5 Irish footballers who could move in the January Transfer Window

Preston’s Alan Browne and others who could be set to seal transfers.

1. Aiden McGeady

Britain Soccer Premier League Source: Scott Heppell

INJURIES AND LACK of form means the 29-year-old winger has yet to play a Premier League match for Everton this season. McGeady therefore surely needs a move to solidify claims for a spot in Ireland’s 23-man Euro 2016 squad.

2. Darron Gibson

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - West Bromwich Albion v Everton - The Hawthorns Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

Another Irish player who has struggled to get much of a look in at Everton, Gibson has made just four substitute appearances for the Toffees all season and appears to be well down the pecking order, with James McCarthy, Gareth Barry and Tom Cleverley all seemingly ahead of him for a central midfield berth.

3. Alan Browne

Soccer - Sky Bet League One - Preston North End v Sheffield United - Deepdale Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

The 20-year-old former Cork City player has made 22 appearances in total for Preston this season, catching the eye to the extent that The Irish Sun recently reported that Bournemouth and Crystal Palace were both keen on signing Browne.

4. Alan Judge

Soccer - Sky Bet Championship - Brentford v Queens Park Rangers - Griffin Park Source: EMPICS Sport

The Dubliner has been a revelation this season for Brentford, chipping in with 10 goals and seven assists. It’s no surprise, therefore, that he has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs, including Leicester.

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5. Anthony Stokes

Soccer - Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership - Dundee United v Celtic - Tannadice Park Source: Jeff Holmes

A far cry from the 2013-14 season, where he managed 20 goals in 33 appearances for Celtic, the 27-year-old now seems surplus to requirements, having made just one league appearance all season.

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