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Transfer news live: Chelsea will not sell Diego Costa, West Ham weigh up Dimitri Payet exit, Arsenal contract latest

Follow the latest news and updates from the transfer window on Monday 16 January

Diego Costa will not be sold by Chelsea even though he will refuse to sign a new contract
Diego Costa will not be sold by Chelsea even though he will refuse to sign a new contract

The futures of Diego Costa and Dimitri Payet remain the most talked about subjects during the January transfer window, with Chelsea and West Ham reluctant to sell their start players respectively. A number of other moves are set to be pushed through this week, while both Arsenal and Manchester United are looking to tie key players down to new contracts. Follow the latest here.

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The January transfer window shuts at 23:00 on Tuesday 31 January.

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Welcome to The Independent's transfer live blog where we'll bring you all the latest news, done deals and updates every day until deadline day. Here's this morning's main headlines:

The Sun says Chelsea striker Diego Costa will call a truce with manager Antonio Conte and remain with the Blues until the end of the season - but is not prepared to sign a new deal.

West Ham are leaning towards selling wantaway striker Dimitri Payet during the January transfer window with Marseille eager to re-sign the France international, claims the London Evening Standard.

Indeed, Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud will travel to London on Monday in an attempt to force a deal through for Payet, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Mesut Özil has a dropped a hint that he will sign a new contract with Arsenal after revealing he is "very comfortable" in London, reports the Daily Express.

Phil Jagielka is set for crunch talks about his future at Everton, with West Ham and Sunderland monitoring the situation, writes the Daily Mail.

Follow the latest throughout the day right here.

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Should Chelsea sell Diego Costa during the January transfer window for £80m?

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Here's this morning's transfer round-up, featuring in no particular order: Costa, Payet, Özil and 'the next Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Stoke City news

Former Barcelona forward Bojan has told Stoke that he would like to leave the club if the right offer arrives during the current transfer window. The 26-year-old is a reported target for fellow Premier League side Middlesbrough, but the Potters will hold out for at least £12m if they are to let him go.

Stoke forward Bojan is wanted by Middlesbrough 

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