In this transfer blog we will keep you up to date with all the news until the last day (2 September) of the summer transfer market. Not only the confirmed transfers are mentioned, but also the rumors.
- Transfer updates:
- Completed transfers and rumors
- 2 September, 11.59 p.m.
Transfer updates · 7 minutes ago
Former Ajax player Bojan away at Stoke City
Bojan Krkic leaves immediately at Stoke City. The player, who still had a contract until mid-2020, and the club have come to the conclusion that it is better to end the collaboration now. The Spaniard, who in the past played for FC Barcelona, AC Milan, AS Roma and Ajax, played at the English club since 2014. In recent seasons, the 28-year-old Bojan has already been let to Mainz and Alavés. It is not yet clear where the attacker will continue his career.
Stoke City can confirm that @BoKrkic has left the Club by mutual consent.The Club would like to thank Bojan for his efforts during his five-year spell with the Potters and wish him well for the future. #SCFC 🔴⚪️Avatar
Transfer updates · 35 minutes ago
Is it really going to happen? Wayne Rooney is said to have already landed in England to complete his transfer to Derby County.
HE'S BACK way- @waynerooney has landed in England as he prepares to finalize a sensational move as player-coach to DerbyAvatar
Transfer updates · one hour ago
The career of Nigel de Jong:
2002-2006: 🇳🇱 Ajax
2006-2009: 🇩🇪 HSV
2009-2012: 🇬🇧 Manchester City
2012-2016: 🇮🇹 AC Milan
2016-2016: Galaxy LA Galaxy
2016-2018: 🇹🇷 Galatasaray
2018-2018: 🇩🇪 Mainz
2018-2019: 🇶🇦 Al Ahli
2019-present: 🇶🇦 Al Shahania
Transfer updates · one hour ago
Nigel de Jong shows up at Al Shahania
It has remained somewhat unremarkable, but Nigel de Jong has a new club. The 34-year-old midfielder stays in Qatar and exchanges Al Ahli for Al Shahania. The transfer has never really been made public, but De Jong can be seen here on the team photo of the last practice match of Al Shahania. It is not known for how long the 81-time Orange-international has signed.
المباراة الودية الاخيرة من استعدادات الفريق للموسم القادم بمعسكر تركيا خسارة نادي الشحانية ١ارين فمن فمن فمن فمن فه ت مه ت غ س غ غ غهAvatar
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
Van Dijk warns record purchase Maguire for pressure by price tag
Due to the transfer from Harry Maguire to Manchester United, Virgil van Dijk can no longer call himself the most expensive defender in the world, although he is not sorry about that. The Orange international warns the brand new purchase of 'The Red Devils' (for around 87 million euros) for the extra pressure that the high price tag entails. "I knew that there would come a time when I would no longer be the most expensive defender in the world," says Van Dijk in conversation with The Guardian . "That is part of the transfer market. I wish Harry every success. The price also requires extra pressure, but you will have to deal with that at a top club like Manchester United."
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
Van der Heijden: "The situation has been turned 180 degrees"
Jan-Arie van der Heijden had set his mind on a departure at Feyenoord, but the defender also seems to be playing in Rotterdam this season. "The situation has been turned 180 degrees and I am not happy with that", he tells De Telegraaf . "Feyenoord even helped to find a club. With the saving of my salary, the club can create room for a new player. No problem, then I have to look around. But due to new injuries I am now a basic player again and would I suddenly can't leave. "
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
Cocu can't say anything about Rooney yet
Possibly trainer Phillip Cocu gets an offensive reinforcement, because according to the BBC Derby County is doing everything it can to capture none other than Wayne Rooney. "We are working hard to complete the selection and we are always trying to find the best player for a certain position," says Cocu. "I can't say anything else about it." Rooney currently plays at DC United. The 33-year-old Englishman, who would also play a role as a coach at Derby County, is still set in the United States until the end of 2021.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:20 PM
'The Dybala exchange deal blows due to expensive image rights'
Juventus's Paulo Dybala seemed to be moving to Manchester United as part of an exchange deal with Romelu Lukaku, but the move was canceled. English media have discovered the reason behind the collapse of the transfer: Manchester United was not prepared to deposit 16 million euros for the image rights of the Argentinian, which are in the hands of a third party. Dybala trained today again with 'De Oude Dame', where he ended up on a sidetrack. (Source: The Daily Mail )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:10 PM
"Hansson on his way to the exit at Feyenoord"
Emil Hansson seems to be on his way to the exit at Feyenoord. The 21-year-old midfielder, who played at RKC Waalwijk on a rental basis last season, was spotted by BILD at Hannover 96. The club from the Second Bundesliga wants to quickly complete the transfer of the Norwegian. Hansson made the switch in 2017 from the Norwegian SK Brann to Feyenoord. In De Kuip he never managed to secure a permanent place in the starting eleven. (Source: BILD )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:40 PM
'Heerenveen and Kayserispor around Rienstra'
Ben Rienstra is on his way to Turkey for a lucrative adventure at Kayserispor. According to local media, Heerenveen and the Turkish club have reached agreement on a transfer fee of a few tons. The Frisians are only waiting for the required bank guarantee from Turkey. In the meantime, the 29-year-old midfielder has received permission to negotiate with Kayserispor. (Source: Leeuwarder Courant )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:20 PM
Cahill reaches agreement with Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace has secured the services of Gary Cahill for this season. The 33-year-old defender was clubless after his seven-year stay at Chelsea and relocated to the club from London on a transfer-free basis. The 61-time English international signs a two-year contract with Palace. (Source: Crystal Palace)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:54 PM
The first photos of Guus Til in the Spartak Moscow shirt.
🔥 Гус Тиль стал игроком «Спартака» Сегодня были улажены последние детали перехода полузащитника Гуса Тиля в «Спартак» из голландского АЗ. 21-летний центральный атакующий хавбек успешно прошел медосмотр и подписал с красно-белыми долгрок. https://t.co/RjVnKVCmE7Avatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:53 PM
These are the definitive statistics of Guus Til at AZ:
- Competitions: 96
- Goals: 28
- Assists: 12
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:48 PM
Director Huiberts: 'Guus a good example'
"We want to thank Guus for all the years at AZ," says AZ's director of football affairs Max Huiberts. "He came to us at a young age and is a good example of a player who went through the entire youth academy. Guus then made his breakthrough in the A-selection and managed to make it international."
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:39 PM
Til finally exchanges AZ for Spartak Moscow
Guus Til is the final player of Spartak Moscow. The 21-year-old midfielder from AZ signs a four-year contract in the Russian capital, where he becomes the most expensive player in history. Reportedly Til made the transfer from AZ to Spartak for 18 million euros. Til, born in Zambia, completed the entire youth course at AZ. He played in the main force for three years. (Source: AZ and Sparta Moscow)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:45 PM
"Rooney becomes player-coach under Cocu"
A remarkable report from the English press. Wayne Rooney is said to be in conversation with Derby County club management about a role as a player / trainer at the Championship club. In the first plans, Rooney becomes an assistant to Phillip Cocu, the Dutch coach who makes his debut tonight as a trainer for Derby. The former player of Manchester United played at the American DC United in the MLS last year. (Source: The Telegraph )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:50 PM
"Red Bull refuses Arsenal bid for defender"
Arsenal is looking for a new top defender and has therefore set its sights on Dayot Upamecano from Red Bull Leipzig. The Londoners reportedly want to do business quickly. Leipzig has already refused an offer of 60 million euros for the 20-year-old Frenchman. It remains to be seen whether Arsenal, which previously bought the attacker Nicolas Pépé for 80 million euros from Lille, will make a higher offer. (Source: BILD )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:20 PM
"Balotelli on the way to the Brazilian club"
Mario Balotelli will leave Europe if we have to believe Italian media. The recalcitrant striker is talking to Flamengo and can sign a commitment for two and a half years in Brazil. Balotelli is currently still under contract with Olympique Marseille, but he is no longer included in the plans of the French club. The same fate had befallen him at his previous clubs AC Milan and Manchester City. (Source: Sky Italia )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:50 PM
'Ajax and Real agree on Van de Beek'
Not a front page this time, but again a news from Spain about Donny van de Beek. According to the relatively unknown ABC Deportes , Real Madrid has already reached an agreement with Ajax on the transfer of the 22-year-old midfielder. Real reportedly pays 55 million euros. Van de Beek, who has already signed a preliminary contract for six years, would only announce his dream transfer after the diptych with PAOK Saloniki in the third preliminary round of the Champions League. (Source: ABC Media)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:30 PM
PEC Zwolle loses trainer to Van 't Schip
PEC Zwolle loses Michael Valkanis to the Greek league. The 44-year-old trainer of the A1 of the Eredivisie club becomes the right-hand man of John van 't Schip with the national football team of Greece. Valkanis, an Australian who also has a Greek passport, was an assistant to Van 't Schip in Zwolle last season. (Source: PEC Zwolle)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:10 PM
Lukaku maintains fitness at Anderlecht
The transfer saga around Romelu Lukaku continues. The 26-year-old Belgian was spotted today at his club Anderlecht to maintain his fitness, while he is still under contract with his employer Manchester United until 2022. Lukaku has been waiting for a transfer for longer. Juventus and Internazionale are fishing for its services, but it has not yet been possible to reach an agreement. Lukaku has been training with Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht until that time. (Source: The Latest News )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:50 PM
Woudenberg two years longer at Heerenveen
Lucas Woudenberg will stay with SC Heerenveen for longer. The 25-year-old left back has extended his expiring contract in Friesland by two years. Woudenberg is in his third season with the Frisians. 'De Witte Keniaan', as his nickname is, came over from Feyenoord in 2016, after having previously played on a rental basis with Excelsior and NEC. (Source: sc Heerenveen)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:15 PM
"Harry is one of the best defenders in the world"
Naturally, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes that his new purchase Harry Maguire is worth the 88 million euros. "Harry is one of the best central defenders in the world, I am really happy with his arrival," said the Norwegian. "He can read the game fantastically and is a true personality on the field, always calm under pressure. In addition, he is very good at constructing and he has enormous head strength both defensively and offensively. I think he is perfect at this club fits. "
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:06 PM
Liverpool picks up clubless goalkeeper
Liverpool responds adequately to the departure of reserve goalkeeper Simon Mignolet for the Belgian Club Brugge. 'The Reds', who grabbed next to the Community Shield against Manchester City yesterday, pick up Adrián transfer-free. The 32-year-old closing post was clubless after his contract with West Ham United was not renewed after six years. He came before the Spanish Real Betis. (Source: Liverpool)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:48 PM
These are the most expensive defenders of all time
With his transfer of 88 million euros to Manchester United, Harry Maguire is the most expensive defender of all time. He leaves these colleagues behind:
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:13 PM
"Cahill stands for transfer to Crystal Palace"
Gary Cahill is likely to continue his career at Crystal Palace. According to British media, the 61-time international is about to sign a multi-year contract with the London club. Cahill is transfer-free after his contract with Chelsea ended earlier this summer. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:35 PM
United makes Leicester player Maguire the most expensive defender in the world
Manchester United strengthens itself with Harry Maguire. The 26-year-old English defender comes for almost 88 million euros from Leicester City, releasing Virgil van Dijk as the most expensive defender in the world. Maguire signs a six-year contract with United until the summer of 2015. Van Dijk disappears from the record books due to the transfer of Maguire. In January 2018, he exchanged Southampton 84.5 million euros for Liverpool. The last few days it became clear that Maguire would exceed that amount and that is now final. (Source: Manchester United)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:12 PM
"Maguire passes medical examination at Manchester United"
According to British media, Harry Maguire has successfully completed the medical examination at Manchester United. Allegedly United pays an amount of between 87 and 93 million euros for the 26-year-old Englishman from Leicester City. Possibly Maguire will be presented later today. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:49
RKC contracts son trainer Grim
RKC strengthens itself with goalkeeper Mike Grim (22). The son of trainer Fred Grim signs a contract for one season in Waalwijk. He comes from Second Divisionist IJsselmeervogels, where he has only been active for a few weeks. Before that he was under contract with Almere City and Ajax under-19. (Source: RKC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:19 AM
Simeone: 'Style of Real is determined by wallet'
Atlético Madrid coach Diego Simeone does not understand much about Real Madrid's transfer policy. The Argentinian believes that the arch rival should take an example from other clubs. "Ajax has a very clear way of playing, just like Barcelona and Juventus. Atlético Madrid has that too, but Real Madrid, for example, has no style of its own," Simeone tells El Mundo Deportivo . "They play based on the talent in the selection and always present themselves in a different way. The style of Real Madrid is determined by the wallet."
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:44 AM
Club Brugge gets goalkeeper Mignolet from Liverpool
The bullet is finally through the church: Simon Mignolet returns to his native Belgium at Club Brugge. The 31-year-old goalkeeper comes over from Liverpool and signs a five-year contract with Bruges.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8 a.m.
"Pogba still hopes for transfer to Real Madrid"
According to Spanish media, Paul Pogba has not forgotten about a transfer to Real Madrid. The negotiations between Real and Manchester United, the current employer of Pogba, would have been on a dead end for weeks because the 'Mancunians' are sticking to their asking price of 200 million euros. Pogba is said to be eager to leave for Real Madrid and would have even refused to play in a friendly match against AC Milan last weekend. The transfer from Pogba may also have an impact on a possible transfer from Donny van de Beek to Real. The 22-year-old Dutchman came on the radar of the Madrilenians as an alternative to the Frenchman. (Source: El Mundo Deportivo )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:36 AM
Jans started as FC Cincinnati coach in American MLS
Ron Jans is the new coach of FC Cincinnati, which debuts this season at the highest level in the American Major League Soccer (MLS). Jans signs a contract in the southwest of the state of Ohio until December 31, 2020, the club says on the site. The American football season runs per calendar year. FC Cincinnati is the last player in the Eastern Conference, which also hosts Frank de Boer's Atlanta United. Jans is already the club's third trainer this season. (Source: FC Cincinnati )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 11:50 PM
'Bayern goes for Ziyech'
Should Ajax fear that several star players will leave in August? Bayern Munich would have Hakim Ziyech (26) on one as the desired reinforcement on the outside. The German champion lost the supercup to Borussia Dortmund (2-0) yesterday and the conclusion afterwards is also at Bayern that the selection is not yet in order. Ziyech (winger), Marc Roca (central midfielder of Espanyol) and also Timo Werner (attacker of Leipzig) would therefore be high on the wish list of the South Germans. (Source: Bild )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 11:30 PM
But will Donny van de Beek still be an Ajax player at the start of the European campaign?
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Transfer updates · Sunday at 11:20 PM
"United drops out for Dybala"
It does not look like Manchester United will strengthen itself with Paolo Dybala. According to English media, the English club is no longer interested in the 25-year-old Argentinian. United would have been shocked by the financial demands of the Juventus attacker. The Premier League club had already talked to Juventus about a possible deal with Romelu Lukaku, but it doesn't seem to be coming. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 11:08 PM
"Rienstra on his way to Turkey"
It seems to be one season for one Premier League game for Ben Rienstra. The midfielder would be leaving SC Heerenveen for a Turkish club. It is not yet clear which club it is. 29-year-old Rienstra came to Friesland from AZ last year and still has a three-year contract with Heerenveen. (Source: Leeuwarder Courant )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 7:42 PM
Groenendijk wants ADO board action
ADO trainer Alfons Groenendijk hopes that the board of his club will soon come up with an answer to the unrest that exists within the club. For example, the transfer from Abdenasser El Khayati to Qatar has still not been completed and his selection is still being supplemented by youth players. "I hope that people who are in the top of a football club for good reason will act accordingly," said Groenendijk, who lost with 2-4 from FC Utrecht earlier today with ADO. "The competition has started and we have lost the first game. There are still a lot of opportunities, but you have to know what you are doing." (Source: FOX Sports )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 7:35 PM
Van der Heijden: 'Can't leave Feyenoord'
Jan-Arie van der Heijden still hopes to leave Feyenoord this summer, but for now there is no transfer for the central defender. "At the moment nothing is playing, because Feyenoord will not let me go. When I play I always give one hundred percent, because Feyenoord is a wonderful club and I will always give everything for this club", Van der Heijden told FOX Sports after the 2- 2 from Feyenoord against Sparta. "I have not been told that I would get a place on the couch, but I am disappointed by my current role. I am nevertheless a professional. I am, however, working on a departure."
Transfer updates · Sunday at 6:43 PM
Barcelona makes alternative to Alba with Firpo
FC Barcelona reinforces itself with Junior Firpo. The left back of Real Betis is achieved as an alternative to Jordi Alba, who is the permanent force of the Catalans on the left flank. Barcelona pays 18 million euros for the 22-year-old Spaniard, who signs for five seasons. Bonuses can increase that amount to 30 million euros. (Source: FC Barcelona )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 6:13 PM
Berghuis: 'Departure has never been an option'
Steven Berghuis could count on interest from PSV, but today extended his contract with Feyenoord to 2022. The 27-year-old attacker will therefore remain with the Rotterdam team for the time being. "Doubt about leaving? No, actually not, that has never actually been an option," says Berghuis after Feyenoord-Sparta (2-2) to FOX Sports . "There has been interest, but nothing has come of which I thought: I want to leave the club for that. Therefore this choice. I see enough perspective."
Transfer updates · Sunday at 1:19 PM
Feyenoord records Berghuis one year longer until mid 2022
Feyenoord breaks Steven Berghuis's contract open and records it for a year longer until mid-2022. The 27-year-old attacker was frequently associated with a transfer in recent months. PSV already confirmed the interest in the former attacker of AZ, but Feyenoord does not want to cooperate in a departure of his most important player.
Transfer updates · Sunday at 12:37 PM
Brands brings top talent Kean to Everton
Everton director Marcel Brands brings Moise Kean to the Premier League. The nineteen-year-old striker comes over from Juventus and signs a five-year contract with the Liverpool club. According to English media, the arrival of Kean involves a transfer fee of at least 30 million euros. It is unclear whether Juventus has included a buy-back clause in the purchase contract. Kean was mainly bank seater at 'Juve' last season. (Source: Everton)
Transfer updates · Sunday at 10:30 am
The transfer of Harry Maguire from Leicester City to Manchester United seems a matter of time. Sky Sports shares images of the arrival of the English international in Manchester. With a transfer fee of reportedly 87 million to 93 million euros, he becomes the most expensive defender of all time.
Mag Harry Maguire is in Manchester as the edges closer to his world-record move to Manchester UnitedAvatar
Transfer updates · Sunday at 10:20 AM
Donny van de Beek can again add a front page to his colorful collection. The target of Real Madrid appears today on the cover of the Spanish AS .
¡Buenos días! Donny van de Beek has confirmed his agents have been talking to Real Madrid and seems to be a move to the Bernabéu. He's on today's front cover or AS:Avatar
Transfer updates · Sunday at 10:00
"Neymar at war with club Saint Paris-Germain"
Neymar has the dolls dancing at Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazilian refuses to speak with sporting director Leonardo and wants to leave for FC Barcelona anyway. Rafting doesn't want that. Leonardo is even convinced that he cannot reach an agreement with the Catalans this summer about a transfer from the injured superstar. FC Barcelona already strengthened themselves this summer with Antoine Griezmann. (Source: Daily Mail )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 9:40 AM
"Guardiola is considering achieving Aké"
Among all the transfer cannons a remarkable message from England. Now that Harry Maguire has opted for Manchester United, Manchester City, who is also interested, has to set the course to improve the defense. Pep Guardiola would consider the arrival of Nathan Aké. The 24-year-old defender has had a strong season at AFC Bournemouth. Real Madrid's Isco would also be an option for the wealthy club from Manchester. (Source: The Sunday Express )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 10:03 PM
Solskjær: "Pogba stays with Manchester United"
Possibly even more bad news for Ajax supporters. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær says after the friendly match against AC Milan (2-2) that Paul Pogba will also play in Manchester next summer. "I have no doubt, Paul Pogba will stay with Manchester United this summer," said the Norwegian. According to Spanish media, Real Madrid will only switch to Donny van de Beek if Paul Pogba is not feasible. Van de Beek has already confirmed that 'De Koninklijke' is interested in him. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 9:55 PM
Schöne confirms farewell at Ajax
Lasse Schöne confirms after Vitesse-Ajax (2-2) that he will exchange Ajax for the Italian Genoa. "It has been a very difficult choice," Schöne is quoted by Voetbal International . "I have had long conversations with my wife and with those I love further. Everyone at Ajax knows how I look at the club and what a wonderful time I have had here. With last season as the absolute high point. It will be hard to say goodbye However, this is not goodbye, but goodbye. " (Source: Voetbal International )