The World Cup is over and the clubs are back in focus. It will be especially interesting in the transfer market, which has opened up again.
Since the new year, clubs in the major European leagues have been able to buy and sell players again. The transfer window is open until January 31. Some Bundesliga clubs have also become active. Transport news in t-online im live tape.
The star of the Netherlands national team before moving to Atletico
Memphis Depay will leave FC Barcelona in the winter transfer window. This was reported by informed transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano on Twitter. Accordingly, Atletico Madrid would like to sign the striker, who played for the Netherlands in the Qatar World Cup. Depay is also not averse to this, but the agreement between the two parties is still pending.
In the current season, Depay has played only four times for Barcelona – but also due to injury. With Robert Lewandowski, a striker was signed before the season, which greatly reduces the chances of Depay being used.
Leverkusen signs a Belgian talent
Bayer 04 Leverkusen signed Belgian talent Noah Mbamba. WorkSelf announced this Saturday afternoon via Twitter. The 18-year-old midfielder moves to Leverkusen with immediate effect. The club’s website quoted sporting director Simon Rolfes as saying, “Noah Mbamba is one of the greatest talents in his position as a midfielder. He has excellent technique, long and pace.”
Mbamba himself also made the first statement. “I love German football and Bayer 04 is known for providing the best opportunities for young players to reach the highest level of football. I’m really looking forward to the years to come here on the Rhine.” The 1.87-meter man has signed a long-term contract until 2028.
He jumped into the Brugge squad at the age of 16 and became the youngest player in the Champions League in October 2021. However, he has not played any Champions League matches this season. In addition to Leverkusen, major international clubs such as Manchester City, Chelsea and Barcelona may have been after the young star.
FC Augsburg signed Croatian players
Augsburg signed another young Croatian player one day after striker Dion Belgo (20). Under-21 international David Colina (22) joins the Bundesliga club from HNK Hajduk Split. According to the club, Colina’s contract runs until June 30, 2027. No official information has been given about the fee for the full-back, whose contract at Split expires in the summer of 2023.
Managing Director Stefan Reuter said: “With David Collina, we were able to sign a young winger who can take on different positions. The team will benefit not only from his flexibility, but also from his dynamism and commitment.”
Reuter announced the commitment of fellow countryman Colina Belgo (NK Osijek) on Friday. He also signed a contract until June 30, 2027. FCA had previously brought Arne Engels (19) to Swabia from Belgian second-division club NXT.
HSV is on loan for Cologne player Noah Katerbach
Hamburger SV announced the transfer of Cologne player Noah Katerbach on Saturday morning. The national under-21 player will be loaned to the second division team until the end of the season. The 21-year-old has been on loan to FC Basel for the past six months, but the loan ended early in the winter.
The professional left back plays for 1. FC Köln since 2019 and comes from his youth. At Hamburger SV, he must now help reach the Bundesliga at the fifth attempt. At the winter break, HSV is second in the table, but the lead is on third by just one point.
OFFICIAL: Former Bundesliga star Wout Weghorst has joined Manchester United
Former German Wolfsburg player Wout Weghorst is expected to join Manchester United on loan in the Premier League. As the Premier League champions announced on Friday night, the Dutch striker will be loaned out by league rivals FC Burnley until June, when he still has a contract until 2025. The 30-year-old striker played on loan at Besiktas Istanbul.
In Manchester United, Weghorst, who scored two goals for the Dutch national team at the World Cup in Qatar, meets his compatriot in coach Eric Ten Hag. “I’ve played against the club in the past, it’s a great feeling to now have the opportunity to don the famous red shirt. I’ve seen United’s progress this season under Erik ten Hag and I can’t wait to be involved in helping bring the team closer to their goals,” said Weghorst, according to the announcement. club.