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Richarlison: Everton sign Brazilian from Watford for £50m

Everton have signed Brazilian winger Richarlison from fellow Premier League side Watford in a potential £50m deal on a five-year deal. Everton are believed to have paid an initial £35m for the 21-year-old, with further clauses taking it to £50m. ...

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'We have the highest ambitions, 100%' – Liverpool boss Klopp says 'next step' is trophies

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his team’s “next step” is to win trophies but he “cannot give guarantees”. The Reds have spent nearly £250m – including record fees for a defender and keeper – in the past 12 months but ...

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German FA 'emphatically rejects' Ozil's racism allegation

Germany’s football association (DFB) has “emphatically rejected” allegations of racism from Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, but says it could have done more to protect him from abuse. Ozil, 29, said he no longer wants to play for Germany, citing “racism and ...

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Dortmund come from behind to beat Liverpool in North Carolina

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Neymar was in 'mourning' after World Cup exit

Brazil forward Neymar said he “didn’t want to see a ball” or watch any of the remaining World Cup matches after his side’s quarter-final defeat by Belgium. “I was in mourning, I was really sad, but sadness passes,” the Paris ...

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Klopp 'does not care' about being called a hypocrite for spending

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp “doesn’t care” about allegations of hypocrisy over his transfer spending. After Paul Pogba’s £89m move to Manchester United in 2016, Klopp said he would quit football if such fees became commonplace. The £66.8m signing of goalkeeper ...

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Richarlison: Everton close to agreeing deal worth up to £50m for Watford forward

Everton are close to signing Watford’s Brazilian forward Richarlison in a deal that could eventually be worth £50m. He signed a five-year deal with the Hornets in August 2017, arriving from Fluminense for £11.5m after starring in the Under-20 World ...

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Roma fined as owner Pallotta gets three-month Uefa match ban

Roma owner James Pallotta has been banned from attending any Uefa game for three months – and his club fined 19,000 euros (£17,025) – after their Champions League defeat by Liverpool. Pallotta was sanctioned for calling the match officiating an ...

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'He can become the one above the stars' – Ibrahimovic on Pogba, Rooney and leaving Man Utd

Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United’s World Cup winner Paul Pogba can be “above the stars” and on a level with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, says former Old Trafford team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Ibrahimovic, 36, joined ...

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