Now that the traditional madness of last minute deadline day deals is over and the transfer window is closed we can take a closer look at all the big deals that took place in the final 24 hours.
Radamel Falcao to Manchester United (loan)
There was no doubting there was one deal that stole the show on deadline day and that was Radamel Falcao’s move loan move to Manchester United. You can read about that move in more detail here:
This move had a knock on effect causing to two United players to realise that they were surplus to requirements.
Danny Welbeck, Manchester United to Arsenal (£16m)
At the start of deadline day many thought that a loan deal to Spurs was on the cards for the England international. However, in the early hours of Tuesday morning it was confirmed that Welbeck had left United and move permanently to Arsenal for £16m.
The 23 year old, a Manchester born product of the United youth system, had been told earlier in the season that he was not a part of Louis Van Gaal’s long term plans.
Javier Hernandez, Manchester United to Real Madrid (loan)
After four frustrating years at Manchester United the Mexican striker has made the move to Spain until the end of the season. The majority of the 26 year old’s time at Old Trafford was spent on the substitutes bench at it’s hard to imagine things being much different for him at the Bernabeu.
Daley Blind, Ajax to Manchester United (£13.8m)
Louis Van Gaal brings in one of the Dutch players who served him so well at this summer’s world cup. The no thrills, reliable left back makes the move from Ajax. If you’re wondering if you’ve ever watched him play he was the player who made the pass to Robin Van Persie when he scored THAT header against Spain in the summer.
Sandro, Tottenham to QPR (£6m)
Harry Redknapp is a man famous for his deadline day deals and this time around he picked up a real bargain. Brazilian midfielder Sandro, a player who Redknapp bought while manager of Spurs in 2009, will join QPR for just £6m.
The 25 year old’s passionate display and tough tackling made him a fan favourite at White Hart Lane and many Tottenham fans have expressed their disappointment at his departure. However, Sandro has been plagued by injury over the last few season and has only managed a handful of appearances for the North London club.
Redknapp also signed Croatian Niko Kranjcar, a player he has previously managed at Portsmouth and Tottenham.
Lewis Holtby, Tottenham to Wolfsberg (loan)
Another player that Tottenham fans have expressed disappointment of the departure of is German Lewis Holtby. Many thought that this would be the midfielders season to break into the first team but, for the second deadline running, he has been sent away on loan on deadline day.
Hatem Ben Arfa, Newcastle to Hull City (loan)
This raised considerable eyebrows in English football. A player of unquestionable quality leaving Newcastle United for Hull. Rumour has it that a dispute with Magpie boss Alan Pardew may be the cause of this loan move.
Tom Cleverley, Manchester United to Aston Villa (loan)
Only confirmed on Tuesday afternoon the 25 year old midfielder joins the Villains on loan. Often the subject of many online jokes Tom Cleverley will surely feel he has a point to prove this season.
So three months, some huge moves and a grand total of £835m spent by Premier League clubs who has made the smartest moves? Only time will tell.