United States men's national team midfielder Tyler Boyd has signed a four-year deal with Turkish club Besiktas, the club announced on Monday.
Boyd, 24, was born in New Zealand before moving to California as a child. He returned to New Zealand at age 10 and played for that country's youth teams. He played for the All-Whites' senior squad but last made an appearance in 2014.
He made the one-time switch to represent the U.S. internationally earlier this year and debuted in a June friendly against Venezuela.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has reported his loan club, Besiktas, to FIFA having allegedly not received wages dating back four months.
FIFA told ESPN on Wednesday that they "have a received a claim from the player Loris Karius against the club Besiktas."
Earlier on Wednesday, German outlet Bild reported that Karius had taken legal action against the club on Feb. 20. The paper said that Besiktas have already missed one deadline which could result into a points deduction of or a potential...
Liverpool remain committed to Loris Karius' two-season loan deal with Besiktas, sources have told ESPN FC, but remain in constant contact with the goalkeeper amid claims by the Turkish club's coach Senol Gunes that "something is wrong" with the 25-year-old.
Besiktas manager Senol Gunes said he believes "something is wrong" with goalkeeper Loris Karius after he conceded a soft goal in a 3-2 win against Konyaspor at the Vodafone Park Stadium on Sunday night.
Karius could probably have done better in dealing with Omer Ali Sahiner's 20th-minute equaliser, the German keeper failing to make what should have been a routine save and conceding his 37th goal of the season in the process.
The 25-year-old was then heckled and jeered by his own fans for the remainder...