Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Update 9.55pm: Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri will have a medical at Chelsea tomorrow ahead of his move to Stamford Bridge.

Sky report the move to bring Edin Dzeko back to the club is dead.

Elsewhere in London, West Ham have had another offer to buy Tom Cairney rejected by Championship side Fulham.

Dundee manager Neil McCann does not expect anything to come of his interest in Hammers striker Toni Martinez.

Sean Dyche said Burnley have had no enquiries about Ashley Barnes amid speculation Crystal Palace are interested in signing the striker.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino played down reports linking striker Manolo Gabbiadini with a move to Bologna.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Update 9.38pm: Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu will make a return to the Premier League after joining Watford on loan until the end of the season.

The 23-year-old only returned to first club Barca in the summer after spending two seasons at Everton. Though he had struggled to make an impact at Goodison Park, Deulofeu impressed while on loan at AC Milan to persuade Barca to take him back.

Deulofeu becomes the first signing of new Hornets boss Javi Gracia, who took charge of the club on an 18-month contract on January 21, replacing Marco Silva following a downturn in results which the club blamed on interest from Everton in hiring Silva away.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Update 9.36pm: Celtic have signed Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda on an 18-month contract, the Scottish champions have announced.

Celtic said they had beaten several other clubs to the signature of the 21-year-old thanks to the influence of manager Brendan Rodgers.

"The Belgian Under-21 internationalist has been a much sought-after player in this transfer window, with many of Europe's top clubs keen to take him on loan," a club statement said.

"However, both the player and his parent club believe that his football development will be best served at Celtic Park under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers."

Update 9.32pm: Daniel Sturridge has joined West Brom on a loan deal until the end of the season.

The 28-year-old Liverpool striker had also been interesting Newcastle, Inter Milan and Sevilla, but the Baggies have won the race for his signature.

Sturridge was born in Birmingham and still has family ties there, and that is believed to have influenced his decision.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Update 8.55pm: Sky report that Tottenham have have had a fee of around £25million agreed with Paris St Germain for Brazil international Lucas Moura.

Sky Sources report tonight that Watford are expected to complete the signing of Barcelona's former Everton striker Gerard Doulofeu on loan tomorrow.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Former Everton midfielder Tim Cahill has rejoined Millwall until the end of the season, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.

The Australia international has completed his return to the Lions 20 years after starting his career there. The 38-year-old free agent underwent a successful medical earlier today.

Update 8pm: Chelsea left-back Baba Rahman has joined Bundesliga title hopefuls Schalke on loan until the end of next season.

The 23-year-old Ghanaian, who was on loan at Schalke for several months of the 2016-17 campaign, has only made 23 appearances for Chelsea since arriving in west London from Augsburg in 2015.

A statement published on Chelsea's official website announced the 18-month loan deal for Rahman and also said Brazilian forward Nathan had moved to Belenenses in Portugal on loan until the summer.

Update 5.01pm: West Brom appear to have won the race to sign Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge on loan after the striker turned down the chance to go to Newcastle.

The 28-year-old has fallen a long way down the pecking order at Anfield and, as a result of injury and subsequent non-selection, has not featured since the Champions League match with Spartak Moscow on December 6.

Inter Milan had wanted to take Sturridge on loan to Serie A and tabled an offer which met Liverpool's demands, but with Sevilla also expressing an interest the player was holding out for other opportunities.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Update 4.45pm: Chelsea have been linked with Roma's Edin Dzeko and Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud, although Sky Sports Italy suggest Dzeko will not be returning to Stamford Bridge.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Conte said: "If you see our squad, we don't have three, four, five strikers. We have two strikers: (Alvaro) Morata and Batshuayi.

Update 4.14pm: An agreement has been reached between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to Sky Sports.

Reports suggest the £60million deal will be completed as soon as the Bundesliga side sign a replacement for the 28-year-old.

Aubameyang has scored 85 goals since the start of the 2014/15 season.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Athletic Bilbao have confirmed that Aymeric Laporte's release clause, believed to be £57million, has been triggered.

Laporte is in Manchester to finalise his move to Manchester City, according to the BBC and he posted a farewell message on his official Twitter account thanking them for their support during his time at the club.

The 23-year-old would provide depth at centre-back for City boss Pep Guardiola, whose spending on defenders since last season would reach £190million if Laporte signs.

Former Everton and Australian international Tim Cahill is expected to complete his return to Millwall 20 years after starting his career there. The 38-year-old free agent is currently undergoing a medical.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Update 4.06pm: Aymeric Laporte has issued a farewell message to Athletic Bilbao amid speculation of an impending move to Manchester City.

The 23-year-old has been linked with a £60million transfer to Pep Guardiola's side and was reportedly due to travel to Manchester today.

He wrote in a message on Athletic's official Twitter account: "To all the Athletic family. I want to thank you for all you have given me. I arrived as a kid and I've grown here as a person and as a footballer. My exit, ahead of a new challenge in my professional career, I don't want it be a goodbye, but a see you later. Here I am leaving a unique club, different and I will never forget you."

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Brendan Rodgers claims Celtic beat off competition from 24 other clubs to sign Chelsea attacker Charly Musonda.

The 21-year-old arrived in Glasgow on Monday morning to sign an 18-month loan deal with the Parkhead club following a medical.

Musonda is slated to go into the Hoops squad for the Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Hearts at Parkhead on Tuesday night.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

"Subject to a medical today, it is a really exciting prospect for the club," the Celtic boss said.

"I think there was something up to 24 clubs interested in taking Charly so for him to want to come to here and Chelsea very happily want him to come is a great coup for us as a football club."

West Brom have signed Egyptian defender Ali Gabr on loan from Zamalek until the end of the season.

The Premier League club announced the deal on their official website, and said Gabr would now team up with compatriot Ahmed Hegazi in the Baggies defence.

"I'm here to help the team and do my job. I'm very happy and excited to be here," he told wba.co.uk.

Original story (3.26pm): Aymeric Laporte is in Manchester to finalise his move to Manchester City, according to the BBC.

The Athletic Bilbao defender is poised to complete a transfer to England, with the Blues reported to have triggered a £57million release clause in his contract.

The 23-year-old would provide depth at centre-back for City boss Pep Guardiola, whose spending on defenders since last season would reach £190million if Laporte signs.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang still looks likely to move to Arsenal, with the London club now reportedly moving closer to Borussia Dortmund’s valuation of the Gabon international.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

The Bundesliga side are said to want around £60million for the 28-year-old.

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is being linked with a move to Major League soccer side Los Angeles Galaxy.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Jose Mourinho said: "If that is true and Zlatan wants a future in another club in another country we are here to help and to create conditions for that to happen, not to make his life difficult."

An LA Galaxy source told the BBC though that it was nothing more than "rumours at present".

Mourinho also said he wants to keep Marouane Fellaini at Old Trafford as the midfielder’s future remains in doubt.

Leonardo Ulloa has returned to Brighton on loan until the end of the season from Leicester.

The Argentinian forward returns to the south coast club after three-and-a-half-years with the Foxes.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton said: "We’re delighted to welcome Leo back to the club. He’s scored goals at Premier League level and will further strengthen our attacking options."

Diafra Sakho has left West ham to join French side Rennes on a two-and-a-half-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

Sakho has spent the last three-and-a-half-years at the Hammers scoring 24 goals in 71 appearances.

West Ham are keen to sign Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin and are prepared to pay £20million.

Newcastle have made enquiries to take Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge on loan for the rest of the season.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Rafael Benitez hopes to add Sturridge and number one target Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen to his squad before the transfer window closes on Wednesday night.

The Magpies are one point clear of relegation and Benitez is keen to add more firepower to his squad.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp won’t be rushed into spending the money received for Philippe Coutinho finding his replacement.

Coutinho ended his long-running transfer saga by signing for Barcelona at the start of January’s transfer window.

Liverpool, who signed defender Virgil van Dijk for £75million, are reported to have received around £146million for the Brazilian.

Antonio Conte says Chelsea need Michy Batshuayi, even if the Blues sign another striker.

Live blog: Here’s all the big Premier League transfer news ahead of deadline day

Batshuayi scored twice in Sunday’s 3-0 FA Cup fourth-round win over Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea have been linked with Roma’s Edin Dzeko and Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud, while Batshuayi has been the subject of speculation of a loan move to Sevilla and elsewhere.

Conte said: "If you see our squad, we don’t have three, four, five strikers. We have two strikers: (Alvaro) Morata and Batshuayi.

"When you have to play league, Champions League, then FA Cup. If we have also three strikers I think that’s the minimum.

"It doesn’t mean if we take another player Michy has to go on loan, because we have a lot of competitions."

Sky also reported on Monday morning that Blues forward Charly Musonda had arrived in Glasgow ahead of a proposed loan move to Celtic.

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