Tottenham unlikely to sign Aston Villa star Jack Grealish before transfer window shuts

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It’s DEADLINE DAY in the English Premier League and there is already much gnashing of teeth over the date being moved forward to before the season kick-offs, especially in a World Cup year.

The Sport360 team will be here all day with everything you need to know on all the last minute deals and disaster right up until the window slams shut at 5pm UK time (8pm UAE time).

4.15pm – Harry Maguire on his way to Man United – but only for a few hours

Claude Puel has confirmed Harry Maguire is on his way to Manchester United – for Leicester‘s Premier League opener on Friday night.

Maguire is thought to be United’s number one transfer target as they look to sign a central defender ahead of today’s transfer deadline.

Read joker Puel’s quotes here.

4.10pm – Top ten biggest signings in the transfer window – so far

Alisson arrived at Liverpool for a short-lived world record fee for a keeper

Alisson arrived at Liverpool for a short-lived world record fee for a keeper

As always it’s been a busy transfer window in the Premier League – made even busier by the bringing forward of the deadline to the day before the kick-off.

Here a list of the top ten biggest signings in the window – to date – so you can keep a track of which clubs have won the transfer window and which ones have lost.

2.03pm – Jose Mourinho confirms Man United will not make any new signings on deadline day

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So much for all the big talk. In a major blow to their title hopes Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed there will be no more additions to the Red Devils playing stocks this window.

So no Toby Alderweireld, no Yerry Mina, no Jerome Boateng and not even Harry Maguire.

To read more on the Red Devils non-action click HERE.

1.45pm – Leicester strengthen backline

Leicester have agreed a deal to sign Dinamo Zagreb defender Filip Benkovic.

The 21-year-old has signed a five-year contract at the King Power Stadium, subject to the deal being given international clearance.

He becomes the sixth new arrival of the summer following the acquisitions of Ricardo Pereira, Jonny Evans, James Maddison, Danny Ward and Rachid Ghezzal.

1.30pm – Perez joins the Hammers

Arsenal's Spanish striker Lucas Perez (L) greets Chelsea's Spanish striker Alvaro Morata after winning the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on May 13, 2018. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images)

Lucas Perez spent last season on loan at Newcastle.

West Ham have confirmed the signing of forward Lucas Perez from Arsenal on a three-year deal.

Perez, 29, joined Arsenal from Deportivo La Coruna in August 2016 and spent last season on loan back at the Spanish club.

The striker said on West Ham’s official website: “I’m very excited, as West Ham are giving me the chance to stay in the Premier League and I’m very happy to be part of this new project. I’m very motivated.”

12.30pm – United adamant Pogba will not be allowed to leave for Barcelona

Jose Mourinho (L) talks with Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba

Press Association Sport understands Manchester United have no intention of selling Paul Pogba, who has been linked with Barcelona, but Jose Mourinho’s hopes of strengthening his squad are fading.

England’s World Cup star Harry Maguire has been among the main targets this summer, but Leicester have repeatedly made it clear that the defender is not for sale.

To read more on Manchester United’s transfer woes click HERE.

11.06am – Ambitious Wolves break club record fee to sign Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore

Adama Traore of Middlesbrough (r) is off to Wolves but Jack Grealish of Aston Villa (l) is not going to Spurs

Adama Traore of Middlesbrough (r) is off to Wolves but Jack Grealish of Aston Villa (l) is not going to Spurs

Wolves have signed Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore for an undisclosed fee, reported to be a club-record £18m.

The 22-year-old has signed a five-year deal at Molineux after the Barcelona academy graduate excelled in Boro’s Championship campaign last season.

But Traore’s former  team-mate Jack Grealish is not getting his dream move to Tottenham.

Read the full story HERE.

10am – City land Australian youngster

Australia's forward Daniel Arzani runs with the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group C football match between Denmark and Australia at the Samara Arena in Samara on June 21, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Daniel Arzani featured at the World Cup.

Manchester City have announced the signing of 19-year-old Australian Daniel Arzani from their partner club Melbourne City.

Midfielder Arzani featured in the World Cup for the Socceroos, playing in the final group game against eventual champions France.

7.55am: Championship Bargain Buys

Aston Villa's in-demand Jack Grealish

Aston Villa’s in-demand Jack Grealish.

Matt Jones takes us through some of the hidden talent up for grabs in the Championship, who could be on the move to the big show today, starting with Aston Villa’s in-demand Jack Grealish.

To read all of Matt’s selections click HERE.



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