Brentford vs Arsenal: Gunners cruise, remain top of the table


Arsenal cruised past Brentford to stay top of the Premier League table heading into the international break.

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Goals from William Saliba and Gabriel Jesus set them on their way in the first half and a stunner from Fabio Vieira sealed the win, as Mikel Arteta’s side responded superbly following their first setback of the season last-time out at Manchester United.

The victory means Arsenal have won six of their first seven games this season and sit atop the table on 19 points, one point clear of second-place Manchester City. Brentford have nine points and Thomas Frank’s side just weren’t at the races on Sunday.


What we learned from Brentford vs Arsenal

This win underlines Arsenal’s progress: Their horrendous defeat at Brentford at the start of last season underlined all of the issues Arsenal had. Just over 12 months later, this convincing win underlined the progress they’ve made. A clear playing style with a young, hungry side who have been painstakingly recruited. Even with Martin Odegaard and Oleksandr Zinchenko out, Kieran Tierney and Vieira slotted in seamlessly as Arteta’s side dominated from start to finish. They are playing with confidence throughout the team and after a few years of building, this is what Arsenal wanted to become. The only issue is the fact that their squad looked pretty thin as a few injuries piled up with teenagers on the bench and Ethan Nwaneri, 15, became the youngest Premier League player in history when he came on late in the game. With the Europa League and League Cup coming up in the weeks after the international break, Arteta will be hoping his squad remains healthy to make the most of all of this positive momentum.

Brentford energy levels unusually low: It was a real off day for the Bees as they suffered their heaviest home defeat since being promoted to the Premier League. Thomas Frank’s side just weren’t at it as usually they push high, force teams into mistakes and pounce on loose balls. There was none of that on Sunday in a subdued display with Ivan Toney and Bryan Mbuemo isolated for large parts of this game. Brentford are usually

Xhaka, Partey give Gunners solid foundation: Much will be made about the movement and class of Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli, Jesus and Vieira, and rightly so. But the solid foundation that Xhaka and Thomas Partey provide should not be overlooked. After returning from injury, Partey won the ball back time and time again and Xhaka just kept things ticking over nicely and was always an option for Martinelli and Tierney on the inside left channel. With Odegaard out, Arsenal’s deeper central midfielders needed to step up and they dictated the tempo of this game and gave the Gunners’ talented attackers the platform to wreck havoc.

Reaction from Granit Xhaka, Mikel Arteta, Gabriel Jesus, Thomas Frank

Granit Xhaka speaking to our partners in the UK at Sky Sports: “You see the different mentality this season. We kept going, working each other and are training like we play and have class with the individual players that can make a difference. Today you saw that. You have the class in the front and they make the difference. More than happy we are in a good way but a long way to go.”

Gabriel Jesus on Arsenal’s display: “It was amazing. From the start we showed what we want to do in the game. Play as always, to create chances and to finish and to score. That is what we did and that’s the most important thing for us to win the games.”

Thomas Frank on Arsenal: “We lost 3-0, to the number one in the Premier League. I said before they are a top side… They are top of the table so you cannot argue with that, they have done brilliant. Looking at the quality, they must be title contenders.”

Mikel Arteta on Arsenal’s evolution since the defeat at Brentford last season: “I described it as a building character day and a team has to evolve, has a journey together and have to go through hose moments and has to react. They can give up, question everybody and blame the other people. Or they can look in the mirror and take the lesson and move forward. Today you’ve seen a very different team.”

Arteta told the BBC what he is most pleased with over the last 12 months: “We stick together and in different moments we have belief in what we do. The outcome is days like today. To play the way we did against this team, they are a really good side, is a big credit to the boys. That is because in difficult moments you stick together.”

Tactical focus

Arsenal were allowed to have plenty of the ball and that was perhaps Brentford’s biggest mistake. The Bees are fine with letting opponents play out from the back and then pressing high to win it back but Arsenal often played direct with their initial pass forward and then got their stars on the ball very quickly. Bypassing that Brentford press is not easy to do but Arsenal make it look very straightforward.

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Stars of the show

William Saliba: Scored a header, kept Ivan Toney quiet and made some excellent interceptions when Brentford played direct. What a start to the season he’s having.

Granit Xhaka: Lovely assist for Jesus’ crucial second goal and wearing the captains armband in Odegaard’s absence, he did all of the little things well.

Gabriel Jesus: Great header, ran Brentford’s defense all over the place and Arsenal’s entire attack comes to life when he’s on the ball.

What’s next?

Brentford travel to Bournemouth on Saturday, Oct. 1, while Arsenal host Tottenham on the same day in what is a huge north London derby.

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Key storylines

The Europa League win over Zurich, away to boot, was a very nice sign but an away win over Brentford would be a terrific indication that the Gunners’ mentality was unaffected by their loss to Manchester United. And how will Arsenal react if “behind” Man City or Spurs before kickoff.

Brentford, meanwhile, has played pretty darn good football but Ivan Toney and Company want to assert themselves as one of the top sides in the Premier League and holding serve against the Gunners could see them just three points behind Arsenal.

In-form players to keep an eye on

The attacking players have been rightly getting a lot of Arsenal love, but let’s focus on Albert Sambi Lokonga and Gabriel, who have became mainstays for the Gunners and will be key to holding down the fort if Thomas Partey cannot go.

The Bees are all about the team concept but Ivan Toney has really started to take hold of his chance to become an elite Premier League striker. He’s the total package.

Brentford team news, injuries, lineup

Sergi Canos is back in the squad. Ethan Pinnock (knee) and Christian Norgaard (tendonitis) are still out, while Kristoffer Ajer comes back in and so does Josh Dasilva.

Arsenal team news, injuries, lineup

Thomas Partey returns for this one, but Reiss Nelson (thigh), Mohamed Elneny (thigh), Martin Odegaard (knock), Oleksandr Zinchenko (knock) and Emile Smith-Rowe (groin) are all out. 15-year-old Ethan Nwaneri is on the bench for Arsenal.

Brentford vs Leeds: Ivan Toney hat trick sinks Marsch’s men (video)

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Brentford vs Leeds recap: Ivan Toney bagged a hat trick with a penalty kick, a fantastic free kick and a stunning long-range chip as the Bees beat the Whites 5-2 at Gtech Community Stadium on Saturday.

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Toney opened the scoring from the spot right on the half-hour mark and made it 2-0 in the 43rd, but Luis Sinisterra pulled the visitors back to 2-1 in stoppage time. Toney’s hat trick was complete on 58 minutes, following by insurance goals from Bryan Mbeumo (80th) and Yoane Wissa (91st).

The victory sends Brentford (9 points) up to 7th in the Premier League table after six games, now two places and one point above Leeds, who are suddenly winless in their last three games after a red-hot start to the 2022-23 season.


What we learned from Brentford vs Leeds

Ivan Toney producing like one of PL’s best (goal video)

Six games into the season, Toney has five goals and two assists to his name after tallying 12 and five last season. There’s plenty more that Toney does for Brentford, much of which doesn’t show up without digging deep into the advanced stats, and while it’s all well and good that he’s aerially dominant and able to hold the ball up against any defender in the Premier League, it’s the “putting the ball in the back of the net” part of his job which separates the Bees from other sides in the bottom half of the PL hierarchy. He’s virtually automatic from the penalty spot, he’s a marksman on free kicks and he’s as composed and confident as anyone from anywhere on the field — all of which were evidenced in his first PL hat trick on Saturday.

Leeds lacking balance amid all the chaos

It’s all well and good to have nearly 70 percent of possession as Leeds did on Saturday, but it matters very little how much possession you have if every time you lose the ball you’re so badly exposed on the counter-attack. When you’ve got that much of the ball, it’s hard to not creep further forward and leave a bit too much space at the bank, and great counter-attacking sides (like Brentford) will patiently wait for that imbalance to arrive. The high press was hardly a bother for Brentford, who see it every day in training as they prepare their own furious tempo, at which point Leeds lacked a Plan B or a tactical change to pick the lock as the Bees defended deeper and deeper as their lead grew and grew.

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Key storylines & star players

Furthermore, each side has already hammered one of the PL’s big six sides, as Brentford battered Manchester United in matchweek 2 and Leeds did the same to Chelsea the next week. Whereas sides like Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Brighton defend by attacking possessing the ball for long periods of time, both Brentford and Leeds attack by first defending to win the ball back in advantageous parts of the field, making for a potentially thrilling, back-and-forth encounter in west London.

For Brentford, the still-young season has been a tale of comeback after comeback, having erased a deficit in four of their five games thus far — back from 1-0 down to draw Everton and Crystal Palace; back from 2-0 down to draw Leicester City; back from 2-0 down to Fulham, only to lose 3-0 in the 90th minute. The only lead(s) the Bees have held all season came in the 4-0 victory over Man United.

Brentford team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Christian Norgaard (ahilles), Ethan Pinnock (knee), Sergi Canos (hamstring) | QUESTIONABLE: Kristoffer Ajer (hamstring), Pontus Jansson (foot)

Leeds team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Rodrigo (shoulder), Stuart Dallas (thigh) | QUESTIONABLE: Luke Ayling (knee), Liam Cooper (calf), Junior Firpo (knee)

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VIDEO: Deadline day recap, transfer grades, USMNT movers, week 6 preview


ProSoccerTalk is back for another season of video content, alongside the written work you’ve come to know, for the 2022-23 Premier League season.

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Each week ProSoccerTalk writers Joe Prince-Wright, Andy Edwards, and Nick Mendola will analyze the PL action, preview the fixtures, and handle the big news from around the soccer world.

Expect opinions, analysis, and insight, as well as plenty of friendly banter along the way and maybe a beer or two among these PL videos…

This week was another special episode, with the summer transfer window closing Thursday evening. The crew took questions from our friends, the viewers, as we discussed the following (but not limited to):

  • Manchester United’s transfer business, both early and late in the window
  • Chelsea’s defensive rebuild and deadline-day signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
  • Transfer grades for all 20 Premier League clubs
  • USMNT players on the move, both to the PL and plenty of other leagues around Europe
  • Matchweek 6, featuring the Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool, and Manchester United vs Arsenal

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With JPW based in England — heading to PL games and traveling to stadiums/training grounds — plus Andy and Nick based Stateside, we will be checking in regularly to share ours views once again this season. Because, well, ProSoccerTalk.

Below we break down the latest news across the Premier League and the USMNT…

Instant reactions to Manchester United, Chelsea deals on transfer deadline day

Grading Premier League clubs’ 2022 summer transfer window

Sergiño Dest leads USMNT transfer flurry on deadline day

Everton stumbling, Liverpool limping into Merseyside derby

Will Man United ruin Arsenal’s perfect Premier League start?

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Premier League transfer list: Summer 2022


The summer is delivering so many transfers in the Premier League, with players also being released (and of course loaned out) ahead of the much-anticipated 2022-23 Premier League season.

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The 2022 summer transfer window remains open until 6pm ET on September 1.

There have been big stories with the top two teams in recent seasons: Erling Haaland is moving to Man City, Sadio Mane has left Liverpool, but Mohamed Salah stuck around Anfield and Gabriel Jesus has signed for Arsenal.

It’s already been a wild summer for transfer rumors and news, and we’ve just started to see Chelsea and Manchester United make incoming splashes for managers Thomas Tuchel and Erik ten Hag.

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Below is a list of the ins and notable outs at all 20 Premier League clubs.

AFC Bournemouth

Ryan Fredericks (West Ham)
Joe Rothwell (Blackburn)
Marcus Tavernier (Middlesbrough)
Neto (Barcelona)
Marcos Senesi (Feyenoord)
Jack Stephens (Southampton) Loan

Gary Cahill (Released)
Gavin Kilkenny (Stoke City) Loan
Zeno Ibsen Rossi (Cambridge United)


Marquinhos (Sao Paulo)
Fabio Vieira (Porto)
Matt Turner (New England Revolution)
Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City)

Matteo Guendouzi (Marseille)
Alexandre Lacazette (Released)
Auston Trusty (Birmingham City) Loan
Harry Clarke (Stoke City) Loan
Omar Rekik (Sparta Rotterdam) Loan
Tyreece John-Jules (Ipswich) Loan
Mika Biereth (Waalwijk) Loan
Jordi Osei-Tutu (Bochum)
Daniel Ballard (Sunderland)
Nikolaj Moller (Den Bosch) loan
Dinos Mavropanos (Stuttgart)
Omari Hutchinson (Chelsea)
Nuno Tavares (Marseille) Loan
Bernd Leno (Fulham)
Folarin Balogun (Stade de Reims) Loan
Charlie Patino (Blackpool) Loan
Lucas Torreira (Galatasaray)
Pablo Mari (AC Monza) Loan
Alex Runarsson (Alanyaspor) Loan
Nicolas Pepe (Nice) Loan

Aston Villa

Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona)
Boubacar Kamara (Marseille)
Diego Carlos (Sevilla)
Robin Olsen (Roma)
Rory Wilson (Rangers)
Ludwig Augustinsson (Sevilla) Loan
Ewan Simpson (Hearts)
Leander Dendoncker (Wolves)

Indiana Vassilev (Inter Miami) Loan
Matt Targett (Newcastle)
Conor Hourihane (Released)
Lovre Kalinic (Hajduk Split)
Louis Barry (MK Dons) Loan
Trezeguet (Trabzonspor)
Wesley (Levante) Loan
Carney Chukwuemeka (Chelsea)
Aaron Ramsey (Norwich City) Loan
Keinan Davis (Watford) Loan
Bertrand Traore (Istanbul Basaksehir) Loan
Kortney Hause (Watford) Loan
Anwar El Ghazi (PSV Eindhoven)


Max Dickov
Max Wilcox (Bolton)
Aaron Hickey (Bologna)
Keane Lewis-Potter (Hull City)
Kyreece Lisbie (Free)
Thomas Strakosha (Lazio)
Yehor Yarmoliuk (SC Dnipro-1)
Ben Mee (Burnley)
Mikkel Damsgaard (Sampdoria)
Isaac Holland (Sheffield Wednesday)
Lucias Vine (free)
Michael Olakigbe (Fulham)
Mathias Jorgensen (Free)
Edon Pruti (Slough)
Charlie Farr (Free)

Ben Hockenhull (Tranmere)
Hans Mpongo (out of contract)
Mads Bidstrup (Nordsjaelland) Loan
Gustav Mogensen (Sarpsborg)
Christian Eriksen (Man Utd)
Paris Maghoma (AFC Wimbledon) Loan
Dominic Thompson (Blackpool)
Marcus Forss (Middlesbrough)
Lachlan Brook (Crewe) Loan
Tariqe Fosu (Stoke City) Loan

Brighton & Hove Albion

Julio Enciso (Libertad Asuncion)
Benicio Baker-Boaitey (Porto)
Simon Adingra (Nordsjaelland)
Imari Samuels (Reading)
Levi Colwill (Chelsea) Loan
Luca Barrington (Man City)
Pervis Estupinan (Villarreal)
Billy Gilmour (Chelsea)

Jayson Molumby (West Brom)
Lars Dendoncker (Released)
Fynn Talley (Cliftonville) loan
Yves Bissouma (Tottenham Hotspur)
Alex Cochrane (Hearts)
Fynn Talley (Cliftonville) Loan
Aaron Connolly (Venezia) Loan
Leo Ostigard (Napoli)
Taylor Richards (QPR) Loan
Marc Leonard (Northampton) Loan
Jensen Weir (Morecambe) Loan
Shane Duffy (Fulham) Loan
Marc Cucurella (Chelsea)
Matt Clarke (Middlesbrough)
Kacper Kozlowksi (Vitesse) Loan
Neal Maupay (Everton)


Eddie Beach
Raheem Sterling (Man City)
Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli)
Omari Hutchinson (Arsenal)
Gabriel Slonina (Chicago Fire)
Carney Chukwuemeka (Aston Villa)
Marc Cucurella (Brighton)
Cesare Casadei (Inter)
Wesley Fofana (Leicester)
Denis Zakaria (Juventus) Loan
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Barcelona)

Antonio Rudiger (Real Madrid) Free
Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) loan
Andreas Christensen (Released)
Danny Drinkwater (Released)
Charly Musonda (Released)
Jake Clarke-Salter (QPR)
Lucas Bergstrom (Peterborough) Loan
Nathan Baxter (Hull City) Loan
Ethan Wady (Woking) Loan
Ian Maatsen (Burnley) Loan
Tino Anjorin (Huddersfield) Loan
Levi Colwill (Brighton) Loan
Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)
Malang Sarr (Monaco)
Emerson (West Ham)
Ross Barkley (Released)
Callum Hudson-Odoi (Bayer Leverkusen) Loan
Baba Rahman (Reading) Loan
Xavier Mbuyamba (Volendam)
Xavier Simons (Hull City) Loan
Billy Gilmour (Chelsea)

Crystal Palace

Sam Johnston (West Brom) free transfer
Malcolm Ebiowei (Derby)
Cheick Doucoure (Lens)
Cormac Austin, free
Chris Richards (Bayern Munich)
Kofi Balmer (Larne)

Martin Kelly (Released)
Jaroslaw Jach (Released)
Nya Kirby (Released)
Reece Hannam (Bromley) Loan
Christian Benteke (DC United)
Cheikhou Kouyate (Nott’m Forest) Free


James Tarkowski (Burnley) Free
Ruben Vinagre (Sporting) Loan
Dwight McNeil (Burnley)
Conor Coady (Wolves) Loan
Amadou Onana (Lille)
Neal Maupay (Brighton)
Idrissa Gana Gueye (Paris Saint-Germain)
James Garner (Manchester United)

Jonjoe Kenny (Released)
Richarlison (Tottenham Hotspur)
Joao Virginia (Cambuur) Loan
Harry Tyrer (Chester) Loan
Ryan Astley (Accrington) Loan
Jarrad Branthwaite (PSV Eindhoven) Loan
Lewis Dobbin (Derby) Loan
Lewis Gibson (Bristol Rovers) Loan
Dele Alli (Besiktas) Loan
Niels Nkounkou (Cardiff) Loan
Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Trabzonspor) Loan


Joao Palhinha (Sporting Lisbon)
Kristian Sekularac (Juventus)
Andreas Pereira (Man Utd)
Callum McFarlane, free
Manor Solomon (Shakhtar Donetsk)
Kevin Mbabu (Wolfsburg)
Bernd Leno (Arsenal)
Shane Duffy (Brighton) Loan
Issa Diop (West Ham)
Layvin Kurzawa (Paris Saint-Germain) Loan
Willian (Corinthians)
Daniel James (Leeds) Loan
Carlos Vinicius (Benfica)

Taye Ashby-Hammond (Stevenage) Loan
Fabio Carvalho (Liverpool)
Cyrus Christie (Released)
Fabri (Released)
Michael Hector (Released)
Alfie Mawson (Released)
Jean Michael Seri (Released)
Sonny Hilton (Carlisle) Loan
Steven Sessegnon (Charlton) Loan
Kieron Bowie (Northampton) Loan
Luca Ashby-Hammond (Aldershot) Loan
Michael Olakigbe (Brentford)
Paulo Gazzaniga (Girona) Loan

Leeds United

Brenden Aaronson (RB Salzburg)
Rasmus Kristensen (RB Salzburg)
Marc Roca (Bayern Munich)
Darko Gyabi (Man City)
Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig)
Luis Sinisterra (Feyenoord)
Sonny Perkins (free)
Joel Robles (free)
Wilfried Gnonto (Zurich)

Kalvin Phillips (Man City)
Charlie Cresswell (Millwall) Loan
Tyler Roberts (QPR) Loan
Raphinha (Barcelona)
Jamie Shackleton (Millwall) Loan
Leif Davis (Ipswich)
Helder Costa (Al-Ittihad) Loan
Lewis Bate (Oxford United) Loan
Ian Poveda (Blackpool) Loan
Daniel James (Fulham) Loan

Leicester City

Alex Smithies (Cardiff City)
Wout Faes (Reims)

Eldin Jakupovic (Released)
Vontae Daley-Campbell (Released)
Khanya Leshabela (Crewe Alexandra)
Kasper Schmeichel (Nice)
Hamza Choudhury (Watford) Loan
Wesley Fofana (Chelsea)


Fabio Carvalho (Fulham)
Darwin Nunez (Benfica)
Calvin Ramsay (Aberdeen)
Arthur Melo (Juventus) Loan

Divock Origi (AC Milan) Released
Takumi Minamino (Monaco)
Loris Karius (Released)
Sheyi Ojo (Released)
Ben Woodburn (Released)
Conor Bradley (Bolton) Loan
Jakub Ojrzynski (Radomiak Radom) Loan
Sadio Mane (Bayern Munich)
Billy Koumetio (Austria Vienna) Loan
Takumi Minamino (Monaco)
James Balagizi (Crawley Town) Loan
Marcelo Pitaluga (Macclesfield Town) Loan
Neco Williams (Nottingham Forest)
Rhys Williams (Blackpool) Loan
Ben Davies (Rangers)
Tyler Morton (Blackburn) Loan
Leighton Clarkson (Aberdeen) Loan
Sepp van den Berg (Schalke) Loan
Owen Beck (Bolton) Loan

Manchester City

Erling Haaland (Dortmund)
Stefan Ortega Moreno (Man City) free transfer
Kalvin Phillips (Leeds)
Sergio Gomez (Anderlecht)
Manuel Akanji (Dortmund)

Fernandinho (Released)
Gavin Bazunu (Southampton)
CJ Egan-Riley (Burnley) free transfer
Taylor Harwood-Bellis (Burnley) Loan
Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal)
Darko Gyabi (Leeds)
Tommy Doyle (Sheffield United) Loan
Zack Steffen (Middlesbrough) Loan
Raheem Sterling (Chelsea)
Romeo Lavia (Southampton)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (Arsenal)
Yan Couto (Girona) Loan
James McAtee (Sheffield United) Loan
Arijanet Muric (Burnley)
Liam Delap (Stoke City) Loan
Kayky (Pacos de Ferreira) Loan
Luke Mbete (Huddersfield Town) Loan
Juan Larios (Southampton)
Samuel Edozir (Southampton)
Claudio Gomes (Palermo)

Manchester United

Tyrell Malacia (Feyenoord)
Christian Eriksen, free
Lisandro Martinez (Ajax)
Casemiro (Real Madrid)
Antony (Ajax)
Martin Dubravka (Newcastle) Loan

Edinson Cavani (Released)
Juan Mata (Released)
Paul Pogba (Released)
Jesse Lingard (Released)
Lee Grant (Released)
Nemanja Matic (Roma)
Dean Henderson (Nottingham Forest) Loan
Andreas Pereira (Fulham)
Dylan Levitt (Dundee)
Alvaro Fernandez (Preston North End) Loan
Alex Telles (Sevilla) Loan
Ethan Laird (QPR) Loan
Hannibal (Birmingham) Loan
Amad (Sunderland) Loan
James Garner (Everton)
Tahith Chong (Birmingham City)

Newcastle United

Alex Murphy (Galway United)
Nick Pope (Burnley)
Matt Targett (Aston Villa)
Sven Botman (Lille)
Charlie McArthur (Kilmarnock)
Jude Smith (East Fife)
Alexander Isak (Real Sociedad)

Oisin McEntee (Walsall)
Mo Sangare (Accrington)
Isaac Hayden (Norwich) Loan
Lewis Cass (Port Vale)
Freddie Woodman (Preston)
Dan Langley (Gateshead) Loan
Jeff Hendrick (Reading) Loan
Ciaran Clark (Sheffield United) Loan
Dwight Gayle (Stoke City)
Lucas De Bolle (Hamilton) Loan
Martin Dubravka (Man Utd) Loan
Matty Longstaff (Colchester) Loan
Kell Watts (Peterborough) Loan
Federico Fernandez (Elche)

Nottingham Forest

Ryan Hammond (Millwall)
Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin)
Dean Henderson (Man Utd) Loan
Giulian Biancone (Troyes)
Moussa Niakhate (Mainz)
Omar Richards (Bayern Munich)
Neco Williams (Liverpool)
Wayne Hennessey (Burnley)
Brandon Aguilera (Alajuelense)
Harry Toffolo (Huddersfield Town)
Lewis O’Brien (Huddersfield)
Jesse Lingard, free
Orel Mangala (Stuttgart)
Emmanuel Dennis (Watford)
Cheikhou Kouyate (Free)
Remo Freuler (Atalanta)
Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolves)
Ui-jo Hwang (Bordeaux)
Renan Lodi (Atletico Madrid) Loan
Willy Boly (Wolves)
Loic Bade (Olympiacos)
Josh Bowler (Blackpool)

Carl Jenkinson (Released)
Gaetan Bong (Released)
Mohamed Drager (Luzern) Loan
Jayden Richardson (Aberdeen)
Ethan Horvath (Luton Town) Loan
Brice Samba (Lens)
Fin Back (Carlisle United) Loan
Lewis Grabban, released
Brandon Aguilera (Guanacasteca) Loan
Riley Harbottle (Mansfield) Loan
Richie Laryea (Toronto FC)
Xande Silva (Dijon)
Joe Lolley (Sydney)
Hwang Ui-jo (Olympiacos)
Alex Mighten (Sheff Wed) Loan Details
Josh Bowler (Olympiacos) Loan


Alex Iwumene (Sutton United)
Gavin Bazunu (Man City)
Mateusz Lis (Altay)
Armel Bella-Kotchap (Bochum)
Romeo Lavia (Man City)
Joe Aribo (Rangers)
Sekou Mara (Bordeaux)
AInsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal) Loan
Samuel Edozie (Man City)
Juan Larios (Man City)
Duje Caleta-Car (Marseille)

Harry Lewis (Bradford City)
Fraser Forster (Spurs) Free
Caleb Watts (Morecambe) Loan
Kazeem Olaigbe (Ross County) Loan
Shane Long (released)
Dan Nlundulu (Cheltenham Town) Loan
Will Smallbone (Stoke City) Loan
Nathan Tella (Burnley) Loan
Kayne Ramsay (Harrogate)
Oriol Romeu (Girona)
Will Tizzard (Chippenham) Loan
Jack Stephens (AFC Bournemouth) Loan
Yan Valery (Angers)
Mateusz Liz (Troyes) Loan
Jake Vokins (Woking) Loan

Tottenham Hotspur

Ivan Perisic (Free)
Fraser Forster (Southampton) Free
Yves Bissouma (Brighton)
Richarlison (Everton)
Tyrell Ashcroft (Reading)
Josh Keeley (St. Patrick’s Athletic)
Clement Lenglet (Barcelona) Loan
Djed Spence (Middlesbrough)
Destiny Udogie (Udinese)
Cristian Romero (Atalanta)
Will Lankshear (Sheffield United)

Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic)
Steven Bergwijn (Ajax)
Jack Clarke (Sunderland)
Troy Parrott (Preston North End) Loan
Dane Scarlett (Portsmouth) Loan
Joe Rodon (Rennes) Loan
Kion Etete (Cardiff)
Giovani Lo Celso (Villarreal) Loan
Destiny Udogie (Udinese) Loan
Tanguy Ndombele (Napoli) Loan
Sergio Reguilon (Atletico Madrid) Loan
Harry Winks (Sampdoria) Loan
Marcel Lavinier (Swindon)

West Ham United

Nayef Aguerd (Rennes)
Alphonse Areola (PSG)
Patrick Kelly (Coleraine)
Flynn Downes (Swansea City)
Gianluca Scamacca (Sassuolo)
Maxwel Cornet (Burnley)
Thilo Kehrer (PSG)
Lucas Paqueta (Lyon)

Ryan Fredericks (Released)
David Martin (Released)
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Crystal Palace vs Brentford: Bees buzz back for point


Yoane Wissa’s 89th-minute header gave Brentford a point from a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Tuesday.

Wilfried Zaha’s sensational goal before the hour mark looked set to give Crystal Palace a London derby victory but it came apart when Thomas Frank threw everything but the kitchen sink at an equalizer.

The draw comes three days after the Eagles gave away a 2-0 lead at Manchester City, and Patrick Vieira will rue what could’ve been from some promising moments.


Zaha struck a sweet ball just inside the far upper 90 from the corner of the 18, pushing the South Londoners in front with about a half-hour to play.

Palace’s record moves to 1-2-2, good for a point fewer than 1-1-3 Brentford’s six points. The Bees haven’t won since beating Man United 4-0 In Week 2.

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What we learned from Crystal Palace vs Brentford

Quiet Toney is tough for Brentford: It was not a good day for the big star forward wearing the captain’s armband for Brentford. Ivan Toney is a complete center forward but he was poor in almost every facet of the game and wasn’t aided by new signing Keane Lewis-Potter on his right. Bees boss (Beekeeper?) Thomas Frank tried to help Toney by removing Lewis-Potter and a lively Bryan Mbeumo, but Frank Onywka and Joshua Dasilva didn’t add much to the striker’s day. Yoane Wissa was the last move, in the 79th. More on that below.

Crystal Palace has come together, but single moment has big cost: Rumors of Wilfried Zaha’s departure have been rampant as the Ivorian only has one year left on his deal, but what a shame it would be for him to leave for European football when Patrick Vieira’s men very much look capable of contending for a top-seven place. From Joachim Andersen at the back to Cheick Doucoure holding down the midfield to a variety of attacking options — Zaha might’ve been the least-effective attacker apart from his moment of wonder — Palace looked capable of flying quite high… if not for moments like Wissa’s winner, which came when the Eagles allowed a back-post overload.

Tactical focus

To put it frankly — pun intended — Thomas Frank had no answer for Cheick Doucoure’s control of the Brentford midfield. Changes kept coming but never unsettled the Eagles’ DCM, whose presence allowed Palace’s five attack-minded players to surge toward a Kristoffer Ajer-missing Brentford back line.

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Frank had a lot of potential answers for the many questions Doucoure and Palace were asking but Wissa’s had more than a couple of brilliant late contributions for Brentford and the ability to sub more than three players this season made all the difference for the Bees

Stars of the show

Cheick Doucoure — Dominant six-tackle, two-key pass showing.

Michael Olise — Lively on the right wing from the early moments through the final whistle.

Aaron Hickey — Bologna import looking fit for the level in industry and ingenuity.

Joachim Andersen — Steady force looks set for long stay.

Vitaly Janelt — Good day that got better when he picked out Wissa for the equalizer.

What’s next?

Palace is off to fellow top-seven hopeful Newcastle United for a 10am ET Saturday kickoff, while Brentford hosts Leeds United at the same time.

How to watch Crystal Palace vs Brentford live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 2:30pm ET, Tuesday
TV Channel: Peacock
Online: Stream via Peacock Premium


Crystal Palace team news, injuries, lineup options

Wilfried Zaha starts and Tyrick Mitchell is on the bench after late fitness tests, while Nathan Ferguson, Jack Butland, James Tomkins, and James McArthur are all out.

Brentford team news, injuries, lineup options

Sergi Canos and Ethan Pinnock remain out with thigh and knee injuries respectively, while center backs Pontus Jansson and Kristoffer Ajer are both battling back to fitness.