The end of the summer transfer window is finally here and what a few months we have had.
If you had told any football fan in the world that Lionel Messi would end up at PSG, Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United, Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea and Jack Grealish at Manchester City, you would have got laughed out of town.
But here we are, at the end of the craziest summer of all-time – and one that is unlikely to ever be beaten again.
There is a small chance that it gets even crazier on the final day, with big clubs still looking to get deals done.
Manchester City could yet bring in a striker, but it is understood that it will have to be an ideal situation for them to move. Jules Kounde could well end up at Chelsea. Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal will be focusing mainly on outgoings.
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£34m purchase clause hindering Saul move
Atletico Madrid’s demand over the conditions needed for Saul Niguez to leave the Spanish champions could hinder Chelsea’s move for the midfielder.
It had been thought that Atletico were keen to move on Saul this summer after he fell out of favour under Diego Simeone.
The 26-year-old’s natural position is in central midfield, but he has only been selected at left wing-back so far this season, a spot he has previously stated his reluctance to play in.
Thomas Tuchel is keen to add to his options in central midfield, with N’Golo Kante having been injured in the draw with Liverpool on Saturday.
But there is currently a major obstacle to a deal, with Goal reporting that Atletico are demanding that a compulsory £34 million purchase clause is included in the transfer.
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Edu targets Brazil midfielder he has links with
Bruno Guimaraes has revealed that Arsenal made an approach to sign him before he joined Lyon and has refused to rule out a move to England in the future.
The midfielder had been courted by several European clubs while playing for Atletico Paranaense in the Brasilerao.
Arsenal were thought to be one of the clubs in snapping up the highly-rated midfielder, who is familiar with Arsenal's technical director Edu from his time working with the Brazil national setup.
But it was Lyon who stumped up a £16m fee to sign him on a four-and-a-half-year contract in January 2020.
The 23-year-old has now claimed that the Gunners made initial contact with his representatives this summer to discuss the possibility of heading to north London.
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Chelsea’s potential Deadline Day deals
Chelsea are not done yet in the transfer window after offloading a number of players over the past few months.
In terms of incomings, it has been relatively quiet but that does not mean that Thomas Tuchel has not tried.
Early attempts to sign Declan Rice failed which has led to the net being widened over the arrival of a new midfielder, which was made more pivotal after N'Golo Kante's injury against Liverpool.
Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Bettinelli are the only arrivals so far but the likes of Jules Kounde, Saul Niguez and Aurelien Tchouameni have been linked while there could be plenty of outgoings too.
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Arsenal’s potential Deadline Day moves
Nobody wants to be in Mikel Arteta’s shoes right now after losing the first three games of the Premier League season — something no Arsenal manager has overseen since 1954.
The Gunners have endured a difficult start to the campaign, just like they did in 2020-21. After back-to-back defeats to Brentford and Chelsea, they were thumped 5-0 by Manchester City.
Perhaps the only reason why the Spaniard is still fighting for his job and not unemployed is because very few of his signings have been available to use.
Martin Odegaard was the only one of five summer arrivals to play against Man City, with Aaron Ramsdale, Ben White, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Nuno Tavares all left out.
There have been absences too which have forced Arteta to change his shape. But ultimately, those allowances will not last long if the results do not improve.
The 39-year-old has had £140m to spend this summer, the most by any Premier League club, yet there have been no notable improvements.
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Man Utd’s potential Deadline Day deals
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer allowed himself a wry smile after Manchester United spluttered their way to an unconvincing 1-0 away victory against Wolves.
Miraculous saves, both from right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka and David De Gea secured a clean sheet for United, and Mason Greenwood hit the back of the net at the other end to secure the three points.
Excitement has been building up at Old Trafford after a staggering transfer window; however, this energy was not replicated in the display against Wolves.
Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane both started on the same pitch for the first time, with the latter providing the assist for Greenwood.
However, with the transfer window set to expire on the 31st at 11pm, Daily Star Sport takes a look at five deals that could get over the line before the end of Deadline Day.
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Liverpool’s potential deals today
Liverpool, unlike their Premier League rivals, have been quiet in the transfer market this summer.
Manchester United have brought Cristiano Ronaldo back to the club, Manchester City signed Jack Grealish for a British record £100million fee, while Romelu Lukaku has joined Chelsea from Inter for £97.5m.
The Reds however, have made just one summer signing, with French defender Ibrahima Konate joining the club in a deal worth £34m in May.
Jurgen Klopp’s side continue to be linked with a number of ingoing’s and outgoings, but with deadline day just around the corner, time is running out.
With that in mind, here are the names that could come and go before Tuesday’s rapidly approaching deadline.
Take a look at Liverpool's potential deals right here.
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