Confirmed Transfers

The Rise And Rise Of Carlos Salcedo

Carlos Salcedo’s remarkable rise from unknown youngster training with Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake to representing the Mexico national team with regularity reached another milestone on Sunday. Chivas Guadalajara confirmed that the 22-year-old defender will spend the year on loan with Italy’s Fiorentina.

Christian Benteke Finalizes £27m Move To Somewhere, Probably

Burnley’s a beautiful little market town in Lancashire, England with a population of around 70,000. The UK Government awarded the town the title “Most Enterprising Area in the UK” back in 2013, so Christian Benteke’s initiative in announcing his move to ‘Burnleyl FC’ via Twitter should come as no surprise. 

Man United Made To Wait Even Longer On Paul Pogba After Midfielder Is Suspended

The eagerly anticipated return of Paul Pogba in Manchester United red will go on for at least another five days after the Football Association informed United that the midfielder must serve a one-match ban for a suspension he accumulated in Italy.

Pogba picked up two yellow cards in the Copa Italia, resulting in a one match ban that’s followed him to England. He was cautioned in consecutive matches, the semi-final against Internazionale and the final against Milan, resulting in an automatic one-match ban.

Pep Guardiola’s Search For The ‘New Pique’ Is His Biggest Gamble Yet

Pep Guardiola’s 2009 ‘revolution’ of Barcelona was not so much the invention of a new system, but rather the insistence on a playing style that’d been utilized by great European footballing sides since the mid-1900s. Key to his idea of attacking football was developing a Barcelona side that could attack from any position on the field — Sergio Busquets was promoted from the Barca B squad, Dani Alves was purchased from Sevilla for €29 million and, most importantly, Gerard Pique returned from Manchester United for the ridiculously low price of €5 million.

Paul Pogba Is Finally, FINALLY, A Manchester United Player

Alright, that's it. Nothing to see here. Go back to your daily lives. Paul Pogba will be a Manchester United player. It's finally over. 

Paul Pogba Reportedly Finalizes World-Record Transfer To Manchester United

It’s been the prolonged transfer saga of the summer, there's always got to be one, and it finally looks set to end this weekend: Paul Pogba is ready to undergo his medical at Manchester United and rejoin the club he left in 2012 according to

Man City Edge Barcelona In Pursuit Of Brazil’s Next Big Thing

The Pep Guardiola effect is in full swing at Manchester City with the Citizens beating Barcelona to the signing of 19-year-old Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus.

City and Jesus’ Brazilian club, Palmeiras, have agreed to a £27 million fee with the attacking talent set to stay in Brazil until December. Jesus has been widely touted as the greatest prospect to emerge from Brazil since Neymar — the two will be in action together for the Selecao at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Having Your Barcelona Contract Terminated Hurts

Like a character from a Leo Tolstoy novel, Alex Song is off to the Republic of Tatarstan — a former Barcelona nobleman whose links with high society have been severed.

Alex Song’s career has taken in the sights of beautiful Barcelona, Spain and both West and East London with Arsenal and West Ham United, but the 28-year-old is about to embark on his greatest adventure yet. 

The former Cameroon midfielder has accounted for €23 million worth of transfer fees throughout his career, but his latest move will cost Russian club Rubin Kazan nothing. 

Footballers Should Follow Their Hearts, Not The Money, Says Francesco Totti

Having watched Juventus poach his AS Roma teammate Mirlaem Pjanic for €32 million, Francesco Totti finally lost his cool following the €90 million sale of Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain to the reigning Serie A champions.