When does the Premier League transfer window close this year?
Another Premier League season is almost upon us and clubs here and the rest of Europe have been busy strengthening their squads.Liverpool have released Emre Can and added Fabinho and Naby Keita to their midfield, Arsenal have picked up Bernd Leno and Manchester United have added Fred to their squad. heading off Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade WHITE KNIGHT On the Continent, meanwhile, Juventus have paid Real Madrid £99.2m for Cristiano Ronaldo.So here’s what you need to know about the current summer transfer window, which has been open since 17 May. This is earlier than usual due to Premier League clubs voting to close the transfer window before the start of the season, with the change coming into effect prior to the start of 2018/19. FIFA regulations state that every country must have at least one transfer window that lasts for 12 weeks, and because the closing date has been pushed back the opening date also had to move.When does the new Premier League season begin?The first game of the new campaign is on 10 August when Manchester United take on Leicester at Old Trafford.So when does the transfer window close?Premier League clubs will no longer be able to buy players after 5pm on Thursday, 9 August. They can still sell players until 31 August as no other league has adopted the earlier deadline. Liverpool have been busy already in the transfer window IN DEMAND Remember to visit talkSPORT.com throughout the summer to keep up to date with all the biggest and best transfer news and rumours Getty Euro expert explains why Liverpool should be so excited about Minamino REAL DEAL LIVING THE DREAM 2 Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland ‘perfect fit” GOSSIP Chelsea have watched Leeds ace ‘perfect for Premier League football’ regularly Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing RANKED Zlatan Ibrahimovic in ‘advanced talks’ to complete Premier League comeback Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Arsenal ace heading for January exit as German club ready bid for midfielder TRANSFER LATEST Ronaldo’s move to Juventus took many people by surprise take zlat Man United ‘miss out’ on Minamino, West Ham scout Flamengo strikers, Auba wants out 2 three-way race