European Transfer Window Opens [DD]


TUESDAY 01 JULY 2014: The transfer window has opened for many of Europe’s top leagues, allowing clubs to register new signings ahead of the new domestic season.

Dortmund welcome the arrival goalkeeper Heinz Lindner from Everton in a £2.5m move, and left-back Cimo Röcker from Werder Bremen for £190k in their only incoming deals.

Leaving the club are winger Jakob Blaszczykowski who moved to Marseille for £6m, and left-back Taye Taiwo swaps places with Lindner in heading to Everton in a £2m deal.

With the FIFA World Cup still in progress, and the UEFA U19 Championship following immediately after, large deals are expected to go through for stand-out performers as the summer goes on. Here are some of the key deals that went through today:

PLAYER               FROM              TO                 £m

Lucas Leiva          Liverpool         ->  Tottenham      42.0
Vurnon Anita         Newcastle United  ->  Liverpool      24.0
Mario Mandzukic      Bayern Munich     ->  Tottenham      19.25
Xherdan Shaqiri      Bayern Munich     ->  Arsenal        18.25
Henrik Mkhitaryan    Shakhtar Donetsk  ->  Manchester C.  11.75
Gökhan Inler         Napoli            ->  Liverpool      11.25
Miroslav Stoch       Fenerbahce        ->  Arsenal        11.25
James Tomkins        West Ham United   ->  Liverpool      11.0
Aleks Ignjovski      Werder Bremen     ->  Liverpool      10.5
Magnus Eikrem        Basel             ->  Tottenham       9.75
Néstor Araujo        Cruz Azul         ->  Anji Makhach.   9.25
Vladimir Weiss       Pescara           ->  Sunderland      9.0
Sebastián Coates     Liverpool         ->  Arsenal         8.5
Juan Cuadrado        Udinese           ->  Chelsea         8.5
Edgar Prib           Fürth             ->  Monaco          8.25
Matías Silvestre     Palermo           ->  Manchester U.   8.0
Jack Collison        West Ham United   ->  Stoke City      8.0
Hiroki Sakai         Hannover          ->  Sunderland      7.5

Some deals are rumoured to be taking place soon:

PLAYER               FROM              TO                 £m
Gervinho             Arsenal           ->  Bayern Munich  10.0
Bojan                Barcelona         ->  Bayern Munich   6.5
Ricky v.Wolfswinkel  Chelsea           ->  Newcastle Utd   6.0
Moritz Leitner       Bor. Dortmund     ->  Roma            5.5