AC Milan have snapped up the Brazil international Robinho from Manchester City. The deal goes through exactly two years after the player moved to Eastlands for a British record sum of £32.5million from Real Madrid.
City allowed the 26-year-old Brazilian to return home to join Santos during the second half of the last campaign after struggling with injury and a loss of form.
His record for City read 16 goals in 48 starts and five substitute appearances after he had found the net 30 times in 122 games for Real.
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Tony Pulis has been able to persuade Iceland international Eidur Gudjohnsen to join Stoke City on a season-long loan.
The 31-year-old moves to the Britannia Stadium from AS Monaco while, on a busy transfer deadline day for the Potters, Jermaine Pennant, Marc Wilson and Salif Diao were also snapped up.
Liam Lawrence and Dave Kitson moved to Portsmouth as part of the Wilson deal which was believed to be worth just over £4.5million.
Sunderland manager Steve Bruce expects Fraizer Campbell to be sidelined for six months after scans showed the striker damaged cruciate knee ligaments during Sunday’s 1-0 win against Manchester City.
Meanwhile, Bruce is relieved to have finally landed his main summer transfer target after snapping up Ghana international Asamoah Gyan from Rennes for a club record transfer fee of in excess of £13million.
Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish signed Chile international midfielder Jean Beausejour, Alex Hleb on a season-long loan from Barcelona and Spartak Moscow captain Martin Jiranek on transfer deadline day.
Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson returned to his former club, Fulham, to snap up the 29-year-old full-back Paul Konchesky on a four-year contract.
As part of the deal, Reds youngsters Lauri Dalla Valle and Alex Kacaniklic have moved to Craven Cottage.