GUARDIAN – Liverpool set to complete £3.5m deal for Charlton teenage defender Joe Gomez

• 18-year-old defender scheduled to undergo medical on Friday • Deal will be Liverpool’s fourth of the summer after Milner, Ings and BogdanLiverpool hope to finalise a deal for the Charlton teenager Joe Gomez later this week with the 18-year-old scheduled to undergo a medical on Friday.It is understood that Liverpool have triggered a £3.5m release clause in the England Under-19 international defender’s contract, and he will now meet club officials on Merseyside. Related: Ings and Milner look a better fit for Liverpool than the 2014 vintage Continue reading…

GUARDIAN – Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri reflects on Heysel stadium disaster, and says ‘football has to get better’ – video

Speaking on Friday on the 30th anniversary of the Heysel stadium disaster in which 39 fans were killed during a clash between Liverpool and Juventus when a wall collapsed, Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri says it was a ‘black page’ in football history. He calls for all involved in the sport to ‘get better’ at fostering a peaceful environment during matches Continue reading…