This was the last day of transfers in Europe with panic purchases
European football had a busy day on the last day of winter transfers and on ESPN we present you the most relevant
The winter transfer window in Europe’s top leagues is officially closed. And, as usual in recent years, several movements attracted attention on the last day of the market.
The last day of the market had it all: a star left his current club to play for another team in the same city, a hasty transfer to replace someone who was injured, a star who moved to another country and even quit a team. with whom he had the deal closed.
Next, we share the main movements on the last day of transfers in the main leagues of the Old Continent.
The Chelsea He disbursed millions of dollars to reinforce his squad in the Winter Market and before closing the window, he closed the signing of Enzo Fernandezworld champion with Argentina.
To put an end to the soap opera and get the midfielder out of the Benficathe Blues agreed to pay 120 million euros and the Argentine became the most expensive signing in the history of the Premier League. The previous record belonged to the Manchester City and Jack Grealish.
absolute owner of Manchester City by conquering the bichampionship of the Premier Leaguein the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons, joao cancel caused probably the biggest impact of the European window when leaving the team of Pep Guardiola to play in the Bayern Munich. The signing as a loan until June has a purchase clause set at 70 million euros.
But what made the Portuguese winger leave England for Germany? Own guardiola is the answer, since disagreements between the player and the coach of the City were the ones that shortened the player’s stride. According to the English newspapers, the straw that broke the camel’s back was Cancelo’s absence as a starter in the match against Arsenal on the FA Cup.
Changing clubs within the same country is usually quite difficult. Now imagine switching to a rival team from the same city.. That’s exactly what happened to jorginhoa Brazilian-born Italian midfielder who was in the Chelsea and was transferred to Arsenal on the last day of transfers. Mikel Arteta’s team paid more than 12 million dollars and signed the player for a year and a half, until June 2024.
The number 5 won several titles at Stamford Bridge, including the Champions League 2020/21 and the Club World Cup 2021 before the palmeiras. However, the Blues had to part with some players after spending too much money on the market. To the Arsenal, jorginho He arrives as an option to rotate in midfield and has options to win the Premier Leaguesince the Gunners march leaders of the classification.
Multi-champion with the jersey of the Real MadridIsco was announced as reinforcement of the union berlinfrom Germany, after playing the first half of the season at the Seville. However, the parties backed down on the deal, for reasons that were not so clear.
“During the talks we realized that the other party in the negotiation (Union Berlin) was no longer willing to comply with what was initially discussed,” he said. gestifute, which deals with Isco’s career. “We would like to have Isco, but we have our limits. Unlike previous agreements, these have been breached today,” said the Union’s director of football, Oliver Ruhnert.
Another negotiation that ended up going wrong was the transfer of Hakim Ziyech to the psg. The documents were not sent on time by the Chelsea and the Moroccan did not finalize his transfer to the French club.
Desperately looking for a midfielder to replace Christian Eriksenwho suffered a serious injury and will be out for at least three months, the Manchester Utd He acted quickly and closed the signing of Marcel Sabitzercoming from Bayern Munich. The deal was made on loan until the end of the season, with a buyout clause.
At Old Trafford, Sabitzer he will have a chance to recapture the good football that brought him to the Bundesliga giants. The Austrian defended the bayern for a season and a half, with a performance well below expectations: he scored only two goals in 54 games.
current leader of The league and I still live in the dispute of the europa leaguethe Barcelona made few moves in the market. He opened the door for her Hector Bellerinright back who was loaned to Sportingof Portugal, precisely to occupy the place of Pedro Porrowho was transferred to Tottenham.
The multi-champion goalkeeper of Real Madrid and PSGfinally, he will leave France to be probably the absolute holder of the Nottingham Forest. The English club, one of the most active on the market, looked to the experienced goalkeeper for a figure of respect who would bring experience to the squad.
Reinforcement for Simeone
The Atletico Madrid did more than lose Philip before him Nottingham Forest. The team led by Diego Simeone managed to sign the right back matt dohertyfrom Tottenham, on loan until the end of the season.
Mexicans in the European winter window
The most important Aztec transfer of the Winter Market was the arrival of Cesar Montes to the Spanish. The former Rayados player, starter with El Tri in the Qatar World Cup 2022he managed to fulfill his dream of emigrating to the Old Continent and has quickly become an undisputed starter with the ‘Periquitos’.
Besides, ochoa left the America and joined the Salernitana of the A series. The Mexican goalkeeper signed a contract until the end of the season.
Barcelona tried to close the transfer Julian Araujo On the last day of transfers, however, the documentation did not arrive on time and it seems difficult for the Mexican to play with the Culé team this season.
By last, Diego Laínez left the Betis and joined tigers. The Mexican failed to consolidate in Europe and in the MX League He will try to recover his best football version.