Clubs in the Netherlands and surrounding countries can strengthen their selections up to and including 31 January. In this blog you can read all the transfer news, from confirmed deals to wild rumors.
Hello and welcome to our Transfer updates live blog! My name is Rypke Bakker and I will keep you up to date with the latest news and rumors in the field of transfer.
Transfer updates · 7 minutes ago
Werner is not thinking of a winter departure from RB Leizpig
Clubs that want to take over Timo Werner this winter from RB Leipzig should skip the newspapers in Germany today. The 23-year-old striker says this month not to think of a departure from the current leader of the German Bundesliga. Werner is the eye catcher of the 'Roten Bullen' with eighteen goals in the first half of the competition. He does, however, dream aloud about a stay abroad. "At some point abroad would certainly be attractive. I like to play with Fritz-Walter-Wetter (rainy weather, named after the German football player, ed.), So in general England would not be bad." (Source: Bild )
Transfer updates · 19 minutes ago
The older brother of Ajax player Ryan Gravenberch did not make it at Ajax and signs after a wander through the Netherlands, Belgium and England at FC Dordrecht. Danzell Gravenberch, striker by profession, signs a contract with the Kitchen Champion Division until the end of the season.
⚽ | Danzell Gravenberch signs a contract until the end of the season at @ fcdordrechtnl.🗣 "He sees this as a nice springboard to come back to the top," said his agent.➡ https://t.co/NJIi8ne4ZT #nhsportAvatar
Transfer updates · one hour ago
"Tottenham reaches agreement with Inter about Eriksen"
The rumors surrounding Christian Eriksen have been buzzing for weeks, but now there seems to be a breakthrough in the transfer saga. His club Tottenham Hotspur is said to have reached an agreement with Internazionale about buying off the contract of the Dane, which will expire in six months. Allegedly it is a transfer fee of 18 million euros. Eriksen can sign a contract until 2024 in Milan. His agent is in the Italian city to complete the final details. (Source: La Gazzetta dello Sport )
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
Luuk de Jong gets a new competitor at Seville. The Spanish club takes over the Moroccan striker Youssef En-Nesyri from Málaga. By the way, chances are that De Jong will also see a competitor leave next week, because the Mexican Javier Hernández, better known as 'Chicharito', is in far-reaching negotiations with LA Galaxy.
Can Moroccan striker @ ennesyri9 signs for #SevillaFC, pending his medical. 👌🏻⚪️🔴⚽️ #vamosmiSevilla #WeareSevillaAvatar
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
"Sporting wants to involve Chong in a deal with United"
That Manchester United Sporting CP midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been high on the wish list, it has been said for some time, but now the news is popping up that the Portuguese club Tahith Chong may be replaced, plus a transfer amount. The twenty-year-old international of the Dutch Juniors is still under contract with the English club until next summer, where he only sporadically gets to play. The attacker played two games this season in the Premier League and three in the Europa League. (Source: A Bola )
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Xavi: "I am not yet ready for FC Barcelona"
Xavi explained why he said no to an offer from FC Barcelona to succeed the dismissed trainer Ernesto Valverde. "It was still too early to coach Barcelona, but that remains my dream," said the former player of the club, who is now the coach of Al Sadd in Qatar. After canceling Xavi and Ronald Koeman, the Spanish top club chose Quique Setién.
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
"Mihajlovic, Heerenveen's bank chairman, on his way to Poland"
Nemanja Mihajlovic faces a departure from SC Heerenveen. Reportedly, the Serbian, who came to FK Partizan for almost two million euros in 2017, soon signed with the Polish club Arka Gdynia. The 23-year-old winger couldn't live up to the high expectations in Friesland and didn't play a minute in the Eredivisie this season. (Source: Leeuwarder Courant)
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
Pereiro screens Aston Villa with interest
PSV has already agreed with FC Cincinnati about a transfer from Gastón Pereiro, but the question is whether the Uruguayan will come to an agreement with the MLS. "I have indicated to my agent that I would rather stay in Europe if that opportunity arises," he says to a Uruguayan radio station. "He is now working on an offer from Aston Villa." (Source: Sport890)
Transfer updates · 8 hours ago
Spanish newspaper reports agreement Ajax and Real Madrid about Van de Beek
Donny van de Beek today decorates the front page of Marca , the largest sports newspaper in Madrid. 'Atado' is next to the photo of the Ajax player, which means 'bound'. According to the newspaper, Van de Beek is moving to Spain for 55 million euros this summer. The rumors about the upcoming transfer have been going on for several months. (Source: Marca )
#LaPortada 📰 Van de Beek, atado https://t.co/WvEiuBunpcAvatar
Transfer updates · 9 hours ago
"Fulham wants to take over Kongolo from Huddersfield"
Fulham is reportedly in extensive negotiation with Huddersfield Town about the transfer of Terence Kongolo. The 25-year-old defender came for 18 million from AS Monaco in 2018 and is still the record transfer from Huddersfield, but lately the four-time international of the Orange has hardly been able to play. Fulham is currently number four in the Championship, Huddersfield is sixteen places lower. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · 9 hours ago
Schalke rents Todibo from Barcelona
Jean-Clair Todibo plays for the remainder of the season for Schalke 04. The 20-year-old French defender is rented from FC Barcelona, where he had little chance of playing.
The Franzose wechselt auf Leihbasis vom @FCBarcelona zu den Knappen ⚒️Herzlich willkommen, @jctodibo! 💙 # S04 | 🔵⚪️ | #WirLebenDichAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:29 PM
"Pereiro on his way to FC Cincinnati"
After 4.5 years, Gastón Pereiro seems to be exchanging PSV for an adventure in the United States. The FC Cincinnati trained by Ron Jans is said to have reached an agreement with the people of Eindhoven about the transition of the Uruguayan, who still has to make ends meet with the Americans. Pereiro is said to be able to earn significantly more at Cincinnati than at PSV. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:28 PM
'Real Madrid and Ajax agree on Van de Beek'
The Spanish media are often somewhat in control of the Spanish teams, but Marca knows for sure: Donny van de Beek is going to Real Madrid in the summer. The 'Koninklijke' is said to have reached an agreement with Ajax on a transfer fee of 55 million euros for the 22-year-old midfielder. To make room for Van de Beek, Real will show at least one midfielder the exit. Manchester United was also after Van de Beek's signature, but the English are in danger of fishing behind the net. (Source: Marca )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:57 PM
'It will be clear on Thursday whether Rodríguez is coming to PSV'
The battle between PSV and Fenerbahçe for the services of Ricardo Rodríguez will end tomorrow, according to Sky Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. The Swiss left back can be loaned by AC Milan to both Eindhoven residents and Turks, but has not yet determined where he wants to continue his career. Both teams want to meet the rent of 6 million euros. Rodríguez himself would prefer PSV, but Fenerbahçe reportedly wants to take over a higher percentage of the salary. (Source: Sky Italia )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:54 PM
Namli left Russia after six months
Younes Namli will play for the Colorado Rapids in the United States for the next two years. The 25-year-old Dane exchanged PEC Zwolle for FK Krasnodar last summer, but failed to enforce a fixed base place with the Russians, who therefore let him out for two years to the MLS team. At Colorado, Namli becomes the first so-called 'designated player', a player who can earn more than the salary ceiling. The Americans have also negotiated an option to purchase. (Source: Colorado Rapids)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:40 PM
'Roma hires replacement for seriously injured Zaniolo'
AS Roma and Internazionale have closed an exchange deal. Matteo Politano leaves Milan for the rest of the season for Rome; Leonardo Spinazzoloa follows the opposite path. With the arrival of Politano, Roma is coping with the loss of Nicolo Zaniolo. The twenty-year-old attacking midfielder suffered a serious knee injury last week, which costs him the rest of the season and the European Championship. Roma and Inter have yet to officially announce the exchange deal. (Source: VI )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:15 PM
"Ajax wants to rent out Lang to Eredivisie club"
Noa Lang finishes the season on a rental basis at another club. Ajax wants the twenty-year-old winger to play frequently at the highest level, but the competition in Amsterdam is too great for that. That is why the club wants to park Lang in the second half of the season with a club in the Premier League. Among others FC Twente, the club where Lang made a hat-trick at the beginning of December, is interested in hiring the attacker. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:33 PM
Alexander Büttner comes to say goodbye to his former teammates at Vitesse. The left back leaves for the United States for an adventure at New England Revolution.
Before Alexander Büttner leaves for America, he stopped by his former teammates at PapendalSucces in America! 👍🏼 #VitesseAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:17 PM
Stanislav Lobotka in the shirt of Ajax in October 2013. He came to thirty matches and three goals in the Jupiler League in the 2013/2014 season on behalf of Young Ajax, but never played an official game for the first team.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:10 PM
Napoli gets former Ajax player Lobotka
Stanislav Lobotka is continuing his career with Napoli. The Italian top club takes over the 25-year-old Slovak for 25 million euros from Celta de Vigo. The midfielder still had a contract in Spain until mid-2023. Lobotka started his career at AS Trencin, which hired him to Ajax in the 2013/2014 season. He joined Celta de Vigo in 2017 via FC Nordsjaelland.
Benvenuto #Lobotka! 🇸🇰 # WeAreAllBrothers💙 #ForzaNapoliSempreAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:28 PM
Zoet: "I have certainty at FC Utrecht"
Jeroen Zoet is happy with his temporary transfer to FC Utrecht, he says at FOX Sports . He deliberately opted for security in his own country, instead of the uncertainty of going abroad. "There were other options too, but I wanted to play here. I have certainty here, in a nice competition where I have been playing for a long time. FC Utrecht is a club that is in good shape. They are doing well here." (Source: FOX Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:21 PM
Bruma gets a competitor in Wolfsburg
Jeffrey Bruma has a new competitor at VfL Wolfsburg. The club takes over defender Marin Pongraric from Red Bull Salzburg, the German club confirms. The former PSV player has had to settle for a few weeks with a spare role in Wolfsburg, and with the arrival of a new competitor it is not getting any easier for Bruma.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 13:55
Feyenoord thanks Kenneth Vermeer for the past five years.
We could always count on you. Thanks & good luck, Kenneth! 👊 #Kenneth ThanksAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:51 PM
Veldwijk opts for adventure in South Korea
Lars Veldwijk will definitely leave Sparta. The striker continues his career at Jeonbuk Hyundai, which comes out at the highest level in South Korea. The transfer could not go ahead earlier, because Jeonbuk Hyundai did not want to transfer a transfer fee to the people of Rotterdam. The club has now crossed the bridge. It is not known how much money Sparta will get for the rush hour. (Source: Jeonbuk Hyundai)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:11 PM
In the last few years, Kenneth Vermeer had a total of 133 times under the bar at Feyenoord. He collected 156 goals in that time, but also kept the zero forty times. He won the championship (2017) at Feyenoord, the TOTO KNVB Cup (2016) and twice the Johan Cruijff Scale (2017 and 2018).
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:53 PM
Vermeer exchanges Feyenoord for Los Angeles FC
Kenneth Vermeer (34) will immediately continue his career at MLS club Los Angeles FC, Feyenoord confirms on Twitter. Vermeer leaves the Rotterdammers after 5.5 years. Before that he was under the bar at Ajax. The goalkeeper still had a contract for six months in De Kuip, but reportedly leaves without transfer.
OFFICIAL @kennethvermeer exchanges Feyenoord for @LAFC. 🇺🇸All the best, Kenneth! 🤝 #Kenneth ThanksAvatar
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:38 PM
Feyenoord stalls El Bouchataoui at FC Dordrecht
FC Dordrecht rents young Feyenoorder Achraf El Bouchataoui for the rest of the season, the club announced. The twenty-year-old midfielder, who still has a contract for one and a half years in De Kuip, will be the sixth Feyenoorder in Dordrecht: Nelson Amadin, Ian Smeulers, Jari Schuurman, Jaron Vicario and Jordy Wehrmann. El Bouchataoui has not yet made minutes in the first team of the team from Rotterdam. (Source: FC Dordrecht)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:22 PM
West Ham United retrieves keeper Randolph
Irish goalkeeper Darren Randolph returns to West Ham United after 2.5 years, the London club announced. The 32-year-old Randolph makes the switch from Middlesbrough, which will play in the Championship. He will be the stand-in at West Ham for first goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski. (Source: West Ham United)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:44 AM
"Rodríguez would rather go to Fenerbahçe than to PSV"
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport , PSV fans should not hope too much for the arrival of Ricardo Rodríguez. According to the Italian sports newspaper, the left back of AC Milan has a preference for Fenerbahçe, which would also be interested in the Swiss. Among others, technical director John de Jong was in Milan on behalf of the Eindhoven residents yesterday to talk to Rodríguez, but according to the newspaper the Turks are more likely. (Source: La Gazzetta dello Sport )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:47 AM
Real Madrid leases keeper Lunin to Real Oviedo
The Ukrainian keeper Andriy Lunin will play for Real Oviedo, which is active on the second level in Spain, in the coming six months. The club hires him from Real Madrid. The Madrid people have already leased Lunin to Real Valladolid for the past six months. (Source: Real Madrid)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:07 AM
Fernandes rent 'Spurs' for a year and a half
The deal has been in the air for a while, but it is now officially complete: Tottenham Hotspur hires Benfica talent Gedson Fernandes for a year and a half. The Portuguese midfielder is rented for a year and a half. It is the first asset for the new manager José Mourinho. (Source: Tottenham Hotspur )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:12 AM
'End of Dicko rental period near Vitesse'
Vitesse may say goodbye to the Nouha Dicko striker hired from Hull City. The striker has an expiring contract in Hull and for that reason the club is prepared to sell it, can be read in Hull Daily Mail . The manager of the club says in an interview that there is "a lot of interest" for Dicko. The attacker has only scored four times for the team from Arnhem. (Source: Hull Daily Mail )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:56 AM
"Pereiro on his way to exit at PSV"
According to the Eindhovens Dagblad, it is quite possible that Gastón Pereiro has already played his last match for PSV. The newspaper reports that Pereiro's agent Paco Casal is on his way to Eindhoven to complete a transition to FC Cincinnati, the club of Ron Jans. The Uruguayan has a contract until this summer in Eindhoven. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:28 AM
Mourinho supports Eriksen booed by her own fans
Tottenham Hotspur manager José Mourinho gives his midfielder Christian Eriksen a helping hand. The Dane, on his way to Internazionale, was booed by his own supporters last night in the FA Cup duel with Middlesbrough. "It is his decision to leave. I think he can leave with his head up. We must always respect the supporters, but I think this boy has given everything for us today," said the Portuguese.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:13 AM
"NAC threatens to lose El Allouchi"
According to BN / De Stem, NAC fans should seriously consider the departure of fixed value Mounir El Allouchi. The midfielder would be in the interest of various clubs from Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He may already be leaving this winter, and otherwise it will probably be this summer. El Allouchi made his debut with the Bredanaars in 2014 and has remained loyal to the club ever since, even when the club relegated last season. (Source: BN / De Stem )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:46 AM
"Club Brugge wants to rent Ajax player Marin"
If we can believe De Telegraaf , Ajax player Razvan Marin will return to Belgium after a few months. Club Brugge would be interested in the services of the Romanian midfielder. The Belgians want to rent it for the rest of the season, with an option to buy. Marin was taken over from Standard Liège for 12 million euros last summer, but is still playing a reserve role in Amsterdam for the time being. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 8:41 PM
"Inter wants to double up with Chong and Amrabat"
Internazionale is interested in Tahith Chong and Sofyan Amrabat. The 'Nerazzurri' want to get both former Feyenoorders to Milan this summer. Twenty-year-old Chong has an expiring contract with Manchester United and can therefore make the transfer free of charge in the summer. The wing attacker does not get much action for the first team at Old Trafford and would therefore not be unwilling to face a new adventure. Amrabat still has a contract until mid-2022 with Club Brugge, which rents it out to Verona this season. With his strong game, the midfielder has drawn the necessary attention, because in addition to Inter, also Napoli, AC Milan and Fiorentina go to his services. (Source: VI )
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 8:04 PM
Jordi Cruijff thanks the people in Ecuador for the warm welcome. The 45-year-old Cruijff signed a contract earlier today up to and including the World Cup 2022 as national coach of the South American country.
¡Gracias Ecuador por la gran acogida! Tenemos un reto ilusionante por delante y nuestra motivación es máxima para que os sintáis orgullosos de #LaTri. 🇪🇨Avatar
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 7:54 PM
'Van de Beek top priority for renewed United midfield'
Manchester United wants to give midfield a thorough makeover this summer. The arrival of Donny van de Beek is therefore a top priority for the 'Mancunians', while James Maddison (Leicester City) and Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) must also be brought to Old Trafford. That probably means the end of Paul Pogba at United, while the club also wants to get rid of Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard to make room for the intended new threesome. (Source: Manchester Evening News )
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 7:25 PM
"PSV almost got Rodriguez in"
PSV seems to have finally found a solution for the left back position with Ricardo Rodriguez. On behalf of the people of Eindhoven, technical manager John de Jong and operational director Peter Fossen are in Milan to complete the Swiss transition with AC Milan. Whether it is a rental or purchase structure is not yet clear. Rodriguez himself would prefer PSV to Fenerbahçe. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 6:09 PM
"Atalanta wants to remove Czyborra from Heracles"
Heracles Almelo threatens to lose Lennart Czyborra to Atalanta Bergamo. The twenty-year-old left back is in the spotlight for the number four in the Serie A. Czyborra should be the stand-in for Atalanta for Robin Gosens, who made the switch from Almelo to Bergamo in the summer of 2017. Czyborra has been playing for Heracles since mid-2018, who picked him up from Schalke 04's youth academy. Technical manager Tim Gilissen confirms his interest in the German, but states that Atalanta has not yet officially reported. (Source: Tubantia )
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 5:55 PM
Lawyer may also be trainer Feyenoord next season
It is not excluded that Dick Advocaat will also be the coach of Feyenoord after the current season. "We take the time to think about the trainer for next season," said CEO Mark Koevermans at the Rotterdam New Year's reception. "Lawyer has also said that he is not in a hurry, so we are going to talk to each other some time. Dick has also said that Feyenoord is his last club. That also gives us more time to look at our future and vision."
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 5:38 PM
The transfer from Kenneth Vermeer to Los Angeles FC is practically complete, Feyenoord director Mark Koevermans confirms at the New Year's reception of the Rotterdam club.
Koevermans: "We are almost done with Los Angeles FC on a transfer from Vermeer, so it is a realistic option that he will not play for Feyenoord after the winter break." #feyenoordAvatar
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 4:52 PM
Rayhi has recently been the center of attention for foreign clubs, but he still stays in Rotterdam. "Of course I also got the interest of foreign clubs, but the situation at Sparta is good," the attacker said. "After the promotion of last season, we are now also having a great season in the Eredivisie and I am happy with my contribution to that and I also see an important role for myself in the future. And I can always take a next step as the right offer for both myself and Sparta. "
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 4:50 PM
Rayhi extends contract with Sparta
Mohamed Rayhi remains loyal to Sparta Rotterdam for longer. The 25-year-old attacker extends his expiring contract at Het Kasteel until mid-2022. Rayhi has been playing for Sparta since the summer of 2018, when he switched to NEC. He has since played 41 official games for the Rotterdam-squad, scoring eighteen times. Last season he had a large share in the promotion to the Eredivisie with thirteen hits. Earlier this winter Sparta did lose Halil Dervisoglu to Brentford. (Source: Sparta Rotterdam)
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 4:39 PM
ADO rents Polley to Dordrecht
Robin Polley finishes the season at FC Dordrecht. The 21-year-old right back is rented by ADO Den Haag to the 'Schapenkoppen' until the summer. Polley still has a contract in The Hague until mid-2021, but only sporadically takes action in the Cars Jeans Stadium. This season he only came in twice in the Eredivisie. The defender must now gain experience at FC Dordrecht. Previously ADO also rented goalkeeper Mike Havekotte to the club in the Kitchen Champion Division. (Source: ADO The Hague)
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 3:53 PM
Jeroen Zoet is handed his goalkeeper shirt at FC Utrecht by technical director Jordy Zuidam.
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 3:46 PM
De Jong considers letting Zoet aan Utrecht to be logical
According to technical manager of PSV John de Jong, the lease of Jeroen Zoet to FC Utrecht is a good solution for all parties. "Jeroen has asked us to think along with him and we did that, because he has always shown himself to be a real PSV player. He is a fixed value in the selection of Orange, but it is logical that he must keep rhythm to to stay in the picture with the national coach. We discussed this with him during the winter break. The result was that we would cooperate if he were given an interesting option. "
Transfer updates · Tuesday at 3:03 PM
Setién has a clause for departure in 2021 in Barcelona contract
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu on the question whether Setién is an intermediary for the arrival of Xavi: "Quique has a contract until mid-2022, but since there are elections in 2021, there is a clause that the elected president can make a change. "