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Europe’s most notable transfers over the last week

Europe’s most notable transfers over the last week

22/07/2016Sport

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Even though the world is waiting for Paul Pogba's record deal to be announced, it's still been an extremely busy week in the transfer market.

A number of stars in the form of Granit Xhaka, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Sadio Mane have already completed moves this summer but the window has certainly burst into life in recent weeks.

And since last Saturday, there has been no let-up with a number of deals being concluded throughout the continent.

So with in that mind, here are the most notable transfers you may have missed.


Alex Song (centre-midfielder)

Joined: Rubin Kazan

Left: FC Barcelona

How much? £5m

Alex Song won 43% of tackles in the Premier League last season, whilst on loan at West Ham United.

Alex Song won 43% of tackles in the Premier League last season, whilst on loan at West Ham United.


Alen Halilovic (attacking midfielder)

Joined: Hamburg

Left: FC Barcelona

How much? £4.25m

Alen Halilovic registered five assists in La Liga last season during a loan spell with Sporting Gijon.

Alen Halilovic registered five assists in La Liga last season during a loan spell with Sporting Gijon.


Mario Gotze (attacking midfielder)

Joined: Borussia Dortmund

Left: Bayern Munich

How much? £22.10m

Mario Gotze becomes the third player in the last three years to return to Dortmund after leaving, Shinji Kagawa and Nuri Sahin are the other two.

Mario Gotze becomes the third player in the last three years to return to Dortmund after leaving, Shinji Kagawa and Nuri Sahin are the other two.


Alvaro Negredo (striker)

Joined: Middlesbrough

​Left: Valencia

​How much? Season-long loan deal

Alvaro Negredo scored five goals in 25 La Liga appearances for Valencia last season.

Alvaro Negredo scored five goals in 25 La Liga appearances for Valencia last season.


Adam Bogdan (goalkeeper)

Joined: Wigan Athletic

Left: Liverpool

How much? Loan

Adam Bogdan made just two Premier League appearances for Liverpool last season, averaging  1.00 saves per game and conceded four goals in the process.

Adam Bogdan made just two Premier League appearances for Liverpool last season, averaging 1.00 saves per game and conceded four goals in the process.


Ragnar Klavan (centre-back)

Joined: Liverpool

​Left: Augusburg

​How much? £4m

As well as being an Estonia-captaining Arsenal fan whose childhood hero was former goalkeeper Mart Poom, Liverpool's fourth signing of the summer shares his birthday with football legend Diego Maradona (October 30).

As well as being an Estonia-captaining Arsenal fan whose childhood hero was former goalkeeper Mart Poom, Liverpool's fourth signing of the summer shares his birthday with football legend Diego Maradona (October 30).


Pablo Piatti (winger)

Joined: Espanyol

Left: Valencia

How much? Loan

Pablo Piatti created 10 chances for Valencia in La Liga last season.

Pablo Piatti created 10 chances for Valencia in La Liga last season.


Emanuele Giaccherini (midfield)

Joined: Napoli

Left: Sunderland

How much? £ 1.2m


N’Golo Kante (midfield)

Joined: Chelsea

Left: Leicester City

How much? £30m

N’Golo Kante recorded the most number of interceptions in the Premier League last season (156).

N’Golo Kante recorded the most number of interceptions in the Premier League last season (156).


Franco Vázquez (striker)

Joined: Sevilla

​Left: Palermo

​How much? £12.75m

Franco Vazquez completed more take-ons (252) than any Serie A player since 2014/15.

Franco Vazquez completed more take-ons (252) than any Serie A player since 2014/15.


Camilo Zúñiga (midfield)

Joined: Watford

​Left: Napoli

​How much? Loan

Camilo Zuniga was successful with 50% of attempted take-ons in Serie a last season.

Camilo Zuniga was successful with 50% of attempted take-ons in Serie a last season.


Ganso (attacking midfield)

Joined: Sevilla

​Left: Sao Paulo

​How much? £8m

Ganso has scored once a created 18 chances for Sao Paulo this season.

Ganso has scored once a created 18 chances for Sao Paulo this season.


There may not have been a £100m deal involving Pogba this week, but the summer is far from over and it’s shaping up to be one of the most memorable transfer windows to date.