Welcome to Fox Sports Africa’s round-up of football news for Friday, August 10.
International and European club football
Liverpool FC forward Mohamed Salah has been shortlisted for the Best Forward award in last season’s UEFA Champions League and Hibernian's potential playoff opponents Zenit St Petersburg crashed to a shock 4-0 drubbing against Dinamo Minsk in a UEFA Europa League qualifier.
Premier League, EFL Championship & Scottish Premiership
Evertonreached an agreement with Barcelona to sign Colombia defender Yerry Mina, while agreeing to sign Mina's team-mate Andre Gomes on loan, Stoke City signed Swansea City midfielder Sam Clucas on a four-year contract and Brendan Rodgers refused to say if his ambitions for Celtic are being matched by the Scottish champions' board.
Ligue 1, Belgian First Division A, Eredivisie, Turkish Super Lig & MLS
Majeed Waris said he is excited by the challenge of returning to France after joining Nantes on a season-long loan from Portuguese giants FC Porto, English side Wolves signed Belgium midfielder Leander Dendoncker from Anderlecht, Trent Sainsbury has been confirmed as a key cog in PSV Eindhoven’s transfer strategy, Besiktas have concluded the three-year FFP agreement they had with UEFA and New Seattle Sounders fullback Brad Smith excited for new challenge.
Transfer rumours & gossip
Manchester United are said to be furious with Barcelona after their late bid for Paul Pogba with just two days left of the transfer window and Daniele Rugani's agent claims Juventus rejected a "really big bid" from Chelsea for the defender.