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West Bromwich Albion add Stefan Johansen, Jefferson Montero to their squad

Fulham defender Stefan Johansen and Swansea City winger Jefferson Montero join West Bromwich Albion on loan for the rest of the season.

West Bromwich Albion have confirmed the arrivals of Stefan Johansen and Jefferson Montero on initial loan deals.

The Baggies also completed the signing of Jacob Murphy from Newcastle United with seconds to spare on deadline day, bolstering their squad for the final few months of the season.

Johansen is believed to have also held talks with Turkish giants Fenerbahce, but the 28-year-old - a key part of Fulham's promotion-winning side last season - has opted for the second tier of English football.

Montero joins from Championship rivals Swansea City, meanwhile, where he has struggled with injuries and has yet to start a game this season, all 12 of his appearances coming as a sub.

Speaking to West Brom's official website, boss Darren Moore said: "All three will give the team different dimensions. All three have excellent experience and a real know-how of the division. They are good players with individual skill sets which will benefit the team.

"All are wonderful characters which everyone knows is so important to us. They will add more competition to the team and add to our depth and numbers at a crucial time. You only have to take one look at the fixture list over the next couple of months.

"As a club we have not faced this kind of schedule for nearly 10 years and it is going to test us. I've tried to utilise the loan market as much as I can and maximise everything I am able to to help the squad. These players will do that."

Johansen, Montero and Murphy are all eligible to face Middlesbrough on Saturday, which kicks off a run of seven games in 21 days.

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· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
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· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

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