Sounders acquire Campbell from Fire
Welcome to the club, Jonathan Campbell! 💙💚— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) December 28, 2018
We have acquired the 25-year-old defender from Chicago in exchange for a 2020 MLS SuperDraft fourth-round pick.
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Campbell, 25, had his option declined after playing three seasons with the Fire, starting 49 of his 72 career MLS games.
USMNT midfielder Corona returns to Xolos after America loan
Joe Corona has returned to Club Tijuana after spending a year on loan at America.
The 28-year-old appeared in five of America's six games in the recently completed Liguilla, helping his club lift the Liga MX title.
Gracia: PSG-linked Doucoure could leave Watford
Watford head coach Javi Gracia has admitted that in-demand midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure could leave the club.
The 25-year-old Frenchman has drawn the attention of several European powers, including Arsenal and PSG.
Caio had Barca medical before Murillo signing
Sao Paulo centre-back Rodrigo Caio has said he had a medical with Barcelona before they opted to sign Jeison Murillo instead.
The Blaugrana recently brought in Murillo on loan from Valencia until the end of the season, with an option to purchase.
But Caio has revealed that he very nearly ended up at Barca instead of the Colombian.
West Ham offer Nasri contract
West Ham have offered free agent midfielder Samir Nasri a six-month contract worth £80,000 per week, according to the Mirror.
The 31-year-old is currently serving an 18-month doping ban and will be eligible to play again in January.
Should he sign Nasri would be reunited with Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini, who managed the Frenchman when the pair were at Man City.
Sporting CP make loan move for Liverpool's Camacho
The Portuguese side want the highly rated 18-year-old, who has also drawn interest from several Championship sides.
Emery reveals turning down Salah at PSG
Banega agent in London ahead of possible Arsenal switch
Unai Emery worked with the Argentine at Valencia and Sevilla
Banega has a release clause of €20 million (£18m/$23m).
Orlando City acquires U.S. youth international Acosta
Acosta, 21, spent two seasons with RSL, where he made 29 appearances and tallied four assists.
Rodriguez returns to Newell's
The 38-year-old returns for a third spell in Rosario following an 18-month stay at Uruguyan side Penarol.
Rodriguez began his career at Newell's in 1999 and also spent five years at the club between 2012 and 2017.
Celtic eye Weah loan
The Scottish champions hope to complete a deal in time for Weah, son of former Monaco, PSG and Milan striker George Weah, to join the club's winter training camp in Dubai on January 6.
Weah began his career at New York Red Bulls before joining PSG on a three-year deal in the summer of 2017.
Rice signs new West Ham deal
Allegri dismisses Man United speculation
Fabregas close to Chelsea exit
Fabregas has struggled for regular action under new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri and is out of contract at the end of the season.
However, the 31-year-old is ready to leave Stamford Bridge in January with his destination set to be announced shortly.
Villa pull out of Cahill deal
Chelsea are willing to let Cahill leave the club next month with the defender keen to play regular first-team football.
Villa are targeting centre-back in January and held talks with the former England international, but even a loan deal is out of their price range.
Huddersfield confirm Sobhi deal
Huddersfield have confirmed winger Ramadan Sobhi will join Egyptian Premier League club Al Ahly on loan when the transfer window opens on January 1.
Sobhi joined Huddersfield from Stoke in the summer but struggled for regular first-team football at the John Smith's Stadium.
The 21-year-old made just four substitute appearances for the Terriers so has been allowed to return to the club where he began his professional career.
Ramsey to join Juventus this summer
The Welshman's contract expires at the end of the season and is free to discuss terms with potential new clubs in January.
The report claims Ramsey will sign a four-year contract with the Serie A champions worth £7.2million (€8million/$9.1million) per year.
Higuain hasn't asked for Chelsea move - Leonardo
The striker has failed to impress on loan at San Siro but has been linked to a switch to Stamford Bridge as the Blues are looking to enhance their attacking options.
But Leonardo says the Argentine has not asked to leave the Italian side yet and says the club still have confidence in him.
Lucas Hernandez open to Atletico Madrid exit
Atletico insist he will not be sold in January but suggest they will listen to offers in the summer, but Hernandez says there are a few clubs he dreams playing for and could be in his final months in the Spanish capital.
Ex-Man Utd defender Stam appointed PEC Zwolle coach
Ndong leaves Sunderland for Guingamp
Everton send Dowell on loan
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Sarri wants Hazard future solved
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says it is time the club solved the problem surrounding Eden Hazard's future.
The winger continues to be linked to a move to Real Madrid in the summer, but is yet to announce his decision.
When pressed on news surrounding the Belgium international's future, Sarri said that "it's time to decide".
Man City and Real Madrid vying for Reinier Carvalho
Carvalho's buy-out clause is set at £63m ($70m) with his current contract at Flamengo set to expire in 2021.
Emery wants to bring Navas to Arsenal
The Costa Rican has fallen out of favour at the Santiago Bernabeu since Thibaut Courtois arrived from Chelsea during the summer and he now wants to secure regular playing time elsewhere.
Emery is a keen admirer of Navas and he could be brought in as a replacement for veteran shot-stopper Petr Cech, with his current market value set at €13m ($15m, £12m).
Chelsea have buy-back option on Thorgan Hazard
Chelsea have first refusal on their former charge though, having installed a buy-back clause in the contract which took him to the Bundesliga.
Borussia Dortmund submit offer for Lucas de Cunha
Dortmund are now hoping to secure his signature in the new year, in the hopes he can follow the example set by Ousmane Dembele, who also moved to Westfalenstadion from Rennes earlier in his career.
Simpson wants new Leicester contract
Danny Simpson says he is hoping to sign a new contract with Leicester City.
The defender joined the Foxes five years ago but has just six months left on his contract, having made only three appearances this season.
And while he wants to extend his stay at the King Power Stadium, Simpson admits the situation is out of his hands.
Militao hoping for Man United move
FC Porto defender Eder Militao has stalled talks over a new deal at the Estadio Do Dragao because he wants to secure a switch to Manchester United next year, according to Portuguese publication Correio Da Manha.
The Primera Liga outfit had been hoping that the 20-year-old would sign a contract extension which would increase his buy-out clause to €50m ($57m/£45m), but his head has been turned amid rumours of United's interest.
Celtic chase Aaron Connolly
According to The Sun, the Hoops boss hopes to lure the striker to the club next year, after his impressive displays for Brighton's U-23's this season.
Man United unwilling to sell Pogba in January
Red Devils chief executive Ed Woodward wants the Frenchman to be the team's focal point and has no intention of allowing him to leave as the club begins a new era post Jose Mourinho.
Pogba has impressed since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's arrival as caretaker manager, starring in a 5-1 win at Cardiff City and scoring twice in a 3-1 home win against Huddersfield.
Modric rejects contract renewal at Real Madrid
Inter Milan continue to be heavily linked with the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner and they are expected to launch another bid for his signature next summer.
However, Madrid may be prepared to make a second offer to Modric which includes a more lucrative wage packet, as they aim to keep hold of their prized playmaker.
Miranda could leave Inter Milan in 2019
The 34-year-old recently signed a contract extension at the San Siro until 2020, but he has recieved offers from both Flamengo and PSG since.
Miranda favours a move back to his homeland but the South American giants might struggle to match his €3m per year wage demands.
Real Madrid willing to swap Asensio for Salah
Salah, meanwhile, has contributed 15 goals across all competitions for Liverpool this term and Perez hopes he can be brought in to fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo's departure to Juventus earlier this year.
Higuain requests to join Chelsea
Higuain agrees on Stamford Bridge switch
Sarri is equally keen on reuniting with his former charge and Juventus would be willing to consider Chelsea taking over Milan's loan agreement for Higuain, with an option to sign him permanently at the end of the current season for €36m (£33m, $41m).
Napoli favourites to sign Kouame
The 21-year-old is currently valued at €35m ($40m, £32m) and the Rossoneri had been hoping to secure a loan deal in January with a view to a permanent transfer.
However, Napoli have swooped in with an offer to buy him outright in the new year before allowing him to stay on loan in Genoa until the end of the current season, with negotiations already at an advanced stage.
Atlanta set to sign former USMNT midfielder Shea
Cole to take coaching role with Chelsea
The former England midfielder is expected to move between the clubs youth groups at first and then be assigned a specific team next campaign.
Cole previously played for the club from 2003-10.
Hazard unsure on Chelsea future
Eden Hazard says he is unsure of his Chelsea future as he will reassess at the end of the season.
The Belgium winger has been linked with a move to Real Madrid and, despite saying he hopes to go down as a Chelsea legend after scoring his 100th goal, Hazard has yet to commit his long-term future to the club.
Pique to retire in 2020 with aim of becoming Barca president
Gerard Pique will retire in 2020, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The defender is aiming to become Barcelona's president, and Pique is willing to retire in 2020 in order to push for the role in 2021.
Pique was with the club from 1997-04 as a youth player before joining Manchester United, but returned in 2008 and has been a vital part of Barcelona's backline ever since.
Huracan announce hiring of Mohamed
Real Madrid, Man City agree Diaz deal
The youngster will join the European champions on a six-year contract
Diaz's contract expires in June, but Madrid have agreed a fee of €15 million plus add ons (£14m/$17m) that will allow him to join next month.
The youngster will sign a six-year deal with the club and earn €3.5 million per season, with the club set to announce the deal next week.
Sporting CP defender sold to Chicago Fire
According to a report in A Bola, the transfer fee for the 29-year-old Marcelo is €500,000.
“Marcelo will add necessary leadership along our back line,” Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez said in a statement. “He is a smart defender who participates in every phase of the game."
Cruz Azul sign Yotun from Orlando City
Liga MX side Cruz Azul have signed midfielder Yoshimar Yotun after Orlando City failed to sign him to a new contract.
The fee was not disclosed in the official announcement, but media reports on both sides of the border put the fee between $3.5 million-$4 million.
Orlando released a statement saying they made repeated attempts to convince Yotun to stay, but he was insistent on joining the Apertura finalists.
Premier League clubs interested in Utd's Pereira
Pereira is hoping to see his role expand under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after being frozen out under Jose Mourinho but will leave if that does not happen.
Wenger and Jardim in frame for Milan
The former Arsenal and Monaco managers could replace Gennaro Gattuso
Former Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis, who holds the same role with Milan, would like Wenger, but there are obstacles in the way of it happening.
Jorge Mendes has now suggested Jardim, citing his work done with Monaco and though he remains an outsider for the position, his resume could get him a greater look.