• De Gea’s move to Madrid stalls on deadline day

    MADRID (AP) — The transfer window in Spain closed Monday without a deal announced for the expected move of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid, with local media reporting the deal fell through because the paperwork wasn’t submitted on time.

  • Marseille's  midfielder Mario Lemina, left, is tackled by Guingamp's midfielder Younousse Sankhare during their French League One soccer match at the Roudourou stadium in Guingamp, western France, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Guingamp defeated Marseille 2-0. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

    Juventus sign Hernanes and Lemina on transfer deadline day

    MILAN (AP) — Juventus signed midfielders Hernanes and Mario Lemina on a busy final day of Europe’s transfer window for the four-time defending champion, which is off to its worst ever Serie A start.

  • US goalie Brad Guzan: ‘Nothing changes’ with Howard’s return

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With their roles reversed, No. 1 goalkeeper Brad Guzan of the United States insists “nothing changes” in his relationship with World Cup standout Tim Howard.

  • This is a Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 file photo of Monaco's Anthony Martial of France as he reacts  during his French League One soccer match, in Monaco stadium against Ajaccio.  The French Football Federation said Monday  Aug. 31, 2015 that Martial, a 19-year-old forward who has been compared to France great Thierry Henry, was granted permission to leave France's national squad to sign a contract at Manchester United. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

    Man United turns to Monaco again in bid to sign Martial

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For the second straight year, Manchester United is turning to French club Monaco to solve its striker shortage in the final hours of Europe’s summer transfer window.

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  • Portland Thorns goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, left, and defender Rachel Van Hollebeke celebrate after an NWSL soccer match against the Washington Spirit in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Both players have announced their retirement from soccer. The teams tied 3-3. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

    Portland sends off Angerer and Van Hollebeke with sellout

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet.

  • Bradley Wright-Phillips, Red Bulls fly past DC United, 3-0

    HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips had two goals and an assist to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 3-0 victory over D.C. United on Sunday night.

  • F Andrew Wooten gets 1st US call-up for exhibition vs Peru

    CHICAGO (AP) — Forward Andrew Wooten is getting his first call-up to the U.S. national team for the exhibition against Peru, with Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley staying with their Major League Soccer teams.

  • Seattle Sounders' midfielder Brad Evans (3) scores a goal on a penalty kick against Portland Timbers goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey, second from left, as Timbers' Diego Valeri (8) looks on, in the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    Goals from Martins, Evans give Seattle 2-1 win over Portland

    SEATTLE (AP) — Obafemi Martins scored his 10th goal of the season in the opening minutes, Brad Evans converted a disputed penalty kick just before halftime and the Seattle Sounders beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 on Sunday.

  • Manchester United's captain Wayne Rooney, left, and Ander Herrera, third left, wait in the center circle to restart after they conceded a goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Swansea City and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    United’s biggest problems exposed in 2-1 loss at Swansea

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United’s early-season problems at both ends of the pitch were exposed in a 2-1 loss at Swansea on Sunday that ended its unbeaten start in the Premier League.

  • This is a Sunday, May 10, 2015 file photo of Wolfburg's  Kevin De Bruyne from Belgium, right, as he is challenged by Paderborn's Daniel Brueckner  during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Paderborn, Germany.  Kevin de Bruyne has joined Manchester City from Wolfsburg for a reported fee of 58 million pounds ($89 million), making the Belgium midfielder the second most expensive player in the history of English football. City announced the transfer on Sunday Aug 30, 2015, saying the 24-year-old De Bruyne has signed a six-year deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

    Kevin de Bruyne joins Man City from Wolfsburg

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City demonstrated its financial might by breaking the club’s transfer record for the second time this summer to sign Kevin de Bruyne on Sunday, making the Belgium midfielder the second most-expensive player in English football history.