Transfer News and Rumours – 31st August


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Monday 31st August Transfer News & Rumours

We’re just a day away from the long awaited transfer deadline day. The window for signing players slams shut at 6pm tomorrow, and the stars are aligning for some epic deadline day sagas. It could be a record spend tomorrow, so check out our transfer news to see who could be on the way to a new club!

Fabio Borini – Sunderland – DONE DEAL

Liverpool attacker Fabio Borini has made the move to Sunderland following the agreement of a £10 million fee. The new number 9 for Sunderland spent a season there on loan back in 2013/14, and obviously made an impression on the board.


Anthony Martial – Manchester United

Monaco’s 19 year old striker Anthony Martial is close to completing a huge £36 million move to Manchester United. The teenage sensation will become the most expensive teenager in history, and has attracted the attention of some of Europe’s top clubs this summer.

Javier Hernandez – Bayer Leverkusen

The arrival of Martial will pave the way for Javier Hernandez to leave Manchester United in a £9 million move to Bayer Leverkusen.

David De Gea – Real Madrid

Manchester United have finally started to negotiate with Real Madrid over the transfer of wantaway goalkeeper David De Gea. No fee has been agreed on, but it’s a step closer to ending the longest running transfer saga of the summer.

Anders Lindegaard – West Brom

Anders Lindegaard could be following David De Gea out of Old Trafford, with West Brom close to completing the signing of Manchester United’s fourth choice goalkeeper.

Nikica Jelavic – West Ham

West Ham have agreed on a fee with Hull City to sign their 30 year old Croatian striker Nikica Jelavic. He will undergo a medical today and is expected to complete the deal before the bank holiday ends.

Adnan Januzaj – Borussia Dortmund

Yet another player leaving the Theatre of Dreams. Adnan Januzaj is close to a move to Borussia Dortmund on a one year loan deal, with Van Gaal keen to give the youngster some top flight experience.

Julian Draxler – Wolfsburg –

Schalke’s highly rated young attacking midfielder Julian Draxler has joined Wolfsburg, with the Bundesliga runners up keen to secure a replacement for Kevin De Bruyne before the transfer window closes. There’s no official confirmation yet, but reports are stating that it’s a done deal.

Paul Pogba – Chelsea

Jose Mourinho is looking to tie up a huge deal for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. They’ve left it late, but they have opened official negotiations and are willing to spend £87.5 million on the 22 year old midfielder.

Saido Berahino and Victor Wanyama – Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs are lining up final bids for West Brom striker Saido Berahino and Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama in a last ditch attempt to strengthen their squad before tomorrows transfer deadline.

Charlie Austin

The favourites to sign £15 million rated Charlie Austin have been changing by the hour today. Manchester United emerged as favourites to sign the QPR forward this morning, and at the time of writing Bournemouth are 7/4 favourites to land the English striker.

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