Barcelona sign Kevin-Prince Boateng on loan

Kevin-Prince Boateng has completed his switch to Barcelona for the rest of the season, the club have confirmed. The former Tottenham, Portsmouth and Milan forward has agreed a surprise loan switch to the Camp Nou from Italian club Sassuolo. The initial deal will apparently cost Barcelona around €2million (£1.8m) with another €8m due if Barca want to…

Ashley Cole joins Derby County

Ashley Cole has joined former Chelsea and England team-mate Frank Lampard’s Derby County until the end of the season. The 107-times capped England left-back was signed as a free agent after leaving Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy. Derby are chasing promotion to the Premier League, and occupy sixth place in the standings, a finishing…

Liverpool sign Brazilian Fabinho

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Brazilian midfielder Fabinho from AS Monaco, the Premier League club said on Monday. British newspapers reported that Liverpool will pay about £40 million for the 24-year-old who will move to Anfield on July 1. “I am really excited about this move,” Fabinho told the Liverpool website. “This is…

Pepe: Portugal defender joins Besiktas from Real Madrid

Portugal defender Pepe has joined Turkish champions Besiktas on a free transfer after his Real Madrid contract expired. The 34-year-old played nearly 350 games for the Spanish side after signing from Porto in 2007, winning three La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues. He was named man of the match as Portugal beat hosts France…