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Arsenal defender Chambers set for Boro loan move

Calum Chambers is heading to Middlesbrough. Credit: PA

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers is due on Teesside on Tuesday to seal a loan move to Middlesbrough.

The versatile 21-year-old is expected to spend the rest of the season at the Riverside Stadium after struggling to command a regular first-team place with the Gunners.

Chambers is heading north for a medical with manager Aitor Karanka keen to further strengthen his defensive ranks after a positive start to the Premier League campaign.

Promoted Boro are unbeaten in the league after three games and secured their first top-flight win for seven years at Sunderland on August 21.

Cardiff City terminate Macheda contract

Federico Macheda is without a club for now. Credit: PA

Championship side Cardiff City have confirmed striker Federico Macheda has left the club.

The former Manchester United player moved to Wales in 2014 but struggled to cement a spot in the team, spending time with Nottingham Forest on loan.

Cardiff City can confirm that Federico Macheda’s contract with the club has been terminated by mutual agreement. The player leaves Cardiff City with immediate effect.

We would like to thank Federico for his contribution and wish him the very best for his future.

– Cardiff City statement

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Burnley sign Chelsea striker on season-long loan

Burnley have completed the signing of striker Patrick Bamford on a season-long loan from Chelsea, the two clubs have confirmed.

Bamford, who has previously enjoyed spells on loan at Middlesbrough and Norwich, will be available for the rest of the campaign.

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