we listed to you the most exciting football transfers of 2020:
Disasi Joins Monaco in a £13 Million Deal
Axel Disasi joined Monaco after a transfer from Reims in a £13M deal. Before the COVID 19 pandemic, he had helped his former team finish 6th place. The former France youth international was ranked as one of the best young performers in the division last term. Several football teams were after this young football star who is 22 years among them Roma, Southampton, and Wolves. Disasi opted to join Niko Kovac’s team entering into a long-term contract with AS Monaco. Paul Mitchells, the sports director, was happy with this signing saying that his maturity, qualities as a defender, and experience in the French League would be great assets for the next 5 seasons.
William Saliba Will Be Playing for Arsenal Next Season
Willian Saliba is now a goner after Arsenal signed him on a long-term deal from Saint-Etienne. The 18-year-old will, however, start playing for the Gunners in the 2020/21 season. He is to go back on loan to Saint-Etienne for the 2019/20 season. Sky Sports News reports that Arsenal will invest £27M to pay Saint-Etienne for the centre-back. Mike Arteta Arsenal’s head coach may utilise William’s skill to develop a stronger team.
Hakim Ziyech- Latest Chelsea Signing
Football legend Hakim Ziyech will now be playing in the Premier League under a new signing from Chelsea football club. The Moroccan International Moved from Ajax at a fee of £33.3 Million. Although he is a fully registered Chelsea player, Ziyech will not play during the 2020/21 season. All he can do now is train with the first-team Blue’s squad and wait for his first call of duty in the next season. Currently, he still does not have an official number. Chances are that he may end up with no.22 or no.10 based on his football history.
Nathan Ake Moves to Man City
Even though there were rumours that Man United and Chelsea were after Nathan Ake, the football star opted to join Man City. City paid £41 million for Ake’s transfer from Bournemouth. Nathan who is 25 signed a 5 year deal with the top Premium League club. Ake was happy to join Man City saying that it has been the best side of England for the last 10 years and it has always been his dream to be part of the team. He was also full of praises for Pep Guardiola saying that the manager’s success was unbelievable and he also has an inspiring football style.
Manchester United Bags Odion Ighalo
Manchester United was excited to complete the transfer of Odion Ighalo Nigerian striker on loan. The talented player is moving from Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and will be part of United until the season ends. Even though he is not staying at the club for long, Ole Gunnar is positive that his experience as a centre-forward will be valuable to the team. The Nigerian striker has scored 131 goals across his career so far. He is also known for finishing as a top scorer during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Luke Matheson Leaves Rochdale for Wolves
In a deal that is worth £1 million, Luke Matheson is now a Wolves team member after leaving Rochdale. The teenager defender, however, will remain at Rochdale on loan until the end of the season. Matheson has played 15 games for the League one Club and his most notable goal was the one he scored against Manchester United in the EFL Cup. At 15, he was the youngest-ever first-team player for Rochdale. Kevin Thelwell, Wolves’ sporting director said that he was a worthwhile addition thanks to his experience even though he is still young, his energy levels and ability to sprint and recover continually.
Alvaro Morata Joins Atletico Madrid from Chelsea
Alvaro Morata will be leaving the Premier League to join Atletico Madrid. Chelsea will be getting a decent sum for this transfer as the La Liga heavyweights will be paying £50.4M for the strike. Initially, Morata will be joining Atletico Madrid on an 18-month loan deal. This is said to be one of the most expensive transfers. He will be playing number 8 for his Atletico Madrid team. The striker also plays for the Spain national team and has hundreds of goals to his name.