January Transfer Window Deadline Day - Live coverage - The Independent

January Transfer Window Deadline Day

The confirmed transfers are beginning to filter in on a tense day of negotiations. Keep up-to-date with all the latest news and rumours right here. You can also comment through twitter using #indytransfers

  • These are the confirmed major deals to have been completed today...

    IN: Aston Villa (Bradley), Blackburn (Rochina, Formica), Blackpool (Reid, Beattie, Kornilenko ), Birmingham (Martins), Bolton (Sturridge), Chelsea (Torres, Luiz), Everton (Vellios), Fulham (Gudjohnsen), Hull (Stewart), Liverpool (Suarez, Carroll), Middlesbrough (Haas), Newcastle (Ireland), Nottingham Forest (Konchesky), Peterborough (Jones), Rangers (Healy), West Ham (McCallum), Wolves (Basso).

    OUT: Arsenal (Sunu, Barazite, Bartley), Aston Villa (Ireland), Leeds (Bessone) Liverpool (Konchesky, Torres), Manchester United (Stewart), Newcastle (Xisco), Stoke (Tuncay), Sunderland (Da Silva, Healy, Reid), Tottenham (Dos Santos), Nottingham Forest (Garner), West Brom (Downing).
    1/31/2011 11:11:27 PM
  • Wigan have turned down a £10m bid from Newcastle for Charles N'Zogbia. So what's 'Plan B' Mike Ashley? If it's former players he wants, Faustino Asprilla was at St James' Park the other week...
    1/31/2011 10:29:22 PM
  • 1/31/2011 10:30:08 PM
  • Eidur Gudjohnsen has joined Fulham on loan until the end of the season.
    1/31/2011 10:30:46 PM
  • Less than 30 minutes to go and we're still waiting! Torres, Carroll and Luiz are all still yet to sign on the dotted line. Torres is at Stamford Bridge right now holding talks.
    1/31/2011 10:34:28 PM
  • Wheres Andy Caroll currently?
    1/31/2011 10:36:43 PM
  • Hi PKrips, Andy Carroll is currently at Anfield, locked in talks about a £35m switch. They're leaving it very late but a deal looks certain to go through.
    1/31/2011 10:37:29 PM
  • RT @FunnyJoka: Harry Redknapp had to go to Spain to get mugged, Kenny Dalglish just sat at home and phoned Mike Ashley. #transferdeadlineday #bbcfootball
  • As much as £35m seems like great business for Newcastle (will they seriously ever get an offer that high again?), if the Toon Army are relegated as a result, it doesn't make much sense does it?
    1/31/2011 10:41:11 PM
  • Newcastle have confirmed that Xisco has left the club and returned to Deportivo La Coruna on loan. He's the one signed for £5.7m shortly before Kevin Keegan left. Good old Newcastle, always good for a laugh.
    1/31/2011 10:44:22 PM
  • 15 minutes to go. Already cringing at the thought of Sky Sports News cutting to Big Ben at the deadline.
    1/31/2011 10:45:07 PM
  • Sky Sports say a five-and-a-half year deal for Andy Carroll has been completed by Liverpool. He will join for a fee of £35m.
    1/31/2011 10:50:29 PM
  • We'll confirm the news just as soon as we can.
    1/31/2011 10:50:43 PM
  • Meanwhile, Newcastle have upped their bid for Charles N'Zogbia to £12m. But Wigan have turned that one down as well.
    1/31/2011 10:51:15 PM
  • Arghhhh! This is tense!
    1/31/2011 10:51:30 PM
  • Wigan must be mad
    1/31/2011 10:51:45 PM
  • Just to prove how excited everyone's been during this transfer window, Liverpool are forced to explain why their website went down. A statement says they had 1.1 million fans visiting the site by 10pm, generating a record 8.5 million page impressions.
    1/31/2011 10:54:06 PM
  • Just 5 minutes to go. What are Chelsea up to? Still no Torres or Luiz!
    1/31/2011 10:54:53 PM
  • 1/31/2011 10:55:42 PM
  • Liverpool have signed Andy Carroll from Newcastle. He has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal at Anfield. Liverpool also announce he will wear the No 9 shirt. So Torres must be going? Right? ind.pn
    1/31/2011 10:57:01 PM
  • Sky Sports say Fernando Torres and David Luiz are Chelsea players. Although no official confirmation yet.
    1/31/2011 10:58:35 PM
  • Yep, Sky Sports have cut to Big Ben. Nothing like it.
    1/31/2011 11:00:14 PM
  • And they've super-imposed Andy Carroll's face on to it. Superb.
    1/31/2011 11:01:06 PM
  • The window is shut!
    1/31/2011 11:01:42 PM
  • I thought the transfer window was supposed to "slam shut". I couldn't hear it from here.
  • We understand that all the major deals have gone through. Carroll has joined Liverpool, while Chelsea have signed Fernando Torres and David Luiz.
    1/31/2011 11:03:07 PM
  • Is charlie adam staying at blackpool,then?
    1/31/2011 11:05:38 PM
  • Reports claim Tottenham came in with a last minute bid for Charlie Adam. But Blackpool have turned them down and he remains a Tangerine. Great stuff from Tottenham but hard luck this time Harry.
    1/31/2011 11:06:21 PM
  • Thanks for your updates, greatly appriciated :D
    1/31/2011 11:07:09 PM
  • Any official comment on Torres and Luiz yet?
    1/31/2011 11:07:19 PM
  • Hi Darren, no official confirmation yet but just a matter of time by all accounts.
    1/31/2011 11:07:42 PM
  • £214m spent during this transfer window. Last year it was £29m. Incredible.
    1/31/2011 11:08:46 PM
  • 1/31/2011 11:10:36 PM
  • Blackpool have confirmed the signing of Sergei Kornilenko on loan from Zenit St Petersburg until the end of the season.
    1/31/2011 11:10:46 PM
  • Is that £214m within the English Premier League only...?
    1/31/2011 11:12:15 PM
  • £214m is the amount of money spent by English clubs, so it includes the £27m Manchester City paid Wolfsburg for Edin Dzeko.
    1/31/2011 11:12:58 PM
  • A signing at Arsenal! Arsene Wenger has signed Japanese teenage forward Ryo Miyaichi on a "long-term" deal. The 18-year-old has been loaned to Dutch side Feyenoord for the rest of the season, Arsenal confirmed.
    1/31/2011 11:14:16 PM
  • 1/31/2011 11:14:29 PM
  • Wigan have confirmed the signing of striker Conor Sammon on a three-and-a-half-year deal from Kilmarnock.
    1/31/2011 11:14:43 PM
  • Reports suggest the deals for Fernando Torres and David Luiz have gone through. Confirmation is still yet to be made official but they're as good as done.
    1/31/2011 11:19:52 PM
  • That's all from us. Many thanks for all your comments and questions throughout the day. I think we can agree, a deadline day to remember. Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
    1/31/2011 11:21:02 PM
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