English Deadline Day summary: Everton and Fulham get busy, United miss out

English Deadline Day summary: Everton and Fulham get busy, United miss out


The transfer window in England is now officially over with clubs no longer able to purchase, although they are still free to sell to other European clubs.

Everton are sure to be pleased with their business after they introduced three fresh faces into the squad. Free agent Bernard, formerly of Shaktar Donetsk, was the first man to arrive before being joined by Barcelona duo Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes. Portuguese international Gomes joined a on a season-long loan.

Newly promoted Fulham continued to strenghten their squad with five new arrivals on the final day of the window. Andre-Frank Anguissa and Joe Bryan arrived on a permanent basis, while Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Sergio Rico and Luciano Vietto all joined on loan.

Danny Ings looks set for regular football this season after he secured a season-long loan move to Southampton from Liverpool.  Ings has struggled to play in recent years due to several knee injuries.

Brighton and Hove Albion have added to their defensive stocks after they announced the capture of Martin Montoya from Valencia. Peter Gwargis joined the club on loan from Jonkopings Sodra also. Wigan Athletic’s Dan Burn also made the move to the Seagulls.

Domingos Quina was another player to switch Premier League clubs after he made the move from West Ham to Watford.

While they lost one player, West Ham boosted their attacking stocks after they announced the capture of Lucas Perez from Arsenal on a three-year deal. Midfielder Carlos Sanchez returned to England also from Fiorentina, having previously played for Aston Villa.

Federico Fernandez is now back in the Premier League after he joined Newcastle United from Swansea City.

Cardiff City introduced two new fresh faces into their squad ahead of the new season, capturing two midfielders. First came Victor Camarasa of Real Betis, before Bournemouth’s Harry Arter joined later in the day.

Leicester City’s defence has two new faces after the club confirmed the signing Caglar Soyuncu from German outfir Freigburg. That move followed Filip Benkovic’s move from Dinamo Zagreb earlier in the day.

Wolverhampton Wanderers continued their busy summer after they announced the signing of midfielder Leander Dendoncker on an initial loan deal which is set to become permanent next season.

Huddersfield Town made it just one signing as they confirmed the capture of Issac Mbenza on loan from Montpellier.

It was a day of frustration for Manchester United as they failed to make a defensive signing after their last ditch bid for Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin fell short.

Tottenham Hotspur made unwanted history as they became the first Premier League side to not make a signing in the summer transfer window.