Sports highlights June 16 2017

Sports highlights June 16 2017

Davy Klaassen signed by Everton from Ajax

Everton signed Ajax captain Davy Klaassen on a five-year deal after he underwent a medical at Finch Farm on Wednesday. Klaassen scored 16 goals helping Ajax reach the Europa League final. His arrival is a further statement of intent from last season’s seventh-place Premier League finishers as the club just completed the £30m club record signing of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. Since joining Ajax in 2011, Klaassen made 163 appearances in total, scoring 49 goals. He said, “I’ve walked around the training ground and talked with a few people and it feels good.”

Gianluigi Donnarumma will not sign new AC Milan deal

AC Milan confirmed goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma will not be signing a new contract. The club CEO Marco Fassone said: “Raiola informed us that Donnarumma has made a definitive decision not to renew the contract with Milan.”

Donnarumma became the second-youngest goalkeeper ever to debut in Serie A in 2015, aged 16 years and at 17 he broke the record as the youngest Italy under-21 player ever to play, in March 2016. Six months later, he made his senior international debut, becoming the youngest goalkeeper ever to appear for Italy, aged 17 years.

Son Heung-min set to undergo surgery on fractured arm

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min might miss the start of the new season after fracturing his arm in South Korea’s World Cup qualifier against Qatar on Tuesday. Son is set to undergo surgery on his right forearm today and it is not yet known he will be out for how long. The club returns for pre-season training on July 3 before heading for a 10-day tour of America, with the first game on July 22.

 

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