Emmanuel Adebayor to Crystal Palace: Transfer news live - Louis van Gaal's Manchester United future, Andros Townsend to Newcastle

Today's latest transfer news and gossip at your fingertips as the January transfer window hurtles on

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Welcome to the Independent’s live coverage of the January transfer window on the day which could finally pay witness to our first major deal of the month so far. Chelsea are closing in on Alexandre Pato, a deal which could signal Loic Remy’s exit, while Liverpool continue to negotiate with Shakhtar Donetsk for Alex Teixeira. Revelations by this newspaper, on the other hand, reveal that Gareth Bale continues to be put off by the turmoil at Manchester United.

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