Rightly or wrongly, transfer deadline day has become an enormous event on the English football calendar. As the hours gradually count down, excitement builds among fans and pundits alike as managers frenetically scramble to bolster their ranks and improve their own standing by securing one last satisfying deal.

The final day of the 2013 summer transfer window certainly did not disappoint. Throughout a thrilling 24-hour period, there was no shortage of controversy and talking points as a number of top-flight clubs went toe-to-toe with one another in order to acquire top talent. 

GMS looks at five of the best transfers to have been completed by Premier League sides yesterday...

Marouane Fellaini
Victor Moses
Romelu Lukaku
James McCarthy
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