EPL clubs open to July 27-October 5 summer transfer windowLast updated on Jul 14, 2020, 04:29 pm
Premier League clubs are open to starting the summer transfer window from July 27 onwards.
The window is expected to close on October 27.
All 20 EPL clubs had time until Monday to cast their vote on a plan to open the window the day after the current season ends and close the same 10 weeks later.
What about the two-week extension proposal?
According to a report in Sky Sports, clubs are also expected to agree to a two-week extension to the 10-week window.
This is the time when Premier League and EFL clubs can continue to buy, sell or loan players from each other.
Meanwhile, top-flight clubs will not be able to carry out any transfers with each other, besides foreign clubs during this extension.
Other European leagues have agreed on October 5 deadline
The report added that a number of European leagues have already confirmed their summer window will close on October 5.
And now, the Premier League clubs are keen to follow suit.
The Premier League shareholders had agreed in a meeting last Thursday to delay the decision until agreement was reached over the EFL extension.
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Several clubs have announced new signings recently while a number of loans have been extended.
Chelsea have been the busiest after confirming a deal for Timo Werner.
Earlier in February, they also agreed a deal for Hakim Ziyech.
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Liverpool have sealed a maiden Premier League title, whereas, Manchester City have secured second position.
The likes of Chelsea, Leicester City and Manchester United are vying for a top-four finish.
A host of clubs are vying for a place in the Europa League.
Norwich have been relegated after losing in gameweek 35.