Transfer Market All the day’s news and rumours
Well, that is it for today. Before leaving, here are the hottest rumours and biggest talking points from Wednesday’s transfer blog:
– Sevilla are in negotiations with Leganes for striker Youssef En-Nesyri. His release clause is 20 million euros, but the Andalusians are hoping to sign him for slightly less.
– Jean-Clair Todibo has officially completed his move to Schalke, joining from Barcelona on loan until the end of the season for 1.5 million euros with the option to buy for 25 million euros.
– Celta Vigo have made one signing and one sale today. Jeison Murillo has arrived on loan with an option to buy, while Stanislav Lobotka has completed his move to Napoli.
– Edinson Cavani is clear that he wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain and join Atletico Madrid, but there is currently a 20 million euro difference between Atletico’s offer and PSG’s valuation. PSG want 30m euros.
– Donny van de Beek will join Real Madrid in the summer, according to reports in the Netherlands. Other clubs are interested in the Ajax midfielder, but it is thought that his move to Los Blancos is all but sealed.
22:10. Barcelona are considering a move for Yan Couto, according to Goal Brazil. The 17-year-old right-back is currently playing for Curitiba, while he was one of the outstanding players for Brazil at the Under-17 World Cup.
21:30. Sevilla are determined to sign a striker this January and Monchi is eyeing Leganes hitman Youssef En-Nesyri, according to Eldesmarque. His release clause is 20 million euros and Leganes are aware of Sevilla’s interest. In fact, both clubs are already negotiating a deal.
21:10. Harry Kane’s long-term injury has forced Tottenham Hotspur to look at the transfer market, with Sky Sports reporting that Porto striker Ze Luis could be an option. AC Milan goalscorer Krzysztof Piatek has also been linked with Spurs.
20:47. Former Athletic Club winger Markel Susaeta has joined Melbourne City in Australia, having played most recently for Gamba Osaka in Japan. The 32-year-old had been without a club since December.
20:15. Sporting CP centre-back Sebastian Coates has renewed his contract with the club until June 30, 2023, with the option to extend it for a further year.
@SebastianCoates “Ver que o Clube continua a confiar em mim deixa-me muito feliz” #SportingCP
El Patrón renovou até 2023 com + 1 ano de opção https://t.co/tSM0tS4lvWpic.twitter.com/owZSrLwwQA
? Sporting Clube de Portugal (@Sporting_CP) January 15, 2020
20:05. Jean-Clair Todibo has completed his move to Schalke from Barcelona, joining on loan until the end of the season. The German side have paid 1.5 million euros for the loan, while they will have the option to buy for 25 million euros plus five million euros in add-ons. Read more here.
Die Tinte ist trocken #S04 | | #WirLebenDichpic.twitter.com/YbPJGP64rK
? FC Schalke 04 (@s04) January 15, 2020
19:45. Celta Vigo have brought in Jeison Murillo on loan from Sampdoria until the end of the season. They will also have the option to buy in the summer, too.
OFICIAL | Central de experiencia, jerarquía y solidez. El internacional colombiano @JeisonMurillo19 llega cedido con opción de compra.
? RC Celta (@RCCelta) January 15, 2020
19:20. Swansea City have completed the signing of Conor Gallagher on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season. The midfielder spent the first half of the season on loan at Charlton Athletic.
Conor Gallagher joins the #Swans on loan for the remainder of the season!
? Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) January 15, 2020
19:05. Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta wants to sign Manchester City centre-back John Stones and AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie in this January transfer window.
18:55. Lugo have signed Leganes left-back Vasyl Kravets on loan until the end of the season.
18:45. A figure of 20 million euros currently separates Edinson Cavani from Atletico Madrid. Paris Saint-Germain want 30m euros for the Uruguayan, whose contract expires in the summer, while Atletico have offered 10m euros.
18:15. Iago Aspas is in favour of Celta Vigo signing Jeison Murillo: “He has experience which will come in handy at this time. He’s played for some big clubs and also has international experience.”
17:55. Getafe star defender Djene Dakonam has interest from Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, report The Sun. Los Azulones are asking for 25 million euros, a figure the English clubs are trying to reduce as much as possible. Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and Monaco have also tried to sign Djene.
17:36. Edinson Cavani wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain in this transfer window and he has informed the club of his desire to do so, according to L’Equipe. The Uruguayan is desperate to sign for Atletico Madrid, however PSG do not want to lose him. Cavani has six months left on his contract.
17:20 . Inter’s sporting director, Piero Ausilio, is in London to negotiate with Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea for Christian Eriksen and Olivier Giroud respectively. Inter have offered almost 10 million euros for Eriksen, but Spurs want double that amount. As for Giroud, he has already agreed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Nerazzurri, according to Sky Sport Italia.
16:55. Getafe have already allowed Markel Bergara and Raul Carnero to depart the club in this transfer window and the next could be Enric Gallego, who several Segunda Division clubs have enquired about.
16:36. Tuttosport are reporting that three teams are interested in AC Milan forward Suso. Sevilla, Getafe and Valencia, though the Rossoneri only want a loan deal, with mandatory option to buy at the end of the season.
16:25. Manchester United are reportedly interested in Marcos Llorente, according to the Manchester Evening News.
13:00. According to the Mirror, PSG have entered the race to sign Christian Eriksen. The player’s contract with Tottenham ends in June and he has been in advanced negotiations with Inter.
12:38. Inter are still not giving up in their pursuit of Arturo Vidal, but are looking at alternatives, given the difficulty in signing the Barcelona midfielder. According to the Corriere dello Sport, Franck Kessie is one of those alternatives.
12:27. According to Sky Sport, Inter and Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of Olivier Giroud. It is though the Frenchman will cost the Nerazzurri around 4.5 million euros.
12:05. With rumours suggesting Javier Hernandez will be joining LA Galaxy, the Mexican striker trained as usual with Sevilla on Wednesday morning. MARCA has learned that the situation between the teams remains unchanged with Sevilla waiting for a 10 million euro offer.
11:41. Matteo Politano is having his medical with Roma and will move to the Italian capital from Inter.
Matteo Politano pic.twitter.com/JyGetxEfiv
? AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) January 15, 2020
11:31. According to Globoesporte, Barcelona have already agreed a deal with Palmeiras for the signing of Matheus Fernandes. The Catalans will pay 11 million euros in total, with 7m euros upfront and other 4m euros in add ons.
10:42. Real Oviedo have completed a deal with Real Madrid to take goalkeeper Lunin on loan until the end of the season. He was at Valladolid, but was unable to break into the first team.
Cesión del @realmadrid
Campeón del Mundo Sub-20 con Ucrania#RealOviedopic.twitter.com/TVmfZuwsZY
? Real Oviedo (@RealOviedo) January 15, 2020
10:04. Tottenham have completed the signing on Gedson Fernandes from Benfica. He will join the Premier League club on an 18-month loan deal with option to buy.
? Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 15, 2020
9:52. Miguel Angel Gil Marin was in Paris on Tuesday to try and seal the signing of Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan is Atletico Madrid’s main target in January, and he has put some pressure on PSG to let him leave by not travelling to take on Monaco. FULL STORY HERE
9:40. Dutch newspaper De Telegraph believe that Donny van de Beek will remain at Ajax for the rest of the campaign, before making a move to Real Madrid. The midfielder has been linked to Manchester United.
9:30. Good morning everyone and welcome to another day in the transfer market. Stay tuned for all the latest news and rumours.
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