With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Thursday morning's headlines:
Inter Milan are reportedly ready to renew their interest in Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele ahead of the new season. Read more.
A leading sports lawyer claims that Lionel Messi risks a FIFA ban if he does not resolve a contract dispute with Barcelona. Read more.
Barcelona reportedly identify Lyon forward Moussa Dembele as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who has been told that he can leave Camp Nou. Read more.
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero seemingly hints on social media that he would welcome the arrival of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. Read more.
AC Milan are reportedly among the clubs who are contemplating an approach for out-of-favour Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic. Read more.
Manchester United reportedly see a £22.4m bid for defender Benoit Badiashile turned down by Monaco, who insist that the 19-year-old is not for sale. Read more.
Manchester City are reportedly preparing a three-year contract for Lionel Messi which would include the possibility of joining New York City FC at the end of it. Read more.
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly priced out of deal for Barcelona captain Lionel Messi due to his salary, which is more than both Neymar and Kylian Mbappe combined. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly making progress in their bid to sign Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Matt Doherty. Read more.
The Gremio midfielder does not turn 18 until October. Read more.
The goalkeeper has impressed on loan at Sheffield United in the last two seasons. Read more.
The 22-year-old was an ever-present in the Sky Bet Championship last season. Read more.
The in-form winger has been attracting interest all summer. Read more.
Manchester City are reportedly prepared to include Eric Garcia in any proposal for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Read more.
Arsenal reportedly reject an offer in the region of £15m from Wolverhampton Wanderers for midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles. Read more.
The father of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is reportedly in England to discuss a potential transfer to Manchester City. Read more.
Brighton & Hove Albion are reportedly in line to win the battle to keep hold of defender Ben White, who has been linked with Manchester United and Chelsea. Read more.
Chelsea confirm the signing of England international full-back Ben Chilwell from Leicester City on a five-year deal for a fee thought to be worth around £50m. Read more.
David Turnbull did not train with his Fir Park teammates as they put in their final preparations. Read more.
Newly-appointed Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman allegedly told Lionel Messi that his "privileges" were over ahead of the Argentine requesting an exit from Camp Nou. Read more.
Atletico Madrid are reportedly willing to offer Arsenal a choice of three players as part of a proposal for forward Alexandre Lacazette. Read more.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is reportedly prepared to hand the captain's armband to Thiago Silva if the Brazilian leaves Paris Saint-Germain for Stamford Bridge. Read more.
Barcelona reportedly inform Lionel Messi that they have placed a £200m price tag on his services ahead of a potential exit from Camp Nou. Read more.
The 33-year-old rocked Barca with his request to leave on Tuesday evening. Read more.
The 27-year-old has joined for an undisclosed fee. Read more.
The Brighton defender won the Rams' Player of the Season award last term. Read more.
The news that the Argentine superstar has requested to leave Barcelona has set social media alight. Read more.
Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell could become Chelsea's highest-paid player once he officially joins the club, according to a report. Read more.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge expects Thiago Alcantara to leave Bayern Munich, but reveals that Liverpool - the rumoured frontrunners to sign him - have yet to make an offer. Read more.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is interested in a reunion with former boss Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to a report. Read more.
A report claims that Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are in the running to sign Lionel Messi after the forward announced his intention to leave Barcelona. Read more.
A report claims that Rafinha Alcantara is interested in joining a Premier League club, with Arsenal and Everton possible destinations for the Barcelona outcast. Read more.