Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea continue to chase £20m deal for Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy while Aston Villa turn their attention to Bournemouth’s Joshua King after losing out on Callum Wilson
After entering the ninth week of this summer’s transfer window, clubs from across Europe are still getting deals done as they look to bolster their squads ahead of the new campaign.
Clubs have until October 5 to wrap up their business but complications caused by the ongoing pandemic mean they’ll be keen to get their signings in sooner in time for pre-season training.
Lionel Messi’s transfer saga may have ended for now but there’s still plenty of loose ends that need tying up before next month’s deadline.
Here, Sportsmail’s SAM McEVOY provided live updates from Premier League and European clubs as they continued to negotiate and completed signings during the summer transfer window.