Premier League Transfer News — 25 August 2012

With less than a week before the transfer market closes a host of Premier League clubs have been busy making fresh additions to their squad.

This time of the season usually sees a lot of transfer activity and this year has been no different.


Chelsea have been busy in the last few days signing two very highly-rated young players. The European champions have finally tied up a deal for exciting Wigan winger Victor Moses, in a £9million move. The Blues have been chasing Moses for along time and have now secured the players signature.

Chelsea have also added talented young Spanish full-back Cesar Azpilicueta to their squad. The 22 year-old has joined the Blues from French Ligue One club Marseille £7million. He will be seen as an ideal replacement for departed right-back Jose Bosingwa.


Sunderland have also completed a double swoop in the last few days. The Black Cats have signed Steven Fletcher for a fee in the region of £12million from Championship Wolves. Fletcher’s move was followed by the £12million capture of Manchester City and England winger Adam Johnson.


Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has pulled -off something of a coup by signing Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin, on a season-long loan deal subject to a medical. The 23 year-old was previously in discussions with fellow Premier League club Arsenal.


Liverpool’s arch-rivals Everton look set to pull off their own coup by signing teenage French sensation M’Baye Niang. The 17 year-old Caen striker has been training with the Toffee’s and the club from Merseyside are believed to have tabled a bid of £2.3million for the highly-rated striker.


The next week will be very busy in the transfer market as Premier League clubs look to strengthen their squads. We will keep you up to date on all the big moves right here at FootballCosmos.

Which of the recent Premier League signings will prove the most successful?


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