TRANSFER GOSSIP COLUMN: Chelsea lower their asking price for Armando Broja amid Fulham interest, former Man United target is heading to Germany and Brighton could offload midfield flop

Armando Broja could be one of the stories of deadline day as clubs battle for his signature

  • Clubs will be hoping to get deals done ahead of the window closing at 11pm
  • Chelsea striker Broja expected to be one of the main talking points today 
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The January transfer window will slam shut at 11pm tonight, with clubs still hoping to get deals done before the fast-approaching deadline.

This winter window has been characterised by a distinct lack of big moves this summer, with clubs looking to rein in their spending to comply with the Premier League‘s profit and sustainability regulations.

But the rumours continue to swirl as the clock ticks down. Chelsea’s Armando Broja is among the players who could still be on the move, with Fulham still interested in the 22-year-old.

Conor Gallagher looks to be staying put at Stamford Bridge amid significant interest from Tottenham, while Hugo Ekitike, a former Man United and Newcastle target, is heading to the Bundesliga. 

Below, Mail Sport takes a look at the transfer rumours on Wednesday morning.

Armando Broja could be one of the stories of deadline day as clubs battle for his signature

Chelsea have lowered their asking price for Armando Broja. The striker is the subject of interest from Fulham and the club had valued him at £50m, but may accept offers of £40m as they look to offload the Albanian on deadline day. (The Sun

Frankfurt are hoping to complete a deal for former Manchester United target Hugo Ekitike. The 21-year-old striker has endured a difficult time at PSG, barely featuring at all this season, and the German side could offer him a way out. (Florian Plettenberg). 

Tottenham are unwilling to meet Chelsea’s £50m price tag for midfielder Conor Gallagher and he is likely to stay at the club. Gallagher was substituted at half-time during Chelsea’s 4-1 hammering at the hands of Liverpool at Anfield. (talkSPORT)

Blues youngster Andrey Santos, 19, is set to sign for Strasbourg. The Brazilian, who endured a frustrating loan spell with Nottingham Forest before being recalled, is on the brink of completing a loan move. (Fabrizio Romano).

Man United are among the clubs interested in…

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