- Current club: Liverpool
- Date of Birth: 18 April 1995
- Birthplace: Ostend, Ostend, Belgium
- Position: Forward, Striker
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The midseason window is now almost at its halfway stage but we are yet to see too many major moves as clubs grapple with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Reports today claim that one of the big moves may not involve any players at all, with suggestions Avram Grant could make a shock return to Stamford Bridge to assist Frank Lampard, while Fikayo Tomori is being linked with a loan move to AC Milan.
Arsenal’s business will depend heavily on any outgoings and with Sead Kolasinac having departed on loan already, all eyes are on his close friend Mesut Ozil, who looks increasingly likely to join Fenerbahce. Mikel Arteta has also said the club will look to address their goalkeeping situation this month.
Meanwhile, on the continent, Real Madrid are said to be planning a mass clearout in order to free up funds to sign Kylian Mbappe this summer, while the Frenchman’s current club, PSG, are being linked with a move for Sergio Aguero.
Elsewhere, West Ham’s efforts to bring in a replacement for Sebastian Haller look set to intensify, but England U21 striker Eddie Nketiah no longer looks an option, with Arteta having confirmed the forward will stay at at Arsenal this month.
Follow all the latest January transfer window news, deals, rumours and gossip with Standard Sport’s LIVE blog.
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Sergio Ramos to Manchester?
Real Madrid legend has used interest from Manchester United in the past to engineer a better deal at the Bernabeu - but could a genuine move be in the offing?
Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that United could potentially offer Ramos a two-year contract on the same figures Real would be offering their talismanic defender - and the veteran may well be tempted to try his hand at Premier League football.
United are said to have moved ahead of Man City should Ramos actually decide to leave the Spanish capital, so no doubt we’ll hear move about this one soon enough.
Jovic set for Frankfurt return
Luka Jovic has not had a good time of it at Real Madrid, and his spell in Spain could be coming to an end - at least temporarily.
Fabrizio Romano reports that Jovic is set to rejoin Eintracht Frankfurt on loan until the end of the season. Intriguingly, Romano also suggests that the striker was offered to Manchester United months ago - but they turned down the deal and opted for Edinson Cavani instead,
Done deal! Fosu-Mensah leaves Man United
Manchester United have cofirmed that Timothy Fosu-Mensah has signed for Bayer Leverkusen.
The 23-year-old had six months remaining on his current deal and had rejected an extension, instead opting to look for first-team football elsewhere. The fee - thought to be around £1.5m - won’t be enough to sign a replacement, but Fosu-Mensah’s exit leaves a gap that United have been looking to fill with a more attacking alternative to Aaron Wan-Bissaka at right-back.
Hammers told to up Milik bid
Italian station Radio Kiss Kiss say West Ham will need to up their bid if they are to beat Marseille to the signing of Arkadiusz Milik.
Reports suggested the Hammers have made a £7m offer for the Polish forward, as they look to replace Sebastian Haller, who joined Ajax earlier this month.
Slimani closing on Lyon move
Leicester forward Islam Slimani is undergoing a medical at Lyon ahead of his transfer, which will pave the way for Moussa Demebele’s move to Atletico Madrid.
The Foxes striker is out of contract at the end of the season and is expected to join the Ligue 1 club in a cut-price deal.
Representatives from both clubs have all-but confirmed that Demebele is on his way to the Wanda Metropolitano as a replacement for Diego Costa, who had his contract terminated earlier this month.
Koulibaly ‘would cost £100m this month’
Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis says the only way defender Kalidou Koulibaly will leave the club this month is if a club stump up £100m.
The 29-year-old has been heavily linked with Premier League clubs for what feels like an eternity but has so far stayed loyal to the Serie A side.
TalkSport presenter Jim White said on the radio station this morning that he had spoken to De Laurentiis, who slapped the price tag on the centre-back.
No striker move for Wolves
The Mirror say that Wolves will not pursue their interest in either Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud or Liverpool’s Divock Origi this month.
The Midlands club have struggled for goals since star forward Raul Jimenez suffered a fractured skull in last year’s clash with Arsenal, and have recalled Italian striker Patrick Cutorne from his loan spell at Fiorentina.
However, the report claims that Nuno Espirito Santo has been told by the club hierarchy that he has no money to spend this month.
Fosu-Mensah headed for United exit
The Manchester Evening News reports that Man United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah is set to join Bayer Leverkusen after rejecting a new contract at Old Trafford.
The 23-year-old has reportedly travelled to Germany to complete a £1.5million move, with his United deal due to expire at the end of the season.
Austin ‘feels like a kid again’ after dream QPR return
Charlie Austin says he has his spark back after marking his return to QPR with a goal in their win over Luton last night.
The striker is back in west London after signing on loan from West Brom and got off to a dream start by finding the net in the 2--0 triumph.
“I felt like a kid again,” Austin said. “I have missed that smile on my face every day and having a purpose. Footballers need a purpose at the end of the week, like any line of work if you are going into work unhappy then you do not get the best out of yourself. I just feel like the last four days I have been back at the club it has brought that spark back.”
Madrid and PSG want Aguero on a free
The Sun say Real Madrid and PSG are set to go head-to-head in the race to sign Sergio Aguero on a free transfer this summer.
The Argentine striker is in the final six months of his Man City deal and is therefore free to negotiate with European clubs.
Aguero has endured an injury-hit campaign and has suffered another setback this week after being forced into self-isolation, meaning he will miss tonight’s clash with Brighton.
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Liverpool are not looking to sell Divock Origi during the January transfer window.
Inter Milan are weighing up a January move for Divock Origi, who has fallen down the pecking order at Liverpool.
Liverpool are open to parting ways with Divock Origi during the forthcoming transfer window.
Despite having one the most dangerous attacks in the world of football, Liverpool perhaps lack depth towards the final third of the pitch. Behind Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, and Sadio Mane, the Reds have reaped the rewards of strategic recruitment following the early form of Portugal’s Diogo Jota.
Divock Origi could pursue a temporary move away from Liverpool in January as he is desperate to make the Euro 2020 squad with Belgium next summer.
Liverpool are prepared to part ways with club graduate Rhian Brewster amid interest from the likes of Aston Villa, Newcastle United and Sheffield United.
Liverpool forward Divock Origi has emerged as a transfer target for Aston Villa as they aim to strengthen their attack for the 2020/21 campaign.
Liverpool forward Divock Origi has no intention of parting with the Reds during the next transfer window.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Liverpool should make the move to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig when the transfer window reopens.
Former Arsenal star Nigel Winterburn believes Unai Emery could be sacked by the Gunners at the end of the season, should they fail to secure Champions League football.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that he was surprised that Marcus Rashford's goal was not overruled by the VAR during his side's 1-1 draw against Manchester United on Sunday.
Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane is looking forward to starting the European Super Cup clash against Chelsea following his cameo appearance in the season opener.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is delighted with his club's efforts in the summer transfer window, having kept hold of his best players for yet another season. The Champions League winners have not been as active in the window as their rivals, but Klopp insists that is more important than bringing in new faces.
Liverpool hero Divock Origi has explained the reasons why he has decided to stay with the Anfield side, despite a percieved lack of first-team opportunity. Origi helped his club to the Champions League title, with crucial goals against Tottenham in the final and an important brace against Barcelona in the semi-final.
Liverpool striker Divock Origi has signed a new deal at the club, just weeks after helping his side win the Champions League. Origi, formerly of Lille, has decided that he would like to extend his stay at Anfield and has put pen to paper on a five year extension.
Liverpool have reportedly offered a new long-term deal to striker Divock Origi following his impressive showing during the backend of the previous campaign.
England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is reportedly in line to receive an extension to his existing deal with Liverpool.
Divock Origi is reportedly on the cusp of penning a new long-term contract with the club after his sublime showing during the backend of the campaign.
Liverpool have reportedly kickstarted talks with Belgian striker Divock Origi regarding a new long-term contract.
Liverpool are scheduled to host Barcelona during the second leg of their Champions League semi-final tie on Tuesday night.