20 footballers you won’t believe are the same age

Some players just look older – we’re looking at you, Diego Costa – while others (such as Paulo Dybala) presumably need to produce their IDs when buying paracetamol.

Have a look at 20 players you won’t believe are the same age beginning with Cristiano Ronaldo and Hendry Thomas, by clicking the arrow above, right.

Yes, talkSPORT promises Lazio’s Joseph Minala is still only 19 years old.

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Why Ronald Koeman’s Everton move has hit a snag

Saints are digging their heels in over a clause in the deal to stop their former boss raiding St Mary’s for players when he takes over at Goodison.

Everton are hoping to unveil Koeman as Roberto Martinez’s replacement as soon as possible.

The Merseyside club are ready to pay more than £4m in compensation, but they are not willing to agree to any deal that blocks moves for Southampton players.

The stumbling block is not expected to threaten Koeman’s move, and it should be resolved in the coming days.


Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers…

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror)

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who scored 39 goals in all competitions this season, is set to leave the German club. (Bild)

Jose Mourinho wants to add former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand to his backroom team at Old Trafford. (The Sun)

Mourinho is considering a bid for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba who has informally been placed on the transfer market. (The Times)

The Red Devils boss is also plotting a £54million deal to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, despite the 21-year-old recently signing a new deal with the Spanish giants. (Daily Star)

Mourinho is also eager to snap up 17-year-old West Ham starlet Reece Oxford. (The Sun)

Bayern Munich will resist any attempt from Real Madrid to prise away free-scoring striker Roberto Lewandowski. (Sky Sports) 

Sunderland are considering a move for QPR defender Steven Caulker, who could be available for around £4.5m this summer. (Sunderland Echo)

Turkish champions Besiktas are looking to sign Arsenal’s second-choice goalkeeper David Ospina for £3m. (Mirror)

Fulham striker Ross McCormack could leave Craven Cottage this summer. Newcastle, Norwich and Aston Villa are thought to be favourites to land the 29-year-old. (Croydon Advertiser)