Manchester United will finalize a deal for Barcelona forward Pedro once the sale of Angel di Maria is completed to Paris Saint-Germain.
Since the story first broke of Di Maria's potential sale to the Ligue Un champions last week, United manager Louis van Gaal has sidestepped questions pertaining tothe future of his unsettledArgentine winger.
Arsenal collected their second preseason trophy of the summer on Sunday afternoon in London. The Gunners first thrashed last season's French league runners-up, Lyon, 6-0 on Saturday, and then beat the Bundesliga runners-up, Wolfsburg, 1-0 on Sunday to win their first Emirates Cup since 2010.
Although it is only a preseason tournament, the north London outfit looked in mid-season form at the weekend.
A Manchester United fan stole the crowd's attention at a Liverpool friendly in Bukit Jalil, Malaysia over the weekend.
Despite being surrounded by Liverpool supporters, this Manchester United fan broke it down in the middle of the Liverpool supporters section and seemed to be thoroughly enjoying himself before being shown his seat by a Liverpool fan.
Atletico Madrid's newest signing believes Diego Simeone's side will once again be challenging Barcelona and Real Madrid for the La Liga title this season.
Atletico werecrowned champions of Spain on the final day of the 2013-14 campaign. However, after a summer which saw the key departures of Diego Costa, Filipe Luis and Thibaut Courtois to Chelsea; and the arrival of nine new players to the club, Simeone's side finishedtwo places and twelves points worse off in La Liga lastseason.
After acquiring the right to sign Didier Drogba, the Chicago Fire have traded the Ivorian national for allocation money to the Montreal Impact according to the team's official website. Not officially a part of the roster just yet, Drogba must first obtain his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) as well as his Canadian work permit.
beIN SPORTS co-commentator and analyst Ian Joy is moving to FOX Sports to be a soccer host/analyst in Los Angeles, two sources have confirmed to World Soccer Talk.
A source revealed to World Soccer Talk that "beIN SPORTS has been fantastic" to Ian, but that Joy decided not to renew his contract and believes now is an ideal time to join FOX Sports given the recent acquisition haul of the World Cup, Women's World Cup and Bundesliga, as well as other properties.
Aston Villa have agreed a deal to sign defender Jose Angel Crespo from Cordoba, the Spanish club have announced.
The 28-year-old full-back started his career at Sevilla, where he was part of the squad that won the 2006 UEFA Cup, before going on to play for Racing Santander, as well as Padova, Bologna and Verona in Italy.