Scouting Spotlight profiles players across Europe who have caught the eye. This week, Ryan Sessegnon is Fulham's answer to Gareth Bale, Germany are excited about young full-back Benjamin Henrichs and Morocco's dead-ball king Zakaria Labyad gets attention.
Benjamin Henrichs -- Bayer Leverkusen
Despite Leverkusen's struggles in the Bundesliga last year, Henrichs enjoyed an impressive breakthrough campaign that saw him selected for Germany's Confederations Cup triumph. Injuries have interrupted...
The U.S. Soccer Federation and president Sunil Gulati face an antitrust complaint filed with the Department of Justice by an attorney working on behalf of Oregon-based youth club Westside Timbers.
The allegations from attorney Cory Roth are the latest salvos in an ongoing effort to have FIFA's system of training compensation and solidarity payments enforced in the United States. No charges have been filed.
Part of the complaint, a copy of which has been obtained by ESPN FC, piggybacks onto the...
Ajax have appointed Utrecht boss Erik ten Hag as their new head coach.
Ajax said in a statement they have reached an agreement with their Eredivisie rivals for the 47-year-old to take over from the start of January.
He will sign a two-and-a-half year contract with the Amsterdam club.
The club had appointed Michael Reiziger as interim coach after the sacking of Marcel Keizer and his assistants, former Arsenal striker Dennis Bergkamp and Hennie Spijkerman on Dec. 21.
Keizer only replaced Peter...
Manchester United midfielder Matty Willock has joined Dutch club FC Utrecht on loan.
Sources have told ESPN FC that Willock signed a new two-year contract before agreeing the loan deal.
The 21-year-old will move to the Eredivisie for the rest of the season, a move that was confirmed by United in an official statement.
Willock has not made his United debut yet but has trained with the senior squad and was included on the substitutes' bench for Premier League games against West Brom and Crystal Palace...