1pm Deadline Day News: Kalou, Taylor and Klose feature

Arsenal, Cardiff City, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Liverpool, Manchester City, Stoke City, Sunderland, and West Ham United all feature

Breaking news

ARSENAL: The Gunners may make a move for Lille forward Salomon Kalou on loan, or it could be Miroslav Klose who arrives with Arsenal reportedly in talks. It promises to be an exciting afternoon for supporters of the title challengers.

Fulham have supposedly agreed terms with Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor but the Swans have yet to give the green light to a deal, with the Welsh side exploring the idea of a deal for Reading's Garath McCleary.

DONE DEAL: Chelsea have snapped up St Etienne central defender Kurt Zouma, with the young French defender set to be loaned back to the Ligue 1 side for the rest of the season. 

Not a good hour's worth of news for Palace, with midfielder Jose Campana set to exit the club amid interest from Bundesliga outfit FC Nürnberg.

Wigan Athletic defender Ivan Ramis has failed a medical at Crystal Palace and the central defender is likely to return to the Latics now.

Tony Pulis is exploring the idea of a move for Bolton Wanderers winger Lee Chung-Yong with a Tom Ince loan move stalling.

Cardiff City striker Andreas Cornelius could be set for a move back to FC Copenhagen after just six months at the club, with a £3m fee being mooted.

Stoke City have lodged a £4m bid for Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole as Mark Hughes looks to make at least one addition before the deadline.

Newcastle United have reportedly received an £8m bid from an unnamed club in the Middle East for Papiss Cisse in the last hour, that could be an interesting one as the afternoon develops.

Arsenal are reportedly in talks to sign experienced Germany hitman Miroslav Klose from Lazio to add to the potential signing of Kim Källström ahead of the deadline.

DONE DEAL: Fulham have completed the signing of Lewis Holtby on loan from Tottenham Hotspur for the rest of the season and he could make his debut this weekend against Southampton after being registered by the 12pm deadline.

Ongoing developments

There are rumours West Ham may come in for Konstantinos Mitroglou and snare him from Fulham's clutches at the 11th hour. We will keep you up to date with the latest.

Manchester City have launched an ambitious late move to sign Eliaquim Mangala and Fernando from Porto in a big-money double move.

Liverpool remain locked in talks with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk for the potential signing of Yevhen Konoplyanka and hope to seal his signing today.

Dimitar Berbatov is reportedly on the verge of a move to Monaco, with his former club Tottenham missing out on the Bulgarian's signature.

West Ham United are set to be busy on the final day and are closing in on a move for Napoli's Colombian full-back Pablo Armero, who is set to be the first to come through the door.

Dani Osvaldo is in Turin to undergo a medical with Juventus after Southampton sanctioned a loan deal for the Italian to head home for the rest of the season.

Ross McCormack may be making a move on deadline day, with West Ham weighing up a further bid and Sunderland also reportedly holding an interest.

Crystal Palace are eyeing deals for Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley, Blackburn Rovers central defender Scott Dann and Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey.

Danny Graham is heading back to Sunderland from his Hull City loan and will go out to either Nottingham Forest or Middlesbrough on similar terms with the Tigers central defender Jack Hobbs also closing in on a move to Forest.

Done deals

Liam Bridcutt joins Sunderland on a three-and-a-half-year deal from Brighton and Hove Albion for an undisclosed fee which is widely believed to be in the region of £2.5m.

QPR have confirmed the signing of Brazilian striker Guilherme Dellatore from Atletico Paranaense in his homeland.


Emmanuel Frimpong has joined Barnsley on loan from Arsenal on a deal until the end of the season.

Spanish outfit Levante have snapped up Momo Sissoko, who was a free agent, after Crystal Palace were unable to agree a deal.

Who do you hope your team signs today?

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