The transfer window does not officially open until next week, but Manchester United have already been busy indeed following the acquisitions of Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw within a 24 hour period.
Manchester United set the early pace
Herrera arrived from Athletic Bilbao for a reported £32 million to become the first signing of the Louis van Gaal era, while Shaw will be the second most expensive deal in the club’s history if all clauses are met.
Van Gaal has not even arrived at Old Trafford yet but the Manchester United hierarchy are assembling the squad he desires, and pressure is now on the rest of the Premier League’s elite to reinforce their respective teams.
Time for Liverpool to act
Liverpool are expected to be equally as busy in the coming days, with Adam Lallana likely to be the maiden signing by Brendan Rodgers in this transfer window. Divock Origi could also move to Anfield, as could Xherdan Shaqiri.
But there may also be a notable departure or two from Anfield before the deadline. Luis Suarez, of course, has frequently been linked with a move away from Merseyside - something he may achieve following his recent biting shame.
However, Raheem Sterling could now follow Suarez out the exit door - as explained in Sunday’s papers. Read on...
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