Conte not worried by lack of signings despite Burnley shock

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is “not worried” by the club’s relative lack of signings this summer. The Blues have signed four players for a combined £129m, but have seen a greater number leave, including John Terry and Nemanja Matic. Their Premier League title defence began with a shock 3-2 home defeat by Burnley…

Chinese Super League: Transfer window opens with clubs facing 100% signings tax

Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs face a 100% tax on signings as their mid-season transfer window opens on Monday. The country’s Football Association (CFA) is proposing the measure for loss-making clubs in order to try to curb the league’s extravagant spending. Chinese clubs spent £331m during the country’s winter transfer window, which was more than…

Man Utd target three or four signings in 'crazy' transfer window

Manchester United are likely to limit their summer spending to three or four key signings. United will be in the Champions League and boss Jose Mourinho said executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has had his targets “for more than two months”. Mourinho wants to enhance his forward and defensive options to challenge for the Premier League…