Watch our live video stream today from 8am-6pm ET (1pm-11pm UK time) for all of the transfer news, speculation and analysis on the final day of the summer transfer window in England that closes today at 6pm ET/11pm UK time.
We’ll be bringing you live coverage courtesy of myself and a team of pundits who will be joining me throughout the day. The experts who have agreed to join today are:
Kartik Krishnaiyer (World Soccer Talk senior writer, and Manchester City fan)
Morgan Green (World Soccer Talk podcast pundit, and Chelsea supporter)
Russ Goldman (Host of Cottage Talk, a Fulham FC podcast)
Sam Tighe (Lead writer at Bleacher Report; Aston Villa supporter)
Robert Hay Jr (Writer for SoccerNewsDay.com, and Arsenal fan)
Matt Jones (World Soccer Talk writer, and Everton supporter)
Ahmed Yussef (Producer/Host of the Oz Football Weekly podcast; Arsenal supporter)
And we may have other surprise guests joining us throughout the day. Plus, you — the reader/viewer — will be able to interact by posting questions and getting involved in the live chat (as well as the comments section below).
Note: If you’re a blogger or podcaster and you’re interested in joining our live Google Hangout On Air discussion today, please e-mail me at thegaffer[at]worldsoccertalk[dot]com
In addition to the live stream above, we’ll also be bringing you the latest breaking transfer news stories (all times Eastern). The advantage of staying with us all through the day today is that we’ll be able to bring you all of the news sources (rather than Sky Sports relying on just, well, Sky Sports):
07:41am — Gareth Bale has arrived in Madrid and will be presented to the fans at the Bernabéu today at 7am ET. Thanks for the last minute notice Real Madrid!
07:37am — Cardiff in talks to sign Odemwingie.
07:35am — This is not a transfer-related story, obviously, but we’ll be sharing other news with you today from the soccer world. This one is a sickening one, if true: Hillsborough: police kept money found among the dead.
07:26am — ESPN UK is reporting today that Southampton missed out on approximately £20million in transfer revenue due to them by Gareth Bale being sold to Real Madrid because Southampton cashed out ~£3million a few years ago when they were in financial difficulties.
07:25am — Liverpool have completed the signing of Tiago Ilori from Sporting Lisbon.
07:24am — It’s official. Kaka has rejoined AC Milan from Real Madrid.
07:23am — Spanish newspaper Marca is reporting that Arsenal have a 50million euros deal with Real Madrid for Mesut Ozil, but Ozil will not leave Real Madrid.
07:22am — Liverpool have signed Mamadou Sakho:
Liverpool Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Frenchman Mamadou Sakho from Paris Saint-Germain. pic.twitter.com/J0CbquFFT6