The summer window is closed. Many clubs around the world have been busy buying, loaning and selling players in an attempt to build their squads ready for the season ahead. With that in mind we take a look at some of the most significant transfer deadline day deals with the help of Fabrizio Romano.
Deadline day is one of the most exciting days of the year for football fans. Checking out some of the deadline day deals can be really helpful in the world of fantasy football. Knowing how a new signing can affect the club and fantasy managers could be really important when making decision.
Brennan Johnson to Tottenham
Fabrizio Romano confirmed that Brannan Johnson has joined Tottenham from Nottingham Forest for a deal worth £47m. Johnson’ contract is valid until 2029 which means Johnson has signed a six-year deal with his new club.
Brennan Johnson is a 22-year-old attacker who can play as a number 10, number nine and on the right flank. Last season Johnson managed eight goals and three assists in the Premier League and is already a mainstay for international side Wales. The Welshman could end up replacing Richarlison up front to create more of a fluid attack but there is no telling what Ange Postecoglu will choose to do.
At £5.9m in FPL Johnson could become one of the best budget attackers in the game. However, there are some uncertainties about both his minutes and position when he joins so he could be worth monitoring early on.
Sofyan Amrabat to Manchester United
The Reds managed to secure the signing of Sofyan Amrabat. The Moroccan describes his move as “representing the club of his dreams”.
With the loss of Mason Mount through injury the Reds had to invest in their central midfield which caused some panic towards the window close.
Amrabat came from Italian side Fiorentina where he had played for the last several years. The 27-year-old is a central defensive midfielder who has strength in long balls, tackling and durability. Amrabat is a cog that Manchester United need to help cover their back line which will ultimately help towards their defence and keeping clean sheets.
Ibrahim Sangare to Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest were extremely busy during deadline day. Fabrizio also confirms that they have signed Ibrahim Sangare for €35m.
Sangare is a 25-year-old who plays in a central midfield and defensive midfield role. He played most of his recent football for Dutch side PSV where he helped them qualify for Champions League this season. His strengths lay within positioning, ball control and tackling so will almost certainly help the Nottingham Forest backline and contribute hugely towards keeping clean sheets.
Luis Sinisterra to Bournemouth
The Cherries did very well to bulk their squad up during the transfer window. Fabrizio also confirmed the signing of Luis Sinisterra from relegated side Leeds on deadline day.
Sinisterra played most of his recent football with Leeds in both the Premier League and Championship. The 24-year-old Colombian also had an excellent season for Feyenoord in 21/22 scoring 12 goals and registering seven assists in 30 matches.
Sinisterra will have plenty of competition for his place especially with the likes of Justin Kluivert playing in the same position who is also a new signing. With this in mind it could be wise to monitor his early gametime.
Odisseas Vlachodimos to Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest were relentless on deadline day in terms of investment. They also signed former Benfica goalkeeper Odisseas Vlachodimos.
Vlachodimos has proved to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world over the last several years. The 29-year-old was instrumental towards helping Benfica in the Champions League last season where they reached the latter stages. He also kept a whopping 20 clean sheets in 34 League matches for the Portuguese side last campaign.
The signing of Vlachodimos could mean Matt Turner reverts to the number two role between the sticks. This could be a major problem for managers who own him both short term and long term. The move could however make Nottingham Forest much stronger at the back.
Other deadline day deals
- Altay Bayindir – Fenerbahce to Manchester United – £4.3 million
- Cole Palmer – Manchester City to Chelsea – £42.5 million
- Tommy Doyle – Manchester City to Wolves – Loan
- Nuno Tavares – Arsenal to Nottingham Forest – Loan
- Matheus Nunes – Wolves to Manchester City – £53 million
- Clement Lenglet – Barcelona to Aston Villa – Loan
- Ansu Fati – Barcelona to Brighton – Loan
- James McAtee – Manchester City to Sheffield United – Loan
- Sergio Reguilon – Tottenham to Manchester United – Loan
- Callum Hudson-Odoi – Chelsea to Nottingham Forest – Undisclosed
- Ryan Gravenberch – Bayern Munich to Liverpool – £34 million
- Joao Cancelo – Man City to Barcelona – Loan
- Rob Holding – Arsenal to Crystal Palace – £5 million
- Neal Maupay – Everton to Brentford – Loan
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