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Transfer window talking points: Best move? Shock move?

The transfer window ends on Aug. 31 and there have been some massive deals for the big clubs so far. But what do our writers think of them?

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Gold Cup review: U.S. win, Mexico woe and other tournament takeaways

The Gold Cup is in the books and the USMNT walked away winners over rivals Mexico. Our writers review the best and worst of the competition.

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Has there been a power shift from Mexico to the USMNT?

Herc Gomez describes the USMNT's win against Mexico as a turning of the tide following their Gold Cup win.

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Chelsea to return with new Lukaku offer

After an initial bid was denied, Chelsea are upping the ante in a move to get Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Fjortoft: Harry Kane will end up at Manchester City

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SOCCER

Barcelona issues include Messi and Griezmann sagas, defensive dilemma

It has been another summer of drama at the Camp Nou. Ronald Koeman is staying as manager and Lionel Messi has agreed a new contract, but is yet to sign because of the club's financial issues.

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What is delaying Messi's return to Barcelona?

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Messi + Ronaldo = Pedri. Spain star plays more than both combined

With just one game of a gruelling summer schedule remaining, this will no doubt come as a blessed relief to Spain midfielder Pedri.

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