Here’s how Premier League clubs can still sign players two hours after the deadline

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With the Summer Transfer Window set to slam shut at 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday, a few clubs may get an extension and be able to enter extra time.

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Under Premier League rules there is an extra two-hour period which teams can apply for if a deal is taking too long to confirm and, for example, if the player is stuck traveling to sign for his potential new team.

There is such a thing as a “Premier League Deal Sheet” and as long as certain conditions are met and the deal sheet is sent into the PL by the original deadline, a deal may be completed and ratified by the PL at 3 p.m. ET on Deadline Day. That’s two hours after the 1 p.m. ET transfer deadline.

Hmm, so maybe things are coming to a close…

The following requirements have to be met in order for a Premier League club to be given a two-hour extension on a potential deal:

  • Evidence between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET that deal is in works
  • Transfer fee has been agreed
  • Club officials signatures
  • Player signature
  • Deal has to be completed by 3 p.m. ET on Deadline Day