Kuala Lumpur: While most of the football news over the past few weeks has centred around the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the transfer window has opened in some countries and business is underway. The-AFC.com picks out some of the biggest movers in recent weeks.
Al Nasr confirmed the transfer of former France international Yohan Cabaye from Crystal Palace on a two-year deal. The capture of the talented midfielder is a big boost to the Emirati club's hopes of a place at the 2019 AFC Champions League, with the Dubai side set to take part in next year's play-offs.
Al Sadd pulled off another huge coup by signing midfielder Gabi Fernandez from Atletico Madrid. The Spanish star signed a two-year contract with the club on Monday evening and will now join his countryman Xavi and fellow new signing Jung Woo-young in the Al Sadd midfield