Tolaj Leads EFL Charge As More Big Business Is Done!

By Sam Elliott

Most of our clubs have returned to pre-season training - and they have some fresh faces joining in with the running!

The 2024-25 campaign is just six weeks away now and players have begun to be put through their paces, blowing the cobwebs away.

Some squads have been getting a facelift this week - and two clubs have taken their summer haul to over a dozen!

One star we won’t be seeing next season is Lorent Tolaj. The Swiss striker has joined League Two side Port Vale for an undisclosed fee, a sum which activated the striker's release clause say Aldershot Town.

It’s not the only EFL move made. Bristol Rovers won the race for Dan Ellison, who had had scouts flocking to Chippenham Town.

Luke Summerfield says he relishing the chance to play under Phil Brown after signing for Kidderminster Harriers from FC Halifax.

Bath City pair Dan Hayfield and Jordan Dyer have become Torquay latest new addition as Paul Wotton puts his mark on his side.

Sutton United have now added 12 new players but Ben Goodliffe has joined Colchester for an undisclosed fee.

Talented Ben Darby will spend next season with Curzon Ashton.

Wealdstone have made a wow signing - former Watford star Adrian Mariappa will wear their shirt this season.

Luke Coulson will take his talents to Weston-super-Mare and he will play against Connor Cullen, who returned to Farnborough.

Louie Annesley has left Dundalk to join National League club Braintree Town.

Jordan Hunter has left Gateshead to join Chester’s battle for promotion from the National League North.

Anthony Hartigan was wonderful for Barnet after signing mid-season on loan from Mansfield - and he’s back full time as Dean Brennan’s side really go for it.

York City announced the signing of defender Darragh O'Connor after he left Scottish Championship side Greenock Morton.

Will Smith has left the Minstermen, he makes the switch to FC Halifax Town.

Deji Sotona has linked up with Eastleigh while Hampton have made moves - 22-year-old Defender Billy French is on board.

Billy Leonard, Jack Smith, Nana Owusu have been joined by Joash Nembhard at Enfield Town.

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