Done deal: Premier League transfer deadline day review | London

After dozens of completed transfers on an exhilarating deadline day, ex-agent, Jon Smith, gave his thoughts on the many twists and turns on the final day of business.

author of ‘The Deal: Inside the World of a Super-Agent’

One of the reasons that might have put players off joining Chelsea was because boss Antonio Conte chose not to extend his contract.

“Chelsea have a stadium to build,” Jon explained as some clubs may have held back more than they might have wanted to due to building new stadiums for games.

The unsung bargain of was undoubtedly the free transfer of Wayne Rooney. The Manchester United striker looks set to return to Everton after 13 years.

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