While the talk centres on Manchester United bringing players in during the final hours of deadline day, it appears they have moved one on.
Attacking midfielder Bebe is the player concerned, who has struggled to make any sort of positive impact since being signed in 2011.
He infamously cost United £7 million despite Sir Alex Ferguson admitting he had never seen him play.
Norwegian journalist Jan Hagen, who covers Portuguese football has revealed the transfer, tweeting a photo of Bebe at his new club.
He has signed for Europa League side Pacos de Ferreira, who finished third in the Primeira Liga last season, and were defeated in the Champions League qualifiers by Zenit St Petersburg.
CONFIRMED: Bebé ready for a season-long loan at Pacos de Ferreira! pic.twitter.com/zD6tn3ZZLq— Jan Hagen (@PortuBall) September 2, 2013
Pacos de Ferreira were linked with him earlier this month so the destination should not come as a surprise.
It will be Bebe's third loan move from United, following Besiktas in Turkey, and Rio Ave in Portugal last season.
It really would appear that he has no future at United, and the intention of the loan apart from having him kicking around doing nothing, is for him to put himself in the shop window in his homeland and attract a bid in the future.
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