Bayern Munich are close to signing Croatia midfielder Ivan Perisic, 30, from Inter Milan. The two sides are finalising an agreement which will see the player move initially on loan with an option to buy in a deal worth £23.5m. (Sky Italia via Sky Sports)
Juventus are frustrated with Germany midfielder Sami Khedira after the 32-year-old turned several transfer offers – including from Wolves – in favour of holding out for an offer from Arsenal that failed to materialise. (Calciomercato via Sun)
Scottish full-back Kieran Tierney, 22, has already impressed his new Arsenal team-mates by breaking a standing jump record despite being injured. The deadline-day arrival from Celtic performed a huge 55cm leap in the vertical jump test, beating the club’s previous best mark – set by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – by one centimetre. (Sun)
Portsmouth fans got a “classy” surprise at their League One match against Tranmere on Saturday when Hollywood actor Will Ferrell watched their 2-0 win from the director’s box. The movie star accepted an invitation from Pompey’s owner – former Disney supremo Michael Eisner.