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29 August 2017

Paul Hazlewood
Jose Izquierdo

With the summer transfer window set to close this Thursday, below is a summary of the comings and goings so far, in what has already been a very busy period for the club.

Any new ins and outs will be added to this page, before the window shuts at 11pm on 31st August.

31st August - Richie Towell joined Rotherham United on a season-long loan deal.

31st August - Albion bolstered their goalkeeping ranks with the signing of Tim Krul on a season-long loan deal from Newcastle United.

31st August - The first deal of Deadline Day saw defender Ezequiel Schelotto arrive from Sporting Lisbon for undisclosed terms.

25th AugustRohan Ince linked up with League One side Bury on a season-long loan deal.

20th August - Albion broke their transfer record for the third time, as Colombian international Jose Izquierdo joined from Club Brugge and signed until June 2021.

16th August - After being at the club for just under a month, Normann headed back to Norway on loan, this time to join Norwegian top-flight side Molde

15th August - Under-23 defender Archie Davies joined Whitehawk on a loan deal until January 2018.

11th August - Kazenga LuaLua headed to Queens Park Rangers on loan for a second time in a deal that runs until January.

10th August - Soufyan Ahannach arrived from Dutch second division side Almere City on a three-year contract.

7th August - The club broke their transfer record for the second time in the window, with the addition of Dutch international Davy Propper from PSV Eindhoven. The 25-year-old signed a four-year deal.

4th August - Under-23 duo Tom Dallison and Tyler Forbes left for Accrington Stanley on loan deals until January 2018.

4th August - Czech right-back Ales Mateju was signed from Viktoria Plzen on undisclosed terms. The 21-year-old put pen to paper on a three-year contract.

31st July - Albion’s under-23 squad welcomed the addition of Steven Alzate from Leyton Orient. The 18-year-old joined on undisclosed terms and signed a three-year deal.

25th July - Forward Izzy Brown arrived from Chelsea on a season-long loan deal to bolster Chris Hughton’s attacking options.

25th July- Midfielder Oliver Norwood left Albion to join Fulham on a season-long loan deal.

20th July - Mathias Normann arrived at Albion from Norwegian second division club FK Bodo/Glimt and signed a three-year contract.

13th July - Markus Suttner became the second arrival from Ingolstadt, after signing a three-year deal on undisclosed terms. The Austrian left-back joined in time to take part in the club’s pre-season training camp in the Alps.

12th July - Christian Walton joined League One side Wigan Athletic on a season-long loan deal.

10th July - Elvis Manu’s departure to Genclerbirligi SK was announced, and the Dutchman signed a two-year contract with the Turkish club.

29th June - Striker Chris O’Grady joined League Two side Chesterfield after being released by Albion at the end of last season. 

16th June - Albion bolstered their goalkeeping ranks with the addition of Australian international shot-stopper Mathew Ryan from Valencia for a then club record fee. The 25-year-old signed a five-year contract and linked up with the Seagulls after the Confederations Cup.

13th June - David Stockdale’s move to Birmingham City was confirmed, and the goalkeeper agreed a three-year deal with the Blues that began on 1st July.

23rd May - Defender Josh Kerr joined Albion’s under-23 squad after his contract ended at Celtic. The 19-year-old signed a two-year deal and linked up with the Seagulls on 10th June.

19th May - Pascal Gross became the first summer arrival to be confirmed, as a deal was agreed with Ingolstadt to bring in the midfielder when the window officially opened on 10th June.

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