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Football News: Review Of The Day 3rd August 2021

Review Of The Day 3rd August 2021
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Review of the Day

 

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Contracts

Brighton & Hove Albion centre-back Adam Webster has signed a new 5-year contract.

Veteran Italy and Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has signed a new 2-year deal.

 


Transfers

Hartlepool United have added Mark Cullen on a free transfer from Port Vale and Jake Lawlor, also on a free, from Harrogate Town.

Oxford United have signed Jordan Thorniley on loan for the season from Blackpool.

Free agent former Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday defender Tom Lees has signed Huddersfield Town.

Veteran centre-back Gary Cahill has left Crystal Palace and become a free agent.

Celtic have released Olivier Ntcham.

VfL Bochum have signed Konstantinos Stafylidis on loan from TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.

Former West Ham United forward Marko Arnautovic has signed for Bologna for a fee of £2.7m from Shanghai Port of the Chinese Super League.

Teenage Aston Villa defender Kaine Kesler Hayden has signed for Swindon Town on loan for the season. There is a January recall option in the loan deal.

Former Manchester United youngster Max Taylor has signed for Rochdale.

Northampton Town have taken Kion Etete on loan from Tottenham Hotspur for the season.

After being released by Walsall, Caolan Lavery has signed for Bradford City.

Fleetwood Town have picked up defender Darnell Johnson on a free transfer from Leicester City.

Connor Ogilvie has moved to Portsmouth on a free transfer from Gillingham.

Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Theo Corbeanu has signed for Sheffield Wednesday on loan.

Former Middlesbrough, Aston Villa, Liverpool and West Ham United winger Stewart Downing has retired at the age of 37.

Free agent winger Adam Reach, who was released by Sheffield Wednesday in the summer, has signed for West Bromwich Albion.

Barnsley have spent an undisclosed fee on Toulouse forward Aaron Leya Iseka, the brother of Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi.

Peterborough United have paid a "substantial six-figure fee" to sign Kwame Poku from Colchester United.

Ross County have signed Harry Clarke on a season-long loan deal from Arsenal.

Monaco have spent £10.8m on Olympique Lyonnais' Brazilian midfielder Jean Lucas.

Australian midfielder Denis Genreau has moved to Toulouse from Macarthur of the Aussie A-League for a £450,000 fee.

Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC have spent £2.05m on Millionarios forward Cristian Arango.

Jose Mourinho's AS Roma have spent £15.75m on Uzbek forward Eldor Shomurodov from Genoa.

Burgos have signed Pablo Valcarce from RCD Mallorca on a free transfer.

Omenuke Mfulu has joined Las Palmas on a free transfer from Elche.

AJ Auxerre have signed Gaetan Charbonnier from Stade Brest 29.

Former Everton flop Sandro Ramirez has signed for Getafe on loan from SD Huesca.

Former West Brom midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak has joined Krasnodar from Lokomotiv Moscow for a fee of £2.25m.

Hannover 96 have signed German defender Julian Borner from Sheffield Wednesday.

Bochum have taken Elvis Rexhbecaj on loan from Wolfsburg.

Olympiakos have paid £4.05m for Monaco forward Henry Onyekuru.

 


Injury Round-Up

Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey is to have a scan on an ankle injury he suffered during a 2-1 pre-season defeat at the hands of Chelsea. The 28-year-old limped off following a tackle by Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

 


Managerial Changes

Swansea City have appointed 35-year-old Russell Martin as their new boss. Martin had been in charge of MK Dons, but Swans have paid compensation, believed to be in the region of £400,000, to take Martin from them. Luke Williams, Matt Gill and Dean Thornton will be joining him as part of the new coaching staff at the Welsh club.

Andriy Shevchenko has quit his role as Ukrainian head coach. The former AC Milan and Chelsea striker, who was Ukraine's record goalscorer as a player, was appointed in 2016.

 


Disciplinary Charges

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane failed to turn up for training on Monday. His contract with Spurs runs until 2024 but the England striker is looking to leave this summer.

 


 

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Written by Tris Burke August 03 2021 04:50:55

 

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