A reminder regarding the FA rule on Transfers between clubs:
16. A Player may transfer from one club to another only during the period 15th July until the commencement day of the Football League Season, this being Male or Female seasons' commencement date as appropriate to the players' gender, unless a Player is surplus to Club requirements and fulfils the following criteria:
(a) Has been available but has not been selected to play for a period of at least 28 days immediately prior to the date of the transfer request.
(b) The transfer takes place no later than 31st December.
(c) No player shall be deemed surplus to requirements if he or she has played five first team games during the season in question.