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Deadline day transfer round-up

Published: Wednesday 1 February 2012, 1.10CET
The transfer window has closed, with clubs across the continent having taken the opportunity to strengthen their squads for the final time this season. UEFA.com rounds up the big moves.

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Published: Wednesday 1 February 2012, 1.10CET

Deadline day transfer round-up

The transfer window has closed, with clubs across the continent having taken the opportunity to strengthen their squads for the final time this season. UEFA.com rounds up the big moves.

A frenetic day of transfer activity is over with the winter European transfer window having closed. UEFA.com rounds up the big last-day moves.

England: Tottenham Hotspur FC, third in the Premier League, have announced the arrival of Everton FC striker Louis Saha.

England: Croatian international striker Nikica Jelavić has joined Everton on a four-and-a-half-year deal from Rangers FC for an undisclosed fee, with Steven Pienaar returning to Goodison Park on loan from Tottenham.

UEFA Europa League: Premier League leaders Manchester City FC have signed experienced Chilean international midfielder David Pizarro on loan from AS Roma for the rest of the campaign – full story.

England: VfB Stuttgart have allowed Russian international striker Pavel Pogrebnyak to join Fulham FC until the summer, when his contract with the Bundesliga side will expire. "I liked being in Stuttgart," said the 28-year-old, who scored 15 times in 67 appearances in the German top flight.

England: Bobby Zamora has left Craven Cottage for Queens Park Rangers FC on a two-and-a-half-year contract. Djibril Cissé has also moved to Loftus Road, arriving at QPR from S.S. Lazio on a two-and-a-half-year contract.

UEFA Europa League: FC Porto have brought Lucho González back to the Estádio do Dragão on a free transfer from Olympique de Marseille, the Argentina midfielder putting pen to paper on terms that tie him to the club until summer 2014 unless his €10m release clause is triggered. Porto have also acquired Austria striker Marc Janko on a three-and-a-half-year deal from FC Twente – full story.

UEFA Europa League: Twente, meanwhile, have signed Wesley Verhoek from ADO Den Haag for an undisclosed fee. "He is one of the best crossers in the Netherlands," said Twente coach Steve McClaren after the player penned a four-and-a-half-year contract. Twente have also picked up 25-year-old forward Glynor Plet from Heracles Almelo on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

UEFA Champions League: FC Internazionale Milano have signed Colombian international Fredy Guarín from Porto, Angelo Palombo from UC Sampdoria and Juan from SC Internacional – full story.

UEFA Champions League: Inter have allowed Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari to join neighbours AC Milan on loan for the remainder of the season – full story. Thiago Motta, meanwhile, has left the Nerazzurri for Paris Saint-Germain FC.

UEFA Europa League: PAOK FC's forward options have been strengthened with the arrival of Frédéric Nimani on a six-month loan deal from AS Monaco FC. "I am ready to play, I know I can contribute right away," said the 23-year-old.

UEFA Champions League: German youth international Thomas Eisfeld has joined Arsenal FC from Borussia Dortmund on a long-term contract. The 19-year-old, who never played for Dortmund's first team, said: "I will give it everything I have here and do my best to make the manager, players and fans happy." Arsène Wenger added: "[Thomas] is young but has proven to us that he can play."

UEFA Europa League: Olympiacos FC have secured the services of Turkish international striker Colin Kazim Richards on a six-month loan from Galatasaray AŞ. The Greek Super League outfit have the option of invoking a two-year deal in the summer.

UEFA Europa League: Lazio have made an addition of their own, bringing in midfielder Antonio Candreva on loan from AC Cesena, with Simone Del Nero moving in the opposite direction, also on loan.

Germany: Poland midfielder Ariel Borysiuk, 20, has left UEFA Europa League contenders Legia Warszawa for 1. FC Kaiserslautern, agreeing terms with the Bundesliga club until summer 2016.

UEFA Europa League: R. Standard de Liège have brought in 18-year-old Nigerian Under-21 international striker Imoh Ezekiel on loan, with the option of a permanent deal. Mbaye Leye has left Standard for SV Zulte Waregem for an undisclosed fee.

UEFA Champions League: Croatian right-back Vedran Ćorluka has joined Bayer 04 Leverkusen on loan from Tottenham Hotspur FC – full story.

England: Manchester City FC's former Chelsea FC and England left-back Wayne Bridge, 31, has joined Sunderland AFC on loan for the remainder of the season.

Spain: FC Internazionale Milano have loaned 19-year-old midfielder Coutinho to RCD Espanyol until the remainder of the current campaign. The Catalan side also reached agreements to bring former Neuchâtel Xamax FC players Víctor Sánchez and Kalu Uche to the club on permanent deals.

UEFA Europa League: Defensive midfielder Michele Pazienza has returned to Udinese Calcio seven years after leaving the club to join ACF Fiorentina. The 29-year-old, who switched from SSC Napoli to Juventus in the summer, has been loaned to the Friulani until the end of the season.

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea FC have signed attacker Kevin De Bruyne from KRC Genk in a deal believed to be worth €8m, though the 20-year-old has been loaned back to the Belgian side until the end of the current season, and will not meet up with his new team-mates until the summer. He is believed to have signed a five-and-a-half year contract.

Italy: Serie A leaders Juventus have signed midfielder Simone Padoin from Atalanta BC for €5m. The 27-year-old former Italian Under-21 international has signed a five-year contract with the Bianconeri. The Turin side have also loaned forward Vincenzo Iaquinta to AC Cesena until the end of the season. On Monday, Juventus sold veteran striker Luca Toni to Al-Nasr Sports Club and right-back Marco Motta to Calcio Catania, while striker Amauri joined ACF Fiorentina last week.

UEFA Champions League: SL Benfica have signed former Sporting Clube de Portugal striker Yannick Djaló as a free agent – full story.

UEFA Europa League: Fresh from signing a new contract with SL Benfica, right-back and midfielder Ruben Amorim, 27, has been loaned to SC Braga for the next 18 months – full story.

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