OSB’s Transfer Centre: January Transfer Window – 8th Jan

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Our team at OnlineSportsBlog.com will keep you up-to-date with all the latest transfer gossip and updates throughout the whole month. So make sure you stay with us to follow all the latest developments.

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08/01/2019

MAGPIES REJECT BID FOR HAYDEN 

Newcastle have turned down a bid from West Brom for Isaac Hayden.

Hayden is keen to leave the Magpies this month for family reasons, and the Baggies are on the hunt for a young dynamic central midfielder.

But Hayden has played the last three games for Rafa Benitez’s side and Newcastle are currently blocking the 23-year-old’s exit from the club.


SORLOTH JOINS KAA GENT

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Alexander Sorloth

Alexander Sorloth has joined Gent on loan from Crystal Palace for the rest of the season. The move reunited the forward with Jess Thorup, who he worked with at FC Midtjylland last season, scoring 14 goals in 25 games


OKAKA JOINS UDINESE ON LOAN 

Stefano Okaka has sealed a move to Udinese until the end of the season. The Watford forward has struggled for game time at Vicarage Road this campaign and will be hoping to get more minutes during his short spell in Serie A.


BARCA CONFIRM TODIBO SIGNING 

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Todibo

Barcelona have signed Toulouse defender Jean-Clair Todibo on a free transfer.

His contract is set to expire this summer, which means he will be joining the La Liga champions on 1st July.

An official statement from the club stated: “Todibo is a tall, right-footed defender who can play at centre back and also in the centre of the midfield.”

“At just 19 years of age, the young talent comes to FC Barcelona as one of the most promising players in European football in his position.”


PEPE RETURNS TO PORTO 

Former Real Madrid’s Pepe will return to FC Porto on a free-agent two-and-a-half-year contract.


BOCA ACCEPT NANDEZ BID 

Cagliari have had a bid for Boca midfielder Nahitan Nandez, lending credence to reports that Nicolo Barella is set to join Chelsea. The central midfielder could replace they 21-year old Barella who is said to be closing in on a £45 million switch to Stamford Bridge, according to Stamford Bridge.


INTER MILAN EYE MODRIC 

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Modric won the Ballon d’Or in December

Inter Milan have revived their interest for midfielder Luka Modric, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport.

Modric led Croatia to the 2018 World Cup final earning the tournament’s best player award.


DONNELLAN HAS LEFT YEOVIL 

Yeovil have announced that defender Shaun Donnellan has left the club by mutual consent. The 22-year-old joined the Glovers from West Brom on an 18-month contract last January.

Donnellan made 24 appearances for the League Two club but has agreed to have the remaining six months of his deal written off.


DEMBELE MOVE TO BSG CONFIRMED 

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Mousa Dembele

Tottenham have accepted an offer for Mousala Dembele. The offer is reportedly in the region of £11m from Beijing Sinobo Guoan, according to BBC Sport.

The Belgium international is out of contract in the summer and has not played for the Spurs since he picked up an ankle injury in November.


ABRAHAM TURNS DOWN WOLVES 

Tammy Abraham has turned down Wolves and has decided he wants to see out his loan at Aston Villa, according to Sky Sports News.

Abraham was notwith Villa in training on Monday, but according to Sky Sports News, he has trained again at Villa’s Bodymoor Heath complex today.


BAYERN MUNICH TABLE BID 

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Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have tabled fourth bid for Callum Hudson-Odoi matching Chelsea’s £35m asking price, according to Sky Sources. He will not be accepting the offer as he will carry on with the Bundesliga champions. However, Bayern remain determined to land their number one target this window.


QATAR APPROACH WENGER 

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Arsene Wenger

Ahead of the 2022 World Cup, Qatar have approached Arsene Wenger over becoming their national team manager, according to France Football.

Wenger has been out of work since leaving Arsenal in May.


SORLOTH TO LEAVE PALACE 

Alexander Sorloth is expected to join Gent on loan from Crystal Palace for the rest of the season, according to Sky Sports News.

Sorloth has struggled for chance under Roy Hodgson, as he only played 20 times – 16 of which have been in the Premier League, and scored once in all competitions.


CHARLTON SIGN MAXWELL FROM PRESTON

Charlton Athletic FC have signed goalkeeper Chris Maxwell on loan from Preston until the end of the season.


YENNARIS SET FOR MOVE TO CHINA

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Nico Yennaris

Brentford are on the verge of selling Nico Yennaris to Chinese Super League club Beijing Sinobo Guoan. The 25-year-old was born in London but could qualify for naturalised citizenship in China through his grandparents.

Former England U19 international Yennaris, whose Brentford contract expires in 2021, has scored 12 times in 157 appearances for Brentford since signing from Arsenal’s academy in 2014.


HOOPER TO REMAIN AT HOOPER

Grimsby striker JJ Hooper has extended his loan to remain at Bromley until 30th April.


 FABREGAS MONACO MOVE BLOCKED

Fabregas has agreed to terms on a three-and-a-half-year deal with Monaco, but also has an agreement in place for a free transfer in summer switch in case of any hitch.

Maurizio Sarri has insisted that a replacement is found before transferring the midfielder to the Ligue 1 club. Blues transfer chief Marina Granovskaia has agreed to let Fabregas move as soon as an agreement is in place with his successor.


STOKE CITY SACK MANAGER ROWETT

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Gary Rowett

Stoke City have terminated Gary Rowett’s contract, with a number of his immediate coaching staff following suit.

Stoke City Statement:

‘Stoke City have terminated the contract of manager Gary Rowett.

Members of his immediate coaching staff have also left the bet365 Stadium.

The Club would like to thank Gary and his staff for their efforts over the past eight months.

A new managerial appointment will be made as swiftly as possible but in the meantime Rory Delap, Kevin Russell and Andy Quy will take charge of first-team affairs.’


GODIN TURNS DOWN MAN UNITED DEAL 

Diego Godin has turned down a second opportunity to move to Manchester United, according to Tuttomercatoweb. 

The Uruguay international was a target towards the end of the summer window but opted to stay at Atletico Madrid. He has reportedly chosen Inter Milan over a move to the Premier League.


SAMPDORIA OFFER GABBIADINI DEAL

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Manolo Gabbiadini

Sampdoria have offered Manolo Gabbiadini a loan deal with an obligation to buy worth £10.75m.

Southampton’s striker left Napoli two years ago two years ago to join the Serie A club for £14.6m


PLYMOUTH SIGN OSCAR THRELKELD 

For a fourth time, Plymouth Argyle have signed defender Oscar Threlkeld. He returns to Home Park on loan for the rest of the season from Waasland-Beveren.

The 25-year-old left for Belgium at the end of last season but only made three first-team appearances.


OVIE EJARA SIGNS WITH READING 

The Liverpool midfielder has signed a loan deal through the end of the season Reading FC announced.


BAYERN MUNICH STILL WAITING …

Bayern Munich are still waiting on a response from Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.

The Bundesliga champions are understood to have offered more than £30m for Hudson-Odoi, according to Sky Sports News.


CELTIC CONFIRM WEAH DEAL 

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Timothy Weah agrees to new deal with PSG

Timothy Weah has been signed over to Celtic from PSG on loan until the end of the season.

The 18-year-old has been capped eight times but the US scoring once.

“Timothy’s a young talent who is full international player,” Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers said.

“He has a long career ahead of him but he has those natural attributes in terms of his pace and technique.”


CHELSEA SHOW INTEREST IN BARELLA

Barella could be moving back to the Bridge as Chelsea have shown interest in the Cagliari midfielder, according to SkySports sources.

The Italy international could cost as much as £45m and would potentially replace Cesc Fabregas.

Barella is under contract at Cagliari until 2022.


 

MADINE LOAN MOVE FROM CARDIFF CONFIRMED 

Sheffield United have confirmed Gary Madine’s loan move has been completed.

 

 

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