The extended Saudi and Turkish windows and frenetic business across the planet have made this feel like one of the longest transfer periods on record. Billions have been shelled out, with the Pro League's sudden push for exponential growth certain to propel the overall outlay to unimaginable heights.
Finally, though, the end is in sight; Saudi clubs completed their business late last week, and the window creaks shut in Turkey on September 15. From now until January, each club will have to make do with what they've got.
It will go down as one of the most dramatic, thriftless windows of all time, characterised by multiple players commanding nine-figure transfer fees. But away from the Declan Rices, Moises Caicedos and Harry Kanes, which transfers have gone under the radar?
GOAL runs through the deals you might have missed from the 2023 summer transfer window...