Joe Hart’s days at Manchester City are numbered after Claudio Bravo’s arrival from Barcelona on Thursday.
The 29-year-old wants to take his time before making a career-defining decision on where to head next, while City’s sporting director Txiki Begiristain said they want to make the goalkeeper ‘happy’.
‘We will try to find a good solution for everybody,’ Begiristain said. ‘We now have one week to make him happy and find a club where he has a real chance. We will try and help him because he deserves it.’
Here, Sportsmail looks at clubs which could interest Hart – and others who have decided against signing the England stopper.
Heavily linked with Hart but the financial package of £7million for the season saw the Toffees cool any interest.
Ronald Koeman does want another goalkeeper and said as much last week, but was very definite that won’t be Hart.
‘There is no interest,’ he said.
New signing Maarten Stekelenburg has impressed between the sticks so far.
Salvatore Sirigu is on his way out of PSG for Sevilla – reportedly arriving in Spain on Friday morning – which could open the door for Hart in France.
Hart is open to playing anywhere and wants to continue in the Champions League if at all possible.
He would, however, need to dislodge the German Kevin Trapp, who is highly thought of in Paris.
May actually make the most sense for all concerned. West Ham are happy with Adrian in goal but it is not often England’s No 1 becomes available.
They have been dumped out of the Europa League – a significant potential stumbling block – but David Gold and David Sullivan would almost definitely see Hart as a marquee signing.
West Ham have entered a new dawn at the London Stadium and he is the type of figurehead they would relish – even initially on loan.
A move was discussed at Dortmund and there is perhaps a need for another goalkeeper as Roman Weidenfeller nears the end of his career.
But Hart making that switch would stunt the development of 25-year-old Roman Burki, who was Thomas Tuchel’s Bundesliga goalkeeper last season.
The German side have high hopes for Switzerland international Burki, who moved from Freiburg last summer.
Hart was linked with Jurgen Klopp’s Reds on Friday morning as he continues to search for a new club – and this would appease supporters who remain unsure about Simon Mignolet.
But Klopp is a confirmed admirer of the Belgian, who was handed a long new contract at the back end of last season.
Hart, too, would have to make do without European football, while there are high hopes for Loris Karius, who joined from Mainz.
Alex Manninger said: ‘He did brilliantly for Mainz in the last couple of seasons. He’s probably one of the best modern goalkeepers in Europe around at the moment.
‘I think Liverpool did great to get him in his early days because there is a lot still left in him and he has lots of potential to show for a long, long time.’
Another linked with Hart, but their capture of Sirigu from PSG has curtailed that.
Regardless, Sportsmail reported that Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli was not a fan of his distribution – a key reason Pep Guardiola says he cannot play under him at City.
Begiristain has work to do to find a suitable club for all involved before Wednesday’s deadline.
The news that Vito Mannone is now out for three months after tearing elbow ligaments means David Moyes needs a goalkeeper.
Mannone’s understudy, Jordan Pickford, has a big future ahead of him but Moyes may be uneasy about the 22-year-old wearing the gloves so consistently in the Premier League.
It could represent a suitable short-term solution to Hart’s game-time issue, giving him an opportunity to plot a next permanent move.