Major League Soccer
Columbus Crew SC have announced the signing of Democratic Republic of the Congo international Cedrick Mabwati.
The midfielder, who is currently with his country at the African Nations Cup, was previously on the books at Spanish club Real Betis, who had loaned him to second division side Osasuna at the start of this season.
Capped nine times for DR Congo, the 22-year-old made appearances in each of his nation's group stage games in Equatorial Guinea, where they have advanced to the knockout stage.
American defender Heath Pearce has signed a five-month contract with Sweden's IFK Goteborg.
The 30-year-old made 23 league appearances and 29 overall for Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact last season, then was selected by Orlando in the expansion draft.
He also has played for Denmark's Nordsjaelland (2005-07), Germany's Hansa Rostock (2007-09), and Dallas (2009-10), Chivas USA (2011-12) and the New York Red Bulls (2012-13) in MLS.
Pearce made 35 appearances for the U.S. national team from 2005-12...
The New England Revolution completed a deal on Friday to bring U.S. international forward Juan Agudelo back to the club.
Agudelo's deal will run through 2018, though he will not be a designated player, a source told ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle.
The 22-year-old played with the Revolution in 2013, scoring seven goals, then departed to attempt a move to play in Europe. Agudelo has been out of action since his loan stint with Dutch side FC Utrecht ended last May.
He had been on the books of English Premier...