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(CNN) -- Below is a list of major European transfers and signings completed during the current transfer window, which closes September 1.

Portuguese playmaker Deco has joined Luis Felipe Scolari's Chelsea.

Robinho completed a surprise Manchester City move just minutes before the transfer deadline.


Freddy Adu: Benfica (Portugal) - Monaco (France) loan (Full story)

Pablo Aimar: Real Zaragoza (Spain) - Benfica (Portugal) $10.3m (Full story)

Daniel Alves: Sevilla (Spain) - Barcelona (Spain) $45.78m
Highly-rated Brazilian defender moves to the Nou Camp after five-and-a-half successful seasons at Sevilla (Full story)

Amauri: Palermo (Italy) - Juventus (Italy) - $30m

Paulo Assuncao: Porto (Portugal) - Atletico Madrid (Spain) undisclosed (Full story)

Renato Augusto: Flamengo (Brazil) - Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) $15m


Julio Baptista: Real Madrid (Spain) - Roma (Italy) $13m

Andrea Barzagli: Palermo (Italy) - Wolfsburg (Germany) $17m

Valon Behrami: Lazio (Italy) - West Ham United (England) $10m (Full story)

Hatem Ben Arfa: Lyon (France) - Marseille (France) undisclosed

Tal Ben Haim: Chelsea (England) - Manchester City (England) undisclosed (Full story)

David Bentley: Blackburn Rovers (England) - Tottenham Hotspur (England) $30m
Highly-rated winger joins the Juande Ramos revolution at Spurs (Full story)

Dimitar Berbatov: Tottenham Hotspur (England) - Manchester United (England) $54.7m
Bulgarian striker completes long-awaited moved to Old Trafford (Full story)

Rolando Bianchi: Manchester City (England) - Torino (Italy) undisclosed

Amaury Bischoff: Werder Bremen (Germany) - Arsenal (England) undisclosed (Full story)

Tim Borowski: Werder Bremen (Germany) - Bayern Munich (Germany) free (Full story)

Marco Borriello: Genoa (Italy) - AC Milan (Italy) $15m

Jose Bosingwa: Porto (Portugal) - Chelsea (England) $32m
Portuguese defender joins up with Luiz Felipe Scolari after impressing at Euro 2008 (Full story)

Khalid Boulahrouz: Chelsea (England) - Stuttgart (Germany) $7m


Martin Caceres: Villarreal (Spain) - Barcelona (Spain) $21m

Scott Carson: Liverpool (England) - West Bromwich Albion (England) $6.5m (Full story)

Antonio Cassano: Real Madrid (Spain) - Sampdoria (Italy) undisclosed

Lee Cattermole: Middlesbrough (England) - Wigan Athletic (England) $6.8m

Pascal Chimbonda: Tottenham (England) - Sunderland (England) $10m

Fabricio Coloccini: Deportivo La Coruna (Spain) - Newcastle (England) $19m (Full story)

Vedran Corluka: Manchester City (England) - Tottenham (England) $15m (Full story)

Bernardo Corradi: Manchester City (England) - Reggina (Italy) free

Gregory Coupet: Lyon (France) - Atletico Madrid (Spain) $2.3m (Full story)

Daniel Cousin: Glasgow Rangers (Scotland) - Hull City (England) undisclosed

Marc Crosas: Barcelona (Spain) - Celtic (Scotland) undisclosed

Peter Crouch: Liverpool (England) - Portsmouth (England) $21.7 Giant England striker returns to one of his former clubs after a frustrating final season at Anfield (Full story)

Carlos Cuellar: Rangers (Scotland) - Aston Villa (England) $15m (Full story)
The Scottish Player of the Year leaves Glasgow after just one season


Danny: Dinamo Moscow (Russis) - Zenit St Petersburg (Russia) $29m (Full story)

Steven Davis: Fulham (England) - Rangers (Scotland) $6m

Deco: Barcelona (Spain) - Chelsea (England) free
Portuguese playmaker heads to London after being released by Barca (Full story)

Philipp Degen: Borussia Dortmund (Germany) - Liverpool (England) free (Full story)

El Hadji Diouf: Bolton (England) - Sunderland (England) $5m

Andrea Dossena: Udinese (Italy) - Liverpool (England) $14m est. (Full story)


Edmilson: Barcelona (Spain) - Villarreal (Spain) free

Johan Elmander: Toulouse (France) - Bolton Wanderers (England) $20m (Full story)

Orlando Engelaar: Twente (Netherlands) - Schalke (Germany) undisclosed


Jefferson Farfan: PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands) - Schalke (Germany) $15m

Abdoulaye Faye: Newcastle (England) - Stoke City $4m

Anton Ferdinand: West Ham (England) - Sunderland (England) $16m

Matteo Ferrari: Roma (Italy) - Genoa (Italy) free

Steve Finnan: Liverpool (England) - Espanyol (Spain) undisclosed

Mathieu Flamini: Arsenal (England) - AC Milan (Italy) free
Out-of-contract midfielder heads to Serie A following an impressive season for the Gunners (Full story)

Brad Friedel: Blackburn (England) - Aston Villa (England) $6m


Ezequiel Garay: Real Santander (Spain) - Real Madrid (Spain) $15m

Geovanni: Manchester City (England) - Hull City (England) released (Full story)

Alberto Gilardino: AC Milan (Italy) - Fiorentina (Italy) $17m

Gilberto: Arsenal (England) - Panathinaikos (Greece) $2m
Brazilian World Cup winner becomes highest-paid player in Greek football (Full story)

Ludovic Giuly: Roma (Italy) - Paris Saint Germain (France) $4m
Former French international leaves Roma after just one season in Italy (Full story)

Yoann Gouffran: Caen (France) - Bordeaux (France) undisclosed

Vince Grella: Torino (Italy) - Blackburn (England) $8m

Dani Guiza: Real Mallorca (Spain) - Fenerbahce (Turkey) $26.9m
Spanish striker links up with ex-national coach Luis Aragones in Istanbul (Full story)

Jonas Gutierrez: Real Mallorca (Spain) - Newcastle United (England) $10m est. (Full story)


David Healy: Fulham (England) - Sunderland (England) undisclosed (Full story)

Johnny Heitinga: Ajax (Netherlands) - Atletico Madrid (Spain) $15m

Patrick Helmes: Cologne (Germany) - Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) undisclosed

Alexander Hleb: Arsenal (England) - Barcelona (Spain) $24m
Belarusian star moves onto the Catalan giants after three years with Arsenal (Full story)

Justin Hoyte: Arsenal (England) - Middlesbrough (England) $6m


Andreas Isaksson: Manchester City (England) - PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands) undisclosed (Full story)


Lars Jacobsen: Nuremberg (Germany) - Everton (England) free

Marcell Jansen: Bayern Munich (Germany) - Hamburg (Germany) undisclosed (Full story)

Jo: CSKA Moscow (Russia) - Manchester City (England) - $37m
Big-spending City break the bank for the Brazilian international striker (Full story)

Andrew Johnson: Everton (England) - Fulham (England) $21m


Younes Kaboul: Tottenham (England) - Portsmouth (England) $11.5m (Full story)

Olivier Kapo: Birmingham City (England) - Wigan Athletic (England) $5m

Robbie Keane: Tottenham Hotspur (England) - Liverpool (England) - $38m
Irish striker completes "dream move" to Anfield (Full story)

Seydou Keita: Sevilla (Spain) - Barcelona (Spain) $19m

Harry Kewell: Liverpool (England) - Galatasaray (Turkey) free (Full story)

Vincent Kompany: Hamburg (Germany) - Manchester City (England) $12m (Full story)


Kyle Lafferty: Burnley (England) - Rangers (Scotland) $6m (Full story)

Young-Pyo Lee: Tottenham (England) - Borussia Dortmund (Germany) undisclosed

Jens Lehmann: Arsenal (England) - Stuttgart (Germany) free

Sebastian Leto: Liverpool (England) - Olympiakos (Greece) loan (Full story)

Glenn Loovens: Cardiff (England) - Celtic (Scotland) undisclosed


Claude Makelele: Chelsea (England) - Paris Saint Germain (France) free
Veteran French midfielder returns home to end his career (Full story)

Jean Makoun: Lille (France) - Lyon (France) $18m

Steed Malbranque: Tottenham (England) - Sunderland (England) $10m
French midfielder one of three Tottenham players to join Sunderland

Shaun Maloney: Aston Villa (England) - Celtic (Scotland) $5m

Amantino Mancini: Roma (Italy) - Inter Milan (Italy) $20.5m (Full story)

Alex Manninger: Siena (Italy) - Juventus (Italy) undisclosed

Abdoulaye Meite: Bolton (England) - West Bromwich Albion (England) $4m

Olof Mellberg: Aston Villa (England) - Juventus (Italy) free

Pedro Mendes: Portsmouth (England) - Rangers (Scotland) $6m

Kenny Miller: Derby County (England) - Rangers (Scotland) undisclosed

James Milner: Newcastle (England) - Aston Villa (England) $22m

Luka Modric: Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) - Tottenham Hotspur (England) $16m
Croatian playmaker heads for the Premier League after impressing for his country (Full story)

Sulley Muntari: Portsmouth (England) - Inter Milan (Italy) undisclosed fee Ghana midfielder returns to Serie A after one season away (Full story)


Samir Nasri: Marseille (France) - Arsenal (England) $24m
Promising youngster joins Arsene Wenger's London lycee francais (Full story)


Oleguer: Barcelona (Spain) - Ajax (Netherlands) $4.5m


Roman Pavlyuchenko: Spartak Moscow (Russia) - Tottenham (England) $26m (Full story)

Gerard Pique: Manchester United (England) - Barcelona (Spain) $12m (Full story)

Christian Poulsen: Sevilla (Spain) - Juventus (Italy) $15.5m (Full story)


Ricardo Quaresma: Porto (Portugal) - Inter Milan (Italy) $27m (Full story)


Albert Riera: Espanyol (Spain) - Liverpool (England) undisclosed

John Arne Riise: Liverpool (England) - Roma (Italy) $7m

Robinho: Real Madrid (Spain) - Manchester City (England) $58m
Brazilian star in shock move as City break British transfer record (Full story)

Paul Robinson: Tottenham Hotspur (England) - Blackburn Rovers (England) $7m
England keeper moves on after troubled season for club and country (Full story)

Ronaldinho: Barcelona (Spain) - AC Milan (Italy) $33.6m
Former world footballer of the year heads for new challenges in Italy (Full story)

David Rozenhal: Newcastle (England) - Lazio (Italy) undisclosed


Louis Saha: Manchester United (England) - Everton (England) undisclosed (Full story)

Giovani dos Santos: Barcelona (Spain) - Tottenham Hotspur (England) $9m (Full story)

Jan Schlaudraff: Bayern Munich (Germany) - Hannover (Germany) undisclosed

Andriy Shevchenko: Chelsea (England) - AC Milan (Italy) undisclosed
Ukrainian striker returns to the San Siro after a dismal two seasons in London (Full story)

Nicky Shorey: Reading (England) - Aston Villa (England) $6m (Full story)

Mark Schwarzer: Middlesbrough (England) - Fulham (England) free

Steve Sidwell: Chelsea (England) - Aston Villa (England) $9.87m (Full story)

Mikael Silvestre: Manchester United (England) - Arsenal (England) $1.5m
Frenchman becomes first player in 34 years to leave Old Trafford for London (Full story)

Dario Simic: AC Milan (Italy) - Monaco (France) $10m

Roberto Soldado: Real Madrid (Spain) - Getafe (Spain) $8m

Sebastien Squillaci: Lyon (France) - Sevilla (Spain) $9.9m (Full story)


Teemu Tainio: Tottenham Hotspur (England) - Sunderland (England) undisclosed (Full story)


Thomas Ujfalusi: Fiorentina (Italy) - Atletico Madrid (Spain) free


Rafael van der Vaart: Hamburg (Germany) - Real Madrid (Spain) $20m
International midfielder becomes the Bernabeu giants' fifth Dutchman (Full story)

Christian Vieri: Fiorentina (Italy) - Atalanta (Italy) free

Carlos Villanueva: Audax Italiano (Chile) - Blackburn Rovers (England) loan (Full story)

Andriy Voronin: Liverpool (England) - Hertha Berlin (Germany) loand

Mirko Vucinic: Lecce (Italy) - Roma (Italy) $16m


Pierre Wome: Werder Bremen (Germany) - Cologne (Germany) undisclosed

Shaun Wright-Phillips: Chelsea (England) - Manchester City (England) $20m
England winger returns to first club after failing to establish himself in London
(Full story)


Luke Young: Middlesbrough (England) - Aston Villa (England) $12m (Full story)


Christian Zaccardo: Palermo (Italy) - Wolfsburg (Germany) $10m (Full story)

Gianluca Zambrotta: Barcelona (Spain) - AC Milan (Italy) $14m
Veteran Italian defender heads home to join Milan (Full story)

Bobby Zamora: West Ham (England) - Fulham (England) $10m

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