Sporting have announced the signing of Germany international Timo Hildebrand on a one-year deal. Hildebrand, who had been linked with a move to Celtic over the summer, was available on a free transfer following his release by Hoffenheim.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is convinced he made the right decision turning down a move to Manchester City and questioned whether they have what it takes to even finish in the top four of the Premier League.
Liverpool have formally announced the signing of Middlesbrough goalkeeper Brad Jones on a three-year deal. Jones joins the club for a fee of GBP;2.3 million and will act as understudy to established No. 1 Pepe Reina.
Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes says he is excited by the prospect of playing in the Champions League again, as Harry Redknapp's side face a play-off against Swiss side Young Boys to seal their progress to the group stages.