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Crystal Palace 'end pursuit of Everton midfielder James McCarthy'

Crystal Palace end their pursuit of Everton midfielder James McCarthy as they announce that there will be no more signings coming in before the 11pm deadline.

Crystal Palace have ended their pursuit of Everton midfielder James McCarthy by announcing that they will not be doing any more transfer business before tonight's 11pm deadline.

The Eagles have recruited Steve Mandanda, James Tomkins, Andros Townsend, Christian Benteke and Loic Remy in the summer window.

Today, they attempted to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere on loan, but the England international opted to join Bournemouth for the remainder of the season.

It was reported that Palace intended to make a move for McCarthy if the club failed to land Wilshere, but it appears as though any potential transfer is off.

Forty-five minutes before the close of the transfer window, Palace tweeted: "That's it for us on #DeadlineDay. There'll be no more ins or outs in SE25 tonight. Up the Palace!"

Palace are yet to win a league game this season, having lost two and drawn one.

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· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
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