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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

  • We've started a hash tag! Get involved on Twitter and send us your thoughts, news and tips by tweeting using the hash tag #IndyTransfers
    8/31/2012 4:51:49 PM
  • Rumours that Liverpool have had a bid turned down for Clint Dempsey are becoming stronger. Sky are now reporting it too.
    8/31/2012 6:39:25 PM
  • Lloris has completed his medical at Tottenham and looks set to sign. More to come.
    8/31/2012 6:39:54 PM
  • Sky Sports are reporting that Everton could make an eleventh hour bid for Birmingham youngster Jack Butland.
    8/31/2012 6:45:46 PM
  • Roberto Di Matteo has confirmed that Essien was left out of the Chelsea squad tonight in hope of a loan move.
    8/31/2012 6:48:21 PM
  • 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
  • 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
  • It's all quiet on the Owen front according to his Twitter feed:
    Nothing to confirm just yet, will be an interesting few days now that the transfer window is closed.
    8/31/2012 9:59:07 PM
  • Seconds left and no news on Moutinho. ..
    8/31/2012 9:59:58 PM
  • The transfer window is CLOSED. No Moutinho. No Javi Garcia.
    8/31/2012 10:00:23 PM
  • Tottenham fans can't complain. They've really swept up in this window.
    8/31/2012 10:03:19 PM
  • Last-gasp deals are always possible. Stay with us just in case!
    8/31/2012 10:03:40 PM
  • Chelsea have confirmed Michael Essien is going on a season-long loan to Real Madrid.
    8/31/2012 10:10:43 PM
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