VAVEL UK Live Updates of Transfer Deadline Day 2016

Follow live updates throughout the day as we bring you the latest stories and confirmed transfers doing the rounds on Deadline Day.

VAVEL UK Live Updates of Transfer Deadline Day 2016
VAVEL UK Live Updates of Transfer Deadline Day 2016

Well, there you have it. The biggest deals of the day all summed up. We've been Jonathan Walsh, Sam Smith, Aaron Stokes, Rob Tonkinson, Brandon Sayer, Jack McGraghan, Oliver Emmerson, Joseph Nicholson, Kaustubh Pandey and Neil Leverett. Thanks for following!

Finally, the biggest deal of the day came from Tottenham Hotspur. The North London side managed to steal Moussa Sissoko from the jaws of Everton at a very late stage of the day. The Frenchman signs on a five-year deal. 

West Ham added former Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa to their squad. Enner Valencia exited the club by moving to Everton on a season-long loan.

Sunderland will feel agrieved to have not strengthened their squad further, as they missed out on a late move for Yann M'Vila.

It was a busy day in the North East as Newcastle completed the signing of winger Christian Atsu from Chelsea. Over the water, Sunderland added two new additions to their squad in the form of record signing Didier N'Dong and Jason Denayer

Champions Leicester City have broken their transfer record for the third time in this window by signing Algerian forward Islam Slimani for £28m. 

Chelsea had a busy day with two new additions. Marcos Alonso has returned to Premier League after signing for around £24m. David Luiz has also sensationally returned to the club two years after leaving for Paris.

Mario Balotelli has exited Liverpool on a free transfer. He has moved to Nice. Luis Alberto has followed him out of the club with a move to Lazio.

Back to the news from earlier today- Samir Nasri and Elaquim Mangala both left Manchester City for La Liga. Nasri has moved to Sevilla, whilst Mangala will ply his trade in Valencia. Joe Hart's Torino move was also completed.

Just as we speak, Hull City have confirmed the signing of Markus Henriksen from AZ Alkmaar.

We also saw Stoke City confirm season-long loan deals for Wilfried Bony and Bruno Martins Indi. The Ivorian featured in a freiendly for the club just hours after signing. Impressive! 

Earlier today we learnt the identity of Jack Wilshere's club for the season. The England international decided to snub Roma and Palace in favour of a move to Bournemouth.

That's it. The transfer window is done and dusted. There is only probably a few more deals to be finalised and confirmed. Here are the biggest deals from throughout what has been a remarkably busy Deadline Day!

23:57 - The window has been closed for almost an hour, David Luiz and Moussa Sissoko have both been confirmed just awaiting any news on Mika to Sunderland and Henriksen to Hull City - both need confirmation from the FA that the deal sheets arrived before the inital 11pm deadline.

23:53: Markus Henriksen could be on his way to Hull on loan from AZ Alkmaar with a view to a permanent deal, just waiting for confirmation the deal sheet was submitted in time.

23:49 - Kamil Grosicki to Burnley is off, Sky reporting that Stade Rennais were asking for more money for the Polish international at the last minute despite personal terms supposedly being agreed.

23:47 - Penny for the thoughts of Everton fans right now who have seen deals for Lucas Perez fade away and the Spaniard move to Arsenal and Moussa Sissoko move to the Gunners' cross-town neighbours Spurs ahead of them also.

23:44 - The Sissoko deal pushes spending this summer over £1.175bn, a new record of course. 

23:42 - So just like that, Sissoko is in at Spurs, we now await news on Sunderland's attempts to sign Mika from Boavista.

23:41 - DONE DEAL: Moussa Sissoko has signed a five year contract with Tottenham Hotspur, joining from Newcastle United for £30m.

23:37 - We look set for a late night right now, almost 40 minutes passed the 23:00 deadline and no confirmation from Tottenham that Sissoko has joined despite the French international's tweet.

23:30 Sky Sports reporting that Kamil Grosicki to Burnley is off.

23:26 - The FA will be finalising deals until 1am BST which leaves Sunderland just over 90 minutes to finalise the Mika deal, assuming the deal sheet was submitted before 11pm.

23:25 - Still no confirmation of the Sissoko move being done nor that Sunderland have been given the green-light to finalise their last-minute deal for Boavista's goalkeeper Mika.

23:21 - Reports that the David Luiz fee is around £34m as he returns to Stamford Bridge after a two-year absence with PSG.

23:17 - DONE DEAL: West Bromwich Albion have signed Welsh forward Hal Robson-Kanu, the former Reading man has been a free agent since his Royals contract expired at the end of last season.

23:15 - Sunderland are trying to sign Boavista goalkeeper Mika, they have submitted the paperwork for the time extension, they are awaiting confirmation that has gone through in time.

23:14 - DONE DEAL: David Luiz has re-joined Chelsea from Paris Saint-Germain.

23:14 - The image posted on Moussa Sissoko's Twitter (@MoussaSissoko) a few minutes before the 23:00 deadline.

23:09 - Moussa Sissoko has posted an image on his Twitter profile of him holding a Spurs shirt with the message: "Very happy to join @SpursOfficial for the next five years" - still no confirmation from the club whether it happened before the deadline at 11pm.

23:06 - Sunderland are still hoping to sign another goalkeeper in this window and have submitted a deal sheet for a time extension.

23:02 - Still awaiting confirmation from the clubs that the deals for Moussa Sissoko to Tottenham and David Luiz to Chelsea are over the line but both players social medias indicating it's a done deal.


22:58 - Enner Valencia completes his season-long loan switch to Everton from West Ham United. The Toffees have the option to buy the player permanently. 

22:50 - DONE DEAL: Hull City complete the loan signing of Dieumerci Mbokani from Dynamo Kiev. 

22:43 - DONE DEAL: Blackburn Rovers have signed Marvin Emnes on a six-month loan from Swansea City. 

22:37 - West Ham have mutually agreed to terminate the contract of midfielder Diego Poyet, who now becomes a free agent. 

22:35 - DONE DEAL: Christian Atsu has completed a season-long loan move to Newcastle United. The winger signs from parent club Chelsea. 

22:31 - Moussa Sissoko is completing his Tottenham medical and is set to sign a five-year deal. 

22:25 - DONE DEALS: Bolton Wanderers confirm the signings of James Henry (Wolves, loan), Keshi Anderson (Crystal Palace, loan), Ben Alnwick (free transfer) and Sammy Ameobi (Newcastle United, loan). 

22:23 - DONE DEAL: Leicester City have confirmed the departure of Gokhan Inler who joins Turkish side Besiktas. 

22:16 - Getting busy now. Everton's pursuit of Enner Valencia is almost complete. The forward will sign on a season-long loan. 

22:13 - DONE DEAL: Swansea City have allowed Franck Tabanou to join Granada on a season-long loan. 

22:07 - DONE DEAL: Lucas Liazon has completed a loan move to Fulham from West London rivals Chelsea.

22:05 - Tottenham have reportedly matched Everton's £30 million for Moussa Sissoko. There could still be plenty of drama in the final hour. 

21:51 - DONE DEAL: Not the deal everyone was expecting from Everton, but they have announced the signing of Dominic Calbvert-Lewin on a four-year deal from Sheffield United.

21:49 - DONE DEAL: Squawka have announced that former Blackburn and QPR defender Christopher Samba has signed a one-year deal with Panathinaikos.

21:48 - DONE DEAL: Charlton Athletic are now in on the act as they have taken Burnley's Fredrik Ulvestad on a season-long loan.

21:46 - Jack Wilshere been unveiled as a AFC Bournemouth player after announcing his loan move from Arsenal.

21:42: Sky Sports have reported that Hal Robson-Kanu has completed his medical at West Brom and an announcement is imminent.

21:39: DONE DEAL - Expected to be a busy last hour or so at Everton both in and out with Aiden McGeady joining Preston North End on a season-long loan.

21:37: NEW CONTRACT - Been a busy day down at Boro. As they have announced defender Dael Fry has signed a five-year contract.

21:35 - DONE DEAL: Bsck down in the lower league, and Bolton's Tom Walker has joined Bury until the end of the season.

21:31 - JACK WILSHERE KLAXON: One of the biggest transfers of the day is confirmed. AFC Bournemouth confirmed on their Twitter that Jack Wilshere has signed on a season-long loan from Arsenal.

21:29 - Rumours from Sky Sports reporter Keith Downie suggest that  a Manchester City's Jason Denayer is on Wearside ahead of a proposed move to Sunderland.

21:25: DONE DEAL - Night starting to slow down, but Dundee United have come in for a loan deal for Norwich City's Tony Andreu.

21:18 - Picture official with Slimani holding a Leicester City shirt after his move from Sporting Lisbon.

DONE DEAL: One of the day's biggest deals has finally been completed. Islam Slimani is officially a Leicestter City player after his move from Sporting Lisbon, who confirmed his departure on Twitter

DONE DEAL: Sheffield Wednesday have made their way in late on, signing Middlesbrough winger Adam Reach in the region of £5m.

21:09 - Sky Sports have reported yet another move for Blackburn Rovers, with the club reportedly in for Swansea striker Marvin Emnes on a loan-deal.

DONE DEAL: Expected to be a busy night for Bournemouth, with defender Baily Cargill joinh Gillingham on loan until January.

DONE DEAL: Swansea's turn to do some buisness, with Franck Tabanou going out on loan to Granada.

DONE DEAL: Hull City have completed the signing of 21-year-old Manchester United midfielder James Weir for an undisclosed fee.

21:02 - We are getting nearer and nearer to end of the window. With a little under two hours left, we are still waiting for official confirmation on some big deals.

20:55 - Focusing on another club, Stoke City have had a busy day, bringing in Bruno Martins Indi and Wilfried Bony on loan, whilst Philipp Wollscheid has left for VfL Wolfsburg.

20:50 - Any Liverpool fans that were hoping to see a left-back or centre-midfielder come in today will be disappointed, as Jürgen Klopp's only interested in outgoings today, as he finalises his summer clearout. Luis Alberto, Andre Wisdom and Mario Balotelli have all headed out of the door, with Lazar Markovic possibly still to come. 

20:47 - DONE DEAL: West Ham have completed the free signing of Alvaro Arbeloa. 

20:45 - The window closed on a busy day in the Bundesliga a few hours ago, you can check out all the deals in Germany here, including a couple of moves from the Premier League. 

20:40 - With Everton nearing the completion of their Sissoko deal, it could be two in at Goodison Park as they're also chasing a loan move for Enner Valencia. In addition, James McCarthy could leave on a loan of his own after being pushed down the pecking order under new manager Koeman. 

20:30 - Sunderland have had an indifferent day, breaking their transfer record whilst having moves for John Ruddy and Steven Naismith collapse. They're still going though, ploughing on into the darkness to try and secure the loan signing of Manchester City centre-back Jason Denayer!

20:28 - Sean Dyche is eager to get that final piece of business done for Burnley, Kamil Grosicki is flying into Manchester Airport tonight as the Polish winger bids to complete his move to the Clarets. 

20:27 - DONE DEAL: West Brom at it now, Tony Pulis bringing in Allan Nyom from Premier League rivals Watford. 

20:25 - DONE DEAL: Mario Balotelli has left Liverpool on a free, joining Ligue 1 club Nice. The Reds are presumably delighted to get the troublesome figure off their wage bill. 

20:20 - What are the biggest deals still to come? Leicester look set to break their transfer record for Islam Slimani, whilst Jack Wilshere is heading to Bournemouth for a medical to complete a loan move there. The biggest transfer yet to be done though, is possibly Moussa Sissoko to Everton, with the Toffees having completed a £30million deal for the midfielder. 

20:10 - Let's take a quick review of the biggest deals of the day so far. Stoke City sealed the loan move of Wilfried Bony early on, whilst Chelsea have done deals for Marcus Alonso and David Luiz, their spending today in surplus of £50million. Tottenham have signed Georges Kevin Nkoudou from Marseille, whilst Sunderland have broken their transfer record to sign Didier Ndong. 

20:04 - DONE DEAL: Leeds United have signed Eunan O'Kane from Bouremouth on a two-year deal. 

19:57 - Two Watford players appear to be on their way out of Vicarage Road. Ikechi Anya could be on his way to Derby County while Alla Nyom looks set to join West Brom. 

19:50 - DONE DEAL: Another Premier League youngster going out on loan is Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Luke McGee, who joins Peterborough United. 

19:48 - DONE DEAL: Southend United have completed the signing of Crystal Palace defender Ryan Inniss on a season-long loan. 

19:42 - David Luiz's official Twitter profile has had a rather Chelsea-looking makeover. A return to Stamford Bridge now appears to be very likely. 

19:35 Mario Balotelli could finally be set to end his Liverpool horror with OGC Nice willing to take the striker for free. 

19:32 - DONE DEAL: Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of 21-year-old goalkeeper Pau Lopez from Espanyol. 

19:09 - DONE DEALS: Staying on the topic of Chelsea, two of last season's FA Youth Cup-winning team, Jake Clarke-Salter and Charlie Colkett, have signed for Bristol Rovers. Rovers also completed the loan signing of Crystal Palace midfielder Hiram Boateng earlier today. 

19:01 - Chelsea have confirmed that a deal has been reached with Paris Saint Germain for the transfer of their former defender, David Luiz. This could be the most interesting story of the evening. Stay tuned for more as we have it. 

18:45 - DONE DEAL: It has been confirmed that Tottenham have signed Georges-Kevin Nkoudou from Marseille, Clinton N'Jie going in the other direction. 

17:59 - What a hour it has been, a lot of deals been announced. But it is expected to only get better in the last five hours of this deadline day! I will now pass over to the capable hands of Kaustubh Pandley for the next hour!

17:54 - DONE DEAL: It has been confirmed by Juventus that Juan Cuadrado has made the move from Chelsea.

17:48 - DONE DEAL: Another youngster has gone out on loan, with Southampton loaning out Dominic Gape to Wycombe.

17:45 - DONE DEAL: Stoke have added yet another to their squad, with Luton Town youngster Cameron McJannett moving for a undisclosed fee.

17:42 - DONE DEAL: Manchester City youngster Kean Bryan has joined Bury on a season-long loan.

17:39 - DONE DEAL: Former Arsenal defender  Philippe Senderos has joined Rangers on a one-year deal.

17:38 - DONE DEAL: Fulham and Reading target Asamoah Gyan has a new club. The former Sunderland striker has joined Al-Ahli on a season-long loan.

17:37 - Could be a busy day down at Goodison Park, with Sky reporting that they would be willing to let James McCarthy out on a season-long loan, with Crystal Palace, Sunderland and West Brom all rumoured destinations.

17:35 - Reports say that Peterborough United have signed Barnsley's George Moncur until January.

17:33 - Rumours coming from BBC Wales correspodent Rob Phillips, that Championship side Cardiff City are looking at Premier League striker Rickie Lambert.

17:29 - Sky now reporting that West Ham are interested in signing former Real Madrid full-back Alvaro Arbeloa, who is currently a free agent and the Hammers are believed to looking for a one-year deal

17:24 - DONE DEAL! Deals flying in now! QPR have officially announced on their Twitter the official loan signing Pawel Wszolek

17:21 - DONE DEAL: Something interesting developing on the South Coast with AFC Bournemouth selling midfielder Eunan O'Kane to Leeds United, certain Wilshere been brought in as a replacement ? only time will tell.

17:20 - DONE DEAL another from the Championship, with former Celtic defender Charlie Mulgrew sigining for Blackburn Rovers.

17:19 - DONE DEAL movement at Manchester United, nothing major with youth goalkeeper Dean Henderson joining Grimsby Town until January.

17:16 - Been reported by Sky Sports that Fulham representatives are with Chris Martin, who has been allowed to discuss a exit from Derby to Craven Cottage with Martin been on international duty with Scotland.

17:15 - Picture of Alonso in the Blue of Chelsea

17:13 - DEAL CONFIRMED Set to be a big night at Stamford Bridge with Marco Alonso officially been confirmed as a Blue, having completed a move from Fiorentina.

17:11 - DONE DEAL One from the Championship, with Brentford completing the loan signing of Crystal Palace winger Sullay Kaikai.

17:07 - It is believed that despite initially distancing themselves, Everton are reported to be in talks with Newcastle United for Moussa Sissoko, according to Sky Sports.

17:03 - DONE DEAL, First big piece of news coming in that Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala has joined La Liga side Valencia on a season-long loan.

Thanks Jack, and welcome everyone to VAVEL's live coverage of deadline day! With a little under six hours to go, things are beginning to heat up.

Things are beginning to pick up as we head into the early hours of this evening! I'll now leave you in the more than capable hands of Danial Kennedy, who will be with you for the next hour.

16.54 Sky Sports are now reporting that Jack Wilshere is travelling to Bournemouth in order to finalise his season-long loan deal. This one looks to be picking up some steam!

16.51 DONE DEAL: Liverpool have sold midfielder Luis Alberto to Serie A side Lazio. The deal is thought to be worth around the £4 million mark.

16.44 DONE DEAL: Chelsea have completed the signing of Fiorentina left-back Marcos Alonso according to Gianluca Di Marzio, in a deal worth £23 million. The Blues look to be spending big on deadline day!

16.42 DONE DEAL: Following the signing of Martins Indi, Stoke have allowed Philipp Wollscheid to join VfL Wolfsburg on loan for the season.

16.40 DONE DEAL: Stoke City confirm the signing of Porto centre-back Bruno Martins Indi on a season-long loan deal.

16.38 Burnley look to be keeping busy throughout the day, as reports emerge from Poland suggesting that Rennes winger Kamil Grosicki is heading to Sean Dyche's side for a fee of €8 million.

16.33 DONE DEAL: After selling Traore to Middlesbrough, Aston Villa have confirmed that Albert Adomah has signed for the Villains in a permanent transfer.

16.31 BBC Sport are currently reporting that Jack Wilshere could be heading on loan to Bournemouth for the season. He would be an invaluable addition to their squad provided he stays fit, of course.

16.22 Adding on to the last piece of information from Sky Sources, they are reporting that Sheffield Wednesday have bid £5 million for Middlesbrough's Adam Reach. We'll keep an eye on how this one develops...

16.20 Sky Sports are now reporting that David Luiz has arrived in London ahead of his Chelsea medical. This deal is certainly one of the more surprising ones of the window!

Well it certainly seems as if things are picking up in the Premier League at least! They may not be blockbuster signings but they are still signings nonetheless.

(Photo: Burnley FC)
(Photo: Burnley FC)

16.16 DONE DEAL: Burnley break their transfer record for the second time this transfer window! They have completed the signing of Jeff Hendrick from Derby County for £10.5 million.

16.10 DONE DEAL: Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry has joined Bundesliga side Werder Bremen in a permanent transfer, thought to be worth around £8 million according to Sky Sports.

16.03 DONE DEAL: Middlesbrough have confirmed the signing of winger Adama Traore from Aston Villa on a four-year-deal.

Thanks Joe! I'm Jack McGraghan and I'll be taking you through the next hour of transfer deadline day! Hopefully things will liven up a bit after what has been a largely ordinary affair so far.

So that brings my coverage to a close. Not much to report on in the last hour but I’m sure there will be many more deals before 11.00 deadline. I've been Joe Nicholson, thanks for following.

15.57 DONE DEAL: Manchester City youngster Shay Facey has joined Heerenveen on a season-long loan.

15.55 Many will be surprised that Wales striker Hal Robson-Kanu is still without a club after his performances at the Euros. Sky Sports are reporting that the forward is on his way to West Brom for a medical. The deal doesn’t have to be completed today as he is a free agent.

15.50 Cesc Fabregas now looks like he is staying at Chelsea despite interest from AC Milan. The Spanish midfielder hasn’t started a league game under new manager Antonio Conte but looks set to stay and fight for his place at Stamford Bridge.

15.42 Ndong becomes the Black Cats’ record signing, breaking the figure that they paid for Asamoah Gyan.

15.40 DONE DEAL: Sunderland have completed the signing of Didier Ndong for 13.6 million from Lorient.

15.29 Sky sources are also reporting that former Liverpool defender Alvaro Arbeloa is in the country and could sign a one-year with West Ham.

15.24 Back to one of the biggest stories of this deadline day which is Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has told Sky Sports that they are still interested in the midfielder as well as other targets.

15.18 Staying in the North East Middlesbrough’s Gazette is reporting Aston Villa Adama Traore is due on Teesside for a medical. Albert Adomah is set to make the opposite switch from the Riverside to Villa Park.

15.13 Newcastle have been trying to offload Moussa Sissoko this summer but Cheick Tiote is another one who also appears to be surplus to requirements at St James’ Park. Sky Sports’ Keith Downie has reported that the midfielder has returned from Turkey “after talks with Galatasaray broke down again. He's now in talks with two top-flight clubs in Spain.”

Thanks for your coverage Neil. There are now just eight hours to go until we reach the deadline. My name is Joe Nicholson and I’ll be here to take you through until 4pm. You can tweet me @joe_nicholson96

14.59 So that wasn't exactly the steam train of activity hoped. Hmm. Perhaps Joseph Nicholson will have more luck. I leave you in his capable hands. So for now , I've been Neil Leverett. See you soon!

14.53 DONE DEAL: Christian Atsu to Newcastle United from Chelsea on a on year loan. There we go...

14.46 A Few pictures doing the rounds on twitter of Christian Atsu putting pen to paper at St. James' Park ahead of a move from Chelsea. Just a matter of time for this one then.

14.43 Islam Slimani is closing on a move to Leicester City ahead of a £28m move and according to Sky Sports is having a medical in Bologna.

14.37 Still a few moves that hang in the balance. Rumblings emerged last night on Chelsea's bid to bring back David Luiz from PSG. With the future of Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho also in the air, some suggestions on social media that Luiz' departure could prompt a move for Sakho..

14.34 And now from the North-East, as Newcastle United have reportedly turned down a £4.5m offer for defender Paul Dummett, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.

14.32 Few mutterings from Wolves that right-back Dominic Iorfa could be heading to West Ham. Watch this space.

14.25 The fourth name out the door has been Joe Hart, who earlier completed a move to Serie A side Torino.

14.21 Another one out the door at the Etihad potentially, as Eliaquim Mangala is heading to Valencia CF to replace Shkodran Mustafi, who completed his move to North London yesterday.

14.19 DONE DEAL : Samir Nasri joins Sevilla on a season-long loan.

14.16 The Giallorossi however are reportedly encountering difficulties due to the club's refusal to let Arsenal talk to Kostas Manolas earlier this summer.

14.13 Crystal Palace started the day as favourites but shortly before lunchtime it was Bournemouth who looked the more likely to acquire his services. Now according to @bbcsport_david AS Roma have agreed terms with Wilshere's camp.

14.12 The other big developing saga through the day has been the future of Jack Wilshere. After Arsenal made the decision to allow the midfielder to leave on loan, the race to sign Wilshere has gathered apace.

14.07 So what's happened thus far on Deadline Day? The big mover over the last hour has been Wilfried Bony's loan move to Stoke City.  


14.05 We're hoping to bring you more surprises over the next hour than a box of frogs.

Afternoon all! We're handing the baton over at VAVEL UK HQ. Thanks to Aaron for guiding you through your lunch hour(s) and yours truly Neil Leverett is here to take you through until about 3pm. You can tweet me @the91stneil.

13:53. David Luiz's Chelsea move looks like it will go to the wire. Personal terms agreed, transfer fee not.

13:50. Adam LeFondre is heading to Wigan Athletic

13:45. DONE DEAL: Didier N'Dong has signed for Sunderland on a five-year deal. 

13:44. Jonny Williams close to completing a loan move to Ipswich Town from Crystal Palace.

13:42. Brighton have rejected their SIXTH bid from Burnley for Dale Stephens.

13:37. St. Johnstone have signed Peterborough striker Joe Gormley on loan.

13:34. Christian Atsu's Newcastle switch is set to be confirmed in the coming hours. Season-long loan with an option to buy.

13:33. Do Spurs need another attacking midfielder? Sissoko valuation not enough, Isco deal not going ahead. Could it be a last minute swoop for a shock target?

13:32. Sunderland set to be very busy this afternoon. Potentially securing moves for Didier N'Dong, John Ruddy, Steven Naismith and Yann M'Vila.

13:30. Rubin Kazan's Yann M'Vila is at Heathrow Airport. Reportedly Sunderland bound. 

13:30. David Luiz's move back to Stamford Bridge is edging closer, according to Daily Mail.

13:20. Jack Wilshere has reportedly agreed terms with Roma. [BBC Sport]

13:18. Fabregas has been linked with AC Milan, whilst Berahino has been sought after by Stoke City.

13:17. Saido Berahino and Cesc Fabregas will both be staying at their repsective clubs, despite interest from elsewhere. 

13:14. Claudio Ranieri has left Leicester's training ground. However, the club are still expected to bring in Islam Slimani.

13:10. Fraser Dainton of Sky Sports reporting that Samir Nasri is nearing his Sevilla move. Elaquim Mangala also off to Valencia

13:07. DONE DEAL: Wilfried Bony has officially signed for Stoke City

13:05. Isco is no longer a target for Tottenham

13:05. Lorient midfielder Didier N'Dong is undergoing a medical at Sunderland. 

13:00. Richard Stearman has joined Wolves on a season long loan.

12:55. Albert Adomah is at Villa Park for a medical, ahead of a move from Middlesbrough.

12:49. Leicester have agreed a deal to sign Islam Slimani, according to Sky Sources. £28m. 

12:47. Allan Nyom is leaving Watford for West Brom. The fee is £3m. 

12:45. Moussa Sissoko is beginning to be linked with Chelsea... According to L'Equipe.

12:42. Cole Kpepkawa has left QPR and joined Barnsley

12:31. Andy Burton, who is at Arsenal's stadium today, reporting that Mathieu Debuchy and Chuba Akpom are set to stay at the club. 

12:29. No fresh reports on Wilshere. Roma apprently very keen. Palace and Bournemouth representatives met with the player yesterday. 

12:26. Emmanuel Adebayor is reportedly on his way to Fulham on a free transfer. Big transfer if it goes through!

12:19. Stoke City have announced the deal of goalkeeper Lee Grant on loan. 

12:15. Steven Naismith may be about to link up with David Moyes once again at Sunderland. The Black Cats also closing in on Didier N'Dong from Lorient

12:13. Wilfried Bony is currently having a medical at Stoke City. Bruno Martins Indi also reportedly on his way to the Britannia on loan. 

12:11. Sissoko has been given permission to leave the French camp. Tottenham Hotspur are still favourites but are apparently unwilling to pay £30m for the player. 

12:06. A name you'll be hearing a lot today is that of Moussa Sissoko. Sky Sports are suggesting Everton have NO interest in signing the player today. 

12:05. Leicester transfer target Islam Slimani has been given permission to leave Algeria's training camp to finalise his move to the Premier League. 

12:04. Although the deal was already completed, Joe Hart has officially been announced in the last few minutes as a Torino player. 

Welcome to Vavel's coverage of Deadline Day! I'm Aaron Stokes and I'll be taking you through some of today's action. 

The biggest story from abroad yesterday saw Yevhen Konoplyanka complete his loan move to Schalke 04, with the Royal Blues adding in an option to buy for €15m.

The other major deals of the day involved Hull City, as they brought in Ryan Mason - for a club record fee - and David Marshall. Crystal Palace also secured Loic Remy on loan for the remainder of the season.

West Brom have sold Cristian Gamboa to Celtic, and could also sell on troublesome forward, Saido Berahino to Stoke City. Watford signed two players yesterday, with Kenedy and Adrian Mariappa joining the Hornets.

Sunderland lost Jeremain Lens on loan for the remainder of the season to Fenerbahce, but look set to bring in one of not more players on Deadline Day. Leicester City opted to extended the contract of Marc Albrighton for a further four years.

Starting with Arsenal, they announced deals for both Lucas Perez and Shkodran Mustafi, which took the total spent by Premier League clubs to over £1bn. It also looks like both Jack Wilshere and Samir Nasri are on their way out.

With nothing happening at the moment, it's probably best to go through what happened on a busy day yesterday.

It's not only the Premier League which has seen big sums forked out though. In Italy, Juventus paid over £70million for Gonzalo Higuain, whilst Borussia Dortmund agreed a deal to bring Mario Götze back to the Signal Iduna Park. Whether or not those deals will be eclipsed remains to be seen, but we'll keep you up to date with everything that happens today!

We've seen players brought in from overseas, such as Paul Pogba to Manchester United and Granit Xhaka to Arsenal, whilst big money has been spent inside England's top division, Sadio Mane's transfer from Southampton to Liverpool a perfect example.

We've seen a huge amount of spending in the transfer window, most notably from Premier League sides, who have broken the £1bn barrier for the first time in history.

Hello one and all, and welcome to VAVEL UK's live coverage of everyone's (perhaps least) favourite day of the year, Deadline Day! Whether your club is selling, buying or switching the lights off early, we'll have it all covered!