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The transfer window slammed shut on Monday night after clubs did some late night shopping and panic buying to bolster their squads.

Pehaps the biggest deal of the day was Manchester United bringing in Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco.

The former Porto and Atletico Madrid star suffered a serious knee injury which kept him out of this summer’s World Cup and will be determined to prove a point at Old Trafford, where he will join Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and fellow new boy Angel Di Maria in a mouth-watering frontline.

Arsenal made a last-gasp move and signed Danny Welbeck from United and I believe the England striker can have a real impact with the Gunners, who will surely play him every week.

Manchester City allowed Alvaro Negredo to leave for Valancia on loan and they may well regret that decision if Sergio Aguero’s hamstrings start to strain again as the season goes on.

But the big winners in the summer spending spree look to be Chelsea, who did their shopping early and with the minimum of fuss. Diego Costa already looks like he can score the goals to take the Blues to the title and Cesc Fabregas is still as classy as ever in midfield. It promises to be a great season!