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Eintracht Frankfurt Make Permanent Move For Luka Jovic

Apr 17, 2019 9:12 PM

Eintracht Frankfurt have signed Luka Jovic on a permanent basis after a loan deal from Benfica.

Jovic, who has scored 17 goals in 21 games, is one of the breakout players of this season.

Eintracht Frankfurt are expected to sell Jovic this summer, with a big-money transfer move to Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, or PSG heavily rumored. 

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Iago Aspas Extends Celta Vigo Contract Through 2023

Apr 17, 2019 5:13 PM

Iago Aspas has signed a contract extension with Celta Vigo to keep him at the club through 2023.

Aspas has recently returned from injury to lead the club out of the relegation zone. 

Outside of two years spent with Liverpool and Sevilla, Aspas has been with the club his entire career and is considered their greatest player.

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Jan Oblak Signs New Atletico Madrid Deal Through 2023

Apr 17, 2019 5:10 PM

Jan Oblak has signed a new deal with Atletico Madrid through 2023. The contract also comes with a $135 million release clause.

"I'm very happy to renew [my contract]. It's been a long time coming and we came to an agreement in the end. It's my fifth year here and I'm a person that goes year by year and now I've done five. I could never have imagined that time would pass so quickly. I've always given my best and defended my colours like everyone else," said Oblak.

Oblak has 115 clean sheets in 203 matches for Atleti.

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Marco Rose To Manage Borussia Monchengladbach Next Season

Apr 10, 2019 8:05 PM

Marco Rose will take over as manager of Borussia Monchengladbach next season.

The 42-year-old Rose, who comes from RB Salzburg, is considered one of the rising tacticians of European soccer.

Rose began his managerial career at Mainz, and has worked under Jurgen Klopp. 


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Cruzeiro Sign Ronaldinho's Son To Professional Contract

Apr 6, 2019 5:49 PM

Cruzeiro have signed Ronaldinho's son, Joao Mendes de Assis Moreira, to his first professional contract.

The forward, who signed a multi-year deal with the club, will begin his career in the U-14's. 

Cruzeiro added that they were unaware of the connection between Joao and Ronaldinho.

"He's a promising player with an interesting style. I believe it won't take too long for him to go pro. He's really athletic and has great technique. He can play both the striker and center attacking midfielder positions. He's tall, but he can run. He can put it in the back of the net too," said youth team director Amarildo Ribereiro.


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Seattle Sounders To Sign 15-Year-Old Danny Leyva

Apr 5, 2019 11:31 PM

The Seattle Sounders are expected to sign 15-year-old Danny Leyva to their senior side.

The move would make the box-to-box midfielder the youngest signing in team history.

“We’ve been really pleased with Danny’s development. He’s a rangy midfielder who has an eye for goal and is very capable as a defensive player and ball-winner. He’s a highly intelligent player and has a maturity beyond his years in terms of his decision-making," said Sounders director of player development Marc Nicholls last season.

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Real Madrid Sign 11-Year-Old Peruvian Player

Apr 1, 2019 6:12 PM

Real Madrid have added an 11-year-old Peruvian player to their youth academy.

Sergio Torres, born in Madrid to Peruvian parents, is seen as a prodigy for Peru.

He made his debut in a match against older players last week and scored a goal. 

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Dani Alves Agrees To One-Year Extension With Paris Saint-Germain

Mar 22, 2019 9:49 AM

Dani Alves has agreed to a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain.

Alves was seeking a two-year extension, but PSG held firm on their offer of one season. 

Alves still hopes to compete for Brazil at the 2022 World Cup.

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England U-17 World Cup Winner Leaves Manchester City For USL Team

Mar 19, 2019 1:36 PM

Curtis Anderson, the goalkeeper for England's side that won the U-17 World Cup, will join the Charlotte Independent.

The 18-year-old will join the USL-side on a permanent basis from Manchester City.

Anderson is the latest player from Manchester City's youth academy to leave in search of playing time.

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Jozy Altidore To Sign Extension With Toronto FC Through 2022

Feb 27, 2019 8:36 AM

Jozy Altidore is finalizing a contract extension with Toronto FC through 2022.

His current deal is set to expire at the end of this season.

With Toronto losing the likes of Sebastian Giovinco and Victor Vasquez to overseas clubs this offseason, the Reds were keen to secure the services of Altidore.

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Nani Signs Designated Player Deal With Orlando City
Nani signed a 3-year deal with Orlando City.

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Aaron Ramsey Signs With Juventus, Is Highest-Paid British Player
Ramsey will join Juventus on a free transfer this summer.

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Real Madrid Sign 16-Year-Old David De La Vibora To Pro Contract
De la Vibora was attracting interest from PSG, Juventus, and Manchester United.

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LAFC Sign Fito Zelaya From Alianza FC
The 30-year-old Zelaya has scored 112 goals in 227 matches for Alianza FC.


Bayern Munich Sign 17-Year-Old Taylor Booth From RSL
Booth is the 3rd MLS player that Bayern have recently signed, joining Alphonso Davies and Chris Richards.


Barcelona Sign Frenkie De Jong For $85M
De Jong, who becomes the most expensive Dutch player in history, signed a five-year contract with Barcelona.

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Ashley Cole Signs With Derby County
Cole reunites with former Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard.


Liverpool Signs Andy Robertson To Five-Year Extension
Andy Robertson joined Liverpool from Hull 18 months ago on a Ł8 million transfer.

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Mario Balotelli Set For Marseille Move
Balotelli hasn't played since early December after falling out with Patrick Vieira.

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Celtic Sign Andrew Gutman From Indiana University
Gutman turned down a homegrown contract with the Chicago Fire to join Celtic.

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Aaron Ramsey Agrees To Juventus Deal
Ramsey will be the second-highest paid player at Juventus.

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Pepe Returns to Porto On Free Transfer
Pepe won two league titles at Porto before moving to Real Madrid.

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Columbus Crew Hire Caleb Porter, Tim Bezbatchenko
Porter and Bezbatchenko have each won an MLS Cup.


Adrien Rabiot To Join Barcelona Over Summer
Rabiot agreed to a five-year contract worth over $215,000 per week with Barcelona.

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Samir Nasri Signs With West Ham For Rest Of Season
The 31-year-old midfielder was without a club after finishing his 18-month doping ban.

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Brek Shea Signs One-Year Deal With Atlanta United
The 28-year-old left winger joins the MLS champions after two years with the Vancouver Whitecaps.


LA Galaxy Agree To Deal With Guillermo Barros Schelotto
Schelotto won the MLS Cup as a player with the Columbus Crew in 2008.


Celtic Sign 15-Year-Old Karamoko Dembele
Dembele made his U-20 debut for Celtic at the age of 13-years-old.

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Frank De Boer Appointed New Atlanta United Manager
Replacing Tata Martino, de Boer is the second manager in club history.

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Alex Sandro Renews Juventus Contract Through 2023
Sandro was previously a rumored target for Manchester United and Chelsea.