18.07 It's all quiet in the world of big money transfers as the Premier League's top dogs take time out from scouring the globe to indulge in a little port and Turkey to welcome in the New Year. Either that or they're probably too hung over to answer the phone. Either way, it makes our job that little bit harder...
17.42 Southampton have signed Lee Molyneux on a free transfer from Everton. The left-sider has signed a two-and-a-half year contract.
17.31 Lee McEvilly's loan stay at Rochdale has been made into a permanent deal after the striker signed on a free transfer from Cambridge.
17.13 Remember, if you have any good rumours or have heard some news from your club you can get in touch via our PaperTalk.
16.48 Ryan Smith has completed the formalities of a permanent move from Millwall to Southampton after the 22-year-old winger impressed during a two-month loan spell.
16.45 Morecambe forward Wayne Curtis has joined non-league Barrow on loan as he bids to regain match fitness following a rib injury.
16.45 Elvis Hammond and Drissa Diallo have both signed new 18-month deals with Cheltenham.
16.43 Doncaster have announced that they could make a move for Oldham striker Lee Hughes, who was recently offered a new two-year deal at Boundary Park, in the January transfer window.
16.27 Various sources claim Liverpool are ready to ditch full-back Andrea Dossena following a disappointing season since his £7million summer arrival.
16.17 Derby caretaker manager Chris Hutchings has been given the green-light by the Pride Park hierarchy to bring new players to the club.
16.14 Watford boss Brendan Rodgers says the Hornets are still looking for new signings despite the arrival of Gavin Hoyte.
15.58 Reports suggest Arsenal and Manchester City are ready to hijack Manchester United's move for Serbian winger Zoran Tosic.
15.30 Hull City manager Phil Brown has announced he would be 'very interested' in signing Liverpool's out-of-favour winger Jermaine Pennant.
15.21 Iceland international Hermann Hreidarsson has reiterated his desire to quit Portsmouth in the January transfer window and the defender is confident the club will not stand in his way.
15.08 Bristol City have agreed a £750,000 deal with MSK Zilina for Peter Styvar. The striker has signed a two-and-a-half year contract at Ashton Gate.
14.55 Northampton manager Stuart Gray says he will look to bring Sheffield United right-back Kyle Walker to Sixfields again.
14.33 Former Chelsea defender Adrian Pettigrew is to have a week-long trial with Greek side AEK Athens.
14.28 Stuttgart have completed the signing of 1860 Munich starlet Timo Gebhart.
14.07 Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey admits there is as much chance of players leaving Molineux as there is new faces arriving in the Midlands.
13.45 Manchester City manager Mark Hughes hopes to have signed some of his transfer targets within the opening seven days of the transfer window. Chelsea's Wayne Bridge has been strongly linked with the Eastlands outfit.
13.20 Shrewsbury boss Paul Simpson has not wasted any time in the January transfer window by snapping up Joss Labadie on an emergency loan from West Brom.
13.04 Portsmouth accept they could lose Jermain Defoe following executive chairman Peter Storrie's announcement that the striker has shown an interest in leaving Fratton Park.
12.46 Remember, if you have any good rumours or have heard some news from your club you can get in touch via our PaperTalk.
12.20 Leicester striker Ricky Sappleton has joined Blue Square Premier outfit Oxford on a one-month loan.
12.13 Bosnia international Semir Stilic is desperate for his current club, Lech Poznan, to allow him to join Celtic in a £2.5million deal. However, the 21-year-old is also thought to be a target of Villarreal.
11.59 Richie Barker has completed a permanent move to Rotherham from Hartlepool after the 33-year-old striker caught the eye during a loan move.
11.55 Championship outfit Plymouth have signed Manchester United starlet David Gray on loan until the end of the season. The Scotland Under 21 international joins Red Devils colleague Craig Cathcart, who is already at Home Park.
11.31 Derby defenders Jason Beardsley and Mitch Hanson have returned to Pride Park following loan spells at Notts County.
11.29 Rochdale have turned Lee McEvilly's loan stay into a permanent deal and signed the striker on a free transfer from Cambridge.
11.23 Villa boss Martin O'Neill could be forced to make a move for a striker following news John Carew's injury may keep him out until March, according to the player's agent.
11.20 Harry Redknapp insists he will not be forced to pay over the odds for transfer targets in January. The Spurs boss has been linked with West Ham's Craig Bellamy, Portsmouth trio Jermain Defoe, Peter Crouch and Glen Johnson plus Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing.
11.05 Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood has revealed he has turned down a transfer request from £10million-rated defender Kolo Toure, who is thought to be a target of Manchester City.
10.36 It would not be a transfer window if there was not speculation about Cristiano Ronaldo and the final year of the Noughties has not disappointed. The Manchester United star has dismissed continued rumours that a deal is in place which will see him join Real Madrid at the end of the season.
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08.50 The biggest story breaking early on the first morning of 2009 comes from Upton Park. Cash-strapped West Ham are prepared to listen to offers for all of their players during January, which could make life difficult for manager Gianfranco Zola.