Cup of sugar: One kid per PL club who needs a January loan

Although it seems as though Swansea have a monopoly over Premier League youngsters, they actually don’t. There are plenty of players around with little chance of first-team action who would do well to get some experience by dropping down a division or two. We bring you one from every club – no older than 21 (with one exception) – who need some football… Read more

Gossip: Arsenal, Man Utd and Chelsea eye Prem defenders; Fernandes deal

CHELSEA TO SWOOP FOR SEAGULL?
Having received a transfer ban reprieve, Chelsea were expected to be the biggest spenders this month. But as we approach the halfway point in the window, the Blues are yet to make any moves. Read more

Liverpool to cruise, Arsenal to lose, Rashford to also rhyme

Sheffield United v West Ham
Looking at their squad, man for man, I genuinely can’t explain how Sheffield United are eighth in the Premier League in the same way I can’t explain how EasyJet can fly me to Poland for £11.99 but a taxi from Newcastle to Hartlepool at 4am in the morning costs 90 sovs. West Ham are doing OK, though, after the second coming of the Moyesiah. And 10/11 that they don’t lose at Bramall Lane looks good. Read more

Every club’s worst ever January transfer window signing

After looking at every Premier League club’s greatest ever January signing, let’s check out their worst.

 

ARSENAL – Kaba Diawara
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer might see Dennis Bergkamp’s FA Cup semi-final penalty miss as the point Arsenal’s Double became Manchester United’s Treble in 1999, but the sliding doors moment arguably came even later.
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One player each Premier League would be happy to shift…

ARSENAL – Shkodran Mustafi
‘King of blunders’, says Emmanuel Petit and too old to be taught how to defend, according to Ian Wright. The most expensive German defender ever is the worst of a bad lot when it comes to Arsenal’s centre-backs. The Gunners would certainly sell for the right price, especially since Mikel Arteta knows he is obligated to buy more defenders, but no club out there is willing to be the patsy. Read more

The complete January Premier League transfers list

ARSENAL
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OUTS:

 

ASTON VILLA
INS
: Danny Drinkwater (loan, Chelsea)

OUTS: Andre Green (loan, Charlton).

 

BOURNEMOUTH
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OUTS:

 

BRIGHTON
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OUTS: Anders Dreyer (loan, FC Midtjylland)

 

BURNLEY
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OUTS: Adam Phillips and Ryan Cooney (loan, Morecambe), Christian N’Guessan (loan, Oldham), Anthony Glennon (loan, Grimsby). Read more

Sheffield Wednesday teen oozes FA Cup magic after ‘dream’ debut

Sheffield Wednesday defender Osaze Urhoghide insists he will not get carried away by his “dream” senior debut after helping dump Premier League Brighton out of the FA Cup.

The 19-year-old Londoner was left contemplating his footballing future last summer when his contract expired at League One club AFC Wimbledon. Read more