10:42 PM ET FC Dallas has locked up emerging 18-year-old star forward Ricardo Pepi with a five-year contract extension, the team announced on Tuesday. Pepi, who has been linked with a move to Serie A‘s Bologna, has eight goals in 14 appearances (nine starts) this season. – ESPN+: MLS chat and more on ESPN FC
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7:55 AM ET Gabriel Tan Toby Alderweireld has left Tottenham after six seasons with the Premier League outfit to join Qatari giants Al Duhail. The move was confirmed by all parties on Tuesday, with Alderweireld stating it had been “an honour” to play for the North London outfit. – Ranking Tottenham’s ‘Magnificent 7’ after Lamela
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4:08 PM ET Rob Dawson A stunning free kick from Riyad Mahrez helped a depleted Manchester City side beat Preston North End 2-0 in their first preseason friendly of the summer. Mahrez, one of only a handful of senior players available to Pep Guardiola following the European Championships and the Copa America, opened the scoring
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4:54 PM ET Two late goals saw Chelsea come back to beat Bournemouth in their first friendly of the preseason. Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images Chelsea came from a goal down to win their first friendly of preseason, beating AFC Bournemouth 2-1 at the Vitality Stadium on Tuesday. United States international Christian Pulisic started for
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2:56 PM ET KANSAS CITY — Patrick Mahomes added to the collection of sports franchises that he has a stake in by buying into the ownership group of MLS club Sporting Kansas City. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join Sporting Kansas City’s ownership team and strengthen my connection to the fans and the
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2:04 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United have confirmed on Tuesday that they have agreed a deal with Real Madrid for Raphael Varane. United are set to pay an initial €41 million for the defender with another €8.2m in add-ons. Madrid have agreed to cover a solidarity payment due to Varane’s previous club Lens. –
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10:30 AM ET Andrew Cesare Richardson Returning Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri said he expects “more responsibility” from Cristiano Ronaldo. Allegri returned to Juve two years after leaving his position, having been succeeded first by Maurizio Sarri and then Andrea Pirlo. – Don’t have ESPN? Get instant access Since Allegri’s departure in 2019, experienced players such
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7:53 AM ET United States Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan has said the quarterfinals is when the Olympic tournament really starts, after they qualified second in their group for the knockout stage. The USWNT played out a 0-0 draw against Australia on Tuesday to ensure that they finished second in Group G behind Sweden.
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5:52 AM ET United States Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan had a goal disallowed by VAR as Vlatko Andonovski’s side drew 0-0 with Australia in their final game of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics group stage. The result means that the USWNT qualifies in second position while Australia wait for later results to see if
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6:38 PM ET Ilaix Moriba shared some of the online racist abuse toward him. David Ramos/Getty Images Barcelona midfielder Ilaix Moriba has received racist abuse on social media as contract negotiations with the Catalan club drag on. Ilaix, 18, published a video on his TikTok account on Monday revealing a string of offensive messages that have
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9:16 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar have settled a number of long-running legal disputes out of court, the Catalan club have confirmed. Barca did not specify the details of the agreement, nor did they reveal which issues had remained unsettled prior to Monday’s agreement. – La Liga on
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8:38 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Tottenham have signed winger Bryan Gil from Sevilla on a five-year contract, the club announced on Monday. The transfer also sees Erik Lamela leave the north London club to join Sevilla on a three-year deal. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Don’t
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6:49 AM ET United States women’s national team (USWNT) midfielder Rose Lavelle has said that the loss against Sweden on the opening day of the Tokyo 2020 women’s soccer tournament was a blessing in disguise for the team. The USWNT were dismantled 3-0 by Sweden on July 21, snapping a 44-game unbeaten streak for Vlatko
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6:02 AM ET Adriana Garcia Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus for preseason training on Monday ahead of the 2021-22 campaign. The Portugal captain arrived at Juve’s Continassa sports complex at 8:30 a.m. CET and was later seen entering the club’s J-Medical centre located in Turin where flocks of fans waited to greet him ahead of undergoing
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