Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Transfer Rumours and Deals - January 30th:

Hello and welcome to my latest blog installment, where I look at some of the transfer rumours and Done deals that have taken place over the past few days, with Transfer Deadline Day upon us tomorrow!

Transfer Rumours and Deals: 

Done DEAL: Liverpool have confirmed the £8.5million pound signing of Inter Milan midfielder Phillipe Coutinho.

Liverpool have completed the £8.5million signing of talented young midfielder Phillipe Coutinho from Inter Milan.

Rumour: QPR manager Harry Redknapp is interested in signing Stoke striker Peter Crouch.  

News story: Chelsea have had a £3.5million bid for Birmingham City goalkeeper Jack Butland accepted, however he has rejected the chance to talk to The Blues because he wants to play "frequent first-team football."

Demand: Birmingham goalkeeper Jack Butland is wanted by at least 6 EPL clubs including Chelsea and Stoke.

News story: Leeds striker Luciano Becchio is ready to move to Norwich after handing in a written transfer request on Saturday.  

Leeds striker Luciano Becchio could be on his way to the EPL, as he has handed in a transfer request.

LATEST: Manchester City have given striker Mario Balotelli permission to talk to AC Milan over a possible permament transfer, after the two sides agreed a £20million bid for the Italian. 

On his way: Balotelli is poised to sign a contract with Italian side AC Milan and will move for a fee of £20m.

Done DEAL: QPR have completed the signing of Chunnam Dragons defender Yun Suk-Young on a three-and-a-half-year contract deal for an undisclosed fee.

BREAKING NEWS: Everton have claimed that their £8.6million signing is OFF for FC Twente striker Leroy Fer after his medical showed a long-term knee problem.   

Rumour: Reading have made an £8million pound bid for Blackpool forward Tom Ince.

BREAKING NEWS: Anzhi Makhachkala defender Christopher Samba is in London to discuss personal terms with London club QPR after the side met the £12.5million release clause in his contract.

The Russian club's manager Guus Hiddink said this:
"He left for England yesterday. I hope that today or tomorrow we'll find out what has really happened."
"It's a shame to talk about this but he didn't even say goodbye, he didn't explain anything to us."

News story: FC Dallas winger Brek Shea is set to complete his £2.5million move to Stoke.

Rumour: Tottenham Hotspur are about to make one final attempt to sign Brazillian striker Leandro Damiao before 11pm tomorrow - when the transfer window SHUTS.

I will be back tomorrow or Friday with another blog post, where I analyse the signings of the window and the transfers on DEADLINE Day, not to mention a full 10-match midweek EPL schedule, including Arsenal vs Liverpool and Manchester United vs Southampton.