Premier League Transfer News — 21 June 2013

Victor Wanyama is being linked with a move to the Premier LeagueDespite the transfer window not opening officially until 1st July there has already been some movement in the transfer market in the last few days.

West Ham have now completed the £15million signing of England striker Andy Carroll from Liverpool. The striker has signed a six-year-contract with the Irons.

Meanwhile Hammers target Massimo Ambrosini looks set to join Fiorentina from Serie A rivals AC Milan, as the veteran’s contract with the Rossoneri expires this summer.

Aston Villa have made their fifth signing of an already busy summer, with the arrival of Antonio Luna. The 22-year-old Spanish full-back arrives at Villa Park for an undisclosed fee from Spanish club Sevilla.

A player who looks set to move away from Villa this summer is Australian international midfielder Brett Holman. The 29-year-old is in discussions over a move to the UAE with Al Nasr. Al Nasr have had a bid accepted by Villa and the midfielder just needs to agree personal terms.

Liverpool have agreed a £7million deal with Sevilla to sign young striker Luis Alberto. The youngster is expected on Merseyside shortly to have his medical. Alberto spent last season on-loan at Barcelona B in the Spanish Segunda.

Premier League duo Cardiff and Southampton could be set to battle it out over the signature of Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama. The Kenyan international has impressed for the Hoops, both at home and in the Champions League.

The Scottish giants rate Wanyama at £10million, but may need to drop their asking price if they are to sell the star. Wanyama has stated his interest in playing in the Premier League in the past.

Celtic have themselves reinforced their squad for next season with the signing of Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk from Eredivisie side FC Groningen. The Dutch under-21 international has signed a four-year-contract with the Hoops and arrives for a fee in the region £2.5million.

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