The Premier League have no plans to independently close future summer transfer windows to coincide with the start of the new season, IBTimes UK understands.
Roberto Martinez, Jose Mourinho, Michael Laudrup and Alan Pardew are among the managers calling for the summer window to close when the new campaign starts with a number of unresolved high-profile transfers working as unnecessary distractions in the early weeks of the season.
The current transfer window closes at the end of August, after all major European divisions have started and the Premier League face the obstacle of convincing other continental leagues to close the window in some cases weeks before their campaign begins.
The issue has been consistently raised during pre-season managers' meetings with Pardew and Tottenham Hotspur boss Andre Villas-Boas among those to have made representation to the Premier League regarding the problem. It is understood though that all managers would be open to such an alteration.
However, the Premier League will not opt to independently move the deadline in English football's top flight in fear of being vulnerable to players moving abroad and club's being unable to buy replacements as transfer windows across Europe would remain open.
Of the continent's top divisions, both Ligue 1 and the Bundesliga 2013/14 seasons began on 9 August, a week prior to the Premier League and La Liga while Serie A begins on 24 August.
The Premier League has previously taken manager's concerns to The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) but have garnered that respective European divisions are unreceptive to such an alteration which would suit English football and are unconcerned by the window filtering into the new season.
While Premier League bosses continue to complain about the length of the window those same individuals are said to have accepted that only a pan-global window would result in the deadline being brought forward in correlation with the new season.
The subject has been regularly discussed between the Premier League's 20 shareholders but is accepted as a non-starter with the change not fulfilling the vested interests of other leagues.
Speaking at the Premier League official season launch last week, chief executive Richard Scudamore said: "We are caught by UEFA. Each of the European leagues starts at a different time and has a different attitude."
FIFA regulations regarding the status and transfer of players does state the 12 week summer transfer window should close "normally" before the start of the new season but there is no specific directive regarding a specific deadline.
The 2013 summer window closes at 11pm on 2 September and the futures of Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale, Marouane Fellaini, Leighton Baines and Yohan Cabaye among others will top the agenda until the final moments of deadline day much to the frustration of their parent clubs.
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