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19:00 GMT

25/01/2015

SO LONG, FAREWELL

That's good afternoon, good evening and goodnight from Goal's LIVE transfer blog today! Report back here first thing tomorrow morning when Arsenal's deal for Gabriel Paulista will surely have been completed, and we'll surely have more tasty transfer gossip for you. Bye for now.

18:55 GMT

25/01/2015

'EVERYONE HAS A PRICE'

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri admitted that "everyone has a price" after Paul Pogba inspired the Bianconeri to a 2-0 win over Chievo with yet another incredible goal.

"Everything in life has a price, unfortunately," he said. "I don’t think it is a problem we need to consider right now. It is difficult to replace world class players, but it can be done, as football goes on.

Pogba? Everyone has a price - Allegri

18:49 GMT

25/01/2015

BEST IN THE WORLD?

Barcelona
president Josep Maria Bartomeu says his club have assembled the best attack in world football after thrashing Elche 6-0 in La Liga on Saturday - and that was without Luis Suarez.

Do you agree? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter.

Barca attack best in the world - Bartomeu

18:40 GMT

25/01/2015

NO WORK PERMIT ISSUES

For any Arsenal fans worrying about Gabriel Paulista's much-publicised work permit issues, Arsene Wenger added: "We will be alright on that front."

Expect an announcement either late tonight or most probably tomorrow morning, people.

18:28 GMT

25/01/2015

PAULISTA DEAL

More from Arsene Wenger on Gabriel Paulista now: "They are accurate, it's very very very close. It should be done I think tomorrow.

"[He is] a player who's 24 years old, good size, good pace and a good defender. He plays for only one year in Europe so maybe there are some things to work on but the potential is there."

18:20 GMT

25/01/2015

'VERY VERY VERY CLOSE'

A good day for Arsenal fans just got better as Arsene Wenger confirmed a deal for Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista is "very, very, very close" and should be done either tonight or tomorrow.

The FA Cup holders progressed to the fifth round of the competition with a 3-2 away win at Brighton this afternoon, so it's a fine weekend for the Gunners.

18:07 GMT

25/01/2015

UNITED KEEPER TO LEAVE

It's tough for any young goalkeepers on the books at Old Trafford at the moment - No.1 David De Gea is only 23, and Victor Valdes and Anders Lindegaard are more than able deputies.

Sam Johnstone appears to know which way the wind is blowing, and the Daily Mirror reports the 24-year-old will be allowed to leave by Manchester United should the shot-stopper be offered any contracts this month.

Fooled you with the headline, didn't we...

17:55 GMT

25/01/2015

WORD OF WARNING

Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso believes Martin Odegaard has gone to a "great club" in the Champions League holders, but has warned that the 16-year-old needs game time to develop as a player.

“He’s gone to a great club," the current Bayern Munich playmaker is quoted by Sky Sports as saying. "At that age, playing should be the priority, it’s really difficult in the big clubs among those that can be chosen."

17:38 GMT

25/01/2015

NO DICE

The Newcastle Chronicle reports that the Magpies turned down a cut-price deal to sign West Ham misfit Ravel Morrison. The midfielder looks set to join Lazio at the end of the season, where he can hopefuly fulfil the potential everybody saw when he was a Manchester United academy starlet.

17:26 GMT

25/01/2015

IRREPLACEABLE

Following yet another match-winning performance from Paul Pogba, Goal correspondent Carlo Garganese argues that no amount of money can replace the 21-year-old if the Bianconeri are forced to sell him this summer.

Forget €100m - no amount of money can replace unplayable Pogba

17:02 GMT

25/01/2015

TOFFEES AFTER MOLDE STOPPER?

Molde
goalkeeper Orjan Nyland is a £5.5million target for Everton, according to The Sun. The 24-year-old goalkeeper is reportedly wanted by Roberto Martinez as the long-term successor to Tim Howard in the Goodison Park goal.

16:27 GMT

25/01/2015

HUGHES IN TALKS OVER NEW STOKE CONTRACT

Mark Hughes has underlined his happiness at Stoke as discussions over a new deal start.

"I’ve had discussions and they are ongoing, but they are very much at a preliminary stage," he is quoted as saying by The Sentinel. "I don't underestimate the opportunity I was given here and that always comes into my thinking if the club ever wanted to extend my contract.

"So I'm open to that because they could have easily given this job to somebody else, but didn’t and I’m very respectful of that and it's also fair to say I am very happy here at Stoke."

16:19 GMT

25/01/2015

PAPISS CISSE TURNS DOWN £150,000-A-WEEK DEAL?

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has rejected a huge contract offer from Chinese side Shanghai SIPG, according to the Sunday Express.

The newspaper also reports that Swansea City are also keen on Cisse, but Shanghai manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has failed to lure one of his main targets.

16:12 GMT

25/01/2015

COMMONS ON NEW CELTIC CONTRACT

Kris Commons has insisted he is not being "greedy" as negotiations over a new contract at Celtic rumble on.

"It is in the hands of Celtic, maybe? [Chief executive] Peter Lawwell, the board, they have all got a part to play if they want me to stay for the next couple of years," he told reporters. "I have said that I don't want to leave, this is where I belong. I am comfortable here but everything has to be right for the club and myself.

"My agent is speaking to them, they are speaking to me, they want me to stay, I want to stay but we can't agree on something minute. If I was asking for the world I would think my future lay elsewhere but I don't feel like I'm being greedy."

16:09 GMT

25/01/2015

TOTTENHAM IN INGS BID?

Tottenham are planning a late bid to lure Danny Ings from Burnley, according to the Daily Star.

The striker is out of contract at the end of the season, but will still command a nominal fee due to being under the age of 24, and Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly pin-pointed the player as a replacement for goal-shy Roberto Soldado.

Ings has previously stated he has no desire to leave Turf Moor during January.

16:02 GMT

25/01/2015

SHINNIE TO ABERDEEN

Aberdeen have announced the pre-contract signining of Inverness full-back Graeme Shinnie ahead of a Bosman move at the end of the season.

"The 23-year-old Aberdonian chose to join Aberdeen despite offers from English Championship clubs," read a club statement.

"Everyone at Pittodrie is delighted to welcome Graeme to the club."

15:55 GMT

25/01/2015

YEDLIN LINKS UP WITH USA SQUAD

New Tottenham signing Andre Yedlin has joined up with his USA international team-mates for the upcoming friendlies against Panama and Chile. The full-back is yet to make his debut for the Premier League outfit.

15:45 GMT

25/01/2015

FA CUP UPDATE

West Ham look to be heading into the FA Cup fifth round thanks to Diafra Sakho's late goal against Bristol City. Head over to our matchday blog for all the latest.

15:29 GMT

25/01/2015

PROLIFIC POGBA

Paul Pogba can't stay out of the limelight, can he? The Juventus midfielder has been linked with a host of elite clubs of late, and has just scored yet another fine goal to put the Bianconeri 1-0 up against Chievo Verona.

15:17 GMT

25/01/2015

ETO'O A SAMP MAN

Samuel Eto'o is wearing a rather fetching scarf after being unveiled to Sampdoria fans today...