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Dutch star Memphis Depay before joining Atlético Madrid

The World Cup is over and club football is back in the spotlight. This will be particularly interesting in the transfer market, which is open again.

Since the New Year, clubs from Europe’s top leagues can buy and sell players again. The transfer window is open until January 31. Some Bundesliga clubs have also become active. Transfer news on t-online im live ticker.

Dutch star before joining Atlético

Memphis Depay will leave FC Barcelona during the winter transfer window. This is reported by knowledgeable transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano on Twitter. As a result, Atlético Madrid would like to sign the striker, who played for the Netherlands at the World Cup in Qatar. Depay is also not against it, but an agreement between the parties is still pending.

In the current season, Depay has only featured four times for Barcelona – but also due to injury. With Robert Lewandowski, a striker was signed before the season, which significantly reduces Depay’s chances of being used.

Leverkusen signs Belgian talent

Bayer 04 Leverkusen have signed Belgian talent Noah Mbamba. The “Werkself” announced it on Saturday afternoon via Twitter. The 18-year-old midfielder is moving to Leverkusen with immediate effect. “Noah Mbamba is one of the great talents in his midfield position. He has excellent technique, he is tall and fast,” sporting director Simon Rolfes told the club’s website.

Mbamba himself also made a first statement. “I love German club football and Bayer 04 is known for giving young players the best opportunities to reach the highest level of football. I’m really looking forward to the years to come here on the Rhine.” The 1.87m tall man has signed a long-term contract until 2028.

He made the jump to the Brugge team at the age of 16 and became the club’s youngest Champions League player in October 2021. However, he hasn’t played in a Champions League game this season. Besides Leverkusen, top international clubs such as Manchester City, Chelsea and Barcelona were probably after the young star.

FC Augsburg have signed two Croats

FC Augsburg signed another young Croatian professional the day after striker Dion Beljo (20). 15-time U21 international David Colina (22) joins the Bundesliga club from HNK Hajduk Split. According to the club, Colina’s contract runs until June 30, 2027. No official information has been given on the fees for the full-back, whose contract in Split would have expired in the summer of 2023.

“With David Colina, we have been able to sign a young winger who can fill a variety of positions. The team will benefit not only from his flexibility, but also from his drive and commitment,” said general manager Stefan Reuter.

Reuters announced Friday the engagement of the compatriot of Colina, Beljo (NK Osijek). He had also signed a contract until June 30, 2027. FCA had previously brought Arne Engels (19) to Swabia from Belgian second division club NXT.

HSV loans Cologne player Noah Katterbach

Hamburger SV announced the transfer of Noah Katterbach from Cologne on Saturday morning. The national U21 player will be loaned to the second division team until the end of the season. The 21-year-old was on loan at FC Basel for the past six months but the loan ended at the start of winter.

Noah Katterbach: He now plays for Hamburger SV. (Source: IMAGO/Franziska Gora)

The left-back has been playing for the pros at 1. FC Köln since 2019 and comes from his own youth. At Hamburger SV, he should now help secure promotion to the Bundesliga in the fifth attempt. At the winter break, HSV are in second place in the standings, but the lead on third place is only one point.

Official: Ex-Bundesliga star Wout Weghorst moves to Manchester United

Former Wolfsburg Bundesliga player Wout Weghorst is set to join Manchester United on loan in the Premier League. As England’s record-breaking champions announced on Friday night, the Dutch national striker will be loaned out by league opponents FC Burnley until June, where he still has a contract until 2025. 30-year-old has been loaned to Besiktas Istanbul.

At Manchester United, Weghorst, who scored twice for the Dutch national team at the World Cup in Qatar, meets a fellow countryman in coach Eric ten Hag. “I’ve played against the club in the past and it’s a fantastic feeling to now have the chance to put on the famous red shirt. I’ve seen United’s progress this season under Erik ten Hag and I can’t wait. to share mine To help bring the team closer to their goals,” Weghorst said, according to the club’s announcement.

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