Reading sign Oliveira
FC Cincinnati close to sealing midfielder deal
Major League Soccer expansion club FC Cincinnati are close to signing midfielder Caleb Stanko from SC Freiburg, multiple sources have confirmed to Goal.
Stanko will fill the defensive midfield role Cincinnati had originally earmarked for Osvaldo Alonso, who ended up signing a free agent contract with Minnesota United instead.
Napoli close in on Fornals signing
The 22-year-old has a €30million (£26.2m/$34m) release clause in his contract but it's believed Carlo Ancelotti's side will pay just under that figure.
Howard to retire at end of 2019 season
Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard has announced he will retire at the end of the 2019 Major League Soccer season.
PSG to step-up Paredes chase
Thomas Tuchel's desire to sign a midfielder this month has been made more urgent following an injury to Marco Verratti.
Ozeri loan extended
The 23-year-old first moved to New York last February and went on to make 28 appearances for the MLS side.
VfB Stuttgart and @NYCFC have reached an agreement to extend Ebenezer Ofori's loan at the @MLS club until 31 December 2019. VfB wishes Ofori all the best for his continued stay in New York. #VfB pic.twitter.com/aIHbSVSXNJ— VfB Stuttgart_int (@VfB_int) January 22, 2019
Riedewald snubs Betis move
Riedewald has yet to make a Premier League appearance this season and so is expected to move on this month in search of regular first-team football.
Azpilicueta Chelsea future in doubt
Maurizio Sarri is looking to reshape his squad during the January transfer window after a run of four defeats in nine Premier League matches.
That includes a move for Albanian international Hysaj, who played under Sarri at Napoli, with the deal potentially resulting in Azpilicueta being moved on.
Barcelona end Suarez talks
The two clubs had been in discussions over a deal that would see the 25-year-old head to Emirates Stadium on loan.
However, an agreement has not been reached and it now seems Suarez will remain at Camp Nou until at least the end of the season.
Crystal Palace eye Bolasie return
The 29-year-old returned to Goodison Park earlier this week after electing to cut his season-long loan at Aston Villa short.
Bolasie spent four years at Selhurst Park before moving to the Toffees for £25million in the summer of 2016.
Whitecaps add veteran midfielder Erice
Valverde defends Boateng signing
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has defended the arrival of Kevin-Prince Boateng, telling the media they have been critical of "all" signings during his tenure as coach.
Boateng completed an unlikely loan switch from Sassuolo on Monday, with Barca also having the right to purchase him for €8million (£7m/$9.1m) during his stay.
The shock nature of the move has led to criticism of it, but Valverde pointed out media coverage of Barca's signings during his time at the club has generally been negative, yet few have been deemed failures.
Rangers wait for work permit for Polster
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has revealed the club's attempt to sign Matt Polster will come down to whether he can secure a work permit.
The American defender/midfielder has been on trial with the club and the manager had previously Rangers were trying to sign him to a long term contract.
At his news conference on Tuesday, Gerrard added: "I've said before, Matt Polster's very close. That'll depend on a work permit situation."
Arnautovic told he can leave West Ham in the summer
Marko Arnautovic has been told he can leave West Ham this summer if a suitable offer comes in for the striker, reports the Telegraph.
The striker wanted to force a move to Shanghai SIPG for £36 million ($47m) but the Hammers blocked his exit as they have been unable to find a replacement.
The offer from Shanghai has now been withdrawn, and while the club has offered a possible summer exit, they hope Arnautovic changes his mind and elects to stay.
Hull City announce Pugh
West Ham make late Balotelli offer
The Hammers stand to lose Marko Arnautovic to China if their valuation is met and are in search of a replacement at striker.
Balotelli would fit the bill and choose to go there, as he has six months remaining on his deal, but seems likely to land at Marseille at this late stage.
Bournemouth land Mepham from Brentford
The 21-year-old joins the Cherries for a reported fee of £12 million ($16m).
Mikel having medical at Middlesbrough
West Brom targeting Houston's Elis
The Honduras international is valued at £5 million ($6m) by the club, who is reluctant to lose him amid interest from Celtic and Fenerbache as well as the Championship side.
West Brom hope Elis can help fuel their promotion hopes, and believe he would qualify for a work permit through a special talent dispensation.
Man Utd confident of securing De Gea and Martial deals
There has been a recent breakthrough in talks with Martial over a new five-year contract, while De Gea also wishes to stay, though he may demand wages of £300,000-a-week to agree a deal.
United chairman Ed Woodward wants the deals concluded before the summer as he plans a major upheaval at the club which includes hiring a director of football and permanent manager.
Ex-Arsenal star Reyes joins second tier side
Jose Antonio Reyes has completed a move to Spanish Segunda Division side Extremadura, it has been confirmed.
Stuttgart's Ofori re-joins NYCFC
Stuttgart midfielder Ebenezer Ofori has returned to NYCFC on loan for the season.
The club have confirmed they have brought him back for another temporary spell with an option to buy him at the end of the year.
Tottenham urged to sign Dzeko to replace Kane
Tottenham should forget about Andy Carroll and target Edin Dzeko as the man to replace the injured Harry Kane, so says Micky Hazard.
The London side were linked with a shock move for West Ham striker Carroll after learning star man Kane will be out for months.
Sporting CP & Reading stall in Ilori talks
The Portuguese side want to sign the 25-year-old from the Championship club this month, but they cannot agree a fee.
Reading do not want to let him go and are €3 million from the Primeira Division side, who are not willing to go above €2m at the moment.
Real Madrid eye bargain €50m Eriksen deal
Spanish side willing to wait on Spurs star's price to drop
However, with Eriksen's contract expiring in 2020, Madrid believe Spurs will have to lower their expectations as the expiration date gets closer and believe they could wrap up his signing for between €50m (£44m/$57m) and €75m (£66m/$85m).
Silva open to new Man City deal despite Real rumours
Bernardo Silva says he is happy at Manchester City and open to signing a new contract with the club.
Even though he is contracted to the club until 2022, he says he would consider committing to the club for even longer if he were offered a new deal.
Benitez to leave Newcastle over lack of signings
Rafael Benitez has threatened to leave Newcastle unless they make two signings in the January transfer, The Telegraph claims.
The Spanish coach is desperate for new additions to help his side in their battle against relegation from the Premier League and demanded the club bring in at least two players this month.
But with the window set to close in nine days, Benitez has no confidence that the club will bring in any of the players he suggested and will make this his final season in charge of Newcastle if they do not invest in the squad.
Balotelli to sign for Marseille on Tuesday
After a deal between the two parties broke down in the summer, Marseille have kept in touch for months to negotiate a January transfer.
Barcelona still hopeful on De Jong
Ramsey could still leave Arsenal in January
If the Gunners can push through loan agreements for Denis Suarez and James Rodriguez, they would then be prepared to let a player running down his contract link up with Juventus.
Galatasaray pass on Berahino
Chelsea sound warning to Hudson-Odoi
Monchi in Arsenal frame
The most bizarre transfers in history
Kevin-Prince Boateng's move to Barcelona will no doubt go down as one of the most bizarre transfers in history.
But how does his loan switch from Sassuolo to Camp Nou compare to previous surprise deals?
Goal takes a look at the biggest shock transfers in the history of the game.
Barca compete with 13 clubs for Emerson
Juventus, Arsenal & Liverpool among the candidates
Barcelona are hoping to lure Atletico Mineiro defender Emerson to Camp Nou in January, but face competition from at least 13 other clubs for his signature.
Mundo Deportivo claims the Spanish champions have already contacted the 20-year-old right-back, but they are not the only suitors.
His agent has listed the clubs already determined to land his client, they are: Liverpool, Arsenal, Watford, Juventus, Inter, Sampdoria, Sassuolo, Borussia Dortmund, Lille, Valencia, Betis, Porto and Shakhtar.
Newcastle eye Lyon's Terrier
The Premier League side are monitoring the 21-year-old, who can play up front or on the wing, and have asked Lyon about his availability.
Rafael Benitez's team have been told the attacker is not for sale this month, while Lyon are also reluctant to let him go on loan this month.
How shock Barca signing Boateng was reborn
Barcelona pulled off one of the shock transfers of the season when they lured Kevin-Prince Boateng to Camp Nou.
The 31-year-old joined the Catalan side on loan for the rest of the season to add cover to their attacking opttions.
Boateng has spent the majority of his career as an attacking midfielder, but his time at Sassuolo saw him shifted to a 'false nine' role.
That change has seen him emerge as a completely different player, which may result in him getting a chance to shine alongside the already established Barcelona stars.
West Ham want £4m Maja
West Ham are among the Premier League clubs keen to snap up highly-rated Sunderland striker Josh Maja, according to the Sunderland Echo.
The 20-year-old will cost around £4 million ($5m), with the Hammers prepared to loan the youngster back to the Black Cats for 18 months if they are allowed to buy into his potential.
Ferguson supports Solskjaer appointment
The Norwegian is currently in interim charge of the Red Devils, with Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino still a top target for those at Old Trafford.
Atletico eyeing Herrera move
Leeds have offer accepted for Ruch Chorzow star Bogusz
Summer exodus at Anfield?
Celta snap up Hoedt from Saints
Demba Ba has a new club
Brighton's Izquierdo wanted as Quaresma replacement
Quaresma has expressed his desire to leave the Turkish side, prompting a hunt for a new winger in January.
Izquierdo has emerged as a viable candidate and Besiktas are confident of signing him in January as the initial talks with his representative went well.
Serie A & Premier League clubs to fight for Gelson
Gelson Martins looks set to leave Atletico Madrid this month, but his destination remains unclear.
The winger has made 12 appearances since his summer switch from Sporting CP and is already edging towards the exit as the capital club await Alvaro Morata's arrival.
Wesley Hoedt joins Celta
The Dutch defender joins the Spanish side on loan for the rest of the season, with Celta holding an option to buy him on a permanent deal at the end of the season.
Hoedt featured 13 times in the Premier League this season but was dropped upon the arrival of new coach Ralph Hasenhuttl.
Pavard can make early switch to Bayern Munich
The Bavarian side had been pushing to get him this month instead but Stuttgart were not willing to let their star man go. Now that they have signed a replacement in Ozan Kabak from Galatasaray, they may be willing to let Pavard go this month.
Juventus waiting on go-ahead to sign Darmian
Spinazzola, 25, is expected to join Bologna on loan for the rest of the season as the two clubs have already reached an agreement, while Juve already have a deal in place to land Darmian from United.
Barca increase De Jong offer as decision looms
The 21-year-old midfielder has been coveted by both European giants as well as Manchester City and looks set to make a decision on his future this week.
PSG have moved ahead in the race to sign De Jong and are set for further talks, but Catalunya Ràdio y Esport3 reports that Barca have made another appeal to him and improved their offer as they await his announcement.
Brighton to splash out £7m on Mac Allister
Man Utd among those considering Bergwijn bid
The 21-year-old Netherlands international has shown himself to be a useful goalscoring option from the flanks, with his efforts attracting interest from across Europe.
Arnautovic to see January move blocked
Leeds looking to land £5m winger
Arsenal eyeing Audero
Janssen lining up China move
The out-of-favour Spurs striker has snubbed a loan switch to Sevilla and is holding out for a permanent move, with his current club looking to generate £5 million ($6m) from a sale.
Arsenal contact Real Madrid over James loan deal
Gunners keen on Colombian playmaker
The Colombian is set to return to the Spanish club at the end of the season following an extended loan with Bayern Munich, who could still sign the midfielder.
Real Madrid's preference is to use the midfielder as part of a deal to sign Christian Eriksen, while the player himself wants to stay and fight for a place with the Real Madrid squad.
Sunderland reject Cardiff approach for Maja
Sunderland are set to reject an approach from Cardiff for Josh Maja, according to the Sun.
The 20-year-old forward has scored 16 goals this season, but is out of contract this summer.
He rejected an initial offer from Sunderland, but the club is still hoping to convince the forward to stay on with the club on a new deal.
PSG continue chase for Allan
Napoli are asking for double PSG's initial offer of €50-60 million plus bonuses, signaling a large distance between the clubs when it comes to negotiating.
Leandro Paredes of Zenit remains an option for the Ligue 1 club, the PSG remain big admirers of Allan as a future key piece of the club.
D.C. United sign Bustamante
D.C United has signed homegrown midfielder Antonio Bustamante, the club announced.
Bustamante joins the club from William & Mary while becoming the 10th homegrown signing in team history.
The midfielder scored 34 goals and recorded 17 assists in in 68 appearances.
Agent Zahavi pushing Jardim to Lyon
Jardim departed Monaco earlier this year as the club struggled to start the season, prompting the club to turn to Thierry Henry.
Zahavi has proven an influential figure at Lyon, having facilitated the transfer of Moussa Dembele from Celtic while also being involved with Tanguy Ndombele and Nabil Fekir.
Man City concede defeat for De Jong
PSG are set to win the race to sign the Ajax youngster
Pep Guardiola and co. have all but given up hope of signing the Ajax star, who had been seen as a replacement for Fernandinho in midfield.
PSG are willing to double Manchester City's initial wage offer and, with Barcelona also still lurking, a move for the Dutch star is proving too costly for the reigning Premier League champions.
Balotelli an option to replace Boateng at Sassuolo
Nice have offered Balotelli to the Serie A side, who are considering the chance to bring him into the club.
The other option is Gianluca Caprari of Sampdoria, although he does not appear to be available in January.
Newcastle offered Mohammadi
Chelsea and Man Utd to battle over Bristol City teen
The 19-year-old winger is currently on loan at League Two side Newport and has scored six goals this season.
Manchester United have been scouting him for several months, and Chelsea have now joined the race with a recent approach.
Genoa and Juventus in talks over Pjaca
Juventus are open to selling the winger, who is currently on loan at Fiorentina, and are awaiting approval from the player himself.
Pjaca joined Juve in 2016 and was previously loaned out to Schalke to close the 2017-18 season.