According to the research of KPMG Football Benchmark team; Transfer decreased by 50 percent in five major leagues compared to the previous season. While a total of 1,302 were transferred in the 2019-2020 season, this period dropped to 1,37, making it the lowest transfer period of the last four seasons. While 602 players were transferred with the bonservice in the previous season, only 390 players this year moved to another club at a cost.
BURSA (İGFA) – The COVID-19 outbreak is a major blow to the football industry as well as all sectors. shot. Due to the financial difficulties of the clubs, there was a big decrease in the money spent during the transfer periods. KPMG Football Benchmark team also examined the summer / winter transfer period of the 2020-2021 season in five major leagues (England Premier League, Spain La Liga, Germany Bundesliga, Italy Serie A, France Ligue 1). According to the research; Transfer decreased by 50 percent in five major leagues compared to the previous season. While a total of 1,302 were transferred in the 2019-2020 season in the five major leagues, this period decreased to 1,37, the lowest transfer period of the last four seasons.
While 602 players were transferred with the transfer service in the previous season, the 2020-2021 season was transferred. During their time, only 390 players (a 35 percent drop) moved to another club at a cost. The purchase of rental players increased by three percent compared to the 2019-2020 season and reached 28 percent. The most vicious transfer period in the five major leagues was experienced in Spanish La Liga. Spending a total of 1 billion 167 million euros in the 2017-18 and 2019-20 seasons, La Liga clubs remained at 355 million euros in the 2020-2021 season. The German Bundesliga took the second place after La Liga. Bundesliga clubs spent 744 million euros in the last two seasons, and 364 million euros for the transfer during this period.
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KPMG Turkey Sport Industry leaders Hakan aircraft, “Covidien-19 All clubs pushed a huge financial difficulties. Even the biggest clubs of the world are in a difficult situation economically… Many big clubs remained silent during these transfer periods. He avoids spending because the future is not yet clear. So the teams turned more to the rental formula and added purchase options to contracts. In this way, the clubs both strengthened their staff and avoided economic difficulties ”.