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


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  • 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
  • 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
  • Tom Ince's proposed loan move to Crystal Palace has reportedly stalled because Stoke have made an offer to buy the player. Ince reportedly had Monaco looking to buy him recently, surely he wouldn't prefer to move to Stoke?!
    1/31/2014 3:11:51 PM

  • 1/31/2014 3:17:33 PM
  • Here's more on Emmanuel Frimpong's permanent move to Barnsley from Arsenal, with his main concern being how is he "gonna draw girls now?" You stay classy, Frimmy.
    1/31/2014 4:42:42 PM
  • Rumour: It seems Fulham aren't done yet, as they have emerged as favourites to land Everton defender John Heitinga. More when we get it...
    1/31/2014 4:44:37 PM
  • Latest: Liverpool target Yevhen Konoplyanka is currently applying for a work permit to come to the UK... on February 20 when Dnipro face Tottenham in the Europa League. The move to Anfield appears to be drifting away now.

    1/31/2014 4:50:50 PM
  • Rumour: Cardiff have seen a £4m bid for Leeds United striker Ross McCormack rejected.

    1/31/2014 4:53:28 PM
  • Latest: Here's more on Everton defender John Heitinga's future as he closes in on a move to Fulham
    Read the full story HERE

    1/31/2014 4:57:47 PM
  • Heartbreaking...

    1/31/2014 5:01:02 PM
  • Confirmed: As mentioned earlier, Manchester City are done for the day and no players will be joining or leaving the club, with Pellegrini off to have his supper and prepare for Monday's clash with Chelsea. A whole transfer window without any movement! When was the last time we could say that...

    1/31/2014 5:08:05 PM
  • Done Deal: Jose Campana is heading to Germany after Nurnberg agreed to take the Crystal Palace midfielder on loan until the end of the season. The Spaniard has only made six league appearances since moving to Selhurst Parklast summer.

    e Nurn
    1/31/2014 5:11:30 PM
  • Deal Off: Here's more on Manchester City calling off their pursuit of Porto duo Eliaquim Mangala and Fernando until the summer
    Read the full story HERE
    1/31/2014 5:52:20 PM
  • Maybe if the West Ham co-owner David Gold spent less time tweeting and more time negotiating, they might complete a few more signings before the 11pm deadline? Here he is confirming the Armero deal:

    1/31/2014 5:56:21 PM
  • Rumour: Reports claim that Arsenal are continuing their search for a forward after having a loan move for Salomon Kalou rejected by Lille. More when we get it..

    1/31/2014 6:02:18 PM
  • Elsewhere, AFC Wimbledon look to still be active in the transfer window...

    1/31/2014 6:09:02 PM
  • Deal Close: Here is the latest on Arsenal's move for Kim Kallstrom, with the Swedish midfielder reported to have passed a medical with the north London club:

    Read the full story HERE.
    1/31/2014 6:12:02 PM
  • Not everyday you see these deals done...

    1/31/2014 6:14:40 PM
  • Done Deal: Southampton confirm the loan move of Dani Osvaldo to Italian champions Juventus:

    1/31/2014 6:17:02 PM
  • So in the vote over who will be the biggest name to move tonight, Kim Kallstrom is the eventual winner by just 5%. Let's bring you another...
    1/31/2014 6:21:27 PM
  • Rumour: West Brom have made a late move to take Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner with QPR also sniffing around. More as we get it...

    1/31/2014 6:26:59 PM
  • U-Turn: Perhaps adding fuel to the previous update on Craig Gardner, Lee Cattermole's proposed move to Stoke is apparently off. Gus Poyet has just left the training ground to make his way home and prepare for tomorrow's Tyne-Wear derby with Newcastle

    1/31/2014 6:36:52 PM
  • Rumour: Razvan Rat has reportedly been released by West Ham following the loan signing of Pablo Armero.

    1/31/2014 7:06:39 PM
  • 1/31/2014 7:07:33 PM
  • It seems even though they haven't made any signings this month, you're still backing Manchester City to win the Premier League title. They take the spoils with 47% of the vote, with Arsenal second favourites with 36%, and Chelsea and Liverpool securing just 9% each. Have Mohamed Salah and Nemanja Matic arrival not made up for Juan Mata's exit?
    1/31/2014 7:10:37 PM
  • Deal Close: Manchester United youngster Will Keane has just been seen entering Loftus Road ahead of a move to Queens Park Rangers - possibly the fourth new arrival of the day.
    1/31/2014 7:31:25 PM
  • Rumour: Having missed out on Ross McCormack earlier, Cardiff have turned their attentions to Reading striker Adam Le Fondre. More to come as we get it...

    1/31/2014 7:34:10 PM
  • Rumour: Here's more on the reports that Arsenal saw a loan bid for former Chelsea winger Salomon Kalou rejected by Lille:

    Read the full story HERE.
    1/31/2014 7:37:13 PM
  • Done Deal: Arsenal have confirmed they have completed the loan signing of Spartak Moscow midfielder Kim Kallstrom on loan until the end of the season

    1/31/2014 7:41:43 PM
  • Done Deal: Confirmation of Arsenal's deal for Kim Kallstrom:

    1/31/2014 7:46:43 PM
  • Done Deal: Leigh Griffiths has completed his move to Celtic from Wolves for an undisclosed fee.

    1/31/2014 7:49:14 PM
  • Done Deal: Arsene Wenger rated his chances of bringing in a new name at 80%, but the Frenchman has backed it up with the addition of Kallstrom:
    Read the full story HERE.
    1/31/2014 7:51:51 PM
  • Rumour: Some news coming out of the Championship, with suggestions that an imminent takeover at Leeds United has seen Brian McDermott tonight walk away from his position as manager at Elland Road. We'll bring you more as we get it...

    1/31/2014 7:54:32 PM
  • Rumours: Stoke believe they are still in with a chance of signing Lee Catermole, and his agent has been spotted arriving at the Potters. But they have also made a late bid for Rennes midfielder Jonathan Pitroipa. 

    1/31/2014 7:59:38 PM
  • Done Deal: Swansea confirm the signing of Middlesbrough winger Marvin Emnes

    1/31/2014 10:11:43 PM
  • Rumour: Harry Redknapp may have left Loftus Road, but the deals continue. Modibo Maiga has been spotted sprinting into the QPR stadium to secure a late move, while reports claim a 28-day loan bid for Jermain Defoe was accepted by Toronto FC only to be refused by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.

    1/31/2014 10:17:23 PM
  • Latest: Fifa have confirmed that their TMS system, used to complete all moves worldwide, is encountering a few gremlins that could result in a few deals being delayed beyond the 11pm deadline. As a result, they could allow moves to go through beyond the cut-off, which comes in 40 minutes! Maybe this guy is behind the fax machine..

    1/31/2014 10:20:52 PM
  • The Independent's football editor Glenn Moore:

    1/31/2014 10:23:14 PM
  • Done Deal: Danny Graham has had his loan terminated by Hull City, and has immediately gone out on loan to Middlesbrough from his parent club Sunderland. Will Hull fill that extra loan spot before the deadline?

    1/31/2014 10:30:23 PM
  • Latest: Things are really getting out of hand at Leeds now, with fans preventing Massimo Cellino - the expected new owner of the club - from leaving Elland Road while chanting "face the fans or leave the club". Turmoil.
    1/31/2014 10:55:57 PM
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