All of the 2018 Summer Premier League transfers made so far
There have now been twenty two confirmed incoming Premier League transfers (detailed below).
This is now the 33rd day of the Premier League summer transfer window after it opened on 17 May 2018.
We will see how the World Cup will complicate things, interesting that there has been no incoming transfers to the Premier League since last Wednesday, the day before the football kicked off in Russia. Early days yet though.
This window closes in England at 5pm on Thursday 9 August, so 52 days of fun and games still to go.
Over in France, Germany, Italy and Spain, their windows opened on 1 June and run until 31 August.
So once the Premier League window closes, clubs in other countries can still potentially buy players from English clubs for another 22 days, though English clubs will no longer be able to buy.
With 22 PL deals so far, Newcastle are pretty much the average with one so far, but nobody is under any illusions as to just how much quality is needed to progress this NUFC team/squad.
Also, the established top six clubs don’t tend to make a lot of signings, more a case of spending a lot of money on a smaller number of players.
Whereas for clubs such as Newcastle still recovering after bouncing back from the Championship, numbers are needed, as well as raising the quality. It is now only a fortnight until NUFC return for pre-season on Monday 2 July.
Confirmed Premier League transfers so far in the 2018 Summer Transfer Window as listed by the Official Premier League site and/or BBC Sport:
Greg Cunningham (Preston – Cardiff) Undisclosed
Raul Jimenez (Benfica – Wolves) Loan
Josh Murphy (Norwich – Cardiff) Undisclosed
Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke – Huddersfield) £5.7m
Gerard Deulofeu (Barcelona to Watford) Undisclosed
Jonny Evans (West Brom – Leicester) £3.5m
Vicente Guaita (Getafe – Crystal Palace) Free
Terence Kongolo (Monaco – Huddersfield) Undisclosed
Diogo Dalot (Porto – Manchester United) £19m
Ryan Fredericks (Fulham – West Ham United) Free
Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus – Arsenal) Free
Benik Afobe (Bournemouth – Wolves) £10m
Willy Boly (Porto – Wolves] £10m
Ben Hamer (Leicester – Huddersfield) Free
Martin Dubravka (Sparta Prague – Newcastle United) Undisclosed
Fabinho (Monaco – Liverpool) £39m
Naby Keita (RB Leipzig to Liverpool) – Fee of up to £66m depending on extra payments (Deal agreed in summer 2017 and will go through on 1 July 2018)
Florin Andone (Deportivo La Coruna – Brighton) Undisclosed
Ben Wilmot (Stevenage – Watford) Undisclosed
Joseph Tomlinson (Yeovil Town – Brighton) Free
Leon Balogun (Mainz – Brighton) Free
Ricardo Pereira (Porto – Leicester) Undisclosed
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