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Take a read through the latest Premier League transfer news for today with Football Whispers! All possible transfers are rated out of 5, based on their likelihood.

It’s official guys – the 2021 summer transfer window is closed but the rumours continue regardless and it won't be long before we see if any of them turn into something concrete when the January transfer window opens. Since it’s still early doors, there are few moves that are already locked in, but the EPL transfer news stories are revealing themselves almost daily! Below, we’ve covered some of the hottest EPL rumours and transfer news – so do read on and enjoy.

Today's Premier League (EPL) Transfer News and Rumours

Tottenham and Brighton chasing Ollie Tanner – 4/5

19-year old Ollie Tanner is the subject of a bidding war between Tottenham and Brighton and while that doesn't sound too surprising, it is when you consider that the player in question currently plies his trade at non-league side Lewes.  This transfer will surely go down as one of the most famous moves any non-league football has ever made and it looks like happening sooner rather than later as Tottenham have a bid on the table.

Spurs are said to be in pole position to sign Tanner a player that spent some of his youth career at their north London rivals, Arsenal. Tony Russell the current Lewes manager said,

“There’s an offer on the table from a Premier League club that came in, which is a really good amount. It will come down now to what club he’ll go to rather than if he’ll go,”

So it looks like Lewes are waiting for Brighton to make their move now and the player may well decide to go to the Seagulls instead of Spurs due to him having a better chance of getting into the Brighton first team quicker. Tanner must have felt like his career was never going to live up to the expectations when he dropped into non-league football but now it appears as if he is destined to get his chance in the big time.

Liverpool eyeing Camavinga deal – 2.5/5

Premier League Transfer News Today: non-league star set for Premier League move

Eduardo Camavinga made his big-money move to Real Madrid last year but is already believed to be unhappy with the amount of football he has been given and now Liverpool have come sniffing around, hoping to work out some kind of deal that could bring the talented teenager to Merseyside even if it's just a short term singing.

Klopp, like many other managers, is a long-term admirer of Camavinga, a talented creative midfielder that can also defend well. There is a lot of competition for central midfield roles at Real Madrid and despite starting well for the club, recently his playing opportunities have been limited and Camavinga is said to be disappointed with manager Carlo Ancelotti. A loan move could be the perfect opportunity for Camavinga to continue his development which will benefit both the player and his current club in the future.

Liverpool haven't really replaced Georginio Wijnaldum but believe that Camavinga would offer many of the same attributes the Dutch international did and would be happy to take the player on loan for a season. It is unlikely that Liverpool would be able to get an option to buy on the player as he is rated as one of the most talented teenagers in world football but they might just hope that Real Madrid decide to cash in on him.

Dele Alli nearing Newcastle move – 3/5

Premier League Transfer News Today: non-league star set for Premier League move

Dele Alli continues to be linked with a move away from Tottenham with Newcastle the latest team to be linked with his signature.

Ever since ‘that' documentary came out, Alli's football career has stagnated and his attitude has been questioned. Despite still only being 25-years-old, Alli's form has dropped significantly as has his partnership with Harry Kane. As a result, Alli has found first-team opportunities limited and even when he has played he hasn't had much of an effect on games.

Newcastle are desperate to add quality to their side in a bid to escape the drop but given what we know of the player, would he really want to join a side in a relegation battle? Alli might not have many suitors in the Premier League willing to take a chance on him or pay his huge wages and the player himself would probably prefer to sit on the bench at Tottenham than get his hands dirty at the other end of the table as he appears to have lost his desire and passion to play the beautiful game.

A loan move might work as Alli would have the reassurance that he wouldn't be playing Championship football next season whatever the outcome at Newcastle this season, but is he really a player that the Magpies need given his attitude? We're not convinced that he is.

Christian Eriksen set for Premier League return – 4.5/5

Premier League Transfer News Today: non-league star set for Premier League move

Christian Eriksen looks set to make his long-awaited return to football following those horrific scenes at Euro 2020 last summer in which the player collapsed due to a heart attack.

Eriksen was on the books at Italian club Inter Milan but the rules in Serie A mean that he would no longer be able to play football over there due to his condition, having been fitted with an ICD (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator).

Newly-promoted Brentford are the side offering Eriksen his chance to return to the Premier League where he once excelled whilst playing for Tottenham. The Bees have an affiliation with Danish players so Eriksen would have plenty of countrymen as well as admirers around him and that would make adapting to the club much easier. The only thing holding the transfer up is the intensive medical that the club have to put in place due to Eriksen's condition, as both parties will want to ensure that the player is able to perform to the highest level without any risk.

Due to Eriksen being a free agent, this is a transfer that doesn't have to go through before the January 31st deadline so neither the club nor the player are in a rush and that means all the medical checks needed will be out forward and undertaken before the player puts pen to paper on what is expected to be an initial 6-month contract with the option to extend it.

From a footballing point of view, Eriksen would be a great signing for Brentford as he is an assist master and deadly from set-pieces. He offers plenty of Premier League experience and with the club already in a healthy position, Eriksen wouldn't be under too much pressure to perform week in, week out.

Arsenal looking to loan Arthur – 4/5

Arsenal have apparently agreed terms on a loan deal to bring Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo to the Premier League. The 25-year-old Brazilain has apparently stated his intention to leave the Serie A side this month after failing to hold down a first-team place after making the move from Barcelona in 2020.

Arthur, as he is referred to, has 21-caps for Brazil and made the move to Europe after impressing at Gremio. However, after just 2-years at Barcelona, Arthur was sold to Juventus for around €72 million, a deal that also saw Miralem Pjanic go the other way, and yet it now looks like he is on his way out of the club.

Arthur's failure to find a permanent home might have alarm bells ringing but as this deal is only a loan with an option to buy at the end of it, the Gunners aren't taking as much of a risk. Arthur is a strong ball-winning midfielder that likes to play out from the back and would likely allow Arsenal to sell Xhaka, who has been inconsistent over the last couple of years and many Arsenal fans would be glad to see the back of him.

Past Premier League Transfer News

Martial to leave Man U and England – 4.5/5

The reliable source that is, Fabrizio Romano has tweeted that Anthony Martial wants to leave Man Utd in January and move away from the Premier League altogether. The Fench forward has apparently received offers from Newcastle and Tottenham but does not wish to stay in England and also doesn't want to go out on loan, preferring a permanent departure.

To be fair to Martial, you can understand why he wants to leave the club as he has never lived up to the hype since making the big-money move to Old Trafford. In recent seasons the Frenchman has been used as a squad player and has never really made one position his own. Some may even argue that nobody really knows what position best suits Martial as he is a natural goalscorer and seemingly lacks that creative element that would make him a good wideman.

The big question is, who would want to take a risk on martial and who can afford his massive wage demands? The likes of Barcelona, Sevilla and Juventus have all been linked with the French international but the player would certainly have to take a big wage cut to get a move to any one of those teams. The time is certainly right for Martial to move as he clearly isn't up to the riggers of the Premier League and we believe that the club would be happy to get him off the wage bill.

Newcastle make offer for Colombian striker – 3.5/5

Despite signing Chris Wood from Burnley just days ago, Newcastle are being linked with a move for another striker in this transfer window. Duvan Zapata, 30, stars for Atalanta in Serie A and it is rumoured that Newcastle have made an offer of around £25m for his services.

That's a good price and Atalanta know it, but a lot will depend on whether the Italian club can bring in a replacement. Zapata has scored 9-goals in 16 appearances for Atalanta this season and hasn't failed to find the double figures mark in any of his last six campaigns in Serie A at three different clubs. We believe that the player would certainly be interested in one final big-money move to the Premier League but this deal, much like the one for Chris Wood, stinks of desperation.

Zapata, as good as he is, does not have any sell-on potential and would demand a long contract on mega wages. This might not mean much to the new oil-rich Saudi owners at Newcastle but it is a transfer policy that has major drawbacks in the current climate. In the short term, this deal makes sense if it can save Newcastle from relegation but it is a risk as you could end up in the Championship with an aging striker earning £100k-a-week and noway of offloading him.

Man Utd eyeing up move for Milinkovic-Savic – 3.5/5

Premier League Transfer News Today: non-league star set for Premier League move

Manchester United are believed to be in ‘pole position' to sign Lazio midfielder Milinkovic-Savic according to reports.

Lazio aren't having the best of seasons in Serie A and it is thought that Milinkovic-Savic is ready to move away from the club in the hopes of winning more trophies. The 26-year-old Serbian international is just at the prime of his playing abilities and has all the attributes to play for one of Europe's top clubs and is well equipped to deal with the hustle and bustle of the Premier League in particular.

The player himself is said to prefer a move to Real Madrid but as things stand it looks like Man Utd are his best option outside of Italy. Juventus are said to be interested in the player but they are going through a transitional period of their own. Now, there is apparently little chance of Man Utd tempting Lazio into a January sale and that any deal for Milinkovic-Savic would go through in the summer and a fee of in excess of £60m has been quoted. Lazio understand that they need to sell the player in order to bring in new fresh talent, so we do expect the player to make his move then.

Milinkovic-Savic has been at Lazio since the 2015/16 season and has played 270 times for the club in all competitions, scoring 54-goals.

Adama Traore finally on the move? – 4/5

Adam Traore, Wolves

Adama Traore has continuously been linked with a move away from Wolves since Nuno departed the club last summer and now it appears he may get his wish.

Tottenham have apparently been given the green light to sign Traore and a deal could be sorted out within the next 24 hours. A transfer fee of £25m has been quoted but in the past Wolves have demanded double this amount, so why the change in heart? It is believed that Wolves only asked for such a high fee in the past to put other clubs off making an approach, much like Crystal Palace did when Everton and Arsenal wanted to sign Zaha.

Now that Wolves have brought in Chiquinho on a permanent deal, it is believed that they have told Traore he can join another club if he still wishes to. Conte is a big fan of the pacey winger but anyone who has watched Traore for a few games knows that he lacks a final ball and doesn't score enough goals. Pace can get you so far but we're not quite convinced that Traore will ever live up to the hype, which is one of the reasons Barcelona were happy to let him leave all those years ago.

Traore's contract is up in 2023 and Wolves would prefer to cash in on him now rather than let his value diminish any further.

McGinn  to Man U – 4/5

We've heard this rumour before but it appears as if it's not going to go away. Man Utd are looking to bring in Aston Villa's John McGinn as a replacement for Paul Pogba this summer.

This rumour is all over the internet and has been reported by the Independent, so there is bound to be some truth in it. It's clear that Pogba will leave Man Utd soon and the idea of bringing in McGinn might not feel very glamorous but the Scottish international would add some much-needed grit and determination to the heart of this floundering United side.

McGinn, 27, is at the peak of his powers right now so if he was going to make a move to a ‘bigger' club in England then this summer would be the time to do it. A fee of £40m has been dotted about, well within the reaches of Man Utd. The Aston Villa man has played 130 times since signing for the club in 2018, scoring 16-goals, and would certainly suit the high=pressing style of football that Rangnick wants to club to adopt even once he vacates the manager's seat and becomes the new director of football.

Historic Premier League transfer news

In the spirit of the transfer window being open once again, we figured we’d have some fun and look back at some of the more historic transfers to ever occur in the Premier League.

Thierry Henry to Arsenal – 1999

It’s almost hard to believe that this was more than 20 years ago, but in terms of historic transfers, this is one of our all-time favourites. Henry made the move from Juventus to Arsenal for a fee of just over £14 million – one of the bargains of the century looking back. Wenger turned Henry from a dangerous winger into one of the best strikers of all time!

Cristiano Ronaldo to Man Utd – 2003 (& 2021!)

Come on, we had to mention the birth of one of the greatest strikers there has ever been, whether in the EPL or anywhere else. Back in 2003, Ronaldo moved from Sporting Lisbon to join United, under Sir Alex Ferguson, of course. And as they say, the rest is history!

Paul Pogba to Man Utd – 2016

This one is a little more recent, but the transfer fee at the time set a brand new record when Pogba moved from Juventus to United for £89 million. Sure, there are many other transfers today that have broken this record, but this was incredible news at the time.

Didier Drogba to Chelsea – 2004

Finally – Droga is one of the icons of the Premier League, yet it wasn’t always this way. Chelsea signed the Ivory Coast man in 2004, and he ultimately became one of the best strikers the EPL has ever seen, not to mention the number of trophies he won during his time there.

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