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Richarlison has Everton medical before £50m move

Richarlison has Everton medical before £50m move

Richarlison scored five goals in 41 appearances for Watford during the 2017-18 season – including against Everton at Goodison Park in November Everton hope to sign Watford’s Brazilian forward Richarlison within 24 hours in a deal that could eventually be worth £50m. The 21-year-old was having a medical with the Goodison Park club on Monday. […]

Wolves to sign Portugal midfielder Moutinho from Monaco

Wolves to sign Portugal midfielder Moutinho from Monaco

Moutinho started Portugal’s first two games of this summer’s World Cup. Wolves are set to sign Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho from Monaco for £5m. The 31-year-old, who has 113 caps, is close to joining the newly promoted Premier League side on a two-year deal. The former Porto player helped Portugal win Euro 2016 and is […]

Celtic draw AEK Athens in Champions League qualifying

Celtic draw AEK Athens in Champions League qualifying

AEK Athens reached the round of 32 in last season’s Europa League, but were knocked out by Dynamo Kyiv Celtic will face AEK Athens in the third qualifying round of the Champions League, if they overcome Rosenborg in the second round. The Scottish champions play the Norwegians in the first leg in Glasgow on Wednesday, […]

Europa League: Aberdeen v Burnley winner to face Turkish side in third round

Europa League: Aberdeen v Burnley winner to face Turkish side in third round

The sides of Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes and Burnley counterpart Sean Dyche will play each other on 26 July and 2 August The winners of the Europa League second-round tie between Aberdeen and Burnley will play Istanbul Basaksehir, who finished third in the Turkish league, in the third qualifying round. Rangers will play Georgia’s Chikhura […]

‘When we win I’m German, when we lose I’m an immigrant’: Ozil quits Germany over ‘racism’

‘When we win I’m German, when we lose I’m an immigrant’: Ozil quits Germany over ‘racism’

Ilkay Gundogan and Mesut Ozil, along with Everton’s Cenk Tosun, pose with the Turkish president Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has quit international football, citing the “racism and disrespect” he has faced in Germany over his Turkish roots. The 29-year-old was criticised after being photographed with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a London event in […]

Dortmund come from behind to beat Liverpool in North Carolina

Dortmund come from behind to beat Liverpool in North Carolina

Christian Pulisic scored twice as Borussia Dortmund came from behind to beat Liverpool Borussia Dortmund came from behind to defeat Liverpool in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the International Champions Cup. Virgil van Dijk’s first-half header had put Jurgen Klopp’s side on course for a fourth win in five pre-season games. However, Christian Pulisic levelled from […]

Mesut Ozil: Arsenal midfielder says he no longer wants to play for Germany

Mesut Ozil: Arsenal midfielder says he no longer wants to play for Germany

Ilkay Gundogan and Mesut Ozil, along with Everton’s Cenk Tosun, pose with the Turkish president Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says he no longer wants to play international football for Germany. In a lengthy statement, the 29-year-old said treatment he had received from the German Football Association (DFB) had made him “no longer want to wear […]

East Fife 4 Forfar 5 – comedy result finally comes true (sort of)

East Fife 4 Forfar 5 – comedy result finally comes true (sort of)

Eric Morecambe, who died in 1984, was a supporter – and one-time president – of Luton Town It was the scoreline that the late, great Eric Morecambe always used to joke about but had never come true – until now. East Fife 4 Forfar 5 was the much-loved comedian’s idea of the ultimate tongue-twister for […]

Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres lose on J-League debuts

Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres lose on J-League debuts

Andres Iniesta had never played for any club bar Barcelona before Spain legends Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres both lost on their J-League debuts. Midfielder Iniesta, who won 32 trophies at Barcelona, only came on for the final 32 minutes of Vissel Kobe’s 3-0 defeat by Shonan Bellmare. Many of the 26,000 crowd waved Spain […]

Chelsea boss Sarri ‘wanted to dismantle Napoli’

Chelsea boss Sarri ‘wanted to dismantle Napoli’

Sarri spent three years at Napoli with president Aurelio de Laurentiis New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri wanted to “dismantle” Napoli’s team by taking players with him, says the Italian club’s president Aurelio de Laurentiis. Sarri has taken charge at Chelsea this summer after three seasons at Napoli, and midfielder Jorginho has also left the Serie […]

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