When does the 2023 January transfer window open and close? Premier League clubs able to sign players soon after World Cup ends

    The World Cup is now complete, with Argentina and Lionel Messi lifting the Jules Rimet trophy after beating France on penalties.

    That means that all domestic leagues, including the Premier League, are soon to make their return. 

    Ronaldo has left Man United and is looking for a new club in January

    Getty

    Ronaldo has left Man United and is looking for a new club in January

    Clubs will be eyeing their targets and some will have been keeping an eye on impressive performances in Qatar.

    But when will they be able to start making deals?

    When does the window open?

    The January transfer window will open on Sunday, January 1. 

    Clubs in the Premier League, EFL, WSL and Scotland will all be able to begin making transfers from that date. 

    It is the same for clubs in France and Germany, but the opening date differs for those in Italy and Spain. 

    Juventus and Real Madrid are among the clubs who will have to wait a day longer than the majority of Europe to sign their players. 

    Young winger Endrick is highly sought-after around Europe

    Getty

    Young winger Endrick is highly sought-after around Europe

    When does the window close? 

    The January transfer window will close on Tuesday, January 31. 

    This deadline day is the same for all major leagues in Europe, including the Premier League, EFL, WSL and Scottish leagues.

    However, cut-off times do vary. Clubs in all British leagues apart from in the WSL and Scotland will have their deadline set as 11pm. 

    Scottish leagues will be able to make transfers up until 11:59pm. 

    It’s more complicated for the Women’s Super League as the deadline for domestic transfers is 5pm, whereas international moves can be made up until midnight. 

    La Liga have also set their deadline time as 11pm while in Germany the window will close at 5pm and in France, it will be 11:59pm.

    talkSPORT Trivia

    talkSPORT’s new sport trivia game is live!

    Win cash prizes every fortnight with talkSPORT’s new sports trivia game.

    Enter today HERE for your chance to win £2,500 CASH!

    All you need to do is answer at least three quiz questions correctly for a chance to enter into the main prize draw.

    If you play everyday you could win one of our daily prizes, so what are you waiting for?

    Own the game and join talkSPORT Trivia today.

    Play now HERE

    18+. Terms and Conditions and Competition rules apply. See full details here.

    Source

    Previous articleLionesses boss Sarina Wiegman sets her sights on World Cup 2023 success
    Next articleMan Utd, Liverpool and Chelsea transfer blow with Real Madrid confident of £100m-plus Jude Bellingham signing