hereAsian Games 2018 Day 3 Updates:# Silver for India: Women’s hockey team misses golden chance, loses to Japan in the finals. They settle for silver. # Hockey: India is facing Japan in the finals of women’s hockey. At the halftime, India 1-1 Japan.# BOXING: India’s Amit Panghal enters finals of men’s 49 kg category.# SQUASH: India gets bronze after losing to Hong Kong in Squash men’s team semi finals# SAILING: Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar win silver in the 49er FX, Harshita Tomar wins bronze in the Open Laser 4.7# ROLLER SKATE: Aarathy Kasturi and Varsha Sriramakrishna finish seventh and eighth respectively in women’s Road 20km race# SOFT TENNIS: In Women’s team Preliminary Group A match – India lost 0-3 to Republic of Korea# SOFT TENNIS: In Men’s team preliminary group C match – India lost 0-3 to Indonesia# DIVING: Ramananda Sharma qualifies for men’s Springboard final# BOXING: Vikas Krishan has apparently pulled  out from his semi-final bout due to an eye injury and has settled for a bronze in men’s 75kg category: PTI# SQUASH: HUGE NEWS! Women’s squash team to fight for gold as they beat Malaysia 2-0 in the semi-finals.# TABLE TENNIS: Manika Batra eliminated by China’s Manyu Wang in women’s singles Round of 16. She lost by 4-1.# TABLE TENNIS: Sharath Kamal crashes out after losing 2-4 to Chinese Taipei’s Chihyuan Chuang in men’s singles Round of 16# JUDO: Rajwinder Kaur’s journey ends as she loses out to Jiawen Tsai of Chinese Taipei in women’s +78kg Repechage round. # VOLLEYBALL: India lose 0-3 to Chinese Taipei in women’s classification match.# VOLLEYBALL: India trail 0-2 against Chinese Taipei after losing the second set by 16-25.# JUDO: Avtar Singh loses to Ivan Remarenco in men’s -100kg Round of 16.# VOLLEYBALL: India lose the first set 21-25 against Chinese Taipei.# VOLLEYBALL: India are leading 9-7 against Chinese Taipei in the first set of women’s classification match.last_img read more

Report says farm bankruptcies up in Iowa

first_imgDES MOINES (AP) —- A new report says farm bankruptcies have risen in Iowa.The American Farm Bureau Federation shows Chapter 12 bankruptcies rose 24% nationwide over the previous year. The report covers the 12 months ending Sept. 30. The report cited severe weather and trade disputes among the problems faced by farmers.There were 24 farm bankruptcies in Iowa over those 12 months — a year-over-year increase of 10.The highest number of farm bankruptcies was in Wisconsin, with 48. Nebraska tied for second with Georgia and Kansas with 37.The report cites U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that farms will bring in $88 billion in 2019 — 29% below the record set in 2013.last_img