In an eventful day for the transfer market, several high-profile deals were finalized. With players making their moves to new clubs. Let’s take a closer look at the major transfer news and movements that took place.
Granit Xhaka Completes Move to Bayer Leverkusen:
After a long-standing agreement reached in May, Granit Xhaka’s transfer to Bayer Leverkusen has now been officially confirmed. The clubs have given the green light, following the completion of the Rice deal. According to various reports Arsenal will receive a fee of €25 million for the Swiss midfielder. Xhaka is set to join Leverkusen on a five-year deal until June 2028.
Manchester United Increase Bid for André Onana:
In their pursuit of André Onana, Manchester United have improved their initial bid. The new offer, including add-ons, is worth €50 million. With around €45 million upfront and an additional €5 million in potential add-ons. While Inter Milan had been demanding a €60 million package, sources suggest that €55 million could be the figure that makes the deal happen. Personal terms have been agreed upon between Onana and Manchester United for a long-term contract.
César Azpilicueta Joins Atlético Madrid Transfer News
In a surprising move, César Azpilicueta, the former Chelsea captain, has become the latest addition to the Atlético Madrid squad. Chelsea terminated the contract of the experienced defender, allowing him to join Atlético Madrid on a free transfer. Azpilicueta’s arrival will provide a significant boost to Atlético’s defensive ranks.
Arda Güler Secures Transfer to Real Madrid (News)
Real Madrid has made an exciting signing, acquiring Turkish top talent Arda Güler from Fenerbahçe. The 2005-born midfielder has joined Los Blancos on a permanent deal, signing until June 2029. Unlike some transfers which get delayed by a year Güler’s move will take place immediately. The transfer fee structure includes €20 million upfront, €10 million in performance-based bonuses, and a 20% sell-on clause.
These transfers mark notable moves in the ever-evolving world of football. As clubs aim to strengthen and their squads ahead of the upcoming season. Fans of various clubs will eagerly await the performances of these players as they don new jerseys and embrace fresh challenges in their careers.