January Transfer Window

When the clock struck midnight on New Years Eve, there where many reasons to celebrate. For Football fans, there was another reason.

Credit: Giphy.com and Joe.ie
Credit: Giphy.com and Joe.ie

That’s right it is that one glorious month where Football clubs across the world can make those panic buys. From Dimitar Berbatov moving to Old Trafford, Robinho moving to the blue side of Manchester and Peter Odemwinge turning up at Loftus Road to find out his move from WBA had fell through.

It’s a glorious month known as the January transfer window!

But how would transfer window play out on Football Manager? Lets find out!

Here are just some of the biggest deals which happened in the window this year, in Football Manager.

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On deadline day (Jim White day), Saido Berahino ended his West Brom hell by moving to Arsenal – it looks like Arsene Wenger decided to solve his ‘striker conundrum’.

Ball playing defender Inigo Martinez swapped the Basque country for West London, in a big money move to Chelsea.

Manchester City completed their move for striker Gabriel Jesus, and also signed Matthias Ginter.

38 deals were completed in total, £264 million was spent and the average transfer value was £7 million.

City spent the most money in the window, spending nearly £50 million on players while Hull, Swansea, West Brom and West Ham where the most active buying four players each.

The weird transfers…

Andy Carroll completed a £20.5 million pound deal to go back to Liverpool in August 2016, and after only three appearances for his old Merseyside club Jurgen Klopp decided to offload him in January.

The destination for the big Geordie, West Brom in a £17 million deal.

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Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard also moved to West Brom, on loan from Real Madrid.

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Fabian Delph moved to Roma on a loan deal, Aleksandr Kolarov moved from Manchester City to Liverpool for £2.2 million.

Below is an overview of all the January ins and outs, on Football Manager!

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That’s all for this transfer window, we’ll be back this week looking at if Sam Allardyce can keep Crystal Palace in the Premier League, on Football Manager.

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