Alex Song's descent into obscurity continues after the Cameroonian - who has not played a competitive match in 11 months - signed for Sion.
Czech goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik has moved from Swiss top-flight side Basel to Sevilla in La Liga on a three-year deal, his agent said Friday, without disclosing the price.
Southampton have agreed to pay £16 million for Basel forward Mohamed Elyounoussi.
FC Basel has been a mere stepping stone for players to develop and then advance their careers, hosting some of the world's best over the years. However, if only they had manage to keep hold of them, then the Swiss side would've been one of the giant forces of Europe.
According to the 'Daily Mail', several Premier League clubs are keeping tabs on Roger Assale, with a potential summer transfer to the British top-tier rumoured for the Ivory Coast striker.
The 'Rotblau' team is a goldmine that has been exploited by Europe's giants. Many of the continent's stars are plucked from leagues with less prestige, and FC Basel are one of the teams who have experienced this more than most. If they had held onto their stars, the Swiss team would now be a difficult team to stop.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Saturday it had rejected a request from Swiss club Sion's president to suspend his nine-month ban for hitting a television pundit, setting a new hearing in the case.