It’s been a busy old January for Barcelona, not only did they finally get their man in Philippe Coutinho they also brought in Yerry Mina too.
The club also needed to trim the wage bill this winter and managed to say goodbye to a couple of high-earners.
Javier Mascherano was given a fond farewell as he left for China while Arda Turan has been loaned to Istanbul Basaksehir for the rest of his contract.
That’s not all, Rafinha has left for a temporary spell with Inter while Gerard Deulofeu is back in the Premier League with Watford.
Here’s a complete look at Barcelona’s January business:
Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) - Fee said to be £142 million - Details
Yerry Mina (Palmeiras) €11.8 million - Details
Javier Mascherano (Hebei China Fortune) - Details
Arda Turan (Istanbul Basaksehir) - Loan Details
Rafinha (Inter Milan) - Loan Details
Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) - Loan Details
Christian Rivera on loan from Eibar
Martin Hongla on loan from Granada
Ballou Jean-Yves from Montreal Impact
Nahuel Leiva on loan from Villarreal
Marcus McGuane from Arsenal
Santi Bueno on loan to Peralada-Girona B
Choco Lozano to Girona
Wilfrid Kaptoum to Real Betis
Rafa Mujica on loan to Cornella
Jesus Alfaro released
Moises Delgado released
David Concha released
Unlike the chaos of the summer it’s been a great transfer window for Barcelona. Coutinho should be able to take the team up a level while Mina can hopefully be a part of the defence for the future.
The outgoings are also important, with high earners such as Javier Mascherano and Arda Turan now off the wage bill.
Rafinha and Deulofeu will also spend the rest of the season elsewhere but we could see them back in the summer. For now though, it’s a job well done.