Robin van Persie
A surprising, sudden move that nobody saw coming, the Dutch striker has left Arsenal to join Manchester United for a reported 20 million pounds ($31.3 million). The Red Devils now employ the services of Van Persie, Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck, and Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez.
One of the belated moves from last week, the Spanish midfielder joins Arsenal from Malaga for a reported 15 million pounds ($23.6 million).
After much speculation over his future, the Brazilian midfielder will join Paris-Saint Germain (PSG) at the start of the January transfer window. Lucas was believed by many to be THE target of the summer for Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United.
The controversial Uruguayan forward has quelled rumors of a departure from Liverpool after signing a new contract with the club.
Joe Allen/Oussama Assaidi
And speaking of Liverpool, the Reds have signed two midfielders in the last few days. Joe Allen played for new Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers at Swansea last season and Moroccan international Oussama Assaidi will join the club from Holland’s Herrenveen.
The veteran Welsh forward completed a move to Cardiff City (his boyhood club) last week and signed a two year deal. Liverpool defeated Cardiff in the Carling Cup final this past season.
The veteran French striker who has spent a large portion of his career in England became a free agent this summer and signed a one year deal with Sunderland.
After a relatively quiet summer, Manchester City signed the former Everton midfielder to a five year deal on a 12 million pound ($18.8 million) transfer fee.
Chelsea have loaned the Belgian striker out to West Bromwich Albion for the upcoming season after purchasing him from Anderlecht last summer.
Arsenal have also loaned out a player they purchased last summer. The young Japanese standout played for Bolton last season and will join Wigan this season.
One year after signing a lucrative deal with Malaga, the Dutch center back has returned to his native Netherlands to play for Feyenoord.
The Brazilian midfielder spent last season on loan with Galatasaray and will return there on loan again this season.
The Chile international failed to find a permanent spot in Roberto Mancini’s side at Manchester City and has now completed a permanent move to Fiorentina in Italy.
After spending last season on loan with Valencia from Real Madrid, Canales has completed a permanent move and signed a five year deal with Valencia.
Another Real Madrid prospect has left as well. The 22 year old Joselu will join Hoffenheim in Germany on a four year deal.
The Colombian defender will join AC Milan on loan this season from Villareal.
The Swedish center back signed a one year deal with Villareal after his current deal with Olympiakos expired this summer.
The Brazilian international was released by Marseille and signed with St. Etienne.
The former Levante striker completed a 3.5 million Euro ($4.3 million) move to Wigan.
The Swedish striker signed a three year deal with West Bromwich Albion.
The Turkish international has been loaned to Blackburn for the upcoming season from Galatasaray.
The defensive midfielder has left Ajax and signed a five year deal with Newcastle.
The Nigerian goalkeeper will join Maccabi Tel Aviv on loan this season from Lille.
The American midfielder has left cash strapped Rangers in Scotland and joined Sweden’s Helsingborgs.
The Guatemalan midfielder announced that he will leave Chicago Fire in January to join SC Heerenveen.