TEAMtalk’s Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog: Mixed messages on Dybala, update on Fernandes to Man Utd

Deadline Day TEAMtalk

Check out all the speculation and done deals on the Premier League’s summer deadline day. 

It certainly promises to be a wild one, with numerous deals expected to go through before the 5pm deadline, and we’ll keep you all up to date right here…


2.07pm: Sky Sports are claiming that there is no loan fee involved in Scott Carson’s surprise move to Manchester City from Derby. City are taking over the goalkeeper’s wages.

1.47pm: No words, just… 😂😂😂

1.40pm: David Neres has revealed he turned down an offer from Manchester United before signing a new contract at Ajax.

1.26pm: Jurgen Klopp on whether Liverpool are ready to bring Philippe Coutinho back to Anfield: “No answer. How we deal with these things in the past gives us the opportunity to make no comment.”

The Reds boss has been speaking at his press conference ahead of Friday night’s Premier League opener v Norwich and also commented on whether Liverpool would be making any signings today, adding: “Not likely so if you have something else to do, go and do it.”

1.20pm: Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is close to signing for Burnley on season-long loan, according to BBC Sport.

1.11pm: Talk now that Marcos Rojo’s proposed move to Everton could be a permanent one and not a loan as United want the cash.


12.41pm: Not much news on Wilfried Zaha today but Sky Sports reports that he missed Crystal Palace training this morning, as he tries to force a move before 5pm…

12.36pm: West Brom are close to completing a loan deal for West Ham winger Grady Diangana.

12.29pm: Portuguese tabloid Correio da Manha claims that Bruno Fernandes’ agent, Miguel Pinho, is looking to ‘accelerate’ a deal to Man Utd but that any move now seems dead.

12.15pm: Hang on just a minute, Gazzetta dello Sport is reporting that Dybala to Tottenham could STILL BE ON. The latest reports suggest that a loan deal could be on the cards, with Dybala maintaining his image rights. Going to one of those afternoons!

11.50am: Brighton are close to signing Huddersfield playmaker Aaron Mooy.

11.33am: Giovani Lo Celso has touched down in London to undergo his medical ahead of a move to Tottenham. Some confusion though over whether it will be a £55m deal or a loan with an obligation to buy. We will know one way or another before 5pm!

11.15am: Manchester United are reportedly looking to wrap up a £96million double Deadline Day swoop for two strikers before the 5pm cut off. Full story right here… 

11.00am: Newcastle have completed the signing of Swedish defender Emil Krafth from French side Amiens, while local reporters are claiming the club are considering a move for old boy Andy Carroll.

10.45am: ❗ DYBALA UPDATE ❗: Tottenham’s proposed move for Paulo Dybala is OFF, according to BBC Sport correspondent David Ornstein, after Juventus decided not to sell the Argentina international.

10.29am: Cardiff are considering offers for Bobby Reid – Fulham and former club Bristol City are keen. Fulham have also asked Southampton about taking Harrison Reed…

10.25am: Man Utd defender Marcos Rojo could be on his way to Everton in a loan deal, according to ESPN’s Rob Dawson.

10.17am: Southampton’s Player of the Season, Nathan Redmond, has signed a new four-year contract. He’s been linked with a move to the big boys this summer, but is happy to stick with Saints.

10.01am: In other news, Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn has signed a new-five year contract at Aston Villa. The Scotland international had been linked with a big-money switch to Man Utd this summer.

9.56am: Sky Sports are reporting that Sampdoria’s Belgian midfielder Dennis Praet has arrived at Leicester’s training ground to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms over a proposed £18m switch to the KP.

9.41am: West Ham have completed the £8m signing of 22-year-old Switzerland international striker Albian Ajeti from FC Basel.

9.30am: Bielsa in business as Leeds complete the loan signing of goalkeeper Illan Meslier from Ligue 2 side Lorient, with an option to buy.

9.14am: 🔥 EXCLUSIVE 🔥: Stoke have beaten off the competition to land Tottenham defender Cameron Carter-Vickers on loan.

9.01am: Today currently has the feeling of the calm before the storm, but we are hearing that Wolves have agreed a £25m deal to sign midfielder Franck Kessie from AC Milan.

8.40am: Check out our Deadline Day Paper Talk, with Arsenal being tipped to swoop for a Barcelona centre-back and Newcastle reportedly looking to bring a forgotten man back to the Premier League – plus a ton more rumours…

8.15am: Tottenham are reportedly very close to reaching an agreement to sign Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and expect to get the deal through before the 5pm deadline.

8.06am: Arsenal have reportedly reached an agreement to sign David Luiz from Chelsea for a paltry £8m, while Kieran Tierney is also set for a medical ahead of his £25m switch from Celtic.

7.56am: Spanish newspaper Sport reports that Real Madrid are set to offer Paris St-Germain £110m plus Luka Modric to sign Neymar. Sounds like a decent deal to us?

7.49am: Looks like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has got his wish as Man Utd agree a fee with Inter Milan for Romelu Lukaku. United, meanwhile, are said to be back in talks with Juventus over a move for Mario Mandzukic.

7.42am: Manchester City are apparently in talks to sign goalkeeper Scott Carson on loan from Derby.

7.37am: Tottenham are out of the blocks quickly on what looks like it will be a busy day for them, with a deal agreed for Ryan Sessegnon.

7.30am: Some business went through late on Wednesday evening, with Man City wrapping up a swap deal for Juventus full-back Joao Cancelo, with Danilo heading in the opposite direction.

7.30am: Everton were also in business as they completed the season-long loan signing of Monaco defender Djibril Sidibe.


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