The January transfer window is eleven days away and time is starting to run out for Premier League sides to sign their main targets.
While January is a notoriously difficult time to make big transfers, this month’s window still sees some intriguing deals being done. Newcastle United have begun flexing their heavy financial muscle, bringing in Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood, while Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard oversaw some exceptional achievements during the first transfer window. his first at the club.
Stick with our live blog for the latest transfer news of the day, before the busy end of this month’s January transfer window.
Latest updates: Thursday, January 20, 2022, 13:50
Good morning and welcome to today’s transfer news live blog. We’ll keep you updated with all the latest Premier League spins and deals, as the top teams close some key deals before the January transfer window closes at the end of the month.
Can Arsenal force prices through the Vlahovic deal?
First, reports from Italy suggest Arsenal are speeding up their pursuit of Fiorentina’s goalscorer Dusan Vlahovic, and are believed to have made an offer that could run up to £88m. The Serbia international is in high demand, after 17 goals in 21 matches in Serie A this season.
Man Utd will not let Lingard sell cheap
Meanwhile, Newcastle United are said to want to sign Manchester United outcast Jesse Lingard on loan. However, TalkSPORT reports that the Red Devils will ask for a loan fee of £3.5m for the England international to leave temporarily this month. That’s a pretty hefty price to pay for less than half a season!
Liverpool to pay £15m fee
At Anfield, it seems that Liverpool are also not willing to let their players go for a bargain fee. The race to sign their defender Nathaniel Phillips is starting to heat up, with West Ham United said to be interested fans. However, The Express reports that the Red Devils have refused to bid for the player and will not sell for less than £15m.
https://www.nationalworld.com/sport/football/transfer-news-live-arsenals-ps88m-plan-man-utd-make-newcastle-demand-liverpools-ps15m-stance-3534958 Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal plan £88m, Man Utd demand Newcastle, Liverpool stance £15m