Windows have always held a very special place in lover’s hearts. They are most watched with hope of seeing their love interest there. In this article the window is the football transfer window which is closely watched and followed by millions of football lovers across the globe and the love interest are their football clubs and players.
Let us have a look at some of the clubs worldwide and their transfer business this window.
Surprisingly newly promoted French club Monaco has done big spendings in buying marquee players like Falcao, Moutinho and Rodriguez. They have also made shrewd signings like Carvalho and Ebidal. In total they have spent around €150 million till now.
Manchester City with backing of Arab money power have spent €100 million in signing Negrado, Fernandinho, Jovetic and Navas.
Real Madrid have got on board Isco.
Barcelona has got on board the Brazilian Neymar and paired him with Messi.
Bayern has signed Gotze from Dortmund and also signed young sensation Thiago from Barcelona.
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) has also made a big signing in Cavani from Napoli.
Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool havee also done swift business in this transfer window.
Among the top clubs only Manchester United has not been active in this window. They have been linked to many players like Thiago, Isco, Fabregas, Bale etc but have not made any signings. Instead their marquee player Rooney has been rumoured to be unhappy in the club and wants his way out with Chelsea in hot pursuit.
This transfer window has been in news not only for players but also for managers.
After Sir Alex’s retirement, Moyes has been appointed as the new United manager. Mourinho has replaced Benitez at Chelsea from Real Madrid. Benitez has taken over the role at Napoli. Mancini was sacked at City who was replaced by Pelligrini. Guardiola is new manager at Bayern Munich and Matino is new Barcelona manager.
This coming season seems to be very exciting with new players and managers at helm of new clubs. Only time will tell what the remaining transfer window and coming season will unfold.