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Coral’s Live Transfer Deadline Day Blog!

| 02.02.2015

00:00 – The stroke of midnight, and we’re done.

Hull have completed the signing of Senegal striker Dame N’Doye for a reported £3m, with Darren Fletcher joining West Bromwich Albion on a free transfer, but Tony Pulis misses out on other targets Carlton Cole and Martin Olsson.

Goodnight, and thanks for sharing deadline day with us at Coral.
23:52 – Stuart Armstrong signs for Celtic, joining Dundee United teammate Gary Mackay-Steven at the Bhoys:

23:49 – Bolton and Manchester United in youth loan swap:

23:39 – Baggies only get one deal across the line, according to a well-placed source:

Without Dorrans going to Norwich, it’s highly unlikely Martin Olsson would be allowed to move the other way either.

23:37 – Melo makes move to Owls:

23:35 – Celtic get Mackay-Steven early. Reports that the Bhoys have landed Dundee United winger Gary Mackay-Steven a few months early after paying a fee for a player they already had a pre-contract agreement in place with.

23:34 – Gary MacKenzie makes move from Blackpool to Bradford:

23:32 – Tyneside to Clydeside for not so famous five. Rangers land a quintet of Newcastle United players on loan thanks to both teams have links with Mike Ashley:

23:30 – Still waiting to see if Darren Fletcher and Martin Olsson have signed on the dotted line in time at West Bromwich Albion.

Baggies boss Tony Pulis will be short in attack, though, as a move for Carlton Cole faltered at the death, while Brown Ideye and Geoergios Samaras both left for the Middle East.

23:25 – Bolton go back to boss Lennon’s old side Celtic for this chap:

23:15 – Dele Alli now belongs to Spurs:

23:10 – Dame N’Doye deal to Hull City set to go through:

23:06 – Carlton Cole’s move to West Brom is OFF, as Adebayor’s loan switch to West Ham falls through. The Togo striker will stay at Spurs, and the English target man is heading back to the Hammers.

23:04 – Latics loan for Leon Clarke:

Malky Mackay has a strike-force at last, and the Wolves man will partner permanent signing Billy McKay in the Wigan attack!

23:01 – All eyes on West Bromwich Albion now!

Southampton have made the permanent acquisition of left back Ryan Bertrand:

23:00 – The winter window has slammed shut! Don’t dream it’s over, as there’ll be one or two which will go over the line!

22:58 – Just two minutes left, and Jesse Lingard’s loan to Derby County has gone through:

22:50 – QPR making last ditch bid to bring Emmanuel Adebayor across London on loan after West Ham move falls through. Can Harry Redknapp work this eleventh hour magic?!

22:47 – Eoin Doyle deal done by Cardiff:

League One’s leading marksman moves up to the Championship, and has been bought by the Bluebirds for a reported seven-figure sum. Chesterfield cashed in, ca-ching for this Spireites sale!

22:43 – Adebayor set to stay at Spurs. Emmanuel Adebayor looks like he’ll remain at Tottenham as they don’t want to loan him to top six finish rivals West Ham United.

22:38: Confirmation of Scotland midfielder Barry Bannan joining Bolton on loan from Crystal Palace for the rest of the season:

22:36 – Argentine winger Lucas Ocampos swaps Monaco for Marseille on loan, and links up with compatriot coach Marcelo Bielsa:

22:34 – There’s life in this deadline day yet. Palace feature again as Lee Chung-Yong joins from Bolton Wanderers:

22:32 – Crystal Palace announce Wilfried Zaha is theirs for keeps again:

22:30 – Aaron Lennon loan from Spurs to Everton confirmed!

22:21 – Lingard to join Derby on loan after penning new Red Devils deal? Attacker Jesse Lingard has reportedly signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract with Manchester United, and will now link up with Derby County on loan.

22:16 – Keith Andrews back at MK Dons on loan:

22:14 – There’s 45 minutes or so to go, and Craig Noone‘s £2m move to Norwich from Cardiff is off!

22:04 – Adebayor has Hammers hope. Reports say West Ham want to take Emmanuel Adebayor on loan after rejecting QPR, and Spurs are weighing up letting him leave White Hart Lane.

22:01 – Blades bolster promotion push with Done deal:

The attacker joins from Rochdale for an undisclosed fee.

22:00 – Forget 60 minute makeover, just one hour of the winter window left!

21:58 – Some insight which puts pay to QPR getting Matt Jarvis:

21:52 – Norwich seek Craig Noone capture from Cardiff, and no developments on their interest in West Brom’s Graham Dorrans for some time now.

21:42 – Official confirmation of Egypt winger Mohamed Salah joining Fiorentina on loan from Chelsea for the rest of the season:

21:31 – Bye bye Benoit. Spurs have cancelled the contract of Cameroon left back Benoit Assou-Ekotto:

Took a dim view of his fighting with international teammates at the World Cup last summer!

21:28 – Saints set for Bertrand buy. Are Southampton about to pull a fast one on us? That transfer of multi-millions could be nothing more than turning Chelsea left back Ryan Bertrand‘s loan spell at St Mary’s into a permanent transfer? Stay tuned!

21:26 – Hammers hope to sign Kara. No folks, not Jamie Carragher. West Ham are reportedly looking at Senegal centre back Kara Mbodj from Genk.

21:24 – Tom Ince has joined Derby County on loan from Hull City for the rest of this season:

21:21 – QPR lose Zarate, but Hammers to send Jarvis as loan replacement. Could Harry Redknapp pull something off? With West Ham short in attack, Argentine forward Mauro Zarate is t be recalled from a loan spell at Loftus Road, but winger and England cap Matt Jarvis could make a temporary switch across London.

21:11 – Lambert snubs Villa. No, not Paul, we’re on about Liverpool striker Rickie. He’s decided to stay at Anfield, according to reports!

21:03 – Kyle Lafferty leaves Norwich City for Turkish odyssey on loan:

21:01 – Crystal Palace have swooped for a non-league striker in Keshi Anderson:

21:00 – Two hours until the winter window closes!

20:52 – Baggies bid £4m for Olsson. Sweden left back Martin Olsson is on his way to West Bromwich Albion for talks after Norwich City accepted their offer. Namesake, compatriot and fellow defender Jonas is also at The Hawthorns.

In other Baggies news, Tony Pulis tried to sign Etienne Capoue on loan from Tottenham, but the French anchorman turned it down. Carlton Cole and Darren Fletcher could also sign for Albion in the next two hours or so!

20:46 – Forest knock back Burnley bid for Lansbury. Nottingham Forest have turned down a £3m offer Premier League strugglers Burnley for midfielder Henri Lansbury. Nice to see the Reds keeping hold of players, even if they struggle to do so with managers. Under the Al-Hasawi regime, the average tenure for a coach is five months and three weeks!

20:44 – Instead of Inter, it’s Derby deal for Ince jr. We live and die by the choices we make in life, don’t we? Reports claim Tom Ince, who turned down Inter Milan to sign for Hull City last summer, will finalise his loan switch to Derby County for the rest of the season.

20:41 – Roger Johnson’s Wolves deal ripped up:

It’s been on the cards for awhile, really, with the former Molineux skipper totally frozen out of the first-team picture. So much for those England calls when he was at Birmingham City!

20:39 – Robinson’s loan return to Deepdale. Young Aston Villa attacker Callum Robinson has rejoined Preston North End on loan:

20:36 – Salah switch to Florence finished? Sources in Italy claim that Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has joined Fiorentina on loan for 18 months. The Egypt international’s Colombian counterpart Juan Cuadrado went the other way permanently earlier today!

20:32 Wigan get Bong before deadline chimes – Malky Mackay continues his squad shakeup at the DW with the capture of Cameroon international defender Gaetan Bong:

20:30 – Mackay-Steven set for Celtic switch early. The Bhoys may add Gary Mackay-Steven to Dundee United teammate Stuart Armstrong in this window with fees agreed for both. One way or another, winger Mackay-Steven is joining Ronny Deila’s side as he has a pre-contract agreement in place.

20:28 – N’Doye deal up in the air. Hull City’s bid to bring Senegal striker Dame N’Doye to the KC Stadium is now 50-50, and could go down to the wire. Squeaky bum time for the Tigers.

20:22 – Lambert weighs up Lambert interest. Rickie Lambert is thought to be considering Aston Villa’s offer to take him to the West Midlands, but the striker is at boyhood club Liverpool. Decisions, decisions. They’ve offered £1m more than Brendan Rodgers paid Southampton for him…

20:20 – Cole to swap Hammers for Baggies. West Ham target man Carlton Cole is at West Brom’s training ground ahead of switch from London to the West Midlands! He’s fallen down the pecking order at Upton Park.

20:19 – Stoke say Aaron Lennon has turned them down for Everton. So, we can expect the Tottenham winger to join the Toffees on loan, though there is a view to buy.

20:17 – Archer into the Lions’ den: It sounds like the plot of some period drama from the classical/medieval era, but Tottenham’s reserve goalie Jordan Archer has joined Millwall on loan:

20:14 – Saints to secure another signing? Southampton are working on another multi-million transfer deal, according to our sources. It won’t be Tonny Vilhena from Feyenoord, though. Watch this space!

20:09 – Transfer news from the Championship: defender/midfielder Jack O’Connell leaves Blackburn Rovers for Brentford.

20:04 – Ishamel Miller leaves Blackpool’s sinking ship for Huddersfield Town. He’s approaching journeyman status now, but let’s not forget the striker was once on the books at Manchester City:

20:00 Three hour warning – Do the math, as they said at the Super Bowl last night. A mere 180 minutes between now and when the window slams shut!

19:58 – Darren Fletcher is reportedly heading south for a medical at West Bromwich Albion, as he is free to leave Manchester United. A move to West Ham United broke down over the weekend for the Scotland midfielder.

19:53 – Celtic’s improved offer for Dundee United player Stuart Armstrong has been accepted. It’s reportedly £1.6m which could rise with add-ons, bonuses, etc.

19:48 Stoke and Everton’s tug-of-war for Lennon – Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon is now interesting Everton, so will he sign for them or Stoke City on loan?

19:46 – And it is! Benfica-owned Serbia winger Filip Djuricic has terminated his loan spell with Bundesliga outfit Mainz and has joined Southampton for the rest of the season.

19:44 – When the Saints go marching in:

Who will it be? Djuricic methinks.

19:36 Alli set for Spurs – Reports say MK Dons midfield sensation Dele Alli will sign for Tottenham on a five-and-a-half-year contract once he passes a medical with the London club. He will be loaned back to the Dons for the rest of this season.

19:27 Distin to Hammers stalls – West Ham have turned to looking at Nemanja Vidic and Steven Caulker, as interest in Sylvain Distin cools.

19:18 Lambert in for Lambert? – No, it’s not a misprint, Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has gone in for Liverpool striker and namesake Rickie for a reported £5m. The West Midlands are the lowest scorers in English league football!

19:15 – It’s gone all quiet on the western front here so to speak folks, though Celtic have made another offer, improving on their previous of £1.6m, for Dundee United’s Stuart Armstrong.

19:00 – Four hours and we can stick a fork in it, as this window is done!

18:47 – Davide Santon pictured at Inter:

And Newcastle confirm his exit:

18:41 Clarets looking at Lansbury – Burnley have turned their attentions to Nottingham Forest’s ex-Arsenal starlet Henri Lansbury, as they look set to miss out on Graham Dorrans, as West Bromwich Albion don’t want to sell to a relegation rival and Norwich City have outbid them.

18:35 Chelsea sign Cuadrado – It’s been confirmed that the Blues have landed the Colombia winger.

Read our full story on his arrival.

18:31 McGugan back at Owls on loan

Been plenty of transfer activity at Hillsborough today.

18:30 Bannan to Bolton? – Crystal Palace midfielder Barry Bannan is reportedly off to the Trotters on loan.

18:20 Celtic seek Mackay-Steven signing early – Sure, they’ve got him tied down to a pre-contract agreement to arrive in the summer, but the Bhoys want the Dundee United star and they want him now. Ronny Deila has bid the £250k asking price to get his man in this window.

18:15 Everton in Reid inquiry – With Sylvain Distin linked with going to West Ham, the Toffees have asked about Winston Reid’s availability as Roberto Martinez seeks to storm a march on other big clubs to land the highly-rated Kiwi!

18:11 Santon’s San Siro switch nears – Reports says Davide Santon, despite his fiancee’s tirade about Newcastle, has passed his medical ahead of a loan return to Inter Milan.

18:08 N’Doye deal still ongoing for Hull – The Tigers still want to capture Senegal striker Dame N’Doye from Lokomotiv Moscow, with boss Steve Bruce in Paris… no, not for a romantic trip, but trying to conclude the capture!

18:00 Five hours until the window shuts!

17:57 Aaron Lennon latest – Some joker has been editing the Spurs winger’s Wikipedia page, saying he’s signed for QPR.

Now, we’ve all thought about it, but it’s just not cricket doing things like that on deadline day! All the Cities: Hull, Leicester and Stoke remain interested as well.

17:50 – Are Rangers a feeder club or what?

Add those names to the four mentioned below. I like to think these links weren’t forged by Mike Ashley, but by Duncan Ferguson!

17:45 – Lavery loan suggests Spireites will sell Doyle:

Music to the ears of Cardiff City supporters, but seriously how many strikers do the Bluebirds need?

Eoin Doyle is yet another option for Russell Slade. He already has Kenwyne Jones, Federico Macheda, Nicky Maynard and Alex Revell, plus the injured Joe Mason and three men (Adam le Fondre, Javi Guerra and Etien Velikonja) out on loan!

17:41 Newcastle’s loan Rangers named – Are these the players on their way to Ibrox?

17:36 – Andre Schurrle confirmed as a Wolfsburg player:

17:33 – Dorrans to Norwich, Olsson to Albion. The Canaries have had that £4m bid for Scotland midfielder Graham Dorrans accepted, and, in a separate transfer, Sweden left back Martin Olsson looks to be on his way to The Hawthorns!

17:31 Lennon lands Slavchev – Bolton swoop for Sporting Lisbon star on loan:

17:23 Ashley’s web – Scottish Championship club Rangers are close to landing several players from investor Mike Ashley’s other club Newcastle United on loan. Watch this space…

17:19 – Cahill given Red Bull wings… Asian Cup winner with Australia, and ex-Everton attacker Tim Cahill has been released from his contract with the New York Red Bulls. Fancy him back at Goodison, Toffees fans?

17:14 Schurrle sale Andre Schurrle has cost Wolfsburg €32m up front (around £24m), plus a further €5m in bonuses and add-ons coming Chelsea’s way based on performances, etc. Good business by the Blues, maybe that’ll cheer Jose Mourinho up! Read our full story here.

17:12 – When Eagles dare… Wilfried Zaha is a permanent Crystal Palace again. It’s a five-and-a-half-year deal for the Ivorian-born England winger, who has cost Alan Pardew a reported £6m.

17:10 – So long Schurrle! The World Cup winning forward leaves Chelsea for a return to Germany with Wolfsburg, undisclosed fee and signs a four-and-a-half-year contract there. Cuadrado capture to be announced officially soon, then!

17:03 – Bolton Wanderers winger Lee Chung-Yong pictured at Crystal Palace. I can recommend the jerk chicken shack down the road from Selhurst Park!

17:02 – For you, the window is over… if you’re in the Bundesliga that is, so we’re waiting to see if Andre Schurrle has signed on the dotted line in time?

17:00 – In six hours’ time, you can kiss goodbye to the transfer deadline… unless clubs get an extension, but we’ll not worry about that yet!

16:54 – All has been quiet in France’s Ligue 1, but fiery Marseille boss Marcelo Bielsa hopes to secure the deal of young Argentine Lucas Ocampos on loan from Monaco, in the hope of winning the title.

16:52 – Sheffield Wednesday make second signing of the day, with Marnick Vermijl crossing the Pennines to join from Manchester United on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

16:44 – Bournemouth apparently readying one final bid for Birmingham wonderkid Demarai Gray!

16:41 – First Premier League done deal in a short while, although outgoing; Scott Harrison joins Hartlepool United from Sunderland. Stop the press…

16:38 – German transfer window closes at 5pm UK time, meaning just over 20 minutes for Andre Schurrle to complete his move to Wolfsburg.

16:31 – Leicester are said to have approached Tottenham’s Etienne Capoue for a possible loan deal, and are still hopeful of signing Aaron Lennon, despite interested from Stoke City.

16:26 – Celtic make a £1.6m offer for Dundee United midfielder stuart Armstrong.

16:21 – Blackburn strikers Rudy Gestede and Jordan Rhodes have been hot topic this transfer window, but it seems the duo will stay, and instead Luke Varney could be on his way out, with a move to Millwall.

16:18 – Southampton flop Dani Osvaldo is reportedly in London for talks with QPR over a possible move. He is currently on loan at Inter Milan, but it seems the Italian champions want to cut his spell short.

16:11 – Bafetimbi Gomis confirms he stays a Swan on Twitter! That rules out a move to West Ham then…

16:08 – New Leeds United signing Edgar Cani training with his new teammates already…

16:05 – Even better news for Southampton fans, Saints star Morgan Schneiderlin will not be on the move to Arsenal this window, contrary to French reports.

16:00 – Double good news for Manchester United, Adnan Januzaj will stay at the club, not join Everton on loan, while Tom Cleverley will remain at Aston Villa until the end of the season.

15:48 – Leeds United have confirmed the signing of 25-year-old Albanian striker Edgar Cani on loan until the end of the season. Official confirmation from the club website:

15:41 – Heading back to Italy, and we have official confirmation that Roma have completed the loan signing of Colombia striker Victor Ibabrbo:

15:32 – Everton centre back Sylvain Distin has been pictured leaving the club’s training ground and West Ham are reported to be showing serious interest.

15:28 – As well as Adebayor, Kaboul and Chiriches being available, Spurs will also allow midfielder Etienne Capoue to leave if either a permanent or loan offer is made.

15:21Cuadrado/Salah/Schurrle latest!: Everything is agreed apart from the fee for Schurrle to Wolfsburg. Once both clubs decide on a fee the move will go through, which will allow the Blues to announce the transfer of Cuadrado from Fiorentina with Salah going the other way on loan. More here as we have it.

15:16 – Good afternoon and welcome to Coral’s live transfer blog, featuring all of the latest deadline day news.

If you are just joining us, a quick reminder of the major deals already completed include, Robert Huth joining Leicester City on loan, Reading signing Yakubu, Davide Santon moving to Inter Milan on loan and Wilfried Zaha completing a permanent move to Crystal Palace for a fee believed to be around £3m.

15:13 – Going north of the border, Dundee United are set to re-sign left back Paul Dixon from Huddersfield Town on a permanent deal.

15:06 – Coral understand that West Brom striker Brown Ideye could be set to sign for Qatar side Al Gharafa in a €5m deal (approximately £3.8m), after only signing for the Baggies in August for £10m.

15:02 – It’s all happening in the Championship today! Coral understand that Cardiff City have agreed a £750,000 fee for Chesterfield striker Eoin Doyle. More here as we get it.

15:00Breaking News! Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed in a press conference that the club will not be signing any players before the transfer window closes.

14:43 – Confirmation via Sky Sports News twitter account that Yakubu has joined Reading:

14:41BREAKING NEWS! Reading have completed the signing of former Portsmouth and Everton striker Yakubu

14:37 – Manchester City’s Micah Richards is being linked with a loan move to Inter Milan where he will be reunited with former boss Roberto Mancini.

14:31 – West Brom boss Tony Pulis is reportedly keen on signing Swansea left back Neil Taylor, West Ham striker Carlton Cole and Manchester United’s Darren Fletcher into the club before the transfer window closes. Any moves could rest on whether a £4m deal is agreed with Norwich to sell Graham Dorrans.

14:23 – It is understood that Blackburn midfielder Jack O’Connell is having a medical at Brentford.

14:19 – Spurs’ move for MK Dons midfielder Dele Alli is edging closer. The 18-year-old is likely to return to the Buckinghamshire club until the rest of the season.

14:16 AC Milan have signed Parma defender Gabriel Paletta on a contract until 2018 who has also played for Liverpool.

14:10 – Brighton set to wing it? Coral understand that Brighton have enquired about the availability of QPR winger Shaun Wright-Philips with a view to completing a loan move.

14:08 – Wigan have confirmed though that Sheyi Ojo has joined the club on loan from Liverpool.

14:06 – Rude awakening! Leeds United confirm that midfielder Rodolph Austin is not for sale. The player was linked earlier today with a move to Championship rivals Wigan.

14:05Yakubu latest! Personal terms agreed and medical close to completion. More news here as we get it!

14:02 DONE DEAL! Crystal Palace have confirmed the permanent signing of Wilfried Zaha for a fee thought to be in the region of £3m. This also frees up space for another loan move at the club.

14:00 – Manchester United announce that Adnan Januzaj will not be leaving the club either on loan or a permanent deal.

13:58 – Stoke are priming themselves to hijack Hull City’s bid to sign Spurs winger Aaron Lennon, and are willing to listen to offers for Wilson Palacios.

13:52BREAKING NEWS! Norwich could have jumped the queue to sign Grahma Dorrans after making a £4m bid for West Brom’s Scotland midfielder.

13:47 – Royal Flush? Our sources indicate that Yakubu is having a medical at Championship side Reading.

13:46 – West Ham are exploring the possibility of taking Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor on loan until the end of the season.

13:44 – Birmingham City have rejected a £5m move for Demarai Gray from Championship rivals Bournemouth.

13:43 – As one Dor closes: West Bromwich Albion midfielder Graham Dorrans could be on his way out of the club, with Burnley very interested in signing the Scotland international.

13:42 – Anderson is having a medical at Brazilian club Internacional with a view to completing a free transfer from Manchester United.

13:40 – Return of the Yak?! Reports are linking former Everton and Portsmouth striker Yakubu to Reading. All the latest news here!

13:38DONE DEAL: Michael Tonge has now joined Millwall on loan from Leeds United until the end of the season

13:31 – Any delay in the Juan Cuadrado to Chelsea announcement is reportedly linked to Andre Schurrle’s switch to Wolfsburg. The player has agreed terms with the German club, though a fee is still being negotiated. Under Financial Fair Play regulations, Cuadrado’s arrival cannot be sanctioned until a player leaves. Once the Schurrle move is agreed, expect an announcement confirming Cuadrado’s transfer.

13:28BREAKING NEWS: Southampton’s bid to sign Tonny Vilhena is off, with Feyenoord refusing to sell the player.

13:09 – Benfica’s Serbian attacking midfielder Filip Djuricic is close to joining Southampton on loan.

13:03 – We are hearing reports that Mohamed Salah has now passed a medical at Fiorentina. Stand by for an official announcement which will include Juan Cuadrado heading to Chelsea in the same deal.

13:00 – Sources indicating that Tottenham are prepared to let striker Emmanuel Adebayor leave on loan, while one of Vlad Chiriches or Younes Kaboul also available. Roma are very interested in the latter.

12:52 – Tonge gone? Leeds United midfielder Michael Tongue is attracting interest from Bradford City and Millwall.

12:47 – Cuadrado update! Coral understands that this deal is agreed and personal terms are in place. No official announcement from the club as yet. It is believed that Mohamed Salah who is heading in the opposite direction on loan, is still negotiating personal terms with Fiorentina.

12:46 – Southampton could yet make deadline day moves, with Coral understanding that boss Ronald Koeman wants ‘at least one’ signing. Feyenoord’s Tonny Vilhena and FC Twente’s Kamohelo Mokotjo have been linked, while Benfica’s Filip Djuricic could join on loan until the end of the season. We will keep you posted with news as it happens!

12:25 – Manchester United finally in the news on deadline day, but it is an outgoing deal that could possibly see Wilfried Zaha secure a permanent deal at Crystal Palace.

12:22 – Roma are reportedly interested in signing Spurs centre back and skipper Younes Kaboul on loan. Tottenham are also said to be willing to let Emmanuel Adebayor, who was linked to PSG on a temporary deal, leave.

12:13 – Birmingham City reject another bid from Bournemouth for teenage sensation Demarai Gray, this time a cash offer of around £5m.

12:11 – Juan Cuadrado deal reportedly agreed between Chelsea and Fiorentina, with Mohamed Salah to be used as bait. Both medicals are to take place in London ahead of a move.

12:09 – Confirmation from the BBC…

12:02 – Away from transfers briefly, some good news from the Football League’s official Twitter page…

12.00BREAKING: Robert Huth signs for Leicester on loan!! First confirmed Premier League deal on deadline day! How will Ryan Shawcross be able to cope without his long-term teammate?

11:58 – Chesterfield’s prolific striker Eoin Doyle could be on the move today, with the likes of Sheffield United, Cardiff City and a team in the MLS all reportedly interested.

11:52 – Burnley earlier this month claimed Danny Ings, who is out of contract in the summer, would not be leaving Turf Moor, but reports say a move to David Moyes’ Real Sociedad is still possible. The striker is now eligible to sign a pre-contract with foreign teams.

11:48 – Sky Sports have now confirmed…

11:33 – Spurs are clearly delighted at Harry Kane signing a new five-year deal, and are celebrating by Tweeting posts such as this…

11:32 – More news at Leeds, but not about Austin this time. Yorkshire rivals Bradford City are hoping to snap up Michael Tonge, with Albania and Catania forward Edgar Cani being lined up as a replacement.

11:28 – We move to Italy, and AC Milan have signed another Italian this window, Luca Antonelli, on loan from Genoa. Milan are also set to sign Parma’s Gabriel Paletta. While Sebastian Giovinco has seemingly given up on his international chances by moving to MLS outfit Toronto. He links up with Premier League flop Jozy Altidore.

11:19 – Will MK Dons starlet Delle Alli, dubbed the ‘new Steven Gerrard’, be on his way to Tottenham today? Newcastle were also reported targets.

11:14 – Newcastle and Inter Milan finally reach an agreement for Santon to join his former club in Italy on loan until the end of the season. A deal is still not done, but at least the Magpies admit talks are ongoing now.

11:10 – Remember former Everton and Portsmouth striker Yakubu? Well he still plays football, out in Qatar, and Championship club Reading are said to be wanting to bring him back to England.

11:00 – Robert Huth is training with potential new Leicester teammates in a Foxes outfit, but deal is still not done. Aaron Lennon is also expected to join the East Midlands side, who are 11/4 with Coral to finish bottom, before the deadline.

10.50 – The bus has been parked. Romanian striker Sergiu Bus is confirmed as an Owl, signing on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

10:41 – We are hearing that Burnley have made a £3m offer for West Bromwich Albion’s in-demand midfielder Graham Dorrans.

10:40 – Sheffield Wednesday hoping to park the bus? They’ve just reportedly signed CSKA Sofia striker Sergiu Bus for a whopping £3.5m.

10:37 – Second transfer denial of the day. Leeds United have now said that Jamaican midfield destroyer Rodolph Austin has not joined Wigan. Stay tuned on this story.

10:36 – The Below news is contrary to Hoops chairman Tony Fernandes’ Tweet…

10:29 – The likes of Blackburn Rovers stars Jordan Rhodes and Rudy Gestede have been linked with moves to the Premier League this window, but Josh Morris is reportedly the subject of an approach from QPR.

10:25 – Stoke City’s Robert Huth has been spotted at Leicester City’s training ground. If a move goes through, the Foxes are even-money chances to stay in the Premier League for next season.

10:20 – Forgotten Greek Charis Mavrias has rejoined former side Panathinaikos on loan until the end of the season for Sunderland. He hasn’t played for the Black Cats in a year!

10:12 – Updated news on the Santon switch with Newcastle now reporting that no deal is in place.

10:11 – It’s getting busy in Italy as Davide Santon is expected in Milan to complete his loan move to Inter. The left back took to social media to thank his fans: “Life is strange… I never expected to return… Thanks Newcastle and thanks to all the fans for these three and a half years together… we’ve spent many good times…. This city and this team will always remain in my heart. I start a new adventure…. I’m happy to return to Inter… There I started my career and there I lived so many important moments…. I will give my best to repay the faith.”

10:09 – Spurs striker Harry Kane has signed a new five-and-a-half-year contract. Will Mauricio Pochettino add another attacker before the window closes?

10:05 – Crossing to Italy, and Roma have boosted their strikeforce, bringing in Seydou Doumbia from CSKA Moscow and agreeing a loan deal for Cagliari’s Colombian striker Victor Ibarbo.

09:55 – West Ham have reportedly had a £7m bid for Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis turned down. As yet they aren’t expected to make a new offer.

09:50 – Varied reports are suggesting that midfielder Rodolph Austin has completed a move to Wigan from Leeds United. More from us on that, as we get it

09:45 – Is it a Schurrle thing? Coral understands that Chelsea’s Andre Schurrle is in Germany for talks with Wolfsburg, ahead of a move if a deal can be agreed between the two clubs. Personal terms with the player and the club have already been agreed.

We will keep you up-to-date with all the latest transfers as they happen with a whole host of names said to be on the move today.

Good Morning folks and welcome to Coral’s transfer deadline day, live here with Coral!



Matt Haynes

A long-suffering Leeds fan, Matt studied Sports Journalism at university, and has a plethora of multi-industry experience. Having worked on behalf of multiple hedge funds and top-tier investment banks in executive search, he has also had a stint with the BBC and the Press Association. Outside of work, he pursues entrepreneurial activities and likes to keep fit.
Although he has interviewed current England manager Roy Hodgson as well as Rafa Benitez and a number of other names, he is honoured to have spent time in the company of Gordon Banks. Matt enjoys cultivating long-lasting professional and personal relationships, is solution orientated, and supports Coral’s sports content provision.