Dayot Upamecano is moving from RB Leipzig to Bayern Munich on July 1st. Jan Woitas / Image alliance via Getty Images

Most leagues have not yet fully confirmed their data for the summer transfer window, but they are expected to be very similar in 2019 – the last regular window before the coronavirus pandemic hit football in 2020.

societies are still able to sign players as free agents after the deadline and as long as you are not officially assigned to a club on August 31st.

Premier League transfer deadline

The transfer market will reopen on Wednesday June 9th, although most international deals won’t close until July 1st.

In 2019, the window closed at 5:00 p.m. CET on the Thursday before the first day of the season, which this year would fall on August 12. However, the window was not closed due to the start of the season in 2020 due to the later start.

The Premier League has not yet confirmed whether the window will close on August 12 or run through August 31.

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If the window closes before the start of the season, it is possible that a domestic window allowing Premier League clubs to trade with teams in the EFL may still exist until the end of the month.

As usual, the winter window runs throughout January.

The transfer deadline for the league

The window should be officially opened on July 1st and closed at Tuesday, August 31 at 10:59 p.m. CET. Clubs can sign free agents after this date and sell or loan players to leagues where the transfer market is still open.

The winter window runs from January 3rd to 31st.

Transfer deadline for Serie A.

The market is expected to open and close on July 1st on Tuesday, August 31st. In the past it closed the day before the start of the season but has now come back in line with France, Germany and Spain.

Last season Italy was also supposed to have a shortened winter window, which closed on January 18, but a few weeks before the clubs decided to roll it back to a month-long window.

The winter window runs from January 3rd to 31st.

Weston McKennie’s move from Schalke to Juventus will be final from July 1st. Valerio Pennicino / Getty Images

Transfer deadline for the Bundesliga

German clubs should set their transfer window to 5: 12:00 AM BST on Tuesday, August 31st. Clubs can sign free agents after that date and sell or borrow players to leagues where the window is still open. The window usually opens on July 1st.

The winter window runs throughout January.

Transfer deadline for Ligue 1

Ligue 1 has confirmed that it will open its window June 9th and unlock it Tuesday, August 31 at 11:59 p.m. CET, with the winter window over January.

MLS transfer deadline

The first Major League Soccer window closes Tuesday June 1st. A secondary window will then run Wednesday July 7th through to Thursday 5th August.

Later deadlines

A handful of top leagues are expected to be able to purchase players after August 31st, with the following deadlines:

5th September: Mexico
September 22nd: Portugal


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