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Biggest Italian Serie A deals
August 21st, 2009 7AM
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[TRANSFER WATCH] Nowhere has the downturn in the transfer market been more evident than in Italy's Serie A, where only six permanent transfer deals exceeded $10 million in value. Juventus was the big spender, Inter Milan and AC Milan dealed modestly, while Fiorentina, Roma and Lazio spent little. Eight of the 20 teams did not import a single player.

Club-by-Club Serie A Moves

TRANSFER FEE PLAYER (OLD TEAM to NEW TEAM)
$34.4 million Diego (Werder Bremen to Juventus)
$28.7 million Felipe Melo (Fiorentina to Juventus)
$21.0 million Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Real Madrid to AC Milan)
$14.0 million Lucio (Bayern Munich to Inter Milan)
$14.0 million Javier Pastore (Huracan to Palermo)
$12.6 million *Marko Arnautovic (FC Twente to Inter Milan)
$11.2 million Rodrigo Palacio (Boca Juniors to Genoa)
*Permanent transfer and fee conditional on Arnatovic playing at least 10 games for Inter Milan.

 



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