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29/08/2015

TRANSFER BLOG = CLOSED FOR BUSINESS

And that's a wrap, folks! What a day!

We started with Kevin De Bruyne leaving Germany. Then we had Kevin De Bruyne arriving in Manchester. Then we had Kevin De Bruyne going into a hospital for his medical. Then we had Kevin De Bruyne leaving a hospital after undergoing his medical. Then Manuel Pellegrini denied having any knowledge of any player called Kevin De Bruyne.

Then, to finish off the day, there was some news about David De Gea potentially joining Real Madrid for €40m and Jasper Cillessen being signed as his replacement by Manchester United. I dunno, something like that.

We are back tomorrow at 8am with more blog action, running all the way through until 11pm again, so see you then, yeah?

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29/08/2015

SOUTHAMPTON WIN VAN DIJK CHASE

Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk is set to join Southampton in an £11.5 million deal, according to the Daily Mirror.

The defender went public with his openess to leave the Scottish champions following their elimination from the Champions League in midweek, with the club bringing in Manchester United's Tyler Blackett on loan as his replacement.

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29/08/2015

ARSENAL PLOT SHOCK MAHREZ BID

The Daily Star are reporting that Arsene Wenger has been impressed by Riyad Mahrez's fine start to the season, so much so that Arsenal could lodge a bid before the summer transfer window closes.

The newspaper claim Wenger has confirmed his interest, replying, when asked about the 24-year-old: "I can't predict what will happen. I am optimistic and we’re working on it.

"We have Danny Welbeck and Jack Wilshere out and you always want to add goalscorers to your squad."

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29/08/2015

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29/08/2015

JACK SULLIVAN HAS BEEN TWEETING AGAIN...

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29/08/2015

ABDENNOUR TO JOIN VALENCIA

Monaco defender Aymen Abdennour has been linked with clubs across Europe all summer, from West Ham to Barcelona to Newcastle to PSG, but the player now looks set to join Valencia despite late interest from Chelsea, according to the Daily Mail.

Jose Mourinho grew tired of Chelsea's failed pursuit of John Stones and reportedly lodged a £16 million bid, with Abdennour making it clear his preference to move to Stamford Bridge, only for Monaco to up the price to £22m late in the game... You keeping up? So, anyway, he's heading to Valencia.

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29/08/2015

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Will David de Gea finally get his wish and join Real Madrid before the transfer window shuts? Is Jasper Cillessen a worthy replacement? How about poor old Sergio Romero?

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29/08/2015

MAN UTD TELL HERNANDEZ TO LEAVE

Might as well make it three for three with The Telegraph tonight then, yeah? The newspaper ALSO reports that Javier Hernandez has been told by Manchester United that he is free to leave the club before Tuesday's transfer deadline.

Bayer Leverkusen is the most likely destination, with Louis van Gaal weighing up a bid for Sadio Mane despite Southampton insisting the forward is not for sale. A bid would not exceed £20 million.

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29/08/2015

CILLESSEN AS DE GEA REPLACEMENT

The Telegraph aren't done there, though, as they also report that with David de Gea likely to join Real Madrid, Manchester Untied are hopefully of bringing in Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen as the Spaniard's replacement.

However, the newsppaer also report that Louis van Gaal is unlikely to add a new outfield player to his ranks before Tuesday's transfer deadline.

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29/08/2015

IS DE DEA FINALLY OFF FOR €40M?

Huge news!

According to The Telegraph, Manchester United have accepted a €40 million (£29m) offer from Real Madrid for David de Gea to bring to an end the longest-running transfer saga of the summer.

Confirmation of the agreement could be made on Sunday with De Gea agreeing personal terms with Real some weeks ago.

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29/08/2015

'SHAQIRI IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE'

Xherdan Shaqiri has been mocked by his Switzerland team-mate Philipp Degen for choosing to leave Inter for Stoke City.

Degen thinks the 23-year-old is better than midtable Premier League football and lays the blame for his international colleague playing at the Britannia Stadium at the feet of his brother and agent, Erdin Shaqiri.

"Xherdan joined a club in the middle of nowhere in England and is the fault of his brother," the Basel right-back, 32, told Nordwestschweiz.

"He knows as much about football as I know about tap dancing. He's an amateur who has suddenly changed to this industry and is improvising as he goes. His chronic inability harms to Xherdan."

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29/08/2015

GALLIANI ON IBRA, WITSEL, BALOTELLI & MORE

Speaking to Mediaset Premium, AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has spoken about his club's chances of signing Alex Witsel and Zlatan Ibrahimovic before commentating on Mario Balotelli and Philippe Mexes.

On Ibrahimovic: "That chapter is closed, he will stay in Paris."

On Witsel: "I know the player would have wanted to join us but it is difficult for Milan to get him."

On Balotelli: "He was very well received by his teammates, it's timely and accurate. He is the first to arrive and the last to leave training."

On Mexes: "He is staying here 100%, the market is closed, we don't want to get rid of any more players."

So. Many. Bases. Covered. Happy?

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29/08/2015

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29/08/2015

WEST HAM CONSIDER JELAVIC SWOOP

West Ham are pondering a move for Hull City's Nikica Jelavic, with Slaven Bilic - who the player worked under with the Croatia national team - keen to add at least more striker to his ranks.

Enner Valencia and Andy Carroll remain sidelined through injury and the club have concerns over completing a deal for Tottenham outcast Emmanuel Adebayor.

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29/08/2015

VAN GAAL NOT CONVINCED BY DANTE

Manchester United are unlikely to make a late move for Bayern Munich defender Dante, according to the Daily Mail.

Despite showing interest earlier in the summer, with Dante an option as a makeweight had Angel Di Maria not chosen to join PSG, Louis van Gaal has concerns over the player's fitness.

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29/08/2015

WEST BROM SIGN EVANS

Tony Pulis said earlier that he hoped to confirm Jonny Evans's arrival tonight or tomorrow and it appears he's plumped for the former! The deal is reportedly worth £6 million and Evans has signed a four-year deal.

"I hope to push the Albion up the League," Evans told the club's official website. "It's a new, fresh challenge for me. One I'm looking forward to. I know a few of the lads already and I spoke to a couple, who highy recommended the club."

Pulis added: "This is a great signing for the club. Jonny brings a lot of experience and will be a big player for us - he's a player I've been watching for some time. We are delighted to have him on board."

19:40 BST

29/08/2015

DONE DEAL! WEST BROM SIGN EVANS