Monchi back Premier League’s decision to shut transfer window before season

Today, the Premier League announced that the summer transfer window would end before the start of the season.

It was announced by the league that“The summer transfer window will end before the start of the season from 2018/19 onwards after Premier League Clubs agreed a rule amendment today. The rule amendment means the summer window will close at 17:00 on the Thursday before the start of the season. Next season the deadline for transfers by Premier League Clubs will be 17:00 BST on Thursday 9 August 2018.”

Roma sporting director Monchi took to his official Twitter account to back the decision, calling it “just and logical.”

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