The first transfer period in football was active again. Although Lionel Messi stayed at Barcelona, many giants of Europe added super stars to their squad. The record for this period belongs to Chelsea, who spent 80 million euros on a transfer.
The transfer period of Lionel Messi, which has turned into a snake story, has ended with discussions about “going or staying”.
Although the Catalan team retained their superstar, they parted ways with their striker, Luis Suarez.
Although he met with Uruguayan striker Juventus for a long time, he stayed in Spain and signed a contract with Atletico Madrid.
The last day of the transfer was marked by another Uruguayan player, Edinson Cavani.
The 33-year-old Santrafor, whose contract with Paris Saint Germain expired, signed a 1 + 1-year contract with Manchester United.
The red devils recruited Donny van de Beek, Alex Telles and Facundo Pellistri as well as Cavani during this period.
Manchester City paid 68 million euros to Benfica for the 23-year-old stopper Ruben Dias.
Arsenal added Ghanaian front libero Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid for 50 million.
Chelsea made the most expensive transfer of the summer of 2020.
Frank Lampard’s team recruited Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen for € 80 million.
Separating ways with Cavani, Paris Saint Germain received the testimonial of Mauro Icardi, which he rented last season.
The French team paid 50 million euros for the Argentine footballer.
Another European country where expensive transfers took place was Italy.
Napoli paid Lille 70 million euros for Victor Osimhen.
Juventus transferred Arthur from Barcelona for 72 million euros.
The Catalan giant also recruited Miralem Pjanic from black and white for 60 million euros.