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As we officially hit the two-week mark of the January transfer window, clubs continue to actively pursue mid-season reinforcements. There has been activity around Europe, completing and setting up transfers of all magnitudes ahead of another day of dealings.

Arsenal have drawn up a seven-man shortlist, including five midfielders as Mikel Arteta looks to bolster his engine room.

Meanwhile, Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has handed Manchester United renewed hope of signing Youri Tielemans this summer.

Newcastle continue to scour Europe for upgrades ahead of the second half of the season, with Eddie Howe now firmly focused on defensive arrivals.

Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the latest news from the Premier League and across Europe with live updates throughout the day.

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KEY EVENTS

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  • Rangnick reaffirms Henderson stance

    Ralf Rangnick has reaffirmed his desire for Dean Henderson to stay at Manchester United, despite his frustrations over minutes.

    The German coach has told Henderson that United need him whilst they are still in three competitions.

    He said: “I told him [Henderson] I would like him to stay — I can fully understand he wants to play.

    “He’s at an age where you should regularly play as a goalkeeper but we’re in three competitions and we need the three goalkeepers we have right now.”

    Howe confirms transfer plan

    Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe has confirmed the club are still actively looking to strengthen in the January transfer window.

    The Magpies have already signed Kieran Trippier (£12m) and Chris Wood (£25m) but are pursuing upgrades at centre-back.

    On Friday, he said: “We’re looking. We’ve got time left in the window and we know we need to move quickly to try and add more players.

    “We’re still active in the market, but no immediate news to give you.”

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    Sarr snubs Chelsea exit

    Chelsea defender Malang Sarr has rejected the chance to leave on loan this month, amid interest from AC Milan and Napoli.

    According to football.london, the 22-year-old has snubbed a temporary move abroad because he’s happy with his current run of games at Chelsea.

    Sarr impressed many supporters at left-back in the Blues’ 1-0 win at Tottenham on Wednesday.

    He could deputise Marcos Alonso for the remainder of the season in Ben Chilwell’s absence if Chelsea can’t recall Emerson Palmieri.

    DONE DEAL! David Neres joins Shakhtar Donetsk

    There’s been a notable move in Europe, as highly-rated Ajax winger David Neres has joined Shakhtar Donetsk on a permanent move.

    The 24-year-old Brazilian moves in a deal worth £13.3million (€16m) – a £10m transfer fee plus £3.3m in bonuses.

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    It could have major implications for Tottenham Hotspur, with Ajax now set to go all-out for winger Steven Bergwijn.

    Arsenal progress Arthur talks

    Arsenal are continuing negotiations with Juventus for midfielder Arthur Melo on Friday.

    According to Fabrizio Romano, the Gunners have offered a short loan with his full salary covered until June.

    However, Juventus are reluctant to let the Brazil international leave until they secure a replacement.

    Newcastle target three more names

    Newcastle United have, predictably, been making the most waves among Premier League clubs in their first transfer window under new ownership.

    The Magpies have already splashed £12million on Kieran Trippier and paid Chris Wood’s £25m release clause.

    Eddie Howe’s attention now turns towards his defence, with Diego Carlos and Nikola Milenkovic reportedly targeted in a double central-defensive swoop.

    According to Calciomercato, Newcastle have also intensified their interest in Norwich City winger Todd Cantwell.

    Arsenal’s seven-man shortlist

    Mikel Arteta has drawn up a seven-man shortlist as he looks to bolster his Arsenal ranks during the January transfer window.

    The Mirror report Arteta wants to recruit players in two positions before the January 31 deadline – a central midfielder and striker.

    His shortlist is made up of five midfield names – Palmeiras’ Danilo, Lyon’s Bruno Guimaraes, Leicester’s Youri Tielemans, Juventus’ Arthur and PSG’s Gini Wijnaldum.

    Lille’s Jonathan David and Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic round off his hopeful wishlist ahead of the final two weeks of the month.

    Man Utd’s Tielemans hope

    Brendan Rodgers has admitted Youri Tielemans could leave Leicester City this summer, in a potential boost for Manchester United.

    With Paul Pogba set to leave United in the same transfer window, the stars could align for the 24-year-old to arrive as his long-term replacement.

    Fabrizio Romano has previously stated that Tielemans is one to watch in the Red Devils’ search for Pogba’s successor.

    “I would love it to be here at Leicester, that is natural, but I understand it’s a very short career.

    Good morning!

    Good morning, folks!

    Welcome to Express Sport’s January 14 live transfer blog, where we’ll be keeping you updated on the latest market movements throughout the day.

    First, let’s look at an update in Manchester United’s potential hunt for Paul Pogba’s successor.

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