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Transfer notebook: Within Mason Greenwood’s frantic deadline day, Eric Dier spoils Tottenham ideas – and why Conor Gallagher stayed at Chelsea


Sep 2, 2023
Transfer notebook: Inside Mason Greenwood's frantic deadline day, Eric Dier spoils Tottenham plans - and why Conor Gallagher stayed at Chelsea


It was an exhausting deadline day for reps of Mason Greenwood as they attempted desperately to find a club to acquire the Manchester United outcast.

talkSPORT understands Greenwood’s entourage spoke with dozens of golf equipment in various European leagues but have been satisfied by a resistance due to fears around a backlash from followers.

Getafe announced the signing of Greenwood minutes before the deadline


Getafe announced the signing of Greenwood minutes prior to the deadlineCredit history: @GetafeCF on Twitter

At a person stage Lazio looked the most most likely vacation spot, just before the Italian giants acquired chilly toes.

Greenwood also held talks with golf equipment in Turkey and Greece and at least 1 unnamed workforce in Germany.

Inevitably it was Spanish side Getafe who took the plunge, but only following United agreed to permit Greenwood to depart with out demanding a financial loan rate.

In truth, the Crimson Devils will carry on to pay out a significant proportion of the England international’s wages for the duration of his time in Madrid.

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Greenwood will nevertheless have a year to run on his agreement right after his bank loan spell expires at the finish of the period, even though United insiders maintain he is unlikely to pull on their purple shirt once again.

Eric Dier spoils Tottenham designs

Eric Dier is ready to indicator a pre-contract agreement with a overseas club in January following refusing to go away Tottenham in this transfer window.

Dier had desire from Fulham and was also available to Bournemouth for the duration of Tottenham’s bid to sign Cherries centre-back Lloyd Kelly.

Dier is not part of Ange Postecoglou's plans


Dier is not element of Ange Postecoglou’s strategiesCredit rating: Getty

Having said that, the England male seems content to let the final year of his Spurs deal run down prior to leaving as a totally free agent upcoming summertime.

Spurs’ failure to shift Dier, who has not showcased in a single match-working day squad this period, scuppered any hopes they experienced of landing Fulham’s Tosin or Chelsea’s Trevoh Chalobah.

Why Conor Gallagher stayed at Chelsea

Conor Gallagher stays at Chelsea – thanks in no modest part to Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

It is no key Spurs have been open to delivers for Hojbjerg, who is deemed not to fit into the way new manager Ange Postecoglou desires to enjoy.

The Denmark midfielder could have joined Atletico Madrid previously in the window and was on Fulham’s radar as a achievable alternative for Joao Palhinha.

Galatasaray also showed curiosity in Hojbjerg and Spurs did achieve out to Chelsea to sign up an curiosity in Gallagher in planning for his departure.

As the hours ticked down to 11pm it turned apparent Hojbjerg was remaining, which intended Spurs could not push ahead with their transfer for £50m rated Gallagher.

Gallagher has been a key player for Chelsea so far this season


Gallagher has been a essential player for Chelsea so much this yearCredit: Getty

Brentford would not give up

Brentford program to revisit their interest in PSV forward Johan Bakayoko, talkSPORT understands.

The Bees have been hopeful of signing Bakayoko immediately after agreeing a £34m payment with PSV on Thursday, 24 hours soon after they experienced knocked Rangers out of the Champions League.

The Dutch side’s development to the group stage of that competitiveness meant Bakayoko was unwilling to go away.

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Brentford as an alternative re-signed former fans’ favourite Neal Maupay on loan, but Bakayoko remains very a lot on their radar for when the transfer window reopens.

Watch this space, Bees fans.

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