Nicklus Bendtner’s deal to move from Arsenal to Crystal Palace is off and he will remain in the Gunners squad as a back-up to Oliver Giroud.
In the pipeline
Gareth Barry has arrived at Everton’s training ground with the view to a loan move to the club which could confirm the fate of Marouane Fellaini, the toffees are also still exploring moves for Fernando and James McCarthy the latter looks very likely now which surely means Fellaini will move.
Chelsea and Jose Mourinho look to be clearing out the players that are surplus to requirements as Romelu Lukaku looks set to join Everton instead of West Brom and reports are gathering pace in France that Juan Mata has agreed to join Paris St Germain, but the move remains in the balance because Chelsea have not yet accepted the French club's offer.
Tom Carroll and Benoit Assou-Ekotto to be revealed shortly as QPR players.
Reports that the Daily Mail have sent of the first copies of tomorrows issue, with a back page stating ‘Arsenal land £42.4m Ozil’ is a safe one, we are now all in the knowledge that its deal done, everything is signed and Arsenal have confirmed a club record fee of £42.4m for Real Madrid playmaker, who joins on a 5 year-deal.
Sunderland make yet more signings as former Liverpool left-back Andrea Dossena joins from Napoli, and manager Paolo Di Canio has signed Liverpool striker Fabio Borini on a season-long loan, the 22-year-old only completed a transfer to Liverpool from Serie A outfit Roma in July 2012.
West Brom break their transfer record to sign Sunderland forward Stephane Sessegnon, he has signed a three-year deal at the Hawthorns for an undisclosed fee - which is more than the £6m they paid for Shane Long.
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