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16 things that will definitely happen on Transfer Deadline Day

Jim White being ridiculously over-the-top and other imminent clichés.

1. Jim White being ridiculously over-the-top

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2. The question ‘why are they leaving it so late’ will be asked at least once

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3. Someone will make a Peter Odemwingie joke

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4. Harry Redknapp will be interviewed through his car window

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Or maybe not

5. Expect plenty of parody videos

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6. The occasional insane transfer rumour to gain traction but never actually materialise


7. Plenty of people lamenting the absence of supporters and their unpredictable antics

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8. Kevin Doyle to be linked with someone


9. At least one transfer that leaves fans distinctly underwhelmed

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10. Jim White and Natalie Sawyer will be perfectly colour coordinated with the yellow ticker


11. Jim will hold his phone up to the camera to demonstrate exactly where the centre of the transfer window universe is


12. BT Sport trying to outdo Sky with Robbie Savage and his canary suit


13. Just before the window closes, SKY will go to ‘Breaking News’. They’ll throw to one of their on-site reporters. Everyone (because you always get sucked in) thinks Arsenal have just re-signed Robin van Persie. Instead, some Finnish U-20 international has moved to Motherwell

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14. A massive deal will be made of a League 2 player moving at 22.45 because everything else will be dead

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15. Darragh MacAnthony to make his bi-annual appearance on Sky

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16. A reporter/presenter to slip up occasionally

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