The January transfer window will open for all Premier League clubs and we will find out who will be bought and who will be sold after a whole host of big rumours as we enter Christmas week that can only mean one thing – the transfer window is opening soon. Football fanatics from all over the world can buy Premier League Tickets online to enjoy its stunning performances.
Welcome along to our live blog of all the latest January transfer window news and gossip from the Premier League, Europe and afar. It is set to be another exciting transfer window with some of the top flight’s biggest clubs set to enter the market for reinforcements.
Mikel Arteta is the new Arsenal head coach and will be looking to put his stamp on the squad at the Emirates, Jose Mourinho loves to make a signing and Frank Lampard, having not been able to in the summer at Chelsea, can now do so next month. For all the latest ahead of the transfer window opening join Joe Doyle below.
Chelsea ‘close’ to Sancho move
Chelsea are said to be “close” to making a £120million move for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.
The 19-year-old has also been linked to Manchester United and Liverpool, but the Sun state that Frank Lampard’s team are working on a club-record deal for the former Manchester City winger after seeing their transfer ban reduced.
Stamford Bridge is apparently “the most likely destination” for the England international after Chelsea indicated that they will meet Dortmund’s £120m valuation.
Liverpool has reportedly been put off by that figure, and Lampard is keen to bring in some star quality in attack following the exit of Eden Hazard in the summer.
Lampard identifies transfer priority
Frank Lampard has identified the area that he sees as a priority during the January transfer window, with a left-footed central defender on top of the wish list, according to reports.
Goal (via the Express) claims that the Chelsea boss is keen to see a player come in to provide some balance for Fikayo Tomori, who alongside Kurt Zouma and Andreas Christensen is right-footed. One of the names mentioned is Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake, who left Stamford Bridge for the Cherries in 2017.
Interest in Arsenal defender gathering
Napoli and Roma are two clubs who want to sign Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac report Sky Sports. The full-back is currently out injured and is looking to return to training in the New Year, leaving the Gunners with no recognized left-back fit.
He has two-and-a-half years left on his deal at the Emirates Stadium. Napoli is said to be keen to get a deal next month, while Roma is more willing to wait until the summer.
Arsenal considering a move for Bayer Leverkusen forward
Arsenal is considering making a move for Bayer Leverkusen forward Kevin Volland, according to Sky Sports. The German international has just 18 months left on his contract and is said to appeal to the Gunners because of his ability to be able to play out wide and the fact that he is left-footed.
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