02 February 2011

Torres moves to Chelsea on record British transfer fees

Livepool striker Fernando Torres has finally been transferred to Chelsea on breaking  British record of transfer with £50m

The signing was pushed through shortly before the transfer deadline and came on a dramatic day, with Chelsea and Liverpool involved in the four biggest transfers of the day.

With this the Spanish forward will be in contract for five and a half years with Chelsea. This transfer is the fourth expensive after Ronaldo, Ibrahimvic,and Kaka. The list is given as under:

Highest transfer bids in football

Player                              Fees

Chrisiano Ronaldo    £80m      (Man Utd to Real Madrid)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic  £56.5m   (Inter Milan to Barcelona) 

Kaka                                    £56m      (AC Milan to Real Madrid)

Fernando Torres        £50m      (Liverpool to Chelsea)

The previous week has been a great one regarding players transfers , with Livepool and Chelsea making some radical changes to their outfit, bringing in and out number of players. The names of other major players transferred are :

Player name                              Transfer fees

Andy Caroll                        £35m                                       (Newcastle to Liverpool)   
Luis Suarez                         £22.7m                                    (Ajax to Liverpool)  
David Luiz                          £21.3m+
Nemanja Matic
   (Benfica to Chelsea)
Sergei Kornilenko            loan                                         (St Petersburg to Blackpool)
Conor Thomas                  loan                                          (Coventry City to Liverpool)

Paul Konchesky               loan                                 (Liverpool to Nottingham Forest)

Insights about the players

Andy Carroll

Striker Andy Carroll from Newcastle to Liverpool for a club record fee of about £35m.
"Andy Carroll has completed his move from Newcastle to Liverpool and has signed a five-and-a-half-year-deal," read a Liverpool statement.

Luis Suarez
On 28 January 2011, Ajax accepted an offer of £22.8 million (€26.5 million) for the player. This gave Suárez permission to talk toLiverpool and to undergo a medical.
Luis Suarez will be  on a five-and-a-half-year deal from Ajax . The Uruguayan, 24, will wear the no.7 shirt.

David Luiz

Brazil defender David Luiz from Benfica in a five-and-a-half-year deal worth about £21.3m.
The package also sees midfielder Nemanja Matic, currently on loan at Vitesse Arnhem, move from the Blues to Benfica in the summer. Luiz, arrived at Chelsea's training base on Monday evening to complete his medical, with Benfica confirming the deal late on Monday night.


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