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KAMARA signs with LEEDS
Leeds United are delighted to announce the signing of Glen Kamara from Scottish side Rangers, subject The 27-year-old midfielder joins the Whites for an undisclosed fee, in a permanent transfer.
Kamara has penned a four-year deal at Elland Road, running until the summer of 2027.
After being part of the Southend United youth system, the midfielder joined Arsenal’s Academy in 2012 and went onto make his Gunners first-team debut in October 2015 in the EFL Cup against Sheffield Wednesday.
He returned to then League One side Southend on loan and also had a stint at Colchester United, before moving on a permanent basis, north of the border, to join Dundee in the summer of 2017.
In his first season at Dens Park, Kamara made 46 appearances for the Dark Blues in all competitions, whilst earning his first senior international cap for Finland.
In January 2019, after continuing to impress with Dundee, Kamara was snapped up by fellow Scottish Premiership side Rangers.
Over the past four-and-a-half years at Ibrox, the midfielder would go on to feature 193 times for the Gers, scoring 11 goals.
In the 2020/21 campaign, Kamara played a key role in Rangers winning the title for the first time in 10 years, with the club going the season undefeated and racking up a club record 102 points and he was also named in the PFA Scottish Premiership Team of the Year.
The following season, he helped Rangers win the Scottish Cup and reach the UEFA Europa League final, by scoring a crucial goal in the semi-final second leg win over RB Leipzig.
Since earning his first Finland cap, Kamara has gone on to represent his country 52 times and featured on three occasions at UEFA Euro 2020.
He becomes Leeds United’s eighth arrival of the summer transfer window, joining Ethan Ampadu, Sam Byram, Karl Darlow, Ilia Gruev, Joel Piroe, Joe Rodon and Djed Spence.
HENDRY SIGNS WITH SAUDI SIDE AL-ETTIFAQ
Scotland defender Jack Hendry has joined the surge of top players heading for Saudi Arabia by signing for Al-Ettifaq.
The 28-year-old moves from Club Bruges, having also spent a period last season in Serie A with Cremonese on loan.
Hendry will play under ex-Rangers boss Steven Gerrard, and will feature next to former Celtic player Moussa Dembele who completed his move from Lyon on Wednesday. As well as former Liverpool Capatin Jordan Henderson who is set to be announced.
TAVERNIER SIGNS NEW DEAL
Marcus Tavernier signs new contract with Bournemouth AFC.
“Ever since I started playing football as a kid, my dream was to play in the Premier League and I realised that dream here last season.
“The team aim was to stay up and we achieved that fairly comfortably in the end, silencing quite a few people who thought we were certainties to go down.
“From a personal point of view, I was delighted to make my debut in the Premier League and to score my first top-flight goal which came against Leeds, my hometown club.
“I’ve settled here quickly and everybody at the club has made me feel very welcome. I’m delighted to sign a new contract.
“The new owners have ambitious plans for the club and I want to be a part of that going forward so it was an easy decision to make to extend my stay here.”