Chris Wood joins Newcastle United from Burnley

Newcastle United have completed the signing of New Zealand striker Chris Wood from Burnley. The 30-year-old, who joins for an undisclosed fee, has agreed a contract until the end of the 2023-24 season. Magpies boss Eddie Howe targeted attacking reinforcements after Callum Wilson was ruled out for eight weeks with a calf injury. Chris Wood is Newcastle’s second signing this month following…

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Alexis Sanchez scores late as Inter snatches Italian Super Cup title

Substitute Alexis Sanchez sealed Inter Milan’s first Italian Super Cup since 2010 in dramatic style. The Chilean scored a 121st-minute winner against Juventus. Alexis Sanchez stunned Juventus with the final kick of a game that was heading to a penalty shootout. Weston McKennie had opened the scoring for Juve only for Lautaro Martinez to level with a first-half penalty. Inter’s…

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Real Madrid beat Barcelona to make it to Spanish Super Cup final

Real Madrid are through to the Spanish Super Cup final after beating rivals Barcelona in extra-time. Federico Valverde slotted in the winner after Ansu Fati’s late equaliser forced extra time in Saudi Arabia. In a thrilling El Clasico clash, Real took the lead three times, with Barca coming back twice before Valverde eventually made it 3-2. Real striker Karim Benzema…

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