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Premier League Roundup: Chelsea won't sign Higuain after unsuccessful loan

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Premier League Roundup: Chelsea won't sign Higuain after unsuccessful loan

It's officially July and the summer transfer season is in full effect. Eden Hazard has already left Chelsea, but another attacker is also on his way out from Stamford Bridge.

Here's the latest news about the Premier League:

Player Notes:

Chelsea: After an unsuccessful six-month loan in London, Chelsea have decided not to make the move permanent for striker Gonzalo Higuain. The Argentinian is set to return to Juventus, where he has two years remaining on his current contract. Higuain scored just five goals in 18 appearances for Chelsea.

Brighton & Hove Albion: The club has successfully completed a move for midfielder Leandro Toussard, who turned down an offer from Arsenal and other elite European clubs to sign with Brighton. A season ago, Toussard led Genk to the Belgian Division A title with 22 goals and 11 assists. Per his agent, he turned down a move to a bigger European club because "he has not skipped a single step in his career. He could go to Atlético or Arsenal today, beautiful clubs, but that is too early," his agent Josy Comhair said.

Chelsea: The Blues have completed a permanent transfer of midfielder Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid for a fee of $45 million. Kovacic spent the previous season on loan at Stamford Bridge.

Manchester United: The Reds have completed the signing of right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace. The deal is worth $63.5 million over five years. at age 21, Wan-Bissaka is one of the fastest rising stars in Europe.

Manchester United: Even with the addition of Wan-Bissaka, the Reds have also inquired about signing Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff. Man U made a formal request for the 21-year-old midfielder and would like to complete a transfer before their July 7 pre-season trip to Australia begins.

Tottenham Hotspur: Defender Serge Aurier will miss the remainder of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament after a muscular tear.

Liverpool: In his first competitive start since being sidelined in May, defender Naby Keita suffered a setback to a "high-grade adductor" injury. 

Tottenham Hotspur: Defender Danny Rose has been with Tottenham for 12 seasons, but the 28-year-old is open to a move this summer. PSG, Everton, and Manchester United have all shown interest in Rose.

Source: Rotoworld

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Premier League Roundup: Everton's André Gomes sidelined indefinitely

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Premier League Roundup: Everton's André Gomes sidelined indefinitely

As teams around the world prepare for the start of Champions League play, the Premier League continues to ramp up play.

Here are the latest updates from the Premier League:

Player Notes

Everton: Marco Silva said midfielder André Gomes was unable to practice due to a rib injury he sustained in week four. Gomes' status is uncertain for the near future.

Chelsea: 21-year-old forward Tammy Abraham scores a hat trick in Chelsea's 5-2 win over Wolves. Abraham has established himself as Chelsea's top forward, as he has now scored 7 goals on 11 shots over the past three games.

Norwich City: An extensive injury report could not stop the Canaries against Manchester City, as striker Teemu Pukki tallied a goal and an assist. Norwich City now finds itself with two wins and three losses after the historic 3-2 victory over the reigning Premier League champions.

Tottenham Hotspur: Forward Son Heung-min scored twice as the Spurs scorched Crystal Palace for four goals in the first half, blanking Crystal Palace the rest of the way. The well-balanced offensive attack saw six different Tottenham players contribute at least one point.

Liverpool: Midfielder Roberto Firmino impresses off the bench with a late assist to forward Mohamed Salah as Liverpool pulls off the comeback win against Newcastle United. 

Source: Rotoworld

Premier League Roundup: Giovani Lo Celso out at least six weeks

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Premier League Roundup: Giovani Lo Celso out at least six weeks

Coming out of an international break for World Cup qualifying, there is plenty of news and notes coming out of the Premier League.

Here's the latest news coming from across the pond:

Player Notes

Tottenham Hotspur: Midfielder Giovani Lo Celso has been ruled out for at least six weeks with a groin injury he sustained during the international break while playing for Argentina. He originally played down the incident, insisting it was just a precautionary measure. The Real Betis midfielder, who's on a season-long loan to Spurs will now be out until at least the end of October, according to a team statement

Tottenham Hotspur: A bit of good news from Hotspur Way as 17-year-old striker Troy Parrott has been making waves all summer on the Republic of Ireland's U-23 side. He provided a last-minute assist in a preseason win over Juventus. With Lo Celso's injury, Parrott could soon emerge as a substitute option for Spurs.

Newcastle United: F Andy Carroll was involved with first-team training as he prepares to return from ankle surgery. Barring any setbacks, it shouldn't be more than a month before he's able to return to the pitch. "Andy, we'll have to still be patient," said manager Steve Bruce. "However, for the first time, he joined in with the group to a degree. He only took part in half of the session, non-contact, but it's good to see him out kicking a ball again. I always knew that it would be towards the end of this month, and halfway through the next month."

Source: NBC Sports Rotoworld