African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Gervinho returns to Italy with Parma

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Gervinho completes Parma switch


Gervinho has completed a return to Italian Serie A with Parma on a free transfer from Hebei China Fortune.

The Cote d'Ivoire international has penned a three-year deal that will run through 2021.


Udinese sign Troost-Ekong


Udinese have completed the signing of Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong from Bursaspor.


Nyom and En-Nesyri join Leganes


Malaga and Morocco striker Youssef En-Nesyri has joined La Liga side Leganes on a five-year deal.

The 25-year-old scored four goals in 25 league games for the Albicelestes last term.

Meanwhile, Cameroon's Allan Nyom has left West Bromwich Albion for the Madrid outfit on a season-long loan deal.


Mendyl joins Schalke 04


Hamza Mendyl has joined Schalke 04 on a five-year contract from Lille.

The left-back who made 14 Ligue 1 appearances last campaign will join compatriot Amine Harit in Domenico Tedesco's squad this season.

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Toulouse confirm Mbia signing


Toulouse have announced the signing of former Marseille and Sevilla midfielder Stephane Mbia on a year deal.


Gervinho agrees Parma deal


Gervinho is on the verge of returning to the Italian Serie A with Parma, according to Gazzetta dello Sport .

The Ivorian forward has agreed to join the Stadio Ennio Tardini outfit on a free transfer in a deal that will earn him €1 million a season. 

The Italian club are currently in talks with Hebei China Fortune to terminate the 31-year-old's contract which is due to expire on December 31.


Torino sign Djidji


Torino have completed the signing of Ivorian defender Koffi Djidji from French club Nantes on loan with an option to buy.


Mendyl to join Schalke


Morocco international Hamza Mendyl is close to joining Schalke 04 from Lille, reports L' Equipe .

The 20-year-old defender made just 14 appearances for the Ligue 1 side last season, including six league starts in last season's final seven league games. 


Troost-Ekong linked with Udinese


William Troost-Ekong has parted ways with Turkish outfit Bursaspor, with Udinese thought to be his likely destination.

This comes in the wake of several reports from Italy claiming the former Gent defender has agreed on a deal with Udinese, who recently lost veteran centre-back and captain Danilo to Bologna.

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No West Ham move for Toure


Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that West Ham United will not be offering a deal for Yaya Toure this summer.

The 35-year-old midfielder is currently a free agent after being released by Manchester City at the end of the 2017-18 season.

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Saivet completes Bursaspor medical


Senegal midfielder Henri Saviet is set to complete his loan move from Newcastle United to Bursaspor on Thursday.

The 27-year-old who spent the second half of last season on loan at Sivasspor will return to the Turkish Super Lig for the 2018-19 season.

Saivet who has three years left on his contract has managed just five league appearances for Newcastle.


Ufa part ways with Kehinde Fatai


Russian Premier League side Ufa have parted ways with Nigerian forward Kehinde Fatai.

Fatai scored six goals in 46 games for the Townspeople across two seasons before both parties agreed to end their relationship.


Pogba fails Uerdingen trial


KFC Uerdingen have snubbed Paul Pogba's older brother, Mathias for being too fat.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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Leganes confirm Omeruo signing


Leganes have confirmed the signing of Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo on a season-long loan.

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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