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Everton close on Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gueye - sources

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti says Everton are holding out for Man City to meet their asking price for John Stones.

Everton are on the verge of signing Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gueye with the player undergoing a medical, sources close to the club have told ESPN FC.

Everton have triggered Gueye's £7.1 million release clause and the Senegal international has been given permission to travel to Merseyside for talks and a medical.

Gueye was one of the few bright lights at Villa last season as they suffered relegation from the Premier League. He joined Villa last summer from Lille and scored one goal in...

Ex-Newcastle defender Steven Taylor set to join Portland Timbers - sources

Steven Taylor made 215 league appearances for Newcastle.

Portland Timbers are set to secure the signing of former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.

Taylor is a free agent after ending his 21-year association with Newcastle earlier this summer when his contract expired.

The 30-year-old had been linked with a move to Turkish side Fenebahce but Portland Timbers have moved quickly to bring him to America.

Taylor has held talks and undergone a medical with the reigning MLS Cup champions and he is expected...

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Lionel Messi should help choose Argentina coach - Riquelme

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is happy at the club and has no intention of leaving for the Argentina job.
ESPN FC's Paul Mariner thinks it would be wise for Diego Simeone to dedicate all his time to coaching Atletico Madrid.
The ESPN FC panel discuss Diego Maradona's comments that he would 'coach Argentina for free'.

Lionel Messi should be consulted in the search for a new Argentina national team coach, says former Argentina attacking midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme.

Argentina are currently looking to appoint a replacement for Gerardo Martino, who stepped down after the team's penalty shootout defeat to Chile in this summer's Copa America Centenario final in the United States.

The situation is complicated by ongoing institutional chaos in Argentine football, and allegations of misappropriation of AFA funds, with...

Barcelona's Andre Gomes deal won't lead to extra sales - financial VP

Andre Gomes expresses his excitement about his move to Barcelona.
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop says Javier Mascherano's contract extension with Barcelona was huge for the club.
Neymar compared his influence on Brazil's Olympic team to that of Lionel Messi at Barcelona.

Barcelona's financial vice-president Susana Monje says the club's record revenues mean they do not have to sell extra players this summer despite going beyond their planned budget to sign Andre Gomes from Valencia this week.

Barca began the summer with a planned transfer budget of around €60 million, and moved quickly to bring in midfielder Denis Suarez and defenders Samuel Umtiti and Lucas Digne, for a combined total outlay of €45 million, while sporting director Robert Fernandez is...

Pep Guardiola wanted Thomas Tuchel as Bayern Munich successor - Reschke

Thomas Tuchel's Dortmund finished runners-up to Pep Guardiola's Bayern in the Bundesliga and DFB Pokal last season.

Bayern Munich technical director Michael Reschke has revealed that Pep Guardiola wanted Thomas Tuchel to be his successor at the Allianz Arena.

Borussia Dortmund boss Tuchel had been on an enforced year-long break from football at that stage as Mainz had refused to release him from the final year of his contract after he opted to step down.

Reschke, who joined Bayern in 2014, organised a meeting between Guardiola and Tuchel in Munich's Schumann's restaurant in December that year.

He told 11 Freunde...

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong on trial at Sporting KC

Dom Dwyer and Sporting Kansas City made easy work of the struggling Sounders with a dominant home win.

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong is on trial at MLS club Sporting Kansas City as he tries to revive his career.

Frimpong has been without a club since leaving Russian side Ufa in April following a three-year stint and, according to the official MLS website, he began a trial at Kansas City on July 27.

Sporting KC manager Peter Vermes told SB Nation said the club wants to assess the Ghana international's fitness before making a decision about whether to sign him.

"We are trying to look...