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Premier League latest: Transfer round-up

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It’s been a busy few days in the transfer window with a number of teams wrapping up deals for various players. Here’s a roundup of all the most notable deals.

Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of French midfielder Etienne Capoue from Ligue 1 side Toulouse.

The fee for Capoue is thought to be around £9m and the player becomes Spurs’ fourth summer signing after Nacer Chadli, Roberto Soldado and Paulinho joined the club.

Capoue made 174 appearances for Toulouse and was close to signing for Premier League new-boys Cardiff before Spurs swooped in to complete a deal.

Newly-named Hull City Tigers have signed Tottenham midfielders Jake Livermore and Tom Huddlestone.

Livermore has joined the Tigers on a loan while Huddlestone has signed a three-year deal for around £5m.

Huddlestone has failed to break in to the first-team under Andre Villas-Boas and feels now is the best time to leave after making 143 appearances for the club.

Livermore has made 36 senior appearances for Spurs and has enjoyed loan spells at various clubs like Derby, Ipswich and Leeds.

Stewart Downing has completed his move from Liverpool to West Ham for £5m.

Downing has signed a three-year deal and becomes Sam Allardyce’s fifth signing of the summer. 

Downing has struggled to secure a first-team place under Brendan Rodgers and follows Joe Cole and Andy Carroll in moving from Anfield to Upton Park. 

Downing played 91 games for Liverpool scoring seven goals after arriving from Aston Villa for £20m in 2011.

West Bromwich Albion have signed Udinese striker Matej Vydra on a season-long loan. 

Vydra greatly impressed during his loan spell at Watford last season where he scored 20 league goals and helped them reach the playoff final.

West Brom have been short on striking options after Romelu Lukaku’s loan expired and they have added Vydra and Nicolas Anelka to the squad to try and fill the hole left by the Belgian striker who scored 17 Premier League goals last season.

Newly-promoted Crystal Palace have signed have signed Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh on a one-year deal.

Chamakh joined Arsenal in 2010 and scored just eight goals in 40 league appearances for the club.

Chamakh becomes the third striker to join Palace this summer after Kevin Phillips and Dwight Gayle signed for the club. 

The newly-promoted Palace have also recently secured a deal for goalkeeper Neil Alexander to a one-year deal after the ‘keeper was released by Rangers.

Cardiff City have once again broken their transfer record, this time to sign midfielder Gary Medel from Sevilla for £11m. 

Medel signs on a four-year deal and is the third time Cardiff have broken their transfer record this summer after they paid £7.5m for Andreas Cornelius and then £8m for Steven Caulker. 

Cardiff have probably been the most impressive of the newly-promoted teams this summer despite missing out on Tom Ince and Etienne Capoue.

 

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