The transfer window has now slammed shut, with Premier League clubs now having to make do with what they’ve got until at least January.
This has left some players and sides very disappointed with what they have ended up with. Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal all missed out on targets, while Real Madrid are amongst those from outside of England to have been unable to complete moves.
Here are ten of the biggest rumoured deals that didn’t end up becoming reality…
10) John Stones, Everton to Chelsea
The Toffees have made a big statement by holding on to the 21-year-old. They rejected several bids for the player, with manager Roberto Martinez and chairman Bill Kenwright sticking true to their assertion that the player wasn’t for sale.