Winter transfers across Europe tend to vary between ridiculous and stale.
Last minute desperate attempts to sign reinforcements often see values of players increase exponentially due to teams trying to tie down their targets before the summer.
In the English Premier League, a number of deals caught the eye of the public, and some were surprising as it was dealt fairly silent.
Arsenal signed Barcelona’s Denis Suarez on a loan deal with a purchase option in July.
R E U N I T E D 🤝 pic.twitter.com/N4rFGjl5ct
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) January 31, 2019
Arsenal coach Unai Emery worked with Suarez during his tenure at Sevilla, and which they won the Europa League that year.
— Peter Crouch (@petercrouch) January 31, 2019
Peter Crouch made his return to the Premier League by signing with Burnley. This marks his seventh club in the domestic top flight.
The 38-year-old forward has amassed 205 goals over his 20-year career.
🦇 Batsman Returns to London!
— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) February 1, 2019
Michy Batshuayi completes his move to Crystal Palace after Chelsea refused to loan the Belgian to Tottenham.
Batshuayi had been at Valencia this summer but has only scored three goals in 23 appearances.
MIGUEL THE MAGPIE: Just in case you missed it, here’s the full story on Miguel Almirón’s arrival on Tyneside.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) January 31, 2019
Miguel Almiron moves to Newcastle United on a five and a half year deal.
The Paraguayan spent two seasons in the MLS with Atlanta United where he scored 22 goals.
— Fulham Football Club (@FulhamFC) February 1, 2019
Frozen out at Liverpool, Lazar Markovic finally found a home at Fulham.
He joins Ryan Babel as former Reds to represent the Craven Cottage.
Ready to start a new adventure ….. pic.twitter.com/WGIl3Oz1G7
— Marouane Fellaini (@Fellaini) February 2, 2019
Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini joined CSL side Shandong Luneng after six seasons at Old Trafford.
The 31-year-old Belgian is reported to triple his wages at the Chinese city and link up with former Premier League striker, Graziano Pelle.
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) January 29, 2019
Paris Saint-Germain signed Argentine midfielder Leandro Paredes for 41 million from Zenit St. Petersburg. Chelsea was rumored to be interested with Paredes as Cesc Fabregas’ replacement after he left for Monaco.
A big round of applause for Krzysztof Piątek for his first @emirates MVP with the Rossoneri! 🎖️
Oggi avete scelto Piątek come Migliore in Campo durante la sfida di #CoppaItalia! 🎖️#MilanNapoli pic.twitter.com/BQPAVqJLAa
— AC Milan (@acmilan) January 30, 2019
AC Milan’s new signing Krzysztof Piątek made an immediate impact, scoring two goals on his debut against Napoli. The Polish international moved to San Siro for 35 million, and he scored 19 goals in 21 appearances for Genoa.Leave a comment