Premier League's transfer market bubble set to burst
The financial squeeze put on Premier League clubs by the coronavirus crisis could be felt across the continent in the coming months as the well to fund massive transfer fees runs dry.
Merkel urges tougher rules to end sky-high transfers
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday urged football governing bodies UEFA and FIFA to tighten rules governing transfers and stamp out spiralling record spending on players.
Premier league tranfers XI
Well, it’s all done and sanity can return. Mind-bending figures in millions and cumulatively billions for the entire Premier League will cease to be bandied around. Real football can take centre stage once again. Still we try to makes sense of the best deals, fitting the best new faces into a shape. It’s the Premier League transfers XI. A little heads up, there’s no Romelu Lukaku or Jordan Pickford because they really are not new faces to the Premier League.
Top 20 transfers of the close season
After a record-breaking transfer window in Europe came to a close on Friday in Spain, AFP Sports lists the 20 biggest moves of the summer: