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Transfer window 2024: all about summer transfers in top football leagues and the UPL

ByИван Дунаев

Jul 11, 2024

 Transfer window 2024: all about summer transfers in top football leagues and the UPL

The hottest transfer news during the summer off-season.

The 2023/24 club football season has come to an end, which means the opening of the summer transfer window.

While national teams will compete for victory in the final tournament Euro 2024and at the America's Cup, clubs can strengthen their squads. Or, conversely, get rid of players they don’t need and make money on transfers, as well as unload the payroll.

We are talking about the most high-profile transfers and rumors of the summer off-season in the leading world championships and the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL).


Bayern has completed the transfer of defensive midfielder Joao Palinhafrom London Fulham.

The contract with the 29-year-old Portuguese was signed until June 30, 2028.

According to the Transfermarkt portal, the Munich club paid the summer residents 51 million euros for the player.

Last season, Palinha played 39 matches for Fulham in all competitions, scored four goals and provided one assist. He also has four matches for the Portugal national team at Euro 2024.


Dynamo Kyiv defender Alexander Sirota moved to Maccabi Haifa.

The 24-year-old Ukrainian football player will play for the Israeli club on loan until the summer 2025.

Also, Maccabi will have the first right of full-fledged transfer of the player.

According to the Transfermarkt portal, the Israeli club paid 600 thousand euros for the rental of the Ukrainian defender.

Sirota is a student of Dynamo, he made his debut for the first team of Kiev in 2020. In total, the defender played 85 matches in all tournaments for the “white-blues”, scored two goals and gave two assists.

Aleksandr also has two matches for the Ukrainian national team.

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Ukrainian defender Artem Shabanov became a player ofAlexandria.

The 32-year-old footballer moved to the UPL club as a free agent. The agreement is valid until May 31, 2026.

Shabanov is a graduate of Dynamo Kyiv. He also played for Arsenal Kiev, Volyn Lutsk, Stal (Kamenskoye), Olympic Donetsk, Legia Poland, and Fehervar Hungary.

The defender's last club was Polesie Zhytomyr, for which he played 26 matches last summer.

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Ukrainian striker Alexander Filippovbecame a player of Alexandria.

The agreement with the 31-year-old football player is valid until May 31, 2026.

Filippov moved to Alexandria in the status of a free agent after the end of the contract with Dnepr-1.

Alexander is a graduate of Donetsk football. He played for Kiev Arsenal, Mariupol Illichivets, Kramatorsk Avangard, Chernigov Desna, Belgian Sint-Truiden, Latvian Riga and Dnepr-1.

Last season, Alexander scored 9 goals and made 3 assists in 23 matches for Dnepr-1 in the UPL.

FC Oleksandriya signed a contract with forward Oleksandr Filipov. The property is insured until May 31, 2026.

Published by FC Oleksandriya on Tuesday, May 9, 2024.


Ukrainian midfielder Igor Kharatinbecame a player of Kolos.

The terms and details of the 29-year-old midfielder’s contract with the Kovalevsky club are not disclosed.

Kharatin played for the Dynamo reserve team in Ukraine , Metalist and Zarya, after which he moved to the Hungarian Ferencvaros. Then he played for the Polish Legia and the Slovak DAK 1904, with whom his contract expired on June 30 of this year.

Kharatin has four matches in the jersey of the Ukrainian national team, which he played in 2020.

Kharatin has four matches in the jersey of the Ukrainian national team, which he played in 2020.

Igor Kharatin is a newcomer to Kolos! Chergovy newcomer “Kolos” – the main player Igor Kharatin! ‍➡️ I am 29 years old…

Published by FC Kolos Kovalivka Tuesday, 9 June 2024.

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Donetsk Shakhtar announced the transfer of the Croatian midfielder of the German Wolfsburg Bartol Franjic.

The 24-year-old defensive midfielder moved to the Ukrainian champion on loan until the end of the 2024/25 season.

The Orange-and-Blacks will also have the right to buy the player. The amount of a possible full transfer has not been disclosed.

Franjic is a graduate of Dinamo Zagreb, for whose main team he made his debut in July 2020. In total, he played 82 matches for the club (1 goal, 4 assists), became the Croatian champion three times (2020, 2021, 2022), and won the Croatian Cup (2021).

In the summer of 2022 he moved to the German Wolfsburg, for which he played 6 matches. In the 2023/24 season, he played on loan for the Bundesliga club Darmstadt (20 matches, 1 assist).

Franjic played for Croatian youth teams of all ages. As part of the Croatian youth national team (U-21), he played 15 matches and scored one goal.

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KievDynamo has formalized the transfer of Dnepr-1 midfielder and the Ukrainian Olympic team Valentin Rubchinsky.

The contract with the 22-year-old football player is valid for the next four years.

Rubchinsky is a graduate of the Dnepr Academy. He has played for the first team of Dnepr-1 since the summer of 2022.

As part of the Dnepr club, Valery played 72 matches in all tournaments, scored three goals and gave nine assists.

Rubchinsky is also a member of the Ukrainian Olympic team, for which he played three matches. He joined the “blue-yellow” squad to prepare for the 2024 Olympics.

Valentin Rubchinskiy is a member of Dynamo! ✍️ FC Dynamo has signed a contract with 22-year senior Valentin…

Published by FC Dynamo Kyiv Wednesday, 3 June 2024

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Dynamoagreed with the Brazilian Fortaleza on the loan of 23-year-old Colombian defender Brian Ceballos.

The agreement is valid for six months until the end of calendar 2024. After the end of this period, the people of Kiev will have the right of first priority to buy out the player's transfer.

First shots after signing the contract #DynamoKyiv #DynamoKyiv

Published by FC Dynamo Kyiv Thursday, 27 June 2024

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DonetskShakhtarannounced the signing of a contract with a central defender from TunisiaAlaa Gram.

The contract with the 22-year-old football player is for 5 years.

Gram is a graduate of the Sfaxien club, for whose main team he made his debut in 2019 at the age of 17.

In total, he played 98 matches for the club (5 goals, 1 assist), twice winning the Tunisian Cup (2019, 2022).

On March 28, 2023, Gram made his debut for the Tunisian national team, for which he has already played three games.

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Donetsk Shakhtarannounced the signing of Kolos goalkeeper Kirill Fesyuna.

The contract with the 21-year-old Ukrainian goalkeeper is for five years – until the summer of 2029.

The transfer amount has not been announced, but earlier the media reported that Kolos would receive $2.2 million for their player.

Last season, Fesyun played 29 matches in the UPL, in which he missed 31 goals.

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Polesie announced the signing of midfielder Alexey Gutsulyak .

The 26-year-old Ukrainian football player signed a two-year contract. As part of the Zhytomyr team, Alexey will play under number 11.

Gutsulyak’s previous club was Dnepr-1, for which he has played since the summer of 2021. During this time, he played 76 matches, scoring 20 goals and giving 11 assists.

Last season, Alexey played 32 matches for Dnipro in all tournaments, scored nine goals and made four assists.

Olexiy Gutsulyak – gravets “Polissya”! The completed midfielder will spend the next two seasons in Zhytomyr and will play as number 11. Vіtaєmo v graї!

Published by FC Polissia/Zhytomyr Vittorok, 18 June 2024.


“Bayer” announced the transfer of Girona midfielder Aleix Garcia.

The 26-year-old Spaniard signed a contract with the German champion until June 30, 2029.

It was previously reported that The player's transfer fee will be 18 million euros.

Garcia was the captain of Girona. Last season he played 40 matches for the Catalan club in all competitions, scoring three goals and making six assists.

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Chernomoretsreinforced with two experienced football players – goalkeeper Arthur Rudko and defender Bogdan Butko.

Both players moved to the Odessa club as free agents: Arthur from Shakhtar, and Bogdan from Zorya. The terms of their contracts with the “sailors” are not reported.

Football club “Chornomorets” signed with two confirmed, titled holders. 25 rubles to the team on…

Published by FC Chornomorets Sereda, 12 rubles 2024.


Chelseaannounced the transfer of ex-Fulham defender Tosin Adarabioyo.

The 26-year-old Englishman joined the Blues as a free agent and signed a four-year contract.

Adarabioyo is a product of Manchester City. He moved to Fulham in October 2020.

Over four seasons with the Cottagers, Tosin played 132 matches, scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists.


Kievskoe Dynamohas completed the transfer of Dnepr-1 midfielder Alexander Pikhalenok.

The 27-year-old Ukrainian signed a five-year contract with the capital club until the summer of 2029.

Pikhalenok is a graduate of Shakhtar Donetsk. He played 8 matches for the Pitmen in all tournaments, but did not score any goals. For two seasons he played for Mariupol (40 matches, 6 goals).

Since the 2020/21 season, he defended the colors of Dnepr-1, playing 102 matches for Dnepr and scoring 20 goals.

Last season, Alexander played in 31 matches for Dnepr-1 in all tournaments, scored 6 goals and made 6 assists.

Alexander Pikhalenok – Dynamo player Attacking midfielder Alexander Pikhalenok signed a contract with FC…

Published by FC Dynamo Kyiv Wednesday, June 5, 2024


Kievskoe “Dynamo”announced the transfer of midfielder Maxim Bragara, who previously played for Odessa “Chernomorets”.

The 21-year-old Ukrainian football player moved to the “white-blue” in status free agent.

Bragaru’s contract with the capital club is for four years with an additional season.

Maxim is a student of the Odessa Youth Sports School-11. Since July 2019, he entered the structure of Chernomorets, where he played first in the youth team, and then in the youth team. On August 17, 2019, he made his debut for the first team of Odessa.

Last season, Bragaru played 29 matches for Chernomorets in the Ukrainian championship and scored one goal.

Dynamo signed a contract with midfielder Maxim Bragaru Football club Dynamo (Kyiv) signed…

Published by FC Dynamo Kyiv Tuesday, June 4, 2024


Madrid Real Madridannounced the signing of star striker Kylian Mbappe.

The 25-year-old Frenchman’s contract with Los Blancos is for five years.

Mbappe moved to Real Madrid as a free agent. This summer, his contract with PSG expired, for which he had played since 2017, when he moved from Monaco for 180 million euros.

As part of the Parisian club, Kylian won 6 French championships, 4 national cups, three Super Cup, as well as 2 French League Cups.

In the 2023/24 season, Mbappe played 48 matches for PSG in all competitions, scored 44 goals and gave 10 assists.

Press service ” Real Madrid published a video on the club's social networks dedicated to Mbappé's transition with highlights of his football career.


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