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Still three weeks to go until the final day transfer frenzy

Thierry Henry is back at Arsenal and there have been a whole host of moves already confirmed so far this month, but the real transfer frenzy won't come until January 31 - a full 23 days away.

There were just two transfers on January 29 last year and three on January 30 - but there were well in excess of 100 on transfer deadline day.

Doesn't that suggest that a change is required to the January transfer window? Perhaps it's time to do away with the winter window all together?

Fernando Torres was the big mover on transfer deadline day last year, joining Chelsea from Liverpool for £50m, and Liverpool got two for the price of one - and change - as Andy Carroll and Luis Suarez joined from Newcastle and Ajax for £35m and £22.7m respectively.

Chelsea also splashed out on deadline day in January last year, paying Benfica £21.3m for David Luiz, while Wolfsburg forked out £4.5m to lure Tuncay from Stoke.

The deals on the final three days of last season's January transfer window were as follows:

29 January

Sulley Muntari [Inter Milan - Sunderland] Loan

John Utaka [Portsmouth - Montpellier] Undisclosed

30 January

David Healy [Sunderland - Rangers] Loan

Jamie O'Hara [Tottenham - Wolves] Loan

Stephane Sessegnon [Paris St Germain - Sunderland] £6m

31 January

Fernando Torres [Liverpool - Chelsea] £50m

Andy Carroll [Newcastle - Liverpool] £35m

Luis Suarez [Ajax - Liverpool] £22.7m

David Luiz [Benfica - Chelsea] £21.3m

Tuncay [Stoke - Wolfsburg] £4.5m

Andy Drury [Luton - Ipswich] £150,000

Daniel Sturridge [Chelsea - Bolton] Loan

Giovani dos Santos [Tottenham - Racing Santander] Loan

Eidur Gudjohnsen [Stoke - Fulham] Loan

El-Hadji Diouf [Blackburn - Rangers] Loan

Paul Konchesky [Liverpool - Nottingham Forest] Loan

Sergei Kornilenko [Zenit St Petersburg - Blackpool] Loan

Stephen Ireland [Aston Villa - Newcastle] Loan

Kyle Bartley [Arsenal - Rangers] Loan

David Gonzalez [Manchester City - Leeds] Loan

Andrew Tutte [Manchester City - Yeovil] Loan

James Beattie [Rangers - Blackpool] Loan

Michael Bradley [Borussia Moenchengladbach - Aston Villa] Loan

Jacob Mellis [Chelsea - Barnsley] Loan

Robbie Findley [Real Salt Lake - Nottingham Forest] Free

Apostolos Vellios [Iraklis Thessaloniki - Everton] Nominal

Andy Reid [Sunderland - Blackpool] Undisclosed

Paulo da Silva [Sunderland - Real Zaragoza] Undisclosed

Cameron Stewart [Manchester United - Hull] Undisclosed

Mauro Formica [Newell's Old Boys - Blackburn] Undisclosed

Medi Abalimba [Derby - Oldham] Free

Kieran Agard [Everton - Kilmarnock] Loan

Ian Ashbee [Hull - Preston] Undisclosed

David Ball [Manchester City - Peterborough] Undisclosed

Marvin Bartley [Bournemouth - Burnley] Undisclosed

Adriano Basso [unattached - Wolves]

Elliot Benyon [Torquay - Swindon] Undisclosed

Federico Bessone [Leeds - Charlton] Loan

Nicholas Bignall [Reading - Brentford] Loan

Jonathan Brown [unattached - Bath City] Non-contract

Ryan Burge [Jerez Industrial - Doncaster] Undisclosed

Danny Cadamarteri [unattached - Huddersfield]

John Campbell [Newcastle Benfield - Darlington] Undisclosed

Neill Collins [Leeds - Sheffield United] Undisclosed

Ian Craney [Fleetwood - Accrington] Free

Jason Crowe [Leeds - Leyton Orient] Free

Adam Cunnington [Solihull Moors - Kettering] Undisclosed

Wayne Curtis [Fleetwood - Barrow] Loan

Liam Darville [unattached - York]

David Davis [Wolves - Shrewsbury] Loan

Jakub Divis [Tatran Presov - Hibernian] Loan

Scott Dobie [St Johnstone - Bradford] Loan

Paul Downing [West Brom - Shrewsbury] Loan

David Edgar [Burnley - Swansea] Loan

Tom Elliott [Leeds - Hamilton] Free

Scott Evans [Llanelli - Kilmarnock] Undisclosed

Tommy Forecast [Southampton - Eastbourne] Loan

Jonathan Forte [Scunthorpe - Southampton] Undisclosed

Ali Fuseini [unattached - Lincoln]

Ethan Gage [unattached - Reading]

Joe Garner [Nottingham Forest - Scunthorpe] Loan

Willie Gibson [Dunfermline - Crawley] Undisclosed

Willie Gueret [MK Dons - Kettering] Free

Luke Graham [Kettering - Luton] Free

Matt Green [Oxford - Cheltenham] Loan

Charlie Griffin [Stevenage - Newport County] Loan

David Grof [Notts County - Mansfield] Loan

Maximilian Haas [Bayern Munich - Middlesbrough] Undisclosed

Simon Hackney [Colchester - Oxford] Loan

Chris Hogg [Hibernian - Inverness Caledonian Thistle] Free

Bryan Hughes [unattached - Grimsby]

Joe Jacobson [Oldham - Accrington] Free

Eddie Johnson [Fulham - Preston] Loan

Paul Jones [Exeter - Peterborough] Loan

Jean-Paul Kalala [Yeovil - Bristol Rovers] Free

Andy Keogh [Wolves - Bristol City] Loan

Scott Kerr [Lincoln - York] Free

Sean Kinsella [Plymouth - Hibernians (Malta)] Free

Jordan Kirkpatrick [Hamilton - Brechin] Loan

Alex MacDonald [Burnley - Inverness Caledonian Thistle] Loan

Patrick Madden [Bohemians - Carlisle] Undisclosed

Keanu Marsh-Brown [Fulham - MK Dons] Loan

Obafemi Martins [Rubin Kazan - Birmingham] Loan

Paul McCallum [Dulwich Hamlet - West Ham] Undisclosed

Greg Mills [Derby - AFC Telford] Loan

Joseph Mills [Southampton - Doncaster] Loan

Louis Moult [Stoke - Mansfield] Loan

Dean Moxey [Derby - Crystal Palace] Undisclosed

Keiran Murtagh [Wycombe - Woking] Loan

Michael Nelson [Norwich - Scunthorpe] Undisclosed

Lee Nicholls [Wigan - Shrewsbury] Loan

Frank Nouble [West Ham - Barnsley] Loan

Luke O'Neill [Leicester - Kettering] Loan

Yemi Odubade [Stevenage - Newport County]

Erik Opsahl [unattached - Reading]

Isaiah Osbourne [Aston Villa - Sheffield Wednesday] Loan

Harry Pell [Bristol Rovers - Hereford] Loan

Jason Puncheon [Southampton - Blackpool] Undisclosed

George Purcell [York - Eastbourne] Loan

Rob Purdie [Oldham - Hereford] Free

Craig Reid [Newport County - Stevenage] Undisclosed

Ricardo [unattached - Leicester]

Jake Robinson [Shrewsbury - Torquay] Loan

Ruben Rochina [Barcelona - Blackburn] Undisclosed

Conor Sammon [Kilmarnock - Wigan] Undisclosed

Joao Silva [Everton - Uniao de Leiria] Loan

Steven Smith [Norwich - Aberdeen] Loan

Matt Somner [Mansfield - Forest Green] Free

Dan Spence [unattached - Mansfield]

Scott Spencer [unattached - Lincoln]

Craig Stanley [Morecambe - Torquay] Loan

Anthony Straker [Aldershot - Wycombe] Loan

Conor Thomas [Coventry - Liverpool] Loan

Aaron Turner [Skelmersdale - Southport] Undisclosed

Daniel Uchechi [FC Dender - Leicester] Loan

Andrus Velicka [Rangers - St Gallen] Free

Gavin Williams [unattached - Bristol Rovers] Free

Robbie Williams [Stockport - Rochdale] Free

Ben Williamson [unattached - Bournemouth]

Martyn Woolford [Scunthorpe - Bristol City] Undisclosed

Nicky Wroe [Torquay - Shrewsbury] Undisclosed

Merouane Zemmama [Hibernian - Middlesbrough] Undisclosed


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