Today’s transfer news and rumours . . . .
Transfer bans inflicted on Real Madrid and Atletico could have a serious impact on the Premier League.
The La Liga giants will be unable to make signings for the next two transfer windows after Fifa announced the punishment over ‘irregularities in the signing of minors’ on Tuesday. (Sun)
Arsenal have completed the signing of FC Basel midfielder Mohamed Elneny, who could be available to face Stoke on Sunday.
Elneny, 23, has reportedly cost about £5m and is eligible to play in the Champions League. (BBC)
Everton have had a £3m bid for Leeds’ defender Sam Byram accepted.
Byram is out of contract in the summer and was set to leave the club on a free transfer after rejecting numerous offers from Leeds. (Daily Star)
Newcastle are set to concede making a big transfer mistake by loaning Florian Thauvin back to France. (Mirror)