Cardiff City – Three new signings on Deadline Day!

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Championship strugglers Cardiff City have announced their fifth, sixth and seventh January signings this evening as League One top goalscorer Eoin Doyle completes his transfer with Conor McAleny and Matthew Kennedy joining from Everton. Cardiff confirmed the move for Doyle on their official website. The former Chesterfield striker has netted 25 goals in all competitions this season. The 26-year-old Irishman …

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Tottenham Hotspur – Dele Alli joins Spurs for £5m

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Tottenham Hotspur have won the race to MK Don’s teenage starlet, Dele Alli. The fee is understood to be around £5m according to Sky Sports News HQ. Dele Alli began his career with City Colts but the Milton Keynes born midfielder was spotted by the MK Dons academy and snapped up. After graduating the youth system, Alli made his Dons …

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West Brom – Darren Fletcher to sign from Man United

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West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has been a busy man this evening with Carlton Cole and now Darren Fletcher set to join the Baggies. Sky Sports News HQ showed exclusive footage of Fletcher arriving at West Brom’s training ground. Darren Fletcher is 31-years-old and was deemed surplus to requirements by Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal, meaning he was …

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Reading sign experienced striker Yakubu

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Championship side Reading have signed the experienced striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni. Reading confirmed the signing of Yakubu on their official website, the contract lasting until the end of the season. Yakubu is 32-years-old has played around the world, finding fame first off in Israel with Maccabi Haifa. In 2003 Yakubu first came to notoriety in England when he joined Portsmouth on …

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Birmingham City – £5m Gray bid rejected!

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Championship side Birmingham City are desperate to hold onto their teenage wing prodigy Demarai Gray. According to BBC Radio 5 Live the club have rejected a £5m for Gray from table topper Bournemouth. Pat Murphy of 5 Live has told listeners: “Birmingham have rejected a £5m bid from Bournemouth for their 18-year-old striker Demarai Gray. This is the fifth time …

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Arsenal players stole Danny Welbeck from Spurs

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Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta and vice captain Per Mertesacker were vital in the signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United on deadline day. The Daily Star understand the England striker was set for Tottenham Hotspur before both players urged the club to act. North-London rivals Spurs were on the verge of sealing the signing but when Arteta and Mertesacker met the …

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Three agents much wealthier after summer transfers

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  Every transfer window there tends to be a big move, even in the winter January window. Whilst the players are the ones who make the headlines, earn the mega wages and sell the shirts with their names on the back, there is a group of people who allow all that to happen… Agents. Agents are often given a bad …

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Arsenal sign Danny Welbeck on deadline day

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Arsenal last night completed the signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United on transfer deadline day for a fee of £16m. Arsenal had been in the hunt for a striker after first choice striker, Olivier Giroud broke his foot in a match against Everton which sees him out of action until the new year. Meanwhile, Welbeck’s future at Manchester United …

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Kevin Doyle returns to Premier League with Palace

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The vastly experienced Kevin Doyle has made a late deadline day loan switch from Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers to Premier League side Crystal Palace. The 30-year-old striker played 155 league games for Reading scoring 55 goals before joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2009 where he netted 30 in 158. Last season saw him have a loan spell at QPR during their …

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Tom Cleverley staying with Manchester United

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Tom Cleverley will NOT be leaving Manchester United this summer as his deadline day switch to either Everton or Aston Villa has collapsed according to Sky Sports News HQ. The 13 capped England international has slipped down the pecking order at Old Trafford since the arrival of new boss Louis Van Gaal. Despite 22 Premier League games last season it …

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James McArthur joins Crystal Palace from Wigan

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26-year-old Scottish international James McArthur has tonight completed a deadline day move from Championship club Wigan to Premier League side Crystal Palace. The club confirmed the transfer on Twitter which was initially thought to break the club’s record signing fee. However, this appears not to be the case and the cost is around £5m, close to the current record fee. …

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Manchester United in shock Sergio Romero deal?

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Sky Italia are reporting that Argentina World Cup goalkeeper Sergio Romero could be on his way to Manchester United before the 11pm deadline is up! It’s a shock move that has certainly been kept quite today but would be a coup for the Red Devils. Sergio Romero’s agent, Mino Raiola is an well renowned agent for getting deals done and …

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Hatem Ben Arfa set to join Hull City on loan

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Sky Sports News HQ have just delivered some breaking news this late hour; that Hull City have put in a late bid for Newcastle United attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa. The deal appears to be a loan move and negotiations are on-going, however, Hull City are keen to get a deal going before the deadline slams shut. Birmingham City had …

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Alvaro Negredo to Valencia back on the cards?

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Earlier this evening everything seemed to point to Alvaro Negredo staying at the Etihad Stadium with Manchester City. However, with Valencia still keen on bringing the Spaniard to La Liga it now appears the deal is back on the cards. Alvaro Negredo scored 9 goals in 32 Premier League games as Manchester City brought home the title in 2013/14 but …

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Ajax confirm sale of Daley Blind to Man United

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Dutch club Ajax have confirmed on twitter that the £13.8m sale of left wing-back/defensive midfielder Daley Blind to Manchester United has been completed. The player will link up with former national team manager Louis Van Gaal at Old Trafford. On Saturday we brought you the news that the Red Devils had agreed a deal with Ajax for Daley Blind but now …

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Is Tom Cleverley to Everton imminent?

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Earlier today we reported that Tom Cleverley was in talks with Aston Villa over an £8m move and Everton over a loan swap. After his wage demands caused the collapse of his Midlands switch it now seems he is on the verge of a move to Merseyside. Roberto Martinez is adept at agreeing impressive and successful loan deals with Romelu …

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Are Manchester United going to sign anyone else?

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We await the official announcement from the club on the signing of AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao to Manchester United but is there anyone else set to join? Well, we know of one for sure: Daley Blind from Ajax. On Saturday we reported Manchester United had a fee agreed for the Dutch international Daley Blind. He is a left wing-back or …

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Alvaro Negredo staying at Manchester City

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Sky Sports News HQ are confirming that Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo will be staying at Manchester City this deadline day. Reports had emerged that Valencia had agreed a deal to bring him back to La Liga but seemingly with Radamel Falcao going to Manchester United, Negredo will not be allowed to leave. Alvaro Negredo jonied Manchester City from Sevilla …

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Five deadline day predictions! Featuring Man Utd & Arsenal

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  Deadline day is once again upon us! The twice a year occasion where all football fans are glued to the television, the radio and social media in the hope their club sign a fantastic player late on. Well with around 10 hours to go, here is my predictions for the rest of deadline day:   Manchester United sign big …

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