When does the January transfer window close with Premier League deadline day fast approaching?
Only a week left now for UK and European clubs to get transfer business done for next half of their domestic and European campaigns with deadline day fast approaching.
The transfer window has been very quiet so far with giants Tottenham and Liverpool to have been the only big six sides to have completed deals with Arsenal, Man United and Chelsea in need of signings to turn around their season.
So when is deadline day, what time does the transfer window close and will Premier League clubs be able to do deals afterwards?
Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes could continue to play out until deadline day
When does the January transfer window close?
Why are they different?
Every country has the right to allocate two windows throughout the year.
The rule being that one can be no longer than 3 months and the other no longer than a month.
It’s up to the individual football associations to decide opening and closing dates.
The transfer window for Premier League and Championship clubs closing at 11pm GMT on Friday, January 31 with Scotland’s window closing an hour later at 12am GMT.
France, Spain, Germany and Italy’s window also closes on January 31 with cut-off point expected to be around the same time with Serie A expected to be an hour earlier and Bundesliga at 5pm GMT.
Elsewhere, Portgual window closes two days after ours on February 2 with Russia and China’s window closing on February 21 and 27, respectively.
Can deals be done after the transfer window closes?
Premier League clubs completing deals late on deadline day will be able to submit a ‘Deal Sheet’ from 9pm until 11pm GMT.
The top-flight clubs will then have until midnight on deadline day to complete the information needed by FIFA’s Transfer Matching System to apply for international clearance for new signings.
When did the transfer window open?
The transfer window for English clubs opened on January 1 alongside Scotland, France, Germany and China.
Spanish and Italian clubs transfer window opened up the following day on January 2.
How can I keep track of Premier League transfer completed deals?
You can keep track of all the major Premier League January transfer deals your club has made right here.
Liverpool signed Minamino upon January transfer window opening after passing medical
How can I keep track of latest transfer news and rumours?
All the latest news and done deals across UK and Europe can be found in our transfer centre.