Transfer gossip: Radamel Falcao, Danny Welbeck, Victor Valdes

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, says Colombia striker Radamel Falcao, 28, will be a fantastic signing for Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Victor Valdes
Ex-Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes can join a new club outside the transfer window as a free agent

Falcao will earn £350,000 per week at Old Trafford as part of a £24m outlay by United. (Daily Express)external-link

Former United first-team coach Rene Meulensteen believes striker Danny Welbeck, 23, is the perfect match for Arsenal. (Sky Sports)external-link

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini's £10m move to QPR broke down because the 23-year-old could not agree personal terms. (Daily Mail)external-link

The Reds are likely to sign former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 32, as a free agent in October. (Independent)external-link

Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe, 31, failed in his attempts to find a Premier League club on deadline day despite travelling to England to push through a deal. (Daily Telegraph)external-link


Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph, 24, reveals a summer working out with a personal trainer has helped him win an England call-up. (Daily Mirror)external-link

West Brom midfielder Craig Gardner, 27, says head coach Alan Irvine will lift the side after they failed to win any of their opening three Premier League games. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

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The Baggies have sent defender Joleon Lescott, 32, to an American boot camp in a bid to get him fit to face Everton on 13 September.(Express & Star)external-link

Hull City boss Steve Bruce admits it will be a challenge to get the best out of winger Hatem Ben Arfa, 27, who has joined on loan from Newcastle. (Sunderland Echo)external-link

Tigers goalkeeper Steve Harper, 39 could end his playing career to take over as the new manager of League Two side Carlisle United.(the Sun - subscription required)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson, 24, says he is surprised that England supporters have been so supportive after the national team's poor showing in the World Cup this summer. (Daily Star)external-link

Aston Villa's Shay Given, 38, says he did not demand to be Martin O'Neill's first choice as Republic of Ireland goalkeeper following his decision to come out of international retirement. (the Times - subscription required)external-link

A record low attendance for an England match at the new Wembley is expected for the friendly against Norway on Wednesday night. (Guardian)external-link

England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate has told Crystal Palace's on-loan winger Wilfried Zaha, 21, that he must play his way back into the international set-up. (Daily Star)external-link


Hull midfielder David Meyler, 25, played a deadline-day prank on his Twitter followers with a cheeky two-part post,external-link which began "looks like I'm off… " - only to follow up with " …to the cinema - sorry, forgot to put that part in!"

Hyde FC - bottom of the Conference North - joked on Twitterexternal-link that they rejected the chance to sign Falcao.

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville jokingly claimed to have played a part in bringing Falcao to Old Trafford by posting a picture of him with the striker on Twitterexternal-link along with the message: "Ah I knew that late night bottle of red might pay off!! Haha"

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, 27, returned to Liverpool on deadline day - posing for an Instagram photographexternal-link with captain Steven Gerrard.


Russian club Zenit St Petersburg completed the oddest transfer deadline-day deal - by signing Bart Simpson as their new mascot. (Zenit St Petersburg)external-link

Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling, 19, admits he was confused by manager Brendan Rodgers' joke about his fluffed finish against Tottenham, saying he had to Google both 'Ricky Gervais' and 'Ricky Villa'. (Daily Express)external-link

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