The coronavirus has taken a lot of professional football, but still enough players are being transferred this summer. Even now that the first round in the Eredivisie is over, football players are still changing from club. Telesport puts the most important news in a row.
The first transfer period ran from 1 July to 21 July this year. The second is open on 3 August and lasts until 5 October. This is because several European competitions due to corona ended a lot later and clubs have to pass on their European football selections to UEFA on 6 October. Normally, the transfer market closes on 31 August.
SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER
Terell Ondaan on rental basis to NEC
NEC has strengthened itself with Terell Ondaan. The 27-year-old attacker comes across from Grenoble and is rented until the end of this season.
Ondaan went through the youth courses of HFC Haarlem, Ajax and AZ. After that, Ondaan left for Telstar, where he made his debut in paid football. Willem II later attracted him transfer-free and in Tilburg Ondaan got his PhD to the Eredivisie.
Later Ondaan was to be released for Excelsior, BB Erzurumspor, PEC Zwolle and Telstar, after which he signed with Grenoble Foot 38 last year.
Younes for two seasons to Bundesliga
15.42 hours: Former Ajacied Amin Younes returns to the Bundesliga. The 27-year-old outsider of Napoli will play on a rental basis for Eintracht Frankfurt for the next two seasons, which will then be able to recruit him permanently. The German club does not have to pay a rent to Napoli. Younes himself has made a lot of money in order to be able to take action again in Germany.
Younes switched transfer-free from Ajax to Napoli in 2018. However, in the last two seasons, the German could not grow to a fixed value at the Italian club in the past two seasons, among other things due to injuries. Younes previously played for Borussia Mönchengladbach and FC Kaiserslautern in Germany. In 2015 he settled with Ajax.
Volendam welcomes Greek attacker Iatroudis
15.02 hours: FC Volendam and AEK Athens found each other in a lease deal for attacker Giannis Iatroudis (21). The Greek youth international sees Hel Nieuwe Orange as the ideal follow-up step in its development. As a result, Iatroudis will wear the shirt of FC Volendam during the coming season.
“ I am very happy to be able to sign at FC Volendam,” says Iatroudis. “I believe that this is an excellent environment to develop me further, as a player but also as a human being. Im going to give 100% of myself, not only to score goals, but above all to help the team achieve the best possible results. I cant wait to get started.”
“ We have been looking at possible reinforcement of our attacking line for a long time. Giannis has a profile that we still missed: the type of playing point”, says technical director Jasper van Leeuwen about the 1 meter 90 long left-legged striker.
Ludovit Reis finishes season at VfL Osnabrück
13.24 hrs: Ludovit Reis plays the upcoming season not in blue-red, but in purple-white. The 20-year-old midfielder is rented from FC Barcelona until the end of the season by Osnabrück, which opens to the second level in Germany.
Sporty director Benjamin Schmedes is pleased with the arrival of the Dutchman. “Travel can be done at all positions on the midfield and gives our team more flexibility”, says Schmedes on the club site. “He has received a good education and stands out with his quality to conquer balls. And despite his young age, he has already gained the necessary international experience in his previous clubs and in the youth clubs of the Netherlands. We are convinced that he can develop positively as a player at Osnabrück in the 2nd Bundesliga.”
For a large part, Reis completed the youth training of FC Groningen and made his debut in 2017 at the age of 17 for the first team. He played 50 matches in the Eredivisie before switching to FC Barcelona in 2019. Reis was a number of times in the Barcelona competition selection, but played his matches with the B team of the Catalans. Reis is also a fixed value at Jong Oranje.
FRIDAY 2 OCTOBER
VVVV rents Croat Coric from AS Roma
20.14 hrs: Ante Coric will play football at VVV. The 23-year-old Croatian midfielder comes over from AS Roma on a rental basis. VVV has the option to buy it after this season.
Coric was released in youth for Red Bull Salzburg and Dinamo Zagreb. In 2014 he made his debut in the first team of Dinamo, after which four years later he switched to AS Roma. Last season, Coric, who was part of Croatias selection at the 2016 European Championships, played football on a rental basis at Almeria inSpain.
“ Ante is undeniably talented. He made his debut at a high level at an early age and then made the move abroad. A club like Roma has such a wide selection and countless choices. Thats where you really need to be able to profile yourself right away,” says Stan Valckx, technical manager of VVV.
Wouter Burger on a rental basis from Feyenoord to Sparta
17.21 hours: Sparta takes over Wouter Burger from Feyenoord on a rental basis. The 19-year-old midfielder will join the A-selection of trainer Henk Fraser on Monday and will play in red and white striped for the rest of the season.
Director pays football Henk van Ste: “With Wouter Burger we bring in a multifunctional midfielder that provides more opportunities in our selection after the departure of Mohamed Rayhi. Because it can be deployed in multiple positions, we also increase the competition among themselves.”
The TD hopes that this will not be the last feat on the transfer market for Sparta. “Our wish is that we add another attacker to the selection. That will be our priority in the next few days, but we will also depend on the other parties,” says Henk van Ste.
ADO rents Del Fabro from Juventus
12.54 hours: ADO Den Haag gets defensive reinforcement from Italy. The Eredivision Club hires defender Dario Del Fabro for a year of Juventus. The 25-year-old Italian signed a six-year contract in Turin in 2017, but it did not come to a debut in the main power of the Old Dame. Del Fabro has been loaned out over the past few years.
“ We are very pleased to be able to present a central defender in the last week of the transfer window,” says Martin Jol, head of the Technical Heart of ADO. “Dario makes sure that we are more occupied in the back after the departure of OthersTom Beugelsdijk.” ADO is still pointless in the top league after three games.
Del Fabro was born in Sardinia and went to play football at Cagliari. In recent years, the former Italian youth international has played on a rental basis in England, Scotland and home country.
Competitor extra for Bergwijn at Spurs
09.07: Steven Bergwijn has another competitor at Tottenham Hotspur. The English club rents the Brazilian attacker Carlos Vinicius for a year from Benfica. Spurs also stipulated an option to buy. Next year, the club can take over the 25-year-old Brazilian from Benfica for 45 million euros.
Carlos Vinicius was last season shared top scorer of the Portuguese league with eighteen goals. His teammate Pizzi and Iranian Mehdi Taremi of Rio Ave also reached that number. The Brazilian previously played for Napoli and AS Monaco, but he couldnt make much impression there.
At Tottenham Hotspur, Harry Kane is the regular striker, often with Son Heung-min next to him. Former PSVer Bergwijn has to have it from incursions. Trainer José Mourinho needed an extra attacker because of the busy program of the Spurs. The London club also strengthened itself with Gareth Bale, but the Welshman is not available for now because of an injury.
THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER
Xandro Schenk to Saudi Arabia
22.51 hrs: FC Twente player Xandro Schenk immediately continues his career with Al Batin in Saudi Arabia. He just needs medical examinations. Schenk had a contract until the end of this season in Enschede.
Mo Rayhi of Sparta already announced that he is moving to Al Batin. Schenk says on the website of Twente about his transfer: “I obviously have a double feeling when leaving, we started well and I have played everything so far. Sometimes, however, something comes in your path that you think, “Why not?” I wanted to go abroad again and then this is a nice opportunity, it is also an adventure. Im joining the new team right after the weekend. I thank the club and the supporters for the few nice years in Twente. In my first year, after the club was demoted, we immediately returned to the Eredivisie. I wont forget the party we celebrated with the supporters.”
Heerenveen sees Norwegian talent choose AC Milan
13.53 hours: AC Milan has attracted Norwegian talent Jens Petter Hauge. The 20-year-old wing striker comes over from Bodø/Glimt and signed a contract in San Siro until the summer of 2025. Hauge was also in the interest of sc Heerenveen, but the Frisian club was seen when Milan showed interest.
Hauge recently played in San Siro, Milans home port. He had to compete with Bodø/Glimt in the third heat of the Europa League against the Rossoneri (3-2). Hauge did score and impressed the Italian club leadership so much that he now switched to Milan.
The talent made this seasonin the Norwegian league already fourteen goals for Bodø/Glimt, which goes unthreatened and races for the first national title in club history.
VVV-Venlo rents French midfielder Machach from Napoli
11:15 hrs VVV-Venlo rents the Frenchman Zinédine Machach until the end of the season of Napoli. The Limburgers have also negotiated an option to buy on the 24-year-old midfielder.
“ Zinédine is a creative midfielder who has insight and an eye for the cross pass. At Toulouse and Napoli, of course, he has had a fantastic school,” says technical manager Stan Valckx. “He also played the necessary matches in Ligue 1 in France and Serie B in Italy. With this experience, this relatively young midfielder is the necessary reinforcement in the midfield.”
Machach played in youth for the French clubs AS Cannes, Olympique Marseille and Toulouse. He made his debut at Toulouse in May 2015 in Ligue 1, and in January 2018 Machach moved to Napoli, which rented him to Carpi, Crotone and Cosenza for the past year and a half.
WEDNESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER
Paqueta swaps AC Milan for Olympique Lyon
19.52 p.m.: Brazilian international Lucas Paqueta exchanging AC Milan for Olympique Lyon. The French club paid EUR 20 million for the midfielder, who signed a five-year contract.
The 23-year-old Paqueta, now eleven international, came across from Flamengo to AC Milan in January. He didnt know how to become a fixture at the Italian club.
“ I wish him all happiness. He is an excellent footballer and I told him to keep faith in his own qualities,” said Milan coach Stefano Pioli.
Van Hooijdonk by NAC
17.19 p.m.: It has been a hot issue at NAC Breda in recent weeks, but Sydney van Hooijdonk has decided to stay loyal to the club and to hunt for promotion to the Eredivisie with the Bredase club.
Van Hooijdonk initially planned to turn his back on the club because he felt too little confidence, but in recent weeks it was very convincing with four main goals and two assists in four matches.
NAC then entered into a conversation with the son of club legend Pierre van Hooijdonk, so the young striker changed his mind and remained faithful to the Bredase club.
William II rents Romeny from NEC
12:20 h. Willem II strengthens with Ole ter Haar Romeny from NEC. The 20-year-old attacker is initially rented for one season, but Willem II has stipulated an option to buy.
NEC and Willem II previously used this construction with Mike Trésor Ndayishimiye, who, as a mercenary in Tilburg, made such an impression that Willem II finally took over him.
Ter Haar Romeny, who uses only the second part of his surname as a footballer, is a NEC self-trained player who has been in the club since 2011 after being scouted at DVOL in Lent.
Chelsea rents midfielder Barkley to Aston Villa 12:00 noon Chelsea rents Ross Barkley to Aston Villa for the rest of this season. Under trainer Frank Lampard, the 26-year-old midfielder could not count on a base spot and had to do it mainly with incursions.
Barkley switched from Everton to Chelsea in early 2018. He scored 11 goals in 86 matches. Barkley is 33-fold English international.
Aston Villa has started well on the season and has 6 points after 2 duels.
TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER
City buys defender Fofana for over 40 million euros
21.25 hours: Leicester City has joined Wesley Fofana. The 19-year-old defender comes across from Saint-Étienne, which receives over 40 million euros for him.
Fofana still needs medical examination, says Leicester City. The French defender arrived five years ago in the youth training of Saint-Étienne. He is seen in France as one of the greatest talents of his generation.
Leicester City has started the season well. After three duels, the club is still in the Premier League without losing points.
Consolation Ekong to Watford
18.42 pm: William Troost-Ekong continues his career at Watford, England. He signed a five-year contract with the club that demoted from the Premier League last season.
The 27-year-old Troost-Ekong was born in Haarlem, the son of a Dutch mother and Nigerian father. The defender played in the past seasons for Udinese in Serie A. Troost-Ekong is international of the Nigerian national football team.
The defender played in the Netherlands for FC Groningen and FC Dordrecht.
MONDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
Eintracht confirms arrival Hrustic of FC Groningen
21.25 hrs: Ajdin Hrustic leaves FC Groningen for Eintracht Frankfurt. The midfielder from Australia has a contract for threeyear signed, as reports his new German club.
The 24-year-old Hrustic came to FC Groningen four years ago. Eintracht Frankfurt pays about EUR 1 million for him, as several media know.
Union Berlin hires goalkeeper Karius of Liverpool
18.24 hours: Goalkeeper Loris Karius continues his career at 1 FC Union Berlin in the Bundesliga. The 27-year-old goalkeeper arrives on a rental basis from Liverpool, where he lost playing time after his blunders two years ago in the Champions League final against Real Madrid (1-3).
Karius has to compete with Andreas Luthe at Union Berlin. Liverpool has rented the German goalkeeper to the Turkish Besiktas for the past two seasons.
First Israeli footballer under contract at Arab club
13.38 hours: For the first time in history, an Arab club has signed an Israeli footballer. Diaa Sabia, a 28-year-old attacking midfielder, moves for 2.5 million euros from Guangzhou R&F, the Chinese club of trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst, to Al-Nasr.
The football club from the capital Dubai of the United Arab Emirates has already put online footage of Sabia at the Al-Maktoum Stadium. The footballer was born in northern Israel and is of Palestinian origin.
The special transfer appears to be a direct result of the agreements recently concluded between Israel on the one hand and the Gulf States of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates on the other. Under the watchful eye of US President Donald Trump, Arab countries normalized their relationship with Israel.
Sabia is tenfold international of the Israeli national team.
Manchester City buys Portuguese defender Dias from Benfica
10:14 hours Manchester City takes over central defender Rúben Dias from Benfica. The English top club pays 68 million euros for the Portuguese international plus a bonus of 3.6 million euros.
At the same time, defender Nicolás Otamendi is taking the opposite route for an amount of EUR 15 million. The 32-year-old Argentine played five seasons for City.
Dias (23) has been playing in Benficas main power since 2017. He was the base player in the Portuguese team last year in the Nations League against Orange finals and was then named man of the match.
With the million-dollar deal, the English top club hopes to solve its defensive problems. On Sunday, the team of trainer Pep Guardiola went down hard in the Premier League against Leicester City (2-5).