With the new Premier League season upon us, Sky Sports highlights the fresh faces to keep an eye on, including Leon Bailey, Boubakary Soumare, and Bryan Gil, who are all gearing up for their first season.
Raphael Varane will join Manchester United for £41 million.
The Premier League train is returning to town this weekend, and while the coronavirus epidemic continues to have an impact on top-flight clubs' finances, there has been plenty of spending this summer.
Manchester United has put a stop to one of the sport's longest-running transfer sagas, Leicester City has acted quickly, and Liverpool has addressed its defensive depth.
There are still plenty transactions to look out for with just over a fortnight left in the window, as Sky Sports identifies eight fresh faces sure to light up the Premier League in the next season.
Borussia Dortmund sells Jadon Sancho to Manchester United for £73 million.
A transfer fee of £73 million may seem excessive for a 21-year-old, but the former Manchester City trainee has already established his worth in the Bundesliga.
Sancho thrived with Borussia Dortmund, demonstrating that he not only has the tricks and flicks, but he can also score consistently and will link up with other England teammates.Old Trafford is a football stadium in Manchester, England.
After completing the trade, he remarked, "The opportunity to join Manchester United is a dream come true, and I can't wait to perform in the Premier League."
In the 2020-21 season, Sancho scored 16 goals and provided 20 assists in 38 games for Dortmund across all competitions, forging a lethal partnership with Norway attacker Erling Haaland.
His signing will boost United's right wing as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's club looks to fight for the Premier League crown after finishing second last season, 12 points behind champions Manchester City.
Ibrahima Konate - £36 million transfer from RB Leipzig to Liverpool
After a defensive injury crisis hampered Liverpool's Premier League title defense last season, it was a foregone conclusion that they would buy a new centre-back this summer.
Recruiting players who honed their trade at Red Bull has become a motif for Liverpool, but the Merseysiders don't need any extra motivation to chase Konate.
This is a crucial speed defender, At the age of 22, he is a man of power and skill who is ready to take the next step. The prospect of working alongside Virgil van Dijk has already piqued interest.
The dethroned champions will naturally be cautious with Van Dijk as he continues his comeback, but it is unclear when manager Jurgen Klopp would give him the green light to play in the Premier League.
With the club also easing back fellow centre-back Joe Gomez, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in November, it looks that the two still have a long way to go before being cleared for competitive action.
As a result, the attention will be on new signing Konate making an immediate impact following his £36 million arrival from RB Leipzig.
Klopp's team won eight and drew two of their last ten league games to finish third, despite being seven points behind Champions League qualification in eighth place in early March.
With some early dominant showing, Konate can keep the momentum going.
Real Madrid sells Raphael Varane to Manchester United for £41 million.
After visa delays, Raphael Varane is finally on the brink of becoming Manchester United player, and quite possibly 'the missing piece to the jigsaw' in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's defence.
The four-time Champions League winner could be a steal in a deal rising to £41m given his experience and class.
United have been in need of a centre-back to partner Harry Maguire for some time and have not only snapped up a serial winner but at the age of 28 there is still room for the France international to grow.
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