While most people were celebrating the start of 2019 on New Year’s Day, football fans were welcoming the January transfer window.

Just two days in and one move is already dominating the news with Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund for £58m, before returning to the German club on loan for the remainder of the season.

But, which other teams across Europe have wasted little time in bolstering their squads for the remainder of the season and beyond?

And what transfer deals may have slipped under the radar so far, missed among the celebrating of the new year?

1. Samir Nasri

From: Free Agent
To: West Ham United
Transfer fee: Free

Samir Nasri’s attendance at West Ham’s training sessions had seen speculation build over the past few months but the London club waited until New Year’s Eve to confirm his signing on a six-month contract.

The Frenchman had been serving a football ban after being found guilty of breaching Wada rules, but with the suspension up, Nasri can get back into action with the Hammers – under former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini.

2. Lovre Kalinic

From: KAA Gent
To: Aston Villa
Transfer fee: £7m

With the deal announced pre-Christmas, Lovre Kalinic officially joined Aston Villa upon the opening of the January transfer window.

The Croatian goalkeeper’s arrival could not have come at a better time for the club, with Orjan Nyland now ruled out until the end of the season with a ruptured Achilles.

3. David Wang

From: Jumilla B
To: Wolverhampton Wanderers
Transfer fee: Undisclosed

Not many people will have heard about David Wang, but the 18-year-old is Wolves’ newest signing. Joining from Spanish fourth-tier team Jumilla B, Wang has signed a four-and-a-half year deal at Wolves.

However, the winger was immediately loaned out for the remainder of the season to Portuguese side Sporting, though he will be expecting to play for the club’s B team rather than senior squad.

4. Mason Holgate

From: Everton
To: West Bromwich Albion
Transfer fee: Loan

One of a few Premier League players to have already gone out on loan this window, Mason Holgate will be hoping to find more playing time at West Brom than he was with Everton.

The 22-year-old has featured just six times for the Toffees this season and has not appeared in a matchday squad since the beginning of October, after starting four of Everton’s first five Premier League matches.

5. Rajiv van La Parra

From: Huddersfield Town
To: Middlesbrough
Transfer fee: Loan

Rajiv van La Parra was a big part of Huddersfield’s side last season as they fought off relegation. But, like the Terriers, the winger has fallen off this year, making just five appearances.

As a result, Van La Parra has been sent on loan to Championship side Middlesbrough for the remainder of the campaign, with the club looking to return to the Premier League.

6. Ramadan Sobhi

From: Huddersfield Town
To: Al Ahly
Transfer fee: Loan

Another Huddersfield man sent out on loan is Ramadan Sobhi, who has returned to boyhood club El Ahly, in hope of regaining a place in the Egyptian national team.

The winger joined Huddersfield from Stoke City in the summer but failed to make an impact with just 75 Premier League minutes spread across four matches.

7. Papy Djilobodji

From: Free Agent
To: Guingamp
Transfer fee: Free

Life in England really didn’t go well for Papy Djilobodji. First came his failed spell at Chelsea, in which he played just two minutes of action, then being sacked by Sunderland in September.

But the centre-back has a new club in French side Guingamp, who will be hoping Djilobodji can help them fight off relegation.

8. Didier Ndong

From: Free Agent
To: Guingamp
Transfer fee: Free

What is Guingamp’s obsession with sacked Sunderland players? Djilobodji is joined at the French club by Didier Ndong, who had his own falling out with the Black Cats earlier in the season.

Ndong was Sunderland’s record signing but will now be hoping to keep Guingamp in Ligue 1 alongside Djilobodji.

9. Luis Muriel

From: Sevilla
To: Fiorentina
Transfer fee: Loan

Luis Muriel has struggled since joining Sevilla from Sampdoria in 2017 and has returned to Italy with Fiorentina, albeit only on a loan spell.

The Colombian forward managed just 13 goals in 65 games for Sevilla, failing to displace Wissam Ben Yedder and Andre Silva. Muriel’s deal also reportedly has an option to buy included.

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