TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Latest Premier League and European deals

Transfer news LIVE: Tottenham ‘set to enter race for Brentford forward Said Benrahma, while Lionel Messi ‘wants to finish his playing career at Barcelona’

  • The Premier League and Championship transfer windows opened on July 27 
  • With football returning in seven weeks teams must get deals done quickly 
  • Sportsmail provides you with all the latest transfer deals, news and gossip 

It may be the time of year when we can expect a Premier League season to be getting started but in unusual times the transfer window is only just heating up.

However already it is approaching crunch time on a number of key deals.  

But be sure to follow all the breaking transfer news throughout the day with Sportsmail. 

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Everton and Wolves ‘ask about Barcelona midfielder Rafinha’

Everton and Wolves have reportedly enquired about Barcelona midfielder Rafinha.

The 27-year-old spent the season on loan at Celta Vigo and there were suggestions that he could join the LaLiga side on a permanent deal.

Tottenham ‘set to enter race for Brentford forward Benrahma’

Tottenham are set to enter the race for £16million-rated forward Said Benrahma following Brentford’s failure to achieve Premier League promotion, according to reports.

The news comes with The Bees set to break up their strike force consisting of the Algerian playmaker, Bryan Mbeumo and Ollie Watkins, who scored 58 goals between them in the Championship last season.

Celtic make move for Scotland striker Steven Fletcher

Celtic have opened talks with former Scotland striker Steven Fletcher over a one-year deal.

The Parkhead side have suffered frustration in their attempts to land Peterborough’s Ivan Toney and West Ham’s Albian Ajeti.

Man United starlet Tahith Chong wanted by Werder Bremen

Manchester United winger Tahith Chong is a loan target for Werder Bremen.

The Holland U21 international is part of United’s Europa League squad and signed a new contract earlier this year.

Messi ‘wants to finish his career at Barcelona’:

Josep Bartomeu has reassured Barcelona fans that Lionel Messi wants to finish his playing days at the Nou Camp amid fears he could leave.

Inter Milan have been linked with a sensational move for the six-time Ballon d’Or winner, who appears to be growing increasingly discontent at Barcelona, and are keeping a close eye on his situation.

We now know all 20 Premier League teams following Fulham’s play-off victory last night, what we don’t know is how they will all line up next season.

Hopefully today might provide us with a few more clues into how the opening day of the season will look like.

Sportsmail will provide you with all the latest transfer deals, news and gossip as the window gets going for the English clubs – plus the rest of the big signings across Europe. 

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