IFAB tell Premier League to get in line on VAR usage

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Football’s lawmaking body has urged the Premier League and other competitions to all follow the same rules on the involvement of video review (VAR) technology. The move comes after concern that the Premier League and Bundesliga in particular were applying different interpretations over the use of VAR than the ones handed out…

Alisson out ‘the next few weeks’ with calf injury

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson is set to be out “the next few weeks” with a calf injury he suffered in the Reds’ 4-1 victory over Norwich on Friday, according to manager Jurgen Klopp. “[It’s] not too cool. It’s a calf injury, which takes him obviously out for a while,” Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com on Monday. “I don’t want to…

Spurs agree deal for Betis midfielder Giovani lo Celso

Tottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign midfielder Giovani lo Celso. They hope to complete a deal for the 23-year-old Argentina international, who could cost close to £60m, before Thursday’s transfer deadline. Spurs are continuing talks with Fulham to sign 19-year-old left-back Ryan Sessegnon. But the club have ended their interest in Barcelona…

Man Utd sign Harry Maguire for world record £80m

Manchester United have signed England centre-back Harry Maguire from Leicester City for £80m – a world record fee for a defender. The 26-year-old has agreed a six-year contract at Old Trafford, with the option of a further year. The fee for Maguire eclipses the £75m Liverpool paid Southampton for Virgil van Dijk in January 2018.…

PSG sign Gueye from Everton for €32m

Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of midfielder Idrissa Gueye from Everton for a fee of around €32 million, which could increase through bonuses. “I’m immensely proud to sign for Paris Saint-Germain,” Gueye said. “After focussing on the AFCON with Senegal, I wanted to give a new boost to my club career by joining Paris Saint-Germain, one…