Deadline Day in Europe’s top leagues. German clubs have until 6 p.m. to sign newcomers for the rest of the season. In the Premier League, the winter transfer window is open until 11:59 p.m. All fixed offers are available in our live ticker!
It was already obvious yesterday that the mega transfer is now complete. FC Bayern Munich have signed João Cancelo from English champions Manchester City. The Portuguese is initially on loan. According to consistent media reports, however, Bayern have a purchase option for the 28-year-old.
Chelsea want to continue signing world champion Enzo Fernández from Benfica. There’s a transfer fee of €120m which the Blues would be willing to pay. The agreement threatens to fall through. Negotiations are faltering. There was no breakthrough last night either.
Florian Thauvin, world champion with France in 2018, is attracted to Italy. The 30-year-old last played for Tigres UANL in Mexico. In the future, he will play for Udinese Calcio. Thauvin joins the seventh in Serie A on a free transfer.
Incredible but true. The winter deal is about to be done. Ex-real star Isco is in Berlin and is finishing his medical at 1. FC Union in these minutes. Köpenick, what’s going on please?
Newcastle United sign Harrison Ashby. The 21-year-old is coming to the north of England from league rivals West Ham for three million euros. He has made five Premier League appearances for the Londoners this season and provided one assist.
Also Eintracht Frankfurt strikes again on the transfer market. Of PSV Eindhoven prefer former national players Philip Max to the main metropolis. The 29-year-old is initially on loan. However, Frankfurt has an option to buy the old Augsburg. This should be around two million euros.
A new striker for Darmstadt 98: The lilies oblige Filip Stojilkovic. The 23-year-old Swiss comes from FC Sion and would cost around two million euros. Record for the leaders of the 2nd Bundesliga. Stojilković is said to have even decided against Italian record champions Juventus during the move.
The first deal of the day is an exit: Zidan Sertdemir leaves Bayer 04 Leverkusen to Denmark. The 17-year-old joined Werkself in 2021 for two million euros.
So there it is, deadline day. And with that, a warm welcome for the final twists of a memorable transfer window. The market in Germany will close in nine hours. Some mega-deals are on the home stretch. João Cancelo is set to be introduced to FC Bayern in the next few hours, ex-real star Isco is set to be attracted to 1. FC Union Berlin, according to media reports. Madness!