When clubs are in the race for signing a player, every club always present’s it’s offer to the player’s current club.
The club with the best offer is the one that mostly end up securing the player. Here are the 5 transfers that almost happened.
1. Kylian Mbappe
In The 2021 summer transfer window, Real Madrid made a bid to Paris Saint Germain to sign the French forward Kylian Mbappe.
This transfer failed to happen deu to PSG’s interest in keeping Mbappe.
2. Erling Haaland
The Norwegian footballer was one of Chelsea’s options for a striker in the 2021 Summer transfer window.
This transfer however failed to happen as Chelsea chose to sign Romelu Lukaku.
3. Virgil Van Dijk
Crystal Palace was interested in signing the Dutch centre back in 2014 while he was playing for Celtics.
4. Antoine Griezmann
Fulham was one of the clubs that targeted him while he was playing for Real Sociedad.
He however chose to join Atletico Madrid at a fee of £24 Million.
5. Neymar Junior
The Brazilian winger was targeted by Real Madrid in 2013 while at Santos but chose to join Barcelona.