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West Ham sign midfielder Fernandes

Fernandes played against Liverpool in last season’s Europa League West Ham have signed Swiss midfielder Edimilson Fernandes from FC Sion for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £5m. The 20-year-old, who scored six goals in 65 games for the Swiss club, has agreed a four-year contract. He is the fourth midfielder to join the Hammers

McCarthy ‘fuming’ after Ipswich loss

Mick McCarthy led Ipswich to the third round of last season’s League Cup, where they lost at Manchester United Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he is “fuming” with his side after their 1-0 loss at home to League Two side Stevenage in the EFL Cup. Despite fielding a strong side, the Championship club went

Nothing to Palace striker rumours – agent

Christian Benteke’s agent has rubbished reports Crystal Palace are close to completing the signing of the Liverpool striker. Speculation at the weekend stated the Eagles were poised to break their transfer record to sign the Belgium international for over £30million after agreeing personal terms with Benteke following his return from holiday. However, his agent, Kismet

Rated: How Chelsea’s seven Euro 2016 stars got on

The Blues had less players involved than many of their Premier League rivals, and none of them made it to the tail end of the tournament. England’s Gary Cahill and Spain trio Cesc Fabregas, Pedro and Cesar Azpilicueta both left at the round of 16, while the club’s Belgium contingent made it to the quarter-finals

Swansea City set to sign QPR’s Fer

Leroy Fer has won 11 caps for the Netherlands Swansea City are set to make Leroy Fer their first summer signing after agreeing a fee, reported to be £4.75m, for him with Queens Park Rangers. Fer made nine appearances on loan with the Swans last season and is expected to sign a permanent deal on

Brentford’s Judge given doping warning

Alan Judge will miss Euro 2016 after breaking his leg in April Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Judge has been reprimanded by the Football Association after breaching doping regulations. The 27-year-old was found to have consumed levels of salbutamol from an asthma inhaler above the permitted threshold after a match in August. The

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,

Power linked with Eagles

Crystal Palace are believed to be weighing up a move for Wigan Athletic midfielder Max Power during the close season. Eagles boss Alan Pardew has been checking out the talent in the lower leagues this season and Power’s performances for Wigan appear to have caught the eye. The 22-year-old only joined Wigan from Tranmere Rovers