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Van Gaal orders De Gea sale, Man City agree Guardiola deal & more - Transfer Window LIVE
Keep up to date with all the summer transfer window action with Goal's live blog - and join the debate @GoalUK on Twitter. Hosted by Tom Maston.

18:01 WAT

8/1/15

THAT'S A WRAP!

And with that, the Transfer Window LIVE blog is done for another day. Unless you were waiting for confirmation of Jake Kean's move to Norwich you're probably leaving disappointed, but don't let that deter you.

We'll be back from 8am tomorrow and it will be our pleasure to guide you through all the speculation and hearsay. Until then, cheerio!

17:47 WAT

8/1/15

ANY BENZEMA NEWS?

Stanley, as always, has been as keen as always to find out the Arsenal latest. Unfortunately, nothing today on their pursuit of Karim Benzema. Maybe tomorrow?

17:43 WAT

8/1/15

TRANSFER TALK RECAP

It's been a quiet Saturday in TransferLand to say the least, but lets take a look back at the best of the rumours from today...

1. Van Gaal orders De Gea sale
2. Chelsea close in on Rahman deal
3. Roma agree Dzeko fee
4. Ramos to sign new Real Madrid deal
5. Benfica join Soldado race

17:29 WAT

8/1/15

MORE PRE-SEASON ACTION

That's right, while Manchester City struggle in Germany, Liverpool are just getting going in their own final pre-season clash of the summer as they take on HJK Helsinki...

17:21 WAT

8/1/15

RANIERI HOPES FOR KANTE DEAL
 
The Caen midfielder has previously been linked with West Ham but it looks as if Leicester City are now the favourites for his signature...

17:15 WAT

8/1/15

GET INVOLVED

Erm, I'm not sure this is the blog for you. Rational thought - particularly when Manchester United are the subject - is not something we see much around here...

16:54 WAT

8/1/15

CHELSEA TO LOAN OUT KENEDY

He made his first appearance for Chelsea against Barcelona in the week, but Yahoo! Brasil are reporting Kenedy will be sent out on loan by the Blues when his transfer from Fluminense is complete.

16:43 WAT

8/1/15

STUTTGART - MAN CITY UPDATE

As mentioned earlier, Manchester City are in pre-season action against Stuttgart this afternoon, and - well - it's not going to plan for the Blues.

With the game approaching half-time, the score is Stuttgart 4-0 Manchester City. Ouch!

16:32 WAT

8/1/15

DE GEA UPDATE

Reports from Spain earlier in the day claimed Louis van Gaal has ordered Manchester United to sell David De Gea to Real Madrid, but the Daily Mail are one of a number of media outlets in the UK claiming nothing has changed with the goalkeeper's situation.

United fans - keep De Gea or sell him?

16:19 WAT

8/1/15

LIVERPOOL CONFIRM ALLAN DEAL

The Brazilian youngster was spotted training at Melwood this week and is on the bench as the Reds take on HJK Helsinki this afternoon...

16:15 WAT

8/1/15

GET INVOLVED - DI MARIA NEARS PSG MOVE

16:06 WAT

8/1/15

COLOCCINI FUTURE IN DOUBT

Fabricio Coloccini may be on his way out of Newcastle United after he was left out of their pre-season friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach this afternoon.

That means he has not appeared at all this summer for the Magpies, and the Newcastle Evening Chronicle report Crystal Palace are interested in the defender.

15:52 WAT

8/1/15

PRE-SEASON ACTION

While we have had a fairly quiet day in TransferLand, it is very busy when it comes to pre-season encounters.

A number of Premier League clubs are in action, with Manchester City set to kick-off against Stuttgart in the next few minutes...

15:32 WAT

8/1/15

THIRTEEN TO LEAVE BARCELONA

While Pedro's future remains unknown, the Daily Mirror report 13 players from the club's Segunda B team are set to leave the club.

There are currently 35 players in the squad, but only 22 can be registered to play in the new campaign.

15:25 WAT

8/1/15

ROMA & MAN CITY AGREE DZEKO FEE

Reports all week have suggested Roma have agreed terms with Edin Dzeko, and now ESPN have revealed the Italian outfit are now free to sign the striker after a fee of £16 million was agreed with Manchester City.

Is that a fair price?

15:19 WAT

8/1/15

NEW KITS GALORE

As pointed out previously on this blog, Manchester United's brand new home kit was revealed last night, and they follow a whole host of other sides in changing their shirts.

Check out all the best new kits with our handy gallery...

15:09 WAT

8/1/15

GET INVOLVED

Ed Woodward was being hailed as a hero two weeks ago. How quickly times can change...

14:48 WAT

8/1/15

 COULD CECH HAVE BEEN LIKE ALEXIS? 

It sounds a crazy question, but Petr Cech has revealed that until he broke his leg at the age of 10, he played most regularly as a LEFT WINGER.

"I never thought of being a goalkeeper," he told Arsenal Magazine. "I was an ice hockey goalkeeper and when I started playing football, I was a midfielder or a left winger.
 
"Occasionally at the end of training sessions, when you had a free game with no 'keeper, where the deepest player acted as a goalkeeper, sometimes I went into goal because I wanted to see the difference between a big goal and a small ice hockey goal.
 
"My coach saw me a few times and one day, our goalkeeper didn't come for a game. We had no 'keeper and somebody had to play there, but nobody really wanted to.

"For about a year, I was playing outfield or in goal depending on the opponents.

"Then when I was about 10 I broke my leg quite badly and the recovery took time. I couldn't run and I had pain for quite a long time.
 
"Being in goal means you can sit, you can lie, you can catch balls and you can still work and train. That made the biggest difference in my life because that moment defined that I stayed in goal."

One suspects Arsene Wenger won't be encouraging Cech to venture outfield this season...
 

14:31 WAT

8/1/15

 JOVETIC HITS BACK 

Stevan Jovetic has delivered a parting shot to Manchester City and former manager Manuel Pellegrini after completing his loan move to Inter.

"I had problems at Manchester City, but I wasn't the only one," the Montenegro international told Mediaset Premium. "Even when I was in good shape, the coach never let me play.
 
"I am very happy to become part of Inter and hope that this year we can get back to where we belong. I am here to win, we have a good team and we can do it."
 

14:18 WAT

8/1/15

 DONE DEAL