Pogba fails Uerdingen trial
KFC Uerdingen have snubbed Paul Pogba’s older brother, Mathias for being too fat, according to the Sun.
The Guinea international arrived in the German third division club for trial after ending his stay with Sparta Rotterdam in the Dutch second tier last year.
However, his physical shape – excessive kilos in the hip region – has dampened the chances of the 27-year-old forward to revive his career.
N’Doye returns to Angers
Senegal international Cheikh N’Doye is back in the French Ligue 1 with Angers.
Over a year after leaving for Birmingham City, the midfielder is back with Les Scoistes for the 2018-19 campaign.
The boss is back !!! #LaForceDuSCO ⚫️⚪️?? pic.twitter.com/oLZGO4vD9j
— Angers SCO (@AngersSCO) August 16, 2018
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Diaby close to Sporting CP switch
Abdoulay Diaby is a step away from joining Sporting CP from Club Brugge, according to A Bola.
The Mali international is expected to arrive at the Portuguese capital for €4 million as a replacement for Ivory Coast’s Seydou Doumbia.
After spending a year with the Lions, Doumbia is set to join Bursaspor on a permanent deal worth €1.5 million.
Osimhen close to Club Brugge loan
Wolfsburg youngster Victor Osimhen is close to joining Belgian top-flight Club Brugge on a season-long loan, reports Voetbal 24.
The Nigeria youth international has been limited to game time in the German Bundesliga and he is search for regular first-team football this season
Earlier this summer, Osimhen had a trial at Zulte Waregem but failed to secure a deal.
Mbia returns to Ligue 1
Former Cameroon international Stephane Mbia has confirmed his return to French Ligue 1 with Toulouse.
The former Rennes and Marseille midfielder disclosed his move to the Stadium de Toulouse on social media with official presentation expected in the coming days.
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Moses retires from international duty
Chelsea star Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international duty with Nigeria.
The 27-year-old called time on his career with the Super Eagles in order to focus fully on club career and his family.
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Percy Tau joins Belgian second tier club
Brighton and Hove Albion have announced the departure of Percy Tau to Belgian second division outfit Royale Union Saint-Gilloise for the rest of the season.
?? Percy Tau has joined @UnionStGilloise on a season-long loan deal.
Best of luck for the season ahead @percymuzitau22 ? #BHAFC ?⚪️
Read ➡️ https://t.co/HfmttmE8xz pic.twitter.com/OpSHjijJEt
— Brighton & Hove Albion ⚽️ (@OfficialBHAFC) August 15, 2018
The South Africa intentional joined the English Premier League club this summer from Mamelodi Sundowns and he is expected to have European football experience in Belgium.
Leganes confirm Omeruo signing
Leganes have confirmed the signing of Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo on a season-long loan.
Here we go! Lega 1️⃣8️⃣/1️⃣9️⃣ #VamosLega pic.twitter.com/fjidT3c0rY
— C.D. Leganés ???? (@CDLeganes_en) August 14, 2018
The Super Eagles defender who spent last season on loan at Kasimpasa has teamed up with Los Pepineros for his seventh loan spell from the Stamford Bridge.
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Zaha extends Crystal Palace stay
Wilfried Zaha has ended all transfer speculations regarding his future at Crystal Palace by signing a new five-year deal.
The new contract comes over a year after the Ivorian forward signed a five-year deal at Selhurst Park in May 2017.
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Aina joins Torino from Chelsea
Chelsea defender Ola Aina has completed a season-long loan deal to Serie A club Torino.
The Bulls signed the Nigeria international with an option to make the move permanent at the end of the season, less than a week after compatriot Joel Obi departed the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino for Chievo.
— Torino Football Club (@TorinoFC_1906) August 14, 2018
FC Sion sign Alex Song
Alex Song has joined FC Sion in a two-year deal on a free transfer.
The former Arsenal and Barcelona star left Russian side Rubin Kazan in January, but trained with the Swiss top-flight side weeks before a deal was announced on Tuesday
Brahimi on Monaco’s radar
Monaco are plotting a bid for Porto’s Yacine Brahimi to fill Keita Balde void, according to France Football .
Following Balde’s loan move to Inter Milan on Monday, the Red and Whites are ready to cash in on the Algeria international who has scored two goals in two games this season.
Brahimi has a year left on his contract with the Portuguese champions, a factor which could help the French club negotiate below the winger’s €60 million release clause.
Elneny to replace Anguissa at Marseille
Marseille are weighing up a move for Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny to replace Andre Zambo-Anguissa who left for Fulham this summer, reports Maxifoot .
The Cameroon international switched to England on the Premier League transfer deadline day and the Egyptian has emerged as their suitable candidate.
Arrival of Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi at the Emirates Stadium indicates limited playing time for Elneny who might want to consider his options before the European transfer deadline.
Atletico tried to sign Aurier
Atletico Madrid had several meetings with Tottenham to sign Ivorian defender Serge Aurier, reports RMC .
Diego Simeone’s side made an approach for right-back before settling to sign Santiago Arias from PSV.
Borussia Dortmund are also interested in Aurier who is ready to fight for his place in Mauricio Pochettino’s squad this season .
Samuel Eto’o joins Qatari club
Samuel Eto’o will continue his illustrious career at Qatar SC after moving to the Qatari outfit on a free transfer.
The ageless marksman makes the Kings his 13th professional club after ending his relationship with Konyaspor this summer.