Football


Exeter City are currently in discussions with Chelsea over a fee for Ethan Ampadu after the 16-year-old put pen to paper on a deal at Stamford Bridge. Ethan, who made 13 appearances for City’s first team last season, was free to talk to other clubs having yet to sign scholarship forms at St James Park. …

City have secured the signing of Angers SCO and Senegal striker Famara Diédhiou for a club record fee of £5.3m. The club has eclipsed its previous transfer record of £3.25m, ironically spent on Jonathan Kodjia from the same French Ligue 1 club in 2015. Diédhiou, 24, has penned a four-year contract at Ashton Gate after …