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 · 19 minutes ago
"Ribéry signs with Fiorentina for two years"
Franck Ribéry does not opt for a lucrative adventure in Saudi Arabia, but will play football in the Serie A. The 36-year-old attacker, who is transfer-free after his departure from Bayern Munich, is said to have reached an agreement with Fiorentina on a two-year contract. The 81-time French international would be medical approved tomorrow and will earn around 4 million euros per year. Earlier Mark van Bommel made an attempt to get his former teammate to PSV, but that turned out not to be financially feasible. (Source: Sky Italia )
Transfer updates · 30 minutes ago
'Scarce in coach function back at PSV'
Stijn Schaars returns to Eindhoven three years after he left PSV. The 35-year-old former international, who ended his career earlier this year as a player of Heerenveen due to persistent injuries, will be joining the youth club at his old club. In the coming period, PSV, for which Schaars played between 2013 and 2016, will examine how the renewed cooperation will be implemented. For the time being, Schaars is walking around Herdgang as a trainee trainer. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · one hour ago
"Frankfurt transfer delayed by additional financial requirements Dost"
The impending transfer of Bas Dost from Sporting Portugal to Eintracht Frankfurt has been delayed. Both the club and the player had already reached an agreement in principle on a transition, but due to additional financial demands from the Dutch striker, the deal cannot yet be completed. That is at least the statement that Sporting has posted on the club site. "The management still wants to cooperate in a transfer to achieve a win-win situation, but we will not succumb to the media pressure". (Source: Sporting Portugal )
Transfer updates · one hour ago
"Sturridge after departure from Liverpool to work at Trabzonspor"
Daniel Sturridge seems to have found a new club. The 29-year-old attacker is about to sign a contract with Trabzonspor, which is at the highest level in Turkey. Sturridge played six seasons for Liverpool and scored 67 times in 160 games. This summer the five-time international was told that his contract at Anfield was not being extended. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
"Chelsea rents Zappacosta to Roma"
Davide Zappacosta is about to return to Serie A. The 27-year-old right back is rented by Chelsea for the rest of the season to AS Roma, where he still has to undergo a medical examination. Zappacosta was acquired in the summer of 2017 for 26 million euros from Torino, but in London he hardly got any play in the last year. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
They have to brave the rain for it, but that does not prevent these Bayern fans from seeing their new addition Philippe Coutinho in action for the first time.
Trotz des Regens sind zahlreiche # FCBayern- Fans kommen, um @Phil_Coutinho & Co. live zu sehen! 👏 #MiaSanMiaAvatar
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
"Three clubs in the race for Feyenoorder Summerville"
Several clubs are interested in taking over Crysencio Summerville on a rental basis from Feyenoord. ADO Den Haag, RKC Waalwijk and SC Cambuur would have inquired about the seventeen-year-old attacker, who does not seem to be able to count on much playing time in De Kuip for the time being. Summerville was rented out to FC Dordrecht last season after the winter break, after he had temporarily made himself impossible at Feyenoord due to a fight in the dressing room with a teammate. (Source: Leeuwarder Courant )
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
Bosz rents out Jedvaj to Augsburg
Peter Bosz appears to need defender Tin Jedvaj this season. The seventeen-time Croatian international, who have played a total of 81 Bundesliga games in the past five seasons, will be loaned out to FC Augsburg by Bayer Leverkusen this season.
Tin #Jedvaj wechselt auf Leih basis für ein Jahr von # Bayer04 zum Bundesliga-Kontrahenten @ FCAugsburg.Wir wünschen dir alles Gute, Tin! 🙏👉 https://t.co/LN0w53WVQcAvatar
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
United takes into account Sánchez departure
Whereas Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did not want to know anything about the possible departure of Alexis Sánchez, the Manchester United coach now takes seriously into account that the future of the Chilean international lies elsewhere. "The transfer market is open for a few more weeks and there is a chance that he will leave. Several clubs have shown interest, so we will see what happens," said the Norwegian at the press conference after the match against Wolverhampton (1-1). Internazionale, which previously took over Romelu Lukaku from United, seems to have the best papers to incorporate Sánchez (possibly on a rental basis).
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
"Hellas gets Sofyan Amrabat to Series A"
Sofyan Amrabat seems to be continuing his career in Serie A. Hellas Verona, who has a PhD, takes over the Moroccan-Dutch midfielder from Club Brugge, where he has to be satisfied with a role as a substitute. The former player of FC Utrecht and Feyenoord will initially be rented, after which the Italians can take him for 3.5 million euros. Bruges paid Feyenoord last year 2 million euros for the Moroccan international, which had ended up in Rotterdam. (Source: Sky Italia )
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
'PSV is shocked by asking price for Doan and is thinking of alternative'
PSV was shocked by the transfer fee that FC Groningen requires for Ritsu Doan and is therefore looking for an alternative. The Eindhoven residents would have dropped their eye on Nicolás González, who relegated from the Bundesliga with VfB Stuttgart last season. Work will only be started on the arrival of the 21-year-old Argentinean when Groningen does not significantly lower the asking price for Doan (around 13.5 million euros). (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:10 PM
"Juventus also reports for Neymar"
Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are mentioned as the next destination of Neymar, but there is a new hijacker on the coast. Juventus is said to have made an opening bid for the Brazilian attacker of Paris Saint-Germain. The offer consists of 100 million euros plus Paulo Dybala, who has landed on a side-track in Turin. PSG is still waiting for a concrete offer from FC Barcelona. (Source: AS )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:44 PM
FC Augsburg reinforces itself with Lichtsteiner
FC Augsburg strengthens the defense with Stephan Lichtsteiner. The 35-year-old Swiss signs a one-year contract with the German club of Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, who was severely undermined at Borussia Dortmund (5-1) on Saturday at the start of the Bundesliga. Lichtsteiner was without a club after his contract with Arsenal ended. (Source: FC Augsburg)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:18 PM
Feyenoord sells Hansson to Hannover 96
Emil Hansson leaves Feyenoord after four years. The 21-year-old midfielder relocates to the German Hannover 96, which plays in the Second Bundesliga. He signs there for three years. Hansson made the move from the Norwegian SK Brann to Feyenoord in 2015 as a seventeen-year-old, but he never managed to gain a base position in Rotterdam. Last season he had a share as a mercenary in the promotion of RKC Waalwijk to the Eredivisie. Hansson had a contract with Feyenoord until 2020. (Source: Feyenoord, Hannover 96)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:10 PM
"FC Barcelona makes new offer for Neymar"
FC Barcelona wants to work seriously on the return of Neymar. The Catalans have decided this afternoon at their own office in Camp Nou to make a new offer for the Brazilian of Paris Saint-Germain. Technical director Eric Abidal is thinking of a new offer of a similar construction as the temporary departure of Coutinho to Bayern Munich. Bayern leases the midfielder for a year and also negotiated an option to buy. (Source: RAC1)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:40 PM
"Clubless Achahbar trains at FC Dordrecht"
Anass Achahbar keeps his condition up to date at FC Dordrecht. The 25-year-old striker is currently clubless, after NEC did not extend his expiring commitment last season. In the meantime, Achahbar did not find a new club. Achahbar cannot earn a contract at FC Dordrecht. (Source: Voetbal International )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:10 PM
"In the past, English transfer window closed big mistake"
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino calls it a "big mistake" that the English Football Association has brought forward the closing date of the summer transfer window to 8 August, a day before the start of the competition. "I was not involved in the agreement, but at the time they believed it was best for the club. But I think President Daniel Levy and many people now realize that it was a big mistake. I hope the problem for next season has been resolved. "
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:53 PM
"Fiorentina waiting for the Ribéry decision"
Fiorentina conducts advanced negotiations with Franck Ribéry. The French left winger is currently clubless after he retired from Bayern Munich in May after twelve years. In the coming hours he will make a decision about his future. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:30 PM
"Vitesse does not want to sell Buitink to Heerenveen"
Thomas Buitink will not be the new striker of sc Heerenveen. His employer Vitesse does not want to sell him to the club from Friesland. Heerenveen, which is eagerly looking for a new striker, is forced to look for an alternative. The self-trained Buitink has to tolerate Tim Matavz after the breakthrough season in the Arnhem pecking order. (Source: Voetbal International )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:34 PM
"FC Dordrecht rents Wehrmann from Feyenoord"
Jordy Wehrmann finishes the season at FC Dordrecht. The twenty-year-old midfielder is rented from Feyenoord. Former Feyenoord striker Anass Achahbar also trains with 'De Schapenkoppen'. The former youth international is clubless after a disappointing period at PEC Zwolle. (Source: RTV Rijnmond )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:17 PM
While Ajax was on its way to Venlo on Saturday afternoon, Kasper Dolberg was only spotted shopping in the Utrechtsestraat in the capital. The Dane had been left out of the game selection and might be staring at his phone for a message from his agent.
Kasper Dolberg Saturday afternoon in the Utrechtsestraat. While the bus drove to Venlo. My Johan took the photo, @ HenkSpaan9 the poem. #dolberg #ajax @paroolAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:12 PM
"PSG wants to pay 80 million for Dybala"
The English tabloids are full of transfer news during this transfer period, so the question is how seriously this article can be taken. The Daily Mail writes that Paris Saint-Germain is about to take over Paulo Dybala from Juventus, where the Argentinian is not always in the base. Dybala is to succeed Neymar in Paris, which is coveted by FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. (Source: Daily Mail )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:36 AM
FC Barcelona announces the details of the lease transfer from Philippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich. The transition was already finalized on Friday.
- Bayern pays rent of 8.5 million euros
- Bayern takes over annual salary Coutinho
- Option to buy 120 million euros
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:06 AM
FC Utrecht rents Boussaid to NAC Breda
NAC Breda has Othman Boussaid at its disposal this season. The nineteen-year-old attacker is rented from FC Utrecht for a year. Last season the Belgian came to seventeen games in the Eredivisie, but due to increased competition, this season he has less insight into playing minutes in Stadium Galgenwaard. (Source: FC Utrecht)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:41 AM
"ADO wants Ramselaar to succeed El Khayati"
ADO Den Haag hopes to take over Bart Ramselaar, who is unnecessary at PSV. The midfielder must be the successor of Abdenasser El Khayati, who left for Qatar SC last week. ADO started the season with three defeats and, together with PEC Zwolle, is closing in the Eredivisie. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:03 AM
Doan hopes to transfer to PSV
PSV may become the new club of Ritsu Doan. The Japanese midfielder didn't play at the last minute in the match of his club FC Groningen against AZ. According to Doan (21), he has been followed by PSV for a long time. "I want to make a step up and that is certainly PSV. I hope the clubs come out." (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 11:50 PM
Bergwijn: 'Then Seville just has to pay more'
PSV refused a bid from Sevilla for Steven Bergwijn this summer. The protagonist, who extended his commitment to 2023 on Friday, announced this after Heracles Almelo-PSV. "I have always said that I do not want to leave with a fight, that I do not want to force anything. They do not accept Seville's offer, I respect that. Then they just have to pay more. And if not, I will stay another year Sevilla is a nice club, but in the end I signed here. " (Source: NOS )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 11:47 PM
"Ajax and OGC Nice oral agreement on Dolberg"
The sounds about a definitive departure from Ajax player Kasper Dolberg to OGC Nice are becoming increasingly concrete. De Telegraaf and the French company L'Équipe report that Ajax and Nice have concluded an oral agreement on a transfer fee of more than 20 million euros for the Danish striker. Hoffenheim is also in the race with a lease, but Dolberg would like to leave Amsterdam permanently, because he no longer feels confident from trainer Erik ten Hag. He would even agree in general terms with Nice on a multi-year contract. (Source: De Telegraaf , L'Équipe )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 10:40 PM
'PEC Zwolle embraces Saymak again'
Mustafa Saymak is about to return to PEC Zwolle. The last in the Eredivisie has reached an agreement with the Turkish Rizespor about a transfer fee for the 26-year-old midfielder. PEC is also said to have concluded a three-year contract with Saymak. He exchanged PEC for Rizespor a year ago, but was sidelined in Turkey. (Source: De Stentor )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 7:45 PM
Balotelli at Brescia back in Serie A
Mario Balotelli returns to the Italian Serie A. The 29-year-old striker has signed a multi-year contract with Brescia, which has been promoted to the highest level in Italy. Balotelli was under contract with Olympique Marseille in the last six months, but the French did not extend his commitment. "His arrival has been made possible by the determination and enthusiasm of Mario himself to return to the city where he grew up," says Brescia in the press release. (Source: Brescia)
Transfer updates · Sunday at 5:35 PM
"PSG wants Varane or Vinicius in deal for Neymar"
Neymar is not in the selection of Paris Saint-Germain for tonight's away match against Stade Rennes and so it continues to rain rumors about the future of the star. FC Barcelona would still negotiate a return of the Brazilian, but Real Madrid seems to be the most important candidate to take over Neymar for the time being. The problem is that PSG defender Raphaël Varane or attacker Vinicius wants to get involved in the deal and Real would not want to lose these players. (Source: Téléfoot )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 3:09 PM
Bayern Munich presents the twenty-year-old Michael Cuisance. The top French talent comes from Borussia Mönchengladbach to strengthen the midfield.
Welcome to Munich, @MichaelCUISANCE! 🔴⚪ # Servus MichaelAvatar
Transfer updates · Sunday at 1:54 PM
Coutinho takes over number Robben at Bayern
Philippe Coutinho takes back number 10 from Bayern Munich from Arjen Robben when he signs his contract. The Brazilian could choose from different numbers because James, Ribéry and Robben all left the German 'Rekordmeister'.
Transfer updates · Sunday at 1:18 PM
"Real still wants to make an effort to get Pogba"
Manchester United makes no secret that the club Paul Pogba absolutely does not want to sell this summer, if only because the English transfer market is already closed. Real Madrid would nevertheless like to try to get the 26-year-old midfielder to Spain. The Madrid people hope to benefit from the moderate relationship between United and Pogba. Manager Mino Raiola has been working for months on a Frenchman's departure. (Source: Sunday Times )
Transfer updates · Sunday at 10:17 AM
Wanted Harroui remains loyal to Sparta
Sparta Rotterdam can have Abdou Harroui for longer. The 21-year-old midfielder is extending his contract at Het Kasteel until mid-2022. According to Sparta, the youth international was interested in various clubs, but opts for a longer stay at his current club. "I want to continue to develop myself here. I feel a lot of confidence from the trainers and club and I really feel at home here," says the midfielder. (Source: Sparta)
Transfer updates · Saturday at 11:36 PM
"Lozano presented on Thursday at Napoli"
The transfer from Hirving Lozano to Napoli is nearing completion, if we have to believe the Italian media. The Mexican will arrive in Italy on Tuesday and will be medically tested one day later by his new employer, who will take him for 42 million euros from PSV. If Lozano successfully passes the inspection, it will be presented on Thursday in Naples. A five-year contract is ready for the attacker. He is going to earn around four million euros a year. (Source: Sky Italia )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 11:04 PM
"Internazionale talks to United about Sánchez"
Internazionale is not yet shopped in England after capturing Romelu Lukaku. According to Italian media, representatives of the Italian club are again on the British island to talk to colleagues from Manchester United, but now about a transfer from Alexis Sánchez. The Chilean attacker, who weighs heavily on the salary record of the English record champion with a weekly salary of half a million euros, is reportedly interested in switching to Inter. (Source: Sky Italia )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 7:23 PM
Dost on the way to Eintracht Frankfurt
Bas Dost is on his way to Eintracht Frankfurt. The club from the German Bundesliga says in a statement on the club website that the leadership is in far-reaching negotiations with the Dutch striker. Dost is currently still under contract with the Portuguese Sporting. From 2012 to 2016, Dost played in the Bundesliga, with VfL Wolfsburg. (Source: Eintracht Frankfurt)
Transfer updates · Saturday at 2:50 PM
Swart: "Suárez wants to go back to Ajax"
Sjaak Swart believes that Luis Suárez really wants to return to Ajax. Swart maintains a good relationship with the Uruguayan. "He is really coming back to Ajax, but I don't know when. There are certain players who would like to return to Ajax. Think of Rijkaard and Litmanen." (Source: NH Sportcafé)
Transfer updates · Saturday at 2:43 PM
Swart: "Van de Beek stays with Ajax"
Sjaak Swart thinks that Donny van de Beek will play for Ajax for the rest of the season. "Real Madrid wanted to get him for a certain date, but that is already over." The agent of the midfielder expects a contract to be signed with Real Madrid. "Everyone at Real Madrid wants Donny," says Swart, who thinks a striker like Karim Benzema would benefit enormously from the Van de Beek type. "That would be a nice couple." (Source: NH Sportcafé )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 12:04 PM
'Sanches wants to leave Bayern'
Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich. He announced that after only five minutes of play time in the game against Hertha BSC yesterday. "This is not a good situation for me. It's the second time I want to go to another club, but they just won't let me go. Five minutes is really not enough for me." (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Saturday at 11:51 AM
Piroe does like the transition to Sparta
Joël Piroe, yesterday evening still accurate for Jong PSV, sees a transition to Sparta Rotterdam. "I listen to Mark van Bommel carefully. He has indeed indicated that it would be good for me to experience playing at the Eredivisie level," he told the Eindhoven Daily newspaper . "Then you feel what it is like to play for many supporters, in contrast to Jong PSV, and you often have to deal with the press, in addition to the fact that football is at a higher level."
Transfer updates · Saturday at 11:29 AM
Shaqiri not satisfied with Liverpool
Xherdan Shaqiri has dropped that he may be leaving Liverpool if he does not get more playing minutes. The Swiss international says he is disappointed that he can no longer play. "No player will be happy if he is sitting on the couch. It is clear that I would like more playing time. I will have to find a solution for this situation." He cannot say anything about the rumors that AS Monaco and Galatasaray would like to take over. "I know nothing about any offers from these clubs." (Source: Sky Sports)
Transfer updates · Saturday at 10:47 AM
Huddersfield dismisses coach Siewert
Jan Siewert was fired at Huddersfield Town after the 2-1 loss against Fulham. Siewert was appointed as coach of the team that played in the Premier League in January of this year. The German has to leave after seven months. Under his reign, Huddersfield relegated and won only one of nineteen games. (Source: Huddersfield Town)
Transfer updates · Friday at 11:24 PM
Bayern confirms the arrival of Coutinho
Bayern Munich, through technical director Hasan Salihamidzic, confirms the arrival of Philippe Coutinho to the German national champion. The Brazilian is rented from FC Barcelona for one season. A purchase option is included in the rental agreement. "I can confirm that Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and I have been to Barcelona this week and have reached an agreement with Barcelona, and with Coutinho and his agent," he told ZDF . "We are missing some details, including a medical examination and a signature."
Transfer updates · Friday at 10:10 PM
"OGC Nice wants to buy Dolberg from Ajax"
The rumors about a departure from Kasper Dolberg at Ajax are becoming increasingly persistent. Voetbal International reports that there is a good chance that the Danish striker will not be rented, but sold by the Amsterdam club management. OGC Nice would be the main candidate to take over Dolberg. A lease to former Haxheim assistant Alfred Schreuder to the Hoffenheim failed because the German club could not meet the financial requirements of the Dane management. (Source: Voetbal International )
Transfer updates · Friday at 8:55 PM
De Jong: "This is the result of good cooperation"
PSV's technical director John de Jong is delighted with Steven Bergwijn's contract extension. "The relationship between PSV and Steven is so good that we have discussed everything openly with management. This is the result of a good collaboration. We are naturally very proud that we can keep Steven. It is extra nice that we record such an exponent of our training longer in the weekend of the opening of the new PSV Academy. ”
Transfer updates · Friday at 8:53 PM
Bergwijn: "This is the right decision"
"This is the right decision," responds Steven Bergwijn to his contract extension on the PSV website. "There were other options, but in the end everything had to fit. For me, but also for PSV. And the result is that I stay here. With great pleasure and with great confidence."
Transfer updates · Friday at 8:47 PM
Wanted Bergwijn extends contract with PSV until 2023
PSV managed to retain Steven Bergwijn with an upgraded contract for longer. The 21-year-old attacker, allegedly in the interest of Ajax, Seville and Bayern Munich, has signed with a year, until mid-2023. Bergwijn plays for the club from Eindhoven from the age of thirteen. (Source: PSV)