1:28 PM ET Orlando City SC acquired forward Ercan Kara from Rapid Vienna in Austria’s top league and he is set to join the Lions as a designated player. Kara, 26, was signed to a three-year deal through 2024, with club options for 2025 and 2026. – ESPN+ viewers guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup,
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1:52 PM ET Arsenal has agreed to terms with the New England Revolution on the transfer of United States international goalkeeper Matt Turner, sources tell ESPN’s Taylor Twellman. A source with knowledge of the discussions told ESPN that the fee for Turner’s transfer is $6 million up front, and could be as much as $10m
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12:00 PM ET Bruce Schoenfeld Yedlin’s career has taken him across multiple countries, but at this point in life, he’s excited at the prospect of getting back to the United States. Kirk Irwin/Getty Images ISTANBUL, Turkey — It was six o’clock on a December evening. Inside his apartment in one of the wealthiest areas of Istanbul,
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10:06 AM ET Caitlin Murray United States women’s national team star Lindsey Horan is headed back to France, sources confirmed to ESPN. The former Paris Saint-Germain player is leaving the Portland Thorns for a loan with Olympique Lyonnais, a source confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. – ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more
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8:48 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Ralf Rangnick is open to as many as four first team players leaving Manchester United in January because of the emergence of Anthony Elanga, sources have told ESPN. Anthony Martial has already departed to Sevilla on loan until the end of the season and Rangnick is relaxed about the prospect
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7:05 AM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Real Madrid are tracking Monaco’s Aurelien Tchouameni and Ajax’s Ryan Gravenberch, sources have told ESPN, with the France international the leading candidate to refresh the team’s veteran midfield. Tchouameni, 22, has become one of Europe’s most sought-after midfield prospects since becoming a first team regular at Monaco last
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3:58 AM ET Erling Haaland has said it is time to “move on” from comments he made earlier this month about Borussia Dortmund pressuring him to made a decision over his future. Haaland, 21, is expected to leave Dortmund at the end of the season, with top clubs in the Premier League as well as
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7:28 PM ET Atlanta United’s Ezequiel Barco looks likely to be loaned to Argentine side River Plate. Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports River Plate are closing in on acquiring Atlanta United FC midfielder Ezequiel Barco on loan, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Sources told ESPN that the deal would be comprised of a two-year loan with River
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12:12 AM ET Cesar Hernandez Mexico will be missing Raul Jimenez ahead of Thursday’s crucial World Cup qualifier at Jamaica, El Tri manager Gerardo “Tata” Martino confirmed on Wednesday. Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Jimenez suffered a calf injury while on club duty, but could return for the following qualifier match against Costa Rica at the Estadio
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4:54 PM ET Adriana Garcia Philippe Coutinho will provide cover for Neymar in the Brazil squad in CONMEBOL qualifiers. BUDA MENDES/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Brazil coach Tite believes Philippe Coutinho can help make up for the loss of injured Neymar in the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Neymar, who is recovering from an ankle injury sustained
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6:19 PM ET Associated Press Abby Wambach will be part of a U.S. Soccer advisory council on inclusion. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Former players Abby Wambach, Robbie Rogers and Cobi Jones were appointed Wednesday to a seven-person advisory council on inclusion by the U.S. Soccer Federation. Titled Game Changers United, a council on Diversity,
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7:42 PM ET Associated Press Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle are back with OL Reign. The National Women’s Soccer League club re-signed Rapinoe to a one-year deal while Lavelle’s new deal is for two. Terms were not released. Rapinoe and Lavelle were on the U.S. team that won the World Cup in 2019. Both spent
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1:14 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Adama Traore has emerged as a January target for Barcelona, but any deal is linked to Ousmane Dembele‘s situation at the club, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Dembele, 24, is in the final six months of his contract with Barca and has still not signed
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12:00 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Jesse Lingard is growing increasingly unhappy at his treatment by Manchester United with talks over a possible loan move to Newcastle stalled and on the brink of collapse, sources have told ESPN. Lingard, who will be out of contract in the summer, wants to move to St James’ Park until
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11:52 AM ET Associated Press FIFA President Gianni Infantino linked his plan for biennial World Cups on Wednesday to giving more hope to Africans who risk their lives crossing the sea to Europe. In a speech to European lawmakers, Infantino said football was being dominated by the few who “have everything” and it needed to
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10:05 AM ET The Premier League has revised its rules over postponing matches during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images The Premier League has said that clubs can apply for a fixture postponement only if they have a minimum of four positive COVID-19 cases in their squads, following a meeting on Wednesday of representatives of
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8:32 AM ET Adriana Garcia Anthony Martial has said his loan move to Sevilla from Manchester United will satisfy his need to enjoy playing football again. The France international, who was used sporadically at Old Trafford, took a wage cut so he could join the LaLiga outfit this week. – ESPN+ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS,
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