Earthquakes make Cowell their youngest-ever signing
The San Jose Earthquakes have signed 15-year-old forward Cade Cowell as a homegrown player.
Cowell is the youngest signing in Earthquakes history, and fourth youngest in MLS history.
"Cade has a bright future ahead of him and it is up to him how far he will go,” said Earthquakes head coach Matias Almeyda.
De Ligt bored of transfer rumours
Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt has said he is tired of the constant speculation linking him with a move away.
Barca man De Jong confirms Man City and PSG talks
Monaco hijack Newcastle loan move for Martins
The 23-year-old has struggled for game time at Atletico, and appears set to spend the rest of the season on loan with Thierry Henry's side.
Newcastle, meanwhile, have still submitted a loan offer to for Monaco left-back Antonio Barreca.
AC Milan seal €35m Piatek move
Dortmund make contact with Zaha's representatives
Palace are likely to demand at least £50 million (€57m/$65m) for Zaha, who is keen on a move that will allow him to play Champions League football.
Chelsea sign Higuain on loan
The 31-year-old joins until the end of the season, with the Blues retaining a purchase option
The 31-year-old spent the first half of the season on loan at Milan, who are nearing a deal for Krzysztof Piatek as the Argentine's replacement.
"When the opportunity to join Chelsea presented itself I had to take it," Higuain said.
"It’s a team I’ve always liked that has a lot of history, a wonderful stadium and they play in the Premier League, a league I’ve always wanted to play in."
How Arsenal could line up with Denis Suarez
The Gunners are keen on the 25-year-old in part because of his versatility, with Suarez able to play several positions in the midfield.
So how could Arsenal's XI look with Suarez in it? Read Chris Wheatley's feature here to find out!
Moses close to loan to Fenerbahce
Alario emerges as option for Betis
Sanabria appears set to join Genoa, meaning Betis are in the market for a new attacking option.
Alario would provide that, and Betis are looking for a loan deal that would keep the Bayer Leverkusen forward with the club until the end of a season with a purchase option.
Donovan to play for indoor team
Landon Donovan is set to join the San Diego Sockers of the Major Arena Soccer Leagu, according to Sports Illustrated.
The U.S. national team legend will play for the team for the rest of the 2018-19 season following a formal announcement on Thursday.
Donovan will make his debut in February, marking his return to the game following a stint with Club Leon in 2018
Emery praises Monchi amid technical director links
Monza sign Paqueta
PSG set to beat Chelsea to Paredes
The Argentine was seen as a potential replacement for Cesc Fabregas
The 24-year-old midfielder was in Paris on Wednesday ahead of the deal, which will give PSG a vital midfield piece heading into the Champions League knockout stages.
Chelsea, meanwhile, miss out on a replacement for Cesc Fabregas, who departed for Monaco earlier this month.
Henrique joins Flamengo from Santos
Flamengo have signed Bruno Henrique from Santos, the club announced on Wednesday.
Henrique previously played for Wolfsburg from 2016-17 before scoring 20 goals in 86 appearances for Santos.
The forward scored just twice in 33 matches this past season, though, following an 18-goal campaign the season before.
Roma make offer for Barrios
The Italian club are looking to sign the Boca Juniors star on a loan deal with an option to buy this summer.
Barrios, 25, would like to jump at the chance to play in Europe after developing into a Colombian international with Deportes Tolima and Boca.
Barcelona confirm de Jong signing
The talented midfielder will join the Spanish club in the summer, putting an end to an extended transfer saga.
What you've all been waiting for... pic.twitter.com/gDE1mujMLF— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 23, 2019
Cruzeiro sign Sampdoria's Dodo
Cruzeiro have added Dodo from Sampdoria on a loan deal with an option to buy.
Lingard details Sir Alex conversation that convinced him of Man Utd future
Jesse Lingard says he wasn't always sure he'd make it at Manchester United, but a conversation with Sir Alex Ferguson convinced him that his time would come.
Prior to becoming a club regular, Lingard went out on loan at the likes of Leicester City, Birmingham City and Derby County, but, thanks to words from his former manager, he knew he's make it at Old Trafford.
Villarreal unwilling to negotiate sale of Fornals
However, Villarreal are not budging, and are pointing to the player's release clause, although Napoli would also have to convince Fornals himself.
PSG and Barca eye Allan
The Serie A club's president Aurelio De Laurentiis insisted that no official bids had been made, but he had spoken to PSG representatives regarding the player.
PSG are thought to value him at €70m (£61m/$79.5m), while Napoli want closer to €100m (£87m/$113.5m).
Icardi close to Inter deal
Mauro Icardi is on the verge of signing a new deal at Inter following a stand-off between the board and Wanda Nara, Icardi's wife and agent.
The Argentine striker, 25, is set to earn €7m (£6m/$8m) per season and is likely to extend his terms until 2023.
He will also reportedly have a release clause worth €160m-€180m (£140m-£160m/$180m-$205m) inserted into the contract.
Emery admits Arsenal need signings
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has admitted that he requires new players this month following several serious injuries.
Right-back Hector Bellerin was stretchered off in the Gunners' 2-0 win over Chelsea and has been ruled out for up to nine months, joining centre-half Rob Holding and forward Danny Welbeck on the list of long-term absentees.
Denis Suarez has been strongly linked with the Gunners, as has Gelson Martins, but both are considered wide options and no defenders have been touted as yet.
Balotelli moves to Marseille
The 28-year old striker had been released from his contract at Nice after falling out with head coach Patrick Vieira and has now joined the nine-time Ligue 1 winners on a free transfer.
The Italian has failed to score in 10 league outings this season but was a hit in his first two seasons in France.
Arsenal eye Audero
However, a buy option with a Juventus buy-back clause exists in his loan deal, which could drive the price of his transfer up and complicate the deal if exercised.
Everton to resist PSG advances for Gueye
PSG are reportedly desperate for midfield reinforcements, with Marquinhos and Dani Alves being forced to play there out of position following the club's falling-out with Adrien Rabiot.
They have been linked with Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure and Zeni St. Petersburg's Leandro Paredes, but see the Toffees man as a cheaper alternative.
Inter interested in Adrien Silva
The Serie A giants may be prepared to swoop for the Portuguese star's signature this month, as they prepare to bring in a couple of targets before the transfer window closes.
Silva has only managed to feature in two Premier League games for the Foxes this term, falling out of favour under Claude Puel.
Bordeaux target Josh Maja
The 20-year-old turned down the opportunity to sign a new contract at the Stadium Of Light and it is understood he now favours a move abroad.
Maja's most likely next destination appears to be Ligue 1, with Bordeaux expressing genuine interest in the centre-forward this month.
Mikel agrees Middlesbrough terms
The midfielder was a free agent after leaving Chinese club Tianjin Teda by mutual consent and he has completed a medical at the Riverside on Thursday.
The 31-year-old had been chasing a return to English football during the January window, having spent 11 successful years with Chelsea between 2006 and 2017.
De Jong set to seal €75m Barca switch
Blaugrana representatives are in Amsterdam to complete the transfer on Thursday, with De Jong set to join his new teammates at the end of the current campaign.
Paris Saint Germain had been hopeful of landing the 21-year-old's signature this month, but it appears that Barca have won the race to secure his services.
Richarlison admits rival interest prior to Everton move
The 21-year-old became the Toffees’ second-most expensive signing when he arrived from Watford in a £40 million deal last summer.
Richarlison has now revealed the Merseysiders were not the only side to show interest in his services, as he stated on Thursday: "They talked about Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea, Manchester United, but for me, nothing ever came."
Read the full story on Goal.
Newcastle submit loan offer for Gelson Martins
The Magpies are hoping to strengthen their squad before the transfer window closes, with Martins high on their list of potential targets.
PSG open Renato Sanches talks
The French champions have opened negotiations with the Bundesliga giants ahead of a possible January transfer swoop, with head coach Thomas Tuchel keen to bring in midfield reinforcements.
Sanches has featured in 16 matches for Bayern across all competitions this season, scoring one goal.
PSG close to landing Paredes
The Argentine midfielder will move to the Parc Des Princes for €45m (£39m, $51m), following successful negotiations between the French club and the player's representatives.
Paredes has featured in 15 games for Zenit in the Russian Premier League this season, contributing three goals and two assists.
Suarez left out of Barcelona squad
It had been thought that the deal for the midfielder to join the Gunners had collapsed over Barca's insistence on adding an obligatory purchase clause at the end of the half-season loan spell.
However, the player's absence from the matchday squad could indicate that there is life left in the deal yet, with Arsenal still yet to make a winter signing despite suffering three season-ending injuries.
Martinez joins Reading on loan from Arsenal
Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has joined Reading on loan until the end of the season, the Championship club have confirmed on Wednesday.
The Argentine has only appeared once for the Gunners this season, serving as third choice shot-stopper behind Bernd Leno and Petr Cech.
Martinez will now compete with Anssi Jaakkola for the number one spot at Reading, as they bid to avoid relegation to League One.
Moreira's Villa loan cut short
The 23-year-old joined in the summer but has made just two Carabao Cup appearances against Yeovil Town and Burton Albion.
He has not featured on the bench in the Championship since September.
Higuain in London ahead of Chelsea switch
Gonzalo Higuain has flown to London ahead of his proposed transfer to Chelsea.
Oliveira joins Reading on loan
The Portuguese striker, 27, has yet to make an appearance for the Canaries this season and has fallen behind Teemu Pukki and Jordan Rhodes in the pecking order.
Balotelli set for Marseille medical
He has fallen out with manager Patrick Vieira and will depart after a difficult first half of the campaign in which he failed to score.
However, the 28-year-old striker has enjoyed success in Ligue 1, notching 33 goals in 51 league appearances across his previous two seasons with the club.
PL clubs circle Clarke
Crystal Palace and Southampton have reportedly already seen bids rejected for the £12m-rated (€13.7m/$15.6m) teenager, but Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham have all registered their interest.
However, the promise of regular playing time and his adoration for his boyhood club mean that Clarke seems set to snub their interest and try to help Leeds win promotion from the Championship.
Parma to bring Iturbe back to Italy
He currently plys his trade in Mexico with UNAM Pumas, and has scored one goal and registered two assists in 12 league games.
Dortmund not interested in Werner
The club would be able to afford the German if they wanted him, with the funds generated from Christian Pulisic's sale more than enough to compensate for his price tag.
However, head coach Lucien Favre does not feel he is a tactical fit for his preferred 4-2-3-1 formation. He feels that Werner lacks the ability to lead the line on his own, but is not a natural winger either.
There have, however, been links with Bayern Munich, which appears to be Werner's most likely destination.
Milan after Bergwijn and Groeneveld
'Vengeful' PSG in for Barca players
The in-demand Ajax midfielder allegedly chose the Blaugrana over a move to France, and the Catalan giants are worried that PSG could come in for the likes of Ousmane Dembele, Philippe Coutinho, Samuel Umtiti and Sergio Busquets, who all have release clauses between €400m-€500m (£346.55m-£437.3m/$454.36m-$568m).
Lionel Messi's €700m (£611.7m/$795.2m) clause seems unfeasible, but Marc Andre ter Stegen's relatively paltry €180m (£157.4m/$204.46m) fee could make him a target.
The reported breakdown in relationship between the two clubs could also scupper any potential deal for Neymar in the summer.
Fornals will join Napoli
The 22-year-old will leave the La Liga relegation strugglers to join fellow Spaniards Jose Callejon, Fabian Ruiz and Raul Albiol in Naples.
He had previously been linked with Arsenal, but Carlo Ancelotti's side have been able to offer an immediate permanent transfer and appear to have landed their man.
Reading to land Martinez on loan
Martinez has made just one appearance for the Gunners this season in their dead-rubber Europa League group stage game against Qarabag and has asked to leave the Emirates temporarily as he is behind Bernd Leno and Petr Cech in the pecking order.
Inter set €40m Perisic price tag amid Man Utd & Atletico interest
Perisic has contributed three goals and two assists in 18 Serie A matches for Inter this season.
Madrid offer Rodriguez as part of Eriksen deal
Real Madrid step up Eriksen pursuit
Los Blancos hope that by offering the Colombian star in exchange for Eriksen they can drive down Spurs chairman Daniel Levy's initial asking price.
Rodriguez is currently in the middle of his second year on loan at Bayern Munich, who have an option to make the switch permanent for €42m ($48m, £37m) at the end of the season.
Roma favourites to sign Tonali
Tonali is currently valued at €28m ($32m, £25m) and has been dubbed by experts and supporters as 'the next Andrea Pirlo'.
Valencia weigh up Belotti transfer
Belotti has contributed nine goals and two assists in 22 domestic games for Torino this season.
Dortmund target Wilfried Zaha
Pulisic remains at Westfalenstadion until the end of the season, but his €64m (£56m, $73m) switch to Chelsea could finance Dortmund's pursuit of Zaha.
Juve and Inter battle for Darmian
The Bianconeri are the frontrunners to secure his signature, having held advanced negotiations with the Premier League side.
However, Inter are still hopeful of hi-jacking any potential deal for Darmian, with eight days left until the transfer window slams shut.
Napoli eye move for Fornals
The Spaniard has a release clause in his current contract set at €25m ($28m, £22m), which the Serie A giants will have to trigger to secure his services.
Villarreal are reluctant to lose Fornals at this stage of the season, but Napoli are reportedly already preparing a formal offer.
Marcelo pushing for Juventus transfer
The Brazilian has spent 13 years in Madrid, but he now hopes to move on to a new challenge and reunite with former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.
Marcelo reportedly told the club to accept any forthcoming offers from Juve, stating: "If they make an offer for me, you have to let me leave."
The 30-year-old has appeared in 11 La Liga matches this season, contributing two goals.
Chelsea linked to £45million-rated defender
Blues boss Maurizio Sarri wants to bring another Napoli player to Stamford Bridge, this time in the form of right-back Elseid Hysaj.
Hysaj played for Sarri at both Empoli and Napoli and is currently out of favour under Carlo Ancelotti.
Chelsea were linked to a move for Hysaj over the summer and look set to reignite that interest over the coming weeks.
Red Devils reject Arsenal loan move
Manchester United have turned down a loan inquiry from Arsenal about defender Eric Bailly.
According to the Mail, the Gunners wanted to take the centre-back on loan for the rest of the season with the view of potentially signing him permanently in the summer.
United however swiftly shut down their rivals' interest in Bailly, who is contracted at Old Trafford until June 2020.
The defender has started just one game under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to date with the club delaying a decision on whether to offer him a contract extension.
Barcelona make bumper offer to land De Jong ahead of PSG and Man City
Man City were previously thought to be leading the race after telling Ajax they were willing to pay €70m plus €20m in bonuses to sign De Jong.
However, the Catalan club see De Jong as a key player for the future and are ready to offer bumper personal terms in order to edge ahead of the Premier League champions in the race to sign him.
Pitaek set for Milan medical, paving way for Higuain to Chelsea
Genoa striker Krzysztof Piatek is set for a medical at Milan on Wednesday morning, Goal understands, which will pave the way for Gonzalo Higuain to join Chelsea on loan.
Chelsea will land Higuain on a six-month loan with an option to buy the striker outright at season's end for £32.5 million ($42m), while Piatek is reportedly joining Milan for a fee of £31m.
Milan were hesitant to sanction Higauin's exit from the club without landing a replacement, but Piatek will step in to fill the void.
Benitez to leave Newcastle if Almiron is not signed
Benitez is refusing to even discuss fresh terms if he does not get any of his top targets, and Almiron is the player he wants to fill his side's No.10 role.
However, Newcastle value Almiron at £16 million ($21m), short of Atlanta's asking price, and are also balking at his wage demands and agent's fee.
Real Madrid beat Man Utd to Militao
Real Madrid are set to win the race with Manchester United to sign versatile defender Eder Militao from Porto, according to the Daily Mail.
Militao can play centre-back, right-back and defensive midfielder and the Red Devils were looking to activate his £45 million ($58m) release clause this summer.
Man Utd face fight for sporting director target
United chairman Ed Woodward is looking to overhaul the club's football department, with a director of football and permanent manager in his sights.
Mitchell is the Bundesliga club's sporting director and Leipzig are determined to keep him by offering him a new contract.
Real Madrid prepare £90m Dybala move
The Juventus man has been in the crosshairs of Pep Guardiola for multiple seasons
Juventus might be willing to cash in on Dybala, having added Aaron Ramsey on free, while also targeting a loan move for Isco.