Premier League transfer update: Can Mason help Manchester United mount a title bid?

Manchester United have completed the deal to sign English midfielder Mason Mount from Chelsea

FILE - Manchester United have completed the deal to sign English midfielder Mason Mount from Chelsea. Photo: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Published Jul 10, 2023


Cape Town — The Premier League has entered the silly season as clubs shuffle players as they look to improve ahead of the new campaign.

All eyes will be on newly promoted Luton Town, Sheffield United and Burnley, whose first objective will be to build sides that will be good enough to see them avoid going back down to the Championship.

The big boys up the table will also have the spotlight shone on them as they complete eye-catching deals that will leave their supporters excited, or livid.

With under two months to go until the window slams shut, IOL Sport looks at all the deals that have been completed so far.


Arrivals: Kai Havertz - Chelsea, £65m

Departures: Granit Xhaka - Bayer Leverkusen, £21.4m, Pablo Mari - Monza, undisclosed, Nikolaj Moller - St Gallen, undisclosed, Mazeed Ogungbo - Barrow, undisclosed, Matt Smith - Wigan, free, Ainsley Maitland-Niles - Released

Aston Villa

Arrivals: Rico Richards - West Brom, free, Youri Tielemans - Leicester, free

Departures: Jed Steer - Released, Brad Young - Released, Ashley Young - Released, Kaine Kesler-Hayden - Plymouth, loan


Arrivals: Hamed Traore - Sassuolo, £20m, Justin Kluivert - Roma, £9.5m

Departures: Ben Pearson - Stoke, undisclosed, Christian Saydee - Portsmouth, undisclosed, Jefferson Lerma - Crystal Palace, free, Jack Stacey - Norwich, free, Jordan Zemura - Udinese, free, Junior Stanislas - Released, Will Dennis - Kilmarnock, loan


Arrivals: Nathan Collins - Wolves, £23m, Romeo Beckham - Inter Miami, undisclosed, Ethan Brierley - Rochdale, undisclosed, Mark Flekken - Freiburg, £11m, Ji-Soo Kim - Seongnam, undisclosed, Kevin Schade - Freiburg, £20m

Departures: Alex Gilbert - Middlesbrough, free, Pontus Jansson - Malmo, free, Tariqe Fosu - Released, Saman Ghoddos - Released, Joel Valencia - Released, Daniel Oyegoke - Bradford, loan, Fin Stevens - Oxford, loan


Arrivals: Bart Verbruggen - Anderlecht, £16.3m, Mahmoud Dahoud - Borussia Dortmund, undisclosed, Joao Pedro - Watford, undisclosed, James Milner - Liverpool, free

Departures: Alexis Mac Allister - Liverpool, £35m, Taylor Richards - QPR, undisclosed, Antef Tsoungui - Feyenoord, undisclosed, Teddy Jenks - Forest Green Rovers, free, Haydon Roberts - Bristol City, free, James Beadle - Oxford United, loan, Abdallah Sima - Rangers, loan, Jack Spong - Queen's Park, free, Kjell Scherpen - Sturm Graz, loan


Arrivals: Jordan Beyer - Borussia Monchengladbach, undisclosed, Michael Obafemi - Swansea, undisclosed, Dara O'Shea - West Brom, undisclosed, Lawrence Vigouroux - Leyton Orient, free

Departures: Ashley Barnes - Norwich, free, Lukas Jensen - Lincoln, free, Will Norris - Portsmouth, free, Lewis Thomas - Harrogate, free, Matthew Lowton - Released


Arrivals: Nicolas Jackson - Villarreal, £30.1m, Diego Moreira - Benfica, undisclosed, Christopher Nkunku - RB Leipzig, £52m, Kendry Paez - Independiente del Valle, £17.27m, Alex Matos - Norwich, undisclosed, Ishe Samuels-Smith - Everton, undisclosed

Departures: Kai Havertz - Arsenal, £65m, Mateo Kovacic - Manchester City, £30m, Ruben Loftus-Cheek - AC Milan, £17.18m, Mason Mount - Manchester United, £60m, Kalidou Koulibaly - Al Hilal, undisclosed, Edouard Mendy - Al-Ahli, undisclosed, Cesar Azpilicueta - Atletico Madrid, free, Nathan Baxter - Bolton, free, N'Golo Kante - Al-Ittihad, free, Xavier Simons - Hull, free, Dujon Sterling - Rangers, free, Ethan Wady - Released, Sam McClelland - Released, Prince Adegoke - Released, Derrick Abu - Released, Tiemoue Bakayoko - Released, Juan Castillo - Released, Henry Lawrence - Released, Jayden Wareham - Released, Charlie Webster - Heerenveen, loan

Crystal Palace

Arrivals: Jefferson Lerma - Bournemouth, free

Departures: Jack Butland - Rangers, free, James McArthur - Released, Luka Milivojevic - Released, Rob Street - Cheltenham, undisclosed


Arrivals: None

Departures: Niels Nkounkou - St Etienne, undisclosed, Ellis Simms - Coventry, undisclosed, Ishe Samuels-Smith - Chelsea, undisclosed, Isaac Price - Standard Liege, free, Tom Davies - Released, Asmir Begovic - Released, Yerry Mina - Released, Andros Townsend - Released, Harry Tyrer - Chesterfield, loan, Lewis Gibson - Plymouth, free


Arrivals: None

Departures: Sylvester Jasper - Portimonense, compensation, Taye Ashby-Hammond - Stevenage, free, Joe Bryan - Millwall, free, Shane Duffy - Norwich, free, Paulo Gazzaniga - Girona, free, Ziyad Larkeche - QPR, free, Steven Sessegnon - Released, Sonny Hilton - Released, Neeskens Kebano - Released, Kieron Bowie - Northampton, loan


Arrivals: Alexis Mac Allister - Brighton, £35m, Dominik Szoboslai - RB Leipzig, £60m

Departures: Leighton Clarkson - Aberdeen, undisclosed, Roberto Firmino - Al Ahli, free, Naby Keita - Werder Bremen, free, James Milner - Brighton, free, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - Released, Owen Beck - Dundee, loan, Fabio Carvalho - RB Leipzig, loan, Harvey Davies - Crewe, loan, Calvin Ramsay - Preston, loan, Rhys Williams - Aberdeen, loan

Luton Town

Arrivals: Mads Andersen - Barnsley, undisclosed, Chiedozie Ogbene - Rotherham, free

Departures: Harry Isted - Charlton, free, Josh Neufville - AFC Wimbledon, free, Sonny Bradley - Derby, free, Henri Lansbury - Released

Manchester City

Arrivals: Spike Brits - AFC Wimbledon, undisclosed, Mateo Kovacic - Chelsea, £30m

Departures: Josh McNamara - Southampton, undisclosed, Morgan Rogers - Middlesbrough, undisclosed, Cieran Slicker - Ipswich, undisclosed, Terrell Agyemang - Middlesbrough, free, Ilkay Gundogan - Barcelona, free, Benjamin Mendy - Released, Liam Delap - Hull, loan

Manchester United

Arrivals: Mason Mount - Chelsea, £60m

Departures: Zidane Iqbal - Utrecht, undisclosed, Ethan Laird - Birmingham, undisclosed, Manni Norkett - Nottingham Forest, free, Ethan Galbraith - Leyton Orient, free, Di'Shon Bernard - Released, David De Gea - Released, Phil Jones - Released, Axel Tuanzebe - Released


Arrivals: Sandro Tonali - AC Milan, £55m, Yankuba Minteh - Odense Boldklub, undisclosed

Departures: Chris Wood - Nottingham Forest, undisclosed, Matty Longstaff - Released, Ciaran Clark - Released, Matthew Bondswell - Newport, loan, Yankuba Minteh - Feyenoord, loan

Nottingham Forest

Arrivals: Manni Norkett - Manchester United, free, Chris Wood - Newcastle, undisclosed

Departures: Will Swan - Mansfield, undisclosed, Andre Ayew - Released, Cafu - Rotherham, free, Adnan Kanuric - Released, Jack Colback - Released, Jesse Lingard - Released, Jordan Smith - Released, Lyle Taylor - Released

Sheffield United

Arrivals: None

Departures: George Broadbent - Doncaster, undisclosed, Zak Brunt - Barnet, undisclosed, Jake Eastwood - Grimsby, undisclosed, Enda Stevens - Stoke, free, Theo Williams - Fleetwood, free, Kyron Gordon - Released, Jack O'Connell - Released, Billy Sharp - Released


Arrivals: Dejan Kulusevski - Juventus, £25.6m, James Maddison - Leicester, £40m, Guglielmo Vicario - Empoli, £17.2m

Departures: Harry Winks - Leicester, £10m, Lucas Moura - Released, Tom Bloxham - Blackburn, free

West Ham

Arrivals: Sean Moore - Cliftonville, undisclosed

Departures: Arthur Masuaku - Besiktas, undisclosed, Manuel Lanzini Released, Armstrong Oko-Flex - Released, Nathan Trott - Vejle, loan


Arrivals: Boubacar Traore - Metz, £9.5m, Tom King - Northampton, free

Departures: Conor Coady - Leicester, £7.5m, Nathan Collins - Brentford, £23m, Ruben Neves - Al Hilal, £47m, Hayao Kawabe - Standard Liege, undisclosed, Diego Costa - Released, Luke Matheson - Released, Joao Moutinho - Released, Taylor Perry - Released, Michael Agboola - Released, Lee Harkin - Released, Jack Hodnett - Released, Jack Scott - Released, Theo Corbeanu - Grasshoppers, loan, Nigel Lonwijk - Grasshoppers, loan, Tyler Roberts - Doncaster, loan

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