When does the transfer window open in 2021? Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1

Clubs are still able to sign players as free agents after the October deadline, and as long as they are not officially attached to any club when the window closes.

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Premier League transfer deadline

The transfer window opened the day after the season finished, on Monday, July 27. It ran for 10 weeks and closed on Oct. 5 before the UEFA competition squad deadline the following day.

However, there will be an additional, domestic window that continues through to 5 p.m. on Oct. 16 when clubs will only be able to trade (either loans or permanent registrations) with EFL teams (so not internationally or with other Premier League clubs).

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The winter window will run throughout January 2021 as usual.

La Liga transfer deadline

The window opened on Aug. 4 running through to Oct. 5.

The winter transfer window will open on Jan. 4 through to Feb. 1.

Serie A transfer deadline

The Serie A window officially opened until Tuesday, Sept. 1 and ran through to Oct. 5.

The winter window will operate from Jan. 4 to Feb. 1.

Bundesliga transfer deadline

The German transfer market initially opened for just one day on July 1, to enable players to register with their new clubs based on pre-agreed deals.

It then reopened on Wednesday, July 15 and ran until Oct. 5.

The winter transfer window will open on Jan. 2 through to Feb. 1.

Ligue 1 transfer deadline

With the season curtailed, Ligue 1 opened its window as usual on June 8 -- but only for domestic transfers -- through to July 9. A secondary window opened on Aug. 15 through to on Oct. 5.

The winter transfer window will open on Jan. 2 through to Feb. 1.

MLS transfer deadline

With the Major League Soccer 2020 season halted after just two rounds, the transfer window had to be rescheduled. An initial window ran for just two days, July 6 and 7, ahead of the MLS is Back Tournament. A secondary window then opened on Wednesday, Aug. 12 and will carry on until Thursday, Oct. 29.

Other deadlines:

Mexico: Sept. 5
Netherlands: Oct. 6
Russia: Oct. 17
Portugal: Oct. 25


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