Live Football Transfer Blog: All the latest from the transfer window (8th January)

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 08, 2018 23:58 IST

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23:58 (IST)8 JAN 2018

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23:28 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Newcastle have been trying to sign Kenedy on loan since the summer, Brazilian also keen on the move. But he won’t be allowed to go until a replacement is bought in.

23:12 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Philippe Coutinho confirmed Liverpool did everything in their power to keep him at Anfield, but says his move to Barcelona is a "dream come true".

"They understood that it was what I wanted," Coutinho said. "They did all they could to try to keep me, but in the end they understood that it was my dream, and the dream of my family, to come here.

"I just would like to thank all the fans, all the staff and all the players for the years I lived there.

"For sure, I gave everything I could. Unfortunately, we could not win but I lived [in Liverpool] for five years and my family was very happy there. So I just would like to thank them and wish them all the best."

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22:40 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Juventus have reportedly sent scouts to watch Porto youngster Diogo Dalot, but he has a €20m release clause 

22:23 (IST)8 JAN 2018

22:06 (IST)8 JAN 2018

PSG deny interest in Dybala

Club chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi told La Stampa: ‘The truth is there are a lot of good players in Serie A, not just Dybala. If we are interested in him, we’ll call Juventus. [Juve president Andrea] Agnelli is a good friend but I can tell you that Dybala, at the moment, is not the key to PSG’s future.’


21:51 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Griezmann will snub Barcelona if United offer 400k-a-week!

The French forward has been linked with La Liga rivals Barcelona all year and the Red Devils plan to turn his head with the biggest wage packet they've ever paid!

Read more about it Here


21:43 (IST)8 JAN 2018

21:31 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Chelsea have considered Christian Benteke & Andy Carroll to replace Batshuayi on a short-term basis.

West Ham are believed to be ready to consider a bid for Carroll, particularly if Chelsea offer a player in return, but there has been no contact yet.

21:04 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Philippe Coutinho will be handed the No 14 Shirt by Barcelona, according to Sky sources. 

Javier Mascherano currently has the number, but the 33-year-old is being heavily linked with a move to China this month.

20:44 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Istanbul Basaksehir are interested in Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan.

He has been linked with several teams, including Arsenal, Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and Monaco, and it is now believed that Istanbul Basaksehir have joined the chase to secure his services. The 30-year-old could leave Barcelona on loan until the end of the season.

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20:15 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Liverpool keen on Strootman, and he fancies a transfer.

19:58 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Divock Origi would be open to making his loan move from Liverpool to Wolfsburg permanent.

When asked about Wolfsburg’s interest in him making the transfer a permanent one, Origi said, "I think everything's possible. I focus on the here and now. I have a good relationship with Liverpool but feel really well here at Wolfsburg. We'll sit down at the end of the season, and talk we'll see what's next. Right now, I am here for another six months, and I am open for everything."


19:42 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Fulham are interested in signing Southampton left-back Matt Targett on loan.

However, no deal has yet been agreed between the clubs. Whites boss Slavisa Jokanovic wants another option at left-back as well as a centre-back and striker this month.

19:21 (IST)8 JAN 2018

19:09 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Sevilla are keen on securing Michy Batshuayi on loan but he won't leave unless Chelsea find another striker

18:51 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Harry Kane has said he is happy to stay at Tottenham as long as the club starts winning trophies.

"I've always said, just keep progressing, keep getting better," Kane said."We want to start winning trophies so that's the aim. As long as the club keeps doing that then I'm happy here."

Kane has also denied he is in talks with Spurs over an extension to his contract, which is worth more than £100,000 a week and expires in 2022.


18:28 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Chelsea are amongst a number of Premier League clubs keeping tabs on Porto striker Moussa Marega. The 26-Year old Malian International has a £36m release clause.

Read more about it Here


18:15 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Arsenal have made an enquiry for West Brom centre-back Jonny Evans.

18:03 (IST)8 JAN 2018

PSG forward Lucas Moura would only consider a move away from the club this month to join Manchester United.

LaLiga sides Real Betis and Malaga are both keen on recruiting him, but they are set for disappointment as Telefoot reports that Manchester United are the only club he would consider joining this month.

17:49 (IST)8 JAN 2018

17:43 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Chelsea will not listen for offers for Ruben Loftus-Cheek this summer. 

Loftus-Cheek is on a season-long loan at Crystal Palace, who are keen to make the move permanent, but even though Chelsea have signed Ross Barkley, they still have a place for Loftus-Cheek in their long-term plans.


17:31 (IST)8 JAN 2018

17:18 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Barcelona confirm that Coutinho is injured and will be out for around 20 days

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Liverpool will attempt to bring midfielder Naby Keita in from RB Leipzig this month.

The club paid £57m to sign the Guinea midfielder last summer and he has remained at Leipzig for this season as part of the deal.


17:00 (IST)8 JAN 2018


Mesut Ozil is a Juventus transfer target. Max Allegri is an admirer of the Arsenal attacker, but Manchester United are reportedly leading the way. If a deal can't be struck with United in January, the Serie A side are ready to pounce to bring him in when his contract runs out at the end of the season.


16:53 (IST)8 JAN 2018

There is firm interest from Southampton in Monaco striker Guido Carrillo.

The 26-year-old Argentinian - valued at around £15million - played under Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino during his two-year spell in charge of Estudiantes.

As well as a centre-forward, they are also in the market for a winger with pace and a back-up right-back.

16:48 (IST)8 JAN 2018

Watford and West Ham are interested in Swansea defender Alfie Mawson.

Swansea do not want to sell and Mawson told Sky Sports News last month he wants to stay at the Liberty Stadium.

16:46 (IST)8 JAN 2018

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