Congolese international midfielder Delvin Ndinga has agreed a deal to join ambitious Ligue 2 side Monaco from Auxerre, the selling club confirmed on Friday.
The transfer fee was not revealed but reports put it in the region of three million euros ($3.7m), a sum that will help Auxerre, who are experiencing serious financial difficulties after being relegated to the second tier at the end of last season.
Monaco, one of French football's most celebrated clubs, are preparing for a second consecutive season in the second division, but the wealth of Russian billionaire owner Dmitry Rybolovlev has transformed them into one of the country's most ambitious clubs.
SuperSport United have bolstered their squad for the new season with the signing of the exciting 23-year-old Bafana Bafana international George Maluleka.
The star attacking midfielder has rejoined Matsatsantsa, having started at the club’s academy as a 12- year-old. Maluleka joins SuperSport from Ajax Cape Town where he continued his career after moving there from the Pretoria club.
He has previously worked under United coach Gavin Hunt and his return to his soccer roots is set to bring the best out of the midfield dynamo.
“I want to thank Ajax for the opportunities that they gave me, and I am certainly returning to SuperSport as a more matured player,” said Maluleka.
Blackburn striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni has followed Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka to China, but has chosen to sign for Guangzhou R&F on a three-year deal.
Yakubu, 29, chose to leave Rovers after they were relegated from the Premier League last season and has been mulling over a move to Asia for some time.
However, now the Nigerian striker has confirmed why he chose his new home.
"There were many clubs interested according to the media, but the only people who made direct contact have been Guangzhou R&F," Yakubu told the BBC.