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Gareth Bale unveiled at Real Madrid

La Liga 2013 Summer Signings

Posted on 3 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

With the economic situation in Spain worsening, the only two clubs not showing it in the La Liga are Barcelona and Real Madrid, with the signings of Neymar and of course Gareth Bale, the most expensive player this summer and in history if you disregard inflation. More

Joao Moutinho, James Rodriguez

FC Porto – Champions Forever While Selling Everyone

Posted on 30 May, 2013, by in Soccer

The amazing success of Porto in the Portuguese league continues, winning nine league titles in the last 11 seasons, keeping their dominance in Portugal despite their habit of selling their best players (at incredible prices) after (usually) only a season or two of making the most of their arrivals, with James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho leaving to Monaco being the latest expensive examples. More

Demba Ba Chelsea

English Premier League 2013 January Transfer Window Signings

Posted on 1 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

Not the busiest of transfer windows, but still with a few notable moves, as every January brings us – Liverpool purchasing Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea and Philippe Coutinho from Inter; Newcastle raiding the French league, Chelsea buying Demba Ba; Arsenal landing Nacho Montreal from Malaga and QPR, also very busy, signing Christopher Samba. More

Fernando Torres

Premier League – How Much is a Goal Worth

Posted on 4 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

With transfer fees going up and up, especially for striker who later on don’t go on to justify the price that was paid for them or the wages they receive, the cost of an actual goal scores by most of them is on a constant rise. Yes, each Fernando Torres or Andy Carroll goal is sometimes more precious than gold. More

No one Does Business like FC Porto

Posted on 5 Sep, 2012, by in Featured

Another season in which FC Porto needs to sell their biggest star isn’t a surprise to anyone. Maybe the price, something around €60 million paid by Zenit for Brazilian forward Hulk, is somewhat of a surprise, and the destination, instead of the Premier League, could be surprising as well. More

Thiago Silva

10 Most Expensive Football Transfers in Summer 2012

Posted on 2 Sep, 2012, by in Featured

Who would have guessed three years ago that Paris Saint-Germain will have three players in the top 10 most expensive signings of the 2012 summer transfer window? Despite big names like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robin van Persie and Eden Hazard, the most expensive deal was to get Thiago Silva of AC Milan. More

Arsenal – Arsene Wenger Doesn’t Like Chelsea, PSG and Manchester City Spending More than him

Posted on 1 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

This is why Arsenal directors are so in love with Arsene Wenger – He’s about the money, about saving money, about making money. He’s not about signing players for mega-bucks, like other clubs he loathes and envies all at once, like Chelsea, Manchester City and lately PSG. He’s about turning in a profit, but that hasn’t really helped him and Arsenal win anything for quite some time. More

PSG – The Cost of Building the Current Squad

Posted on 29 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

The biggest spenders in European football over the last couple of summers have seen a new team join them – Paris Saint Germain, following their failure to win the French Ligue 1 title with more money being thrown away at Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Marco Verratti, aspiring also towards Champions League success. More

The Cost of Building the Current Liverpool Squad

Posted on 2 Aug, 2011, by in Soccer

Liverpool haven’t been exactly overwhelming critics and fans during their preseason matches. That might hide the fact that plenty of money has been spent this summer and over the years to assemble to group of players under Kenny Dalglish’s capable hands. More

Insanity – Palermo Put 100 Million Price Tag on Javier Pastore

Posted on 3 Feb, 2011, by in Soccer

How insane is the new 100 Million Euros price tag on Javier Pastore? How crazy is the entire European tranfer market? More