Transfer Deadline Day Recap 2021

Transfer Deadline Day Recap 2021

August 31st marked the final day of the summer transfer window, and what an exciting day it was. Over a dozen transfers occurred. What were some of the biggest deals?

Premier League

  • Manchester United officially signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus for a reported £12.8 million 
  • Chelsea signed Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid on a season long loan with the option to buy 
  • Leeds United signed Welsh winger Daniel James from Manchester United for a deal reported to be £25 million
  • Tottenham signed Brazilian defender Emerson Royal from Barcelona for £26 million 
  • Leicester City signed English forward Adama Lookman on a season long loan from RB Leipzig
  • West Ham United signed Croatian forward Nikola Vlasic from CSKA Moskow for £25.8 million
  • West Ham United signed Slovakian midfielder Alex Kral on a season long loan from Spartak Moskow 
  • Brighton Hove Albion signed Spanish defender Marc Cucurella from Getafe for £15 million
  • Crystal Palace acquired French forward Odsonne Edouard from Celtic for £15 million 
  • Newcastle United signed Mexican forward Santiago Munoz on loan from Santos Laguna 
  • Everton signed Venezualan forward Salomon Rondon as a free agent. Rondon most recently played for Chinese side Dalian Professional. 
  • Arsenal signed Japanese defender Takehiro Tomiyasu from Bologna for around £17 million

Other European Leagues

  • Real Madrid signed highly rated French youngster Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes for around £25 million
  • Atletico Madrid resigned French forward Antoine Griezmann from Barcelona on a season long loan with the option of a further year. Atletico sold him to Barcelona for a little over £100 million two years ago. 
  • Juventus resigned Italian forward Moise Kean on a two year loan from Everton 
  • Paris Saint Germain signed highly rated Portuguese defender Nuno Mendes from Sporting CP on a season long loan with the option to buy
  • Barcelona signed Dutch forward Luuk De Jong from Sevilla on a season long loan

What was the highlight of this summer’s transfer window for you? Have your say in the comments below!


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