Tunisia international Karim Haggui has joined Stuttgart on a two-year deal.
The centre half arrives from rivals Hannover and will wear jersey number 5.
The 29-year-old previously spent three season at Bayer Leverekusen before his switch to Hannover in 2009.
Haggui has made 166 appearances in the Bundesliga, scoring 10 goals. He has also represented his country on 80 occasions.
"Karim brings a great deal of experience with him, both in the Bundesliga and in Europe, and we hope that he settles in quickly and strengthens our squad accordingly," said Stuttgart's sport director Fredi Bobic.
Moroccan Marouane Chamakh ended a two-year English Premier League goal drought, but could not prevent Crystal Palace losing 2-1 away to Stoke City at the weekend.
Veteran Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure is enjoying a new lease of life at Liverpool, shackling on-form Belgian striker Christian Benteke in a 1-0 victory at Aston Villa.
Compatriot Siaka Tiené scored a last-gasp winner for Montpellier against Sochaux, while Yannick Sagbo was sent off.
Algeria midfielder Saphir Taider made his debut for Inter Milan. Seydou Doumbia and Ahmed Musa continue to be key players for CSKA Moscow.
Danish champions FC Copenaghen have bolstered their squad ahead of the UEFA Champions League group stage with the signing of Nigerian forward Fanendo Adi on a four-year contract from Slovakian outfit FK AS Trenčín.
Adi, 22, scored 23 goals in 58 league appearances in two spells at Trenčín either side of stints in Ukraine with FC Metalurh Donetsk, FC Dynamo Kyiv and SC Tavriya Simferopol.
Indeed, the Nigeria forward scored a 23-minute hat-trick on his only appearance for Trenčín this term before putting pen to paper on a move to the UEFA Champions League group stage entrants.
Danish outfit Brondby IF have extended the contract of young South African midfielder Lebogang Phiri after the Bidvest Wits youth prodigy excelled in his 18-month loan stint at the club.
The 18-year-old’s contract has been extend for a further four years. Initially, Phiri joined the Copenhagen West side’s Under-19 team, but injuries and suspensions saw Phiri make the first team bench for four weeks before making his stunning debut on April 30.
Ever since then, Phiri has never looked back and also went on to score two crucial goals in his five appearances that also helped rescue the club from relegation.
Enoch Kofi Adu
Enock Adu signed a three-and-a-half year contract at Club Brugge on Friday.
The Ghanaian defensive midfielder had a succesfull spell at Danish champions F.C. Nordsjælland.
"Adu will definitely add great value to the current squad. Nevertheless he's still young he has already won a cup and the title in Denmark," Arnar Grtarsson said.
"He is a superb, down-to-earth player with a great game mentality: he has an absolute desire to win every game. He fits perfectly in Club's philosophy."
Pape Paté Diouf
Dzemal Hadziabdic, the Al Dhafra coach, has said that he scouted the club's latest foreign signing on YouTube.
Pape Pate Diouf, the Senegalese forward, has joined Abu Dhabi club on a one-year deal from Danish side Copenhagen for an undisclosed sum.
"I did some research on the player," Hadziabdich, the Bosnian manager, said. "He has a good record where he has been playing. I watched some of his action on YouTube and I was pretty satisfied.
"He is the type of player we need to complement with the two foreigners we have. We want someone who can play on both, the left and right flanks and link up with Makhete [Diop] in the attack. For me, he fits in to the team as a useful player."