Live Football Transfer Blog: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe (15th January)

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 16, 2018 00:00 IST

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00:00 (IST)16 JAN 2018

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23:45 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Reports suggest it’s likely Radja Nainggolan will leave Roma, but he’s not convinced by Guangzhou Evergrande and could stay until the summer. 

23:31 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Luis Suarez on the Giorgio Chiellini biting incident: "Yes [I feared my transfer to Barca would collapse] and they told me to be calm because Barca still wanted me. I have no problem saying it, I cried."

23:23 (IST)15 JAN 2018

West Brom have made an approach to sign Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney, according to Sky sources.

The 26-year-old midfielder has made more than 100 appearances for Fulham since joining from Blackburn Rovers in 2015.

23:07 (IST)15 JAN 2018

22:55 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Arsenal have made contact with Borussia Dortmund over a move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Gabon international has been recommended to the Gunners by the club's new head of recruitment Sven Mislintat, the scout who brought Aubameyang to Dortmund back in 2013.

22:42 (IST)15 JAN 2018

22:30 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Manchester United are closing in on a move for Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal and could throw in Anthony Martial as part of a deal for the Chile international. 

The Red Devils are ready to throw in the France star as part of the transfer, which could prove decisive as the Gunners hold out for a fee of around £30-35 million. 


22:03 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Everton boss Sam Allardyce will not guarantee out-of-favour Arsenal forward Theo Walcott a striking role if he opts to move to Goodison Park. 

The England international has been linked with a move away from the Gunners in the January transfer window, with former club Southampton also believed to be interested in re-signing the player.

21:37 (IST)15 JAN 2018

21:20 (IST)15 JAN 2018

West Ham are interested in Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker.

Anderlecht are prepared to sell him for £27m and he was on Manchester United's list of targets before they signed Nemanja Matic in the summer. West Ham manager David Moyes is a big fan of the player.

21:06 (IST)15 JAN 2018

20:51 (IST)15 JAN 2018

The front 3 for EA SPORTS FIFA's TOTY on Ultimate Team have been revealed:

Harry Kane
Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi


20:39 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Saint-Etienne are in talks to sign Arsenal's 32-year-old French right-back Mathieu Debuchy

20:21 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Watford have made an approach for Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario.

The former Sporting Lisbon star, who was recently the subject of Manchester United transfer rumours, has rejected the chance to join the Hornets, however, as he holds out for a move to a club competing in Europe.

20:04 (IST)15 JAN 2018

19:46 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Besiktas and West Ham are interested in Marouane Fellaini

He is out of contract in the summer, with the Turkish side having cash to spend after Cenk Tosun’s move to Everton while Hammers manager David Moyes worked with Fellaini at Everton and Manchester United.

19:26 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Everton and Southampton are in talks to sign Theo Walcott. He hasn't started a league game for nine months and is valued at £20m.

19:10 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Manuel Akanji has joined Borussia Dortmund from FC Basel, signing a contract until June 2022.

He has been given the No.16 shirt.

19:10 (IST)15 JAN 2018

19:00 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out for "three to four weeks" due to a hamstring injury.

18:48 (IST)15 JAN 2018

18:42 (IST)15 JAN 2018

West Ham are interested in Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker.

Anderlecht are prepared to sell him for £27m though any deal would use up a big chunk of David Moyes’ transfer budget.

18:30 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Newcastle have failed in a loan bid for Sparta Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, Sky sources understand. 

Rafa Benitez had wanted to take the Slovakian international on loan until the summer and battle Rob Elliot and Karl Darlow for the gloves.

18:16 (IST)15 JAN 2018

One of Roy Hodgson’s top striking targets is Khouma Babacar.

Fiorentina want £15m and talks are underway. Crystal Palace have also been linked Celtic’s Moussa Dembele, Lille captain Ibrahim Amadou and goalkeepers Vincent Guaita and Bartosz Bialkowski.

17:59 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Barcelona had scouts at the match between Levante and Celta on Sunday. 

Though it is unclear who he was there to watch, Barca technical secretary Robert Fernandez was spotted at the match along with his right hand man Urbano Ortega.

17:41 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Crystal Palace have made an enquiry about Ipswich goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski. Premature to say talks are underway because a fee has yet to be agreed. 

Palace also have a list of goalkeeper targets and have been linked strongly with Getafe’s Vicente Guiata in this window.

17:26 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Lewis Baker on loan for the rest of the season. 

Baker is currently on loan at Middlesbrough but hasn’t featured in the Championship since the end of September and new boss Tony Pulis is considering sending the 22-year-old back to Stamford Bridge.

17:13 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Riyad Mahrez still wants to leave Leicester City this month & has an agreement with the Leicester owners that allows him to do so

17:13 (IST)15 JAN 2018

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16:50 (IST)15 JAN 2018

PSG have raised their asking price for Arsenal, Real Madrid and Manchester United target Goncalo Guedes to €70m.

The 21-year-old is on loan with Valencia and has also drawn interest from the Spanish side for a permanent deal.

16:36 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Barcelona are not prepared to sell Rafinha for the €20 million being offered by Inter as the buying price. 

Despite constant links between the Brazilian and the Serie A side, it seems the Spanish outfit want more money to let their player head to Italy.

16:15 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Tottenham's Christian Eriksen are both of interest to Juventus.

is out of contract at Arsenal at the end of the season and has also been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United, while Eriksen has insisted he is happy at Spurs amid talk of being offered a new deal.

Juventus are also reportedly interested in signing Ozil's Arsenal team-mate Hector Bellerin.

16:05 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Swansea are planning a record-breaking £25m move for Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro, who is also wanted by Turkish giants Fenerbahce.

But Gameiro has reportedly already turned down other offers from the Premier League with fellow Atletico team-mate Nicolas Gaitan also of interest to the Swans.

15:53 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Guangzhou Evergrande have offered €50 million to Roma to sign midfielder Radja Nainggolan.

Roma may be pressed into selling one of their key players, either in the January transfer window or the summer, and Nainggolan’s future is uncertain.

The Belgium international, who has previously been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United, could earn a €12m annual salary by moving to China, with Guangzhou Evergrande’s total outlay on the fee likely to come close to €100m due to the luxury tax for signing players from overseas.

15:43 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Watford have made a loan offer for Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong with the obligation to buy in the summer - provided Ndong plays in 70% of their remaining matches this season.

Sunderland won't do a deal unless the obligation to buy is not dependent on game time.

15:32 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Lucas Moura has dropped a clear hint he expects to leave Paris Saint-Germain for a move to the Premier League.

Moura said: "It feels like the end of a story for me, unfortunately," adding that it will be "very difficult" to stay. When asked about the Premier League, he said: "English football pleases me a lot. It's the most keenly contested."

15:23 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Chelsea could make a move for Andy Carroll as Antonio Conte seeks to beef up his striking options.

The West Ham striker is said to be on a list of potential strikers the club has held talks about, although they may be more likely to offer to take him on loan.

15:16 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid and return to Manchester United.

The Portuguese feels cheated by unfulfilled promises to renew his contract at the Bernabeu and he is now prioritising a move back to United. He believes Old Trafford is the ideal place to continue his career and the Premier League side are already aware of his desire.

He has reportedly informed several Real Madrid team-mates of his decision.


15:09 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Rafa Benitez is preparing to make a fresh bid for Pepe Reina.

Newcastle's manager hopes to be reunited with the Spain goalkeeper currently playing for Benitez's old club Napoli. The Magpies reportedly made a failed move for Reina over the summer.

15:08 (IST)15 JAN 2018

Is today the day when the Sanchez saga comes to end? Or will there be another twist in the tale? Stay tuned to find out
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