The football season has been underway around Europe for a couple of weeks now and we have already seen some big moments in the season.

Some top players have been moved, some teams have made strong starts to their seasons. Others have faltered a little more than expected. Others have had a disastrous start and are already feeling the pressure from irate fans.

In this weekly look at the big football news from around Europe, we’ll begin by looking back at some of the big moments of the season so far, including a recap on the latest big transfer moves around Europe.

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Latest Big Transfers Of The Football Season

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As we edge towards the closure of the transfer window across Europe for the start of the football season, there have been a number of big money deals confirmed over the last few weeks. We’ve listed some of the biggest below.

Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspurs to Bayern Munich – £100m

Neymar – Paris St Germain to Al Hilal – £78m

Ousmane Dembele – Barcelona to Paris St Germain – £43m

Mohammed Kudus – Ajax Amsterdam to West Ham – £38m

Alexis Sanchez – Marseille to Inter Milan – Free

Nicolo Zainolo – Galatasaray to Aston Villa – Loan

Cameron Archer – Aston Villa to Sheffield United – £18m

Gaston Avila – Royal Antwerp to Ajax – £12.5m

Aleksandr Mitrovic – Fulham to Al-Hilal – £43m

Gabri Veiga – Celta Vigo to Al Ahli – £40m

Tyler Adams – Leeds United to Bournemouth – £24m

David Raya – Brentford to Arsenal – Loan (with option to buy)

Joakim Maehle – Atalanta to Wolfsburg – £10m

Moses Caicedo – Brighton to Chelsea – £115m

Robert Sanchez – Brighton to Chelsea – £25m

Robin Gosens – Inter to Hertha Berlin – £11m

Dodi Lukebakio – Hertha Berlin to Sevilla – £9m

Romeo Lavia – Southampton to Chelsea – £58m

Dmitri Payet – Marseille to Vasco de Gama – Free

Wataru Endo – VfB Stuttgart to Liverpool – £16.2m

Deivid Washington – Santos to Chelsea – £17.1m

Christian Pulisic – Chelsea to Milan – £18.8m

Lewis Hall – Chelsea to Newcastle Utd – Loan

Ross Barkley – Nice to Luton Town – Free

Josko Gvardiol – Red Bull Leipzig to Manchester City – £77.6m

Jeremy Doku – Rennes to Manchester City – £55.5m

Aymeric Laporte – Man City to Al Nassr – £23.6m

Rasmus Hojlund – Atalanta to Manchester United – £72m

Fred – Manchester United to Fenerbahce – £12.9m

Harvey Barnes – Leicester to Newcastle – £39m

Tino Livramento – Southampton to Newcastle – £32m

Edson Alvarez – Ajax to West Ham Utd – £35.4m

James Ward-Prowse – Southampton to West Ham – £30m

Nemanja Matic – AS Roma to Rennes – £2m

Denis Zakaria – Juventus to AS Monaco – £17m

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – Liverpool to Besiktas – Free

Chermiti – Sporting to Everton – £10m

Arthur Cabral – Fiorentina to Benfica – £16m

Roger Ibanez – AS Roma to Al Ahly – £25m

Latest Football Season News – Europe


Manchester City are the only team with a 100% winning record after their opening three games of the Premier League football season and they sit alone at the top of the table. West Ham, Spurs, Liverpool and Arsenal are the teams chasing them with seven points. Brighton, Aston Villa and Manchester United have six points.

At the foot of the table four teams remain pointless, Burnley and Luton (who have played just two games so far this season) with Sheff Utd and bottom placed Everton also pointless after three games.

Players that have started the EPL football season well include Bryan Mbeumo (Brentford), James Maddison (Tottenham), Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottm Forest), Jarrod Bowen (West Ham), Raheem Sterling (Chelsea), Matty Cash (Aston Villa) and Rodri (Manchester City).


After a surprise 3-0 loss to Red Bull Leipzig in the German Super Cup, Bayern Munich’s new striker Harry Kane got his first goal in their opening Bundesliga game of the football season.

Bayern are one of five teams with two wins in their opening two matches and they lie 2nd behind Union Berlin and ahead of Leverkusen, Wolfsburg and Freiburg who all have maximum points.

Kane is third in the leading goalscorer charts after two games, a goal behind the leaders Jonas Wind of Wolfsburg and Kevin Behrens of Union Berlin.


Champions PSG got off to a slow start, drawing their opening two games of the French football season but after reinstating Kylian Mbappe to the team, they landed a 3-1 win over Lens at the weekend, with the French superstar scoring the second and third goals of the game.

They lie 8th in the table with Monaco and Marseille currently leading the way with seven points from three games. Lyon, who face PSG this weekend, have had a worrying start picking up one point from three games to lie in the relegation spots in 16th.


Three wins on the road and four goals in three games for Jude Bellingham sees Real Madrid atop La Liga early in the Spanish football season. They lie two points ahead three teams, Atletico Madrid, Girona and Barcelona who all have seven points.

More of a surprise in Spain is who is struggling at the foot of the table as Europa League winners Sevilla have started the La Liga football season with three successive defeats, two of those coming at home as they are rock bottom of the table and the only La Liga side without a point.


Two games into the new Serie A football season and four teams retain 100% records including both Milan teams, Inter and AC, champions Napoli and the surprise team in the group, Verona. Juventus are one of three teams (Fiorentina & Lecce being the others) with four points.

Lazio have struggled in the early weeks, losing both their games while Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma have also had a tough start picking up just one point from their two games so far.

Weekend Betting Tips – 1st to 4th September

Outlined below are some of our best weekend football betting tips for matches taking place from Friday 1st to Monday 4th September.

All odds shown were correct with bet365 Sport at the time of writing, but may have changed in the meantime.

  • Jarrod Bowen (West Ham) – Anytime Goalscorer (v Luton (A)) – 5/2
  • Darwin Nunez (Liverpool) – First Goalscorer (v Aston Villa (H)) – 5/1
  • Arsenal v Manchester United – Correct Score – 3-1 to Arsenal – 14/1
  • Harry Kane (Bayern Munich) – To score 2 or more v Borossia Moench – 2/1
  • Lyon v Paris St Germain – Draw and both teams to score – 15/4

Bet365 6 Scores Challenge Coupon Tips

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  • Burnley 1-2 Tottenham
  • Chelsea 3-1 Nottingham Forest
  • Manchester City 4-1 Fulham
  • Brighton 1-1 Newcastle United
  • Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa
  • Arsenal 2-1 Manchester United

Join us again next week when we take a look at the latest news from around the European football season, with a look at the draws for the Europa, Conference and Champions League as well as the latest news ahead of the next round of European Championship qualifiers.