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Overview: all completed summer transfers in the Eredivisie

in 19 hours

Manchester City are in talks with Grealish

Manchester City are reportedly in talks with Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish about a transfer.

The Birmingham club is doing everything it can to keep his star player and is said to have made him an offer to extend the contract until mid-2025.

The 25-year-old attacker was part of the English selection that just missed the European title this summer.


Sky Sports


in 19 hours

Is Geertruida leaving near Feyenoord?

It could just be that Lutsharel Geertruida will leave Feyenoord this summer.

The talks between the 21-year-old defender and the Rotterdam club about the extension of his contract, which runs until mid-2022, are said to have stalled.

It would mean that Feyenoord would have to make a choice: either sell Geertruida this summer, or use him for another season and let him leave for free in a year.




a few seconds ago

Arsenal seems to put down 58 million for European Championship-goer White 

Arsenal has made its third million purchase of this transfer summer: Ben White is said to have signed a multi-year contract in London.

'The Gunners' have to dig deep into their pockets for the 23-year-old defender of Brighton & Hove Albion.

The transfer would be about 58 million euros.

White made his debut for the England national team early this year and was part of the European Championship roster this summer.

(Source: Fabrizio Romano)

a few seconds ago

a few seconds ago

Fortuna Sittard is richer midfielder

Arianit Ferati can call himself a player of Fortuna Sittard.

The 23-year-old German midfielder has been on trial in Limburg for a while and is signing for two seasons, with an option for an extra year.

Ferati was previously under contract with VfB Stuttgart, Hamburger SV, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Erzgebirge Aue and Waldhof Mannheim.

(Source: Fortuna Sittard)

an hour ago

Will Go Ahead Eagles soon have a keeper richer?


𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝘃𝗼𝗼𝗿 𝗙𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗲 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝗹𝗺𝗮𝗻Jérôme Prior is training with Go Ahead Eagles on a trial basis.

The French goalkeeper - who was active in the past for Girondins Bordeaux and Valenciennes - will be in the first selection until Saturday.


AuthorGo Ahead Eagles 🦅Moment of Places11: 44 - July 29, 2021

an hour ago

There is confirmation of what we announced earlier today.

Dani Carvajal may also report to the Real Madrid complex in the coming years;

he extends his contract until mid-2025.

an hour ago

Pjanic may return to Juventus

Ronald Koeman is looking for a midfielder at FC Barcelona, ​​but may lose one first.

Miralem Pjanic would be in the very strong interest of Juventus, the club he left last year.

The 31-year-old Bosnian seems to want to pick up his old level again in Turin, where coach Massimiliano Allegri would like to see him come, but would not be on the same page with everyone from the club management.


Mundo Deportivo


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Will Wenger return as coach?

After the departure of the successful Vladimir Petkovic to Girondins de Bordeaux, Switzerland is looking for a new national coach and a striking name pops up in Swiss media: Arsène Wenger.

The now 71-year-old Frenchman has not yet taken on a new coaching job since he left Arsenal in 2018 after 22 years, but would be a suitable candidate due to, among other things, his talent for languages.

Wenger currently works as chief of football development at FIFA.




3 hours ago

Esbjerg players demand resignation from Hyballa: 'He has lost our respect'

A very remarkable story from Denmark, where the players of Esbjerg fB in a long open letter demand the departure of coach Peter Hyballa.

According to the selection, the former trainer of NEC and NAC Breda behaves in a scandalous way: he would, among other things, let the players train too hard against the advice of the medical staff, openly humiliate them (sexistically) and threaten with dismissal.

"He lacks professional and human qualities," the letter says, full of concrete examples.

"He has lost our respect as a leader and inspirer."

Hyballa has only been Esbjerg's coach since this summer.

4 hours ago

Carvajal's new contract looks like it's only a matter of time before

Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane left, but with Dani Carvajal, Real Madrid seem to be keeping another experienced defender on board.

The 29-year-old Spaniard still has a one-year contract and is said to be signing for another three years today at the club he has played for all his life, barring a year on loan from Bayer Leverkusen.




4 hours ago

Chelsea would offer 130 million euros for Lukaku

It has been written for a while that Chelsea wants to bring in an absolute top striker and the Londoners would have been switched to Romelu Lukaku after a 'no' from Borussia Dortmund about Erling Haaland.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich would like to spend 130 million on the Belgian, who is still with Internazionale for three years and already played at Stamford Bridge in the early years of his career.




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yesterday at 2:53 pm

Bijlow talks to Feyenoord about improved contract

Justin Bijlow is

talking to Feyenoord

about a longer stay.

The club would like to upgrade and extend the current contract until mid-2023.

"I am happy that the club has expressed confidence in me, the rest is up to the agent," said the 23-year-old goalkeeper at the press conference in the run-up to the match against FC Drita in the preliminary round of the Conference League.

"The club is working on it, I don't want to say anything else about it."

The goalkeeper of the Dutch Juniors went through Feyenoord's youth academy and made his debut in the main force in 2017.


RTV Rijnmond


yesterday at 2:40 pm

Groningen leases superfluous Schreck to Aue

FC Groningen says goodbye to Sam Schreck (for the time being).

The 22-year-old midfielder is rented out to German second divisionist Erzgebirge Aue, who has also negotiated an option to buy.

Schreck was taken from Bayer Leverkusen in 2019, but was unable to enforce a fixed base place in Groningen.

His outlook for next season was even bleaker.

"He is at an age when he has to structurally play football at the highest possible level for him," says technical director Mark-Jan Fledderus.

"That's why we looked for a suitable solution together."

(Source: FC Groningen)

yesterday at 13:20

Vejinovic exchanges ADO Den Haag for Chinese adventure

Marko Vejinovic leaves ADO Den Haag and moves to China.

The 31-year-old midfielder uses a clause in his contract and can therefore leave immediately.

He will play in the Chinese Super League for Tianjin Jinmen Tiger FC.

On the last day of 2020, Vejinovic signed a contract with ADO until mid-2023.

The experienced Amsterdammer, who in the past played for Heracles Almelo, Vitesse, Feyenoord and AZ, played seventeen times for the Hague relegation in the past season.

yesterday at 13:15

Zirkzee stands for new rental period

Joshua Zirkzee's near future does not seem to lie with Bayern Munich.

Reportedly, the German club would like to rent out the twenty-year-old Dutch striker again.

Last season Zirkzee was based at the Italian Parma.

He could not prevent 'the Gialloblu' from being relegated to Serie B.

Zirkzee can return to Hellas Verona in Italy.

A rental period at Anderlecht is also possible, according to

Voetbal International


yesterday at 13:15

yesterday at 12:57

Much interest in Barcelona defender Dest

Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal and AS Monaco are said to be angling for the services of Sergiño Dest.

However, according to Spanish


, the 20-year-old right-back wants to stay with Barcelona and take his chance at Camp Nou.

The interested clubs reportedly got zero on the bill.

Dest played thirty league matches for Ronald Koeman's team last season.

In it he scored twice.

yesterday at 08:54

Ihattaren in Monaco for consultation with Raiola

Mohamed Ihattaren is missing from PSV's selection for the match with Galatasaray in the preliminary round of the Champions League on Wednesday evening due to illness.

But that does not prevent the 19-year-old midfielder from traveling (with the knowledge of his club) to Monaco for consultations with his agent Mino Raiola.

The agent was in that region to complete the transfer of PSV player Pablo Rosario to OGC Nice on Tuesday.

It is unclear which club(s) are interested in Ihattaren.




yesterday at 08:43

Hertha BSC reports for Ajax player Ekkelenkamp

Jurgen Ekkelenkamp faces a departure from Ajax, where there is little room in midfield for the 21-year-old talent.

FC Twente was mentioned, but the youth international seems to be going to the Bundesliga.

"I think his preference lies with a step abroad," says Marc Overmars, director of football affairs at Ajax.

"Hertha BSC is one of the clubs that has come forward. He is an interesting player for that category of clubs."




yesterday at 07:37

Diemers should be allowed to leave Feyenoord

Mark Diemers probably stands for a departure from Feyenoord.

The midfielder has been told by trainer Arne Slot that he can count on little playing time this season and therefore can look for a new club.

Diemers was taken over from Fortuna Sittard for more than 1 million euros last season, but was unable to make an indelible impression in Rotterdam.




yesterday at 07:37

yesterday at 06:39

FC Twente hopes to capture Cleonise quickly

FC Twente hopes to recruit attacker Denilho Cleonise within a few days, according to technical director Jan Streuer.

The nineteen-year-old wing striker has been training with the team from Enschede from the start of the preparation.

The born Amsterdammer is transfer-free after three years at the Italian Genoa.




Tuesday at 21:36

Juventus coach Allegri dismisses rumors of Ronaldo

Massimiliano Allegri brushes aside speculation about Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Juventus by saying his Portuguese star player is "full of fire" for the new season.

"Ronaldo? He's back, very motivated," Allegri said at a press conference about the five-time Golden Ball winner associated with Paris Saint-Germain.

"Ronaldo is a great champion, an extraordinary footballer and an intelligent guy. I said to him that this year is very important, that I am happy that he is back and that he has a greater responsibility than three years ago, because then we a team with much more experience."

Tuesday at 21:19

Ajax wants to extend contracts of Martínez and Mazraoui

Ajax hopes to continue longer with Lisandro Martínez and Noussair Mazraoui.

The contract of 23-year-old Martínez continues for two years, while the contract of Mazraoui (23) expires in one season.

"We offered Lisandro a new contract two months ago," says director of player affairs Marc Overmars.

"We think an upgrade and extension are in order. And we also really want from Mazraoui that he stays, that he is fit and can play a lot."




Tuesday at 21:11

Swiss national coach Petkovic becomes coach of Bordeaux

Vladimir Petkovic leaves as national coach of Switzerland.

He becomes the trainer of the French club Girondins de Bordeaux.

The Swiss Football Association (SFV) announced this on Tuesday.

Petkovic had asked for his contract to be terminated because he was eager to take on a new challenge.

The SFV decided to cooperate after consultation with the Bosnian-Croat coach and his new employer.

Petkovic had been in charge of the Swiss squad since the summer of 2014, after being a long-time club coach in the country.

At the European Championship, the Swiss stranded in the quarterfinals after knocking out world champions France.

Spain lost on penalties.

Tuesday at 20:59

Antony and Álvarez are not allowed to leave Ajax

Antony and Edson Álvarez are not allowed to leave Ajax this summer.

Álvarez is said to be in the spotlight of Stade Rennes, while Antony has been linked to Bayern Munich.

"We have not received a concrete offer, but I do believe that Stade Rennes is seriously interested," says director of football affairs Marc Overmars about the interest in Álvarez.

"However, we can be very clear about that: at the moment a departure from him is a no-go. And Antony has only been playing with us for one season and can still grow considerably. Players who play with us for three, four or five years are ready. for the next step. In Antony's case, we won't let him go."




Tuesday at 18:05

Manchester United have Varane in

Raphaël Varane is making the switch from Real Madrid to Manchester United, the English top club confirms.

United are reporting the transfer in just one long sentence with no details being revealed, except that only the medical examination stands in the way of a signature.

The 28-year-old Varane is expected to sign a multi-year contract and will cost around 40 million euros.

(Source: Manchester United)

Tuesday at 17:02 17

Haaland on €175 million: 'Hopefully it's not true'

Speaking of Borussia Dortmund: star player Erling Haaland does not hope the rumors are true that Chelsea will pay 175 million euros for him.

"Because I think that's a lot of money for one person," he said at a press moment today.

The 21-year-old Norwegian does not want to know anything about a departure from Dortmund.

"I like it here. The day before yesterday I spoke to my agent for the first time in a month, I think that says enough."

Tuesday at 16:38 16

Malen signs contract with Dortmund until mid-2026

Borussia Dortmund has definitely signed Donyell Malen.

The 22-year-old Dutchman signs a contract with the German club until mid-2026.

PSV will receive about 30 million euros for Malen, who still had a contract in Eindhoven until mid-2024.

The thirteen-time international already trained with his new employer today.

(Source: Borussia Dortmund)

Tuesday at 15:06 15

Feyenoord records youth player Candelaria (17)

It is a beautiful day for Jayden Candelaria: the seventeen-year-old wing defender signs his first professional contract with Feyenoord.

Candelaria, which is now fixed until mid-2024, joins the Rotterdam team's promise team earlier than planned and has already completed its unofficial debut in the first.

(Source: Feyenoord)

Tuesday at 14:30

Sakho returns to France

Montpellier strengthens itself with Mamadou Sakho.

The French defender, 29-time international, returns to his homeland.

Sakho played for Paris Saint-Germain in the early years of his career and then played for Liverpool and Crystal Palace.

His contract with Palace was over.

Montpellier commits him for three years.

(Source: Montpellier)

Tuesday at 13:49

'De Vrij can continue his career in the Premier League'

Is Stefan de Vrij up for a transfer?

Everton would be angling for the services of the 29-year-old central defender of Internazionale.

Reportedly, agent Mino Raiola has chosen to offer De Vrij in the Premier League.

The question is whether the player himself sees a transfer.




Tuesday at 13:43

Rosario definitively to OGC Nice

Pablo Rosario's transfer from PSV to Nice has been completed.

The 24-year-old midfielder becomes the third Dutchman in the selection of the French sub-topper after Calvin Stengs and Justin Kluivert.

Nice would reportedly pay 6 million euros for Rosario.

The amount could increase with bonuses.

Tuesday at 11:15 am

Alderweireld from Tottenham to Qatar

Toby Alderweireld leaves Tottenham Hotspur after six years.

The former Ajax player opts for an adventure in Qatar at Al Duhail SC.

The 32-year-old Belgian played 236 matches for the English club, but did not win any prizes.

Alderweireld did reach the Champions League final with Tottenham in 2019.

We have reached an agreement with Al-Duhail SC in Qatar for the transfer of Toby Alderweireld.We wish Toby the very best for the future.


Author Tottenham HotspurMoment of places11:00 - 27 July 2021

Tuesday at 11:11

Çeltik (18) second addition to Fortuna

Fortuna Sittard strengthens itself with Yigit Emre Çeltik.

The eighteen-year-old Turkish midfielder comes over from Altinordu FK from his homeland and signs with the Eredivisionist for five years.

Çeltik is a Turkish youth international and hails from a club known for delivering talent.

For example, internationals Cengiz Ünder (AS Roma) and Çaglar Söyüncü (Leicester City) have a history with Altinordu.


✍🏼 Emre Celtik signs with Fortuna Sittard until 2026.

#SamenNaoVeure #WelcomeYigit


Author Fortuna SittardMoment of places09:15 - July 27, 2021

Tuesday at 08:55

Although the transfer has not yet been officially finalized, we can already see Donyell Malen on the Borussia Dortmund training ground.

Normally that is not allowed legally, but the striker has received permission from PSV to train with.


👋 Donyell #Malen! Update: Es gibt eine offizielle Trainingserlaubnis von @PSV.

There is no need for details of the game and PSV to be cleared, but first danach can be mentioned in the transfer final.


AuthorBorussia DortmundMoment of places08: 43 - July 27, 2021

Tuesday at 06:29

PSV almost finished with Nice over Rosario

Pablo Rosario is well on his way to OGC Nice.

PSV and the French club are almost finalized about a transfer of the midfielder.

The people of Eindhoven reportedly receive about 6 million euros for the Dutchman.

The 24-year-old Rosario can become the third Dutchman in the Ligue 1 formation after Calvin Stengs and Justin Kluivert.




Monday at 21:35

'PSV midfielder Sadílek interested in Sparta Prague'

Michal Sadílek is reportedly in the strong interest of Sparta Prague.

The 22-year-old midfielder of PSV played on a rental basis for Slovan Liberec last season, where he was a permanent fixture.

Sparta Prague would like to hire Sadílek and include an option to buy in the agreement.

His contract in Eindhoven runs for one more year.


Eindhovens Dagblad


Monday at 20:12

'United and Real agree on Varane'

According to British media, the bullet is through the church: Raphaël Varane is moving for about 48 million euros from Real Madrid to Manchester United.

The clubs are said to have reached an agreement tonight about the 28-year-old French central defender, who still has a contract until mid-2022 in Spain.

With Varane reportedly already in person with United, only a medical check would stand in the way of the transfer.


Sky Sports


Monday at 5:21 PM

Stuivenberg leaves as assistant to Wales

Albert Stuivenberg is no longer assistant coach with the Wales national team.

The fifty-year-old Rotterdammer will focus entirely on his work as an assistant to manager Mikel Arteta at Arsenal.

Stuivenberg has been working for Wales since 2017 as an assistant to national coach Ryan Giggs.

Giggs has been suspended for being accused of violent and intimidating behavior towards his ex-girlfriend and her sister.

That is why Stuivenberg worked under Robert Page during the last European Championship.

(Source: Wales)

Monday at 4:53 PM

Feyenoord secures Trauner until mid-2025

Feyenoord has definitely received Gernot Trauner.

The 29-year-old Austrian, who plays centrally in the defense, comes over from LASK and signs a contract in De Kuip until mid-2025. Trauner immediately joins Feyenoord's preparation.

The Austrian will play in Rotterdam with number 18. With the arrival of the Trauner, Feyenoord meets a wish from trainer Arne Slot, who was thin in his central defenders.

(Source: Feyenoord)

Monday at 12:59

'Varane on his way to Manchester United'

According to transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano, Raphaël Varane is on his way to Manchester United.

The 28-year-old French central defender is still under contract with Real Madrid.

He still has a contract there until mid-2022. Varane reportedly refused to renew the contract, forcing Real to sell him this summer.

It is not known how much Manchester United would pay.

Monday at 09:57

Assistant coach John Terry


Aston Villa

John Terry leaves as assistant coach at Aston Villa.

The former defender has been Dean Smith's right-hand man at the Birmingham club since 2018, but thinks it's time for a new adventure.

"It has been a great honor and privilege to spend the last three years at Aston Villa, but I feel that now is the right time to make this extremely difficult decision," said Terry, 40.

(Source: Aston Villa)

Sunday at 21:09

OGC Nice also preys on Rosario

After Calvin Stengs and Justin Kluivert, Pablo Rosario may also play for OGC Nice next season.

The French club is said to have made an offer of around 4 million euros to PSV for the 24-year-old midfielder.

Rosario is interested in a transfer and already seems to have made it personally, but PSV reportedly thinks the offer is still too low.


Eindhovens Dagblad


Sunday at 20:44

Torres returns to Atlético Madrid as a youth coach

Fernando Torres returns to Atlético Madrid.

The 37-year-old former striker will work as a youth coach at the club where he started his playing career.

Torres will take charge of the under-18 team at the Spanish top club Juvenil A.

(Source: Atletico Madrid)

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