Premier League clubs move back closing date of summer transfer window

6 February 2020

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Photo: Getty Images The original decision to move forward the end of the transfer window had also been criticised because it was seen as putting Premier League clubs at a disadvantage to their European rivals.

Clubs voted at a shareholders' meeting to move the date back to the end of August/early September, beginning in 2020.

Earlier this week, the Premier League's chief executive said Brexit could impact the clubs' decision.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Premier League clubs have voted to move back the date of the summer transfer window's closure to the end of August/early September - a decision which could have been influenced by Brexit. 

Earlier this week, the league's chief executive, Richard Masters, said that the UK's decision to leave the European Union could have an impact on the clubs' decision, primarily because the league would lose the right to freedom of movement throughout the bloc. 

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