• 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.

  • Arsenal's Francis Coquelin, left, and Leicester City's Daniel Drinkwater battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, England, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

    Drinkwater stays at champion Leicester, signs 5-year deal

    LEICESTER, England (AP) — Danny Drinkwater has become the latest Leicester player to commit his future to the English champions.

  • Hull City's Shaun Maloney, center, celebrates scoring during their English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

    Hull confounding grim preseason forecasts in Premier League

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Hull started the season as the English Premier League’s “crisis club,” regarded by some as the worst-prepared team ever to begin a top-flight campaign.

  • Manchester City's Fabian Delph, second left, scores his side's first goal against Steaua Bucharest during their Champions League Play-off, Second Leg match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday Aug. 24, 2016. (Nigel French / PA via AP)

    Man City, Moenchengladbach cruise into Champions League

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach built on commanding first-leg advantages to cruise through the Champions League playoffs on Wednesday, while Russian side Rostov thrashed Ajax 4-1 to reach the group stage for the first time.

  • Watford's team manager Walter Mazzarri getures, during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road stadium in London, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Janmaat becomes Watford’s 3rd signing in a week

    LONDON (AP) — Netherlands right back Daryl Janmaat has become Watford’s third signing in a week after completing his move to the Premier League club from relegated Newcastle on Wednesday.

  • In this Aug. 18, 2016 file photo, Usain Bolt from Jamaica celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists including nine champions have headed to Switzerland for the first major track and field meeting since the Rio de Janeiro Games.

  • Chelsea's Diego Costa gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road stadium in London, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Premier League stars face early-season clampdown by refs

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — WWE-style grappling at corner kicks, manhandling of match officials, verbal abuse: Sometimes the beautiful game can take on an ugly side.

  • 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.

  • Burnley's Andre Gray, right, and Liverpool's Ragnar Klavan battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor, Burnley, England, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)

    Premier League player charged over Twitter posts from 2012

    LONDON (AP) — A Premier League player is set to be punished by English football authorities for discriminatory comments he made on social media more than four years ago.