Manchester United made a £38million deadline day bid for Brazil star Neymar, according to The Sun.

However, the striker snubbed Sir Alex Ferguson's advances, because he wants to stay at Santos until after the World Cup in 2014.

Liverpool are planning a shock move for former Juventus forward Alessandro Del Piero.

The Italian appeared set to sign for Australian A-League side Sydney FC, but could now make a u-turn and head for Anfield. (talkSPORT)

Arsenal have made Andrey Arshavin available on a free transfer, in the hope the forward will find a new club before the Russian transfer window closes on Thursday.

Dynamo Moscow remain the favourites to secure his signature. (Daily Telegraph)

Tottenham and Porto agreed a fee for the sale of Joao Moutinho on deadline day - but a third party stake in the Portuguese midfielder is the reason the deal was scuppered. (The Guardian)


And finally, Lyon have asked Chelsea to name their price for out-of-favour winger Florent Malouda - after the France international was left out of Roberto Di Matteo's Premier League and Champions League squads. (London Metro)

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