Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote's proposed move to Galatasaray has fallen through because of contractual difficulties, per PA sources.
Shanghai SIPG striker Asamoah Gyan has confirmed he is set to undergo a medical ahead of a proposed loan move to Reading.
Joleon Lescott has left Aston Villa and joined AEK Athens on a two-year deal, the Greek Superleague club have announced.
Newcastle United have signed Republic of Ireland international Daryl Murphy from Championship rivals Ipswich for an undisclosed fee.
Newcastle moved up to fourth in the Championship table and secured their third straight league victory with a 2-0 win against Brighton.