Gonzalez: Bradley and Altidore convinced me to join Toronto FC
Omar Gonzalez has said Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore helped convinced him to join Toronto FC.
The 30-year-old defender signed with the MLS side on Monday, joining up with his fellow U.S. national team compatriots in Canada.
Gonzalez won MLS Cup three times with the LA Galaxy prior to his move to Pachuca in January 2016, and had been in Liga MX since that transfer.
Maradona: I'm the man to fix Man Utd
Diego Maradona has said that he is the man to fix Manchester United, tipping himself to take over as manager.
The Argentine legend is currently managing Dorados in Mexico's second division, having fallen short of promotion in two straight seasons.
Lyon deny agreement with Madrid for Mendy
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L’Olympique Lyonnais dément un accord avec le Real Madrid pour un éventuel transfert de son défenseur international Ferland Mendy, contrairement à ce qui peut être relayé par certains médias. pic.twitter.com/VosYPMegPc
The club took to their official Twitter account to make the statement, amid reports the 23-year-old was undergoing a medical with Madrid.
Juventus director: We'll discuss Pogba with new coach
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has said he will discuss a possible transfer for Paul Pogba with the club's new coach.
Manchester United midfielder Pogba has been linked with a move back to Juve, where he starred from 2012 to 2016.
But before any transfer business is done, Juve must find a replacement after parting ways with Massimiliano Allegri.
Rodriguez could leave West Brom for £5m
The striker scored 22 goals for the Baggies in 2018-19, but the club fell just short of promotion to the Premier League when it lost in the playoffs to Aston Villa.
Due to the club's failure to secure promotion Rodriguez could now leave for a reduced rate, with Burnley, Bournemouth and Leicester interested.
Rodrigo fuels City rumours by asking Atletico for 'space'
The 22-year-old midfielder is said to be high on Pep Guardiola's wish list as the club looks for a long-term replacement for Fernandinho.
Rodrigo has a reported €70 million (£62m/$79m) release clause in his Atleti contract.
Ajax sign three youth players
Ajax have announced the signing of three youth players: Ar'jany Martha, Steven van der Sloot and Tunahan Tasci.
Martha, a 15-year-old attacker, joins from Sparta Rotterdam while Van der Sloot, a16-year-old defender, arrives from Feyenoord.
Tasci, a 17-year-old striker from Tunisia, joins from the NEC Nijmegen academy.
Ronaldo gives green light to Sarri
Ronaldo is excited by the possibility of playing in Sarri's attacking system, believing it will allow him to continue excelling.
Barca consider Semedo sale
City set to loan Steffen to Fortuna Dusseldorf
The goalkeeper was sold to the Premier League side in January but has remained with the Columbus Crew this season.
Steffen is widely expected to be the U.S. national team's starting goalkeeper throughout this summer's Gold Cup.
Jagielka set to leave Everton
Phil Jagielka will leave Everton this summer after spending the last 12 years with the club.
The defender made 386 appearances for the Toffees, but featured just seven times in the Premier League this season.
Liverpool interested in De Ligt
The Reds will compete with Barcelona and Manchester United to sign the Ajax defender.
Emery wants summer overhaul of Arsenal defence
Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal and Shkodran Mustafi could follow Stephan Lichsteiner out of Arsenal as Unai Emery targets a defensive rebuild.
The manager is looking to clear the decks in defence to fund some new arrivals, including potential moves for William Saliba, Samuel Umtiti and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Piscane signs new deal with Cagliari
The defender has been with Cagliari since 2015 and has made 114 appearances for the club.
Pisacane did not play in Serie A until the age of 30, but helped the club achieve promotion to the top flight in 2016.
Liverpool confirm Sturridge and Moreno departures
'It would be a shame to see Lampard leave Derby'
Derby captain Richard Keogh says it would be a shame to see manager Frank Lampard leave amid links to the Chelsea job.
Keough says he is not surprised by reports linking Lampard to his former club given his achievements this season, but the Republic of Ireland international says he hopes Lampard stays on for another season.
Xeka agrees to new Lille deal
The Portuguese midfielder had two goals in 27 matches for the club this season as Lille secured Champions League football by finishing second in the league.
" I feel good at LOSC, I really like this club, this city, this region. I am happy to extend with this great club," he said.
"We still have a lot to live together in the future. I will continue here. I am here and I have a lot of ambition with LOSC. I have a good relationship with the club and management. This extension also shows that the LOSC has confidence in me."
Benfica reject Napoli's Grimaldo offer
The Italian club offered €25 million ($28 million/£22.6 million) plus Mario Rui for the Spanish defender, but the Portuguese club have a higher valuation of the fullback.
Rui and Elseid Hysaj set to depart Napoli this summer, leaving the club in the market for fullbacks.
Shaqiri expecting to stay at Liverpool
The Swiss star signed from Stoke City last summer on a long-term deal, and he says he intends to play out that deal for as long as possible.
Parma want Portuguese veteran Fernandes
The former Everton, Valencia and Besiktas midfielder was released at the end of the season by Lokomotiv Moscow, concluding a successful five-year spell which brought one Russian Premier League title and three Russian Cups.
Klopp could take Liverpool sabbatical - in 2022
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp could take a leaf out of Pep Guardiola's book and take a sabbatical from the game - but not for another three years.
According to ESPN, he may be keen to take time out at the end of his current contract in 2022, though Liverpool remain keen to tie him down to a longer deal.
Liverpool bosses are now likely to be more tentative in their offer of a new deal, as they are keen not to put pressure on their enigmatic manager.
Stuani to decide between Barcelona and Nottingham Forest
The Uruguay international, formerly of Middlesbrough, has scored 40 La Liga goals in his last two seasons but is available for just €7 million (£6.2m) following Girona's relegation. Barcelona and Nottingham Forest are among the clubs to have been linked with him.
"I will try to make a very consensual decision to find the best in each moment for me and my family," he told Catalunya Radio. "So we'll see how the next few weeks will go."
Wantaway Malinovskyi puts Sporting on alert
"I'm now 26 years old, it's the age when you need to take a step forward and try a stronger championship," he said. "After three years in Belgium, I think I'm ready for that."
Sporting are thought to be preparing a €10 million (£8.7m) bid.
James won't return to Bayern Munich
James wants out of Bayern
Bayern could have made his loan move permanent for €42 million (£37m), but now will not take up that option. Now 27, it is thought his future still lies away from Madrid.
Basel sign defender Alderete
Basel have announced the signing of 22-year-old Paraguayan defender Omar Alderete from Huracan on a four-year contract.
"I am happy and proud that I can take this important step in my career," said Alderete. "I want to do my part to win more titles with Basel and to play in Europe."
Billionaire Commisso set to buy Fiorentina
The Italian-American businessman met with current owners Diego and Andrea Della Valle in Milan on Tuesday to negotiate, and the takeover is expected to go ahead.
Commisso, 69, is the founder and owner of US cable television company Mediacom, and is estimated to be worth some $4.7 billion (£3.7bn/€4.2bn).
Burnley chase Boro defender Fry
Sean Dyche is keen to take a second Boro academy product in the space of two seasons after buying Ben Gibson last summer, but Fry is seen as an important part of Boro's future, whoever takes charge at the club.
But with the Teesside club keen to offload their high earners, a sizeable bid could convince them to rethink their position on the 21-year-old.
Schalke make Dost enquiry
Partey's father says midfielder wants to play in England
Speaking to Ghanaian radio station Enigye FM, Partey Sr. said: "I told him to go ahead in his career. If they do not value you where you are now, they can value you somewhere else. And that's why he would like to move to England if he has the opportunity."
Chiesa flattered by Juve, Inter interest
“Interest from other clubs is nice,” he said at Italy’s training camp. “I’ve heard the news, but I’m focused on the national team. I’ve put my phone in airplane mode."
Chiesa has made 100 league appearances for Fiorentina, scoring 15 goals. He made his senior Italy debut last year and has 11 caps, but is expected to play at the European Under-21 Championship this summer.
City and Madrid interested in Japanese starlet
Currently at FC Tokyo, Kubo has been nicknamed the 'Japanese Messi', though he is yet to make his senior international debut.
'Real or Barca the next stepping stone for Sterling'
The ex-England international has told talkSPORT: "If he continues to have the success he’s having at Manchester City, then you could see a team like Real Madrid or Barcelona being the next stepping stone for him."
Sarri wants Romagnoli at Juve
Trippier wants to 'stay in England'
‘Liverpool need a Fernandinho, and Firmino alternative’
The former Reds striker has told The Mirror: "On the pitch, Klopp needs a midfielder who, like Fernandinho at City, will function at 9.8/10 over a season and a striker who will challenge Roberto Firmino on a regular basis, as well as a couple more to flesh out the squad."
Arnautovic on Inter's radar
Ajax snub Roma approach for Ten Hag
Jovic makes €70m Real Madrid move
Madrid complete Jovic signing
The Serbia international is believed to have made his way to the Santiago Bernabeu as part of a €70 million (£62m/$79m) deal.
‘Arsenal need to bring in De Rossi’
A 35-year-old performer who has graced the very top of the game has just become available as a free agent.
Meunier open to move
Thomas Meunier will consider becoming a free agent next year if Paris Saint-Germain rebuff the "dozen" clubs that have made contact since January.
Where will James end up?
Derby will demand £4m for Lampard
Arsenal to snub offers for Aubameyang
The Gunners striker is reported to be the subject of interest from Asia, with a lucrative contract set to be put to him.
Those at Emirates Stadium have no intention of selling, though, and will do all they can to keep a prolific presence in north London.
Dzeko to replace Icardi at Inter?
With Mauro Icardi expected to be on his way out of the club having been stripped of the captaincy earlier this year, Conte is keen to add to his ranks and had previously tried to sign Dzeko will manager of Chelsea.
Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku was another reported target, but he may be too expensive for Inter - unless they can bring in a big fee for Icardi.
Napoli close on Grimaldo swap deal
It is reported that they will pay €25 million for Grimaldo, with Portuguese left-back Mario Rui going in the other direction.
Grimaldo came through the youth ranks at Valencia before moving to Barcelona at the age of 12, though he never played for the first team at Camp Nou. He impressed at Benfica this season, and was named in UEFA's Squad of the Season for the Europa League.
Inter 'agree terms' with Barella
New manager Antonio Conte has turned his attention to Barella after being priced out of a move for Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek - but there is still work to be done on the deal.
Inter's are prepared to offer €35 million (£31m) for Barella, but Cagliari are thought to be holding out for at least €45 million (£40m) for the 22-year-old, who has made five Italy appearances since his international debut last year.
Bayer rule out Havertz sale
Kai Havertz is one of Europe's most wanted talents, but he won't be leaving Bayer Leverkusen this summer.
But a club source has ruled out any departure for the player, who is under contract until 2022.
Sevilla announce Lopetegui appointment
Lopetegui takes Sevilla post
Sevilla have announced the appointment of 52-year-old Julen Lopetegui as manager on a three-year contract.
City expect Silva to stay
With Kevin de Bruyne returning to full fitness and the rise of Bernardo Silva, there had been some speculation that the Spaniard, 33, could be on his way out of the Etihad.
But City are hopeful he will see out his contract, which expires in 2020. Pep Guardiola is also keen to keep hold of Ilkay Gundogan, Danilo, Fabian Delph and Leroy Sane, all of whom have been linked with moves away.
Britain's richest man looks to buy Nice
British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe is interested in purchasing Ligue Un side Nice, according to Nice Matin.
Worth £21 billion, Ratcliffe is Britain's richest man - and he has also shown some interest in buying Chelsea.
Now, he is reported to have had a bid of £90 million (€101m) for Nice accepted by the club, who are managed by Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira.
Matheus Pereira 'available for €10 million'
United must match €150 million Koulibaly release clause
United are thought to be ready to pay around €95 million (£85m) for the 27-year-old, with Real Madrid also thought to be interested in the player.
But chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is unwilling to budge - any club that wants him will have to pay the full price.
Albiol wants Valencia return
Napoli are keen on Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno, meanwhile, but any move for the forward would be a separate transfer rather than a swap deal.
Rodri ready to make City call
Klopp shuts down Bayern rumours
After landing Champions League glory with the Reds, a return to his homeland has been mooted - with Franz Beckenbauer leading the calls.
Sarri to stay at Chelsea?
Real Madrid to snap up Mendy
Suarez wanted by Beckham in Miami
Arsenal face Aubameyang fight from Asia
Gunners striker has lucrative offer from China
Shanghai SIPG are said to have put an offer to the Gabonese striker that is worth £300,000-a-week.
What next for Griezmann?
PSG will not part with Neymar
'Guardiola won't leave Manchester City'
Maurizio Sarri appears to be the favourite for the job, but Guardiola has been linked as well, although the former defender says there's no way he accepts.
Nine senior players leave Derby
Efe Ambrose, Alex Pearce, Ashley Cole, David Nugent, Marcus Olsson have not been offered new deals and will leave for free upon the expiry of their contracts, but talks are ongoing with midfielder Craig Bryson.
Meanwhile, Fikyao Tomori, Harry Wilson, Mason Mount and Andy King will all return to their parent clubs following the conclusion of their loan spells.
'Joao Felix reminds me of Griezmann'
Porto interested in Pinamonti
The striker, 20, spent the season on loan with Frosinoine and has caught the eye of Porto in particular, who would like a loan deal with an obligation to buy at €18m (£16m/$20m).
However, Inter will not even consider less than €20m (£18m/$22.5m) for a player who has courted interest from Ajax and multiple Italian outfits.
Leeds should consider cashing in on Jansson
Ronaldo wants Rodriguez at Juve
The Colombian attacking midfielder has spent two years on loan with Bayern Munich, but the Bundesliga champions are not likely to exercise the purchase option in his deal, leaving him in need of a new club, with no future at parent club Real Madrid.
Rodriguez scored seven goals and registered four assists in 20 Bundesliga appearances this season.
Everton to appoint Boa Morte as assistant manager
Silva's long-serving right-hand man Joao Pedro Sousa has departed Merseyside to take on the head coaching role at Portuguese side Famalicao.
Boa Morte has had spells coaching in Sporting's youth set-up and at Portuguese third-tier side Sintrense.
Salvio set to join Boca Juniors
The 29-year-old winger wants to return to his homeland after featuring primarily as a substitute this season.
He still has three years left on his contract, however, but negotiations have commenced between the two clubs.
Cardiff reject Villa's £8m Etheridge bid
Despite the Bluebirds' relegation, the club feel they can retain their star shot-stopper unless a far more substantial bid for his services is made.
The 29-year-old kept 10 clean sheets in a difficult Premier League season and was one of the Welsh side's star performers, but ultimately was unable to prevent their drop back to the Championship.
Juve want Pogba return
The Bianconeri want to bring the central midfielder back to Turin.
The Serie A side have approached the Frenchman's agent, Mino Raiola, and are preparing a bid for the midfielder.
Pogba joined United from Juventus for a club-record £89m in 2016 but has divided opinion over the past three seasons and initially looked set to join Real Madrid.