Everton sign €30m striker Beto — 5 years ago he worked part-time at KFC to help mum pay bills
Everton might finally solve their goal-scoring woes after signing Portuguese striker Beto for €30m from Udinese.It's been quite a ride for the 25-year-old who, at the onset of his career, had part-time shifts at KFC in between playing football just five years ago playing for União Tires.
Everton agree €30m deal for 10-goal striker from Serie A
Everton have had a sorry start to the new campaign and are tipped to be relegated by Christmas by some fans.However, if anyone cares to watch Everton they know that the Toffees are not that bad but their finishing, or rather lack thereof, lets them down.
Barca could loan out back-up striker and 2 more under-radar stories of the day
Man City buy Gundogan replacementChelsea's Mateo Kovacic has officially signed for Pep Guardiola's side.Barca could loan out back-up strikerUdinese want to loan Angel Alarcon with a buyout option, according to Ferran Correas.
Are Napoli ready to sell Man United-linked Osimhen after Serie A success? Answered
Victor Osimhen guided Napoli to their first Serie A title in over 30 years with their 1-1 draw against Udinese on Thursday.After the game, Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis was asked if the club are ready to sell the forward in the summer amid interest from clubs like Man United.
Tielemans 'on top' of Arteta's transfer list & 3 more under-radar Arsenal stories
Tielemans on top of Arteta's listThe manager sees him as a priority in terms of possible midfield signings but a move for him is yet to be made by Arsenal.Director Edu is more interested in signing Lucas Paqueta from Lyon and that could hinder Arteta's plans to land Tielemans.
Kepa close to Napoli loan & 3 more big stories you might've missed
Chelsea win another friendly vs UdineseIn the second training game in less than 24 hours, a heavily rotated Chelsea side defeated Udinese 2-0 thanks to goals from Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Hakim Ziyech.Kepa close to Napoli loanGianluca Di Marzio claims that the Blues' No.
Tuchel rates Sterling and Koulibaly in first Udinese friendly
After the first win over Udinese, Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel was asked to rate the performances of two newcomers, Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly."[Sterling] had chances, very heavily involved in other chances, it was a good performance," the boss told Chelsea TV.
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'He's cooking', 'MOTM by some distance': fans react to Loftus-Cheek's display on the right vs Udinese
Ruben Loftus-Cheek was one of the standouts in Chelsea's second win over Udinese - and not just for the fact that he opened the score.The Chelsea academy graduate played an unusual if familiar role as the right wing-back and showed plenty of positives.
'Gives us a different forward profile': Fan tweets on Broja go viral after performance against Udinese
Armando Broja started up front for Chelsea as they beat Udinese 2-0. While he did not score, the striker was active in the final third and his movement saw him getting a couple of good goalscoring chances.
Full time, Chelsea 2-0 Udinese: LIVE updates, stats, reactions and ratings of training game
Full-time: Chelsea 2-0 UdineseSummaryIt was a great training game for some backup players as Chelsea dominated most of the game and ended up beating Udinese comfortably 2-0.Kovacic was the standout player for the Blues but Loftus-Cheek, Chilwell and Gallagher were impressive too.
Chelsea defeat Udinese in friendly & 3 more big stories you might've missed
Chelsea defeat Udinese in friendlyThe Blues won 3-1 thanks to goals from N'Golo Kante, Raheem Sterling and Mason Mount.Real Madrid enquire about BrojaAs per Nizaar Kinsella, Real are looking for a Karim Benzema back-up, but no bid has been made yet.
Udinese 1-3 Chelsea: LIVE updates, reactions, stats, ratings
✍ Post-match ratings are coming up shortly, and here's a brief summary of what we've just seen.Chelsea had a lot more of the ball and used it to their advantage in the first half, scoring twice - and that felt too few considering the number of chances they had.
Arsenal next: Date and time of Chelsea's final pre-season friendlies
Chelsea kicked off their pre-season with a win against Club Almeria and then lost the next game in a penalty shoot-out against Charlotte FC. The Blues have two more games remaining - here are the dates and times for these friendlies:vs Arsenal, Florida Cup final - Sunday, July 24 (1:00 AM BST)vs Udinese - Friday, July 29 (8:00 PM BST)After the Udinese game, there will be a week's break before the Premier League starts, with Chelsea set to face Everton on August 6.
Barca add another right-back to wishlist as Azpilicueta move deemed difficult (reliability: 4 stars)
Cesar Azpilicueta is Barcelona's priority to reinforce the right-back spot, but with Chelsea likely to make the move difficult, club director Mateu Alemany has started looking for alternatives.According to Italian outlet Tuttosport, the Catalans have entered the race for Udinese right-back Nahuel Molina.
'I will kill you': Juventus boss Allegri's explosive warning to Adrien Rabiot revealed
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri made sure his midfielder Adrien Rabiot did not give away possession in his side’s 2-0 win over Udinese with an interesting warning. The Italian got very angry at one point and was heard saying: “Don’t take a risk… If you lose that ball, I will kill you!”Because only 5,000 spectators were allowed at Juve’s stadium for the game, the coach’s messages could be heard easily and Allegri wasn’t shy of expressing his emotions to Rabiot.
Tottenham Hotspur emerges as 'possible future destination' for Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is looking to leave Juventus before the end of the summer transfer window, Italian outlet SportItalia claims.The CEO of the outlet claims that the cycle of the Portuguese star with the Bianconeri is now over after he was benched for Juve’s Serie A opener against Udinese.
Cristiano Ronaldo took shirt off to celebrate goal, got yellow card, then goal was disallowed
Cristiano Ronaldo had a bit of an embarrassing moment after he thought to have scored the winner for Juventus in their Serie A campaign opener against Udinese. With the game stuck at 2-2 in added time, Ronaldo rose highest to score a powerful header in the 95th minute.
'100% will stay': Juve vice-president denies Ronaldo exit rumours
Juventus vice president Pavel Nedved has dismissed the rumours of Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to leave the Serie A giants.Commenting on Ronaldo's request to stay benched against Udinese, Nedved told DAZN: "We’ve decided together with Ronaldo.
NEW: Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Turin, requests to be benched by Juve (Fabrizio Romano)
Cristiano Ronaldo has specifically requested to be put on the bench in Juventus' clash against Udinese on Sunday, according to Fabrizio Romano. The superstar intends to take some time as he looks to sort out his future with the Turin giant in the coming days.
Bruno Fernandes reveals why he 'suffered alone' during Portugal's Euro win in 2016
When asked how he reacted to Portugal winning the Euro in 2016, Bruno Fernandes told the official UEFA website: "I was at Udinese, at a hotel during our pre-season training camp with two or three French players. "They watched the game in the meeting room, because there's usually a bigger screen there.
Odegaard & 5 other playmakers Arsenal could turn to as Buendia heads to Villa
Emiliano Buendia to Aston Villa is a done deal, multiple top sources including the BBC and David Ornstein confirmed.While this leaves many Arsenal fans frustrated, there are many other options left for the Gunners in the market.