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Every major transfer dealing from Deadline Day: Lukaku, Tierney, Lo Celso and more

All of the major transfer dealings featuring Premier League clubs as the 5pm deadline has elapsed today. 

There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and Jim White shouting “it’s all happening” through the television screen on Deadline Day, even when it most certainly is not all happening.

Some things did happen today though. So we’ve collected all of the comings and goings, as well as the players going nowhere, in one place for you.

Every major transfer dealing from Deadline Day:

Romelu Lukaku – Man United to Internazionale –  €79m (£73m)

It’s a deal that wasn’t expected at the beginning of the window, but just as it’s about to close, Romelu Lukaku gets his desired move to Serie A.

It’s a good move for all sides really: Manchester United lose a good striker, but have more or less broken even on a player who no longer wanted to stay at the club; Inter have secured a goalscorer that will greatly improve their frontline ahead of the Champions League campaign, especially now that Mauro Icardi is considered persona non grata; Antonio Conte finally gets the players he’s wanted since he was Chelsea manager; and Lukaku gets exactly what he wanted.

Kieran Tierney – Celtic to Arsenal – €27m (£25m)

An absolute steal for a gem of a player. Some will have reservations about the defender’s ability to step up from the Scottish Premiership to the Premier League, but he is a definite upgrade on what they already have.

David Luiz – Chelsea to Arsenal – €8.6m (£8m)

Arsenal have bolstered their defence even further by bringing David Luiz to the Emirates from across the Thames.

Ryan Sessegnon – Fulham to Spurs – €27m (£25m)

Another full-back moving to a London club for £25m, Ryan Sessegnon has long been a target of Spurs. The 19-year-old started out his career as a left-back, but is more suited to playing further up the pitch.

The Cottagers will probably be more happy with this deal than Celtic will with Tierney’s exit, as Sessegnon only had one more year left on his deal, the club got Josh Onomah in return, and there’s possibly another £5m in add-ons coming their way too.

Giovani Lo Celso – Real Betis to Spurs – loan

A transfer signing a whole summer in the making and it’s… a loan deal. Presumably will be made permanent at the end of the season, but it’s been a good window for Spurs.

Andy Carroll – Newcastle United – free agent

Fairy tales really do come true!

Charlie Austin – Southampton to West Brom – €4.3m (£4m)


West Brom are not messing about today, they mean business and are determined on gaining promotion this season. Four million beans on Charlie Austin is a serious signal of intent from the Baggies, who have gotten themselves a proven goalscorer, although one worries about what state his knees might be in.

Ismaïla Sarr – Rennes to Watford – €32m (£30m)

It was only this morning that Sarr was being tipped as a potential replacement for Wilfried Zaha at Crystal Palace, but Watford swooped in and nabbed him for £30m. The Senegalese winger made 35 appearances in Ligue 1 last season, providing eight goals and six assists for Rennes.

Dennis Praet – Sampdoria to Leicester City – €19.4m (£18m)

A Praetty great deal, if you ask me.

Albian Ajeti – FC Basel to Aston Villa – €8.6m (£8m)

Danny Drinkwater – Chelsea to Burnley – loan

Aaron Mooy – Huddersfield to Brighton – loan

Eddie Nketiah – Arsenal to Leeds United – loan

Scott Carson – Derby County to Man City – loan

Scott Hogan – Aston Villa to Stoke City – loan

Cameron Carter-Vickers – Spurs to Stoke City – loan

Trevoh Chalobah – Chelsea to Huddersfield – loan

Nahki Wells – Burnley to QPR – loan

Bobby Reid – Cardiff City to Fulham – loan

Going nowhere:

Wilfried Zaha

Leroy Sané

The winger’s proposed multi-million euro move from Manchester City to Bayern Munich appears to have been stifled by an injury he sustained in the Community Shield against Liverpool, which will require surgery.

Paolo Dybala

Those pesky image rights.

Christian Eriksen

I guess Real Madrid weren’t that interested after all.

Paul Pogba

It looks like the Frenchman will be at Old Trafford for another year.

Mario Mandzukic

Man United left it too late to get this one done.

Read: Six of the best transfer deadline day moves in Premier League history


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