Sports Transfer Market Live Update: 31st August 2016 - Deadline Day


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Several deals are ongoing in what is to be yet the most interesting transfer deadline day. Follow all the stories on Nigerian Bulletin

- Fiorentina have confirmed Marcos Alonso has joined Chelsea (Sky Sports)

- Eliaquim Mangala has joined Valencia from Man City on a season-long loan. (Sky Sports)

- Earlier today Wilfried Bony also left City on a season-long loan for Stoke. (Sky Sports)

- Paris Saint-Germain are lining up a £50 million bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, while Edinson Cavani could be in line for a sensational return to Serie A side Napoli. (The Sun)

- Chelsea have offered Cesc Fabregas to AC Milan on a season-long loan deal. The midfielder is open to moving to Italy. (SportItalia)

- Sunderland have made an approach to Norwich for Steven Naismith. The Scot was signed by David Moyes for Everton in 2012. (Various)

- Tottenham are interested in Morgan Schneiderlin but the midfielder is keen to fight for his place at Manchester United. (Daily Mail)

- Stoke and Hull are interested in signing free agent Victor Anichebe. The striker has been released by West Brom. (Daily Mail)

- Rangers have completed the signing of Phillipe Senderos. (Sky Sports)


- Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala is having a medical at Valencia. (Sky Sports)

- Jay Rodriguez could still leave Southampton on loan, with West Brom, Hull and Sunderland among the clubs interested. (Daily Telegraph)

- Fulham are in talks to sign free agent Emmanuel Adebayor. The striker was released by Crystal Palace earlier this summer. (Sky Sports)

- Espanyol is ready to take a gamble on injured Mathieu Debuchy, with the right-back eager to leave Arsenal this summer. (Sky Sports)

- Leicester are battling to complete a £50 million deal for Sporting duo Adrien Silva and Islam Slimani before the deadline. (The Sun)

- Aston Villa defender Micah Ricards is in talks with West Ham over a return to the Premier League. (Daily Mail)

- Mauricio Pochettino has spoken to Isco in an attempt to convince the Real Madrid midfielder to join on loan, though a move to Malaga is more likely. (AS)

- Chelsea have launched a sensational attempt to bring David Luiz back to Stamford Bridge with a £32 million bid, with the player ready to return. (Daily Mail)

- Moussa Sissoko is currently in Paris waiting to see if Newcastle allow him to leave today. He has been given permission to leave the France squad. (Sky Sports)

- Chelsea will complete a £23m move for Fiorentina's Spanish full-back Marcos Alonso, 25, and will look to the loan market for another central defender. (Telegraph)

- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is angry with German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 32, for rejecting a free transfer to Sporting Lisbon. (Daily Star)

- Valencia have made an offer to sign Manchester United's Argentina defender Marcos Rojo, 26, on loan. (Squawka)

- Stoke City are targeting Manchester City's 27-year-old Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony. (Telegraph)
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