Episode: One World Sports: Value Deals and Transfer Trends


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One World Sports: Value Deals and Transfer Trends
With the first official deals now in place as the transfer window begins, once again we dig deeper into the many of the trends, possible moves and clubs with a real sense of urgency as a market shaped by external factors could begin to take some important turns amidst unexpected issues which could surface this summer. No sector or league will not feel the pinch of volatile currency issues in the wake of Brexit, new Chinese money entering the transfer system like never before and the impact of a Premier League TV deal filled with riches that could prove to have just as many unexpected consequences. Joining Anto for another whirlwind round of transfer news and analysis is David Amoyal from Gianluca DiMarzio.com and ESPN FC as we gauge some of the top early deals that have been made, some questionable ones as well, and how several clubs seem to be lining up their business in what seems quite unpredictable given the number of moves made this off-season by some big reputation managers who must hit the ground running. As usual, the biggest of the clubs in Europe are off to the fastest start, while some clubs with new money are suddenly hitting the trail with a new sense of purpose and tenacity. Some important dominos appear to be waiting until EURO2016 is complete, but that does not suggest that some key moves in Manchester are already forcing the issue throughout football as first team players return to their clubs for preseason.

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