21:15 - Arsenal to recall Guendouzi from Hertha loan?

Bild claims that Arsenal are set to bring Matteo Guendouzi back to the club from Hertha Berlin after the French midfielder spent the first half of the season on loan in the German capital.
Guendouzi fell out of favour with Mikel Arteta after a petulant confrontation with an opponent following the Gunners' loss to Brighton last term, and has not featured since.
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It is unclear whether he hopes to bring him back into the first-team fixture or sell him, but his contract expires in the summer of 2022, making him an asset rapidly diminishing in value.

20:35 - Dyche short of January spending money

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has complained about his lack of funds as he looks to boost his squad ahead of the second half of the season.
“Nothing has changed from my words from before the window and before the takeover – that January is a very tough window.
“Not many want to lose their players. It is always a tough window whether you have got money or not.
“We will wait and see. There’s a couple of things we talked about and possible options, so we will wait and see, but I’m not banking on it, I’m just maybe looking at it – doing our homework, being diligent and seeing if the moment can arise when we can do something.”

19:40 - Eriksen saga rumbles on

Given the fanfare that accompanied Christian Eriksen's move to Inter Milan last January, the Dane's fall from grace at San Siro has certainly been odd.
The Daily Mail reports that he could return to Tottenham this month if Jose Mourinho decided to cash in on Dele Alli, who is wanted by PSG, while Sky Sports claimed earlier this week that he had been offered to West Ham.
Sky also claim that Eriksen's representatives are set to take legal action against Inter over unmade payments which were agreed as part of the deal.

18:45 - Atletico close in on Dembele

Atletico Madrid are reportedly closing in on the signing of Lyon forward Moussa Dembele according to
Atletico are on the hunt for a new forward following the mutual termination of Diego Costa's contract. They had previously been linked to Napoli forward Arkadiusz Milik.
However the report says that now Atletico are set to sign former Celtic forward Dembele on loan with an option to buy, not an obligation.

18:15 - River deny Montiel - Roma links

European reports are suggesting that Roma will imminently sign Gonzalo Montiel from River Plate.
that that report is incorrect and that is not the case.
Montiel is a 24-year-old highly thought of defender.
He is also being linked to a number of other European clubs, most notably Lyon.

17:40 - West Ham turn to Arsenal forward

West Ham have moved quickly after the exit of striker Sebastian Haller, according to the Evening Standard.
The youngster has shone in the Europa League this term, often finding himself in the right place to score valuable goals, while Haller's move to Ajax was confirmed on Friday.
Nketiah's contract at the Emirates has 18 months left to run and he is part of a three-man shortlist at the London Stadium, which also features Bournemouth's Joshua King and Reims' Boulaye Dia.
Arsenal are more likely to be open to a permanent deal to free up funds for a creative midfielder.

17:00 - More from a frustrated Koeman...

Further to the update below on Koeman getting frustrated by Barcelona club politics that are restricting his ability to sign players, here are more of his comments from his press conference today.
"It's important that we strengthen because we want to improve the squad," Koeman said. "We need more competition, we need to be more effective in front of goal.
"There are several reasons to try and sign this month, but I understand the club's situation and if it's not possible, it's not possible and we will wait until next season."
Read more from Koeman with our story here.

16:45 - Clubs 'being priced out' for Milik

There are red lights everywhere as no clubs are apparently willing to pay the transfer fee that Napoli are demanding for Arkaduisz Milik.
The Poland forward's agent, Fabrizio De Vecchi, has revealed to AS that Atletico Madrid and other clubs are effectively being 'priced out' of a move for his player.
"No one, not Atletico or anyone will pay what Napoli are asking [for him]," De Vecchi said.
De Vecchi added, "I won't rule it out," when asked if a move was still possible with some flexibility from Napoli.
Absolutely classic agent-speak.

16:20 - Giroud to West Ham?

A reminder that yesterday our very own Inside Football brought you an exclusive: Olivier Giroud could move to West Ham to replace the outgoing Haller.
According to Dean Jones, the Hammers have identified Giroud as a potential replacement and the Frenchman is being lined up for a move to his third London club after Arsenal and Chelsea.
Read all about that from Inside Football and Giroud's chances of securing yet another London move.

16:00 - Koeman: Signings hinge on presidential election

Barcelona fans, cover your eyes... more club politics.
The elections will be held on January 24 following Josep Maria Bartomeu's resignation last year but the lack of a permanent board means they are presently unable to trade in the transfer market, something Ronald Koeman hopes to do at the end of the month.
The election dates means they will have a very small window of opportunity to do business as the La Liga winter window shuts on February 1.
Read more on Koeman's transfer frustrations here after his press conference.

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15:45 - Snodgrass signs for West Brom

Big Sam has made a signing as Robert Snodgrass arrives at West Brom on an 18-month contract for an undisclosed fee.
Allardyce has said of the 33-year-old midfielder: "He tells me he's played holding midfield, left of a three, wide left and right, so he's pretty versatile across midfield.
"I've heard from many, many people that he is exceptional in the dressing room which is a great bonus on top of his abilities."
Check out our 'done deals' page for more signings so far in this January window.

15:25 - Solskjaer: Romero and Rojo free to leave

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has just said that goalkeeper Sergio Romero and defender Marcos Rojo are both free to leave the club this month.
"Both of them have contracts until the summer and they're not going to be extended," Solskjaer said.
We're looking for them to find clubs. Marcos has been given time to go home, so he's still in Argentina.
"Sergio has been back home as well to see his family but he's back now. They're professionals and they're working hard."
Read our full story on this here from Solskjaer's press conference.

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15:00 - Perisic 'a good fit' for Spurs and Mourinho

Tottenham continue to be linked with a move for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, and Eurosport Italy's Stefano Dolci has given his expert view on why he believes the Croat star would be an ideal fit for Tottenham Hotspur and for Jose Mourinho in his team.
"Inter have desperately tried to sign a new striker to help Romelu Lukaku and, if Christian Eriksen leaves, a new midfielder in this January transfer window," Dolci said.
"Without Champions League games and with only two domestic competitions, the Nerazzurri are making it a priority to sell big-name players and Perisic should leave the club.
"In the four months of this season, Perisic has played as a substitute behind Ashley Young on the left-hand side in a 3-5-2 or as a substitute for Lautaro Martinez or Lukaku.
He has not been a key player for Inter. But in their 4-2-3-1 formation, Perisic should be a good fit for Tottenham and for Mourinho.
"At Bayern he showed he could be a very good replacement as a winger and guarantee goals, assists and good performances at a good price."

14:20 - Flick rules out Bayern moves

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has admitted that the club is not likely to sign any new players in January, as ''with coronavirus it's not that straightforward.''
He added that, ''I think the squad we have now will be the squad we have until the end of the season'', although he mentioned that ''one or two might move on.''

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14:00 - Exclusive: Fulham open to Mitrovic offers

Aleksandar Mitrovic was expected to play a prominent role for Fulham this season but after losing his place in Scott Parker's first XI, the club are willing to entertain offers for the forward, writes our own Dean Jones.
Mitrovic, who arrived from Newcastle United in 2018, has not scored for the Cottagers since September.
"There have been discussions with Mitrovic over the situation, and there is no friction or animosity that he is now a back-up option for Parker," Jones reports.

Fulham’s stance is that they are not actively looking to sell him but if a fair offer was to land they are willing to let the player make a decision on whether he wants to leave or remain part of the team, where he could still play a vital role as they fight to stay in the Premier League.
Read the latest Inside Football now and find out more about this developing story.

13:30 - Ozil move 'becoming clear in coming days'

Arsenal's out-of-favour midfielder Mesut Ozil could be set to leave the club very soon. *Please! Please! Please! For the love of transfer blogs!*
Fenerbahce coach Erol Bulut has stated that the star's future "will become clear in the coming days" amid building speculation that he will move to Turkey.
There had been reports that he could make a switch to DC United in the MLS, but Bulut clearly believes this will now get wrapped up soon in Fenerbahce's favour.
Read the story here and Bulut's quotes in full.

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12:45 - Euro Papers: Perisic to Spurs

As first reported by Inside Football on January 1, Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic could be on the way to Tottenham Hotspur this transfer window.
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho is said to be a ‘huge admirer’ of the Croatia international and the Portuguese reportedly tried to sign the 31-year-old when he was manager of Manchester United.
Watch today's Euro Papers, below, to find out much more...

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12:15 - Trippier linked with United move

If Donny van de Beek is to leave Old Trafford, one man who is being linked with arriving there is now England defender Kieran Trippier.
Manchester United could make a move for Trippier in the summer if the Atletico Madrid right-back's ban for a betting violation can be overturned, The Athletic reports.
The 30-year-old is apparently seen as the ideal candidate to provide competition for Aaron Wan-Bissaka at right-back while adding experience.

12:00 - Looking Van de Bleak for Donny at United

Dutch star Donny van de Beek is already being widely linked with a move away from Manchester United having been sidelined for much of his time so far in the Premier League.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has shown a strange reluctance to play the midfielder, so should he already be looking to find another move?
There are growing calls for him to cut his losses with Rene Meulensteen, Louis van Gaal, Ronald De Boer and Dimitar Berbatov all among those urging him to leave.

11:35 - Exclusive: Wolves interested in signing Laborde

A reminder that Eurosport France had an exclusive update last evening on the status of Montpellier's Gaetan Laborde, who is a target for Nuno Espirito Santo and Wolves.
They have recalled Patrick Cutrone from his loan at Fiorentina but are also keen on Laborde, who has six goals and five assists in Ligue 1 this season.
There has not been any offer yet from Wolves and it is believed Laborde does not want to rush a departure from Montpellier, who he joined in 2018.
Read our full story on this developing update here with Wolves looking to make what would be a big move.

11:05 - Spurs 'in talks' with Perisic

There are more reports that Tottenham are 'in talks' with Ivan Perisic about a loan move to north London from Inter Milan.
Jose Mourinho apparently has 'great interest' in the winger, according to the Daily Mail. Perisic won the Champions League at Bayern Munich last season.
Dean Jones reported this story first for our very own Inside Football, of course, back on New Year's Day.
"Mourinho hugely admires Perisic, who would add versatility and experience to his attack for the season run-in if they could find a way to strike a deal," he reported for Eurosport.

10:35 - Exclusive from Inside Football

Inside Football has learned that two of West Brom boss Sam Allardyce's targets are Manchester United defender Phil Jones and Hamza Choudhury of Leicester City.
Big Sam is, of course, due a huge bonus if the Baggies avoid relegation and, with the team struggling in 19th, he is looking to conduct some substantial business in the transfer market.
Jones, Choudhury on wanted list as Big Sam eyes four signings thanks to Dean Jones with his latest update in Inside Football.

10:15 - Bayern linked with Richards

German and European champions Bayern Munich are interested in Reading left-back Omar Richards, The Sun is reporting. Will this intriguing move really happen?
The 22-year-old England under-21 international is out of contract at the end of the season, which means that he can agree a free transfer with Bayern or another foreign club in January.
Everton are also interested, according to the report, to provide competition to Lucas Digne.

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10:00 - Will Ozil edge closer to move today?

It's dragged on and on and on, then we thought things were developing quickly with reports of a move to Fenerbahce, only for it to go quiet again.
But Mesut Ozil’s time at Arsenal could soon finally be at an end, according to the Mirror. The 32-year-old midfielder has not played for the club for the best part of a year and with a contract running out this summer, they are keen to get his £350,000-a-week wages off their books.
There has been talk of a move to DC United, which would suit fans of his 'personal brand', but Ozil would also apparently like a move to Turkey. Read more on the latest in Paper Round.

09:35 - Where should Camavinga go?

It's a good time to be Eduardo Camavinga, if rampant transfer reports are to be believed.
Spanish newspaper Marca suggests that the teenage Rennes midfielder will leave the club at the end of the season. The 18-year-old player has struggled to impress this season and there is an anticipation he will leave this summer when he will have just one year left on his contract.
Real Madrid, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are all keen. So who should he choose? Let us know what you think on Twitter at @Eurosport_UK.

09:15 - Now, where is Giroud?

Yesterday, our very own Inside Football brought you an exclusive: Olivier Giroud could move to West Ham to replace the outgoing Haller.
According to Dean Jones, the Hammers have identified Giroud as a potential replacement and the Frenchman is being lined up for a move to his third London club after Arsenal and Chelsea.
Read all about that from Inside Football here.

09:10 - Deal! 'Bonjour Haller!'

If you thought this morning couldn't get any exciting, we have a big - if expected - deal from Amsterdam.
"Ajax, West Ham United and Sébastien Haller have reached an agreement for the transfer of the French-Ivorian player," the Dutch giants have announced.
"The striker signed a contract that is effective immediately with a duration of four and a half seasons, through June 20, 2025. Ajax pays a transfer fee of 22,500,000 euros to West Ham United."
This is a nice little video to capture the moment too...

08:45 - Aguero to PSG

Thought Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero would be lining up in the same team next season? So did we.
But what if that club wasn't Manchester City. Yep, PSG are the second team in the frame for the Barcelona wizard, and reports late last night (from the reliable mouth of an agent...) suggest Aguero is also high on their shopping list, while Messi continues to be linked with a move to the French capital.
Imagine a Neymar-Aguero-Messi attack. What about Kylian Mbappe? Oh come on, we all know he's a goner...

08:30 - Welcome!

An actual deal!
Manchester United may cop a lot of flak but they deserve nothing but praise (for 24 hours, don’t go overboard) after spicing up the transfer window yesterday. Will Amad Diallo prove a success at Old Trafford? Frankly, it doesn’t matter. We just needed something to restore our faith in the transfer window, reminding us that even at its quietest, we can still be sucked in and dream. On with today’s show!
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