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Summary

  1. Beckenbauer 'investigated by Swiss Attorney General'
  2. Simpson signs new Leicester contract
  3. Sunderland's Borini out for three months
  4. McCarthy replaces injured Forster in England squad
  5. Premier League spending hits £1.165bn in transfer window

Live Reporting

By Andy Donley and Alan Jewell

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye

    Right, that's all from us for today. But don't forget to follow the England-Pakistan fourth one-day international live text commentary here.

    And Andy Murray at the US Open will be with you before too long.

    Sportsday will be back at 08:00 BST tomorrow. Until then, cheerio.

  2. Sunderland have pre-contract agreement for M'Vila

    Football

    One final Sunderland entry... the Black Cats missed out on signing midfielder Yann M'Vila, who spent last season on loan at Wearside, from Russian side Rubin Kazan on Wednesday. 

    But they have a pre-contract agreement in place allowing the two clubs to negotiate again in January. 

    M'Villa posted on social media that he was at Heathrow on transfer deadline day, but the two sides couldn't agree on a fee for a permanent transfer, with Kazan wanting 10m euros (£8.4m).

    Yann M'Villa Sunderland
  3. Queen's Club to increase capacity

    Tennis

    Queen’s Club is to increase its centre court capacity by 30% with more than 2,000 additional seats will be added to the current 6,651 for the Aegon Championships.

    The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), which owns the tournament, has also signed a new 10-year agreement to continue staging the event at Queen’s Club until 2026.    

    The grass-court tournament takes place in June, two weeks before Wimbledon.

    Queen's Club
  4. Sunderland appeal to Fifa over Mika

    Football

    In other Black Cats news, the club have appealed to Fifa over the failed signing of goalkeeper Mika from Boavista after paperwork held up the deal at the Portuguese end. 

    No, not this Mika... 

    Singer Mika

    ... it's this one...

    Goalkeeper Mika
  5. Borini 'out for three months'

    Football

    Fabio Borini

    More on the news that Sunderland striker Fabio Borini is out for three months with a torn abductor muscle.

    The Italian, 25, was hurt while taking a free-kick in the 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday.

    The injury to Borini leaves Jermain Defoe as Sunderland's only recognised striker.

  6. BreakingBorini 'out for three months'

    Football

    Sunderland striker Fabio Borini is out for three months with a torn abductor muscle.

  7. Champions League a great opportunity - Van Gerwen

    Darts

    Michael van Gerwen

    Michael van Gerwen earlier popped into BBC Towers, where's he's been talking about the PDC's Champions League of Darts, which will make its BBC debut on 24 September.

    “This is a great opportunity to put on a new show," the 27-year-old world number one said.

    "It’s back on the BBC, it’s great for us as darts players, a great audience. 

    "The top eight of the world is there and you want to perform and with the groups, I’m with Phil (Taylor) in one group, it makes it good for the people at home as well.”

    Click here to find out more about the new competition, which will feature the top eight players in the world competing for a £100,000 prize.

  8. Painting the town gold (and then red again)

    Sailing

    Post box

    An Essex post box unofficially painted gold in honour of an Olympic gold medallist will be repainted red, the post office has said. 

    It is not clear who gave a makeover to the box beside Blackwater Estuary on Mersea Island, where Rio Olympics' sailing champion Saskia Clark learnt to sail. 

    Post boxes were painted gold in 2012 in recognition of gold-winning achievements at the London Olympics. 

    The Royal Mail said it was up to host nation Brazil to celebrate its own Games. 

    Clark, along with Hannah Mills, won gold in the women's 470 class for Team GB at Rio 2016 last month.

    As you can see from the picture below, you wouldn't be happy if you hired a painter and they did this job... shoddy, shoddy work.

    Post box
  9. Return of Chamakh?

    Football

    Norwich did not make a signing on deadline day, but a familiar face to Premier League fans may be on his way to Carrow Road... Marouane Chamakh, who left Crystal Palace in the summer, is training with the Championship club, according to BBC Radio Norfolk...

  10. Murray set for Granollers test

    US Open

    Andy Murray

    Andy Murray's attempt to reach the final of all four Grand Slams in 2016 continues as he faces Spain's Marcel Granollers in round two of the US Open later.

    The world number two should be on court around 18:00 BST and we'll have live text and radio commentary.

    Play is due to start now on day four in New York but rain has delayed play on all courts apart from Arthur Ashe Stadium, which handily has a new roof this year.

    The good news for Murray is that he is playing on Ashe after Simona Halep takes on Lucie Safarova.

    Fellow Briton Naomi Broady is due to face Agnieszka Radwanska's second on the roof-less Louis Armstrong Stadium, while Dan Evans is fourth on court five to play Alexander Zverev.

    They may have a wait in store. 

  11. Edmund into round three

    US Open

    Joining Johanna Konta in round three in the US Open is fellow Briton Kyle Edmund (below) who beat American wildcard Ernesto Escobedo 7-5 6-4 6-4 in New York.

    The Yorkshireman, ranked 84th in the world, will play another American, 20th seed John Isner, in the last 32 on Friday.  

    In other matches on Wednesday, French Open champion Garbine Muguruza and Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic made shock exits, while Rafael Nadal reached round three in the first match played under the new roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium.   

    Kyle Edmund
  12. Konta 'embarrassed' after collapse

    US Open

    Johanna Konta

    Britain's Johanna Konta says her on-court collapse during her second-round win at the US Open was "very embarrassing". 

    Konta led Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2 5-6 at Flushing Meadows when she crouched down to her knees and began hyperventilating with blurred vision, breathing issues and an increased heart rate.

    Medical help arrived after several minutes and Konta, 25, took a lengthy break before winning 6-2 5-7 6-2.  

    "We push our bodies to the limits that they can go. I definitely hit one of my limits. That was the way my body reacted," said Konta.  

    She will play Swiss 24th seed Belinda Bencic in the third round on Friday.

  13. Bournemouth's style 'will suit Wilshere'

    Football

    Video content

    Video caption: Jack Wilshere can take Bournemouth to new levels - Eddie Howe

    There seems to be a lot of love flowing between Wilshere and new manager Eddie Howe already.

    Howe says his new midfielder is "the very best in his position" and will help his teammates to raise their game.

  14. Bournemouth 'best place' for Wilshere

    Football

    Jack Wilshere

    Bournemouth's new loan signing Jack Wilshere has just posted a message on Twitter (see above).

    What have we learnt from it? Well, Jack is going to have charge his phone pretty soon. 

  15. BreakingDanny Simpson signs new Leicester contract

    Football

    Leicester City right-back Danny Simpson has signed a new contract with the Premier League champions.

    Simpson, who signed from Queens Park Rangers in 2014, joins Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy and captain Wes Morgan in committing his future to the club in recent times.

  16. The real price of the loan system

    Football

    Joe Hart and Samir Nasri

    The Times are reporting that Manchester City will still have to pay £13.5m in wages to the seven players they allowed to leave on loan.

    Samir Nasri, Joe Hart, Wilfried Bony, Jason Denayer and Eliaquim Mangala all left on season-long loans on Wednesday, as well as youngsters Shay Facey and Kean Bryan.

    But City will have to subsidise the wages of some of those players. 

    What happened to just selling players you don't want? Football these days, eh?

  17. Time for a break?

    Football

    Have you been working hard today? You probably deserve a break, I reckon.

    Get yourself a brew and a little piece of something sweet and have a crack at our transfer deadline day inspired quiz.

    I've just smashed through it in about 15 seconds and I got 6/8. I expect many of you will beat me.

  18. UAE beat Japan in Asian World Cup qualifying

    Football

    World Cup qualifying has already started in Asia, where the first round of games in the final group stages took place earlier.

    There was a major shock in Saitama where Japan, the favourites to win Group B, were beaten 2-1 by the UAE.

    A team featuring Leicester’s Shinji Okazaki, Southampton’s Maya Yoshida and ex-Man Utd man Shinji Kagawa took the lead through AC Milan star Keisuke Honda.

    But two goals from 2015 Asian Player of the Year Ahmed Khalil sealed victory for the visitors.

    In the same group, Australia beat Iraq 2-0 while in Group A, while South Korea - featuring Son Heung-min of Spurs, Crystal Palace’s Lee Chung-yong and Swansea’s Ki Sung-yueng - survived a late scare to win 3-2 at home to China.

    UAE beat Japan
  19. Captain Neuer

    Football

    That didn't take long, did it? Schweinsteig-who?

  20. BreakingPakistan announce Twenty20 squad

    England v Pakistan

    Pakistan have announced their Twenty20 squad for the one-off match against England at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

    England announced their squad yesterday, with Ben Stokes set to play for the first time since being hit for four sixes in the final over of the World T20, when West Indies beat England.

    The two sides are currently contesting the fourth of five ODIs at Headingly, with Pakistan batting first. Follow that here.