It’s that time of year again when fans frantically refresh their social media feeds as they try and find out who their club is trying to bring before Wednesday’s 11:30pm deadline.
Deadline day is a crazy time for Football League clubs as managers look to complete their squads in order to achieve, or better, their goals that season.
Rumours and speculation goes on all day and even though the deadline is actually at 11:30pm, clubs will inevitably continue announcing new signings or departures until the early hours of the morning.
Those who are looking for new additions will hope that their recruitment teams will be able to bring them the players that they desire so they can get them bedded in and ready for their next game.
While deadline day is important for most the managers in the English Football League, this one may actually have higher stakes than usual.
With that in mind, here are THREE reasons why this deadline day will be important for Football League clubs…