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
- Deadline Day England
- Other (large) competitions :
- 2 September, 11.59 p.m.
Transfer updates · one hour ago
"Lampard wants to bring Aké back to Chelsea"
With the transition from David Luiz to Arsenal, Chelsea coach Frank Lampard is a bit tight in his central defenders. The new 'Blues' manager therefore wants to bring Nathan Aké back to Stamford Bridge. The Dutch defender was sold to Bournemouth for 20 million euros last year, but Chelsea did insist on the right to buy it back for double. However, before Chelsea can do that, it must first wait until the transfer ban has been lifted. (Source: The Telegraph )
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Gündogan extends contract with City
Manchester City can continue to count on Ilkay Gündogan in the coming years. The German midfielder is extending his contract with the national champion of England until mid-2023. In the summer of 2016, 28-year-old Gündogan made the switch from Borussia Dortmund to City and was the first purchase of Josep Guardiola as manager of the club. Since then, he has played 114 games for the Citizens. (Source: Manchester City)
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
"Palacios prefers US over Barcelona"
Diego Palacios, who was rented by Willem II from Aucas FC last season, seemed to make a remarkable transfer to FC Barcelona, but now opts for the American Major League Soccer. An important reason for the Ecuadorian is to attract Junior Firpo, also a left back. Palacios fears that he therefore has less insight into playing time at 'Barça' and therefore prefers a four-year contract with Los Angeles FC. (Source: Sport )
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
Chery from China to Israel
Tjaronn Chery continues his career in Israel, at Maccabi Haifa. The 31-year-old attacking midfielder was able to make a transfer-free transfer because he had bought off his contract with the Chinese Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng. Chery, who was picked up by the Dutch Guus Hiddink four years ago, meets a fellow countryman at Maccabi with Yanic Wildschut. (Source: Maccabi Haifa)
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
'Bayern is full for Ziyech after injury Sané'
Leroy Sané's serious cruciate ligament injury may also be bad news for Ajax. The German winger was in the emphatic interest of Bayern Munich, but due to his knee injury the 'Rekordmeister' shifts the attention to Hakim Ziyech with the necessary urgency. The Moroccan playmaker has long been a target of Bayern, but Ajax does not want to let him go without a fight and even hopes to break open his contract. (Source: TZ )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:20 PM
'Vanaken totally not in the picture at Ajax'
Hans Vanaken is linked in the Belgian media to a transfer to Ajax, in case Donny van de Beek leaves for Real Madrid. The AD reports that the Belgian midfielder of Club Brugge is "totally not in the picture" with the team from Amsterdam. Vanaken is an eye catcher at Bruges, who doesn't want his star player to leave and has already made him a new contract offer. (Source: FOX Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:10 PM
The English transfer market closed tonight. These are the most prominent transfers on this 'Deadline Day':
Romelu Lukaku (United to Inter, 80 million euros)
Alex Iwobi (Arsenal to Everton, 37 million euros)
Ismaïla Sarr (Rennes to Watford, 32.5 million euros)
Kieran Tierney (Celtic to Arsenal, 27 million euros)
Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham to 'Spurs', 25 million euros)
David Luiz (Chelsea to Arsenal, 8.5 million euros)
Giovani Lo Celso (Real Betis to Tottenham, rent)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:40 PM
Mechelen wants to challenge dream transfer Verrips
KV Mechelen goes to FIFA to challenge the transfer of Michael Verrips to Premier League club Sheffield United. The Dutch goalkeeper used the bribery scandal of the Belgian club to force a free transfer and seemed to succeed by unilaterally canceling his contract, but Mechelen does not agree. "A transfer from Michael has always been negotiable, but his entourage wants to get out of the transfer fee. We are therefore taking the necessary steps at FIFA." (Source: KV Mechelen)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:19 PM
Brands attracts Iwobi with Everton
With Everton, technical director Marcel Brands strikes the English transfer market again. The Liverpool club takes over Alex Iwobi at the last minute for a sloppy 43 million from Arsenal, where he was the base player last season. Iwobi, who grew up at Arsenal, signs a five-year contract at Goodison Park and is the seventh addition to the blue shirts. Brands previously took over Jonas Lössl, Djibril Sidibe, Andre Gomes, Fabian Delph, Jean-Philippe Gbamin, and Moise Kean. (Source: Everton)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:49 PM
Willem II rents Portuguese from 1. FC Köln
Willem II hires the Portuguese defender João Queirós for a season of the German 1. FC Köln. The 21-year-old Queirós had been training for some time and also participated in two practice duels. Queirós played 23 times for the national youth teams of Portugal. (Source: Willem II)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:09 PM
David Luiz makes a spicy switch to Arsenal
David Luiz makes the spicy switch from Chelsea to Arsenal. The clubs confirm that. Arsenal reportedly pays over 8 million euros for the 32-year-old Brazilian, who signs a two-year contract at the Emirates Stadium. Luiz played thirteen seasons in the Chelsea shirt. (Source: Arsenal)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:46 PM
Verrips makes dream transfer to Sheffield United
Goalkeeper Michael Verrips makes a dream transfer to the Premier League. The 22-year-old goalkeeper signs for four years with Sheffield United, which will make its comeback at the highest level in England next weekend. Verrips comes over from the Belgian KV Mechelen, with which he won the cup last season. In the past he played for FC Twente and Sparta Rotterdam, among others. (Source: Sheffield United)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:30 PM
Tottenham Hotspur confirms arrival Lo Celso
Tottenham Hotspur confirms the arrival of Giovani Lo Celso. The Argentinian midfielder comes over on a rental basis for one season from Real Betis, where he played on a rental basis last season. However, the Spanish club bought the 23-year-old Lo Celso again in the summer from Paris Saint-Germain, which he owned. Tottenham Hotspur has included a clause in the purchase contract to take over Lo Celso after the season. (Source: Tottenham Hotspur)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:19 PM
"Brands buys Iwobi from Arsenal"
Marcel Brands, technical director, seems to have struck Everton in the final minutes of the transfer market in England. The BBC reports that the Liverpool club is purchasing Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for an amount of no less than 43 million euros. The 23-year-old Nigerian, trained by the club from London, was a permanent fixture in the Unai Emery team. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:56 PM
Carroll returns to childhood sweetheart Newcastle
The sting is in the tail of the summer transfer period in England. Newcastle United announces the return of Andy Carroll at the last minute. The thirty-year-old striker attended the youth academy and made his professional debut in 2006 with the 'Magpies'. He left St. James' Park in 2011 for Liverpool and then also played for West Ham United.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:54 PM
Arsenal confirms the arrival of left back Tierney
Arsenal confirms the arrival of Kieran Tierney. The 22-year-old left back comes for 30 million euros from Celtic and signs a five-year contract in London. This makes Tierny the most expensive Scottish footballer of all time. (Source: Arsenal)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:34 PM
"PSV Bergwijn rejects Watford"
Steven Bergwijn has long been in Watford's emphatic interest, but according to Voetbal International the 21-year-old attacker of PSV does not address the interest of the club from Premier League. Bergwijn only stands up for a departure to a club where the whole picture is right. Ajax, Sevilla and Internazionale were previously in the market for Bergwijn. (Source: Voetbal International )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:19 PM
Former Ajax target to LA Galaxy
Cristian Pavón continues his career for at least one season with the American LA Galaxy. The 23-year-old attacker comes from Boca Juniors on a rental basis. Pávon was still linked to Ajax this summer, but it was not possible to switch. The Amsterdammers preferred Quincy Promes. (Source: LA Galaxy)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:05 PM
The last hour of the English transfer window starts. The pressing question: which club makes a panic purchase at the last minute?
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:59 PM
Hodgson: "Zaha just stays with Palace"
Wilfried Zaha is in the interest of many clubs, but will at least be playing at Crystal Palace for the next six months. "Yes, he stays, and we are very happy with that. He is an important player for the club," said Palace Manager Roy Hodgson. "We are looking forward that this season he will do for us again what he has already done in the past two years: making goals and being important." (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:55 PM
Internazionaal pulverizes club record for Lukaku
Internazionale confirms the arrival of Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United. The club from Milan is crushing its own transfer record for the 26-year-old striker from Belgium. Inter allegedly pays 80 million euros for Lukaku. The previous transfer record of Inter was in the name of Christian Vieri, who in 1999 transferred from Lazio Roma to Inter. Lukaku played with Manchester United for two years and played 60 games in which he scored 28 times. He previously played for Everton and Anderlecht. (Source: Internazionale)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:48 PM
Internazionale confirms the arrival of United striker Romelu Lukaku to Milan.
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:32 PM
"Sané can forget transfer after torn cruciate ligament"
Leroy Sané can write a transfer to Bayern Munich on his stomach, it seems. The 23-year-old left winger from Manchester City has torn part of a front cruciate ligament in the battle for the Community Shield with Liverpool, as Kicker writes. The German must therefore undergo surgery. Sané is said to be close to a transfer to Bayern Munich. (Source: Der Kicker )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:28 PM
West Brom strengthens itself with Austin
West Bromwich Albion strikes in the last hours before the transfer market in England closes. The 'Baggies' take over Charlie Austin from Southampton. The thirty-year-old striker signs for two years in stadium The Hawthorns. Austin was brought to Southampton by manager Ronald Koeman in early 2016, but was unable to secure a fixed base.
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:25 PM
Poepon finds shelter at Boluspor
Rydell Poepon returns to Boluspor. The 31-year-old striker has signed a two-year contract with the Turkish Premier League player, who also played at the Bolu club from 2016 to 2018. For Poepon, who played at Ajax, Sparta, Willem II and ADO Den Haag, among others, it is already the thirteenth time that he has changed clubs. (Source: Boluspor)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:50 PM
Which Dutch top club has done the best business on the transfer market (both buying and selling) so far?
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:31 PM
"Wolverhampton is thinking of Feyenoorder Summerville"
On the final day of the English transfer market, Wolverhampton Wanderers may still be doing business in the Netherlands. The Premier League club is said to have concrete interest in Crysencio Summerville. The seventeen-year-old attacker is still detained at Feyenoord until 2021. The Rotterdammer, who has yet to make his debut in the main force, must cost around 2 million euros. Summerville was leased by Feyenoord to FC Dordrecht at the end of 2018 after he got stuck with teammate Mats Knoester in the dressing room and was fined for that. (Source: BirminghamLive )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:08 PM
'Newcastle thinks about Carroll return'
Will we see Andy Carroll back at Newcastle United after more than eight years? The English club is said to be interested in the 1.93 meter striker. Carroll is currently without a club after his contract with West Ham United expired. In the winter of 2011, the 30-year-old Englishman went from Newcastle to Liverpool for 41 million euros. At the time, that was a national transfer record. This rumor can certainly get a tail. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:42 PM
Dervisoglu only to Brentford in January
Halil Dervisoglu exchanges Sparta Rotterdam for the English company Brentford, but that does not happen until January 1, 2020, as technical director Henk van Stee says for the camera of FOX Sports . The nineteen-year-old attacker will therefore be playing with the PhD student in the Netherlands for the next six months. Dervisoglu reportedly delivers Sparta between 2 and 3 million euros.
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:13 PM
Napoli: "We have been following Lozano since January"
Napoli is still in the market for PSV player Hirving Lozano. The Italians have been keeping an eye on the Mexican for some time, says President Aurelio De Laurentiis. "We have been following Lozano since January. We know of course that he would be a good purchase for Napoli. We are also following other players such as James Rodríguez (Real Madrid) and Éverton Soares (Grêmio). What I really like about Lozano is that he is still young. We now have to see who can help the team the most. " (Source: ESPN )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:07 PM
"Juventus cancels Dybala deal"
It doesn't seem that Paolo Dybala is moving to Tottenham Hotspur. Juventus, the current employer of the Argentinian, allegedly decides last minute to cancel an upcoming deal with the English. The Italian club would no longer want to sell 25-year-old Dybala, because the national champion was unable to attract another attacker with Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian is about to sign at Internazionale. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:55 AM
Rienstra leaves Heerenveen for Kayserispor
This season, it is only one duel in the Eredivisie for Ben Rienstra. The midfielder exchanges sc Heerenveen for Kayserispor. The 29-year-old Alkmaarder signs for two years at the Turkish club in the short term. Rienstra, who has to deliver Heerenveen half a million, played only a year in Friesland and in the past also played for Heracles Almelo, PEC Zwolle, AZ and Willem II. (Source: Heerenveen )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:31 AM
Ajax also extends the Ekkelenkamp contract
Ajax also extends the Jurgen Ekkelenkamp contract. The nineteen-year-old midfielder, who had an expiring commitment, signs for two years and is now fixed until mid-2022. Ekkelenkamp so far played eight games in the Amsterdam squad's main force and scored once. Ajax had extended David Neres' contract yesterday and also hopes to retain Hakim Ziyech for longer.
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:10 AM
Dervisoglu on the way to Brentford
Halil Dervisoglu is about to exchange Sparta Rotterdam for Brentford. The nineteen-year-old attacker is already in England to complete the transfer.
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:01 AM
The deal became known to the world yesterday: Bilal Ould-Chikh signed with ADO Den Haag for two years.
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:25 AM
"Mountain wine rejected Watford"
Watford has reportedly made a concrete attempt to recruit Steven Bergwijn, but the English club has not succeeded. PSV's attacker would not want to trade in the Eindhoven team for the Premier League's mid-engine. Watford wanted to go far, but without success. Seville would still be interested and have made an improved offer. (Source: ED )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:12 AM
West Ham takes Ajeti away from Basel
West Ham United adds Albian Ajeti to the selection on the final day of the English transfer market. The 22-year-old attacker comes over from FC Basel and signs for four years. Ajeti came on behalf of the Swiss last month to score in Eindhoven against PSV (second heat Champions League).
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:56 AM
Gary Lineker wishes everyone in England a happy Deadline Day!
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:20 AM
"Tottenham has almost got Dybala in"
Besides Ryan Sessegnon, Paolo Dybala also seems to be making the switch to Tottenham Hotspur today. The English club is said to have almost reached an agreement with Juventus about the Argentinian. The 'Spurs' are said to pay around 70 million euros for the 25-year-old Dybala, who gets too little money in Italy. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:10 AM
"Lukaku for mega amount to Inter"
The transfer soap around Romelu Lukaku seems to be coming to an end soon. The 26-year-old Belgian is about to sign at Internazionale. The Italians reportedly pay over 83 million euros (including bonuses) to Manchester United. Federico Pastorello, the spokesperson for the striker, will at least let them know on Instagram that they are on their way to Milan to complete the transfer. (Source: Sky Sports )
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:58 AM
'Sessegnon for 30 million euros to Tottenham'
Last year, Tottenham Hotspur remained calm on the transfer market, but this year is different. The London club also wants to take a hit on the final day. The 'Spurs' is said to have reached an agreement with Fulham on Ryan Sessegnon. The nineteen-year-old attacker has to make the switch to the losing Champions League finalist for 30 million euros. The 22-year-old midfielder Josh Onomah allegedly follows the opposite path. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:46 AM
"Then Seville came and the choice was easy"
Luuk de Jong left PSV for Seville this summer and that was not a difficult choice for the striker. The international could also move to other countries, but had doubts about that. "It has been a long time in my mind to play at PSV for five or six years and to close there. There was interest from China, Russia and Mexico, but I doubted that I would really be happier there. It is financially attractive, but you get out of sight in Europe, with Orange. Then Seville came and the choice was easy. " (Source: de Volkskrant )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:38 AM
"Seville offers 30 million euros on Bergwijn"
It seems to be a big job for PSV to keep Steven Bergwijn on board. Seville would have offered 30 million euros to the 21-year-old attacker. A Spanish bid of 25 million euros was previously rejected, but the Eindhoven players are now out of the Champions League and Sevilla wants to take advantage of that. Bergwijn is said to agree with the La Liga club on a five-year contract. Sevilla already took over Luuk de Jong from PSV earlier this summer. (Source: Estadio Deportivo )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:31 AM
Final day in England
It is the final day of the transfer market in England! Premier League clubs (and lower divisions) have until 6:00 pm tonight to attract players. After that time they can still sell players to clubs where the market is still open.
Transfer updates · Wednesday at 11:08 PM
"After Neres, Ajax also wants to capture Ziyech longer"
The message that appeared in Italian media earlier today seems to be correct: Ajax wants to extend the contract with Hakim Ziyech after David Neres. According to VI and AD, among others, the team from Amsterdam wants to keep going and Ajax hopes to reach an agreement with the 26-year-old midfielder as quickly as possible. The current commitment of Ziyech will continue for two years. (Sources: AD and VI )
Transfer updates · Wednesday at 11:03 PM
"David Luiz is almost in Arsenal"
Chelsea seems to be responding to David Luiz's call earlier today to have him go to Arsenal. According to British media, 'The Blues' are willing to cooperate in a transfer and the deal can be settled before the Thursday evening deadline. It is unknown what amount is involved in the transfer. The 32-year-old defender still has a contract with Chelsea until mid-2021. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Wednesday at 10:39 PM
Brands brings Frenchman Sidibé to Everton
Director Marcel Brands brings Djibril Sidibé to Everton. The eighteen-fold French international comes over from AS Monaco and will play at Liverpool for one season. Sidibé, who usually acts as a right back, became world champion a year ago with France. (Source: Everton)
Transfer updates · Wednesday at 10:20 PM
Is there indeed a sensational transfer in the making? Also the generally well-implemented Sky Sports now reports that Real Madrid is talking to PSG about the arrival of Neymar. Further details about the transfers are still missing from the British medium. Earlier, various Spanish media told us that Real offered 120 million euros and Luka Modric at the Paris club. Will undoubtedly be prosecuted. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Wednesday at 9:56 PM
'Left back Gloster approved at PSV on Thursday'
PSV is reportedly about to add American Chris Kloster (19) to the selection. The nineteen-year-old left back comes over from Hannover 96, according to the Eindhovens Dagblad , which receives several tons for him. Gloster has been on the PSV radar for a number of seasons and will probably undergo a medical examination on Thursday. Earlier this summer PSV brought two left backs to Eindhoven with Toni Lato (Valencia) and Olivier Bascagli (OGC Nice). The expectation is therefore that Gloster will first join the promise team. (Source: ED )