The closing stages of the transfer window usually throws up plenty of surprises and the second one in 2013 edition proved no exception as FIFA.com reveals in its round-up of Monday's last-minute moves.
Walter Gargano and Yuto Nagatamo have added to Inter Milan's injury list by picking up knocks that will rule them out of Wednesday's Coppa Italia semi-final against Roma.
Inter Milan are now the nearest challengers to Juventus at the top of Serie A after defeating Napoli 2-1 at the San Siro, thanks to goals from Fredy Guarin and Diego Milito.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays during the coming week.
Napoli tore into Cagliari tonight in Naples, scoring six in scintillating style, only to concede a Joaquin Larrivey hat-trick, which will leave mid-week opponents Chelsea trumbling and licking their lips in equal measures.
After seeing Juventus held earlier in the day, Inter and Napoli recorded big home victories to end the first half of the Serie A season in style and leave themselves in fifth and sixth place respectively.