Premier League transfer window closed on Thursday (August 8) and most of the English sides closed on some crucial transactions for their respective clubs. Starting with Manchester United, the English giants bid goodbye to the Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku. The 26-year-old joined the Italian club Inter Milan on a five-year deal worth around €80m (approx. 632 crore rupees). The Red Devils have recovered big bucks that they spent on England international Harry Maguire who arrived from Leicester City FC on a massive £85m fee (approx. 728 crore rupees). However, the 2019 UEFA Champions League runner-up Tottenham Hotspur FC missed out on signing Juventus ace attacking midfielder Paulo Dybala. Even Everton could not manage to sign Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha. The Ivorian forward is now chased by Chelsea who have reportedly made a whopping £80m (approx. 685 crore rupees) bid in the January transfer window as per metro.co.uk.
The Premier League teams cannot sign any more players until January 1. With the new season beginning on Friday with Liverpool taking on Norwich City in the opening fixture at Anfield, we take a look at all the Premier League deadline day 2019 signings so far.
Kieran Tierney and David Luiz to Arsenal
Signed, sealed, delivered 🤩
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 9, 2019
Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney signs a five-year deal with the Gunners. Arsenal paid £25m (approx. 214 crore rupees) for the Scottish international considering him as a long term asset. Unai Emery's side made a bargain signing of Brazilian defender David Luiz from Chelsea in an exclusive £8m (approx 68.5 crore rupees) deal. Arsenal Signs Brazilian Defender David Luiz on Permanent Transfer From Chelsea.
Danny Drinkwater to Burnley FC
Drinkwater: I'm Raring To Gohttps://t.co/xkH48krwZx
— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) August 8, 2019
Danny Drinkwater has joined Burnley FC on a short-term loan deal until January 6, Chelsea signed the central-midfielder from Leicester in a £35m (approx. 300 crore rupees) deal in August 2017. The English international has had loan spells and served for clubs Huddersfield Town, Cardiff City, Watford and Barnsley before joining Leicester.
Alex Iwobi and Djibril Sidibe to Everton
✅ | Another target captured!
— Everton (@Everton) August 8, 2019
🔵 | @DjibrilSidibeS3 joins the Toffees on loan for 2019/20, with an option to buy.
Bienvenue, Djibril! 💙 #EFC
— Everton (@Everton) August 7, 2019
Missing out on the transfer target Wilfred Zaha, Everton has confirmed the signing of the Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi on a five-year deal. According to BBC reports, the transfer fee might rise to £34m (approx. 300 crore rupees). The Nigerian international is a seventh signing of the summer for the Toffees. Another last day signing included French defender Djibril Sidibe who joins Marco Silva's side on a season-long loan from AS Monaco.
Dennis Praet to Leicester City
Can’t wait to start this new adventure. Impressed by the club, great feeling from the start. Let’s go Foxes! 🦊 pic.twitter.com/h72nUGnxg3
— Dennis Praet (@dennispraet) August 8, 2019
Sampdoria's attacking-midfielder Dennis Praet joins Leicester City on £18m (approx. 127 crore rupees) fee for a five-year deal, according to Sky Sports reports. The Belgian international completed the medical on Thursday and might even start for Brendan Rodgers side in the coming matches.
Joao Cancelo to Manchester City, Danilo Moves to Juventus
Want to meet João Cancelo?! 🔥
We want to give our new signing a warm Manchester welcome...
To get involved all you need to do is head down to the Stadium CityStore tonight at 5.30pm! 🙌
— Manchester City (@ManCity) August 8, 2019
— JuventusFC (@juventusfc) August 7, 2019
Just a few hours before the transfer deadline, Manchester City announced Juventus right-back Joao Cancelo's signing. The Portuguese international pulls off a six-year deal contract with Pep Guardiola's side till 2025. Whereas City full-back Danilo is swapped to join the Bianconeri for a fee of £34.1m (approx. 292 crore rupees). With Kyle Walker as the starting XI right-back for the Citizens, Cancelo might be a great full-back option considering the big stage of UEFA Champions League.
Andy Carroll to Newcastle United
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) August 9, 2019
English striker Andy Carroll returns to his boyhood club Newcastle United from West Ham and this time for a one-year contract. The 30-year old is rejoiced with the move and said "I enjoyed the time I spent here, and hopefully I can carry on where I left off," Carroll, made his Newcastle debut in 2006 and might start for Steve Bruce's side this season.
Ryan Sessegnon, Giovani lo Celso to Tottenham Hotspur
Follow the new boys!
🏴 Ryan Sessegnon
🇦🇷 Giovani Lo Celso
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 8, 2019
After signing none in the previous season, Mauricio Pochettino comes back strongly with two fantastic signings on the deadline day. The England Under-21 international Ryan Sessegnon bought from Fulham for £25m (approx. 214 crore rupees) fee locking the youngster on a five-year deal. The long chase target Giovani lo Celso from Real Betis in a loan deal has sealed by Spurs as well.
The English Premier League starts from today with Liverpool vs Norwich City as the first fixture at Anfield. It will be exciting to see all these new signings be the part of the playing XI in the latest season.