Premier League Transfer News — 31 January 2013

David Beckham has joined PSG on a free transferOne of the most high-profile transfers of deadline day saw former-England star David Beckham join French side Paris St Germain on a free transfer, after leaving MLS franchise LA Galaxy last month.

The 37 year-old has decided to donate his wages to charity and Beckham has signed a five month contract.

AC Milan completed the £20million signing of Italian international striker Mario Balotelli from Manchester City. The controversial 22 year-old has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract at the San Siro.

Sunderland have completed the £5million signing of striker Danny Graham from Swansea. The 27 year-old striker has signed a three-and-half-year contract on Wearside , but will have to win the Black Cats fans over after playing for Middlesbrough and supporting arch-rivals Newcastle as a child.

The Premier League’s bottom club QPR have completed the £12.5million signing of centre-back Christopher Samba from Russian outfit Anzhi. English fans will know Samba from his stint at Blackburn.

Norwich have completed the signing of striker Luciano Becchio from Leeds in exchange for Steve Morison. The Argentinian striker has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal at Carrow Road. Becchio joins former-teammates Robert Snodgrass and Jonny Howson in Norfolk.

Fulham have completed the loan signing of two international players. The Cottagers have brought in versatile Dutch international Urby Emanuelson from AC Milan and Bulgarian international defender Stanislav Manolev has been brought in from Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven.

Aston Villa have strengthened their squad with the signing of French midfielder Yacouba Sylla from Clermont Foot for a fee in the region of £2million. The 22 year-old has signed a three-and-a-half year contract at Villa Park.

Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes has joined Bundesliga side Hoffenheim on a season-long loan deal in German. Gomes had fallen down the pecking order at White Hart Lane behind Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel.

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