ESPNsoccernet's On the Move transfer blog is where you will find a hearty round-up of all the rumours and signings during the summer transfer window. Get your teeth into the below to find out which player(s) your side are being linked with today.
Mario Balotelli's agent values the striker at £200 million
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23.30 BST That is all for tonight folks, so keep it on ESPN tomorrow for more of the same. More Rangers players are sure to be on the way.
23.15 BST Juventus have confirmed the double signing of Kwadwo Asamoah and Mauricio Isla from Udinese in a deal that sees Cristian Pasquato move in the opposite direction.
22.56 BST Midfielder Steven Naismith is expected to join the exodus from Ibrox and join Everton on a free transfer. Another one bites the dust?
21.59 BST Could Rafael van der Vaart be heading back to Hamburg? Hamburg sugar-daddy Klaus-Michael Kuhne said the club had no interest in Spurs' Dutchman, but when sporting director Frank Arnesen was asked if that was the case, the Dane replied: "No, it's not true."
21.07 BST A Spanish swap in the offing as Mallorca and Espanyol look set to see midfielders Javi Marquez and Sergio Tejera exchange clubs.
20.25 BST Ibra is going nowhere. AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani must have read the quotes from Raiola earlier as he told Sky Sport24 on Monday evening: "We don't have any problems with him. He will 100 per cent remain at Milan."
20.11 BST Parma have confirmed the signing of Amauri on a free transfer. "Welcome back, Ama," read a statement on the club's official website. "Parma FC announced today [Monday] that it has completed the agreement with the Brazilian striker Amauri, who returns to wear the shirt after the crucial contribution he made during the 2010-11 season."
19.31 BST Odd quotes from Mino Raiola, the agent of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who says that it is up to the club to keep the striker. "I cannot guarantee that Ibrahimovic will stay at AC Milan. There's a possibility that he will leave. It depends on the club," Raiola told Corriere dello Sport.
18.54 BST - DONE DEAL Paris St Germain have completed the signing of winger Ezequiel Lavezzi from Napoli, the French club confirmed. The 27-year-old Argentina international has agreed a four-year contract at the Parc des Princes. A statement on the PSG website read: "This Monday, Ezequiel Lavezzi has been transferred from Napoli to Paris St Germain for the duration of four years. The new offensive asset of the club will wear the number 11 shirt.''
18.52 BST - DONE DEAL Leon Best has joined Blackburn for over £3 million on a four-year deal.
18.32 BST - DONE DEAL Lazio have completed the signing of Brazilian midfielder Ederson on a free transfer from Lyon.
18.01 BST Real Madrid forward Jose Maria Callejon has declared he has no interest in leaving the Spanish champions this summer. The 25-year-old told AS: "I am not going to move. I am very happy in Madrid, I want to do well and Mourinho believes in me. There are many reasons why I want to continue. I have a lot of desire. I want to continue showing my commitment to Madrid, enjoy the minutes and help to win as much as possible.''
17.45 BST Benfica are ready to cash in on Belgian international Axel Witsel - a transfer target for Manchester United and Chelsea - for around £20 million according to De Telegraaf.
17.30 BST Getafe have confirmed that Real Madrid winger Pedro Leon will return to the club for another loan spell next season.
17.08 BST AC Milan defender Thiago Silva has agreed a new five-year deal, ending speculation regarding his future. A Milan statement confirmed that the club have "extended the player's contract until 30 June 2017". Full story
16.47 BST Midfielder Daniel Didavi has agreed a three-year contract extension at Stuttgart after spending last season on loan at Bundesliga rivals
16.10 BST While Rafael da Silva has signed a new contract with Manchester United, his twin brother Fabio has just joined QPR on a season-long loan.
16.01 BST Santos midfielder Ganso has added fuel to speculation linking him with a move to Europe after rejecting an new deal at the Brazilian club. "I didn’t like the offer, I thought they would offer something better," Ganso told reporters.
15.34 BST Newcastle and Borussia Monchengladbach target Luuk De Jong is set to leave FC Twente this summer, according to the striker's agent. "Luuk has taken the decision to move on," Louis Laros told TC Tubantia. "He wants to develop as a player in a bigger league."
15.04 BST Inter have not yet made an offer for Udinese goalkeeper Samir Handanovic, but when they do it will have to be a big one. "There has not been any official approach," Udinese president Giampaolo Pozzo told Sky Sport24. "I can't put a specific price on him, but he will be expensive."
14.42 BST Andre Villas-Boas will reportedly be handed a £70 million transfer kitty when he becomes Tottenham manager and will make a move to poach Daniel Sturridge and Raul Meireles from his former club Chelsea... take that one with a pinch of salt.
14.17 BST Full the full story on Rafael, click THIS.
14.06 BST Some words from Sir Alex Ferguson on that news we just shouted at you just a moment ago: “Rafael is one of the club’s brightest young prospects; he has no fear of playing and has great belief in himself. The boy has developed immensely since joining United, his energy and enthusiasm are a joy to watch. Rafael has all the attributes to become one of the best full-backs in the world and I am delighted he has signed a new contract.”
14.03 BST - BREAKING NEWS Rafael da Silva has signed a new four-year deal with Manchester United.
13.56 BST The chaps over at Sky Sports suggest former Hibernian forward Garry O'Connor is set for a move back to Russia. Tom Tomsk could be the destination.
13.44 BST Conjecture. Spanish newspaper Marca says Real Madrid want Tottenham's Luka Modric, but only if they can get the Croatian for under €35 million. The paper also claims Real are keen to shift Kaka, but the Brazilian is having none of it. He wants to stay.
13.33 BST Zenit have officially confirmed Andrey Arshavin's return to Arsenal after the end of his loan to St Petersburg. It had been anticipated he might stay permanently.
13.26 BST It has been speculated that Wolves striker Steven Fletcher has filed a transfer request. But no! See this tweet from yer man Fletcher: "I ain't put no transfer request in only request I put in just now was for a side of fries with my chicken wrap at the pool #sisu #marbs"
13.23 BST This, coming up in a moment, will make you LOL...
13.21 BST The croissants are all gone (see 08.00 BST). You ate them all. It's a difficult afternoon ahead. Make it up to us with something jovial in the comments box. If it takes our mind off being mildly hungry, it'll get published.
13.18 BST Some movement of the transfer variety. Journalist Paolo Bandini just fired this out on the Twitter: "Alessandro Nesta has signed for Montreal Impact in MLS, where he joins Marco Di Vaio."
13.12 BST The Daily Mail also claims Liverpool remain keen on Scott Sinclair, who of course worked with new Reds boss Brendan Rodgers at Swansea.
13.05 BST This will come as little surprise, but the Liverpool Echo "understands that there are no plans to replace (Pepe) Reina" with Hugo Lloris.
12.46 BST Quotes from Villa's new man El Ahmadi: "It's nice that I am the manager's first transfer and I am looking forward to doing good things with the team and with the club this year. This club should be competing in the top half of the table and I am looking forward to achieving that with the team. I came to this club and spoke to the people here and they gave me great confidence in what we can do this year, so I have chosen to come."
12.27 BST Dodo! Let's hope the deal doesn't become 'extinct'. Ha!
12.26 BST Corinthians defender Jose Rodolfo Pires "Dodo" is on the verge of completing his transfer to Roma, it says on the news wire. That nickname is ripe for puns, but we shall refrain.
12.15 BST - DONE DEAL Aston Villa have announced that Feyenoord's Karim El Ahmadi has signed a three-year deal with the club. Paul Lambert's first signing.
12.01 BST You know Paul Scharner? Tall footballer, sometimes sports novelty glasses when in a non-sporting capacity? Well, he's seeking a new club, and his preference is to stay in England. "I am hoping very much to stay in England," he told the Wigan Evening Post.
11.40 BST Inter Milan captain Javier Zanetti is hopeful the club can sign Matias Silvestre and Mattia Destro this summer. Side note: 'The Tractor' is 38 years young.
11.32 BST "The club would like to thank all four players for their service and wish them the best of luck in the future," reads a statement from Manchester United upon confirmation that Tomas Kuszczak and Michael Owen, as well as 18-year-old goalkeepers Liam Jacob and Joe Coll, have been released. Where next for Mickey?
11.18 BST Porto full-back Alvaro Pereira has confirmed he would welcome a move to Serie A amid reports Napoli are closing in on a deal. For more on this, click here.
11.01 BST A juicy rumour, this - although perhaps utter nonsense. Regardless: Gazzetta dello Sport claims Arsenal have turned down a €10million offer from Juventus for Robin van Persie.
10.51 BST Not a transfer per se, but it's gossip, and here, at this knitting club, we do enjoy a good natter. Hence, let us inform you that the Press Association are reporting Andre Villas-Boas is close to being appointed Tottenham's new manager. He could even be installed as Harry Redknapp's successor within the next 24 hours. It is suggested Villas-Boas is on the brink of signing a four-year contract worth £16 million. Shazam.
10.38 BST Just yesterday it was suggested Filippo Inzaghi could sign for Western Sydney Wanderers FC. Alas, that rumour has been blown out of the water. The remains of the corpse are here.
10.23 BST If only there was a place on the internet where you could view all the completed transfers. Wait, you know where we're going with this? We're that predictable? Damn! A LINK TO DONE DEALS.
10.12 BST L'Equipe says Arsenal are ready to offer €15 million for Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, with Wojciech Sczcesny to be dropped to the bench. Interesting. Perhaps there is no smoke without fire after all.
10.00 BST This way for all the details on Cuellar's move to Sunderland. What a 24 hours for Spain; the European crown, and now Cuellar switching to Wearside. It's the end of days.
09.55 BST At ESPN, we search far and wide for transfer titbits. Example: Denmark winger Michael Krohn-Dehli has been linked with a move away from Brondby after impressing at Euro 2012, and he told his club's official website: "[The tournament] gave me extra experience that will allow me to improve my game. I also showed that I can perform at the highest level."
09.42 BST - DONE DEAL News, glorious, news. Get his down your throat: Sunderland have signed defender Carlos Cuellar on a two-year deal.
09.28 BST Daily Record: That's right, we take you north of the border with the following rumour. 'Celtic have been stung by the news they may have to pay £2.5 million to land Bordeaux ace Michael Ciani.' There's probably a sarcastic comment to be made about the use of 'stung', but that's below us.
09.17 BST Daily Star: Here's one for ya! Fulham want £10 million for Clint Dempsey and Liverpool are tempted. Clint's a decent player, and has pined after a 'bigger' club of late. There's a deal to be done, if a team has the financial grapes, that is.
09.07 BST Daily Express: Gylfi Sigurdsson is to sign for Tottenham after Liverpool baulked (a word only used in football speak) at his wage demands ... Leon Best is set to undergo a medical at Blackburn as he completes a £2 million move from Newcastle. It doesn't get bigger than that.
08.54 BST That Dzagoev story we mentioned earlier, yeah? Well, here's the full thing.
08.48 BST Daily Mirror: 'Think of a number and double it' bellows the tabloid, with regards Wigan's (or 'Wig' in the story's headline) Victor Moses. Liverpool and Chelsea have been told the forward is worth around £12 million. Is he? ... Giovani Dos Santos, who has to date, let's be frank, wasted his career at Tottenham, could move to Malaga for £5 million. Sounds like a good deal for all parties involved, if you ask me, which you haven't. More coffee?
08.36 BST Daily Mail: This newspaper jumps on, and proceeds to give it a good dry humping, yesterday's rumour that emerged from Paris, which we brought you as it broke, that PSG are considering a move for John Terry. £8 million, says the paper ... MEANWHILE (capitals necessary, people), 'Chelsea are lining up a shock swoop for Arsenal's Theo Walcott as the England winger stalls on signing a new deal'. Make of that what you will. ... A more feasible rumour is Chelsea being linked with Inter Milan right back Maicon, who is available for around £6 million.
08.25 BST The Sun: Tottenham are interested in Russia star Alan Dzagoev. The CSKA Moscow attacking midfielder's father, Tariel Dzagoev, said: "I don't know if he will stay at CSKA. There are offers — from Spurs and other foreign clubs. But I tell him not to hurry. Yuri Zhirkov ran off to Chelsea and sat on the bench."
08.14 BST The main transfer-related line this morning? Why, it is Mario Balotelli of course. He's staying at Manchester City, says his agent, who has also valued the striker at £200 million. Read the full story here.
08.00 BST Good morning, y'all. A newspaper round-up coming your way shortly, so pull up a chair, help yourself to coffee, even a croissant, and join us for the second day of the 2012 summer transfer window. Oh, two extra things: the pain au chocolat are not to be touched, but you can have your say on this transfer MERRY-GO-ROUND via the comments section of the blog.