Josef Leizerowitz | According to Daily Express, Dimitar Berbatov is close to joining Aston Villa on a free transfer. Aron Johannsson is open to a switch from the Eredivisie in the Netherlands to MLS. He is "eager to come to the league." [Yahoo Sports] Cadena SER claims there’s no deal between Real Madrid and Sergio Ramos,
Justin Levine | As the final days of the non-waiver trade deadline have come and gone, the Chicago Cubs had their minds set on trying to acquire Indians RHP Carlos Carrasco and padres RHP Tyson Ross.