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 Bart van Dooijeweert and I will keep you up to date with the latest news and rumors in the field of transfer.
Transfer updates · 8 minutes ago
"Twente also wants Van der Heijden"
After Noa Lang, FC Twente also hopes to bring Jan-Arie van der Heijden to Enschede. The Tukkers want to hire the defender of Feyenoord for the rest of the season. Van der Heijden has little time to play under Dick Advocaat and now that Edgar Ié and Sven van Beek are fit again, the chance of playing minutes has shrunk further. Earlier today, Twente was able to reach an agreement with Ajax on the lease of Noa Lang. (Source: AD )
Transfer updates · 18 minutes ago
Guidetti relocated to Second Bundesliga
John Guidetti also does not return this transfer period to Feyenoord. The 27-year-old striker is rented by Deportivo Alavés for the rest of the season to Hannover 96, the number thirteen of the Second Bundesliga. Moreover, the Germans have negotiated an option to purchase from the Swede, who scored twenty times for Feyenoord in the 2011/2012 season. Since then, Guidetti has almost always been associated with a return to De Kuip, but so far it has not been a return. (Source: Hannover 96 )
Transfer updates · one hour ago
Ajax rents out Lang to FC Twente
FC Twente and Ajax have agreed on a lease from Noa Lang. The twenty-year-old attacker was also talking to sc Heerenveen, but opts for the club against which he made a hat-trick earlier this season. Ajax and Twente still have to officially confirm the lease.
Transfer updates · one hour ago
Ten Hag wants to keep Marin, but Lang is an option
Although Razvan Marin plays little at Ajax, trainer Erik ten Hag does not want to let the Romanian midfielder go during this transfer period. "We are fighting on three fronts, so we need everyone. There are always players who might be better able to rent, but that is not the case with Marin," says Ten Hag, who is open to leasing the young attacker Noa Lang, who got a competitor with Ryan Babel. "With Lang, things are different. His perspective is changing and he is a young player with relatively little experience. We are open to let him out for six months."
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
"Lyon gets 20 million replacement for injured Memphis"
Olympique Lyon is about to take over Karl Toko Ekambi from Villarreal. The 27-year-old Cameroonian made six hits in the first half of the season. Because of the Memphis Depay cruciate ligament injury, Lyon urgently needs a new attacker to pay 20 million euros for Ekambi. (Source: France Football )
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
Ashley Young arrives in Italy to complete his career at the Internazionale. Allegedly, Inter pays just 1.5 million euros for the 34-year-old winger of Manchester United.
#Calciomercato | L '# Inter accoglie # YoungL'inglese è atterrato a #Milano PHOTO e VIDEO https://t.co/Ey7FNyHVNzAvatar
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
Völler: "Bosz fits us very well"
Leverkusen director and former top striker Rudi Völler is delighted with Bosz's contract extension. "Peter's conception of the game fits us very well. Bayer has stood for aggressive play, dominant tempo football and a lot of game joy for many years."
Transfer updates · 4 hours ago
Leverkusen extends contract trainer Bosz
Peter Bosz (56) is extending his contract with Bayer Leverkusen until the summer of 2022. The former coach of Vitesse, Ajax and Borussia Dortmund, among others, remained with the club for six months, which is currently sixth in the Bundesliga. Assistant Hendrie Krüzen is also signing up to mid 2022.
2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣2️⃣ - # Bayer04 Verlängert mit Peter #Bosz! ▶ ️ https://t.co/kv5a2bOtSq # Bosz2022 | #Workself ⚫️🔴Avatar
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
Stefan Velkov can be admired in the Eredivisie for the rest of the season. The Bulgarian defender is rented by RKC Waalwijk from neighbor FC Den Bosch.
Stefan Velkov will play for Eredivisionist RKC Waalwijk the rest of this season. The central defender leaves for Waalwijk on a rental basis. In addition, FC Den Bosch and RKC have also agreed an option to purchase in the contract https://t.co/oCPwjqnBPTAvatar
Transfer updates · 5 hours ago
ADO The Hague keeps getting players from England. Tudor Baluta is the fifth acquisition of this week. The defense midfielder played seven international games for Romania and is being rented from Brighton & Hove Albion. Twenty years ago, the twenty-year-old talent was taken over for 4 million from Viitorul, but played less than a minute for Brighton.
Gain number 5️⃣ is a fact! 🇷🇴 Tudor Baluta is rented from @ OfficialBHAFC for the rest of the season. "I can't wait to show the fans what I have in store" #WelcomeTudor 🤝Avatar
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
Vitesse mercenary Blackman returns to Chelsea
Jamal Blackman returned to Chelsea six months earlier than planned. The goalkeeper was the fourth choice in Arnhem in the past six months, where he mainly worked on his fitness after he sustained a leg fracture last year. Possibly Chelsea lets the 26-year-old keeper the next half year to another club. (Source: De Gelderlander )
Transfer updates · 6 hours ago
'Aston Villa makes Tanzanian rush'
Ally Samatta should become the new striker of Aston Villa. The Tanzanian of Racing Genk is said to have finished with a few details with the relegation candidate from the Premier League. Samatta made a big impression in the Jupiler Pro League last season with 23 hits, this season he did not go beyond seven goals. Aston Villa pays around 10 million for the attacker who has to compensate for the injury of the Brazilian Wesley. (Source: HLN )
Transfer updates · 7 hours ago
Fulham completes Kongolo arrival
The transfer had been in the air for several days and now Terence Kongolo is definitively making the switch from Huddersfield Town to Fulham on a rental basis. With this, the four-time international of Orange exchanges the number twenty of the Championship for the number four.
Another arrival. ErenceTerence Kongolo joins #FFC from @htafc! #IKON 👁️Avatar
Transfer updates · 7 hours ago
Iniesta wants to form a trainers duo with Xavi
Xavi already seems to be the right man to become FC Barcelona's head coach in 2021 or 2022. Another club legend is interested in becoming his assistant. "Xavi-Iniesta has always been a good tandem, maybe we are not bad as trainers," says Andrés Iniesta. The 35-year-old midfielder first focuses on the final phase of his career in Japan with Vissel Kobe. "But lately I have more and more often felt that I would like to continue as a trainer afterwards. I never thought about that before." (Source: Mundo Deportivo )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 11:21 PM
"ADO The Hague has a fifth winter reinforcement in"
ADO The Hague is said to have once again strengthened the selection. The Hagenes are said to be renting the Romanian Tudor Baluta until the end of the Brighton & Hove Albion season. At the English club, to which the defending midfielder transferred last summer, he came to one performance for the time being. Baluta is said to be ADO's fifth winter reinforcement, which with the new trainer Alan Pardew has been sentenced to a fight against relegation from the Eredivisie. (Source: Voetbal International)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:29 PM
"FC Groningen loses Te Wierik and Warmerdam"
FC Groningen is said to be almost certainly losing two pillars to competition colleagues in the Eredivisie next summer. Captain Mike te Wierik (photo) is said to have already announced that he would relocate to FC Twente after this season, while promotion for Django Warmerdam to FC Utrecht. Both are transfer-free in the summer. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:55 PM
'Internazionale increases bid for Giroud'
Internazionale keeps on stirring on the transfer market. Following the rumors of the arrival of Christian Eriksen and Ashley Young, an increased bid by the Italian superpower for Olivier Giroud is reported in England. Chelsea would now have received an offer of 5 million euros on the 33-year-old striker, which is no longer in the plans of manager Frank Lampard. An offer of 4 million euros has already been rejected. (Source: The Guardian )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:32 PM
PSV loses scout to American Charlotte MLS
Players are not the only employees who leave PSV in this transfer month. The Eindhoven residents lose scout Thomas Schaling to the American Charlotte MLS, where he becomes director of the scouting department. Charlotte MLS is a new club that will make its Major League Soccer debut in 2021. Schaling has been working at PSV since 2010. (Source: Charlotte MLS)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:25 PM
"Liverpool wants to break its own transfer record for Havertz"
Liverpool is heading for the first league title in twenty years, but manager Jürgen Klopp seems to be busy in the background already renovating his team after the Premier League championship, if we have to believe reports from England and Germany. The German is said to have set his sights on his compatriot Kai Havertz, top talent at Bayer Leverkusen from Dutch trainer Peter Bosz. The English are reportedly even willing to break their own transfer record for the twenty-year-old midfielder with an offer of 125 million euros. (Source: The Daily Mirror )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:49 PM
"No clarity about the future of PSV player Pereiro"
The day after PSV's agreement with FC Cincinnati there is still no clarity about the next destination of Gastón Pereiro. Although the people of Eindhoven are hoping for a quick answer, Pereiro's agent Paco Casal seems to be the farmer to seduce another club for the Uruguayan arts. In an interview with a Uruguayan radio station, Pereiro said there was interest from Aston Villa, but the club from the English Premier League would not have reported to PSV. (Source: Voetbal International , Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:56 PM
"Young on his way to Internazionale too"
Not only Christian Eriksen, but Ashley Young also seems to be on his way to the Internazionale. According to Italian media, his club Manchester United has already reached an agreement with the Italian superpower on a transfer fee of 1.5 million euros. Young, who has been playing with the 'Red Devils' since 2011, only needs to undergo a medical examination. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:38 PM
"Bruno Fernandes around with Manchester United"
It seems that it will not be long before Bruno Fernandes is player of Manchester United. In the meantime, reports are coming in from England that the 25-year-old midfielder of Sporting CP has personally completed the English superpower. United still has to figure out a transfer fee with Sporting. Reportedly, the Portuguese club is requesting an amount of between 70 and 80 million euros. (Source: The Times )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:12 PM
"Arsenal in far-reaching conversations about Kurzawa"
Arsenal is in a bad position in the Premier League and could use some reinforcement. So it's not surprising that many players are linked to the 'Gunners' during these transfer weeks. Today it's Layvin Kurzawa's turn. The English would be in far-reaching negotiations with his club Paris Saint-Germain about a direct transfer. The contract of the 27-year-old left back expires in the summer and he can then leave without a transfer, but Arsenal would therefore like to strike with the Frenchman this month. (Source: The Athletic )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:59 PM
Zoet is going to make a direct debut for FC Utrecht
Jeroen Zoet will make his debut for FC Utrecht tomorrow in the away match against PEC Zwolle. FC Utrecht coach John van den Brom confirms this at the press conference. The 29-year-old goalkeeper has been playing on a lease basis at FC Utrecht since Tuesday, because he had little prospect of playing minutes at PSV. Reportedly, his deteriorated relationship with PSV's goalkeeper coach Ruud Hesp also played a major role in his temporary departure with the team of interim coach Ernest Faber.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:32 PM
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. With eighteen goals in the first half of the competition, Werner is the eye catcher of the 'Roten Bullen'. He does, however, dream aloud of 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 · yesterday at 4:21 PM
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 · yesterday at 3:36 PM
"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 currently in the Italian city to complete the final details. (Source: La Gazzetta dello Sport )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 2:55 PM
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 · yesterday at 1:32 PM
"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 · yesterday at 1:09 PM
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 · yesterday at 11:32 AM
"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 · yesterday at 10:42 AM
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 · yesterday at 8:15 AM
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 · yesterday at 7:53 AM
"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 · yesterday at 7:39 AM
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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday at 1:55 PM
Feyenoord thanks Kenneth Vermeer for the past five years.
We could always count on you. Thanks & good luck, Kenneth! 👊 #Kenneth ThanksAvatar
Transfer updates · Wednesday 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 · Wednesday 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).