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That, my transfer friends, is that for the day. And for the summer. Thank you very much for following all the latest news, rumours, thrills, spills, deals and denials with us over the last few months. We'll be back right here from January 2015 to do it all again next year! I've been Danny Hart and I'll leave you with one last look at the top 20 signings of the window. Cheerio!
Top 20 transfers of the summer
And The Independent reports that Liverpool have opened talks with former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes but will wait to see how he recovers from his cruciate ligament injury before agreeing a deal. The 32-year-old was due to join Monaco earlier in the summer but the move broke down.
Transfer Talk: Liverpool monitor Valdes
According to the Daily Telegraph, Arsenal passed up the chance to sign Jermain Defoe on transfer deadline day. The striker wants to leave Toronto FC and was a target for several Premier League clubs, including QPR, Leicester and West Ham, but remained in the MLS. QPR manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed that he will look to sign the 31-year-old again in January.
Transfer Talk: Arsenal snubbed Defoe
New AC Milan No.9 Fernando Torres has been introduced at a press conference by the club today. He said he feels "good, mentally strong" and even wants a place in their museum!
Spending in the Premier League this summer reached an all-time high of £835 million. Every single move, from Chelsea signing Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas to West Brom letting Liam Ridgewell join Portland Timbers, can be found below...
Every Premier League done deal
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert added: "Tom brings big game experience to the club, he's played international football for England and he still has great potential to kick on in his career. There's a lot of good football ahead of him if he performs the way we think he can perform and we're delighted to have been able to bring him in to join the group."
The midfielder told the club's official website: "The prospect of working under the manager [Paul Lambert] and Roy [Keane], who were both fantastic midfielders in their playing careers, made the decision to come to Villa an easy one. I'm looking forward to working with them but also the other really good midfield players that the club have, like Fabian Delph, Ashley Westwood and other new lads like Kieran Richardson, Joe Cole and Carlos Sanchez."
He told the club's official website: "Now, I want to give something back to the club and do all my best to help the team. It’s something that everybody says, but I’m very happy to play in the Premier League. It’s a dream come true. It’s nice to hear that he [manager Ronald Koeman] likes my play. He called me and said that he really wants me to come. A trainer that believes in me is really important."
A club statement reads: "Manchester United agreed a deal to sign Timothy Fosu-Mensah from Ajax ahead of the transfer deadline. The 16-year-old is a powerful defender who caught the eye at the AEGON Future Cup and is highly regarded in his homeland. Fosu-Mensah still requires an International Transfer Certificate to be processed in order to make his debut for Paul McGuinness' Academy squad, but his versatility and ability mark him out as an excellent addition for the Reds."
Official: Man Utd agree Fosu-Mensah deal
FINALLY! They have a new defender! Manchester United have announced that a deal was agreed before the deadline to sign Timothy Fosu-Mensah from Ajax. The bad news, however, is that he's only 16 and is unlikely to see the first team for many, many years.
One man going nowhere for the foreseeable future: Erik Durm. The Borussia Dortmund defender - and World Cup winner - has signed a new contract until 2019. He told the club's official website: "Borussia Dortmund have intensively [helped] my development, so that I can be the player I am today. It is natural for me to appreciate this and bind to me to the club. I am totally convinced of the BVB way. I want to be part of it as long as possible."
Durm signs new Dortmund deal
In fact, for the linguists out there, you can watch the press conference as it happens below. It's due to start in 10 minutes. Please speak in English... please speak in English...
AC Milan will be holding a press conference shortly with Fernando Torres after the striker joined the club on a 'two-year loan deal' over the weekend. His contract at Chelsea expires in 2016, so he's essentially left Stamford Bridge FOREVER.
Javier Hernandez joined Real Madrid on a season-long loan deal from Manchester United, but did he make our top 20 transfers of the summer? From Diego Costa joining Chelsea to Bayern Munich snapping up Xabi Alonso, here are the best signings of the transfer window...
The best 20 done deals of the summer
Uh-oh. According to the BBC, new Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck suffered an ankle knock in training with England today and will not be risked in Wednesday's friendly against Norway.
He told the club's official website: "Monday was a long day but I am very happy to be here. When I woke up on Monday morning, there was nothing on the cards. Then, in the afternoon the call came and everything happened very quickly after that. At 1am everything was complete and I was very happy. I’m very much looking forward to the start of a new challenge. The manager wants me here and that is very important. I’m looking forward to being back on the pitch after two months of only training."
The done deals keep on coming as Chelsea announce that Cesar Azpilicueta has signed a new five-year contract. The Spaniard has become a definite starter under Jose Mourinho and has made 95 appearances for the club since joining from Marseille in 2012.
Official: New deal for Azpilicueta
Dan Jones, partner in the Sports Business Group at Deloitte, said: "This summer transfer window is one of records. There are a number of factors contributing to this summer's spend, including the showcase for global talent a World Cup provides. However, one of the main drivers of Premier League spending continues to be the increased resources clubs now have as a result of improved broadcast deals."
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