Transfer news LIVE: Aubameyang lands in Barcelona, Kulusevski passes Spurs medical

Transfer news LIVE: Aubameyang lands in Barcelona, Kulusevski passes Spurs medical

We’re here. It’s the big one. It’s deadline day.

Teams across Europe are scrambling to get their final bits of business done today and set themselves up for the second half of the season, and we’re expecting plenty of deals to get done before the English window shuts at 11pm.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in Barcelona as his loan exit from Arsenal gets closer, Newcastle are chasing deals from all across Europe and Tottenham are looking to complete a few deals of their own before all is said and done.

You can stay up to date with all the latest transfers, reports and rumours right here.

2:45pm – Bordeaux end Jones chase

Bordeaux are now understood to be chasing a deal for Malmo centre-back Anel Ahmedhodzic, ending their pursuit of Man Utd’s Phil Jones in the process.

2:35pm – Rangers win Ramsey race

Aaron Ramsey is in Glasgow ahead of sealing a loan move from Juventus to Rangers.

He had plenty of options in the Premier League but has instead opted to head up to Scotland instead.

2:15pm – Spurs’ Amrabat move off

Fiorentina will not be allowing midfielder Sofyan Amrabat to join Tottenham this month, reports Fabrizio Romano.

That won’t really bother Spurs, whose focus is on Juventus’ Rodrigo Bentancur anyway.

2:10pm – Bournemouth confirm Woodman signing

2:02pm – Man City confirm Alvarez signing

Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Julian Alvarez from River Plate on a permanent deal.

He has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal and will remain on loan with River until the end of the English season.

1:50pm – Lingard given permission to leave Man Utd

David Ornstein has revealed that Ralf Rangnick has finally given Jesse Lingard permission to leave Man Utd on loan.

Newcastle and West Ham have both made improved offers in the last few hours, so this will all come down to whether the United hierarchy agree to let him go.

1:50pm – Arsenal unlikely to sign De Tomas

We’ve had a lot on Arsenal’s pursuit of Espanyol striker Raul de Tomas today, and the club’s president has now confirmed to Catalunya Radio they have knocked the Gunners back.

“Arsenal called for Raul de Tomas but we didn’t even want to talk. We won’t let him go now, no way. His release clause is €75m”

1:50pm – Barcelona not expecting Aubameyang

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in Barcelona while he discusses a loan away from Arsenal, but reports in Spain suggest neither side actually knew he was flying.

Arsenal were surprised to learn of Aubameyang’s trip, while Barcelona are not completely confident that they will get a deal done are were shocked to see him arrive.

1:30pm – Ekitike to Newcastle in the balance

1:10pm – Ndombele announcement coming soon

Reports in France state that Tanguy Ndombele has signed his contract to join Lyon on loan with an option to buy for €65m from Tottenham.

Expect confirmation of that to come soon.

12:45pm – Bournemouth agree Phillips & Woodman loans

Bournemouth have reportedly agreed loan deals to take Nat Phillips from Liverpool and Freddie Woodman from Newcastle.

12:45pm – Carrasco’s release clause expires

David Ornstein has backed up earlier reports that Tottenham have considered a move for Atletico’s Yannick Carrasco, but has revealed that the deal is now dead.

His €60m release clause is no longer active and that leaves Spurs with too much to do before the transfer window closes.

12:25pm – De Tomas update

Sport Witness have been chasing an update on Arsenal’s reported interest in Espanyol striker Raul de Tomas.

The feeling is that Espanyol will demand his €70m release clause be met, but Arsenal aren’t credited with any real interest in the striker anyway.

12:10pm – Arsenal fail with Morata move

Arsenal have failed to agree terms with Atletico Madrid over a deal to sign Alvaro Morata.

The Times state that Morata was prepared to return to London but wanted more than the six-month loan on offer, while Atletico’s wish for an obligation to buy did not go down well either.

12:10pm – Bournemouth eyeing Nat Phillips

Bournemouth are looking to the Premier League for loans this month. Norwich’s Todd Cantwell is on his way and at least one Liverpool player could follow.

Neco Williams has already been linked and now centre-back Nat Phillips is in the mix as well.

11:55am – Everton consider Jovic move

Everton are exploring a move for Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic, according to The Telegraph.

The belief is that Jovic will be allowed to leave Real if the right offer arrives.

11:40am – Gil arrives in Spain

Bryan Gil has touched down in Valencia ahead of sealing his loan exit from Tottenham Hotspur.

11:40am – Ramsey accepts Rangers offer

Rangers have made a late push to sign Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey on loan, and Goal believe he has accepted.

The Welshman has previously knocked back interest from a number of Premier League sides but now appears set to leave Turin before the end of the day.

11:35am – Aubameyang lands in Barcelona

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has landed in Barcelona for further talks on his proposed loan deal, reveals Gerard Romero.

Barcelona hope to bring him in on a six-month loan from Arsenal but need him to accept a massive salary drop to do so.

11:35am – Arsenal open to Pepe exit

90min understands that Arsenal are not against the idea of loaning Nicolas Pepe out before the January window closes.

You can read more about that here.

11:30am – Mbappe agrees Real Madrid contract?

A potential biggie here.

Bild state that Kylian Mbappe has agreed a contract with Real Madrid and has given his word that he will join as a free agent in the summer.

PSG are still negotiating with Mbappe in the hope of convincing him to stay.

11:30am – Newcastle make Diop bid

RMC Sport report that Newcastle have submitted a £6.7m bid for West Ham United centre-back Issa Diop.

The Magpies are also chasing Dan Burn and are hopeful of landing him after seeing a £13m bid accepted by Brighton.

11:20am – Van de Beek has Everton medical

Donny van de Beek has travelled to Liverpool to undergo a medical with Everton ahead of a six-month loan.

Everton will pay his full wages but were knocked back in their attempt to add an option to buy, with the Daily Mail stating that United still want him back.

11:15am – Bordeaux consider abandoning Jones move

Bordeaux could abandon their push to sign Man Utd centre-back Phil Jones, according to Goal.

Jones accepted an initial offer before changing his mind and Bordeaux are now looking at other options, but talks remain ongoing.

11:01am – Weghorst seals Burnley move

Burnley have completed the signing of Dutch striker Wout Weghorst from Wolfsburg on a permanent deal.

11:00am – Isak not expecting transfer

Alexander Isak does not expect to leave Real Sociedad this month as he understands the club will demand his full release clause of over £70m be paid, say The Telegraph.

Sociedad don’t want to negotiate over the striker, who is high on Arsenal’s wish list, and will hope to price his suitors out of a move.

10:50am – Targett arrives for Newcastle medical

Matt Targett has arrived in Newcastle and is ready to undergo a medical ahead of finalising a six-month loan which may well include an option to buy.

10:45am – Arsenal expected to move for De Tomas

Raul de Tomas is on Arsenal’s radar as they prepare to offload Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Barcelona, and AS believe he is the top candidate for the job.

The 27-year-old, who has a €70m release clause, has bagged 12 goals in 21 games for Espanyol this season.

10:25am – Tottenham & Newcastle considering Carrasco bids

Foot Mercato have revealed that both Tottenham and Newcastle have expressed an interest in Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco.

The 28-year-old comes with a €60m release clause which both sides are willing to pay, and talks are on with his agent about a late transfer.

10:20am – Valencia join Dele race

Valencia are the latest side to express an interest in signing Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli.

The Athletic state that the La Liga side are exploring a potential loan deal, but there is plenty of interest in Dele from other Premier League sides as well.

10:10am – Kulusevski completes Spurs medical

Dejan Kulusevski is one step closer to joining Spurs after passing his medical, says Fabrizio Romano.

He’s expected to be followed to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium by midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur, whose deal is a little behind as he is in South America on international duty.

10:10am – Dembele not joining PSG

Le Parisien report that PSG are not interested in paying for Ousmane Dembele this month and are prepared to wait until the summer to get him on a free.

Barcelona had offered him to PSG for €20m and had even asked for Angel Di Maria in exchange, but this deal looks dead.

10:00am – Arsenal’s Aubameyang alternatives

Arsenal are braced for the departure of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on loan to Barcelona, and a handful of names have been suggested as replacements.

Alvaro Morata, Raul de Tomas and Alexander Isak have been mentioned in recent hours, but any move will hinge on whether Barcelona can strike a deal to take Aubameyang.

9:40am – More on Nunez…

90min understands that Darwin Nunez remains open to joining West Ham from Benfica, and talks between the two clubs will continue today.

There are concerns that West Ham may not have enough time to get everything sorted, but the Hammers have not lost hope yet.

You can read more about that here.

9:30am – Dembele wants Chelsea move

Ousmane Dembele has been offered to PSG, but L’Equipe believe that the Barcelona man actually wants to move to the Premier League, where Chelsea are his preferred destination.

The Blues are keen to sign Dembele on a free transfer in the summer and that desire is shared by the Frenchman, but PSG remain determined to land him this month.

9:25am – Targett set for Newcastle medical

As well as chasing Ekitike, Newcastle hope to finalise a deal for Aston Villa left-back Matt Targett.

A loan move is in the works and Targett is expected on Tyneside for a medical in the coming hours.

9:15am – Zakaria arrives

Here’s Zakaria arriving for his Juventus medical. A permanent deal worth €8m in total is expected to go through soon.

9:10am – Newcastle still working on Ekitike deal

Newcastle remain in talks with Reims over a deal for young striker Hugo Ekitike, 90min can confirm.

There are still some details to sort out, but Newcastle are hopeful of kicking off a hectic deadline day with this deal.

8:50am – Bordeaux still pursuing Jones

Bordeaux were knocked back in their first pursuit of Man Utd centre-back Phil Jones, but they’re not giving up just yet.

You can read more about that here.

8:35am – Zakaria heading for Juve medical

Denis Zakaria is heading to Juventus to undergo a medical ahead of an €8m transfer.

His arrival is expected to lead to at least one exit from the club, with Aaron Ramsey, Arthur and Rodrigo Bentancur all linked with moves away from Juve.

8:20am – Cantwell to undergo Bournemouth medical

Todd Cantwell is expected to leave Norwich today, with a loan move to Bournemouth inching closer to completion.

8:15am – West Ham’s Nunez move still alive

90min has learned that West Ham remain in talks with Benfica striker Darwin Nunez after the two clubs agreed on a fee.

A deal is not yet close to completion, but the Hammers are prepared to continue trying.

8:01am – Eriksen joins Brentford!

Brentford have confirmed the arrival of former Tottenham and Inter midfielder Christian Eriksen. He’s back in the Premier League!

7:55am – Wolves make Ramsey approach

Sources have confirmed to 90min that Wolves are the latest side to make a move for Aaron Ramsey of Juventus.

You can read more about that here.

7:45am – Real Madrid identify Casemiro successor

Real Madrid could move for 19-year-old Young Boys midfielder Fabian Rieder, say Defensa Central.

Scouts have identified Rider as a potential long-term successor for Casemiro and he could be brought in soon.

7:35am – Barcelona’s Tagliafico talks in tatters

Barcelona look to have missed out on the signing of Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico for now as Marca reveal that talks between the two sides have broken down.

Benfica’s Alex Grimaldo is their preferred alternative, but the current focus is on strengthening their attack.

7:20am – Ndombele undergoing final medical checks

L’Equipe expect confirmation of Tanguy Ndombele’s loan switch to Lyon to come early this morning.

The Tottenham man has been undergoing some final medical checks but there aren’t expected to be any obstacles at this point.

7:10am – Williams could leave Liverpool

Bournemouth have enquired about taking Liverpool right-back Neco Williams on loan, and the Echo believe he is considering it.

Liverpool want him to get more game time and they are believed to be keen to send him to Bournemouth.

7:05am – Aubameyang slashing salary to leave Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has agreed to join Barcelona on loan for the remainder of the season and slash his salary to ‘almost nothing’, say Sport.

The hope is that he can now be signed regardless of what happens with Ousmane Dembele, who is being encouraged to leave Camp Nou but yet to really play ball.

7:05am – Bordeaux still pushing for Jones

After initially being rejected, Bordeaux will make another attempt to convince Phil Jones to join them on loan from Man Utd.

The centre-back was concerned about the amount of minutes he would get and snubbed their first offer, but this one isn’t dead yet.

7am – Deadline day is here!

Gooooood morning football fans. Deadline day is upon us, and you know what that means…

It looks like it could be a busy one, so stick with 90min today as we keep you updated on everything you need to know about across Europe.

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