Wednesday Ticker: Alvaro Morata to Chelsea, Wojciech Szczesny to Juventus, and more

Wednesday Ticker: Alvaro Morata to Chelsea, Wojciech Szczesny to Juventus, and more

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Wednesday Ticker: Alvaro Morata to Chelsea, Wojciech Szczesny to Juventus, and more

It was a typically busy afternoon in the European transfer window, headlined by a pair of high-profile moves, with promises of more to come.

Chelsea stole the headlines on Wednesday after agreeing to a massive transfer for Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata. The transfer fee is reportedly in the neighborhood of £70 million for the Spanish striker. (REPORT)

Juventus made a move of its own, however, signing away Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny for a reported fee of £13.5 million. (REPORT)

Manchester City is set to finalize a transfer for Real Madrid right back Danilo for a reported fee of £26.5 million. City previously acquired Tottenham right back Kyle Walker earlier this week. (REPORT)

Man City boss Pep Guardiola, while speaking ahead of a friendly against Manchester United in Houston on Thursday, stated that Argentine striker Sergio Aguero would not leave the team this summer. (REPORT)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger passed Sir Alex Ferguson as the longest-serving manager in Premier League history, as Tuesday marked his 7,583rd day on the job. (REPORT)

Bad news out of Bolton, as the Bolton Wanderers were hit with a ‘winding-up petition’ by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs amid dire financial troubles. Bolton states they are aware of the petition and are dealing with the situation. (REPORT)

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