Football Transfer News September 18: Phrangki Buam joined FC Goa on a three-year deal. Gokulam Kerala signed Deepak Devrani as Munmun Lugun has joined Mohammedan SC. Former Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has signed with Inter Miami. Gareth Bale is expected to join Tottenham Hotspur on loan from Real Madrid after completing his medical with London club. He and Sergio Reguilon are on their way from Madrid to London. Manchester United are weighing up alternatives as they accept defeat in trying to bring in Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho.
Follow the News18 Sports live blog for all the transfer news and gossip from both Indian football and European transfer market. The Indian football transfer window is open till October 20, 2020 while the European transfer window is open for 10 weeks – from July 27 to October 5. This year has been an exception for the football transfer window as well due to coronavirus pandemic with the dates extended and altered according to season end. This year, the Indian football transfer market has seen a lot of buzz as well with clubs trying to make smart buys in limited budgets.
In the Indian football transfer window, ATK Mohun Bagan, FC Goa and Odisha FC have been the most active ones while Jamshedpur FC, Chennaiyin FC and Hyderabad FC have had coach changes lately as well. While FC Goa appointed Juan Ferrando as their coach early on and hit the market, Chennaiyin and Hyderabad FC have only just found their coaches. Hyderabad, who had Albert Roca as their coach, had to be changed after the Spaniard got an offer from FC Barcelona and moved on. In the European football market, Chelsea have been on a spending spree buying extremely talented youngsters to make up a formidable squad.
Another transfer dealing from Indian Football!
Mohammedan SC have signed left back Munmun Lugun.
DONE DEAL ✅— Mohammedan SC (@MohammedanSC) September 18, 2020
Mohammedan SC bolster their defence with the addition of former Delhi Dynamos and Minerva Punjab FC full back Munmun Lugun 🇮🇳⚽️🏆💪🏻#blackpanthers#missionileague#indianfootball pic.twitter.com/Ehika7SEcf
Deepak Devrani, who has won the I-League twice, has signed with Gokulam Kerala!
Bhuri is now Malabarian!!— Gokulam Kerala FC (@GokulamKeralaFC) September 18, 2020
We have signed rock-solid Deepak Devrani to pep up our defense. Let us welcome the two-time I-League champion to Kozhikode 💪🔥#GKFC #Malabarian #Newsigning pic.twitter.com/cNHmTt8Om9
FC Goa announce the signing of Phrangki Buam.
The 19-year-old has shone in the I-League, Shillong Premier League, Meghalaya State League, and I-League second division.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is says to he is hopefull that Manchester United will make more signings.
"We understand to get further we need to develop what we have and strengthen the team but let’s wait and see if we manage to bring anyone in. I’ve been in dialogue with the club, we’re always discussing and let’s see if we can bring anyone in," Solskjaer said.
Gonzalo Higuain has terminated his contract with Juventus by mutual consent and will move to David Beckham's MLS side Inter Miami.
Borussia Dortmund have spent the summer rebuffing interest from Manchester United and have insisted again and again they will not sell Jadon Sancho.
Here we go!
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon are on their way to London from Madrid ahead of their move to Tottenham Hotspur.
Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon have left Madrid and they’re both flying to London! The deal with Tottenham has been completed. Paperworks also signed. One year loan Bale, permanent deal Reguilon. Medicals already done in Madrid. Announcement soon. Here we go confirmed. ⚪️ #THFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 18, 2020
Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder confirmed rumourers linkning Liverpool's Rhian Brewster for a loan move.
"We are definitely looking to improve. We want to get one at the top of the pitch to give us that quality. We are trying. It is an important area of the pitch. Obviously we have the skipper (Billy Sharp) and David McGoldrick who were involved (on Monday)," Wilder said.
According to Mirror UK, Liverpool are willing to loan out the 20-year-old.
Aridane Santana joins Hyderabad FC after a successful season with fellow ISL side Odisha FC and has penned a one-year deal till the end of the 2020-21 season.
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In Europe, the biggest of the latest transfer deals have been the signing of Kai Havertz by Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen for 71m pounds and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United getting the signature of Donny van de Beek from Ajax Amsterdam. Among the women, Pernille Harder became the most expensive female footballer in the world when she signed with Chelsea