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Football Rumours on Thursday 1st February 2018

last updated Thursday 01st February 2018, 9:53 AM

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic has moved to Fulham on loan from Newcastle until the end of the season, subject to deadline day clearance.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Fulham have completed the signing of Cyrus Christie from Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee, subject to deadline day clearance.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Arsenal failed with a late £12m bid for Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans, with West Brom also resisting interest from Manchester City and Everton for the 30-year-old.
    (Express and Star)

  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he is "really happy to join Miki in the team" after being reunited with former Borussia Dortmund team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal, 18 months after they last played together.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea have finalised the deal to sign Oliver Giroud from Arsenal for £18million. Giroud completed his medical on deadline day and agreed personal terms for his move across London.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 36, has agreed a deal to join LA Galaxy from Manchester United and will travel to America for the start of the MLS season in March.
    (Daily Star)

  • Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez, 26, is "depressed" that a proposed move to Manchester City was stopped by his club, says a friend of the Algeria winger.
    (Sky Sports)

  • The Foxes forward went AWOL before his club's Premier League game with Everton on Wednesday night.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • And the 2015-16 PFA Player of the Year will hold talks with Leicester manager Claude Puel later this week about his reintegration into the Foxes' squad.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Crystal Palace made an offer worth up to £16m for French defender Ibrahim Amadou, but Lille refused to sell the 24-year-old.
    (Sky Sports)

  • The Lille captain arrived in London to try to finalise a move to the Eagles.
    (Croydon Advertiser)

  • Everton manager Sam Allardyce says the futures of five players in the squad that beat Leicester 2-1 at Goodison Park were in doubt on deadline day.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Roma ended their interest in Manchester United's Daley Blind after the Old Trafford club demanded the Italian club take the 27-year-old Netherlands defender on a permanent deal.
    (Daily Express)

  • West Ham had a bid for Krasnodar striker Fyodor Smolov, 27, rejected after the player announced he wanted to stay in Russia.

  • Southampton will renew their bid to sign winger Quincy Promes, 26, from Spartak Moscow in the summer, after a £25m deadline day deal broke down.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Charlton manager Karl Robinson has admitted he was ready to sell centre-back Ezri Konsa, 20, but none of the interested clubs met their valuation of the Englishman.
    (South London Press & Mercury)

  • Barcelona are targeting a move for Bayern Munich's David Alaba, 25. The club's technical secretary Robert Fernandez is understood to have asked president Josep Maria Bartomeu to find the funds for the Austria left-back.


  • Antonio Conte has praised his efforts at Chelsea, despite admitting they are in danger of missing out on the top four next season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • West Ham are looking into a report alleging the use of discriminatory language by the club's director of player recruitment.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Marouane Fellaini lasted just seven minutes against Tottenham before he was subbed off with a knee KO. The big Belgian star was introduced from the bench just after the hour mark of the 2-0 defeat at Wembley.

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