Leicester have announced the signing of Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki from Mainz, subject to a work permit and international clearance.
The 29-year-old moves to the King Power Stadium on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
He has scored 43 goals in 93 games for Japan and struck nine times in the Bundesliga for Mainz last season.
Okazaki told lcfc.com: "I am very happy to be here. To play in the Premier League is my dream and I will make every effort to help the team here at Leicester City.
Chile defender Gonzalo Jara has incurred the wrath of his club side Mainz following his controversial actions at the Copa America, with the Bundesliga outfit prepared to let the player leave.
Jara, 29, has found himself in the spotlight for an incident which led to Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani being sent off during Wednesday's quarterfinal in Santiago, which the hosts won 1-0 with a late goal.
Television images appeared to show Jara poking Cavani's backside before then falling to the ground holding...
Bundesliga club Mainz have wasted no time in finding a replacement for Johannes Geis, signing Fabian Frei from Swiss champions Basel.
Frei has penned a four-year contract with the Bundesliga club and is believed to have cost half of the reported €10 million earned from the sale of Geis, whose transfer to Schalke was confirmed earlier on Tuesday.
"Fabian Frei soon caught our eye as our preferred player for a position in the centre of our midfield if we were to make any changes,'' said Mainz's...
Schalke have announced the signing of midfielder Johannes Geis from Mainz.
Geis, who had been linked with Borussia Dortmund, has signed a four-year contract with Schalke, for a reported fee of €10 million plus bonuses.
Schalke's sporting director Horst Held told the club's official website: "We are very happy that one of the most sought-after young players has decided to join our club."
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Heldt praised the "enormous qualities" of the 21-year-old, adding: "His dangerous set-pieces, his precise...