Transfer news LIVE: Messi return to Barcelona who target Haaland, Lukaku Chelsea future latest, Mbappe UPDATES

Transfer news LIVE: Messi return to Barcelona who target Haaland, Lukaku Chelsea future latest, Mbappe UPDATES

THE January transfer window is officially OPEN and trading can begin!

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of action with PSG thanks to Covid, but a return to Barcelona could STILL be on the cards after the Nou Camp club announced they are flush with cash.

Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea have been hampered by injuries and Covid cases, but have been boosted by the news that Thiago Silva has signed a new deal.

Meanwhile the Blues boss will have showdown talks with Romelu Lukaku after the striker sensationally revealed he was ‘not happy’ at Chelsea.

The Belgian striker also admitted in a bombshell interview he would be open for a return to Inter Milan one day, with the Chelsea boss branding his words ‘not helpful’.

Erling Haaland is a summer target for Real Madrid, who are confident they can land both him and Kylian Mbappe.

We’ve also the very latest on a shock link between Chelsea loan star Conor Gallagher and PSG.

When does the 2022 January transfer window close?

The transfer window opened on January 1, and closes on the 31st at 11pm.

Clubs will be able to sign and sell players during that time, with the Premier League’s winter break due to take place while the final week of the window is going on.

Get all the latest transfer news, gossip and updates here…


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