Manchester United confirmed their second signing on Friday and might unveil a 3rd today with Lisandro Martinez poised to affix Tyrell Malacia and Christian Eriksen as a recent player at Old Trafford. Arsenal have lost out within the race to sign the Ajax defender and can move on to alternatives.
United confirmed the arrival of Eriksen on a free transfer on Friday afternoon. And the versatile Martinez will soon join him for £46million while the Red Devils proceed to attempt to sign Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong.
Arsenal have made 4 signings and wanted Martinez as their fifth. As a substitute, they’ll move on to Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko and are hopeful of wrapping up a £35m agreement imminently.
Tottenham have been one other club busy but they’re set to substantiate Djed Spence as arrival number six for a fee of £12.5million rising to add-ons. Spence accomplished his medical on Friday. While Chelsea will soon confirm Kalidou Koulibaly as their latest arrival after Raheem Sterling.
Express Sport keeps you up thus far on all of the Premier League comings and goings in the summertime transfer market below.