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NYCFC trades former No.2 pick Shelton to Sporting KC for Abdul-Salaam

The two MLS sides swapped players who struggled for playing time in their third seasons in the league

‘Mbappe is much better than Bale’ – PSG are Madrid’s equals in attack, claims Roche

The former sporting director of the Parc des Princes side believes their firepower can trouble the defending European champions

‘Mbappe is much better than Bale’ – PSG are Madrid’s equals in attack, claims Roche

The former sporting director of the Parc des Princes side believes their firepower can trouble the defending European champions

Soccer Football - Uruguayan Championship - Defensor Sporting v Penarol

Soccer Football - Uruguayan Championship - Defensor Sporting v Penarol - Centenario stadium, Montevideo, Uruguay - December 10, 2017. Penarol's goalkeeper Kevin Dawson celebrates after defeating Defensor Sporting to win the Uruguayan championship. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Soccer Football - Uruguayan Championship - Defensor Sporting v Penarol

Soccer Football - Uruguayan Championship - Defensor Sporting v Penarol - Centenario stadium, Montevideo, Uruguay - December 10, 2017. Penarol's head coach Leonardo Ramos. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Soccer Football - Uruguayan Championship - Defensor Sporting v Penarol

Soccer Football - Uruguayan Championship - Defensor Sporting v Penarol - Centenario stadium, Montevideo, Uruguay - December 10, 2017. Penarol's Diego Rossi and Defensor Sporting Gaston Rodriguez (L) in action. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Peter Stoeger takes over Borussia Dortmund

Football Soccer - Borussia Dortmund news confrence - Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany, December 10, 2017 - Borussia Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc attends a news conference. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

Peter Stoeger takes over Borussia Dortmund

Football Soccer - Borussia Dortmund news confrence - Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany, December 10, 2017 - Borussia Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc attends a news conference. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

Peter Stoeger takes over Borussia Dortmund

Football Soccer - Borussia Dortmund news confrence - Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany, December 10, 2017 - Borussia Dortmund's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke, teams's new coach Peter Stoeger and club's sporting director Michael Zorc attend a news conference. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Carracai (L) in action against Sporting's Bas Dost during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Mateus (R) in action against Sporting's Bruno Fernandes during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Sparagna (L) in action against Sporting's Gelson Martins during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Carracai (L) in action against Sporting's Bas Dost during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Rossi (L) in action against Sporting's Fabio Coentrao during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Jeremy Mathieu celebrates a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Idris (L) in action against Sporting's Bruno Fernandes during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Bas Dost (R) and Fabio Coentrao celebrate a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Idris (L) in action against Sporting's Bruno Fernandes during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Mateus (2-R) reacts after scoring a goal against Sporting during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Bas Dost celebrates after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Rossi (R) in action against Sporting's Daniel Podence during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Vitor Bruno (R) in action against Sporting's Daniel Podence during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Fabio Coentrao (2-L) celebrates after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Fabio Coentrao celebrates after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Fabio Coentrao (R) celebrates with William Carvalho after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's head coach Jorge Simao reacts during their Portuguese First League soccer match against Sporting held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Sebastian Coates in action against Boavista's Vitor Bruno (L) during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Rochinha (L) in action against Sporting's Piccini during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Bundesliga - Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Schalke 04

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Schalke 04 - Borussia-Park, Moenchengladbach, Germany - December 9, 2017 Schalke coach Domenico Tedesco and sporting director Christian Heidel REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050

Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga

Soccer Football - Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga - Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey - December 7, 2017 Sporting Braga's Raul Silva celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Osman Orsal TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga

Soccer Football - Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga - Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey - December 7, 2017 Sporting Braga players applaud fans after the match REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga

Soccer Football - Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga - Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey - December 7, 2017 Sporting Braga's Raul Silva celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga

Soccer Football - Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga - Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey - December 7, 2017 Istanbul Basaksehir’s Gael Clichy in action with Sporting Braga's Bruno Xadas REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga

Soccer Football - Europa League - Istanbul Basaksehir vs S.C. Braga - Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey - December 7, 2017 Istanbul Basaksehir’s Kerim Frei in action with Sporting Braga's Ricardo Esgaio REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Gio Reyna to Europe? Father Claudio says son will make his own decision on future

The NYCFC sporting director and former USMNT captain says his talented teenage son will decide where and when he'll launch his career

Gio Reyna to Europe? Father Claudio says son will make his own decision on future

The NYCFC sporting director and former USMNT captain says his talented teenage son will decide where and when he'll launch his career

Gio Reyna to Europe? Father Claudio says son will make his own decision on future

The NYCFC sporting director and former USMNT captain says his talented teenage son will decide where and when he'll launch his career

Champions League - FC Barcelona vs Sporting CP

Barcelona’s Paco Alcacer in action with Sporting’s Gelson Martins. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Valverde hails key Cillessen save in win over Sporting CP

After Barcelona laboured to victory over Sporting CP, the Catalan side's manager admitted they had not been at their best on the day

Messi rests for first hour as Barca beats Sporting 2-0 in CL

Sporting's Jeremy Mathieu, right, scores an own goal during the Champions League Group D soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sporting CP at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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