Friday Official done deals, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Man United and others

Friday Official done deals in the ongoing January transfer window and updates for various clubs across Europe.

Official: Myanmar’s Shan United sign Nigerian striker Raphael Success

Defending Myanmar National League champions Shan United have boosted their squad with the signing of Nigerian striker Raphael Success on a one-year deal.
The former Ayeyarwady United marksman will link up with other new Shan United signings Thiha Zaw, Soe Lwin Lwin, Kyaw Zaw Lwin and Than Paing in a bid to win their third consecutive league title.
Success was the league’s top scorer last season with 16 goals and his signing is a welcome boost for Shan United, who will play in the Preliminary Round of the 2021 AFC Champions League.

“Shan United is the best football club in Myanmar. The preparations for next season are very exciting. Playing in the AFC Champions League is really a dream. I have made many preparations for my first Continental tournament,” said Success.

Source: Official club website

Done Deal: McManus Joins Spurs On Loan From Man United

Tottenham have signed defender Abbie McManus on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season.

The 28-year-old England international has made seven appearances in all competitions for United this campaign.

Source: BBC

Juventus target emerges as a priority signing for Real Madrid

Juventus wants to sign Rennes’ teenage star, Eduardo Camavinga, but he has become a priority signing for Real Madrid.

The midfielder has taken to top-flight football like a fish to water after breaking into the French side’s first team as a 16-year-old.

He has continued to develop well and helped them qualify for the Champions League at the end of last season.

Several teams want to sign him, including Juventus, but he might be heading to Real Madrid.

Calciomercato says that he has become a priority signing for the former European champions.

Source: Sky Italia

Manchester United Make Loan Offer For Christian Eriksen

Manchester United have reportedly made a loan offer to sign Christian Eriksen from Serie A giants Inter Milan in the ongoing transfer window.

Speaking on the Transfer Window Podcast, as relayed by the Express, transfer expert Ian McGarry has claimed that Manchester United have been offered the services of Christian Eriksen on loan by Inter Milan. The reliable journalist further adds that the Red Devils have made an offer for the 28-year-old.

Eriksen, after spending close to seven years in England with Tottenham Hotspur, made the switch to Inter Milan in January last year. However, the Danish playmaker has struggled to carve out a place for himself in Antonio Conte’s side and is set to be shown the exit doors just a year after moving to Italy.

So far, Eriksen has featured just 14 times for Inter Milan in the 2020/21 campaign, only four of which have been starts in Serie A. The former AFC Ajax star has failed to contribute with a single goal or an assist and is now primed to leave. Arsenal have been tipped as his next destination, while former club Tottenham are also said to be interested in a potential reunion.

Source: The Hard Tackle

Paperwork signed and medical imminent as Chelsea ace nears loan transfer away

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori is reportedly nearing a loan move to AC Milan with the option of a permanent transfer at the end of it.

The 23-year-old hasn’t been as much of a regular for Chelsea this season, despite playing a key role under Frank Lampard last term, as well as during their time together at Derby County.

The latest from Fabrizio Romano, as per his tweet below, is that Tomori is now due to fly to Milan to complete his medical after the necessary paperwork over the deal was signed today.

It will be intriguing to see how Tomori gets on in Serie A, and it could be that this is just the opportunity he needs to launch his career.

Source: Caughtoffside

Official: Arsenal confirm new deal for ‘delighted’ 17 year old

Arsenal have confirmed Brooke Norton-Cuffy’s first professional contract with the club.

Arrsenal wrote that Brooke Norton-Cuffy had signed his first professional contract with the club. They called him a ‘powerful and technical’ right-back, and highlighted his strong record at u23 level so far, winning four of his five games at that level.

Arsenal Youth revealed Norton-Cuffy was signing a professional deal earlier in the week, after he turned 17 and became eligible for one.

Norton-Cuffy wrote on Instagram that he’s ‘delighted’ and ‘blessed’ to have the chance to sign professional terms with Arsenal. He thanked his family, friends, and coaches for helping him get the opportunity, and added that it’s ‘just the beginning’.

Due to a number of loans and injuries in the first half of the season, Norton-Cuffy got a surprise early promotion to the u23s for a few games.

He only made his u18 debut in October, but he’s now up to five appearances for the top academy side too (and one for the u21s).

Source: BBC, Official website

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