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Review of the Day
Former Manchester City and Celtic winger Patrick Roberts has signed a new 2-year contract with Sunderland.
Werder Bremen youngster Ilia Gruev has extended his contract.
Unsurprisingly Gareth Bale has chosen to make a free transfer to Los Angeles FC over Cardiff City from Real Madrid. It has been revealed that he will not be taking a designated player spot on the team, meaning he will be on around £25,000 per week.
Declan Gallagher has joined St Mirren after having his contract terminated with Aberdeen.
Moving into Aberdeen is Dutch goalkeeper Kelle Roos. The 30 year old will join on a free transfer from Derby County.
Scott Twine has signed for Burnley for an undisclosed fee from MK Dons.
Crystal Palace will sign Derby County winger Malcolm Ebiowei on a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of the month.
Ciaron Brown has signed for Oxford United on a free transfer from Cardiff City.
Belgian side Royale Union Saint-Gilloise have paid an undisclosed fee for Accrington Stanley defender Ross Sykes.
Barnsley have signed Conor McCarthy on a free transfer from St Mirren.
Lecce have taken Gianluca Frabotta on loan from Juventus.
Angers SCO have released Vincent Manceau.
Former Aston Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia has been released by Qatari Stars League team Al-Gharafa.
Real Madrid have signed Noel Lopez from Deportiva La Coruna.
Watford have released former Manchester United striker Josh King.
Lecce have sent veteran centre-half Fabio Lucioni to Frosinone on loan.
Major League Soccer’s DC United have signed Martin Rodriguez from Altay SK.
Salernitana have released Milan Djuric.
Liverpool’s youngest goalscorer Ben Woodburn is on trial at Preston North End.
Wolverhampton Wanderers defenders Bendeguz Bolla has gone on loan with Grasshoppers Zurich.
Heart of Midlothian have paid an undisclosed fee for Jorge Grant from Peterborough United.
Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix has told Marca that he will not be moving this summer.
Injury Round Up
Heart of Midlothian have been boosted by the news that Craig Halkett should be ready for the new season after having surgery over the summer.
Edinburgh rivals Hibernian will have to wait a bit longer to get Kevin Nisbet back but the Scotland international, who has been out injured since February, is stepping up his fitness regime and preparing to begin running once more. The 25-year-old picked up an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury against Celtic.
Borussia Dortmund will be likely to have to make do without Gio Reyna at the beginning of the season as he is not returning to training with the rest of the squad. Reyna suffered a few injury problems last season which limited him to just 12 appearances.
Liam Rosenior has been put in caretaker charge of Derby County’s ‘team’.
Petr Cech has become the latest executive from the Roman Abramovic era to leave Chelsea. Cech, who was technical and performance advisor with a sideline as an ice hockey goaltender, has left despite being asked to stay on by the new ownership group.
Brentford have created a new role entitled Director of Elite Performance and appointed former rugby union player and coach Ben Ryan to fill it. Ryan was coach of England’s rugby sevens for 6 years and was also in charge of Fiji’s Olympic Gold medal winning sevens team in 2016.
Cheltenham Town have appointed Wade Elliott as their new head coach. Elliott has stepped up from a job as a first team coach at the club having rejected an offer to go with the former boss Michael Duff to Barnsley.
Schalke 04 have added Baniamino Molinari to their coaching staff as an assistant coach. Molinari had been working as an assistant coach at Cypriot champions Apollon Limassol.
Rams Bid Accepted
David Clowes bid for Derby County has been accepted and he has announced his intention to take the club out of administration by the weekend. Clowes has already bought the club’s Pride Park stadium and loaned them the money to begin the season. It is believed that his bid meets the criteria to prevent further points deductions, meaning all football creditors will be paid in full.
Written by Tris Burke June 27 2022 16:10:29