Welcome to the roundup of the latest Transfer news for today, Wednesday, 26th August 2020.
Man City and Man Utd on Messi alert
Lionel Messi has dropped a huge bombshell by telling Barcelona he wants to leave.
Messi, 33, sent a legal document by fax on Tuesday telling the club’s hierarchy of his intentions after two decades at the Nou Camp.
Palace set to complete Eze signing
Crystal Palace looks set to beat off competition from the likes of Fulham and Newcastle to sign QPR winger Eberechi Eze.
The England U21 international has had an impressive season in the Championship, leading to plenty of Premier League attention.
Chilwell closing in on Chelsea transfer
Leicester City and England full-back Ben Chilwell are closing in on his switch to Chelsea, according to the Telegraph.
There had been potential issues over a heel injury which could have scuppered the deal, but those have now reportedly been allayed to allow the £50m transfer to go through.