Premier League: All the transfer rumours as deadline day approaches
Follow all the latest news and updates on transfer deadline day, with Chelsea and Arsenal among the Premier League teams looking to complete late business before the window shuts at 11pm tonight.
Chelsea have spent over £220 this month but the Blues are looking to pull of their biggest deal yet as they continue talks with Benfica over the signing of Enzo Fernandez. Talks are ongoing over a £112m deal for the World Cup winning midfielder, which would be a British transfer record.
If Chelsea are unsuccessful they may turn their attention to Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo, who is also wanted by Arsenal. The Premier League leaders have already had a £60m bid rejected by Brighton but are set to try again, after Caicedo went public with his desire to leave the club before the deadline.
Elsewhere, Tottenham are continuing their pursuit of Pedro Porro, Conor Gallagher is wanted by Everton, Newcastle United and Crystal Palace, while Manchester City may look to enter the market after Joao Cancelo signed for Bayern Munich in a shock loan deal. Follow all the latest transfer news and rumours, below:
Jorginho deal almost done
Jorginho’s move from Chelsea to Arsenal is almost complete and the midfielder has been pictured wearing the Arsenal shirt after completing a medical for the Gunners.
No official announcement has been released yet though.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 16:25
Fernandez ready to undergo medical
Chelsea are preparing to give Enzo Fernandez his medical in Portugal. Sky Sports News say club officials are in Lisbon working to get this deal over the line.
They are making plans to medically assess the midfielder in the Portuguese capital after reportedly agreeing the deal with Benfica.
Chelsea have told Benfica they are prepared to pay Fernandez’s £105.85m (€120m) release clause.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 16:19
Bolton sign Mbete on loan
Bolton have completed the signing of Luke Mbete on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season.
The 19 year-old defender spent the first half of the season with Huddersfield, but struggled for playing time, making just six Championship appearances.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 16:12
Chelsea and Benfica still in talks for Fernandez
If this deal gets over the line it will go right down to the wire on deadline day. There’ll be a last minute panic compromise from one of the two clubs.
Let’s see how it progresses.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 16:08
Manchester United midfield Christian Eriksen set for lengthy absence
Christian Eriksen will be out for three months with the ankle injury sustained against Reading on Saturday.
Manchester United will be without the midfielder, who was hurt in a shocking challenge by Reading striker Andy Carroll, until late April or early May.
It means Eriksen will miss the Carabao Cup final, if United reach it, and their Europa League tie against Barcelona, though the Premier League club are hopeful he could be back before the end of the season.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 16:00
Gallagher could still leave Chelsea
Conor Gallagher has been a target for plenty of Premier League clubs this month and Crystal Palace are hopeful of bringing him back to Selhurst Park on loan.
At this stage Chelsea are currently only considering permanent cash deals after Everton made a £40 million offer that was rejected by Gallagher
The 22-year-old only wants a permanent deal to another top six team or one challenging for the Champions League places but he might be persuaded of a second successive loan to Palace if the club get Chelsea’s agreement.
The Blues would only sanction a loan when all other sale options have been exhausted though.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 15:53
Burnley eyeing up Enock Agyei
Burnley boss Vincent Kompany wants to make a deadline raid on his former club Anderlecht to snap up teen winger Enock Agyei.
The 18-year-old is out of contract in the summer and there are rumours saying that he could move to Turf Mooor today. The Clarets are also said to have signed forward Deji Sotona.
Sotona claimed on social media that he has joined the Clarets but the club are yet to confirm it. Sotona came through the youth ranks at Manchester United and has more recently been playing for Nice.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 15:47
Weston McKennie ‘super excited’ to join Leeds on loan
Weston McKennie says he is ‘super excited’ to join Leeds United after completing a loan move to Elland Road yesterday.
Premier League: Weston McKennie ‘super excited’ to join Leeds on loan
Michael Jones31 January 2023 15:40
West Ham complete Thestrup deal
West Ham Women have completed the signing of striker Amalie Thestrup.
The Denmark international joins on a permanent deal from PSV. The 27-year old has four caps and has previously played for Roma and Liverpool.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 15:34
Newcastle to show off new signings
Newcastle United will present their new signings, Anthony Gordon and Harrison Ashby, before kick off in tonight’s Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Southampton.
Michael Jones31 January 2023 15:29