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What are the biggest January football transfers?

By Susie East

Published 1056 GMT (1856 HKT) February 2, 2015
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The Ivory Coast forward completed his $42.5 million move from Swansea to Manchester City. It was one of the most expensive transfers in 2015's January window, but Man City will have to wait until he's back from the African Cup of Nations to try him out. ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images
The 33-year-old striker will be transferring from Everton to Italian Serie A side Sampdoria, with the four-time African footballer of the year signing a deal with the club that lasts until 2018. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images/file
Leicester City have signed the 23-year-old Croatian for a club record fee of approximately $13.5m. The striker has scored 28 goals in 24 appearances for his national team and club this season. Michael Regan/Getty Images
Originally from Brazil and now set to make his debut in the EPL, the 24-year-old Villarreal defender Paulista was snapped up by Arsenal for a reported $16.93m.
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The Chelsea striker was previously on loan to AC Milan, and is now plying his trade at former club Atletico Madrid until the end of the 2015-16 season. Denis Doyle/Getty Images
The German international player has signed with Inter Milan on loan until the end of the season. The forward scored 31 goals in 82 games since joining Arsenal and was part of the World Cup winning squad in Brazil last year. Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images
This 16-year-old Norwegian soccer sensation was headhunted by Real Madrid, and whilst he's set to play for Real's B team his home country is rooting for him to debut this season. Audun Braastad/AFP/Getty Images