Live Transfer Blog: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe (January 2nd)

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 03, 2018 12:27 IST

All the transfer news and rumours around Europe LIVE!


12:27 (IST)3 JAN 2018

Barcelona interested in Ozil

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil tops Barcelona's wish list for next season, according to reports. The former Real Madrid man is out of contract at the end of this season and with the transfer of Coutinho seeming complicated, the German superstar could well be strutting his stuff at the Nou Camp next season.
Ozil could be heading back to Spain

00:01 (IST)3 JAN 2018

According to reports, Tottenham Hotspur's Moussa Dembele is on AC Milan's shortlist for bolstering their midfield.

23:57 (IST)2 JAN 2018

David Moyes has made signing a central midfielder his top priority this month and Joe Allen is one of his targets, according to Sky Sources.

However, Stoke do not want to sell the Welshman during the current transfer window. Other West Ham transfer targets include Steven N'Zonzi, Jonjo Shelvey and William Carvalho.

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Romero wants to leave Manchester United

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero is looking to leave the club this month in order to safeguard his starting position for Argentina at the World Cup.

Romero hasn't made a single appearance in the Premier League this season and has played just 5 times in all competitions.


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Borussia Monchengladbach have made a bid in the region of £10m for West Ham defender Reece Oxford, according to Sky Sources.

22:45 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Chinese club Beijing Guoan are now keen on Villarreal forward Cedric Bakambu. It is understood they are even willing to pay the 40 million euros for his release clause.

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Steve McClaren is hoping to return to management following a five-month spell as a consultant and coach with Maccabi Tel Aviv.

"I've come back to get more insight and in mind. I want to manage again, I am motivated to do that, especially after five months in Tel Aviv."I want to come back and manage, either here or abroad."

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Alaves have released a statement in which they reveal that Oscar Romero's contract has ended.

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Wesley Sneijder has struggled to settle in at Nice and could be on the move this January, with Los Angeles Galaxy a potential landing spot.

20:52 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Chelsea cool Dembele interest

Chelsea were strongly linked with a move for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele last January but have cooled their interest this time around.

Dembele has been linked with a switch to Brighton during the transfer window and was substituted during Celtic's 0-0 draw with Rangers last weekend

20:35 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Jairo passes the medical examination at the Perpetuo Socorro Hospital.

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West Ham looked into possibility of signing Joe Allen but have been told he's not available at any price

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Luciano Vietto is looking for a new home and Valencia could be his landing spot, with the two parties are inching closer towards a deal.

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Free agent Marcano is one player on Valencia's radar. He hasn't renewed with Porto and would finish his current contract in June.

17:52 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Tottenham are keen to strengthen in the winter window and there are a number of players piquing their interest, namely Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham, Luke Shaw of Manchester United, Malcom of Bordeaux and Ross Barkley of Everton.

17:34 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Barcelona interested in Ozil

Ozil could be heading back to Spain. Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil tops Barcelona's wish list for next season, according to reports


17:22 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Getafe are chasing West Brom loanee Grzegorz Krychowiak

17:09 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Chielline to stay at Juventus?

Chelsea's hopes of convincing centre-back Giorgio Chiellini to move to Stamford Bridge have suffered a setback after he hinted at extending his contract with Juventus. The 33-year-old had been linked to a reunion with Antonio Conte, but could now find himself staying in Italy.


16:59 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Juventus target Emre Can

According to reports, Juventus are keen on signing Emre Can this window and are optimistic about their chances.

16:55 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Chelsea makes official contacts with the Bayern Munich to sign with Arturo Vidal. The negotiation began with the first offer of €37m, the Germans want close to 60

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Chelsea want Vidal

Chelsea have got in touch with Bayern Munich to see if they can sign Arturo Vidal. According to reports, the English club want to sign the Chilean and that they could offer him a four-year deal, which would double his wages.

16:47 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Napoli will allow left-back Faouzi Ghoulam to move to Manchester United if they pay his £53m release clause. 

The Serie A side are closing in on the £26.6m signing of his replacement, 22-year-old Spaniard Alejandro Grimaldo from Benfica.

16:46 (IST)2 JAN 2018

PSG want to sell Guedes

Needing to make some cash to avoid Financial Fair Play sanctions, PSG want to sell Goncalo Guedes now with Valencia being one of the clubs interested in the player.

16:26 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Madrid not targetting Hazard anymore!

Eden Hazard is no longer a Real Madrid transfer target with the La Liga champions putting their trust in Marco Asensio. 

"Why would we bring in the Belgian if we have Asensio?" said Zidane 


16:24 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Arsene Wenger also confirmed that Arsenal have had no offers for Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil or Jack Wilshere in the current transfer window.

16:23 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Arsene Wenger has denied reports Arsenal will make bids for Chelsea defender David Luiz and Monaco's Thomas Lemar in January.

"I don't want to speak about any special name but these reports are wrong," said Gunners boss Wenger, when asked about the two players.

16:22 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has hinted that the Catalan giants will look to bring in new players this month.

"We are the club that we are and we always have to improve. In the same way that other clubs are concerned with improving their squads, we must do so too,” he told Barca TV

16:21 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Negotiations between Everton and Besiktas look uncertain following reports the Turkish club have upped their asking price to £27m for Cenk Tosun. The Toffees were hoping to land the 26-year-old for £25m and are said to be reluctant to increase their bid, with boss Sam Allardyce saying "we've done all we can."

16:20 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Twist in the story

Schalke's sporting director Christian Heidel on reports that Leon Goretzka is joining Bayern Munich: "Leon has not informed us so far that he has decided to leave us."

16:18 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Kepa to join Real Madrid

Real Madrid are all set to activate the €20m release clause of Athletic Bilbao's keeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga and will join this month

16:15 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Borussia Monchengladbach have launched a £10m bid for West Ham defender Reece Oxford.

16:15 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Barcelona are ready to give Samuel Umtiti a new contract to ward off Manchester United and Manchester City interest

16:14 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Swansea may be looking to West Ham's Diafra Sakho as part of their strategy to bring in out-of-favour players who are looking for more play time ahead of the World Cup

16:12 (IST)2 JAN 2018

Mourinho wants Kroos!

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Real Madrid holding midfielder Toni Kroos next season. The Spanish and European champions, Real Madrid, are preparing to offload the player, who is also understood to be attracting the attention of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.


16:09 (IST)2 JAN 2018

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