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22:56 BST: That's all for tonight, but we'll be back soon with all the latest gossip from around the globe. Goodbye for now.

22:53 BST: Here is the full story on Luke Shaw's new contract at Southampton.

22:48 BST: Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld has revealed he is considering his options following interest from Norwich City. “I’m still an Ajax player and I’m happy here. Maybe I’ll stay for a year,” the Belgium international, who has a year left on his contract, told Dutch television station AT5. “I wouldn’t rule out Norwich out of hand, but I certainly wouldn’t immediately say: ‘Yes’. Everything has to be right for me, whether that be Norwich City or any other club.”

22:32 BST: Sky Sports News reports that goalkeeper Steve Harper, a free agent after leaving Newcastle, could be on his way to newly promoted Hull City.

22:02 BST: Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta has said he is open to a move to Serie A at some stage. He told Sportitalia: "Serie A is a major championship in which I'd like to play one day. Which team do I like? Juventus, Inter and AC Milan are important clubs but I think Fiorentina are a very interesting team. I don't know why but I have always liked Fiorentina since (Gabriel) Batistuta played there."

21:37 BST: It's not transfer news as such, but NFL billionaire Shad Khan looks to have bought Fulham. Perhaps the Cottagers will be making some more signings in the near future. STORY HERE

21:07 BST: Luke Shaw has now signed a new five-year deal with Southampton.

21:05 BST: Sky Sports News reports Sebastian Coates has been told he is free to leave Liverpool.

20:23 BST: West Ham have applied for a work permit for Colombian forward Duvan Zapata, The Guardian reports. The Estudiantes man has yet to play for his country, which means the Hammers will have to argue that he is a "special talent".

19:54 BST: Real Madrid are planning to keep Kaka, with president Florentino Perez confident Carlo Ancelotti can inspire a revival. STORY HERE.

19:41 BST: Here’s a video of AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani talking about his club’s hopes of signing Keisuke Honda in January.

19.17 BST: DONE DEAL Doncaster have announced the signing of former Oldham captain Dean Furman following a loan spell. Manager Paul Dickov had said earlier today that there are four players who have agreed contracts but not yet signed, and one may well be Shay Given, the Daily Mail reports.

19:03 BST: Juventus blogger Mina Rzouki provides her thoughts on an impressive transfer campaign so far.

18:29 BST: Marca offers an update on the Gonzalo Higuain situation: Arsenal, or any other club, have yet to put in a bid, while there is a very real chance the striker will stay put as Carlo Ancelotti wants to keep him. It appears the striker will be meeting club president Florentino Perez soon to talk about his wishes. You’ll recall that the striker said he was off at the end of last season.

18:19 BST: The Metro believes Daniele De Rossi to Chelsea is all but confirmed.

18:04 BST: Transfer gossip courtesy of Brian Moore. The former rugby union player. Feel free to disregard it.

17:59 BST: Someone who definitely has signed a new contract with Southampton is Lloyd Isgrove, which you can read about here.

17:53 BST: Southampton left-back Luke Shaw - linked with half the Premier League at various points - turns 18 today, and the Press Association understands he is close to penning a five-year contract with the Saints.

17:37 BST: Could Stoke really sign Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe? Sources have told ESPN FC that Mark Hughes will have some persuading to do.

17:18 BST: David Villa will be officially presented as an Atletico Madrid player on Monday night.

17:13 BST: More from Sky Sports News: Jose Bosingwa is close to agreeing to a termination of his QPR contract. Even among QPR's horrible signings of last summer, he was a bad one.

16:56 BST: Sky Sports News believes Juventus have accepted Sunderland's bid for Emanuele Giaccherini. Antonio Conte has pretty much admitted already that he's off here.

16:37 BST: DONE DEAL Liverpool have confirmed that Suso will spend the season on loan at Almeria.

16:30 BST: Sky Sports reports that Alvaro Negredo could be edging closer to a move away from Sevilla, after his coach Unai Emery admitted it would be "best for everyone" if he left.

16:25 BST: Catch up on the full story about Tom Ince turning down Cardiff HERE.

16:23 BST: ESPN sources say there has been a significant advancement in negotiations between Manchester United and Benfica's Ezequiel Garay, but a transfer still some way off (not much new there).

United have also now been made aware - and not just by the media - that Thiago Alcantara is leaning towards Bayern, and are not confident of snatching a deal for him. They did expect to sign him, and had even had the number 22 jersey ready for the Spaniard.

16:14 BST: Cagliari insist Manchester United and Napoli have no chance of signing Davide Astori for £10 million reports Football-Italia.

16:06 BST: Bild report that Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil has begun negotiations to extend his contract. His current deal runs out in 2016, and the new contract will extend that to 2019. Madrid want Ozil to stay, as it's clear someone will be offloaded from the now overcrowded Real midfield. The German international has struck up a fruitful partnership with Cristiano Ronaldo since joining in 2010. Here is a taste of that combination:

16:00 BST: Football-Espana reports that Valencia defender Jeremy Mathieu has said that Pep Guardiola tried to convince him to join Bayern Munich this summer.

'Guardiola sent me a message, I said no, I’m staying in Valencia. Because whilst Bayern are very good, I am thinking about the World Cup and at Valencia I have more opportunities to play.'

15:44 BST: South American football expert Rupert Fryer shares this quote with us:

15:35 BST: Perhaps Julio Cesar will not be heading to Napoli after all. report that the Partenopei have signed Santos goalkeeper Rafael for €5 million.

15:27 BST: InsideFutbol reveal details about Inter Milan's pursuit of Mauricio Isla and Gregory van der Wiel. Sporting director Piero Ausilio confirms talks with Paris Saint-Germain over a loan deal for van der Wiel.

15:12 BST: talkSPORT report that Bayern Munich have signed Thiago Alcantara for €18million, and the 22-year-old is expected to put pen-to-paper on a five-year deal today. You've probably seen a lot of Thiago, but it doesn't hurt to watch some more:

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