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Serie A Last Minute Transfer Round-Up

On the final day of the winter transfer window, there was plenty of movement as expected. Goal.com brings you all the details.

First of all, we already know seldom-used Inter winger Amantino Mancini made his way to AC Milan on loan, while veteran Martin Jorgensen left Fiorentina to return to Denmark. But what happened at the 11th hour?

After missing out on Cristian Ledesma and dismissing the arrival of Fabio Simplicio, as expected, Inter officially tied up Parma's Kenyan midfielder McDonald Mariga.

Cagliari
announced that their co-ownership agreement with Albinoleffe over Italian international goalkeeper Federico Marchetti was terminated early and the player is now fully owned by the Serie A club.

Meanwhile, according to the player's agent, Gilmar Rinaldi, and TV Globo, Sao Paulo defender Andre Dias has joined Lazio for €2.5 million on a three-and-a-half year deal. Meanwhile, the Biancocelesti also acquired Giuseppe Biava from Genoa.

Palermo tied up a deal for two young guns in DC United's Afriyie Acquah and Chievo's 18-year-old defender Ionut Florin Radu. Speaking of the Flying Donkey's, they reinforced their side with the signing of Italy Under-21 midfielder Tommaso Bianchi from Piacenza.

Struggling Atalanta brought in a defensive reinforcement in the form of Henri Toivomaki, arriving on loan from Finnish side Lahti. Another outfit having difficulties - Siena - convinced Torino to sell them veteran defender Francesco Pratali.

Meanwhile, Parma, a breeding ground for young talents, snapped up Serbian teenager Nemanja Covic from Proleter.

Further south, surprise package Bari took in former Reggina midfielder Alessio Sestu from Vicenza on loan with the right of redemption at the end of the 2009-10 campaign.

As for those who almost left their clubs, the previously mentioned Ledesma rejected the chance to join Genoa and Uruguayan striker Marcelo Zalayeta opted to stay with Bologna, rather than move to Siena.