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09:21, 25 Jan 2022
Last Updated: 16:42, 25 Jan 2022

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates regarding transfer stories and general football news. The main story today is that Watford are set to appoint former Crystal Palace manager as their new manager following the departure of Claudio Ranieri.

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Updates
25 January 2022
Ianis Hagi out for the season

The Rangers winger will be a huge miss for Van Bronckhorst's side who now requires surgery on his knee following a collision in Rangers' 4-0 win against Sterling Albion last week.

Rangers winger Ianis Hagi out for season after knee surgery
Rangers winger Ianis Hagi out for season after knee surgery
25 January 2022
Bournemouth look to bring in out-of-contract duo

Blackburn's Joe Rothwell and Derby's Tom Lawrence could join Scott Parker's Bournemouth squad in the Summer.

25 January 2022
Barcelona to hold crunch talks with Dembele

The 24 year-old Frenchman is out-of-contract in June and Barca look set to make him one final contract offer. 

25 January 2022
Christian Eriksen back training with Ajax

The 29 year-old Dane is regaining his fitness with former club Ajax after suffering a cardiac arrest during the Euros last summer.

25 January 2022
Barcelona celebrate with Atletico player

After Barcelona won in the Super Cup, the players went to celebrate Atletico Madrid's Virginia Torrecilla, who had returned following successful surgery on a brain tumour.

25 January 2022
Spurs swoop for Liverpool target Luis Diaz

Luis Diaz has been linked with Manchester United and Liverpool but looks like Spurs are now in poll position to sign the Colombian international.

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25 January 2022
Ansu Fati set for another spell on the sidelines

The 19 year-old will be a huge loss having scored 5 goals in 10 games this season.

25 January 2022
Newcastle in pursuit of Brighton's Adam Webster

Newcastle now look to Webster after failing in their bids to sign Diego Carlos and Sven Botman.

25 January 2022
Wolves fail in bid to sign Julian Alvarez on loan

The Manchester City bound Argentine will remain at River Plate until July as part of the deal.

From South America: Wolves have made offer to land Man City's soon-to-be-new-signing on loan - Sport Witness
From South America: Wolves have made offer to land Man City's soon-to-be-new-signing on loan - Sport Witness
25 January 2022
Conte needs new signings and quickly...
25 January 2022
Barcelona want Cesar Azpilicueta

The Chelsea captain is out of contract at the end of the year. 

25 January 2022
Burnley set to sign Croatian international

Mislav Orsic will be Burnley's first deal of the transfer window. 

25 January 2022
Andreas Christensen interested in Bayern Munich

The Danish international is struggling to agree on a new deal at Stamford Bridge. 

Bayern Munich want Chelsea star Andreas Christensen on a free transfer
Bayern Munich want Chelsea star Andreas Christensen on a free transfer
25 January 2022
Crystal Palace want Van de Beek

Crystal Palace and Valencia are trying to get Donny van de Beek on loan from Manchester United.

25 January 2022
Anthony Martial flying to Seville

The Manchester United attacker is on his way to Sevilla.

25 January 2022
Barcelona pursuing new left-back options

Nicolas Tagliafico is the man on Laporta's shopping list. 

25 January 2022
Dean Smith working wonders at Norwich

After the Canaries' crucial 3-0 victory over Watford, Smith has picked up 11 out of the 16 Premier League points Norwich have won this season.

Dean Smith Gets Canaries Flying
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25 January 2022
Roy Hodgson arrives at Watford training ground

The 74-year-old is going to be tasked with keeping the Hornets in the Premier League.

25 January 2022
Matt Targett on Newcastle United's shopping list

After losing his place in the side to new side, Lucas Digne, a move away from Villa Park could be for the best. 

Newcastle United line up Matt Targett transfer if 'talks falter'
Newcastle United line up Matt Targett transfer if 'talks falter'
25 January 2022
Inter want Gosens

Inter Milan are chasing Atalanta's German defender Robin Gosens as their priority signing this month.

25 January 2022
Tottenham looking to strengthen midfield options.

The Fiorentina midfielder would be an upgrade on Antonio Conte's current options. 

Tottenham open talks with Fiorentina over Sofyan Amrabat loan to bolster midfield
Tottenham open talks with Fiorentina over Sofyan Amrabat loan to bolster midfield
25 January 2022
Hertha Berlin sign defender

Hertha Berlin have signed Stuttgart defender Marc Oliver-Kempf on a deal until 2026, subject to a medical.

25 January 2022
Dike out for eight weeks

West Bromwich Albion have been dealt a massive blow as new signing Daryl Dike has been ruled out for eight weeks with a hamstring injury. Baggies boss Valerien Ismael will now look for a replacement.

West Brom suffer Daryl Dike injury blow, considering replacement on loan
West Brom suffer Daryl Dike injury blow, considering replacement on loan
25 January 2022
Jan Oblak tests positive for Covid-19

The Atletico Madrid goalkeeper has returned a positive test and will begin a period of self-isolation.

Club Atlético de Madrid · Web oficial - Oblak, positive for COVID-19
25 January 2022
Newcastle told to pay £40m for Carlos

The Magpies will have to pay £40m to land Sevilla defender Diego Carlos.

Sevilla tell Newcastle to pay £40m to land defender Diego Carlos
Sevilla tell Newcastle to pay £40m to land defender Diego Carlos
25 January 2022
Jill Scott has joined Aston Villa Women's on loan

The 34-year old will remain there for the rest of the season. 

25 January 2022
Vlahovic set to join Juventus!

The deal will cost around €67m. 

25 January 2022
Roy Hodgson set for Vicarage Road

He's back! 

Watford confirm appointment of Roy Hodgson as new manager
Watford confirm appointment of Roy Hodgson as new manager
25 January 2022
Luka Jovic off to the Emirates

The Serbian has not thrived at Real Madrid since his €60million move from Frankfurt. 

Arsenal 'are offered the chance to sign Luka Jovic on loan'
Arsenal 'are offered the chance to sign Luka Jovic on loan'
25 January 2022
Balotelli returns

Can Super Mario Roberto Mancini's star man?

25 January 2022
Arsenal chase Douglas Luiz

The Brazilian has 18-months left on his contract. 

25 January 2022
Tammy Abraham is on fire

The former Chelsea striker is showing the Blues exactly what they're missing.

Abraham Firing For Roma
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