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 Jeroen van Barneveld and I will keep you informed of the latest news and rumors in the field of transfer.
Transfer updates · 11 minutes ago
'HSV bid for Feyenoord target rejected'
Feyenoord reportedly gets competition in the battle for striker Robert Bozenik. Hamburger SV is said to have made a bid of 3 million euros for the striker of MSK Zilina, but the club from Slovakia immediately rejected that offer. Zilina wishes to receive an amount of 5 million euros for the twenty-year-old Slovak. This summer he will be transfer-free, because he will then end his contract. (Source: Hamburger Abendblatt )
Transfer updates · 2 hours ago
"Ajax rents out Kühn to Bayern Munich reserves"
Ajax player Nicolas Kühn reportedly finishes the season at the reserves of Bayern Munich. The twenty-year-old attacker does not appear in the plans of coach Erik ten Hag and finishes his matches in the Kitchen Champion Division at Young Ajax. Kühn came over from RB Leizpig two seasons ago, but was unable to break through in Amsterdam for the time being. He has a contract with Ajax until 2021. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · 3 hours ago
American club sets ultimatum to PSV player Pereiro
The transfer soap from PSV player Gastón Pereiro gets a new chapter. FC Cincinnati, the American club with which PSV reached an agreement on a transfer fee for the Uruguayan, threatens to withdraw from the negotiations if the Pereiro camp does not respond to the proposal before 6 p.m. (Dutch time), confirms the Dutch technical director Gerard Nijkamp. Just like last summer, when the Russian Spartak Moscow was shown the door, Pereiro's agent Paco Casal is bothered by a transfer. (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )
Transfer updates · 11 hours ago
"Ayoub on the way to Panathinaikos"
Yassin Ayoub is visiting Panathinaikos. Feyenoord hopes that the midfielder will quickly sign a contract with the Greek club. The midfielder only came into action three times this season and is no longer in the plans for Feyenoord coach Dick Advocaat. Panathinaikos, the number seven in Greece, is looking forward to seeing Ayoub come to Athens. (Source: AD )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:21 PM
'Fenerbahçe penalty increases PSV's chance of attracting Rodriguez'
It seems that PSV target Ricardo Rodríguez is not going to Fenerbahçe. The Turkish club has received a transfer ban from its own national football association. The club from Istanbul is punished for the poor financial situation it is in. Only when it sells a number of players, may it be possible to make purchases again. According to several media, PSV is now in pole position to attract Rodríguez, although Fenerbahçe is still appealing the decision. (Source: ED )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:17 PM
Riedewald wants to exchange Palace for Eredivisie
Although Jaïro Riedewald has been regularly in the starting line-up at Crystal Palace in recent weeks due to an injury wave, the 23-year-old defender wants to leave London. He does not need to serve his contract until mid-2021 if necessary. A return to the Netherlands is also a serious option for the former Ajax player. "If the right offer arrives, everything feels good and I feel like it, then there is talk. The Eredivisie is a great competition. Ajax? I don't know in which row I should rank. I don't know what my status is. " (Source: AD )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:38 PM
Lawyer does not count on fast arrival 'doubter' Bozenik
The possible arrival of Robert Bozenik to Feyenoord still seems far away. The Slovakian striker is high on Dick Advocaat's wish list, but has several irons in the fire. "There have been so many conversations with that player, but he has doubts. And I don't really like doubters," says the trainer at FOX Sports . "There are clearly more clubs that want it and then it's hard to make a choice."
Transfer updates · yesterday at 7:12 PM
Van Bruggen trades VVV for adventure in Croatia
Damian van Bruggen continues his career at the Croatian NK Inter Zaprešić, VVV reports. The Limburg club hired the central defender from PSV in 2017 and recorded it in the summer of 2018. He played a total of 48 games at VVV. At his new club he meets a well-known name from the Eredivisie: Zeljko Petrovic is head coach at NK Inter Zaprešić. (Source: VVV)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:43 PM
"Inter wants to take over Modric from Real in the summer"
Luka Modric may be busy in his final months as a Real Madrid player. Internazionale will make an attempt in the summer to bring the winner of the Ballon d'Or from 2018 to Italy. 34-year-old Modric still has a contract in Madrid until mid-2021 and is unlikely to renew it. A departure from Modric could bring a transfer from Ajax player Donny van de Beek to Real Madrid closer. (Source: Sport)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 6:08 PM
'Januzaj on reserve list at AS Roma'
If we have to believe La Gazzetta dello Sport , AS Roma will keep an eye on Adnan Januzaj. Just like at Manchester United, the Belgian attacker does not make a great impression at his current club Real Sociedad, where he cannot compete with Martin Ødegaard. Xherdan Shaqiri is said to be the top priority of Roma, but if he is not feasible, the Belgian is a serious option. (Source: La Gazzetta Dello Sport )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 5:13 PM
Podolski leaves Japan after three years
After three years, the Japanese adventure of Lukas Podolski comes to an end. The contract of the 130-time German international with Vissel Kobe is not being extended. However, the 34-year-old Podolski does not seem to be planning to end his career for long. The attacker is already in conversation with the Turkish Antalyaspor. (Source: Bild )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 4:18 PM
'Emmen hires Anderlecht striker'
FC Emmen is about to strengthen with striker Luka Adzic. The number fourteen of the Eredivisie is almost round with Anderlecht about a lease for the 21-year-old Serbian. Adzic is in his second season with Anderlecht, but hardly gets any play at the Belgian club. (Source: The Latest News )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 3:58 PM
Bergsma on trial with Carl Zeiss Jena
Leon Bergsma may be continuing his career in Germany. The 22-year-old defender is on trial with Carl Zeiss Jena, the last player in the third division. Bergsma comes from the youth of Ajax and has been playing for AZ since 2018, where he mainly comes out for the promises in the Kitchen Champion Division.
Transfer updates · yesterday at 1:22 PM
Achahbar settles in Romania
Anass Achahbar is continuing his career in Romania. The 26-year-old striker, who had his contract dissolved at FC Dordrecht early this month, signs with Sepsi OSK, the current number eight at the highest level. Achahbar, who played at Feyenoord from 2002 to 2012, signs a contract for a year and a half. (Source: Sepsi OSK)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:25 PM
"United and Sporting talks about Fernandes jammed"
A striking twist in the negotiations about Bruno Fernandes, if we have to believe the reports from England. The talks between the interested Manchester United and Sporting CP about the transfer fee would have stalled. United thinks the asking price of 80 million euros for the 25-year-old midfielder is much too much. Fernandes remains United's first choice, but the club will now also consider other options. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 12:02 PM
Ajax confirms rental Long to end of season at FC Twente
Ajax player Noa Lang finishes the season on a rental basis at FC Twente. The twenty-year-old wing attacker sees too little prospect of playing minutes in Amsterdam after the lease by Ryan Babel. Lang, who has been a member of the youth academy of the capital cities since 2013, entered nine main games this season, in which he scored four times. Calculated in the league match against FC Twente on December 1, he made a hat trick. (Source: Ajax, FC Twente)
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Transfer updates · yesterday at 10:03 AM
Emanuelson is thinking of leaving FC Utrecht
Urby Emanuelson is thinking of leaving FC Utrecht after 2.5 years. The 33-year-old midfielder did not get a base place from coach John van den Brom in the match against PEC Zwolle (3-3), despite an injury by Adam Maher. Instead, Mitchell van Rooijen made his debut for the Domstedelingen. "I'm working on that (with a departure, ed.), But of course it also depends on what comes your way." (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:27 AM
Mourinho: 'We have to buy a striker'
After the severe hamstring injury of attack leader Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur is moving on the transfer market, manager José Mourinho announces. "We do everything possible. It's not easy, but we do everything to add a player to the selection." Kane is expected to be sidelined for a few months and even has to fear participating in the European Championship. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 9:09 AM
"I stay 100 percent with Manchester City"
Josep Guardiola is not thinking of leaving Manchester City. The Spanish manager threatens with the English superpower to lose the Premier League title to Liverpool, which has a 14-point lead, but it is no reason for him to draw his conclusions. "I stay 100 percent at Manchester City unless the club fires me," he says in the run-up to the home game against Crystal Palace. (Source: BBC )
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:46 AM
Cruzeiro rents out former Ajax player to Grêmio
Ajax recently sold Luis Manuel Orejuela for more than 1 million euros to the Brazilian Cruzeiro, but the Colombian defender is not going to play for the Brazilian club for the time being. The 24-year-old Orejuela is rented out for a season to fellow competitor Grêmio. Cruzeiro relegated last season from the Brazilian Serie A. Grêmio does reach the highest level. (Source: Grêmio)
Transfer updates · yesterday at 8:35 AM
Ziyech: "Don't worry about transfer summer"
Ajax player Hakim Ziyech says he is not busy with a transfer after this season. "The outside world is a bit worried about which club I should go to. I am not at all. It is true that I am picky," said Ziyech, who saw a transfer to Seville last year fail. "I will see what happens next summer. I really live with the moment now. I am having a great time at Ajax, and I also enjoy living in Amsterdam. And I see next summer. So not, then not. C'est la vie . That's how I stand in life. " (Source: AD )
Transfer updates · Friday at 11:07 PM
"Buijs signs new contract with FC Groningen"
Danny Buijs is probably next season for the group at FC Groningen. The trainer and club management are discussing a new commitment. The current contract of the 37-year-old former pro expires at the end of this season. Buijs had a difficult start at Groningen in mid-2018, but the team revived in the second half of the season. Also this year FC Groningen is running a stable season. (Source: VI )
Transfer updates · Friday at 9:05 PM
Lang: "Are you sure I will succeed at Ajax?"
Noa Lang hopes to develop further at FC Twente. The wing of Ajax completes the season on a rental basis in Enschede and wants to return to Amsterdam as a better football player. "I have to become more reliable in the transition and improve myself in every area to become a more complete footballer," he told De Telegraaf . "It should not be that I am just a nice football player in possession of the ball. I also have to do my work without the ball. My goal is to return to Ajax more fully. I am sure I will succeed there."
Transfer updates · Friday at 8:13 PM
Heerenveen has Mihajlovic leave for Poland
Nemanja Mihajlovic leaves SC Heerenveen immediately. The 23-year-old winger from Serbia has signed a contract with the Polish Arka Gdynia. Both clubs do not mention the amount of the transfer fee. Mihajlovic came over from Partizan Belgrade in the summer of 2017, but was unable to enforce a base place in Friesland. The counter got stuck at 29 games, scoring three runs. (Source: sc Heerenveen )
Transfer updates · Friday at 8:07 PM
Young makes a definitive switch to Inter
Ashley Young has definitely left Manchester United. The wing defender signs with Internazionale until the end of the season, the number two in Serie A. Young had a contract with United, which meant that the English top club was not too difficult about a 34-year-old captain's departure. If the collaboration is satisfactory, Young has the option to extend his contract in Milan by one year.
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Transfer updates · Friday at 6:19 PM
"Manchester United almost has Fernandes in"
Manchester United seems to finally have Bruno Fernandes in. The English club is said to have reached an agreement with Sporting CP on the transfer of the attacking midfielder. United pays approximately 70 million euros for the captain of Sporting, although part of that sum is made up of bonuses. The deal is expected to be made official after the weekend. (Source: Sky Sports )
Transfer updates · Friday at 3:26 PM
"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 · Friday at 3:16 PM
Guidetti relocated to Second Bundesliga
John Guidetti does not return to Feyenoord during this transfer period either. The 27-year-old striker is rented by Deportivo Alavés to Hannover 96, the number thirteen of the Second Bundesliga, for the remainder of the season. 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 · Friday at 2:45 PM
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 · Friday at 2:14 PM
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 rent it out for six months."
Transfer updates · Friday at 12:42 PM
'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 · Friday at 12:08 PM
Ashley Young arrives in Italy to complete his career at the Internazionale. Allegedly Inter pays only 1.5 million euros for the 34-year-old winger of Manchester United.
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Transfer updates · Friday at 12:07 PM
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 · Friday at 12:02 PM
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, currently in sixth place in the Bundesliga. Assistant Hendrie Krüzen also signs in until mid 2022.
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Transfer updates · Friday at 10:53 AM
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 on a rental basis in the direction of Waalwijk. In addition, FC Den Bosch and RKC have also agreed an option to purchase in the contract https://t.co/oCPwjqnBPTAvatar
Transfer updates · Friday at 10:22 AM
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. The twenty-year-old talent was taken over for 4 million from Viitorul six months ago, but played less than a minute for Brighton.
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Transfer updates · Friday at 9:36 AM
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 · Friday at 9:23 AM
'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 · Friday at 9:00 AM
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 that, the four-time international of Orange exchanges the number twenty of the Championship for the number four.
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Transfer updates · Friday at 8:53 AM
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 would like to be his assistant. "Xavi-Iniesta was always a good tandem, maybe as trainers we are not bad either," 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 of that before." (Source: Mundo Deportivo )
Transfer updates · Thursday at 11:21 PM
"ADO The Hague has a fifth winter reinforcement in"
ADO The Hague is said to have 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 · Thursday 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 is pending for FC Utrecht for Django Warmerdam. Both are transfer-free in the summer. (Source: De Telegraaf )
Transfer updates · Thursday 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 · Thursday 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 debut in 2021 in Major League Soccer. Schaling has worked at PSV since 2010. (Source: Charlotte MLS)
Transfer updates · Thursday 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 · Thursday 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 that 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 · Thursday 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 · Thursday 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 · Thursday 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 leave transfer-free, but Arsenal would like to strike with the Frenchman this month. (Source: The Athletic )