Roman Abramovich's money does not just buy the best players; it buys the best negotiators
More than a week before the window actually closed, manager Jose Mourinho said there would be "no tick tock" for Chelsea, no pressure.
All their business was done. The latter ended up changing, as Loic Remy replaced Fernando Torres, but there was still no pressure, "no tick tock."
Almost as soon as the deal became public attention, it was wrapped up. Chelsea resolved the issue almost before anyone realised...
The transfer window might have slammed shut, but Arsenal did manage to sneak in a centre-forward to replace the crocked Olivier Giroud.
As the clock ticked down, Danny Welbeck was signed from Manchester United for a fee in the region of 16 million pounds.
However, Arsenal fans will not have spent the night partying in the streets of Islington. Deadline day could not be regarded as a complete success, as the Gunners failed to add the defensive players they badly needed.
The acquisition of Welbe...