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Transfer deadline day: As it happened

All the latest news and rumours ahead of the close of the summer transfer window at 11pm tonight

  • Stoke City on their official Twitter feed:
    Maurice Edu and Charlie Adam are both cleared to be able to play at Wigan Athletic tomorrow. Edu has squad number 13, Adam has 16.
    8/31/2012 6:49:05 PM
  • QPR have confirmed that Jay Bothroyd has completed a six-month loan move to Sheffield Wednesday.
    8/31/2012 7:01:23 PM
  • Less than three hours remain of the transfer window. Who are you all hoping signs? #IndyTransfers
    8/31/2012 7:07:06 PM
  • Everton's official Twitter account:
    OFFICIAL: Everton have signed FC Copenhagen's Bryan Oviedo on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.
    8/31/2012 7:13:30 PM
  • They've also tweeted a picture of Oviedo in his Everton shirt.

    8/31/2012 7:14:48 PM
  • Dempsey will be regretting his strike foolishness now. His fate is in Fulham's hands. #IndyTransfers
  • Efe Ambrose has completed his move to Celtic on a three year contract.
    8/31/2012 7:22:04 PM
  • Grzegorz Sandomierski has joined Blackburn on a season-long loan from Genk.
    8/31/2012 7:23:00 PM
  • Everton Captain Phil Neville via Twitter:
    Welcome Bryan Oviedo. Watched him play last week looks top drawer to me and he has the second best stepover in the club!!!
    8/31/2012 7:26:11 PM
  • Rafael van der Vaart has paid homage to the Spurs fans on Twitter:
    Of course I am sad to leave Spurs and especially all the fans who have been nothing but great!!
    8/31/2012 7:31:22 PM
  • #IndyTransfers gutted that Rafael van der Vaart gone - especillay if Joao Moutinho move has gone wrong. Less worried about Dos Santos.
  • Following the signing of Andy Carroll, West Ham are being linked with Jermaine Jenas and Matt Phillips. Apparently.
    8/31/2012 7:34:46 PM
  • Stephane Mbia is on his way to Loftus Road after completing a medical. QPR are expected to announce the signing before 11pm.
    8/31/2012 7:44:34 PM
  • Tweet us by tweeting #IndyOlympics and let us know how you're feeling about tonight's transfers and speculation. Are you happy with your signings? How are Liverpool fans feeling about the Caroll loan move to the Hammers? have your say.
    8/31/2012 7:46:01 PM
  • Liverpool's bid for Fulham’s Clint Dempsey was £4million according to Sky sources and the club have refused to go any higher. Aston Villa bid £5m plus £2m future incentives.
    8/31/2012 7:48:05 PM
  • It's gone scarily quiet again. The calm before the storm? We hope so...
    8/31/2012 7:57:00 PM
  • Javi Garcia is in Manchester having a medical and a fee for £16m has allegedly been agreed between Benfica and City.
    8/31/2012 8:02:43 PM
  • It would appear that Liverpool are out of the Dempsey race. He's suddenly 8/11 to stay at Fulham this season.
    8/31/2012 8:07:59 PM



  • Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi on Twitter:
    I'm honoured to announce that striker Billy Sharp is to spend the rest of the season on loan with us from Southampton. Come on you Reds.
    8/31/2012 8:18:39 PM
  • Rafael van der Vaart has been on a tweeting spree since announcing his departure from Tottenham:
    Thanks to the best fans in England for an amazing time! All your tweets and messages really mean a lot to me!

    Of course I am sad to leave Spurs and especially all the fans which have been nothing but great!

    It's official, I am back in Germany! Looking forward to great years with HSV!
    8/31/2012 8:21:25 PM
  • It is understood that Tottenham have announced the signing of Hugo Lloris and an announcement is due shortly.
    8/31/2012 8:22:58 PM
  • Latest score: If anyone is interested in the Super Cup, Chelsea are losing 3-1 to Athletico after Falcao scores a hattrick for the Spanish side.
    8/31/2012 8:26:07 PM
  • The Saints have confirmed a new signing on their official Twitter page:
    #SaintsFC confirm that United States U20 goalkeeper Cody Cropper signed a permanent deal with the Club today. Welcome aboard, @codycropper!
    8/31/2012 8:28:13 PM
  • Sky Sports are reporting that Tottenham have signed Clint Dempsey. Still unconfirmed.
    8/31/2012 8:34:58 PM
  • Aston Villa have announced their new signing via their Twitter feed:
    Ashley Westwood joins Villa on four-year deal. #AVFC
    8/31/2012 8:35:32 PM
  • Manchester City have signed Fiorentina teenage defender Matija Nastasic in a £10m part-exchange deal which sees Savic go to Italy.
    8/31/2012 8:40:47 PM
  • Everton have signed Kilmarnock's 17-year-old winger Matthew Kennedy.
    8/31/2012 8:44:08 PM
  • Sky are reporting that Essien is in talks with Real Madrid in a possible loan move.
    8/31/2012 8:44:41 PM
  • West Brom have announced a new signing via their Twitter feed:
    Albion complete beat-the-deadline swoop for Dynamo Kiev left-back Goran Popov. He joins on season-long loan with view to permanent deal
    8/31/2012 8:46:41 PM
  • Tweet us your thoughts, news and tips by using the #IndyTransfers hash tag. Who's the signing of the window so far? Let us know!
    8/31/2012 8:51:10 PM
  • There's just over an hour of the transfer window left, keep up to date with our live blog: t.co tweet us: #IndyTransfers
  • Fulham midfielder Clint Dempsey is undergoing a medical at Tottenham, Press Association Sport understands.
    8/31/2012 8:56:07 PM
  • Billy Sharp of Southampton has joined Championship side Nottingham Forest on loan
    8/31/2012 8:57:03 PM
  • #IndyTransfers Is Dawson on his way North east? lights still on around Stadium of light
  • What's going on? Have you seen possible transfers turning up at a suspect training ground for a medical? Keep us informed: tweet us using #IndyTransfers
    8/31/2012 8:59:57 PM
  • All the talk is directed at Dempsey's medical at Anfield. You heard it here first, folks.
    8/31/2012 9:01:05 PM
  • There's just one hour to go... hold your breath folks, we're looking forward to an explosive 60 minutes.
    8/31/2012 9:02:31 PM
  • Brighton have signed Swansea striker Stephen Dobbie for an undisclosed fee
    8/31/2012 9:11:53 PM
  • Sky sources reckon Chelsea's Yossi Benayoun will be heading back to West Ham on a season long loan...
    8/31/2012 9:12:49 PM
  • The BBC's Phil McNulty on West Ham's loan bid for Benayoun:
    Yossi Benayoun to West Ham on a season-long loan. Negotiations very complicated but ultimately successful.
    8/31/2012 9:17:40 PM
  • Aston Villa have completed the signing of 21-year-old Belgium striker Christian Benteke from Genk.
    8/31/2012 9:19:45 PM
  • Yossi Benayoun is heading back to West Ham from #CFC on a season long loan #DeadlineDay
  • QPR bad boy Joey Barton looks set to join Marseille on a season-long loan...
    8/31/2012 9:20:45 PM
  • 40 minutes remain and a couple of surprises in the last 20. Who else will be confirmed?
    8/31/2012 9:21:35 PM
  • Benayoun to West Ham CONFIRMED.
    8/31/2012 9:22:23 PM
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