European Soccer


Despite transfer rumors, Neymar dazzles to lead Barcelona past Juventus

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EAST RUTHERFORD If this was to be Neymar's final Barcelona performance, he sure did end his tenure on a high.

The Brazilian star scored a pair of first half goals to push the La Liga club to a 2-1 victory over Juventus in Saturday's International Champions Cup match at MetLife Stadium. Neymar's efforts come amid an insane amount of transfer speculation linking him with a record-breaking move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Friday Kickoff: Neymar's future, Infantino investigation and more

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Neymar's future is in his own hands, headlining Friday's news.

Barcelona has reportedly left Neymar's future up to him as he mulls over a reported offer from Paris Saint-Germain. (REPORT)

The FIFA Ethics Committee was investigating president Gianni Infantino for under-reporting campaign expenses before heorganised the removal of the committee's chairmen and members in May.

Tuesday Ticker: Neymar reportedly agrees with PSG, Hart completes West Ham move, and more

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Neymar could be leaving Barcelona as Paris Saint-Germain appear to be activating his release clause with a €222 million bid. The Brazilian star has reportedly accepted a salary of€30 million per year in what would be a world record transfer fee. (REPORT)

Joe Hart has completed his anticipated loan move to West Ham.

AC Milan

Thursday Kickoff: Chicharito set for West Ham, Juventus confirm De Sciglio, and more

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Long-rumored, and long-awaited, star Mexican forward Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez is set for his Premier League return.

The 29-year-old Chicharito is set to jump back to the Premier League from Bayern Leverkusen, joining West Ham on a€16-18 million transfer. (REPORT)

Juventus confirmed the capture of Italian international fullback Mattia De Sciglio from Serie A rivals AC Milan.

Wednesday Kickoff: Barcelona expect Neymar stay, Bayern keeping Muller and more

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Several elite clubs have denied potential massive transfers to headline Wednesday's news.

Barcelona vice president Jordi Mestre says he is "200 percent sure" that Neymar will not leave for Paris Saint-Germain. (REPORT)

Bayern Munich CEOKarl-Heinz Rummenigge says the club will not sell Thomas Muller despite Premier League links.

Monday Kickoff: Aubameyang, Mbappe, Ronaldo and more

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Some big name strikers continue to draw headlines as transfer season continues.

Borussia Dortmund will give Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang just a few more days to decide his future as links to Chelsea and AC Milan continue. (REPORT)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he expects Kylian Mbappe to remain at Monaco.

Wednesday Kickoff: Donnarumma re-signs; Ozil wants Arsenal stay and more

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The AC Milan transfer saga of the summer has finally reached its end while Arsenal's seems to be nearing a conclusion as well.

After a prolonged transfer saga, Gianluigi Donnarumma officially signed a new deal with AC Milan. (REPORT)

Mesut Ozil says he wants to stay at Arsenal while adding he is hoping Alexis Sanchez comes to the same decision.

Wednesday Kickoff: Messi signs new deal, Rooney linked with Everton and more

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While one big star is now officially tied to his current club, another looks like he could make a move back to his hometown club.

Lionel Messi officially signed a new deal with Barcelona that will keep him at the club through 2021. (REPORT)

Wayne Rooney is reportedly in talks with Everton over a proposed move.

Monday Ticker: Everton makes a pair of signings, West Ham after 'Chicharito' and more

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At Goodison Park, the transfer arrivals are starting to pile up.

Everton have landed defender Michael Keane from Burnley for 30 million pounds after beating Liverpool and Tottenham for the signature. (REPORT)

The Toffees had a busy Monday, the club announced the signing of Spanish striker Sandro Ramirez along with Keane's.

Monday Kickoff: Donnarumma vs. Milan, Blatter hits out at whistleblowers and more

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Gianluigi Donnarumma continues to be surrounded by controversy following his decision not to re-sign with AC Milan.

AC Milan CEO Marco Fassone said Gianluigi Donnarumma and his agent have cost the club €100 million but added that the team would welcome the goalkeeper back should he change his mind and opt for a new deal.


Wednesday Ticker: Alvaro Morata to Chelsea, Wojciech Szczesny to Juventus, and more

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It was a typically busy afternoon in the European transfer window, headlined by a pair of high-profile moves, with promises of more to come.

Chelsea stole the headlines on Wednesday, as they agreed to a massive transfer for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata. The transfer fee is reportedly in the neighborhood of £70 million for the Spanish striker.

Thursday Kickoff: Chelsea signs Bakayoko, Everton's Sigurdsson bid rejected, and more

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The teams of the English Premier League continue to make summer transfer window maneuvers, with Chelsea having some success, and Everton less so.

Chelsea has reached an agreement to sign AS Monaco midfielderTiemoue Bakayoko for£40 million. The 22-year old is expected to complete his medical and sign on Friday.

Wednesday Kickoff: Aguero wants Man City stay, Chelsea looks to spend and more

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Transfer rumors continue to swirl throughout world soccer.

Sergio Aguero says he wants to see out his Manchester City contract despite continued rumors that he may lose his starting job. (REPORT)

Chelsea is reportedly preparing a move for Alex Sandro and Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus at a combined price of around £100 million.

Midday Ticker: Moreno to Roma, Salcedo loaned to Frankfurt and more

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Two Mexican international center backs are on the move.

First off, it's Hector Moreno transferring from PSV Eindhoven to AS Roma. He is Roma's first new signing under recently hired sporting director Monchi. (REPORT)

The other Mexican defender on the move is Carlos Salcedo.

Wednesday Kickoff: Big offers for Mbappe, Chelsea eyes Bonucci and more

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Offers have begun to roll in for one of the brightest prospects in the game.

Two clubs have reportedly made bids over €100 million for Monaco star Kylian Mbappe. (REPORT)

Chelsea is reportedly interested in making a move for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. (REPORT)

Mario Balotelli's agent says the forward could sign for Borussia Dortmund.

Americans Abroad

Christian Pulisic impresses for Borussia Dortmund in friendly win over AC Milan

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It's only taken one preseason match for Christian Pulisic to pick up right where he left off last season for Borussia Dortmund.

The young U.S. Men's National Team phenom was crucial in Dortmund's 3-1 International Champions Cup victory over AC Milan in China in the early hours of Tuesday morning, further cementing his position as a key player for the Bundesliga squad.

Giuseppe Rossi released from contract by Celta Vigo

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Just a few months after suffering another catastrophic injury, American-Italian Giuseppe Rossi will depart Celta Vigo.

In an official statement, the team announced that it would not renew the contract of Rossi, who missed the end of the 2016-2017 season after rupturing his ACL in mid-April.

David Wagner inks new deal with Huddersfield Town

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David Wagner has reaffirmed his commitment to Huddersfield Town, following the team's promotion to the Barclays Premier League.

The German-American manager signed a new contract with the club on Friday, which will keep him with Huddersfield until the summer of 2019. Joining him is assistant head coach Christoph Buehler, who also signed until 2019.

Bayern Munich

Midday Ticker: Dani Alves to PSG confirmed, Douglas Costa to Juventus, and more

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Despite heavy rumors linking him to Manchester City, Dani Alves is instead headed to France.

Alves is officially headed to Paris Saint-Germain. The 34-year-old joins on a free transfer by signing a two year deal with the French giants. (REPORT)

Brazilian winger Douglas Costa is joining Juventus on loan from Bayern Munich.

Thursday Kickoff: Man United nearing Lukaku deal, Casillas re-signs and more

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A major transfer could be coming soon while two Spanish legends have re-upped with their current clubs.

Manchester United has reportedly agreed to a £75 million deal to sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton. (REPORT)

Iker Casillas has signed a new one-year contract to remain with FC Porto.

Midday Ticker: Premier League schedule revealed, Bayern sign Tolisso, and more

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Though the season may have ended only a month ago, the next season of the Premier League is already in sight.

The fixture list for the 2017-18 Premier League season is out, with play commencing on August 13. The season ends on May 13, 2018. (REPORT)

The Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich, have made their fourth signing of the summer, adding French talent Corentin Tolisso from Lyon.


Monday Kickoff: Osorio apologizes, Rooney finalizes move, and more

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Mexico's coach has offered his apology while one of El Tri's star goalkeepers is on the move. Elsewhere, Wayne Rooney finalized his return to his hometown club.

Juan Carlos Osorio offered his "most sincere apologies" following the incident that led to his six-game ban. (REPORT)

Wayne Rooney officially joined Everton from Manchester United.

Monday Kickoff: Terry to Villa, Pulido to miss Gold Cup and more

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One of the game's most recognized defenders has finalized a move while Mexico is in the news with both the Gold Cup and Confederations Cup.

John Terry officially joined Aston Villa on a one-year deal. (REPORT)

Mexico forward Alan Pulido will miss the Gold Cup after breaking a bone in his arm.

Monday Kickoff: 'Chicharito' trains alone, Donnarumma to meet with Milan and more

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Mexico continues to struggle with injuries ahead of a massive Confederations Cup match.

Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez trained separate from his Mexico teammates due to muscle fatigue. Diego Reyes, Carlos Salcedo and Hector Moreno have already been injured, while Andres Guardado will miss Thursday's semifinal against Germany due to suspension.

Evening Ticker: FIFA warns Mexico, Dani Alves set for Man City, and more

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One major federation has received what seems to be one final warning, while transfers in Europe are starting to heat up.

On behalf of FIFA, Anin Yeboah, member of the disciplinary committee, has issued a warning to the Mexican Football Federation over the 'insulting and discriminatory chants' of a small group of Mexican fans in the Kazan Arena.

Midday Ticker: Lozano completes PSV move, Modric under perjury investigation, and more

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Hirving Lozano is taking a temporary leave of absence from the Mexican National Team in order to complete his move to PSV Eindhoven. He plans to return to the team in time for their next match against New Zealand on Tuesday in Sochi. (REPORT)

Croatia captain Luka Modric is the target of a perjury investigation.

FC Barcelona

Wednesday Ticker: Lacazette joins Arsenal, Real Madrid lands Theo Hernandez and more

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Arsenal have set a record transfer while Real Madrid land another promising starlet.

Alexandre Lacazette has officially been announced as a Gunner following his 46 million pound move from Lyon, a record transfer for the North London side. (REPORT)

Real Madrid have landed 19-year-old starlet Theo Hernandez on a six-year deal after 24 million euro release clause was met.

Friday Ticker: Sneijder aims to stay in Europe, Deulofeu returns to Barcelona, and more

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LAFC's race for their first designated signing just got tougher, while a familiar face makes a return to Barcelona after a handful of years.

Wesley Sneijder might be saving his move to MLS for later, the 33-year-old Dutchman is keen to make a switch to Serie A side Sampdoria.

Manchester City

One star is biding his time before an

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One star is biding his time before announcing his future while several Premier League clubs continue to push for big signings.

Alexis Sanchez says he will reveal his future plans after the Confederations Cup. (REPORT)

Monaco has reportedly rejected Arsenal's€35million bid for Thomas Lemar.

Tuesday Kickoff: Man City pursues Sanchez; Ronaldo, Mourinho tax issues and more

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Two of the world's giants continue to push for big-name signings while tax issues continue for several of the game's biggest stars.

Manchester City is reportedly pushing to sign Alexis Sanchez, who remains the club's top target. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, meanwhile, is not currently being pursued by the club.

Midday Ticker: Zlatan expected to depart Man United, Ederson signs with Man City, and more

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A promising star arrives in Manchester, while another is expected to pack his bags an continue his legacy elsewhere.

After a 17-goal debut year at the Theatre of Dreams tainted by a late injury, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is projected to be rejected an extension with Manchester United. (REPORT)

Manchester City have officially signed Ederson from Benfica, the 23-year-old Brazilian joins City on a six-year deal.

International Soccer

Report: Marseille interested in signing Hope Solo

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Hope Solo may be on the move to France for a second time in her career.

The 35-year-old, who last featured for the U.S. Women's National Team at last summer's Rio Olympics, is on the wish list for Ligue 1 outfit Marseille, according to L'Equipe.

Thursday Kickoff: Salcedo out for Mexico, Oscar handed big suspension and more

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A key player is set to miss time for Mexico while a Brazilian star was punished in a big way.

Mexico's Carlos Salcedo will miss the rest of the Confederations Cup due to injury. (REPORT)

Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar has been given an eight-match ban due to his role in instigating a massive brawlin Shanghai SIPG's draw with Guangzhou R&F on Sunday.

uefa world cup qualifying

Sunday WCQ Rewind: Iceland edges Croatia, Spain tops Macedonia and more

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For most of Sunday's match in Reykjavik, it looked like Croatia and Iceland would have to settle for a point apiece.

Hordur Magnusson had other ideas prior to stoppage time, scoring the breakthrough for the hosts in a 1-0 victory. The wingback finished off Gylfi Sigurdsson's cross into the upper part of the goal, which drew the hosts level on points with group-leading Croatia.

Saturday WCQ Rewind: England salvages point at Scotland, Germany cruises, and more

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In the must-watch match of the day in UEFA World Cup Qualifying, England used a 93rd-minute equalizer from Harry Kane to salvage a point at Scotland.

Gareth Southgate's side saw a second-half lead slip in a matter of minutes thanks to a three-minute brace from Scottish striker Leigh Griffiths.

Friday WCQ Rewind: Sweden shocks France, Belgium eases past Estonia, and more

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The sixth round of UEFA World Cup Qualifiers kicked off with a bang on Friday as two favorites to win Group A squared off in Stockholm.

Sweden used a late blunder by French keeper Hugo Lloris, to defeat the visitors 2-1 at Friends Arena. A poorclearance by the Tottenham keeper allowed Ola Toivonen to score the game winner from 35+ yards out in stoppage time.

UEFA WCQ Preview: Iceland hosts Croatia, England travels to Scotland, and more

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UEFA World Cup Qualifying resumes this weekend with several nations looking for important results in their fight to stay alive.Two matches this weekend will feature the current group leaders against the second-place side, while rivalries will renew elsewhere.

Group I leaders Croatia faces a sneaky road match on Sunday at second-place Iceland in Reykjavik.

The Rest

Friday Kickoff: Betis set to sign Guardado, Barca after Verratti and more

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One Mexican star looks set for Spain while an Italian star may not be joining La Liga any time soon despite major interest.

Real Betis sporting vice president Lorenzo Serra Ferrer says the club is set to sign Mexican star Andres Guardado, who has been linked with a move to MLS. (REPORT)

Barcelonapresident Josep Maria Bartomeu says there is mutual interest between the club and Marco Verratti, but Paris Saint-Germain is reluctant to sell the star midfielder.

MLS Ticker: Robles signs new contract, Perez Garcia to leave Orlando City and more

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The New York Red Bulls reaffirmed their commitment to stability between the posts by signing Luis Robles to a new MLS contract on Wednesday. The 33-year-old stalwart has racked up both team and league records during his tenure with the Red Bulls.

Robles holds the franchise record for shutouts (43), goals-against average (1.

Friday Kickoff: Ronaldo, FIFA, Donnarumma and more

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A tax investigation could send shockwaves throughout the soccer landscape.

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Real Madrid this summer following recent tax fraud allegations. Ronaldo has reportedly gone to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to state his desire to leave (REPORT)

The Swiss attorney general's office says there are 25 separate investigations into suspected corruption involving FIFA and World Cup bidding.