January transfer window wrap

After a month of frenetic activity the transfer window has finally closed. We take a look at the last-minute Premier League deals that went through and round up some of the more important moves that took place during January.

Mamadou Sakho, Liverpool to Crystal Palace (Loan)
Arch wheeler-dealer Sam Allardyce was at it again, securing the services of the out-of-favour Liverpool defender on loan until the end of the season.
Palace were said to be interested in a permanent deal but were unwilling to meet Liverpool’s 20 million valuation.

Odion Ighalo, Watford to Changchun Yatai (£20 million)
Following an impressive 17 goals last term for the Hornets, Ighalo has failed to reproduce the same form this term, netting just twice. The Nigerian international becomes the latest Premier League star to be tempted out east after the transfer was agreed following a medical in London.

Ighalo leaves having scored 39 goals in 100 games at Vicarage Road.

Manolo Gabbiadini, Napoli to Southampton (£17 million)
The Saints snapped up the six-cap Italian international striker on a four-and-a-half year contract in the face of interest from Schalke and Borussia Monchengladbach.

The former Atalanta, Bologna and Sampdoria striker will give Southampton more options in attack following a long-term injury to Charlie Austin.

Robbie Brady, Norwich to Burnley (fee undisclosed)

The Ireland international Brady signed from Championship side Norwich for a club-record fee. Brady, who enjoyed an impressive tournament at Euro 2016, joins international teammate and friend Jeff Hendrick at Turf Moor.

Other notable January transfers:

January 31: Molla Wague – Udinese to Leicester, loan
January 30: Darron Gibson – Everton to Sunderland, Undisclosed
January 30: Bryan Oviedo – Everton to Sunderland, undisclosed
January 30: Patrick van Aanholt – Sunderland to Crystal Palace, £10.2m
January 27: Robert Snodgrass – Hull to West Ham, £10.2m
January 26: M’Baye Niang – AC Milan to Watford, Loan
January 26: Mauro Zarate – Fiorentina to Watford, Undisclosed
January 24: Lazar Markovic – Liverpool to Hull, loan
January 20: Jose Fonte – Southampton to West Ham, £8m
January 20: Saido Berahino – West Brom to Stoke, £12m
January 20: Omar Elabdellaoui – Olympiakos to Hull, loan
January 20: Jake Livermore – Hull to West Brom, reported £10m
January 18: Patrick Bamford – Chelsea to Middlesbrough, £6m
January 17: Tom Carroll – Tottenham to Swansea, £5m
January 17: Martin Olsson – Norwich to Swansea, £5m
January 13: Jeffrey Schlupp, Leicester to Crystal Palace, £12m
January 13: Oumar Niasse – Everton to Hull, loan
January 13: Evandro – Porto to Hull, undisclosed
January 13: Tom Cleverley – Everton to Watford, loan
January 12: Morgan Schneiderlin – Manchester United to Everton, £22m rising to £24m
January 5: Ademola Lookman – Charlton to Everton, £11m
January 5: Wilfred Ndidi – Genk to Leicester, £15m
January 4: Rudy Gestede – Aston Villa to Middlesbrough, undisclosed
January 2: Joey Barton – unattached to Burnley

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