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Leeds have signed Manchester United winger Daniel James on a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced.

Previously, Ethan Ampadu had signed a new three-year deal with the club but was left for the rest of the season On loan to Italian club Venezia in 2021/22.

Leeds have announced the signing of Manchester United winger Dan James for a five-year contract.

James, 23, arrives on Elland Road two and a half years after Leeds’ offer to sign him from his former club Swansea collapsed at 11am.

Leeds Football Director Victor Orta said: “First of all, I have to say a big thank you to my team – the football department has been watching Daniel for a number of years and every member of my team has worked hard to get this deal on the line.

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« It’s no secret that Daniel is a player we’ve been dying to win for a number of years, and today we achieved our goal. »

James started and will in all four games of the 2020 Welsh Euro are now part of the squad ahead of the World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia for the friendly match on Wednesday evening in Finland.


He was also in the starting line-up for Manchester United for this season’s Premier League games against Leeds and Wolves.

James is Leeds’ third big summer signing after making Jack Harrison’s extended loan deal permanent from Manchester City and joining left-back Junior Firpo from Barcelona.

Celtic have signed winger Jota from Benfica for a season with an option to buy.

Previously, Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths joined Scottish Premiership rivals Dundee on loan until the end of the season.

Griffiths, 31, who spent 18 months at Dundee before joining Wolves in 2011, is with the new manager Ange Postecoglou did not appear for Celtic. He joined Celtic from Wolves in January 2014 and has scored over 100 goals for the Glasgow club. He has scored four goals in 22 games for Scotland.

Celtic also announced that midfielder Scott Robertson, 20, will join Sky Bet League One Crewe for the remainder of the season.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United was confirmed after signing a two-year deal with the club.

The 36-year-old’s move – an outstanding highlight of today’s transfer window – was stamped on Friday and approved shortly after 9:30 a.m.

Juventus said, United agreed to pay € 15m (£ 12.86m) for their former striker, with the deal potentially increasing by a further £ 6.86m, and the Red Devils soon said he had a two-year deal with the option on a third.

The five-time World Player of the Year, associated with Manchester City before it was announced he would be returning to Old Trafford, returns 12 years after his departure from United to Real Madrid.

The statement said: « Juventus Football Club announces that it has entered into an agreement with Manchester United FC on the definitive sale of the registration rights of player Cristiano Ronaldo for a consideration of 15 million euros, payable in five financial years, which can possibly be increased to a maximum of € 8 million, if certain performance targets are achieved over the duration of the employment contract with the player.

Linked to before it was announced that he would return to Old Trafford, is returning to Real Madrid 12 years after his departure from United.

He had six seasons with the Red Devils, scoring 118 goals in 292 games scored and helped them win three Premier League titles, a Champions League, the FIFA Club World Cup, an FA Cup and two League Cups.

After that d Ronaldo spent nine years at Real, during which he saw the Champions League glory four more times and became the LaLiga team’s all-time scorer before joining Juventus in 2018.

« Manchester United is a club that has always had a special place in my heart and I’ve been blown away by all the news I’ve received since the announcement on Friday, « said Ronaldo.

 » I can’t wait to get to Old Trafford for a full To play the stadium and see all the fans again. I’m looking forward to working with the team after the internationals and I wish us a very successful season. ”

Juventus quickly replaced him and Everton’s Moise Kean on loan for two years.

Juve says the loan is under Under certain conditions, it will be converted into a permanent contract over the next two years, with a € 7 million loan fee paid to Everton.

Tottenham has signed Barcelona right-back Emerson Royal on a five-year contract, which is for the Irish right-back Matt Doherty could mean bad news.

Emerson, who has spent the last two seasons at Real Betis, will offer new Tottenham coach Nuno Espirito Santo more competition than right-back.

The Sao Paulo-born 22-year-old was initially with in his home country Ponte Preta and Atletico Mineiro known before moving to Europe in 2019.

The right-back, who played for Brazil at the Copa America this year, does not have to isolate himself from Spain when he arrives in Great Britain and could be granted a work permit on the 11th.

The SkyBet Championship is close to finalizing a deal for St. Mirren’s Irish midfielder Jamie McGrath.

The Meath native, who is on the Irish squad for tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Portugal, was previously with St. Patrick’s Athletic and Dundalk in Ireland League before moving to the Scottish Premiership in 2019.

The 24-year-old has attracted a lot of attention since joining the starting XI of the Buddies and scored 19 goals in the last two seasons.

The 31- year-old captain has made 394 appearances for the Reds and scored 30 goals since joining from Sunderland in 2011.

Henderson led the team to the Champions League title in 2019 and the Pre the following season mier League title.

Henderson told the official Liverpool website: “I am of course very honored and proud to continue the journey that I have already made here.

“ It is incredible, it To have finally made it and just to concentrate on looking ahead and what the future may bring.

« Of course I’m in a different place, as a player and as a person, when I was here for the first time. I have learned and grown a lot in my time here, and I have many people to thank for that.  » To be part of this soccer club. The longer I can do this, the better for me. I want to be here as long as possible, that’s what I always said.

« Continuing this journey is incredible for me and my family, and I hope the fans and the club think the same way. « 

West Ham has strengthened its squad ahead of a busy season that will take place in the Europa League by signing Croatian striker Nikola Vlasic on a five-year deal.

The 23-year-old – known to Premier League fans for a brief stint at Everton – has made 26 caps and six goals for his country.

He’s coming from CSKA Moscow for an undisclosed fee after joining the 2020 Russian Premier League Spi eler of the year.

According to reports in the UK media, Arsenal have signed an initial € 20m deal to buy Bologna defender Takehiro Tomiyasu. The Japanese international, who can play as a right-back or center-back, could cost a further 3 million euros in surcharges. His signing would suggest the departure of Hectorin Bellerin.

Willian has apologized for his time at Arsenal after his contract was terminated by mutual agreement on Monday and he returned to his first club Corinthians.

The 33 -year-old Brazilian winger, who signed with Chelsea after seven years last summer, said in a post on Instagram: to win and I find it hard to accept not to do so. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen to me at Arsenal and I’m sorry. « 

Willian also said in the message that he » received a lot of criticism, especially from some press representatives, for coming here for financial reasons « . </ He added, “I hope with my actions today (I) I am explaining to these people and they now understand that it was not. I hope it teaches some people that they shouldn't be judging so quickly and creating poor environments to make themselves important, although I accept that this is part of the game. "

There has been movement at Chelsea, Defender Dujon Sterling has signed a new two-year deal and loaned him to Blackpool championship for the remainder of the season.

Sevilla insist that Jules Kounde cannot join Chelsea for less than his € 80m release clause. </ Sports director Monchi revealed the situation of the Spanish club in a press conference on the cut-off date and insisted that Chelsea's only formal application for Kounde had been received last Wednesday.

Chelsea must now fulfill Kounde’s release clause or a deal for the highly rated 22-year-old French defender did not close before the transfer deadline on Tuesday evening.

Boss Thomas Tuchel and the Blues-V orstand are happy with the Chelsea squad but were still hoping to close a deal for Kounde, especially after Kurt Zouma moved to West Ham.

“We weren’t happy with the offer and it was with the sale of a player connected by Chelsea. It was a decent fee, but it didn’t meet our criteria.

“We haven’t spoken to Chelsea since Friday night. We all decided that Jules would be best not to go to Elche.

“It is normal for players to be affected by messages of any kind. He had interest from (Manchester) City last year and now this year Chelsea.

Chelsea let French defender Zouma go to West Ham on a £ 28m deal after boss Tuchel left Trevoh Chalobah in the preseason was impressed.

Academy graduate Chalobah was promoted to the first team squad and had a good start to the campaign.

The Blues have been following Kounde all summer and are determined to bring him to Stamford Bringing Bridge.

With Monchi and Seville’s public stance now clear, Chelsea could still close a deal before the window closes – but West Londoners have to come in with an increased offer to stand a chance .

The Wolves’ loan move for Renato Sanches is on the balance sheet as the club struggles to agree a transfer fee with Lille for a permanent option for the midfielder. Boss Bruno Lage would like to add the Portuguese international to his squad, although the 24-year-old will not be available until the end of September after knee surgery.

The 23-year-old is Brighton’s third summer newcomer after Enock Mwepu and Kjell Scherpen the doors at Amex Stadium.

Cucurella, part of the Spanish team that won silver at the Summer Olympics this summer, made it through the Barcelona Academy before impressing with Getafe last season. </ "We were very interested in bringing Marc into the club and we are delighted to finally see him here and look forward to working with him," said Brighton boss Graham Potter.

« He has had fantastic training in the youth teams of Barcelona and has made a real impression in La Liga and in the national line-up.

The 25-year-old is leaving Sky Bet Championship Club Swansea and will be five The senior Clarets signing in the summer transfer window.

Burnley Chairman Alan Pace said: « It’s great to add another player with strong international experience to our squad and to give Connor the opportunity to return to the Premier League after serving Swansea and impressing with Wales internationally. « 

International football

Portugal have vowed to recover from their Euro 2020 elimination and to score goals in tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland in Faro – including an all-time record for captain Cristiano Ronaldo.



There has been a lot to digest in the world of football over the past week, be it the Champions League draw, the Spurs resurgence or the demise of Arsenal, but nothing beats Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford.

Premier League

Cristiano Ronaldo’s imminent return to Manchester United could mark the final hours of the summer transfer window with the potential for a number of follow-up effects in the Premier League.

International football

Adam Idah is excited about the opportunity to face his childhood idol Cristiano Ronaldo in Faro on Wednesday.




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