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Manchester City Sign 18-Year-Old Striker Dario Sarmiento

May 1, 2021 1:40 PM

Manchester City have signed 18-year-old Argentine striker Dario Sarmiento from Estudiantes.

The transfer fee is reported to be around $6 million, with a 20% sell-on clause.

Sarmiento made his senior side debut in 2019, becoming the second youngest player in club history. 

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Eric Bailly, Manchester United Agree To Four-Year Extension

Apr 26, 2021 3:22 PM

Manchester United has signed Eric Bailly to a four-year contract extension.

"I'm very happy," Bailly said. "This decision is something I didn't have to think about, I love this club and I love playing for Manchester United. I'm happy and so are my family, everything is good. Now the moment with my injury has passed and I'm fit and feel good, and that's it. A new contract is like a new challenge and I'm ready for this.

"I hope I can be ready and I don't get any injuries and to be strong and finish the season well. I hope to win the Europa League this season. We will have more challenges next season -- hopefully the Champions League -- and, for me, my dream is to win the Premier League, that's my big dream."

Bailly, a £30 million signing from Villarreal in 2016, was due to enter the final year of his contract this summer.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Signs One-Year Extension With AC Milan

Apr 22, 2021 1:27 PM

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has agreed to sign a new one-year extension with AC Milan.

Ibrahimovic will turn 40 in October and has scored 15 goals in 16 league starts this season. 

Ibrahimovic joined AC Milan on a free transfer from LA Galaxy in December 2019, signing an initial six-month contract with the Italian club.

He made an instant impact and was offered a one-year contract extension in August 2020.

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Luka Modic Signs One-Year Extension With Real Madrid

Apr 22, 2021 8:26 AM

Luka Modric has agreed to a contract extension with Real Madrid for the 21-22 season.

Modric joined Madrid in 2012 from Tottenham Hotspur. 

"Modric has signed or [rather] we have reached an agreement," Perez told Spanish radio show El Larguero. "With Modric we have had an agreement for some time."

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LA Galaxy II Sign 16-Year-Old Miguel Avalos

Mar 20, 2021 1:17 PM

16-year-old Miguel Avalos has signed with the LA Galaxy II of the USL.

Avalos was originally signed by Pachuca in 2018, though he was not allowed to play due to FIFA rules prohibiting players under 18 to move to another country for soccer purposes.

"It's very exciting, because I was in Pachuca for about a year and unfortunately, I wasn't able to play because of the FIFA rule. So, moving out here to LA, it's amazing being able to play, and I'm excited to play this season," Avalos told ESPN.

Avalos is a dual national who would represent either Mexico or the U.S.

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LA Galaxy Sign 15-Year-Old Alex Alcala

Feb 17, 2021 9:09 PM

The LA Galaxy have signed midfielder Alex Alcala to a contract at the age of 15.

Alcala has been training with the Galaxy Academy since 2020 and this will be his first professional contract. 

"Alex is a young talent who we are pleased will develop in a professional environment," LA Galaxy general manager Dennis te Kloese told the club's official website.

"We believe that the structure and resources that we will provide him will allow him to continue to grow as both a player and a person. We look forward to Alex representing our club."

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Orlando City SC Officially Sign Alexandre Pato

Feb 13, 2021 7:14 PM

Orlando City SC officially announced the signing of Alexandre Pato on Saturday.

The 31-year-old will sign a one-year contract with Orlando.

“We are very excited to welcome Pato to Orlando. He’s a veteran player who has featured at some of the top clubs around the world and has a proven track record at the international level. The experience that Pato brings with him will be invaluable to the Club,” said Orlando City EVP of Soccer Operations Luiz Muzzi. 

 

Pato has scored 160 goals over 398 matches through his career. 

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Austin FC Signs Tomas Pochettino As Designated Player

Feb 12, 2021 2:19 PM

Austin FC has signed Tomas Pochettino as a designated player.

"Tomas is a player we've monitored for almost a year now, and we're excited to have landed him," Austin FC head coach Josh Wolff said in a team statement.

Wolff added that Pochettino has "very good qualities to the way that we want to play, he's an attack-minded midfielder, has very good dynamics in and around the penalty box to combine and to shoot from distance."

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AC Milan Signs Mario Mandzukic To Six-Month Deal

Jan 19, 2021 9:30 PM

AC Milan have signed Mario Mandzukic on a six-month contract.

Mandzukic spent four seasons with Juventus before moving to Qatari side Al-Duhail SC in 2019.

The deal is similar in structure to one which brought Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to Milan in January 2019.

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Mario Balotelli Signs With Serie B Side AC Monza

Dec 6, 2020 10:25 PM

Mario Balotelli signed with Serie B side AC Monza, the team announced on Saturday.

The club are co-owned by Silvio Berlusconi and Adriano Galliani.

The 30-year-old has been a free agent since parting ways with Brescia last summer. 

AC Monza are currently ninth on the Serie B table.

Italy manager Roberto Mancini has kept the door open for Balotelli's potential return to the national team. 

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United Signs Edinson Cavani On Free Transfer

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Alex Morgan Joins Tottenham For 2020-21 Season

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang To Sign Three-Year Extension With Arsenal

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Joe Hart To Sign With Spurs

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Inter Miami Signs Blaise Matuidi

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Willian Agrees To Three-Year Contract With Arsenal

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Adam Lallana To Join Brighton On Three-Year Deal

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Austin FC Signs Rodney Redes As First Player On $2.75M Transfer

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