Boca Juniors forward Carlos Tevez came out in defence of his Argentina teammate Lionel Messi in the latest chapter of that country's debate over criticism towards the Barcelona striker based upon the Albiceleste's international failures.
The four-time Ballon d'Or winner was criticised last month by some in the Argentine media following his team's penalty shootout defeat to hosts Chile in this summer's Copa America final, with even former Argentina coach Diego Maradona questioning his performances.
Everton are poised to complete the £6 million signing of Argentina centre-back Ramiro Funes Mori from River Plate this weekend, sources have told ESPN FC.
Mori is flying to England to have a medical ahead of his transfer and will become Everton's fourth signing of the summer after the club agreed a fee and arranged a work permit.
The 24-year-old, who has won one international cap, will add to the Merseysiders' centre-back options after the release of Antolin Alcaraz and Sylvain Distin at the...
River Plate and Argentina defender Ramiro Funes Mori is closing in on a move to Everton, sources have told ESPN FC.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez has made a new central defender one of his top priorities this summer after the departures of Sylvain Distin and Antonio Alcaraz.
Everton are also battling to keep hold of Chelsea target John Stones -- with Chelsea's latest bid of £30 million being rejected earlier this week -- but the Merseyside club plan to bring in Mori whether the England international...