LIVE Football Blog: January Transfer Window Opens As Arsenal Face Manchester City

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12:37, 01 Jan 2022
Last Updated: 20:57, 01 Jan 2022

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates, and quirkiest stories throughout the day. Arsenal vs Man City is our opening fixture with Watford vs Spurs at 3pm before Crystal Palace face West Ham at 5:30pm. Stay with us as we bring you all the goals, football news and reactions to today's action, while the transfer window is also open. 

Kieran Trippier looks like he could be on his way to Newcastle, as the Magpies look to make moves to stay in the Premier League.

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Until tomorrow football fans !

Join us for more football news, transfer speculation and any other stories that emerge throughout the day. 

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Match Report: West Ham United hang on
3 weeks ago
Full time - West Ham cling on at Selhurst Park

A nervy finish for West Ham but they've done it and continue their fine form heading into 2022. 

3 weeks ago
Goal - Olise makes it a nervy finish for West Ham
3 weeks ago
Mauro Icardi is set to join Juventus

This signing, if confirmed, would allow Morata to move on to Barcelona. Transfer dominos falling again. 

3 weeks ago
Goal - Crystal Palace get one back

Odsonne Edouard nets for the hosts. 

3 weeks ago
Erling Haaland will be making the final decision

The highly sought after striker will be the one to make the final decision over his next club. 

3 weeks ago
Keinan Davies off to Forest on loans

The Aston Villa forward will hope to make a mark in the Championship. 

3 weeks ago
Catch-up on the earlier action
3 weeks ago
Coutinho linked with Spurs move
3 weeks ago
Goals - Antonio and Lanzini score for West Ham

The Iron's have stormed into a 0-2 at Selhurst Park. 

3 weeks ago
Carter-Vickers will cost around ยฃ6million
3 weeks ago
Conte wants Lloris to get a new deal

The Frenchman's contract is up at the end of the season. 

3 weeks ago
Aston Villa linked with Ajax left-back

Ajax's Argentine left-back Nicolas Tagliafico could be on his way to Villa Park

3 weeks ago
Spurs start the year with a win

Hard fought but well deserved victory for Spurs. 

3 weeks ago
GOAL - Sanchez flicks it home

Watford's resistance is broken and Spurs have their goal. 0-1. 

3 weeks ago
Chelsea will look to bring Emerson back

Injuries have left Chelsea depleted in defence and recalling some of their loanees would be a sensible solution 

3 weeks ago
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Remarkable Real Madrid record

Not many teams can boast a figure as low as this one. 

3 weeks ago
Positive news Chelsea fans

Real Madrid end their pursuit of Antonio Rudiger...

3 weeks ago
West Brom to sign Daryl Dike from Orlando City

The former Barnsley striker joins his old boss at the Hawthorns. 

3 weeks ago
QPR interested in Kasey Palmer

The former Chelsea man could be set to return to London. 

3 weeks ago
Kick off - Underway at Vicarage Road
3 weeks ago
Watford vs Spurs Team News
3 weeks ago
Watch: Rodri's last-minute winner
3 weeks ago
Full-time: Arsenal 1-2 Man City

What a game to start the New Year!

3 weeks ago
GOAL - Rodri at the death

A loose ball in the box falls at the feet of the big man and he rolls it past Ramsdale in the Arsenal net. Very unfortunate for Arsenal who have fought bravely. 

3 weeks ago
NUFC target PL outcasts

It's going to be a busy January in the Toon. 

3 weeks ago
Klopp will MISS Chelsea match
3 weeks ago
The controversial penalty incident
3 weeks ago
RED CARD - Gabriel (Arsenal)

Silly from the young CB and having only been booked two minutes prior he receives his second for taking out Jesus on halfway. 

3 weeks ago
GOAL - Riyad Mahrez from the spot

After a VAR review the penalty was given and Mahrez is cool from 12-yards. 

3 weeks ago
Ousmane Dembele looks on his way out

Contract talks have once again stalled and don't look likely to be revived. Xavi remains hopeful but Dembele is reportedly demanding €43mil in annual salary. Thats €825k a week. 

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3 weeks ago
Axel Tuanzebe off to Italy

MUFC want him to be playing regularly and he wasn't featuring at Aston Villa. Smart move. 

3 weeks ago
GOAL - Bukayo Saka 1-0
3 weeks ago
Celtic make formal move for Carter-Vickers

The Spurs loanee would cost about £6million to become a permanent transfer. 

3 weeks ago
Everton sign Mykolenko

Another Premier League deal done early doors. 

22-year-old Ukranian left-back Vitaliy Mykolenko has joined from Dynamo Kiev. 

3 weeks ago
Trippier set for a return to the Premier League

We kick off today's action with some big transfer news, as Newcastle are pushing hard to bring England international Kieran Trippier to the club. 

Chelsea have outside interest given their injury crisis but it looks like the Magpies could send out a serious statement of intent.

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