Transfer Deadline Day: Grades for Mbappe, Sanches, biggest moves - Sports Illustrated

Transfer Grades: Who Benefits from Deadline Day's Biggest Moves?

Kylian Mbappe traded one Ligue 1 power for another, while Renato Sanches has an unusual new home address with the two rising stars among the biggest movers on transfer deadline day.
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Transfer deadline day brought us some expected moves, some reported massive swings and misses and a potential seismic shift when it comes to Europe's elite tier.

While France was busy dusting away the Netherlands in World Cup qualifying, two of its goal-scorers were in the center of transfer sagas. Thomas Lemar was reportedly the subject of a £92 million bid from Arsenal, only to reject the move and remain at Monaco, while Kylian Mbappe finally sorted his expected, yet still stunning move to free-spending Paris Saint-Germain.

They weren't the only big names at the heart of the deadline day mania, though. Renato Sanches has a surprising new address, and while Alexis Sanchez does not, one of his now-former Arsenal teammates will wear a different shade of red.

So who made out the best? We grade the biggest moves of the day.