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11:40 BST

23/08/2014

RHODES CLOSED

Hull City's attempts to lure Jordan Rhodes away from Blackburn Rovers appear to be at a dead end after the Championship club released a statement outlining their intentions to keep the striker.

Appearing on the Rovers official website, the statement said: "The owners of Blackburn Rovers wish to reassure fans that their intention is not to sell Jordan Rhodes as they, along with the manager and board of directors, feel that he is integral to our bid to gain promotion back to the Premier League."

Hull see Rhodes bid rejected

11:30 BST

23/08/2014

WARNING FOR SUPER MARIO

The return of Mario Balotelli to the Premier League is expected to be confirmed anytime now, but his agent Mino Raiola has warned the Italian superstar that he cannot afford to flop at Liverpool.

Raiola told Corriere della Sera: "Now it is up to him. Another flop is not advisable, his age is not an excuse."

'Balotelli can't afford to flop at Liverpool'

11:07 BST

23/08/2014

MORE PLAYERS AT MAN UTD

Manchester United finally delved back into the transfer market this week to take Marcos Rojo from Sporting, and Louis van Gaal has hinted that may not be in the end of his summer splurge.

The Old Trafford side have been heavily linked with Angel Di Maria all summer and it appeared there may finally be a breakthrough yesterday, when Carlo Ancelotti revealed the Argentine had asked to leave.

And Van Gaal has now added fuel to the fire of specualtion, stating in the Daily Telegraph: "we shall buy maybe more players. You never know."

'Man Utd may buy more players'

10:56 BST

23/08/2014

SPLASHING THE CASH

It's been yet another record-breaking transfer window in England, with money burning a hole in the pocket of every Premier League team, it would appear.

But just why has Adam Lallana cost Liverpool more than what Real Madrid paid for Toni Kroos? And just why did Southampton fork out £11 million for Fraser Forster, when one of the best goalkeepers from the World Cup was available on a free?

Peter Staunton has investigated and come up with his own conclusions. You can read them by clicking the link below.

Why English clubs overpay in the market

10:40 BST

23/08/2014

BEGOVIC STAYING PUT

While some clubs are yet to resolve their goalkeeping dramas this summer, Mark Hughes has poured cold water over the prospect of any late transfer movement involving Asmir Begovic.

The 6ft 5in giant has been regularly linked with a move away from the Britannia Stadium in the past but the Stoke City manager has stated he doesn't expect the Bosnia & Herzegovina shot-stopper to be leaving this window.

Hughes said: "Our view is that he will be here and he will be our keeper. Our view is that if something was presented to us, we wouldn't be interested."

Hughes warns suitors off Begovic

10:30 BST

23/08/2014

SUNDERLAND WANT WELBECK

There is more from the Sunderland Echo on the news that Danny Welbeck has been told he is free to leave Manchester United.

Reports in the paper suggest that Gus Poyet would be interested in taking the 23-year-old on loan for the season. It wouldn't be the first time Welbeck has spent a season on loan at the Stadium of Light either, the striker having spent the 2010/11 season there, scoring six goals in 26 league appearances.

10:24 BST

23/08/2014

FREDY SET FOR RUSSIA

Manchester United fans have bemoaned the number of targets that their side have missed out on this summer and they look set to miss out on another in Fredy Guarin.

Reports in italy suggest that the Colombian is on the verge of a move to Russia, with the Gazetta dello Sport reporting that Zenit St Petersburg have won the race ofr his signature.

10:03 BST

23/08/2014

FELLAINI MOVE BACK ON?

He's been pictured walking around this week with a cast on his leg, but apparently injury hasn't put off Napoli in their pursuit of Maurouane Fellaini.

According to Corriere dello Sport, Rafa Benitez is still hopeful of capturing the Belgian from Manchester United, despite already completing the signing of Jonathan de Guzman from Villarreal.

09:49 BST

23/08/2014

MILAN EYEING MARCO

With the loss of their star striker to the Premier League on the horizon, Milan are looking to England's top flight to replenish their squad before the window closes.

As well as going after Fabio Borini, insidefutbol.com reports that the San Siro outfit are after Marco van Ginkel from Chelsea and are looking to take him on loan.

Jose Mourinho confirmed yesterday that he will have to ship out one more foreign player out on loan before the window slams shut due to Premier League registration rules, and the Dutchman could be the one to make the move for a season.

09:39 BST

23/08/2014

PODOLSKI GOING HOME

Arsenal look set to sell one of their World Cup winners this summer as Lukas Podolski edges closer to the exit at the Emirates.

And the former Bayern Munich man looks set for a return to the Bundesliga, according to the Metro, who claim Wolfsburg are leading the race for the 29-year-old.

09:34 BST

23/08/2014

BORINI ITALY BOUND

Sunderland have been patient in their pursuit of Liverpool striker Fabio Borini this summer, but it looks as if their waiting could all be in vain, at least if the Daily Star is to be believed.

They claim that Serie A duo Napoli and Milan are both in for the forward, who spent last season on loan at the Stadium of Light. The 23-year-old wasn't in the sqaud against Southampton last weekend and will fall even further down the pecking order with the imminent arrivals of Mario Balotelli and Samuel Eto'o at Anfield.

09:20 BST

23/08/2014

DANNY SHOWN THE DOOR

We can kick off today with news from yesterday evening, with the Daily Telegraph suggesting that Louis van Gaal has told striker Danny Welbeck he is free to leave Old Trafford.

The England international was the subject of a bid from Hull City, however this latest news is thought to have alerted north London duo Arsenal and Tottenham.

09:12 BST

23/08/2014

GOOD MORNING!

Hello and welcome back to Goal's live transfer window blog. I'm Harry Slavin and I'll be here to give you all the latest rumours and gossip, as well as giving you the latest news on the striker situation at Anfield. Let's get this show up and running then...

19:00 BST

22/08/2014

GOODBYE!

And that's your lot for today, transfer friends. But we'll be back right here at 09:00 BST on Saturday for all the latest news and rumours as deadline day approaches. Thanks for following - and don't forget to WATCH THIS SPACE.
 

18:53 BST

22/08/2014

BALOTELLI AND ETO'O TO LIVERPOOL

We can't bid you farewell without a final look at what's set to be a busy weekend for Liverpool. Not only do they have a #CrunchClash against Premier League champions Manchester City on Monday, but Mario Balotelli is expected to move to Anfield in the next 48 hours and Samuel Eto'o is undergoing a medical after opting for the Reds over Everton.

Balotelli arrives at Melwood | Eto'o undergoes medical

18:45 BST

22/08/2014

TRANSFER TALK

You betcha, @Dembe_MCFC! In fact, you can check out all the latest rumours right now at the link below - from Barcelona lining up a shock bid for Angel Di Maria to Arsenal eyeing a swap deal involving Olivier Giroud and Edinson Cavani.

Transfer Talk: All the latest rumours

18:37 BST

22/08/2014

TRANSFER RECAP - SAMARAS JOINS WEST BROM

West Brom made Georgios Samaras their ninth signing of the summer earlier today. The Greece international was a free agent after leaving Celtic and moves to The Hawthorns on a two-year deal. He last played in the Premier League back in 2008 when a pre-takeover Manchester City used to fight against relegation every season. How times change...

Official: Samaras joins West Brom
 

18:30 BST

22/08/2014

DONE DEAL - N'DIAYE LEAVES SUNDERLAND

It was confirmed this afternoon that Alfred N'Diaye - an absolute battering ram of a midfielder - has left Sunderland to join Real Betis on a permanent deal. The 24-year-old only made 16 appearances after joining in January 2013 and had loan spells at Eskisehirspor and Betis last season. He moves to the Spanish club on a five-year deal.

18:20 BST

22/08/2014

STAT ATTACK

A little reminder of his previous exploits in English football. What a time to make your only assist...

18:15 BST

22/08/2014

BALOTELLI ARRIVES AT LIVERPOOL

As previously mentioned, Mario Balotelli has indeed arrived at Liverpool to complete his £16 million move to the club. The Italian striker said goodbye to his team-mates and staff at AC Milan on Thursday as the deal was finalised between his agent and Liverpool in London. The move is set to be completed over the weekend. Exciting times.

Balotelli arrives to complete £16m move