Transfer News Roundup – New Years Day

Hull City have made an offer of £1.5 million to Sunderland for David Meyler. The midfielder has been on loan at the KC Stadium recently and the offer is likely to be accepted by the Premier League side

Liverpools long awaited signing of Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge looks set to be completed in the coming days. The former Manchester City player has agreed personal terms and passed a medical, they are just awaiting Brendan Rodgers return from illness before officially announcing the transfer.

Reports earlier this morning of Wolves interest in Port Vale striker Tom Pope. The player has been in exceptional form this season and has been linked with a move to Molineux for around £500,000.

Sunderland have let striker Ji Dong-Won leave the club this afternoon. The Korean International has joined Bundesliga side Augsburg until the end of the season with a view to a permanent transfer

According to the reliable Duncan Castles, QPR have failed with a move for Marseille striker Loic Remy. The Hoops offered a reported £9 million + winger Shaun Wright Phillips for the French International.

Millwall are on the lookout for a striker after losing Chris Wood to Leicester City. The Lions are in talks with striker Aaron McLean of Hull City regarding a season long loan with a view to a permanent transfer in the summer. The deal is likely to be concluded in the coming days, along with Reading striker Simon Church

Leeds United have extended the loan of Swansea City defender Alan Tate by a further month. The player will be with the championship side until January 29th with a view to extending it until the end of the season

Reports from Zambia suggest defender Stoppila Sunzu is likely to arrive in the UK in the coming days to finalise a move to Premier League side Reading. The deal has been on the cards for a few weeks, with Manager Brian McDermott confirming his intent on bringing the player to the club

Harry Redknapp will speak to midfielder Joe Cole in the coming days to try and encourage the Liverpool player to make a move to QPR, initially on loan for the rest of the season.

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has this evening stated club legend and current New York Red Bulls striker Theirry Henry will not be joining the club on loan in January

Finally, a rumour doing the rounds today was Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell reportedly being at London Road to watch Peterborough take on Barnsley. Due to this, reports were strong a loan move had been agreed with Peterborough, utilising the links of the father and son relationhip between Sir Alex Ferguson and Darren Ferguson