Top 10 Summer Signings of 2020, Transfer Window
1) Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea), ( players transfer 2020 )
The ex Bayer Leverkusen player Kai Havertz is now a Chelsea player. The 21 years old German international plays as an attacking midfielder. Havertz was the main attraction of this transfer window. Likewise, Kai Havertz officially became a Chelsea player when he signed the contract on September 4, 2020. And, the transfer fee was £72M (80M euros). In fact, Havertx was the youth player of Bayer Leverkusen. The quick transfer of Havertz brought many queries in this Transfer Window.
2) James Rodriguez Transfer Window
However, the Columbian attacking midfielder James Rodriguez is now back to the Carlo Ancelotti’s squad. And, James Rodriguez joined the Merseyside club, Everton. Obviously, it was a free transfer. As a result, James Rodriguez reunites with his ex-manager Carlo Ancelotti. And, the Columbian is giving the mind-blowing performance. However, James is one of the attraction of this transfer window.
3) Arthur (Barcelona to Juventus)
Pjanic (Juventus to Barcelona) Transfer Window
Arthur, 24 years old guy from Brazil after spending 2 years in Barcelona joins Juventus this transfer window. And, the well-renowned central midfielder signed 5 years contract with Italian giant Juventus FC. However, Barcelona let Arthur go for £66M pound. In fact, Arthur and Miralem Pjanic was a swap deal. Excluding Miralem Pjanic Juventus paid total of £7.2M for Arthur.
4) Ruben Dias (SL Benfica to Manchester City)
The Portuguese Centre Back Ruben Dias was the other targetted player in which Manchester City won the bid. The 23 years old ex Benfica players joined Manchester City on September 29, 2020. And, the transfer fees of £62M ( 68M euros). Then, Ruben Dias signed 6 years contract with Manchester City. Moreover, Dias was the academy player of the Portuguese club SL Benfica. And, now the Portuguese is playing extraordinarily. However, Pep Guardiola trusts him very much. However, the transfer of Dias to City made this transfer window more interesting.
5) Alvaro Morata (Chelsea to Atletico) Transfer Window
Also, the Spanish striker Alvaro Morata rejoins his ex-club Juventus on loan from Atletico. In 2014, Juventus signed Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid with the transfer fees of 20M euros. Again in 2016, Real Madrid brought him back paying 10M euros more. 1 year later, Real Madrid then sold Morata to English club Chelsea for 66M euros. After spending 2 years in Chelsea, Chelsea sent Morata to Atletico Madrid on loan for 7M euros. In 2020, July 1, Atletico signed Alvaro Morata for 56M euros. And, again after 2 months, Atletico sent Morata to Juventus on loan.
6) Ben Chilwell (Leicester City to Chelsea)
After Chelsea’s transfer ban was removed, Chelsea did a bewildering transfer. As a result, Chelsea signed Timo Werner, Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell. In fact, Ben Chilwell is one of the major signings of Chelsea. And, the 23 years old Chilwell plays in a left-back position. The ex Leicester City full-back joined Chelsea on August 26, 2020, with the transfer fee of £50M. Also, Ben Chilwell is another top signing of this transfer window. Hence, the former Leicester city man is now a Chelsea player. After, this transfer window the left-back plays under frank Lampard.
7) Timo Werner (RB Leipzig to Chelsea) Transfer Window
Also, 2019/20 Bundesliga second top scorer joined Chelsea FC on July 1, 2020. The German striker scored 28 Bundesliga goals. In addition, Werner scored four champions league goals for Leipzig last season. And, Chelsea got the magical finisher for just £47.5M. Werner has signed 5 years contract with Chelsea. And, he will play under the manager Frank Lampard.
8) Thomas Partey ( Atletico to Arsenal)
As usual, Arsenal did a deadline signing again. Gunners signed Atletico’s defensive midfielder Thomas Partey on October 5, 2020. Of course, the deal happened at the last hour of the transfer window deadline. In fact, Arsenal signed Partey in the last hour with the transfer fees of £45M.
9) Victor Osimhen ( Lille to Napoli) Transfer Window
Likewise, the 21 years old Nigerian center forward Victor Osimhen joined the Italian side SSC Napoli on September 1st, 2020. And, the transfer fee is £73.2M. Victor Osimhen spent one year on the French team Lille. Lille had bought the youngster for 23.4M euros from RSC Charleroi on August 1, 2019. After keeping for one year in the club Lille sent him to Italy. Concurrently, Lille made more profit from the player.
However, some of the big deals could not happen. But, these signings were also great. And, if you want to know about the rumors of transfer window 2021, read this. Transfer Window 2021 Rumors.