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Transfer deadline day recap: Done deals, collapsed moves & more as they happened

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Goodbye ๐Ÿ‘‹

2023-02-01T00:47:46.511Z

Well, that's a nice place to leave it. We hope you enjoyed our deadline day coverage, and if you're arriving after the fact, feel free to scroll through and relive the madness.

There will certainly be more information to come, too, particularly in regards to Hakim Ziyech's collapsed loan to Paris Saint-Germain. The French club are lodging an appeal but will have to wait on the results. We'll have full coverage on our site.

Take care, and have a good night!

Official: Enzo Fernandez joins Chelsea for British record fee

2023-02-01T00:45:13.406Z

Benfica confirmed the move in a statement, and Chelsea fans can finally go to bed.

It's a ยฃ106.8 million ($130m) signing to dramatically end the transfer window.

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Cedric Soares to Fulham completed

2023-02-01T00:38:44.454Z

We're almost at the finish line now.

Done deal: Sabitzer joins Man Utd

2023-02-01T00:21:20.010Z

Cross another one off the list. Marcel Sabitzer's move from Bayern Munich to Manchester United is now official.

He joins the Red Devils on a six-month loan deal meant to boost Erik ten Hag's men in the short-term.

Here's the full story on that move.

Latest on Ziyech fiasco

2023-02-01T00:09:59.048Z

After hours of negotiations, GOAL confirmed that Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain had agreed a loan deal for Hakim Ziyech, which did not include an obligation to buy.

Ziyech landed in Paris to complete his medical while the clubs were still negotiating, but there is a major issue with the transfer.

GOAL understands that the required paperwork was submitted late due to Chelsea repeatedly sending the incorrect documents. As a result, Ziyech's transfer was submitted late. PSG will have the opportunity to appeal to the French footballing authorities, but reports on Tuesday evening suggested they are not holding out much hope of registering the Morocco international for the remainder of the season.

For the full story, head to GOAL's explainer article.

Albrighton joins West Brom on loan

2023-02-01T00:03:39.961Z

One of Leicester's last remaining Premier League winners has moved on...

Benfica boss confirms Enzo agreement with Chelsea

2023-02-01T00:01:23.788Z

Benfica head coach Roger Schmidt has confirmed that Enzo Fernandez is heading to Chelsea.

Speaking after his side's 3-0 win over Arouca this evening, he said: "We talked about it [with Rui Costa], the deal is done, it's part of football but what matters is Benfica. Today I'm not going to talk about players who are no longer here.

"I'm happy with the players who are here, I like the team. attitude, and patience, they enjoy playing for Benfica. Benfica is a fantastic club and we are enjoying playing for Benfica immensely and we have tried everything to make the fans happy and in the end become champions."

Ziyech trouble for PSG and Chelsea!

2023-01-31T23:18:58.062Z

Wow, just as we were saying everything was under control with the big moves, Hakim Ziyech's loan to Paris Saint-Germain has been put into doubt.

PSG and Chelsea signed the contracts but they were not sent back to be registered in time, claims Fabrizio Romano. There are reports out of France indicating the Blues may have messed up with the paperwork.

The move is not officially called off, but it's not looking great right now.

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Keylor Navas to Nottingham Forest loan announced

2023-01-31T23:17:30.895Z

Sabitzer, Fernandez and Ziyech all still on

2023-01-31T23:12:41.147Z

To reiterate from before, there's no concern (yet) about the trio of big deals not getting done tonight. Announcements might not come for another hour or two, though.

If it's late at night where you are, take a quick walk to get the blood pumping, because you're probably going to be awake a while longer.

Nottingham Forest get Shelvey done before deadline

2023-01-31T23:04:19.841Z

TIME IS UP (but also, more to come)

2023-01-31T23:00:59.207Z

The transfer window is closed. However, moves can be made if a deal sheet is properly submitted in time behind the scenes.

So don't worry, Chelsea fans. Enzo Fernandez should still be on his way.

Tottenham confirm Pedro Porro

2023-01-31T22:51:20.748Z

Well, there's one of the moves we were waiting for!

Pedro Porro is officially a Tottenham player, joining from Sporting CP. He's on loan until the end of the season, but there's an obligation to buy afterwards, so Spurs fans can feel comfortable embracing him right away.

Read the full story here.

We're still waiting on...

2023-01-31T22:39:47.428Z

Arguably the two most consequential moves yet to be announced involve Chelsea: Enzo Fernandez joining the club, and Hakim Ziyech leaving for Paris Saint-Germain. Both are near certainties tonight.

Marcel Sabitzer to Manchester United is also in the final stages, as is Pedro Porro to Tottenham.

Keep in mind that deals are often not confirmed publicly until after the deadline.

Man Utd told new signing Sabitzer is a 'killer'

2023-01-31T22:33:43.161Z

With a loan deal for Bayern Munich midfielder Marcel Sabitzer being finalised by Manchester United, his agent has spoken about his fierce competitiveness.

"[He's] the most unpleasant person to be around when he's not playing," Roger Wittmann said of Sabitzer. "He hates it when he loses. That's the bottom line. Character-wise, the kid is a killer. That's what players who always want to win look like."

Read the full story here.

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Keylor Navas set for Premier League arrival

2023-01-31T22:26:34.725Z

Paris Saint-Germain will loan goalkeeper Keylor Navas to Nottingham Forest, reports Fabrizio Romano.

An agreement is in place and an announcement should follow.

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Hector Bellerin unveiled by Sporting CP

2023-01-31T22:21:17.449Z

Barcelona have loaned right-back Hector Bellerin to Sporting CP, the Portuguese club announced.

The former Arsenal player has not been used much at Camp Nou and will expect a bigger role in his new home.

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Chelsea's Fernandez signing will smash transfer record

2023-01-31T22:14:34.636Z

Everyone's reporting it now. Chelsea and Benfica are in complete agreement over a ยฃ105 million fee for midfielder Enzo Fernandez - a new British transfer record.

All that's left is the filing of paperwork, but with time still remaining, that's not expected to be a problem.

Graham Potter has his man.

Everton's Giroud bid rejected

2023-01-31T22:11:48.542Z

Everton have tried to make an unexpected swoop for AC Milan's Olivier Giroud, but the Serie A club declined the bid, writes Gianluca Di Marzio.

No Premier League return for the big forward.

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Doherty joins Atletico Madrid as free agent

2023-01-31T22:09:00.348Z

Matt Doherty is now an Atletico Madrid player after his contract was terminated by Tottenham by mutual consent.

It's a short-term deal for the right-back through the rest of the season.

Lokonga departure confirmed by Arsenal

2023-01-31T22:07:11.673Z

Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga has swapped north London for south London by joining Crystal Palace on a short-term loan.

Read more on GOAL!

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Enzo to Chelsea is happening!

2023-01-31T22:04:02.682Z

Felipe joins Forest

2023-01-31T21:59:47.123Z

Spurs terminate Doherty contract

2023-01-31T21:59:03.900Z

Traore to Bournemouth

2023-01-31T21:55:01.346Z

USMNT forward Hoppe joins Hibernian on loan

2023-01-31T21:32:08.745Z

United States men's national team attacker Matthew Hoppe signed with Hibernian on loan from Middlesbrough, the clubs confirmed Tuesday.

The 21-year-old is struggling to rediscover his best form, but perhaps a move to Scotland will help.

For more analysis on the transfer, check out this story.

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Arsenal agree Cedric Soares loan with Fulham

2023-01-31T21:25:55.002Z

A deal is in place for Arsenal to send right-back Cedric Soares to Fulham on loan, says Sky Sports.

To make the move work with Premier League rules, Fulham will make Shane Duffy's loan from Brighton into a permanent deal.

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Edu and Arteta explain Jorginho signing

2023-01-31T21:15:33.634Z

While we await the last flurry of activity, how about some reaction to the Jorginho signing?

Arsenal sporting director Edu and manager Mikel Arteta have revealed their excitement at the deadline day signing of Jorginho from Chelsea, emphasising the veteran's hunger to achieve more in his career.

Read those comments here.

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Palace secure midfielder Ahamada

2023-01-31T21:04:41.392Z

Late Albrighton deal in the works?

2023-01-31T20:51:51.371Z

Benfica drop Enzo Fernandez amid Chelsea talks

2023-01-31T20:45:53.777Z

Benfica have not included Enzo Fernandez in their squad for Tuesday night's match against Arouca.

As mentioned earlier, talks are reportedly at an advanced stage, but payment structure remains a point of contention.

Will Chelsea get it done in time?

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Bournemouth sign Zabarnyi

2023-01-31T20:41:37.794Z

Brighton loan youngster Tsoungui to Lommel

2023-01-31T20:21:13.296Z

Sabitzer lands in Manchester

2023-01-31T20:16:47.471Z

Marcel Sabitzer is now in Manchester ahead of his expected loan to United. The Telegraph says his loan will not include an option to buy.

The Red Devils approached the midfielder after learning Christian Eriksen would miss three months to an ankle injury.

Jorginho to Arsenal announced

2023-01-31T20:03:29.845Z

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Jorginho from Chelsea, finally adding the midfield support they craved entering the transfer window.

He has signed an 18-month contract until the summer of 2024, although Arsenal do have an option to extend his stay by another year.

Read the full story on GOAL!

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New Man Utd transfer policy revealed

2023-01-31T19:46:13.000Z

Manchester United CEO Richard Arnold reportedly instituted a new transfer policy last summer after frustration about the club's troublemakers.

The Telegraph reports that he told the club's leadership team that "d*ckheads" could no longer come to Old Trafford in the transfer market.

Get the full story here!

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Ziyech to PSG almost done

2023-01-31T19:42:34.409Z

Leicester confirm Perez loan

2023-01-31T19:30:00.000Z

Preston North End welcome Onomah

2023-01-31T19:26:00.000Z

Why did Isco to Union Berlin collapse?

2023-01-31T19:22:05.000Z

What would have been an intriguing transfer to the Bundesliga for Isco came apart on Tuesday after a medical had already been completed.

"We would have liked to see Isco with us, but we have our limits," said manager Oliver Ruhnert. "These were exceeded today, contrary to previous agreements, which is why the transfer will not take place."

Read more about the Isco situation here.

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Conor Gallagher latest

2023-01-31T19:14:25.572Z

Chelsea reportedly halted negotiations over the sale of midfielder Conor Gallagher on Tuesday, even as Premier League teams lined up to make bids.

There are at least five clubs interested in him, but the Blues feel the need to maintain depth in the centre of the pitch, regardless of whether their pursuit of Enzo Fernandez is successful.

Read the full story on GOAL!

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Zaniolo unsuccessfully crawled back to Bournemouth

2023-01-31T19:12:18.246Z

After previously refusing to consider a transfer to Bournemouth, Roma's Nicolo Zaniolo unsuccessfully went back to the Cherries asking for a deal in light of negative comments made by Jose Mourinho.

Read the full story here.

Enzo Fernandez to Chelsea faces one final hurdle

2023-01-31T18:56:55.930Z

With time running out before the deadline, there is reportedly optimism from Chelsea that a deal can get done for Benfica midfielder Enzo Fernandez.

The lone hold-up, according to Sky Sports, is that the Blues want to pay six instalments over five years, while Benfica want three payments in two years. Chelseaโ€™s reply was that, to pay in two calendar years, they want to pay less of a fee up-front.

Logistics for a medical are all set up if an agreement is reached.

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Saints confirm Thierry Small loan

2023-01-31T18:50:46.000Z

Southampton have confirmed the loan of young defender Thierry Small to Scottish side St. Mirren, where he will stay for the remainder of the 2022-23 campaign.

Ayoze Perez nearing Betis move

2023-01-31T18:41:29.307Z

Lokonga to join Palace on loan

2023-01-31T18:35:46.000Z

Chalobah leaves Fulham

2023-01-31T18:20:10.000Z

PSG starlet Kari joins Lorient on loan

2023-01-31T18:14:15.111Z

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed that 18-year-old midfielder Ayman Kari has joined fellow Ligue 1 side Lorient on loan until the end of the season.

Llorente swaps Leeds for Roma

2023-01-31T18:00:26.000Z

Diego Llorente has completed a loan move to Roma from Leeds United, the Premier League club have confirmed, with a view that a permanent deal may be reached in the summer.

'Compulsory purchase option' stalling Ziyech to PSG

2023-01-31T17:41:48.495Z

Hakim Ziyech's deadline day move to Paris Saint-Germain is stalling due to Chelsea including a last-minute 'compulsory purchase option' in the deal.

That's according to journalist Edu Aguirre, who notes that PSG could be unwilling for that element to be included.

Ziyech is thought to be keen on a move away from Stamford Bridge this winter, and any completed deal for Enzo Fernandez could accelerate the Moroccan's departure to the French capital.

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Spence joins Rennes on loan

2023-01-31T17:18:30.332Z

Both Tottenham Hotspur and Stade Rennais have confirmed that full-back Djed Spence will join the Ligue 1 side on loan until the end of the season.

Canos leaves Brentford for Olympiacos

2023-01-31T16:58:42.326Z

Ramsey joins Middlesbrough on loan

2023-01-31T16:44:32.505Z

Aston Villa youngster Aaron Ramsey has joined Middlesbrough on loan until the end of the season, the club have confirmed, joining fellow Villa loanee Cameroon Archer who signed for Boro earlier this month.

Luton complete loan signing of Nakamba

2023-01-31T16:30:30.000Z

Luton Town have announced the signing of Marvelous Nakamba from Aston Villa until the end of the season.

โ€œWeโ€™re so pleased to be able to bring Marvelous in," Hatters boss Rob Edwards said. โ€œHeโ€™s got a brilliant attitude, great physicality, good quality and I think he really suits the way we play, so he will fit in really well with us. Heโ€™s had amazing experiences playing in the Premier League and Champions League, and we want him to bring all of that to try to help improve us.

Southampton reach agreement for Onuachu

2023-01-31T16:07:22.514Z

Belgian journalist Sacha Tavolieri has revealed that Southampton and Genk have agreed a fee of โ‚ฌ18 million (ยฃ15.9m / $19.6m) for the signing of striker Paul Onuachu.

The 28-year-old reportedly trained with Genk Tuesday morning but is now in the process of flying to the South Coast to complete his medical, where he looks set to sign a three-and-a-half year contract with Saints.

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Man Utd confirm Bernard departure

2023-01-31T15:30:02.000Z

Manchester United have confirmed that defender Di'Shon Bernard has joined Portsmouth on loan for the remainder of the 2022-23 season.

Sabitzer ready to join Man Utd

2023-01-31T14:59:41.639Z

Milan deny breakdown of extension talks with Leao

2023-01-31T14:53:46.322Z

AC Milan have categorically denied that talks with Rafael Leao over a potential contract extension have collapsed.

"With regard to the article published today by the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport...AC Milan would like to clarify that the negotiations with Rafael Leรฃo have not been interrupted.

"The journalistic narration of an alleged frost between the parties is not only totally unfounded but also harmful to the Club and its player. In fact, AC Milan continues the dialogue with Leรฃo and his entourage in a serene and professional atmosphere," the statement read.

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Opoku signs extension with Leicester before heading out on loan

2023-01-31T14:31:32.237Z

Fulham close to completing Lukic deal

2023-01-31T14:25:47.000Z

Sasa Lukic is all set to become a Fulham player before the transfer window slams shut, according to The Athletic.

He was spotted at Fulham's training ground in the morning and as his ยฃ8m move from Torino is finalised.

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Fulham terminate Onomah contract

2023-01-31T14:15:21.000Z

United have 'good chances' of landing Sabitzer

2023-01-31T13:52:22.464Z

Wigan sign Rekik on loan from Arsenal

2023-01-31T13:45:38.000Z

Man Utd & Chelsea fight for Sabitzer

2023-01-31T13:25:47.000Z

Manchester United and Chelsea have both reportedly held talks with Bayern Munich over a deadline day deal for Marcel Sabitzer, according to Sky Germany.

However, the player's agent has reportedly insisted that his client is not looking for a move and "feels comfortable at Bayern", but the scenario might change in the next few hours as two Premier League heavyweights continue to knock on Bayern's door.

Read the full story on GOAL.

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Man Utd move for Atletico's Carrasco

2023-01-31T13:10:24.248Z

Manchester United are pushing to sign Yannick Carrasco from Atletico Madrid due to the long-term injury to Christian Eriksen, according to The Telegraph.

The Red Devils are interested in only a loan deal and will not pursue a permanent deal for the Belgian. However, the report also mentions that Barcelona have a non-mandatory buy option to sign Carrasco as part of the agreement to allow Memphis Depay to join Atletico.

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Skriniar to join PSG in summer after Inter stick to โ‚ฌ20m price tag

2023-01-31T13:00:17.000Z

City keen to get Leicester's Maddison

2023-01-31T12:23:02.977Z

Manchester City will go all in to sign James Maddison from Leicester City in the summer, according to Mail Online.

The midfielder is also on the wishlist of Newcastle United. Meanwhile, City will be looking to bolster their options at the centre of the park with the future of Ilkay Gundogan and Bernardo Silva still up in the air.

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Palace interested in Arsenal's Lokonga

2023-01-31T11:55:07.000Z

Llorente moves to Roma from Leeds on loan

2023-01-31T11:30:28.000Z

Soonsup-Bell joins Tottenham from Chelsea

2023-01-31T11:20:13.000Z

Man Utd's McNeill completes loan move to Newport County

2023-01-31T11:16:29.318Z

Benfica continue to play hardball over Fernandez deal

2023-01-31T10:58:00.810Z

Chelsea are yet to finalise the terms for Enzo Fernandez's transfer from Benfica as differences remain over the payment structure of the โ‚ฌ120m release clause, according to The Athletic.

The Blues will not pay above the โ‚ฌ120m release clause and hence are open to looking at other options. However, personal terms are already agreed with the player.

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Barcelona approach Liverpool-linked Amrabat

2023-01-31T10:40:05.000Z

Barcelona have reportedly made an approach for Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat, who has been linked with Liverpool and Tottenham, according to Gerard Romero.

The 26-year-old was phenomenal in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and helped Morocco to make history by becoming the first African nation to reach the semi-final stage of FIFAโ€™s flagship event.

Read the full story on GOAL.

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Doherty might join Atletico on loan

2023-01-31T10:04:05.886Z

Matt Doherty is set to join Atletico Madrid on loan from Tottenham, according to Marca.

The Spanish outfit is looking to reinforce the right-back position with Felipe leaving for Nottingham Forest. Doherty will face competition from World Cup winner Nahuel Molina for a spot in the starting XI.

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Jorginho set to join Arsenal

2023-01-31T09:48:40.128Z

Arsenal are set to sign Chelsea midfielder Jorginho after accepting defeat in their bid to sign Moises Caicedo from Brighton, GOAL can confirm.

Arsenal are understood to be paying around ยฃ10m for the Italy international, who will now undergo a medical before completing his surprise switch across the capital.

Leeds rope in Monteiro from Servette

2023-01-31T09:45:47.838Z

Norwich announce Marquinhos deal

2023-01-31T09:41:45.055Z

Barcelona set sights on Araujo as Bellerin replacement

2023-01-31T09:25:19.000Z

Leicester keen to sign Harrison from Leeds

2023-01-31T08:53:57.322Z

Arsenal set to loan Marquinhos to Norwich

2023-01-31T08:15:12.000Z

Arsenal winger Marquinhos is all set to join Norwich City on loan, according to Ryan Taylor.

He has already completed his medical and the 19-year-old will complete his move to East Anglia on the deadline day.

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Ziyech lands in Paris to complete PSG switch

2023-01-31T07:42:52.971Z

Hakim Ziyech has already arrived in Paris ahead of completing a PSG loan move, according to Le Parisien.

The 29-year-old landed in the French capital on Monday evening as PSG is hopeful to reach a final agreement with Chelsea in the coming hours.

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Forest set to announce two more signings

2023-01-31T07:35:16.000Z

Benfica stalling Enzo move to Chelsea

2023-01-31T07:05:47.000Z

Arsenal plot late bid for Tielemans (90min)

2023-01-30T22:41:19.000Z

Arsenal could reignite their interest in Leicester's Youri Tielemans right at the end of the transfer window, if a report from 90min is to be believed.

The Belgian has long been linked with a move to the Emirates and is out of contract in the summer, so a cut-price deal could be thrashed out on deadline day. However, the Gunner shave also been linked with Chelsea's Jorginho, who would likely be cheaper and easier to sign.

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Leeds make late bid for Zaniolo (Calciomercato)

2023-01-30T22:33:53.000Z

Leeds have made a late attempt to sign Nicolo Zaniolo from Roma, reports Calciomercato.

Jose Mourinho has expressed his disappointment in seeing the Italy international remain in the Italian capital despite interest from several clubs.

Leeds are one of those interested in signing him, but they are only willing to take him on loan with an obligation to buy, whereas Roma would only sell him this month.

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Bournemouth sign Vina on loan

2023-01-30T22:24:43.175Z

PSG deal for Malcom falls through

2023-01-30T22:23:53.000Z

Paris Saint-Germain's deal for Zenit forward Malcom has fallen through, according to Relevo.

The two teams were unable to agree on terms for the former Barcelona winger and PSG are set to sign Hakim Ziyech instead.

Bryan Gil seals return to Sevilla on loan

2023-01-30T22:18:30.000Z

Bryan Gil has joined Sevilla on loan from Tottenham, it has been confirmed.

The 21-year-old initially left Sevilla to join Spurs in 2021 and was subsequently loaned to Valencia. However, he will return to his former team for the rest of the season.