A summer full of surprises! Here’s a look at the confirmed & mooted football transfers of summer 2019

Published on 28th Oct 2020 by BlogBuster Editorial Team

Fantastic football targets have always attracted the attention of top clubs. It is the most amazing time of the year for the fans, who look forward to their favourite teams reinforcing the team, refreshing the squad or simply adding firepower! Here are the top football transfer targets of summer 2019

1. Mats Hummels

Team: Bayern Munich

Position: Defender - Centre-Back Midfielder

Transferred to Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund’s defence is going to get significantly better with their new player, Mats Hummels in the team. The Germany international has also moved to Borussia Dortmund earlier from Bayern back in 2008 and then again joined Bayern and has also won three Bundesliga titles with a domestic double during his time at the Allianz Arena. Hummels has reportedly rejected Manchester United to join hands with Borussia Dortmund in a £33 million deal. We can say that it is an astute move  for Borussia Dortmund!

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2. Frenkie De Jong

Team: Ajax

Position: Central Midfield

Transferred to FC Barcelona

The 21-year-old Netherlands international player is all set to join FC Barcelona in a €75 million deal and is reportedly signing a contract for 5 years on 1st July. It’s said that Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain were also interested in signing De Jong. But,  FC Barcelona takes the cake by cracking the deal with the highest bid and announcing it on twitter saying  “New player coming this summer”.

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3. Eden Hazard

Team: Chelsea

Position: Forward - Left Winger

Transferred to Real Madrid

Even with Chelsea banned from signing players for the next two transfer windows, no one can say no to Real Madrid. Eden Hazard has joined the Spanish outfit on a 5 year contract with the deal valued as high as £ 130 million. Eden leaves Chelsea bagging six major trophies in seven years, with 110 goals. A win- win for Real Madrid to have him in the team we would say!

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4. Luka Jovic

Team: Frankfurt

Position: Centre-Forward

Transferred to Real Madrid

It is a busy off-season for Real Madrid, as 21-year-old Serbia international striker Luka Jovic has signed with the Spanish giants for over €50 million. Luka is one of the stars of the 2018/19 Bundesliga season as well. We are excited to see what Madrid has in store for Jovic!

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5. Daniel James

Team: Swansea City

Position: Forward - Left Winger

Transferred to Manchester United

The 21 year old young winger Daniel James has signed a 5 year-long contract with Manchester United, looking at his terrific performance in the last season with Swansea City and has won 4 caps in total for Wales. Manchester United are excited to have this young talent on board.

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6. Marcos Llorente

Team: Real Madrid

Position: Forward-Defensive Midfield

Transferred to Atletico Madrid

Spanish midfielder, Marcos Llorente, joined the Real Madrid academy in 2008, but was unable to establish himself in the starting XI ahead of superstars such as Isco, Casemiro, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. This year, the young midfielder has moved to rivals Atletico Madrid. He never really got the chance to play much, but we are looking forward to what Atletico Madrid brings out in him.

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7. Lucas Hernandez

Team: Atletico Madrid

Position: Defender

Transferred to Bayern Munich

The 23 year-old defender Lucas is all set to join the Bayern Munich bagging a deal of $90 million. Bayern Munich is on the hunt for fresh talent, and have bolstered their team by transferring some solid defenders for the squad.  Hernandez was a part of the winning team of France at the 2018  World Cup and is reported to be joining Bayern on July 1. He's one of the best defenders in the world and we'd like to see him shine!

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8. Neymar

Team: Paris Saint-Germain

Position:  Forward-Left Winger

Mooted move to FC Barcelona

There have been highlights everywhere, as one of the world's best player is speculated to return to FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona is ready to welcome back the Brazilian superstar Neymar. According to the reports, Antoine Griezmann is also going to be a part of Barça with Neymar.  FC Barcelona never ceases to amaze us with their selection of the players in the transfer windows. We are definitely keeping an eye out on Neymar’s transfer, as he’s the one who’s at the top of everyone’s favourite list!

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9. Antoine Griezmann

Team: Atletico Madrid

Position:  Centre Forward

Mooted move to FC Barcelona

The highly talented Antoine Griezmann is rumoured to move out of Atletico Madrid this summer and is expected to move to FC Barcelona alongside Neymar. Though, Barça is keen on signing both of the fantastic forwards, but are not sure about how they will afford both players. Everyone is looking out at this deal of signing both of the football stars and it is most awaited how Barça will manage to pull this off.

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10. Matthijs De Ligt

Team: Ajax

Position: Centre-Back

Mooted move to FC Barcelona / Juventus / Manchester City

One of the world’s most coveted defenders in the transfer market, De Ligt is in high demand with three clubs in the race to sign him. Reportedly, 19 year-old De Ligt was approached by Barcelona, but they are not  willing to pay him more than former Ajax colleague, Frenkie De Jong. The Dutchman is also Barcelona’s third highest-paid player, other two teams, PSG and Juventus are believed to have offered more money to the talented De Ligt.  Juventus has also started laying  the groundwork to sign Matthijs for their team and are doing everything possible in their hands to get him on board!

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11. Romelu Lukaku

Team: Manchester United

Position:  Centre forward

Mooted move to Inter Milan

After a disappointing season with Manchester United,  26 year-old Lukaku, wants himself out of the team. Inter Milan is still short of € 22 Million. Whereas, if things don't go well with Milan and Lukaku, the Belgian star is keen on joining the Juventus. Whatever it is, we are ready for battle of the teams!

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12. Paul Pogba

Team: Manchester United

Position:  Midfielder

Mooted move to Real Madrid/Juventus

The football sensation Paul Pogba, earlier mentioned that he wants to leave Manchester United by this summer and is wanted by Real Madrid. Paris Saint-Germain has approached United and offered a possibility of direct swapping Neymar for Pogba, but Manchester said that the cost of the swapping of these two commendable players would cost them a bit too much. On the other hand, Woodward doesn't want to let go of Pogba. We are all heart eyes for Pogba and our hearts pumping for the 26-year-old football heartthrob's transfer!

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