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The January transfer window is only days away from opening as clubs from the Premier League and across Europe look to bolster their squads for the campaign’s end of business.
The window normally opens on January 1st for Premier League clubs, which is also the case in Scotland, Germany and France, but those in Italy and Spain have to wait until January 3rd to make signings.
There are a number of high profile players who have been linked to transfers, including Manchester United’s Anthony Martial looking to leave.
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