LIVERPOOL -- Everton boss Roberto Martinez has refused to rule out a move for defender Ron Vlaar if he can prove his fitness.
Netherlands international Vlaar, 30, is a free agent after leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season but is recovering from knee surgery.
Vlaar is training with his former club AZ, in Alkmaar, as he bids to regain full fitness, and hopes to be ready to resume playing before the end of December.
De eerste stappen van @RonVlaar4 op het trainingsveld voor het AFAS Stadion....
Former U.S. national team veteran Earnie Stewart will take over in January as sporting director for the Philadelphia Union, the club announced on Monday.
Stewart, who is currently the director of football affairs at Dutch Eredivisie club AZ Alkmaar, will oversee and guide all Union technical and football-related decisions, "working closely with the Union first team, USL team and youth academy," the club said.
The three-time World Cup veteran guided AZ Alkmaar to Europa League qualification for the...