Soccer

Manchester City, Juventus swap defenders

AP

A pair of right-backs switched between the English and Italian champions as Manchester City signed Joao Cancelo from Juventus and Danilo went in the other direction.

Juventus said Wednesday it will receive €65 million ($73 million) over three years from City for Cancelo, and pay 37 million euros across the same period for Danilo.

Juventus expects to make €28.6 million as a result of the deals.

The summer transfer window closes for English Premier League clubs on Thursday afternoon.

Ahead of deadline day, Watford signed Danny Welbeck on a free transfer on Wednesday. The striker has been without a club following his release from Arsenal at the end of last season. The 28-year-old Welbeck has played 42 times before England but has seen his career troubled by injuries.