Premier League clubs have been very busy in the January transfer window and despite only days left until the deadline, a number of deals could still be finalized
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The January transfer window closes in less than a week – and Premier League clubs are still striving to welcome new faces.
Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United have all been busy over the past month. However, no club has spent more than Chelsea, with Todd Boehly funding what could be a record-breaking winter spend, with the likes of Mykahylo Mudryk, Noni Madueke and more coming to Stamford Bridge for huge sums.
Despite this, there could be even more new signings between now and the day of the deadline, with most if not all Premier League clubs still aiming to add to their squads. Check out the standout goals below…
Ivan Fresneda – Real Valladolid to Arsenal
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, who has already sealed the signatures of Leandro Trossard and Jakub Kiwior, is aiming to secure the signing of Ivan Fresnedo. The Gunners are battling Borussia Dortmund for the signing of the 18-year-old.
It has been suggested that a £13 million offer would be enough to tempt his current employers Valladolid into a sale, although Arsenal face a decision to take their stake.
Malo Gusto – Lyon to Chelsea
As for defenders, Chelsea are also aiming to expand their ranks despite their massive spending this month. Olympique Lyon right-back Malo Gusto has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge. The Blues expected to spend £30 million on his services.
Lyon could be tempted to sell him, but are reportedly keen to keep him on loan for the rest of the season. It remains to be seen if the Blues would be willing to let that happen.
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Anthony Gordon – Everton to Newcastle
By sticking to expensive Chelsea goals, the London side could potentially miss out on one of their long-term goals. Reports have suggested Newcastle are closing in on a deal for Everton striker Anthony Gordon.
The 21-year-old has been unable to train for the past few days as the Magpies seek to make a deal for his services. It is suggested that Newcastle are ‘confident’ of beating Chelsea with his signature.
Harry Souttar – Stoke to Leicester
After a disastrous start to the campaign that saw them look over their shoulders for relegation, Leicester need to beef up their defensive ranks and ironically could go to the Championship to do just that. Stoke center back Harry Souttar is one of their targets.
The Australian shone at the World Cup in Qatar and would make the switch to the King Power Stadium together with Victor Kristiansen. Leicester have yet to agree a fee with Stoke, so they need to get moving in the closing days of the window if they hope to secure a deal.
Pedro Porro – Sporting Lisbon to Tottenham
In one of the most remarkable stories from the final days of the transfer window, Spurs secured a deal for Dutch winger Arnaut Danjuma from Villarreal. After traveling to England to undergo a medical at Everton, he has now secured a move to Tottenham.
The North London side will follow up his arrival with the signing of Sporting Lisbon right-back Pedro Porro. He has a £40 million release clause written into his Portugal contract, with Spurs expected to hold further talks over a deal.
Cedric Soares – Arsenal to Fulham
After falling down the Emirates Stadium pecking order, Cedric Soares is about to move elsewhere in a bid to earn more first-team football. The Portuguese is reportedly about to move to London rival Fulham.
The Cottagers are expected to secure his services on loan until the end of the campaign, paying the vast majority of his £100,000 a week wages.
Matias Vina – Roma to Bournemouth
After just three appearances for Roma in Serie A this season, the Uruguayan is another one set to move in January in a bid to earn more first-team football. The 25-year-old is on the verge of a loan move to newly promoted Bournemouth.
He was part of the Uruguayan squad for the World Cup in Qatar, so he will add a considerable amount of experience to Cherries’ squad as they try to navigate away from the threat of relegation.
Keylor Navas – PSG to Nottingham Forest
Following the injury suffered by regular number one Dean Henderson, Forest are aiming to sign a replacement with former Real Madrid and current PSG star Keylor Navas among the options being considered.
The 36-year-old defender has made just two appearances for PSG this season after losing his starting spot to Gianluigi Donnarumma. He currently tops the list of potential goalkeepers and a move to the City Ground may be in the works during the last few days of the transfer window.
Matteo Guendouzi – Marseille to Aston Villa
A player not unknown to Premier League fans, Guendouzi previously had a spell at Arsenal before being sold to Marseille. The Frenchman has impressed in Ligue 1 and one of his former managers appears to be plotting a reunion.
After taking over at Aston Villa, Unai Emery is reportedly plotting a move for him. Reports have suggested the Premier League side have already made a bid for Guendouzi’s services, so it remains to be seen if they can close a deal between now and the end of the transfer window.
Felipe – Atletico Madrid to Wolves
Despite having already brought in Craig Dawson from West Ham, Wolves are reportedly continuing to beef up their defensive options. Felipe, the Brazilian central defender of Atletico Madrid, is on their list.
They are trying to make a deal for his services in the next few days, but it may be a little more difficult than before. Atleti want a replacement before letting Felipe go – Leicester’s Caglar Soyuncu is being considered for a move in January.
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