Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United REJECT Dean Henderson’s request to leave, while Roma attempt to sign Granit Xhaka again… the latest from the Premier League and Europe
- The January transfer window is now open and active for Premier League sides
- Clubs will have until 11pm on Monday, January 31 to complete their signings
- A number of high-profile players have already been linked with transfers
- Catch all the latest transfer news and done deals from around the world here
The January window is now open for business in the Premier League and around Europe, with clubs looking to add to their squads as we go into the second half of the campaign.
The window will typically open on January 1 for Premier League clubs, which is also the case in Scotland, Germany and France, while those in Italy and Spain had to wait until January 3 to make any signings.
A number of players have been linked with players already – with all eyes on Newcastle to see what business they will do under their new Saudi owners. Sportsmail’s CHARLOTTE DALY will keep you up-to-date.
Arsenal could see a handful of departures this month with interest in Pablo Mari, Bernd Leno, Eddie Nketiah and Sead Kolasinac.
The Austrian winger joined the Catalan giants on a season-long loan deal in July last year with the option of making the move permanent for a fixed £8.3million (€10m) fee. That mandatory purchase option would have kicked in had the Austria international played one more game for Barcelona.
Mikel Arteta is keen for some reinforcements in midfield – particularly with Thomas Partey absent at the Africa Cup of Nations – and a loan move for Arthur has been discussed.
Stoke are leading the race for Chelsea’s forgotten man Lewis Baker.
Glen Johnson has dismissed the idea of Declan Rice leaving West Ham for Manchester United in the summer, even though he considers the midfielder ‘the ideal fit’ for Old Trafford.
Brighton have made an offer of around £4million for Paraguay international teenager Julio Enciso.
Manchester United have rejected goalkeeper Dean Henderson’s request to leave while forward Jesse Lingard is prepared to see out the season before choosing his next club.
Aston Villa are closing in on a deal for Everton defender Lucas Digne to give Steven Gerrard his second signing of the transfer window.
Roma will reportedly head back in for Granit Xhaka with the Arsenal midfielder emerging as Jose Mourinho’s No 1 summer target.
Lazio are considering making a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, according to reports in Italy.
Antonio Conte has held a crunch transfer summit with chairman Daniel Levy and managing director of football Fabio Paratici over his plans to strengthen the Tottenham squad.
Newcastle are set to complete the £25million signing of Burnley striker Chris Wood after activating a release clause in his contract, infuriating their relegation rivals.
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