PREMIER LEAGUE clubs are looking to get last minute deals over the line with the transfer window closed on TONIGHT.
The sides of the top flight will need to finish their business by 11 p.m., or leave the search for agent listings free.
And the one party that will really win it this January is Tottenham, who are looking to complete TWO signings of Dejan Kulusevski and Rodrigo Bentancur.
Meanwhile, Frank Lampard is set to sign Donny van de Beek’s first contract, albeit on loan, after he was announced as Everton manager later today.
And we bring you the latest from Stanford Bridge, where some of the stars may have come and gone on the last day.
Follow ALL the latest transfer news and rumors with our live blog below…
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Levy sees red on Diaz
Tottenham chief Daniel Levy is said to have threatened to REPORT Liverpool recruitment staff to their owners to try to stop the Reds from signing Luis Diaz.
Levy is said to have been furious when he learned that the Red Devils had attracted Tottenham’s top transfer target.
And he frantically tried to stop it by threatening to expose the tactics of Liverpool recruitment to club owners John W Henry and Mike Gordon, according to The Telegraph.
But Levy’s desperate attempt to get the Reds to withdraw didn’t work as Henry and Gordon had no problem with their staff’s behavior.
Morata eyeing Arsenal loan
Arsenal are tipped to come up with a fantastic deadline date for Alvaro Morata.
According to AS, the failed former Chelsea player has been linked with Mikel Arteta on loan.
And Morata is ready to return to England after Juventus launched Dusan Vlahovic – Arsenal’s top target this month.
PSG strike deal with Dembele
Ousmane Dembele is said to have agreed personal terms with PSG.
The Barcelona winger has been pursued by Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and Newcastle.
And Liverpool have also been contacted prior to the search for Porto’s Luis Diaz.
But Foot Mercato insists Dembele will go to PSG instead.
The French giants will try to sign him tomorrow on the deadline day, but are also set to wait until the summer when Dembele becomes a free agent.
Chelsea line up to bid Raphinha
Chelsea are said to be interested in signing Leeds winger Raphinha.
But Sport Italia claim the deal won’t happen on the deadline day, with the Blues instead looking to sign a deal in the summer.
Brazil international Raphinha is also attracting interest from West Ham and could be tempted to leave relegation-threatened Leeds.
Aubameyang is about to move to Barcelona
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is about to move to Barcelona on loan.
Fabrizio Romano claims Arsenal are happy to let their underpowered captain go to Spain.
However, Barca cannot meet Aubameyang’s salary and are hoping to negotiate a lower salary package.
Donny deal done on Monday
Donny van de Beek’s loan from Everton will be officially announced on Monday morning.
Fabrizio Romano claims all relevant paperwork has been signed by United and the Toffees.
And the move will be confirmed tomorrow, with Everton also set to announce Frank Lampard as their new manager.
The Chelsea duo is about to leave
Chelsea could lose two players on transfer deadline day.
The Telegraph claims Kennedy is wanted by Leeds on a permanent deal.
And the Mail adds that Tino Anjoin will join Huddersfield Town on loan.
No Dembele talking for United
Man United have NOT opened talks with Ousmane Dembele.
That’s according to Fabrizio Romano, who says United don’t want to buy the Barcelona winger on the last day.
Dembele has also been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea and Newcastle after turning down a new contract at the Nou Camp.
Ramsey refuses to return to Premier League
Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey is said to have turned down THREE Premier League offers.
Nicolo Schira claims he will continue to rot on the Juventus bench after beating Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Burnley.
Ramsey believes he can attract a more popular club on the last day.
But the Welshman is also happy to stay at Juve, albeit outside of Max Allegri’s plans.
Spurs and Arsenal want Luiz
Tottenham are tipped to have a £32m battle with Arsenal for Aston Villa star Douglas Luiz.
The Mail claim that Antonio Conte is a huge fan of the Brazilian midfielder, who has only 18 months left on his contract with Villa.
Arsenal are said to be inquiring about a final day for Luiz, 23.
But the Samba star, who has nine caps for his national team, could end up with rivals Spurs instead.
Christian Eriksen prepares to join Brentford
According to Sky Sports, Christian Eriksen will sign for Brentford after passing medical tests.
The midfielder will join on a six-month contract.
Arthur Melo can’t go to Arsenal
Tottenham’s signing of Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur means it’s likely Melo will stay where he is.
Arsenal have been in talks with the midfielder throughout January and hope to finalize the deal within the last few days of the deadline.
However, for now, Juventus letting him go on loan is unlikely.
Kulusevski and Bentancur undergo treatment by Tottenham
According to Sky Sports, Rodrigo Bentancur will conduct a medical examination from Uruguay.
Meanwhile, Dejan Kulusevski will fly to London this afternoon.
Liverpool negotiate Fabio Carvalho . deal
Reports today suggest that Liverpool are currently negotiating a deal with Fulham to have Carvalho.
The midfielder is entering the final six months of his contract and has no intention of extending it.
The Red Devils have made an offer of £5m, but it is understandable that Fulham initially wanted to double down.
Newcastle seek to agree terms with Jesse Lingard
According to 90min, the 29-year-old has agreed personal terms with Newcastle.
The Magpies pushed for the signing of Lingard during the run-up to January and now hope that a deal can be completed by Monday night.
Newcastle ‘want to sign’ Matt Targett
According to The Athletic, Newcastle are looking to recruit Aston Villa defender Matt Targett.
The Magpies want to sign the 26-year-old before the transfer window closes, but a deal is not yet closed.
Eddie Howe still wants to strengthen his squad in an attempt to stay in the Premier League and avoid relegation.
Tanguy Ndombele traveling to Lyon
According to Julien Maynard, Ndombele will arrive in Lyon this evening while a deal is being finalized.
The Frenchman will join Lyon on loan with the club paying most of his wages.
Eddie Howe on Bruno Guimaraes
“Bruno is an extremely exciting talent and one of our main targets, so I’m happy to guarantee him. He strengthens the team which is immediately ready for the challenge ahead.
“He is one of the standout artists in France and an all-round international for Brazil, so I have no doubt our supporters will really enjoy watching him. We look forward to seeing him. would love to welcome him to the club when he returns from international duty.”
Newcastle confirm signing of Bruno Guimaraes
Midfielder who joined the Magpies from Lyon.
He signed a four-and-a-half year contract.
Liverpool interested in Fabio Carvalho
According to Sky Sports, Liverpool are looking to recruit Fabio Carvalho from Fulham.
Reports suggest that the Red Devils have submitted a bid of £5m, but this has not been confirmed by both clubs.
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder has also received interest from a number of other clubs but Fulham is reluctant to sell.
United lead the hunt for Fabian Ruiz
The Red Devils are looking at Ruiz as a possible replacement if they can’t get Declan Rice.
It is widely reported that West Ham will only part with Rice for a fee of about £ 100 million.
According to MailOnline, Arsenal and Liverpool are also interested in the midfielder as a potential signing – most likely in the summer.
The Spain international has 18 months left on his contract at Napoli.
Arsenal ‘not close’ to any achievements
According to The Athletic, Arsenal have yet to complete any deals before the transfer deadline.
There was a lot of speculation yesterday about a potential move for Real Sociedad’s Alexander Isak after he was spotted in London, but there’s been no official development yet.
Bryan Gil ‘prepared to join Valencia’ from Tottenham
The 20-year-old will join the Spanish team on loan.
There will be no option to buy.
Spurs are happy to loan him Gil to get more game time.
Barcelona ‘close to reaching an agreement’ with Aubameyang
According to The Athletic, Barcelona are close to reaching an agreement with Arsenal, whereby Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joins 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 pay as much as possible.
There will be no loan fees.
Ousmane Dembele ‘in talks with Manchester United and Chelsea’
Barcelona have told the Frenchman he could 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 been invited to a number of Premier League clubs.
According to MailOnline, the 24-year-old’s representatives have been contacted by Manchester United and Chelsea.
https://www.thesun.ie/sport/football/8265472/chelsea-transfer-news-live-raphinha-lampard-van-de-beek-everton-tottenham/ Chelsea make £50m offers of Raphinha, Bentancur and Kulusevski to Spurs, Van de Beek on loan from Everton