Wednesday, 31 January 2018

January transfer window: 14 deals you may have missed this week

January transfer window: 14 deals you may have missed this week
In a week where Manchester United announced the signing of Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined Arsenal, elsewhere around Europe deals are being done.
The penultimate week of the January transfer window saw more deals made as kit manufacturers Umbro, unusually, announced US midfielder Mix Diskerud has signed a contract with Manchester City and Monaco spent £17.5 million on a 16-year-old striker, Pietro Pellegri.
Here are some of the done deals you may have missed over the past week.

Mix Diskerud
To: Manchester City
From: NYCFC
Position: Midfielder
Age: 27
Fee: Free
Key stat: Diskerud scored five goals in 29 games while on loan with Swedish side Goteborg during their 2017 season.
Neven Subotic
To: Saint-Etienne
From: Borussia Dortmund
Position: Defender
Age: 29
Fee: Free
Key stat: Since making his club debut in August 2008, no Dortmund player has made more clearances in the Bundesliga than Subotic’s 1,046.
Lassana Diarra
To: Paris Saint-Germain
From: Al-Jazira
Position: Midfielder
Age: 32
Fee: Free
Key stat: Diarra played just five times for Al-Jazira in UAE Arabian Gulf League this season.
Stephane Sessegnon
To: Genclerbirligi
From: Montpellier
Position: Midfield
Age: 33
Fee: Undisclosed
Key stat: Sessegnon scored and assisted on his Genclerbirligi debut on Friday, a 2-1 win over Konyaspor, just three days after signing.
Jaroslaw Jach
To: Crystal Palace
From: Zaglebie Lubin
Position: Defender
Age: 23
Fee: Undisclosed
Key stat: Jach helped keep six clean sheets in 19 games for Zaglebie Lubin this season.
Axel Tuanzebe
To: Aston Villa
From: Manchester United
Position: Defender
Age: 20
Fee: Loan
Key stat: Tuanzebe has made eight senior appearances in three years for Manchester United since first appearing on the bench.
Guido Carrillo
To: Southampton
From: Monaco
Position: Forward
Age: 26
Fee: £19m
Key stat: Carrillo scored eight goals in all competitions for Monaco this season.
Darren Bent
To: Burton Albion
From: Derby County
Position: Forward
Age: 33
Fee: Loan
Key stat: Bent has not played first-team football since May 2017, having missed the start of the season with a hamstring injury.
Danny Amankwaa
To: Hearts
From: FC Copenhagen
Position: Midfielder
Age: 23
Fee: Free
Key stat: Amankwaa recorded three assists for Copenhagen in all competitions this season.
Pietro Pellegri
To: Genoa
From: Monaco
Position: Forward
Age: 16
Fee: £17.5m
Key stat: Pellegri is now the second-most expensive 16-year-old in football history after Vinicius Junior, who was bought by Real Madrid for £39.6m from Flamengo last summer.
Kazenga LuaLua
To: Sunderland
From: Brighton and Hove Albion
Position: Forward
Age: 27
Fee: Free
Key stat: LuaLua made eight appearances while on loan with Queens Park Rangers in the first half of the season.
Erdal Rakip
To: Crystal Palace
From: Benfica
Position: Midfielder
Age: 21
Fee: Loan
Key stat: Rakip scored eight goals and assisted seven in 2017 for Malmo before signing for Benfica and then immediately being loaned out to Palace.
Tony Gallacher
To: Liverpool
From: Falkirk
Position: Defender
Age: 18
Fee: £200,000
Key stat: Gallacher played 17 games for Falkirk across all competitions in the first half of the season.
Ritchie De Laet
To: Royal Antwerp
From: Aston Villa
Position: Defender
Age: 29
Fee: Loan
Key stat: De Laet has played just 109 minutes in the Championship for Villa this season.

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