Summer Transfer Window - News

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Acailler, Jul 2, 2012.

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  1. So, I've seen this in other places and it's quite handy!

    Every night (not day...I can't get on this place at work anymore...) I will put together all the days transfers and rumors...into one logical place :jericho:

    Today is a long post, most wont be!

    Monday 2nd July 2012:


    Date Player's Name Pos. From Club To Club Fee Contr.
    01/07/2012 Robert Green (Eng) GK West Ham United (Eng) Queens Park Rangers (Eng) Bosman 06/2014
    01/07/2012 Chris Kirkland (Eng) GK Wigan Athletic (Eng) Sheffield Wednesday (Eng) Free 06/2014
    01/07/2012 Vedran Corluka (Cro) RB Tottenham Hotspur (Eng) Lokomotiv Moscow (Rus) Undisc. 06/2015
    01/07/2012 Paul Dixon (Sco) LB Dundee United (Sco) Huddersfield Town (Eng) Bosman 06/2015
    01/07/2012 Ryan Nelsen (NZ) CD Tottenham Hotspur (Eng) Queens Park Rangers (Eng) Free 06/2013
    01/07/2012 Aaron Wildig (Eng) RM Cardiff City (Wal) Shrewsbury Town (Eng) Free ?
    01/07/2012 Niko Kranjcar (Cro) LM Tottenham Hotspur (Eng) Dynamo Kyiv (Ukr) Undisc. 06/2016
    01/07/2012 Marko Marin (Ger) MF SV Werder Bremen (Ger) Chelsea (Eng) Undisc. 06/2017
    01/07/2012 Danny Murphy (Eng) MF Fulham (Eng) Blackburn Rovers (Eng) Bosman 06/2014
    01/07/2012 Marco Reus (Ger) MF Borussia Monchengladbach (Ger) Borussia Dortmund (Ger) Undisc. 06/2017
    01/07/2012 Lukas Podolski (Ger) FW 1.FC Koln (Ger) Arsenal (Eng) Undisc. ?
    01/07/2012 Andrew Johnson (Eng) ST Fulham (Eng) Queens Park Rangers (Eng) Free 06/2014
    01/07/2012 Mladen Petric (Cro) ST Hamburger SV (Ger) Fulham (Eng) Free 06/2013

    Monday, July 2nd, 2012

    01/07/2012 George McCartney (N.Ire) LB Sunderland (Eng) West Ham United (Eng) £? 06/2014
    02/07/2012 Carlos Cuellar (Spa) CD Aston Villa (Eng) Sunderland (Eng) Bosman 06/2014
    02/07/2012 Karim El Ahmadi (Mor) CM Feyenoord (Ned) Aston Villa (Eng) £? 06/2015

    A bit more:

    2 JULY

    Kevin Amankwaah [Rochdale - Exeter] Free
    Pat Baldwin [Southend - Exeter] Free
    Leon Best [Newcastle - Blackburn] £3m
    Danny Blanchett [Burton Albion - York City] Free
    Carlos Cuellar [Aston Villa - Sunderland] Free
    Fabio Da Silva [Man Utd - QPR] Loan
    Ryan Edwards [Blackburn - Rochdale] Loan
    Karim El Ahmadi [Feyenoord - Aston Villa] Undisclosed
    Stephen Elliott [Hearts - Coventry] Free
    Jonathan Grounds [Middlesbrough - Oldham] Free
    Kevin McIntyre [Accrington - Rochdale] Free
    Darren Murphy [Stevenage - Port Vale] Free
    Jennison Myrie-Williams [Stevenage - Port Vale] Free
    Stuart Parnaby [Unattached - Middlesbrough] Free
    Joe Rafferty [Liverpool - Rochdale] Free
    Nathan Ralph [Peterborough - Yeovil] Free
    Anthony Straker [Aldershot - Southend] Undisclosed
    Sam Togwell [S****horpe - Chesterfield] Free
    Gavin Tomlin [Dagenham & Redbridge - Southend] Undisclosed
    Ashley Vincent [Colchester - Port Vale] Free
    Lewis Young [Northampton - Yeovil] Free
    1 JULY

    George McCartney [Sunderland - West Ham] Undisclosed
    Ishmel Demontagnac [Notts County - Northampton] Free
    Paul Dixon [Dundee United - Huddersfield] Free
    Troy Archibald-Henville [Exeter - Swindon] Undisclosed
    Michael Jacobs [Northampton - Derby County] Undisclosed
    Gary Jones [Rochdale - Bradford City] Free
    Shinji Kagawa [Borussia Dortmund - Manchester United] Undisclosed
    Anthony Gardner [Crystal Palace - Sheffield Wednesday ] Free
    Robert Green [West Ham - QPR] Free
    Paul Green [Derby - Leeds] Free
    Anthony Grant [Southend - Stevenage] Free
    Jussi Jaaskelainen [Bolton - West Ham] Free
    Josh Lillis [S****horpe - Rochdale] Free
    Jody Morris [St Johnstone - Bristol City] Free
    Nick Powell [Crewe - Manchester United] Undisclosed
    Rhys Bennett [Bolton - Rochdale] Free
    Darren Jones [Aldershot - Shrewsbury] Free
    Kari Arnason [Aberdeen - Rotherham] Free
    Keith Keane [Luton - Preston] Free
    Rory McArdle [Aberdeen - Bradford City] Free
    Sam Hird [Doncaster - Chesterfield] Free
    Reuben Reid [Oldham - Yeovil] Free
    Ben Burgess [Notts County - Tranmere] Free
    Lewis Grabban [Rotherham - Bournemouth] Undisclosed
    Alex Nicholls [Walsall - Northampton] Free



    Tottenham are set to sign CSKA Moscow's Russia international Alan Dzagoev, according to his father.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Victor Moses is a target for several Premier League clubs
    Wigan have warned Liverpool and Chelsea that they want at least £12m for Victor Moses, 21.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    Paris Saint-Germain are lining up an £8million bid for Chelsea captain John Terry.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is playing down the chances of a move for Arsenal striker Robin van Persie.
    Full story: The Sun
    Croatian striker Danijel Pranjic, 31, says he would be "honoured" to join Everton after leaving Bayern Munich as a free agent.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is available at the right price according to club president Jean-Michel Aulas - and that has put Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool on alert.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Newcastle have agreed a £5m fee with FC Twente for Brazilian defender Douglas, 24.
    Full story: Daily Express
    Chelsea are favourites to capture right-back Maicon from Inter Milan after Real Madrid ended their interest in the Brazilian.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    West Ham are close to a deal for Senegalese defender Abdou Kader Mangane of Rennes.
    Full story: The Times (subscription required)
    EURO 2012

    Andres Iniesta has hailed Spain's Euro 2012 triumph as 'magical and unique'.
    Full story: The Sun
    Spain have changed football with their short passing style and domination of the ball in a style that everyone now wants to copy.
    Full story: El Mundo
    Spain secured their place in history with a ruthless display to make Vicente Del Bosque's side "Kings of Europe and kings of football".
    Full story: Sport - Barcelona
    Arsene Wenger has ruled out leaving Arsenal to replace Laurent Blanc as France manager.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Italy striker Mario Balotelli's shirtless goal celebration has been copied by a striker in Japan.
    Full story: Metro
    Mario Balotelli's agent has rated the 21-year-old striker as the first player to be worth £200m.
    Full story: The Mirror

    Roberto Mancini is set to sign a lucrative four-year contract at Manchester City.
    Full story: Manchester Evening News
    Former Tottenham midfielder Graham Roberts insists that Andre Villas-Boas won't face any dressing room unrest at White Hart Lane.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Marvin Sordell is set to make the GB Olympic squad
    Bolton striker Marvin Sordell has won a surprise call-up to Stuart Pearce's GB Olympic football squad.
    Full story: The Guardian
    Adam Johnson will seek assurances over his Manchester City future when he holds talks with manager Roberto Mancini this week.
    Full story: Metro
    David Beckham insists he will carry on playing for as long as possible even after his Olympic heartbreak.
    Full story: The Mirror
    Jack Butland, 19, is set to be the only member of England's Euro 2012 squad named in Stuart Pearce's Team GB squad for the Olympics today.
    Full story: Daily Telegraph

    A Hungarian TV station decided to recreate every group-stage game at Euro 2012 - using bikini models.
    Full story: Metro
  2. Wow, a lot to read lol. You should just post the high profile ones/ones we know in the transfer thread Dolph made lol. Didn't realise Robert Green was moving though.
  3. Only this first day is long, it's two days combined! Tomorrow will be concise =) Is it possible to stick this thread during the window?
  4. Sure, done. :emoji_slight_smile:
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  5. Also, if anyone wants to throw in any rumors they here, GO AHEAD!
  6. 3rd July 2012

    Richard Logan [Exeter - Wycombe Wanderers] Free
    Lee Angol [Tottenham - Wycombe Wanderers] Undisclosed
    Will Atkinson [Hull City - Bradford City] Free
    Jacob Butterfield [Barnsley - Norwich] Tribunal
    Jamal Campbell-Ryce [Bristol City - Notts County] Free
    Gary Doherty [Charlton Atheltic - Wycombe Wanderers] Undisclosed
    Farid El Alagui [Falkirk - Brentford] Free
    Chris Hackett [Millwall - Northampton] Free
    Oliver Lee [Unattached - Barnet]
    Dennis Oli [Gillingham - Wycombe Wanderers] Undisclosed
    George Porter [Leyton Orient - Burnley] Undisclosed
    Rob Purdie [Hereford United - Shrewsbury Town] Live
    Gregor Roberston [Chesterfield - Crewe Alexandra] Free
    Lathaniel Rowe-Turner [Torquay - Luton] Free
    Matthew Spring [Leyton Orient - Wycombe Wanderers] Undisclosed
    Craig Stanley [Bristol Rovers - Aldershot] Free
    Luke Summerfield [Cheltenham Town - Shrewsbury Town] Free
    Sam Wood [Brentford - Wycombe Wanderers] Undisclosed

    [size=x-large]TRANSFER GOSSIP[/size]

    Man Utd are interested in Moutinho
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Robin van Persie is set to hold talks with Arsenal this week after the club rejected an £8m bid from Juventus for the 28-year-old Dutchman.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    Manchester United are closing in on 25-year-old Porto midfielder Moutinho.
    Full story: The Sun
    West Ham have made approaches for Romelu Lukaku of Chelsea and Inter Milan's Dejan Stankovic.
    Full story: The Times (subscription required)
    Tottenham are lining up a £10m bid for 22-year-old Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge.
    Full story: The Metro
    Arsenal are poised to make a £12m bid to sign France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 25, but face competition from Liverpool and AC Milan.
    Full story: talkSPORT
    Although, according to reports in Liverpool, the Reds are not interested in the Frenchman.
    Full story: Liverpool Echo

    Demba Ba would cost just £7m
    Liverpool are considering a move for Newcastle striker Demba Ba, 27, who is available for only £7m because of a clause in his contract.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    Chelsea are set to bid £4m for Southampton left-back Luke Shaw. The 16-year-old came through the ranks at St Mary's and made his first-team debut in the FA Cup at Millwall last season.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Wigan are lining up a move for Marseille's 30-year-old right-back Rod Fanni.
    Full story: The Sun
    Manchester United and Chelsea target Axel Witsel, 23, could be available this summer after Benfica signalled their intent to sell the Belgium international, although only for a fee in the region of £20m.
    Full story: talkSPORT
    Steven Naismith, 25, is ready to snub West Ham and Blackburn by signing for Everton, as he seeks a move away from Rangers.
    Full story: The Sun
    West Brom are closing in on Sweden international striker Markus Rosenberg, 29, on a free transfer.
    Full story: Daily Star

    Former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas will be unveiled as Tottenham boss on Tuesday.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas asked the referee to end the Euro 2012 final early out of respect for their opponents, Italy.
    Full story: Yahoo Sports
  7. United are linked with everyone atm, that's how much our midfield sucks lol.
  8. Hibs may have potentially made one of their most important signings in years in James McPake.
  9. 4 JULY


    Ryan Austin [Unattached - Kidderminster Harriers]
    Christian Burgess [Unattached - Middlesbrough]
    Lee Croft [Derby - Oldham] Loan
    Lateef Elford-Alliyu [West Brom - Bury] Free
    John Fleck [Rangers - Coventry] Free
    Rene Gilmartin [Watford - Plymouth] Free
    Ashley Hemmings [Wolves - Walsall] Free
    Adam Lockwood [Doncaster - Bury] Free
    Marcus Marshall [Rotherham - Bury] Free
    Matt Mills [Leicester - Bolton Wanderers] Undisclosed
    Steven Naismith [Rangers - Everton] Free
    Oliver Norburn [Leicester - Bristol Rovers] Free
    Freddie Sears [West Ham - Colchester] Free
    Gylfi Sigurdsson [Hoffenheim - Tottenham] Undisclosed
    Garry Thompson [Unattached - Bradford City]
    Aaron Wilbraham [Norwich City - Crystal Palace] Free

    Thursday's gossip column - transfers and rumours


    Robin van Persie's decision not to sign a new contract at Arsenal could pave the way for a £220k-a-week move to Manchester City.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    But Manchester United are also interested in the 28-year-old Dutchman and are hoping they can lure him to Old Trafford.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Mark Hateley has urged Liverpool striker Andy Carroll, 23, to leave Liverpool and join AC Milan saying he would become a better all-round player if he did.
    Full story: talkSPORT
    Italy star Andrea Pirlo has urged Mario Balotelli, 21, to join him at Juventus, after revealing he knows exactly how to get the best out of the Manchester City striker.
    Full story: The Metro
    Sunderland have joined the race to sign Ajax star Vurnon Anita, according to sources in the Netherlands. Newcastle have already had a bid of about £4.5m for the 23-year-old rejected.
    Full story: The Chronicle
    Former Real Madrid star Guti, 35, is training with West Ham ahead of a potential free transfer.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Anderson could be set to return to Portugal
    Benfica are weighing up a move for Manchester United midfielder Anderson, 24, according to reports in Portugal.
    Full story: talkSPORT
    Newcastle United are closing in on the signature of Lille right-back Mathieu Debuchy, 26, despite Inter Milan's attempts to try and hijack the deal.
    Full story: The Metro
    Fulham are ready to move for Blackburn goalkeeper Paul Robinson, 32, after his move to Besiktas stalled.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Roberto Di Matteo says it is wrong to brand his Chelsea side as negative just because they 'parked the bus' in their European Cup ties with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Spain defender Alvaro Arbeloa was so desperate to celebrate their Euro 2012 win with the fans that he resorted to jumping off the team bus.
    Full story: The Metro
  10. Spuds have an absolute star with Siggurdson.
  11. Good buy for spurs, but that just makes it certain Modric is going. PLEASE go to United you Croatian stud.
  12. I guess he'd replace Scholes? I can't see Levy selling to anyone in the PL tbh, unless you pay big big big money.
  13. I doubt he'll care at all as he'll be getting a ton of money. And no he's not a scholes player, Modric is a Lampard type player. Box to box. Iniesta, Xavi, Silva, all of those box to box and concentrate on creating chances, keeping the ball and perhaps goal threats. Scholes now (maybe former Scholes you're right) is the Xabi Alonso, Pirlo type player.

    I'd give you an example of who he'd replace at United but we don't have one single Modric type player apart from Anderson lmao. Our midfield fuckyducks. Kagawa + Modric + Scholes/Carrick is fapworthy.
  14. I honestly thought he played a lot deeper role for Spurs, his stats are terrible for that role then. He should be assisting more if he's playing box to box, I thought he was a sitting back midfielder. The pass before the assist if you will.
  15. Nah they had Sandro for that role. You probably thought that because of how willing Modric is. He is literally box to box which takes incredible stamina. He doesn't go into the attacking box AS much as Van Der Vart for example does for Spurs. Modric still did the stuff Scholes sort of does, go and fetch the ball and start play. But he'll continue it and keep getting the ball wherever he is.

    He does need more goals but his passes make up for that, breathtaking player.
  16. [size=x-large]6 JULY[/size]


    Joe Anyon [Lincoln - Shrewsbury] Free
    David Artell [Crewe - Port Vale] Free
    Gael Bigirimana [Coventry City - Newcastle United] Undisclosed
    Wayne Bridge [Man City - Brighton] Loan
    Adam Clayton [Leeds - Huddersfield] Undisclosed
    Denilson [Arsenal - Sao Paulo] Loan
    Richard Duffy [Exeter - Port Vale] Free
    Jake Forster-Caskey [Brighton - Oxford] Loan
    Asamoah Gyan [Sunderland - Al-Ain] Undisclosed
    Marcus Haber [St Johnstone - Stevenage] Undisclosed
    Matthew Lowton [Sheffield United - Aston Villa] Undisclosed
    Nathaniel Mendez-Laing [Wolverhampton - Peterborough] Undisclosed
    Chris Neal [Shrewsbury - Port Vale] Free
    Charlie Oatway [Unattached - Brighton]
    Chris Weale [Leicester - Shrewsbury] Free
    Jonathan Woodgate [Stoke - Middlesbrough] Free

    [size=x-large]Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours


    Juventus are the new favourites to sign Arsenal striker Robin van Persie, 28, after they moved ahead of both Manchester United and City.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    Theo Walcott is also considering his future with Arsenal, as he enters the final year of his current deal.
    Full story: the Sun

    Victor Moses scored six goals in 39 appearances last season
    Chelsea are hoping to finalise a £10m move for Wigan striker Victor Moses.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    Arsenal are considering a move for Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote, but will refuse to pay the £20m asking price.
    Full story: talkSPORT
    And it appears the Gunners are not the only Premier League clubs monitoring Rennes midfielder Tongo Doumbia, with the player himself saying his agent was currently dealing with offers.
    Full story: talkSPORT
    Manchester United have made a bid in the region of £20m for Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho.
    Full story: Times (subscription required)
    Tottenham are ready to listen to offers for Rafael van der Vaart, 29. A fee of £10m-plus is likely to be enough to capture the Dutch international attacking midfielder.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Spurs are also contemplating bringing former Chelsea, Arsenal and Portsmouth midfielder Lassana Diarra, 27, back to the Premier League, after he was told he could leave Real Madrid.
    Full story: Metro

    Wayne Bridge spent five months on loan at Sunderland
    Brighton want to take Manchester City defender Wayne Bridge on loan next season. The 31-year-old spent the end of last season on loan at Sunderland.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Tottenham's new boss Andre Villas-Boas is heading for a war with Sir Alex Ferguson over Manchester United defender Ezekiel Fryers, 19, who is set to sign for Spurs.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
    Aston Villa could make a move for Sheffield United right-back Matthew Lowton.
    Full story: Daily Express
    Newcastle are set to sign Coventry's 18-year-old midfielder Gael Bigirimana.
    Full story: Independent
    Queen's Park Rangers are preparing an £8m bid for Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng.
    Full story: Daily Mail
    Rangers manager Ally McCoist wants to sign former Celtic striker Craig Beattie as the Ibrox club prepare for life in the Scottish Football League.
    Full story: Daily Record

    Former Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko, 35, is set to return to Chelsea to work under owner Roman Abramovich, according to his current club Dynamo Kiev.
    Full story: Metro
    Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Gylfi Sigurdsson's wage demands were the reason his move to Anfield fell through.
    Full story: talkSPORT
    David Silva is set to commit his future to Manchester City by signing a new five-year contract worth £52m.
    Full story: Daily Star
    Oasis star Noel Gallagher joined Vincent Kompany in modelling Manchester City's new home kit.
    Full story: Manchester Evening News

    Liverpool's new purple third kit has divided opinion among fans, especially the "tribal" panels on the sleeve.
    Full story: The Metro
  17. Bridge to Brighton is a bizarre one IMO, I would have expected a low Prem team to pick him up.
  18. Adam Clayton [Leeds - Huddersfield] Undisclosed -- Very good signing for us that, hopefully he'll be able to get a few more goals than he did for Leeds last season. I've also heard we got him for a figure of around 400/500K.
  19. Not at his wages!!!

    Brighton probably aren't paying anything and City just want him out.
  20. If they wanted him gone, why not buy his contract out? I'm assuming Brighton are picking up 10 - 20 % of his wages. Why not loan him out to a lower prem team with a clause so he can't play against City? You never know he may help knock a few points off your rivals. Seems bizarre to me still, unless there was no interest which would surprise me.
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