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Transfer deadline day rewind: Aubameyang heads Barcelona, Dembele set to stay at Camp Nou

GOAL takes a look at the biggest news and rumours as Eriksen joins Brentford, Man City confirm Alvarez and Barcelona discuss Aubameyang deal

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Burn joins Newcastle from Brighton


Aubameyang arrives at Barcelona offices


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has arrived at Barcelona to complete his move to the club.

The striker was photographed at the club's headquarters on Monday evening.

Panzo and Surridge join Nottingham Forest


Liverpool to sign Carvalho


Sporting in Slimani talks


Islam Slimani could be on his way back to Sporting.

Journalist Nicolo Schira reports the Portuguese side are in talks with the Lyon striker, who spent three years at the club before joining Leicester.

Sporting have offered the 33-year-old an 18-month contract.

Dembele staying at Barcelona (Fabrizio Romano)


Arsenal agree deal for Rapids defender Trusty


Colorado Rapids defender Auston Trusty will move to the Premier League with Arsenal in the summer, the MLS side has confirmed.

Trusty, 23, is one of the US top-flight's highest-rated young centre-backs.

And he will now test his fortunes in England after agreeing terms with the Gunners for a move in July.

Read more here!

Alli undergoes Everton medical


Barcelona receive transfer offer for Dembele from Premier League club


Barcelona have received an offer from an English club for Ousmane Dembele, president Joan Laporta has said.

The French winger has been linked with a move away from Camp Nou before the January transfer window closes, with his contract set to expire at the end of the season.

Chelsea are reported to be plotting a move for the 24-year-old, who has made 11 appearances in all competitions this term.

Read more here!

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Tottenham not negotiating for Dembele


Aubameyang deal to be permanent


The attacker was initially expected to leave Arsenal on loan

Barcelona will likely sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on a free transfer rather than a loan, GOAL can confirm.

Chelsea in Burstow talks


Liverpool's Carvalho talks ongoing


Aubameyang talks advancing with Barcelona


Talks between Barcelona and Arsenal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are advancing, sources tell GOAL.

Meanwhile, Bluagrana president Joan Laporta has just expressed optimism that a deal will get done.

So, both sides are feeling good about a potential move right now. That's a big change from just about an hour or so ago.

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Lazio to add Cabral


Sporting sign former Spurs prospect Edwards


Sporting CP have signed former Spurs prospect Marcus Edwards from Vitoria, writes Pedro Sepulveda.

Tottenham are expected to get a significant cut of the deal due to a sell-on clause implemented when they let Edwards leave.

Bidding war emerges for Dele Alli


Newcastle are making a late attempt to steal Dele Alli away from Everton, reports The Athletic.

The Toffees had been set to sign the midfielder from Tottenham with a medical reportedly already scheduled.

Barcelona maintain Aubameyang hope


Barcelona president Joan Laporta has said the club are still hopeful of signing Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang before the end of the transfer window.

“We would like to incorporate Aubameyang. It's very complicated but there is hope," he told reporters.

Lingard approaches blocked by Man Utd


Lo Celso loan made official


Barker exits Rangers


Newcastle announce Targett loan


Chelsea check in on Dembele (Sky Sports)


Chelsea have made an inquiry for Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele, according to Sky Sports.

He's out of contract at the end of the season but the Blues could jump at the chance to add him now.

However, the situation has been described as "complicated" and it may be difficult to pull off a deadline day purchase.

Real Madrid target Tolisso


Real Madrid are plotting a bid for Correntin Tolisso, according to AS.

The midfielder can leave Bayer Munich for free at the end of the season, but the German side hope to keep him and have opened talks over a contract extension.

But Madrid are considering making an offer to the Santiago Bernabeu as they look to sign backup to Luka Modric and Toni Kroos.

Douglas Costa to join LA Galaxy


Gil joins Valencia on loan


Panzo to leave Chelsea for Nottingham Forest


Rangers sign Zukowski


Sampdoria make Castillejo offer


Sampdoria have made an approach for AC Milan winger Samu Castillejo, Calciomercato reports.

The Serie A side want to land the 27-year-old on loan for the rest of the season, but he is not convinced that Sampdoria is the right place for him.

Phillips to Bournemouth a done deal


Mbappe agrees terms with Real Madrid (Bild)


According to Bild, Kylian Mbappe has agreed personal terms with Real Madrid ahead of a summer switch to Santiago Bernabeu.

The World Cup-winning forward is running his contract at Paris Saint-Germain down towards free agency and has seen a move to Spain speculated on for some time.

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Spurs asked about Carrasco


Tottenham have asked Atletico Madrid about Yannick Carrasco, GOAL can confirm, but there is no deal to be done.

The Liga giants are reluctant to part with the Belgian forward, forcing Antonio Conte to look elsewhere once more.

Hammers keen on Kurzawa


Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa has emerged as a target for West Ham, claims FootMercato.

The Hammers are said to be keen on finding a reliable alternative to first-choice left-back Aaron Cresswell.

Aubameyang loan talks at Barcelona break down (The Athletic)


The Athletic reports that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s proposed loan move to Barcelona has broken down.

The Arsenal striker travelled to Spain for talks on transfer deadline day, but no deal could be done when it comes to his sizeable salary and the Gabon international could he heading back to Emirates Stadium.

Espanyol respond to Arsenal's De Tomas interest


Arsenal have asked about the possible availability of Raul de Tomas on transfer deadline day, but have been informed by Espanyol that the Spain international striker is not for sale.

The Gunners are leaving it late in the winter window to try and get more firepower into their ranks, with Mikel Arteta needing to counter the possible departure of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Check out the latest on De Tomas here.

Wolves sanction loan switch


Bayern want to extend Lewandowski’s contract


Sky Sports are also reporting that Bayern Munich are looking to extend Robert Lewandowski’s contract.

The prolific Polish striker is tied to German giants until 2023, but the reigning Bundesliga champions are eager to agree fresh terms and fend off any interest from afar.

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West Ham see Nunez bid rejected


Despite claiming earlier on deadline day that West Ham had seen a bid for Darwin Nunez accepted, Sky Sports now claim that the Hammers have seen an offer for the Benfica striker knocked back.

A deal for the Uruguayan frontman is now considered to be unlikely, with David Moyes being left frustrated in his efforts to get more bodies on board at the London Stadium.

Everton & Palace join the hunt for Alli


Everton and Crystal Palace have joined the race for Tottenham outcast Dele Alli, claims talkSPORT.

The England international is expected to be on the move before the winter window closes and could either stay in London at Selhurst Park or join Frank Lampard at Goodison Park.

Everton saw Osimhen & Koulibaly approaches snubbed


According to Il Mattino, Everton asked Napoli about Victor Osimhen and Kalidou Koulibably during the winter transfer window.

They were knocked back on both occasions, with the Toffees forced to look elsewhere for reinforcements as a result.

Man City complete Alvarez capture


Chelsea sanction Anjorin loan


Spurs fail with Carrasco approach


Tottenham have failed with an approach for Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco - according to ESPN.

The 28-year-old had a €60 million (£50m/$67m) release clause in his contract that expired days ago, and the Liga champions don't want to let him go this late in the transfer window.

Spurs could have the chance to seal a deal for Carrasco in the summer, but he is now set to see out the remainder of the season with Atletico, unless an astronomical bid is submitted.

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Newcastle & West Ham bidding for Lingard (The Athletic)


Rangnick sanction's Man Utd midfielder's departure

Newcastle and West Ham are both bidding for Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard on deadline day - according to The Athletic.

Ralf Rangnick has given the green light for the 29-year-old to leave Old Trafford on loan this month, and the Magpies have submitted their second offer of the winter window.

West Ham, who had Lingard on their books for the second half of the 2020-21 campaign, have also returned with a more attractive package for Lingard, but it remains to be seen which club he will choose to join for the next six months until he becomes a free agent.

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Ribery mulling over Salernitana exit & retirement


Franck Ribery is thinking of quitting Salernitana and retiring from football - according to GOAL.

The 38-year-old joined the Italian side last summer and has featured 12 times in Serie A this season, but has also missed another 10 games due to a combination of injuries and a positive Covid-19 test.

Salernitana are rock bottom of the table despite Ribery's presence, and even though he now serves as club captain, he is debating terminating his contract early and hanging up his boots after an illustrious 22-year career.

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Liverpool's Phillips set to join Bournemouth


Liverpool defender Nathaniel Phillips is set to join Bournemouth - according to The Times.

The 24-year-old, who has also been linked with West Ham, will head to the Vitality Stadium on loan until the end of the season.

Phillips could yet be joined at Bournemouth by Liverpool team-mate Neco Williams, with the Cherries lining up a separate offer for the right-back before the window shuts.

Schalke announce Dong-gyeong Lee signing


Bayern defender Arrey-Mbi seals Koln loan switch


Everton eyeing Jovic loan


Everton are eyeing a loan move for Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic - according to the Telegraph.

The Toffees have already sealed loan deals for Aston Villa's Anwar El Ghazi and Manchester United's Donny van de Beek, but also want to add Jovic to their ranks before the deadline.

Jovic has only scored three goals in 47 games for Madrid since joining from Eintracht Frankfurt for €60 million (£50m/$67m) in 2019.

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Chivas terminate Macias' Getafe loan


Poland appoint Michniewicz as new manager


Ramsey accepts Rangers loan move


Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey has agreed on a deadline-day transfer to Rangers, GOAL can confirm.Ramsey has spent the last three years of his career in Turin, having joined Juve on a free transfer following his departure from Arsenal in the summer of 2019.

The 31-year-old has struggled for form and fitness throughout his spell at the Allianz Stadium, and Rangers have now moved to capitalise on the uncertainty surrounding his future by offering him a place at Ibrox.

Read the full story on GOAL.

Aubameyang arrives in Barcelona ahead of loan move (Fabrizio Romano)


Arsenal star closing in on Camp Nou switch

Arsenal prepared to let Pepe go


Arsenal are prepared to let Nicolas Pepe leave the club on deadline day - according to 90min.

The Ivorian has struggled for consistency since joining the Gunners for a club-record £72 million ($121m) fee from Lille in 2019.

The Gunners will sanction Pepe's departure if they receive a suitable offer before the market closes, with an unnamed Spanish club thought to be close to sealing a deal.

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Spurs see Kessie offer rejected


Tottenham have seen an offer for Milan midfielder Franck Kessie rejected - according to Tuttomercatoweb.

Spurs put the €3 million raised from Tanguy Ndombele's loan return to Lyon towards their bid for Kessie, who has entered the last six months of his contract.

Milan have not given the green light to Kessie's departure though and Tottenham will have to wait until the summer before reigniting their interest.

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Arsenal to target De Tomas if Aubameyang leaves (AS)


If Arsenal are able to move Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on, with Barcelona still keen, then they will look to land Raul de Tomas as his replacement.

That is according to AS, who claim the Espanyol striker will be the subject of a big-money bid once the Gunners step up their efforts to get another frontman on board.

Ramsey ‘one step away’ from Rangers loan (Tuttosport)


While Wolves are said to be keen on Aaron Ramsey, Tuttosport reports that the Wales international is “one step away” from joining Rangers on loan.

If the Juventus midfielder gives a green light to such a switch, then he will be linking up with the reigning Scottish champions.

Barca want Di Maria as part of Dembele deal (AS)


Paris Saint-Germain are said to have reached an agreement for Ousmane Dembele, but AS reports that Barcelona are pushing for that deal to be a part-exchange one.

With a France international forward seemingly heading to Parc des Princes, those at Camp Nou are keen to see ex-Real Madrid star Angel Di Maria move in the opposite direction.

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Van de Beek undergoing medical at Everton


Sky Sports reports that Donny van de Beek is in Liverpool to undergo his medical at Everton.

The Netherlands international midfielder is set to join the Toffees on loan from Manchester United after struggling for regular game time with the Red Devils.

Aston Villa agree Newcastle loan for Targett


Aston Villa have, according to The Sun, agreed to let Matt Targett link up with Newcastle on loan.

With Steven Gerrard adding Lucas Digne to his ranks at left-back, a 26-year-old defender is being freed to see out the season at St James’ Park.

Chelsea snub interest in Vale


West Ham have fee agreed for Nunez


West Ham are closing in on the signing of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, claims Sky Sports, with a free agreed for the Uruguay international.

That means that a highly-rated 22-year-old could complete a move to the London Stadium on deadline day and give David Moyes’ attacking ranks a welcome shot in the arm.

Arsenal make last-ditch move for Morata


According to The Mirror, Arsenal have made a last-ditch attempt to land Spain international striker Alvaro Morata after finding more firepower hard to come by in January.

A former Chelsea star currently on loan at Juventus could see a deal in Turin ripped up following the arrival of Dusan Vlahovic – another Gunners target – allowing Atletico Madrid to sanction a switch elsewhere.

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Burnley join Origi race


Burnley have joined the race to sign Liverpool striker Divock Origi - according to the Sun.

Atalanta and Fiorentina are also interested in the 26-year-old, who has entered the final six months of his contract.

Liverpool will let Origi leave on deadline day if they receive a suitable offer, with Burnley now hoping to beat two Italian giants to his signature.

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Reims accept Newcastle offer for Ekitike


Newcastle have seen an offer for French striker Hugo Ekitike accepted by Reims - according to the Daily Mail.

The 19-year-old has also been linked with Paris Saint-Germain and West Ham, but the Magpies are now close to winning the race for his signature.

Newcastle will now have to move quickly to close a deal for Ekitike on deadline day as Eddie Howe seeks to add another attacker to his ranks after signing Chris Wood from Burnley earlier this month.

Wolves eyeing deadline Ramsey deal


Wolves are eyeing a deadline day move for Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey - according to Calciomercato.

Super agent Jorge Mendes is working behind the scenes to lure the 31-year-old midfielder to Molineux with Juve eager to cash in before he becomes a free agent in the summer.

Ramsey has turned down Crystal Palace and Burnley already this month but Wolves are hoping to convince the former Arsenal midfielder to seal a last-minute return to the Premier League.

NXGN star Amoo joins Copenhagen from Hammarby


Leeds interested in Chelsea midfielder Kenedy


Chelsea midfielder Kenedy is the subject of interest from Leeds United - according to the Telegraph.

The 25-year-old spent the first half of the 2021-22 campaign on loan at Flamengo but the Blues brought him back prematurely.

Leeds have contacted Chelsea over the possibility of signing Kenedy on loan until the end of the season but talks have yet to progress ahead of the winter deadline.

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Liverpool working to finalise Carvalho deal


Lo Celso set for Villarreal move


Tottenham midfielder Giovani Lo Celso is set to join Villarreal on loan, according to Talksport.

The Spanish side have beaten Ligue 1 outfit sLyon to the signature of the Argentine, who has struggled for regular football under new Spurs boss Antonio Conte.

Conte is looking to shift a number of players out before Monday's deadline to make space in the squad for Juventus duo Dejan Kulusevski and Rodrigo Bentancur.

Toffees ready for busy deadline day


Everton hope to sign up to four players on deadline day after appointing Frank Lampard as their new manager, reports the Mirror.

The Toffees are expected to sign Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek on loan from Manchester United.

The Merseysiders are also keen on Tottenham's Dele Alli and are considering a couple of deals from abroad, including a move to re-sign Idrissa Gueye from PSG.

Sanches snubs Milan


Renato Sanches has turned down a move to AC Milan, reports Calciomercato.

The Italian club agreed a fee in the region of €25 million (£21m/$28m) with his club Lille, but the Portuguese midfielder snubbed a move to the San Siro.

The Rossoneri viewed the 24-year-old as a long-term replacement for Franck Kessie, who is expected to leave when his contract expires at the end of the season.

Eriksen on brink of Bees move


Christian Eriksen is set to join Brentford on a short-term deal until the end of the season after completing the necessary medical checks, reports the Sun.

The former Tottenham midfielder underwent stringent medical exams in order to be given permission to return to the Premier League seven months after he had a cardiac arrest playing for Denmark at Euro 2020.

Inter were forced to release Eriksen earlier this season because Serie A rules prevented him from playing with a Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD), which was fitted following his collapse.

Man Utd make late move for Dembele (Footmercato)


Red Devils could hijack PSG bid for striker

Manchester United have made a late move to sign Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele from under the noses of PSG, according to Footmercato.

PSG have already verbally agreed a deal with Barca to sign the French winger but United have now made contact with the player's entourage.

The Red Devils are on the lookout for forward players after loaning out Anthony Martial with Donny van de Beek and Jesse Lingard set to follow. Mason Greenwood will also be unavailable for the foreseeable future after he was suspended.

Newcastle eye double deal


Newcastle hope to complete deadline-day deals for Aston Villa's Matt Targett and Arsenal's Eddie Nketiah, according to the Telegraph.

The Gunners have already rejected an offer from Crystal Palace for Nketiah, whose contract expires at the end of the season, meaning this window will represent the last chance for the club to cash in unless he agrees to an extension.

Targett meanwhile has been pushed down the Villa pecking order by the arrival of France international Lucas Digne from Everton.

Jones move to Bordeaux collapses


Rangers close in on Zukowski


Rangers are closing in on a deal for Lech Gdansk defender Mateusz Zukowski, reports the Mail.

The 20-year-old full-back would provide competition for James Tavernier and replace Nathan Patterson, who joined Everton earlier in the window.

Zukowski is out of contract at the end of the season and rejected the offer of fresh terms, meaning Gdansk were open to cashing in this month.

Hornets join hunt for Ramsay


Watford are set to rival Leeds in a deadline-day bid to sign Aberdeen full-back Calvin Ramsay, reports Talksport.

The highly-rated 19-year-old was also attracting interest from Bologna but the Italian club decided to pursue other targets.

That leaves the Premier League duo free to go head-to-head for the Scotland youth international, with Leeds having already had a £3 million bid rejected.