Willian to Barca, Perisic to Arsenal… 8 deals could still happen in January

With three days left of the January transfer window, managers are still working tirelessly to strengthen their squads in a bid to finish the season in a flurry.

Chelsea have already bolstered their attack with Gonzalo Higuain as Alvaro Morata heads out the door to join Atletico Madrid on loan. Bournemouth have gone all-out to get Dominic Solanke and West Ham have managed to convince Marko Arnautovic to stick around for a while longer.

Sportsmail look at eight deals that could get over the line before the deadline arrives as Willian, Ivan Perisic and Che Adams continue to attract plenty of admiring glances.


Chelsea to Barcelona, £50million

Chelsea have blocked the move so far, rebuffing an offer to take Malcom plus cash.

Barcelona still want the 30-year-old but Chelsea would prefer to shelve talks until the summer when they expect Real Madrid to bid for Eden Hazard too.

They have Bayern Munich pushing for Callum Hudson-Odoi who they want to keep and would rather offload Everton-target Michy Batshuayi plus Gary Cahill and Danny Drinkwater.


Monaco to Leicester City, £20m

Monaco boss Leanardo Jardim is unsure about committing to a permanent sale and may allow one-time Manchester United target Tielemans to leave on loan with Leicester’s out of favour Adrien Silva possibly going in the other direction.

Silva has seen a move to Bordeaux stall but the French club are keen to revive talks and he is eager to get away to play regularly.


Inter Milan to Arsenal, £35m

Perisic has put in a transfer request but Inter want a permanent sale.

Arsenal haven’t budgeted for that scale of deal for this month and have offered a loan with money in the summer.

Unai Emery has also considered Barcelona’s out of favour Malcom after a recommendation from his friend Monchi, the sporting director at Roma, who has been linked with replacing Sven Mislintat.


Atlanta United to Newcastle Utd, £25m

Newcastle are reluctant to match Atlanta’s asking price and have offered around £16m.

Serie A clubs are keen but are unlikely to bid Atlanta’s asking price either. Newcastle have also asked about Andreas Samaris from Benfica.

Newcastle do not wish to commit funds while boss Rafa Benitez refuses to extend his contract.


Celta Vigo to West Ham, £44m

Gomez has emerged as West Ham’s top target but Sportsmail understand’s the 22-year-old goalscorer and his representatives are reluctant for him to move to West Ham.

They believe he will have a greater range of options in the summer and want to hold off making a decision until then. Vigo want him to stay as they fight relegation.


Manchester City to Schalke, £11m

The Liverpool-born winger wants to follow in the footsteps of former team-mate Jadon Sancho and try his luck in the Bundesliga.

Schalke have had one bid rejected for the 18-year-old Wales international and are hopeful of agreeing a deal at around £10m with sell-on and buy-back clauses inserted by City.


Fulham to West Brom, Loan

Kamara is considering an offer from West Brom to make a fresh start under Darren Moore in the Championship in the hope he can win promotion once again.

Though he has fallen foul of team-mates and staff at Fulham, Albion want him to channel his frustration into helping them go back up.

He also has a number of offers from Turkey, notably from Yeni Malatyaspor.


Birmingham City to Burnley, £15m

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is considering forward options such as Tottenham’s Vincent Janssen and likes the look of Adams at Birmingham City.

Southampton have also shown interest in the 22-year-old but Garry Monk would want a big fee bearing in mind Birmingham’s financial constraints and the fact they owe a sell-on to Sheffield United. City are also offloading Omar Bogle to Portsmouth.

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