Player Transfers Article Archive


Who is getting transfered in the high stakes world of football? Who is on the move? How much are teams paying?

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Neymar to PSG - New Record Transfer

One of the most talented players in the game today, Neymar Jr., has signed for Paris Saint-Germain after the club triggered his release clause at Barcelona for ...

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Morata to Chelsea FC

One of the most highly rated young players in the game today, Alvaro Morata, has signed for Chelsea FC from Real Madrid for a reported fee of £58m. Thi...

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China Raises the Bar Again

China is taking football very seriously these days. The Chinese Super League (CSL) is expanding at an incredible speed. The star players and managers from a...

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Ronaldo's Incredible Year

What a great year Cristiano Ronaldo is having. After winning the Champions League with Real Madrid earlier in May, he captained Portugal to glory this summer...

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Bale Renews With Madrid

With a FIFA transfer ban looming on the horizon, Real Madrid have been focusing on keeping their star players and extending their contracts. After Luka Modri...

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Top Clubs by Player Market Value

Now that the transfer season is over and the players who changed clubs this summer are settling in their new surroundings, it is a perhaps a good time to take a...

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Top Summer Transfers

The final transfer market numbers are in. A lot of money was spent this summer on football players. Transfer records have been broken. Paul Pogba became th...

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Super Agent Raiola

The Italy-born football agent Mino Raiola is having a very successful summer in the transfer market. Arguably one of the most powerful people in football, ...

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Pogba Breaks Transfer Record

Manchester United have announced the signing of Paul Pogba from Juventus for a record-breaking fee of €110m. The French midfielder agreed to a five-year...

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Zlatan Shirts Selling Well

It is reported that in the first week of sales Zlatan Ibrahimovic's number nine Manchester United shirt brought £76m in revenues to his new club. The M...

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Juve Making Big Moves

Juventus are having quite a summer in the transfer market. The club has already spent in excess of €157m on new players, by far more than anyone else, w...

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Gotze Back in Dortmund

The German wunderkind, and one of the best creative midfielders in the game, Mario Gotze, is on his way back to Borussia Dortmund after a forgettable three year...

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Ever Rising Player Salaries

The sport of football is experiencing unprecedented global growth. A good measure of the expansion are star player salaries, which are being pushed higher with...

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Spurs Sign Vincent Janssen

The Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has made his second signing of the summer by bringing in the Eredivisie sensation, 22-year-old Vincent Janss...

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Hulk Sets Chinese Record

The 29-year-old Brazilian forward Hulk arrived to Shanghai, China today to complete a move to SIPG worth in the area of €56m. This transfer is the new C...

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Griezmann & Vardy Extend

The 2015/16 season sensations, Antoine Griezmann and Jamie Vardy, extended their contracts with Atletico Madrid and Leicester City respectively. There was si...

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Morata Back in Madrid

Real Madrid have announced that they have exercised their option to buy back Alvaro Morata from Juventus for €32m. The 23 year old Morata started in Rea...

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Pjanic to Juve

The talented Bosnia and Herzegovina international Miralem Pjanic has signed a five year contract with the Serie A giants, Juventus. The transfer fee paid was &...

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Today's Most Expensive Players

The CEIS Football Observatory published a list of 100 highest value players from a transfer fee perspective. The research takes into account things like perfor...

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Mourinho and United

The Portuguese wonder coach, Jose Mourinho, has signed a 4-year contract with Manchester United and will be replacing Louis van Gaal as the club manager. Mou...

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Champ Zlatan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the man. Wherever he goes the domestic league titles are won. Since the 01/02 season, Zlatan has won thirteen out of fifteen domestic ti...

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New MLS Season Starting

The new Major League Soccer (MLS) season gets underway this coming Sunday, March 4th. North America's most popular football league, the MLS, has been growing...

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China Doing it Big

The football world has a new hotspot in the far east. Chinese club football has been growing over the years and it seems to have reached an important point i...

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Top Paid Managers

The biggest piece of news from the January transfer market was not a player transfer, but the announcement by Manchester City FC that the famous Catalan coach P...

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Summer Transfer Market Biggest Earners and Spenders

Now that the 2015 summer transfer window is officially closed, let's take a look at the football teams that spent the most and the teams that earned the most ov...

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Top Transfers - Summer 15/16

With under a week to go in the 2015 summer transfer window, here we take a look at the biggest player transfers that have taken place so far. There is still ...

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Different Times for Casillas and Valdes

The two legendary Spanish goalkeepers, world and double Euro champions, Iker Casillas and Victor Valdes, are going through testing times at the moment. Casil...

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Turkish Teams on a Buying Spree

If you have noticed an unusual amount of player movement towards Turkish clubs in this summer transfer window, then your senses are spot on. So what is going...

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Top 20 Players Under 21

Here is the list of today's top twenty football players under 21 years of age according to Soccerex and Prime Time Sport's Football Value Index. The followin...

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Ronaldinho and Eto'o Sign for Antalyaspor

Update (11/07/2015): Ronaldinho ended up opting to stay in Brazil and signed for Fluminese.

One of the more interesting stories in this transfer window...

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Top Summer Transfers so Far

The European summer transfer window does not officially open until July 1st, but there is plenty of deals that have already been agreed upon. On this page we...

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Goalkeepers on the Move

There is an unusual amount of movement among Europe's top goalkeepers this summer. The story at present is as follows: Petr Cech is very close to signing fo...

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Russian Premier League to Cut Back on Foreign Players

The number of international players allowed to be fielded by teams in the Russian Premier League is likely to go down after a new law passed in the Russian gove...

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Odds for Jurgen Klopp's Next Club

As you probably already know, Jurgen Klopp has announced that he will be leaving his post at Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season. This may be bad news f...

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Porto's Mega Transfers

"Buy low, sell high" is not a term just applicable to financial or real estate markets. The Portuguese club of Porto has done it to great effect in the field of...

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Porto's Danilo for Real Madrid

For a nation famous for producing legions of attacking footballers, Brazilian defenders seem to be in demand in the European club circuit. Danilo Luiz da Silva ...

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PSG Extend Marquinhos Contract

Sao Paulo born defender Marquinhos got his term extended by a year at Paris Saint-Germain. This means he will remain with the French champions till the end of t...

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Diego Simeone Extends With Atletico Until 2020

Diego Simeone has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid, which will keep him in the Spanish capital for the next five years. Simeone is responsible for ...

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Joachim Loew Extends Contract as German Coach

Joachim Loew has extended his contract as the coach of the German national team by another 2 years. This will see the 55-year old Loew manage the German team ti...

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Dani Alves Moving to PSG?

Update: Dani Alves signed a 2 year contract extension with Barcelona FC on June 9th, 2015 following a treble winning season with the club. -- After myriad...

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Eden Hazard's New Deal With Chelsea

Eden Hazard signed a new five-and-a-half-year deal with Chelsea which will see him stay at Stamford Bridge till the end of the 2020 season. Just 24, Hazard has ...

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Top 10 Winter Transfers 2015

1. Wilfried Bony £28 million transfer from Swansea to Manchester City The goal-scoring penchant of this Ivorian born striker is what caught the eye...

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Return of El Nino

Before the start of the 2nd leg Copa Del Rey match at the Bernabeu stadium on Thursday night, no one expected Fernando Torres to be in the starting line-up of A...

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Victor Valdes to United - A Done Deal

Ex Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has agreed to an 18-month contract with Manchester United. United manager Louis van Gaal has gone a step further by saying...

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Steven Gerrard to LA Galaxy

The pursuit of Steven Gerrard by Major League Soccer (MSL) club Los Angeles Galaxy began in earnest with Landon Donovan's retirement announcement in August 2014...

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How the Transfer Market Works

A football transfer deal is a result of a maze of moves and counter-moves between agents and club management in which the player is normally the pawn. Each camp...

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End of an Era

This is going to be a shorter piece because if you look around the web, from Barney Ronay at the Guardian to the lads at The Anfield Wrap, there's enough pieces...

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Fernando Torres: Full Circle

Fernando Torres is back to where he belonged - his roots. His return to Atletico Madrid, where he begun his football career 14 years ago, is almost a certainty ...

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Marco Reus Transfer Odds

The €25m release clause for Marco Reus at Borussia Dortmund becomes active at the end of the season and the big clubs are lining up to snatch him. The 2...

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Pogba Extends Juventus Contract

Juventus F.C. announced earlier today that the club's central midfielder, Paul Pogba, has signed a contract extension, which will see him tied to the club until...

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15 Year Old Martin Odegaard Breaking Records

The 15 year old Norwegian, Martin Odegaard, entered the match vs. Bulgaria in the 63rd minute on Monday evening, becoming the youngest player ever to play in th...

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Jorge Mendes - Transfer Market King

Jorge Paulo Agostinho Mendez, the Portuguese power broker and agent to over fifty of the world's top players, is one of the most influential people in the busin...

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Top Players by Market Value

On this page we list the most valuable football players in 2014, according to the experts at transfermarkt.com. The Barcelona number ten, Lionel Messi, tops ...

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2014/15 Summer Transfer Market - Top Clubs by Profit

While some football clubs are generating a great deal of revenue from advertising, broadcasting and jersey sales, and are able to splurge in the transfer market...

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Top Football Transfer Fees

Here are the top transfer fees paid in the world of football, according to sportingintelligence.com. The figures are not adjusted for inflation. List last...

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Angel Di Maria to Manchester United

The Argentinian international, Angel Di Maria, is set to complete a transfer from Real Madrid to Manchester United for a reported fee of £60m. With sev...

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Liverpool Sign Balotelli for £16m

The news of the day most definitely is the move of Italian striker, Mario Balotelli, from AC Milan to Liverpool FC, for a reported fee of £16m. The 24 ...

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Luka Modric Extends Real Madrid Contract

Real Madrid have announced that Luka Modric has signed a contract extension with the club, which will keep him around for the next four seasons. The Croatian...

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Top 10 Summer Transfers

Here are the top ten football transfers that have taken place so far this summer, up to July 29th, 2014: 1. Luis Suarez - Liverpool --> Barcelona - £...

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James Rodriguez Set for Real Madrid

The star of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the twenty three year old Colombian midfielder, James Rodriguez, is set for a transfer from AS Monaco to Real Madrid in the...

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Alexis Sanchez Signs for Arsenal FC

One of the best power forwards in the game, the twenty five year old Chilean international, Alexis Sanchez, joined Arsenal earlier today from Barcelona. The ...

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Top Summer Transfers - 2014/15

Here are the biggest football transfers that have taken place so far this summer: (Last updated on September 1st, 2014) Luis Suarez - Liverpool --> Barc...

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Most Expensive Players in Euro Football

The CIES (Centre for Sports Studies) Football Observatory, a joint venture between FIFA, University of Neuchatel and the City of Neuchatel in Switzerland, publi...

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Alexis Sanchez is in Demand

Alexis Sanchez is on the transfer list at Barcelona FC and there are three serious offers on the table according to the reports. Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpo...

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David Villa Set to Sign for NYCFC

According to the reports, the famous Spanish striker, David Villa, who made a name for himself playing for Valencia, Barcelona and the Spanish national side, lo...

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David Luiz Passes Medical at PSG - Transfer Imminent

According to the reports in the UK, the Chelsea FC midfielder, David Luiz, is about to become the most expensive defender in the game, after he completes his tr...

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Lionel Messi Agrees New Barca Contract

Barcelona FC announced earlier today that they have adjusted Lionel Messi's existing contract, making him the highest paid football player in the world. Repo...

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2014 Summer Transfer Window Specials

The football league season is nearing it's end and it seems like the perfect time to take a look at some of the player transfer specials currently on offer for ...

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