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The Independent takes a look at the best buys of the summer after the transfer window came to a dramatic end

The 10 biggest deals that DIDN'T happen: Arturo Vidal, Edinson Cavani and Sami Khedira stay put

A look at the biggest rumours that failed to come to light

Fabio Borini (L) and Lucas Leiva of Liverpool laughing during a training session

Fabio Borini: Liverpool striker says 'I'm VERY happy with myself' after transfer fails to materialise

The Italian striker was strongly linked with Sunderland and QPR

Transfer round-up: Complete club-by-club guide to the 2014 transfer window as Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa head £835m influx

Premier League clubs smashed the previous record for money spent in a single transfer window with Manchester United leading the way

Jermain Defoe and Harry Redknapp

Jermain Defoe latest: Toronto striker linked with QPR

Redknapp brought Defoe back to White Hart Lane during his reign at Tottenham

QPR complete Sandro and Niko Kranjcar signings

Harry Redknapp links up with two former players

Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley is wanted by both Aston Villa and Hull City

Tom Cleverley latest: Everton move into pole position for Manchester United midfielder

England international surplus to requirements at Old Trafford

Fabio Borini whilst on loan at Sunderland last season

Fabio Borini latest: QPR and Sunderland in battle for Liverpool striker

The Italian is expected to move for a fee in the region of £10m

Harry Redknapp will use three centre-halves and wing-backs on his Premier League return with QPR

Lassana Diarra to QPR: Transfer OFF despite midfielder passing medical

Harry Redknapp had been excited about the arrival of the former Arsenal and Chelsea player

Transfer deadline day: The best memes and tweets, featuring Radamel Falcao, Javier Hernandez and Bart Simpson

The internet is enjoying itself almost as much as Jim White

Your essential guide to the new Barclays Premier League 2014-15 season

Premier League: Transfers, predictions and key information – your essential guide to the new season

Jack Pitt-Brooke and James Mariner run through all 20 clubs

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon during the Premier League encounter with Liverpool

QPR transfer news: Harry Redknapp to raid Spurs for Aaron Lennon and Sandro

QPR boss looks to former club on transfer deadline day

Loic Remy signs for Chelsea

Loic Remy joins Chelsea: £10.5m signing hails Blues as 'one of the best clubs in the world'

Chelsea wrap up the deal on the eve of the transfer deadline

QPR striker Loic Remy has reportedly opted for Chelsea over Arsenal

Loic Remy: Chelsea confident they have beaten Arsenal to the signature of QPR striker

Chelsea look to have secured the signing of French striker Loic Remy after activating his release clause of £10.5m

Despite speculation linking him with a move away from Loftus Road, Loic Remy started in the blue and white of QPR

Loic Remy’s transfer to Chelsea and the medical mystery at Liverpool

Liverpool snubbed striker over heart issues so why are Chelsea willing to sign him?

Loic Remy

Loic Remy to Chelsea: Harry Redknapp has no hard feelings over striker's £10.5m exit

Redknapp confirms deal to take striker to Stamford Bridge is going ahead

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