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Transfer Deadline Day live with Coral

| 01.09.2014

00:00 That’s all from this year’s summer transfer deadline day live blog.

Coral will bring you more on the Falcao and Welbeck stories in the morning. Hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have covering it.

23:52 Saints swoop for Senegal midfielder Saido Mane. It’s a four-year deal and undisclosed fee (reports that fee could be as high as £11.8m) following his switch from Red Bull Salzburg:

23:50 Main deadline day done deals coming in

Manchester United: Daley Blind (£14m)

Spurs: Benjamin Stambouli (undisclosed)

Southampton: Toby Alderweireld (loan)

Stoke: Oussama Assaidi (loan)

Crystal Palace: Zeki Fryers (£3m), James McArthur (£7m), Kevin Doyle (loan)

West Ham: Morgan Amalfitano (£1m)

Sunderland: Sebastian Coates and Ricky Alvarez (loan)

Hull City: Abel Hernandez (£10m), Gaston Ramirez (loan)

QPR: Sandro (£6m), Niko Kranjcar (loan)

23:42 Extensions, extensions

It’s not just the Danny Welbeck to Arsenal deal that has received an extension, but loan bids for Radamel Falcao (Manchester United) and Hatem Ben Arfa (Hull City), plus an unnamed player to Burnley.

What’s the point in a deadline, then?

23:32 And Glenn Murray’s resultant loan switch to Reading:

23:31 Confirmation that Kevin Doyle has joined Crystal Palace on loan until January:

23:27 Toby Alderweireld joins Southampton on loan from Atletico Madrid:

23:21 West Ham confirm signing of midfielder Morgan Amalfitano on a one-year deal from Marseille.

23:15 Crystal Palace reportedly sign Wolves striker Kevin Doyle on loan until January, and that means Glenn Murray does the same for Reading.

23:11 Saints confirm Hoovield loan to Norwich:

23:10 Kranjcar’s QPR return confirmed, it’s another season-long loan deal:

23:06 Tunnicliffe joins Rovers:

23:03 Valencia confirm Negredo capture:

23:01 Deadline day stoppage time

So, we’re still waiting on Falcao and Welbeck. We’re in overtime now folks. Clubs can sign players after the 23:00 BST deadline provided the Premier League has been provided with certain information on a ‘terms sheet’.

23:00 The 2014 summer transfer window is closed!

22:56 Arsenal apply for an extension to sign Danny Welbeck in £16m Manchester United deal.

22:54 Marseille say Morgan Amalfitano joins Hammers:

22:52 Big Matt seals Fulham switch on a three-year deal:

22:50 Ten minutes to go, and…

Blackburn Rovers net Middlesbrough keeper Jason Steele on loan:

22:47 Huws a permanent Wigan player, following loan spell for Welsh player from Manchester City:

22:45 Final 15, and then the window is closed!

Where’s Falcao, where’s Welbeck, is Negredo going to Valencia?

These and more questions will be answered in the next hour or so, we hope…

22:39 Fulham manager Magath gets big Matt

A fee of £500k will be enough for Fulham to sign target man Matt Smith from fellow Championship strugglers Leeds United.

22:32 Hull complete Ramirez raid:

22:31 Assaidi’s second loan spell at Stoke confirmed:

22:28 Hooiveld set for Norwich loan

Dutch defender Jos Hooiveld is to join Championship club Norwich City from Southampton on loan, but there’s little more than half an hour for this deal to be done!

22:21 Yanga-Mbiwa Roma loan from Newcastle finalised:

22:17 Huddersfield is new home for Hudson

Cardiff City club captain signs for Huddersfield Town, who beat Fulham to his signature:

22:16 Signed, sealed, delivered, Sandro is yours

Confirmation that QPR have signed the Spurs midfield destroyer:

22:15 A half of football, just 45 minutes, to go before the window slams shut!

22:14 Scepovic in Celtic U-turn

Sebia striker Stefan Sceopvic has sensationally signed for Celtic after initially rejecting a deal from the Bhoys, but he couldn’t agree terms with Getafe.

22:13 Richards move confirmed:

22:09 Gabbidon’s Second Coming at Cardiff

Confirmation of Wales centre back Danny Gabbidon’s return to Cardiff City as a player-coach:

22:07 Everton not too Cleverley

The deal for Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, be it permanently or on loan, to Everton is off!

22:03 Alderweireld in Saints switch

Reports on Twitter say Atletico Madrid and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld has completed his season-long loan move to Southampton.

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Saido Mane is set to follow.

22:00 One hour left, 60 minutes for players to transfer before the summer window slams shut.

We’re waiting on Radamel Falcao’s loan move to Manchester United to be confirmed, and the subsequent £16m exit from Old Trafford for Danny Welbeck to Arsenal that follows.

21:57 Micah finalises Florence switch

Manchester City defender Micah Richards completes a season-long loan switch to Fiorentina, according to the tabloids.

21:47 Terms and conditions

Tabloids reports say a five-year deal in the offing for Danny Welbeck, if he makes a £16m move to Arsenal from Manchester United.

21:41 Sandro signs for QPR

Brazilian midfield destroyer Sandro has joined QPR from London rivals Spurs. More when we have it!

21:37 Doukara deal done for keeps

And speaking of Warnock, former club Leeds United have signed forward Souleymane Doukara permanently:

21:35 Eagles break record for McArthur

Neil Warnock spends a reported £7m to bring Wigan Athletic and Scotland midfielder James McArthur to Crystal Palace. It’s a three-year deal for him at Selhurst Park:

21:34 Gaston’s Hull inuqiry

They’ve spent a reported £3.5m on Mohamed Dimae and broken their transfer record to sign Uruguay frontman Abel Hernandez, but Hull are also in talks with Southampton over a season-long loan for the latter’s compatriot Gaston Ramirez.

21:30 Just 90 minutes until the transfer window slams shut, and so much left undone…

21:23 Welbeck deal agreed

Reports claim Arsenal and Manchester United have agreed a deal for Danny Welbeck. A fee of £16 now bandied about. We’ll keep a close eye on this one…

21:16 News from Arsenal…

Been a bit of a tease really, because it’s outbound. Spanish defender Igansi Miquel is now a Norwich City player, penning a three-year contract at Carrow Road, and Japanese winger Ryo Miyaichi joins Twente on loan:

21:11 Assaidi set for second spell at Stoke

Liverpool outcast Oussama Assaidi is to undergo a medical at Stoke City, where he spent last season on loan.

The Morocco winger could join them on a similar basis again, despite plenty of forward options being brought to the Britannia by Mark Hughes.

21:03 Welbeck to Gunners back on

On-off, on-off, like a light switch! A move (reports vary from between £16m and £18m) for Danny Welbeck to Arsenal from Manchester United seems to be on. Make your mind up, Danny!

21:02 Kacaniklic’s Copenhagen capture confirmed:

21:00 Two hours of the 2014 summer transfer window remain!

20:58 Everything comes to Hoops who wait

QPR owner Tony Fernandes: “There is a will on both sides for Jermain Defoe but it might be January.’

Just the five months to wait, then…

20:54 Bhoys in loan bid for Guidetti

Celtic are in talks with Manchester City about a loan deal for Sweden striker John Guidetti after Stefan Scepovic turned down a move to the Glasgow giants.

20:50 Wigan bring in Kvist

Uwe Rosler has landed former Fulham loanee William Kvist. At Craven Cottage he was relegated last term.

Hope that’s not the Kvist of death! Sorry, terrible joke. I’ll get my coat:

20:48 HBA on the road to Hull?

Newcastle’s forgotten man Hatem Ben Arfa is linked with a late deadline day move to Hull, and the clubs are in talks over a loan move.

Tigers stopper Steve Harper, who spent most of his career on Tyneside, could certainly use his old teammate as a taxi if nothing else…

20:38 Kranjcar comeback at QPR

Niko Kranjcar has just been spotted walking into Loftus Road. The Croatia midfielder was on loan at QPR last term, but could not be finalising a permanent move. Out of left-field this one…

20:36 Goran at Gala

News from Turkey now…

Galatasaray have signed Macedonia striker Goran Pandev and Switzerland holding midfielder Blerim Dzemaili:

20:33 Out of the Frying pan

Zek Fryers is a Crystal Palace player:

20:31 Leading the Blind

Official confirmation Daley Blind is a Manchester United player, four-year deal, with option of another, and fee of £14m:

20:23 No Borini buy for Hoops

QPR’s deal for Liverpool’s Italian forward Fabio Borini seems to be off, according to radio reports. Personal terms are the sticking point.

20:16 Keane to strengthen Clarets defence

Burnley have been busy today, loaning in Nathaniel Chalobah from Chelsea and signing Hull City forward George Boyd permanently, but they are now in talks with Manchester United over young central defender Michael Keane.

20:13 Huws to make Wigan new home

Wigan Athletic are set to sign Wales midfielder Emyr Huws permanently from Manchester City for £2.5m, as Uwe Rosler seeks a replacement for Crystal Palace-bound James McArthur.

20:09 Gabbidon’s return to Cardiff

Wales international centre back Danny Gabbidon is set to rejoin Cardiff City, the club where he made his reputation, as a player-coach on a free transfer following his release from Crystal Palace earlier this summer.

20:02 Tunnicliffe loaned to Blackburn

Blackburn Rovers have signed former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe on loan from Chmampionship rivals Fulham.

20:00 Three hours until the window shuts folks!

19:55 Falcao finances

Reports are rife that Manchester United will pay prospective loan signing Radamel Falcao a weekly wage of £346k. That’s almost £1.4m per month! You could buy a lot of things with that much moolah…

19:44 International withdrawals

France call up Barcelona new boy Jeremy Mathieu to replace the injured Laurent Koscielny to Didier Deschamps’ squad to face Spain and Serbia as Euro 2016 hosts Les Bleus begin their prestige friendlies preparation.

Rafael van der Vaart, Arjen Robben and Ron Vlaar are among the withdrawals from Guus Hiddink’s first squad of his second spell as Netherlands national boss. Ibrahim Afellay, frozen out at Barcelona but now on loan at Olympiacos, gets a surprise call-up.

19:34 Manchester United complete Blind buy?

My Dutch isn’t too good, but this Tweet from Ajax suggests Manchester United have completed their reported £13.8m deal for versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind:

19:31 Fetch me my Ecuele

Confirmation that Cardiff City have signed Gabon international defender Bruno Ecuele Manga from Lorient:

19:27 No go for Welbeck to Gunners

Sensational news. No deal is in place for Arsenal to sign Danny Welbeck, and sources now denying he even had a medical.

So, it’s now over to Spurs and ‘a club in the northeast’, read Sunderland, to see if either wants to pay £18m for a permanent transfer or £3m as a loan fee.

19:22 Welbeck update

Tabloid reports claim Arsenal will have to pay £18m to permanently sign Danny Welbeck from Manchester United. A loan deal, which would cost a considerably cheaper £3m, is an alternative, however. Tasty.

19:19 Murray to the Madejski

Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray is having a medical at Championship club Reading, as Royals boss Nigel Adkins wants to bolster his attacking options.

19:14 Tricky Ricky is a Black Cat
Creative Argentina international Ricky Alvarez joins Sunderland on loan from Inter Milan:

19:09 Wage cap at Foxes to scupper Defoe deal?

Leicester City want to sign former Spurs striker Jermain Defoe from MLS franchise Toronto FC, but Foxes boss Nigel Pearson might have to break a wage cap, which he himself set, to get his man.

Decisions, decisions, like the song says: making plans for Nigel?

19:05 Welbeck woe for Arsenal?

The Gunners have confirmed Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck has passed a medical, but sources also say they are some way off signing him!

19:02 Diame’s done deal

Here’s confirmation of Mohamed Diame’s transfer to Hull City from West Ham on a three-year deal:

19:00 Four hours to go friends before the 2014 summer transfer window shuts!

18:56 Milan’s Biabiany buy buckles

AC Milan have dropped a real clanger here. Despite posting on social media that French winger Jonathan Biabiany had joined them from Parma for a reported £3m, that move was dependent on Rossoneri defender Cristian Zaacardo agreeing terms to go the other way. And he hasn’t!

18:54 Hull do Diame deal

The Tigers have completed the signing of Senegal midfielder Mohamed Diame from West Ham.

18:51 Buying Cleverley?

Everton are front runners to sign Manchester United midfield flop Tom Cleverley, but Coral understands the Toffees want him on loan, but the Red Devils are want to sell him for £8m. Aston Villa have also expressed an interest.

18:48 Au revoir, Roberge

That loan signing for Sunderland of Sebastian Coates means fellow defender Valentin Roberge has joined Ligue 1 outfit Stade de Reims on a similar deal:

18:45 All quiet on the Western Front

Good heavens, 10 whole minutes without some news. Radamel Falcao is now in Manchester though ahead of that loan deal to United.

He’s in transit to the Carrington training ground for a medical.

18:36 Bony set to stay at Swans

Ivory Coast international striker Wilfried Bony is staying put at Swansea City, and club chairman Huw Jenkins is so confident of that he went home over an hour ago.

Very sure of yourself, eh Huw? But Danny Welbeck’s reported medical at Arsenal means Spurs could come in for Bony. Odds of 9/2 with Coral say Tottenham will be his next club.

18:31 Coates confirmed as a a Black Cat

Confirmation from Liverpool that Uruguay defender Sebastian Coates has joined Sunderland on a season-long loan:

18:26 It’s Huddersfield for Hudson

Fulham may be thwarted in their bid for Cardiff City captain Mark Hudson, as Championship strugglers Huddersfield Town, who are still without a manager, want him too.

18:20 Lamela back in Argentina fold

And while, we’re on the subject of international recalls (see 18:09), Spurs winger Erik Lamela has been called up by new Argentina boss Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino as Lionel Messi withdraws from the squad to face Germany.

A repeat of the World Cup final no less, but without their talisman La Albiceleste look even less likely to win!

18:14 Gunners go for Welbeck

Some sensational reports to lift the spirits of Arsenal supporters…

Danny Welbeck is having a medical at Arsenal, as Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan. Isn’t that a kick in the teeth for Tottenham?!

18:11 Sandro a £6m man?

Reports say QPR have agreed a £6m transfer for Spurs’ Brazilian midfield destroyer Sandro!

18:09 FAB Virgil as Guus gives him a call

Celtic centre back Virgil van Dijk has received a maiden call-up to the Netherlands national squad, but will this recognition result in a move?

18:04 Peltier for Palace?

Neil Warnock wants Huddersfield Town full back Lee Peltier at Selhurst Park. The Crystal Palace boss had this versatile player when he was in charge of Leeds United, and even made him captain!

18:01 Who desires Defoe?

Leicester City is now a likely destination for former Spurs striker Jermain Defoe, who wants to leave MLS fanchise Toronto following the sacking of old Tottenham teammate Ryan Nelsen as manager.

QPR were also linked to ex-England striker Defoe, but the Hoops are hopeful of signing Fabio Borini from Liverpool to replace Loic Remy.

17:56 Alvaro Negredo’s proposed loan move from Manchester City to see Valencia should go through before the window slams shut, and that’s in about five hours or so…

17:49 Surman swaps Canaries for Cherries permanently
Norwich City midfielder Andrew Surman has joined Championship rivals Bournemouth for keeps on a three-year deal:

17:47 Rovers seek Steele between the sticks

Blackburn are in for Middlesbrough goalkeeper Jason Steele on a season-long loan, and have also signed highly-rated Irish defender Shane Duffy from Everton.

17:46 Yanga-Mbiwa swapping Tyneside for the Tiber

Newcastle United defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has agreed a transfer to last season’s Serie A runners-up Roma:

“I am very happy to be at Roma and couldn’t wait,” he said. “I have already spoken to Rudi Garcia on the phone over the last few days.”

17:43 Could Kagawa capture result in Reus raid by Arsenal?

We love a transfer chain at Coral, and Shinji Kagawa rejoining Borussia Dortmund could mean the Gunners come in for long-time target Marco Reus.

That’d give Arsenal fans something to cheer!

17:40 Leeds make Montenegro move

Managerless Leeds United have signed Paraguayan forward Brian Montenegro on a season-long loan deal from Nacional Asuncion, and it could be made permanent…

17:36 Copenhagen come in for Kacaniklic

Can’t seem to post more than five or six transfer tidbits before coming back to Fulham…

Craven Cottage and Sweden wide player Alex Kacaniklic is to join Danish Super League side FC Copenhagen until January.

17:33 Case for the defence

And while we’re on about Arsenal, could they be about to strengthen their centre back options after reported enquiries about Matija Nastasic (Manchester City), Winston Reid (West Ham) and Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa)?

17:31 Parlour prays for Cavani capture

Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour wants Gunners boss Arsene Wenger to sign PSG and Uruguay frontman Edinson Cavani…

Only trouble is Wenger is in Italy refereeing a charity match!

17:30 Toffees plot Porto raid for Rolando?

Could Everton make a sensational late defensive swoop for Portugal international Rolando?

The tabloids think so, especially as the player has been on loan at Inter Milan and Julen Lopetegui has signed dozens of players for the Dragons since being appointed.

17:27 Spurs sign Stambouli

Tottenham complete the signing of Montpellier midfield anchor Benjamin Stambouli, handing him a five-year contract:

17:25 Deadline day Destro deal?

Hold the phone, Mable, could Chelsea still make one more striker signing?

The British tabloids continue to speculate that Jose Mourinho could buy Roma’s Mattia Destro, following Fernando Torres’ exit and despite the signing of Loic Remy on Sunday.

Coral have previously reported a potential Destro Deal for ‘the Special One’, so watch this space…

17:20 Holtby a Hamburger

The German window slammed shut at 17:00 BST, but Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby has returned to his mother’s homeland with a season-long loan spell to Hamburg.

He’ll play alongside former Spurs star Rafael van der Vaart, but for me it’s not as exciting as the late 1970s creative options Hamburg had… a certain Felix Magath and Kevin Keegan ran the roost then!

17:17 From Salzburg to Saints?

Red Bull Salzburg and Senegal midfielder Saido Mane joins Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld (Atletico Madrid) at Southampton in undergoing a medical at Ronald Koeman’s club.

17:14 Van the man for AC Milan

Confirmation of Chelsea’s Dutch midfielder Marco van Ginkel joining AC Milan on loan:

17:12 Quote the Little Pea

Javier Hernandez has spoken out about his loan move to Real Madrid from Manchester United:

“First I want to say I am delighted to be here, and appreciate that Real Madrid made the effort for me to come here.

“To wear this jersey is a dream for any player, to represent this grand institution.

“I hope things go well for me here. This is a dream come true. There is no player in the world who would say no to joining Real Madrid.”

17:10 Royston leaves Royals for Owls

Dutch winger Royston Drenthe has left Reading for Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday on loan. He used to play for Real Madrid once, just saying…

17:08 Soldado to Monaco in merry-go-round?

Spurs’ Spanish striker Roberto Soldado could replace Radamel Falcao at Monaco, as the Colombia hitman closes in on a loan move to Manchester United, but only if Tottenham get Danny Welbeck (mentioned below).

Round and round deadline day takes us and, to quote Vic Reeves, “I’m so dizzy, my head is spinning…”

17:04 Where’s Welbeck going?

That imminent arrival of Radamel Falcao at Manchester United on loan begs the question where does Danny Welbeck’s future lie?

Spurs remain odds-on favourites at 8/11 with Coral, but north London rivals Arsenal are 5/4 to take him.

17:00 Six hours until the window slams shut, and…

Swansea’s Spanish exodus continues with midfield destroyer Jose Canas joining Espanyol (fitting name for a football team in that country) on a free transfer:

16:58 Who needs Negredo?

Manchester City striker Alvaro Negeredo is reportedly in talks with Valencia over a move back to La Liga. It would be initially on loan, but with a commitment to buy (wow, that’s stronger language than the usual ‘with a view to a permanent transfer’).

Coral’s media partners talkSPORT are also saying Arsenal have made tentative enquiries for the Spaniard, however…

16:55 Cerci’s coming to the Vicente Calderon

Torino and Italy forward Alessio Cerci was left out of the Azzurri squad for the next round of internationals and now we know why…

Atletico Madrid have signed him:

16:50 Magath’s Beckford bid

Fulham really are making some late moves in the market!

Felix Magath is now in talks with Bolton Wanderers over the signing of striker Jermaine Beckford, but could offload Bryan Ruiz and Hugo Rodallega.

The Craven Cottage club also want Cardiff City captain Mark Hudson and Leeds United target man Matt Smith.

16:45Forza Milan!

The signings for the red half of the San Siro just keep on coming. Not content with the loan captures of Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel, the Rossoneri have swooped for Parma and former Inter Milan winger Jonathan Biabiany:

16:40 City feeding Fiorentina?

No it’s not a misprint, but not only is Micah Richards flying out to Florence to undergo a medical, but Vincenzo Montella is also linked with taking Sweden striker John Guidetti from Manchester City too!

Serie A rivals Palermo and Greek champions Olympiakos, who have loaned Kostas Mitroglou back from Fulham, are also interested in the player that spent some of last season on loan at Stoke City.

16:35 Bruno to Bluebirds

Gabon international defender Bruno Eucele Manga (wait, doesn’t his middle name sound like an instrument) is undergoing a medical with Championship club Cardiff City ahead of a £5m move from Ligue 1 side Lorient.

Felix Magath might just get Mark Hudson to strengthen Fulham’s defence when this goes through, then…

16:32 I’ll stay, Jose

Chelsea and Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech is set to stay at Stamford Bridge, despite losing his place to Belgium custodian Thibaut Courtois this season. Music to Jose Mourinho’s ears, we’re sure…

16:30 Stambouli in, Sandro out of Spurs

French holding midfielder Benjamin Stambouli has reportedly completed his medical at Tottenham, so we can expect an announcement soon that the Montpellier man is now confirmed as a player for Mauricio Pochettino…

It looks like spelling the end of Brazilian destroyer Sandro’s stint at Spurs, however, but old boss Harry Redknapp could always find a place for him across the capital at QPR.

16:25 Seb set for St Andrew’s

Birmingham City have agreed a fee with Middlesbrough for defender Seb Hines, and The Riverside academy product will be handed a two-year deal with the West Midlands outfit, provided he passes a medical of course…

16:23 Magath wants Matt and Mark to strengthen spine

Fulham boss Felix Magath is interested in signing Leeds United target man Matt Smith and Cardiff City club captain Mark Hudson to bolster the Craven Cottage attack and defence respectively

16:20 Great Scott! News from the East Midlands now…

Leicester City are expecting Swansea City youngster Kris Scott for a medical ahead of a two-year contract offer.

Manchester United academy product Tom Lawrence (permanent transfer) and midfielder Nick Powell (season-long loan) are also expected to sign for the Foxes today. They’ve got just over six-and-a-half hours to do that.

16:12 Palace latest: Left-sided defender Zeki Fryers on the verge of a reported £3m move across London from Tottenham to Crystal Palace.

The Eagles are set to break their club record as well, by buying Wigan Athletic’s James McArthur for around 7m. His medical is apparently taking place right now.

Neil Warnock is also in the market for a striker, with Kevin Doyle (Wolves) and Chris Wood (Leicester City) linked to Selhurst Park.

16.05 Marseille’s Morgan Amalfitano reportedly on his way to London for West Ham United medical, following bust up with boss Macelo Bielsa

16.03 Sunderland announce loan signing of Sebastian Coates from Liverpool

15.59 Confirmed: Hull City announce signing of Abel Hernandez from Palermo on a three-year deal (club option of a fourth) for undisclosed fee

15:56 Mou-ted Manchester move? According to reports Monaco midfielder Joao Moutinho is desperate to depart the club, and has been offered to Manchester United and Valencia by super agent Pini Zahavi for as little as £15m

15.50 Burnley complete Nathaniel Chalobah capture on loan until January from Chelsea, following George Boyd. The 19-year-old promising utility man can be played in midfield or defence

15.47 Another Spurs youngster leaves, with Jonathan Obika joining Swindon Town

15.45 Redknapp at it again: QPR reportedly in for Liverpool forward Fabio Borini in £13m deal

15.40 In other news, Simon Grayson has ruled out a return to Leeds United to take over from former head coach Dave Hockaday

15.31 QPR midfielder and aspiring comedian Joey Barton tweets: “Keep it to yourselves Lionel Messi just landed at our place in a helicopter. Not sure he’ll get a game but definitely improves the squad.” Coral can confirm this may not be the truth, and recommend Barton sticks to his day job.

15:28 Willing and Able: Palermo and Uruguay striker Abel Hernandez is reportedly on the verge of signing for Hull City

15.25 Nigel de Jong Man Utd deal also doubtful, with AC Milan reportedly wanting to keeper the midfield destroyer

15.23 QPR’s Lassana Diarra deal looking dead, despite Harry Redknapp hinting transfer was done

15:21 Confirmed: Tottenham duo Tomislav Gomelt and Souleymane Coulibaly have joined Italian club Bari. Gomelt has moved on a one-year loan deal, and Coulibaly has joined on a permanent basis

15.21 Canales update: Aston Villa make bid for Sergio Canales, with Tom Cleverley deal looking more unlikely

15:18 According to reports in Italy, Nigel de Jong will not be joining Manchester United, as AC Milan do not want to sell the player

15.11 One of the shortest spells at a club in history? Southampton boss Ronald Koeman decides he doesn’t want Saphir Taider after all, and cancels his loan from Inter Milan

15:07 Ricky the Black Cat? Sunderland are close to signing Inter Milan midfielder Ricky Alvarez on a season-long loan

15.04 Former midfield wonderkid Sergio Canales, of Real Sociedad, reported target for Aston Villa

15.01 Leicester in for yet another Man Utd player? This time Wales call up Tom Lawrence could be on his way to the King Power Stadium on a permanent deal

14:56 Fiorentina could be busy today. Not only is Micah Richards undergoing a medical in Florence, the club are also said to be in talks with Hamburg midfielder Milan Badelj

14:49 Scott-free? Unlikely, though reports are linking Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair with a move to Stoke City

14:45 Don’t cross El Loco. Former West Brom midfielder Morgan Amalfitano, on loan at The Hawthorns last term, is set to leave Marseille today after his public spat with controversial manager Marcelo Bielsa, who has made him train with the youth team.

Ligue 1 rivals Lorient, St-Etienne and Toulouse are all chasing the Frenchman, who was linked with another Premier League stint earlier this summer

14:42 Swansea midfielder Jose Canas is being linked with a move out of the club, with Espanyol a possible destination

14:36 Middlesbrough land long-time target and Belgian frontman Jelle Vossen on loan for the season

14:17 Confirmed: Wigan Athletic have announced the signing of Brentford midfielder Adam Forshaw

14:12 Harry Redknapp busy on Transfer Deadline Day? Surely not? His side QPR bid for Tottenham’s Brazilian midfielder Sandro

13:59 Petr Cech now hinting he would be open to transfer elsewhere. “The offer would have to be right for everyone. I do not exclude anything [or] know the answer,” the keeper said.

13.54 Jermain to go? Defoe reportedly set for Premier League return, following the sacking of Toronto manager Ryan Nelson. Arsenal, Newcastle, Aston Villa and QPR are all possible destinations

13:49 Are you Shaw? Everton have an £8m bid for Stoke City’s Ryan Shawcross rejected, according to reports. The defender is also linked with a return to Man Utd

13:39 Away from TDD for a minute – here are the big market movers after the weekends action

13:30 Dunne deal? Reports are linking QPR centre back to the north west to bolster Burnley’s defence

13:24 Jave that! Confirmed: Javier Hernandez joins Real Madrid on season-long loan with option to buy

13.15 Confirmed: Swansea sign unknown Gambian striker Modou Barrow from Swedish second division side Ostersund

12:46 Javier Hernandez set to have a medical at Real Madrid ahead of loan move

12:40 It appears Arsenal might not be signing anyone, after reports emerged Arsene Wenger is in Rome refereeing a ‘Match for Peace’ game at the Stadio Olimpico. Club sources suggest he could still do business if necessary though

12:10 Guess what?! Not every league in Europe has the same deadline for transfers. European deadlines: Germany (17:00), Italy (22:00), France (23:00), Spain (23:00)

12.03 Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates looks set to move even nearer to the land of his Scottish father, with reports suggesting he is on his way to north east side Sunderland

11.50 Should I stay or should I go? It seems Chelsea stopper Petr Cech will remain at Chelsea to battle out with young pretender Thibaut Courtois

11:37 Southampton close to agreeing a loan deal for Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld

11:33 Confirmed: Burnley sign Hull City’s George Boyd on a three-year-deal

11:32 According to sources Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell is set to join Leicester City on loan

11:30 Coral understands that Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby is currently having a medical with Hamburg

11:28 Coral understands that Hull City agree a fee to sign Mohamed Diame from West Ham United

11:24 Do you think Neil Warnock wants to keep Jason Puncheon at Crystal Palace? If not take a punt at 4/1 on the player leaving before the end of today!

11:22 Will Spurs sign a striker before the end of today? They are odds-on favourites at 4/5 to sign Danny Welbeck

11:20 Arsenal lead the betting to sign Wilfried Bony before the transfer deadline, with Coral offering odds of 11/4!

11:16 Manchester United’s attacking talent: Radamel Falcao, Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Angel di Maria, Adnan Januzaj

11:15 Fancy a flutter on Manchester United to win the Premier League before the odds plummet? Coral are offering 16/1!

11.12 Odds: Arsenal now top the betting in the see-saw race to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, odds-on at 1/3, ahead of Man Utd (5/2)

11:09 Good Morning football fans, have you got that deadline day feeling? We have here at Coral! Keep checking our live blog, as we bring all the latest transfer news as it happens!

11.05 Confirmed: Micah Richards flies to Florence ahead of possible transfer Serie A side to Fiorentina

11.04 Coral understands Javier Hernandez agrees loan deal with Real Madrid

10:57 Confirmed: Man Utd agree loan deal for Monaco striker Radamel Falcao. The fee is believed to be in the region of £12m. Move subject to the striker passing a medical

10:50 Confirmed: Karim El Ahmadi has left Aston Villa for previous club Feyenoord on a three-year deal



Sam Barnard

Sam has been writing for Coral since January 2014, and is the assistant editor of the news site. As well as the main betting sports, football, tennis and cricket, he covers the likes of golf, F1 and darts too, the latter of which has become a particular favourite. Sam enjoys playing as much as writing about sports, but niggling injuries have limited his participation in recent years, so is happy to mainly watch the pros such as Manchester United, Yorkshire CCC, Raymond van Barneveld and even Gibraltar national football team instead.