Category: International Sports

Everton sign Lukaku for £28m

Everton sign Lukaku for £28m

Everton had to overcome a late paperwork scare to finalise the signature of Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku for a club record fee of £28 million. The 21-year-old was set to be announced at 7pm on Wednesday evening but after all administration issues were cleared up, manager Roberto Martinez and his new acquisition were introduced to [&hellip

Liverpool sign Divock Origi

Liverpool sign Divock Origi

​Liverpool have signed Belgium striker Divock Origi from Lille for a fee of £10 million. Sky sources understand Liverpool wanted the 19-year-old to join them immediately but Lille insisted the player return to the French club on loan for another season. Origi, who played for Belgium at the World Cup in Brazil, has scored six [&hellip

Arsenal close to Chambers deal

Arsenal close to Chambers deal

Arsenal are close to signing Southampton defender Calum Chambers for £16m, according to Sky sources. The England U21 international has already had a medical and is set to become Arsenal’s second new right-back of the summer following the signing of Mathieu Debuchy. Chambers can also play at centre-half, where Arsene Wenger is looking to add [&hellip

Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea

Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea

​Striker Didier Drogba has re-signed for Chelsea on a one-year deal. The Ivorian, 36, won 10 trophies at Chelsea from 2004 to 2012 and was a free agent after leaving Galatasaray. Manager Jose Mourinho  had earlier said the forward “belongs” at Stamford Bridge – but that any deal would be made “in a non-emotional way”. Drogba [&hellip

Dunga named as Brazil Coach

Dunga named as Brazil Coach

​Brazil have named former player Dunga as their new coach for the second time. Dunga was the captain of Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning team and coached the national team from 2006 to 2010. “I am immensely happy to be back,” said the 50-year-old, who was the favourite to land the job. Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe [&hellip

Real finish signing top scorer Rodríguez

Real finish signing top scorer Rodríguez

Real Madrid have finished signing 2014 World Cup’s Golden Boot-winner James David Rodríguez Rubio from AS Monaco. Real announced the completion of the process on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Colombian, who scored six times for his side during the tournament, was thus contracted by the whites for a six-year span. Real will reportedly pay AS Monaco [&hellip

Gerrard quits England duty

Gerrard quits England duty

England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football. The Liverpool midfielder quits as his country’s third-most capped player having made 114 appearances over a 14-year international career. Gerrard delayed a decision on his future in the immediate aftermath of this summer’s World Cup, but a substitute’s appearance in a 0-0 draw with [&hellip

Ferdinand completes move to QPR

Ferdinand completes move to QPR

​Ex-England defender Rio Ferdinand has joined Queens Park Rangers as a free agent after leaving Manchester United. The 35-year-old held talks with manager Harry Redknapp earlier this week following his return from Brazil, where he was as an analyst for BBC Sport. Ferdinand, who previously played under Redknapp at West Ham, has signed a one-year [&hellip

Demba Ba to join Besiktas

Demba Ba to join Besiktas

Chelsea striker Demba Ba has confirmed he is on the cusp of joining Turkish giants Besiktas. The Senegal international will become the second forward to leave the club this summer, following the departure of Samuel Eto’o, as Jose Mourinho revamps his striking force. The 29-year-old revealed his excitement at the prospect of the reported £8m [&hellip

Van Gaal set to face media

Van Gaal set to face media

​Louis van Gaal will take his first full training session with the Manchester United players today before facing the media at around 3pm this afternoon. The Dutchman flew into the country on Wednesday and travelled straight to the club’s Carrington training complex to meet members of the squad not still on a post-World Cup break. [&hellip