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.