Date: 1st February 2013 at 9:46am
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Transfer deadline day proved pretty fruitless for Dean Saunders and Wolves.

Deadline day promised to be a busy day for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

New gaffer Dean Saunders had categorically stated that while he believed restructuring the team would take several years, he also made it clear that he would be aiming to do business in this transfer window, moving players on and moving players in to Molineux to improve the quality of the squad.

Wolves defenders Ronald Zubar and Steven Mouyokolo were both shown the door the day before deadline day approached, with Richard Stearman also leaving on loan and reports suggested that the likes of Birmingham City players Marlon King and Curtis Davies could be targets ahead of the window closing, with a number of other players linked throughout the media.

But as Sky Sports News worked themselves up into a frenzy, it was all quiet on the Wolves front in terms of players coming in.

Our only movement? The signing of 18-year-old midfielder Lee Evans from Newport County. Literally no joke.

Wolves of course did make other moves in the transfer market, it’s just that none of them came off, with the day more of a pantomime rather than a time to get any real business done, at the right price anyway.

27-year-old Blackpool defender Alex Baptiste was thought to be a £1million target despite being out-of-contract at Blackpool at the end of the season, but nothing really materialised there. Blackburn and Leicester were also interested in the versatile defender but he ended up staying with Blackpool.

We were also linked with QPR forward DJ Campbell, who was also linked with Hull City and Blackburn Rovers, but just like Baptiste he ended up staying put.

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