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Overview: all completed summer transfers in the Eredivisie
22 minutes ago
New-fangled captain Fer seems to be able to make a transfer
Leroy Fer has only been appointed as temporary captain of Feyenoord for one day, but now he seems to be leaving Rotterdam after all.
The 31-year-old midfielder would be in the concrete interest of Kasimpasa SK and Gazisehir Gaziantep FK from the Turkish Süper Lig.
Fer returned to De Kuip in 2019 after English adventures at Swansea City, Queens Park Rangers and Norwich City.
Feyenoord would have given his new captain permission to talk to the clubs.
25 minutes ago
yesterday at 19:39
KNVB seems to be finalized with Van Gaal as new national coach
After a long run-up, it now seems to be coming true: Louis van Gaal will be the new national coach of the Dutch national team.
The 69-year-old Amsterdammer seems to have just concluded an agreement with the KNVB about a contract up to and including the 2022 World Cup. It will be Van Gaal's third term as national coach.
He takes Danny Blind and Henk Fraser (on a part-time basis) with him as assistants.
Frans Hoek will be the new goalkeeper coach.
yesterday at 16:18
Ricky van Wolfswinkel is now definitely back in the Eredivisie!
The former striker of FC Utrecht and Vitesse signed a two-year contract with FC Twente today.
Author FC TwenteMoment of places16: 14 - 21 July 2021
yesterday at 3:46 pm
Fraisl leaves ADO for Schalke 04
Martin Fraisl has found a new club after the relegation with ADO Den Haag from the Eredivisie.
The goalkeeper had an expiring contract and will work for another relegation: Schalke 04. The German club will play in the Second Bundesliga next season for the first time since the 1990/1991 season.
(Source: Schalke 04)
yesterday at 3:42 pm
Boadu denies agreement with AS Monaco
Myron Boadu denies reports from French media that he already has an agreement with AS Monaco.
"I do not agree with anyone," said the AZ striker.
"There is interest from various clubs, but I am working with AZ."
On Wednesday, Boadu participated 45 minutes in an exhibition game of the Alkmaarders with ADO Den Haag (3-0).
yesterday at 3:42 pm
yesterday at 14:31
Agreement between Ajax and Lyon about Onana seems far away
It still seems to take a while before the transfer from Onana to Olympique Lyon is officially concluded.
Ajax wants 10 million euros for its goalkeeper, but Lyon is not prepared to go beyond 3 million euros.
Onana has already personally reached out to the French on a five-year contract, but Ajax seems to be holding its ground.
The Cameroonian still has a contract until mid-2022 and could therefore make the transfer to Lyon next summer.
yesterday at 2:11 pm
Transfer Jørgensen to Turkey seems almost complete
The final details regarding the transfer of Nicolai Jørgensen to Kasimpasa SK are currently being finalized.
The Danish striker will leave Feyenoord after five years for an adventure in Turkey.
Jørgensen became champion with Feyenoord in 2017 and also became the top scorer in the Netherlands in the same year.
The thirty-year-old attacker will sign a contract for three seasons.
yesterday at 12:26
Transfer Flemming seems a long way off
Zian Flemming has been linked with a transfer to England for some time and Nottingham Forrest seems eager to have him, but the club has been unable to reach an agreement with Fortuna Sittard.
The Championship club would have made a few unsuccessful bids.
Flemming, who has had a strong season, is stuck in Limburg for another three years.
yesterday at 12:10
Another Nmecha for Van Bommel at Wolfsburg
Mark van Bommel is on the Nmecha hunt with VfL Wolfsburg: after attacker Lukas Nmecha (22), who was taken over from Manchester City a few days ago, his brother Felix Nmecha (20) also comes to the club .
He is also taken over from City.
Felix Nmecha is a midfielder and, like his brother, signs a multi-year contract.
(Source: VfL Wolfsburg)
yesterday at 12:10
yesterday at 12:02
There's David Alaba!
The defender has been presented to Real Madrid, where he takes over number 4 from Sergio Ramos who left for Paris Saint-Germain.
yesterday at 10:40 am
Yacine Bourhane is the newest addition to Go Ahead Eagles.
The 22-year-old midfielder comes from Chamois Niortais FC.
Bourhane was born in France, but has already played four international matches for the Comoros.
He has signed a one-year contract with an option for another season.
𝗕𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘂𝗲, 𝗬𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗲!Yesterday Yacine Bourhane came over from Paris, today he makes his training debut as an Eagle in Terwolde.🎙 '𝘏𝘦𝘣 𝘨𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘫𝘬 𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘧𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘢𝘪𝘳 𝘨𝘦𝘷𝘰𝘦𝘭 𝘣𝘪𝘫 𝘥𝘦 'Read more here:🔗 https://t.co/Su9PF8668Y
AuthorGo Ahead Eagles 🦅Moment of Places10: 05 - 21 July 2021
yesterday at 08:48
Kasimpasa seems to redeem Jørgensen at Feyenoord
According to the usually well-informed Feyenoord Transfermarkt, Nicolai Jørgensen is well on his way to Kasimpasa SK.
The thirty-year-old attacker does not appear in the plans of Feyenoord coach Arne Slot and does not train with the selection.
Jørgensen has now lost his regular jersey number 9 to the new acquisition Alireza Jahanbakhsh, the Dane has been assigned the significant number 39.
yesterday at 08:29
Elia's role at Utrecht seems over
Eljero Elia does not seem to be able to count on playing minutes at FC Utrecht next season.
The 34-year-old wing attacker has been told by trainer René Hake that other players are preferred on the left side.
Elia therefore did not travel with Utrecht for the training camp in Zeeland.
The 30-time international played 21 league matches in the Galgenwaard last season.
yesterday at 08:29
yesterday at 08:13
NAC completes the arrival of Danny Bakker
Danny Bakker exchanges Roda JC transfer-free for NAC Breda.
Last season he played 31 games for Roda in the Kitchen Champion Division.
The 26-year-old Hague went through the entire youth academy of ADO Den Haag and played eight seasons there in the Eredivisie.
According to trainer Edwin de Graaf, Bakker will have to focus on a role as a central defender: "Danny is the left central defender for us that we have been looking for for some time. Moreover, he is bursting with experience and can therefore be a leader in the defense," said de Graaf.
(Source: NAC Breda)
yesterday at 08:00
Transfer Onana to Lyon seems to be gaining momentum
Olympique Lyon seems to be making haste with the arrival of André Onana.
The club of trainer Peter Bosz has yet to reach an agreement with Ajax about the transfer fee.
The Amsterdammers want 10 million euros for their closing item, while Lyon is only willing to deposit 5 million euros.
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the French want to finalize the deal in the coming days.
Onana would then only be able to make his appearance for Lyon in November, because the Cameroonian is serving a suspension for the use of doping.
yesterday at 07:51
Yesterday afternoon he trained with FC Barcelona for the first time, but tomorrow Memphis Depay will be officially presented in Camp Nou.
Can the Dutchman succeed under Ronald Koeman?
🚨 OFFICIAL PRESENTATION OF MEMPHIS!📅 Thursday, July 22⏰ 6.15pm CEST📍 Camp Nou✅ 6.15pm Contract signing✅ 7.00pm Photo session on the field✅ 7.30pm Presentation and press conference🖥 LIVE coverage begins at 5.30pm CEST on Barça TV+👉 https://t.co/v28AM27Zzq
AuthorFC BarcelonaMoment of places07: 46 - July 21, 2021
Tuesday at 18:07
Talks with Van Gaal reportedly in the final phase
Nothing seems to stand in the way of the arrival of Louis van Gaal as national coach of the Dutch national team.
According to sources within the football association, the talks are in the final phase.
Danny Blind and Henk Fraser are the intended assistants.
Only the goalkeeper coach is not yet clear.
The 69-year-old Van Gaal was previously at the helm of Orange between 2000 and 2002 and between 2012 and 2014.
Tuesday at 18:07
Tuesday at 17:53 17
Goalkeeper Reus signs first professional contract with AZ
Beau Reus has signed his first professional contract with AZ.
The nineteen-year-old keeper is committed to the Alkmaar club until mid-2023.
He was promoted from Jong AZ to the A-selection of trainer Pascal Jansen last month.
Reus played fifteen times for the AZ U23 team last season.
He was also regularly on the bench as a reserve in duels of the main force.
Reus made his unofficial debut in the first team at the beginning of this month against NEC (4-1).
Tuesday at 4:23 PM 16
NEC presents seventh reinforcement
NEC presents with Rodrigo Guth the seventh reinforcement for the new season.
The twenty-year-old defender is rented from Atalanta for one season, for which he has not yet played a game.
The Brazilian played on a rental basis for the Italian Pescara last season.
NEC previously strengthened itself with Lasse Schöne (sc Heerenveen), Ilias Bronkhorst (Telstar), Mikkel Duelund (Dynamo Kiev, rent), Magnus Mattsson (Silkeborg IF), Danny Vukovic (clubless) and Iván Márquez (clubless).
Tuesday at 16:20 16
'Feyenoord and LASK agree on Trauner'
Feyenoord seems a step closer to the arrival of Gernot Trauner.
The Rotterdammers are said to have reached an agreement with his club LASK about a transfer fee for the 29-year-old defender.
Feyenoord is rather shy about a center defender due to the departure of Eric Botteghin, Sven van Beek and mercenary Uros Spajic.
Feyenoord should only have to conclude a personal agreement with Trauner.
Tuesday at 2:23 PM
'PSG is holding a sale to be able to get Pogba'
Paris Saint-Germain has not yet put the arrival of Paul Pogba out of his mind.
The Paris club would sell seven players to allow the arrival of the Manchester United midfielder.
Sergio Rico, Alphonse Aréola, Rafinha, Layvin Kurzawa, Thilo Kehrer, Ander Herrera and Pablo Sarabia would be allowed to leave the French capital.
Pogba should cost between 70 and 80 million euros.
PSG previously signed Georginio Wijnaldum, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Achraf Hakimi and Sergio Ramos.
Tuesday at 14:08 14
Roda JC sees strong holder Goppel leave
Kitchen Champion Division club Roda JC sees strong holder Thijmen Goppel leave for the German third divisionist SV Wehen Wiesbaden.
Roda initially did not want to cooperate with the departure of the 24-year-old attacker, but the Limburgers have still agreed to an offer from the German club.
In the 37 official games that Goppel played for Roda, he scored six times and provided thirteen assists.
(Source: Roda JC)
Tuesday at 14:04
Michiel Kramer to RKC for two years
There is the confirmation: Michiel Kramer is moving to RKC Waalwijk.
The striker has signed for two years with the Eredivisionist from Waalwijk and will be on the training field from tomorrow.
The 32-year-old Kramer was clubless after his expiring contract with the relegated ADO Den Haag was not extended.
RKC is already the seventh Dutch club for the Hagenaar.
He was previously under contract with NAC Breda, FC Volendam, ADO, Feyenoord, Sparta Rotterdam and FC Utrecht.
Tuesday at 11:56
FC Porto proudly presents Marko Grujic.
The 25-year-old Serbian midfielder was already hired from Liverpool last season and has now signed a permanent contract.
🎙 Grujić: "Voltar ao FC Porto era o mais importante para mim."
🐉 #FCPorto #ComoNósUmdeNós
Author FC PortoMoment of places11: 09 - 20 July 2021
Tuesday at 11:54
Fraser intended assistant Van Gaal
It looks like Sparta Rotterdam trainer Henk Fraser will have to share.
The Rotterdammer has been approached by Louis van Gaal with the question whether he wants to become his second assistant at Orange alongside Danny Blind, a position that he will be able to combine with his current job.
Sparta director Henk van Stee confirms that Fraser has been approached.
"But it was still in the probing phase."
Tuesday at 11:46
RKC seems to be presenting Kramer
In the search for a striker, RKC Waalwijk seems to have ended up with Michiel Kramer.
The 32-year-old Rotterdammer played for ADO Den Haag in the past two seasons and is transfer-free.
Kramer previously wore the shirt of NAC Breda, FC Volendam, Feyenoord, Sparta Rotterdam, Maccabi Haifa and FC Utrecht.
Tuesday at 10:31
AS Roma seems to be following Senesi
Feyenoord defender Marcos Senesi seems to be delighted in AS Roma's interest.
The 24-year-old Argentine would be a top candidate at the club of the new coach Jose Mourinho if Chris Smalling leaves.
Senesi has had two seasons with Feyenoord, where he still has a contract until mid-2023.
Tuesday at 09:45
Also in Leipzig a player is waved off: Justin Kluivert.
The attacker has been hired and will return to his club AS Roma, though probably not for long, as he appears to be facing a new adventure at OGC Nice.
Wir wünschen dir Alles Gute für deine Zukunft, Justin! Cheers!
AuthorDie Roten BullenMoment of places09: 04 - 20 July 2021
Tuesday at 09:38
Speaking of former strikers of Feyenoord: River Plate says goodbye to Lucas Pratto.
The Argentinian, who is recovering from a broken foot, can look for a new club transfer-free.
Modo Oso para toda la vida ️
AuthorRiver PlateMoment of places23: 55 - July 19, 2021
Tuesday at 07:47
Villarreal seems to be concrete for Danjuma
For two-time Orange-international Arnaut Danjuma, a Spanish adventure seems to beckon.
Villarreal is reportedly a top candidate to take over the winger from Bournemouth, who play in the Championship.
An offer of 15 million euros has since been rejected.
Danjuma also reportedly has two options to play in the Premier League with Aston Villa and Southampton.
Tuesday at 07:40
Koeman would like three more reinforcements
Ronald Koeman welcomed Eric García, Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero to FC Barcelona, but it is said that it does not stop there.
The coach would like to add another defender, a midfielder and an attacker.
It seems that players first have to leave to make room in the salary house and to make a new contract for Lionel Messi possible.
Tuesday at 07:19
Pellè linked to return to Feyenoord
Is there a spectacular Eredivisie transfer in the making?
In Italy it is written that Graziano Pellè, who is clubless after his departure from Parma, is in the serious interest of Feyenoord.
The 36-year-old striker is also on the radar of Italian PhD students Venezia and Salernitana.
Pellè played with great success at Feyenoord between 2012 and 2014: he scored 55 goals in 60 games.
La Gazzetta dello Sport
Tuesday at 07:12
From Wolfswinkel to FC Twente
Ricky van Wolfswinkel exchanges FC Basel for FC Twente after four years.
The 32-year-old striker returns to the Eredivisie, where he previously played for FC Utrecht and Vitesse.
"FC Twente is a very nice club, I am really looking forward to this new adventure. In addition, it is also nice to really come home again. With family and friends, we are really looking forward to it," said Van Wolfswinkel, who two years, with an option for an additional season.
Monday at 20:21
'PSV expects bid for Malen within a few days'
The game surrounding Donyell Malen is on the way, if we are to believe the local media in Eindhoven.
PSV would expect a bid from Borussia Dortmund for the 22-year-old striker within a few days.
According to German media, the Eindhoven residents would require an offer of at least 30 million euros, while Dortmund does not want to pay more than 27 million euros.
Malen himself would be interested in a switch to the Bundesliga club.
Monday at 17:04
AC Milan hires Brahim Díaz again from Real
Brahim Díaz continues his career at AC Milan.
The 21-year-old midfielder will be rented from Real Madrid for the next two seasons.
Last season, Díaz also played on a rental basis at AC Milan, which stipulated an option to buy in the new lease agreement.
Real bought Diaz in 2019 for 17 million euros from Manchester City.
(Source: AC Milan)
Monday at 4:00 PM
And a photo that they probably don't like to see in Rotterdam.
Steven Berghuis shows the Ajax shirt with director Marc Overmars with the name of the right winger on it.
Monday at 15:46
Ajax presents much-discussed Berghuis
Ajax presents much-discussed Berghuis
There is the presentation of perhaps the most discussed Dutch transfer of this century.
Steven Berghuis is welcomed by his new club Ajax in the Johan Cruijff ArenA.
The right winger comes over from arch-rival Feyenoord and signs a four-year contract in Amsterdam.
"Brave fighters make brave choices," says general manager Edwin van der Sar in Ajax's announcement video, referring to a sentence from Ajax's club song.
On behalf of all of Ajax: Welcome to your new home
AuthorAFC AjaxMoment of places15:30 - 19 July 2021
Monday at 15:13
Heerenveen Strictly transfer-free Van Beek
Sven van Beek will play at sc Heerenveen for the next two seasons.
The 26-year-old defender comes transfer-free from Feyenoord, where he went through the youth academy and played no fewer than 153 duels in the main force.
In the past six months he played on a rental basis for Willem II.
(Source: sc Heerenveen)
Monday at 14:18
Arsenal strictly Belgian top talent Sambi Lokonga
one of the greatest talents in Belgium.
Albert Sambi Lokonga transfers from Anderlecht to the Premier League club from London for a transfer fee of 17.5 million euros.
According to English media, that amount can rise to 22 million euros due to bonuses.
The 21-year-old Sambi, a midfielder, signs a five-year contract in the English capital.
Monday at 14:08
His transfer to FC Barcelona had been reported for a long time, but now Memphis Depay has actually started his adventure with the Spanish superpower.
The Orange international reported to the team of coach Ronald Koeman for the first time today.
Memphis comes transfer-free from Olympique Lyon, where he refused to extend his expiring contract.
👋 Welcome to Barcelona, @Memphis!💙❤️ #MemphisCuler
AuthorFC BarcelonaMoment of places11: 57 - July 19, 2021
Monday at 14:06
'Rental Kluivert to OGC Nice is completed'
It won't be long before Justin Kluivert will be presented at OGC Nice.
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the rental deal between AS Roma and the French club is completely in order.
According to the Italian journalist, OGC Nice has stipulated an option to buy in the lease with the Serie A club.
Kluivert played on a rental basis for RB Leipzig last season, but did not get to play much either.
At OGC Nice he will play with Calvin Stengs and former Ajax player Kasper Dolberg.
Monday at 12:27
Dortmund wants to present Malen quickly
If it is up to Borussia Dortmund, Donyell Malen will come to Germany soon.
However, the negotiations with PSV, which would ask for 30 million euros, are going smoothly, according to director Michael Zorc.
"It would be nice if we can get something done before we go to training camp on Friday," he says.
"But unfortunately we don't always have it in our own hands."
Monday at 11:54
Look who we have there!
Memphis Depay signs up for his first day as an FC Barcelona player.
👋 ¡Bienvenido a Barcelona @memphis!💙❤️ #MemphisCuler
Author FC BarcelonaMoment of places11: 49 - 19 July 2021