Wednesday Kickoff: Morata, Arsenal and more

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Everton could be losing several of the team’s biggest stars in the coming weeks, as talks with two of their players are heating up, while an Italian goalscorer is returning to his former Spanish club.

Alvaro Morata has officially completed a move back to Real Madrid after spending the last two seasons with Juventus. (REPORT)

After losing out on Jamie Vardy this summer, Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger is looking to bolster the team’s attack with either Alexandre Lacazette or Romelu Lukaku. Both player’s representatives have reportedly spoken with Wenger and Arsenal. (REPORT)

John Stones has reportedly informed Everton that he wants a move to Manchester City this summer, while the Evertonians are seeking nearly $65 million for the young centerback. (REPORT)

Lazio has confirmed the signing of former Chile head coach Marcelo Bielsa. (REPORT)

Swansea City has completed the signing of Dutch defender Mike van der Hoorn for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old most recently spent time with Ajax, as well as the club’s second-division side. (REPORT)

Genoa defender Sebastian De Maio has been sold to Belgian side Anderlecht. (REPORT)


Nigel de Jong picked up his first red card against the Vancouver Whitecaps, and his continued forceful play is becoming a recurring theme. (REPORT)

Argentina head coach Gerardo Martino has resigned amid controversy with Argentina Football Association. (REPORT)

Jordan Morris recorded a second-half brace for the Seattle Sounders in their 3-0 win against West Ham United. (REPORT)

Gonzalo Veron has registered just one goal in 2016, and the Designated Player hasn’t shown many signs of improvement since joining the New York Red Bulls last summer. (REPORT)

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