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Live Transfer Blog: La Liga, EPL and Rest of Europe [12th January 2017]

Transfer news and rumours live!
Updated: 12 January 2017 17:58 IST - Published: 12 January 2017 10:20 IST
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That's it for today. Do join us tomorrow as we continue to cover all the latest transfer news and rumours.
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HUGE NEWS!

Manchester United have confirmed that Fellaini has signed a one-year contract extension at Old Trafford!
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MANCHESTER UNITED WANT DYBALA
3-way race now!

Manchester United have joined the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona in the race for the signature of Paulo Dybala. The Juventus striker is dubbed as the next big thing in world football and has attracted interest from the world's biggest clubs.

Recent reports suggested that the Argentine had already agreed on a deal to join Real Madrid, but it looks like that isn't the case anymore. He's yet to agree on a new deal with the Serie A champions and has been linked with a move away.

Barcelona keen on signing him and have asked Messi to convince his countryman to join them. Real Madrid see him as a long-term replacement for Benzema and are ready to break the bank for him.

Jose Mourinho would not let him join either of the La Liga sides easily and would fight to land him till the very end. United broke the transfer record to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus in the summer and might have to do the same again if they want to sign Dybala.
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Tottenham are reportedly monitoring Ross Barkley.

The Everton playmaker will face competition for his place as Morgan Schneiderlin is close to siging for the Toffees.
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Manchester United could make a £40m move for Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in order to beat Chelsea to the 22-year-old.
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Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley is reportedly set for a move to Watford on loan until the end of the season.

Sky Sports are reporting that the former Manchester United midfielder is having a medical at The Hornets today.
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TERRY'S REPLACEMENT?

Chelsea have identified Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson as their first-choice target to replace John Terry. The Chelsea legends contract expires in the summer and he's reportedly set to leave the club. 

Bournemouth are also interested in signing the Chelsea captain while Crystal Palace are also keeping an eye on him.
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TOTTENHAM WANT TO SIGN GAITAN FROM ATLETICO MADRID
Premier League calling?

London Evening Standard claim Pochettino is looking to bring in is Atletico Madrid winger Nicolas Gaitan. Tottenham are said to be looking for January reinforcements as they look to challenge for the title this season as well.

Spurs are currently in third place - seven points off league leaders Chelsea, and Pochettino is reportedly keen to bolster his squad. The winger has made just 14 appearances for the La Liga side ever since his move from Benfica in the summer.

Diego Simeone is not keen on holding on to him despite the fact that he can't sign a replacement this month or in the summer because of their transfer ban.
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Fiorentina are keen to sign Juventus striker Simone Zaza. They see him as a potential replacement for Nikola Kalinić who is a target for Chinese clubs.
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Everton have reportedly rejected loan offers for James McCarthy. The midfielder has hardly featured under Ronald Koeman and the Toffees are not looking to sell him. They are not willing to listen to any loan offers and as they want to make new signing and need the money from his sale.
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Chelsea are on the hunt for a replacement for Oscar and have made a bid for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu.

Antonio Conte is said to be keen on adding players to his squad this month in order to boost their chances of winning the Premier League. 
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West Ham set to make ambitious move!

West Ham are preparing a move for Barcelona target Yerry Mina. The Palmeiras defender has had Barcelona monitoring his situation for some time now, but the Hammers are ready to hijack the move by making a quick bid.
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Reports in the Daily Mail suggest that Lyon have made enquiries about Manchester United duo Adnan Januzaj and Memphis Depay.

Januzaj is currently on loan at Sunderland but wants to leave Old Trafford permanently while Depay has been linked with a move away from old Trafford this month.
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Hello and welcome to today's Transfer blog!

The deals are happening thick and fast now and we should expect a few of them to take place today. Stay tuned!