Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest transfer news, as well as general football stories throughout the day. Newcastle United have finally got their man as they have announced the signing of England international Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid. There is sure to be more information surrounding Philippe Coutinho's proposed loan move to Aston Villas, too.
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The Manchester United boss spoke about his teams progress under his management, he explained that "The team are at least trying".
Antonio Conte says Tottenham star Son Heung-min could be out until the international break. Here are some key lines from his press conference on the injury:
"It was a strange situation. Against Chelsea I made two substitutions together, Lucas Moura and Son. Not for injury, but to give them 15 minutes of rest."
"The day after Son felt a bit of pain in his leg, in his muscle and he had a scan. Now we have to make the right evaluations from the doctors."
"I don't know but probably [Son] could stay without training session until the end of this cycle, before the international break."
Thomas Tuchel has spoke about the type of player Chelsea are on the look out for in the January transfer market.
"We're looking into the market. We're looking into the possibilities, we're not under the very highest pressure."
"Things have to make sense for us, personality wise, position wise and in terms of quality."
The transfer guru from the Athletic has identified Erling Haaland as a priority target for Manchester City in the summer but they're also monitoring other, cheaper options.
A huge boost for West Ham United.
Chester FC have announced they have held a meeting with various authorities over potential Covid-19 breaches.
Rafa on Digne: "I have no explanation [for why he wants to leave]. If someone is happy or not happy, you are paid big money and have to perform. Modern football, maybe the stats and the priorities have changed and maybe people think about themselves before the team." - Adam Jones
Boubacar Kamara is a free-agent in the summer with a host of big names registering interest.
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has called for new January signings to be banned from featuring in fixtures postponed before the window opened.
Unless Liverpool receive the transfer fee they're commanding. Believed to be around £7-10million.
Lucas Digne officially wants to leave Everton this month.
Birmingham City are interested in signing Fulham defender Alfie Mawson, with a 3.5-year contract on the table.
It'll be a one-off kit with the aim to raise awareness about the deadly pandemic that's claiming far too many young lives.
German outfit Borussia Monchengladbach have seen a bid rejected for Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah, and will now try and sign the youngster on a pre-contract.
Nketiah's contract expires this summer.
Arsenal are reportedly in the strongest position to sign Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic.
Philippe Coutinho could join Aston Villa permanently in the summer for a fee of around €40million.
Former Sheffield United winger Mark Duffy has joined Macclesfield Town.
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This would be another huge statement acquisition.
Blackpool have had a £300k bid rejected by Oxford United for Cameron Brannagan.
Where will the Uruguayan end up next?
Julian Nagelsmann is out for revenge against Borussia Mönchengladbach who they meet in the Bundesliga tonight. Bayern suffered a shocking 5-0 defeat against Gladbach in the German Cup back in October. His Bayern side may be weakened by the Covid outbreak, with a reported 10 cases, but this will not discourage him: "F*ck the circumstances".
Zinedine Zidane could be PSG boss by June.
Things have turned sour at Carrow Road for Cantwell and he's actively being marketed in this window.
Norwich would consider selling for £15m-£20m.
(Sky Sports News)
Aston Villa and FC Barcelona have agreed terms for Philippe Coutinho to spend the rest of this season on loan at Villa Park. 🇧🇷
Charles De Ketelaere has been in fine form this season for Club Brugge and is linked with some of the biggest clubs in Europe.
PSG and Real Madrid have also been linked and a final fee of around €40m has already been mooted.
(Source: RTL Belgium)
In a move to keep Paul Pogba at Old Trafford, Manchester United are prepared to make the midfielder the highest-paid player in the Premier League.
Steven Gerrard will be looking forward to working with his former teammate.
Kieran Trippier has joined Newcastle United on a two-and-a-half-year deal.