Soccer / football transfers
Everton sign striker Henry Onyekuru
Everton have agreed a £7m deal to sign Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side Eupen. The 20-year-old finished the season as joint-top scorer in the Belgian Super League with 22 goals in 38 matches. It is understood the Toffees plan to loan the striker to Anderlecht to assist his development before bringing him to the Premier League full-time.
Onyekuru will be Everton's third signing of the summer, following Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and Ajax midfielder Davy Klaasen. It will take the club's spending past the £60m barrier this month with more to follow with a deal pending for Malaga forward Sandro Ramirez.
Sirigu leaves PSG for Torino
Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu has been released by Paris Saint-Germain and will join Serie A club Torino. PSG says it has reached a deal with Sirigu to terminate his contract, which ran until June 2018. PSG says the 30-year-old Italy international signed a deal with Torino on Tuesday. Sirigu, who joined the Parisian club in 2011, won four French league titles, three League Cups and two French Cups with PSG. He played on loan at Sevilla and Osasuna this season after being pushed back down the pecking order at PSG by Kevin Trapp.
Werder to sign goalkeeper Pavlenka
Werder Bremen have agreed a deal to sign Slavia Prague goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka. The 25-year-old is expected to undergo a medical in Bremen and sign a contract later in the week. The Czech Republic international Pavlenka helped Slavia win the Czech First League title during his first campaign as No. 1.
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Llorente joins Real Sociedad
Defender Diego Llorente has left Real Madrid to sign a five-year contract with Real Sociedad. The 23-year-old Los Blancos youth product had been on loan at Rayo Vallecano and Malaga the past two seasons, after making just two substitute appearances with Real Madrid since 2012. Llorente has been capped once for his Spain in his career, that coming in a May 2016 friendly victory over Bosnia-Herzgovina.
Lyon sign Bertrand Traore
Lyon have confirmed the signing of Bertrand Traore from Chelsea on a five-year contract. The French club announced the signing on Twitter: "It is official: Bertrand Traore is Lyonnais! A transfer for €10m and a five-year contract." The 21-year-old striker spent last season on loan at Ajax, scoring nine goals in 24 Eredivisie appearances as the club finished runners-up to Feyenoord.
Germain completes Marseille switch
Marseille have completed the signing of Monaco forward Valere Germain on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old passed a medical to become Marseille's first summer signing. He has spent the majority of his career with Monaco, but had a brief spell on loan at Nice in 2015/2016. Germain scored 49 goals in 200 league appearances for Monaco.
Mainz sign Kodro from Osasuna
Mainz have made their second summer signing by securing the services of Bosnia-Herzegovina attacker Kenan Kodro for next season. The 23-year-old joins from Spanish side Osasuna and has signed a four-year-contract. Kodro scored seven goals in 28 appearances in La Liga last season. Mainz also signed former Hamburg goalkeeper Rene Adler on a free transfer last week.
Bordeaux sign striker Mendy
Bordeaux have reached an agreement with Guingamp over the signing of striker Alexandre Mendy. The 24-year-old started his youth career with Nice, and made his senior debut in 2013. He went on to make 18 appearances for them, and in between spent loan spells at Strasbourg and Nimes. He joined Guingamp last season, and scored three goals for them in 22 appearances, of which 17 have come from the bench.
Hamburg sign goalkeeper Pollersbeck
Hamburg have completed the signing of Germany Under-21 goalkeeper Julian Pollersbeck from Bundesliga 2 outfit Kaiserslautern. The 22-year-old, who is currently at the UEFA U-21 European Championship with Germany, has put pen to paper on a four-year deal valid until summer 2021. Pollersbeck made 31 Bundesliga 2 outings for Kaiserslautern last season, keeping 14 clean sheets and conceding just 27 goals.
Guingamp sign Camara
Guinea international Abdoul Camara has joined Guingamp on a two-year deal, a day after parting company with English club Derby County. The 27-year-old winger, who joined the English Championship side from French Ligue 1 team Angers in January 2016, had his Rams contract cancelled by mutual consent on Thursday. Camara played 26 games and scored just once during his time at Derby. The much-travelled and vastly-experienced Camara has previously played for French outfits Rennes and Sochaux, Greek club PAOK and Spanish side Mallorca.