Summer Transfer Window 2021: When does it open, when does it close and which players are going to move?

Tottenham forward Harry Kane in action for England

With the dust having now settled from what was a thrilling 2020/21 campaign in Europe's top divisions, the club's involved in these leagues will now be focusing on adding to their squads in the coming months.

As managers look to assemble teams in the quest to achieve domestic and European success next season, there is bound to be some eye-catching moves this summer.

So when does the transfer window open? When it does it close? Which players are going to move?

Let us shed some light below...

When the does the transfer window open?

The summer transfer window recently opened for clubs in England and Scotland on Wednesday 9th June.

Teams in the Bundesliga, Ligue 1, La Liga and Serie A will have to wait until July 1st to officially add to their respective squads.

With the European Championship now underway, it will be intriguing to see whether players involved in this tournament move on to pastures new as a result of their displays for their countries.

When does the transfer window close?

Whilst last year's window was moved due to the delay of the 2019/20 campaign, the 2021 summer window is set to close on August 31st for clubs in the Premier League, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, La Liga and Serie A.

Whereas teams will be hoping to complete their business before this deadline, there has been many last-gasp moves in the past and thus it wouldn't be at all surprising if we are in for another exciting final day.

The Premier League is set to kick-off on August 14th which means that the sides playing in this division will be able to check out the strength of their squads before opting to make any late moves.

Which players are going to move?

Although there will be an abundance of transfer activity this summer, the focus of many supporters will be on the futures of Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland and Harry Kane.

Three outstanding talents who would be an asset to any side in Europe, it will be intriguing to see whether they stay at their respective clubs or move on during the upcoming window.

Sancho, who reached double figures in terms of goals and assists for Borussia Dortmund last season, is attracting a great deal of interest from Manchester United.

The Red Devils recently had a £67m bid rejected by the German outfit after reportedly agreeing personal terms with the England international.

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Meanwhile, Haaland has emerged as a target for Chelsea who will be looking to mount a push for the Premier League title next season.

Speaking on The Transfer Window Podcast, journalist Ian McGarry revealed that the Blues had reached an agreement with the forward over personal terms and are now looking to negotiate a fee with Dortmund.

Kane sent shockwaves through English football earlier this year by expressing his desire to leave Tottenham.

According to Sky Sports, Manchester City and Manchester United are both interested in securing the forward's services.

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