Barca and Betis close in on Emerson
The transfer would see the 20-year-old full-back join Real Betis first, with Barca holding certain rights to the player in the future.
However, Betis may delay the deal until the summer as they are prioritising the signing of a striker before the January transfer window closes.
Lukaku deal off
Newcastle's proposed deal to sign defender Jordan Lukaku on loan from Lazio has collapsed, the club have confirmed.
The 24-year-old, brother of Man United striker Romelu Lukaku, was expected to join the Magpies on loan until the end of the season after flying to Tyneside on Friday.
However, the club have since released a statement saying the move is off, with Sky Sports reporting that the deal collapsed on medical grounds.
Benatia leaves Juve for Qatar
Berget leaves NYCFC
New York City FC have agreed to terminate the contract of forward Jo Inge Berget.
The Norway international, who joined from Malmo in January 2018, scored four goals in 23 regular season appearances last season.
New York City FC and Jo Inge Berget Mutually Terminate Contract— New York City FC (@NYCFC) January 25, 2019
PSG consider Coutinho bid
Barca beat PSG and Man City to the signature of De Jong, who will join from Ajax at the end of the season in a deal with an initial €75 million (£65m/$85m).
That has led the French champions to consider alternatives, including Coutinho, who only moved to the Camp Nou from Liverpool 12 months ago.
Corinthians sign Vagner Love
Corinthians have announced the signing of Vagner Love from Besiktas.
The Brazilian forward returns to Corinthians after previously featuring for the club in 2015 before moving to Monaco.
The bulk of Love's career was spent at CSKA Moscow, while the forward also earned 20 caps with the national team.
Fire sign academy product
Reynolds, a 17-year-old defender, has signed a contract through the 2022 season with a club option for the 2023 season.
The defender spent four years in the Fire's academy and recently featured for the U.S. U-19 national team.
“I’m extremely excited and blessed to be able to play for the Chicago Fire,” said Reynolds. “Having been a fan for years and coming up through the Fire’s youth system, it has always been a dream of mine to represent the crest on a professional level.
"I am ready to continue giving everything I have for this Club and look forward to playing alongside a great group of guys.”
Morata deal not done yet
Newcastle hold firm on Almiron
The Magpies have already made a £16million ($21.2m) bid for the Paraguayan forward but have been told to increase that offer to £20million ($26.4m).
Fenerbahce make Zapata bid
The Colombian's contract expires at the end of the season and although he remains in talks over a new deal, he has yet to put pen-to-paper.
Milan do not want to lose Zapata for nothing in the summer so may now be willing to let him go before the end of the January transfer window in order to secure a fee.
Arnautovic commits future to West Ham
West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic has ended speculation over a January transfer by confirming he intends to stay at the club until at least the end of the season.
The 29-year-old Austria international had been the subject of a £35 million ($46m) offer from an unnamed Chinese club this month.
Minnesota sign Metanire
Metanire will join up with his new side pending a medical and visa approval.
The 28-year-old defender joined Reims in 2017, helping the win Ligue 2 in 2017–18 and earn promotion to Ligue 1 for the 2018–19 season.
“Romain is an experienced player and we have the mindset of bringing in players who can come in and compete for a spot straight away,” said MNUFC Head Coach Adrian Heath.
Whitecaps sign Venuto
Whitecaps boss Marc Dos Santos said: “Lucas is a very fast and dynamic winger who has a lot of energy in his game. He always looks to attack, take players on, and he has an incredible work ethic on both sides of the ball."
Marcelo responding positively to being benched
Full-back Marcelo has responded positively to being benched by Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari.
Sergio Reguilon has taken the Brazilian's place as Madrid’s first-choice left-back for the time being, as Marcelo started his first game at left-back on Thursday since January 6.
Before then, Reguilon had started three consecutive matches at left-back, as the Castilla product continues to impress under Santiago Solari, but he is continuing to train hard with the hope of regaining his spot in Solari’s team.
Read the full story on Goal.
MLS believes Cincinnati overpaid for Hagglund
MLS chiefs believe FC Cincinnati massively overpaid in order to sign Nick Hagglund from Toronto.
Cincinnati traded £227,400 (€263,000/$300,000) in allocation money and the top spot in the MLS allocation ranking.
An informal survey conducted by Goal of general managers/technical directors around MLS yielded a near unanimous reaction to the transfer, with phrases ranging from "nonsensical" to "just plain dumb" being used to describe the price Cincinnati paid.
Read the full story on Goal.
Austin to leave Southampton
Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has favoured a single striker in his line-ups since taking over in December and the 29 year-old has been told he can leave in order to pursue first-team football elsewhere.
West Ham tell Arnautovic he can leave for £50m
The Austrian has been subject of interest from China this month
West Ham have told Marko Arnautovic he can leave the club this month if they get an offer of £50 million ($66m), according to Sky Sports.
The 29-year-old has been chased by multiple Chinese clubs this month, with Shanghai SIPG and Guangzhou Evergrande among those credited with an interest.
As the Hammers search for a replacement, Arnautovic has been left out of the squad for Saturday's FA Cup tie with AFC Wimbledon.
Hodgson dismisses Zaha to Dortmund rumours
Zaha has recently been tipped to make a summer move to Dortmund, who are looking to replace Christian Pulisic after his sale to Chelsea.
Club America interested in Markovic
The 24-year-old is currently playing with Liverpool's U-23 side after a failed move to Anderlecht in August 2018.
Despite his lack of top-flight minutes, America believe the Serbian can still help their attack in the current Clausura season.
Jardim to replace Henry at Monaco
Leeds target Cavaleiro loan
Kovac rules out Sanches to PSG
The Portugal international has restored a degree of his reputation this season following an unimpressive loan spell with Swansea City last term and, although he has started only four Bundesliga games, Kovac insists he has no plans to let the 21-year-old leave.
"I made it clear that Renato cannot go, even though PSG was and still is very interested," the Bayern boss said.
Spurs working on 'a few options'
Morata's Atletico Madrid move delayed
The principality club have agreed a deal to take Martins for the remainder of the season, but the sacking of Thierry Henry as the club's manager has put the brakes on a move.
Hammers consider paying Gomez release clause
With Marko Arnautovic's future up in the air, the Irons are keen to bring in a replacement and could meet the Uruguayan's £43 million ($56.5m) buyout.
Should they go through with it, Gomez would become the London side's record signing.
Tosun hopes for Everton stay
Everton striker Cenk Tosun wants to remain at Goodison Park, despite falling out of favour under Marco Silva in recent months.
According to ESPN, the Turkish forward has received offers from Zenit St Petersburg, Valencia and Crystal Palace, but he wants to stay on Merseyside and fight for his place in the Toffees team.
Tosun has contributed two goals and two assists in 16 Premier League appearances for Everton this term.
Real Madrid confident of landing Rabiot
The Frenchman will leave the Parc Des Princes at the end of the season when his current contract expires, with a number of top European clubs chasing his signature.
Madrid president Florentino Perez is confident of winning the race to sign Rabiot though, with a potential deal mooted before the January window shuts.
Bayern Munich join race to sign Bergwijn
Manchester United are Inter Milan are also chasing the 21-year-old, who has impressed with his displays in the Eredivisie this season.
Bergwijn is expected to remain at PSV until the end of the season, but he is still free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with any potential suitors during the current transfer window.
Moses completes Fenerbahce move
The Nigerian full-back will spend six months at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium, after arriving in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Moses only managed to appear in two Premier League games for Chelsea during the first half of the season, falling out of favour under Maurizio Sarri.
De Jong done, De Ligt next?
"Now that Frenkie has completed his transfer, it [the speculation] can happen to me, but the only thing that interests me is Ajax," he said. "That's the only thing I'm working on.
"I'm just going to do my own thing and everything will work out if I do that. I think anyone would like to play for Barcelona at some point in their career."
Defender? Attacker? Where is De Jong best?
Speaking of De Jong, Johan Cruyff's former assistant and current Ajax scout Bruins Slot explains exactly what Barca are getting in the versatile 21-year-old:
"De Jong can play in Busquets' position, but he doesn't have the defensive level of Sergio. He has exceptional quality, though. He could play Xavi's role, too, but he's more Iniesta."
Why De Jong could become a Barca phenomenon
'If Pogba leaves Man Utd it will be for Barcelona or Real Madrid'
Florentin Pogba believes there are only three sides that could make his brother better, and there is no chance of him joining Manchester City.
The Frenchman stated in an interview this week: “When my brother leaves Manchester United, there are only three clubs he can go to improve. He's not going to go to Man City, so he'll come to Spain: to Barca or Madrid.”
Read the full story on Goal.
Miazga joins Reading on loan from Chelsea
Chelsea defender Matt Miazga has joined Reading on loan until the end of the season, as the Championship club has announced on Friday.
The American centre-back returned to Stamford Bridge earlier in the month after his loan spell at Nantes was terminated and now he is being shipped back out until the summer.
Reading boss Jose Gomes expressed his delight after the deal was struck with Chelsea, stating: "Matt is a skilful, committed and commanding presence at the centre of defence and I am very pleased we have been able to welcome him into our family."
De Ligt keen to join De Jong at Barca
Frenkie De Jong completed his move to the Camp Nou on Thursday from Ajax, but will remain at the Johan Cruyff Arena for the remainder of the current campaign.
De Ligt is keen to keep playing with his Dutch teammate beyond this season and Barca are thusly now lining up a potential bid for his services.
Paredes set for PSG medical
Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes has
According to RMC Sport, the 24-year-old will move to the Parc Des Princes for €40m ($45m, £35m), signing a four-and-a-half-year deal with the French champions.
Paredes had also been linked with a switch to Chelsea this month, but it appears that PSG
Juventus target Bruno Alves
The Old Lady are lining up potential replacements for Medhi Benatia, who looks set to leave Turin during the current window.
Alves, 37, is top of their list, having impressed during his debut season at Parma with 19 Serie A appearances already under his belt this term.
Milan step up Carrasco pursuit
The Belgian superstar has already said yes to a San Siro switch, but he must now agree to take a cut on his €11m (£10m, $12m) per year wages to complete the transfer.
Carrasco has contributed seven goals and five assists in 25 Chinese Super League matches for Dalian Yifang, having joined the club in February last year.
Bakary Sako set to rejoin Crystal Palace
The Mail international is currently undergoing a medical at the Eagles' Beckenham training centre, ahead of signing a six-month deal.
Palace released Sako last summer, but West Brom signed the 30-year-old as a free agent in October.
Soares agrees Inter switch
The 27-year-old is already in Milan to tie up the deal, which is expected to be completed later today.
Soares will initially move to the San Siro on loan until the end of the season, but Inter will have the option to make the move permanent for £9.5m ($12m).
Parlour backs Ramsey to be a success at Juve
Ray Parlour believes Aaron Ramsey will be an asset to Juventus and that he'll thrive alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Arsenal midfielder is all set to leave on a free transfer in the summer, with the Welshman poised to sign a five-year deal with Juve.
And Parlour believes his ability to create space for him team-mates will prove valuable to the Serie A champions, although admits it's a "shame" he's leaving the Gunners.
Arsenal make contact with PSG regarding Nkunku
Gunners boss Unai Emery is a keen admirer of the midfielder and the club are hoping to lure him to the Emirates Stadium on loan until the end of the season.
Nkunku has featured in 13 Ligue 1 matches for PSG this term, contributing one goal and one assist.
Juventus close in on Caceres
The Uruguayan is keen to join up with Massimiliano Allegri's side, with Juve now discussing figures with their Serie A rivals.
The 31-year-old has had two previous spells with Juve and now looks all set to return again, replacing Mehdi Benatia, who is heading out of the club.
PSG target Napoli midfielder Allan
PSG boss Thomas Tuchel reportedly wants two midfield enforcers during the January transfer window, with Napoli star Allan a top target.
Gazzetta dello Sport claims that PSG want to sign the Brazilian in addition to Zenit midfielder Leandro Paredes.
As revealed by Goal, Paredes had been a target for Chelsea but the Ligue 1 champions are now all set to complete the signing of the 24-year-old for around €40 million (£35m/$46m).
Willem II loan Dortmund forward Isak
Mata joined Man Utd five years ago today
ICYMI: Barca eye move for Mata
Juve & PSG also interested
The 30-year-old is available on a free transfer at the end of the season as his contract at Old Trafford runs down, with Barca keen to take advantage.
Check out the full story on Goal right HERE!
Monaco youngster to join Milan
Vidic made Man Utd debut 13 years ago today
Milan want to re-sign Deulofeu
The Spaniard has spent time with the Serie A side previously, making 18 appearances in a loan spell during the 2016-17 season.
With Krzysztof Piatek having signed for the club in January to replace Gonzalo Higuain, Milan now want the 24-year-old to further bolster their attacking line.
Why Man City are missing out on big targets
Valencia make €8m Chicharito move
The Liga club have lodged an initial €8 million (£7m/$9m) bid for the Mexican striker, although the Hammers are reportedly holding out for a figure of up to €14m (£12m/$16m).
Juventus keen on Christensen
'James perfect for Arsenal as mix of Fabregas & Isco'
The former Gunners star told The Mirror: “If I had to choose between them [James and Suarez] - knowing the situation with Ramsey - Arsenal definitely need an attacking midfielder and need to get a player who has the personality to direct a game and not hide all the time. I think James Rodriguez is one of them.”
Arsenal to block Jenkinson loan
Man Utd face battle for Berta
Burke hints at Celtic stay
He said in the Daily Record: "I feel at home already and I’m sure if I continue to keep doing well I’m sure I’ll want to stay here as a player."
Begovic has Premier League sides on alert
Asmir Begovic is open to offers after losing his place at Bournemouth, claims The Sun, with a number of Premier League sides considering an approach.
It has been suggested that Manchester City may explore the option of landing the former Chelsea goalkeeper as they lack experienced cover for Ederson with Claudio Bravo still working his way back to fitness.
Leipzig out to end Werner exit talk
Inter reached agreement with Cedric
Donovan to make $250,000 as part of indoor deal
Landon Donovan will make $250,000 (£190,560) to play the 13 games that make up the remainder of the Major Arena Soccer League season, according to ESPN.
The USMNT legend is set to join the San Diego Sockers, making him far and away the highest-paid player in the indoor league.
"There is crossover," said Donovan of playing indoors. "In the end, the objective is the same: trying score goals and prevent the other team from scoring. But there are a lot of nuances I'm going to have to learn."
Emery 'not surprised' by Mourinho sacking
Lazio and Roma after Gomes
Lazio see Gomes as a potential midfield replacement for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, who could leave the club this summer.
Petit: Ozil is a 'wasted talent'
Barca preparing Otamendi bid
The defender is unsettled at the Etihad
Pep Guardiola has addmitted the centre-back has grown frustrated by his lack of game time at the Etihad Stadium, and Barca are set to offer him a way out.
Man City are already targetting a move for Matthijas de Ligt who would provide more competition for the 30-year-old.
Everton will consider loan offers for Bolasie
The winger recently returned from the West Midlands
Silva told reporters: “It is a possibility of course [another loan]. Until now we have had no enquiries. We will do what is the best solution for him and us as a club.
"We have four wingers in our squad and we are happy with them. What I don’t want is for Bolasie not to play again. It doesn’t mean I have already decided what will happen. Let’s see what will happen at the end of the market.
"When he took the decision to come back we didn’t expect it, even though he has that option in his contract.”
Parma want Rannochia
The centre-back's contract expires at the end of the season and Parma are said to be interested in signing him on a free transfer when his deal runs out.
If Inter seal Diego Godin's move, it could free up Ranocchia to leave San Siro.
Godin to sign pre-contract agreement with Inter
Atletico defender to leave
But the defender has chosen a move to Milan, and will sign a two-year deal ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.