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Fulham replace Berbatov with Mitroglou

Fulham have moved to replace Dimitar Berbatov by completing the signing of Greek striker Kostas Mitroglou.

Chelsea sign defender Kurt Zouma from St Etienne

Kurt Zouma is joining Chelsea. Credit: PA

Defender Kurt Zouma has signed for Chelsea on a five-and-a-half-year contract from French club St Etienne, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has spoken of building a team for the next decade and Zouma's acquisition fits with his brief of recruiting young players full of potential.

"We like the profile. We think he's very much adapted to the Premier League," Mourinho said.

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Wenger set to strengthen midfield on deadline day

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out a deadline day deal for Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler but is "80 per cent" confident of bringing in one new player to bolster a squad weakened by an injury to Aaron Ramsey.

Wenger rejected the speculation that suggested the Gunners were closing in on the Germany international, 20, but conceded the club were still actively looking for new recruits.

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