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Soccer News of Sunday, 28 July 2019

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Summer transfers 2019-2020: Confirmed moves in all top leagues

Aaron Ramsey, Mateo Kovacic, Gabriel Martinelli, others will play with their new clubs next season Aaron Ramsey, Mateo Kovacic, Gabriel Martinelli, others will play with their new clubs next season

The summer transfer window came a bit early this year in England. It all began a few days after the completion of the 2018/2019 Premier League. Over the past couple of weeks, clubs in all top leagues have been busy strengthening their teams for the upcoming season. The signings will end on August 8, 2019. If you are on Betway, we are sure you already know that Betway helps you to bet on all your favorite matches live on anytime you want.

Here is a look at some of the summer transfers who have been confirmed

1. Gabriel Martinelli (Ituano FC-Arsenal)

The Brazilian had speculated that Gabriel Martinelli would be transferred to the Emirates. Two months later Arsenal confirmed that they paid Ituano FC £6 million to acquire the Brazilian attacker. According to the latest reports, the 18-year-old has signed a long term contract with Arsenal. The youngster might not be known among Arsenal fans, but top clubs in Europe have had an eye on him. This includes the likes of clubs such as Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Barcelona. The latter went ahead to invite Martinelli to train with them in Spain. The Gunners have been scouting him for the past couple of months before their move to acquire him. He will be part of the U-23 playing alongside star players such as Bukayo Saka.

2. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal-Juventus)

Aaron admitted that Juventus was his first choice once he got the offer. He left Arsenal the previous season as a free transfer after the two parties failed to come up with an agreement regarding his move. It was clear that his 11-year contract with the Gunners was coming to an end.

3. Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid- Chelsea)

Chelsea has confirmed a permanent signing of Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid. The transfer deal for the 25-year-old cost £40 million despite Chelsea's transfer ban. The Croatian midfielder was on loan with Chelsea's, but after a successful season with the club, he has signed a five-year lengthy contract with the club. Kovacic made 51 appearances for the Blues, but he failed to secure a goal for them. However, he was able to redeem himself during the Europa League final against Arsenal.

4. Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspurs-Atletico Madrid)

After only four seasons with the Spurs, Kieran Trippier signed a three-year contract with Atletico Madrid. According to the 28-year-old, he could not say no to his long-life dream of playing abroad. Napoli was also interested in Tripper, but Atletico made a fast move to replace Juanfran who left as a free transfer.

5.Daniel James (Swansea City-Manchester United)

James Daniel was the first Summer transfer for Manchester United. The club splashed £17 million to acquire the Wales player. He has been compared to Gareth Bale due to his impeccable speed.