Clubs in the Netherlands and surrounding countries can strengthen their selections up to and including 31 January. In this blog you can read all the transfer news, from confirmed deals to wild rumors.
Hello and welcome to our Transfer updates live blog! My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you up to date with the latest news and rumors in the field of transfer.
Transfer updates · 12 minutes ago
'Feyenoord takes over midfielder Özyakup from Besiktas'
After the arrival of Róbert Bozeník, Feyenoord seems to be taking another hit on the transfer market. According to VI , the Rotterdammers were about to incorporate Oguzhan Özyakup. The 27-year-old midfielder, who was born in Zaanstad, has been playing with Besiktas since 2012 and came to twelve duels for the Turkish club in the past six months. The 43-time international of Turkey was also captain of the national team until last season. His contract with Besiktas runs for another 2.5 years. (Source: VI )
Transfer updates · 38 minutes ago
'Ajax midfielder Marin on radar Fiortentina'
If we have to believe Calcio Mercato , Ajax may possibly sell Razvan Marin to Fiorentina in the coming days. The 23-year-old midfielder, who cannot convince in his first half year in Amsterdam, is in the interest of the club from Florence, according to the Italian medium. Marin came from Standard Luik to Ajax for 12 million euros last summer and would be allowed to leave again for the same amount. (Source: Calcio Mercato )
Transfer updates · one hour ago
"Former Ajax player Younes rejects Sampdoria"
According to Italian media, Amin Younes can exchange Napoli for Sampdoria. Although both clubs would have already reached an agreement on a transfer, the former Ajax player does not see a transfer to Genoa. The contract of the 26-year-old Younes, who is said to be in the interest of Mainz and Torino, will continue until mid-2023. (Source: Football Italia )
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
"Feyenoord is also a big club in Slovakia. My grandfather and grandmother were crying when I told them I was going to Feyenoord. When I entered De Kuip, I got a sense of pride. In terms of supporters they belong to the three largest clubs in the world. I was speechless when I saw a number of videos ", says Róbert Bozeník during his Feyenoord presentation to RTV Rijnmond, among others. "I don't know if I'm right there. With Nicolai Jørgensen they already have a top striker. I am a young player and I will wait for my chance. If I get that chance, I would like to grab it."
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
Midfielder Helmer back to AZ
Jeremy Helmer returns early to AZ. The midfielder was rented by the Alkmaarders to De Graafschap, but due to a lower leg injury he returns to Noord-Holland to work on his recovery.
🏥 Injured Helmer is returning to AZ for the time being. Read more via: https://t.co/Q0QHT52aiL #AZ #Helmer #DeGraafschapAvatar
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
'Can transfer to Dortmund quickly around'
It seems a matter of time before Emre Can can call himself a player of Borussia Dortmund. The 26-year-old former player of Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen and Liverpool has long been associated with 'BVB', where he hopes to play again. At Juventus, where he is still locked up until mid 2022, that is hardly the case. (Source: Sky )
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Róbert Bozeník in a Feyenoord shirt? That looks something like this:
We present you ... ✍ Róbert Bozeník! #RoboRedAndWhiteAvatar
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
In the battle for Bozeník's signature, Feyenoord had competition from, among others, Hamburger SV. Allegedly the Rotterdammers pay between 4 and 5 million euros. The talented Bozeník, who has eight international matches and four goals behind his name on behalf of Slovakia, came to Zilina to 58 official games, in which he scored nineteen and gave six assists. In the competition the counter this season stands at sixteen games and three goals.
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
"The arrival of Robbert gives us more opportunities in an attacking sense. He is a young but great talent that we give time to grow and further develop here," says Technical Director Frank Arnesen about the deal. "We are therefore pleased that Róbert consciously chose Feyenoord and we have now been able to bind him to us for a long time, with the cooperation and support of all sections of the club."
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Feyenoord has Bozeník striker inside
The decision is made! Róbert Bozeník is an official player of Feyenoord. The Slovakian striker comes over from MSK Zilina and signs a contract until mid-2024 with the club from Rotterdam. At Feyenoord, twenty-year-old Bozeník has to compete with Nicolai Jørgensen.
We present you ... ✍ Róbert Bozeník #RoboIsRedAndWhiteAvatar
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
Is Feyenoord announcing the arrival of Róbert Bozeník here?
Has anything been signed ...? 🤔 #FeyenoordAvatar
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
Call Hassani from PEC to Qatar
Iliass Bel Hassani leaves PEC Zwolle immediately. The 27-year-old midfielder exchanges the Eredivisie for Al Wakrah from Qatar. Bel Hassani, who was taken over by PEC from AZ in the summer, signs a multi-year contract with Al Wakrah.
Iliass Bel Hassani leaves PEC Zwolle and leaves immediately for Al Wakrah in Qatar: https://t.co/RHssnrcTNA #peczwolleAvatar
Transfer updates · 7 hours ago
Christian Eriksen is in Milan. The playmaker is about to exchange Tottenham Hotspur for Internazionale.
Christian Eriksen shown arriving in Milan this morning apparently. It's edging ever closer.Avatar
Transfer updates · 7 hours ago
Ajax rents Bandé to Thun
Ajax rents Hassane Bandé to FC Thun immediately. The Swiss formation takes over the 21-year-old attacker from the Amsterdammers for a year and a half. The player from Burkina Faso was taken over by Kax Mechelen in 2018 from Ajax, but partly due to injuries he has not yet made his debut in the first. Bandé is still fixed at Ajax until mid 2023.
Jetzt ist es offiziell: Herzlich willkommen, Hassane Bandé! Der 21-jährige Offensivspieler Bandé wechselt leihweise für anderthalb Jahre von @AFCAjax zum FC Thun Berner Oberland.Avatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:33 PM
Bergwijn: "I did not refuse to play for PSV"
Steven Bergwijn says in a video on Instagram not to have refused to play for PSV. The attacker was missing today in the match selection of the Eindhoven players for the league match against FC Twente, as he is on his way to Tottenham Hotspur. "I would never do that either. I am a boy from the club. PSV is in my heart," says Bergwijn. I actually called trainer Ernest this morning that things are going on. And he just gave me permission. We spoke well, he wished me success. Everything went according to plan. "(Source: Instagram Bergwijn)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:45 PM
"PSV bid for left-back Van Aanholt"
PSV ended up with Patrick van Aanholt in the search for a new left back. The people from Eindhoven would even have made an offer for the 29-year-old Brabander of Crystal Palace, who was a regular base player in London for his current injury. Crystal Palace requires a sum of 7 to 10 million euros for the nine-time Orange-international and PSV's first bid would be on the low side. (Source: Voetbal International )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:03 PM
"Bergwijn refused to play for PSV"
After the PSV-FC Twente draw ends, new details will come out about the upcoming departure of Steven Bergwijn to Tottenham Hotspur. Allegedly the attacker did not ask trainer Ernest Faber not to play against FC Twente, but refused to take action. Bergwijn did not receive permission from the club management of PSV to undergo a medical examination by Tottenham Hotspur. Also no agreement has yet been reached on the transfer fee. Londoners want to pay 30 million euros and PSV thinks that is not enough. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:34 PM
Faber confirms absence Bergwijn due to transfer
Ernest Faber confirms at FOX Sports that Steven Bergwijn is missing in the PSV match selection for the home game against FC Twente due to an impending transfer. "Stevie is working on a transfer that is not yet complete. The clubs are not out yet. He has asked me not to participate in order to focus on a transfer," said Faber, who confirms that it is him Tottenham Hotspur. "He went there to talk to that club." (Source: FOX Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:26 PM
If the transfer from Steven Bergwijn to Tottenham Hotspur is indeed complete, then he is the fifth player to leave PSV for Tottenham Hotspur.
↔️ - Players transferred from PSV to Tottenham Hotspur2020 - Steven Bergwijn2008 - Heurelho Gomes2005 - Lee Young-Pyo2004 - Edson Rolando1994 - Gheorghe Popescu #PSV #psvtweAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:59 PM
'Mountain wine on the way to Tottenham Hotspur'
According to De Telegraaf and VI , Steven Bergwijn is on his way to Tottenham Hotspur. According to both media, the attacker is not included in the selection for the FC Twente match this afternoon. The English club would immediately be looking for an attacking reinforcement, because Harry Kane is injured and Christian Eriksen.
(Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:36 PM
Fortes immediately to Sparta
Jeffry Fortes will immediately switch from Excelsior to Sparta Rotterdam, Excelsior communicates. The midfielder would initially make the switch this summer, but Sparta has already acquired the asset.
Jeffry Fortes immediately leaves for Sparta Rotterdam. The midfielder played a total of 106 official games for Excelsior Rotterdam Thanks Jeff and good luck at your new club. #excelsiorrdam ⚫️🔴Avatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:48
Sevilla loses midfielder Banega to Al-Shabab
Seville is saying goodbye to playmaker Éver Banega this summer. The midfielder is moving to Al-Shabab, as the club from Saudi Arabia announced last night. The Argentinian still finishes the season in Seville, but then leaves without transfer.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:18 AM
Mourinho criticizes the Internazionale procedure in Eriksen soap
Tottenham Hotspur manager José Mourinho is not happy with the behavior of Internazionale with regard to the tramps soap around Christian Eriksen. The Italians made an official offer only yesterday, while the club has been looking for a midfielder signature for much longer. "I want to say that this situation should not have occurred on January 25," the Portuguese told the BBC . "It's just not nice." Mourinho deliberately left Eriksen outside the selection for the FA Cup game against Southampton, which ended in a draw. The teams therefore go on repetition. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:39 AM
'Former NAC'er Marí signs with Arsenal'
From the tail of the Eredivisie to Arsenal in two years: it happens to Pablo Marí, VI reports. The Spaniard, who played as a mercenary for NAC in the Eredivisie in the 2017-2018 season, is currently in London to sign a rental agreement with the 'Gunners'. The Spaniard is following a special career path: he has been under contract with Manchester City in recent years, but has been leased there to NAC and Deportivo La Coruña. Last summer, he made the switch to Brazilian Flamengo, but that club is now willing to let the 26-year-old defender to Londoners for the rest of the season. (Source: VI )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 10:27 PM
Ouwejan angry after blocking rent: 'Excuse AZ'
Thomas Ouwejan is angry with AZ for blocking a rental deal to PSV. "Yes, I blame AZ," he says after the final match with SC Heerenveen (1-2). "This is my thirteenth year at AZ. I have always given everything. I have had a tough six months here. I have played everything for two seasons. Then it falls raw on your roof that you now hardly play anything anymore. Now comes PSV. is such a great opportunity for me. Then it's a shame that AZ handles it that way. " (Source: Algemeen Dagblad )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 10:23 PM
'Bozenik passes medical examination at Feyenoord'
The announcement of Róbert Bozenik as new striker of Feyenoord will not be long in coming. The Slovakian striker is said to have passed the medical examination in Rotterdam today and will soon be presented at the stadium club. It is not yet known how many years Bozenik will draw for twenty years. (Source: Algemeen Dagblad )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 7:30 PM
Lawyer expects agreement with Bozeník on Monday
Róbert Bozeník is in the Netherlands today, says Feyenoord trainer Dick Advocaat in the run-up to the away match against Heracles Almelo. The twenty-year-old striker has been associated for weeks with a transfer to the club from Rotterdam. "It looks good, but he still hasn't signed. It will be Monday. The player has to get out too, right." (Source: FOX Sports )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 7:10 PM
'PSV informs AZ at Ouwejan in vain'
PSV has unsuccessfully asked AZ at Thomas Ouwejan. The 23-year-old left back hardly gets to play in Alkmaar and sees a temporary departure to Eindhoven, but AZ refuses to rent out the youth component to a competitor in the battle for second place. PSV is not shy about a new left back. Nick Viergever has been transformed out of necessity from center defender to left back. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 2:36 PM
'FC Barcelona drops an eye on Giroud'
FC Barcelona is forced to enter the transfer market, because attack leader Luis Suárez is sidelined for four months after surgery on his knee. In the search for a new striker, the Catalans would have dropped their eyes on Olivier Giroud. The 33-year-old Frenchman has been sidelined at Chelsea and also has an expiring contract. FC Barcelona is in competition, because Internazionale would also be fishing for Giroud's services this month. (Source: The Daily Mail )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 12:48 PM
Leipzig has finally received Olmo
Dani Olmo is an official player of RB Leipzig. The 21-year-old Spaniard comes over from Dinamo Zagren and has signed a contract that will connect him to the Germans until mid-2024. The attacking midfielder was a sought-after target, because Ajax and his old club FC Barcelona, among others, would have liked to have added him to the selection. Olmo, however, chooses Leipzig because of "the philosophy of the club and the way in which young players can develop here". (Source: RB Leipzig)
Transfer updates · Saturday at 9:20 AM
Groningen gets young defender from Schalke
FC Groningen has strengthened itself with Görkem Can. The nineteen-year-old defender comes over from Schalke 04 and signs in Groningen until mid-2022, with an option for two more seasons. Can has a German and a Turkish passport. He was born in Germany, but made his international debut for Turkey under 20 last year. The left-legged Can is able to operate centrally and as a wing defender. "Although he immediately joins the first selection, Görkem is a player for the future, with whom we must be patient. We cannot expect him to be a basic player immediately, but he certainly has that potential," said technical director Mark-Jan Fledderus. (Source: FC Groningen)
DONE DEAL! ÖrGörkem Can is a player of FC Groningen. The 19-year-old left-footed defender comes over from Schalke 04.➡️ https://t.co/VDlZIdIvO9 #trotsvanhetnoordenAvatar
Transfer updates · Friday at 7:10 PM
Leroy Fer is now playing with a different jersey number at Feyenoord. The midfielder takes over number 8 from the departed Liam Kelly.
We pick @ LeroyFer8! 👕1̷9̷ ➡️ 8 # F8R #Feyenoord https://t.co/nRKpSEbNcJAvatar
Transfer updates · Friday at 7:00 PM
Udinese takes over Zeegelaar from Watford
Marvin Zeegelaar is again a player of Udinese. The Dutchman is taken over from Watford by the Italian club. The 29-year-old Zeegelaar was already rented from Watford by Udinese last year, but returned to England in the summer. The last six months he did not work at the Premier League club and now he is therefore the property of Udinese (until mid 2022).
Marvin # Butcher in bianconero fino already 2022! ⚪⚫ # 77👉 https://t.co/7MXAdyRgPzAvatar
Transfer updates · Friday at 5:15 PM
"United thinks of Ighalo or Slimani as a temporary striker"
Manchester United wants to add an extra striker to the selection this winter due to the injury of Marcus Rashford. The name of veteran Carlos Tevez already fell yesterday, but Odion Ighalo and Islam Slimani were also on the list. Thirty-year-old Ighalo currently plays with the Chinese Shanghai Shenhua, but already showed some nice things in the Premier League at Watford (sixteen goals in 2015/2016). The 31-year-old Slimani is currently being rented by AS Monaco from Leicester City. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Friday at 5:08 PM
Newcastle United rents Lazaro from Inter
We stay at Internazionale for a while, because the Italian club rents Valentino Lazaro to Newcastle United. The 23-year-old midfielder from Austria plays until the end of the season with the number fourteen of the Premier League.
Val @ valentinolazaro will wear the squad number 2️⃣3️⃣ for Newcastle United! #NUFCAvatar
Transfer updates · Friday at 5:01 PM
"Inter keeps faith in Eriksen's arrival"
Internazionale is said to have every confidence in the arrival of Christian Eriksen. The Italian club would compete with FC Barcelona, but still expects a deal with Tottenham Hotspur. The Danish midfielder must be the official player of Inter next week, according to the latest reports. Tottenham would have a good 20 million euros left over from the transfer. The 27-year-old Eriksen is transfer-free after this season. (Source: Evening Standard )
Transfer updates · Friday at 4:22 PM
Willem II finally takes over Ndayishimiye
Willem II definitively takes over Mike Trésor Ndayishimiye from NEC. The twenty-year-old midfielder, who is making a big impression this season with the Tilburg players, is now fixed until mid 2023. The Belgian was hired by Willem II with an option to buy until today. That option has now been removed. Ndayishimiye scored four times this season in fourteen Premier League-games.
"Ndayishimiye until 2023 under contract # MagicMike"Avatar
Transfer updates · Friday at 3:53 PM
Vitesse makes midfielder Tronstad
Vitesse adds Sondre Tronstad to the selection. The 24-year-old midfielder comes over from Haugesund in Norway and signs with the club from Arnhem until the summer of 2023. Vitesse says that Tronstad is directly in line with the selection, but cannot take action this weekend.
Our newest addition: Sondre Tronstad 💛🖤Welcome to Arnhem! https://t.co/jj6qQS4LJS #VitesseAvatar
Transfer updates · Friday at 3:44 PM
Lawyer is quickly counting on Bozeník
Dick Advocaat expects the transfer from Róbert Bozeník to Feyenoord to be completed quickly. According to various media, the Slovak international would have already arrived in Rotterdam today to complete the transfer. Lawyer did not want to confirm that, "but I do hear it looks good". "Nothing has been signed yet, so I don't know when he will be training for the first time," says the experienced coach at the press conference. Bozeník has to compete with Nicolai Jørgensen in De Kuip.
Transfer updates · Friday at 2:11 PM
"Fenerbahçe gets permission to rent Rodríguez"
La Gazetta dello Sport reports that Fenerbahçe has been authorized by the Turkish Football Association to rent Ricardo Rodríguez. The 27-year-old left back from AC Milan is also coveted by PSV, but the people of Eindhoven now seem to be fishing behind the net. Earlier it became clear that the Turkish club had to sell a player to get the green light for the rent, but now the union is tacking. The club would also have negotiated an option to purchase 5 million euros. (Source: La Gazzetta dello Sport )
Transfer updates · Friday at 10:43 AM
PSV records Norwegian youth international Geelmuyden
PSV has contracted eighteen-year-old Noor Herman Geelmuyden. The attacker, who has done several internships in Eindhoven in recent years, will be stuck in Eindhoven until 2023. He joins Jong PSV. In Norway he already played five games at the highest level at Stabaek.
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Transfer updates · Friday at 9:24 AM
"NAC is fully committed to Hyballa as a new trainer"
If we have to believe BN DeStem , then Peter Hyballa is the dream candidate for the trainer position in Breda for the NAC board. The 44-year-old German is preferred to Kees van Wonderen within the club. The newspaper relies on "several sources independently consulted". Hyballa has been clubless since his resignation from Dunajska Streda in Slovakia. There is reportedly a contract for a year and a half ready. (Source: BN DeStem )
Transfer updates · Friday at 7:53 AM
"FC Barcelona also reports in battle for Eriksen"
According to Sky Sports we can add a new chapter to the Christian Eriksen soap opera. The Dane has been associated with Internazionale for some time, but meanwhile FC Barcelona would also have reported to the midfielder of Tottenham Hotspur. However, the chance that the Catalans hijack him in front of the Italians seems small: Eriksen is said to have been around with Internazionale personally. However, the clubs are not out yet. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 9:35 PM
"Bozenik wants to go to Feyenoord"
Feyenoord has a good chance to strengthen itself with Robert Bozenik. The twenty-year-old striker is said to have advised his case officer and the Feyenoord management to prefer employment with the Rotterdammers over a contract with HSV. MSK Zilina, the current employer of the Slovak, would prefer to do business with HSV, but does not want to interfere with the personal preferences of the player. Bozenik is said to see more opportunities for himself in the Eredivisie than in the Bundesliga. Feyenoord has to pay between 4 and 5 million euros for the intended successor of Nicolai Jörgensen. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 5:30 PM
Podolski continues his career in Turkey
Lukas Podolski is continuing his career in Turkey. The former international of Germany is going to work at Antalyaspor. The 34-year-old attacker played for the Japanese Vissel Kobe for the past three years, but his contract was not extended there.
🤝 Willkommen - Welcome - Hoş Geldin @ Podolski10 #BizAntalyasporuzAvatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 5:06 PM
Zagreb coach reveals transfer from Olmo
Dani Olmo continues his career at RB Leipzig. Nenad Bjelica, the coach of his current employer Dinamo Zagreb, said that to Croatian media. "Out of all the offers, he chose Leipzig. I think he can best develop there," says Bjelica. Leipzig is said to pay around 30 million euros for Olmo, making it the most expensive purchase ever for the club. The 21-year-old Spaniard went through the youth training of FC Barcelona and initially seemed to be returning to that club, while Ajax was also interested in an earlier stage. (Source: Croatian media )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 4:45 PM
Inter has Moses in
Victor Moses plays at least the rest of the season for Internazionale. The 29-year-old Nigerian is being loaned by Chelsea, where he no longer appears in the plans of trainer Frank Lampard. In the first half of the season, the winger was lent to Fenerbahçe, just like last season. In addition to the rent, Internazionale has also negotiated an option to purchase. (Source: Internazionale)
Transfer updates · Thursday at 4:02 PM
"Tevez temporary successor Rashford at United"
Due to the long-term absence of the injured Marcus Rashford, Manchester United is feverishly looking for a replacement in the front. In the search, the 'Mancunians' ended up with a striking old acquaintance: Carlos Tevez. The Argentinian, who will be 36 in two weeks, already played on Old Trafford between 2007 and 2009 and then made the spicy switch to fellow townman City. At his current club Boca Juniors, Tevez only sporadically comes into action and moreover he only has a contract until June. (Source: Tuttosport )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 3:52 PM
"Ajax scouts Colombian talent from River Plate"
Ajax is reportedly not yet finished this winter and has once again turned its attention to a South American talent. This time it's Jorge Carrascal, a 21-year-old attacking midfielder employed by River Plate. The Colombian has a limited transfer fee of 20 million euros in his contract, so the people of Amsterdam will have to pay a lot of money if they want to bring him to the Johan Cruijff ArenA. (Source: NOS )