Jack Collison is currently on non-contract terms at Ipswich while Sears arrived on a permanent deal today.
FC Loirent defender Raphael Guerreiro could be the subject of an intense bidding war in the near future, with the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City reported to be courting his signature.
The latest Spurs team news ahead of tomorrow's clash with Sunderland.
Leeds United take on Birmingham City in Championship action this weekend.
The SPL champions have signed the Dundee United winger on a pre-contract agreement ahead of the summer.
Islam Feruz has signed for Championship side Blackpool on loan.
The Sky Sports pundit is backing an away win but feels the Magpies will still provide a big threat against Ronald Koeman's side.
Brendan Rodgers has described the importance of having Daniel Sturridge back in his side.
Sunderland have completed the signing of Jermain Defoe from Toronto FC, and he has been pictured in the famous red and white stripes.
Allardyce addressed the media ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash with Hull City.