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2020/2021 summer transfer updates



FOOTBALL world have been busy in the transfer markets as each league anticipate opening of the 2020/2021 season. Here are some updates on the transfers so far across Europe.

   In the English premier league, Everton have really displayed their negotiating proweress, Ancelotti have been able to sign James Rodriguez  from Real Madrid, the former Barnebeau Galactico costs €25 million, he was also able to secure Abdoulaye Doucoure from Watford for a transfer fee of  €22.1 million, and former Serie A midfielde,r  Allan  from Napoli for a fee  £21.7m.

  Chelsea of London have been very busy as they released some of their players and replaced them as well. Lampard was unable to sign last summer due to a transfer ban, but the EPL legend has somehow signed quality players which includes Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen -£71m,Thiago Silva and Sarr  on a free transfer from PSG and Nice respectively, Ben Chilwell from  Leicester and  Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, Werner agreed to sign for English Premier League club Chelsea, and  his £47.5 million release clause was activated. Chelsea parted ways with Willian, Pedro as the iconic duo left the club after their contracts expired.

  Manchester City have also secured the service of Nathan Ake from a relegated Bournemouth for a fee of £40million as well as Ferran Torres from Valencia, for a fee of €23 million, City bidded David Silva goodbye, who joined Real Soceidad on a free transfer.

Arsenal on the other hand have signed Willian from their neigbours Chelsea on a free transfer, they also secured his fellow compatriot Gabriel from Lille on a fee of €30million. Mikitaryhan was released to AS Roma after a season longed loan, and Ceballous was given another year loan from Madrid.

  Manchester United have been quite shy in the transfer market, they signed Van de Beek from Ajax for £35m, they parted ways with Angel Gomez on a free transfer, Sanchez who was loaned to Inter is now a full inter player after his contract with the red Devils expired.

Liverpool parted ways with Lallana as his contract expired he was later signed by Brigton, Dejan Lovren left Klopp’s squad as his services were no longer needed for Zenit St Petersburg) – £10.9m. Other English transfers includes Callum Wilson [Bournemouth – Newcastle] – £20m,Fabio Silva [Porto – Wolves] – £35m, Grady Diangana [West Ham – West Brom] – £18mRodrigo [Valencia – Leeds] – £35m,  Robin Koch [Freiburg – Leeds] – Undisclosed

,Joel Pereira [Manchester United – Huddersfield] – Loan Eberechi Eze [QPR – Crystal Palace] – £16m

Jordi Osei-Tutu [Arsenal – Cardiff] – Loan John Mikel Obi [Unattached – Stoke], Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg [Southampton – Tottenham] – Undisclosed, Joel Veltman [Ajax – Brighton] – Undisclosed.

  In Serie A,Blaise Matuidi parted ways with Juve and sined for Inter Miami, Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen left Lille to begin a new chapter with Gattuso in  Napoli the Nigerian was sign for a record fee of over £73.2m 70 million, AS Roma parted ways with Smalling after a season longed loan and signed Mikirtarhyan on a free transfer, Inter Millan signed Hakimi from Madrid for €40 million and Kolarov from Roma for € 1.5million,  In juventus midfielder Arthur from Barcelona for a fee of 72m; Portuguese midfielder Felix Correia from Manchester City for a fee of 10.5m.

  In LaLiga,  Santi Cazorla  left Villarreal for  Al-Sadd on a Free transfer, while Ivan Rakitic  left Barcelona  and joined  Sevilla on a   £9m deal,Barca also secured  Bosnia-Herzegovnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic from Juventus for a fee of 60m,

Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo on a free transfer from Manchester City for Betis.

LIGUE 1, PSG SIGNED Spanish goalkeeper Sergio Rico from Sevilla for a fee of 56m; Argentinian forward Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan for a fee of 50m.

Rennes signed

Moroccan defender Nayef Aguerd from Dijon for a fee of 4m; Forward Serhou Guirassy from Amiens for a fee of 15m; Moroccan defender Nayef Aguerd from Dijon for a fee of 5m; Midfielder Martin Terrier from Lyon for a fee of 12m.

St. Etienne signed

Midfielder Adil Aouchiche on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain; Forward Jean-Philippe Krasso on a free transfer from Epinal; Defender Timothee Kolodziejczak from Tigres for a fee of 4.5m; Cameroonian midfielder Yvan Neyou on loan from Braga

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