Man Utd keeper loaned out

first_imgManchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira has joined Belgian club KV Kortrijk on loan until the end of the season.The 22-year-old made nine league appearances during a loan spell at Portuguese side Vitoria Setubal during the fist half of the season, and would have been United’s fourth-choice keeper behind David de Gea, Sergio Romero and Lee Grant had he stayed at Old Trafford. Pereira, who was born in Switzerland but has played for Portugal at Under-21 level, has previously had temporary spells at Rochdale and Belenenses of the Portuguese top flight as well after graduating from the Reds’ youth team.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? He was much admired by former Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho, who had commented Pereira could become “the Portuguese goalkeeper of the next generation”. The stopper joins midfielder Matty Willock in making a loan move away from Old Trafford on deadline day.Willock joined Crawley Town for the remainder of the season earlier today, having also spent the first half of the campaign away from the club. During a temporary stint with St Mirren the 22-year-old made 13 appearances north of the border, but now links up with Crawley who sit 16th in League 2.However, Timothy Fosu-Mensah has apparently turned down a number of loan offers after only playing 34 minutes of football since Claudio Ranieri replaced Slavisi Jokanovic at Fulham.Huddersfield Town are reported to be one of the clubs who contacted Fosu-Mensah over a potential switch, but the defender is now expected to stay at Craven Cottage.Marouane Fellaini also is expected to secure a move out of Manchester though, having been spotted at an airport in Brussels.United have agreed a £10 million deal with Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng, and the Belgium international is set to sign a three-year deal after falling out of favour under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. But the Reds did tie down Anthony Martial to a five-year contract on Wednesday after the Frenchman has put in a number of impressive performances in recent weeks. Spain goalkeeper De Gea is apparently also close to committing his future to United and could sign a long-term deal soon.last_img read more

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,037.49, down 51.75 points).Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX:AVL). Materials. Down 1.5 cent, or 1.46 per cent, to 12 cents on 7.7 million shares.First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Materials. Down 17 cents, or 1.7 per cent, to $9.84 on 7.5 million shares.Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up one cent, or 0.5 per cent, to $2.03 on 7.4 million shares.Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 33 cents, or 4.42 per cent, to $7.13 on 6.6 million shares.Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 53 cents, or 4.91 per cent, to $10.27 on 5.6 million shares.Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 13 cents, or 0.26 per cent, to $49.76 on 5.5 million shares.Business news:TORONTO — Video creators are calling on YouTube to make stronger commitments to Canadian productions after the company announced it’ll close its only permanent studio in the country. The Google-owned technology firm sent an email to its creator community on Thursday outlining plans to replace its Toronto studio with “pop-up” locations in different regions across Canada.OTTAWA — A preliminary estimate by the Finance Department says the federal government posted a deficit of $11.8 billion for its 2018-19 fiscal year, down from $16.7 billion for 2017-18. The Liberals’ spring budget had forecast a deficit of $14.9 billion for the 2018-19 fiscal year which ended on March 31. The shortfall came as the monthly fiscal monitor report said revenue rose $24.7 billion, or 8.1 per cent, due to increases in tax revenues and other revenues.OTTAWA — Canada’s economic expansion remained sluggish in the first three months of the year, giving the country its weakest back-to-back quarters of growth since 2015. But stronger data for March — the final month of the first quarter — suggests Canada’s economy is in the process of bouncing back from its hibernation. The economy expanded at an annualized pace of just 0.4 per cent in the first quarter, slightly above a revised reading of 0.3 per cent in the final months of 2018, Statistics Canada said Friday. read more