Deadline Day Live Blog

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Transfer Deadline Day - Live Blog

English transfer window shuts at 11pm today, Scotland shuts at midnight

Key talking points so far:

  • Arthur set to join Liverpool on loan from Juventus
  • Four teams interested in Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz
  • PSV reject Leeds United's bid for Cody Gakpo
  • Spurs in for Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech
  • Man City complete signing of Akanji from Dortmund

17:05 - Southampton win Race for Caleta-Car

According to Mike McGrath of the Telegraph, Southampton have beaten the likes of West Ham United to Croatian centre-back Duje Caleta-Car. This comes in the aftermath of Bednarek's departure to Aston Villa.

17:00 - Ampadu set to be Sent Out on Loan

Ethan Ampadu looks to have been sent out on loan by Chelsea once again, this time the Welshman has joined Spezia. The 21-year-old has had three other loan spells since joining the Stamford Bridge club.

16:55 - Everton Confirm the Signing of Former fan Favourite

Everton have announced the re-signing of Idrissa Gana Gueye from PSG. The Toffees were looking to recruit some steel in their midfield and have got their man.

16:50 - Gilmour to Brighton Progressing

Highly-rated midfielder Billy Gilmour looks like he could be on his way to Brighton & Hove Albion this summer from Chelsea on a permanent deal. The 21-year-old spent last season on loan at Norwich City.

16:45 - Fulham Have a Second Bid Rejected!

Fulham have had an improved offer for Blackburn striker Ben Brereton Diaz rejected, having made an offer for the Chile international last night.

16:40 - Kurzawa Move to Fulham Confirmed!

Fulham have officially confirmed that they have signed Layvin Kurzawa on a season-long loan from PSG!

The 29-year-old played just nine minutes for the Ligue 1 champions last season.

16:35 - Frenkie de Jong set to Stay at Barca

it looks likely that Frenkie de Jong will stay at Barcelona as the summer transfer window draws to a close.

16:30 - Stephens Joins Bournemouth

Southampton defender Jack Stephens has joined AFC Bournemouth on a season-long loan. The 28-year-old has made 122 league appearances for the Saints since joining from Plymouth Argyle in 2011.

16:25 - Forest to Make Their 20th Summer Signing

Nottingham Forest are set to sign promising Rennes defender Loic Bade on loan with an option to buy of £12m.

16:20 - Alvarez Frustrated by Ajax

Mexican midfielder Edson Alvarez is apparently furious that Ajax are refusing to let him leave the club to join Chelsea.

16:15 - Ajax Announce Grillitsch Sigining

Ajax have announced the signing of Florian Grillitsch on a free transfer from Hoffenheim.

The 27-year-old Austrian's contract expired with the German Bundesliga outfit this summer. He made 151 appearances at Hoffenheim, scoring eight goals and creating 11 assists.

16:10 Could Bednarek Deal Have a Knock on Effect?

Rumours suggest that Jan Bednarek joining Aston Villa over West Ham United has stopped Craig Dawson from leaving West Ham to join Wolves!

16:05 - Kluivert Heading to Valencia After Fulham Deal Collapses!

Reports from Spain have emerged that Justin Kluivert could be set to make the switch from AS Roma to Valencia.

The 23-year-old managed 10 goal contributions in 27 Ligue 1 matches for Nice last season.

16:00 - Harit Returns to Marseille

Schalke 04 playmaker Amine Harit has made the switch back to Marseille. The 25-year-old scored four and created four assists in 23 Ligue 1 appearances for Les Bleus last season.

15:55 - Southampton Set to Complete Double Swoop

According to Romano, Southampton are on the verge of completing a double signing of Sam Edozie and Juan Larios from Manchester City.

15:45 - Everton Edging Closer to Garner Deal

Everton look set to beat the competition to the signing of highly-rated central midfielder James Ganer of Manchester United, with the Toffees looking set to complete a £15m deal.

15:35 - Arsenal Still Going After Luiz

According to David Ornstein, Arsenal are still in hot pursuit of Douglas Luiz after the Midlands outfit had a bid accepted for Leander Dendoncker earlier on today.

15:30 - Dest to AC Milan

Barcelona right back Sergino Dest is close to joining AC Milan on loan with an option to buy for €20 million.

The 21 year-old joined Barcelona from Ajax two years ago.

15:25 - Bednarek to Aston Villa

Aston Villa have agreed to sign Jan Bednarek on a one year loan deal from Southampton.

15:15 - Barcelona terminate Braithwaite contract

Barcelona have agreed to terminate Martin Braithwaite's contract.

Reports suggest Braithwaite is about to sign for derby rivals Espanyol on a three-year contract.

15:05 - Fulham deal for Kluivert off!

Fulham's deal for Justin Kluivert has been blocked by a work permit issue. The Cottagers had agreed to sign Kluivert from Roma, but the deal is now off!

15:00 - Newcastle reject Chris Wood offers

Newcastle have rejected a number of offers for Chris Wood from a number of Premier League clubs and Watford.

Wood only joined Newcastle in January but the arrival of Swedish international Alexander Isak has pushed him down the pecking order.

14:55 - Who do you think will make the most signings on deadline day?

Everton, Fulham and Southampton are all joint favourites to make the most signings this deadline day.

All three clubs have been linked with a host of players today and all are expected to announce at least one signing..

14:50 - Interest in Everton's Gomes from unnamed club

29 year-old midfielder Andre Gomes reportedly left Everton's training ground early this morning after interest from an unnamed club.

The Portuguese international joined the club on a permanent basis in 2019 but doesn't appear to be in Frank Lampard's plans.

14:45 - Aubameyang to Chelsea is very close

Aubameyang is close to joining Chelsea from Barcelona, with Marcos Alonso moving in the other direction.

14:35 - Bournemouth Complete loan signing of Jack Stephens

Bournemouth have completed the loan signing of Jack Stephens from Southampton.

14:25 - Marcelo to..... Leicester!?

We didn't expect a few transfers that are happening so far today, but this one has to be up there.

Marcelo is reportedly very close to signing for Leicester City!

14:10 - Barkley heading to the south of France?

Free agent Ross Barkley could be heading to Nice, according to reports in the French media.

Barkley and Chelsea mutually agreed to end his contract at the end of August, making him a free agent.

14:00 - Will Tielemans Stay at Leicester?

Leicester City midfielder has just under 12 months left on his contract, meaning that he can negotiate with other teams to sign a pre-contract agreement in January. Surely the Foxes will cash in?

Yesterday, Keith Downie reported that colleague Rob Dorsett stated that the Belgian is available for as little as £25m. Reports suggest that Arsenal and Newcastle could be considering a move.

13:55 - Aubameyang Set to fly to London

According to David Ornstein of The Athletic, Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been authorised to fly to London so that he can sign for Chelsea.

13:50 - Where do Jones' & Tuanzebe's Futures lie?

Manchester United are said to be willing to allow defensive duo Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe to leave the club, however, they are both waiting for late offers.

Tuanzebe is said to have interested several sides, whilst Jones has just one year left on his United contract having signed from Blackburn Rovers in 2011.

13:45 - Dubravka Deal to be Announced Soon

Manchester United's deal for 33-year-old Slovakian goalkeeper Martin Dubravka looks set to be confirmed within the next few hours.

Newcastle have reportedly allowed the ex-Sparta Prague shot-stopper to leave on loan with an obligation to buy if he plays a certain number of Premier League matches (believed to be a high amount).

13:40 - James & Bamba Dieng Deals Given the Here We Go!

The transfers of Daniel James to Fulham and Bamba Dieng to Leeds have been given the famous 'Here We Go' by Romano!

13:35 - Saints in Talks for Lacroix

Southampton are in talks for French centre-back Maxime Lacroix of Wolfsburg according to Romano, with the Frenchman reportedly keen on a move to the Premier League.

Ralph Hassenhuttl's side's other option could be Caleta-Car of Marseille, as mentioned below.

13:30 - Fact of the day

Manchester United's new signing Antony has become the most expensive player to be signed on transfer deadline day at £85.4m.

Take a look below at what the Brazilian had to say upon his arrival at the Old Trafford club.

13:25 - Valery set for Saints Exit

Southampton defender Yann Valery is set to undergo a medical at Angers according to Sky Sports News.

13:20 - Burnley Complete Signing of Halil Dervisoglu

Burnley have signed Brentford striker Halil Dervisoglu on loan from Premier League outfit Brentford.

The 22-year-old Turkish forward spent last season on loan at Galatasaray where he scored five goals in 33 appearances.

13:15 - Arsenal Pushing to Sign Douglas Luiz

Arsenal are pushing to try and make the signing of Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz who is in the final year of his contract at Villa Park.

Notably, Mikel Arteta has worked with the Brazilian during his time as assistant manager at Manchester City and seems intent on pushing forward with a £20m bid. The Villa man reportedly wants the move.

13:10 - Fulham Closing in on James

Fulham are said to be closing in on a deal for Dan James, with the Cottagers set to sign the Welshman on loan according to Romano.

It looks likely that Bamba Dieng of Olympique Marseille will be the former Manchester United man's replacement at Elland Road.

13:05 - Forest Sign Boly

Nottingham Forest have signed their 19th player of the transfer window, after managing to acquire Wolves defender Willy Boly on a permanent deal.

The 31-year-old made a total of 147 appearances for Wolves since joining from Porto in 2017.

13:00 - Are There any Transfers That you Have Missed?

Take a look at our article here on 10 transfers that you may have missed this summer!

12:55 - Cristiano Ronaldo Update

Despite all of the rumours circulating around Cristiano Ronaldo's future, he has been spotted on Manchester United's travelling team bus for their game against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium which takes place tonight.

12:50 - Newcastle Looking at Lucas Moura

Football Insider have suggested that Newcastle have enquired to Tottenham about the possibility of signing Lucas Moura on loan. It is no secret that the Magpies are looking to add a right-winger and more creativity to their squad.

12:45 - Aouar set to Stay at Lyon

According to Fabrice Hawkins of RMC Sport, highly-rated Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar is set to stay at Lyon despite the likes of Nice, Nottingham Forest, Benfica and Real Betis showing interest.

12:40 Bellerin Looks set to Make Barcelona Return

Hector Bellerin looks set to make a return to his boyhood club Barcelona, who he famously left for Arsenal in 2011.

12:35 - Inter set to sign Acerbi

Lazio centre-back Francesco Acerbi looks set for a surprise move to Inter Milan on a loan deal, with an option to buy.

The 34-year-old is known by Simone Inzaghi having managed him at Lazio and comes with bags of experience, having made 322 appearances in Serie A.

12:30 - Chong Likely to rejoin Birmingham City

According to Laurie Whitwell of The Athletic, who covers Manchester United, Dutch winger Tahith Chong looks likely to return to Birmingham, as the Blues had a bid accepted by the Old Trafford club.

Chong scored one and created three assists in 20 appearances for the St Andrew's club last season and will ply his trade there alongside Hannibal Mejbri who also left United (on loan) in the current transfer window.

12:25 - Barcelona's Outgoings

So far, we've seen Chelsea have a bid for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang accepted which involved Marcos Alonso go the other way.

A move that perhaps has gone under the radar is Martin Braithwaite's move to city rivals Espanyol following the termination of his contract this morning.

Still, we wait on the futures of Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay to be resolved.

12:20 - Bamba Dieng bid Accepted

As reported earlier by Sky Sports, Leeds United are looking at the signing of Bamba Dieng. However, Romano has now tweeted that the Whites have had a bid accepted for the Senegalese forward.

The Italian has also reported that Jesse Marsch was keen on a reunion with South Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan, but, Wolves are making the deal difficult.

12:15 - Fulham looking at James

According to Alex Crook of talkSport, Fulham are looking at the potential signing of Dan James from Leeds United.

The 24-year-old was subject to interest from Tottenham earlier on in the transfer window. Since joining the Elland Road club from Manchester United last summer, the Welshman has scored four goals and made five assists in 40 appearances.

12:10 - Leicester's Mystery man Revealed!

Mystery man, reveal yourself!

The player behind Leicester City's cryptic tweet has been revealed as Belgian centre-back Wout Faes, who has joined the Foxes as a replacement for Wesley Fofana.

12:05 - Palace Submit Bid for Edwards

According to Romano, Crystal Palace have submitted a bid for highly-rated Peterborough United centre-back Ronnie Edwards.

12:00 - Leicester's City's Mysterious Signing

Leicester City have sent out a cryptic tweet that has sent fans of the Foxes wild! Who could it be?

11:55 - Everton see Joao Pedro bid Rejected!

Everton reportedly bid £25m plus £5m add-ons for Watford's Brazilian striker Joao Pedro, however, the Hornets have turned the offer down.

Will the Toffees make another approach for the 20-year-old Brazilian who has scored two goals and created two assists in six Championship appearances this season?

11:50 - Where will Caleta-Car end up?

According to talkSPORT, Duje Caleta-Car is subject to a tug of war by both Southampton and West Ham.

Reports suggest that the Croatian international who plies his trade at Marseille has flown to England to try and force a move.

11:45 Villa's bid for Dendoncker Accepted!

David Ornstein has delivered an update that Aston Villa's bid for Belgian midfielder Leander Dendoncker has been accepted.

At €15m this could be a very astute signing for the Villains and a big loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers if he's not replaced.

11:40 - Will Alvarez end up at Stamford Bridge?

One hour ago, Dutch journalist Mike Verweij of the Telegraaf reported that the Mexican has not trained with Ajax today and hopes to leave the club to join Chelsea.

The defensive midfielder has reportedly been offered a contract that would see him earn €10m per season over five years.

11:35 - Dendoncker Subject to Villa Interest

Wolves' Belgium midfielder Leander Dendocker has been subject to interest from Aston Villa, and according to the ever-reliable David Ornstein, the Villains have made a €15m offer.

Could this be due to the 27-year-old's versatility or will this see Douglas Luiz leave? Only time will tell.

11:30 - Arthur to Liverpool all but Confirmed by the Club

Fabrizio Romano has given Arthur's rumoured move to Liverpool the 'Here We Go', with contracts ready to be signed, whilst the medical will be completed this afternoon.

11:25 - Danny Rose now a Free Agent

Watford have announced that they have terminated the contract of Danny Rose.

The 32-year-old joined from Tottenham Hotspur last summer and has played just 16 matches since.

11:20 - Where Will Memphis Depay end up?

This morning, Fabrizio Romano revealed that Dutch forward Memphis Depay could terminate his contract at any time today.

The Netherlands international has been linked with a shock return to Manchester United after his move to Juventus collapsed earlier on in the window.

Depay's situation could certainly be one to keep an eye on!

11:15 - Leeds Chasing Bamba Dieng

Leeds United are reportedly tracking Marseille forward Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Dieng from Marseille as an alternative to Cody Gakpo.

The 22-year-old has managed 10 goal contributions in 30 matches for Marseille in Ligue 1.

11:10 - Kenedy set to Leave Chelsea

Brazilian winger Kenedy is set to leave Chelsea, with his agents in Spain, as they look to complete a transfer for their client to Real Valladolid.

11:05 - Chelsea's attempted deal for Gvardiol is off!

RB Leipzig's Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol has reportedly signed a one-year contract extension with the German Bundesliga club - putting any rumours of the 20-year-old leaving the club to rest.

11:00 - Fulham transfer business not done

Fulham are in talks with Blackburn over the signing of Chile international Ben Brereton Diaz.

The West London club are also close to signing PSG left back Layvin Kurzawa on loan as well as offering a one year deal for free agent Willian.

10:50 - Arthur flying to UK to complete Liverpool move

Juventus midfielder has been filmed in Turin airport ahead of his loan move to Liverpool.

Liverpool made contact with Juventus last night as Jordan Henderson suffered a hamstring injury against Newcastle.

10:45 - Romeu joins Girona from Southampton

Oriol Romeu has joined Girona from Southampton after seven years with the south coast club.

10:35 - Frenkie de Jong saga not over!

Manchester United are reportedly not giving up on signing Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona.

Will the long running transfer saga go all the way to the wire?

10:30 - Akanji officially joins Manchester City

Manchester City have announced the signing of Swiss international Manuel Akanji from Borussia Dortmund. The centre back joins on a five year deal.

10:25 - Everton close to two signings

Everton are close to signing Manchester United midfilder James Garner. The 21 year-old impressed on loan at Nottingham Forest last season.

The toffees are also looking to re-sign Idrissa Gueye from PSG, after the Senegalese international left to join them in 2019.

10:15 - Leicester close to signing Fofana replacement

Leicester City are close to signing Reims defender Wout Faes as a replacement for Wesley Fofana, who completed his move to Chelsea yesterday.

The 24 year-old Belgian international has completed his medical, and the move is expected to be finalised later on today.

10:10 - European clubs in for Max Aarons

Villarreal and Borussia Monchengladbach are interested in signing Norwich City right back Max Aarons.

Borussia Monchengladbach had a loan offer rejected yesterday for the England U21 international.

9:55 - are Spurs set to Sign a Right-Winger?

Tottenham have been linked with the likes of Dan James from Leeds United this summer, however, recent reports are suggesting that the Lilywhites could be in for wantaway Chelsea player Hakim Ziyech.

9:50 - Chelsea Close to Agreeing Aubameyang Deal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to reunite with Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea, as the Stamford Bridge club have agreed on a fee of £6.5m with Marcos Alonso going the other way to Barcelona.

Reports suggest that the Gabonese striker will sign a two-year contract with the option of a third year if he meets performance-related targets.

9:40 - Antony Transfer Confirmed

Manchester United have confirmed and finalised the signing of Antony from Ajax for £84.5m. This signing is the third most expensive signing that the Reds have ever made after Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku.

9:40 - Arthur to Anfield?

Juventus midfielder Arthur has been sounded out as a potential deadline day signing for Liverpool following the Reds' shortage in central midfielders after club captain Jordan Henderson suffered a hamstring injury against Newcastle United last night.

9:35 - Akanji Deal set to be Finalised & Confirmed

According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Switzerland international Manuel Akanji is completing paperwork at Manchester City having passed his medical with the Premier League champions.

9:30 - Kurzawa set to Join Fulham

Another PSG defender is set to leave the club on transfer deadline day, as 29-year-old left-back Layvin Kurzawa is set to go on loan to Fulham.

Kurzawa will be desperate to get his career back on track, as the Frenchman played just nine minutes of first-team football last season.

9:25 - PSG Defender set for RB Leipzig Move

PSG centre-back Abdou Diallo is currently ongoing medical tests at RB Leipzig in a deal that will see the 26-year-old Senegal international will join on loan with a €25m option to buy.

Diallo is yet to play a single minute so far this campaign.

9:20 - Blackburn Rovers Reject Ben Brereton Diaz Offer

Blackburn Rovers have reportedly rejected an offer from Fulham for Chilean forward Ben Brereton Diaz.

The 23-year-old has less than 12 months on his contract and is valued at around £15m by the Championship outfit. Notably, Brereton Diaz managed to score 22 goals in 37 Championship appearances last season.

9:15 - Gerrard Says Douglas Luiz Will Not Leave Aston Villa

Under-fire Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard has stated that Douglas Luiz will not leave the club on transfer deadline day, following reports linking the 24-year-old former Manchester City midfielder with a move to Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Atletico Madrid.

8:22 - Gakpo Will not be Leaving PSV

PSV forward Cody Gakpo has reportedly decided to stay at the Dutch Eredivisie outfit, despite reports heavily linking the 23-year-old with a move to Leeds United.

Gakpo has nine goal contributions in four Eredivisie matches so far this season following his hat-trick against FC Volendam last night.