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Coral presents summer transfer window updates LIVE

| 02.08.2015

A frenzy of transfer activity is underway this summer, so Coral bring customers an easy go-to list of all the big-name exits and arrivals that have taken place so far in this exciting and consuming window.

Friday, July 31st

Baggies bag Lambert (17:30)
Rickie Lambert has joined West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal from Liverpool for a reported £3m. He’s their third summer signing.

Jack Stephens joins Boro on loan after extending with Southampton (17:01)
Southampton have tied young defender Stephens to a new four-year deal, before shipping the 21-year-old off on a season-long loan to Championship club Middlesbrough.

Villa grab the headlines again with Gestede signing (16:01)
Villa are at it again! In a busy day for the Birmingham-based club, striker Rudy Gestede is the latest signing, arriving from Blackburn Rovers on a five-year contract.

Aston Villa make Jordan Veretout signing (15:17)
The Villans have made their capture of Veretout official, snaring the French midfielder on a five-year deal.

Aubameyang inks new Dortmund deal (14:40)
Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund have fended off interest in attacker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, as the forward extended his stay at the Westenfalenstadion for another five years.

QPR capture James Perch (12:17)
Relegated club QPR have completed the signing of Wigan Athletic defender and skipper James perch on a three-year contract.

Great news for Arsenal as Walcott and Cazorla sign new deals (12:04)
Star attackers Cazorla and Walcott increase their stay at the Emirates, with the latter signing a new four-deal contract.

Upson inks MK Dons deal (09:31)
Defender Matt Upson has joined Championship club MK Dons on a Bosman, penning a one-year deal.

Thursday, July 30th

Newcastle United nab Chancel Mbemba (15:30)
The Magpies have secured the capture of defender Mbemba from Anderlecht for a fee of around £8.5m.

Besiktas grab Gomez (15:16)
Turkish giants Besiktas have signed Fiorentina forward Mario Gomez on a season-loan, with an option to buy the marksman permanently.

Wednesday, July 29th

Norwich buy Brady from Hull (14:15)
There’s a recurring theme today with relegated Premier League players getting another chance, and it continues as Norwich City have signed Republic of Ireland left-sided player Robbie Brady from Hull City on a three-year deal.

Koeman captures Caulker on season-long loan (14:05)
Southampton have let one player go (see below), but also brought in a name! QPR centre back Steven Caulker has joined St Mary’s on loan for the season.

Saints striker Gallagher goes on loan to Dons (12:15)
Southampton forward Sam Gallagher has joined Championship newcomers MK Dons on a season-long loan.

Diaby makes France return with Marseille (10:35)
Confirmation that ex-Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby has rejected West Bromwich Albion’s offer of a pay-as-you-play deal and signed for Ligue 1 outfit Marseille in his homeland.

West Brom buy Chester from Hull (10:30)
Former Manchester United defender James Chester links up with former Old Trafford teammate Darren Fletcher at The Hawthorns after moving from relegated Hull City for a reported £8m on a four-year contract.

Tuesday, July 28th

Arturo Vidal finally arrives at Allianz Arena (14:41)
Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Chile international Vidal from Italian giants Juventus. The midfielder has joined on a four-year deal.

Filipe Luis returns to Atletico Madrid (13:38)
Chelsea left back Luis has returned to former club Atleti following just one season with the Premier League champions.

Clarets capture Toffees youngster Chris Long (11:35)
Burnley have bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Everton’s Irish forward Chris Long on a three-year contract.

Charlton sign Sporting Lisbon defensive star Naby Sarr (09:45)
Championship club Charlton Athletic have landed former France Under-21 international Naby Sarr on a five-year contract from Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon.

Monday, July 27th

Double signing for Tigers (21:05)
Relegated Hull City have finally brought some new faces to the KC Stadium in former Newcastle United full back Ryan Taylor (for free on a one-year deal) and Chesterfield’s versatile forward Sam Clucas for £1.3m, handing him a three-year contract on Humberside.

Afellay allies himself with Stoke (18:05)
Former Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay has joined Stoke City on a free transfer with the Potters handing him a two-year contract.

Preston capture Cunningham from Bristol City (16:30)
Irish left back Greg Cunningham has switched from one club promoted into the Championship to another after leaving League One champions Bristol City for third-tier play-off winners Preston North End.

New York Red Bulls reunite the Wright-Phillips’ (15:07)
Winger Shaun Wright-Phillips has joined brother Bradley by heading to the MLS to sign for New York Red Bulls.

Aston Villa finally nab Ayew (14:57)
Villa have confirmed that Ghana forward Jordan Ayew, brother of new Swansea City signing Andre, has completed his move to the club, inking a five-year contract.

Watford wrap up Steven Berghuis signing (14:39)
Premier League newcomers Watford have landed AZ Alkmaar winger Berghuis for a reported fee of around £4.6m, as the Dutchman joins on a four-year deal to become the Hornet’s 10th summer signing.

Middlesbrough take Fabbrini on season-long loan (14:19)
Championship club Boro have completed a loan deal for Watford midfielder Diego Fabbrini, who will join Aitor Karanka and co for the upcoming campaign.

Man Utd snap up free agent Romero (08:00)
We start the week off with Manchester United landing Argentina number one Sergio Romero on a Bosman from Sampdoria. He’s signed a three-year deal at Old Trafford.

Saturday, July 25th

Leicester loan Hamer to Nottingham Forest (14:40)
Premier League survivors Leicester City have leased keeper Ben Hamer to Championship side Nottingham Forest for the upcoming campaign.

Garbutt goes on loan to Craven Cottage (09:05)
Everton defender Luke Garbutt has joined Fulham on a season-long loan.

Thursday, July 23rd

Palace pounce for McCarthy (17:03)
Crystal Palace have nabbed keeper Alex McCarthy from QPR on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, thought to be in the region of £3.5m, which is the stopper’s reported release clause.

Bayern bag Arturo Vidal (08:48)
German giants Bayern Munich have agreed a deal with Juventus to bring midfielder Arturo Vidal to the Allianz Arena, with reports stating the Chile international will pen a five-year deal and cost the Bundesliga champions around €36m.

Wednesday, July 22nd

Watford sign another! (16:15)
The newly-promoted Premier League outfit have announced their second signing of the day, this time former Real Madrid youth midfielder Jose Manuel Jurado from Spartak Moscow on a three-year deal.

Hammers snap up Manuel Lanzini on loan (13:30)
Young diminutive Argentine attacker Lanzini has joined the Hammers for a season-long loan, with an option to sign him permanently, from UAE club Al Jazira.

Watford bring in Miguel Britos from Napoli (13:00)
The Hornets have further bolstered their defence by bringing in centre back Britos on a three-year deal. The uncapped Uruguayan won two Coppa Italia and one Supercoppa Italiana during his time in the south of Italy.

Tuesday, July 21st

Eagles land Bamford season-long loan (17:01)
Crystal Palace have snapped up Chelsea frontman Patrick Bamford on loan for next season, you can read all about it here!

Magpies make Mitrovic official (10:01)
Newcastle United have completed the signing of Aleksandar Mitrovic from Anderlecht, with the 20-year-old agreeing a five-year deal at St James’ Park, subject to a work permit being granted.

Sunday, July 19th

Man City snap-up starlet Patrick Roberts (08:59)
Manchester City have completed the signing of Fulham attacking midfielder Patrick Roberts. It is thought that the deal could see the highly-rated 18-year-old eventually cost the Citizens up to £11m.

Saturday, July 18th

Aston Villa sign France Under-21 international Amavi (17:19)
Villa have bounced back from their Fabian Delph disappointment by snaring 21-year-old full back Jordan Amavi from Nice for undisclosed fee.

Friday, July 17th

Delph deal done by Man City (18:35)
Manchester City complete the capture of Aston Villa captain and England midfielder Fabian Delph for a reported £8m on a five-year contract after the player made a surprise U-turn.

Sanogo arrives at Ajax (13:42)
Eredivisie club Ajax have confirmed that Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo has joined them on a season-long loan deal from the Londoners.

Thursday, July 16th

Downing seals Boro return (22:08)
Former England international winger Stewart Downing has made a return to his former club Middlesbrough, having signed from West Ham United on a four-year deal.

Sunderland sign Kaboul (21:19)
Sunderland have completed the signing of Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul, with the France international signing a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, and becomes the club’s fourth signing of the summer.

The move comes seven years after the Frenchman’s agent said his client, “wouldn’t join Sunderland even if there was an earthquake”.

Getafe loan Sunderland’s Vergini (11:19)
Getafe have secured the signing of Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini, with the 26-year-old Argentine agreeing a season-long loan deal with the La Liga club. The Black Cats now look short on defensive options, with Vergini’s departure possibly making room for an imminent new arrival.

Wednesday, July 15th

Southampton confirm Clasie capture (22:00)
The Saints swoop for another Netherlands international in deep-lying midfielder Jordy Clasie on a five-year deal in an £8m transfer from Feyenoord. He once again links up with Ronald Koeman.

Sunderland land Lens (21:30)
The Black cats have captured Netherlands international forward Jeremain Lens from Dynamo Kiev for £8m and hand hima four-year deal at the Stadium of Light.

Turnbull signs for Leeds (15:45)
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Ross Turnbull has joined Championship club Leeds United on a two-year deal from Barnsley.

Daryl Murphy commits to Ipswich (14:45)
Republic of Ireland international forward Daryl Murphy has ended speculation surrounding his future by penning a new two-year contract with current club Ipswich Town.

Porto pounce on Pereira for shock capture (14:47)
Uruguayan full back Maxi Pereira has signed for Portuguese giants Porto from bitter rivals Benfica on a free transfer after his contract ended. Was playing on the same team as Iker Casillas a key factor in his decision?

Stoke in overnight swoop for Moha El Ouriachi (08:50)
Mark Hughes is at it again with another young Barcelona prospect poached by the Potters.

Tuesday, July 14th

Allan Nyom arrives at Watford (17:45)
There’s a four-year deal from Cameroon right back Nyom at Vicarge Road as yet another player gets moved around the empire of Hornets owners the Pozzo family!

Raheem Sterling finally makes Man City move (17:03)
Liverpool have confirmed that winger Raheem Sterling has joined Manchester City. The England international arrives at the Etihad on a five-year deal for a blockbuster fee of £49m, finally ending one of the summer’s longest transfer sagas. Who will the Citizens snap-up next?

Carl Jenkinson rejoins West Ham (16:36)
West Ham United have announced the signing of defender Carl Jenkinson on another season-long loan deal from parent club Arsenal.

Robin van Persie finalises Fenerbahce move (14:36)
Netherlands superstar Robin van Persie has been welcomed to Turkish giants Fenerbahce, with his official unveiling and signing imminent. The striker is believed to have been prised from Manchester United for a fee of around £4.7m.

Fabio Capello sacked by Russia (8:49)
Former England coach Fabio Capello has been relieved of his duties with the Russian national team, despite having a contract which ran until 2018.

Monday, July 13th

Claudio Ranieri named new Leicester City coach (16:48)
Former Chelsea and Juventus boss Claudio Ranieri has agreed a three-year contract to be Leicester’s new coach and will replace departed Nigel Pearson. The Italian tactician has not held a managerial post in England since parting from the Blues in 2004, and is a significant coup for the Foxes.

Dann the man for Palace as defender extends deal (15:10)
Scott Dann has inked a contract extension with Crystal Palace, despite reported interest from Everton. The centre back has signed a new five-year deal with the Selhurst Park side.

Tevez seals Boca Juniors homecoming (14:44)
Italian champions Juventus have announced that Carlos Tevez has left the club to re-join Boca Juniors in Argentina, bringing to an end two trophy-laden seasons in Turin.

Red Devils announce Scheiderlin deal (13:45)
Manchester United have now announced the signing of Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin as well, on a four-year deal.

Man Utd confirm Schweinsteiger signing (13:30)
Manchester United have signed Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger on a three-year deal, the club have confirmed today.

Champions Chelsea buy Begovic (12:05)
Premier League champions Chelsea have signed Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic for a reported £7m on a four-year deal.

Sunday, July 12th

Potters confirm Johnson capture (13:50)
Glen Johnson is, to all intents and purposes, a Stoke City player with the free agent full back joining on a two-year deal:

Saturday, July 11th

Casillas to join Dragons den (21:25)
Real Madrid announce Spain captain and goalkeeping great Iker Casillas will join Porto! Manchester United fans will really fear David de Gea is in line to replace the legendary stopper now.

Man Utd complete Darmian deal (20:10)
Manchester United have Italy international full back Matteo Darmian signed up from Torino on a four-year deal with the option of another 12 months.

Watford bring Behrami back to Premier League (17:55)
Former West Ham United midfielder Valon Behrami has returned to England with the Hornets from Hamburg. The Switzerland international signed a three-year deal at Vicarage Road

Celta Vigo sign ex-Celtic and Man City striker Guidetti (13:50)
Free agent and Sweden frontman John Guidetti has joined provincial La Liga club Celta Vigo on a five-year deal. He replaces Santi Mina, who was sold to Valencia earlier this month.

Newcastle net Wijnaldum (10:30)
The Magpies sign Netherlands international midfielder and PSV Eindhoven captain Georginio Wijnaldum on a five-year deal for a reported fee of £14.5m.

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco swaps Monaco for Atletico (08:00)
Belgium winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco has joined Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal from Monaco, who just can’t seem to keep hold of their key performers!

Friday, July 10th

Villa replace Man City-bound Delph with Idrissa Gueye (19:00)
Tm Sherwood has secured a readymade replacement for England international midfielder Fabian Delph, who is set to join Manchester City, with Senegal international Gueye joining Aston Villa for a reported fee of £9m on a four-year deal.

Potters poach veteran stopper Given (18:05)
And the Begovic move to Stamford Bridge edges closer to completion, with Irish goalie Shay Given signing a two-year contract with Stoke after being released by Aston Villa.

Van Ginkel loan suggests Stoke shall sell Begovic to Blues (17:35)
Chelsea have sent Dutch midfielder Marco van Ginkel to the Potters on a season-long loan, heralding an £8m move for Bosnia goalie Asmir Begovic in the opposite direction.

Claudio Yacob commits to WBA (16:30)
Argentine anchorman Yacob has penned a new two-year contract at The Hawthorns.

Hammers confirm Ogbonna buy (15:05)
West Ham United net Italy international defender Angelo Ogbonna on a four-year deal from Serie A champions Juventus.

Cabaye completes Palace move (09:04)
Crystal Palace have signed former Newcastle United and PSG midfielder Yohan Cabaye on a three-year deal, for a club-record fee.

Monk commits to Swans (09:02)
Swansea City have announced that manager Garry Monk has put pen to paper on a new three-year contract with the Welsh club.

Skrtel commits to Liverpool cause (09:00)
Slovakia centre back Martin Skrtel has signed a new deal with Liverpool, the length of his contract is undisclosed, but great news for Reds fans nonetheless.

Thursday, July 9th

Steven N’Zonzi joins Sevilla from Stoke City (16:04)
Potters midfielder N’Zonzi has been sold to Spanish giants Sevilla for a £7m fee, leaving the Britannia Stadium behind after three seasons of service.

Celtic sign striker Nadir Ciftci (11:13)
Scottish giants Celtic have snapped-up Turkish attacker Ciftci from Dundee United on a four-year deal for a reported price of £1.5m. The striker has become the Bhoys’ fourth signing of the summer.

Mark Bunn the icing on the cake for Aston Villa (09:58)
Free agent Bunn, formerly of Norwich City, has joined the Villans on a Bosman. The goalkeeper has put pen to paper on a two-year deal and is thought to be cover for stopper Shay Given, who looks likely to leave Villa Park this summer.

Wednesday, July 8th

Galatasaray grab Reading’s Jem Karacan (16:26)
Turkish giants Gala have signed Reading midfielder Karacan, with the English-born former Turkey Under-21 international agreeing a three-year-deal.

Bhoys bag Bailly signing (16:20)
Scottish Premiership champions Celtic have secured the signing of goalkeeper Logan Bailly from Oh Leuven.

PSG Trapp new goalkeeper (16:10)
PSG have announced the signing of German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp from Eintracht Frankfurt.

Shelvey commits to Swans (15:45)
Former Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has put pen to paper on a new four-year contract with Swansea City.

Olympiacos appoint Marco Silva (15:04)
Olympiacos have announced the appointment of former Sporting Lisbon boss Marco Silva as their new manager, with Jorge Jesus having recently taken over his previous role.

Spurs sign former Saints star Alderweireld (10:05)
Tottenham have announced the signing of Belgium international Toby Alderweireld from Atletico Madrid, with the former Southampton loan star penning a five-year contract until 2020 at White Hart Lane.

Atletico agree Vietto deal (07:54)
Atletico Madrid have announced that they have agreed a deal to sign Argentine forward Luciano Vietto from Villarreal. The 21-year-old, who was an apparent target for Liverpool, will sign a six-year deal at the Vincente Calderon, with the fee thought to be in the region of €20m.

Tuesday, July 7th

Clarets confirm Vossen (18:04)
Burnley have secured the signing of striker Jelle Vossen from Belgian Pro League side Genk, with the 26-year-old penning a three-year deal at Turf Moor.

Zaza joins Turin titans (17:23)
Juventus have signed Simone Zaza from fellow Serie A side Sassuolo for £12.75m, with the Italy international attacker agreeing a five-year-deal with the Italian champions.

Sammy flies to Bluebirds (17:20)
Newcastle United forward Sammy Ameobi has joined Championship club Cardiff City on loan for the season.

Leeds youngster Lewie Coyle signs on for another year (16:20)
Full back Coyle, 19, has clearly impressed new boss Uwe Rosler enough as he has signed a new one-year contract extension with Leeds United, who are famed for bringing through young talent.

Jamie O’Hara joins Fulham (16:00)
Former Tottenham winger O’Hara has signed a one-year deal with west London side Fulham, after being released from relegated Blackpool at the end of the season.

Southampton sign Cuco Martina (11:05)
Ronald Koeman’s Southampton have completed the signing of defender Cuco Martina from FC Twente on a two-year deal.

Palace’s James McArthur signs new contract (09:15)
Alan Pardew are hoping to build on a brilliant finish to last season, and have tied down midfielder McArthur for another three years.

Monday, July 6th

Bolton snap up Real Madrid B defender Derik Osede (22:30)

The 22-year-old follows Fernando Hierro, Ivan Campo and Marcos Alonso in switching from the Bernabeu to the Macron (Reebok) Stadium, and signs on a three-year deal after being released.

Nabil Bentaleb signs new Spurs deal (20:30)
The 20-year-old Algeria international has signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham.

The Club is delighted to announce that @nabilbentaleb42 has signed a new five-year contract, which runs until 2020.

— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 6, 2015

Arda Turan is a Barcelona player (20:15)
The Catalan treble-winning club have announced the signing of Turkey international Turan on a five-year contract for £24m.

However, he will be unable to play for Barca until January following the Spanish giants’ transfer ban.

There are also reports suggesting that Barcelona have included a clause that means they can sell him back to Atletico but pay a 10 per cent penalty before July 20th, two days after their presidential elections.

Juve tied down duo 17:30
Manager Max Allegri (one year) and midfielder Claudio Marchisio (five years) have signed new deals with Serie A champions Juventus.

Juventus confirm Andrea Pirlo exit (15:07)
Serie A champions Juventus have finally announced that pass-master Pirlo is to join MLS side New York City.

Kenji Gorre pens new Swansea deal (14:49)
Swansea City have secured former Man Utd academy striker Gorre to a new contract, with the Dutch youngster agreeing a three-year deal to stay at the Liberty Stadium.

Angelo Henriquez exits Old Trafford (14:44)
Another talented attacker has departed Man Utd, as Croatian club Dynamo Zagreb have made Chile hitman Henriquez’s loan deal permanent, according to the Red Devils’ official website.

QPR agree new contract with Karl Henry (14:34)
The Hoops have extended Henry’s stay at Loftus Road, with the midfielder agreeing a new one-year deal.

Man Utd finally rid of Nani, who joins Fenerbahce (13:15)
Portuguese winger, who spent last season on loan at boyhood team Sporting Lisbon from parent club Manchester United, has now signed a permanent deal with Turkish outfit Fenerbahce.

Hornets sign Capoue from Spurs (12:15)
Premier League new boys Watford have confirmed the signing of midfielder Etienne Capoue from Tottenham for a club record fee.

Saturday, July 4th

Gala get Lukas Podolski (14:50)
Big news out of Istanbul. Turkish giants Galatasaray have signed Arsenal and Germany attacker Podolski on a three-year contract.

Friday, July 3rd

Adam Matthews makes Sunderland switch (22:15)
The Black Cats buy Celtic and Wales right-footer Matthews for a reported £2m, handing him a four-year deal at the Stadium of Light.

We look at what this career move means to Matthews.

Inter Milan loan for Barcelona right back Martin Montoya (17:35)
Confirmation that Barca boy Montoya has switched to the blue half of the San Siro, initially on loan.

Juve net Neto (17:30)
Italian champions Juventus have brought in Brazilian goalkeeper Neto following his release from Fiorentina as backup to skipper Gianluigi Buffon.

Watford tie down star striker Deeney for another five years (16:00)
Troy Deeney has signed a new five-year deal at Vicarage Road, ahead of his side’s return to the Premier league. He’s resisted reported overtures from Swansea City to stay with the Hornets.

Rams make record raid for Tom Ince (15:04)
Derby County have signed English attacker Tom Ince on a permanent four-year deal from Hull City, for an undisclosed fee believed to be around £4.75m up front (and could rise to £6m in add-ons and bonuses), after the winger starred on loan at Pride Park last season.

Chelsea return Radamel Falcao to the Premier League (13:32)
London giants Chelsea have announced a season-long loan deal for Radamel Falcao from Ligue 1 club Monaco, meaning the Colombian hitman will return to the Premier League after Manchester United decided not to purchase the forward permanently.

Inter officially acquire Jeison Murillo (13:10)
Serie A giants Inter Milan have officially announced the signing of Colombian centre half Jeison Murillo from Spanish side Granada. The 23-year-old will now link-up with fellow new defensive recruit Miranda at the San Siro.

Thursday, July 2nd

Hornet have Holebas (20:40)
Greece left back Jose Holebas has joined Watford from Serie A runners-up Roma on a three-year contract.

AC Milan sign second striker today with Luiz Adriano arrival (19:10)
First Colombia hitman Carlos Bacca, and now Brazil counterpart Luiz Adriano has arrived at the San Siro, signing a five-year deal with the Rossoneri.

Seagulls going for a Bong (19:00)
Cameroon full back Gaetan Bong has joined Championship club Brighton and Hove Albion on a two-year deal following his release from relegated Wigan Athletic.

Odemwingie extension at Stoke (17:45)
Former Nigeria forward Peter Odemwingie has extended his stay at the Britannia Stadium for another season.

Cathcart commits to PL new boys Watford (16:45)
Northern Ireland defender Craig Cathcart has signed a new four-year contract at Vicarage Road.

Inter Milan sign Samba Boy Miranda (16:01)
Italian giants Inter have announced the capture of Atletico Madrid and Brazil centre back Miranda, for an as-of-yet undisclosed fee. Nerazzurri president Erick Thohir said of the signing: “[Miranda is] an experienced player who is as eager as we are to get started on this new adventure.”

Black Cats confirm Cattermole contract (13:49)
Lee Cattermole has signed a new five-year contract with Sunderland, with his previous having been set to expire next summer.

Black Cats boss Dick Advocaat stated: “He’s the controller of the side, the motivator, the leader.”

AC Milan confirm Bacca deal (13:30)
AC Milan have confirmed the signing of Colombia international forward Carlos Bacca from Spanish side Sevilla. The new San Siro arrival had been previously linked with Atletico Madrid and Arsenal, but will become a Rossoneri player after a medical is passed.

Sevilla secure Rami signing (12:49)
Europa League champions Sevilla have agreed terms to sign French defender Adil Rami from AC Milan, the Spanish club said on their website. The centre back previously featured in La Liga for Valencia before departing for Serie A.

McShane becomes a Royal (11:18)
Republic of Ireland international defender Paul McShane has joined Reading after becoming a free agent this summer. The 29-year-old left Hull City after their relegation from the Premier League, and rejoins former Tigers and Ireland teammate Stephen Quinn, who also just recently arrived at the Madejski Stadium.

Brentford snare Denmark defender Andreas Bjelland (10:07)
Championship club Brentford have announced the signing of Danish centre back Andreas Bjelland, formerly of Eredivisie outfit Twente. The 26-year-old has been capped 21 times for Denmark, and the ambitious Bees are thought to have forked out a potential club record fee of €3m for the defender.

Wednesday, July 1st

Sunderland complete permanent Coates capture (18:35)
Uruguay centre back Sebastian Coates has made his loan spell at Sunderland from Liverpool permanent, signing a four-year deal at the Stadium of Light.

Miranda in Inter move (18:00)
Atletico Madrid and Brazil centre half Joao Miranda has left La Liga for Serie A side Inter Milan. The Nerazzurri could also net Barcelona right back Martin Montoya and diminutive France attacker Mathieu Valbuena, who joined Dynamos Moscow last summer.

Gundogan in Dortmund U-turn (17:45)
Germany holding midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has changed his mind and committed his future to Broussia Dortmund, penning a two-year contract extension at the Wesfalenstadion.

Angella commits to Watford (16:50)
Italian centre back Gabriele Angella has penned a new five-year deal with the Hornets.

Two-year contract for Polish stopper Kuszczak at Birmingham (16:20)
Tomasz Kuszczak has moved across the Midlands from Wolves to Birmingham City, and as been handed a two-year deal by Blues boss Gary Rowett.

Charlton capture Makienok (15:50)
Charlton Athletic have signed Denmark international striker Simon Makienok on a season-long loan from Palermo.

Eder completes Swansea switch (14:32)
Swansea City have completed the signing of Braga and Portugal striker Eder for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old scored 10 goals for the Portuguese club in the Primeira Liga last season.

Holtby makes permanent Hamburg move (14:00)
Lewis Holtby has completed a permanent move to Bundesliga club Hamburg from Tottenham, having spent last season on loan with the German outfit.

Watford make Matej Vydra deal permanent (12:47)
The Hornets have finally tied Czech Republic attacker Vydra to a five-year deal at Vicarage Road, snapping up the striker from Italian club Udinese, who are also owned by the Pozzo family in charge at Watford.

Vydra had previously spent two seasons on loan with the Hertfordshire side, netting 36 Championship goals across those separate stints.

Forest sign Matt Mills (12:21)
Defender Matt Mills has completed his move to Nottingham Forest after a three -year stint at Bolton Wanderers ended recently.

Liverpool finally capture Clyne (12:02)
Liverpool have signed Southampton full back Nathaniel Clyne on a long-term contract, with the England international becoming the Reds’ sixth summer signing already.

Porto pounce for Imbula (11:28)
Portuguese giants Porto have signed France Under-21 midfielder Giannelli Imbula from Marseille.

Bournemouth snap up Distin (11:09)
Premier League new boys Bournemouth have signed former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin, with the 37-year-old agreeing a one-year contract with Eddie Howe’s Cherries. The veteran defender has played more top-flight games than any other French player before.

Bayern Munich secure Costa coup (11:03)
German champions Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Brazil forward Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk. The Brazilian has signed a five-year deal and will wear the club’s number 11.



Lee Gormley

Lee joined the Coral team in 2014 after studying at Leeds Trinity University, having moved across the water from Ireland, and has plenty of industry experience from his time with various news outlets in both England and Northern Ireland. After graduating with a BA Honours degree in Sports Journalism, he has since become an important member of the talented sports desk, passionately covering boxing, football and snooker, among many other sports. Lee is also a massive Manchester United and Republic of Ireland fan, but curbs any bias during his work, and outside of his job can be found regularly taking part in sport himself, such as boxing, GAA and football.