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ALBION JANUARY TRANSFER ROUND-UP

31 January 2019

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Jan Mlakar was the last Albion player through the door.
Another transfer window has been and gone here at Brighton & Hove Albion, and below is a summary of all the deals after tonight's 11pm deadline.
 
MEN’S TEAMS
 
FIRST TEAM
 
INS: Alexis Mac Allister (Argentinos Juniors), Tudor-Cristian Baluta (FC Viitorul Constanta), Jan Mlakar (NK Maribor)
 
OUTS:  Oliver Norwood (Sheffield United), Markus Suttner (Fortuna Dusseldorf - loan), Alexis Mac Allister (Argentinos Juniors - loan), Ezequiel Schelotto (Chievo - loan), Tudor-Cristian Baluta (FC Viitorul Constanta - loan), Jan Mlakar (NK Maribor - loan).
 
UNDER-23S
 
OUTS: Jordan Maguire-Drew (Leyton Orient), Ben White (Peterborough United – loan), Joe Tomlinson (Bognor Regis Town - loan), Ben Barclay (Notts County - loan), George Cox (Northampton Town - loan), Josh Kerr (Derry City - loan), Tom McGill (Basingstoke Town - loan), James Tilley (Cork City - loan), Billy Arce (Club Sport Emelec - loan), Anders Dreyer (St. Mirren - loan), Mathias Normann (FC Rostov), Stefan Ljubicic (Eastbourne Borough - loan), Hugo Keto (Waterford - loan).
 
WOMEN’S TEAM
 
INS: Megan Connolly (Florida University).
 
OUTS: Lucy Gillett (Crystal Palace — loan), Sophie Perry (Lewes — loan).
 
TIMELINE

11th February:
Despite the transfer window being shut in England and Scotland, it remained open in Ireland until 22nd February, which enabled Hugo Keto to make a loan switch to Waterford until 30th June 2019.

31st January: In the final piece of January business, Aaron Connolly completed a loan move to Luton Town. He will only join up with the Hatters once he is match fit. Connolly also put pen to paper on a new contract to June 2022

31st January: The arrival of Jan Mlakar was the last incoming piece of business to be confirmed in the January transfer window, after signing from Slovenian side NK Maribor on undisclosed terms. The striker returned to Maribor on loan for the remainder of the season.
 
31st January: Next through the door on deadline day was Romania international Tudor-Cristian Baluta on a three-and-a-half-year deal from FC Viitorul Constanta on undisclosed terms. The 19-year-old returned to the Romanian top-flight club on loan for the rest of the campaign as part of the deal.
 
31st January: The first confirmed move of deadline day saw Stefan Ljubicic complete a loan move to National League side Eastbourne Borough on loan until the end of April.
 
28th January: Ezequiel Schelotto signed for Serie A side Chievo Verona on a loan deal until the end of the season.
 
28th January: Mathias Normann joined FC Rostov on a permanent deal on undisclosed terms.
 
26th January: Megan Connolly arrived from Florida University on a deal until the end of the season, to bolster Hope Powell’s WSL side.
 
26th January: Under-23 midfielder Anders Dreyer completed a loan move to SPL side St Mirren for the rest of the season.
 
24th January: Alexis Mac Allister signed a four-and-a-half-year deal after joining from Argentinos Juniors. The winger returned to Juniors on loan for the remainder of the season.
 
24th January: Sophie Perry signed for Lewes on loan until the end of the season.
 
24th January: Billy Arce went back out on loan to Primera Categoria Serie A club Club Sport Emelec on a loan deal until 31st December 2019.
 
18th January: Left-back Markus Suttner joined Bundesliga side Fortuna Dusseldorf on loan for the remainder of the season.
 
18th January: James Tilley moved to Airtricity League side Cork City on a six-month loan deal.
 
11th January: Tom McGill made the switch to Basingstoke Town on a loan deal until 27th April.
 
11th January: Lucy Gillett joined Women’s Championship side Crystal Palace until the end of the season.
 
7th January: Billy Arce ended his loan spell at Extremadura UD.
 
7th January: Josh Kerr agreed a six-month loan deal to Derry City.
 
7th January: Steve Alzate returned to the club from Swindon Town after suffering a lower back injury.
 
7th January: George Cox agreed a deal to join Northampton Town until the end of the season.
 
5th January: Joe Tomlinson’s loan move to Bognor Regis Town was extended until the end of the season.
 
4th January: Oliver Norwood’s permanent move to Sheffield United was confirmed; the midfielder originally joined the Blades on loan the previous summer.
 
4th January: Ben Barclay joined League Two club Notts County on loan until the end of the season, with Ben Hall returning from Meadow Lane.
 
3rd January: Ben White joined League One club Peterborough United for the remainder of the campaign.
 
2nd January: The first move of the window saw Jordan Maguire-Drew join Leyton Orient on undisclosed terms.

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