• Real Madrid's Toni Kroos, top left, celebrates with teammates after scoring their side's second goal against Celta Vigo during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Celta at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Kroos’ late goal gives Madrid 2-1 win over Celta in Spain

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Toni Kroos’ late score ensured Real Madrid won its home opener over a feisty Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday, while Atletico Madrid stumbled in a second straight round of the Spanish league.

  • Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola looks out before the match against Stoke City during their English Premier League soccer match at The Bet365 Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, England, Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. (Nick Potts/ / PA via AP)

    Bravo’s debut for City could come against United

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Claudio Bravo’s debut for Manchester City is set to come in the most high-profile match of the English Premier League season: The Manchester derby.

  • City acquires goalie Bravo from Barcelona on 4-year deal

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City has completed the signing of goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Barcelona for 13.75 million pounds ($18.2 million) in a move that could spell the end of Joe Hart’s decade-long career at the English club.

  • Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Bayern Munich, enters the pitch before the German soccer cup, DFB Pokal, match between third division FC Carl Zeiss Jena and first division Bayern Munich in Jena, Germany, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Rebuilt rivals chasing Bayern Munich in Bundesliga

    BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s rivals have been rebuilding as they attempt to stop the Bavarian powerhouse claiming an unprecedented five straight Bundesliga titles.

  • Barca signs goalie Cillessen, moving Bravo closer to City

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has signed Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, clearing the way for Claudio Bravo to complete his move to Manchester City.

  • Deschamps selects 3 new faces; but no Evra or Sagna in squad

    PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps selected three uncapped players on Wednesday for a friendly away to Italy and a World Cup qualifier in Belarus, while telling veteran left back Patrice Evra he needs to prove he can still keep performing at the highest level.

  • Bravo lands in Manchester to tie up move to Man City

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has arrived in England to conclude a move to Manchester City.