Hult signs for Nice

Swedish international midfielder Niklas Hult has agreed a move to Ligue 1 side Nice, the French club have confirmed.

The 24-year-old arrives from Swedish top flight side Elfsborg, subject to a medical. Nice did not reveal transfer details for the player who becomes their second recruit of the summer break after Belgian midfielder Julien Vercauteren.

Swedish sources however said the player had agreed a three-year deal with the Riveria outfit who narrowly missed the drop last season.