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Premier League top 10 January transfers

By AFP   |   01 February 2017   |   8:57 am

 Gabriel Jesus has signed for Manchester City from Brazilian club Palmeiras for £27m. Photograph: Victoria Haydn/Manchester City FC/Press Association

Gabriel Jesus has signed for Manchester City from Brazilian club Palmeiras for £27m. Photograph: Victoria Haydn/Manchester City FC/Press Association<br />

The 10 biggest incoming Premier League transfers of the January transfer window after Tuesday’s final day of player trading (*denotes fee as reported by British media):

Gabriel Jesus
Palmeiras (BRA) to Manchester City, £27 million* ($33.6 million, 31.3 million euros)

Jesus, 19, agreed to join City last year, but did not formally complete his transfer until earlier this month. The highly rated Brazil forward has made two City appearances to date and registered his first assist in Saturday’s 3-0 FA Cup win at Crystal Palace.


Morgan Schneiderlin
Manchester United to Everton, £20 million rising to £24 million

After being frozen out by Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, Schneiderlin moved to Everton on a four-and-a-half-year deal. The move reunited the 27-year-old France international with Ronald Koeman, who was formerly his manager at Southampton.

Wilfred Ndidi
Genk (BEL) to Leicester City, £15 million*

Champions Leicester signed Nigeria international Ndidi, 20, in the hope of plugging the gap left by N’Golo Kante’s departure to Chelsea last year. “He’s an impressive player with a big future,” said manager Claudio Ranieri.

Manolo Gabbiadini
Napoli (ITA) to Southampton, £14 million*

Southampton were the biggest movers on transfer deadline day, shelling out around £14 million to sign 25-year-old Gabbiadini from Napoli. The former Sampdoria striker, capped six times by Italy, signed a four-and-a-half-year deal.

Patrick van Aanholt
Sunderland to Crystal Palace, £14 million*

Former Chelsea defender Van Aanholt, 26, joined Palace from relegation rivals Sunderland on a four-and-a-half-year contract. The Dutchman played an important role as Sunderland avoided relegation under new Palace manager Sam Allardyce last season.

Robbie Brady
Norwich City to Burnley, £13 million*

Burnley broke their transfer record as the deadline loomed with a swoop for former Manchester United youngster Brady. The 25-year-old Republic of Ireland international, who can play in any position on the left flank, penned a three-and-a-half year deal at Turf Moor.

Saido Berahino
West Bromwich Albion to Stoke City, £12 million rising to £15 million

After 18 months of stagnation at The Hawthorns, Berahino finally secured the move he has long coveted. The 23-year-old England Under-21, who last played in September, will hope to recapture the form that saw him finish as West Brom’s top scorer in the 2014-15 season with 20 goals.

Jeff Schlupp
Leicester City to Crystal Palace, £12 million

Ghana winger Schlupp, made 24 appearances as Leicester won the league last season, but decided to find pastures new after falling down the pecking order. He made an inauspicious home debut, an attack of cramp allowing Seamus Coleman to earn Everton a 1-0 win with a late strike.

Ademola Lookman
Charlton Athletic to Everton, £11 million*

Lookman, 19, became the most expensive player in the history of England’s third tier when he left League One Charlton for Goodison Park on a four-and-a-half-year deal. The England Under-20 international had a dream debut, scoring a late goal in a 4-0 rout of Manchester City.

Robert Snodgrass
Hull City to West Ham United, £10.2 million

To the evident disappointment of incoming Hull manager Marco Silva, top scorer Snodgrass was allowed to join West Ham on a three-and-a-half-year contract. The Scotland international, who is expected to take over set-piece duties from the departed Dimitri Payet, said he had joined a club with “real ambition”.




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