The summer mercato has been closed for a while, but many teams at home and abroad are already preparing for their plans during the coming transfer periods. It continues to rain news and rumors. VoetbalNieuws collects the most important of these every day in this Transfer Hour.
Bee Club Brugge it looks like they will be active in the transfer market in January. There has been a lot of criticism of the defense in recent months and now they would intervene at Blauw-Zwart. Scouting is said to have been put to work to find a new central defender.
KRC Genk has also already put part of his winter transfer plans on the table. Sporting director Dimitri de Condé has announced that in principle no one will be allowed to leave in January unless an offer that cannot be refused is received. Players who still want to leave must also let the club know in time. Preferably by mid-December, says De Condé.
Antwerp I might be able to make a new attempt with an old acquaintance in January. Marc Overmars already tried this in the summer Donny van de Beek to de Bosuil, but the Dutch midfielder then decided to join Manchester United to stay. However, he hardly gets to play there and so a winter transfer would now be inevitable.
Romelu Lukaku found shelter during the summer AS Roma and it didn’t take long before he found his niche there. In the Italian capital they are delighted with the Red Devil. Sporting boss Tiago Pinto is already considering whether Roma can finally take over our compatriot Chelsea. This would require an amount of around 35 million euros, while the resources at Roma are limited.
Bee Manchester City they are already planning their next monster purchase. Pep Guardiola would Florian Wirtz at the top of his wish list. The versatile German seems to fit his vision perfectly and is also making waves this season Bayer Leverkusen. There is a hefty price tag on his arrival, because the 20-year-old will have to cost more than 85 million euros.