HIGHLIGHTS
 

4:30 AM IST: THAT WILL BE IT! THE WINTER TRANSFER WINDOW IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED FOR BUSINESS NOW.

4:23 AM IST: Aston Villa welcomes Borja Baston from Swansea. Meanwhile, Tom Carroll ’s contract at  Swansea  has been terminated with immediate effect.

4:21 AM IST: Barcelona and Nice have reached an agreement for the loan transfer of Senegalese right-back Moussa Wague until June 30.

4:08 AM IST:Albert Adomah joins Cardiff City on loan from Nottingham Forest . Meanwhile, Cardiff releases defender Lee Peltier . He will join West Bromwich Albion.

4:06 AM IST: England's Connor Wickham has joined Championship club Sheffield Wednesday on loan until the end of this season.

4:02 AM: Motherwell has signed  Rolando Aarons  on loan from Newcastle until the end of the season. Meanwhile, the side releases James Scott , who is destined to join Hull on a £1.5m deal.

 

3:53 AM IST: Mansfield Town 's striker Andrew Cook has joined Tranmere Rovers on loan until the end of the season for an undisclosed fee.

3:51 AM IST: West Brom has signed Lee Peltier from Cardiff on loan until the end of the season.

3:50 AM IST: Back to the squad! Huddersfield has re-signed former goalkeeper Jonas Lossl on loan from Everton .

3:48 AM IST: Rangers FC have a swap! While it welcomes Florian Kamberi on loan from Hibernian , it loans out midfielder Greg Docherty to the Scottish Premiership side until the end of the season.

3:45 AM IST: Iceland U-19 captain Isak Thorvaldsson has joined Fleetwood Town FC on loan from Norwich City FC .

3:41 AM IST: Jason Lokilo has joined Doncaster Rovers on loan from Crystal Palace FC .

3:38 AM IST: Tottenham has reached agreement with Stoke City for the transfer of Tashan Oakley-Boothe.

3:35 AM IST: FINALLY! Wolves ' Ryan Bennett has joined Leicester City FC on loan until the end of the season.

 

3:31 AM IST: Bristol City  defender  Taylor Moore  has joined  Blackpool FC on loan.

3:24 AM IST: Southampton FC under-23 captain and midfielder Callum Slattery has completed a loan move to Dutch side De Graafschap for the remainder of the season.

3:21 AM IST: Bristol City  has signed Hull’s midfielder  Markus Henriksen  on loan for the rest of the season.

3:21 AM IST: Dundee  has signed the Hearts captain  Christophe Berra  on loan.

3:19 AM IST: Seriously Brighton? Are you kidding me? 'Me' here is a hungry Indian soul stuck at office till 4:30 in the morning!

 

3:11 AM IST:Bolton Wanderers FC announces the signing of midfielder Jacob Mellis.

3:05 AM IST: Matty Palmer signs for Swindon Town FC .

3:04 AM IST: Southend United can confirm an agreement has been reached to mutually terminate the contract of Liam Ridgewell .

 

2:53 AM: Sheffield United  midfielder  Mark Duffy  has joined ADO Den Haag on loan until the end of season.

2:48 AM IST: Bristol City forward Antoine Semenyo signs for Sunderland.

2:40 AM IST:Rochdale 's Ryan Delaney has joined Bolton Wanderers on a permanent deal.

2:38 AM IST: News from League One: Lincoln  has signed midfielder  Liam Bridcutt  on loan from Nottingham Forest .

2:27 AM IST: Reading 's Marc McNulty has swapped a loan spell at Sunderland AFC for a return to Hibernian FC on loan until the end of the season.

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Marc McNulty

 

2:21 AM IST: Spurs' Shilow Tracey has joined Macclesfield Town on loan until the end of the season.

2:18 AM IST:   Willian Jose  will not be leaving Real Sociedad. The club says: “This last day of the market is about closing the exit of Ruben Pardo from the club. In the winter market there will be no more movements in the current squad.”

2:17 AM IST: Ravel Morrison arrives to Middlesborough FC on loan from Sheffield United.

1:50 AM IST: Paddy Reading
moves from Middlesborough to Stevenage FC.

 

1:39 AM IST: Coventry City sign Ryan Giles on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers until the end of season.

1:21 AM IST: AC Milan acquires Belgian winger  Alexis Saelemaekers  from RSC Anderlecht on loan until the end of the 2019/20 Serie A season, with an option to make the deal permanent.

1:19 AM IST: Everton goalkeeper Jonas Lossl is set to rejoin former club Huddersfield Town on loan until the end of the season, reports BBC .

1:16 AM IST: Sheffield United has signed Bayer Leverkusen defender Panagiotis Retsos on loan for the rest of the season.

 

1:04 AM IST: Pontus Dahlberg  has joined  FC Emmen  on loan from  Watford  for the rest of the season.

1:01 AM IST: DEAL! Brighton has signed defender Tariq Lamptey from Chelsea on undisclosed terms until June 2023.

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Tariq Lamptey.

 

12:54 AM IST:JUST IN!Jarrod Bowen has agreed personal terms on his move from Hull to West Ham on a £20m-plus deal.

12:35 AM IST: Sebastian Prödl : “I am just grateful to have Watford on my CV, I am moving on now but I am glad I have been here. Watford will always have a place in my heart.”

Prödl's contract has been terminated by mutual consent.

12:30 AM IST: DONE! Maya Yoshida’s loan move from Southampton to Sampdoria is confirmed.

12:56 AM IST: Matt Smith  has joined  Charlton  on loan from  Manchester City  until the end of the season.

12:13 AM IST: Good news from Anderlecht! Winger Marko Pjaca arrives on loan from Juventus.

11:56 PM IST: Borja Baston  completes a move to  Aston Villa  from  Swansea.

11:55 PM IST: Confirmation: Steven Nzonzi on loan to Rennes until the end of the season, with option to extend for another year.

11:52 PM IST: AC Milan ’s deal to sign  Antonee Robinson  from Wigan hits a block. The defender will remain at the DW Stadium.

 

10:47 PM IST: Barcelona  and  Palmeiras  have reached an agreement for the transfer of midfielder  Matheus Fernandes Siqueira . He will join the Blaugrana for a fee of €7m, plus €3m in add-ons.

10:44 PM IST: Manchester City's Angelino has been loaned out to RB Leipzig , the PL defending champion has announced.

 

10:17 PM IST: Dortmund has agreed terms with Hoffenheim for the sale of Jacob Bruun Larsen .

10:15 PM IST: Keisuke Honda has joined Brazilian side Botafogo . His signing was announced in peculiar fashion!

 

10:11 PM IST: According to The Guardian , Jarrod Bowen has completed his medical with West Ham and is now on his way to London to discuss personal terms.

09:49 PM IST: Meanwhile, Aberdeen has made history with its signing of Ronald Hernandez . He becomes Aberdeen's first-ever Venezuelan signing .

09:38 PM IST: Sampdoria is close to agreeing a loan deal for  Southampton  centre-back  Maya   Yoshida , according to Sky Sports . Meanwhile, the Saints have also agreed a loan deal for  Chelsea  midfielder  Jacob Maddox.

09:30 PM IST: RB Leipzig is in talks with Manchester City over a potential move for Angelino , according to Kicker .

09:07 PM IST: Newcastle United has announced Ki Sung-yueng has left the club by mutual consent. "We would like to thank Ki for his efforts both on and off the pitch throughout his time at St. James’ Park and wish him well for the future," the club said in a tweet.

08:38 PM IST: Manchester United's interest in Joshua King "has cooled", according to Sky Sports .  It is believed that the Red Devils are looking for options elsewhere.

08:28 PM IST: Jarrod Bowen's move to West Ham has stalled over personal terms, reports Sky Sports.

 

08:11 PM IST: West Ham boss David Moyes is "hopeful" of Jarrod Bowen's move to the Hammers. "I can't confirm it is done but I hope it can be concluded," he said.

 

Full story: Transfer Deadline Day: Coronavirus blocks player moves

ICYMI, Cedric Bakambu's move to Barcelona from Celtic has fallen through while he was on his way to Catalonia. The Democratic Republic of the Congo striker had a good laugh about the fallen move on Twitter:

07:20 PM IST: Carlo Ancelotti claims there was no offer received for Everton's Richarlison, who was linked with a big-money move to Chelsea. Ancelotti said: "He was here yesterday, not in Barcelona. There were rumours but we didn't receive an official offer for him. The player is happy here and signed a new contract only one month ago."

 

07:10 PM IST: Burnley has confirmed there will be no deadline day signing for the club.

07:02 PM IST: Manchester United signs goalkeeper Nathan Bishop from Southend United for an undisclosed fee.

06:35 PM IST: Sheffield United signs Richario Zivkovic on loan from Chinese club Changchun Yatai . The Blades have an option to make the deal permanent in the summer.

06:16 PM IST: Ex-Manchester United striker James Wilson has signed an 18-month deal with Salford City .

 

ICYMI: Earlier today, Rangers signed Ianis Hagi -- the son of Barcelona and Real Madrid great Gheorghe -- on loan from Genk until the end of the season.

 

 

05:27 PM IST: Barcelona has signed 20-year-old Francisco Trincao from Braga. The winger will join the La Liga giant in the summer for £26million. The youngster is dubbed "the new Ronaldo" and has a buyout clause of £420million.

Full story: Barcelona signs Francisco Trincao: Release clause set at €500 million

05:23 PM IST: Joshua King to Manchester United rumours - The Red Devils are unlikely to re-sign Joshua King from Bournemouth before the transfer deadline , according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Asked about the prospect of signing King on deadline day, Solskjaer said: "I don't think we'll do any more business, no, I don't think so."

Full story: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rules out Joshua King's move to Manchester United

05:07 PM IST: Wolverhampton defender Ryan Benett is on his way to Leicester City for a medical , reports Sky Sports . He is expected to join the Foxes on loan for the rest of the season.

4:48 PM IST: Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has made it clear that midfielder John Fleck will stay at the club amid rumours of a £20million move to Arsenal. Here's what Wilder has said:

 

 

January may not see the biggest transfers as compared to the summer transfer window but in the last decade teams have splashed the cash.

The 2019 January transfer saw six deals which cost over £30 million across the top five leagues. Brazilian Philippe Coutinho's transfer to Barcelona from Liverpool in 2018 remains the biggest winter transfer.