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DEADLINE WATCH: Which four deals hanging in the balance will go through?

With less than two days left before the transfer window draws to a close, we take a look at the likelihood of some high profile transfers going through.



Ivan Perisic to Arsenal

At this stage of the transfer window Inter Milan are likely to let Perisic sign for Arsenal on loan considering he's handed in a transfer request.

Should he remain at Inter Milan until the end of the season his transfer market value is sure to drop, hence in a bid to secure a decent amount of money for Perisic, through a possible permanent deal at the end of his potential loan move the Nerrazurri will have to let him go now.

Arsenal need a player of his caliber in the team. Ever since Alexis Sanchez joined Manchester United, the Gunners have lacked a midfielder capable of maintaining a high level of productivity over a long period of time, which is why Emery's side often go through mini ruts.

Recent reports have claimed Arsenal have moved on from Perisic due to Inter's demands. However, this could be a ploy to coax the Serie A giants into selling.



Idrissa Gueye to PSG

Having failed to secure N'Golo Kante's signature over the past year, PSG have turned their focus towards Everton's Idrissa Gueye, who boasts of a similar skillset to the Frenchman.

It would be a huge move for Gueye given PSG's incredible standing in world football, and as such, the midfielder has reportedly asked Everton for permission to leave the club and sign for the Parisians.

Everton are likely to agree to a deal but chances are their asking price is above PSG's valuation of Gueye. PSG's deep pockets should be able to ensure that the deal will go through, though, as the player is interested and the club will be looking to bring in some funds to reinvest into the squad.



Callum Hudson-Odoi to Bayern

Chelsea have reportedly rejected Callum Hudson-Odoi's transfer request thus reducing the likelihood of him moving to Bayern Munich. The club recognises his immense talent and wants him to stay, but uncertainty looms over whether Maurizio Sarri can offer him the playing time he undoubtedly deserves.

Bayern Munich on the other hand is perfectly set up for a player of Hudson-Odoi's caliber to break into the team considering club icons Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben will be leaving soon.

The promise of more playing time at Bayern is what has prompted Hudson-Odoi to push for a move away from Stamford Bridge.

But with Chelsea holding firm on their stance a deal is unlikely to go through.



Youri Tielemans to Leicester City

Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans is regarded as one of the brightest young talents in Europe.

He's been on the radar of top clubs since his days at Anderlecht and he's back in the spotlight as Manchester United, Tottenham and Leicester City have expressed some interest in Tielemans.

United are unlikely to make a move for him before the window ends, though, as they're likely to wait till the summer before making any major transfers due to the current managerial situation.

Spurs and Leicester City on the other hand could realistically sign him with the latter having more of a chance as they can promise the young Belgian more playing time.

Tielemans is undoubtedly keen on improving his game so a move to a club like Leicester would allow him to garner some valuable Premier League experience whilst showcasing his talents on a bigger stage.

With both parties interested the deal is likely to go through.

Phillip Ekuwem
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