Brian Barry-Murphy: ‘I one million per cent believe that we have exceptional young players who will go on to higher things.’ Photograph: Getty Images

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 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)