07.49am – We did not have to wait long for confirmation of potentially the day’s biggest move, with Juventus having just announced they have reached an agreement with Manchester United for the transfer of Ronaldo.
I would like to thank Arsenal for the opportunity they have given to me and for the warm welcome received by everybody…
Posted by Willian on Monday, August 30, 2021
7.35am – One player bid farewell to the Premier League on Monday night with Willian leaving Arsenal for Corinthians after a disappointing spell with the Gunners. The 33-year-old Brazil winger, who joined Arsenal from Chelsea 12 months ago, had two more years to run on a deal which has now been terminated by mutual consent. Willian has since penned a message saying he was sorry it did not work out for him at the Emirates.
7.27am – The futures of players such as Bernardo Silva, James Rodriguez, Jules Kounde, Moise Kean, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ainsley Maitland-Niles will also be under the spotlight on what could be another eventful transfer deadline day.
7.24am – Among the biggest moves today is set to be the finalisation of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United from Juventus. There could also be a few players leaving Old Trafford, with Daniel James being linked to Everton, Brighton, Leeds and Crystal Palace while West Ham are still keen on Jesse Lingard.
7.20am – Good morning and welcome to the PA news agency’s transfer deadline day blog. Stay here for all the latest news on the final day of the summer window, which will close at 11pm this evening.