The Complete Guide to FPL Pre-Season 2021/22

The Complete Guide to FPL Pre-Season 2021/22

Fantasy Premier League has relaunched for 2021/22 and, as usual, we have everything you need to set you up for the new campaign.

All of our pre-season content will be collated on this page, which will be regularly refreshed between now and Gameweek 1, so make sure you bookmark it now and revisit regularly.

There is full analysis of the Premier League fixtures, including best schedules, ones to avoid, rotation pairings and fixture swings.

This is also where you can find our price-by-price, position-by-position rundown of every asset in FPL. There will also be analysis of all 20 teams, Scout Reports on new signings and Moving Target articles on those switching allegiance.

Any information we learn about the various pre-season fixtures, from line-ups, goals and assists to the wider Fantasy talking points, will also be documented here in our friendlies spreadsheet.

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Pre-season Minutes

How many minutes each FPL option has played during the pre-season:

CLUB BY CLUB

ARSENAL

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 13 | Hibernian 2-1 Arsenal (Easter Road) | Smith Rowe (Bellerin assist)
Jul 17 | Rangers 2-2 Arsenal (Ibrox) | Tavares (Holding assist), Nketiah
Jul 24 | Arsenal 4-1 Millwall (Arsenal Training Centre) | Chambers (Aubameyang assist), Lacazette (Chambers assist), Pepe (Aubameyang assist), Balogun (Willian assist)
Jul 28 | Arsenal 4-1 Watford (Arsenal Training Centre) | Nketiah (Willian assist), Lacazette pen (Maitland-Niles assist), Tierney, Azeez (Pepe assist)
Aug 1 | Arsenal v Chelsea (Emirates Stadium) | TBA
Aug 8 | Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Nicolas Pepe won and missed a penalty in the loss to Hibs with Alexandre Lacazette on the pitch but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang off it. The opposite then happened against Watford.

Form Players: Nketiah (2 goals), Lacazette (2 goals), Chambers (1 goal, 1 assist), Aubameyang (2 assists)

Key Transfers In:

DEF | Nuno Tavares | Benfica (£8m)
MID | Albert Sambi Lokonga | Anderlecht (Undisclosed)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | David Luiz | Released
DEF | William Saliba | Marseille (Loan)

ASTON VILLA

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 21 | Walsall 0-4 Aston Villa (Banks’s Stadium) | Watkins (Buendia assist), Watkins (Buendia assist), Philogene-Bidace (Wesley assist), A. Ramsey (Philogene-Bidace assist)
Jul 24 | Stoke City 2-0 Aston Villa (bet365 Stadium)
Jul 31 | Bristol City v Aston Villa (Ashton Gate) | TBA
Aug 7 | Aston Villa v Sevilla (Villa Park) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief: Coming soon…

Form Players: Watkins (2 goals), Buendia (2 assists), Philogene-Bidace (1 goal, 1 assist)

Key Transfers In:

MID | Emiliano Buendía | Norwich City (£33m)
MID | Ashley Young | Inter Milan (Free transfer)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Ahmed El Mohamady | Released
DEF | Neil Taylor | Released
GK | Tom Heaton | Manchester United (Free transfer)
DEF | Bjorn Engels | Royal Antwerp (Undisclosed)

BRENTFORD

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 17 | Wimbledon 0-1 Brentford (Plough Lane) | Valencia (Stevens assist)
Jul 20 | Boreham Wood 0-2 Brentford (Meadow Park) | Toney (Canos assist), Fosu (Thompson assist)
Jul 24 | Watford 1-3 Brentford (London Colney) | Toney (Canos assist), Toney, Dervisoglu
Jul 28 | Manchester United 2-2 Brentford (Old Trafford) | Baptiste (Toney assist), Mbeumo (Stevens assist)
Jul 31 | Brentford v West Ham United (Brentford Community Stadium) | TBA
Aug 7 | Brentford v Valencia (Brentford Community Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Thomas Frank has opted for a 4-3-3 in both pre-season friendlies so far, after a late-season dalliance with a wing-back system in the Championship.

Form Players: Toney (3 goals, 1 assist), Stevens (2 assists), Canos (2 assists)

Key Transfers In:

MID | Nathan Young-Coombes | Rangers (£100,000)
MID | Frank Onyeka | FC Midtjylland (Undisclosed)
DEF | Kristoffer Ajer | Celtic (Undisclosed)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Henrik Dalsgaard | Released
GK | Luke Daniels | Released
MID | Emiliano Marcondes | Released

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 24 | Rangers 0-0 Brighton and Hove Albion (Ibrox)
Jul 31 | Luton Town v Brighton and Hove Albion (Kenilworth Road) | TBA
Aug 7 | Brighton and Hove Albion v Getafe (Amex Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:: Coming soon…

Form Players: Coming soon…

Key Transfers In:

MID | Enock Mwepu | RB Salzburg (Undisclosed)
GK | Kjell Scherpen | Ajax (Undisclosed)

Key Transfers Out:

MID | Jose Izquierdo | Released
MID | Davy Propper | PSV Eindhoven (Undisclosed)
DEF | Bernardo | RB Salzburg (Undisclosed)
GK | Mathew Ryan | Real Sociedad (Undisclosed)
MID | Alireza Jahanbakhsh | Feyenoord (Undisclosed)

BURNLEY

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 20 | Burnley 2-1 Morecambe (Barnfield Training Centre) | Barnes, Gudmundsson
Jul 20 | Burnley 4-0 Colchester United (Barnfield Training Centre) | Brownhill, Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Brownhill
Jul 24 | Oldham Athletic 0-2 Burnley (Boundary Park) | Rodriguez (Thomas assist), Richardson (Rodriguez assist)
Jul 27 | Blackpool 0-1 Burnley (Bloomfield Road) | Thomas (Westwood assist)
Jul 31 | Nottingham Forest v Burnley (City Ground) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Sean Dyche split his squad across two training-ground friendlies on July 20. No assist information was available from either game.

Form Players: Rodriguez (3 goals, 1 assist), Brownhill (2 goals), Thomas (1 goal, 1 assist)

Key Transfers In:

DEF | Nathan Collins | Stoke City (Undisclosed)
GK | Wayne Hennessey | Free transfer

Key Transfers Out:

MID | Robbie Brady | Released
DEF | Ben Gibson | Norwich City (Undisclosed)
FWD | Joel Mumbongo | Accrington Stanley (Loan)
GK | Bailey Peacock-Farrell | Sheffield Wednesday (Loan)

CHELSEA

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 17 | Chelsea 6-1 Peterborough (Cobham) | Abraham, Pulisic pen, Ziyech (Rahman assist), Ziyech (Broja assist), Broja, Ziyech
Jul 27 | Bournemouth 1-2 Chelsea (Vitality Stadium) | Broja (Rahman assist), Ugbo (Barkley assist)
Aug 1 | Arsenal v Chelsea (Emirates Stadium) | TBA
Aug 4 | Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur (Stamford Bridge) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief: Chelsea’s pre-season friendly against Peterborough was a behind-close-doors game with no complete line-up or assist information or televised highlights.

Form Players: Ziyech (3 goals), Broja (2 goals, 1 assist), Rahman (2 assists)

Key Transfers In:

None

Key Transfers Out:

GK | Willy Caballero| Released
MID | Billy Gilmour | Norwich City (Loan)
MID | Marco van Ginkel | PSV Eindhoven (Free transfer)
DEF | Fikayo Tomori | AC Milan (£25m)
FWD | Olivier Giroud | AC Milan (Undisclosed)
MID | Victor Moses | Spartak Moscow (Undisclosed)
DEF | Marc Guehi | Crystal Palace (Undisclosed)

CRYSTAL PALACE

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 17 | Walsall 0-1 Crystal Palace (Bescot Stadium) | Zaha (Street assist)
Jul 24 | Ipswich Town 0-1 Crystal Palace (Portman Road) | Zaha pen
Jul 27 | Crystal Palace 2-2 Charlton Athletic (Selhurst Park) | Rak-Sakyi, Banks (Mateta assist) 
Jul 31 | Reading v Crystal Palace (Madejski Stadium) | TBA
Aug 7 | Crystal Palace v Watford (Selhurst Park) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief: Patrick Vieira’s first match in charge, against Crewe, saw him adopt a 4-3-3 set-up with Wilfried Zaha stationed out wide on the left.

Form Players: Zaha (2 goals)

Key Transfers In:

MID | Michael Olise | Reading (£8m)
GK | Remi Matthews | Free transfer
DEF | Marc Guehi | Chelsea (Undisclosed)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Gary Cahill | Free transfer
MID | Andros Townsend | Free transfer
DEF | Nathaniel Clyne| Free transfer
DEF | Scott Dann| Free transfer
GK | Wayne Hennessey| Free transfer
MID | James McCarthy | Free transfer
DEF | Mamadou Sakho | Free transfer
DEF | Patrick van Aanholt | Free transfer
FWD | Connor Wickham | Free transfer

EVERTON

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 10 | Everton 3-0 Accrington Stanley (Finch Farm) | Cannon, Gibson (Sigurdsson assist), Gordon (Gbamin assist)
Jul 17 | Everton 1-0 Blackburn Rovers (Finch Farm) | Gbamin (Kean assist)
Jul 25 | Millonarios 1-1 Everton (Florida) | Gray pen (Broadhead assist)
Jul 28 | Pumas 0-1 Everton (Florida) | Kean
Aug 7 | Manchester United v Everton (Old Trafford) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • The Accrington Stanley and Blackburn Rovers games were ‘unofficial’ training ground friendlies, with no line-up information available for the former.
  • Rafael Benitez has favoured a back four in pre-season so far, opting for a 4-2-3-1 in Everton’s first ‘proper’ friendlies against Millonarios and Pumas – although there were tweaks to a 4-4-2 and 4-3-3 later in each game.

Form Players: Gbamin (1 goal, 1 assist), Kean (1 goal, 1 assist)

Key Transfers In:

MID | Andros Townsend | Free transfer
GK | Asmir Begovic | Bournemouth (Free transfer)
MID | Demarai Gray | Bayer Leverkusen (£1.7m)

Key Transfers Out:

MID | Theo Walcott | Southampton (Free transfer)
FWD | Joshua King | Released
MID | Yannick Bolasie | Released
MID | Muhamed Besic | Released
MID | Bernard | Sharjah FC (Undisclosed)

LEEDS UNITED

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 28 | Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Leeds United (Ewood Park) | Struijk (Harrison assist)
Jul 30 | Fleetwood Town v Leeds United (Highbury Stadium) | TBA
Jul 31 | Real Betis v Leeds United (Loughborough University) | TBA
Aug 4 | Ajax v Leeds United (Amsterdam Arena) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief: Coming soon…

Form Players: Coming soon…

Key Transfers In:

MID | Jack Harrison | Manchester City (Undisclosed)
DEF | Junior Sirpo | Barcelona (£13m)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Gaetano Berardi| Released
MID | Pablo Hernández | Released
DEF | Barry Douglas | Released
GK | Kiko Casilla | Elche (Loan)
DEF | Ezgjan Alioski | Released

LEICESTER CITY

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 24 | Burton Albion 0-0 Leicester City (Pirelli Stadium)
Jul 28 | Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Leicester City (Adams Park)
Jul 31 | Queens Park Rangers v Leicester City (Loftus Road) | TBA
Aug 4 | Leicester City v Villarreal (King Power Stadium) | TBA
Aug 7 | Manchester City v Leicester City (Community Shield | Wembley Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief: Coming soon…

Form Players: Coming soon…

Key Transfers In:

FWD | Patson Daka | RB Salzburg (Undisclosed)
MID | Boubakary Soumare | Lille (£17m)
DEF | Ryan Bertrand | (Free transfer)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Christian Fuchs | Charlotte FC (Free transfer)
MID | Matty James | Released
DEF | Wes Morgan | Retired

LIVERPOOL

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 20 | Wacker Innsbruck 1-1 Liverpool (Salzburg) | Origi pen (Beck assist)
Jul 20 | Stuttgart 1-1 Liverpool (Salzburg) | Mane (Tsimikas assist)
Jul 23 | Mainz 0-1 Liverpool (Greisbergers Betten-Arena) | own-goal (Beck assist)
Jul 29 | Hertha 4-3 Liverpool (Tivoli Stadium) | Mane, Minamino (Salah assist), Oxlade-Chamberlain
Aug 5 | Liverpool v Bologna (Evian) | TBA
Aug 5 | Liverpool v Bologna (Evian) | TBA
Aug 8 | Liverpool v Athletic Bilbao (Anfield) | TBA
Aug 9 | Liverpool v Osasuna (Anfield) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • The matches against Wacker and Stuttgart were 30-minute training ground games.
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain played as a ‘false nine’ against Stuttgart and Mainz, with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah either side.

Form Players: Mane (2 goals), Beck (2 assists)

Key Transfers In:

DEF | Ibrahima Konaté | RB Leipzig (£36m)

Key Transfers Out:

MID | Georginio Wijnaldum | PSG (Free transfer)
MID | Marko Grujic | Porto (£10.5m)
MID | Harry Wilson | Fulham (£12m)

MANCHESTER CITY

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 27 | Manchester City 2-0 Preston North End (Academy Stadium) | Mahrez (Rogers assist), Edozie (McAtee)
Jul 31 | Manchester City v Barnsley (Academy Stadium) | TBA
Aug 7 | Leicester City v Manchester City (Community Shield | Wembley Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief: Coming soon…

Form Players: Coming soon…

Key Transfers In:

None

Key Transfers Out:

FWD | Sergio Aguero | Barcelona (Free transfer)
DEF | Eric Garcia | Barcelona (Free transfer)
MID | Jack Harrison | Leeds United (Undisclosed)

MANCHESTER UNITED

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Jul 18 | Derby County 1-2 Manchester United (Pride Park) | Chong, Pellistri (Shoretire assist)
Jul 24 | Queens Park Rangers 4-2 Manchester United (Loftus Road) | Lingard (Pellistri assist), Elanga (Shoretire assist)
Jul 28 | Manchester United 2-2 Brentford (Old Trafford) | Elanga (Wan-Bissaka assist), Pereira
Aug 7 | Manchester United v Everton (Old Trafford) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Mason Greenwood started up front in United’s win over Derby County, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer opting for his usual 4-2-3-1.

Form Players: Elanga (2 goals)

Key Transfers In:

GK | Tom Heaton | Aston Villa (Free transfer)
MID | Jadon Sancho | Borussia Dortmund (£73m)

Key Transfers Out:

GK | Sergio Romero | Released
MID | Tahith Chong | Birmingham City (Loan)

NEWCASTLE UNITED

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 18 | York City 1-0 Newcastle United (LNER Community Stadium)
Jul 23 | Doncaster Rovers 1-3 Newcastle United (Keepmoat Stadium) | Fraser (Lewis assist), S. Longstaff (Lewis assist), Wilson (Fraser assist)
Jul 27 | Rotherham United 1-1 Newcastle United (New York Stadium) | Hendrick (Murphy assist)
Jul 30 | Burton Albion 0-2 Newcastle United (Pirelli Stadium) | Murphy (Hayden assist), Joelinton (Fraser assist)
Aug 7 | Newcastle United v Norwich City (St James’ Park) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Steve Bruce has started pre-season in the same 3-5-2/5-3-2 shape he finished the regular season in.
  • Illness and injury deprived Newcastle of four goalkeepers against York City and Doncaster Rovers.

Form Players: Fraser (1 goal, 2 assists), Murphy (1 goal, 1 assist) Lewis (2 assists)

Key Transfers In:

None

Key Transfers Out:

None

NORWICH CITY

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 16 | King’s Lynn Town 1-3 Norwich City (The Walks) | Dowell, Dowell (Hugill assist), Idah (Cantwell assist)
Jul 20 | Norwich City 1-0 Lincoln City (Lotus Training Centre) | Melou
Jul 23 | Norwich City 2-0 Huddersfield Town (Lotus Training Centre) | Pukki (Rupp assist), Idah
Jul 31 | Sheffield United v Norwich City (Bramall Lane) | TBA
Aug 3 | Norwich City v Gillingham (Carrow Road) | TBA
Aug 7 | Newcastle United v Norwich City (St James’ Park) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Daniel Farke experimented with a wing-back system at King’s Lynn but then reverted to his usual 4-2-3-1 against Lincoln City.

Form Players: Dowell (2 goals), Idah (2 goals)

Key Transfers In:

GK | Angus Gunn | Southampton (Undisclosed)
MID | Billy Gilmour | Chelsea (Loan)
MID | Milot Rashica | Werder Bremen (Undisclosed)
DEF | Dimitris Giannoulis | PAOK (Undisclosed)
DEF | Ben Gibson | Burnley (Undisclosed)
MID | Pierre Lees-Melou | Nice (£3.5m)

Key Transfers Out:

MID | Emiliano Buendía | Aston Villa (£33m)
DEF | Philip Heise | Karlsruher (Undisclosed fee)
MID | Alex Tettey | Released
MID | Mario Vrancic | Released
DEF | Jordan Thomas | Released
MID | Marco Stiepermann | Mutual consent
MID | Moritz Leitner| Mutual consent
GK| Orjan Nyland | Released
FWD | Josip Drmic | HNK Rijeka (Loan)

SOUTHAMPTON

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 24 | Southampton 1-1 Fulham (Staplewood Campus) | Long (Obafemi assist)
Jul 27 | Cardiff City 0-4 Southampton (Cardiff City Stadium) | Walcott (Obafemi assist), Djenepo (Diallo assist), Adams (Tella assist), Adams (Tella assist)
Jul 31 | Swansea City v Southampton (Liberty Stadium) | TBA
Aug 4 | Southampton v Levante (St Mary’s Stadium) | TBA
Aug 7 | Southampton v Athletic Bilbao (St Mary’s Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief: Coming soon…

Form Players: Adams (2 goals), Tella (2 assists), Obafemi (2 assists)

Key Transfers In:

MID | Theo Walcott | Everton (Free transfer)
DEF | Romain Perraud | Brest (Undisclosed)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Ryan Bertrand | Released
MID | Jake Hesketh | Released
MID | Josh Sims | Released
GK | Angus Gunn | Norwich City (Undisclosed)
DEF | Kayne Ramsay | Crewe Alexandre (Loan)
DEF | Jake Vokins | Ross County (Loan)
DEF | Wesley Hoedt | Anderlecht (Undisclosed)
MID | Alex Jankewitz | Young Boys (Undisclosed)

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 17 | Leyton Orient 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur (Brisbane Road) | Scarlett (Lucas Moura assist)
Jul 21 | Colchester United 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur (JobServe Community Stadium) | Son (Bergwijn assist), Lucas Moura (Son assist), Dele (Son assist)
Jul 28 | MK Dons 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur (Stadium MK) | Son (Lucas Moura assist), Dele (Son assist), Lucas Moura
Aug 4 | Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur (Stamford Bridge) | TBA
Aug 8 | Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Nuno Espirito Santo went with a back four in his first two matches in charge.
  • Son Heung-min has retained set-piece taking duties under his new manager, assisting Lucas Moura’s goal against Colchester from a corner.

Form Players: Son (2 goals, 3 assists), Lucas Moura (2 goals, 2 assists), Dele (2 goals)

Key Transfers In:

GK | Pierluigi Gollini | Atalanta (Loan)
MID | Bryan Gil | Sevilla (Part-exchange)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Juan Foyth | Villarreal (£12.8m)
DEF | Danny Rose | Released
GK | Paulo Gazzaniga | Released
MID | Erik Lamela | Sevilla (Part-exchange)
DEF | Toby Alderweireld | Al-Duhail

WATFORD

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Watford

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 14 | Watford 3-2 Millwall | Quina, Masina, Fletcher
Jul 17 | Watford 2-1 Colchester United | Sarr pen, Mebude
Jul 17 | Watford 2-0 Colchester United | Hernandez, Gosling
Jul 24 | Watford 0-0 West Bromwich Albion (Vicarage Road)
Jul 24 | Watford 1-3 Brentford (London Colney) | Wise pen
Jul 27 | Stevenage 1-1 Watford (Broadhall Way) | Sema (Fletcher assist)
Jul 28 | Arsenal 4-1 Watford (Arsenal Training Centre) | Zinckernagel
Aug 7 | Crystal Palace v Watford (Selhurst Park) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Watford’s pre-season friendlies against Millwall and Colchester United were played behind closed doors, with no line-up information, assist details or match highlights available.

Form Players: Fletcher (1 goal, 1 assist)

Key Transfers In:

MID | Kwadwo Baah | Rochdale (£150,000)
DEF | Mattie Pollock | Grimsby Town (£250,000)
MID | Imran Louza | FC Nantes (£8.6m)
FWD | Ashley Fletcher | Middlesbrough (Free transfer)
DEF | Danny Rose | Tottenham Hotspur (Free transfer)
FWD | Emmanuel Dennis | Bruges (Undisclosed)
MID | Peter Etebo | Stoke City (Loan)
FWD | Joshua King | Everton (Free transfer)
FWD | Dapo Mebude | Free transfer

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Achraf Lazaar| Released
MID | Carlos Sánchez | Released
GK | Jerome Sinclair | Released
MID | Mamadou M’Baye | Released
DEF | Ben Wilmot | Undisclosed
DEF | Craig Dawson | £2m
MID | Ignacio Pussetto | Loan

WEST HAM UNITED

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 9 | Dundee 2-2 West Ham United (Dens Park) | Baptiste (Bowen assist), Bowen pen
Jul 13 | Leyton Orient 0-0 West Ham United (Brisbane Road)
Jul 13 | Northampton Town 1-2 West Ham United (Sixfields Stadium) | own-goal (Bowen assist), Coventry (Lanzini assist)
Jul 21 | Reading 0-3 West Ham United (Madejski Stadium) | own-goal (Diop assist), Coventry (Johnson assist), Johnson (Lanzini assist)
Jul 24 | Celtic 2-6 West Ham United (Celtic Park) | Antonio (Noble assist), Antonio (Fornals assist), Noble pen (Antonio assist), Benrahma (Fornals assist), Bowen (Benrahma assist), Oko-Flex
Jul 31 | Brentford v West Ham United (Brentford Community Stadium) | TBA
Aug 7 | West Ham United v Atalanta (London Stadium) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Jarrod Bowen took a penalty in the draw with Dundee but Michail Antonio, Mark Noble and Declan Rice were all off the field.
  • The friendlies against Leyton Orient and Northampton were played simultaneously, with the West Ham squad split across the two matches.

Form Players: Bowen (2 goal, 2 assists), Antonio (2 goals, 1 assist), Coventry (2 goals), Johnson (1 goal, 1 assist), Noble (1 goal, 1 assist), Benrahma (1 goal, 1 assist), Lanzini (2 assists), Fornals (2 assists)

Key Transfers In:

DEF| Craig Dawson | Watford (£2m)
MID| Pierre Ekwah Elimby | Chelsea (Undisclosed fee)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Fabian Balbuena | Released
MID | Felipe Anderson | Lazio (Undisclosed)

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

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Pre-Season Fixtures/Results

Jul 17 | Crewe Alexandra 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Gresty Road)
Jul 24 | Real Betis 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Estadio Municipal) | Cutrone (Semedo assist)
Jul 26 | Las Palmas 3-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Estadio Gran Canaria) | Hoever (Bueno assist), Gibbs-White (Mosquera assist)
Jul 31 | Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers (bet365 Stadium) | TBA
Aug 1 | Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Ricoh Arena) | TBA
Aug 7 | Wolverhampton Wanderers v Celta Vigo (Molineux) | TBA

Scout Notes in Brief:

  • Bruno Lage used a 4-4-2 in his first match in charge against Crewe, with Raul Jimenez returning from injury up front and Rayan Ait-Nouri stationed ‘out of position’ on the left wing.

Form Players: Coming soon…

Key Transfers In:

DEF | Yerson Mosquera | Atletico Nacional (£4.5m)
MID | Francisco Trincao | Barcelona (Loan)
DEF | Rayan Ait-Nouri | Angers (Undisclosed fee)
GK | Jose Sa | Olympiakos (£6.3m)

Key Transfers Out:

DEF | Ruben Vinagre| Sporting CP (loan)
GK |Rui Patricio | Roma (Undisclosed)

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