• Swansea City snags Renato Sanches thanks to Clement's connections
    Swansea City acquired young Portuguese star Renato Sanches on a season-long loan deal from Bayern Munich. The move was competed when Swans manager Paul Clement convinced the 20-year-old midfielder the switch would boost his career.
  • Uruguay-Argentina: Stalemate at the Centenario
    Uruguay and Argentina played to a 0-0 draw in Montevideo on Thursday night, a result that left both teams in a pack of teams behind Brazil battling for the three remaining automatic berths from South America to the 2018 World Cup.
  • WCQ: Japan clinches with home win over Australia
    Goals in each half from Takuma Asano and Yosuke Ideguchi gave Japan a 2-0 win over Australia and Asia's Group B title, clinching a place in the World Cup finals for the sixth straight time.
  • France fires Echouafni, hires Diacre
    France, host of the 2019 Women's World Cup, has named Corinne Diacre, coach of Ligue 2 men's team, Clermont-Foot, to replace Olivier Echouafni as national team head coach.
  • Liverpool agrees to take Ox from Arsenal
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is leaving Arsenal for Liverpool for 40 million pounds ($51.7 million).
  • Howedes moves to Juventus on loan from Schalke
    German World Cup 2014 champion defender Benedikt Howedes has signed for Italian champion Juventus on a season-long loan from Schalke 04, where he was captain of for six years.
  • Tottenham signs Argentine teen Foyth
    The reasons behind American teenager Cameron Carter-Vickers' loan move from Tottenham to Sheffield United became apparent as Spurs confirmed the signing of 19-year-old Argentine center back Juan Foyth from Estudiantes for more than $10 million.
  • UAE stuns Saudi Arabia in World Cup qualifying
    Saudi Arabia's hopes of automatic qualification for the 2018 World Cup were hit by a 2-1 loss to the United Arab Emirates in Asia Group B. Ahmed Khalil struck a long-range gamewinner to keep fourth-placed UAE in with a faint chance of qualifying for Russia.
  • Arsenal rejects Man City's $64 million offer for Sanchez
    Arsenal has rejected a $64 million bid from Manchester City for 28-year-old Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez, who scored 24 Premier League goals last season. Arsenal would like Manchester City's Raheem Sterling as part of any deal before Thursday's transfer deadline.
  • Dortmund sells Emre Mor to Celta
    Celta Vigo has signed winger Emre Mor from Borussia Dortmund, reportedly on a transfer fee reported as $15.6 million. The 20-year-old has played 12 times for Turkey and made 19 appearances for Borussia Dortmund last season.
  • Dortmund signs Ukrainian Yarmolenko as Dembele replacement
    Borussia Dortmund signed Ukrainian midfielder Andriy Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev to four-year contract as a replacement for Ousmane Dembele.
  • Keita headed to Liverpool next summer, Reds eye Lemar
    Liverpool will pay a club record $62 million to sign RB Leipzig's Guinea international Naby Keita, who will move to Anfield in July 2018, but that record could be shattered if the Reds are successful in prying Thomas Lemar away from Monaco. Its offer: $78 million
  • Dembele: 'I'm not here to replace Neymar'
    With 17,000 fans on hand in the heat for his signing ceremony at the Nou Camp -- delayed an hour while last-minute paperwork was sorted out with Borussia Dortmund -- Ousmane Dembele insisted he doesn't feel pressure to perform for Barcelona.
  • How the Dembele deal went down
    Barcelona made it official on Friday when it announced the signing of Frenchman Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund for 105 million euros ($146 million) plus bonuses that could reach another 40 million euros ($48 million).
  • David Villa recalled to play for Spain
    New York City FC star David Villa has been recalled by Spain for the first time since the 2014 World Cup, replacing Chelsea's Diego Costa for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Italy and Liechtenstein.
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