Mauricio Pochettino says the European transfer window closing two weeks later than in England has the potential to “create a mess” at Tottenham.
The new Premier League season kicks off with Liverpool, last year’s runners-up, hosting newly-promoted Norwich.
David Luiz, Romelu Lukaku and Andy Carroll were among the headline movers on a busy final day of the summer transfer window.
Arsenal completed their shock swoop for David Luiz and Romelu Lukaku left Manchester United for Inter Milan on a busy transfer deadline day.
There was a busy end to the summer transfer window as Premier League clubs worked hard to bolster their squads.
Tottenham made a double deadline day swoop for Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon but missed out on bringing Paul Dybala to the club.
Manchester United have agreed a fee with Inter Milan for Romelu Lukaku while Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon are having medicals at Tottenham, PA understands.
Tottenham are closing in on deals for Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon while also hoping to tie up a deal for Juventus striker Paulo Dybala.
What the papers say David Luiz‘s second stint at Chelsea looks to be drawing to a close, with Arsenal looking to bring in the Brazilian for £8million, reports the Daily Mirror. Luiz, 32, headed to Stamford Bridge in 2011 before joining Paris Saint-Germain for two seasons then returning to the Premier League.
What the papers say Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic is on the verge of being signed by Manchester United, according to the Daily Mail. It is claimed the Croatia international has agreed personal terms with the Red Devils until 2022, with United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seeing him as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku, who could be on his way out. The 33-year-old, who has previously played for Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich, will reportedly be paid £6.2million a year by United – a 35 per cent increase on his wage with the Italian giants.
What the papers say Gareth Bale will get a minimum £20million welcome bonus if he opts to move to the Chinese Super League, the Daily Mail reports. A number of clubs would be willing to at least match his current wages and offer an unprecedented bonus structure, the paper claims.