The Premier League has confirmed the transfer window will run from July 27 and end on October 5. After weeks of talks between Premier League clubs, an agreement was finally reached for a 10-week window.
“Following consultation with the EFL, a domestic-only window will be added from 5 October, closing 17:00 on 16 October.
“During this window, Premier League clubs will only be able to trade with EFL clubs (either loans or permanent registrations). No transfers can take place between Premier League clubs in this period.”
Following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, some clubs are expected to struggle to bring in top names.
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The likes of Arsenal and Tottenham have made clear financial issues will mean they will have to offload players to bring new ones in.
Speaking this week, Newcastle boss Steve Bruce said every club has been hit by COVID-19.
“It’s going to be like that for most clubs – we’ve all been put on hold if you like after what’s happened,” Bruce said.
“We’re now getting to grasp the situation and what it is, we still don’t know if fans are going to get back for the start of next season.
“I think everybody will be cutting their cloth, we are not alone in it. However, we’ve got a big, important summer.
“We want to move on. We have got to try and identify who we would like to bring in to the club to keep improving, and we will always try and do that.”
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