Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal receive setback in pursuit of Lyon star Houssem Aouar… whilst West Ham are ‘keen on Chelsea outcast Antonio Rudiger’
With just over a week until the international transfer window closes on October 5, clubs across Europe are looking to bring in flesh blood as the 2020-21 season starts to get going.
Chris Smalling, who has become surplus to requirements at Manchester United, will hope to resolve his future in the coming weeks, with the defender calling for a permanent return to Roma where he spent last season on loan.
Meanwhile, Chelsea have drawn up plans to trim their squad after significant summer investment. Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are among the players who could be sold.
Sportsmail will provide live updates of the summer transfer window including permanent signings, loan deals and latest negotiations across the Premier League and European clubs.