Done Deals, Sergio Ramos, Chelsea, Arsenal and more

As we continue our January transfer window updates, we can reliably gathered that there have been some done deals as well as other transfer updates.

Check some here below:

Done Deal: Johnson completes permanent move

Southampton Football Club can confirm that young forward Tyreke Johnson has completed a permanent move to League One club Gillingham.
Johnson, 22, has made the switch to Priestfield Stadium having initially joined on loan, making his debut in a 1-0 victory over Burton Albion last weekend.

He joins fellow Academy graduates Tom O’Connor and Callum Slattery among the Gills ranks this season, with both completing loan moves to Kent during 2020/21.

The club would like to thank Tyreke for all his hard work and dedication throughout his time here, and wish him all the very best for the future.

Source: Official website

Done Deal: Arsenal defender leaves club by mutual consent

Sokratis Papastathopoulos has left Arsenal after agreeing to end his contract six months early.

Manager Mikel Arteta left the defender, 32, out of his Premier League and Europa League squads for this season.

The Greek, whose deal was due to expire at the end of this season, joined in 2018 from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund and made 69 appearances.

Arsenal technical director Edu said: “I would like to thank Papa for his contribution to the club.”

Source: BBC

Inter Milan considers swap deal with Arsenal

Inter Milan is looking to sort out an ambitious swap deal with Arsenal this month, according to reports out of Italy.

Tuttosport via Mail Sport says that the Italians are interested in swapping Christian Eriksen for Lucas Torreira.

Eriksen joined them from Tottenham in the January of last year, but he has failed to adapt to the demands of Antonio Conte.

The Italians are now looking to cut their losses. They have struggled to find a new home for him, and they are now exploring the possibility of a swap deal.

Torreira has struggled for game time since he joined Atletico Madrid on loan from the Gunners.

Source: Tuttosport

Former Bundesliga Star Makes Claim On Chelsea Interest In Thomas Tuchel

Former Bundesliga star Jan Aage Fjortoft has claimed that Chelsea view Thomas Tuchel as the best man to bring in if they have to replace Frank Lampard in the middle of the season.

The questions over Lampard’s future intensified on Tuesday night after Chelsea lost 2-0 at Leicester and continued their horror run of form in recent weeks.

Chelsea have won just two of their last eight Premier League games and have dropped down to eighth in the league table with all the early season positivity disappearing in the matter of a month.

The Blues are believed to be looking around for a potential new manager and former Paris Saint-Germain boss Tuchel has been heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge.

Fjortoft insisted that Chelsea have not made any definitive call on whether to sack Lampard, but claimed that talks have taken place between agents and the club, and they view Tuchel as the man who is best placed to come in to replace the manager in the middle of the season.

Source: Inside Futbol

Man Utd have made contact to sign £214,000-a-week ‘top’ star – Journalist

Sergio Ramos’ future at Real Madrid has been up in the air for quite some time and it will not come as any surprise to see him leave in the summer for free.

The Spanish international is still negotiating with the Los Blancos, who have agreed to sign David Alaba on a bosman from Bayern Munich (The Guardian).

According to Ian McGarry, Man Utd have made contact to sign Ramos. The well-known journalist told Transfer Window Podcast on Youtube.

The 34-year-old La Roja star is currently earning a salary of around 12.5 million euros net per year i.e. about £214,000-a-week. At Old Trafford, there are a few players who earn more than the 2010 World Cup winner (The Sun).

Source: The Faithful

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