Transfer deadline day is best summed up as a period of wild hysteria as Premier League clubs clamber to strengthen their squads with a number of last-minute additions before the window slams shut until January.
Whilst there have been a number of success stories regarding players that have let negotiations rumble on until late in the day, the majority of business can be generally characterised as a panic-buy rather than a meticulously planned acquisition.
Naturally some signings prove to be significantly worse than others, and in tribute to the many disastrous deals that've transpired over the years GiveMeSport has decided to pick out five of the all-time nightmare deadline day transfers.
Click the 'begin slideshow' button below to find out the five flops that made the cut, and have your say in the comment box provided with any other duds you believe deserve a mention!
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