2pm Deadline Day News: Ince, Konoplyanka and Zouma feature

Kurt Zouma

Chelsea, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, Cardiff City and Arsenal feature.

Just nine hours remain for clubs to complete their signings in the January transfer window.

Breaking news:

Crystal Palace's attempts to sign Tom Ince have hit a hitch according to Sky Sports sources.

Paris Saint-Germain have rejected an approach from Atletico Madrid for Javier Pastore.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood has said there is "zero chance" that they will sign anyone today.

Cardiff City have confirmed the signing of Fabio Da Silva from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee.

Liverpool are edging closer to signing Dnipro's Yevhen Konoplyanka. Sky Sports believe personal terms have been agreed and a five-and-a-half-year deal could be completed soon.

Manchester United's Ryan Tunnicliffe is heading back to the club after a loan deal with Ipswich Town, and Fulham are said to be interested in the player.

Salomon Kalou will be going nowhere say Lille. Arsenal were apparently interested in the former Chelsea player, but despite enquiries Lille will not be letting him leave the club.

West Bromwich Albion are closing in on the loan signing of Espanyol striker Thievy Bifouma.

Neil Lennon confirms Joe Ledley is in talks with Crystal Palace after a bid was accepted. Lennon also said that a deal has been agreed with Leigh Griffiths from Wolves and a deal should be completed soon.

Done deals:

Crystal Palace have signed goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey from Wolves for £3 million.

Chelsea have completed the signing of Kurt Zouma from Saint-Etienne for an undisclosed fee. The 19-year-old has agreed a five-and-a-half-year deal with the club, and will be loaned back to Saint-Etienne for the remainder of the season. The Frenchman is one of most highly regarded youth prospects in Europe and the club will be delighted to have completed the deal.

Bournemouth have signed Yann Kermorgant from Charlton Athletic on a two-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Everton have signed 17-year-old Czech Republic shot-stopper Jindrich Stanek from Sparta Prague.

Queens Park Rangers have completed the signing of Aaron Hughes from Fulham on a free transfer deal until the end of the season. They have also signed striker Guilherme Dellatorre, on loan from Desportivo Brasil.

Barnsley have signed Emmanuel Frimpong on a permanent deal from Arsenal. The 24-year-old has signed an 18 month-deal at Oakwell.

Lewis Holtby has left Tottenham Hotspur on loan to join fellow Premier League side Fulham in a loan deal. It is thought Spurs stood in his way with regards to a move back to Germany.

Adel Taarabt has completed his loan move to AC Milan from Queens Park Rangers.

Cardiff City midfielder Craig Conway has left the club to join Blackburn Rovers on a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Nottingham Forest have completed a deal that will see David Vaughan remain at the club on loan from Sunderland until the end of the season.

Ongoing developments:

Crystal Palace's deal for Ivan Ramis has fallen through after he failed a medical.

Arsenal are reportedly working on a deal to sign Kim Kallstrom on loan from Spartak Moscow and he has arrived at Arsenal's training ground.

Kostas Mitroglou is at the centre of a battle between Fulham and West Ham United. The Cottagers seem the favourites to sign the Olympiakos striker.

West Ham are hoping to sign Napoli full-back Pablo Armero and are in advanced talks.

Manuel Pellegrini has said "For the moment, there is no transfer news. There may be business but I have no news at the moment." They have been linked with Eliaquim Mangala and Fernando from FC Porto.

Stoke City are hoping to sign Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole after The Mackems completed a deal for Liam Bridcutt.


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