European Football Transfers: Top Signings of Summer 2017

European Football Transfers: Top Signings of Summer 2017

It only seems five minutes since the football season ended, but it’s already back and like it’s never been away. The opening Premier League weekend was full of goals, red cards and controversial decisions – but the English league isn’t the only one to have its fair share of the drama. Across Europe, teams have been putting their new players to the test – and here we take a look at some of the most interesting European football transfers to keep an eye on over the coming months. Neymar – Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, approx. £198 million They say money can’t buy happiness, but PSG fans might disagree should their newest signing lead them to the Champions League title this season. The most expensive player of all time, Neymar’s move to the French side has to top any list of top European football transfers this summer and the world is waiting with bated breath to see how he will perform. The 25-year-old striker certainly has a lot of pressure on his shoulders, with the club hoping that not only will their star signing get them back to the top of Ligue 1, but also pave the way for them to lift the European trophy which has so far eluded them. The Brazilian forward will be keen to prove his worth and show he can be a star without Messi and co. by his side. Dani Alves – Juventus to Paris Saint-Germain, free Alves might have already done his most important job for PSG this season – by persuading one of his closest friends and former teammate Neymar to join...