Football transfer rumours: Eriksen to Spurs? Ćaleta-Car to Liverpool?
Today’s piffle is wondering if it might actually be a calmer transfer deadline day
While the global pandemic and all the financial uncertainty that comes with it has resulted in an uncharacteristically quiet January transfer window, deadline day is upon us and with it comes the last-ditch opportunity for clubs to engage in the kind of wheeler-dealing, horse-trading and panic-purchasing that is sure to warm the cockles of Sky Sport News reporters posted in otherwise perishing conditions outside training grounds and stadiums the length and breadth of the nation.
They are likely to report on little more than the sound of crickets and rolling tumbleweed, as a late flurry of transfer activity seems extremely unlikely, following an uncharacteristically dry January in which just five permanent transfers have been completed by Premier League clubs thus far.Continue reading...