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Everton signs Funes Mori, Song to West Ham

01 September 2015, 17:06

Manchester — The final day of trading in Britain's summer transfer window began with Everton signing Argentine defender Ramiro Funes Mori and West Ham taking Cameroon midfielder Alex Song on loan from Barcelona for the second straight season.

Plenty more moves are expected, including Monaco forward Anthony Martial heading to Manchester United in a reported deal worth at least 36 million pounds ($55 million) that would make the 19-year-old Frenchman the most expensive teenager in the history of the game.

Also read: Song retires from Cameroon duty

Funes Mori, one of River Plate's best players in the team that won the 2014 Copa Sudamericana and 2015 Copa Libertadores, moved to Everton for 9.5 million pounds ($14.5 million) on a five-year deal to provide competition at center back.

Song will be on loan at West Ham for the season.

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