Paraguay's Olimpia advanced to the final of the Libertadores Cup on Tuesday, losing the second leg of their semi-final 1-0 to Independiente Santa Fe but going through 2-1 on aggregate.
Shakhtar Donetsk have signed Argentine striker Facundo Ferreyra from Velez Sarsfield after the clubs agreed on a $9 million deal for the 22-year-old, the Ukraine champions confirmed on their official website on Tuesday.
Villarreal Promoted Villarreal have agreed to sign Mexico's attacking midfielder Giovani dos Santos from relegated Real Mallorca on a four-year contract, the Spanish club said in a statement on Tuesday.
Premier League Chelsea have signed Australia goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer on a free transfer until the end of next year's World Cup in Brazil.
Sunderland have signed USA striker Jozy Altidore from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club said on its website on Tuesday.
Four Nigerian amateur teams involved in two promotion deciders at the weekend that yielded a total of 146 goals have been suspended.
Atletico Madrid have agreed to loan Portugal full-back Silvio to Benfica for next season, the Spanish club said in a statement on Tuesday.
New Everton manager Roberto Martinez made it three straight signings of former Wigan Athletic players when he swooped for defender Antolin Alcaraz and goalkeeper Joel Robles on Tuesday.
Former Sweden defender Olof Mellberg has signed a two-year contract with Danish champions FC Copenhagen after leaving Spanish club Villarreal.
Midfielder Giorgos Karagounis, Greece's most capped player, has signed a new one-year contract with Fulham, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Four Bayern Munich players - Thomas Muller, Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger - were named on a 10-man shortlist for the 2012/13 UEFA Best Player in Europe award on Tuesday.
Coach Diego Simeone played a major role in helping David Villa to choose Atletico Madrid over other teams when he decided to leave Barcelona, the Spain striker said on Tuesday.
Champions Barcelona will host Real Madrid for the first time next season on October 26 or 27, the Spanish league said when the 2013/14 fixtures were announced on Tuesday.
Champions league runners-up Borussia Dortmund have paid 27.5 million euros to buy Armenian international attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Shakhtar Donetsk, the Ukraine side said on Tuesday.
Aston Villa's Belgium striker Christian Benteke has asked for a transfer and will be allowed to leave if a suitable offer is made, the Premier League club said in a statement reported by British media on Monday.
Norwich City striker Grant Holt has joined English Championship side Wigan Athletic on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee, the two clubs announced on Monday.
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play out the rest of his career at Real Madrid, club president Florentino Perez said in an interview on Monday.
Atletico Madrid reached an agreement to sign Spain striker David Villa from Spanish champions Barcelona on Monday, in what could be one of the bargain deals of the closed season.
Sweden striker Marcus Berg has signed a four-year contract with Panathinaikos, the Greek Super League club announced on Monday.
Mario Gomez will leave Bayern Munich and join Serie A's Fiorentina for next season, ending four years at the Bavarian club during which he scored goals at a prolific rate, won titles and yet ended up losing his first-team place.
Jose Mourinho will use former striker Didier Drogba as a template of how to behave as a professional when he tries to coax the best from the younger players in his squad, the Chelsea manager said.
Ivory Coast striker Arouna Kone has joined Everton on a three-year deal in a move reuniting him with his former Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez.
Former France defender Eric Abidal has rejoined big-spending Monaco on a one-year deal after his contract ended at Barcelona.
One man has been arrested in northern Brazil after a referee who fatally stabbed an amateur player over his refusal to leave the field was decapitated by a mob, police said on Saturday.
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