The period used for buying and registering new players is often termed as the transfer window. There are two football transfer windows for making Football Transfers and Registering new players; The summer transfer window begins from the 1st of June in case of most European countries while the Winter Transfer Window tends to begin from the 1st of January. The timings vary according to the countries.
Owing to the competitiveness and the revenue structure of the European clubs, they overshadow their American, African and Asian counterparts in terms of spending. Though there has been a surge by Chinese Super League teams with regards to big money signings, the European clubs still lead the way handsomely.
Latest Transfer News: Weekly Updates
*Arsenal sign Nicolas Pepe for a club record fee of £72m from Lille
* Dybala is back at Turin to discuss about his future with the club
* According to reports, Harry Maguire is close to sign for Manchester United
* Dani Ceballos joins Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid
* Arsenal sign William Saliba from Saint Etienne for £27m
* Juventus sign dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for £68m
* Atletico Madrid sign Tottenham right back Kieran Trippier for £20m
* Bayern Munich sign Benjamin Pavard from VFB Stuttgart
* Barcelona sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for £108m.
* Chelsea appoint club legend, Frank Lampard as their new head coach.
* Manchester City signed Rodri from Atletico Madrid for a club record fee of £70m
* Atletico Madrid sign Joao Felix from Benfica to break transfer records
Transfer News 2018-19
Lots of rumors have started as the transfer window is open. However, all the football pundits have been praising Real Madrid for their 2019-20 summer signings. Real Madrid have already spent around £278m this transfer window and are still eyeing on players like Pogba and Neymar. Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic, Ferland Mendy, Rodrygo, Eder Militao are the new arrivals at Santiago Bernabeu. Barcelona have signed young Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong for £65.3m, also linked with a move for Antoine Griezmann and Neymar. Bundesliga giants, Bayern Munich have signed Lucas Hernandez from Atletico Madrid for £68 to bolster their defence. Stay tuned for Football Transfer News, updates, records & rumors as we are already in the Summer transfer window.
Transfer News: 2019-20 Season Top Signings
|Joao Felix||Benfica||Atletico Madrid||£117m|
|Antoine Griezmann||Atletico Madrid||Barcelona||£108m|
|Eden Hazard||Chelsea||Real Madrid||£88.5m|
|Rodri||Atletico Madrid||Manchester City||£70m|
|Lucas Hernandez||Atletico Madrid||Bayern Munich||£68m|
|Matthijs de Ligt||Ajax||Juventus||£68m|
|Frenkie de Jong||Ajax||Barcelona||£65.3m|
Transfer News: 2018-19 Season Top 5 Signings
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||Juventus||£105.3m|
|Kepa Arrizabalaga||Athletic Bilbao||Chelsea||£72m|
|Thomas Lemar||Monaco||Atletico Madrid||£63m|
|Riyad Mahrez||Leicester||Manchester City||£61.02m|
Transfer News: 2017-18 Season Top 5 Signings
|Ousmane Dembélé||Borussia Dortmund||Barcelona||£97|
|Romelu Lukaku||Everton||Manchester United||£75|
|Álvaro Morata||Real Madrid||Chelsea||£58|
Football Transfers records (all time)
The highest fee paid for a footballer is £198m. The summer of 2017 saw Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain pay an astronomical fee to acquire Neymar from FC Barcelona. The second most expensive bit of transfer business was also conducted by PSG when they splashed the cash to bring Kylian Mbappe on board. The said deal amounted to £166m. In response, Barcelona paid £142m for Liverpool attacker Philippe Coutinho, who was the final entrant into the top three most expensive football transfers list in the history of the game.
Transfer records all time
|2018||Kylian Mbappé||Monaco||Paris Saint-Germain||Forward||€135m|
|2019||Joao Felix||Benfica||Atletico Madrid||Forward||€130m|
|2017||Ousmane Dembélé||Borussia Dortmund||Barcelona||Forward||€105m|
|2016||Paul Pogba||Juventus||Manchester United||Midfielder||€105m|
|2019||Eden Hazard||Chelsea||Real Madrid||Forward||€100m|