Transfer window closes: Manchester City sell Palmer to Chelsea for €62 million, acquire Nunes
Posted : 01 September 2023
In the final 24 hours leading up to the closure of the European transfer window, several significant moves and rumors have dominated the football transfer market.
In a notable transfer, Manchester City sold Cole Palmer to Chelsea and acquired Matheus Nunes from Wolves for €62 million. Palmer has signed a contract through 2030 with Chelsea, expressing his excitement to join their project.
Turkish goalkeeper Altai Baindir joined Manchester United until 2027 from Fenerbahce for €7 million.
Barcelona loaned Clement Langella to Aston Villa for the season, and Southampton secured the loan of 21-year-old England defender Tyler Harwood-Bliss from Manchester City.
Nottingham Forest also made a loan move, bringing in Nuno Tavares from Arsenal for £1 million with a £12 million purchase clause, while midfielder Tommy Doyle was loaned from Manchester City to Wolves.
Rumors suggest a breakthrough in negotiations between Fiorentina and Manchester United for midfielder Sofiane Amrabat's transfer to the Red Devils.
Reports also suggest that Al-Ittihad is pursuing Mohamed Salah with a potential offer of €200 million, although Jurgen Klopp has stated that there have been no official offers from the club.
Additionally, Liverpool is said to have agreed to transfer Ryan Gravenberch to Bayern Munich for €40 million.
Torino secured a loan deal for French right-back Brandon Sophie from Atalanta, while Brazilian midfielder Reinier, who had limited playing time at Real Madrid, was loaned to Frosinone FC in Italy.
Rumors indicate that Inter Milan is close to acquiring Davy Klaassen from Ajax, with medical tests already underway for a signing until 2025. Mason Greenwood, released from Manchester United, is reportedly considering a move to Lazio, pending a decision by Maurizio Sarri. Atalanta is interested in borrowing talented striker Youssoufa Moukoko from Borussia Dortmund, and Duvan Zapata has finalized his move to Turin.
German club Union Berlin has signed the legendary defender Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus for one season. Union Berlin, participating in the Champions League this season, welcomes the reinforcement of Bonucci.
In the rumor mill, Bayern Munich is reportedly nearing an agreement with Fulham to acquire midfielder Joao Palhinha for €68 million. Negotiations between Bayern Munich and Chelsea for Trevor Chalobah's loan are ongoing.
Paris Saint-Germain has reportedly agreed with Frankfurt to acquire Randal Kolo Muani for €90 million, including bonuses.
Ajax has acquired 21-year-old Norwegian midfielder Siebert from Molde for around €8.5 million, including bonuses.
Yannick Carrasco is set to join Al-Shabab from Atletico Madrid for €15 million.
Paris Saint-Germain and Saudi Arabia's Al-Ittifaq have reached an agreement to transfer Jorginho Wijnaldum for €8 million.
Qatar's Al-Dohail is reportedly interested in signing Felipe Coutinho.
These transfers and rumors have marked the closing of the European transfer window across various leagues, with clubs making significant moves to strengthen their squads.