TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Latest Premier League and European deals as Alexis Sanchez tries to force through Man United exit and Erling Haaland pledges future to Borussia Dortmund
- The Premier League and Championship transfer windows opened on July 27
- With football returning in seven weeks teams must get an early start on deals
The transfer window is now starting to gain momentum across England and Europe, as teams look to get a head-start on next season by adding to their ranks.
Despite disruptions caused by the ongoing pandemic, teams are looking to conclude business as efficiently as possible.
Here, Sportsmail provides you with all the latest transfer deals, news and gossip as the window gets going for the English clubs – plus the rest of the big signings across Europe.
Ex-Man United scout reveals they ignored pleas to sign Pulisic
Former Manchester United scout Jorge Alvial has revealed that the club ignored his pleas to sign Christian Pulisic when he was a teenager.
Pulisic has showcased his credentials for Chelsea with some excellent performances following his switch from Borussia Dortmund.
Jerome Boateng hints at Premier League return
Bayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng has admitted that he would consider a return to the Premier League.
The 31-year-old has a year left on his current contract and played a pivotal role in their Bundesliga title winning campaign.
Jadon Sancho ‘could prefer a move to Liverpool’
Manchester United’s hopes of landing top target Jadon Sancho this summer could be ruined by bitter rivals Liverpool.
Magazine Kicker reported on Wednesday that the rumour across Germany right now is that Sancho could instead prefer a switch to Anfield due to the increased likelihood of winning a Premier League title with Jurgen Klopp’s side.
Man City set to land Ferran Torres from Valencia for £21m
Manchester City are close to signing Valencia winger Ferran Torres for a fee of around £20.86millon plus bonuses.
City have identified Torres, 20, as a replacement for Leroy Sane and are understood to have agreed personal terms with the Spain Under 21 international over a five-year contract.
DONE DEAL: Brighton seal £900,000 signing of Joel Veltman from Ajax
Brighton have signed Holland international Defender Joel Veltman from Ajax for £900,000.
The 28-year-old can play at right-back or centre-back and has agreed a three-year contract.
Zaha ‘fears being priced out of big money move’
Wantaway Wilfried Zaha fears being priced out of the market by Crystal Palace for a second year running.
Arsenal dropped their interest last summer after the Eagles slapped a £100million price tag on the winger.
Haaland pledges future to Dortmund
Erling Haaland has underlined his commitment to Borussia Dortmund by insisting he wants to stay and win the Bundesliga title with the club in fresh transfer blow to Manchester United.
The Norwegian striker was wanted by United at the turn of the year before he decided to sign for Dortmund following his impressive goalscoring run in the Champions League.
Sanchez ‘tells Man United he wants to leave’
Alexis Sanchez reportedly sees no future at Manchester United despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believing he could still have something to offer his side.
The Chile star has spent the season on loan at Inter Milan and is hopeful of making his move to the Serie A side permanent.
The dust may not yet have even settled on the football season, but already boardrooms are buzzing with transfer activity.
Deals need to be get done rather quickly, even the short window teams have before the re-start of next season.
Stay with Sportsmail all day for every deal and dose of speculation, as it happens live.
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