De Ligt joins Bayern: A notable transfer

The transfer window is not far from closing. Teams have tried their level best to strengthen their roster. Few have succeeded. Chelsea, with the beginning of the new regime, is keen on signing new blood. They signed Raheem Sterling and also got rid of Lukako. With the signing of Koulibaly in the back, they now have a formidable line-up.

Juventus was keen on signing midfielders and was successful in doing so. Barcelona tried its best to gain its glorious status back. Bayern signed some new players. United is also in the rebuilding stage. In this article, we will shed light on the thinking behind some interesting signings. 

80 million euros deal

Bayern is one of the giants of Europe. Winning 10 Bundesligas in a row and making it to the semi-final stages of the UEFA Champions League regularly, they are a club to reckon with. They are known for doing well in the transfer window. Consistency is their most vital weapon. The footballing fraternity was more than surprised when they decided to release Lewandowski. But they soon found an alternate option in Sadio Mane.

Now Bayern is not known for expensive transfers. They don’t give away hefty sums to sign players. However, the norms have changed as they have signed the Dutch wall De Ligt for a sum of 68 million euros. The reason for that can be the loss of Hummels and Boateng in recent years. The club thrived when the trusted shoulders were present in the back line. So in De Ligt, a defender who scores they are searching for a replacement. Considering the available options, there could have been no one better than the Dutch

Lewa joins the Catalans

In recent years there have been very few better than the Polish when it comes to wearing the number 9 jersey. Lewandowski has nearly achieved and won everything while playing at the Allianz Arena. He had a crucial role to play in Bayern’s success. However, he wanted to taste something different.

That earned him a transfer to Barcelona. He will join hands with his old partner in crime Aubameyang and the newly transferred Raphinha from Leeds..It is said that a good performance here will book a place in history books for the Polish.

Ten Hag’s United 

Last year was a one to forget for the Old Trafford side. They finished out of the top four meaning that they will not be playing the Champions League this year, which is nothing short of a disgrace for the Men in Red. This time around they have made some signings. They have signed the Danish midfielder Eriksen and the Argentinian sensation Lisandro Martinez. These transfers have added value to the squad.

United’s transfer window is full of rumors. There were rumors that they might sign De Jong. The rumors, however, were put to bed by Laporta, saying that there was no chance they were selling the dutch in this transfer window. CR7 was rumored that he was not happy with United and that he is on the verge of leaving the club. Bayern was the rumored destination. But the stakeholders at Munich clearly stated that Ronaldo does not fit into the psychology of the team. He has still not joined United’s training or pre-season camp. Erik has stated that Ronaldo is a major part of his plan and that he is going nowhere.