January 2023 Goalkeeper Transfer Tracker

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News • Jan 2, 2023

January 2023 Goalkeeper Transfer Tracker
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All the rumours, contracts, and confirmed deals of the 2023 January transfer window concerning those between the sticks

All rumoured transfers are taken from generally reliable news sources. They are not generated by Goalkeeper.com. Sources including but not limited to, Sky Sports, BBC Sport, The Athletic, The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph, and other national and local official news outlets (UK). Sources for transfers outside the UK will be linked next to the rumour itself. All confirmed deals are noted as such when reported to be confirmed by the buying club themselves, or a trustworthy source pre-club announcement. If you spot any inaccuracies, please email [email protected] 

THURSDAY 26TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • No deals confirmed yet today (3PM GMT)

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • INEWS: Karl Darlow (Newcastle United) - Darlow is now set to join Hull City on loan and will join on a six month loan spell. 
  • STOKE SENTINEL: Matija Sarkic (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Sarkic is expected to join Stoke City on loan to add competition tothe Potters' goalkeeper department. 
  • LONDON NEWS ONLINE: Jojo Wollacott (Charlton Athletic) - Wollacott is rumoured to be attracting loan interest from an unnamed array of Championship clubs.
  • THE ATHLETIC: Caoimhin Kelleher (Liverpool) - Kelleher could be sold this summer to raise transfer funds. 

 

WEDNESDAY 25TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Darren Randolph (Bournemouth) - The 35 year old is set to join the Cherries on a free transfer, picking up his remaining contract until June.
  • Dan Bentley (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Bentley joins Premier League Wolves from Bristol City on a two and a half year deal, for an undisclosed fee. 
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • THE GUARDIAN: Seny Dieng (Queen's Park Rangers) - QPR goalkeeper Dieng is rumoured to be of interest to Brentford if David Raya leaves. 
  • GET FRENCH FOOTBALL NEWS: Alphonse Areola (West Ham United) - The Hammers have reportedly rejected a loan bid from Lorient for their French goalkeeper. 


TUESDAY 24TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Jokull Andresson (Exeter City) - Andresson joins on an emergency loan from Reading to cover injury issues at the League One side. 
  • Nikita Haikin (Bristol City) - The Robins have signed free agent Nikita Haikin on a deal until the end of the season. He was most rcently at Bodo/Glimt.

 

RUMOURED DEALS: 

  • Daily Mail: Keylor Navas (PSG) - The veteran is being pursued by Premier League newcomers Nottingham Forest, in a deal worth £5 million.
  • Álvaro de Grado: David Raya (Brentford) - The Spaniard has reportedly rejected a contract extension amidst interest from the big six. All signs lead to a summer sale. 
  • L'EQUIPE: Leo Jardim (Lille) - Jardim is expected to join Brazilian outfit CR Vasco da Gama, with an agreement reportedly reached. 
     

MONDAY 23RD JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Carljohan Eriksson (Nordsjælland) - Dundee United goalkeeper Eriksson join Superleague leaders Nordsjælland on loan until the end of the season.
  • Joseph Anang (West Ham United) - 22 year old Anang is recalled from his loan at Derby County after failing to make an appearance in League One. 
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • SOUTHWARK NEWS: George Long, Bartosz Bialkowski, Connal Trueman (Millwall) - trio of goalkeepers set to sign new contracts at the Den. Long's deal is rumoured to be long term, whilst Bialkowsky and Trueman will sign shorter deals. 
  • HULL LIVE: Karl Darlow (Newcastle United) - The Tigers are heavily linked with a move for Darlow, although question marks remain over the timeline on when Eddie Howe would be willing to let the goalkeeper leave.
  • FOOTBALL LONDON: Darren Randolph (West Ham United) - Bournemouth have expressed an interest in bringing the 35-year-old to the Vitality.  

 

SUNDAY 22ND JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • No confirmed deals today. 

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • ALAN NIXON: Tomas Vaclik (Olympiacos) - Huddersfield Town are reportedly interested in Vaclik to stand in for injured Lee Nicholls. The clubs are rumoured to be in contact about a loan deal. 

 

SATURDAY 21ST JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Paul Walters (FC Cincinnati) - MLS side sign homegrown 18-year-old goalkeeper on a contract through 2026, with an option to extend to 2027. 
  • Vincente Guaita (Crystal Palace) - Crystal Palace goalkeeper Guaita signs contract extension with the Eagles until June 2024.
  • Daniel (San Jose Earthquakes) - The San Jose Earthquakes have acquired goalkeeper Daniel from Brazilian Serie A club Internacional. The 28-year-old Brazilian’s deal runs through the 2024 MLS season with an option for 2025. His transfer was completed using Targeted Allocation Money (TAM).
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • L'EQUIPE: Benoit Costil (Auxerre) - Lille are set to sign in Auxerre goalkeeper Benoît Costil (35) as a replacement for the outgoing Leo Jardim.
  • MUNDO DEPORTIVO: Keylor Navas (PSG) - Leicester, Bournemouth, and Nottingham Forest are interested in Navas. PSG are commanding five million euros for the Costa Rican.  
     
     

FRIDAY 20TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Will Dennis (Slough Town) - National League South side Slough sign 22 year old Bournemouth goalkeeper on loan, following Dennis agreeing a new contract until 2025 at the Vitality. 
  • Rafael Romo (DC United) - MLS side come to mutual agreement with Romo to end the 32 year old's contract. Romo made 15 appearances in total for DC. 
  • Matt Macey (Portsmouth) - Macey signs for Pompey on loan from Luton Town for the rest of the season, becoming new manager John Mousinho's first signing. 
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • EVENING STANDARD: Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) - Antonio Conte's Tottenham Hotspur are looking at the possibility of bringing Jan Oblak to the club to replace Hugo Lloris. 

     

THURSDAY 19TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Yann Sommer (Bayern Munich) - Bayern Munich finally get their man as Sommer joins the Bavarian giants to replace the injured Manuel Neuer. The fee is a reported £8.3 million. 
  • Jonas Omlin (Borussia Monchengladbach) - Swiss international goes the other way, leaving Montpellier to replace fellow countryman Sommer at Monchengladbach. The 29 year old joins on a deal until 2027. 
  • Lydia Williams (Brighton and Hove Albion) - Brighton have signed former Arsenal goalkeeper Lydia Williams from Paris St-Germain until the end of the 2023-24 season.
  • Loris Karius (Newcastle United) - Karius extends contract at St James' Park until June 2023. 
  • Stefan Bajic (Valenciennes) - 21 year old goalkeeper joins Ligue 2 side on loan until the end of the season from Bristol City. 
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • LANCASHIRE LIVE: Nikita Haikin (Free Agent) - Haikin is linked with a move to Blackburn Rovers after being released from Bodo/Glimt.
  • L'EQUIPE: Keylor Navas (Paris St Germain) - Nottingham Forest have reportedly made an ambitious offer to try to sign PSG's Navas, who is rumoured to be free to to leave this month. 

 

WEDNESDAY 18TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • James Beadle (Crewe Alexandra) - 18 year old goalkeeper Beadle joins Crewe on loan, days after agreeing a new contract with Brighton and Hove Albion.
  • Benny Diaz (El Paso Locomotive) - El Paso Locomotive FC announced on Wednesday it signed goalkeeper Benny Diaz on loan from LigaMX’s Club Tijuana for the 2023 USL Championship season. The transaction is pending league and federation approval.
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • FABRIZIO ROMANO/BILD: Yann Sommer (Borussia Monchengladbach - Bayern Munich are reportedly close to closing a deal for Yann Sommer, who will join until June 2025. 
  • DAILY MAIL: Loris Karius (Newcastle United) - Karius is expected to extend his stay at St James' Park, and this will allow Karl Darlow to leave on loan. However, it is likely that confirmation will not come until late in the transfer window. 

 

TUESDAY 17TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • No confirmed deals yet today (12:30 PM GMT) 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • YORKSHIRE LIVE: Karl Darlow (Newcastle United) - Darlow is rumoured to be of interest to Huddersfield Town, who require a new senior goalkeeper after Lee Nicholl's shoulder injury. 
  • DAILY MAIL: Loris Karius (Newcastle United) - Karius is expected to extend his stay at St James' Park, and this will allow Karl Darlow to leave on loan. However, it is likely that confirmation will not come until late in the transfer window. 

 

TUESDAY 17TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • James Beadle (Brighton and Hove Albion) - U21 goalkeeper Beadle has signed a new contract that runs until June 2026 at the Amex.
  • Ellery Balcombe (Brentford) - Brentford recall Balcombe from his loan at Crawley Town, with Bristol Rovers reportedly interested. 
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • DAILY MAIL: Nottingham Forest are looking to sign a new goalkeeper to provide cover and competition for Wayne Hennessey, whilst Dean Henderson is out injured. 
  • STOKE SENTINEL: Ersin Destanologu (Besiktas) - Stoke City are believed to have made a move for Besiktas's Turkey under-21s goalkeeper as Alex Neil searches for a replacement for Joe Bursik. The move would prospectively be a loan.
  • TUTTOSPORT: Guglielmo Vicario (Empoli) - Bayern Munich have reportedly made a bid for the 26-year-old. Empoli are reportedly now considering whether to let their first-choice goalkeeper go in the middle of the season.

 

MONDAY 16TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Arthur Okonkwo (SK Sturm Graz) - Arsenal cut young goalkeeper's loan deal at Crewe short to join Austrian side until the end of the season. 
  • Luca Bergstrom (Chelsea) - Chelsea recall young goalkeeper from Peterborough after boss Darren Ferguson signs Will Norris for the Posh. 
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • TEESSIDE LIVE: Luke Daniel (Middlesbrough) - Reports link Daniels with a move to Huddersfield Town after Lee Nicholl's injury, though there is understood to have been plenty of contact over his availability this month from the Championship, Scottish Premier League and League One. Some have not appealed for various reasons, but it is expected that Daniels will leave Boro this month.
  • MARC MECHENOUA: Stefan Bajic (Bristol City) - Ligue 2 side Valenciennes have taken an interest in signing the Robins' 21 year old French goalkeeper. 

 

SUNDAY 15TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Andreas Jungdal (SCR Altach) - AC Milan goalkeeper joins Austrian side on loan. 
  • Josh Griffiths (West Bromwich Albion) - Carlos Corberan confirms Griffiths will remain at West Bromwich Albion for the remainder of the season and compete with David Button for a place in the match-day squad.

 

SATURDAY 14TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Joe Bursik (Club Brugges) - Bursik leaves Stoke City to join the Belgian Champions League side for an undisclosed fee. The 22-year-old made 53 appearances for Stoke, and will play under Scott Parker in Belgium. 
  • Tom King (Northampton Town) - Salford City allow King to end his contract at the club and join Northampton on a short term deal until the end of the season. 
  • Kevin Dabrowski (Queen of the South) - Hibs goalkeeper Kevin Dabrowski has joined Queen of the South on loan and will depart the Easter Road side in the summer when his contract expires.
  • Max Currie (East Kilbride) - East Kilbride have announced the signing of goalkeeper Max Currie from League One Queen of the South for an undisclosed fee.
  • Cameron Gregory (Boston United) - Gregory joins Boston from Kettering, after being offered a deal that ‘wouldn’t look out of place in League Two' according to manager Lee Glover. 
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • TALKSPORT: Daniel Bentley (Bristol City) - Wolverhampton Wanderers have been linked with a move for Bentley to provide competition for Jose Sa. Bentley has already been touted with a move to Stoke City on loan. 

 

FRIDAY 13TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Khiara Keating (Coventry United) - Manchester City women's Keating has joined Barclays Women’s Championship club Coventry United on loan for the remainder of the season.
  • Craig MacGillivray (Burton Albion) - MacGillivray joins Burton on a permanent deal, after sitting behind Ashley Maynard-Brewer in the pecking order for Charlton. He becomes Burton's second goalkeeper signing of the transfer window. 
  • Archie Matthews (Oxford City) - National League South side sign young Swansea goalkeeper Matthews on a loan deal until the end of the season.
  • Janina Leitzig (Leicester City Women) - Bayern Munich goalkeeper Janina Leitzig has joined Leicester City on a loan deal which will run until the end of the season.
  • Sabrina D'Angelo (Arsenal Women) - D'Angelo joins Arsenal from Swedish side Vittsjo GIK.
     

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • NEWCASTLE LIVE: Eddie Howe comments on the Newcastle goalkeeper situation amid the January transfer window. “I don't know if they *have* to leave but we'll wait and see what happens. It's probably a lot of goalkeepers to have and the key thing is you want every member of the squad to feel valued. That obviously isn't the case for some of them and we'll try to help”, he told the outlet.

 

THURSDAY 12TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Jason Steele (Brighton and Hove Albion) - Steele signs new contract until 2025 at the Amex. 
  • Joe Whitworth (Crystal Palace) - young goalkeeper Whitworth extends deal, reportedly for a further five years. 
  • Glenn Morris (Gillingham) - Morris returns to Gillingham, who he was on loan with in the first half of the season, on a permanent deal until the end of the season. 
  • Jake Eastwood (Rochdale) - Eastwood resigns for Rochdale from Sheffield United on loan until the end of the season. 
  • Ryan Whitley (Boston United) - Whitley joins Boston from York on a one month loan. 
  • Jeff Gal (Chicago Fire) - Fire have completed the signing of goalkeeper Jeff Gal from Swedish top-flight side Degerfors IF on a free transfer.


RUMOURED DEALS:

  • BOURNEMOUTH ECHO: Will Butler (Bournemouth) - Cherries reportedly take 18 year old goalkeeper on trial from Poole Town. 

 

WEDNESDAY 11TH JANUARY

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • STOKE SENTINEL: Daniel Bentley (Bristol City) is linked with a loan move to fellow Championship side Stoke City. 
  • CALCIOMERCATO: Noah Raveyre (St. Etienne) is being chased by AC Milan as they look to find goalkeeping cover. The youngster born in 2005 would be one for the future at the San Siro. 

 

TUESDAY 10TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Ross Doohan (Forest Green Rovers) - The shot-stopper has impressed for the last few seasons at Tranmere Rovers and joins FGR for an undisclosed fee. 
  • Mathew Ryan (AZ Alkmaar) - Signs on a deal until the end of the 2024 season for an undisclosed fee, leaving Copenhagen after 6 months at the club.
  • Beth Howard (Southampton Women) - Saints have completed the signing of 27-year-old goalkeeper Beth Howard, who has joined Saints from FA Women's National League side Bridgwater United.
  • Tim Hiemer (Finn Harps) - Harps have announced the signing of goalkeeper Tim Hiemer. The 27-year-old arrives at Finn Park on a two-year deal subject to international clearance.


 

 

MONDAY 9TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Eldin Jakupovic (Los Angeles FC) - Jakupovic joins from Everton on a year's contract, with an option to extend through 2024. 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • GIANLUCA DI MARZIO: Andreas Jungdal (AC Milan) - Young AC Milan goalkeeper Andreas Jungdal is set to undergo medical ahead of a loan move to Austrian side SC Rheindorf Altach, reports claim. 
  • SKY SPORTS: Jordan Pickford (Everton) - Tottenham Hotspur are also reportedly interested in Everton's Jordan Pickford as a successor to Hugo Lloris. 
  • LEEDS LIVE: Senne Lammens (Club Brugge) - Leeds are rumoured to be interested in 20 year old Lemmens, with the stopper out of contract at the end of the season. 

 

SUNDAY 8TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • SKY GERMANY: Yann Sommer (Borussia Monchengladbach) - Sky Germany's Florian Plettenberg reports that that Gladbach sporting director Ronald Virkus informed Bayern that while Sommer will not be allowed to leave the club currently, the door is not 100% closed on his possible departure, with certain conditions needing to be met before the club may settle.
  • TELEGRAPH: David Raya (Brentford) - Tottenham Hotspur have identified David Raya as a potential replacement for Hugo Lloris, per Matt Laws. The position is likely to be addressed in the summer, not the January window. 

 

SATURDAY 7TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Logan Ross (Brora Rangers) - Brora sign Ross County goalkeeper on loan for the remainder of the 2022/23 season.

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • 90 MIN: Yann Sommer (Borussia Monchengladbach) - Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed the Bundesliga side are interested in signing Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

 

FRIDAY 6TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Viktor Johansson (Rotherham United) - Championship goalkeeper signs new contract with Rotherham until end of the 2024/25 season.
  • Max Harris (Bath City) - 23 year old Harris is recalled by Cheltenham Town from his loan at Weston AFC before being loaned out to Bath City. 
  • Will Norris (Peterborough United) - Norris signs on loan for the League One side from Burnley until the end of the season. 
  • Jordan Amissah (Burton Albion) - Burton have signed young Sheffield United goalkeeper Amissah on loan. 

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • BILD: Ron-Robert Zeiler (Hannover 96) - German outlet reports that Liverpool are interested in Zeiler, who is out of contract at the end of the season. He is allegedly open to a move to the club. 

 

THURSDAY 5TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Alex Cairns (Salford City) - Salford sign Cairns on loan from Fleetwood Town for the rest of the 2022/23 season after Jacob Chapman returned to Huddersfield Town.
  • Jack Butland (Crystal Palace) - Butland joins Manchester United on a loan deal until the end of the season. 

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • LEEDS LIVE/TALKSPORT: Ilan Meslier (Leeds United) - Meslier is reportedly of interest to Bayern Munich and Chelsea, according to outlets, although Leeds are said to be reluctant to sell. 
  • STOKE SENTINEL: Daniel Iversen (Leicester City) - Alex Neil's Stoke are reported to be interested in Leicester's 25 year old second choice goalkeeper. Iversen played under Neil at Preston, with the rumours re-emerging after Iversen was initially linked in the summer. 

 

WEDNESDAY 4TH JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Ross Laidlaw (Ross County) - 30 year old Laidlaw has signed a contract extension with Ross County, keeping him with the Staggies until 2026. 
  • Matt Bersano (Austin FC) - Bersano joins Austin FC after leaving the San Diego Earthquakes. He signs a deal through 2024, with an option to extend through 2025.  

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • TALKSPORT: Jack Butland (Crystal Palace) - current Palace goalkeeper Butland could be on his way to Old Trafford to provide backup to David De Gea, with multiple reports suggesting Erik ten Hag is keen on bringing the 29 year old to the club. Yann Sommer and Yassine Bounou have continuously been linked with United. 
  • BUNDESLIGA NEWS/BILD: Kevin Trapp (Eintracht Frankfurt) - Bayern Munich could turn to 32 year old Trapp to replace Manuel Neuer for the season, who has been ruled out for the rest of the campaign with a leg break. Bayern reportedly considered recalling Alexander Nubel from his loan at Monaco, but the 26 year old is reluctant. 

 

TUESDAY 3RD JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Glenn Morris (Crawley Town) - Morris returns to Crawley as his half-season loan deal to Gillingham comes to an end. 

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • LEICESTER MERCURY/GUARDIAN: Martin Dubravka (Newcastle United) - Leicester are linked with recently returned Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka. Dubravka's future at St James' Park is reportedly uncertain, and he could be heading to Leicester after returning from Manchester United. Fabrizio Romano recently reported that Eddie Howe terminated Dubravka's loan due to his lack of game time at Old Trafford. 
  • EXPRESS: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) - Spurs are rumoured to be on the look out for a potential long-term replacement for Lloris, although manager Antonio Conte has reportedly assured the Frenchman of his position as number one. 
  • FOOTBALL LONDON: Sabrina D'Angelo (Vittsjo) - Canadian goalkeeper D'Angelo will reportedly join Arsenal Women on a free transfer at the end of January. 

 

MONDAY 2ND JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Devis Vasquez (AC Milan) - Vasquez joins AC Milan to provide cover amidst injury to Mike Maignan, subject to a medical and paperwork, rom Club Guarani. He will fly back to Colombia to complete the required paperwork before joining Milan officially on the 10th. 

 

RUMOURED DEALS:

  • INDEPENDENT: Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa) - Unai Emery has ruled out the sale of any of Villa's key players, despite rumours that Martinez could be leaving Villa Park after his World Cup exploits. 

 

SUNDAY 1ST JANUARY

CONFIRMED DEALS:

  • Martin Dubravka (Newcastle United) - Dubravka was Manchester United's last action of the summer transfer window, joining the Red Devils on deadline day, but returns to Newcastle United as Eddie Howe recalls the goalkeeper from his loan spell. 

 


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