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Goal guides you through all the latest developments of the summer transfer window as and when they happen. Send us your thoughts on Facebook & Twitter.

23:20 IST

16/08/13

Star recruit Mkhitaryan fit to make Dortmund debut in Sunday's clash with Eintracht Braunschweig. Read More

23:00 IST

16/08/13

Off Topic: Just to confirm, Mario Gotze's Twitter account was hacked today and Marouane Chamakh is not a Ballon d'Or contender.

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22:40 IST

16/08/13

Fredy Guarin has revealed that he is desperate to stay at Inter, amidst ongoing speculation that the club might yet cash in on the Colombian before the close of the transfer window. Read More

22:20 IST

16/08/13

Wolfsburg have announced they have secured the services of Luiz Gustavo from Bayern Munich for an undisclosed fee, beating Arsenal to the signature of the Brazil international. Read More

22:00 IST

16/08/13

EXCLUSIVE: Sporting Clube de Goa have captured the signatures of two Spinards, midfielder Arturo Navarro García and center-back Gonzalo Hinojal Neila.

Goal's Goa correspondent Anselm Noronha brings you the complete details of the story. Read More

21:14 IST

16/08/13

Henchoz: Suarez has to leave Liverpool
Former Liverpool defender Stephane Henchoz believes it would be best for the club if Luis Suarez left Anfield this summer.

The striker has indicated his desire to move to a Champions League club on a number of occasions, with Arsenal interested in the Uruguayan.

20:51 IST

16/08/13

Di Santo: Pizarro recommended Bremen

Franco Di Santo has revealed he sought guidance from Bayern Munich striker Claudio Pizarro before signing for Werder Bremen.

The 24-year-old was a free agent after leaving Wigan Athletic and completed his move to the Bundesliga outfit on Wednesday.

19:57 IST

16/08/13

Villa predicts goal rush at Atletico

The Spain international struck just 10 times in la Liga for Barcelona last term but he is expecting to both start and hit the back of the net more often with the Rojiblancos

19:41 IST

16/08/13

'We are still only looking for one player' - Mourinho intent on signing Rooney


Although Manchester United have insisted that the striker is not for sale at any price, the former Real Madrid manager has admitted that he only has eyes for the England man

19:28 IST

16/08/13

Gotze set to make Bayern bow

The Germany international made his return from a thigh injury in a friendly last weekend and could make his competitive debut for die Roten at the Commerzbank-Arena

19:01 IST

16/08/13

Isco: Bale would be a 'blessed problem' for Ancelotti


The Spaniard says that los Blancos would welcome the Wales winger with open arms at the Santiago Bernabeu, saying he would give their Italian coach a welcome selection headache

18:26 IST

16/08/13

Downing 'disappointed' by Liverpool exit

The 29-year-old admitted he was "surprised" to see an offer accepted after being told by the manager that he was wanted at the club, indicating he was also more than happy to stay

18:08 IST

16/08/13

Speaking of Arsenal's targets, here is an editorial on Liverpool learning the bitter lessons of blindly backing Luis Suarez

In a bid to defend Suarez, the Reds often allowed the club's reputation to be put on the stake. Seeing how such a favour has been returned, one hopes they have learned their lesson

17:42 IST

16/08/13

Hello there, this is Ayush Srivastava taking over the LIVE blog. And I bring with myself, more promises from Wenger! Am sure the Arsenal fans are hoping they are not empty promises.

Wenger promises Arsenal additions

The French boss refused to be drawn on reports linking the Gunners with moves for Luis Suarez or Wayne Rooney, though, revealed the club are actively pursuing reinforcements

17:00 IST

16/08/13

RUMOUR

If true, this is a sensational story coming from Marca:

Falcao back on the market!

Fraught with worries over their tax burden and excessive playing staff, Monaco are to put Radamel Falcao back on the transfer market less than two months after his arrival. Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Manchester United are interested.

What do you guys make of this?

16:45 IST

16/08/13

Wow. Arsenal targets are continuously being made unavailabe..

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has warned Arsenal that star forward Michu is not for sale - even if a “ridiculous” offer was made.

“I know if they (Arsenal) came in with a very late bid, I know that the reaction from the board and chairman will be 'No', even if the money is ridiculous, as we will not have time to find a replacement who is near enough to the same standard."

16:30 IST

16/08/13

Here's an alternate in midfield for Arsenal but are they ready to splurge?

Roberto Martinez has warned potential suitors that Marouane Fellaini will not be sold for less than the recently expired €27.5 million buyout clause.

The clause in the ex-Standard Liege midfielder’s contract ceased to exist on July 31, and while Martinez said the club would be willing to listen to bids he insisted the player will not be allowed to leave for anything less than its worth.

16:15 IST

16/08/13

Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he is unworried about his contract situation at Real Madrid as both parties have yet to finalise the Portugal international's new deal.

"My contract renewal is not something that worries me at this point. I still have a few years to go on my current deal," the prolific attacker told AS.

Well until he puts pen to paper on a new deal, rumours linking him away will continue..

16:00 IST

16/08/13

Southampton have offered to make Pablo Osvaldo the highest paid player in their history in a bid to entice him from Roma

The striker currently earns €71,500-a-week at Roma, a sum that will rise to €85,000-a-week in the final year of his contract, which runs until 2016.

15:45 IST

16/08/13

Here's a reason why Rafa Benitez may not be too dejected about missing out on Gustavo..

Javier Mascherano has admitted that he is still in regular contact with Rafael Benitez amid reports that Napoli are interested in signing the Argentine.

"Am I going to Napoli? I can only say that I have a lot of respect for Rafa," Mascherano was quoted as saying by Il Mattino.

"We still often speak to each other. We keep in touch pretty much on a daily basis. He has helped me become a better player.