Transfers Archive

Paco Alcácer – a clear solution and the dilemma in disguise

Barcelona supporters may have trouble in believing this: Paco Alcácer, the fourth forward in their squad, can’t stop scoring after leaving Camp Nou on loan to Borussia Dortmund, a German Bundesliga giant. Under Lucien Favre’s guidance,

Leno is great but the Gunners are no one-man army

As an Arsenal fan myself, I was thrilled when I heard that my club decided to sign Bernd Leno from Leverkusen to compete with Čech and Emi Martínez. Despite the deal, I still believe that

The Bosman ruling and how it changed football

15 December 1995. When you think of places where history might be made in the world of football, you’d think of the games, the players. World cup finals. Record-breaking transfers. Not the European Court of

Rumour Rater: Gotze, Navas and more

Welcome to the first edition of the Rumour Rater, a weekly post in which I round up the latest transfer news from around Europe and offer my opinion. That’s pretty much all I have

Granit Xhaka – a curse or a blessing for Arsenal?

As an Arsenal fan who started supporting the club from 2016, the first transfer which caught my attention was none other than Granit Xhaka, who joined the Gunners from Möchengladbach. To date, there have

“How much you wanna risk?” – An overview of Arsenal’s missing pieces of the transfer puzzle

Frankly speaking, despite the fact that Emery did bring quality players (e.g. Leno, Sokratis, Torreira) to the Emirates, as an Arsenal fan, I’d say, the club’s transfer business is all but a work in

Why having loans with an option to buy is a terrible idea

One of my favored teams, AC Milan, has been very busy when it comes to loans with an option to buy lately. Gonzalo Higuain and Tiemoue Bakayoko are on loan from Juventus and Chelsea

What could have been: A Palermo XI

If you haven’t heard of the Italian team Palermo, I don’t blame you. They’re a fairly poor Italian club based in Palermo, Sicily, and flit in between the Serie A and the Serie B.

Zac’s Top Transfers 2018/19

Well with most of the transfers this window already over I thought that I might as well rank my top five. Now let’s get into it. Short and snappy, I like it! 5. Jorginho