Transfer Deadline Day January 2014 - As it happened! Dimitar Berbatov joins Monaco, Liverpool fail to sign Yevhen Konoplyanka and Kim Kallstrom joins Arsenal - Live coverage - The Independent

Transfer Deadline Day January 2014 - As it happened! Dimitar Berbatov joins Monaco, Liverpool fail to sign Yevhen Konoplyanka and Kim Kallstrom joins Arsenal

Follow all the latest news and rumours right up until the transfer window closes at 11pm


    
BY  JACK DE MENEZES

Welcome to The Independent’s coverage of transfer deadline day. 
Follow all the latest news and rumours right up until the transfer window closes at 11pm. You can get in touch by clicking the ‘Make a comment’ button below or by tweeting me here

  • Welcome to The Independent’s coverage of transfer deadline day.
    Follow all the latest news and rumours right up until the transfer window closes at 11pm.
    1/31/2014 8:49:46 AM
  • Dani Osvaldo set for Southampton exit

    Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino admits it will be difficult for Dani Osvaldo to ever play for the club again.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 9:04:02 AM
  • Tottenham join Inter Milan in the race for Nani

    1/31/2014 9:07:25 AM
  • If you're a fan of weird transfer deadline day stories then you should really click HERE for our gallery of ten of the best. But you will also enjoy the news that Adel Taarabt has moved on loan to AC Milan. Yes that Adel Taarabt. To AC Milan...
    1/31/2014 9:21:25 AM
  • Manchester City line up Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala as £38m partner for Vincent Kompany
    Manchester City will seek to avoid an expensive summer transfer battle with a £38m move for Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala before the window closes on Friday night.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 9:32:48 AM
  • Julian Draxler deal falters on valuation as Arsenal weigh up loans

    Read the full story HERE


    1/31/2014 9:35:47 AM
  • Chelsea sign £12.5m Kurt Zouma to leave John Terry's future in doubt
    Chelsea will sign the French defender Kurt Zouma for £12.5m from St Etienne with a view to the player spending the rest of the season on loan in France before coming to London in the summer, as Jose Mourinho's rebuilding continues.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 9:38:49 AM
  • Wilfried Zaha appears to complete loan switch to Cardiff City
    Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has completed the signing of Wilfried Zaha from former club Manchester United as he looks to strengthen his side for a late survival bid.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 9:41:13 AM
  • This would be huge if it happened...

    Manchester United reportedly planning late swoop for Andros Townsend 
    Manchester United manager David Moyes has been linked with a shock move for Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend on the final day of the transfer window.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 9:44:45 AM
  • Tom Ince on the verge of £1m loan switch to Crystal Palace
    It would appear that the Tom Ince transfer saga is nearing its conclusion after Crystal Place agreed a £1m loan package with Blackpool to take the England under-21 winger until the end of the season.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 9:48:20 AM


  • 1/31/2014 9:54:21 AM
  • Things are fairly quiet so far, although Dani Osvaldo has been pictured in Turin (in a dodgy hat) having a medical at Juventus


    1/31/2014 10:12:14 AM
  • Bad news Man United fans...

    Toni Kroos deal looks unlikely as German turns down Manchester United 
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 10:21:13 AM
  • Rumours starting to circulate that former Championship Manager legend and Sweden international Kim Kallstrom could be in line for a move to Arsenal. More on this as we get it...
    1/31/2014 10:24:47 AM
  • West Ham plan to hijack Fulham's Kostas Mitroglou bid
    West Ham United are quietly confident of beating Fulham to the signature of Olympiacos striker Kostas Mitroglou despite the Craven Cottage club believing that a deal had all but been completed.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 10:30:16 AM
  • Reports coming in now that Dimitar Berbatov could be on his way to Monaco...
    1/31/2014 10:33:46 AM
  • Sorry Liverpool fans...

    Yevhen Konoplyanka deal still up in the air
    Former Arsenal and Ukraine defender Oleg Luzhny has cast doubt over Yevhen Konoplyanka's ability to settle in the Premier League as Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur continue to struggle for his signature.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 10:41:50 AM


  • 1/31/2014 10:50:39 AM
  • Juventus confirm Pablo Osvaldo is having a medical at the club...

    1/31/2014 10:53:50 AM

  • Looks like Arsenal really could be interested in snapping up Kim Kallstrom...


    Arsenal launch shock move for Spartak Moscow's Kim Kallstrom
    1/31/2014 11:07:22 AM
  • If Arsenal do sign Kallstrom, they wouldn't just be getting the first name on the teamsheet from Championship Manager 01/02, they'd also be getting a thoroughly good bloke, as this story shows...

      

    1/31/2014 11:15:03 AM
  • Wes Hoolahan told he must stay at Norwich City after foul-mouthed rant
    The midfielder was filmed by a TV crew at Norwich’s training ground who jokingly asked if he was going to be clearing out his locker and the Daily Star report that he stunned onlookers by replying: “I hope so. This is a f****** s******* club.

    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 11:18:23 AM
  • Dimitar Berbatov has reportedly touched down in France for a medical with Monaco. Has there ever been a more appropriate move than Berbatov to Monaco?


    1/31/2014 11:30:15 AM


  • 1/31/2014 11:38:37 AM
  • Newcastle move for Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier is off
    Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier has confirmed he intends to stay with the French club following interest from Newcastle.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 11:46:25 AM
  • Reports coming in that Lewis Holtby has signed for Fulham on loan for the rest of the season. More to follow...
    1/31/2014 11:59:45 AM
  • Lewis Holtby has joined Fulham on loan for the season - his agent has made this statement:
     "Fulham have put much effort into Lewis. It is a very well-run club with an excellent manager in Rene Meulensteen. The system and philosophy, how Fulham play fits well with Lewis. He will have match practice in the second half of the season in his favourite position and then we'll see how things are going by summer. A return to the Bundesliga has been shattered due to circumstances we couldn't control."

    1/31/2014 12:12:01 PM
  • Not the most exciting news but...

    1/31/2014 12:14:27 PM
  • Holtby to Fulham confirmed
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 12:18:33 PM
  • Reports coming in that Chelsea have signed Kurt Zouma from St Etienne and loaned the defender back to the club. More to follow...

    1/31/2014 12:42:02 PM
  • If you are just joining us, here's what you've missed so far...

    Lewis Holtby has joined Fulham on loan for the rest of the season. In fact Fulham have had a busy morning by all accounts - Dimitar Berbatov looks set to move to Monaco, while Aaron Hughes has been loaned to QPR. Kostas Mitroglou could also be coming into Craven Cottage.

    Meanwhile in other parts of London rumours circulate that Arsenal are looking to bring in Kim Kallstrom and it is understood that Chelsea have signed highly-rated young defender Kurt Zouma.
    1/31/2014 12:50:32 PM
  • Mourinho says Chelsea won't be bringing in a striker today, but sounds like he's on good form in his press conference...


    1/31/2014 12:54:59 PM
  • Emmanuel Frimpong has joined Barnsley...


    1/31/2014 12:59:35 PM
  • Chelsea complete deal for Kurt Zouma, immediately loaned back to St. Etienne
    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has finally finalised the protracted £12.5m deal for St. Etienne defender Kurt Zouma in a move which sees the the player return to France on loan until the end of the season.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 1:01:42 PM
  • Kim Kallstrom is reportedly having a medical at Arsenal so why not enjoy a picture of him and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in their youth...



    1/31/2014 1:24:00 PM
  • David Moyes declares 'we have done our business'
    1/31/2014 1:30:53 PM
  • Couple of Cardiff signings...


    1/31/2014 1:40:13 PM
  • Struggling to keep up with all the deals done so far this January? Never fear, we have a handy gallery to keep you up to date. Simply click HERE to view it.
    1/31/2014 1:44:57 PM

  • Keep your tweets coming in...




    1/31/2014 1:48:25 PM



  • 1/31/2014 1:58:48 PM
  • Celtic accept Crystal Palace bid for Joe Ledley
    Celtic manager Neil Lennon has admitted that the Scottish champions have accepted an offer for midfielder Joe Ledley from Crystal Palace.
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 2:01:54 PM
  • It's all Crystal Palace news at the moment, Tony Pulis has made his first signings of the window, Wayne Hennessy from Wolves and Jason Puncheon from Southampton.
    1/31/2014 2:03:46 PM
  • Fulham are trying to sign Neil Taylor from Swansea although things are made even more complicated by the fact that his wife is currently in labour!
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 2:08:36 PM
  • So who would like a quick recap?

    Fulham have signed Lewis Holtby on loan and with Dimitar Berbatov seemingly off to Monaco they are trying to bring in Kostas Mitroglou up front, as well as Neil Taylor in defence.

    Chelsea have signed Kurt Zouma but loaned him straight back to St Etienne so no real change there in the end.

    Arsenal have been linked heavily with Kim Kallstrom and some believe the Swede is currently having a medical at the club.

    Meanwhile David Moyes has ruled out Manchester United doing any more business in this window but you never know....
    1/31/2014 2:22:02 PM


  • 1/31/2014 2:29:26 PM
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