"We enquired about that but it wasn't able to be taken over the line," he said.
"There were a number of targets we hoped to bring to the club. We feel we have had a decent window, we have brought some good players to the club. We haven't been able to do anything on the last day but that doesn't mean you haven't had a good window."
Hughes also played down speculation that he had made a move for Tottenham winger David Bentley on deadline day.