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
- Market closed in Italy
- Other (large) competitions:
- 2 September, 11.59 p.m.
Transfer updates · 19 minutes ago
"Clubless Llorente signs with Napoli"
Fernando Llorente is reportedly on his way to Napoli. The 34-year-old striker signs a two-year contract in Naples, where PSV's Hirving Lozano was also recently presented. Llorente is currently clubless after a two-year stay at Tottenham Hotspur. At Juventus, the Spaniard previously played in Italy. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · 39 minutes ago
Luckassen: 'Especially wants to force play opportunities'
"If a club like Anderlecht comes knocking on the door, I would love to come to Belgium," says Derrick Luckassen on the website of his new employer Anderlecht. "Here I mainly want to force play opportunities again, after I showed at PSV that I am completely fit again. I look forward to growing to my best level in this club, with players like Kompany."
Transfer updates · 43 minutes ago
PSV rents superfluous Luckassen to Anderlecht
PSV leases Derrick Luckassen to the Belgian Anderlecht. The 24-year-old defender finishes the season at the fallen Belgian superpower. With the arrival of Daniel Schwaab, Luckassen had become redundant in Eindhoven. The club management already informed the former AZ player that he could leave. Anderlecht have included a purchase option in the lease. (Source: PSV, Anderlecht)
Transfer updates · one hour ago
Circus Doan at PSV press presentation
Ritsu Doan was presented to PSV this afternoon with great interest from the press. The Japanese put his signature under a five-year contract with the people of Eindhoven.
Sooo, who's got a question for @doan_ritsu? 😅 #DoanDealAvatar
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
Arsenal leases Elneny to Besiktas
Another departure at Arsenal. After Nacho Monreal, Mohamed Elneny also goes through the exit at the club from London. The 27-year-old midfielder relocates to Besiktas in Turkey on a rental basis. Elneny was bank manager last season under manager Unai Emery. (Source: Arsenal)
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Fernandes could go to Tottenham Hotspur
Bruno Fernandes of Sporting CP saw this transfer summer a move to Tottenham Hotspur be blocked by his club. "As you know, Tottenham made a lot of bids for me. Everything was in jugs and ends with me, or as it should be," he tells GQ Portugal . "But Sporting thought the transfer fee was too low and I have to respect the decision." Tottenham Hotspur then broke his own club record to free Tanguy Ndombele for 62 million euros at Sporting CP. (Source: GQ Portugal )
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
"Neymar deal FC Barcelona depends on Dembélé"
The rumors in the transfer diary of Neymar follow each other rapidly. Following the statements by technical director Leonard of Paris Saint-Germain about a refused bid from FC Barcelona, French media write that the deal only depends on approval from FC Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembélé for a lease to Paris. In addition to a large sum of money, the Catalans also offer Ivan Rakitic, Jean-Clair Todibo and therefore Dembélé. Rakitic and Todibo are said to have already given their approval. (Source: L'Équipe )
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Dolberg gets competition from Napoli striker
Kasper Dolberg has competition from a striker by Napoli at OGC Nice. The French Adam Ounas for one season of the Italian superpower. The 22-year-old Algerian international was the bank-owner in Naples. He achieved three league goals last season. (Source: Napoli)
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
Torino leases Laxalt from AC Milan
Diego Laxalt continues his career with Torino. The Uruguayan international is rented from AC Milan for one season. The club from Turin has included a purchase clause of 11.5 million euros in the lease and takes over its salary of 1.7 million euros per year in full. 26-year-old Laxalt made the switch from Genoa to AC Milan for 14 million euros last year. (Source: Torino)
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
Monreal leaves Arsenal after more than six years
Nacho Monreal leaves Arsenal after more than six years. The 33-year-old left back relocated to Real Sociedad in his home country of Spain. Monreal joined Arsenal in 250 official matches, in which he was ten times accurate. This season he was still just the basic player under manager Unai Emery. (Source: Arsenal)
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
"Anderlecht rent Luckassen from PSV"
Derrick Luckassen seems to be leaving PSV temporarily. The 24-year-old defender allegedly makes the switch to Anderlecht on a rental basis, which is looking for a new center defender after Vincent Kompany's injury. PSV would have already reached an agreement with the fallen Belgian superpower over a lease agreement. After Daniel Schwaab's return, Luckassen is on a side-track in Eindhoven. (Source: Het Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
PSG confirms refused Barcelona bid for Neymar
Paris Saint-Germain confirms, through sports director Leonardo, that an offer from FC Barcelona for Neymar has been refused. "The negotiations were not broken, but there was no agreement because our requests were not accepted," he said after the match against FC Metz. "We are open to talking about players, but there is no agreement. The position of PSG and Neymar has always been clear: he can leave with a satisfactory proposal, but that is not currently the case." (Source: Marca)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:20 PM
"Bruno Fernandes to Real Madrid"
In the presentation of newcomer Dalbert, the technical director of Fiorentina, Daniele Prade, makes a remarkable statement. According to Prade, midfielder Bruno Fernandes of Sporting CP is facing a switch of 70 million euros to Real Madrid. Prade shares the information because he had his sights set on Sporting CP attacker Raphinha. Due to the upcoming departure of Bruno Fernandes, there was a line through the transfer from Raphinha to Florence. (Source: Marca )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:41 PM
FC Emmen strengthens itself with defender
After the 1-3 defeat against PEC Zwolle, FC Emmen immediately presents a new defender. The club from Drenthe takes over Michaël Heylen from the Belgian Zulte Waregem. The 25-year-old Belgian signs a contract for one year, with an option for another season. Heylen previously played for Anderlecht, Kortrijk and Westerlo. (Source: FC Emmen)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:37 PM
"Icardi goes to court for return to Internazionale"
Internazionale wants to sell Mauro Icardi today rather than tomorrow, but the striker himself thinks otherwise. Several Italian media report that he has taken legal action with his agent and wife Wanda Nara for a lawsuit against the Italian club. Icardi claims a return to the training field and compensation of 1.5 million euros. Earlier today, Inter would have reached an agreement with AS Monaco on a transfer fee for Icardi, but he has no intention of leaving Milan. (Source: La Gazzetta dello Sport )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:21 PM
"FC Barcelona is not withdrawing from Neymar race"
At the last minute an update about the transfer saga around Neymar. FC Barcelona would still be in the race for the signature of the Brazilian, despite the Catalans getting rid of a counter offer from his employer Paris Saint-Germain. The refusal would be a negotiating tactic to reduce the price. FC Barcelona offered 130 million euros plus Ivan Rakitic, Jean-Clair Todibo and the rental of Ousmane Dembélé, but PSG would only like to have money. (Source: SPORT )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:23 PM
United leases Smalling to AS Roma
Justin Kluivert gets a new teammate at AS Roma. The Italians are taking over Chris Smalling for a rental season from Manchester United. The 29-year-old defender has been playing for the English record champion since 2010. In the past season, he barely got to play. AS Roma pays 3 million euros to rent Smalling from Manchester United. (Source: AS Roma)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:09 PM
"Needed a club that believed in me"
Kasper Dolberg explains his choice for OGC Nice at a press presentation. The Danish striker is making the switch from Ajax to France for more than 20 million euros. "In my eyes it was the right choice. I needed a club that believed in me. It took a long time for the transfer to be complete. The longer it took, the more I was convinced to come here. Several things convinced me and especially the project that is starting here. I want to be part of that. "
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:16 PM
Leemans on a rental basis to RKC
PEC Zwolle announces on its website that Clint Leemans is transferring to RKC Waalwijk. The club from Brabant hires the 23-year-old midfielder for one season. Leemans has now had one season in Zwolle in which he came to 24 gigs in the first team.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:56 PM
Ritsu Doan thanks FC Groningen for his first chance on the European fields. The Japanese player has been a PSV player since Wednesday, paying 7.5 million euros for the midfielder.
2 years ago, FC Groningen opened the door for me to play football in Europe. First of all, without the amazing coach, staffs and teammates I could never be where I am now. And of course I would like to thank the incredible supporters. .Thank you See you soon #thankyouAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:26 PM
The signature is on. ADO Den Haag hires seventeen year old Crysencio Summerville for one season from Feyenoord.
✍️ The signature is: Crysencio Summerville is ADO The Hague player! #WelcomeCrysencioAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:01 PM
Ajax rents Familio-Castillo from Chelsea
And this rumor is now also official: Ajax is renting Juan Familio-Castillo from Chelsea for one season with the option to buy. The nineteen-year-old left wing defender joins Young Ajax. Between 2009 and 2016, Familio-Castillo played in the youth with the players of Amsterdam. He has been active in the youth of Chelsea for the past three years.
Back in ⚪️🔴⚪️! 📍 Juan CastilloAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:36 PM
AZ also reports De Wit's transfer:
# ⃣🔟✍️ Dani de Wit signs for AZ for five years! 📸🗣️ Photos & responses: https://t.co/I5g6PhnuKi #AZ #DeWit #WelkomDaniAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:31 PM
Ajax sells Dani de Wit to AZ
There is the confirmation of Ajax: Dani de Wit leaves the Amsterdammers and continues his career at AZ. The 21-year-old midfielder signs a five-year contract in Alkmaar. AZ reportedly pays around 2 million euros to the national champion.
Thanks for all, Dani. LuckGood luck in Alkmaar! #Dani ThanksAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:27 PM
Smalling stands for transfer to AS Roma
Chris Smalling is likely to be the newest addition to AS Roma in the short term. The defender, who is currently still under contract with Manchester United, is currently in Italy for the medical examination. The 29-year-old Englishman has been playing at United since 2010 and is being let to Roma for a year.
Chris Smalling has arrived in Rome and completed a medical ... AS #ASRomaAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:09 PM
Heerenveen records Volendammer Veerman
sc Heerenveen adds Joey Veerman to the selection. The twenty-year-old midfielder comes over from FC Volendam and signs a contract for three seasons in Friesland with an option for another season. Veerman made his debut for FC Volendam at the age of seventeen and has since played 79 games for the Kitchen Champion Division club.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:31 AM
'Ajax rents Castillo with option to buy Chelsea'
Ajax seems to be taking another blow during this transfer period. The Amsterdammers reportedly take over Juan Familia-Castillo from Chelsea on a rental basis with an option to purchase. The 19-year-old Familia-Castillo is no stranger to the Dutch capital. The left-wing defender already played at Ajax in the youth between 2009 and 2016. Three years ago he left for an adventure with Chelsea, but he did not (yet) make his debut in the main force with the English. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:04
Feyenoord leases Summerville to ADO
Crysencio Summerville also temporarily says goodbye to Feyenoord. The attacker is rented out to ADO The Hague for a year and can gain experience in the Eredivisie. Seventeen-year-old Summerville was previously let to FC Dordrecht after being punished by Feyenoord for an incident in the dressing room.
📣 NEWS | Crysencio Summerville is coming to ADO The Hague! The wing attacker is rented from @Feyenoord for one season. #WelcomeCrysencio 💛💚Avatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:01 AM
Transfer Doan to PSV completed
Ritsu Doan can now officially call himself a PSV player. The transfer of the Japanese (from FC Groningen to PSV) has been completed. The people from Eindhoven allegedly pay 7.5 million euros for the 21-year-old dribbler. Doan will be in Eindhoven until mid-2024.
It's a deal! そ う こ そ Doan 🔴⚪ #DoanDealAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:18 AM
Willem II confirms the arrival of Nieuwkoop
There is already the confirmation of Willem II. The Tilburg players rent the 23-year-old Bart Nieuwkoop for one season from Feyenoord and thus have their desired reinforcement in the back. Nieuwkoop had recently extended its expiring contract in Rotterdam for another year (until mid-2021).
Tilburg in Tilburg! # Nieuwk̶o̶o̶p̶Avatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:15 AM
"Willem II leases Nieuwkoop from Feyenoord"
Willem II is said to strengthen himself with Bart Nieuwkoop. The Tilburg players are about to rent the right back for one season from Feyenoord. The 23-year-old Nieuwkoop will no longer be able to work for the Rotterdammers after the arrival of Rick Karsdorp. (Source: AD )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:12 AM
In 2022, Kahn takes over chairman Rummenigge
Oliver Kahn has been added to the board of Bayern Munich. The former goalkeeper has been appointed to the board of the German club and will sign for five years (as of January 1, 2020). After December 31, 2021, fifty-year-old Kahn takes over the duties of Chairman of the Board from Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (63), who then runs out of his contract.
Vorstandsvorsitzender ab 2022 - Rob Oliver Kahn in the Vorstand of the FC Bayern München AG. https://t.co/2ZUWF33YvGAvatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 9:36 PM
Alexis Sanchez on a rental basis to Inter Milan
Alexis Sanchez goes to Inter Milan on a rental basis, Manchester United officially announces this via the club's Twitter account. The Chilean attacker's transition had been in the air for a while. Sanchez came to Manchester United in the winter of 2018, but with five goals and nine assists in 45 games, he was not the dream purchase the English club was hoping for. The 30-year-old Sanchez will now show his skills at Inter Milan until the end of June 2020.
Transfer updates · Thursday at 6:26 PM
Neymar also not against FC Metz
Neymar will also not play for Paris Saint-Germain next Friday in the match against FC Metz, trainer Thomas Tuchel confirmed during his press conference. "Because his situation has not yet been resolved. It is the same as against Toulouse, nothing has changed. Neymar wants to leave PSG, which is still discussing the terms of that transfer with Barcelona.
Transfer updates · Thursday at 4:46 PM
"Van Persie finishes off with VDL amateurs"
Robin van Persie still seems to have found a new club. The attacker was spotted by the Algemeen Dagblad on Tuesday at the amateurs of VDL from Maassluis, who play in the third class. According to the newspaper, it is not the intention that the top scorer of all time in the Dutch national team will also play matches at VDL. Van Persie has had his own tournament there for years. It is not yet known whether he joins VDL on a weekly basis. (Source: Algemeen Dagblad )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 4:19 PM
Bayern Munich continues longer with Lewandowski
Bayern Munich breaks the contract with Robert Lewandowski. The 31-year-old striker extends his commitment by another two years, until 2023. Despite his high football age, the sleet is not over yet at the Pole. He is the top scorer in the Bundesliga with five goals in two games. Lewandowski made the switch from Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich in 2014 and grew to become one of the best strikers on the European fields in Munich. (Source: Bayern Munich)
Transfer updates · Thursday at 3:50 PM
Ajax can count on Joël Veltman, a true Ajax player for longer.
We can count on him. 🤜🤛 #ExtendingVeltmanAvatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 3:39 PM
Veltman longest-serving player in current Ajax selection
Joël Veltman is the longest-serving player in the current selection of Ajax. The 27-year-old defender made his debut on August 19, 2012 in the match between NEC and Ajax. The balance now stands at 222 games in the Amsterdam main force, in which he scored 10 times.
Transfer updates · Thursday at 3:32 PM
Ajax extends expiring contract with Veltman until 2021
Joël Veltman will stay with Ajax for another year. The Amsterdammers extend the expiring commitment of the 27-year-old defender by one year, until mid-2021. Veltman has been associated with a departure from Ajax for some time. Among other things, West Ham United angled for its services. (Source: Ajax)
Transfer updates · Thursday at 3:14 PM
"FC Barcelona is approaching agreement on Neymar"
Is it going to happen anyway? If we have to believe the latest reports, FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are approaching an agreement on the transfer fee for Neymar. The Brazilian has wanted to leave Paris for a longer time and would prefer FC Barcelona to choose a new employer. A delegation from the Catalan superpower has been staying in the French capital for several days to negotiate a return of the attacker. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 3:08 PM
FC Groningen records youth keeper
FC Groningen adds Jan de Boer to the goalkeeper file. The nineteen-year-old goalkeeper comes over transfer-free from SC Heerenveen, where he received his training. He draws for a year in the far north and becomes fourth keeper behind Sergio Padt, Jan Hoekstra and Marco van Duin. (Source: FC Groningen)
Transfer updates · Thursday at 2:39 PM
Locadia on a rental basis to Hoffenheim
Jürgen Locadia is playing this season on a rental basis at Hoffenheim. The club of trainer Alfred Schreuder takes over the Dutchman from Brighton & Hove Albion for a year. The 25-year-old striker exchanged PSV for the Premier League club in January 2018, but could never really enforce a base position in England.
Welcome, Jürgen! ÜrJürgen #Locadia wechselt zur #TSG! The 25-year-old comes on Leih basis to Summer 2020 for englischen Premiere League-Club @OfficialBHAFC. # JÜÜRGEEEEENZur Meldung: 🌐 https://t.co/kUNqfmpknIAvatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 1:16 PM
Dolberg puts his scrawl under a contract with OGC Nice. The 21-year-old attacker signs a five-year commitment in France.
Transfer updates · Thursday at 1:00 PM
Ajax confirms Dolberg departure for Nice
Kasper Dolberg is leaving Ajax for good. Deen continues his career at OGC Nice and signs a multi-year contract there. The French club pays 20.5 million euros for the 21-year-old striker. Dolberg played a total of 119 times for the team from Amsterdam and scored 45 times.
Hi @OGCNice, enjoy Dolberg. ❄️ #ThankYouKasperAvatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 12:44 PM
William II has almost reached Quiñónez
Willem II will strengthen himself in the short term with Jhonny Quiñónez. The Tilburg people have reached an agreement with the Ecuadorian club SD Aucas about a rental deal. The 21-year-old midfielder is coming to the Netherlands soon to complete the transfer. Willem II previously rented Diego Palacios for a year from SD Aucas.
H ✈ 🇳🇱 #HereIsJhonny # QuiñónezAvatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 11:59 AM
"Leverkusen aims for Vertonghen"
Bayer Leverkusen is said to be interested in Jan Vertonghen. The Belgian has been a basic customer at Tottenham Hotspur in recent years, but this year played less than a minute in the Premier League. Manager Mauricio Pochettino would not be satisfied with the fitness of the former Ajax player. Leverkusen would like to 'benefit' from the situation and therefore hopes for the 32-year-old defender. The club of trainer Peter Bosz has been looking for a new central defender for some time. (Source: Kicker )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 11:10 AM
De Graafschap definitively adds Branco van den Boomen to the selection. The midfielder, who comes over from FC Eindhoven, has put his signature under a contract with the 'Super farmers'.
Our acquisition @BrancossB has officially signed this morning !! #welcomeBrancoAvatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 10:56 AM
Sainsbury from PSV to Maccabi Haifa
Trent Sainsbury leaves PSV and continues his career at Maccabi Haifa. The Australian defender signs for two years with the club from Israel. 27-year-old Sainsbury came to Eindhoven a year ago and still had a commitment until mid-2021, but trainer Mark van Bommel recently announced that he could leave.
הבלם האוסטרלי, טרנט סיינסבורי, חתם לשנתיים במועדון!Avatar
Transfer updates · Thursday at 9:45 AM
'PSG rejects' Barça 'offer on Neymar'
Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona have still not agreed on a transfer from Neymar. The question is also whether there will be a deal this summer, as the transfer market will close for both clubs next Monday. The French would have refused an offer from FC Barcelona (amount of money plus a player) and after two days of strong negotiations, an agreement seems far away. PSG is reportedly holding on to the asking price and complying with it seems to be the only way for the Catalans to bring in the Brazilian this summer. (Source: RMC Sport )