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Transfer deadline Q&A: Turned heads and mad scrambles… why doesn’t it close before the season starts?

Premier League managers are up in arms about the current transfer window and its effect on clubs and players. Sportsmail answers all the key questions on the current system. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail On

The heir to Messi’s throne – why Barcelona are right to break the bank for Neymar

The European champions are preparing to offer a new contract amid interest from Manchester United and still see him as the long-term successor to their talisman - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool plus more from the Premier League and Europe

The Premier League is well and truly under way but there is still plenty of activity in the transfer window as managers put the finishing touches to their squads before this summer's deadline.  - Latest Football Transfers News

Tottenham make £18m bid for Bayer Leverkusen forward Heung-Min Son – the man nicknamed ‘Sonaldo’ in Germany

SIMON JONES - TRANSFER COLUMN: Tottenham have made an £18million move for Bayer Leverkusen forward Heung-Min Son. The player is expected in London for a medical. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail Online

Van Dijk considers Celtic departure after Champions League exit

The Dutch centre-back admits that he is uncertain of where his future lies after the Bhoys were dumped out of Europe by Malmo on Tuesday, with the Saints reportedly keen - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

With the transfer window closing in less than a week, how has your club done so far and what more business can we expect?

With less than a week to go until the transfer window closes, we asked our team of reporters what fans can expect from their club over the next few days, and whether things have gone well so far. - Latest Football Transfers News

Illarramendi excited at Real Sociedad return

The midfielder will head back to Anoeta eager to revive his career, after his former team agreed a deal with Real Madrid for his return - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Transfer Talk: Paris Saint-Germain in for De Bruyne

The Ligue 1 champions are hopeful of signing the Wolfsburg man for €80 million in 2016 - get all the latest rumours with Transfer Talk - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Norwich City boss Neil defiant as Bournemouth pursue Grabban

The Canaries have turned down three bids for the striker from his old team but the manager has no intention of selling to the fellow promoted side below their asking price - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Aston Villa hold talks over Roma midfielder Adem Ljajic with club still interested in West Brom defender Joleon Lescott and Michu

Aston Villa have held talks over a potential deal for Roma attacking midfielder Adem Ljajic. The Serbia international has fallen down the pecking order at the Serie A club. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail Onl

Norwich striker Lewis Grabban goes AWOL from team hotel after Capital One Cup snub in bid to force Bournemouth return

Lewis Grabban went AWOL from Norwich’s team hotel after Canaries manager Alex Neil told him he was a substitute for their Capital One Cup tie with Rotherham. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail Online

Tottenham will make third bid for Saido Berahino as West Brom hold out for £25m 

Saido Berahino is said to be angry after Tuesday's £21million offer from Tottenham was rejected. Spurs remain determined to land the England Under 21 striker this summer. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail Onli

Cillessen: I won’t be joining Manchester United

The Netherlands international was linked with a move to Old Trafford to potentially replace David De Gea but he says that he knows nothing of the club's reported interest - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Marseille pounce for Denayer as Galatasaray loan offer stalls

The Belgian is now fifth-choice centre-back at Manchester City and had been set for a loan move to Galatasaray, but their insistence on a right-to-buy clause has stalled the deal - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Real Sociedad manager David Moyes keen on tying up £12m deal for Southampton target Asier Illarramendi

Real Sociedad manager David Moyes is hopeful of closing a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi despite the interest of Ronald Koeman's Southampton. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail Online

West Ham line up £4.5m move for Michail Antonio and could use Matt Jarvis as makeweight to land Nottingham Forest star 

West Ham are preparing a move for Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio. The forward is currently one of the hottest properties outside the Premier League. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail Online

Lamela in talks with Inter over summer move, reveals father

The winger joined Tottenham from Roma in a £25.7 million deal in 2013 but has struggled to adapt to life in England and could now leave White Hart Lane for the Italian club - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Nuno: Valencia must replace Otamendi

The Portuguese says Los Che desperately need a new centre-half but that finding one of the same quality as the Manchester City man will be difficult - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Tottenham forward Erik Lamela in talks with Inter Milan over season-long loan deal  

Sportsmail reported that Inter have offered a £4m loan fee with an additional £10m to follow at the end of the season but that is falling short of Tottenham's valuation of Erik Lamela. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumo

Chelsea target John Stones hands in transfer request in bid to force through move away from Everton

Everton defender John Stones has handed in a transfer request as Chelsea prepare to launch a fourth bid in the region of £35million. Jose Mourinho has already had three offers rejected. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumo

Everton bid £5m for Tottenham defender Federico Fazio after talks over West Brom transfer break down

Everton have moved swiftly as they prepare for the possible departure of John Stones, who put in a transfer request on Tuesday afternoon following three failed bids from Chelsea. - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Ma

Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli signs for AC Milan on loan

Mario Balotelli has re-joined AC Milan on a season-long loan - immediately declaring he needs stop talking and knuckle down.  - Latest Football Transfers News and Rumours | Mail Online

Martinez hopeful of completing Mori & Rodriguez signings

The Toffees are keen to bolster their squad before the transfer deadline and the South American duo have been identified as potential acquisitions by the Spaniard - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Chelsea’s Marin loaned to Trabzonspor

The winger will spend the season in Turkey having been previously been loaned to Sevilla, Fiorentina and Anderlecht - Goal.com News - Transfer Zone

Saido Berahino made to wait as West Brom reject £22m Tottenham bid for striker

West Brom have rejected a second bid of around £22million from Tottenham for Saido Berahino. The Baggies are standing firm over the striker's future after they turned down a transfer request from him. - Latest Football Transfer