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  1. Arsenal complete signing of Calum Chambers from Southampton
  2. Remy failing medical "impossible" - Redknapp
  3. Sheff Utd claim Hull agree Harry Maguire deal but Tigers say last bid was rejected
  4. Kevin Pietersen signs Melbourne Stars deal
  5. GET INVOLVED: Is Southampton's sale of players a masterplan or madness?

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By Luke Reddy

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And on some positive news for Blackpool we will sign off for Monday.

We saw some movement, Arsenal and Atletico Madrid active, Hull poised and Everton, as we sign off, announce the signing of Muhamed Besic on a five-year deal.

More transfers inevitable tomorrow and we will keep you abreast of them all here along with all your other key sporting lines.

Thank you for all your tweets, some great points on Southampton. See you at 08:00 BST tomorrow.

Blackpool sign Mellis


And the new man through the Jacob Mellis.

The former Barnsley player had been training with his new club and signs a one-year deal.

Mellis, 23, began his career in Chelsea's academy and has represented England at various youth levels.

Blackpool in the market?


Blackpool, who have filled column inches in recent weeks for only having a handful of players on their books, could be about to add another body.

The club's Twitter feed reads: "News of a new arrival coming up..."

Dietmar Hamann tweets: £16m for Chambers. Make hay while you can Saints, Totally agree with their strategy of selling players for twice and three times what they are worth.

Fifa probe Man City racism claim


Fifa is investigating claims a Manchester City player was racially abused during a match in Croatia.

World football's governing body is gathering information after City alleged midfielder Seko Fofana, 20, was targeted during an Under-21 match.

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Rory Bergin: Will the last player to leave Southampton leave a note for the milkman, turn out the lights, and the gas.

Ed Garrod: There must a master plan to this exodus. However the madness is down to Liebherr and her board not knowing what they are doing.

What are your thoughts on Southampton's exodus? Tweet us on #bbcsportsday or text 81111.

Perspective at Southampton


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It is worth remembering that Southampton have spent some of their large income from sales on Dusan Tadic and Graziano Pelle.

Nonetheless, the club's successful eighth-place finish in last season's Premier League has seemingly made them a go-to resource for clubs seeking fresh talent.

"Everybody at the club is continuing to work hard on bringing in quality players," says executive director Les Reed. "It is important in the transfer window to remain clam, resilient and above all patient."

Hauraki in nervous wait for semi-final

Rugby League

Castleford second-rower Weller Hauraki could miss his club's Challenge Cup semi-final after being charged with a grade C offence by the Rugby Football League's match-review panel.

Hauraki is accused of recklessly striking with his knees in a clash with Hull's teenage stand-off Jordan Abdull in the Tigers' 18-18 Super League draw at the KC Stadium last Thursday.

On the hour update...


Southampton have seen their 10th player of the summer walk out the door at St Mary's as Calum Chambers joins Arsenal for a fee understood to be close to £16m.

The 19-year-old follows Rickie Lambert, Luke Shaw, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, Guly do Prado, Danny Fox, Jonathan Forte, Lee Barnard and Andy Robinson in leaving Saints.

Elsewhere, Atletico Madrid have agreed to sign Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad and Harry Redknapp says it "is impossible" that Loic Remy failed a medical at Liverpool.

Donny land Tyson


Doncaster Rovers have signed striker Nathan Tyson on an initial one-year contract following a trial.

The 32-year-old ex-Derby County and Wycombe striker has spent three weeks training with the club and becomes Paul Dickov's first signing of the summer.

Commonwealth Games

Those gold and silver medals for Matthew and Willstrop will go some way to closing the gap at the top of the medal table. Australia are currently in charge.

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Commonwealth Games

England's Laura Massaro was beaten in the women's squash singles final at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games earlier but it is an all-England affair in the men's competition where Nick Matthew is currently in action against James Willstrop.

You can hear about the finer details plus get a flavour for all that is going on in Scotland on our live text commentary.

Addison to Iron


Scunthorpe United complete the loan signing of Miles Addison from Bournemouth.

The 25-year-old central defender joins on a one-month deal.

England Test latest


Ian Bell stands at the crease on 133 as England continue to dominate day two of the third Test with India.

They are currently 451-5 in Southampton and you can keep up to speed with the action and key view points in our live text commentary.

Wenger pleased with acquisition

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had said the signing of Chambers was "a gamble", given the youngster's humble amount of Premier League exposure.

But Wenger, who signed Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Southampton, feels Chambers has "tremendous quality".

"He has a lot of the attributes that we look for in a young player and I am sure that he will do well with us," says Wenger.

Calum Chambers completes Arsenal switch


Calum Chambers tweets: "I would like to take this opportunity to say thanks to everyone at Southampton for everything they have done & for making this possible.

"I'm looking forward to joining up with my new team mates today and beginning preparation for the season ahead."



Arsenal complete the signing of Southampton defender Calum Chambers for an undisclosed fee.

The 19-year-old, who played 22 times for Saints last season, becomes the Gunners fourth signing of the summer, following the arrivals of Alexis Sanchez, Mathieu Debuchy and David Ospina.

The Southampton academy product moves to the Emirates on a long-term contract.

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Is Southampton's sale of so many players a masterplan or disaster? Can you remember any other side letting so many players leave in one transfer window? Tweet us on #bbcsportsday or text 81111.

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Tristan Earl: Keeping players who don't want to play for you? It's counter-productive AND we have the best academy in the UK to fall back on.

James Maher: How many more players do Saints need to sell before they can afford to bring back Gareth Bale?

Matt Jackson: None of the Saints players have been pushed out of the door each of them demanded a move, no loyalty. All of em' overpriced.

Redknapp perplexed by Remy transfer


More now from Harry Redknapp on the collapse of Loic Remy's move to Liverpool: "There must have been a breakdown or they've changed their mind or they've decided to move in another direction.

"It's not fair on him because it's my opinion and the opinion of everybody else - he's never had a problem before."

Remy's £8.5m move to Anfield fell through on Sunday. Reports have since emerged saying he failed a medical.