9am Deadline Day News: Featuring Armero, Cattermole and Schlupp

Lee Cattermole

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

Breaking news

CARDIFF: It seems the Bluebirds may make a late play for Lazio central defender Michael Ciäni, who had previously been linked with Norwich City

Celtic are believed to be closing in on the signing of Wolves striker Leigh Griffiths, with the forward stationed in Scotland ahead of a move.

QPR are believed to be on the verge of signing Atletico Paranaense striker Dellatorre and have joined the chase with Middlesbrough and Reading for Wolves striker Kevin Doyle.

DONE DEAL: Swansea have signed Falkirk midfielder Jay Fulton to add to yesterday's signing of Raheem Hanley in bolstering the club's youth.

Jake Livermore, who is on loan at Hull City from Tottenham Hotspur, is expected to be at the Tigers training ground this morning despite murmurs he may return to his parent club. Certainly one to watch, there.

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.

Championship outfit Blackpool are believed to be eyeing a move for Millwall's Andy Keogh on loan.

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

Crystal Palace are closing in on an early double swoop, with the Eagles believed to have agreed a fee for Celtic midfielder Joe Ledley and a move for Blackburn Rovers central defender Scott Dann also mooted.

Swansea are rumoured to be in for Leicester City's attacker Jeffrey Schlupp and have submitted a bid of around £2.5m in an attempt to seal a deadline-day move.

 

Ongoing developments

Arsenal are still hoping to seal a late blockbuster move for Julian Draxler this afternoon but have eyed Alvaro Morata, Christian Tello and Miroslav Klose in the event they cannot get a deal for the German star over the line.

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.

Cardiff City are expected to announce a deal for Wilfried Zaha today and remain active in the market with Tomas Rincon linked.

Chelsea are widely expected to tie up a move for St Etienne's Kurt Zouma this afternoon before loaning the central defender back to the French club for the rest of the season.

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.

Tottenham and Fulham are still discussing a deal which will see Dimitar Berbatov swap Craven Cottage for White Hart Lane with Lewis Holtby heading in the opposite direction.

Newcastle have had a bid rejected for Clement Grenier but may well return before the deadline, can they get a replacement for Yohan Cabaye in?

Southampton are reportedly in talks with Juventus as they look to offload Dani Osvaldo after his spat in training with Jose Fonte.

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.

Done deals

Adel Taarabt joined AC Milan on loan for the rest of the season yesterday from QPR after terminating his loan spell at Fulham.

Ignacio Scocco joined Sunderland from Internacional to strengthen Gus Poyet's attacking ranks.

West Ham snapped up Abdul Razak from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee.

And Fulham secured a loan deal for William Kvist from VFB Stuttgart.

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