Mikel Arteta, Olivier Giroud and Lukas Podolksi scored in the last five minutes as Arsenal came from behind to beat Norwich 3-1. Elsewhere, Everton overcame Queens Park Rangers 2-0 while Aston Villa drew with Fulham.
Sunderland were forced to return home with nothing to show for their trip to Norwich City, despite a second-half onslaught, after Sebastien Bassong and Anthony Pilkington set up a 2-1 win for the hosts.
Manchester United had to come from behind to secure three points against Queens Park Rangers, Everton were denied victory by a late equaliser, while Jordi Gomez bagged a hat-trick for Wigan Athletic.
FIFA.com looks back over the last two weeks of comings and goings as the summer transfer window comes to a close, with clubs in the Premier League in particular strengthening their squads.
English Premier League outfit Norwich City completed the signing of Cameroon defender Sebastien Bassong from Tottenham on a three-year deal.
It proved a busy transfer deadline day in England with a number of strikers on the move highlighted by QPR's swoop for Bobby Zamora and Djibril Cisse, while Tottenham secured Louis Saha on loan as Roman Pavlyuchenko departed.