MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich bolstered its struggling team with the loan signing of Portugal left back João Cancelo from Manchester City on Tuesday, the last day of the transfer period. The 28-year-old Cancelo joined “on an initial deal through to the end of the current season,” Bayern said. The German club has the option to make the transfer permanent for a fee of 70 million euros ($76 million). Cancelo, who scored five goals and set up 11 more in 98 Premier League games for City, will give Baye
PARIS (AP) — American midfielder Korbin Albert has signed a contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain until 2025 after forgoing her remaining eligibility at Notre Dame. Albert, of Grayslake, Illinois, was regarded as one of the best midfielders in college soccer. She scored 16 goals last season as a sophomore and helped her team reach the NCAA quarterfinals. “Paris Saint-Germain has a great reputation, especially on the men’s side with Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé or Neymar Jr," the 19-year-o
The 31-year-old will join Atletico Madrid until the end of the season as he looks to aid their top four hopes. The Colchoneros have endured a disappointing campaign and are already out of all cup competitions - including the Champions League and Copa del Rey. Manager Diego Simeone is under growing pressure, though a strong finish to their league campaign would certainly make up for their struggles elsewhere.