January Transfers In
- 18 year old Brazilian signed from Vitoria for 3 million on a three year deal to act as back up on the right.
- 16 year old French striker joins our Youth team for a fee of 1.9 million from french giants Paris St German.
- 18 year old Nigerian defender signed on a free from Hard Foundation.
- 26 year old England defender signed a two and a half year contract on 33kpw from Bolton Wanderers for 8.25 million.
- Brazilian 18 year old Striker signs a four and a half year deal at 23kpw after his 8 million transfer from Sao Paulo.
- 18 year old Nottingham Forest Striker signs an eighteen month deal after his transfer from the Championship side.
Kevin De Bruyne
- 20 year old Belgian Midfielder signs a two and a half year deal after his transfer from Genk at 10kpw.
It has also been a busy midseason transfer window elsewhere in the league where Manchester City
have signed left midfielder Juan Manuel Vargas
from Fiorentina for 18 million, Tottenham
have signed dutch rightback Gregory Van Der Wiel
from Ajax for 17 million & Arsenal
have signed midfielder Andre Ayew
from Olympique Marseille for 13 million. Leftback Martin Olsson
has switched from Blackburn to Sunderland
in a 14 million deal. Liverpool
have been extremely busy this January spending a combined fee of 40 million on striker Oscar Cardozo
from Benfica, and midfielders Chris Brunt
from West Brom & Pavel Mamaev
from CSKA Moscow. Also attacking midfielder Ricardo Quaresma
signs for Aston Villa
after his 10 million move from Turkish outfit Besiktas. In Italy two major transfers where Napoli
sign midfielder Walter Montillo
from Cruzeiro for 13 million & Inter
strenghten their defence by signing Matias Silvestre
from Palermo for 11 million. Meanwhile in Spain, rightback Alberto Lora
completes a 10 million transfer from Sporting to Sevilla
Yet another busy transfer window with no less than seven signings, five of which were u18s showing our intent to build for the future. Also despite experienced defender Gary Cahill's arrival, Alex
signed a new four year deal with the club worth over 18 million after his performances this season. Right wingback Romario
will be immediately loaned to Vitesse
for the season whilst youngster Aziz Deen-Conteh
will be joining Northampton
on loan aswell. Fellow youngster Jacob Mellis
has also won the nPower Championship Player of the Month
for January whilst with Derby County on loan. We now look forward to an away replay with Wolves
in the FA Cup 4th Round
whilst the winner will be facing Sunderland
away in the 5th Round
. After our 6-0 League Cup
semi-final success we have now made it to the Final
where we will face West Ham
. Meanwhile Sunderland
have sacked manager Steve Bruce
and given the job to Mick McCarthy
who has left Wolves
with immediate effect. Steve Bruce has taken over his job with the Wolverhampton club in what turns out to be a straight swap for the clubs.
fell and broke his arm in the League Cup tie and is out for 5-6 weeks.
fractured his arm and will be out for 3-4 weeks.
Chelsea vs Manchester United 3-2
Wolves vs Chelsea 1-2
Blackburn vs Chelsea 0-2
Chelsea vs Fulham 0-3
Norwich vs Chelsea 1-5
FA Cup 3rd-4th Round
Middlesborough vs Chelsea 1-2
Chelsea vs Wolves 1-1
League Cup Semi Final
Chelsea vs Leicester City 2-0
Leicester City vs Chelsea 0-4
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