Barcelona were linked with a move for Neymar pretty much all summer but that deal failed to materialise, although the club did spend big on Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong.
The Catalan giants also waved goodbye to a fair few players. Denis Suarez, Malcom and Jasper Cillessen are just a few of the players to seal moves away, while Philippe Coutinho and Rafinha both secured loan moves.
Here’s a quick run-down of all Barca’s movers and shakers this summer.
Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for €120m - Details
Frenkie de Jong from Ajax for €75m plus €11m in variables (deal agreed in January) - Details
Malcom to Zenit St Petersburg for €40m plus €5m in variables - Details
Jasper Cillessen to Valencia €35m - Details
Andre Gomes to Everton €25m plus add-ons - Details
Sergi Palencia to Saint-Etienne for €2m plus €1m in variables - Details
Adrian Ortola to Tenerife - Details
Philippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich (loan fee of €8.5m, purchase option of €120m) - Details
Rafinha to Celta Vigo - Loan Details
Juan Miranda to Schalke for two seasons - Loan Details
Oriol Busquets to FC Twente - Loan Details
As usual it’s been another busy transfer window with the Catalan giants linked with dozens of stars, while rumors buzzed around that players such as Ivan Rakitic, Ousmane Dembele and Jean-Clair Todibo could depart.
The club will be expecting big things from their big-money signings Griezmann and De Jong, while it will be interesting to see how Coutinho fares at Bayern Munich. Meanwhile, expect the Neymar rumors to continue...