With England’s hopes dashed in a major tournament for another year, attention is slowly turning back to club football. Just 20 days from the Three Lions’ crushing World Cup exit to France, the January transfer window opens, and Premier League clubs are readying winter business.
Manchester United need a new forward after Cristiano Ronaldo’s release last month, but defensive and midfield reinforcements could also be on the agenda as Erik ten Hag prepares to offload more deadwood. Arsenal could also be tempted to dip into the market to boost their Premier League title challenge.
Chelsea head coach Graham Potter will want to start shaping his squad to his liking in his first transfer window since replacing Thomas Tuchel. Meanwhile, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur may look to support their top-four bid with fresh faces.
Aston Villa and Newcastle United are among other Premier League clubs also said to be preparing to make serious moves. Express Sport provides all the latest transfer news and gossip from across Europe to help you forget those World Cup blues.
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