The transfer window of January was full of twists and turns, and several of them totally shocked fans all over the globe. As always, the English clubs played a significant role in it and spent a total of 884 million euros on 52 permanent transfers in the month’s transfer window. Besides, there were several lucrative loan transfers too that are speculated to be the game changers for the respective clubs. Let’s have a look at the best transfers of the January 2023 transfer window below.
Best transfers of this January transfer window
Marcel Sabitzer to Machester United
Among the most shocking deadline-day transfers was Marcel Sabitzer’s move from Bayern Munich to Manchester United. The announcement primarily came concerning Christian Eriksen’s ankle injury, which got him out of the game for some time. Marcel Sabitzer is expected to fulfill the place of Eriksen with full efficiency, and the Australian midfielder is indeed good enough to offer plenty of damage up the field.
Jorginho to Arsenal
The Premier League leaders Arsenal primarily aimed for Brighton’s midfielder Moises Caicedo, but that deal was not being executed they reached Chelsea and were able to bring their star midfielder Jorginho to their club, with a fee of 11.3 million euros, on 1.5 years of the contract.
Leandro Trossard to Arsenal
To have a suitable replacement for Mykhalio Mudryk, which they lost to Chelsea, they signed Leandro Trossard to their club from Brighton and Hove Albian. They bargained a lot for this transfer and got the player for a mere fee of 24 million euros.
Keylor Navas to Nottingham Forest
Another shocking last-day transfer took place when Nottingham Forest signed Keylor Navas from PSG on a loan deal. The legendary Costa Rican wasn’t even having a good time at the French capital, and in the meantime, the premier league and the ligue 1 club negotiated for him, and as a result, Navar will spend the remaining season of the present campaign in Nottingham Forest.
Enzo Fernandez to Chelsea
One of the greatest transfers in the month, and also in the history of the Premier League, became the transfer of the World Cup Winner, Enzo Fernandez, from Benfica to Chelsea. Chelsea had a lot to do to convince Benfica regarding the same, and finally succeded on the deadline day with a record feee of 121 million euros, which became the most expensive in EPL.
Joao Cancelo to Bayern Munich
Arguably the most shocking transfer in the January transfer window, became the move of Joao Cancelo to Bayern Munich. Cancelo who is regarded among the best fullbacks went to Bayern Munich on a loan transfer from City. Sources stated that the poor relationship between him and Man City manager Pep Guardiola was the reason behind his departure.