- 19:22, 30 Jan 2022
- Updated: 19:22, 30 Jan 2022
PREMIER LEAGUE clubs are looking to get last-minute deals over the line with the transfer window closing on Monday night.
Top-flight sides will need to get their business done before 11pm, or be left scouring the free agent list.
And one side who are really going for it this January are Aston Villa, who have reportedly had a £20m bid for Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur rejected.
Meanwhile, Frank Lampard is reportedly set to make Dele Alli his first signing if he is announced as Everton manager.
And we bring you the very latest from Stamford Bridge, where a number of stars could be coming and going over the weekend.
Follow ALL the latest transfer gossip and news with our live blog below…
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Ramsey rejects Premier League return
Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey has reportedly rejected THREE Premier League offers.
Nicolo Schira claims he will continue to rot on the Juventus bench after snubbing Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Burnley.
Ramsey believes he can attract a higher-profile club on deadline day.
But the Welshman is also happy to stay put at Juve, despite being out of Max Allegri’s plans.
Spurs and Arsenal want Luiz
Tottenham are reportedly set for a £32million battle with Arsenal over Aston Villa star Douglas Luiz.
The Mail claims Antonio Conte is a big fan of the Brazilian midfielder, who has just 18 months left on his Villa contract.
Arsenal are believed to be exploring a late deadline day swoop for Luiz, 23.
But the Samba star, who has nine caps for his country, could end up at rivals Spurs instead.
Christian Eriksen set to join Brentford
According to Sky Sports, Christian Eriksen is set to sign for Brentford after passing his medical tests.
The midfielder will join on a six-month contract.
Arthur Melo to Arsenal unlikely
Tottenham’s signing of Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur means it is likely that Melo will remain where he is.
Arsenal have been in talks with the midfielder throughout January and were hoping to finalise a deal in the final few days of the window.
However, it is now unlikely that Juventus will let him leave on loan.
Kulusevski and Bentancur undergo Tottenham medicals
According to Sky Sports, Rodrigo Bentancur will undergo his medical from Uruguay.
Meanwhile, Dejan Kulusevski will fly to London this evening.
Liverpool negotiate Fabio Carvalho deal
Reports today have suggested that Liverpool are currently negotiating a deal with Fulham for Carvalho.
The midfielder is entering the final six months of his contract and has shown no intent of renewing.
The Reds have submitted a £5million bid, but it is understood that Fulham initially wanted double.
Newcastle look to agree terms with Jesse Lingard
According to 90min, the 29-year-old has agreed personal terms with Newcastle.
The Magpies have been pushing to sign Lingard throughout the January window and now hope that a deal can be finalised before Monday evening.
Newcastle ‘keen to sign’ Matt Targett
According to The Athletic, Newcastle are interested in signing Aston Villa defender Matt Targett.
The Magpies would like to sign the 26-year-old before the transfer window closes, but a deal is not yet close.
Eddie Howe is still keen to boost his squad in a bid to stay in the Premier League and avoid relegation.
Tanguy Ndombele to travel to Lyon
According to Julien Maynard, Ndombele will travel to Lyon this evening whilst a deal is being finalised.
The Frenchman is set to join Lyon on loan with the club paying the majority of his wages.
Eddie Howe on Bruno Guimaraes
“Bruno is a hugely exciting talent and has been one of our primary targets so I’m delighted to secure him. He strengthens the group immediately ready for the challenge ahead.
“He has been one of the standout performers in France and is a full international for Brazil so I have no doubt our supporters will really enjoy watching him. We look forward to welcoming him to the club on his return from international duty.”
Newcastle confirm Bruno Guimaraes signing
The Midfielder joins the Magpies from Lyon.
He has signed a four-and-a-half year deal.
🇧🇷 𝗕𝗥𝗨𝗡𝗢 🇧🇷
Newcastle United are thrilled to announce the signing of Bruno Guimarães from Olympique Lyonnais on a four-and-a-half year deal.
Bem vindo, @brunoog97!
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) January 30, 2022
Liverpool interested in Fabio Carvalho
According to Sky Sports, Liverpool are interested in signing Fabio Carvalho from Fulham.
Reports have suggested that the Reds have already submitted a £5million bid, but this has not been confirmed by either club.
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder has also received interest from a number of other clubs, but Fulham do not wish to sell.
United lead the chase for Fabian Ruiz
The Red Devils are looking at Ruiz as a possible alternative signing if they can’t get Declan Rice.
Reports suggest that West Ham will only part ways with Rice for a fee of around £100million.
According to MailOnline, Arsenal and Liverpool are also interested in the midfielder as a potential signing – most likely during the summer.
The Spanish international has 18 months remaining on his contract at Napoli.
Arsenal ‘not close’ to any incomings
According to The Athletic, Arsenal are not close to completing any deals ahead of transfer deadline day.
There was lots of speculation yesterday about a potential move for Real Sociedad’s Alexander Isak after he was spotted in London, but there have been no official developments.
Bryan Gil ‘set to join Valencia’ from Tottenham
The 20-year-old will join the Spanish side on loan.
There will be no option to buy.
Spurs are happy to loan Gil out for him to get more match time.
Bryan Gil set to join Valencia from Tottenham, done deal and confirmed. Loan move to be signed in the next hours after Spurs completed Kulusevski deal. ⚪️🦇 #Valencia
Tottenham are in advanced talks with OL for Tanguy Ndombele. Dele Alli-AC Milan rumours are wide of mark. #THFC
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 30, 2022
Barcelona ‘close to reaching an agreement’ with Aubameyang
According to The Athletic, Barcelona are close to reaching an agreement with Arsenal which would see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join the club on loan until the end of the season.
The main thing that could be an issue is the striker’s wages – Arsenal want Barcelona to cover as much as possible.
There will be no loan fee.
Ousmane Dembele ‘in talks with Manchester United and Chelsea’
Barcelona have told the Frenchman that he can leave in January.
Xavi has made it clear that Dembele is not in his plans for the rest of the season.
His contract expires in the summer and he has already been offered to a number of Premier League clubs.
According to MailOnline, the 24-year-old’s representatives have been in touch with Manchester United and Chelsea.
Newcastle plan Issa Diop swoop
Eddie Howe wants to add two defenders to his squad before the transfer window closes.
Newcastle have already agreed a deal with Brighton to sign Dan Burn.
The Magpies’ latest target is the West Ham defender.
Rodrigo Bentancur to join Dejan Kulusevski at Tottenham
According to Fabrizio Romano, a deal has been reached between Tottenham and Juventus worth €19million plus €6million in add-ons.
Juventus will sign Denis Zakaria as a replacement.
Tanguy Ndombele set for loan move to Lyon
PSG have previously registered their interest in the midfielder but he could now be on his way to Lyon as they look to replace Bruno Guimaraes.
Ndombele spent a year at Lyon before moving to Spurs in 2019.
However, his inconsistent performances have meant that he has fallen out of favour with Antonio Conte.
He has made just nine Premier League appearances so far this season.
Everton CLOSE to signing Donny Van de Beek on loan
Everton have agreed a deal with Manchester United to sign the midfielder on loan, according to Sky Sports.
There will be no option to buy at the end of the six-month deal.
The Toffees will pay 100% of Van de Beek’s wages.
Newcastle lining up last-minute swoop for Dean Henderson
The Magpies are aiming to secure a loan deal for the goalkeeper before the transfer window slams shut.
Reports suggest that there is a strong chance of an agreement being reached.
However, it means that Jesse Lingard would NOT be allowed to join Eddie Howe’s side on loan.
Newcastle agree fee for Dan Burn
The Magpies have agreed a £13million fee with Brighton for the defender.
Burn is set to travel for his medical.
Newcastle appear to have finally found their man after failed attempts in signing Diego Carlos, Sven Botman and Beniot Badiashile.
Liverpool COMPLETE signing of Luis Diaz
The Reds have officially completed the signing of the winger from Porto for a fee of around £50million.
Diaz has signed a five-and-half-year contract.
He will wear the number 23 shirt.
Phil Jones in loan talks
Manchester United are currently in talks with Bordeaux regarding a potential move for the defender.
The Red Devils are open to letting Jones leave as they are aware that he needs to get his career back on track.
They will not charge a loan fee.