Christian Benteke MLS side DC United from Crystal Palace

DC United have signed Belgium striker Christian Benteke from Crystal Palace. The 31-year-old joins the Major League Soccer side on a two-and-a-half-year deal, with the club having an option for 2025. He has spent the past 10 seasons in the Premier League with Aston Villa, Liverpool and Palace, where he had another year on his contract. “Christian is a top…

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Mane on target as Bayern Munich thrash Frankfurt

Sadio Mane scored on his Bundesliga debut as champions Bayern Munich opened the new season with a 6-1 win away to Eintracht Frankfurt. The Senegal forward, 30, headed home from a Serge Gnabry cross to make it 3-0 as Bayern went 5-0 up by half-time. Randal Kolo Muani pulled one back before Jamal Musiala completed the scoring with his second…

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West Ham sign Ivory Coast winger Maxwel Cornet from Burnley

West Ham have signed Ivory Coast winger Maxwel Cornet from Burnley on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee after paying his £17.5m release clause. The 25-year-old arrived at Turf Moor from Lyon last August for £12.85m. He was Burnley’s top scorer last season with nine goals in 28 appearances as the Clarets were relegated from the Premier League. Cornet spent…

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