ESPN – Gomez and Roberts poised for future Premier League success

Joe Gomez made 21 appearances in the Championship last season with Charlton. Joe Gomez and Patrick Roberts have both been in the news over the last week or so. Gomez completed his move from Charlton Athletic to Liverpool for an initial £3.5 million on Saturday, while Roberts has been strongly linked with a £10 million move to Manchester City. Here, we assess the future prospects of these two England Under-19 internationals. Joe Gomez, 18, Central Defender Gomez came up through the ranks at Charlton Athletic and first received nationwide attention due to a…

GUARDIAN – Manchester City ponder fresh Raheem Sterling bid after Liverpool reject £40m

• If met, Liverpool’s £50m valuation would mean record fee for City• City also have £5m offer for Fulham’s Patrick Roberts rejectedManchester City are contemplating whether to make a third offer for Raheem Sterling and may have to make him the most expensive signing of the Abu Dhabi era after another unsuccessful attempt to persuade Liverpool to sell the England international, this time with a financial package of £40m.City’s second bid comprised an initial £35m plus another £5m in potential add-ons and was a £10m increase on their initial offer last week, signifying the club’s determination to avoid what is already a sensitive issue at Anfield from dragging on all summer. Continue reading…