The January transfer window is now open across Europe and clubs are already beginning to agree transfers.
Chelsea are set to send youngster Alex Matos on loan to Huddersfield Town, while Barcelona confirmed that Vitor Roque will wear Lionel Messi’s former No.19 shirt at Camp Nou.
On the pitch, West Ham United claimed a fairly undeserved point against Brighton & Hove Albion, Milan beat Calgliari 4-1 in the Coppa Italia and Mason Greenwood was one of three Getafe players to be sent off in their 2-0 loss to Rayo Vallecano.
However, transfer news dominated the headlines on Tuesday, 2 January and FootballTransfers has summarised the biggest news stories below.
EXCLUSIVE Transfer News
Ivan Toney is hopeful of a move to Arsenal in the January transfer window but Mikel Arteta’s side have no intention of paying the £100milllion asking price that Brentford have set, FootballTransfers can reveal.
Fulham’s deal with Andre looks to be at a stalemate with the club now believing that, by keeping Joao Palhinha, a new addition to that position is unnecessary, FootballTransfers can reveal.
West Ham United are Dominic Solanke’s keenest suitors, FootballTransfers has been told.
Tottenham are unlikely to purchase Conor Gallagher during the January transfer window despite reports, FootballTransfers understands.
Brentford are in talks with Assane Diao of Real Betis over a possible January deal, FootballTransfers can confirm.
Man Utd Transfer News
Jadon Sancho could be set to finally seal a Manchester United exit in January following reports that Borussia Dortmund are actively working on a deal to re-sign the Englishman on loan.
Man Utd are reportedly ready to activate the €50 million release clause in Giorgio Scalvini’s Atalanta contract as Erik ten Hag looks to bolster his defensive options.
Man Utd are interested in a loan move for Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, according to a report.
Amid interest from Dortmund, Man Utd will not terminate Jadon Sancho’s contract, despite reports suggesting they may.
Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Antony Martial will leave Man Utd in 2024 but it remains to be seen whether that will be in January or June.
Frenkie de Jong has sparked wild rumours of a January move to Old Trafford after admitting that a transfer could spark “new impulses.”
Man Utd have made a move for Lazio’s goalscoring goalkeeper Ivan Provedel in order to replace Andre Onana.
Chelsea Transfer News
Chelsea have not opened talks with Nice over Jean-Clair Todibo, but they have been scouting him, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund are in negotiations over the transfer of Ian Maatsen.
Chelsea have held talks over the potential signing of young Wolfsburg defender David Odogu.
Hakim Ziyech’s agent has spoken out following reports that his loan move at Galatasaray could be cut short.
Chelsea are interested in signing Girona sensation Artem Dovbyk.
Other Transfer News
Bayern Munich hold a credible interest in signing sought-after Bundesliga stars Serhou Guirassy and Jonathan Tah.
Lille have reportedly set a €90 million asking price for French wonderkid Leny Yoro as he continues to be linked with a big-money move away.
Santiago Giménez of Feyenoord is being courted by almost every club from the European elite, including Real Madrid and Chelsea, but he wants to join Boca Juniors instead.
Barcelona appear set to miss out on Swedish wonderkid Lucas Bergvall due to their ongoing financial problems, according to a report.
Barcelona would receive a massive windfall should Atletico Madrid complete the signing of Mika Marmol.
Liverpool are not interested in signing Joao Palhinha, Piero Hincapie or Andre during the January transfer window, despite reports to the contrary.