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Chelsea transfer news and rumours today: Blues secure Enzo’s signature according to Fabrizio Romano

THE KINGS takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours involving Chelsea Enzo Fernández to Chelsea… HERE WE GO! Agreement reached right now between Chelsea & Benfica 🚨🔵🇦🇷 #CFC #DeadlineDayImportant: clubs running to get the documents signed before end of the window, it’s finally agreed.Boarding set to be completed — London ✈️ @TurkishAirlines …

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Porro signs for Spurs! Tottenham finally complete 40m transfer after Sporting initially reneged on deal

Tottenham have announced the signing of Pedro Porro in a £40 million ($49m) deal from Sporting CP, who initially reneged on the transfer on Monday. WHAT HAPPENED? Spurs appeared to have the signing all but wrapped up days before the January window slammed shut before complications delayed proceedings, with the deal finally getting over the …

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USMNT forward Matthew Hoppe joins Hibernian on loan after struggling to break into Middlesbrough team

United States men’s national team attacker Matthew Hoppe signed with Hibernian on loan from Middlesbrough, the clubs confirmed Tuesday. WHAT HAPPENED? Hoppe, 21, failed to score in the Championship with Middlesbrough, and he’ll now get an opportunity to make an impression with Hibernian. THE BIGGER PICTURE: His six-goal season in the Bundesliga in 2020-21 inspired …

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Chelsea sign 106.8m Enzo Fernandez in record transfer as Benfica accept deadline day bid for Argentina midfielder

Chelsea completed the £106.8 million ($131m) signing of Benfica midfielder Enzo Fernandez on Tuesday in a dramatic final act of the January window. WHAT HAPPENED? Benfica confirmed the sale of Fernandez in a statement on Tuesday night for a reported fee that breaks the British transfer record set by Jack Grealish in 2021. The Blues …

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Jorginho arrives, Lokonga leaves! Out-of-favour Belgian departs Arsenal on loan to Crystal Palace

Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga has swapped north London for south London by joining Crystal Palace on a short-term loan. WHAT HAPPENED? Lokonga has joined the Eagles on a deal until the end of the season having struggled for minutes and form so far this season under Mikel Arteta. The Belgium international has previously admitted …

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Sabitzer joins Man Utd! Red Devils confirm loan signing of Bayern Munich star following Eriksen injury

Manchester United have announced the loan signing of Marcel Sabitzer from Bayern Munich, plugging the gap left by the injured Christian Eriksen. WHAT HAPPENED? The Danish midfielder was confirmed to be out until April due to an ankle injury sustained against Reading at the weekend. United moved quickly to find his replacement, with the club …

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Bayern Munich transfer news and rumours today: Bayern reject Inter bid for defender

THE KINGS takes a look at the biggest transfer and rumours involving Bayern Munich. According to L’Equipe, Bayern Munich rejected Inter Milan’s advances for defender Benjamin Pavard in the last few hours of the transfer window. Inter Milan reportedly see Pavard as a replacement for Milan Škriniar who will join PSG for free in the …

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Matt Doherty: The strange reason why Tottenham defender was released and signed for Atletico Madrid

Tottenham announced they had terminated Matt Doherty’s contract moments before he joined Atletico Madrid, but why didn’t they send him out on loan? WHAT HAPPENED? With Pedro Porro arriving in north London and youngster Djed Spence heading out to Rennes, it had been widely reported that Doherty would join the Spanish side on loan. However, …

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Enzo Fernandez set to undergo Chelsea medical ahead of record-breaking 105m move from Benfica

After his transfer from Benfica seemed destined to collapse earlier on deadline day, Enzo Fernandez is set to undergo his Chelsea medical in Lisbon. WHAT HAPPENED? Earlier on Tuesday a British record transfer to Stamford Bridge had stalled over the structure of payments of a mammoth fee that could surpass Fernandez’s £106 million ($130m) release …

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Amrabat to Barcelona is off! Fiorentina reject Barca’s bid for World Cup star

Moroccan World Cup star Sofyan Amrabat will not be joining Barcelona in January after Fiorentina rejected their bid for the midfielder. WHAT HAPPENED? The Catalan giants made a formal approach for the 26-year-old earlier on deadline day, but Fabrizio Romano has reported that Barca have since had that move rejected by Fiorentina. The Tuscan club …

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Arsenal complete 12m Jorginho transfer from Chelsea as Arteta lands Caicedo alternative

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Italian midfielder Jorginho from London rivals Chelsea in a £12 million deal. WHAT HAPPENED? The Gunners have confirmed the arrival of the 31-year-old midfielder after he underwent a medical on Tuesday morning. Jorginho has signed an 18-month contract until the summer of 2024, although Arsenal do have an option …

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Explained: Why Hakim Ziyech’s loan from Chelsea to PSG might be off despite verbal agreement

Paris Saint-Germain reached a verbal agreement with Chelsea over the loan signing of winger Hakim Ziyech on deadline day – but the deal may be off. WHAT HAPPENED? After hours of negotiations, THE KINGS confirmed that the two clubs had agreed a loan deal for the Morocco international, which did not include an obligation to …

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Explained: Why Gavi will take Xavi’s No.6 despite Barcelona’s registration problem

Barcelona announced Gavi would wear Xavi’s former No.6 effective immediately even as La Liga tries to block his registration as a senior player. WHAT HAPPENED? Barcelona’s attempt to register Gavi as a senior player was held up by La Liga, with the division determining the Blaugrana had not met the sufficient financial obligations to do …

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‘He still has the hunger’ – Edu and Arteta explain why Arsenal signed Jorginho from Chelsea

Arsenal sporting director Edu and manager Mikel Arteta revealed their excitement at the deadline day signing of Jorginho from Chelsea. WHAT HAPPENED? The midfielder was unveiled on Tuesday, and the Gunners were quick to share their positive feelings about his arrival. WHAT THEY SAID: “Jorginho is an established professional with a strong mentality who brings …

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PSG transfer news and rumours today: Hakim Ziyech move collapses last minute

THE KINGS takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours involving PSG According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Hakim Ziyech’s move to PSG is off now due to his contract not being validated. Reportedly the delay was also caused by Chelsea sending the incorrect documents three times. PSG are appealing to the LFP however, …

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Arsenal transfer news and rumours today: Jorginho joins Arsenal from Chelsea

THE KINGS takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours involving Arsenal Official, confirmed. Jorginho signs as new Arsenal midfielder on £10m plus £2m add ons deal from Chelsea. ⚪️🔴✅ #AFC #DeadlineDay pic.twitter.com/mTTpp8Nhcm Fulham have complete the agreement to sign Cédric Soares from Arsenal after verbal deal in place last week, here we …

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Newcastle are off to Wembley! Longstaff the unlikely hero as Magpies down Southampton to reach first domestic final since 1999

Sean Longstaff scored two as Newcastle beat Southampton 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the Carabao Cup final. TELL ME MORE: It was always going to be tough for Saints to overturn a one-goal deficit at a bouncing St. James’ Park, and the decibels rose a few notches when local lad Longstaff scored the opener. The …

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Man Utd told new signing Sabitzer is a ‘killer’ who is ‘unpleasant’ when he doesn’t get to play

Marcel Sabitzer’s agent explained the midfielder’s “killer” mentality ahead of his loan move to Manchester United from Bayern Munich. WHAT HAPPENED? The comments from agent Roger Wittmann to Florian Plettenberg came as Sabitzer completed his medical. While they underlined the 28-year-old’s determination, they also show that he expects to play often under Erik ten Hag. …

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‘I can’t answer’ – Ten Hag admits he still doesn’t know when Sancho will return to Man Utd squad

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag admitted that Jadon Sancho’s return date is still unknown, despite him returning to training on Tuesday.. WHAT HAPPENED? The England winger was allowed to rejoin team-mates at Carrington after a spell on the sidelines at Ten Hag’s request due to his struggles both “physically and mentally”. However, despite this …

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Xavi believes signing a striker is ‘necessary’ as Memphis departs for Atletico

Barcelona manager Xavi has suggested that his side might need to dip into the transfer market following Memphis Depay’s departure. WHAT HAPPENED? News broke that Memphis was due to leave for Atleti yesterday, with the Madrid club bringing in the forward for an inexpensive €3 million (£2.63m/$3.24m). And after Barcelona’s convincing 5-0 win over Ceuta …

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‘The beard is now really grey’ – Liverpool boss Klopp feeling ‘blessed’ ahead of 1000th game in management

Liverpool’s game against Chelsea on Saturday will be Jurgen Klopp’s 1000th in management, a milestone for which the German admitted he felt “blessed”. WHAT HAPPENED? Klopp’s first role came as Mainz manager, where he spent seven-and-a-half seasons before signing on at Dortmund in 2008. The German stayed for seven years ahead of his move to …

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Why Grace Wales Bonner was the perfect choice to unnveil adidas first Jamaica kit

An exclusive kit debut at Paris Fashion Week The crossover between football and fashion has become a well-worn topic of discussion in recent years thanks to all the collaborations, special releases and think pieces. The latest evidence of the connection between the two worlds happened at Paris Fashion Week, where London-based designer Grace Wales Bonner …

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Asensio airs Real Madrid contract hope after generating talk of interest from Man Utd & Arsenal

Marco Asensio maintains his preference is to remain at Real Madrid after previously generating talk of interest from Manchester United and Arsenal. WHAT HAPPENED? As things stand, the Spain international forward will become a free agent in the summer when his current contract at Santiago Bernabeu expires. Given the 26-year-old’s pedigree, as a three-time Champions …

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‘Speed, technique, goals’ – Liverpool boss Klopp impressed by Chelsea new boy Mudryk ahead of Anfield clash

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has praised Chelsea’s signing of Mykhailo Mudryk ahead of the sides’ Premier League clash at Anfield. WHAT HAPPENED? Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Klopp spoke highly of the Ukraine international winger, who is in line to make his Chelsea debut in Saturday’s game, having completed his £89 million ($109m) …

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Derby own goal & disaster at City Why has Lloris being making costly mistakes for Tottenham?

Hugo Lloris has endured a testing return to the Tottenham camp on the back of a World Cup final appearance, with costly errors creeping into his game. WHAT HAPPENED? The veteran goalkeeper captained France to within touching distance of back-to-back World Cup crowns in Qatar, with only Lionel Messi, Argentina and a penalty shootout preventing …

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Will Mudryk make Chelsea debut against Liverpool? Potter discusses plans for 89m signing

Graham Potter has hinted that Mykhailo Mudryk will make his Chelsea debut against Liverpool following an £89 million ($110m) transfer to England. WHAT HAPPENED? The Ukraine international winger has been acquired by the Blues in a big-money deal from Shakhtar Donetsk on an eight-and-a-half-year contract. The 22-year-old is still being eased into life at Stamford …

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Man Utd boss Ten Hag meets with agents of Borussia Dortmund forward Reus over possible free transfer

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has reportedly met with representatives of Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus, who is heading towards free agency. WHAT HAPPENED? The 33-year-old Germany international has entered the final months of his contract at Signal Iduna Park and has been cleared to speak with teams outside of the Bundesliga. There had …

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