Transfer Deadline Day: All the confirmed deals

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The international transfer window for Premier League clubs closed at 23:00 BST on 5 October.

A domestic-only window, during which Premier League clubs can trade only with those in the EFL or below, will run to 17:00 BST on 16 October.

The key deals on Deadline Day:

  • Man Utd sign Edinson Cavani and Alex Telles
  • Thomas Partey joins Arsenal from Atletico Madrid
  • Fulham sign Loftus-Cheek, Adarabioyo and Andersen
  • Theo Walcott returns to Southampton on loan
  • Leeds bring in Rennes winger Raphinha
  • Ben Godfrey joins Everton from Norwich
Loftus-Cheek’s west London move

00:36 Ruben Loftus-Cheek has made the short trip to Fulham to sign a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.

“I watched Fulham at the start of the season and they looked like they’re playing decent football. With this Manager, I think I can get back to my best football. That’s the main thing for me, to find my form and help this team win games,” he told the club’s official website. 

Adarabioyo’s Fulham switch

23:45 Fulham have completed the permanent signing of centre-back Tosin Adarabioyo from Manchester City. The 23-year-old, who came through Man City’s Academy, has agreed a three-year deal with the option for a further 12 months.

Man Utd’s third Deadline Day addition

23:35 It’s been a busy day for Manchester United, who have confirmed the signing of 18-year-old Uruguayan player Facundo Pellistri on a five-year contract from Atletico Penarol.

Intelligent Partey the right fit for Arteta

23:15 Arsenal have announced the signing of midfielder Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on a long-term contract. The 27-year-old won both the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup in his time at the Spanish club.

“We’re very impressed with his attitude and his approach to the game. He’s an intelligent footballer and we’re looking forward to him integrating into our system and contributing to the progress we’re building at the moment at the club,” head coach Mikel Arteta told the club’s official website.

Olsen strengthens Everton’s goalkeeping options

23:11 Sweden international Robin Olsen will challenge Everton No 1 Jordan Pickford for a starting place after the club confirmed his season-long loan deal from Roma.

Torreira leaves on loan

23:04 Arsenal have allowed central midfielder Lucas Torreira to join Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan. The Uruguayan made 63 Premier League appearances for the Gunners over the last two seasons. 

Andersen’s loan move to Fulham

22:44 Fulham have signed Denmark centre-back Joachim Andersen on a season-long loan from Lyon.

Walcott’s back at Southampton

22:33 Southampton have confirmed that Theo Walcott is back at St Mary’s Stadium after joining on loan from Everton. He came through Saints’ Academy and joined Arsenal in January 2006 before going on to play for the Toffees.

“I will probably cry, I bet, when I first play, and it means so much. All the people that made it happen, I can’t thank them enough. Honestly, I’m so pleased,” the 31-year-old told the club’s official website.

Leeds sign Raphinha

22:30 Leeds United have made a move for Brazilian winger Raphinha from Rennes. The club have confirmed that he has joined for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance.

Garcia’s permanent move from Man City

22:03 Aleix Garcia has joined Dinamo Bucharest on a permanent transfer from Manchester City, the four-time Premier League champions have announced.

Cavani eager to represent ‘incredible’ Man Utd

21:58 Man Utd have confirmed that Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has joined the club on a one-year contract. He left Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, and arrives after scoring 341 goals at club level in Europe since 2007.

“I’ve worked really hard during the time off and I feel eager to compete and represent this incredible club,” Cavani told the club’s official website. 

Nyland leaves Aston Villa

21:31 Orjan Nyland has parted company with Aston Villa after a mutual agreement for the termination of his contract was agreed. The goalkeeper made seven Premier League appearances for the Villans in 2019/20.

Man Utd look to future with Diallo

21:20 Manchester United have made their first move for the winter transfer window, having reached an agreement to sign 18-year-old Amad Diallo from Atalanta in January 2021. 

Moves for Boufal, Silva and Knight

21:05 Sofiane Boufal has left Southampton to join Angers in France’s Ligue 1 on a free transfer, while West Ham United’s Xande Silva has joined Greek side Aris Thessaloniki on a season-long loan and Leicester City’s Academy product Josh Knight has moved to Wycombe Wanderers on loan until January.

Smalling ends Man Utd career

20:53 Man Utdhave announced that Chris Smalling has joined Roma on a permanent basis. The centre-back, who spent 2019/20 on loan with the Italian club, won two Premier League titles in 10 years at Old Trafford.

Southampton’s Hoedt on the move

20:45 Saints have confirmed that centre-back Wesley Hoedt has joined Lazio on a season-long loan, with an option to buy. Hoedt moved to St Mary’s Stadium from the Italian club in 2017.

Wilshere leaves West Ham

20:32 West Ham and Jack Wilshere have agreed the mutual termination of the midfielder’s contract at London Stadium. The 28-year-old made 16 Premier League appearances in two full seasons with the club.

Fellow midfielder Josh Cullen, 24, has also left the Hammers. He has joined Belgian club Anderlecht on a permanent basis.

Ghezzal’s loan move from Leicester

19:32 Algerian midfielder Rachid Ghezzal has left Leicester on loan to Turkish Super Lig side Besiktas until the end of the 2020/21 season.

Deadline for 25-man squad lists

19:26 Clubs have until 20 October to submit their updated 25-man squad list to the Premier League. This follows the closure of the domestic-only window, during which clubs can trade only with those in the EFL or below, at 17:00 BST on 16 October.

Can Telles add to PL’s Brazilian brilliance?

18:49 Enjoy the best Premier League goals by players from Brazil, after Man Utd confirmed the signing of left-back Alex Telles from Porto. 

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