English Premier League

Tottenham set to sign Yves Bissouma in £25m transfer

Tottenham set to sign Yves Bissouma in £25m transfer

Tottenham are close to finalizing a £25 million deal for Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma, sources have told ESPN. The 25-year-old is expected to undergo a medical later this week as the finishing touches are put to a five-year contract which will see Bissouma become the club’s third summer signing after Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster. …

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Liverpool sign Darwin Nunez from Benfica for club-record fee

Liverpool make €100m move to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez

Liverpool have announced the signing of striker Darwin Nunez from Benfica in a deal worth up to €100 million that would break their transfer record. Benfica confirmed on Monday that an initial fee of €75m ($78.59m) had been agreed with Liverpool, with €25m in potential add-ons. – O’Hanlon: Why do Liverpool want to sign Nunez? …

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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah ‘shocked’ by 2021 Ballon d’Or position

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'shocked' by 2021 Ballon d'Or position

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has said he was “shocked” after finishing in seventh place in the 2021 Ballon D’Or ranking. Despite enjoying a stellar year with club and country, Salah missed out on the top three with Lionel Messi winning the prize for a record seventh time ahead of Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea’s …

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Why Premier League’s shift to five subs per game, like other major leagues, is a bad idea

Why Premier League's shift to five subs per game, like other major leagues, is a bad idea

The Premier League has finally approved the use of five substitutions per game, but will this ultimately hurt competitive balance? Visionhaus/Getty Images Somewhere in the slipstream of wider debates about the future of football, a conversation over the use of five substitutes in the Premier League has rumbled on for some time. English football has …

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Man City complete signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund

Man City complete signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund

Erling Haaland has completed his move to Premier League champions Manchester City from Borussia Dortmund, the club announced. The 21-year-old has put pen to paper on a five-year deal at the Etihad Stadium. – Dawson: The inside story of how Man City signed Haaland– Marcotti: Why Haaland is a perfect fit for Guardiola’s Man City– …

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Man United’s Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho have ‘a lot to do’ to make World Cup

Man United's Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho have 'a lot to do' to make World Cup

Manchester United stars Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford have not played for England since the Euro 2020 final last summer. Martin Rickett/PA Images via Getty Images England manager Gareth Southgate said the Manchester United players who are out of the national squad have a “lot to do” to get back into the frame for the …

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$12 min per match: IPL set to be No. 2 sports league

Jay Shah., BCCI, IPL

On the eve of the e-auction for Indian Premier League’s (IPL) five-year media rights, the Indian cricket board is bullish: currently at No. 4 behind National Football League (NFL), English Premier League (EPL), and Major League Baseball (MLB), in terms of “per match broadcasting fees” the board expects IPL to jump to the second spot. …

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Liverpool agree to sign Darwin Nunez in deal worth up to €100m

Liverpool agree to sign Darwin Nunez in deal worth up to €100m

Liverpool have completed the signing of Darwin Nunez from Benfica. Gualter Fatia/Getty Images Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Benfica forward Darwin Nunez in a transfer worth up to €100 million, sources have told ESPN. ESPN reported on Friday that both clubs were in advanced talks over a deal, and sources confirmed that Liverpool …

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Mohamed Salah wins PFA Player of the Year award; Cristiano Ronaldo named in Team of the Season

Mohamed Salah on Liverpool future

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year for the second time, while Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo was named in the Premier League Team of the Year, it was announced on Thursday. Salah finished joint top scorer alongside Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-Min with 23 goals. The Egypt …

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Premier League transfer window watch

Liverpool reject second Bayern Munich bid for Sadio Mane

The transfer window for the Premier League is now open, though a host of deals have already been agreed for July 1 — either as free transfers, or when the window opens for some of the other European leagues. Manchester City’s £51 million signing of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland — one of the best …

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