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De Gea’s future uncertain after botched transfer

De Gea’s future uncertain after botched transfer

MADRID — Real Madrid said yesterday they had done everything necessary to complete the transfer of goalkeeper David De Gea from Manchester United before Monday’s midnight deadline.

United toothless up front

United toothless up front

Wayne Rooney should pass Sir Bobby Charlton’s England scoring record this weekend. San Marino, he can cope with, but Swansea exposed his loss of form as well as the chaos in...

De Bruyne could be the special one who got away

De Bruyne could be the special one who got away

Four summers ago, Manchester City pushed hard for Eden Hazard, spending months pursuing the Lille midfielder before pulling out because of the escalating costs of the deal.

Bale, Rodriguez lift Real to victory

Bale, Rodriguez lift Real to victory

MADRID — Real Madrid got their season up and running when Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez struck twice in a 5-0 drubbing of Real Betis on Saturday while La Liga champions...

Swansea end United’s unbeaten start

Swansea end United’s unbeaten start

LONDON — Swansea City came from behind to end Manchester United's unbeaten start to the Premier League season with an impressive 2-1 victory at the Liberty Stadium yesterday.

Gallery: Rooney’s back, but the Swans are soaring

Rooney’s back, but the Swans are soaring

Manchester United may have heaved a sigh of relief over the return of Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring form, but Swansea have been impressive so far this season and have the personnel...

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