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Man City set to complete deal for Turkish starlet

Manchester City will sign Turkish teenager Enes Unal for a fee of £2million from Bursaspor.

The forward, who has one international cap, arrived in Manchester on Thursday and will undergo a medical with the Premier League club, before completing the formalities.

Unal tweeted a photo of his plane ticket to Manchester on Thursday, all but confirming the deal.

Former Chelsea striker joins Chinese side

Gudjohnsen was at Bolton last season. Credit: PA

Iceland's former Barcelona and Chelsea forward Eidur Gudjohnsen has joined the growing ranks of internationals moving to the Chinese Super League.

The 36-year-old, who played last season at Bolton Wanderers, signed a deal with mid-table Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, the Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.

Ever Bright are eighth in the standings in their first season in the Chinese top flight.

Chinese Super League clubs have flexed their financial muscle in recent days with Guangzhou Evergrande signing former Spurs midfielder Paulinho, while Shanghai Shenhua bought former Chelsea striker Demba Ba.


Watford sign Greek international left-back

Jose Holebas has headed to the Premier League. Credit: PA

Watford have confirmed the signing of Greece international defender Jose Holebas.

The 31-year-old has left Serie A runners-up Roma and signed a three-year deal with the Hornets.

Watford confirmed the news on Thursday night in a tweet which read: "Greece international defender Jose Holebas signs a 3-yr deal with #watfordfc after joining from Italy Serie A runners-up AS Roma."

Anelka returns to India as player-manager

Nicolas Anelka will return to Mumbai City FC. Credit: PA

Former France and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka will return to Mumbai City FC as the team's marquee player-manager for the second season of the Indian Super League.

The 36-year-old, who scored two goals for Mumbai in the inaugural edition of the eight-team league last year, took on a similar dual role in 2012 for Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua.

"I would like to say thank you to the Mumbai City FC staff for giving me the opportunity to coach the club," Anelka, who has played for a host of English Premier League clubs including Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool, said in a statement.

"We are all very excited to start this new season. I'm personally very eager to take on this new role for the club and put a strong competitive team on the pitch," added the well-travelled Frenchman.


Man City launch new kit with a Zabaleta selfie

Manchester City have launched their new kit for the 2015/16 season with a Pablo Zabaleta and a fan. It's the modern way...

The shirt is fitted with Nike Dri-FIT technology which apparently draws sweat away from the body to the exterior of the shirt and shorts where it quickly evaporates - so the players can sweat as much as they like.

Man City's new kit. Credit: Nike

Odemwingie extends Stoke contract by another year

Peter Odemwingie flashed a big thumbs-up and an even bigger smile as he signed a one year extension to his Stoke City contract.

The Nigerian forward once famously turned up at QPR's Loftus Road ground on deadline day, only to be told by his club at the time, West Brom, that he wasn't going anywhere.

Stoke are also reportedly in talks with former Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri after agreeing a £12m fee with Inter Milan for his signature.

Former Man United defender pens new deal at Watford

Cathcart has committed his future to Watford. Credit: PA

Defender Craig Cathcart has signed a new four-year deal at Watford.

The 26-year-old Northern Ireland international made 30 appearances for the Hornets last season as they won promotion to the Barclays Premier League.

Cathcart, who started his career at Manchester United, signed for Watford from Blackpool last summer.

Watford, under new head coach Quique Sanchez Flores, have already been busy during the close-season, with Matej Vydra turning his loan move from Italian side Udinese into a permanent deal and Gabriele Angella penning a new five-year deal on Wednesday.

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