Soccer Transfer News and Rumors LIVE 2019-20- 28th Jan' 2020

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 28, 2020 23:18 IST

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23:18 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Barcelona enters the race for Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes

In a surprising twist to the Bruno Fernandes saga, Sky Sports understands that Barcelona have entered the race to sign the midfielder. 

The Portuguese international has been the subject of long winded negotiations between Manchester United and Sporting CP, however it seems Barca have entered the race, potentially throwing a spanner in the works of United. 

It's being reported that Barca intends to sign Fernandes and then loan him to Valencia till 2021 as a make-weight in their current negotiations for Los Che's striker Rodrigo.

21:26 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Fernandinho pens a new contract with Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has finally persuaded Fernandinho to extend his stay with Manchester City. The Brazilian's contract was due to expire in the summer, but he has extended his stay till 2021.

Fernandinho has been an integral member of the City team this season, despite playing as a makeshift defender for much of the campaign.

20:16 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Tottenham Hotspur finalise a permanent deal for Giovani Lo Celso
Giovani Lo Celso

Following the departure of Christian Eriksen, Tottenham Hotspur have triggered their option to sign Giovani Lo Celso on a permanent basis this month. 

The deal is said to be worth £27 million. The North London club would have had to pay £34 million in the summer, and should have been obligated to buy him if they qualify for the Champions League. 

Lo Celso signed a deal which will see him at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium till June 2025.

19:44 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Christian Eriksen joins Inter Milan
Christian Eriksen

Inter Milan have completed the signing of Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur. The deal is said to be worth £16.9 million, with the Italian club also to pay a sell on fee to Aiax. 

In a statement on Twitter, Spurs said:

“We can confirm the departure of Christian Eriksen who has today completed a transfer to Inter Milan. We wish you all the best for the future, @ChrisEriksen8”

18:04 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Chelsea set to lose out on Edinson Cavani
Edinson Cavani

Chelsea target Edinson Cavani is close to a move to Atletico Madrid, with the Uruguayan's agent in Madrid to finalise a deal.

Standard reports that Diego Simeone's side are prepping a bid of £12.6 million to meet PSG'S valuation. Chelsea are now looking at alternatives.

16:48 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Chelsea enter the race for Krzystof Piatek
Krzystof Piatek

According to The Times, Chelsea have registered interest in AC Milan's Krzystof Piatek. The Italian club are looking to recoup much of the £30 million they spent on him a year ago. 

The London club will go head to head with Tottenham Hotspur, as Jose Mourinho's side look to bolster their attacking options.

16:21 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Manchester United to hold onto Alexis Sanchez in the summer
Alexis Sanchez

With Manchester United struggling to keep players fit despite having a thin squad, the club doesn't have an option to recall on loan striker Alexis Sanchez. 

However, it seems the Old Trafford club will opt to keep him in the summer, with club manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stating in a press conference:

"It's very hard because the clubs don't want to lose their best players. Alexis will come back in the summer and prove you all wrong."

15:52 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Steven Bergwijn agrees personal terms with Tottenham Hotspur
Steven Bergwijn

According to reputable Sky News journalist Fabrizio Romano, Steven Bergwijn has agreed to personal terms with Tottenham Hotspur. 

This comes on the heels of reports that Spurs have reached an agreement for a transfer with PSV, and it's reportedly worth €32 million.

13:58 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Manchester United and Sporring CP open to compromise over Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United are gearing up for a fresh bid in the endless Bruno Fernandes saga. The Old Trafford club have had an offer of £38 million plus add ons rejected by Sporting, with the Portuguese club seeing the bid as very inadequate.

However, with the transfer window nearing a shutdown, Guardian understands both parties are open to a compromise.

12:05 (IST)28 JAN 2020

Inter Milan close to an agreement for Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud

Inter Milan continue their boisterous transfer activity with the pursuit of Chelsea's Olivier Giroud. According to Sky Italy, the Italians are close to a deal for the Frenchman. Sky's Dharmesh Sheth had this to say:

"...the latest information we have from Italy is that the clubs (Chelsea and Inter) are close to an agreement that would see Giroud get a two-and-a-half-year deal."

17:50 (IST)27 JAN 2020

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