BRACE yourselves football lovers as the January transfer window 2023 is nearly upon us – and SunSport has ALL the required information.
The World Cup is the main focus in the beautiful game at the moment, but club managers will be putting together their wish-list for January.
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Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta will certainly have a few names jotted down following Gabriel Jesus’ knee injury which is set to keep him side-lined for a minimum of THREE months.
However, jobless Cristiano Ronaldo is set to lead a lot of the headlines as he is yet to find a team since his Manchester United exile in November.
Find out everything you need to know about the transfer window below…
When does the January transfer window 2023 open?
The opening date of the January transfer window differs depending on the country.
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Clubs in the Premier League, EFL, WSL and Scotland will be able to make transfers from Sunday January 1, 2023.
However, teams in Italy and Spain are forced to wait a day longer.
Open date by league:
Premier League – Sunday January 1, 2023EFL – Sunday January 1, 2023WSL – Sunday January 1, 2023Scotland – Sunday January 1, 2023Bundesliga – Sunday January 1, 2023Serie A – Monday January 2, 2023La Liga – Monday January 2, 2023Ligue 1 – Monday January 2, 2023
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When does the January transfer window 2023 close?
The deadline for the January transfer window is the same for all major leagues in Europe – Tuesday January 31, 2023.
However the cut-off times vary as clubs in all British leagues apart from in the WSL and Scotland have their deadlines set at 11pm.
Scottish divisions can make transfers up until 11:59pm while the WSL domestic deadline is 5pm but teams have up until midnight to tie up international moves.
And the times differentiate for the other big leagues across Europe.
Deadlines around Europe
Transfer deadlines around Europe…
Premier League: Tuesday January 31, 11pm GMTEFL: Tuesday January 31, 11pm GMTWSL: Tuesday January 31, 5pm GMT (domestic transfers), midnight (international transfers)Scotland: Tuesday January 31, 11:59pm GMTBundesliga: Tuesday January 31, 5pm GMTSerie A: Tuesday January 31, 7pm GMTLa Liga: Tuesday January 31, 11pm GMTLigue 1: Tuesday January 31, 11:59pm GMT