The transfer window has opened for the majority of top-flight leagues in Europe, with players officially registering with new clubs or moving across the continent after letting their contract expire. Dortmund can finally officially call Andreas Beck and Viktor Fischer their own, after manager GS spent a combined £13.75m on the pair. Both players will be officially unveiled at a press conference tomorrow.
The largest deal completed so far today has been the £8.5m move of Argentian striker Facundo Ferreyra from Valez Sarsfield to Montpellier, though Arsenal’s capture of Lazio defender Stefan Radu for £5.5m raised some eyebrows.
Perhaps the talking point of the day has been Fernando Llorente’s move from Athletic Bilbao to AC Milan on a free, though Spanish Under-21 starlet Tiago has signed for Napoli after letting his contract at Atletico Madrid expire. Italian defender Salvatore Bocchetti has left Russian side Rubin Kazan for Manchester City.
Summer Transfers 2013 - Key Deals £m Holger Badstuber Bayern Munich -> Manchester City 37.5 Antoine Griezmann Real Sociedad -> Liverpool 21.0 Cheick Tioté Newcastle -> Tottenham 20.5 Marek Hamsik Napoli -> Paris SG 17.75 Isco Malaga -> Paris SG 17.5 André Ayew Marseille -> Chelsea 15.75 Pedro Barcelona -> Arsenal 15.75 Gastón Ramirez Southampton -> Tottenham 12.5 Pablo Armero Udinese -> Tottenham 11.5 Stéphane Mbia Queens Park Ran. -> Galatasary 9.25 Facundo Ferreyra Velez Sarsfield -> Montpellier 8.5 Alejandro Gomez Catania -> Lille 7.75 Viktor Fischer Ajax -> Dortmund 7.5 Beñat Manchester City -> Marseille 7.25 Nathan Dyer Swansea City -> Stoke City 7.0 José Bosingwa Queens Park Ran. -> Marseille 6.75 Andreas Beck Hoffenheim -> Dortmund 6.25 Salvatore Bocchetti Rubin Kazan -> Manchester City Free Fernando Llorente Athletic Bilbao -> AC Milan Free Tiago Atletico Madrid -> Napoli Free