Youth News 09.08.2017

As the transfer window gets busier we will bring you a round-up of all the latest gossip, transfer news, contracts and releases. Today we include Richarlison, Thomas, Eliasson and more.

Youth News 09.08.2017

Leicester City have signed forward George Thomas from Coventry City on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Watford have confirmed the signing of Brazil Under-20 international Richarlison after he was granted a work permit. The 20-year-old forward has joined on a five-year contract from Fluminense for about £11 million.

Bristol City have signed Sweden Under-21 winger Niclas Eliasson from IFK Norrkoping for £1.8m. The 21-year-old has agreed a three-year deal, with the option of a further 12 months.

Malaga forward Kuki has joined FC Cartagena on a season-long loan.

18-year-old North Korean Kwang-Song Han has joined Perugia on a season-long loan from Cagliari.

Liverpool are set to turn down a request from Hannover to take 17-year-old forward Ben Woodburn on loan.

Birmingham have rejected a £3 million bid from Derby for forward Che Adams with Blues boss Harry Redknapp wanting to keep the 21-year-old.

A Liverpool scout was at the German Super Cup final to see Dortmund‘s 18-year-old winger Christian Pulisic score against Bayern Munich.

Bolton and Brighton are interested in Indonesian youngster Ezra Walian, the 19-year-old who was on trial with West Ham United was released from Ajax.

Ajax have agreed a fee of €3.65 million for right back Luis Manuel Orejuela from Deportivo Cali.

New York City are close to signing 18-year-old Venezuelan center back Nahuel Ferraresi.

Liverpool Under-18‘s winger Yan Dhanda could go out on a Championship loan.

According to Telefoot 18-year-old Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe has chosen to sign for PSG.

19-year-old Uriel Antuna has officially joined FC Groningen from Manchester City on a two-year loan.

Yakubu’s son Pep played in a friendly against Hornchurch for a West Ham United XI.

Newcastle are interested in Southampton trialist and Bayern Munich keeper Lukas Raeder.

First Team Debuts

There were a number of debuts in yesterdays first round of the Carabao Cup. Here are some of the most interesting ones:

Reading have given debuts to Omar Richards, Sam Smith and Axel Andresson.

Wesley Harding made his professional debut for Birmingham City.

Steven Sessegnon & Matt O’Riley both made their Fulham debuts.

Stephy Mavididi made his Preston debut, he is on loan from Arsenal.

Rodney Kongolo (Man City) , Ben Whiteman (Bournemouth) scored their first goals for Doncaster Rovers.

Jason Cummings had a goalscoring debut for Nottingham Forest.


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