Oguchi Onyewu has been signed by AC Milan. Onyewu's stellar performance in the Confederations Cup has been repaid by becoming the first Stateside player to play for a club of this caliber. His physical style may be best suited for the Serie A, and his arrival strengthens the Milan backline, and likely foments his development into the premier US defender.
Victor Valdes has renewed his contract with Barcelona until 2014.
Sevilla split ways with Colombian defender Aquivaldo Mosquera, who will play for America in Mexico next year.
Lyon and Porto have reached an agreement on Benzema's replacement, Lisandro Lopez.
Those stories and more summarized here.
Bayern Munich has issued an ultimatum to Real Madrid - sign Ribery in 9 days for 80 million euros or nothing. Florentino was rumored to have set aside 55 million euros for the Frenchman. 80 million seems a spectacular sum for a player who has yet to play in an elite league. This could be the end of the dream unless Florentino drives the price down with players - Robben, Van der Vaart and 30 million anyone?
Ferguson is preparing a bid for Huntelaar in the next few days.