6 transfers you may have missed on Deadline Day – Chelsea loan to Billy Gilmour

Transfer Deadline Day is a lot like a Grand Prix: tediously drawn out in many ways, but blink and you'll miss something exciting.

There were plenty of high-profile deals for fans to sink their teeth into on Thursday. Anthony's move to Manchester United was confirmed, Chelsea finally landed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Liverpool signed Juventus' Arthur Melo on loan to bolster their creaking midfield.

But amidst all the madness, gossip and hearsay, a decent number of transfers probably slipped under the radar. They certainly did for us! Here, Daily Star Sport runs you through six Deadline Day moves you might have missed.

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Denis Zakaria – Chelsea

Following injuries to Mateo Kovacic, N'Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Chelsea found themselves scrambling for a central midfielder on Deadline Day, eventually settling on Denis Zakaria.

The Switzerland international arrived on loan from Juventus, with a £30million option to buy attached, after a move for Ajax's Edson Alvarez failed to materialise.

The Blues also considered PSV's Ibrahim Sangare, but never tabled an official bid for the Ivorian.

Which of these six transfers do you think is the best? Let us know in the comments section below.

James Garner – Everton

Everton nabbed Manchester United prodigy James Garner for around £10million with just a few hours to go on Deadline Day.

The 21-year-old spent the previous two seasons on loan at Nottingham Forest and Watford, but was nonetheless highly thought-of at Old Trafford.

The Liverpool-born central midfielder became Frank Lampard's eight summer signing, with Idrissa Gueye also arriving yesterday.

Billy Gilmour – Brighton

Providing his confidence hasn't been shattered by his disastrous loan spell at Norwich last season, Brighton's £9.5million capture of Chelsea wonderkid Billy Gilmour could be one of the bargains of the summer.

The young Scot received rave reviews during his first season in the Blues' first team, putting in man of the match performances on his Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup debuts.

Thomas Tuchel doesn't seem to rate him as highly as predecessor Lampard though, and was happy to sanction his sale. Chelsea wanted to let him leave on loan, but as Brighton already had Blues defender Levi Colwill in their squad, a permanent move was the only option.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles – Southampton

Arsenal star Ainsley Maitland-Niles secured a loan move to Southampton in the closing stages of the window.

The 25-year-old has found first team opportunities hard to come by under Mikel Arteta and after spending the latter half of last season on loan at Roma, the Englishman opted for another spell away from the Emirates.

Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl praised Maitland-Niles' versatility after the signing was completed, saying: "I think he fits well with us and can develop his game even further during his time here. He can also play in different positions."

Wout Faes – Leicester

Throughout the summer, all the focus at Leicester had been on outgoings, with James Maddison, Youri Tielemans and Wesley Fofana all attracting bids from rival Premier League clubs, so their £15million deal for Reims defender Wout Faes went through fairly undetected.

The Belgian arrives as a direct replacement for Fofana, who joined Chelsea for £70million earlier this week, and will compete with Jonny Evans and Caglar Soyuncu for a place in the Foxes' backline.

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Fans immediately noticed an uncanny resemblance to former Chelsea and Arsenal maverick David Luiz. Let's hope he's just as entertaining.

Duje Caleta-Car – Southampton

Southampton surreptitiously signed highly-rated Marseille centre back Duje Caleta-Car for £10million yesterday.

The Croatian was signed as a direct replacement for Jan Bednarek, who joined Aston Villa on loan.

Caleta-Car is a product of the Red Bull talent factory having spent four seasons at Red Bull Salzburg, and Saints fans will be hoping he can follow in Sadio Mane's footsteps given their shared lineage.

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