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Transfer news live: Paul Pogba 'joins' Manchester United plus Arsenal contact Shkodran Mustafi's agent

Follow our live coverage of all Friday's news and rumours

Pogba is United's primary transfer target this summer
Pogba is United's primary transfer target this summer

Welcome to The Independent’s daily live coverage of this summer’s transfer window.

Transfers news round-up

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Arsenal's summer transfer targets

Chelsea’s summer transfer targets

Liverpool's summer transfer targets

Manchester United's summer transfer targets

Tottenham Hotspur’s summer transfer targets

When did the transfer window open?

The summer transfer window opened on Thursday 9 June for Premier League clubs.

When will the transfer window close?

The summer transfer window will close at 11.00pm on Wednesday 31 August.

Is it different in any of Europe’s other major leagues?

In Germany, Italy and Spain, the summer transfer window only opened on Friday 1 July.

This, however, is the only difference between these three leagues and the continent’s two other major domestic competitions, the Premier League and France’s Ligue 1.

The transfer window closes on Wednesday 31 August in all of Europe’s major leagues.


Elsewhere, Manchester United's Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from international football. He broke the news to fans via his Twitter account having endured a mix Euro 2016 campaign for Germany.

"I have just asked the national coach not to take into me in the future in the nomination for the national team," he said.

Schweinsteiger made his first appearance for the national side back in 2004 and went on to earn 120 caps, scoring 24 goals.

More to follow.


Samuel Lovett29 July 2016 09:31

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