'Arry's Transfer Window: Sunderland swapping Altidore plus cash for Defoe

The Black Cats are close to a deal worth €18m. Is the 32-year-old former England striker really worth that?

Jermain Defoe Source: Jonathan Hayward

THE JANUARY TRANSFER window is wide open, and who better to guide us through the latest wheelin’ and dealin’s than ‘Arry himself.

Just don’t use the words wheelin’ or dealin’, alright?

Arry Yes

Premier League return for Defoe: After his short, ill-fated spell in the MLS with FC Toronto, Jermain Defoe is close to a move to Sunderland with Jozy Altidore heading in the opposite direction in a deal worth around €18m. Crazy money.

Bony’s off to City: Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony on a four-and-a-half year deal from Swansea City.

Arry maybe

Liverpool chasing Lavezzi: The Reds are attempting to line up Argentine attacker, 29, who is reportedly being offloaded by PSG this month.

Fletcher to the Baggies? West Brom have made an enquiry over the availability of Manchester United United midfielder Darren Fletcher, who is out of contract this summer.

Saints look to Braga midfielder: Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is believed to be interested in signing 21-year-old Rafa Silva.

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Arry No

Hummels shrugs off Man United speculation: Borussia Dortmund and Germany defender Mats Hummels says he is unfazed by ongoing reports that he is set to move to England’s top flight.

Carvalho keen on Arsenal move: The Gunners are in need of a top class defensive midfielder and Sporting Lisbon’s Portuguese international William Carvalho has revealed that it’s his dream to play in England’s top flight,

Bony pictured with Man City jersey after Swansea put Ivory Coast FA in their place over move

Sligo Rovers could have done with Mr Plow at this morning’s pre-season training

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