2022 Transfer Deadline Day LIVE Updates: Rumours & Done Deals
Today is the 2022 summer transfer deadline day with football clubs looking to finalise their new signings until January!
TODAY’S LATEST RUMOURS
Chelsea are hoping to conclude a deal for Barcelona’s Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang, reuniting the striker with Thomas Tuchel after their time at Dortmund previously. Marcos Alonso will be heading to the Camp Nou as part of the deal.
Meanwhile, Chelsea have bid around 50m euros for Ajax’s Edson Alvarez, with the player understood to be keen on making the move to London. The Blues also like AC Milan’s Rafael Leao, but will have to improve on their latest offer of 100m euros.
Neymar to Stamford Bridge has been a long-standing rumour. Could it REALLY happen this time? Speculation has just been ramped up this morning – but it’s going to take a massive offer.
Aston Villa centre midfielder Douglas Luiz is the subject of a potential £20m bid from three Premier League clubs, including Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea.
As a result of a potential move, Villa are now in for Wolves’ Belgian international Leander Dendoncker for £15m.
Liverpool are keen on Arthur Melo on loan from Juventus also, as Jurgen Klopp looks to strengthen his midfield. The Brazilian is on his way for a medical right now, it’s believed.
Staying with City, could Bernardo Silva’s move away be back ON? Reports in Spain suggest Barcelona will make an offer to all parties today.
Man Utd right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka will be staying at the club. The Red Devils were keen on Barcelona’s Sergino Dest but the player is going to AC Milan on loan instead.
PSV Eindhoven hotshot Cody Gakpo is in demand, with Southampton and Leeds making offers – but reports now say he is staying with the Dutch side, who have started the new Eredivisie season in fine style.
Blackburn’s Ben Brereton Diaz is interesting Fulham, who are believed to have had a bid rejected. Will they – or someone else – go in with a higher bid for the striker?
Birmingham City were hoping to sign former Sunderland and Fulham forward Josh Maja, but he is now set to stay at French side Bordeaux.
Craig Dawson, a regular in the West Ham defence for the past couple of seasons, is on his way to Wolves. The Hammers are hoping to bring in Jan Bednarek from Southampton as his replacement.
Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba is deciding whether to move to Serie A with Inter Milan on loan or stay at the Camp Nou. Meanwhile, Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin, 27, is on his way to Barcelona on a free transfer.
TODAY’S DONE DEALS
Manchester United have finally announced the signing of winger Antony from Ajax for a fee of around £85m.
Speaking to the club website, he said: “Playing under Erik ten Hag at Ajax was perfect for me and my development. His style of football and coaching brings out the best in me, and I am excited by what he has told me about his plans and ambitions in Manchester.”
Manchester City have announced the £15m signing of centre-back Manuel Akanji from Borussia Dortmund as they bolster their backline ahead of the Champions League.
Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu has left the south coast club after seven years to sign for La Liga new boys Girona. The tough-tackling player, 31, hadn’t played since the opening day of the season at Spurs.
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