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You could almost hear the tumbleweed kick at Premier League headquarters on Thursday night when Armando Broza completed his much-anticipated move from Chelsea to Fulham.
The window didn't close, and after spending £100m to complete one of the shortest transfer periods in recent memory, it was neatly put back on the latch.
Broja's stint across west London represented a very high-profile deal and cost Fulham an initial £750,000, with up to £4m depending on how many games the striker starts.
It is a significant leap from Chelsea, with Wolves and Fulham quoting up to £50m for the 22-year-old earlier this week. Their hope is that the Albania international will increase his value in the summer so he can be sold and the money can be reinvested in a striker like Napoli's Victor Osimhen.
There was other little big-name action, typical of a sedentary month that would demand several reforms to profitability and sustainability rules that cast a shadow across the window. Initially brought in to protect clubs from financial self-destruction, there is growing concern that they are proving little more than a handicap.
Armando Broza's move to west London on a quiet deadline day was the biggest deal – while Forest brought in keeper Mats Sels.
Forest are one of the busiest sides – midfielder Orel Mangala has joined Lyon on loan
Nottingham Forest, facing a potential sanction for their spending, have expressed an interest in still wheeling and dealing. They made so many moves for goalkeepers on deadline day that even Peter Shilton must have thought there was a chance he could make a comeback.
After talks with Crystal Palace for Sam Johnstone, they rejected a £15m bid for Liverpool's Gaomin Kellahar, before trying Real Betis' Rui Silva and Wolfsburg's Goen Castiels. Eventually, they brought in Belgium's Matz Sels, 31, for £5m.
Forest allowed keeper Ethan Horvath to join Cardiff, while Oral Mangala joined Lyon, Joe Worrall opened talks with Sheffield United and Serge Aurier joined Galatasaray.
Forest failed to land Ajax forward Suba Akbom, but added Gio Reina on loan from Borussia Dortmund and Ruben Ribeiro from Sporting Lisbon.
Pablo Fornals joined Real Betis from West Ham for £7m. There was late drama surrounding Seid Benrahma, who left for Lyon in the morning only to discover his move was in jeopardy on deadline day after the French club claimed West Ham had failed to fill out a Transfer Matching System form correctly.
There was late drama as Said Benrahma's proposed move from West Ham to Lyon collapsed.
Bournemouth have signed ex-Manchester City striker Enes Unal on initial loan from Getafe.
Crystal Palace have signed midfielder Adam Warden (pictured) from Blackburn for £22.5m
Bournemouth have signed ex-Manchester City striker Enes Unalai from Getafe on an initial loan deal that includes a £14m buyout clause. This allowed Kiefer Moore to join Ipswich on loan. Aston Villa have completed the £15m signing of Morgan Rodgers from Middlesbrough.
Crystal Palace signed midfielder Adam Wharton for £22.5m from Blackburn, who moved to sign Liverpool defender Billy Goumetiou on loan.
Tottenham have convinced 17-year-old Sweden midfielder Lucas Bergwall to join them from Djurgårdden instead of Barcelona. Spurs striker Alejo Veliz has joined Sevilla on loan.
Newcastle expected huge deals but signed Manchester City midfielder Alfie Harrison, 18, and allowed Isaac Hayden to join QPR on loan. City youngster Josh Wilson-Esbrandt has joined Cardiff on loan.
Manchester United have sold midfielder Issac Hansen-Aroen, 19, to Werder Bremen but will retain the sell-on clause and match rights.
Tottenham have convinced Sweden midfielder Lukas Bergwall to join them instead of Barcelona
Mason Holgate cuts loan at Southampton to join Sheffield United from Everton
Mason Holgate cut short his loan at Southampton to move from Everton to Sheffield United until the end of the season.
Burnley have confirmed the arrival of centre-back Maxime Esteve from Montpellier and have signed Laurence Assinon on loan from Rennes. The Clarets have sent Connor Roberts back on loan to Leeds, who sent Ian Boveda to Sheffield Wednesday until the summer.
Brighton added Galen Vickers, 19, from Reading and Sunderland's Josh Robertson, 18. Jesse Lingard has agreed a surprise two-year deal with FC Seoul.
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