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
- Market closed in England
- Other (large) competitions:
- 2 September, 11.59 p.m.
Transfer updates · 35 minutes ago
"Ajax wants to take over youth international Olmo from Dinamo Zagreb"
Dani Olmo should rejoice in the interest of Ajax. According to Spanish media, the team from Amsterdam wants to take over the 21-year-old midfielder, who played for FC Barcelona in youth, from Dinamo Zagreb. However, the Croatian club is asking 40 million euros for the Spanish youth international, but Ajax is not prepared to pay that amount. (Source: El Mundo Deportivo )
Transfer updates · 37 minutes ago
"Verdonk from Feyenoord to FC Twente"
Calvin Verdonk seems to be the new left back of FC Twente. The Tukkers urgently need a new left wing defender because of the loss of José Matos. He suffered a serious knee injury last weekend against FC Groningen and will not play again this season. Verdonk will make the switch at the earliest after the Feyenoord match at Dinamo Tbilisi on Thursday evening. (Source: Tubantia )
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
'Indonesian adventure for Kuipers and Van Kippersluis'
Nick Kuipers and Kevin van Kippersluis face an adventure in Indonesia. The duo would sign a contract for a year and a half with Persib Bandung, a club that plays at the highest level. Kuipers comes over from ADO Den Haag, where he was under contract until the summer of 2021. Van Kippersluis was transfer-free after his contract with SC Cambuur was not extended. (Source: FOX Sports )
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
Van Aken leased by Sheffield Wednesday to Osnabrück
Joost van Aken will wear the shirt of the German VfL Osnabrück for the rest of this season. The 25-year-old defender is rented by the Second Bundesliga club for a year from Sheffield Wednesday, where he barely has time to play. In the summer of 2017, Van Aken made the switch from sc Heerenveen to the club from the Championship for 3 million euros.
The VfL Osnabrück hat Innenverteidiger Joost van Aken für ein Jahr vom englischen Zweitligisten @swfc ausgeliehen! Herzlich willkommen, Joost! # vfl1899 https://t.co/ByCdC92aZbAvatar
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Palacios continues career at Los Angeles FC
Diego Palacios does not continue his career in Barcelona, but in the United States. The Ecuadorian left back signs a contract with Los Angeles FC. Palacios, who was rented by Willem II from SD Aucas from Ecuador last season, was also in the interest of FC Barcelona to play for the second team.
We're only getting stronger. Bienvenido al Barrio Angelino, Chiqui. #LAFCAvatar
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
FC Groningen rents Van de Looi to NEC
Tom van de Looi plays for the rest of the season for NEC. Twenty-year-old midfielder, the son of the Dutch Juniors coach Erwin van de Looi, is being rented by FC Groningen from the Nijmegen team. Van de Looi has so far played 35 games in the Groningen main force.
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Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
"Barcelona wants to offer 100 million and two players for Neymar"
FC Barcelona makes every effort to bring Neymar back to Catalonia. The Spanish champion would now like to offer an amount of more than 100 million euros plus Philippe Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic to take over the Brazilian star player from Paris Saint-Germain. Barça had previously increased the offer to 80 million euros plus Coutinho. (Source: ESPN )
Transfer updates · 10 hours ago
'Real involves super talent Vinicius in transfer to Neymar'
Real Madrid again increases the stakes in the battle for Neymar. In an attempt to beat FC Barcelona, the 'Royal' uses another talented Brazilian: Vinicius Junior. The swift attacker has already been offered at Paris Saint-Germain as part of an exchange deal. The value of Vinicius is estimated at around 70 million euros, despite the fact that coach Zinedine Zidane would not see it in the 19-year-old Brazilian. (Source: Sport )
Transfer updates · 12 hours ago
"Jovic out of favor with Zidane again"
A bizarre rumor from Spain. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane would not be impressed by top purchase Luka Jovic and would not be unwilling to face a lease from the Serbian, who came over for tens of millions from Eintracht Frankfurt this summer. Partly due to an injury, 21-year-old Jovic did not come into action much during the preparation, but even if he were fit, Zidane would prefer Karim Benzema. (Source: Marca )
Transfer updates · 12 hours ago
Bruns on a rental basis to PEC
Thomas Bruns is playing for PEC Zwolle this season. The 27-year-old midfielder is rented from Vitesse, where he had no idea of playing time. "At PEC Zwolle I want to find pleasure in football again," says Bruns. "This season I want to be important for the team and contribute to the way up that we are going to take." (Source: PEC Zwolle)
Transfer updates · 13 hours ago
Competitor Luuk de Jong for 40 million to Monaco
AS Monaco has taken over Wissam Ben Yedder from Sevilla. The Monegasques pay 40 million euros for the 29-year-old Frenchman, who was a formidable competitor of Luuk de Jong for the rush-hour position with the Andalusians. Ben Yedder was good for eighteen goals last season in La Liga and so far played one international match for France.
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Transfer updates · 14 hours ago
'PSV wants Doan after missing out on Berghuis'
In order to strengthen the selection offensively after the injuries of Sam Lammers and Gastón Pereiro and the upcoming departure of Hirving Lozano, PSV ended up with Ritsu Doan. The Japanese from FC Groningen came into the picture after Steven Berghuis from Feyenoord proved unfeasible. Groningen previously indicated that it wanted around ten million euros for its playmaker. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · 14 hours ago
'PSV is approaching record transfer with Lozano'
Hirving Lozano's transition from PSV to Napoli is nearing its conclusion. The people of Eindhoven are currently putting everything on paper with the Italians, after which the Mexican will leave for Naples. PSV receives at least 42 million euros for Lozano, which will become the club's most expensive outgoing transfer ever. In all likelihood, the attacker will not play against FK Haugesund on Thursday and the transfer will be completed by the end of this week. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:50 PM
"PSV wants to take over Oriol Busquets from Barcelona"
PSV is said to be interested in taking over the Spanish talent Oriol Busquets from FC Barcelona. Earlier it was announced that the twenty-year-old midfielder is in the interest of FC Utrecht and from Germany also Fortuna Düsseldorf and Borussia Mönchengladbach are fishing for the talent. Busquets (by the way not related to Sergio Busquets) played the last two seasons with Barcelona B in the third division of Spain. (Source: El Mundo Deportivo )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:40 PM
Overmars expects Van de Beek to stay
Donny van de Beek has been associated for some time with a transfer to Real Madrid, but director of football affairs Marc Overmars does not expect the midfielder to leave this transfer period. "I assume that Van de Beek will stay", he says to PAOK in conversation with Ziggo Sport for the return. "I think it won't be long before there is clarity. There are certainly clubs that have registered, but I am hopeful that it will turn out positive for us."
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:42 PM
Heracles takes over Amissi from NAC
Heracles Almelo strengthens himself with Mohamed Amissi from Burundi. The nineteen-year-old left winger, who was part of the selection of his country on the Afrika Cup, is taken over by the Overijssel club from NAC Breda and signs a contract for two years, with an option for another season. Amissi will initially play for Heracles' second team. (Source: Heracles Almelo)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:10 PM
Sparta binds keeper Coremans to him for longer
Tim Coremans extends his contract with Sparta Rotterdam. The 28-year-old goalkeeper signs for one season, which means he is now under contract until the summer of 2021. Coremans was taken over from ADO Den Haag by Sparta last season and was initially second keeper behind Roy Kortsmit, but in the first two league games of this season he was among the Rotterdammers.
The expiring contract of Tim Coremans has been broken and extended by one season. The 28-year-old goalkeeper now stays at Het Kasteel until mid-2021. https://t.co/CI6xafvIyNAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:49 PM
"Bologna's interest in Hendrix is increasing"
Jorrit Hendrix can still look forward to Bologna's interest. According to Italian media, the interest of the Italian club for PSV midfielder has increased once the arrival of Nicolás Domínguez is uncertain. The Argentinian was at the top of Bologna's wish list, but attracting Vélez Sarsfield's midfielder is probably not feasible. (Source: La Gazzetta dello Sport )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:14 PM
"Feyenoord is going to strengthen defense with Ié"
Feyenoord is about to commit Edgar Miguel Ié. The 25-year-old defender with the Portuguese nationality is already in Rotterdam to prepare the final details of the transfer. The Rotterdam club will rent Ié this season from Trabzonspor. (Source: VI )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:25 PM
Daniel Schwaab returns to the training field in Eindhoven after a few months. The German is officially a PSV player again.
Well well, look who's back at De Herdgang! Wa-> Schwaab! 🇩🇪Avatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:48 PM
Van Dijk may lose his defense partner
Virgil van Dijk will probably have to defend Liverpool next season without Dejan Lovren. The Roma is in the interest of AS Roma. The Italian club is currently negotiating with Liverpool about the takeover of the 30-year-old central defender. In any case, Lovren is missing in the European Super Cup game (tomorrow against Chelsea) because he is said to be sick. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:01 PM
Salzburg takes over Wöber from Seville
Max Wöber makes another transfer six months after his transfer to Seville. The former Ajax player exchanges the Spanish club for Red Bull Salzburg. The 21-year-old defender signs with the Austrian national champion for five years. Wöber came to Ajax in the summer of 2017 and went to Spain last winter. Salzburg is said to pay 12 million euros for the left leg.
OFFIZIELL: Servus in Salzburg, Max Wöber! Der 21-jährige Innenverteidiger commits FC Sevilla und unterschreibt einen Vertrag bis 2024. #WirSindSalzburgAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:08 PM
'Dost in the picture at Lazio'
Bast Dost would be in the picture with Lazio. The Italians are looking for a new striker and the current club of Dost, Sporting CP, is said to find the Dutchman too expensive to keep him in the selection. Interested clubs must put a substantial transfer fee on the table. Schalke 04 and Bordeaux would have dropped out for that reason. (Source: Corriere dello Sport )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:20 AM
'Abidal en route to France for transfer Neymar'
Eric Abidal, the technical director of FC Barcelona, is reportedly on his way to France to discuss the transfer of Neymar. It was announced yesterday that Barcelona has increased the bid for the Brazilian attacker of Paris Saint-Germain to 80 million euros plus Philippe Coutinho. Neymar, who would also be in the interest of Real Madrid, would have a preference for the Catalan club. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:01 AM
Bayern Munich completes Perisic arrival
Bayern Munich has Ivan Perisic. The Croat is rented by the Germans for a year from Internazionale with an option to buy. Thirty-year-old Perisic played in the Bundesliga for Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg in the past. With the arrival of Perisic, Bayern finally has a new attacker. The 'Rekordmeister' previously grabbed alongside Leroy Sané (Manchester City) and Ajax player Hakim Ziyech.
OFICIAL ✍️. Ivan Perisic es nuevo jugador del Bayern. El extremo croata llega and calidad de cedido, con opción de compra, litigation del Inter. #FCBayern (photo @FCBayern)Avatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:44 AM
Benitez lashes out at the Newcastle board
Rafael Benitez says that a lack of trust is at the root of his departure from Newcastle United. "Promises have not been kept for three years." Benitez left the Premier League club for the Chinese Dalian Yifang at the end of June. According to Newcastle's general manager Lee Charnley, the Spaniard left for the money, but Benitez denies that. "I would have done that much earlier." (Source: The Athletic)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:36 AM
Clubless Bony trains with Newport
These are different times for Wilfried Bony. Four years ago, the former striker of Vitesse was taken over by Swansea City from Manchester City for 32 million euros. Currently, the 30-year-old Ivorian is clubless and appears to be appearing at League Two club Newport County to maintain his fitness. "Great work ethic and professionalism and a high standard. The boys will learn a lot from this," says Newport manager Michael Flynn about training with Bony.
Five years ago Manchester City signed Wilfried Bony for £ 28m. Now he's training with League Two Newport. More: https://t.co/kmmR87y7tWAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:25 AM
'PSV is looking for a replacement for Lozano abroad'
PSV is likely to sell Hirving Lozano to Napoli and hopes to get another replacement for it this summer. There is a good chance that the people of Eindhoven will go shopping abroad, because the options in the Premier League are limited. The attackers of Ajax are unattainable, Steven Berghuis (Feyenoord) has just renewed his contract and AZ, after the sale of Guus Til, does not seem to want to cooperate in a transfer from tastemaker Calvin Stengs. For these reasons, PSV is now looking for foreign alternatives. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:13 AM
"Willem II hopes for left back Nelom"
Will Miquel Nelom play in the Eredivisie again this season? The left back, who currently has no club, is said to be interested in Willem II's interest. The 28-year-old defender played in the past with Feyenoord, Sparta and Excelsior. Last season, the two-time Oranje-international played for the Scottish Hibernian. Nelom was recently on trial at Vitesse, but did not get a contract there. The Tilburgers would also like to add two midfielders to the selection. (Source: Brabants Dagblad )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:06 AM
"PSV wants to extend with Bergwijn"
Hirving Lozano seems to be leaving PSV, but the club from Eindhoven does not want to sell another star player this summer. The people from Brabant reportedly do everything they can to retain Steven Bergwijn for longer. The 21-year-old attacker is in the interest of Seville and Bayern Munich. At PSV, the international is fixed until 2022. If it is the number two of the last Eredivisie season, another year and a lot of money will be added. (Source: ED )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8 a.m.
Veltman: "No punishment to stay"
He had an ear for it himself, but Joël Veltman is not leaving Ajax this summer. The 27-year-old defender is simply not allowed to relocate from the Amsterdammers. "I have never made it a secret to look further. My dream of a foreign adventure remains", says Veltman. "The trainer let me know before the holiday that he would like to keep me. When there was later concrete interest, the Ajax management and the trainer again indicated that they would not let me go. That confidence feels good. And it is of course no punishment to stay. " (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · Monday at 10:41 PM
"FC Barcelona makes new offer for Neymar"
A day without an update about Neymar is a day not lived in the football. And so there are also new developments today around the injured Brazilian of Paris Saint-Germain. Not favorite Real Madrid, but FC Barcelona would have increased his bid for Neymar. The Catalans now do not offer 60 million euros, but 80 million euros plus Coutinho on the attacker. Neymar himself would have a preference for his old employer from Barcelona. (Source: Le Parisien )
Transfer updates · Monday at 10:30 PM
Liverpool captures keeper after injury Alisson
Now that first goalkeeper Alisson Becker has been sidelined for weeks with a knee injury, Liverpool wants to add an extra goalkeeper to the file. 'The Reds' ended up in their search with Andy Lonergan. The 35-year-old goalkeeper is clubless after Middlesbrough did not extend his expiring contract. He already trained with Liverpool during preparation and will sign a short-term contract. In the absence of Alisson, the recently recorded Adrián is the first choice of manager Jürgen Klopp. (Source: Liverpool)
Transfer updates · Monday at 10:20 PM
"El Khayati definitively to Qatar"
Abdenasser El Khayati is definitely on its way to Qatar, reports Voetbal International . The negotiations between El Khayati's employer ADO The Hague and Qatar SC were in stalemate for weeks, but both clubs have today reached an agreement on a transfer fee. The thirty-year-old attacker will be presented this week at Qatar SC. El Khayati previously played for FC Den Bosch and NAC Breda, among others. (Source: Voetbal International )
Transfer updates · Monday at 10:10 PM
Valencia takes over Mangala from City
Valencia frees Eliaquim Mangala from his hopeless situation at Manchester City. The Spanish club has reached an agreement with the 28-year-old defender on a transfer to the coastal town. Mangala signs a two-year contract with Valencia. The eight-time international of France had been sidelined at Manchester City. He already played on a rental basis for Valencia in the 2016/2017 season. (Source: Valencia)
Transfer updates · Monday at 9:20 PM
Kovac confirms Perisic medical examination
Ivan Perisic is about to sign a contract with Bayern Munich. The left winger of Internazionale passed a medical examination today, trainer Niko Kovac confirms. Perisic would first be rented from the Italians for an amount of 5 million euros and for one year. 'Der Rekordmeister' also includes a purchase option in the lease. De Kroaat has been playing for Inter since 2015. He was second with Croatia at the World Cup in Russia last year. (Source: ARD )
Transfer updates · Monday at 7:50 PM
"Napoli announces bid for Lozano"
PSV must take seriously into account a departure from Hirving Lozano to Napoli. The Italians have officially reported themselves in Eindhoven with a bid for the Mexican attacker. PSV hopes to raise more money with the transfer from Lozano than four years ago with the transfer from Memphis Depay to Manchester United. He then raised € 34 million to the people of Eindhoven. (Source: Voetbal International )
Transfer updates · Monday at 4:37 PM
Neymar representatives spotted at Camp Nou
Will Neymar return to his former employer FC Barcelona? The Spanish television program El Golazo de la Mañana will today spot representatives of the Brazilian attacker at the main entrance of the Camp Nou stadium. Neymar, which is still under contract with Paris Saint-Germain, is in the last days mainly linked to a transfer to Real Madrid. No one medium dares to say how the cards currently look. (Source: AS )
Transfer updates · Monday at 3:10 PM
Zidane: 'Everything can happen until 2 September'
Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid's trainer, spoke for the first time about a transfer from Neymar to the Spanish capital. "Neymar is not part of our selection, but anything can happen until 2 September," Zidane refers to the closing day of the transfer market. Gareth Bale and James Rodríguez are expected to leave Real Madrid. "We are here with the team that we have and I am only thinking about that. Bale and James Rodríguez are two players in the selection, but everything can still happen."
Transfer updates · Monday at 3:00 PM
'Bayern Munich in the market for Coutinho'
A new twist in the transfer saga around Coutinho. The Brazilian midfielder of FC Barcelona would have been told yesterday that a transfer is no longer in the barrel, but that has changed today. The club leadership of the Catalan superpower is said to have already had discussions with Bayern Munich about a transfer from Coutinho, who must tolerate Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suárez in the pecking order. Tottenham Hotspur previously abandoned the 27-year-old former Liverpool player. (Source: El Mundo Deportivo )
Transfer updates · Monday at 2:04 PM
Ivan Perisic has indeed undergone medical examination at Bayern Munich, the attacker himself told Bild . It will not be long before the Croatian official player of the German champion.
Ivan Perišić has already arrived in Munich and underwent his medical this morning. He briefly spoke to Bild: "Yeah, I just had the medical checkup. I'll do my best" [Bild]Avatar
Transfer updates · Monday at 1:36 PM
'Perisic is approved and almost from Bayern'
Ivan Perisic is about to move to Bayern Munich. The thirty-year-old Croat is supposedly already medically inspected by the German national champion. The South Germans are said to be renting the attacker for one season with the option of taking him over for 20 million euros from Internazionale in the summer of 2020. Perisic played in the Bundesliga for Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg in the past. With the upcoming arrival of Perisic, Bayern finally has a new attacker. The 'Rekordmeister' previously grabbed alongside Leroy Sané and Hakim Ziyech.
Ivan Perisic had medicals and he's going to sign with Bayern Münich. Confirmed, done deal and here we go #transfers #BayernAvatar
Transfer updates · Monday at 10:34 AM
Williams signs a huge contract with Bilbao
Iñaki Williams signs a special contract with Athletic Bilbao. De Bask puts his signature under a new commitment and is now fixed until mid 2028 (!). The 25-year-old striker has been playing at the La Liga club since 2015 and does not seem to be leaving there in the coming years. Williams receives a lump sum payment in his contract of 135 million euros.
OFFICIAL: Iñaki Williams has signed a new nine-year contract extension with Athletic Bilbao keeping him at the club until 2028. This release clause is set at € 135m.Avatar
Transfer updates · Monday at 8:44 AM
Pogba does not exclude departure from United
Is Paul Pogba still leaving at Manchester United? Now that the English clubs can no longer buy players, the midfielder doesn't seem to be leaving anymore, but that is still not certain. Real Madrid is said to be interested in the 26-year-old Frenchman. "We know that all sorts of things have been said. Time will tell you exactly how things are. Everything is still a big question mark," Pogba said. "I am now at Manchester United and having fun with my teammates. I want to win every game and I will give everything to get it done on the field."
Transfer updates · Monday at 7:55 AM
"Van Wolfswinkel is not coming, Van der Heijden remains"
Feyenoord can draw a line with the arrival of Ricky van Wolfswinkel this summer. The attacker of FC Basel has been eliminated for several weeks (head injury) and is therefore no longer an option for the Rotterdammers, who have to look for an alternative to the rush-hour position. Jan-Arie van der Heijden also seems unable to do business with Feyenoord. The defender still hopes for a departure, but the club won't let him go. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · Monday at 7:44 AM
Ziyech: "I would rather stay with Ajax"
Seville became concrete, but Hakim Ziyech will also stay with Ajax this season and last week even extended his contract with a year (until mid 2022). The 26-year-old playmaker is "just great" to his liking in Amsterdam. "We have a great team and I feel the urge to not make the successful season of last year an incident. And that feeling is the most important thing for me. Every player has to make his own choices and Sevilla will definitely be a great club. But I always said: the picture really has to be right. And I didn't have that feeling. I'd rather stay with Ajax. " (Source: AD )
Transfer updates · Monday at 7:38 AM
"Lozano leaves after all, PSV seeks replacement"
In Eindhoven, one must take strong account of a departure from Hirving Lozano. Napoli is reportedly planning to force a deal in the coming days. PSV is hoping for 40 million euros, while the Mexican himself is almost finished with the Italian club. The people from Eindhoven would be looking for a replacement for the 24-year-old Lozano, because also in view of the (long) injuries of Sam Lammers and Gastón Pereiro, the Brabant players could still use an attacking reinforcement. (Source: ED )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 7:42 PM
Luckassen and Sainsbury may leave PSV, Ribéry unattainable
Derrick Luckassen and Trent Sainsbury can leave PSV. Trainer Mark van Bommel does not need the two central defenders by recalling Daniel Schwaab. "What does that mean for Luckassen and Sainsbury? They are allowed to leave. They are not included in the selection either, that actually says enough," Van Bommel told FOX Sports prior to the competition duel with ADO Den Haag. The coach also states that Franck Ribéry will not come to Eindhoven. "I spoke to Franck personally, but this is priceless. A line can go through."
Transfer updates · Sunday at 6:36 PM
The midfielder is even present at the game of probably his new club:
🔜 | Thomas Bruns, now in the stands, would soon be presented at @PECZwolle. #utrpec https://t.co/OExoQ9OnduAvatar