As this article is being written, Arsenal’s chief negotiator, Dick Law, is in Germany to try and finalize a deal for the promising winger Julian Draxler before the January transfer window closes. But many feel this is a move that has come a little too late.
Juan Mata’s transfer, moving from Chelsea to Manchester United, is the most expensive transfer ever for the red devils, the £37.1million splashed on the Spaniard being almost £7 million than the previous record, when Dimitar Berbatov moved to Manchester United from Tottenham Hotspurs.
The thing about transfer season is that no player knows when he suddenly becomes the centre of a transfer speculation. Sometimes, the transfer takes places place in a snap, like we saw with Mesut Ozil last summer; sometimes it drags over a year, like with Luka Modric.
It is the battle of the giants as the Red half of Manchester visits the Blue corner of London on Sunday in what promises to be an entertaining league encounter. This fixture may not boast of a lot of goals, but it will be a hard-fought, end-to-end game.