MADRID (AP) Brazilian club Corinthians says it has agreed to transfer striker Alexandre Pato to Villarreal in Spain. Corinthians says on its club website that it has “agreed to the final administrative details of the negotiation” for Pato’s move to Villarreal. It adds that both clubs have agreed to not release the financial details of the transfer. The 26-year-old Pato played for AC Milan from 2007 to 2013, before returning to his native Brazil with Corinthians. He played the second half of last season on loan at Chelsea in the English Premier League.
Arsenal star Jack Wilshere is excited about the developments at his club and country. The English midfielder, 24, has a new coach for his country in ex-Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce, and a new big-money teammate in Granit Xhaka. Both moves have him feeling good, and Wilshere is looking to inch his club one spot higher in the Premier League table this season. From MLSSoccer.com: “This year is going to be interesting. There are six or seven teams who could potentially challenge for the trophy. Man United have got a new manager, [Manchester] City have got a new manager; both managers are known for winning things wherever they go. And Chelsea as well. And then there are Leicester City, who are going