Foot: the transfer market has not regained its cruising speed in 2021

Published on 15 Jan. 2022 at 11: 12Updated 15 Jan. 2022 to 12: 23

The Covid pandemic lasts, its negative effects too. And football is not spared. Fifa published this Friday the edition 2021 of its “Global Transfer Report”, which gives the main global transfer market trends.

First observation, the professional clubs have tightened their belts even more in 2021. Total expenditure contracted by 14% last year, down to 4.9 billion dollars (4.3 billion euros ), after a drop of 2019% between 2019 and 2019.