UEFA has advised that the 2020 summer transfer window should close no later than October 5.
Coventry City are likely to want to add to their squad, following promotion to the Championship, but dates have not yet been set for when they could look to bring in players.
The transfer registration period in a number of European countries, including England, has not yet opened because of the delay in finishing the 2019/20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
European football’s governing body has set October 6 as the deadline for the registration of players to compete in the Champions League and Europa League group phase, and has therefore recommended the transfer window closes the day before.
A statement by UEFA on Thursday read: “The deadline for player registration for the group stage of the 2020-21 UEFA club competitions has been set to October 6, 2020.
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“As a result, the UEFA executive committee called on all member associations to adopt a harmonised end date to the upcoming summer transfer window, with this date set as October 5, 2020.”
On Wednesday UEFA said the intention was for the group stages of the 2020-21 Champions League and Europa League to start in week beginning October 19.
While the Sky Blues can start planning for next term, after the League One campaign was curtailed, play-off games are still to take place, and the Premier League and Championship are to play out their remaining matches.