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FIFA wants to curb super agents

FIFA wants to curb the powers of so-called super agents when it comes to transfers. A new set of regulations which is currently at the draft stage   will mean that an agent will only be able to represent one party in a transfer – either the player, the selling, or the buying club – unless all involved agreed they can ...

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Liverpool’s Alaba hopes given a boost

Liverpool’s boosts of signing Austrian defender David Alaba have been given a boost. The 28-year-old is in the final year of his current contract at Bayern Munich and, though the German champions want him to extend his stay at the club, talks over a new deal have collapsed. That means that he could sign a pre-contract agreement with a new ...

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Liverpool open talks with Bundesliga club

Liverpool have wasted no time lining-up a replacement for Virgil van Dijk. The 29-year old Dutch defender is likely to miss the rest of the season and beyond after picking-up an ACL injury following the tackle on him by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside derby. Although the transfer window does not open until January, they have already begun ...

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Premier League duo interested in Swiss midfielder

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Chelsea and Manchester United could be set for a transfer battle in January over Swiss midfielder Denis Zakaria. The 23-year old, who currently plays in the Bundesliga for Borussia Mönchoengladbach is viewed by Chelsea as an alternative to Declan Rice, whilst United are looking for a replacement for Nemanja Matić. He has not played since picking up a knee injury ...

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Brighton defender top of Liverpool’s January list

Brighton defender Ben White has emerged as a leading candidate for Liverpool in the January transfer window. The Premier League champions are in the market for a new centre-back after the news that Virgil van Dijk is likely to miss the rest of the season, and potentially beyond. The Dutchman suffered an ACL injury in a reckless challenge by Everton ...

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Juventus could pip City to Alaba

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Manchester City’s hopes of signing David Alaba from Bayern Munich could be thwarted by Juventus. The 28-year old Austrian defender is out of contract at the Allianz Arena next contract, and, despite being offered a lucrative new deal by the German champions and Champions League winners, seems determined to leave. City were the leading contenders to sign him over the ...

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Chelsea eyeing summer move for Haaland

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Chelsea are already making transfer pans for next summer, with Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland top of their wish list. The 20-year old only joined Borussia Dortmund from Red Bull Salzburg in January, but he continues to be wanted by top clubs all across Europe. He is believed to have a release clause of £63 million in his contract with the ...

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Woodward blocked Haaland move

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Ed Woodward’s dealings – or lack of them – in the transfer market, has made him a very unpopular figure with the club’s fans. And they will scarcely be feeling more charitable towards the Executive Vice-President after learning that he was personally responsible for vetoing a move for one of the most exciting talents in Europe in January. Erling Haaland ...

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FIFA reveals drop in transfer spending

FIFA have released figures for the amount of money spent on clubs worldwide on summer transfers, and it has shown a sharp drop due to the pandemic.  The overall number of transfers was also down. They reveal that US $9.2 billion was spent by clubs worldwide between June 1st and October 5th, the date that most transfer windows closed. That compares ...

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True cost of potential Sancho deal revealed

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Manchester United opted not to pursue a deal for Jadon Sancho once it became clear what the true cost of signing the England winger was likely to be. It was thought that the Premier League club baulked at the €120 million (£109 million) demanded by Borussia Dortmund. However, it has been revealed the actual costs of signing him was likely ...

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