Soccer Transfer News and Rumors LIVE 2019-20- 29th Jan' 2020

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 29, 2020 23:16 IST

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23:16 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Arsenal to complete Cedric Soares transfer tomorrow
Cedric Soares

Arsenal are set to complete the signing of Cedric Soares from Southampton in the next 24 hours, The Athletic's David Ornstein has reported. The full-back, whose contract at St. Mary's Stadium will expire this summer, will sign a £5 million loan deal with the Gunners until the end of the season, with the Saints taking in the wages they would save on the player plus a sizeable loan fee. Meanwhile, the north London giants will be in pole position to buy him on a permanent deal- provided he is a success- when he becomes a free agent in six months.

22:08 (IST)29 JAN 2020

OFFICIAL: Manchester United announce agreement to sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon
Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United have reached an agreement with Sporting Lisbon for the signing of Bruno Fernandes, the club declared in a press release on Wednesday. The statement reads, "Manchester United are delighted to announce it has reached an agreement with Sporting Clube de Portugal for the transfer of Bruno Fernandes. The deal is subject to a medical and the agreement of personal terms. A further announcement will be made in due course."

21:40 (IST)29 JAN 2020

West Ham United complete the signing of Tomas Soucek
West Ham United have completed the signing of Slavia Prague midfielder Tomas Soucek, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The 24-year-old will join the Hammers on an initial six-month loan deal which includes an option to make the transfer permanent in the summer.

20:33 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Hertha Berlin willing to meet AC Milan's £25m valuation of Krzysztof Piatek
Krzysztof Piatek

According to The Telegraph, Hertha Berlin are prepared to pay AC Milan's £25 million ($33m) valuation of Krzysztof Piatek in what could be considered a massive transfer blow to Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea. The Premier League clubs have been heavily linked with a move for the Poland international and are interested in signing him on a loan deal although the Rossoneri want to sell him outright. Hertha's willingness to pay the Italian giants' asking price for Piatek, however, now means that they are in a highly favourable position in the race for his signature.

19:17 (IST)29 JAN 2020

BREAKING: Arsenal confirm the signing of Pablo Mari from Flamengo
Pablo Mari

Arsenal have completed the signing of Pablo Mari from Flamengo, the London giants confirmed on Wednesday. The defender has signed a loan deal that will keep him at the Emirates until the end of the season and the Gunners will have an option to make the move permanent in the summer. Mari is the Mikel Arteta's first signing since he replaced Unai Emery as Arsenal manager in December last year.

18:41 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Marcos Rojo allowed to join Estudiantes on loan
Marcos Rojo

Manchester United have permitted Marcos Rojo to join Argentine outfit Estudiantes in a loan deal for the remainder of the season, Sky Sports has reported. The 29-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and has not featured for the first team since November last year. Estudiantes chairman Juan Sebastian Veron is believed to have convinced the defender that he can rebuild his reputation at his boyhood club and could secure enough game-time to help him claim his place in Argentina's Copa America squad.

16:39 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Tottenham Hotspur confirm signing of Steven Bergwijn from PSV
Steven Bergwijn

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the signing of Steven Bergwijn from PSV Eindhoven, the club confirmed on Wednesday. The 22-year-old signed a four-and-a-half-year deal reported to be worth around £25 million ($33m) with further add-ons. The north London giants have presented him with the number 23 shirt which was previously donned by Christian Eriksen before his move to Inter Milan. The Dutchman will likely make his debut for Spurs when they play host to reigning Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday.

14:58 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Arsenal and Flamengo reach agreement over Pablo Mari transfer
Pablo Mari

According to reputed journalist David Ornstein, Arsenal have agreed a deal with Flamengo over the signing of Pablo Mari after a breakthrough in negotiations on Tuesday evening. The Spanish centre-back will join the Gunners on a loan deal until the end of the season, with the terms also including an option to buy. The report added that Mikel Arteta is preparing to make one more loan signing before the January transfer window shuts later this week. 

14:42 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Barcelona walk away from negotiations over Rodrigo Moreno
Rodrigo Moreno

If reports in Sport are to be believed, Barcelona have walked away from negotiations over the signing of Valencia star Rodrigo Moreno. The demands made by Los Ches are understood to be too exorbitant for the Catalan giants after they spent a hefty fee on transfers in the summer window last year. An alternative is currently being considered with Ajax captain Dusan Tadic believed to have caught the attention of the Spanish giants.

13:33 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Atletico Madrid dismiss Thomas Lemar's exit rumours
Thomas Lemar

Atletico Madrid chief executive Gil Marin has dismissed rumours claiming Thomas Lemar is leaving the club this month. The 24-year-old winger, who has featured 21 times for Los Rojiblancos this season, has been heavily linked with the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, and Bayern Munich but it appears he is set to stay at the Spanish capital. Speaking to Spox, Marin said, "Lemar is not for sale. There is no way he can change."

12:27 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Bruno Fernandes says a Premier League move was "always" his preference
Manchester United-bound Bruno Fernandes has stated that moving to the Premier League has "always" been his preference shortly after the Red Devils struck a deal to sign the midfielder on Tuesday. When asked if the English top-flight was his first choice amid reports of a possible move to either Barcelona or Valencia, the 25-year-old simply told Portuguese television station SIC, "It always was." 

11:25 (IST)29 JAN 2020

Tottenham Hotspur make an offer for Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Olivier Giroud has been offered an 18-month contract by Tottenham Hotspur as the north London giants hope to land a striker before the January transfer window slams shut later this week. Inter Milan were previously the favourites to sign the Frenchman but have delayed their bid until the summer. It remains to be seen if the former Arsenal man will, indeed, find a new destination by the end of the month.

10:20 (IST)29 JAN 2020

ICYMI: Manchester United reach €55m agreement to sign Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes

As per The Guardian, Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes in a deal worth €55 million (£46.5m) plus €25 million more in add-ons. The Portuguese ace is set to sign a four-and-a-half-year contract with the option of an additional year. Personal terms are yet to be signed between the player and the Red Devils but it is understood that this will only be a formality. Fernandes is expected to undergo his medical at the club today.

19:52 (IST)28 JAN 2020

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