6 days to go until the transfer window closes, here is all you need to know regarding developing deals...
Joe Allen in bizarre link to Manchester United
The Star have made the surprise claim that Joe Allen of Liverpool is a transfer target for Manchester United. The paper's exclusive reports that United sent scouts to watch the Welshman in action again Manchester City on Monday night. United are in desperate need of midfield additions, and have also been linked with Arturo Vidal and Daley Blind as potential options. Whether Allen's long-term future is at Liverpool or not, it is doubtful the Reds would sell to their rivals, despite the Star's claim about a £20 million bid being in the pipeline.
Arsenal make Danny Welbeck enquiry
The Mirror report Arsenal have enquired with Manchester United over the possibility of signing striker Danny Welbeck. The England international is said to be available at £16 million, but United are reluctant to deal with a rival side the paper report. Welbeck was ironically outshone on Tuesday night by Arsenal loanee Benik Afobe, scorer of two goals for MK Dons who beat United 4-0 in the Capital One Cup. The paper report that Loic Remy of QPR and Alessio Cerci of Torino are alternatives.
Borini to AC Milan?
Liverpool could be ready to do another deal with AC Milan, after signing Mario Balotelli from them earlier this week. This time it may be a striker heading in another direction, with Fabio Borini reported to be high on the wishlist of the Italian side as they search for a replacement. He is being considered, report The Mirror, as an alternative to ex-Red Fernando Torres of Chelsea should the Spaniard not wish to make the move.
Manchester United completed the signing of £59.7 million Angel di Maria from Real Madrid.
Everton confirmed the addition of Samuel Eto'o on a free transfer.