(Reuters) – Latest news and highlights from Europe’s top football leagues on the day of the transfer deadline (all times GMT):
FILE PHOTO – Ligue 1 – Olympique de Marseille v Brest – Orange Velodrome, Marseille, France – November 29th 2019 Bouna Sarr of Olympique de Marseille celebrates his first goal REUTERS / Jean-Paul Pelissier
2230 MAN UNITED SIGN URUGUAYAN TEENAGER PELLISTRI
Manchester United signed their fourth contract as of the deadline, signing 18-year-old Uruguayan winger Facundo Pellistri from Club Atletico Penarol for five years.
2225 RAFINA SWITCHES FROM BARCA TO PSG
French champions Paris St. Germain have signed midfielder Rafinha Alcantara from Barcelona, both sides confirmed.
2213 EVERTON SIGN SWEDEN GOALKEEPER OLSEN
Everton have signed Swedish goalkeeper Robin Olsen on loan from Italian club AS Roma.
2200 ARSENAL’S TORREIRA MOVES TO ATLETICO
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is on loan to La Liga club Atletico Madrid until the end of the season.
2158 ARSENAL PAY BUYOUT CLAUSE FOR ATLETICO’S PARTY
Arsenal have paid the € 50m buyout clause for midfielder Thomas Partey, La Liga club Atletico Madrid have confirmed.
“La Liga informed Atletico Madrid on Monday at 11:28 pm that representatives from Arsenal had arrived at the football association headquarters to fulfill Thomas Partey’s release clause,” said a statement from the Atletico club.
2133 LEEDS SIGN WINGER RAPHINHA
Leeds United have completed signing Stade Rennes winger Raphinha, subject to international clearance. The 23-year-old joins Elland Road for four years.
2130 WALCOTT RESIGNS SOUTHAMPTON
English striker Theo Walcott has returned to Southampton from Everton. The 31-year-old returns to the South Coast Club after 15 years.
2130 FULHAM SIGN OTHERSEN ON LOAN
Fulham have loaned center-back Joachim Andersen from Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais for a season.
2100 TODIBO JOINS BENFICA IN THE TWO-SEASON LOAN
La Liga club Barcelona center-back Jean-Clair Todibo is on loan with Portuguese side Benfica for two seasons.
Benfica are paying the Spanish club a € 2m loan fee and have the option to buy Todibo for € 20m.
2055 MAN UNITED SIGN CAVANI ON FREE TRANSFER
Manchester United have signed Uruguayan international Edinson Cavani for a year with the option to extend him for another 12 months.
The 33-year-old joins the Old Trafford team as a free agent after leaving French champions Paris St. Germain at the end of his contract last season.
2030 CELTIC SIGN LAXALT ON LOAN
Scottish champions Celtic have loaned Uruguayan international Diego Laxalt from AC Milan Serie A until the end of the season.
2024 MAN UNITED REACH AGREEMENT FOR DIALLO
Manchester United have reached an agreement with Italian club Atalanta to transfer winger Amad Diallo, who will join the Premier League next January.
United did not disclose the transfer fee, but British media said the Old Trafford Club paid an initial fee of € 21m plus € 20m in add-ons.
2000 LAZIO DEFENDER LUKAKU JOINS ANTWERP
Serie A club Lazio defender Jordan Lukaku is on loan with Belgian club Royal Antwerp until the end of the season.
1950 MAN UNITED’S SMALLING CONSTANTLY JOINS ROMA
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling joined AS Roma, a Serie A club, on a three-year deal worth € 15m.
The England international, who played more than 300 games for United, was on loan with Roma last season to secure fifth place and qualify for the Europa League.
Southampton defender Wesley Hoedt has returned to Lazio on a season A loan deal. The club in Rome have an option to buy the Dutch center-back who previously played for him from 2015-17.
1930 WILSHERE LEAVES WEST HAM
Midfielder Jack Wilshere has left West Ham United after terminating his contract with the Premier League club, which was due to expire next year.
“When I joined the club in the summer of 2018, I joined with great hopes and expectations. Unfortunately, despite all the efforts and intentions, it did not work out as I expected,” he said in a statement to Twitter here.
1830 CUISANCE COMPLETES MARSEILLE LOAN
Bayern Munich midfielder Michael Cuisance, who reportedly failed a doctor before moving to English Premier League club Leeds United, has signed Olympique de Marseille for a season.
1820 GHEZZAL MOVES TO BESIKTAS
Leicester City winger Rachid Ghezzal is on loan for Turkish club Besiktas until the end of the season.
1522 LYON SIGN DE SCIGLIO ON LOAN
Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais have loaned Mattia De Sciglio for a season from Italian champions Juventus.
Lyon have also brought in 18-year-old Habib Keita from the Malian club Guidars for an initial transfer fee of 1 million euros.
1705 MAN UNITED SIGN DEFENDER TELLS ABOUT PORTO
Manchester United have signed Brazilian left-back Alex Telles from Portuguese club Porto for four years, with the option to extend him for another year.
United did not disclose the transfer fee, but British media reported that Old Trafford Club paid around £ 15.4million for the 27-year-old.
1700 BAKAYOKO MOVES TO NAPOLI
Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is on loan for Napoli until the end of the season.
1640 CARRILLO JOINS ELCHE’S FREE TRANSFER
Argentine striker Guido Carrillo joined La Liga club Elche on a free transfer after canceling his contract with Southampton, which was due to expire next summer.
1630 FIORENTINA’S CHURCH MOVES TO JUVE
Serie A champions Juventus have signed ACF Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa for € 50m.
Juventus said the deal consisted of a two-season loan worth € 10 million, followed by a commitment to purchase an additional € 40 million plus up to € 10 million more based on “additional performance targets.”
1630 ARSENAL’S GUENDOUZI JOINS HERTHA BERLIN ON A LOAN
Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi has loaned the Bundesliga to Hertha Berlin for one season. The French youth international was overwhelmed by Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta at the North London club this season.
1609 BAYERN SIGN SARR FROM MARSEILLE
The German champions Bayern Munich have signed Bouna Sarr from Ligue 1 Club Olympique de Marseille with a four-year contract.
1550 SEVILLA SIGN REKIK ON FIVE-YEAR OFFER
La Liga club Sevilla have signed Dutch central defender Karim Rekik from Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin for five years.
Seville did not disclose the transfer fee, but local media reported that the Spanish club paid around € 15 million for the 25-year-old.
1538 KLUIVERT SEALS LEIPZIG LOAN OFFICE
AS Roma winger Justin Kluivert has signed a loan for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig.
1536 VINAGRE LEAVES OLYMPIACOS
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Ruben Vinagre has signed Olympiakos Piraeus on loan for a season, with the Greek club having the option to make the deal permanent.
1445 CLASSES ENDED AJAX RETURN
Werder Bremen midfielder Davy Klaassen has returned to Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam on a four-year deal.
Ajax said in a statement here that they will pay an entry fee of 11 million euros ($ 12.96 million) for the 27-year-old, who previously won three Eredivisie titles with the club, which comes with add-ons could rise to 14 million.
1420 JUVES COSTA COMES TO BAVARIA
Brazilian winger Douglas Costa has completed a season change from Serie A champions Juventus to German club Bayern Munich.
The 30-year-old won two Bundesliga titles at FC Bayern during his three-year stay from 2015 to 18.
1350 BAYERN SIGN CHOUPO-MOTING ON ANNUAL SALE
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have signed striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting for one year. The Cameroonian international joins the German club as a free agent after leaving Paris St. Germain at the end of his contract last season.
1306 RUDY returns to HOFFENHEIM on loan
Schalke 04 midfielder Sebastian Rudy has completed a loan move to Hoffenheim, where he played from 2010 to 2017.
1256 PORTI’S PEREIRA JOINS PSG ON LOAN
Ligue 1 champions Paris St. Germain have loaned Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira for a season and given an option to buy.
1005 SESSEGNON MOVES IN HOFFENHEIM
Tottenham Hotspur defender Ryan Sessegnon is on loan to Bundesliga club Hoffenheim for the remainder of the season.
1002 DARMIAN SEALS LOAN OFFICE TO INTER
Inter Milan have loaned Italian full-back Matteo Darmian from Parma.
0951 GODFREY JOINS EVERTON FROM NORWICH
Premier League leaders Everton signed versatile defender Ben Godfrey of championship (second division) Norwich City on a five-year deal for an initial £ 25m ($ 32m) move reported by the UK media.
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Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru and Manasi Pathak in Chennai, edited by Ed Osmond, Ken Ferris and Christian Radnedge