The January transfer window is set to close on Monday night, but there are still a number of deals in the pipeline on deadline day.
This year’s winter market has been a quiet one compared to previous years, largely a result of club finances across the globe being diminished by the coronavirus pandemic.
There was also a quicker turnaround between the summer window, which closed at the start of October due to the 2020/21 campaign being delayed, and the January window, meaning teams were unlikely to splash the cash just three months after their previous business.
Nevertheless, with hours remaining in the latest window there are still plenty of rumours and reports to get your teeth stuck into, so here are six deals that could happen before the end of the day…
This year’s January transfer window has been quieter than usual due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has diminished club finances
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Billy Gilmour to Southampton
The 19-year-old midfielder was left out of Chelsea’s squad against Burnley on Sunday and is widely expected to depart Stamford Bridge on loan before Monday night’s transfer deadline.
According to the Daily Mail, Saints are leading the race for his signature and could add him to Ralph Hasenhuttl’s squad by the end of the day.
But there are still a number of deals in the pipeline on deadline day, with Billy Gilmour expected to join Southampton on loan from Chelsea
Duje Caleta-Car to Liverpool
Preston centre-back Ben Davies is already on his way to Anfield, but reports suggest the Reds are not finished there amid their defensive injury crisis.
Marseille ace Caleta-Car, 24, is also believed to be a target, with Jurgen Klopp keen to sign two defenders on deadline day.
Patrick van Aanholt to Arsenal
Mikel Arteta is eyeing up a new left-back to provide cover for Kieran Tierney at The Emirates, and Crystal Palace star Van…