West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is "interested" in signing Manchester City's Ivory Coast international striker Wilfried Bony.
French side St Etienne sign Newcastle's Henri Saivet and fellow midfielder Jordan Veretout from Aston Villa on loan.
Italian Serie A club Bologna sign Nigerian striker Orji Okonkwo on a long-term contract from FC Abuja Academy.
Algeria's Mouloudia Bejaia beat Ghana's Medeama 1-0 to clinch a place in the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup.
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