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Tunisia make it through but Algeria are out of Africa Cup Of Nations

• Algeria failed to qualify after being held to a 2-2 draw by Senegal
• Tunisia beat Zimbabwe 4-2 to claim their quarter-final place

Algeria were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon in the final games in Group B on Monday. They drew with Senegal 2-2 and learned Tunisia went through to the quarter-finals in their place by beating Zimbabwe 4-2.

Ten goals were scored at the culmination of the group but Algeria’s fate was effectively sealed after their North African rivals, Tunisia, went 2-0 up early against the Zimbabweans with strikes from Niam Sliti and Youssef Msakni. Algeria needed Tunisia to lose in Libreville to have a chance of progressing to the quarters.

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Johnny Manziel deletes Twitter account after telling Trump to ignore haters

  • Former Heisman winner tweeted: “Lead the country and let them hate”
  • Manziel’s tweet to Trump came after he said he was ready to return to NFL

Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel deleted his Twitter account on Monday shortly after tweeting advice to US president Donald Trump.

“Yo, POTUS even I know to stay away from the notifications section on twitter. Shit will drive you crazy, lead the country and let them hate,” Manziel tweeted Monday afternoon, followed by a tweet that read: “Control what you can control and let the rest fall by the wayside.”

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Johnny Manziel deletes Twitter account after telling Trump to ignore haters

  • Former Heisman winner tweeted: “Lead the country and let them hate”
  • Manziel’s tweet to Trump came after he said he was ready to return to NFL

Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel deleted his Twitter account on Monday shortly after tweeting advice to US president Donald Trump.

“Yo, POTUS even I know to stay away from the notifications section on twitter. Shit will drive you crazy, lead the country and let them hate,” Manziel tweeted Monday afternoon, followed by a tweet that read: “Control what you can control and let the rest fall by the wayside.”

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Abelardo Fernández saved Sporting Gijón but now his revolution is over| Sid Lowe

With the La Liga club struggling, the local-born manager who took them back to the top has departed, saying the team do not reflect him any more

The revolution ended in tears. “This is hard,” Abelardo Fernández said, voice breaking, fingers rubbing at his eyes and kneading at his temples while the president gently laid a hand on his neck. “I’m not crying because I’m no longer the coach of Sporting Gijón,” he insisted, “I’m crying because of the affection I have for everyone here.” Wednesday morning at Mareo in the green, rolling hills south of Gijón where cowbells ring, and the man who declared “Sporting are revolutionary, like Asturias” , who rescued and represented the club, who often seemed to be the club, was leaving.

A handful of people waited outside, applauding when he appeared. There were hugs, thanks, more tears, and then he climbed into his car. “See you later,” he said. He will too. Abelardo’s son plays in Sporting’s U15s, so he’ll be back. Just not as coach any more. Born in Gijón, a fan, former player, youth team manager, and season ticket holder, he’ll probably see them at the Molinón too, but not from the bench. After two and half years as coach, a period which felt longer to everyone else and like a lifetime to him, whose legacy will last longer still, he did so with Sporting in the relegation zone, possibly returning to where they were when he took over, only they shouldn’t return to there exactly, not now – and that’s thanks largely to him.

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David Warner scoops back-to-back Allan Border medals

  • Australia opener beats Steve Smith and Mitchell Star to top honour
  • Meg Lanning wins women’s player of the year

David Warner has again held off skipper Steve Smith to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals.

Previously only Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Michael Clarke had claimed consecutive gongs in the 16-year history of the award.

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Andy Murray may sit out Davis Cup tie against Canada, says Leon Smith

• Great Britain captain says shock Australian Open exit will be ‘tough to take’
• ‘The best thing for his body is probably not to play,’ says Smith

Leon Smith, who knows Andy Murray as well as anyone in tennis, says he would understand if the world No1 chose not to play for him in Great Britain’s Davis Cup tie against Canada in Ottawa next week.

Smith, who will announce the team on Tuesday, said of the dilemma: “There’s time. I can name or not name him. Doesn’t matter. You can change two out of the team up until Thursday morning.”

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Johanna Konta a model of competitive cool as Serena Williams awaits

Briton’s steep ascent has not dented her focus as she prepares for Wednesday’s Australian Open quarter-final against a sporting icon looking to make history

What is most remarkable about even discussing Johanna Konta playing Serena Williams in the quarter-final of a grand slam is that it seems entirely normal. As Martina Navratilova said on Monday, “She looks like she belongs.”

Konta, ranked 47th in the world a year ago and at No9 now, thinks so too – although she will not express the sentiment in such blunt terms.

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Jürgen Klopp reveals ‘long’ clear-the-air meeting with Liverpool players

• Manager held inquest the day after losing against Swansea at Anfield
• German admits his players are not enjoying the job they have to do

Jürgen Klopp has admitted he is not happy with Liverpool’s past few results in the Premier League and revealed he held a “long” meeting with his players the day after the 3-2 defeat by Swansea City.

Klopp also suggested the players were not enjoying themselves at the moment. “We had a very intense period around Christmas and new year,” the Liverpool manager said. “Fair enough, so did everybody else, but before the Swansea game I actually thought we were back on the right track, with the freshness coming back. But what I spoke most about was enjoying what we do.

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Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as F1 chief reaches end of road, say reports

• ‘I was deposed today,’ Ecclestone quoted as saying in German magazine
• American Chase Carey installed as new F1 chairman after sale to Liberty Media

Bernie Ecclestone appears to have confirmed that his reign at the head of Formula One is over. Ecclestone cast doubt over his role as chief executive when the sport’s governing body approved the sale of its commercial rights to Liberty Media last week.

And although there has been no word from Liberty about the 86-year-old so far, the man himself has said his time is up.

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Hull City hopeful Ryan Mason will be back for start of next season

• Midfielder underwent emergency surgery on Sunday for fractured skull
• Long road ahead but full recovery appears likely for 25-year-old

The early indications are that Ryan Mason is set to make a full recovery from his fractured skull and should be back in Hull City’s first team by the start of next season.

There is quiet confidence at the KCom Stadium that the injury he sustained in a collision with Chelsea’s Gary Cahill during Sunday’s game at Stamford Bridge is likely to have a significantly lesser impact on his career than a serious knee, ankle or hip problem might.

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Asmir Begovic move to Bournemouth hinges on Chelsea finding replacement

• League leaders will want new No2 for Thibaut Courtois before agreeing deal
• Antonio Conte sympathetic to keeper’s wish to play first-team football

Bournemouth’s hopes of securing the Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic this month will hinge on the Premier League leaders finding a suitable replacement who is willing to act as back-up to Thibaut Courtois at Stamford Bridge.

Begovic, an £8m signing from Stoke City in the summer of 2015, has seen his opportunities limited to three EFL Cup ties and an FA Cup third-round game this season with Courtois having excelled in the Premier League.

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Asmir Begovic move to Bournemouth hinges on Chelsea finding replacement

• League leaders will want new No2 for Thibaut Courtois before agreeing deal
• Antonio Conte sympathetic to keeper’s wish to play first-team football

Bournemouth’s hopes of securing the Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic this month will hinge on the Premier League leaders finding a suitable replacement who is willing to act as back-up to Thibaut Courtois at Stamford Bridge.

Begovic, an £8m signing from Stoke City in the summer of 2015, has seen his opportunities limited to three EFL Cup ties and an FA Cup third-round game this season with Courtois having excelled in the Premier League.

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Senegal v Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations – live!

• Minute-by-mintute updates from the Group B match
• Email Rob Smyth on rob.smyth@theguardian.com
• Jonathan Wilson: hosts Gabon leave Afcon unbeaten but unmourned by fans
• How did South Africa and Nigeria, Africa’s richest nations, miss out on Afcon?

6.13pm GMT

Senegal (possible 3-4-3) K N’Diaye; Ciss, Mbodji, Z Toure; Diame, N’Doye, P N’Diaye, Diop; Konate, Sow, I Sarr.

Algeria (possible 4-4-2) Asselah; Meftah, Mandi, Cadamuro, Ghoulam; Mahrez, Bentaleb, Guédioura, Brahimi; Slimani, Hanni.

6.12pm GMT

Our main focus tonight will be Senegal v Algeria, though we’ll have goal updates from Tunisia v Zimbabwe. It’d be crude not to.

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Arsenal’s Arsène Wenger charged with misconduct over behaviour against Burnley

• FA charge likely to result in touchline ban if Wenger found guilty
• Arsenal manager alleged to have abused and pushed Anthony Taylor

Arsène Wenger is braced to receive a touchline ban after being charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his altercation with the fourth official, Anthony Taylor, in stoppage time at the end of Arsenal’s narrow victory over Burnley on Sunday.

Wenger is alleged to have used “abusive and/or insulting words towards the fourth official” following the referee Jon Moss’s decision to award the visitors a penalty. Having been dismissed from the technical area for that incensed reaction, the Arsenal manager then tried to push Taylor out of the way when the official informed him that he was not allowed to watch the game play out from the corridor of the tunnel.

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Arsenal’s Arsène Wenger charged with misconduct over behaviour against Burnley

• FA charge likely to result in touchline ban if Wenger found guilty
• Arsenal manager alleged to have abused and pushed Anthony Taylor

Arsène Wenger is braced to receive a touchline ban after being charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his altercation with the fourth official, Anthony Taylor, in stoppage time at the end of Arsenal’s narrow victory over Burnley on Sunday.

Wenger is alleged to have used “abusive and/or insulting words towards the fourth official” following the referee Jon Moss’s decision to award the visitors a penalty. Having been dismissed from the technical area for that incensed reaction, the Arsenal manager then tried to push Taylor out of the way when the official informed him that he was not allowed to watch the game play out from the corridor of the tunnel.

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Alternate rounds of fighting and quizzes about Proust

In today’s Fiver: Hulk Wenger, Ross McCormack’s electric gates and a horror miss from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to make you shudder

Often in life we’re asked to choose between the cerebral and the physical. That could be in a romantic partner, a genre of film or telling Richard O’Brien what task we want to do in the Crystal Maze. Whatever the walk of life, the choice is usually stark. It’s one or the other. Even sometimes with your football manager. But in Arsène Wenger, Arsenal have got themselves a manager who can manage both.

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Lazar Markovic: Hull sign Liverpool forward on loan for rest of season

Lazar Markovic

Liverpool’s Serbia forward Lazar Markovic has joined Hull on loan for the remainder of the season.

The 22-year-old, who signed from Benfica for £20m in 2014, agreed a loan with Sporting Lisbon for this season but it was cancelled by mutual consent.

Markovic made 20 appearances on loan at Fenerbahce last season and played 14 times for Sporting, scoring twice.

Hull manager Marco Silva managed Estoril in Portugal during Markovic’s one season with Benfica.

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Lazar Markovic: Hull sign Liverpool forward on loan for rest of season

Lazar Markovic

Liverpool’s Serbia forward Lazar Markovic has joined Hull on loan for the remainder of the season.

The 22-year-old, who signed from Benfica for £20m in 2014, agreed a loan with Sporting Lisbon for this season but it was cancelled by mutual consent.

Markovic made 20 appearances on loan at Fenerbahce last season and played 14 times for Sporting, scoring twice.

Hull manager Marco Silva managed Estoril in Portugal during Markovic’s one season with Benfica.

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Manchester United still making Premier League teams pay in Fergie-time | Ed Aarons

Wayne Rooney’s goal at Stoke kept José Mourinho’s side near the top for points won in the last 10 minutes of matches but they have also lost seven points

Sir Alex Ferguson may be long gone, but Manchester United’s knack for scoring late goals appears to be alive and well. Wayne Rooney’s equaliser in the fourth minute of injury time against Stoke City on Saturday not only rescued a draw for his side and took him past Sir Bobby Charlton’s all-time record of 249 goals, but it also ensured United retained second spot in this season’s table of most points picked up following goals registered in the last 10 minutes of matches, having amassed nine in total.

In 2012, a study commissioned by the BBC looked into the phenomenon of ‘Fergie-time’ and discovered that, on average, United were given four minutes and 37 seconds added time when they were losing, compared to just three minutes and 18 seconds when they were ahead. But while the study also showed that most of the traditional top six actually receive similar advantages, especially when they play at home, this season’s statistics for late goals makes intriguing reading.

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Gerard Deulofeu: Everton winger joins AC Milan on loan

Gerard Deulofeu

Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu has joined Italian side AC Milan on loan until the end of the season.

The 22-year-old has made 13 appearances for Everton this season.

Everton manager Ronald Koeman last week said the player would be allowed to leave to “get game time”.

The Spaniard joined Everton on loan from Barcelona for the 2013-14 season, making the transfer permanent in 2015 for £4.3m.

Milan originally announced the move via their official twitter account on Friday, but it was quickly deleted.

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