THE January transfer window is in full swing. 

The winter window is traditionally all talk in Scotland, until the last day when it explodes into action. 

However, we have already seen various deals being concluded across the SPFL. 

From permanent signings and loans, to players being recalled and others being released - we have it all.

While this is an exciting period for football fans, it must come to an end eventually.

Here's everything you need to know about the key dates involved...

When did the January window open?

The transfer window opened on Saturday January 1, 2022 for clubs in England and Scotland.

In Europe, the Bundesliga and Ligue 1 windows will also opened on January 1. 

La Liga and Serie A were a little bit later in beginning their trading on Monday January 3, 2022.

When does the January window close?

The January transfer window will close for all leagues across the UK and Europe on Monday January 31, 2022.

Here are the specific deadlines around Europe...

SPFL: Monday January 31, midnight GMT

Premier League: Monday January 31, 11pm GMT

EFL: Monday January 31, 11pm GMT

WSL: Friday January 28, 11pm, GMT

Bundesliga: Monday January 31, 5pm GMT

Serie A: Monday January 31, 7pm GMT

La Liga: Monday January 31, 11pm GMT

Ligue 1: Monday January 31, 11pm GMT

Worldwide deadlines

Other deadlines around the globe...

Feb 1: Mexico

Feb 2: Portugal

Feb 8: Turkey

Feb 10: Australia

Feb 22: Russia (window opens January 26)

Feb 28: China