Premier League set to change date of transfer deadline

Swansea City head coach Paul Clement is among Premier League managers who are in favour of shortening the summer transfer window
Swansea City head coach Paul Clement is among Premier League managers who are in favour of shortening the summer transfer window
Author

16 August, 2017

According to the report, representatives of all 20 Premier League clubs will discuss this among other changes at the shareholders meeting next month, and there's reportedly a large majority within the clubs to pass a new transfer window closing date.

So, assuming the transfer window in England closed by the start of this season, Arsene Wenger and his North London Club would be able to relax a little and not be overly concerned that Alexis Sanchez is on his way to Manchester City but may still be anxious that PSG and Barca are hot on his trails. They certainly aren't the only sides with protracted deals this summer either.

He said: "It would have helped us this year (if the window had shut early). The majority of clubs are in favour, but maybe all have to be for it to go through".

The Aug. 31 deadline was imposed by UEFA to ensure that players could not be transferred between clubs during the Champions League and Europa League group stages.

"A better situation would be if the transfer window closed before the start of the season", Clement said.

"Does it bother me the window is still open?"

More news: Central Intelligence Agency reportedly admits North Korean nukes are good enough reach United States cities

- Adjustment required to stop movement within league once season starts. "The other handicap is that a player could play against you three times for two different clubs".

Federation Internationale de Football Association regulations state the transfer window should close by 1 September, or as near as practical if it clashes with a weekend.

The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours.

. He still expects to bring in at least one new player before the window shuts on August 31 while there are a number of his squad who will be shipped out in the next fortnight.

There's frustration here and I'm sure Southampton are frustrated, too.

Liverpool finished in fourth place last season and manager Jurgen Klopp has brought in Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah, Domimic Solanke and Scottish defender Andy Robertson to improve his squad.

Everton boss Ronald Koeman publicly advocated for moving the transfer deadline over the weekend and there is believed to be broad support for the idea, although Watford are one club known to oppose it.


More news


  • EPL: Man City beat Brighton 2-0

    EPL: Man City beat Brighton 2-0

    But the Catalan still noted areas for improvement as City look to deliver silverware for Guardiola in his second season. Guardiola said: "We saw all the games in the Premier League today and yesterday, how complicated it was for everybody".
    Rain likely today with storms

    Rain likely today with storms

    Little warmer as you go south of Macon and Warner Robins with high temperatures possibly climbing into the upper 80s. Showers and storms will quickly dissipate after sunset leaving partly cloudy to mostly clear skies overnight.
    5 features the new version brings to PCs

    5 features the new version brings to PCs

    Windows 10 Eye Control doesn't actually mean that you could just look at things in your PC screen and things begin to happen. Support is coming soon for other Tobii devices such as Tobii Dynavox PCEye Mini, PCEyePlus, EyeMobile Plus, and I-series.
  • Dolphins' Tannehill out for season

    Dolphins' Tannehill out for season

    As with Cutler, Tannehill had enjoyed his best season under the tutelage of Gase, who was hired by Miami previous year . Miami is now banking heavily on Jay Cutler , who was lured out of retirement with a one-year, $10-million contract.
    Milan police arrest man in kidnapping of British model

    Milan police arrest man in kidnapping of British model

    Police said no one took part in auction and it was unclear if Herba was serious about the plan or whether he was a "fantasist". The woman was then kept handcuffed to a wooden chest of drawers in a bedroom for six days until she was released.
    Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned

    Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned

    Lamberth of the District - should instead tailor more "nuanced" penalties based on each defendant's wrongdoing. Erik Prince, the founder and former CEO of Blackwater, is the brother of Education Secretary Betsy Devos.
  • YouTube Now Allows In-App Messaging and Sharing Features

    YouTube Now Allows In-App Messaging and Sharing Features

    "We've been experimenting with a better way to share videos on YouTube since previous year ", explains YouTube in a blog post . YouTube on its blog stated that "Starting from today, you can share videos with your friends and family directly on YouTube ".
    Microsoft Surface Financing Lets You Upgrade In 18 Months

    Microsoft Surface Financing Lets You Upgrade In 18 Months

    The program offers flexible financing options that are created to help people take advantage of Microsoft's Surface lineup of PCs. Customers will also be granted a 30-day return window, and can choose to avail the Microsoft Complete extended service plan .
    Toyota, Mazda mull joint plant in US

    Toyota, Mazda mull joint plant in US

    Toyota lost its title as the world's top automaker to Volkswagen in 2016 after four consecutive years of dominance. President Trump has made it a priority to push foreign automobile companies to set-up in the U.S.
  • Tropical Storm Franklin poses no threat to Florida

    Tropical Storm Franklin poses no threat to Florida

    A hurricane watch has been issued by the government of Mexico for a portion of the Yucatan Peninsula fom Chetumal to Punta Allen. Most of the major hurricanes over the years, like Andrew, Katrina, and last year's Matthew, have been Cape Verde storms.
    Sony sets record with three-fold jump in Q1 operating profit

    Sony sets record with three-fold jump in Q1 operating profit

    On a constant currency basis, sales increased 14%. Sales were up 15.2 percent to 1.86 trillion yen. You can view the full financial results here .
    Our say: Tweet puts us back in 'uncharted territory'

    Our say: Tweet puts us back in 'uncharted territory'

    Trump has not yet provided any data to corroborate his claim that "tremendous medical costs" would disrupt the US's armed forces. Trump's announcement drew significant criticism from political figures , servicemen , and multiple corners of the country .