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Alex Iwobi leaves Everton for Fulham — and other deadline day transfers

Alex Iwobi leaves Everton for Fulham — and other deadline day transfers
September 02
07:13 2023

Alex Iwobi, the Super Eagles attacking midfielder, has joined Fulham from Everton FC.

According to the BBC, the deal is worth about £22 million including add-ons.

Iwobi is expected to sign a five-year contract at the London club, ending his four-year stay at Everton.

The transfer of 27-year-old Iwobi is one of several deals sealed on the last day for transfers in Europe’s big leagues, especially in England.

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Chelsea continued their spending splurge, as another youngster Cole Palmer joined from Manchester City in a £42.5 million deal. Palmer becomes the club’s 11th summer signing.

Liverpool splashed £34.2m on Ryan Gravenberch from Ajax to improve their midfield options, while Matheus Nunes swapped Wolves for Manchester City in a £53m deal, and Tottenham signed Brennan Johnson from Nottingham Forest for £45m.

Manchester United were however miserly on the busy day, signing Sofyane Amrabat and Sergio Reguillon on loan deals, Johnny Evans for free, and backup goalkeeper Altay Bayindir from Fenerbahce for £4.3m.

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Nottingham Forest signed six players in one day to take their summer business to 14 new entrants, while Barcelona loaned Ansu Fathi, previously described as a wonderkid, to Brighton.

The Catalans were the biggest movers on deadline day in Spain with the loan signings of Joao Cancelo and Joao Felix from Manchester City and Atletico Madrid respectively.

Paris Saint-Germain paid Eintracht £76.4m to take Randal Kolo Muani back to France.

Mason Greenwood will also have the chance to reignite his career following a loan move to Getafe.

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