West Ham want to retain the current transfer deadline date

9 September 2019

Photo: Getty Images "West Ham will be voting to retain the current Premier League transfer deadline date," Karren Brady, vice chair at West Ham, writes in a recent blog post.

At an upcoming Premier League chairmen's meeting, West Ham will vote to retain the current transfer deadline date.

The club's vice chairman argues that the previous model was not only chaotic but misused by big-spending clubs.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

In a blog post published by the Sun, Karren Brady, vice chair at West Ham, explains that the club want to retain the Premier League's current transfer deadline date.

According to Brady, the previous system, where the deadline was at the end of August, was not only chaotic but "it was misused by moneybags clubs who had three weeks to stress-test the squad and add a player or two if necessary."

These last-minute transfers typically end up as panic buys, she says.

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