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QuantumScape Corporation (QS) stock declines while the market gains

In the last trading session, QuantumScape Corporation (QS) closed at $11.96, a movement of -0.83% on the previous day. (Author: Gardener)

QuantumScape CorporationThe May print of an 8.6% annualized CPI rise marked a sharp reversal from April's modest decline and a new data point of 'highest levels in 40 years'. It revived fears that rosy forecasts -- temporary inflation or lower interest rates by early next year -- are unlikely to materialise. Although unemployment is low and wages are rising, real wages and GD are falling

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Bristol climbs higher in global university rankings

The University of Bristol is featured in the latest QS World University Rankings published today [8. June] was released, moved up to number 61. (Author: Gardener)

The University of BristolThe University of Bristol is featured in the latest QS World University Rankings published today [8. June] was released, moved up to number 61. The University of Bristol is featured in the latest QS World University Rankings published today [8. June] was released, moved up to number 61. QS's annual survey asked 130,000 academics and 75,000 employers around the world which universities produce the best research and the best graduates. In addition, millions of articles and citations were analyzed to measure the impact of the research produced by each university, as well as the academic staff-to-student ratio and the number of international staff and students at each university. Bristol's top-performing indicator was its reputation with employers around the world, while its proportion of international students and citations per faculty also increased. Professor Hugh Brady, Vice Chancellor and President of the University of Bristol said: “It is a testament to the hard work of our staff that the University has risen in the QS World University Rankings at a time of significant uncertainty and pressure. And the University of Bristol ranked fifth for research in the UK, with a remarkable 94% of its research rated as world leading or internationally excellent in recent REF 2021 results.

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QS World University Rankings 2023

World's Best Universities AnnouncedLONDON, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analyst, released the nine... (Author: Gardener)

QS World University Rankings, /PRNewswire/ -- QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global university analysts, released the nineteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings, featuring 1,418 institutions in 100 locations. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) celebrates eleven years as the world's best university. UK: 48/90 universities declined, ten improved. Intensely collaborative: 55% of his research involves global collaborations versus 20% of the world average. Canada: 20/31 universities drop. (31st) is the new national leader. Australia retains five top 50 universities but has stagnated, with as many universities improving as they are declining. China (Mainland), the third most represented higher education system (71 universities), is home to two of the top 15 universities in the world for the first time: Peking University (12th) and Tsinghua University (14th). India: more improvements than declines; All nine leading institutions are promoted. Asia's best university is the (11th). ETH Zurich has been the best university on the continent for fifteen years in a row. France's merged universities move up the table, with Université PSL (26th) entering the top-30. The Universidad de (67th) is confirmed as the best in Latin America. Slowed down by low Research Impact Scores, more universities on the continent are falling than rising. Africa's leader is the University of Cape Town (237th). Only five of the continent's universities

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IISc best research university in the world; 27 Indian universities in the top 1000

The top Indian universities are led by IISc, followed by IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi respectively. (Author: Gardener)

IndianThe Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is the top research university in the world with a perfect score of 100 on citation per faculty, according to the QS World University Rankings on June 9th. QS World University Ranking 2023 showed that 41 Indian universities have found place in this year's ranking, 27 are in the top 1000 list. IISc at number 155 worldwide (31 positions up from the previous edition) is the new national leader. Notably, it is also a world leader in the Citations per Faculty (CpF) indicator, which QS uses to assess the impact of research produced by universities. "According to the CpF indicator, when universities are adjusted for faculty size, IISc Bengaluru is the world's leading research university and achieves a perfect score of 100/100 on this metric," QS said in its worldwide university ranking. In addition, the IIT Guwahati with place 37 in the CpF, the IIT Roorkee (47th in the CpF) and the newcomer University of Madras (48th in the CpF) are also top 50 research institutions worldwide. Overall, the top Indian universities are led by IISc, followed by IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi respectively. While the IISc was ranked 155 this year, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay was ranked 172 as the second best Indian institution, moving up five places. Third best is the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (174th), which has improved by eleven places. Similarly, IIT Madras has achieved a global rank of 250, up from 255 in the last edition of the global ranking. Globally, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) achieves an eleventh consecutive year as the world number one extending the record. The University of Cambridge has moved up to second place while Stanford University remains in third place.

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QS World University Rankings 2023

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global university analysts, published the nineteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings, featuring 1418 institutions in 100 locations. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) celebrates eleven years as the world's best university. The University of Oxford (4th (Author: Gardener)

QS World University Rankings, /CNW/ -- QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, released the nineteenth edition of the , featuring 1418 institutions in 100 locations. The University of Oxford (4) loses two spots while the University of Cambridge (2) gains one., /CNW/ -- QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, released the nineteenth edition of the , which includes 1418 institutions in 100 locations. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) celebrates eleven years as the world's best university. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) celebrates eleven years as the world's best university. The University of Oxford (4) loses two places while the University of Cambridge (2) gains one. UK: 48/90 universities declined, ten improved. Canada: 20/31 universities drop. McGill University (31st) is the new national leader. Australia retains five top 50 universities but has stagnated, with as many universities improving as declining. China (Mainland), the third most represented higher education system (71 universities), hosts for the first time ever two of the top 15 universities in the world: Peking University (12th) and Tsinghua University (14th). India: more improvements than declines; All nine leading institutions are promoted. Asia's best university is the National University of Singapore (ranked 11th). Malaysia, South Korea and Indonesia improved while Japan and Thailand declined. ETH Zurich has been the best university in continental Europe for fifteen years in a row. Slowed down by low Research Impact Scores, more universities on the continent are falling than rising. Only five of the continent's universities

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QuantumScape Corporation (QS) stock declines while the market gains

In the last trading session, QuantumScape Corporation (QS) closed at $11.96, a movement of -0.83% on the previous day. (Author: Gardener)

QuantumScape CorporationQuantumScape Corporation (QS) closed at $11.96 in the last trading session, a movement of -0.83% on the previous day. Before today's trading, the company's shares were down 5.11% over the past month. That was smaller than the auto-tire-truck sector's 7.9% loss and lagged the S&P 500's 0.1% gain over the period. QuantumScape Corporation will look to show strength as it nears its next earnings release. In this report, analysts expect QuantumScape Corporation to report earnings of -$0.19 per share. Investors should also be aware of any recent changes in analyst estimates for QuantumScape Corporation. Therefore, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business prospects. Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to stock movements related to the team. Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, third-party verified track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. For the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has remained flat. QuantumScape Corporation currently has a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold). The Automotive - Original Equipment industry is part of the Car-Tires-Trucks sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 195, placing it in the bottom 23% of all 250+ industries. Zacks Industry Rank measures the strength of our industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of each stock within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% of industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1. Track all these stock movement metrics and more at Zacks.com. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today you can download the 7 best stocks for the next 30 days. QuantumScape Corporation (QS): Free Stock Research Report To read this article on Zacks.com, click here. Zacks Investment Research

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Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer after the EU resumed legal action against the UK over the Northern Ireland Protocol

According to Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission, the EU is launching two more infringement procedures (Author: Gardener)

EUThis website uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. PMQs live: Boris Johnson meets Keir Starmer after EU resumes legal action against UK over Northern Ireland Protocol European Commission vice-president Maroš Šefčovič says the EU is also launching two more infringement procedures. Starmer says Johnson is in government, he is not. He says he doesn't want the strikes to continue. But Johnson does - so he can blame Labor. Starmer says Johnson believes he can perform Jedi mind tricks on the public. Johnson says Starmer is leading the country down. Employment is at a record high, he says. He says the level of investment is higher than in France or Germany. Starmer should shake up the country, he says. Starmer says Johnson didn't answer the question. Quoting a Latin legal term, Johnson says he has already answered it. What would help would be if Starmer denounced the rail strikes, he says. Keir Starmer begins by paying tribute to those who served in the Falklands War. His uncle was among them, he says. He says the UK is on track for the lowest growth of any major economy apart from Russia. Johnson says that's because Britain spoke out early on about the pandemic. That would not have happened under Labour, he says. Mike Wood (Con) says government support for households is appreciated. Will the Prime Minister consider how the Black Country can be a pilot for decarbonization funds? Boris Johnson says Wood is a great champion for the Black Country. Ipsos Mori has reported new polls on Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer, the company's Keiran Pedley. NEW from @IpsosUK: What do voters really think of Johnson and Starmer? - THREAD.1/ Last weekend we asked the public to choose which character traits are most important in a PMA mix: understanding of Britain's issues, honesty and tough leadership come out on top 5. pic.twitter.com/WCXS6DIj1C - Keiran Pedley (@ keiranpedley) June 15, 2022 2/ So which of these key traits apply to Johnson/Starmer? Looking at the top 5 by importance:— Keiran Pedley (@keiranpedley) June 15, 2022 3/ Meanwhile, if we look at whether the public thinks it's clear what Johnson/Starmer stand for compared to a year ago, an interesting trend is emerging. Though half are still unclear as to what Starmer stands for, his position has improved greatly since last year. Johnson goes the other way. pic.twitter.com/Cbj2am8yGK – Keiran Pedley (@keiranpedley) June 15, 2022 4/ What does this mean in terms of overall favorableness? This month we don't have much difference in fav but more animosity towards Johnson. Net Trend: pic.twitter.com/Iue3o5iL0A - Keiran Pedley (@keiranpedley) June 15, 2022 Priti Patel will now make a Commons statement on Rwanda's deportation program, Commons officials have announced. This is from Anton Spisak, Brexit expert at think tank Tony Blair Institute, on today's European Commission announcement. Three infringement procedures against the UK. It needs to be made clear that the two new cases tabled by the Commission are *not* about the UK's proposed NI Protocol bill - they are about the UK not having SPS border controls and "Not providing essential trade statistics" to the EU. https://t.co/nE92PcB4Bd— Anton Spisak (@AntonSpisak) 15 June 2022 EU says UK plan for Northern Ireland Protocol would create 'mountains of paperwork and bureaucracy' Here are the key points from today's formal response from the European Commission the UK Government's publication of the Northern Ireland Protocol Act. The quotes come from the opening speech by Maroš Šefčovič, the European Commission Vice-President responsible for Brexit negotiations with the UK, and the Commission's Q&A Briefing Note. Šefčovič said the UK bill was illegal. He said: Let there be no doubt: there is no legal or political justification whatsoever for the unilateral modification of an international agreement. Opening the door to unilaterally amend an international agreement is also a violation of international law. He said the EU would revive an ongoing court case against the UK in response, adding two new legal cases. He explained: We withheld this lawsuit last year because we wanted to create a constructive atmosphere to find solutions. If the UK doesn't respond within two months, we can take them to the Court of Justice. Secondly, we are launching two new infringement procedures against the UK: one for failing to carry out the necessary controls at border inspection posts in Northern Ireland by ensuring adequate staffing and infrastructure; and one for the failure to provide the EU with essential trade statistics so that the EU can protect its internal market. * The EU is also making a fresh attempt to persuade the UK of the merits of its own plans to reform how the Protocol works. The plans don't appear to change significantly what the EU has already proposed, but they do appear to change the way they are presented. The EU says their plans taken together would create a "fast track" for goods coming into Northern Ireland from the UK. That sounds like an attempt to replicate the "Green Lane" plan in the UK's Northern Ireland Protocol bill. The Commission says: Taken together, the relaxations to both SPS and customs rules will create an "express lane" for the movement of goods from the UK to Northern Ireland, while ensuring a robust monitoring and enforcement mechanism to protect the integrity of the single market. * Šefčovič said UK plans for Northern Ireland (a "green lane" and a "red lane" for UK-sourced goods, with exporters free to choose between UK regulation and EU regulation) would "create a mountain of paperwork and bureaucracy" to produce. A dual set of rules - EU and UK - would lead to a mountain of paperwork and bureaucracy, enough to bury a small business in Northern Ireland looking to benefit from access to the UK single market and the EU single market at the same time. * Šefčovič hinted that the EU might be open to further compromises. He said: He said: The UK has said that the EU must be ready to change the protocol so that we can talk. On the contrary, we have always said that our package of offers was never a take-it-or-leave-it offer. * But he also ruled out renegotiating the protocol itself. He said it took years to negotiate and was the best solution available. Šefčovič was reluctant to discuss possible sanctions against the UK in his press conference, stressing the EU's desire for a negotiated deal. But in its Questions and Answers, the Commission said: If the UK government does not respond to the reasoned opinion within two months, the Commission will consider taking the UK to the Court of Justice of the European Union. According to Article 12(4) of the Protocol, the Court has all the powers provided for in the Treaties, including the possibility to impose a lump sum or a periodic penalty payment. Other legal remedies are possible, including in relation to the Trade and Cooperation Agreement. And that is exactly what could happen if the Northern Ireland Protocol Act becomes law. The Commission reserves the right to take action at any time to protect the EU's internal market and ensure compliance with its agreements and international law. The EU will never tolerate a unilateral solution that violates an agreement. Maroš Šefčovič at his press conference in Brussels. Ministers downplay proposals the government is considering withdrawing from the European Convention on Human Rights' handling of asylum-seekers. When asked if withdrawing from the ECHR is an option, he replied: Will it be necessary to change some laws to help us on our way? It was hard to tell if Johnson a) dreamed it up over time; b) presenting an idea that is just an option to generate buzz and see what reaction it elicits; or c) advocates for a policy that he wishes to adopt in the future. I do not believe that [withdrawing from the EHCR] is our policy, nor would I advocate withdrawing from the ECHR. I think the situation is as I understand it the UK courts have primacy on this matter but as I understand the ECtHR's decision last night a decision has been made that in these circumstances not everything is up to the UK courts taken into consideration . And Thérèse Coffey, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, told Sky News: I think that as far as I'm aware we've never included [the exit from the EHCR] in our manifesto, certainly not the 2019 manifesto... That The most important thing is that we tackle this problem now. We will return to the ECtHR to challenge this original judgment. "Are you ready to leave the ECtHR?" Speaking to @amolrajan, Cabinet Minister Therese Coffey downplayed leaving the European Court of Human Rights. A late judgment led to the cancellation of a deportation flight for asylum seekers to Rwanda.https://t.co/lnb8Sy9Dnf | #R4Today pic.twitter.com/b1IxBgsweP - BBC Radio 4 Today (@BBCr4today) June 15, 2022 Opperman and Coffey both voted to remain. Although the European Court of Human Rights, which rules on the convention, has nothing to do with the EU, most of Tory MPs' opponents tend to be Brexiteers. It was not clear from the interviews whether Opperman or Coffey were freelancers or whether they reflected No 10's desire to deviate from what the Prime Minister had proposed yesterday. We might get a better feel from what he says on PMQs. Priti Patel says preparations for next flight to Rwanda for asylum seekers "start now". Good morning Last night the government abandoned its plan to send its first flight to Rwanda with seven asylum seekers after a last-minute intervention by the European Court of Human Rights meant the seven people who were supposed to be on the plane were given a legal pardon . The government had originally planned to take many more asylum seekers on the flight, but their deportation orders had already been suspended yesterday. Interim measure granted in case of pending deportation of UK asylum seeker to Rwandahttps://t.co/7WkVG5G6nv#ECHR #CEDH #ECHRpress pic.twitter.com/EMCU94lIQE – ECHR CEDH (@ECHR_CEDH) June 14, 2022 Today we will provoke reactions in the House of Commons - Priti Patel, the Home Secretary is expected to make a statement in the House of Commons - and it's likely that we'll hear a lot of anger about the courts' interference with government policy, particularly foreign ones. But will Boris Johnson really be that unhappy about what happened? Bernard Donoughue tells a story about how, while working for Harold Wilson in the 1970s, Wilson frequently complained about a political matter relating to the then EEC. Thinking he would be helpful, Donoughue went out and worked out a solution. Wilson read it, looked at me sympathetically, returned the brief and said sadly, "Bernard, don't you understand, I don't want a solution, I want the complaint". There is a strong suspicion that Johnson even wants the complaint. While a solution to the problem of small boats crossing the Channel might be desirable, you can also understand why he might want to go to the polls, claiming that a policy with quite a bit of public support from the liberal establishment, Lawyers, Labor and a foreign court were thwarted. Last night Patel made a defiant statement that preparations for the next flight to Rwanda would now begin. She said: Earlier this year I signed a world-leading migration partnership with Rwanda to ensure those who come dangerously, illegally or unnecessarily to the UK are relocated to build their lives there. This will help disrupt the human smugglers' business model and prevent the loss of life while protecting those truly vulnerable. Access to the UK asylum system must be based on need, not ability to pay people smugglers. I have always said that this policy will not be easy to deliver and I am disappointed that legal challenges and last minute demands resulted in today's flight not being able to depart. It is very surprising that, despite repeated previous successes, the European Court of Human Rights has intervened in our national courts. These repeated legal obstacles are similar to those we experience with other relocation flights, and many of those removed from that flight are moved to the next. We will not let this stop us from doing the right thing and implementing our plans to control our country's borders. Our legal team is reviewing every decision made on this flight and preparations for the next flight are now beginning. 10:00 am: Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission Vice-President in charge of Brexit negotiations with the UK, holds a press conference to announce the EU's response to the Northern Ireland Pro 12:30 release: Priti Patel , the Home Secretary, is expected to make a Commons statement on Rwanda's deportation policy. After 1.30pm: MPs debate a government motion condemning rail unions for proposing to go on strike next week. If you have a direct question, add "Andrew" somewhere and I'll be more likely to find it. I try to answer questions, and if they're of general interest I'll post the question and answer above the line (ATL), although I can't promise to do this for everyone. If you want to get my attention quickly, it's probably better to use Twitter.

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What are the odds of Arsenal signing Gabriel Jesus, Marcus Rashford and Eden Hazard?

Arsenal's failure to secure Champions League football means they are behind in high-profile signings for 2022/23. Planet Sport takes a look. The favorites Signing Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans appears to be a priority for the Gunners and the tabloids believe a deal is in place - as do the bookies. (Author: Gardener)

Marcus RashfordNonetheless, they remain an attractive option under Mikel Arteta, with Brazilian youngster Marquinhos making the first move, coming from Sao Paulo. The Gunners aren't expected to stop there and have been priced into the bets on a whopping 32 potential summer moves. Signing Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans appears to be a priority for the Gunners and the tabloids believe a deal is in place - as do the bookies. Tielemans is priced 8/11 to join the Etihad in the summer, a nearly 58% possibility. He is expected to be joined by Gabriel Jesus, with the Manchester City striker making a 4/7 summer move to Arsenal - a 63.6% chance. Another player who could swap the Etihad for the Emirates is Oleksandr Zinchenko, with Arsenal 5/2 favorites to sign the Ukrainian. A former gunner could also be back in north London this summer, with Arsenal 3/1 second favorites to complete Serge Gnabry's signing. Real Madrid (April 11) and Liverpool (January 4) will be the competition for the Bayern Munich winger. Raphinha is also 3/1 to join Arsenal in the summer. Barcelona appear to be leading the chase on 6/5 but it's still not certain he will leave Elland Road while the Brazilian remains 3/1 at Leeds. Liverpool is 6/1 shots to land him. Arsenal are 3/1 second favorites to pick up the Everton attacker in the window but face stiff competition from Newcastle, who are priced at 4/7. However, Barcelona (11/10) are believed to be the Wolves midfielder's desired destination amid talks of a bidding war with Manchester United (9/4). Newcastle are also favorites to sign Ivan Toney at 3/1 while Arsenal are second best at 8 seconds. You can also get single digit odds on landing the Gunners Jarrod Bowen (8/1), James Maddison (9/1) and Marcus Rashford (9/1) in the window. Rashford is possibly the most interesting of the three, with Paris Saint-Germain 9/2 favorites to bring in the England striker before the September window closes. Arsenal's price puts them on par with Barcelona and gives them a 10 per cent chance of landing the Man United striker. The Gunners are actually the second favorite to pick off Alvara Morata. However, the striker seems set for a return to Juve where he has spent the last two years on loan. The same price is offered for Arsenal, who land Eden Hazard in the window, with Chelsea (5/1), Newcastle (7/1) and Aston Villa (10/1) all said to be interested in the Belgian. Arsenal are also 10/1 to seal the signing of Ollie Watkins from Villa. However, Spurs are much firmer favorites to sign Everton striker Richarlison, with the Brazilian 1/2 - a 66.6% chance - joining Antonio Conte's side. They're the same price to sign Kalvin Phillips in the window but that looks like a head-to-head battle between Manchester City and their current employers, Leeds. The England midfielder makes a 1/2 move to the Etihad while Leeds are sticking with him at 2/1. Lucas Paqueta appears to be heading to Newcastle with the Magpies 4/6 to land the Brazilian, who is good friends with Bruno Guimaraes, who was signed in January. Arsenal have long been linked with the Olympique Lyonnais midfielder but at 18/1 it looks disappointing - if the bookies are to be believed. And Arsenal's chances of landing Maxwel Cornet look slim as the Gunners have been rated at 16/1 shots to sign the Burnley striker amid interest from West Ham (7/2), Everton (9/2 ), Newcastle (9/2) and Leicester (6/1). What is the price of Mohamed Salah swapping Liverpool for Arsenal this summer? Behind Real Madrid (5/1), PSG (9/1), Chelsea (16/1), Newcastle (18/1) and Manchester City (18/1) but not outside the realm of possibility (that's a touch less than 5% chance). It's certainly more likely than a host of other star names to have been boosted in anticipation of an Arsenal move. Arsenal were linked with Riyad Mahrez last year and with the Algerian out of contract in 2023, they could reignite their interest in the Manchester City playmaker. Another 20/1 shot is Jude Bellingham who, if Tony Adams is to be believed, nearly joined Arsenal early in his career. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder will have plenty of options in the summer and while the Gunners are sure to throw their hat in the ring, Liverpool (2/1) appear to be the front runners. The article What are the odds of Arsenal signing Gabriel Jesus, Marcus Rashford and Eden Hazard?

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Kiwis coach Maguire backs struggling half Johnson for Test recall

The experienced half were left out of New Zealand's squad to play against Tonga. (Author: Gardener)

KiwisKiwis coach Michael Maguire believes Shaun Johnson did not play his last game for the team, despite the halfback being dropped for the June Test against Tonga. Maguire has named eight potential debutants in a 25-man squad set to gather in Auckland next week. Johnson will have his job cut out to reclaim his place in such a deep squad with plenty of NRL talent. He's been an anchor for the side for the past 10 years but has had to fight his way back to a black and white jersey. Maguire hopes Johnson can overcome his club difficulties as his lack of form for the Warriors in recent weeks has led to reports he could potentially retire later this year. "Whether you're at the beginning of your career or at the other end, you're always challenged, he rises to that challenge and what's ahead," Maguire said. "He wants to try to play a good footy for the Warriors first and the rest will take care of itself, he'd be the first to acknowledge that," Jones said. Maguire expects the 31-year-old Test veteran to bounce back and he's confident fans will still see the best of him. For a player of his caliber who knows what he's capable of, he'll work his way through his next 10 games and find his form," he said. Johnson's omission has opened the door for standout Parramatta Eels halfback Dylan Brown, who is expecting will form an impressive backbone with Melbourne Storm's Jahrome Hughes and hooker Brandon Smith." Joey is a very special talent and I have no doubt that we'll be talking about Joey and the Kiwi shirt for years to come. It's just unfortunate that we haven't had any friendlies in recent years," said Maguire. Maguire admits he has been blown away by the development of his players over the past two years, with eight new faces in the squad marking a fresh start for the Kiwis. "I think everyone can see that there are a lot of players from New Zealand. The depth of what we have within the sections of the Kiwi team continues to grow," Maguire said. “We have a good range of younger players coming in as you can see from the list of players we have there. It's exciting that we have the seniors, but the next generation of young men coming through is pretty exciting. Cronulla Sharks winger Ronaldo Mulitalo is another called up to the Kiwis squad. The twice-eligible Superstar was one of the form players in the NRL. There was quite a bit of noise about which direction he was going in," Maguire said. "Every time I've spoken to Ronaldo, he's been keen to represent the Kiwis and now he's going to get the opportunity.

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Spurs agree £30m deal for Bissouma with Brighton

All the latest Tottenham transfer news, rumors and gossip... (Author: Gardener)

TottenhamAntonio Conte clearly has the support of Spurs board, writes Paul Gilmour Wrapping up the Tottenham transfer news, rumors and gossip in summer window 2022. Tottenham agree £30m deal to sign Bissouma Tottenham have a deal worth £30m Pounds agreed to sign Yves Bissouma from Brighton. The midfielder will undergo a medical at Spurs on Thursday. Arsenal, Aston Villa and Everton were among the other clubs interested in signing the midfielder this summer. Spurs interested in Udinese defender Udogie Tottenham are interested in signing Udinese left-back Destiny Udogie, according to Sky Italy. Spurs director of football Fabio Paratici has met with representatives from Udogie, who are currently in London working to lower Udinese's rating. Tottenham still want Inter Milan centre-back Alessandro Bastoni and their chances of signing him could depend on how much money Inter can raise through other sales. Bastoni's agent said the player is staying at the San Siro - and Inter want to keep him. Tottenham are in advanced talks about signing Djed Spence from Middlesbrough. Spurs are among the frontrunners in signing the player and are keen to assert themselves against other contenders to bolster the full-back position. The club are aware that they need to expand their roster of homegrown players. Spurs have already signed two of the expected six or seven new signings this summer in Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster. Kane ready to sign new Spurs deal Harry Kane is reportedly ready to sign a new contract at Tottenham. The England captain pushed for a move to Manchester City last summer and is said to have turned down a contract extension shortly after reluctantly conceding he would stay at Spurs. But the Evening Standard claims Kane is now delighted with Spurs' progress under Antonio Conte and is increasingly hoping he can fulfill his ambitions of lifting a trophy with his boyhood club next season. Kane is yet to hold talks with the club with two years left on his current contract and has been focused on securing Champions League qualification. 'Spurs are clearly backing Conte this summer' "Following the news that Tottenham have invested £150m in equity in the club, the club are clearly backing Antonio Conte in the transfer market this summer. "They will be targeting multiple positions including goalkeeper in center full-back, full-back, central midfielder and a forward. You have to find the right balance with local players. "Conte wants more depth in the squad and he also wants to add experienced players, a shift from recent times when Spurs have been targeting younger players." Fabio Paratici can do no wrong at the club at the moment. Spurs recently turned down a chance to sign a talented Premier League player because their research highlighted concerns he could be a disruptive influence." Raphinha - Leeds United winger Raphinha is reportedly attracting interest from both Arsenal and Tottenham as Barcelona may not be able to fund such a deal Summer (Daily Mail 15 June) Richarlison - Everton want more than £50m for Tottenham's target Richarlison, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are also chasing the Brazilian International team (Daily Mail 13 June) Striker Richarlison in deal worth £51million (Mail on Sunday 12 June) Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are interested in Everton striker Richarlison who has admitted he ponders his future on Merseyside (Daily Mail 31 May) faces an uncertain future ahead of a possible departure from Goodison Park this summer d a Tottenham, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain interested in Brazilians (Daily M ail, May 27); Tottenham could make a treble at Everton this summer, with Antonio Conte reportedly interested in Richarlison, Ben Godfrey and Anthony Gordon (The Sun, May 13). Inter Milan sporting director Piero Ausilio has arrived in London to meet with Tottenham and Chelsea over potential transfers (Daily Mail, June 11). “A left centre-back is a priority, but a right-back, a central midfielder and a striker are also targeted – (The Sun, June 10). Marcus Rashford - Manchester United have turned down an offer from Tottenham for England striker Rashford. Gabriel Jesus - Manchester City have offered forward Jesus to Arsenal's bitter rivals Tottenham to thwart Mikel Arteta's summer transfer plans. Alessandro Bastoni - Spurs in talks with Inter Milan to sign centre-back Bastoni (Sky Sports News, June 7); Tottenham's hopes of signing Alessandro Bastoni have been boosted by his representative (Sunday Times, June 5); Bastoni's move to Tottenham has stalled as the defender tries to balance his desire to stay at Inter Milan against a reunion with his former manager Antonio Conte (Daily Express, June 4); Tottenham have been told they need to raise £54m to sign defender Bastoni from Inter Milan (Daily Express, June 1). Christian Eriksen - Christian Eriksen has decided to take on a new challenge as he prepares to wave goodbye to Brentford amid interest from Tottenham and Man United (Daily Express, June 13). A leaked image has revealed that Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are among several clubs with scouts watching Monday's UEFA Nations League game between Austria and Denmark. Both United and Tottenham have been credited with an interest in Christian Eriksen ahead of the summer transfer window (Daily Express, June 7). Raheem Sterling - Sterling is considering letting his contract expire and leaving Manchester City on a free transfer next summer rather than join Tottenham or Arsenal for a fee (Sunday Mirror, June 5). Paulo Dybala - Tottenham are set to turn down the chance to sign Juventus striker Dybala after he demanded £280,000-a-week to join him on a free transfer when his contract expires this summer (Daily Mail, June 4). Gleison Bremer - Torino director Davide Vagnati is preparing to fly to north London this week to discuss a deal with Spurs for defender Gleison Bremer, according to reports (Daily Mail, June 14); Tottenham will turn their attention back to Torino's Bremer, recently named Serie A Defender of the Year, if they fail to secure a deal with Inter Milan's Alessandro Bastoni (Daily Mail, June 3). Milan Skriniar - Manchester United and Tottenham have been dealt a major blow after Skriniar sealed his future at Inter Milan when he outlined his career plan (Daily Express, June 2). Filip Kostic - Tottenham's signing of Ivan Perisic will not stop them from pursuing Eintracht Frankfurt full-back Kostic (The Times, June 1). Nordi Mukiele - Tottenham are one of several clubs keeping an eye on right-back Mukiele, who has already decided to leave RB Leipzig this summer (Sunday Mirror, May 29). Djed Spence - Tottenham will battle Nottingham Forest for the signing of £15m Middlesbrough full-back Spence (Daily Telegraph, June 1); Tottenham will play Arsenal against Spence (The Sun, May 28). Malcolm Ebiowei - Derby starlet Ebiowei is at the center of a four-way battle between Manchester United, Newcastle, Tottenham and Crystal Palace as he moves closer to a decision on his future (Daily Mail, May 27). John McGinn - Aston Villa and Scotland midfielder John McGinn is on a shortlist of transfer targets drawn up by Tottenham (Daily Telegraph, May 19). Martin Terrier - Tottenham have reportedly made a proposal to Rennes striker Martin Terrier as Antonio Conte eyes a prolific replacement for talisman Harry Kane (Daily Express, May 18). Konrad Laimer - Arsenal and Tottenham are said to have 'checked' RB Leipzig midfielder Konrad Laimer (Daily Express, May 12). Sven Botman - Manchester United and Tottenham are believed to be involved in the race to land Lille defender Botman, a long-term goal for Newcastle United (Daily Express, June 9). Sonny Perkins - Aston Villa, Tottenham and Leeds United are all embroiled in a battle over West Ham's teenage striker Perkins, who is headed for a move after failing to agree on a new contract (The Guardian, June 10). The latest players linked to a Tottenham exit Cameron Carter-Vickers - Carter-Vickers will join Celtic permanently this summer after a successful loan - (Daily Mirror, June 10); The US defender is waiting for Celtic and Tottenham to reach an agreement on his long-term future after personally agreeing a permanent deal with the Premiership champions (Daily Record, June 2). Steven Bergwijn - Bergwijn has admitted he wants to leave Tottenham this summer with a move to Dutch giants Ajax on the horizon (The Sun, June 6); Ajax are set to increase their offer for Spurs striker Bergwijn by offering £18m for the Netherlands international this week (Sunday Mirror, June 5); Tottenham have rejected a £17m offer from Ajax for winger Bergwijn (Daily Mail, June 4); Ivan Perisic's arrival at Tottenham could spell the end of Bergwijn's time in north London, although a move to Ajax may now be out of the question now that admirer Erik ten Hag has joined Manchester United (Daily Express, May 30). Harry Kane - Harry Kane is reportedly ready to sign a new contract at Tottenham (Evening Standard, May 26); Tottenham and England legend Teddy Sheringham expects 'top pro' Harry Kane to remain on the pitch ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this summer (The Sun, May 18). Jack Clarke - Sunderland are looking to re-sign Tottenham youngster Clarke after his successful loan spell at Wearside (Daily Mirror, June 2). Harry Winks - Sevilla are planning a £20m move for Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks after he was told he would not feature in Antonio Conte's first-team plans (The Sun, May 31). Tottenham have valued midfielder Winks at £25m with the England international set to leave this summer (Daily Mail May 27). What's new on Conte's future? Antonio Conte is preparing for next season at Tottenham after talks with football CEO Fabio Paratici on Friday. Conte has been told that the club are aiming to sign at least six or seven players as Spurs try to back the Italian in the transfer market (Sky Sports News, May 27). Follow the summer transfer window with Sky Sports Who will be on the road this summer when the transfer window opens on June 10th and closes at 11pm on September 1st? Keep up to date with the latest transfer news and rumors on our dedicated Transfer Center blog on Sky Sports' digital platforms.

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