Summer Transfers 2020-2021 - Confirmed moves in all top leagues

With the 2019-20 season having finally crawled over the finish line after an abrupt pause due to the coronavirus crisis, the focus now shifts to the summer transfer window, with clubs

aiming to build – or in the case of some, rebuild – and strengthen their squads for the upcoming campaign.

This summer transfer window looks to be one of the most unique windows in history and that is due to the big elephant in the room: the COVID-19 pandemic. The financial implications brought upon the footballing world has been immense, with even Europe's elite clubs tipped to be short on funds.

With that in mind, this article is your one-stop-shop for confirmed transfer deals. First, let us take a quick look at the key info for this summer window.

Transfer deadline dates in Europe

The transfer window does not open and shut close simultaneously across the world's major leagues. Here are when the top European leagues open their transfer business (source: FIFA Transfer Match System):

  • Premier League - Transfer window opens: July 27. Transfer window closes: October 05 for international deals and on October 16 for domestic-only signings. 

  • La Liga - Transfer window opens: August 4. Transfer window closes: October 5. 

  • Serie A - Transfer window opens: September 1. Transfer window closes: October 5

  • Bundesliga - Transfer window opens: July 15. Transfer window closes: October 5. 

  • Ligue 1 - Transfer window opens: TBC. Transfer window closes: TBC

  • Primeira Liga - Transfer window opens: August 3. Transfer window closes: October 25.

  • Eredivisie - Transfer window opens: TBC. Transfer window closes: TBC.

  • Belgian Division A - Transfer window opens: July 7. Transfer window closes: August 31.

  • Super Lig - Transfer window opens: August 4. Transfer window closes: October 5.

  • Scottish Premiership - Transfer window opens: July 14. Transfer window closes: October 5.

Transfer deadline dates in America

South and North American leagues are a source of great excitement for lovers of the beautiful game, with teams from the Superliga Argentina, the Brasileirao, Liga MX, and MLS boasting great fanbase. Here is when those clubs can do business in the transfer window (source: FIFA Transfer Match System):

  • Superliga Argentina - Transfer window opens: July 7. Transfer window closes: September 28.

  • Brasileirao - Transfer window opens: October 13. Transfer window closes: November 9.

  • Liga MX - Transfer window opens: June 14. Transfer window closes: September 5.

  • Major League Soccer (MLS) - Transfer window opens: August 12. Transfer window closes: October 29.

Transfer deadline dates in women's soccer

With women's soccer growing in popularity over the years, several fans will curious to see when and how their favorite teams will strengthen their squads. Here are the key dates:

  • NWSL – Transfer window opens: August 3. Transfer window closes: September 2.

  • FA WSL – Transfer window opens: June 19. Transfer window closes: September 10.

  • Frauen Bundesliga – Transfer window opens: July 15. Transfer window closes: October 5.

  • Division 1 Feminine – Transfer window opens: July 1. Transfer window closes: September 18.

  • Primera Division – Transfer window opens: August 5. Transfer window closes: October 5.

  • Westfield W-League – Transfer window opens: September 30. Transfer window closes: December 22.

Top 20 European teams – 2020-21 Summer Transfer window

AC Milan

Transfers in: Simon Kjaer, Alexis Saelemaekers, Pierre Kalulu

Transfers out: Suso, Gustavo Gómez

Ajax

Transfers in: Antony, Mohammed Kudus, Maarten Stekelenburg, Lisandro Magallán

Transfers out: Hakim Ziyech, Kik Pierie (loan), Benjamin van Leer, Bruno Varela, Ryan Babel

Arsenal

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: TBA

Atletico Madrid

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: TBA

Barcelona

Transfers in: Miralem Pjanic

Transfers out: Arthur, Marc Cucurella, Arda Turan (contract ends)

Bayern Munich

Transfers in: Leroy Sane, Tanguy Nianzou

Transfers out: Lars Lukas Mai (loan), Philippe Coutinho (end of loan), Ivan Perisic (end of loan), Álvaro Odriozola (end of loan)

Benfica

Transfers in: Pedrinho

Transfers out: TBA

Borussia Dortmund

Transfers in: Thomas Meunier, Jude Bellingham

Transfers out: Ömer Toprak, Leonardo Balerdi (loan), Mario Gotze, André Schürrle, Eric Oelschlägel, Achraf Hakimi

Chelsea

Transfers in: Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner

Transfers out: Mario Pasalic, Nathan, Danilo Pantic (loan)

Inter Milan

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: TBA

Juventus

Transfers in: Arthur, Félix Correia

Transfers out: Miralem Pjanic, Erik Gerbi, 

Liverpool

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: Dejan Lovren, Nathaniel Clyne, Andy Lonergan, Adam Lallana

Man City

Transfers in: Yan Couto

Transfers out: Leroy Sane, Ko Itakura (loan), Aleix Garcia, David Silva

Man United

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: Cameron Borthwick-Jackson

PSG

Transfers in: Mauro Icardi (permanent deal), 

Transfers out: Adil Aouchiche, Tanguy Nianzou, Thomas Meunier, Edinson Cavani, Thiago Silva, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

Porto

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: TBA

Real Madrid

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: Achraf Hakimi, Javi Sanchez, Luca Zidane

Roma

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: Grégoire Defrel, Maxime Gonalons, Silvio Anocic, Stefano Greco, Matias Nani

Sporting CP

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: Jérémy Mathieu (retired)

Tottenham

Transfers in: TBA

Transfers out: Jan Vertonghen, Michel Vorm

Top confirmed transfers by day

July 31

- Victor Osimhen - Lille to Napoli, $82M


July 27

- Adam Lallana - Liverpool to Brighton, free transfer

- Dejan Lovren - Liverpool to Zenit St Petersburg, $14.2M