Arsenal say their position on Alexis Sánchez is unchanged – the striker is not for sale – after Manchester City finally moved for their long-time target with a straight cash offer of £50m.
When Kylian Mbappé completes a move to Paris Saint‑Germain which values him as the second most expensive player ever, he will return to the city where it all began. Just over a dozen years ago a young Mbappé begged his father to sign him up at the local club of the suburb where they lived in the French capital.
Paris Saint-Germain have agreed a €155m (£143m) fee with Monaco for Kylian Mbappé and personal terms with the player, but have yet to convince Uefa that they will be able to comply with financial fair play rules if they sign the young Frenchman in the same window as paying €222m (£198m) for Neymar.
Antonio Conte has sought to justify Chelsea’s policy of loaning out a squad of players while he pushes the board to make further senior signings by Thursday’s transfer deadline. He argues that the youngsters are not ready for the champions’ first team and that involvement would risk damaging their long-term development.
Mauricio Pochettino says Davinson Sánchez has the talent and strength of character to develop into “one of the best centre-backs in the world”.
Ronald Koeman has said he would welcome the chance to bring Diego Costa to Everton as he reiterated his desire to sign a striker before the transfer deadline.
Barcelona have announced the signing of Ousmane Dembélé from Borussia Dortmund for an initial €105m (£97m), plus a potential €42m (£38m) in add-ons. The 20-year-old forward has agreed a five-year contract with a €400m buyout clause, and will wear the No11 shirt vacated by Neymar.
Jürgen Klopp has said it will not be Liverpool’s fault should they fail to add to the squad before next week’s transfer deadline but that signings remain possible.
Slaven Bilic says he is “quite confident” of signing William Carvalho despite West Ham United’s struggle to agree a fee for the midfielder with Sporting Lisbon.
Neymar’s move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain for £198m not only broke the transfer record by an enormous distance, it provided a further jolt an already inflated transfer market.
West Ham United's Declan Rice, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and Chelsea playmaker Ross Barkley started in the middle of the park for England on Saturday.
Tottenham Hotspur's Giovani Lo Celso has posted a message on social media.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Giovani Lo Celso has picked up an injury.
Javi Gracia is no longer the manager of Watford.
Neil Lennon’s Celtic reportedly wanted Kilmarnock and Scotland international right-back Stephen O’Donnell in the summer transfer window.
David Gold says that he is happy at West Ham United and does not want to buy Watford.
Manchester United wanted Milan Skriniar in the summer, and Manchester City are looking at him in January, according to a report.
Celtic were heavily linked with Stephen O'Donnell this summer.
The ex-Liverpool attacker has sent a message on Twitter.
Jake Hastie joined Rotherham United on loan from Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers this summer.
Leicester City remain committed to trying to find a way to complete the £22m transfer of Adrien Silva from Sporting Lisbon, after it emerged that the Premier League club missed the deadline to register the Portugal international by 14 seconds.
It may take a while for a proper sense of perspective to set in but, once the spreadsheet was filled and the columns totalled up, only Manchester City had spent more money than Chelsea in the Premier League this summer.
Jadon Sancho has become the latest young English player to move overseas after Borussia Dortmund confirmed the 17-year-old has joined from Manchester City for a fee understood to be around £8m.