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With less than a week to go in the January window, Transfer Talk brings you live updates on all the latest rumours and done deals. Plus, check out the completed moves.
TOP STORY: Chelsea turn their attention to Giroud
Dzeko is still thought to be the Blues’ first choice but the Mirror says Giroud, who has 18 months left on his contract, has emerged as an alternative.
23.06 GMT: That’s going to do it for Friday’s live edition of Transfer Talk. Thanks very much for joining us, and be sure to check back in a few short hours when we return with the latest gossip pulled from Saturday’s back pages.
22.27 GMT: Paris Saint Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp has revealed that he has rejected moves away from the French capital outfit this winter because he wants to remain at Parc des Princes and reclaim his place as Les Parisiens’ No. 1. Read the full story.
21.54 GMT: The Guardian is reporting that Manchester City have agreed a million deal with Athletic Bilbao for centre back Aymeric Laporte, with the 23 year old due in England next week to complete a medical and sign a five year contract.
21.21 GMT: DONE DEAL Columbus Crew SC completed the signing of defender Milton Valenzuela as a young designated player on Friday. Read the full story.
20.48 GMT: Aymeric Laporte was left out of Athletic Bilbao’s matchday squad to face Eibar on Friday night amid speculation of a possible move to Manchester City. Read the full story.
20.15 GMT: Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic is heading to Sparktak Moscow on loan through the rest of the season, according to Corriere dello Sport.
19.42 GMT: Toronto FC is nearing a deal to sign Netherlands international Gregory van der Wiel from Cagliari, the defender’s agent says. Read the full story.
19.09 GMT: The Mirror cites Spanish outlet Marca as reporting that Real Madrid are preparing for a million summer comprising a wish list of Neymar, Harry Kane,
Eden Hazard and one of David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois.
18.36 GMT: While multiple Chinese clubs are lining up to sign Radja Nainggolan, CalcioMercato reports that the Belgium international’s move from Roma hinges on Roma’s ability to keep hold of Edin Dzeko this window, with Chelsea interested in acquiring the forward.
18.03 GMT: After experiencing difficulty in taking Javier Pastore on loan from Paris Saint Germain, Inter Milan are considering a summer move for Tottenham attacker Erik Lamela, according to Sky Sports Italy.
17.30 GMT: West Brom will not be entertaining offers for Salomon Rondon this month, reports the Daily Mail. The striker is one of a long list of forwards linked with a move to Chelsea as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his squad with a new target man.
17.10 GMT: West Ham will move for Watford striker Troy Deeney if they fail to land Daniel Sturridge on loan from Liverpool, reports The Sun. Sturridge could move to London for the rest of the campaign with a view to a permanent switch in the summer.
16.53 GMT: According to reports in Germany, Arturo Vidal will be allowed to leave Bayern Munich in the summer. The forward has been lined up as part of a double swoop for the Blues that also includes Roma left back Emerson Palmieri.
16.22 GMT: DONE DEAL! It’s all happening now! Burton have confirmed Darren Bent’s arrival on loan from Derby until the summer.