AT 18:42, WILSHERE GOT TO BOURNEMOUTH
Jack Wilshere was in Bournemouth ahead of his loan move from Arsenal.
18:51 ‘ARSENAL PAID THE PRICE’
Tony Gale said Arsenal paid the price for stalling over their transfer business this season.
“I think Arsenal have played top dollar for those players and I think they paid the price for biding their time,” Gale said.
“All of a sudden there’s been such an uprising from the fans that they’ve gone ‘we are going to spend money’ and they have paid over the top. But they’re signings that they needed to make.
“I still think they should have done more, but the signings they’ve done, fine, but they’ll need to knit in very, very quickly.”
AT 19:36, Tottenham confirmed the signing of Pau Lopez.
AT 19:44 ON FACEBOOK; Changing your profile picture on Facebook usually is a big deal – and that certainly is the case for David Luiz. He pre-empted the move by posting a new main picture.
AT 20:06, Moussa Sissoko was en route to Merseyside to undergo a medical after Everton agreed a club-record £30m fee with Newcastle for the France midfielder.
AT 20:08, SINCLAIR DEAL CALLED OFF. Jerome Sinclair’s proposed loan move from Watford toNorwich was called OFF, and he will remain at Vicarage Road.
AT 20:19, NEW SHIRT FOR JACK
Jack Wilshere held up a Bournemouth shirt as his loan neared completion.
AT 20:23 PL DEAL SHEET EXPLAINED
Premier League clubs can complete deals by 1am, thanks to the Deal Sheet. In order to get those Deadline Day deals done in time, clubs must do the following:
The form must be submitted to Premier League 9pm – 11pm
It must be submitted by the clubs involved and signed by the player
Infomation required includes total fee, add-ons and player signature confirming they have agreed personal terms
If Premier League receive Deal Sheet by 11pm, clubs have until 1am to legally complete (midnight for international deals).
AT 20:47, Mario Balotelli left Liverpool for Nice on a permanent transfer. And the French were happy!
AT 20:50, West Ham completed the signing of former Liverpool and Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa on a free transfer.
AT 21:14, Islam Slimani signed for Leicester City from Sporting Lisbon.
AT 22:07, Tottenham matched Everton’s offer of £30m for Moussa Sissoko.
AT 22:09, PIAZON GOT TO THE COTTAGE. Fulham signed Chelsea forward Lucas Piazon on loan until January 2017.
AT 22:26, Everton withdrew interest in Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko. Sources told us: “Shortly before 7pm Everton thought they’d agreed a fee with Newcastle and terms with the player himself. But I’m hearing they then couldn’t get hold of the player for a couple of hours – and that he didn’t pick up Ronald Koeman’s call.
“The medical room was set up, the contracts were drawn up. Then, they heard from Sissoko’s representatives that he didn’t want to join them. Major disappointment for Everton – but there’s also the feeling they might have had a lucky escape”
AT 22:30, TOON SEAL ATSU LOAN
AT 22:31, MARKOVIC JOINS SPORTING ON LOAN
AT 22:47, Everton completed the signing of Enner Valencia on a season-long loan from West Ham. There is also an agreement in place for Everton to buy the player for a fee of £14.5m next summer.
AT 22:54, Chelsea re-signed David Luiz from Paris Saint-Germain.
AT 22:55, ANYA SEALED DERBY MOVE
AT 23:02, SISSOKO JOINED SPURS. Tottenham confirmed the signing of Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United on a five-year deal.