Silly season wasn’t very silly, was it?
Clubs were much more frugal with their money this January window. Premier League spending was down by about €700 million, which is one hell of a drop off. Why? Probably because the spending rules are actually being enforced.
But it did pick up in the last week, and a fair few deals got done. Stevie and Llew sat down to speedrun through the stuff that did happen (spoiler: lots of loans, lots of multi-club moves) across the youth football world, from
What we talked about…
Arthur Vermeeren’s big move to Atlético Madrid
Chelsea loaning out Armando Broja and Andrey Santos
Sporting CP academy graduates leaving on senior loans
Simone Pafundi’s loan to INEOS/Ratcliffe-owned Lausanne
How Carlos Alcaraz (not the tennis sensation) fits in at Juve
Óscar Cortés to Rangers, and much more…
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