From Lionel Messi joining Inter Miami to Chelsea's record-breaking spending and the rise of the Saudi Pro League: GOAL grades 2023's biggest summer transfers

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For some football fans, the off-season is the part of the calendar that they look forward to the most, as that can only mean one thing: It's time for transfers! Over the past weeks and months, the biggest names have been linked with the biggest clubs, with speculation going into overdrive before massive deals were made and players officially made their moves.

We all know that some transfers turn out well for all parties involved, but there are plenty where at least one of the clubs, or even the player, are left wondering what might have been had they made a different decision while at the negotiating table.

GOAL has been here, then, to ensure you knew who did the best out of every massive deal before the ink was even dry on the contracts. Throughout the summer window, we have been grading every done deal as it happened, letting you track the big winners - and losers - of transfer season.

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Check out all our grades from the past three months below, and let us know what you think in the comments section...