Several deals made in the English Premier League this summer days ago and other potential targets on the verge of being ahead of the new season, two major deals have reportedly taken place today by two English outfits – Leeds United and Newcastle United.
Expressed interest in signing the Red Bull Salzburg wingback days ago, Leeds United has made it realistic today following a near setback last season. Via club post, the Peacocks confirmed to have signed the 24-year-old on a five-year contract.
Rasmus Kristensen, currently with the Denmark national team per reports made his former side a double what they paid for in 2019 [€10M] from Ajax. With the Austrian Champions in the just-ended season, he made 40 appearances in all competitions including the Champions League which they got eliminated by Bayern Munchen in the round of 16 – summoning his stats to 8 goals, 3 assists and 14 clean sheets.
Although eligible to play in the Champions League next season with Salzburg, Rasmus chose to sign for the English outfit this summer.
Per reports sighted, Newcastle United has triggered the buy-out clause of Matt Targett from league rivals Aston Villa today for a deal worth €17.5M following a successful six months loan spell.
The 26-year-old was part of Eddie Howe’s squad that accelerated from the league bottom to the 11th spot in the just-ended season and in return a continuous at the James’ Park on a four-year contract.
Starred in 16 games, Matt wrote his name on the winning ticket in 11 games. Such impressive results.