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Departures Lounge: Steve Carrell and Mariah Carey on the latest transfer news

Andrei Arshavin returns to Russia, Spurs close in on Paulinho and Darren Bent could be off to Newcastle.

Andrei is delighted to be home. Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Will this happen?


Arshavin is back at Zenit: Andrei Arshavin has rejoined former club Zenit St Petersburg. The 32-year-old is a free agent having left Arsenal in the summer.

Paulinho to Spurs close: Corinthians have revealed that their star midfielder’s departure is “imminent” with Tottenham mooted to be paying €20m for the Brazilian international.

Will this happen?

Spurs after a left-back:

Darrent Bent to Newcastle? Having endured a nightmare season last time out, the English striker is set to leave Aston Villa and the Magpies are in for him.

Swansea will have to pay for Shelvey: Liverpool are seeking £4.5m for 21-year-old midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, who is wanted by Michael Laudrup.

Will this happen?


Bayern interested in Richards: After rumours that Inter Milan are in for Micah Richards, now European champions Bayern Munich have been linked with the Man City defender.

Irish Deal of the Day:

Dubliner Chris McCann has signed for Wigan Athletic from Burnley. The 25-year-old midfielder worked under new Latics boss in the past and expressed his delight at joining a “massive club”.

Here’s a GIF of Neymar’s spectacular dive from last night

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