West Ham have signed Paraguay defender Fabian Balbuena from Corinthians on a three-year deal. The 26-year-old joins the Hammers for an undisclosed fee after two years with the Brazilian top flight side. Balbuena, who captained Corinthians and has seven international caps, becomes West Ham’s sixth summer signing.
Maurizio Sarri says he wants to bring “entertaining football” to Chelsea after becoming their manager on a three-year deal. The 59-year-old replaces fellow Italian Antonio Conte, who was sacked on Friday after two years at Stamford Bridge. Sarri led Napoli to two second-place finishes in his three seasons in charge of the Serie A side, who named Carlo Ancelotti as his successor in May.
Chelsea have signed Italy international Jorginho from Napoli after Manchester City pulled out of a £50m deal. Jorginho, 26, has signed a five-year contract to join former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge. On Thursday, City were assured by Jorginho’s agent that the midfielder still wanted to join them, despite Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis saying the player favoured Chelsea.
Angelique Kerber beat seven-time champion Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon title and spoil the American’s dream comeback as a mum. The German 11th seed, 30, beat the 23-time Grand Slam champion 6-3 6-3 to add this title to her 2016 Australian Open and US Open crowns.