Premier League sides mull transfer reforms

Premier League Transfer window change to be voted on by clubs

According to United Kingdom publication, the Telegraph, Premier League officials want to bring forward the transfer deadline prior to the beginning of the season. They are to decide whether or not to change the deadline for the summer transfer window, which traditionally closes at the end of August/start of September, over three weeks after the season has begun.

The proposals would not affect transfers from Premier League clubs to foreign sides or vice versa, thus Diego Costa and Philippe Coutinho's desire for moves from respectively champions Chelsea to Atletico Madrid and Liverpool to Barcelona could still go ahead.

"It would be a better situation if the window closed before the start of the season and then people know that they have got their group for the first game - they are available, they aren't available", Clement told a news conference.

"There's frustration here and I'm sure Southampton are frustrated, too", Swansea manager Paul Clement said after his side had drawn 0-0 with Southampton on Saturday.

None played in the opening round of fixtures last weekend.

Club managers often like to get their business done prior to the season and that could be the case for all English clubs heading into the 2018-19 campaign. Several top players are in dispute with their present clubs.


The summer deadline is August 31.

How will national coaches react if one of their players becomes the subject of a big move in the final days of the window?

It seems unlikely, but the question will be raised at some point during the final hours of the window because it is impossible to believe that all clubs will agree to suspend transfer business in order to avoid distracting worldwide teams.

Klopp said: "It would have helped us this year [if the window had shut early]".

Other teams in Europe, including those in Spain and Italy, would still be able to sign players from the English teams, in line with their own league's deadlines.

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