• Brazilian David Luiz returns to Chelsea
    Two years after leaving Chelsea for Paris St. Germain for $78 million, Brazilian David Luiz has returned to Stamford Bridge in a deal valued at half that amount.
  • Deadline Day: Tottenham beats out Everton for Sissoko
    Moussa Sissoko, one of France's top players at Euro 2016, has joined Tottenham on a $39 million transfer after Spurs beat out Everton just before the window closed on Deadline Day.
  • Wilshire joins Bournemouth on loan
    England international Jack Wilshere is off to Bournemouth on a season-long loan after it became clear he wouldn't earn regular playing time at Arsenal.
  • Leicester City pays club record fee for Slimani
    For the third time this summer, Leicester City broke its record for the highest transfer fee, signing 28-year-old Algerian Islam Slimani from Sporting Lisbon for a fee believed to be $38 million.
  • Robbie Keane exits with 68th Ireland goal, tying Gerd Mueller's mark
    Robbie Keane ended his national team career for Ireland with his 68th goal -- a 30th-minute volley -- in his 146th and final international appearance in a 4-0 friendly win over Oman in Dublin.
  • Arsenal acquires Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez
    Arsenal reportedly paid $46 million to acquire German 2014 World Cup-winning defender Shkodran Mustafi and $22 million for Spanish striker Lucas Perez from Valencia and Deportivo La Coruna, respectively.
  • Bauza optimistic that Messi can play
    Lionel Messi, nursing a sore hamstring, trained with Argentina on Tuesday morning and Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza said he was hopeful the Barcelona star would be fit to face Uruguay on Thursday in World Cup qualifying in Buenos Aires. Argentina, currently in third place, faces Venezuela Sept. 7.
  • Wayne Rooney to retire after 2018 World Cup
    Wayne Rooney, whom new England coach Sam Allardyce has retained as captain, has announced the 2018 World Cup in Russia for which England hopes to qualify will be his final tournament with England. The 30-year-old has captained England since August 2014 and is England's record scorer with 53 goals in 115 appearances.
  • Sergio Aguero charged with violent conduct
    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, who appeared to elbow West Ham United defender Winston Reid in an incident not seen by game officials, has been charged with violent conduct by the English FA.
  • Joe Hart leaves England camp for Torino exam
    Joe Hart, the unsettled Manchester City keeper, left the England national team camp on Monday, so he could head to Italian club Torino for a medical exam before a loan move.
  • Report: Galaxy's de Jong arrives in Istanbul for Galatasaray talks
    The Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad reported that first-year LA Galaxy midfielder Nigel de Jong midfielder arrived in Istanbul on Monday night as talks continued for his transfer from MLS to Galatasaray.
  • Allardyce: 'Easy decision' to Rooney as captain
    New national team head coach Sam Allardyce said that he will keep Wayne Rooney as England's captain, saying it was an "easy decision" and Rooney was "hugely respected by his peers" and has "enjoyed the responsibility" as captain.
  • Report: Borussia Dortmund turns down Pulisic offer from Liverpool
    German publication Kicker reported that Borussia Dortmund turned down Liverpool's opening offer for American teenager Christian Pulisic.
  • Canada: No Johnson for critical qualifiers
    Canada's team for World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Honduras (Sept. 2 in San Pedro Sula) and El Salvador (Sept. 6 in Vancouver) included six MLS players, but there was no spot on Benito Floro's squad for Will Johnson.
  • UEFA caves in -- awards top leagues four automatic UCL berths
    The threat of a breakaway "super league" has been forestalled, at least for now, as UEFA agreed to allow Europe's top four leagues -- currently La Liga, the Bundesliga, Premier League and Serie A -- four guaranteed places in the Champions League group stage, beginning with the 2018-19 season.
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