The Most Awaited Transfers of 2019-20 Transfer Window.The European Clubs have only few weeks left as transfer window is going to close in a few weeks. Yet there has already been a flood of exciting signings this summer amid international tournaments around the world including International Champions Cup.
All the clubs are looking for talented players to boost up their squads for the 2019-20 season. They want to dive in the challenges of their local leagues, UEFA Champions League and EUROPA League with their best possible squads. These aims have resulted in some famous star players signing. A few of those signings are given a spotlight here. Have a look!
The Most Awaited Transfers of 2019-20 Transfer window:
FC Barcelona and Ajax have reached an agreement for the transfer of midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who will be joining the Catalan club from 1 July 2019. The cost of the transfer operation is 75 million euros, plus a further 11 million in variables. The player will be signing a contract for the next five seasons, through to 2023/24. The president Josep Maria Bartomeu and the CEO Òscar Grau were personally involved in closing the deal in Amsterdam.
- Matthijs de Ligt
Juventus have signed Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax in a deal worth £67.5million, the Italian club have confirmed. De Ligt leaves his homeland to sign a five-year deal with the Serie A champions, and become their sixth signing of the summer.
“Juventus Football Club SpA announces that it has reached an agreement with Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax NV for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Matthijs de Ligt for a fee of € 75 million payable in five years over accessory charges for € 10.5 million,” the statement issued by the Italian giants.
- Luka Jovic
Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of 21-year-old striker Luka Jovic from Eintracht Frankfurt. The Serb has long been linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu, with recent reports suggesting Real were prepared to meet Frankfurt’s asking price of €70m. There is no confirmation of the fee, with Frankfurt confirming on their website that the amount will remain undisclosed. However, recent reports claim that Los Blancos have paid around €70m to beat Barcelona and Bayern Munich to his signature.
- Nicholas Pepe
Nicolas Pepe is yet to be officially unveiled as an Arsenal player, but judging by recent images of him modelling the club’s home kit from a leaked video the deal looks as good as done. The Gunners are set to smash their transfer record by clinching a £72m deal for the highly-rated Lille attacker.
- Eden Hazard
The Belgium forward, 28, joined from Chelsea last week for a fee that could exceed £150m. Hazard underwent a medical and then signed his five-year deal alongside Real president Florentino Perez. “My dream ever since I was a child has been to play for Real Madrid,” he said. “I don’t think it is too late, I am 28 years old, the best moment for a player,” he continued. “Everyone knows Zidane was my idol growing up,” he said. “That he is the coach has been an important factor but not the only one. I already wanted to play here.” It is one of the Most Awaited Transfers of 2019-20 Transfer Window.