Reto Ziegler is set for his second foreign loan spell in successive year, with the Swiss Juventus defender sealing a season-long switch to Russian Premier League outfit Lokomotiv Moscow.
Switzerland's UEFA EURO 2012 dream came to an end at the Liberty Stadium tonight after the joint hosts of the 2008 competition fell 2-0 to a plucky Wales side continuing their growth under Gary Speed.
FIFA.com rounds up the eye-catching early deals that have provided the opening action in the current transfer window, with the likes of Nuri Sahin, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Manuel Neuer among those on the move.
Reto Ziegler's four-year-deal with Juventus has been completed, with the Swiss defender signing for the Bianconeri on a free transfer after the 25-year-old 's contract at Sampdoria expired.
Reports in Italy claim Sampdoria left-back Reto Ziegler is undergoing a medical at Juventus with a view to becoming the club's second signing of the summer after the arrival of Andrea Pirlo.
Late goals from Wesley Sneijder and Samuel Eto'o lifted Inter Milan to a 2-0 win over Sampdoria and into second place in the standings, bumping Napoli to third and keeping chase with Serie A leaders AC Milan.