Category Archives: Transfer Fees

China’s Winter Spending Spree

By Cali Nelson The Chinese Super League, the top league in China, has gained considerable international attention over the last few months due to a spectacular spending spree during China’s winter transfer period, which ran from January 1st to February 26th.  During this period, Chinese clubs spent a record $365 million. To put that in… Read More »

Les Problèmes avec le Nationalisme Radicale dans les Ligues Européennes

Je trouve le défi avec l’immigration dans le foot très intéressant. Actuellement, tout de l’Europe lutte contre le racisme, mais en plus je suis absorbé par les grands sentiments du nationalisme radical. C’est un phénomène en Europe où tous les citoyens des pays européennes veulent que les joueurs dans leurs ligues viennent de leurs pays.… Read More »

Transfer Window: Round 2

It is halfway through the 2014-2015 season, which means that the winter transfer window is now going on. Established during the 2002-2003 season of the English Premier League, the present transfer window system was introduced as a way to best preserve contractual stability for both the player and the club while allowing movement to occur… Read More »

How much are footballers worth?

As an avid Arsenal football fan, I was thrilled by the recent transfer of Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid. Despite having the highest number of assists in Europe in the last few years, Madrid’s new manager Carlo Ancelotti deemed Ozil surplus to its squad with the arrival of Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur. Although Arsenal… Read More »