Transfer news LIVE: Lionel Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave

Transfer news LIVE: All the latest on Lionel Messi as he tells Barcelona he wants to leave… plus Leeds agree club record deal for Valencia star Rodrigo

Premier League and European clubs are continuing to work hard to try and get transfer deals over the line ahead of the new season.

With the campaign set to begin on September 12, clubs have just a short period of time to bring in any new faces.

The transfer window is open until October 5 – although a domestic-only one will stretch until October 16. There are sure to be plenty of twists and turns still to come, and you can follow all the latest news and gossip with Sportsmail.