7pm deadline day news: Details about Newcastle’s Berahino bid, outgoing at Celtic

Saido Berahino

Newcastle, West Brom, Celtic, Leicester, Chelsea, Watford, Crystal Palace, Fulham and Sunderland all feature in our transfer roundup.

Details about Newcastle’s bid for Berahino

The Daily Mail report at 18:16 on their live transfer blog that Newcastle made a £24 million bid for Saido Berahino, with the offer entirely in cash. There were no bonuses or add ons involved, with West Brom set to make £24m profit immediately.

The offer has been rejected, and Berahino looks to be staying at the Hawhtorns.

Loic Remy wants Leicester

Loic Remy is pushing for a move to Leicester City, the Mirror claimed at 18:24. The striker is hoping to beat the deadline this evening and sign for the Foxes, with Chelsea ready to sanction a deal as long as they do not lose Radamel Falcao as well today.

Watford confirm Doucoure signing

Watford have completed the signing of Abdoulaye Doucoure. The 23-year-old midfielder arrives on a four-and-a-half year contract, with the Mirror claiming a club record £8 million fee was paid to Rennes for his services.

Fletcher completes Marseille medical

The Mirror claim at 18:42 that Steven Fletcher has completed his medical with Marseille ahead of leaving Sunderland on loan. A five-month loan deal should be confirmed in the coming hours.

Alex McCarthy to Fulham

Crystal Palace’s Alex McCarthy is having a medical at Fulham, Sky Sports report at 18:41. The goalkeeper is to join the West London club on a 93-day loan, ahead of a number of other Championship teams who had an interest in him.

Celtic talent wanted on loan

The Daily Record claim at 18:47 that Aidan Nesbitt is set to join Partick Thistle on loan. The 18-year-old midfielder is set to link up with the 10th placed Scottish Premiership side on a deal until the end of the season.

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