Premier League transfer deadline day news: Christian Eriksen, Ousmane Dembele, Harry Maguire

All the potential deals and gossip on transfer deadline day

Tottenham and Denmark star Christian Eriksen is linked with Real Madrid
Tottenham and Denmark star Christian Eriksen is linked with Real Madrid
(Image credit: Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

It’s deadline day for football clubs in the Premier League with the transfer window slamming shut this afternoon.

Chelsea had a big day of business yesterday, bringing in goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for a record fee from Athletic Bilbao and selling Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid. Midfielder Mateo Kovacic also arrived from Real on a season-long loan deal.

Manchester United could also be in the market today for a new defender. It looks like United have missed out on Yerry Mina from Barcelona, but they are still linked with Harry Maguire, Toby Alderweireld and Kurt Zouma.

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When does the summer transfer window close?

It closes at 5pm today. In previous years, the deadline was at the end of August. However, Premier League teams can still sell players to international clubs until 31 August.

Here we look at all the latest news and rumours ahead of the deadline...

Premier League transfer news and rumours

Christian Eriksen: Tottenham to Real Madrid

If Luka Modric departs Real Madrid before the European transfer deadline on 31 August, then the Champions League holders will target Spurs and Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen as his replacement. (Daily Mirror)

Ousmane Dembele: Barcelona to Arsenal

The Gunners may try to bring in Barcelona ace Ousmane Dembele on a loan deal, but the French forward says he is staying at the Catalan club. On Thursday afternoon it was being reported that Arsenal had bid for Dembele, but according to BBC journalist David Ornstein the reports were false. (Football.London/Marca)

Harry Maguire: Leicester City to Manchester United

Sky Sports reports that England World Cup star Harry Maguire is still keen on signing for United. But the Daily Mail says Leicester are determined not to sell.

Danny Rose: Tottenham to Schalke

Tottenham and England left-back Danny Rose could be on his way to the Bundesliga. German club Schalke are in talks with Spurs over a loan deal. (Sky Sports)

Three clubs target Drinkwater

The Independent reports that Leicester City want to bring Danny Drinkwater back to the club from Chelsea. However, The Daily Telegraph adds that West Ham and Crystal Palace are also interested in the midfielder.

Kurt Zouma: Chelsea to Everton/Manchester United

Manchester United have joined Everton in the race to sign Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma. (L’Equipe)

Yerry Mina: Barcelona to Everton

Barcelona and Colombia defender Yerry Mina is close to sealing a move to Everton. (Sky Sports)

Andre Gomes: Barcelona to Everton

The Toffees are also interested in Yerry Mina’s Barcelona teammate Andre Gomes, the 25-year-old Portuguese midfielder. (Daily Mail)

Domagoj Vida: Besiktas to Arsenal

Arsenal may make a late bid to sign Croatian defender Domagoj Vida, but Besiktas have told the Gunners he will cost £26.9m. (Evening Standard)

Islam Slimani: Leicester to Fenerbahce/Besiktas/Sporting Lisbon

Leicester City’s Algerian striker Islam Slimani could leave the club for £18m. The 30-year-old is linked with Fenerbahce, Besiktas and Sporting Lisbon. (Sky Sports)

Jordan Ayew: Swansea City to Crystal Palace

Ghanaian forward Jordan Ayew is expected to sign on loan for Crystal Palace from Swansea. (Sky Sports)

Michy Batshuayi: Chelsea to Valencia

Belgium international striker Michy Batshuayi could leave Chelsea on loan. It’s reported that he wants to move to Spanish club Valencia. (Marca)

Liverpool departures

According to Sky Sports Danny Ings, Marko Grujic and Simon Mignolet may leave Liverpool.

Wolves keen on Zinchenko and Kurzawa

The Guardian reports that Premier League new boys Wolves want to sign wing-back Oleksandr Zinchenko from Manchester City. The Sun adds that Paris Saint-Germain left-back Layvin Kurzawa is also a target.

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