Done Deals: Swansea nabs Italian striker, Sandro loaned to West Brom
Races all across the Premier League table are won and lost in the transfer market. With the January transfer window coming to a close in just a few short days, we are rounding up all of the done deals across the Premier League for the current open market over the last few days.
[ FOLLOW: All of PST’s PL coverage ] Most recently, Swansea City confirmed the signing of 26-year-old Italian striker Alberto Paloschi from Chievo Verona on an undisclosed fee. He worked with manager Francesco Guidolin at Parma between 2008-2010. This year, Paloschi has scored eight goals in 21 Serie A appearances, including two in his last four. Paloschi is known for scoring 20 seconds into his debut with AC Milan on an insane pass from Clarence Seedorf, causing manager Carlo Ancelotti to laugh his face off.
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Also announced today is a loan move for QPR midfielder Sandro, snared by West Bromwich Albion until the summer. West Brom announced they have an option to buy the 26-year-old Brazilian at the end of the loan deal. The former Spurs midfielder has made 11 appearances in the Championship this season.
Emmanuel Adebayor signed for Crystal Palace, as a free signing
Andros Townsend moved to Newcastle United from Tottenham Hotspur, for a reported fee of $17 million
Lamine Kone moved to Sunderland from Lorient (Ligue 1), for a reported fee of $7 million
Ramires moved to Jiangsu Suning (China) from Chelsea, for a reported fee of $36 million
Christian Atsu moved to Malaga (La Liga) from Chelsea, on loan
Juan Iturbe signed for Bournemouth on loan from Roma