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LUFC All the moves in the January transfer window

LUFC All the moves in the January transfer window

Another transfer window is now closed and Vital Leeds looks back at all the ins and outs at Elland Road.

Three players completed longer-term deals after spending time with the club before the window opened. El Hadji Diouf, Michael Tonge and Ryan Hall all committing their future to Leeds.

Young Everton midfielder Ross Barkley signed for Leeds on an initial months loan until February 12th.

On the final day, Steve Morison joined from Norwich City in a deal that saw leading goalscorer Luciano Becchio go the other way.

Aston Villa defender Stephen Warnock joined on a free transfer after being frozen out at Villa Park.

Striker Habib Habibou joined from Belgium pro-league side SV Zulte Waregem for the remainder of the season with a view to a permanent deal.

As well as Becchio leaving, there was ten players either loaned out or extended their current loans.

Youngster Alex Cairns, Zac Thompson, Ross Killock, Lewis Turner and Nathan Turner all extended their loan deals with their respective clubs.

Fellow youngster Charlie Taylor made the move north of the border, joining Scottish Premier League side Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Five players on the transfer list also departed Elland Road.

Ramon Nunez had his contract terminated by mutual consent whilst Paul Rachubka, Paul Connolly, Danny Pugh and Patrick Kisnorbo are all out on loan for the remainder of the season.

In
El Hadji Diouf (free agent) - Summer 2014
Ryan Hall (Southend United) - Summer 2015
Michael Tonge (Stoke City) - Summer 2015
Steve Morison (Norwich City) - Summer 2016
Stepehn Warnock (Aston Villa)- Summer 2015
Habib Habibou (SV Zulte Waregem) - Loan for remainder of season
Ryan Barkley (Everton) - Initial loan until February 12th

Out

Permanent
Luciano Becchio - Norwich City
Andy Gray - Bradford City

Released
Ramon Nunez
Robbie Rogers

Loan
Alex Cairns (Stalybridge Celtic) - March
Paul Connolly (Preston North End) - Remainder of season
Ross Killock (Alfreton Town) - March
Patrick Kisnorbo (Ipswich Town) - Remainder of season
Danny Pugh (Sheffield Wednesday) - Remainder of season
Paul Rachubka (Accrington Stanley) - Remainder of season
Charlie Taylor (Inverness Caledonian Thistle) - Remainder of season
Zac Thompson (Bury) - Remainder of season
Lewis Turner (Chester FC) - Remainder of season
Nathan Turner (Chester FC) - Remainder of season

Loan expired
Jerome Thomas - West Brom
Alan Tate - Swansea City

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Date:Friday February 1 2013
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