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Summary

  1. West Ham sign England goalkeeper Joe Hart on a season-long loan deal from Manchester City
  2. Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny set to move to Juventus in £10m deal
  3. Tottenham's Kieran Trippier signs new five-year contract
  4. Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes signs new deal
  5. Get involved: Which players retired too early and why do you miss them? #bbcsportsday

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By Neil Johnston and Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

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Thanks and goodbye

And what a way to finish today's Sportsday Live.

Stay across the BBC Sport website for the conclusion to the Women's World Cup semi-final in cricket and don't miss out on our live page for the evening session of day five of the World Para-athletics Championships later tonight.

Thank you for all your comments today and we will be back soon. Bye for now.

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West Ham United sign Manchester City keeper Joe Hart on a season-long loan.

Hart, 30, spent last season on loan in Italy at Torino.

There is no option for West Ham to buy and, should they want him to sign next summer, they will have to bid for Hart like any other club.

City have agreed to fund part of Hart's wages but West Ham are also paying a loan fee, believed to be £4.5m.

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Hull City have agreed terms with former Manchester United, Sunderland and Crystal Palace forward Fraizer Campbell but Everton defender Matthew Pennington - another target - is on his way to Leeds United, according to the Hull Daily Mail.

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Rodgers has no concerns over discipline

Football

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Manager Brendan Rodgers has no concerns about indiscipline after his Celtic team was cited by Uefa for "improper conduct" in receiving five bookings against Linfield last week.

Uefa also charged Leigh Griffiths with "provoking spectators" but Rodgers will await the decision of the Uefa hearing on Thursday before commenting.

"One or two weren't bookings, but I don't think you need to worry about the discipline of Celtic," Rodgers said. "It's not an issue, the discipline."

And the Celtic manager added: "We always try to win any game of football in the most sporting and best way that we can."

Saunders challenged to 'prove a point' in title defence

Boxing

Billy Joe Saunders must "prove a point" in beating Willie Monroe Jr if he wants to unify the middleweight division, says promoter Frank Warren.

The Briton, 27, will defend the WBO title he won in 2015 when he faces the American in London on 16 September.

The fight is a week after Gennady Golovkin's bout with Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas, where the division's three other titles will be on the line.

"If Bill comes through, we are pushing hard for the winner," said Warren. "If Golovkin wins, I hope we can do that fight in December. If Canelo wins, it could be in the new year. Bill has to go out there and prove a point. There is a lot on the line."

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Thomas Stacey: Roberto Di Matteo, forced to retire through injury. Great player.

Gary Baynes: Craig Johnston, creator of the Adidas Predator quit way too soon at just 28. My favourite LFC player at the time.

Stephen Jones: Not football, but Andy Roddick for me. Was only 30 when he retired in 2012. Bet he could still go far at Wimbledon now!

Thanks for all your comments today, well played.

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Craig Johnston helped Liverpool win the European Cup, the old First Division title five times, the FA Cup and the League Cup twice before retiring

Matthews win 16th stage

Tour de France

Australian Michael Matthews wins the 16th stage of the Tour de France, a 165-km ride from Le-Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isere.

The Team Sunweb rider outsprints Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen and German John Degenkolb, who are second and third respectively.

Britain's Chris Froome retains the overall leader's yellow jersey.

For reaction and what it all means to the overall race click here.

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Church turns down Hibs

Wales striker Simon Church has turned down a contract offer from Scottish Premiership side Hibernian.

The former Reading player spent a week training with Hibs, but says the deal was not good enough for him to relocate his family from Berkshire.

The 28-year-old is considering offers from abroad instead.

"Ideally I'd like to stay in the UK, but if there's an offer from abroad that's too good to turn down I'd have to look at it," he said.

Church played for Wales at Euro 2016.

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Dean McNamara: Tony Gill from Man Utd in late 80s, the next Bryan Robson, career sadly ended aged 22. He would have gone on to great things.

Dylan Harris: To this day, I believe that Ferrie Bodde would have lit the Prem up with us Swans, it's a shame his knees had different ideas.

Simon Turner‏: My boyhood hero Kevin Beattie - Bobby Robson once described him as the best footballer he'd ever seen.

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Kevin Beattie helped Ipswich Town win the FA Cup in 1978 and was capped nine times by England before his career ended aged 28

Athletes back London

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London could host the World Para-athletics Championships in 2019 following a request from athletes.

The current event at London Stadium has been so successful that some participants have called for the biennial event to be hosted in London permanently.

More than 230,000 tickets were sold in advance of the event, which is running between 14-23 July.

"No contract is currently signed with a 2019 host city," said a spokesman for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

"The IPC is pleased that athletes, spectators and TV viewers are enjoying these championships as greatly as we are."

Get set for the Great British Tennis Weekend

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Missing Wimbledon? Well, help is at hand this weekend.

The Great British Tennis Weekend (22-23 July) offers free tennis activities across the UK and you don't even need any equipment.

Racquets and balls are provided at what is effectively a nation-wide open day for Britain's tennis clubs and centres.

Find a participating centre near you and discover how to get your fix of free tennis, here.

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Grant Shaw‏: Definitely Davie Weir. He had at least another 10 years in him.

Briyan‏: Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso retired way too young, though after illustrious careers.

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After winning the World Cup with Germany, the Champions League with Bayern Munich, along with the Bundesliga eight times, Philipp Lahm retired in May, aged 33

Delicately poised

England need 98 runs to win from 21 overs against South Africa to reach the Women's World Cup final. Skipper Heather Knight is at the crease.

Follow the action here.

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Ballance 'set to miss next Test'

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Gary Ballance is seeing a hand surgeon in Leeds on Tuesday and looks set to miss at least the next Test with South Africa.

The ECB has not commented on a Daily Telegraph report Ballance has broken his left index finger.

He was struck on the hand by a bouncer from Morne Morkel in England’s second innings on Monday.

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Paul Salmon: David Bentley starred in a Blackburn side that reached Europe, England number seven in waiting, went to Spurs, lost his passion and retired.

Steven Boyle: Roy Keane, still had a few years left if it wasn't for injuries, he was genuine world class, better than Kante.

Leigh Hasdell‏: Matt Murray easily could have been England's first choice keeper if it wasn't for his injuries, he's still only 36 years old.

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David Bentley played seven times for England, but retired from football at the age of 29

Aubameyang 'staying at Dortmund'

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Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who has been with a move to Chelsea, is staying in Germany with the Bundesliga club, reports the Evening Standard.

The 28-year-old Gabon forward scored 31 goals in 32 league games in 2016-17.

"Standard Sport understands that despite Dortmund's willingness to entertain bids, Aubameyang will stay at the club this summer," says the report.

'Scotland are fantastic'

England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley says she expects a tough physical game when the Lionnesses take on Scotland in their women's Euro 2017 opener on Wednesday in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

"We're hoping that the game obviously goes in our favour but we're expecting big things from Scotland, they're a fantastic side with some really good players," said the Manchester City player.

"It's really going to be a tough opposition because there's the rivalry and everything so that's something that we're prepared for."

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Fulham's Christensen joins Brondby

Fulham midfielder Lasse Vigen Christensen has joined Brondby for an undisclosed fee.

He returns to Denmark having arrived at Fulham from FC Midtjylland in January 2012.

Christensen also spent the summer captaining the Denmark Under-21 team that competed in the European Championships in Poland.

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Winfield caught by du Preez as Proteas make breakthrough

Women's cricket

England are chasing 219 against South Africa to move into the final of the Women's World Cup.

England are currently 70-2 in the 17th over, and one of the players to be dismissed is Lauren Winfield.

Watch as she was caught by Mignon du Preez off Ayabonga Khaka for 20 as South Africa made a breakthrough defending their 218-6 in Bristol.

Follow our live page here.

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Kieran Clarke: Will always miss seeing James Taylor at Trent Bridge. No doubt he would've captained England one day.

Sam Atthow: Fabrice Muamba, without a shadow of a doubt. Would've gone on to greatness.

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Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo is considering whether to join Fulham or Middlesbrough on a season-long loan, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The report says Newcastle United, who have also been pursuing the 20-year-old, have yet to put together a package which Liverpool would accept.

Ojo played in two FA Cup ties for the Reds last season and has made a total of eight Premier League appearances.

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Gareth Smith: Rob Jones. Steve McManaman put him in his all time best XI. Retired at just 28, he won eight caps but should have had 100.

Dai Salthaus: Millwall striker Richard Sadlier retired with a hip problem at 24. Huge potential. Would've made a top Premier League striker no doubt.

Liz Tray‏: Had to retire too soon? Easy, sadly. Paul Lake. Genius. Future England captain. He could slot into today's Manchester City midfield easily.

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Door open for Toure return

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Could Kolo Toure be about to become a member of Brendan Rodgers' backroom staff at Celtic?

The former Liverpool defender, 36, joined Celtic on a one-year deal last July but is reported as saying he could return as a player-coach.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers said on Tuesday: "His contract is up but there will always be a door open here for him for a different role if that’s what he sees."

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Dave: John Kennedy at Celtic. Would have been a fantastic defender. Retired at 26 after taking a bad tackle on his Scotland debut.

Trevor Elsey: Another West Ham player, Jack Collison - Career ending injury before he really got going. Still a Hammers legend.

Epic_Swampert: In my opinion, Jay Jay Okocha retired too early. I know he was 34 but he retired due to lack of playtime for the most part. True legend.

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Neymar 'staying at Barca'

Neymar will be staying at Barcelona despite rumours linking him with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, says Barca's vice-president Jordi Mestre.

Reports in Spain claim PSG want to sign the 25-year-old after securing Neymar's international team-mate Dani Alves on a free transfer.

Asked during a news conference on Tuesday if he could confirm Neymar would remain at Barca ahead of the 2017-18 season, Mestre replied: "200 percent".

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Liverpool fans 'must debate safe standing'

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A leading Liverpool fans' group has warned members they need to discuss the issue of safe standing or risk "the conversation happening around them".

Spirit of Shankly (SOS) will vote on the issue on Saturday.

Its chair, Jay McKenna, said the impact of the Hillsborough disaster might have left fans "behind the curve" in the debate about reintroducing standing.

The club said it would "listen" to fans' views if legislation requiring all-seater stadiums were ever changed.

Valencia escapes ban

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Manchester United defender Antonio Valencia will not serve a suspension following his red card in the pre-season game against Real Salt Lake on Monday.

In 2006, Paul Scholes and Wayne Rooney were both banned for three games after being sent off in the same pre-season game in Amsterdam.

However, the FA have now amended their regulations, so would take action only in the most serious of cases.

Valencia's challenge on Sebastian Saucedo does not fall into that category, so the Ecuador international will be available for the start of the Premier League campaign next month.

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Gayle could face England

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Chris Gayle is among the West Indies players who could now play in this year's one-day series in England after a "temporary amnesty" between their union and the country's cricket board.

Dwayne Bravo,Kieron Pollard,Sunil Narine and Marlon Samuels are others who could also be available.

West Indies' policy has been to only select players if they feature in the same format in domestic cricket.

And many have chosen not to play in West Indian one-day competitions.

Can Spieth get the Claret Jug?

Golf

And here's Jordan Spieth working on his swing...

BBC Sport app users may need to click the link to see the video.

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More Open success for Mickelson?

Golf

The world's best players are practising before The Open, which start on Thursday.

Here's 2013 champion Phil Mickelson...

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Szczesny's move to Juventus moves closer

Football

Arsenal are set to make about £10m today for a player that most people will have thought had already left them.

Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, whose last appearance for the Gunners came in the 4-0 FA Cup final win over Aston Villa in May 2015, is set to complete a move to Italy today.

The 27-year-old has been on loan at Roma for two years, but is now joining Juventus.

Earlier today, we saw him arriving at the airport, now, courtesy of Juventus' Twitter account, we can see him heading for his medical.

BBC Sport app users may need to click on the link to see the video.

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Murphy set for £12m Newcastle move

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Norwich City winger Jacob Murphy is set to discuss personal terms prior to a proposed £12m move to newly-promoted Premier League side Newcastle United.

The 22-year-old came through the Canaries' youth ranks and scored 10 goals in 41 appearances last season.

BBC Radio Norfolk understands the England Under-21 international is also set to have a medical at Newcastle.

In total, Murphy has made 122 senior career appearances, including those during his six loans away from Norwich.

'I want more signings'

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he wants to make more new signings before the season begins.

"We are still open to strengthening our team with players coming from outside," Wenger, who has already completed the summer signings of Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac and France striker Alexandre Lacazette, told the Arsenal website.

"We are very active in the transfer market so let's see what kind of opportunities we can find."

McInnes signs new Aberdeen deal

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Aberdeen announce that manager Derek McInnes and his assistant Tony Docherty have signed contract extensions until 2020.

"I love working for the club and our aim must always be to have a competitive, confident Aberdeen team on the pitch, producing young players and training professionally in a modern facility that is in keeping with the ambitious club we are," said former West Brom captain McInnes.

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

DJ Harvey: I badly miss Dean Ashton, he had ridiculously good potential and would have been a top talisman for both West Ham and England.

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Rangers fined

Rangers have been fined 7,000 euros (£6,200) by Uefa after fans were found to be guilty of throwing objects onto the pitch during last month's Europa League first leg against Luxembourg's Progres Niederkorn at Ibrox.

Play had to be stopped during the match on 29 June - which Rangers won 1-0 - after bits of screwed up paper were thrown near to where to the Progres goalkeeper was stood.

Rangers lost the second leg 2-0.

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Which players retired too early and why do you miss them?

Mike Langan: Ledley King was a talisman at Spurs. Sadly limited because of injuries. He definitely would have been an England regular #KingOfTheLane

Jamal Zaarour‏: A player retired too early that I miss watching? Easy. Vicente Rodriguez (former Valencia and Brighton winger).

Ben Jarman: Real Madrid's Ruben de la Red, so much promise but had to stop playing (aged 25) because of a heart condition.

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Ruben De La Red was in the Spain squad that won Euro 2008

Tonight at London Stadium

World Para-athletics Championships

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So, we're five days in and this morning was the first session at the World Para-athletics Championships without a gold medal - or any medal for that matter - for Britain.

Any chance tonight?

Possibly. Rio bronze medallist Sabrina Fortune is in the F20 shot put, for athletes of short staure.

And we have Richard Ciassaro and Nathan Maguire in the T54 200m final.

Elsewhere, you'll want to watch the world's fastest Parlympian, Jason Smyth of Ireland, who looks to add T13 200m gold to his 100m success.

Plus, there's the American and Canadian wheelchair stars Tatyana McFadden and Brent Lakatos in action.

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Trippier signs five-year deal

Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier has signed a new five-year contract.

The 26-year-old full-back signed a five-year deal when he joined for an undisclosed fee from Burnley in 2015.

It comes after Manchester City signed Spurs full-back Kyle Walker for £45m last week.

"I didn't want last season to end because I was getting a lot of game-time," said Trippier.

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Struggling Clarke vows to battle on

Golf

Watch below as 2011 Open champion Darren Clarke says he will keep working hard in the hope his game turns around as he prepares for this week's event at Royal Birkdale.

This year's tournament starts on Thursday, with live commentary on BBC Sport, in-play highlights on the BBC Sport website and app and daily highlights on BBC TV.

Struggling 2011 Open Champion Darren Clarke vows to battle on at Royal Birkdale