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Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for all the latest news and updates in the transfer window on Wednesday, January 31.

Vitinha signed the contract as new Genoa player on loan…

West Ham youth star Keira Flannery signs first professional deal as England Under-19 midfielder inks three-and-a-half-year deal before sealing loan to Reading for the rest of the season

England U19 international Keira Flannery has signed her first professional contract with West Ham as she joins Championship side Reading for the rest of the season.

Flannery, who made her debut for the club in September 2022, put pen to paper on a three-and-a-half-year deal with the Hammers.

After agreeing her new terms, the defensive midfielder later joined the Royals on a loan deal ahead of tonight’s transfer deadline.

Flannery, who turned 18 in September, previously spent seven years with him Arsenal‘s academy but left at the age of 16 to join West Ham.

Fulham bat loan interest in Carlos Vinicius… with the Cottagers only interested in selling their out-of-favour forward amid Bayer Leverkusen and Valencia links

Carlos Vinicius is a loan target for top clubs in Europe and Brazil, but Fulham will only consider offers for a permanent sale and want more than £9m.

Bayer Leverkusen in Germany, Sevilla and Valencia in Spain, Atlético-MG and São Paulo in Brazil are all interested in the 28-year-old Brazilian centre-forward who has been little used by Marco Silva this season.

Vinicius, a former TottenhamBenfica and PSV striker, is ready to leave Craven Cottage for a new challenge, but fears the price tag will cost him the chance.

The best January buys…

Good discussion this. Lots of contenders to choose from.

Vidic and Evra to Man United and Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool are some of the purchases that come to mind.

Seamus Coleman to Everton is another strong cry for inclusion.

Mail Sport’s Luke Power has looked at some of the craziest Deadline Day stories ahead of the window closing tomorrow.

His run included the classic Peter Odemwingie moment, when he stepped up at QPR’s Loftus Road to complete a move.

Odemwingie arrived believing that the two clubs had agreed a fee, but this was not the case. With the dead finally collapsing.

Unsurprisingly, a few mentions of Harry Redknapp also appear in this article…

The latest on Armando Broja’s future from Sami Mokbel.

He reports that a move would depend on Chelsea’s £50m valuation of Broja.

As revealed on the latest That’s all that kicks off podcasttalks over a move across west london for the talented centre-forward are ongoing – but a move is in the balance.

The key factor in a successful deal between both clubs is Chelsea’s determination to recoup a huge fee for the 22-year-old.

Wolves want to bring in Brazilian striker before deadline day…

Mail Sport understands that Wolves have turned their attention to Brazil striker Yuri Alberto.

Gary O’Neil’s side are keen to sign the forward on a loan deal after their approach for Chelsea’s Armando Broja was rejected this week.

Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Corinthians v Coritiba - Neo Quimica Arena, Sao Paulo, Brazil - August 13, 2023 Corinthians' Yuri Alberto celebrates their second goal REUTERS/Carla Carniel

Sheffield United close in on Foxes defender as transfer deadline approaches…

Mail Sport’s Simon Jones has been through the latest deals throughout the window and has just revealed another developing story.

We understand that Sheffield United are now trying to sign Leicester defender Harry Souttar and that the clubs are close to agreeing a deal.

It remains to be seen whether the Australian international will join Chris Wilder’s side on a loan or permanent deal.

Australia's Harry Souttar celebrates after scoring the fourth goal during the Asian Cup round of 16 soccer match between Australia and Indonesia at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024. (AP Photo/Hussein Sayed)

Aston Villa have agreed to sign Lino Sousa from Arsenal

This could potentially be another income for Aston Villa.

Fabrizio Romano reports that Villa have agreed a deal to sign full-back Lino Sousa.

Aston Villa are closing in on Adelaide United goalkeeper Joe Gauci

Aston Villa are reportedly close to signing Adelaide United goalkeeper Joe Gauci.

The 23-year-old underwent a medical with the club ahead of a move.

Gauci has been capped twice by the Australian national team.

He is currently part of Australia’s squad at the Asian Cup, where they will face South Korea in the quarter-finals.

Many are focusing on the players who can join clubs as minutes tick down in the transfer window.

Worth considering how some of the players who signed for the Premier League sides in the summer fared.

Ally McCoist has labeled Chelsea’s £115m summer signing Moises Caicedo as his flop of the season so far.

McCoist also gave his thoughts on Man United goalkeeper Andre Onana and striker Rasmus Hojlund

German legend close to SHOCK move to Serie A strugglers…

Former Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng looks to be on the move this window and is said to be eyeing a move to Italy.

The centre-back, who is currently a free agent, arrived for his medical at Salernitana ahead of his move.

The Premier League deals in motion…

Mail Sport’s Simon Jones has the latest on today’s transfer business as Southampton’s Carlos Alcaraz prepares to join Juventus. Deal is an initial loan with a fee of £3m plus an option to buy him in the summer for £45m.

Meanwhile, Chelsea midfielder Andrey Santos, who was in talks with Forest to join Strasbourg.

Elsewhere, Orel Mangala hopes to finalize his move from Forest to Lyon today in a deal worth up to £30m

Finally, Brighton midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud is discussing a loan move to Stuttgart.

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 20: Carlos Alcaraz of Southampton before the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Southampton FC at the Liberty Stadium on January 20, 2024 in Swansea, Wales.  (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)

West Ham are readying an approach from Liverpool to poach highly-rated sporting director Tim Steidten after the January transfer window.

The Premier League leaders are in the market for a new sporting director after Jorg Schmadtke announced he will leave the club at the end of the week. The German is one of five high-profile departures at Anfield, including his close ally Jurgen Klopp and three coaches.

Liverpool have already seen former sporting director Michael Edwards reject the chance to return to the club in a new role, after Mike Gordon, chairman of owners Fenway Sports Group, floated the idea that he would take up a more senior role to oversee the restructuring of the club.

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CONFIRMED: Ex-Arsenal star’s move to Ateltico Madrid confirmed by La Liga giants

Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista has signed a deal with Atletico Madrid until the end of the season.

The central defender ended his deal with Valencia to orchestrate the move through La Liga.

Aston Villa have agreed a deal worth around £15m with Middlesbrough for forward Morgan Rogers.

There was a breakthrough in talks today after Villa’s third offer of £7.5m plus add-ons was rejected on Monday.

Rogers joined Boro from Manchester City for £1.5m and City have a significant 25 per cent sell-on clause.

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Facundo Pellistri, winger of Manchester United, expects that the apparently will take him on loan at Granada today.

However, the green light has now been granted and the move appears imminent.

The 22-year-old wanted the Granada move so he could link up with coach and fellow Uruguayan Alexander Medina, but Ten Hag were keen to ensure he had cover in the form of young wings. Amad Diallo and Omari Forson.

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Lots of Premier League business to come…

I think we can expect to see a lot of income and expenditure in the Premier League ahead of Thursday’s 11pm deadline, with clubs struggling to get their deals over the border.

Mail Sport’s Simon Jones reports that Gio Reyna’s loan move to Nottingham Forest from Borussia Dortmund and Carlos Alcaraz’s loan move from Southampton to Juventus are both closing in

Meanwhile, Lyon have agreed an obligation-to-buy loan deal with West Ham for Said Benrahma at £12.5m. Player has yet to decide.

DORTMUND, GERMANY - JANUARY 28: Gio Reyna of Borussia Dortmund in action during the Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Bochum 1848 at Signal Iduna Park on January 28, 2024 in Dortmund, Germany.  (Photo by Hendrik Deckers/Borussia Dortmund via Getty Images)

As reported by Simon Jones of Mail Sport , Blackburn Rovers midfielder Adam Wharton will undergo a medical this morning before completing his £22.5m move to Crystal Palace.

The clubs agreed a fee of £18.5m on Tuesday morning with a further £4m added on for the England U20 international and the 19-year-old traveled to London to complete the proceedings before completing a five-and-a-half signed a half year agreement.

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Blackburn Rovers' Adam Wharton during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town at Ewood Park on January 20, 2024 in Blackburn, England.  (Photo by Dave Howarth - CameraSport via Getty Images)

With just over 36 hours left in the January transfer window, time is running out for clubs looking to complete deals before the deadline.

The transfer market has been marked by a distinct lack of big moves this summer, with clubs looking to rein in their spending to meet the Premier League’s profit and sustainability regulations.

Nevertheless, rumors continue as we approach the deadline, with Tottenham linked with a move for £50million-rated Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke and still weighing up an offer for Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher.

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Good morning!

Welcome to Mail Sport’s live blog covering all the transfer news on the penultimate day of the winter transfer window.

Clubs will have just over 24 hours to complete their business for the rest of the season… so stay tuned to see what happens!


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