IMARIO Balotelli’s move away from Premier League champions Manchester City to AC Milan is the biggest deal to have been confirmed today as the striker heads back to Italy.
The 22-year-old has agreed a four-and-a-half year deal after completeing a medical on Wednesday at the Serie A side.
Balotelli has had an eventful time with City after moving to them in 2010 from Milan rivals Inter.
He told Machester City’s website: “I will always have a very special place in my heart for City, it’s a great club with a great future.
“I thank them for all of their support of me. Maybe one day we will see each other again.”
Another big deal from deadline day involves Christopher Samba moving to Queens Park Rangers from Anzhi Makhachala for a club record fee of £12.5million. The Congolese defender has signed a four-and-a-half year deal.
The 28-year-old centre-back will receive £100,000-a-week after completing a medical and agreeing personal terms.
Samba has been at the Russian club for less than a year after leaving Blackburn Rovers in February 2012.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp told the club’s official website: “This is an unbelievable signing.
“Tony Fernandes deserves a lot of credit for this one – he has worked so hard bringing him in.”
The move of Luciano Becchio from Leeds United to Norwich has also been completed as striker Steve Morrison moves the other way.
The Argentine is joing the Canaries after spending five years at Elland Road.
Becchio is joinging the Premier league side for an undisclosed fee, agreeing a three-and-a-half year deal.
He told Norwich City’s official website: “I cannot wait to play my first game for Norwich.
“I am really happy about having the chance to play in the Premier League, it is brilliant for me personally and for my career.”
Meanwhile, Paris Saint Germain will hold a press conference at 4pm where they will announce the signing of former-England captain David Beckham.
The 37-year-old midfielder, who has been linked to clubs all over the world after announcing his departure from MLS side LA Galaxy, will complete a medical in Paris and will go straight into PSG’s Champions League squad.