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LIVE: January Transfer Deadline Day (2015/16)

Welcome to our LIVE blog of this January Transfer Deadline Day. The team at Football Faithful will be with you all day to bring you the latest news, rumours and done deals.


– Everton confirm £13.5million, Oumar Niasse signing

– Newcastle sign Seydou Doumbia

– Steven Fletcher joins Marseille

– Watford sign Doucoure

– Jordan Rhodes completes move to Middlesbrough

– Debuchy departs Arsenal for Bordeaux

– Leroy Fer moves to Swansea.

– Gianelli Imbula smash club transfer record to bring in Gianelli Imbula for £18.3million.

– Man City, Man Utd, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham and Leicester all fail to make any signings on Deadline Day.

– Man Utd make NO signings at all in January.

Live Blog
23:30: That brings an end to our Deadline Day Live Blog. We hope you have enjoyed visiting us today, as much as we have enjoyed bringing the day to you. Its been a quiet day overall but still some exciting transfers throughout the leagues. We will be back tomorrow with our usual content. Thankyou, and Goodnight.

23:20: DONE DEAL. Norwich sign James Maddison from Coventry, loaning the player back to the club for the rest of the season.

23:10: Deals can of course be completed if the clubs submitted the infamous ‘deal sheet’. International transfers gave until 00:00, whilst domestic transfers have until 01:00 to be finalised and submitted to the Premier League/Football League.


22:55: BREAKING NEWS: Remi Garde considering his future as Aston Villa manager following the clubs failure to bring in players during the January transfer window.

22:45 DONE DEAL: Marco van Ginkel has terminated his loan at Stoke, and signed a loan deal with PSV in The Netherlands.

22:35: DONE DEAL: Its the biggest deal of the day, and Gianelli Imbula finally becomes a Stoke player for £18.3million, a new club record.

22:30: DONE DEAL: Another inbound signing at Middlesbrough, this time, it’s Julien de Sart from Standard Liege

22:25: DONE DEAL: Sunderland player Jordi Gomez has completed a loan deal to Blackburn Rovers

22:15: BERAHINO LATEST: With 45 minutes to go, a deal to take Saido Berahino to Newcastle, Stoke or Tottenham looks highly unlikely. This is backed up by Berahino’s latest tweet;

22:10: IMBULA LATEST: We are still awaiting confirmation of Gianelli Imbula’s move from FC Porto to Stoke City. On a side note, Imbula’s arrival may lead to Marco Van Ginkel moving to PSV.

22:05: DONE DEAL: Leroy Fer makes the switch from QPR to Swansea on loan


21:45: CONFIRMED: As we brought you earlier on, Manchester Uniteds Nick Powell has joined Hull City on loan.

21:40: DONE DEAL: Leicester defender Ritchie de Laet joins Middlesbrough.

21:35: Omar Elabdellaoui will not be joining Manchester United according the players agent. BBC

21:25: Leicester City will NOT be making any signings on this transfer deadline day as a move for Loic Remy becomes impossible. Sky Sports

21:20: DONE DEAL: Everton striker Conor McAleny joins Wigan on loan.

21:05: DONE DEAL: Yaya Sanogo completes a loan move from Arsenal to Charlton


20:49: DONE DEAL: Everton complete the signing of Oumar Niasse from Lokomotiv Moscow for £13.5million.

20:48: DONE DEAL: After the deal falling through yesterday, Jordan Rhodes move to Middlesbrough is now complete, joining in a deal worth £9million.

20:45: DONE DEAL: Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher joins Marseille on loan.

20:35: DONE DEAL: Nick Powell signs for Hull City on loan

20:33: DONE DEAL: Arsenal defender, Mathieu Debuchy joins Bordeaux on loan.

20:30: DONE DEAL: Watford sign 18 year old Adalberto Penaranda from Granada, but will remain at Granada for the remainder of the season.

20:30: DONE DEAL. Real Madrid forward Denis Cheryshev joins Valencia on loan until the end of the season.

20:10: Leicester’s hopes of signing Loic Remy from Chelsea are fading as both player and and club want him to remain at Stamford Bridge. Sky Sports


19:40: DEAL CLOSE: Stoke City target Gianelli Imbula having a medical ahead of a club record transfer.

19:20: DEAL CLOSE: Swansea are close to the loan signing of QPR midfielder, Leroy Fer.

19:10: DONE DEAL: Celtic sign Colin Kazim-Richards

18:50: Omar Elabdellaoui’s agent confirms Manchester United interest.

18:45: Nick Powell is awaiting his medical at Hull City

18:30: Falcao has been linked with a return to Atletico Madrid by The Telegraph

18:20: DONE DEAL: Burnley sign James Tarkowski from Brentford

18:15: DONE DEAL: Former Manchester United left back Alexander Buttner has signed for Andelecht on loan from Dynamo Moscow

18:15: DONE DEAL: Bournemouth sign Rhoys Wiggins from Sheffield Wednesday.

18:00: DONE DEAL: Roma sign Diego Perotti on loan from Genoa on loan, with an option of a €9m permanent move in the summer

17:55: Leicesters interest in Loic Remy is increasing, whilst the foxes have been offered Stoke striker, Mame Biram Diouf – Sky Sports

17:40: Dwight Gayle could sign a new 4 year deal at Crystal Palace

17:40: Bordeaux are the latest club to be interested in signing Mathieu Debuchy

17:35: Southampton are keen on re-signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

17:30: Denis Ceryshev is expected to join Valencia on loan from Real Madrid

17:30: DONE DEAL: Rangers sign Michael O’Halloran from St Johnstone

17:25: Falcao to Valencia is ‘likely’ to happen – Le10 Sport

17:20: DEAL OFF! Leicester fail to agree a deal with CSKA over Ahmed Musa.

17:15: DONE DEAL: Bayern Munich sign Serdar Tasci from Spartak Moscow

17:10: DONE DEAL: Cardiff have signed former Manchester United player, Tom Lawrence, on loan from Leicester

17:05: DONE DEAL: QPR sign Nasser El Khayati from Burton Albion

17:00: Newcastles deal for Liverpool defender Jose Enrique seems to have fallen through, with the left back looking for a longer deal than what was offered – Liverpool Echo


16:55: Manchester United could still compete for Ezequiel Lavezzi from PSG – Independent

16:40: DONE DEAL: Lille sign Swansea striker, Eder.

16:30: Hull are close to a deal for Manchester United midfielder, Nick Powell on loan.

16:10: Manchester United are interested in Norwegian Omar Elabdellaoui – Talksport

16:00: DEAL OFF! Alex Teixeira’s move to Liverpool has ‘gone’ – Daily Mail

15:55: Arsenal expect Mathieu Debuchy and Serge Gnabry to leave on loan before the 11pm deadline.

15:50: Swansea striker Eder is likely to complete a loan deal to Lille.

15:40: Alex McCarthy is likely to leave Crystal Palace on loan according to Alan Pardew, with Fulham being linked with a move for the goalkeeper.

15:35: Newcastle have launched a bid to resign Jose Enrique from Liverpool – Express

15:30: Liverpool would be prepared to let Adam Bogdan and Jose Enrique leave if the right offers come in – Sky Sports

15:10: Mark Hughes confirms that Gianelli Imbula “Talks have been progressing” and “hopefully by the end of the day we’ll be able to announce something”


14:35: NEW DEAL: Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez has signed a new contract at the club until 2021.

13:45: Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is heading to Marseille for talks.

13:42: DONE DEAL: Alex Pritchard joins West Browich Albion on loan from Tottenham.

13:35: DONE DEAL: Newcastle sign Seydou Doumbia on loan from Roma.

13:05: DEAL DONE: Everton’s Aiden McGeady has joined Sheffield Wednesday on loan until the end of the season.

12:27: DEAL DONE: Werder Bremen have signed Miloš Veljković from Tottenham for an undisclosed fee.

12:26: Oumar Niasse has arrived at Everton for his medical after a bid for the Lokomotiv striker was accepted. [Sky Sports]

12:20: Barcelona have reportedly made contact with Juan Mata’s representatives. [Mail]

12:12: DEAL DONE: Norwich sign Ebou Adams from Dartford.

12:02: Manchester United are considering a last-minute move to sign Arsenal full-back Mathieu Debuchy on loan. [Mail & Mirror]

11:36: Jordan Rhodes’ proposed move to Middlesborough could be back on, just 24 hours after it was called off. [BBC]

11:22: Seydou Doumbia has joined Newcastle on loan, subject to a medical. Official confirmation expected shortly. [BBC Sport]

11:08: Stoke City have made a club record £14.5m bid to sign midfielder Gianelli Imbula from Porto. [Mail]

11:01: Robinho is eyeing a return to the Premier League. His agent has contacted both Swansea City and Leicester. [Mail]

10:36: Zenit Saint Petersburg have rejected a €30m bid from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande for Hulk. [Sport Express]

10:23: Watford have agreed an £8m fee with Rennes for Abdoulaye Doucouré, Player travelling to the UK.

10:12: DEAL DONE: Cardiff City have signed Kenneth Zohore from Belgian club KV Kortrijk on loan.

10:09: Official: Nigel de Jong has officially terminated his AC Milan contract.

10:03: West Brom have signed Alex Pritchard from Tottenham on a six-month loan. Club will make official very soon. [Sky Sports]

10:00: Colin Kazim-Richards is set to sign for Celtic from Feyenoord. [Sky Sports]

09:55: Hi Folks, welcome to The Football Faithful’s coverage of transfer deadline day, we’ll dive right into things at 10:00 BST to get the ball rolling!

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About Jordan Street

My names Jordan Street, and i'm a 22-year old sports writer based in Manchester. I set up the Football Faithful to bring football fans around the world the latest news, transfer rumours and gossip as quickly and accurately as possible.

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