Transfer Talk LIVE! Havertz to Man Utd, Sancho news, Willian latest

Welcome to the Evening Standard‘s rolling transfer news and rumours live blog as the summer transfer speculation increases.

The window officially opened last month after the completion of the delayed 2019-2020 Premier League season. Premier League clubs will now be busy tweaking their squads ahead of the new campaign, with the window scheduled to close on October 5.

Chelsea have already brought in the likes of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, and are now targeting Kai Havertz. Manchester City have brought in Nathan Ake and Ferran Torres, while champions Liverpool have signed Greek left back Kostas Tsimikas. Manchester United continue to work on a deal for Jadon Sancho – a saga which looks set to run and run.

Arsenal and Tottenham can now offer European football to their targets, with Willian having completed his medical ahead of a free transfer to Arsenal , while Tottenham have compelted a deal for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg .

  • In pictures: Hojbjerg joins Tottenham
  • Man Utd could hijack Havertz deal
  • Sancho latest: Utd eye alternatives
  • Willian set to be unvelied at Arsenal

Live Updates


Liverpool receive £21m boost

Liverpool will receive the full, record prize pot for winning the Premier League this season, according to The Times. 


Clubs have agreed to delay any reductions to their end-of-season payouts caused by the Covid-19 crisis, with the financial hole totalling around £330million set to be spread out across future campaigns. 

It means that Liverpool will receive about £175 million in prize money. 

That number would have dropped by around £21million had cuts to TV income been applied this summer. 


Man Utd to hijack Havertz deal?

Manchester United could hijack Chelsea’s move for Kai Havertz if they continue to be frustrated in their attempts to land Jadon Sancho, according to the Manchester Evening News.


Bayer Leverkusen value Havertz at around £90million.

United are considering alternatives to Sancho, with…

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