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Mexico's Omar Govea joins Royal Antwerp on loan from Porto

Mexico midfielder Omar Govea has signed for Royal Antwerp on a one-season loan from Porto, the the Belgian club confirmed on Thursday.

The 22-year-old was on loan with Royal Excel Mouscron last season and impressed, earning a call-up to the Mexico squad last November and then again in the March friendlies earlier this year.

Govea's agreement includes a purchase option and the San Luis Potosi native could debut as early as Sunday, when Antwerp takes on Club Brugge.

Govea isn't the only Mexico international...

West Ham in talks for Moussa Marega, Yacine Brahimi, Joao Felix - sources

West Ham have sent a delegation to Portugal to tie up deals for Porto pair Moussa Marega and Yacine Brahimi and Benfica's teenage sensation Joao Felix, as well as set up a working partnership with both clubs, sources have told ESPN FC.

The Hammers have enjoyed a productive summer in the transfer window and they have no signs of stopping as they set up an ambitious raid on some of the best talents in Portugal.

West Ham have brought in seven new faces this season and they want to make further inroads...

 By Tom Marshall

Mexico's Miguel Layun: Juan Carlos Osorio didn't deserve fan criticism

Mexico defender Miguel Layun talks to ESPN about his move to Villarreal and why El Tri fans could not get behind Juan Carlos Osorio.

New Villarreal signing Miguel Layun says he doesn't understand why former Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio wasn't popular with El Tri fans.

Osorio guided Mexico to the round of 16 at Russia 2018, but could not break the Quinto Partido curse, and while the players lauded the Colombian manager, he wasn't very popular with El Tri's fanbase.

"I don't know [why fans didn't take to Osorio], you'd have to ask them." said Layun in an interview with ESPN. "In my opinion, it depends on how close you are,...

Former Man United midfielder Anderson joins Turkish second-tier side Adana Demirspor

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Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson has completed a move to Adana Demirspor, the Turkish second-tier club have confirmed.

Anderson, who won the Champions League as well as four Premier League titles while at Old Trafford, had been without a club since January when he left Internacional following a three-year spell. He spent part of 2017 on loan at Coritiba, and now joins Demirspor, who narrowly avoided relegation to the Turkish third tier last season.

Anderson signed for United...

 By Reuters

Newcastle sell defender Chancel Mbemba to Porto

Defender Chancel Mbemba has joined Portuguese champions Porto from Newcastle United.

The Democratic Republic of Congo international joined Newcastle from Belgium's Anderlecht in 2015 and made 59 appearances for the English club, including 11 last season.

Newcastle did not disclose financial details of the deal, but British media reported that the club would receive about £5.5 million ($7.20m) for the player.

The 23-year-old could line up against his Newcastle teammates as soon as Saturday,...