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Live Reporting

By Craig Lowe

All times stated are UK

  1. Laters Laporte

    Manchester City

    Aymeric Laporte

    We should be seeing movement on Aymeric Laporte's transfer from Athletic Bilbao to Manchester City today.

    Laporte's £57m release clause has been paid, ending his contract with Bilbao and allowing him to have his medical and complete his transfer.

    After Bilbao announced the player was leaving, Laporte posted a farewell message to fans on social media.

    The 23-year-old said his exit was "ahead of a new challenge".

  2. Hugill to Palace?

    Crystal Palace

    Jordan Hugill

    Crystal Palace have agreed an £8m fee with Preston North End for striker Jordan Hugill, report The Sun.

    The 25-year-old has scored 10 goals for the Championship side this season.

    The front man handed in a transfer request at Deepdale during the summer which was rejected.

  3. Get Involved


    Tucker M: Giroud holds the keys to Arsenal's season. Let's hope he doesn't take revenge to all the unfair criticism he's received by his own fans.

  4. Ayew keen on coming back?

    Swansea City

    Andre Ayew

    Swansea City are still hopeful of signing former forward Andre Ayew from West Ham.

    The Swans had a bid of around £14m rejected for the Ghana international earlier this month.

    Swansea may need to break their £15.5m transfer record, paid to Atletico Madrid for Borja Baston in 2016, to re-sign the 28-year-old.

    Ayew left in 2016,with West Ham paying £20m for a player who scored 15 goals in his debut Premier League season.

  5. Becks in shock

    David Beckham

    Former Manchester United winger David Beckham has been speaking about Alexis Sanchez's move from Arsenal to his old club.

    The ex-England captain, who has launched his long-planned Major League Soccer team in Miami, said: "I still can't believe it's happened to be honest.

    "When he is been part of a club as big as Arsenal and then he moves a few hours away up north to the biggest club, it is astonishing to see.

    "We all wish him luck, I am a Manchester United fan so I am excited about having someone of his talent wearing a Manchester United shirt - so it is exciting times for us."

  6. Get Involved


    Butler serves breakfast

    Plenty of you up and reading already. Good morning to you all.

    Any early thoughts as you make your way through your cereal? Aymeric Laporte to Manchester City the biggest deal to look out for? Any surprises on the cards?

    Let me know using #bbcfootball

  7. Deulofeu heads to Watford


    Gerard Deulofeu

    Watford have signed former Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu on loan from Barcelona until the end of the season.

    The 23-year-old returned to the Nou Camp from Goodison Park last summer but has scored just once in La Liga.

    He made 62 Premier League appearances for Everton in two spells, scoring five times.

    Watford will pay the Spaniard's salary during his time at Vicarage Road, plus a potential additional payment of 1m euros.

    He is the first signing made by Watford since they appointed former Malaga bossJavi Graciaearlier this month.

  8. Tottenham agree Lucas fee

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Lucas Moura

    Tottenham have agreed a fee in the region of £25m with Paris St-Germain for Brazil winger Lucas Moura.

    The deal is subject to a medical and personal terms being agreed.

    Lucas, who has previously been linked with Arsenal and Manchester United, has met Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino and chairman Daniel Levy and is keen to join the Premier League club.

    Lucas joined PSG for £33.5m from Sao Paulo in 2013 but has made just six substitute appearances this season and has been told he can find a new club.

  9. Sturridge joins West Brom

    West Bromwich Albion

    Daniel Sturridge

    West Brom have signed Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge on loan for the rest of the season.

    The Baggies' Premier League rivals Newcastle and Serie A side Inter Milan were also keen on the 28-year-old.

    Sturridge said: I've got friends here I've played with before. The manager spoke very well, the challenge with the team and the style of play - I just felt this was the right fit for me."

    Boss Alan Pardew added: "This is a big coup for us. He has fantastic talent."

  10. Post update

    The Daily Mail

    The Daily Mail

    The Daily Mail says Chelsea have offered just £15m for Olivier Giroud. That is half of what the Premier League champions value the Frenchman at.

    I think they will reach a compromise of around £22m before Wednesday...IMO, not ITK.

  11. Post update

    The Times

    The Times

    Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud looks like a key player in Pierre-Emerick Aubamenyang's move to the Gunners.

    Chelsea want £30m for the France international.

  12. Post update

    Daily Mirror

    Daily Mirror

    The Daily Mirror dedicate their whole back page to Daniel Sturridge in a West Brom kit, saying he has moved on loan to the Midlands from Liverpool to play in this year's World Cup for England.

  13. Post update

    The Sun

    The Sun

    Three stories dominate every sport section of the papers this morning.

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's potential move to Arsenal, Phil Neville's first news conference as England women's manager and Daniel Sturridge's loan deal with West Brom.

    The Sun say the Gabon international is ready to fly to London to complete his transfer...if the Bundesliga side can find a replacement.

  14. Post update

    First, a look at the morning papers...

  15. Time is ticking


    Clubs have had 29 days to sort out their business, now less than 48 hours remain.

    The mad rush to find a deal in the January sales is about to pick up.

    Can your side join the queue to collect a bargain from the 70% off rail or will they stay at home, content with what is in their wardrobe?

    Welcome to Transfer Deadline Eve.