Sounders GM Lagerwey not expecting 'splashy' signings
Seattle Sounders GM Garth Lagerwey says he is not expecting any more "splashy" signings before the season.
The Sounders have an open designated player spot, but Lagerwey isn't anticipating that it will be filled anytime soon.
"I wouldn't expect a splashy third DP-level signing," Lagerwey told the "Sounders Weekly" radio show.
"Our big investments are in Nico Lodeiro and Raul Ruidiaz. Those guys are the cornerstones we're building around and certainly we are going to continue to bring in good players...But I don't anticipate it's going to be at an impact like a Lodeiro or a Ruidiaz."
Wolves eye Sobhi move
Sobhi is currently on loan at former club Al Ahly after failing to break through with Huddersfield in the first half of the season.
Despite his struggles, Woves still believe in the 22-year-old's potential and are keen on making a summer bid.
Lyon monitoring Wamangituka
Timbers land Jorge Moreira on loan
The Portland Timbers have acquired right-back Jorge Moreira on loan from River Plate with an option to purchase.
Moreira, 29, has made over 250 professional appearances in South America and has 17 caps for Paraguay.
“Jorge is an experienced player who has played at the highest level in South America and internationally, and his addition further strengthens our defensive group,” said head coach Giovanni Savarese in a club release.
Chelsea players expecting Sarri to be sacked
Sarri has been on the brink since City humiliated Chelsea 6-0 on February 10, and one more defeat could seal the Italian's fate.
The 60-year-old only joined Chelsea from Napoli in the off-season, but his tenure could come to a close less than one season after it began.
Raiola to meet Milan over Bonaventura extension
Bonaventura's current deal expires at the end of next season, and Milan manager Rino Gattuso is understood to be a big admirer of the 30-year-old.
Bonaventura is out for the season after undergoing knee surgery in November, but the club still wish to see him extend his stay at the San Siro.
Sharp set to sign new Sheffield United deal
'Wenger would be great for Chelsea'
Wenger ended his 22-year spell with Arsenal at the end of last season and is still out of a job despite insisting he is not retired.
The Frenchman has been linked with a whole host of jobs but he is yet to step back into management since leaving the Gunners last year.
Liverpool & Chelsea chase Thuram's son
Obafemi signs new Southampton contract
Inter to welcome Icardi return
Mauro Icardi will be welcomed back into the Inter team with open arms should he be recalled by Inter this week.
The Argentine has been stripped of the captaincy and not played in either of the last two games.
"We have talked a lot about this situation, directors, the president and coach all spoke about it," he told reporters.
Tebas lined up for PL role
Richard Scudamore's successor remains unknown after Susanna Dinnage decided not to take the role.
Tebas, who has previously turned down a similar role in Serie A, has run the Spanish top flight since 2013 and has pushed for a regular season game to be played in the United States.
Clubs have been proposing possible replacements for chief-executive Scuadmore, who stepped down at the turn of the year.
Glatzel pens pro Liverpool deal
Liverpool have signed up Under-18 captain Paul Glatzel on a professional contract on his 18th birthday.
Glatzel made his Under-23 debut on Monday, scoring against West Ham United.
'United wanted Almiron'
But agent Daniel Campo says he could have moved to Old Trafford had things turned out differently.
He told Paraguay TV: “Manchester United was interested in Miguel Almiron.”
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Everton want permanent Zouma deal
The Frenchman's displays have been one of the few positives for the Merseysiders during an otherwise troubling campaign.
On his third loan spell away from Stamford Bridge, the 24-year-old could now look to settle down - and Silva hopes he chooses Goodison Park.
He told the Liverpool Echo: “Let's see what we can do or not in the future.
"But it's also about his opinion, about his future. But we are really happy with him.”
Traore could have left England
“My agent told me I had the option to go away, from England but I said ‘no, I want to stay and improve, I want to prove to everyone in England how good I am’.
“I want to prove I can play in the Premier League. It was an easy decision as well. I know Wolves is a good team.”
Kovac wants Jovic reunion
Niko Kovac wants to reunite with Luka Jovic at Bayern Munich.
The coach worked with the 21-year-old at Eintracht Frankfurt, where the striker is currently on loan.
Barcelona are also understood to be tracking Jovic.
Real considering selling Bale
The Welshman has failed to meet expectations in Madrid
Real Madrid are contemplating cashing-in on Gareth Bale as they prepare to stage a massive overhaul in the summer.
Lucas Vasquez and Vinicius Junior have moved ahead of Bale in the pecking order and with plenty of interest from the Premier League, a sale could take place this summer to finance moves for Eden Hazard and Christian Eriksen.
Boateng leaves Levante for China
He moves to the Chinese Super League having netted just once this season in 16 outings.
Emery: The key is in Ozil's hands
Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil's future is in his own hands as the midfielder must prove he can be consistent.
Ozil has struggled with injuries and illness throughout the season, and has been excluded from the Arsenal first team as a result.
With the German's future a talking point, Emery says Ozil has impressed in training, but needs to do so more consistently going forward.
Zaniolo turns down Raiola
Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo has been approached by Mino Raiola, but has turned down an offer to work with the agent, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Zaniolo's father informed Raiola that the midfielder wishes to continue working with his current agent Claudio Virorelli.
Raiola currently has a list of clients that includes stars Paul Pogba, Mario Balotelli, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Marco Verratti.
Sarri: I plan to be Chelsea boss for a long time
Maurizio Sarri says he plans to be Chelsea's manager "for a long time".
Sarri has come under fire following the club's recent string of results, headlined by a 6-0 battering at the hands of Manchester City.
Whitecaps' Dos Santos: Roster likely set until summer
Dos Santos took charge of the Whitecaps this past offseason and has overseen a massive overhaul for the Canadian club.
A total of 15 new faces have been added to the squad as the Whitecaps look to rebuild its squad in the wake of Alphonso Davies' move to Bayern Munich.
Vieira on Lyon shortlist
Vieira is under contract through 2021, but is not fully convinced to stay on with the club following the expiration of his deal.
Genesio's contract with Lyon is set to conclude in June and, should he choose to leave, the club sees Vieira as one of the top replacements available.
Everton's Browning leaves for China
Tyias Browning has left Everton to join Guangzhou Evergrande, the Premier League club confirmed.
The 24-year-old centre-back moves for an undisclosed fee, having made just nine appearances for Everton's first-team.
PSG to offer Dani Alves new contract
The Brazilian right-back's deal runs out at the end of the season but the French giants are eager to keep him for another year.
However, the 35-year-old has said he still wants to play in the Premier League before he calls time on his career.
Toronto set to sign Westberg
Real Madrid line up Firpo as Marcelo replacement
Marcelo has told Real Madrid that he wants to follow Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus and Los Blancos are fearful that Sergio Reguilon will not improve enough to replace him.
As such, they are already exploring other avenues, including the Spain Under-21 man, who has had a breakout campaign.
Verratti set to commit his future to PSG
Sarri has three games to save Chelsea job
Chelsea will sack Maurizio Sarri if he fails to achieve positive results in his next three games with Chelsea, Goal understands.
The Blues have had a bad start to 2019, putting the coach's future at Stamford Bridge in doubt. The club are already eyeing an interim replacement for the Italian as he could be sacked within the next few weeks.
Icardi not getting Inter captaincy back
Mauro Icardi has been told he will not be reinstated as Inter captain after being stripped of the armband.
Reports in Italy suggest the Argentine striker is running out of friends at San Siro, as only four of his team-mates still have his back.
Samir Handanovic has been named the club's captain and it seems Icardi will need to find a new team if he wants to be the undisputed leader again.
Juventus to hold Marcelo talks with Jorge Mendes
La Liga giants want Alex Sandro swap
But Madrid are eyeing a swap deal for Juve's current left-back star Alex Sandro, whereas the Bianconeri would rather sell him for a decent fee.
Inter hold secret Rakitic talks with Barcelona
Serie A side ready €35m offer
Although Inter's first offer falls short of the Catalan side's asking price, they may be willing to meet the Nerazzurri halfway and take €40m (£35m/$45m) for him.
James open to Real Madrid return
James Rodriguez has suggested he would be happy to return to Real Madrid this summer.
However, the 27-year-old says he has "everything" in the Spanish capital and must consider his options before a decision is made.
Ex-Inter forward Castaignos joins Korean club
The 26-year-old joined Sporting CP in 2016 but featured just three times in the Portuguese top-flight this season.
Now the Netherlands Under 21 international will ply his trade in the South Korean league with last year's runners-up.
Man City buy Chinese club
Manchester City have added another club to their collection with the City Football Group (CFG) acquisition of Chinese club Sichuan Jiuniu.
CFG, which owns the Premier League champions, has bought the third-tier side as part of a joint-purchase deal involving China Sports Capital and robotics firm UBTECH.
Napoli eye Lozano, Dolberg & James
Napoli have put Hirving Lozano, Kasper Dolberg and James Rodriguez high on their list of targets for the summer.
The Serie A side are already preparing for the summer and hope to boost their attacking options. Corriere dello Sport claims PSV star Lozano has already caught the eye of Carlo Ancelotti, while Ajax striker Dolberg is being monitored.
James, meanwhile, is seen as the most difficult target to land, however, with Bayern considering signing him on a permanent basis from Real Madrid.
Wenger met with PSG president
Ex-Arsenal boss still linked with director role
The Frenchman met with the president in Qatar to discuss the possibility of taking on the job from Antero Henrique, who has faced heavy criticism recently.
Sporting ready to sell Madrid & Liverpool target Fernandes
And the Portuguese side are ready to cash in on their star attacking midfielder whose contract runs until 2023.
Madrid to make new Jota bid
The Spanish giants see the 19-year-old attacker as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo and have been trying to lure him away from the Primeira Liga side.
After turning down an €18 million (£16m/$20m) bid from Madrid, Benfica are trying to tie him down to a new deal with a release clause of €120m (£104m/$136m), but he does not want to renew it as he would rather head to the Spanish capital.
Cerri to remain with Cagliari
The move will cost Cagliari €9 million (£8m/$10m) to be paid over the next three years.
TFC set to sign former U.S. youth international goalkeeper
Bayern join chase for Wan-Bissaka
Palace do not want to part with Wan-Bissaka and the 21-year-old could cost a potential suitor £40 million ($52m).
Timbers prepare to move on from Vargas
The Timbers have offered $8.5 million (£7m) for Vargas, but Tigres value the player at a higher price, even though they are looking to sell him.
Because of that desire to sell, Tigres could eventually return to Portland more amenable to a deal, but the MLS side no longer considers a move for Vargas likely in the league's primary transfer window.
Chelsea considering Zidane and Lampard
Sarri may well be facing the sack if results do not improve for the Blues, with Gianfranco Zola likely to take over in a caretaker role.
After the season, Chelsea could look to Zidane, who left Madrid after three consecutive Champions League crowns, or ex-Blues star Lampard, who has impressed in his debut season as Derby County manager.
Tottenham watched Suso and Perisic
Spurs have scouted AC Milan duo Suso and Franck Kessie as Mauricio Pochettino is interested in signing both players.
Top-four finish required for Man Utd to land Sancho
The teenager is the Red Devils' top target and while Dortmund don't want to sell, they are likely to accept an offer of over £100 million ($131m).
However, Sancho wants to feature in the Champions League and is making it a requirement the Red Devils make it back to Europe's top continental competition.