Ranking the hits and misses from January transfer window

Another January transfer window has rolled by and we have seen a host of big-money deals once again.

While the transfer market has been relatively quiet on these shores, some of Europe’s biggest clubs have opened their wallets and splashed the big bucks for some superstar signings.

We look at the best and worst this mid-season window has had to offer..


Frenkie de Jong

Ajax to Barcelona – £65million

Transfer rating – 8.5/10

Frenkie de Jong poses with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu after signing

Christian Pulisic

Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea – £58m

Transfer rating – 8/10

Chelsea have forked out a lot of money for Christian Pulisic, but he could become a superstar

Brahim Diaz 

Manchester City to Real Madrid – £22m

Transfer rating – 8/10


Alvaro Morata

Chelsea to Atletico Madrid – Loan

Transfer rating: 3/10

Alvaro Morata escaped the frying pan at Chelsea but has jumped into the fire at Atletico

Gonzalo Higuain

Juventus to Chelsea – Loan

Transfer rating: 4/10

Gonzalo Higuain is greeted by the Stamford Bridge faithful after completing his January move

Cesc Fabregas 

Chelsea to Monaco – £10m

Transfer rating: 4/10

Cesc Fabregas was convinced by Thierry Henry to sign for Monaco, but the boss was sacked

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