Lionel Messi has parted company with Barcelona after a 21-year association with the club
Lionel Messi has parted company with Barcelona after a 21-year association with the club

With Jack Grealish completing his Manchester City move and Barcelona waving goodbye to Lionel Messi, the transfer window drama moved into overdrive yesterday.

As well as all the latest news on that front, our final four Premier League team guides go live and we look ahead to the new Championship season, which gets going this evening.

Transfer madness

It has been a busy summer of transfer action already — but things turned up a notch yesterday.

Just hours after Manchester City confirmed their £100million capture of Aston Villa captain Grealish, cash-strapped LaLiga giants Barcelona shocked the world by calling time on Messi's 21-year stint at the Camp Nou.

Read more: Cash-strapped Barcelona left in quite a Mess as Leo departs
Read more: Grealish completes record-breaking switch to Guardiola's City slickers

There are still plenty more high-profile deals to be done and our daily Transfer Talk round-up gets you up to speed with today’s best whispers.

Read more: PSG lead Messi race as Arsenal chase Blades duo

Team guides

Nuno Espirito Santo swapped Wolves for Tottenham this summer
Nuno Espirito Santo swapped Wolves for Tottenham this summer

The new Premier League season kicks off a week today and we have been looking ahead to the 2021-22 campaign with our in-depth team guides.

Tottenham, Watford, West Ham and Wolves complete the set as we put the final four sides under the microscope.

It has been a summer of change at Spurs, with Nuno Espirito Santo taking the reins in North London — but how will the Portuguese fare in his first campaign in the capital?

Read more: Tottenham team guide 2021-22

The Hornets returned to the top tier at the first time of asking last term under Xisco Munoz and will be striving for survival in 2021-22.

Read more: Watford team guide 2021-22

After a majestic behind-closed-doors campaign saw David Moyes guide the Hammers to an unlikely Europa League berth, can the East Londoners back it up this time around?

Read more: West Ham team guide 2021-22

Bruno Lage is the new man in town after Nuno’s Wolves exit and the former Benfica boss will hope to bring a more attractive brand of football to Molineux.

Read more: Wolves team guide 2021-22

The Championship begins

Can ex-Fulham boss Scott Parker lead Bournemouth to promotion from the Championship?
Can ex-Fulham boss Scott Parker lead Bournemouth to promotion from the Championship?

The waiting is over for EFL fans with all 72 teams across the Championship, League One and League Two set to return to action. 

Bournemouth and West Brom get the party started this evening in a televised clash.

And to celebrate, we have taken a closer look at what to expect from another action-packed season in the second tier. 

Read more: Five things to look out for in the Championship this season

Ahead of tonight's game, the spotlight also falls on five Championship players to keep an eye out for this term. 

Read more: Five players set to star in the Championship this season

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