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MetiNews.Com - Welcome to the Evening Standard's rolling coverage of the summer transfer window. The window officially opened in July after the completion of the delayed 2019-2020 Premier League season. Clubs will now be busy tweaking their squads ahead of the new campaign, with the deadline pushed back until October 5.
Breaking News ! Welcome to the Evening Standard's rolling coverage of the summer transfer window. The window officially opened in July after the completion of the delayed 2019-2020 Premier League season. Clubs will now be busy tweaking their squads ahead of the new campaign, with the deadline pushed back until October 5. Arsenal have secured Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's future after signing Willian and Gabriel Magalhaes, while Chelsea have confirmed the £90m arrival of Kai Havertz, having previously signed Thiago Silva, Malang Sarr, Ben Chilwell, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech - with goalkeeper Edouard Mendy expected to follow this week. Manchester United have signed Donny van de Beek while working on a deal for Jadon Sancho, while Tottenham are closing in on a sensational double deal for Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon having already signed Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joe Hart and Matt Doherty during the window. Liverpool are biding their time in pursuit of Thiago Alcantara. Gareth Bale to Tottenham latest Live Updates New updates availableRefresh MAN UTD NEWS 2020-09-17T03:47:01.696Z Man United want Amad TraoreManchester United have added Atalanta's Amad Traore to their list of right-wing targets, report the Mirror.Photo: Getty ImagesAny deal would not be as an alternative to Jadon Sancho and contact between the clubs over a deal has already been established.Traore, just 18 years old, is attracting plenty of interest across Europe and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to snap him up before competition for his signature intensifies. SPURS NEWS 2020-09-17T03:45:14.206Z Reguilon having Tottenham medicalSergio Reguilon is at Tottenham's training ground as the Real Madrid defender closes in on a move to the club.The left-back arrived at Hotspur Way on Wednesday ahead of completing a medical on Thursday, with official confirmation likely coming before Spurs take the field in Bulgaria to face Lokomotiv Plovdiv in the Europa League in the evening.Reguilon is expected to cost around £25million, with Tottenham agreeing to include a number of clauses in the deal.Real Madrid will have the option to buy back the 23-year-old for around £36m within two years and meet any fee Spurs agree with another club.Should the deal be finalised on Thursday, the club will be able to Reguilon in time for Sunday's trip to Southampton.Click here for the full story ARSENAL NEWS 2020-09-17T03:43:14.393Z Kolasinac to leave Arsenal?Bayer Leverkusen are working on a deal to sign Arsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac, Sport Bild reports.Photo: Getty ImagesThe Bundesliga side will hold talks with the 27-year-old over a move back to Germany.Arsenal are said to want around €10 million (£9m/$12m) for him. Advertisement SPURS NEWS 2020-09-17T03:40:11.873Z Bale closer than ever to leaving Real, says agentGareth Bale is edging closer to agreeing a deal to return to Tottenham, according to the forward’s agent.Standard Sport understands that Spurs remained locked in talks with Real Madrid regarding a deal for Bale on Wednesday morning.Photo: Getty ImagesWhile Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho refused to discuss speculation, a move would appear to be close with Jonathan Barnett confirming on Wednesday evening talks are “slowly progressing.”"Gareth is closer to leaving Madrid than at any time in last seven years,” Barnett told BBC Sport."We are still negotiating. We shall see how it goes." SPURS NEWS 2020-09-16T22:01:59.000Z Bale could complete return this weekThe Guardian report Tottenham are confident a deal to bring Gareth Bale back to north London can be confirmed by the end of the week.GettyThe report adds an agreement has been reached for Real to pay part of Bale's wages, thought to be £600,000 a week. EUROPEAN NEWS 2020-09-16T21:30:47.000Z Suarez still in Koeman's plansRonald Koeman says Luis Suarez will be treated like any other player if he ends up staying at Barcelona.Suarez was left out of the squad for the second match in a row in Barcelona's Wednesday night friendly against Girona.Getty"I've spoken to him about his future and we are waiting to see whether or not he leaves, we still don't know," Koeman told Catalan network TV3 after the win over Girona."But we respect every contract here and if in the end he does not find a club and he stays, he will be just like any other player in the squad." Advertisement SPURS NEWS 2020-09-16T21:00:37.000Z Bale and Reguilon pass medicals?Reports in Spain tonight claim Sergio Reguilon and Gareth Bale have BOTH completed medicals ahead of their moves to Tottenham. To be taken with a pinch of salt for now, perhaps.Getty SPURS NEWS 2020-09-16T21:00:00.000Z Dele 'offered to many clubs' on loanAnother update on Dele Alli as Fabrizio Romano claims he WAS offered to Real Madrid on loan and has been offered to "many clubs."Writing on his Instagram, the Sky Italy journalist claims: "Dele Alli is not part of the Gareth Bale deal with Real Madrid."He has been offered to Real on loan as to many other clubs but is not included in Bale negotiations."Different deal and Real Madrid are not focused on Alli in this moment." SPURS NEWS 2020-09-16T20:30:20.000Z Dele left out of Spurs squadTottenham left Dele Alli and Toby Alderweireld behind on Wednesday as they flew out to Bulgaria for their Europa League play-off.Jose Mourinho revealed at his pre-match press conference that he was leaving eight senior players at home but still planned on fielding a strong line-up against Lokomotiv Plovdiv.GettyThe identities of the eight were not confirmed by Mourinho, though Standard Sport understands Alli and Alderweireld are staying at Hotspur Way.Alli, who was withdrawn at half-time against Everton on Sunday, was briefly linked with a move to Real Madrid on Tuesday night as part of negotiations for Gareth Bale.Reports that Alli's omission is related to uncertainty over his future are thought to be wide of the mark with the midfielder firmly part of Jose Mourinho's plans. Advertisement ARSENAL NEWS 2020-09-16T19:30:49.000Z Roma still interested in Arsenal midfielderRoma have not dropped their interest in signing Lucas Torreria from Arsenal.
.it report Roma are still interested in bringing him to the Stadio Olimpico.
Inter see Partey bid rejectedAtletico Madrid have rejected an offer for Thomas Partey and insist the midfielder will not leave for a penny less than his release clause.Partey remains firmly on Arsenal's radar but so far the Gunners have refused to meet his €50m release clause.GettyTutto Mercato report Inter have approached Atletico Madrid and offered Marcelo Brozovic as part of a swap deal for the Ghana international.But Atletico have knocked back an opening offer.
Arsenal to make €40m Aouar bidArsenal are poised to make a €40m bid for Houssem Aouar, according to Téléfoot Chaine.GettyThe Gunners have been heavily linked with the France international and with extra money in the coffers following the sale of Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa, a deal could still yet happen.Lyon however are believed to be holding out for £55.5million.
MAN UTD NEWS
Solskjaer reassures Sancho over United moveOle Gunnar Solskjaer has told Jadon Sancho he believes his move to Manchester United will be sealed soon.GettyUnited are still not willing to meet Dortmund’s asking price of €120m - with one of the transfer sagas of the summer dragging into the final weeks of the window. But according to Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, Solskjaer is confident a deal will be done with the United boss reassuring the England international the move will be set in motion soon.
How Spurs could line up with Bale and ReguilonSurely this is good enough for the top four this season?
ICYMI: Bayern back in for Hudson-OdoiBayern Munich have revived their interest in Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, according to Sky in Germany.GettyBayern made several bids in January - the latest worth up to £35m - but saw their offers knocked back. Their interest has since cooled but the increased competition for places at Chelsea after an unprecedented transfer splurge means Bayern could move for Hudson-Odoi once more. The 19-year-old signed a new five-year deal last September.
CRYSTAL PALACE NEWS
ICYMI: Palace swoop for BrewsterCrystal Palace are hoping to beat Sheffield United to the loan signing of Liverpool starlet Rhian Brewster, Sky Sports are reporting. Photo: Getty/Liverpool FCThe 19-year-old is set to head out on loan to a Premier League club for the 2020/21 campaign after catching the eye with Swansea last season.Palace want to bolster their strikeforce despite already capturing Michy Batshuayi, while Sheffield United remain in the running to sign the England Under-21 international.
PREMIER LEAGUE NEWS
Leicester close in on UnderThis is an interesting one.Fabrizio Romano says Leicester City are looking to seal a deal for Roma's Cengiz Under from AS Roma!The right winger will join on loan with an obligation to buy. The agreement is going to be reached on loan with an obligation to buy. Leicester moved on to the Roma man after seeing a bid for Barcelona youngster Francisco Trincao.
Reguilon undergoing Tottenham medicalThis one has moved fast. Sergio Reguilon is at Hotspur Way to undergo a medical ahead of a £25m move from Real Madrid.
Werner: Chelsea over Liverpool the right decision Photo: Getty ImagesTimo Werner says he made the right decision joining Chelsea instead of Liverpool and he has come to Stamford Bridge to win titles.“When I decided to leave Leipzig I talked to different clubs, of course, next to Chelsea. There were some other clubs that I talked to. But for me I don’t want to talk about so much about other clubs, because in the end I decided for Chelsea. “Of course there were some other clubs also, like Liverpool – who have a great team, and also maybe I can fit good to some other teams. “But at the end I decided [to join] Chelsea because for me it was the best decision I can take. Not only because of the style of football but also because of what they have shown to me.Read more here.
ICMIY: Arsenal turn attentions to Partey and Aouar Photo: Getty ImagesFollowing on from securing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's future at the club, Arsenal will turn their attentions back to bringing in new talent.The Mirror reports that Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey and Lyon's French playmaker Houssem Aouar remain two of their targets.
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When does the 2020 summer transfer window close?
The window is now open for 10 weeks from July 27.
Following consultation with the EFL, a domestic-only window will be added from 5 October, closing 5pm on 16 October.
During this window, Premier League clubs will only be able to trade with EFL clubs (either loans or permanent registrations). No transfers can take place between Premier League clubs in this period.
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