September 1 2023

Transfer Deadline Day Updates: Why Chelsea and Man Utd are dominating headlines

It can be confusing navigating through the madness of transfer deadline day as the press dedicate more time to bombard fans with news. Aluta Express distills the news for easy digest.

Forest confirms Tavares loans

Nottingham Forest have announced the signing of Arsenal defender Nuno Tavares on loan until the end of the season.

The Reds are expected to follow up the deal by bringing Callum Hudson-Odoi to the City Ground on a permanent basis ahead of tonight’s deadline.

Everton resume Gnonto talks

Everton remain in talks with Leeds United over a potential move for winger Wilfried Gnonto, according to Sky Sports News.

Gnonto was linked with the Toffees earlier in the window and did not play for Leeds after handing in a transfer request.

He has since been reintegrated into Daniel Farke’s squad but Everton are not giving up on his signature ahead of tonight’s 11pm deadline.

Klopp shuts down Salah rumours

Surgen Klopp has confirmed that Mohamed Salah is set to stay at Liverpool despite reports claiming that he has travelled to Saudi Arabia to complete a move to Al-Ittihad.

“The position remains the same absolutely,” said the Reds manager at a press conference this morning.

“That’s how it is. Nothing else to say. No offer as far as I know.”

DONE DEAL! Chelsea land Palmer

Chelsea have officially confirmed the signing of Cole Palmer from Manchester City.

The 21-year-old underwent a medical at Stamford Bridge yesterday and joins the Blues for a transfer fee of around £40m.

Salah ‘jets to Saudi Arabia’

Reports in Saudi Arabia are sensationally claiming that Mohamed Salah has touched down in Jeddah ahead of a move to Al-Ittihad.

The Egyptian winger has agreed to join the Saudi heavyweights, according to Okaz, after it was reported that Al-Ittihad were planning a nine-figure bid for his signature.

Salah is said to have already flown out to Jeddah by private jet in order to complete the formalities of the move.

DONE DEAL! Saints land Harwood-Bellis on loan

Southampton have announced the signing of Manchester City defender Taylor Harwood-Bellis on loan until the end of the campaign.

Harwood-Bellis spent last season at Burnley and will be hoping to secure promotion once again with the Saints.

DONE DEAL! Man Utd confirm Bayindir signing

Manchester United have officially announced the signing of goalkeeper Altay Bayindir on a deal until the summer of 2027.

The 25-year-old said: “It is a huge honour to join Manchester United and become the first Turkish player to represent this incredible club.

“I have a passion for success, and I will give everything to help this special group of players to achieve our ambitions.”



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Posted September 1, 2023 by Jude Ogbonna in category "News +

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