Premier League Transfers: Agreements completed in Man Utd, Chelsea, Man City and others

Chelsea, Man City and Man Utd transfer the business so far

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard moved early to bolster his offensive options for next season, going to Ajax in February for winger Hakim Ziyech for the 2020/21 season. The Moroccan international has joined a £ 40m deal, signing a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

He was joined in June by RB Leipzig top scorer Timo Werner after Chelsea activated the £ 50m release clause in the striker’s contract with the Bundesliga club.

Werner’s registration as a Chelsea player was completed on 1 July, the same day Alvaro Morata officially severed ties with the club, signing permanently with Atletico Madrid after spending the last 18 months on loan in the capital. Spanish.

Brazilian midfielder Willian has also confirmed his departure after seven years at Stamford Bridge.

Timo Werner trains for Chelsea. (Photo by Darren Walsh / Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Meanwhile, last season’s finalist Manchester City were also active in the transfer market.

In the first week of August Pep Guardiola welcomed winger Ferran Torres from Valencia for £ 20.8m – although the 20-year-old seems to have already pissed off Guardiola – and Nathan Ake, who joined Bournemouth recently relegated for £ 41m. pounds.

Meanwhile, winger Leroy Sane left in July to join German champions Bayern Munich on a £ 55m contract.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Nathan Ake signs a contract as he is presented as a new signing for Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on August 05, 2020 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Victoria Haydn / Manchester City FC via Getty Images)
Nathan Ake is Man City’s second summer purchase. (Photo by Victoria Haydn / Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

On the other side of Manchester, Alexis Sanchez’s Old Trafford nightmare officially ended in early August when Inter – with whom he spent the 2019/20 season on loan – signed him on a free transfer.

The Chilean scored three paltry Premier League goals for Manchester United after his arrival in the fanfare in January 2018 and was sent to Italy last year by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Attacking midfielder Angel Gomes also left Manchester for Ligue 1 side Lille, who immediately loaned him to Boavista in Turkey.

Speaking of loans, Chris Smalling’s stint at Roma has come to an end and the defender returned to Old Trafford in early August.

Alexis Sanchez has signed a three-year contract with Serie A Inter (Image: Inter via Getty Images)



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Write a title for this article Ahn Se-young competes in the badminton women’s team final (Hangzhou = Yonhap News) Reporter Shin Hyun-woo = Korea’s Ahn Se-young is playing against China’s Chen Yufei in the badminton women’s team final of the Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Binjiang Gymnasium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, on the 1st. 2023.10.1 [email protected]/2023-10-01 16:01:27/ ‘Shuttlecock Empress’ Ahn Se-young moves toward winning two gold medals at the Hangzhou Asian Games (AG). In her first individual match, she won a complete victory.

Seyoung Ahn advanced to the round of 16 by defeating Puichiwa (Makawa) with a game score of 2-0 (21-9, 21-5) in the 2022 Hangzhou AG women’s singles round of 32 held at Binjiang Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China on the 3rd.

Ahn Se-young, ranked No. 1 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women’s singles world rankings, defeated Puichihua, a rookie ranked 344th, in 23 minutes. She did not allow more than 10 points. Instead of smashes, she used high clears and drop shots to force her opponent into making mistakes.

Ahn Se-young played as a runner in the first match (one singles match) in the women’s team final held on the 1st and led Korea to the gold medal with a 2-0 win over 3rd ranked Chen Yu-fei (match score 3-0). Korea came out on top in this competition 29 years after Hiroshima AG in 1994.

Ahn Se-young won nine gold medals in international competitions this year. She is seeking her 10th individual win on the AG stage.

The matchup is also good. You will not meet a top ranked player until the quarterfinals. If he gets to the semifinals, there is a high possibility that he will face No. 5 ranked He Bingjiao. The match with Chen Yufei could happen in the finals.

Se-young Ahn will play the round of 16 against the winner of Abdul Razak Fatimas Navaha (Maldives) and Yegane Kermani (Iran) on the 4th.

Reporter Ahn Hee-soo [email protected]