Buda Mendes - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images
24dSam Marsden

Guardiola inspired me to snub Barca - wonderkid

Defender Yan Couto has told ESPN Brasil that an intervention from Pep Guardiola led to him turning down Barcelona in favour of a move to Man City.

Bruna Prado/Getty Images
48dTim Vickery

Flamengo sweating on the return of Jorge Jesus

Flamengo are coming off one of their best seasons in recent memory. Now the pandemic threatens to derail the progress made by manager Jorge Jesus.

Young soccer player shows off skills in training routine (0:32)
Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images
62dMark Ogden

Sources: Top clubs to talk virus transfer impacts

Europe's top clubs have scheduled a board meeting on Friday ahead of emergency talks with FIFA over the potential disruption of the transfer window.

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images
66dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Barcelona agree deal for Sao Paulo teen Maia

Barcelona have agreed a deal for Sao Paulo's teenage striker Gustavo Maia this summer, an official from the Brazilian club has confirmed to ESPN.


Flamengo boss says he has positive virus test

Flamengo coach Jorge Jesus has tested positive for coronavirus and is under quarantine in Rio de Janeiro while doctors perform a second test.

Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images

Pele depressed over health issues - son

Brazilian legend Pele is depressed over his poor health and reluctant to leave the house because he cannot walk unaided, his son Edinho said.

Miguel Schincariol/Getty Images

Player forgets yellow card, sent off after goal

Corinthians midfielder Janderson was sent off for a goal celebration after scoring, saying afterwards that he forgot he already had a yellow card.

Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Sounders sign Brazil's Joao Paulo for DP spot

The Seattle Sounders announced they acquired Brazilian midfielder Joao Paulo from Botafogo, making him the third Designated Player on their roster.

Buda Mendes - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

Sources: Man City beat Barca to Brazil wonderkid

Man City have beaten Barcelona to the signing of Brazilian teenager Yan Couto from Coritiba for €15 million, according to ESPN Brasil sources.

Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images
118dJulien Laurens

Sources: Pablo Mari move to Arsenal still on

Flamengo centre back Pablo Mari's move to Arsenal is still on as both clubs continue to negotiate the structure of the deal for the Spaniard.