3:53 AM ET Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Richarlison from Everton, it was announced on Friday. Sources told ESPN on Thursday that Spurs were closing in on signing the Brazilian striker for a club-record fee in the region of £60 million. ESPN also reported that Spurs are likely to pay an initial £50m
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12:41 AM ET Sixteen-year-old Serge Ngoma became the youngest goal-scorer this MLS season, netting the winner in the 89th minute as the New York Red Bulls rallied late for a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Thursday night in Harrison, N.J. Ngoma, playing in his fourth MLS game, entered the game in the 69th minute
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1:54 PM ET England will enter next week’s Euro 2022 opener on a six-game win-streak. Adam Pretty/Getty Images England claimed a comfortable 4-0 win over Switzerland on Thursday as they played their final warm-up match before beginning their Euro 2022 campaign next week. England have now won their last six games in all competitions as they
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5:05 PM ET Adriana Garcia Paris Saint-Germain have signed the highly-rated Portugal midfielder Vitor Ferreira “Vitinha” from Porto, the French champions announced on Thursday. PSG triggered the player’s €40m release clause to see off competition from Premier League clubs and land the 22-year-old. Vitinha, 22, has put pen to paper on a five-year deal. –
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4:24 PM ET FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, will receive an additional $92 million in compensation for losses sustained in global soccer corruption schemes, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday. In August, the department said FIFA was going to receive $201 million in compensation for the losses. The money was seized from the bank accounts
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12:01 PM ET Associated Press Jordan Pefok is in contention for a place on the United States men’s national team roster for the 2022 World Cup. Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Union Berlin has signed American forward Jordan Pefok to spearhead its fourth season in the Bundesliga and second in European soccer. The 26-year-old Pefok,
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7:11 AM ET Adriana Garcia Ernesto Valverde is Athletic Club’s longest-serving manager following two previous spells at the club. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images Former Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has returned to Athletic Club for a third spell as coach, the LaLiga side announced on Thursday. Valverde, 58, had been out of a job since being
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6:24 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have made a third bid worth more than €40 million for striker Robert Lewandowski but have received no response from Bayern Munich, sources have told ESPN. Lewandowski, 33, said in May that his “story at Bayern is over” and wishes to leave the club he enters the
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4:24 AM ET Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on signing Everton forward Richarlison for what is expected to be a club-record fee in the region of £60 million, sources have told ESPN. The Brazil international is set to agree terms on a five-year deal and a formal announcement could be made within the next 48
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5:26 AM ET Adriana Garcia Thiago Silva believes Brazil teammate Neymar should join him at Chelsea this summer. Uncertainty over Neymar’s future at Paris Saint-Germain has grown in recent weeks, with reports claiming that the French giants are willing to sell him in this transfer window. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)–
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7:41 PM ET Three Boca Juniors fans were arrested for racist insults during their Copa Libertadores match against Corinthians on Tuesday. Getty Images Three supporters of Argentine side Boca Juniors were arrested for making racist insults after their 0-0 draw away to Brazil’s Corinthians in the Copa Libertadores, the Public Security Department of Sao Paulo said
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4:46 PM ET Associated Press Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo stands with the Scudetto, awarded to the league’s winner each season. Getty Images Starting next season, the Serie A title will be decided by a playoff if the top two teams finish with the same number of points. The Italian football federation announced the rule
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6:05 PM ET Associated Press Cristiano Ronaldo is asking a U.S. judge to order a woman’s lawyer to pay the international soccer star more than $626,000 after claiming in a failed lawsuit seeking millions of dollars that Ronaldo raped the woman in Las Vegas nearly a decade earlier. In a bluntly worded court document, Ronaldo’s
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2:08 PM ET Romelu Lukaku has completed a stunning return to Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea, the Serie A club announced on Wednesday. Lukaku, 29, endured a tough 2021-22 season following his €115 million move to Stamford Bridge from Inter last summer, scoring eight goals in 26 Premier League appearances. – Preseason schedule: When,
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