Top 10 transfers that caught the world by storm this week

Top 10 transfers that caught the world by storm this week

The transfer window has been buzzing with speculation and rumors about players moving in and out clubs this summer.

This week have witnessed top stars making switches to their preferred destination as the deadline day of the window draws closer.

The market in England will be shut on August, 9, while other European windows still have a week or two to make final preparations.

These are the top 10 transfers made in world football this week

1. Leonardo Bonucci (AC Milan to Juventus) £31.2m

The prodigal son returns to his former club after spending just a season with San Siro club AC Milan.

The Italy captain is back at the the Allianz Arena Stadium after settling his rift with Old lady's manager Max Allegri.

2. Gonzalo Huguain (Juventus to AC Milan) Loan

The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid has made the Argentine international surplus to requirement at the Turin club.

The 30-year-old striker was rumored to join his former boss Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea but a move to San Siro was sealed in the week.

3. Mattia Caldara (Juventus to AC Milan) £31.2m

The talented Italian center-back moved to Milan at the same cost Bonucci switched in the opposite direction.

However, new owners of the San Siro outfit believe the Italy international will fill the vacuum in central defensive position.

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4. Ahmed Musa (Leicester City to Al Nassr) Undisclosed

The Nigerian international finally left the Foxes after two torrid years at the King Power Stadium.

The 25-year-old striker spent the latter part of last season with his former club CSKA Moscow and has now joined Saudi Arabia outfit Al Nassr.

5. Thomas Lemar (Monaco to Atletico Madrid) Undisclosed

The highly rated French midfielder has been the subject of a speculated move to top Premier League sides including Arsenal and Liverpool.

The versatile midfielder chose to play for Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid and the Frenchman said Antoine Griezmann and Lucas persuaded him to join the Wanda Metropolitano outfit.

6. Aleksandr Golovin (CSKA Moscow to Monaco) Undisclosed

After an outstanding performance at the World Cup, the Russian international has been one of the talks of the transfer window.

Golovin was heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge but opted to join French outfit Monaco on a five-year deal.

7. Malcom (Bordeaux to Barcelona) £36.5m

Malcom's switch has been one of the most complicated transfers this summer as the Brazilian was meant to undergo a medical with Roma before being diverted by Barca officials.

The 21-year-old Brazilian attacker has been regarded as a formidable replacement for departed Neymar.

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8. Robert Green (Huddersfield to Chelsea) Undisclosed

The 38-year-old shot-stopper made a move to Chelsea on a free transfer and will be the Blues' third man in between the sticks.

9. Sime Vrsaljko (Atletico Madrid to Inter Milan) Loan

The 26-year-old was part of the Croatian squad that made it to the finals of the World Cup which eventually lost 4-2 to France.

The right-back decided to join Inter Milan from Atletico Madrid and could make the deal permanent based on performance.

10. Lucas Digne (Barcelona to Everton) £18m

After spending two years at the Nou Camp, the 25-year-old decided to look for first team action with Premier League side Everton.

Digne has played second fiddle to Jordi Alba since joining Barca from Paris Saint-Germain in 2016.

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