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The winter transfer window closed at midnight last Friday, not so much with a bang as with a gentle push. There was the usual last day rush though, with 26 moves between the top two divisions, Levante the last in to present Fulham’s Bryan Ruíz just seconds after the shutters came down. That deal is now in the hands of FIFA, who must decide whether to allow it or not given that the papers were presented earlier but with a mistake as to the length of the contract. Elsewhere the main moves were by teams struggling to avoid the drop, Granada signing seven new players, and Córdoba and Deportivo five each. Of course three transfers stood out amongst the rest during the whole period, those of Fernando Torres (Chelsea / AC Milan to Atlético), Lucas Silva (Cruzeiro to Real Madrid), and Enzo Pérez (Benfica to Valencia). Some old flames have also returned, such as Javi Guerra, Colunga and Oriol Riera, and others have left us, including Gabriel Paulista, Roque Santa Cruz, Teerasil Dangda and Mike Havenaar. That’s it though folks until the end of the season, although signings can still be made to replace players with long term injuries, or where the player himself is unemployed. In fact a couple of moves did go through over the weekend, given that the window in other countries stayed open a little longer. All of that, and details of more of those last minute moves, can be followed at the links given below. (03.02.15)

Latest transfers detailed below. Colour coding: Green - deals completed, but still not closed, or player on trial; Blue - deals closed now, but will take place at a later date; Red - deals closed but subsequently cancelled.

Date Player (Country) Old club New club Position/Comments
30/01/15 Colunga Brighton (ENG) Granada FW Ex Getafe striker last minute loan signing. Sissoko left out of squad to make room for him.
30/01/15 Candeias (POR) Benfica (POR) / Nuremburg (GER) Granada MF U21 international winger is 6th signing this winter. Was on loan at Nuremburrg, and joins to end of season.
30/01/15 Héctor Yuste Granada Mallorca MF Signing of Rubén Pérez & Candeias meant no room for him in squad, so agrees to loan deal to end of season.
30/01/15 Larsson (SWE) Granada Esbjerg (DEN) FW Has hardly played this season due to injuries, and agrees to loan move back to Scandinavia.
30/01/15 Buonanotte (ARG) Granada / Pachuca (MEX) Quilmes (ARG) MF Fell out with trainer in Mexico, and agreed new loan deal in home country to end of season.
30/01/15 Zuculini (ARG) Manchester City (ENG) / Valencia Córdoba MF Didn't have any success at Mestalla, but will be staying on in Spain as City set up new loan deal with Córdoba.
30/01/15 Rene Krhin (SVN) Inter Milan (ITA)
Córdoba MF Last minute loan signing after Marrone deal fell through. Joins Córdoba to end of season.
30/01/15 Carlos Caballero Córdoba Veria (GRE) MF Will be joining Granero, Raúl Bravo and others on loan to end of season after recovering from knee injury.
30/01/15 Rafa Paez Liverpool (ENG) / Bolonia (ITA) Eibar DF Signed by Reds from Real Madrid junior sides in 2013, and joins on loan after loan spell in Italy.
30/01/15 Casado Málaga Almería DF Experienced left back joins on 18 month contract, although Málaga reserve buy-back clause at end of season.
30/01/15 Bryan Ruíz (CRI) Fulham (ENG) Levante FW Signed forward on loan to end of season, but error by Fulham in contract meant transfer presented a minute too late! Pending FIFA decision if OK or not.
30/01/15 Quique González Almería Racing Santander FW Ex Valladolid forward has arranged loan move to end of season to get a bit more playing time.
30/01/15 Gavilán Levante no club MF Ex Getafe midfielder agreed to rescind contract as hardly played, but no news as to whether he is moving elsewhere.
30/01/15 Hernán Pérez (PAR) Villarreal Valladolid MF Recovered from injury he had on loan at Olympiakos, but agrees new loan deal, with option of 2 year extension if they go up.
30/01/15 Correa (ARG) Atlético Madrid Rayo Vallecano FW Deal off as player still recovering from serious injury. No non-EU spots remaining though, so left out of Atleti squad.
30/01/15 Nabil Bahoui (SWE / MOR) AIK Solna (SWE) Real Sociedad MF Had agreed fee of €4 Mio & 3 year contract, but president of Swedish club pulled the plug on the deal at last moment.
30/01/15 Aristiguieta (VEN) Getafe Nantes (FRA) FW Unable to join after LFP refused registration of new players, and will be returning to old club.
30/01/15 Rabello (CHL) Sevilla / Luzern (SWI) Leganés FW Loan deal in Switzerland has ended early, and will be on loan closer to home to try and gain place in squad.
30/01/15 Toni Rodríguez Sporting Kansas City (USA) Lugo MF Ex Celta player has been training with club since mid-Jan, and joins from MLS side on loan to end of season.
30/01/15 Pablo Caballero (ARG) Ferro Carril Oeste (ARG) Lugo FW Another last-day signing. Tall striker's first time in Europe, although did have a spell at Quingdao, China.
30/01/15 Gonzalo Melero Real Madrid Castilla Ponferradina MF Have signed young player from Madrid B team on 30 month contract. Díaz knows him from time at Castilla.
30/01/15 Abdon Prats Mallorca Tenerife FW Young striker agrees to 6 month loan deal as signing of Xisco meant he wouldn't be playing much.
30/01/15 Coeff (FRA) Udinese (ITA) / Mallorca Mouscron (BEL) DF Was at Granada last year, but has hardly played, and loan deal ended early to move on to Belgium.
30/01/15 Sergio Rodríguez
Betis Nàstic MF Forced to move on, but loan deal to Recre blocked by LFP, so takes up offer of loan to Nàstic, pending LFP OK.
30/01/15 Cedrick (COD) Betis / Osasuna Colombus Crew (USA) MF Has been sold to MLS side as from 1 July but will stay on loan at Osasuna until the end of season.
30/01/15 Maikel Mesa Osasuna Racing Ferrol MF Youngster was promoted to first team last summer, but agrees loan move as hardly played so far.
30/01/15 Batalla (ARG) River Plate (ARG) Real Madrid Castilla GK Had apparently reached agreement re loan deal for U20 international keeper, but in the end ran out of time.
29/01/15 Eric Bailly (IVC) Espanyol Villarreal DF Have spent some of Gabriel money on replacement! Paid around €6 Mio for young defender, currently playing in Africa Cup.
29/01/15 Iván Ramis Wigan (ENG) Levante DF Moved quickly to replace Rodas. Ex Mallorca centre back agrees terms to leave Wigan after 3 years in UK.
29/01/15 Joao Pereira (POR) Valencia Hannover 96 (GER) DF Left out of Nuno's plans, and agrees to rescind contract and move to Germany on short term contract.
29/01/15 Héctor Rodas Levante Betis DF Gave up waiting for Rayo's Morcillo, and have signed experienced defender after he rescinded old contract.
29/01/15 Borja López Mónaco Deportivo DF Ex Sporting defender returns to Spain on another loan move. Was on loan at Rayo last season.
29/01/15 Marrone (ITA) Juventus (ITA) Córdoba MF Midfielder joins ex colleague Rossi on six month loan, with buy out option at end of season.
29/01/15 Erik Morán Athletic Bilbao Leganés MF Young midfielder hasn't had many chances under Valverde, so agrees to loan move to try and show his worth.
29/01/15 Tulio de Melo (BZL) no club Valladolid FW Have signed ex Lille & Palermo striker, who has been out of work since leaving Evian in the summer.
29/01/15 De las Cuevas Osasuna Spezia (ITA) MF Another one leaving! Agreed to let him go to free up payroll for new signing, but he will be missed.
29/01/15 Unai García Osasuna Tudelano DF Young player moves on loan to gain experience, even though club short of first team players.
28/01/15 Heldón Ramos (CPV) Sporting Lisbon (POR) Córdoba MF Attacking midfielder signed on loan to end of season, and will join once African Cup is over for his country.
28/01/15 Alex Fernández Espanyol Rijeka (CRO) MF Ex Castilla player not in Sergio's plans, and moves on loan, joining Croatian squad training in Marbella.
28/01/15 Palanca Numancia Adelaide United (AUS) FW Has agreed to rescind contract, and is taking up an offer to join Spanish coach Gombau "down-under"!
28/01/15 Carles Clerc Espanyol Sabadell DF Has only made two appearances this season, so reluctantly agrees to return on loan to club he was at last year.
28/01/15 Usero Asteras Tripolis (GRE) Alcorcón MF Ex Elche midfielder arrives on loan to end of season after four years playing in Greece.
28/01/15 López Garai Córdoba no club MF Second spell at club ended, and has agreed to rescind contract. Looking for new club before deadline.
27/01/15 Cicinho (BZL) Sevilla Numancia DF No place in squad after returning from long injury problem, so agrees loan move to 2nd division team.
27/01/15 Cala Cardiff (WAL) Granada DF Had agreed with Getafe, but club banned by LFP from signing new players, so takes up offer from Granada instead.
27/01/15 Angel Correa (ARG) Atlético Madrid Rayo Vallecano
FW Has recovered from heart problem, but will be loaned to Rayo as all three non-EU spots already taken.
26/01/15 Charlie Dean (ENG) Elche / Alcorcón Oviedo DF Young defender didn't get many opportunities at Alcorcón, so loan rescinded and moves to Oviedo.
26/01/15 Manu Onwu Osasuna Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO) FW Striker never fulfilled early promise in Pamplona, and has agreed to rescind contract and try his luck elsewhere.
25/01/15 Lucas Silva (BZL) Cruzeiro (BZL) Real Madrid MF Have signed young midfielder from Brazilian champions for fee of around €14 Mio. Signs to 2020.
25/01/15 Gabriel Paulista (BZL) Villarreal Arsenal (ENG) DF Have sold defender for fee of around €20 Mio. Cost them €3.5 Mio two years ago! May have work permit issues though?
25/01/15 Joel Campbell (CRI) Arsenal (ENG) Villarreal FW Got ahead of Real Sociedad to take ex Betis forward on loan to end of season as part of Gabriel deal.
25/01/15 Juan Carlos Deportivo Tenerife MF Home grown player not featuring much, and has agreed to rescind contract and move to Canaries.
25/01/15 Xisco Córdoba Mallorca FW Unlikely to play much now Bebé signed, so agrees loan deal to home town team, who will only part of salary.
25/01/15 Gaztañaga Real Sociedad Ponferradina MF Moyes hasn't found room for young misdielder, so moves on loan to end of season to get playing time.
22/01/15 Ryder Matos (BZL) Fiorentina (ITA) / Córdoba Palmeiras (BZL) FW Djukic agreed to end his loan deal early, and is loaned back out to home country side.
22/01/15 Buonanotte (ARG) Pachuca (MEX) Granada MF Has apparently ended loan to Mexican side early, but no news as yet as to whether he stays at Granada or moves on again.
22/01/15 Pol Lirola Espanyol Juventus (ITA) MF Junior player moves to Italy on loan with buy-out option. Deal worth around €500k.
22/01/15 Raúl Fernández Racing Santander Valladolid GK Goalkeeper merry-go-round! Germán replaces Raúl who replaces Dani Hernández! Athletic still have buy-back clause on ex keeper though.
22/01/15 Aníbal (MEX) Cruz Azul (MEX) Sabadell FW Mexican striker returns to Sabadell just 6 months after being transferred, but only on loan to end of season.
22/01/15 Nounkeu (CAM) Granada Galatasaray (TKY) DF Have agreed for loan contract to end early, and negotiating new deal with French side Evian.
21/01/15 Rubén Pérez Atlético Madrid / Torino (ITA) Granada MF Fifth loan spell ended early by Italians, and have arranged new loan deal with Granada.
21/01/15 Kalu Uche (NIG) Al-Rayyan (QTR)
Levante FW Ex Almería striker has agreed terms with club for 18 month deal, but pending rescision of contract in Qatar.
21/01/15 Teerasil Dangda (THA) Almería Muangthong United (THA) FW Have agreed to cancel Thai striker's loan deal early as has hardly plyed since joining in the summer.
21/01/15 Natxo Insa no club Zaragoza MF Ex Celta midfielder out of work, and has signed for 6 months with option of 12 more. Diogo leaves to make room.
21/01/15 Capdevila North East United (IND) Lierse (BEL) DF Veteran full back returns to Europe, and will try his luck in Belgian first division.
21/01/15 Germán Espanyol Racing Santander GK Has been relegated to 3rd ranked keeper behind Casilla & Pau, so has agreed loan deal to get playing time.
21/01/15 Dani Hernández (SPA / VEN) Valladolid Tenerife GK Arrival of Javi Varas has left him with sub's role, so agrees to rescind contract and move on to Canary Isles.
21/01/15 Perquis (FRA) Betis Toronto (CAN) DF French defender has agreed terms to rescind contact, and is in talks with Toronto with a view to move to Canada.
21/01/15 Uli Dávila (MEX) Chelsea (ENG) / Tenerife Vitória Setúbal (POR) FW Club ended loan period early saying he had not settled, although player only found out via the press! New loan in Portugal.