Beşiktaş have completed the signing of Al-Sadd striker Mamadou Niang on a loan deal which will see him remain at the Istanbul club until the end of the season.
"An agreement has been reached with Al-Sadd which will see Mamadou Hamidou Niang join us [Beşiktaş] on loan involving no fees until the end of the 2012-13 season."
Niang joined Al-Sadd from Fenerbahçe for €7.5 million last season, the 33-year-old striker has scored four goals in nine games for the Qatari side.
The Senegalese striker scored 16 goals in 29 appearances for the Yellow Canaries during which time he also lifted the Turkish Super League title.
Cameroonian right-back Benoit Angbwa has rejoined Premier League side Krylya Sovetov Samara, his previous team FC Rostov said Thursday.
Angbwa played 14 league games for Rostov after arriving from Anzhi Makhachkala in July. He has been playing in Russia since 2006, when he joined Krylya from French side Lille.
"Today the football clubs Rostov and Krylya Sovetov signed a transfer contract that sees the Cameroonian defender Benoit Angbwa continue his career with the Samara team," Rostov said.
The 31-year-old spent one season with Krylya before moving to now-defunct Saturn Ramenskoye. In 2011, he joined Anzhi but failed to hold down a regular place.
Golden Arrows have parted ways with Malian midfielder Souleymane Keita, after a tough start to his career in Durban.
Keita’s contract has been terminated by mutual consent with the 26 year-old having already collected his clearance.
Vusumuzi Vilakazi, the club spokesman confirms that Keita has left the club.
“He was at our offices to sort out his papers and collect his clearance after agreeing to have the contract terminated,” says Vilakazi.
Keita only joined Arrows at the beginning of the season but has struggled with a knee injury.
Ahly have agreed a six-month loan deal for Mohamed Abou-Treika with Emirati side Bani Yas.
“Ahly has agreed to send Abou-Treika out on loan because the future of the Egyptian league is still uncertain due to the current political situation in the country,” Ahly football director Sayed Abdel-Hafiz was quoted as saying on the club’s official website.
The deal amounts to LE8 million ($1.2 million), divided between the player and the club. The paperwork is due to be finalised today before the winter transfer window closes.
“Abou-Treika’s loan will give a good opportunity for new talents to be promoted to the first team,” Abdel-Hafiz added.
Christopher Samba has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with QPR after completing a 12.5 million pound switch from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala.
The Rs activated the center back's release clause on Wednesday and have now put the finishing touches to a deal to bring the Congo-born stopper back to the Premier League.
Manager Harry Redknapp has been desperate to reinforce his defense following the departures of Anton Ferdinand (loan to Bursaspor) and Ryan Nelsen (coaching Toronto FC) this month and had previously been linked with a move for Fulham’s Brede Hangeland.