The Premier League transfer window may have closed but the top flight's biggest clubs are still hoping to do plenty of business before its European equivalent shuts. Five of the Premier League's top six, with the exception of champions Manchester City, have established stars available for sale at the right price as European clubs circle. Here, Sportsmail looks at the top-six stars who could be on the move before the European deadline on September 2 - including (left to right) Tottenham's Victor Wanyama, Chelsea's Tiemoue Bakayoko, Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Liverpool's Dejan Lovren.
Manchester United face paying £36MILLION to Alexis Sanchez if his loan move to Inter Milan becomes permanent
EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Manchester United are facing a staggering £36million bill if Alexis Sanchez's protracted loan move to Inter Milan is made permanent. Representatives from both clubs held further talks on Wednesday regarding the Chilean's season-long loan move to Italy, with the Serie A side hopeful of having a deal concluded before the weekend. The deal is expected to include an option for Inter to make the deal permanent next summer.
'Zinedine Zidane told me I was a top, top player... so I must have done something right!': Chris Waddle recalls a mad time in Marseille, his chart-topping rap hit with Basile Boli... and sitting down for lunch with a gun-carrying mafia man
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CRAIG HOPE: Thirty years ago this summer, Chris Waddle became Britain's most expensive footballer when he joined Olympique Marseille from Tottenham Hotspur for £4.5million. On a grey August night in his native North East, Waddle met up with Sportsmail for a beer to reflect on three colourful years on the Cote d'Azur…
Daniel Sturridge rejects interest from more than THIRTEEN clubs to sign three-year deal with Turkish outfit Trabzonspor after leaving Liverpool on free transfer
Daniel Sturridge has completed his move to Turkish side Trabzonspor after putting pen to paper on a three-year deal with the club. The Super Lig side announced the signing on Wednesday afternoon after pictures emerged of the striker wearing the club's shirt. Sturridge rejected interest from more than 13 clubs after he left Liverpool on the expiration of his contract earlier this summer.
'I fell on my a*** p***** one night, I used to fall on my arse every night... need to get rid of that belly though': Ricky Hatton plays down concerns over his health after he was filmed falling over during holiday in Tenerife
Retired boxer Ricky Hatton has insisted he is fine after being filmed stumbling to the ground after a drinking session on holiday in Tenerife that left fans fearing for his health. Dancing to the sound of 'All Night Long' by Lionel Richie, Hatton is seen on video with a white shirt pulled over his head before he falls to the ground inside the bar.
Fulham smash four past Millwall in London derby as Ivan Cavaleiro nets twice to send Scott Parker's side third in Championship
FULHAM 4-0 MILLWALL - ADRIAN KAJUMBA AT CRAVEN COTTAGE: The Fulham rebuild off the pitch is being matched by what is happening on it. From the ruins of relegation, Scott Parker has constructed a side primed for another Championship promotion push. And his new-look team, playing in a new-look stadium with the Riverside Stand stripped of seats and ready for redevelopment, signalled their intent with a totally one-sided win against early-season surprise package Millwall.
REVEALED: United stars are competing in their own Fantasy Football league… where rivals City have put Chris Smalling top (and which star hasn't picked himself or ANY of his Old Trafford team-mates?!)
Nine Manchester United stars have celebrated the beginning of the new Premier League season by starting their own fantasy football competition. The league, named 'The MUFC Tiki-Taka Fantasy', contains teams led by Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Joel Pereira, Harry Maguire, Ashley Young, Lee Grant, Dan James and mystery manager 'Tiki Taka Legend' - believed to be Andreas Pereira. Smalling tops the table so far with 138 points and has Manchester rivals Oleksandr Zinchenko, Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne to thank for his lofty league position.
Kompany is overseeing Anderlecht's worst start in 21 years, has slipped up on the pitch and been accused of thinking he is 'God'... so do his club still believe he can be their very own Pep Guardiola?
JACK GAUGHAN: Anderlecht were already weighing up offering Vincent Kompany a route into management even before watching how he coached. Those clips would handsomely tip the scales in his favour. Kompany took training sessions with Manchester City women's Under 16 team as part of his coaching badges last year. The Anderlecht hierarchy pored over numerous videos of them, spanning a number of months, and remarked that the progress City's teenage girls showed under his tutelage was proof that their own academy product was ready to take the No 1 job.
Andre Gomes deliberately misses a penalty while playing as Liverpool rival Mo Salah on FIFA during visit to Alder Hey Children's Hospital with Everton pal Jordan Pickford
Everton stars Andre Gomes and Jordan Pickford paid a visit to Alder Hey Children's Hospital to hand out gifts and play FIFA - with the Portuguese midfielder hilariously missing a penalty while controlling Liverpool on the game. The pair spent time talking to patients, their families and staff and delivered presents including Everton shirts, signed photos, footballs and other gift items. The Portuguese midfielder also took on the Toffees' stopper on FIFA as their arch-rivals Liverpool, winning a penalty.
'Even if he gives me five billion dollars.... I will still not like him': Emmanuel Frimpong reveals his disdain for ex-Arsenal team-mate Samir Nasri and the full story behind their long history of bust-ups
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has lifted the lid on his personal feud with Samir Nasri. The pair were involved in several altercations on and off the pitch down the years during times when they were both team-mates and opponents. Frimpong's relationship with Nasri became fractious after the Frenchman blamed him for Arsenal's defeat against Liverpool back in 2011. The midfielder, then 19, was making only his second Premier League appearance for the Gunners, but was sent off in the 70th minute for a second bookable offence with the score goalless. Liverpool made the most of their numerical advantage and went on to win the game 2-0. 'Nobody needed to tell me that what I did was stupid,' Frimpong said.
Jadon Sancho's huge new £190,000 a week deal at Borussia Dortmund makes him the world's top earning teenager… but which other starlets make up the top 10?
After Sportsmail exclusively revealed that Jadon Sancho has sealed a jackpot £190,000-a-week deal at Borussia Dortmund, it got us thinking as to which other teenagers make the highest-paid top 10? The England forward, 19, has been rewarded with an improved long-term contract that sees his salary soar to just under £10million a year. Last week, Sancho was rated the fifth most valuable player on the planet, at £145m, in a report by the CIES Football Observatory and his status as one of the hottest prospects in world football has now been acknowledged by Dortmund.
Joe Root calls Steve Smith's absence a 'huge hole' for Australia to fill... and Jofra Archer is ready to pile on the pain
Joe Root has called on England to capitalise on the absence of Steve Smith from Australia's side in the crucial third Ashes Test - and admitted he can't wait to throw the ball to Jofra Archer (left and inset). Smith was ruled out of the game on Tuesday following the blow he took to the head from Archer at Lord's at the weekend, leaving England hopeful they can square the series without him around to prop up Australia's shaky batting.
Former Bury director Joy Hart CHAINS herself to the front of their stadium to protest against the club's plight... as fans deliver a coffin amid 48-hour countdown to being kicked out of the Football League
Former Bury chairman Joy Hart has chained herself to the front of the club's ground, Gigg Lane, as they face just 48 hours to save their future. Owner Steve Dale has until Friday to either sell the club or provide proof of funds for the season otherwise Bury face expulsion from the Football League. Dale has reportedly rejected an offer to buy the club.
BBC probe discrimination complaints after Gary Lineker joked about bald Match of the Day pundits with £1.75m-a-year host saying Alan Shearer and Danny Murphy couldn't experience new season's 'hair-raising start'
Gary Lineker has found himself under scrutiny after the £1.75million-a-year presenter received complaints after aiming 'bald jokes' at pundits Danny Murphy and Alan Shearer. The comment which appears to have generated the complaints came when Lineker discussed a 'hair-raising' start to the Premier League season - 'unless of course you're Alan Shearer or Danny Murphy'. A clip of the moment, posted on the BBC Sport Twitter account, shows Lineker's co-hosts Shearer and Murphy looking at each other and smiling, while Shearer shakes his head.
Are they the Premier League's best-ever left backs? Patrice Evra claims he understands why Ashley Cole 'had such a great career' as old rivals spend two weeks together earning their coaching badges
Patrice Evra has insisted that he understands why Ashley Cole had such a brilliant career after the pair spent two weeks earning their coaching badges together.