The global economic crisis caused by the epidemic of a new type of coronavirus and energy problems is also affecting the football transfer market. Major European clubs are allocating much more budget to their infrastructure than last season, given their economic structure.
Within this transfer policy, large clubs spend more time in the match developing, adding talent discovered at a young age, in addition to infrastructure, in exchange for low testimony or training fees. Give priority to doing.
Here are some of the players who are expected to impress football fans with their performance in European football next season.
Leverkusen quickly finds his new “Havertz”
Bayer Leverkusen, one of the long-established clubs in the Bundesliga, filled the gap in Kai Havertz. Kai Havertz trained from infrastructure and sold to the Chelsea team in England for € 80 million in 2020, demonstrating his young talent the same year.
The German national team, who took quick action in the transfer race in Liverpool at the time, tied Florian Wirtz, who was in Cologne’s infrastructure, to his color in exchange for a training fee of only € 200,000 and signed a contract with a professional. Signed and added him to Team A’s team.
The German player playing in the forward midfield and wing has become one of the first 11 indispensable names since his first season. Wirtz, who scored 10 goals in 31 games in all lanes in the Leverkusen jersey last season and gave his teammate 14 goals, is already a candidate for the league’s star.
A 19-year-old player has an estimated € 70 million transfer fee, according to data from the German website Transfermakt, which shares player performance information and measures transfer market value.
Bayer Leverkusen was named with his young talent last week after Wirtz, who was recently elected to Germany for his Bundesliga appearance and was allegedly on the transfer list for many teams, especially Bayern Munich. 5 year contract renewal. There was an agreement.
Gavi and Pedri, the last big names in “La Masia”
Criticism of Barcelona’s world-famous infrastructure school, La Masia, which has made important names such as Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta and Carles Puyol, has recently been criticized at Gabi and Pedri performances. it’s over.
Catalan 17-year-old Gavi, who refocused on his infrastructure after Messi left the team last season due to the financial crisis the club experienced, had a chance to make it into the top 11 last season for the first time. ..
Taking advantage of this opportunity, midfielder Gabi, who played 46 games in all lanes from 2021 to 2022 and shook the net twice, has already become one of the team’s indispensable names.
Spain coach Luis Enrique also caught the eye, and Gabi scored one goal in 10 games against the national jersey, which he began wearing on October 6, 2021.
One of Barcelona’s more experienced names compared to Pablo, the 19-year-old Pedri stands out as an important value the club discovered when it was young.
Pedri, who joined Barcelona in 2019 with a € 17.5 million transfer from Las Palmas, began to find opportunities for Team A in the 2020-2021 season.
Pedro, who scored four goals in 52 games in his first season as a Catalan national team, was unable to get the time he wanted due to an injury last season. Pedri, who lost his jersey to Paes due to an injury, played 21 games and aired four times online.
Pedri, who has also played for the Spanish national team (12 games) and continues to grow, is expected to be one of the top 11 indispensable players with Paes in Barcelona next season.
The Spanish press has estimated that the transfer fee is estimated to be 60 million euros for Gavi and that Pedri with a market value of 80 million euros will be the future Xavi and Iniesta.
Elliott has recovered from his injury and is aiming for his career debut this season.
Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott is expected to play a much more important role in Germany’s Jurgen Klopp team this season.
Elliott, who transferred from Fulham to England in 2019 with a € 1.7 million transfer, lent out the season from 2020 to 2021 at his old club and made great strides by scoring seven goals in 41 championship games. I did.
Elliott, who influenced Klopp in training and played in the Top 11 in Liverpool in three of the first four weeks of the 2021-2022 season, had to leave the jersey because he was seriously injured in Leeds. did. United match.
The 19-year-old right winger, who has fully recovered from the effects of the injury, is expected to make a big break in his career this season. Elliott played against Wolverhampton when he started playing football at Fulham on the 16th and 30th, and was the youngest player in the Premier League history to play on the field.
Olympique Lyonnais trusts Cherki
Raised in the infrastructure of France’s Olympique Lyonnais, Rayan Cherki, 18, is one of the players who raises expectations in the European market.
France’s midfielder from Algeria, who has recently been touted as the most technical player to grow in France’s infrastructure, signed his first professional contract in 2019.
Cherki, who played in the semi-finals of Olympique Lyonnais and Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League for the 2019-2020 season, will be one of the youngest players to participate in the tournament, scoring four goals in 30 games next season. rice field. Matches in all lanes of the French national team.
Olympique Lyonnais coach Peter Bosz chose to give Cherki a task in 16 games last season because of his defensive weaknesses. Cherki, who shook the net twice in four games played by the team in the UEFA Europa League, could write his name among the most important players of the French national team this season if he completed a tactical flaw. increase.