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Summary

  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

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye

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

Football

And the new man through the door...is 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?

Football

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

Football

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

Football

Dusan Tadic and Graziano Pelle
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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...

Football

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

Football

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.

Theo Walcott

on Twitter: "Great to meet Calum Chambers and looking forward to working with him."

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.

Commonwealth Games
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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

Football

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

Cricket

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

Football

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."

Calum Chambers
AP

BreakingBREAKING NEWS

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.

Gareth Bale
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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

Football

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.

Pires joins Indian Super League

Football

Robert Pires
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Former France and Arsenal winger Robert Pires has signed to play in the Indian Super League later this year.

Pires is now 40 and is expected to line up for one of the league's eight teams.

"I am very happy to be part of the new League when passion for football in India is on the rise," he said. "It will be great to play in front of enthusiastic Indian fans as well as share my knowledge with my team-mates."

South Africa move back to the top

Cricket

South Africa are back at the top of the world Test rankings after

winning the series against Sri Lanka.

The Proteas' 1-0 victory in the two-match series was their first in Sri Lanka since 1993 and got Hashim Amla's stint as skipper off to a promising start.

Advocaat takes over Serbia team

Football

Former Netherlands and Rangers manager Dick Adovocaat has taken over as manager of the Serbia national team.

The 66-year-old has taken over with the task of qualifying for the the 2016 European Championships and his contract may be extended if he succeeds.

He replaces Sinisa Mihajlovic, who failed to achieve World Cup qualification last year.

De Vrij set for Lazio move?

Football

Manchester United have been linked with Dutch defender Stefan De Vrij but the 22-year-old is set for a move to Lazio from Feyenoord for £6.7m rather than arriving at Old Trafford,

according to the Daily Mail.

Cricket

England have lost Joe Root at the Rose Bowl but are still going well on 385-4 against India in the third Test. You can follow all the latest action with

BBC Sport's live text commentary or listen to
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

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Southampton manager Ronald Koeman
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Calum Chambers is set to be the 10th player to leave the south coast outfit this summer so we're asking whether Southampton's sale of so many players is a masterplan or madness? Tweet us on #bbcsportsday or text 81111.

Matt Edwards: I dont think you can judge until end of window, definitely getting good price on all sales, just waiting for Koeman to get his players in.

Colm McNabola: New season only a few weeks away and Koeman hasn't replaced any of the players with quality. Long season ahead for Saints.

Everton close to Besic deal

Football

Roberto Martinez is hopeful Muhamed Besic's proposed transfer to Everton will be completed early this week.

The Ferencvaros midfielder, 21, was in Bangkok with the Blues over the weekend and trained with the squad on Saturday.

"Mo already feels like part of the squad,"

says Martinez. "It's been so important for him to travel with us, interact with the squad and get to know us all."

Anderlecht forward David Henen, 18, is also nearing a move to Goodison Park according to Martinez.

Ferdinand presented at QPR

Football

Rio Ferdinand and Harry Redknapp
Queens Park Rangers

Rio Ferdinand has been presented as a Queens Park Rangers player.

The 35-year-old signed a one-year deal to join his former West Ham manager Harry Redknapp earlier this month and says staying in the division is the priority for the side this season.

"There were Premier League clubs interested but once Harry made the call my mind was made up," says Ferdinand.

On the hour update...

Football

Transfers are beginning to arrive with more frequency and

Antoine's Griezmann's move from Real Sociedad to Atletico Madrid is the biggest deal agreed on Monday.

Elsewhere, Esteban Granero will leave QPR for Sociedad, Swansea say Wilfried Bony is staying put and there is confusion over a Sheffield United defender.

Harry Maguire is leaving for Hull according to the Blades but the Premier League club say their last bid was rejected on Wednesday.

Redknapp confirms Granero deal

Football

Redknapp also confirms a fee has been agreed for midfielder Esteban Granero to leave the club and join Real Sociedad.

Granero, 27, joined Rangers from Real Madrid in 2012 but played just 25 league games for west London club before spending time on loan with Sociedad last season.

"I wish him well, a great lad and fantastic boy," says Redknapp.

Remy return to Rangers

Football

Loic Remy
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Harry Redknapp confirms Loic Remy will return to Queens Park Rangers.

The Frenchman, 27, saw a move to

Liverpool collapse over the weekend, with a failed medical the reported reason for the breakdown.

"He is a fantastic striker," Redknapp tells a news conference.

"Reports have come out he failed a medical. That's not possible. He is a very fit lad, there has to be another reason."

Equestrian

Great Britain's eventing squad suffer a second major blow ahead of their world title defence in France next month.

The British Equestrian Federation has announced that Pippa Funnell's intended ride in Normandy, Billy Beware, has been withdrawn from World Equestrian Games contention following signs of lameness after his last run.

Oxfordshire-based Izzy Taylor has also seen her selected world championship ride - Allercombe Ellie - ruled out with injury.

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Gareth Barry
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Is Southampton's sale of so many players a masterplan or madness? Can you remember many other examples of such a clearout? Tweet us on #bbcsportsday or text 81111.

Craig Etherington: Madness - why spend years building an excellent young team, only to sell everyone who has stood out. Statement of intent.

Prongs: Villa finished sixth and three years in a row we sold Milner, Barry, Young, Downing, Cahill and Friedel. Now we fight relegation.

Davies sympathy for Saints

Football

Former Southampton striker Kevin Davies says the club is a "victim of its own success" as another young talent looks set to leave St Mary's.

Defender

Calum Chambers is expected to join Arsenal today and nine other players have already left the club this summer, including Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert, Dejan Lovren and Luke Shaw.

"It will have an effect, there is no doubt about that, but they have got a manager in there in Ronald Koeman who is a fantastic name," Davies

tells Talksport.

"I think, as fans, sometimes you need you take a reality check. Four years ago they were winning the Johnstone's Paint Trophy."

Stoke still want Oussama

Football

Stoke manager Mark Hughes is still chasing the signature of Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi.

The Morocco international, 25, spent last season on loan with the Potters and has a £7m price tag according to the Reds, a figure which has reportedly proven a stumbling block.

"It's on-going and these things happen. Everybody knows we are interested and that is still the case," Hughes tells The Sentinel.

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Rickie Lambert, Luke Shaw, Dejan Lovren, Adam Lallana
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As Arsenal close in on Calum Chambers, Southampton look poised to lose a 10th player of the summer transfer window. Over £70m has flowed into the coffers at St Mary's, so is this strategy madness or a masterplan?

What impact will it have and can you remember a transfer window where one club has been so central to activity?

Tweet us on #bbcsportsday or text 81111.

On the hour update...

Football

The biggest transfer news of Monday so far sees a deal agreed for France striker Antoine Griezmann to join Atletico Madrid.

Elsewhere, Hull City have been left confused by Sheffield United's comments on a deal being agreed for Harry Maguire. The Premier League club say their last bid was rejected.

Elsewhere, Garry Monk says Swansea striker Wilfried Bony is going nowhere and Calum Chamber's much discussed move to Arsenal has still not been confirmed.

A women's Team Sky offering

Road Cycling

Two-time Olympic track champion Victoria Pendleton reacts to Dave Brailsford's comments: "I think it's very exciting news. The problem with women's road cycling is not just having one exciting team, they have to have other teams to compete against. Maybe this will inspire others. It is great news for women's sport."

Women's Team Sky possible

Road Cycling

Sir Dave Brailsford says he has "talked a lot" about the prospect of

setting up a female Team Sky operation.

Less than 24 hours after Dutch world and Olympic champion Marianne Vos won the first ever one-day La Course by Le Tour de France in Paris, Brailsford said there was a desire to create "greater parity".

"We all are very aware that there needs to be a greater parity, not just in road cycling but across all disciplines, both at Olympic and professional level," said Brailsford, 50.

Bony going nowhere

Football

Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony is "not for sale", according to manager Garry Monk.

The 25-year-old, who signed for a club record £12m in July 2013, scored 25 goals in his first season with the Swans and has been linked with a move away from the club.

"At the end of the day he's not for sale, unless someone comes in with an astronomical offer,"

says Monk.