The summer transfer window opened on 1st July, and clubs have until the end of August to complete their maximum 25 man squads. We set out below the most interesting movements that have taken place in the first and second divisions since our last report. See below for links to previous reports and summaries of movements by club, and for details of transfers earlier in the season please see our news archive section.
Colour coding: Green - deals completed, but still not closed, or player on trial; Blue - deals closed now, but will take place at a later date; Red - deals closed but subsequently cancelled.
|Date||Player (Country)||Old club||New club||Position/Comments|
|17/08/17||Gabriel Paulista (BZL)||Arsenal (ENG)||Valencia||DF Central defender returning to Spain on 3 year contract, fee €11 Mio+. Played previously for Marcelino at Villarreal.|
|17/08/17||Marcelo Díaz (CHL)||Celta||Pumas (MEX)||MF Informed by Unzué that he was not in his plans, so has agreed to rescind contract and move to Mexico.|
|17/08/17||Rubén Yañez||Real Madrid||Getafe / Cádiz||GK Seems Getafe like this type of deal! Have signed Madrid's 3rd keeper on 3 year contract, and is loaned out to Cádiz.|
|17/08/17||Paco Montañés||Espanyol / Levante||Tenerife||MF Quique told him he would not have squad number on return from loan, so agrees to move on again.|
|16/08/17||Kevin Prince Boateng (GHA)||Las Palmas||Eintracht Frankfurt (GER)||FW A shocker! Has agreed terms to leave club to be closer to his family, and will be returning to Germany.|
|16/08/17||Emmanuel Boateng (GHA)||Moreirense (POR)||Levante||FW One Boateng leaves Spain and another one arrives! Young forward signs 4 year deal, with option for a 5th.|
|16/08/17||Sasa Lukic (SER)||Torino (ITA)||Levante||MF 21 year old midfielder has already played for Serbia, and moves on loan deal to get playing time.|
|16/08/17||Jesé||PSG (FRA) / Las Palmas||Stoke City (ENG)||FW No room in Paris for ex Real Madrid forward, so has agreed to new loan deal to try his luck in Premier League.|
|16/08/17||Joselu||Stoke City (ENG) / Deportivo||Newcastle (ENG)||FW Benítez signs his 5th Spaniard for newly promoted side. Fee GBP 5 Mio, and signs for 3 seasons.|
|16/08/17||Kayode (NIG)||Austria Vienna (AUT)||Manchester City (ENG) / Girona||FW Player's wife confirmed on Instagram that her husband had signed 4 year deal with City, and will be loaned on!|
|16/08/17||Nauzet Alemán||No club||Almería||MF Ex Valladolid & Las Palmas returning to active football after a year sabatical, "in USA playing sport" he said?|