Serie A January transfer window: when it opens and what to expect

The Serie A January transfer window opens on January 4 and runs through February 1, Atalanta and Cagliari have already made their first winter signings.

Serie A clubs can register new players starting from Monday January 4. Atalanta have already secured the services of Joakim Maehle who has joined La Dea from Genk for €10m.It’s the first winter signing of a Serie A club.

The winter transfer window in Italy shuts on Monday February 1 at 19.00 UK time, but what can we expect from Serie A clubs in January?

According to reports in Italy, Juventus will be looking to signing a new low cost centre forward to back-up Alvaro Morata, while Inter won’t be able to make new signings unless they sell some of their players.

Radja Nainggolan has already joined Cagliari on loan until the end of the season and Christian Eriksen is being linked with a to PSG, although a Premier League return is also on the cards.

The Nerazzurri do also need a new centre-forward and Parma’s Gervinho is reportedly one of the club’s priorities.

Milan need a new centre-back and, possibly, a striker, whereas Roma will be looking to selling six players and sign at least one new striker with Stephan El Shaarawy who is tipped to return to the Capital.

Napoli are looking for suitors for Arek Milik, but the Partenopei want a fee between €15 and €18m to sell the Poland striker. Marseille have reportedly made an official bid to sign the former Ajax star who is also on Inter and Juventus’ radars.

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