Football Transfer News September 21: Hyderabad FC announced the signing of Spanish striker Fran Sandaza. He played La Liga 2 and Copa del Rey in the 2019-20 season. Federico Gallego has renewed his contract with NorthEast United FC. Arsenal have signed goalkeeper Alex Runarsson from Dijon on four-year deal. Juventus have submitted offer to sign Alvaro Morata from Atletico Madrid, who are considering the sell with Luis Suarez signing on the heels, according to transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano. Wolves are all set to sign Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo on a permanent deal until June 2025, according to Romano. Chennaiyin FC announce the signing of Bosnia and Herzegovina central defender Enes Sipovic.
Kerala Blasters are close to signing Gary Hooper while they are going for three to four other players under the foreigners category. ATK Mohun Bagan FC signed Bradden Inman from A-League’s Brisbane Roar for an undisclosed transfer fee. Inman had a year left on his contract for which the Kolkata club paid the transfer money. Barcelona’s Arturo Vidal, on the other hand, is in Milan to complete the move to Inter and will reunited with his former Juventus coach Antonio Conte.
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.
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.
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