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Overview: all completed summer transfers in the Eredivisie
a few seconds ago
Alderweireld stands for adventure in Qatar
Alderweireld stands for adventure in Qatar
Toby Alderweireld is close to a transfer to Qatar.
According to English media, the 32-year-old Belgian defender is making the switch from Tottenham Hotspur to Al Duhail.
Alderweireld was spotted in Doha today, wearing a scarf from his new squad around his neck.
#THFC defender 🇧🇪 Toby Alderweireld has arrived to Doha to complete a move to 🇶🇦 QSL side @DuhailSC.
AuthorWael JabirMoment of places17: 19 - 24 July 2021
a few seconds ago
Feyenoord lets Jørgensen leave for Kasimpasa
Nicolai Jørgensen leaves Feyenoord after five years.
The Rotterdammers have let the redundant Danish striker leave on a free transfer to the Turkish Kasimpasa.
Thirty-year-old Jørgensen has no longer been part of the plans of the new Feyenoord trainer Arne Slot in recent weeks.
He had told Jørgensen in a personal conversation that he only wanted to work with players who have a future at the club and had to train separately for that reason.
6 hours ago
Willem II picks up Norwegian defender
Willem II has hooked a new player.
It is the Norwegian defender Ulrik Jenssen, who comes transfer-free from FC Nordsjaelland.
His contract with the Danish club expired.
After Emil Bergström (FC Utrecht, rent), Max Svensson (Helsingborgs IF) and Nikos Michelis (AC Milan, rent), Jenssen is the fourth provision for Willem II, which narrowly averted relegation last season.
7 hours ago
RKC Waalwijk brings attacker Odgaard back to Eredivisie on a rental basis
RKC Waalwijk secures Jens Odgaard on a rental basis.
The Danish attacker comes from the Italian Sassuolo, which already rented him out to sc Heerenveen two seasons ago.
At Heerenveen, 22-year-old Odgaard scored seven times in 24 games.
Last season he played on a rental basis at the Swiss Lugano and after the winter break at Pescara, which plays in the Serie B. (Source: RKC)
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PSV seems to be open to leaving Ihattaren
The chance is increasing that Mohamed Ihattaren will leave PSV this summer.
The attacking midfielder can still not count on a starting spot under trainer Roger Schmidt.
His contract also only lasts for one year, making the people of Eindhoven open to the departure of the nineteen-year-old top talent.
If there is no club for Ihattaren, the situation will be reviewed in early September.
12 hours ago
FC Twente wants to definitively sign trial player Cleonise
FC Twente hopes to contract Denilho Cleonise.
The nineteen-year-old attacker is on trial in Enschede and makes a good impression on trainer Ron Jans.
Cleonise is free of transfer after his contract with Genoa was not renewed.
"We are trying to get out," said technical director Jan Streuer.
"We didn't want to just pick him up, but first see him in action at training. He shows that he can come along well. Now we're going to see if we can get out."
17 hours ago
Galatasaray confirms negotiations with Van Aanholt
Galatasaray now also confirms that it is about to hire Patrick van Aanholt.
The Turkish top club reports on its website that negotiations with the Orange international have started.
Turkish media previously reported that the thirty-year-old defender would have a personal agreement with the team that lost 5-1 to PSV on Wednesday in the preliminary round of the Champions League.
Van Aanholt has left Crystal Palace on a free transfer.
yesterday at 19:54
Pochettino extends contract with PSG
Mauricio Pochettino has extended his contract with Paris Saint-Germain for another year.
The 49-year-old Argentinian is now tied up with the French superpower until mid-2023, which already welcomed Georginio Wijnaldum, Sergio Ramos, Achraf Hakimi and Gianluigi Donnarumma this summer.
Pochettino replaced Thomas Tuchel at PSG in January.
yesterday at 19:54
yesterday at 19:47
Van Aanholt seems to be on his way to Galatasaray
Patrick van Aanholt seems to continue his career at Galatasaray.
According to Turkish media and transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the Orange international has reached a personal agreement with the Turkish club, after negotiations had stalled a week ago.
Thirty-year-old Van Aanholt - who is transfer-free because his contract with Crystal Palace has not been renewed - is expected to undergo a medical examination next week and then sign a contract until mid-2024.
yesterday at 4:41 pm
Arnautovic seems to make a comeback at Bologna on European fields
Marko Arnautovic seems to make the switch to Bologna.
The 32-year-old Austrian had been around personally with the Italians for some time, but his club Shanghai Port was in the way.
The Chinese club demanded 4 million euros for the attacker, while Bologna only wanted to transfer 2 million euros.
Now it seems that an agreement has finally been reached on an amount of 3 million euros.
Arnautovic previously played for West Ham United, Internazionale and FC Twente.
yesterday at 3:58 pm
Botteghin seems to
continue his career
in Serie B
If we are to believe transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio, Eric Botteghin will continue his career at Ascoli, which plays in the Italian Serie B. The Brazilian defender was without a club after he was not offered a new contract after six seasons at Feyenoord had received.
Botteghin became champion in 2017 as an undisputed basic player in De Kuip and won the KNVB Cup three times with Feyenoord and FC Groningen.
yesterday at 15:19
Feyenoord has the desired defensive reinforcement within Trauner
Feyenoord has its desired reinforcement for the defense.
Gernot Trauner is going to sign a multi-year contract in De Kuip.
The 29-year-old defender comes from the Austrian LASK, where he has been the captain in recent seasons.
Feyenoord transfers at least 1 million euros to the Austrians.
Trauner played five international matches for Austria and is Feyenoord's fourth summer acquisition after Guus Til, Marcus Pedersen and Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
yesterday at 15:19
yesterday at 12:10
There we have Jadon Sancho!
The Englishman can smile again after the penalty drama in the European Championship final against Italy and has been officially presented at Manchester United, who already signed him on July 1.
Sancho costs 85 million euros and signs for five years.
yesterday at 10:26
Tottenham Hotspur extends Son's contract
Good news for Tottenham Hotspur fans: Son Heung-min signs a new four-year contract and is now stuck in London until mid-2025.
The South Korean came over from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015 and has since played 280 official games for the 'Spurs', scoring 107 times and providing 64 assists.
(Source: Tottenham Hotspur)
yesterday at 10:13
Kylian Mbappé reports back to Paris Saint-Germain after his holiday today and has a nice meeting with Georginio Wijnaldum, who was officially presented yesterday.
❤️ @KMbappe 🤝 @GWijnaldum
AuthorParis Saint-GermainMoment of places09: 55 - 23 July 2021
yesterday at 08:37
AC Milan seems to have Ziyech on the grain
After the departure of Hakan Çalhanoglu to rival Internazionale, AC Milan is still looking for a playmaker.
Isco (Real Madrid) and Philippe Coutinho (FC Barcelona) appear to be too expensive, which would have led to the focus now shifting to Hakim Ziyech, who had a difficult first season at Chelsea.
Milan would like to rent the native of Dronten with an option to buy.
Ziyech seems to first want to see what Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has in mind.
yesterday at 08:37
yesterday at 08:33
Kane on his way to City for mega amount?
There seems to be movement around a possible transfer from Harry Kane to Manchester City.
Tottenham Hotspur would have accepted a staggering offer of 160 million pounds (converted 187 million euros) for the 27-year-old striker, who has long been associated with City.
Kane has played a defining role at Tottenham since the 2014/2015 season, where he still has a three-year contract.
At City, he could earn EUR 467,000 per week.
Thursday at 20:11
agrees with Dortmund about Malen'
Donyell Malen seems to be well on his way to Borussia Dortmund.
PSV would have concluded an agreement with the Bundesliga club about the sale of the 22-year-old striker.
The people of Eindhoven are reportedly going to receive around 30 million euros.
Malen would already be medically examined in Dortmund next weekend.
The North Hollander has played for PSV since 2017 and scored 55 goals in 116 official matches.
Thursday at 19:08
to the likely departure of Tannane
Vitesse has strengthened itself with Yann Gboho.
The Frenchman is rented from Stade Rennes for one season and is the successor of Oussama Tannane, who will most likely leave Arnhem.
Twenty-year-old Gboho played 32 games in the main squad of Stade Rennes, which finished in sixth place in Ligue 1 last season. However, the attacking midfielder was mainly a bench seat.
Thursday at 18:43
Velanas from FC Utrecht to NAC Breda
Odysseus Velanas leaves FC Utrecht after eight years.
The 23-year-old midfielder continues his career at NAC Breda, where he signs a contract for one season, with an option for one more year.
Velanas mainly played his matches with the reserves of FC Utrecht, who, like NAC, play in the Kitchen Champion Division.
He came to only three duels in the main force of the Domstedelingen.
(Source: FC Utrecht)
Thursday at 18:43
Thursday at 17:52
Memphis happy with the confidence of Koeman
Memphis Depay is happy with the confidence of coach Ronald Koeman, with whom he also worked for the Dutch national team.
"I want to thank him for the trust. He knows that I can give back to the club with confidence," said the 68-time international.
Thursday at 17:49
Laporta: 'Memphis has a lot of personality'
Joan Laporta, the president of FC Barcelona, is very pleased with Memphis Depay at the official presentation of the Dutchman in Camp Nou.
“Memphis has a lot of personality, on and off the field,” says Laporta.
"I think we need these kind of players in our team."
Thursday at 17:24
There he is already on the field!
Keeping up the ball - which is not for everyone - is also excellent.
AuthorFC BarcelonaMoment of places17: 21 - 22 July 2021
Thursday at 17:22
The suit can be removed and the kit of the Catalan club can be worn.
Memphis will soon pose in uniform for the photographers present in Camp Nou.
Donning the blaugrana.
#MemphisCuler𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝗼𝗻 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗰̧𝗮 𝗧𝗩+🖥https://t.co/v28AM27Zzq
AuthorFC BarcelonaMoment of places17: 09 - 22 July 2021
Thursday at 16:54
Kastaneer returns to the Eredivisie
PEC Zwolle has strengthened itself with Gervane Kastaneer.
The 25-year-old attacker comes over from Coventry City and signs a contract in Overijssel for the duration of two seasons, with an option for another year.
The international from Curaçao previously played for FC Dordrecht, NAC and ADO Den Haag, among others.
(Source: PEC Zwolle)
Thursday at 16:53
Real appear to have brushed off United's first offer
Real Madrid are said to have rejected Manchester United's first offer for Raphael Varane.
The bid from 'The Red Devils' amounted to around 45 million euros, according to Spanish media, while Real Madrid would like to receive a compensation of around 70 million euros for the French international.
Thursday at 16:52
The signatures have been made: Memphis Depay is an official player of FC Barcelona.
𝐈𝐓❜𝐒 𝐎𝐅𝐅𝐈𝐂𝐈𝐀𝐋❗ #MEMPHISCULER!
AuthorFC BarcelonaMoment of places16: 50 - July 22, 2021
Thursday at 16:21
Memphis: 'Had a Barcelona shirt with Kluivert on my back'
A dream is coming true for Memphis Depay, who will be officially presented at FC Barcelona on Thursday.
"As a child I had a 'Barça' shirt with Kluivert on my back. Then you dream of becoming a footballer and playing for this club," says the 68-time international.
"Everything about this club is big."
Thursday at 15:56
Who do we have there!
Memphis Depay is in Barcelona for his official presentation.
🚘 @Memphis has arrived!
AuthorFC BarcelonaMoment of Places15: 48 - July 22, 2021
Thursday at 14:58
Transfer unnecessary Bruma seems to be off the track for the time being
PSV still seems to hope for a transfer from Bruma to Besiktas.
The Turkish club seems to be very interested in the Portuguese, but Catió Baldé seems to be the spoilsport.
Bruma's agent would set conditions that both clubs cannot meet.
Bruma came over from Leipzig in 2019 for 12 million euros, but was never able to fulfill his promise in Eindhoven.
The 26-year-old attacker was loaned to Olympiacos last season.
Thursday at 14:17
Talented Smth Rowe renews at Arsenal
Talented Smth Rowe renews at Arsenal
Emile Smith Rowe signed a new contract with Arsenal today.
The 20-year-old midfielder broke through in the Premier League last year and was in the interest of many clubs.
Smith Rowe's old contract ran until mid-2023, but it is said that it would now have been three years.
The Englishman will also play with the prestigious number 10, he will take over the number from Mesut Özil who has left for Fenerbahçe SK.
Thursday at 13:26
Erik Lamela appears to be leaving Spurs for Sevilla
If we are to believe transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Erik Lamela is making the switch from Tottenham Hotspur to Sevilla.
The 29-year-old Argentinian has started his ninth season in London and scored four times last season.
Sevilla reportedly transfers 25 million to the 'Spurs', in addition, Bryan Gil exchanges the opposite way.
The twenty-year-old Spaniard is known as a great talent and played on a rental basis for SD Eibar last season.
Thursday at 12:21
Brands brings Gray back to the Premier League
Demarai Gray will play for Everton FC next season.
The 25-year-old attacker made his name in the Premier League with Leicester City, before making the switch to Bayer Leverkusen last season.
Gray could count on little playing time there and technical director Marcel Brands gives the wing attacker a new chance in England.
The former youth international will sign until mid-2024 and will play under the new trainer Rafael Benítez.
(Source: Everton FC)
Thursday at 10:20
Leon Bailey would be on Aston Villa's radar
Aston Villa appears to be seriously interested in Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey.
The 23-year-old attacker has been on the radar of top European clubs for a number of years, but can now make a switch to the middle engine in England.
The Jamaican international is still in Germany for two years and will therefore have to yield a considerable amount of money for Leverkusen.
Thursday at 08:20
Vitesse seems to strengthen itself with talent from Stade Rennes
Vitesse seems to be strengthening itself with Yann Gboho.
The twenty-year-old wing attacker is known as a great talent and would come over from Stade Rennes on a rental basis.
Gboho has already played eighteen league matches for the French and scored once.
The born Ivorian also made his debut in the Champions League last season.
The transfer is expected to be finalized today.
Thursday at 07:26
New-fangled captain Fer seems to be able to make a transfer
Leroy Fer has only been 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.
(Source: Feyenoord Transfermarkt)
Wednesday 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) as assistants.
Frans Hoek will be the new goalkeeper coach.
Wednesday 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
Wednesday at 15:46
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)
Wednesday at 15:42
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).
Wednesday 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 is already personally around with the French about a five-year contract, but Ajax seems to be keeping its footing.
The Cameroonian still has a contract until mid-2022 and could therefore transfer to Lyon next summer.
Wednesday at 14:11
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.
Wednesday at 12:26
Transfer Flemming seems far away
Zian Flemming has been linked with a transfer to England for some time and Nottingham Forrest seems to want 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.