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Transfer deadline day live: Jack Wilshere loaned to Bournemouth, David Luiz flies in to make Chelsea return - latest

Follw all the latest news and stories on the final day of the transfer window

Where will Jack end up on transfer deadline day?
Where will Jack end up on transfer deadline day? (Chelsea FC)

The final day of a record-breaking transfer window sees a number of clubs rushing to push through last-minute deals ahead of tonight's deadline, with Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all involved in late puchases and player sales on what is always one of the most dramatic days in the football calendar. Follow the latest here.

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The summer transfer window closes at 23:00 BST tonight.


Leicester City are desperately trying to force through two final deals on the last day of the transfer window. Both Adrien Silva and Islam Slimani have been linked with the Premier League champions and it's believed that their transfers to the King Power Stadium could be imminent. According to reports, it's just a case of whether or not the club can complete the paperwork in time.

Samuel Lovett31 August 2016 07:37

Juan Cuadrado's return to Juventus is nearing completion after the player informed manager Antonio Conte that he’d like to leave Chelsea.

The 28-year-old is a prime target for Massimiliano Allegri’s side, who would be willing to pay a £3.5million loan fee with an option of a £22m permanent deal next summer.

Having made a name for himself at Fiorentina, Cuadrado joined Chelsea in January 2015 but proved a big disappointment at Stamford Bridge.

Despite previous claims that he would be handed a more prominent role this season, he has now asked to be allowed to rejoin Juventus.

Cuadrado in action for Chelsea during pre-season

Samuel Lovett31 August 2016 08:36

So Rio Ferdinand has tweeted that he's been up nice and early this morning for training and will be keeping an eye of his phone for any potential suitors. Chance of a bid? Very unlikely.

Samuel Lovett31 August 2016 08:57

Marcos Alonso is currently undergoing a medical at Chelsea's training ground ahead of his €27 move to Stamford Bridge. The former Bolton and Sunderland defender will offer competition at left-back and, if required, centre-half.

The club are keen to add another experienced defender, potentially on loan, before the window closes but have been told by PSG that David Luiz will not be making a return to the London club.

Samuel Lovett31 August 2016 09:51

  ↵Manchester City news

Here's the full story on Joe Hart's season-long loan move to Torino, with the goalkeeper set to play in Italy in an effort to keep his place as England's No 1 after being dropped by Pep Guardiola.

Jack de Menezes31 August 2016 12:58

Having languished on the Manchester City bench for much of the past two seasons, Wilfried Bony finally has the chance to get some first-team football under his belt after leaving Swansea in 2015. The forward made 36 appearances for City, scoring 6 times in total, but ultimately struggled to make an impact at the Etihad with Sergio Aguero leading the team from the front. His physicality and finishing abilities bring a welcome addition to the Stoke front-line which already boosts the likes of Xherdan Shaqiri and Marko Arnautovic. 

Samuel Lovett31 August 2016 13:13
Sam Dymond31 August 2016 16:52


Supporters at Ibrox can now look forward to 89 minutes of beautifully composed defensive football, ruined weekly by one humungous blunder at the death that allows Miles Storey/David Wotherspoon/Liam Boyce in to equalise.

Philippe Senderos has arrived.

Sam Dymond31 August 2016 17:21

A what now?!

Sam Dymond31 August 2016 17:57

Following their recent trip to Stamford Bridge in the second round of the EFL Cup, Bristol Rovers have returned to the south-west with two Chelsea youngsters in their back pocket.

It has been announced that Charlie Colkett and Jake Clarke-Salter will be staying at the Memorial Stadium for the rest of the season, and it now means the London club have 33 35 37 A LOT of players out on loan.

Sam Dymond31 August 2016 19:17

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