Barcelona boss Luis Enrique asked the club to sign Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid, presidential candidate Josep Maria Bartomeu has said.
Bartomeu, who has stepped down as president ahead of his bid for re-election on July 18, confirmed to Cadena SER on Friday that the coach had specifically requested both the Turkey international and Aleix Vidal, who has already completed a move from Sevilla.
"Luis Enrique has asked for him," Bartomeu said, in quotes reported by AS. "The priorities for the coach...
The 30-year-old, who had a disappointing loan spell at Inter Milan earlier this year, had already said he was considering a move to Turkey and Gala announced on Saturday morning that the deal would be completed later in the...
Tyrone Mears scored his first MLS goal in the 88th minute to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over a short-handed D.C. United.
Mears, a defender in his first season in the league, was outside the top right corner of the penalty area when a ball was headed away from goal toward that spot. Mears took it just inside the box and fired into the left side of the net past goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra.
The Sounders snapped a three-game losing streak and climbed into a tie with Vancouver atop the...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Clint Dempsey wants to look ahead to helping the U.S. defend its CONCACAF Gold Cup title and not back to his confrontation with a referee that caused American coach Jurgen Klinsmann to replace the fiery forward as captain for the tournament.
Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala 4-0 Friday night despite some sloppy play in an exhibition ahead of the Gold Cup.
Manchester United legend Gary Neville believes his former club will progress under manager Louis van Gaal when the new season kicks-off next month, but he does not believe they are ready to reclaim the Premier League title.
Some United fans have been concerned by the lack of transfer activity at the club this summer, with the signing of Memphis Depay from PSV Eindhoven the only significant addition to the squad that finished fourth in last season's Premier League.