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Everton, City agree

LIVERPOOL: Everton on Sunday confirmed they have agreed a fee with English Premier League rivals Manchester City for the sale of defender Joleon Lescott, bringing to an end a bitter, summer-long saga. The England international is expected to undergo a medical on Monday after City finally matched the Merseysiders’ valuation of £24 million. Earlier, Everton manager David Moyes took a final swipe at City over the affair. — AFP

Redknapp confident

LONDON: Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp believes his side are ready earn a place in the Premier League’s top four after making their best start to a season for 49 years. Aaron Lennon’s strike at West

Ham on Sunday sealed a 2-1 win that extended Spurs winning run to three matches and put them top of the table. It is their fastest opening to a league campaign since the 1960-61 side that won the league and FA Cup double. Redknapp feels his side have a chance to push for a place in the Champions League. — AFP