Chinese Super League: Transfer window opens with clubs facing 100% signings tax

Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs face a 100% tax on signings as their mid-season transfer window opens on Monday. The country’s Football Association (CFA) is proposing the measure for loss-making clubs in order to try to curb the league’s extravagant spending. Chinese clubs spent £331m during the country’s winter transfer window, which was more than…

Atletico Madrid transfer ban upheld by Court of Arbitration for Sport

Atletico Madrid say they will not be able to sign new players this summer as their transfer ban has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Spanish side were banned in July 2016 from registering players for two transfer windows for breaching Fifa rules over the signing of minors. “This ruling is…

Man Utd target three or four signings in 'crazy' transfer window

Manchester United are likely to limit their summer spending to three or four key signings. United will be in the Champions League and boss Jose Mourinho said executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has had his targets “for more than two months”. Mourinho wants to enhance his forward and defensive options to challenge for the Premier League…

Paul Pogba transfer from Juventus to Manchester United subject to Fifa inquiry

Paul Pogba’s £89.3m move from Juventus to Manchester United last summer is the subject of a Fifa inquiry. Football’s world governing body has written to United “to seek clarification on the deal”. That clarification is believed to be around who was involved in the 24-year-old’s August 2016 transfer, and how much money was paid to…

Premier League January sales: Who needs what in the transfer window?

The January transfer window is about to open – but which Premier League side will do the best bit of business this time? From title contenders looking to strengthen their squad to struggling teams searching for new faces who can turn their season around, it is a chance for sides to spend some cash –…

Transfer deadline day: Confirmed deals

Aaron Lennon has joined Everton on loan until the end of the season 2 February 2015 Last updated at 06:45 The January transfer window in England and Scotland closes on Monday, 2 February. For all the news as it happens, check out the live deadline day page. Most expensive signing this window: Manchester City’s £28m…