Busy winter transfer window for Super League clubs

Busy winter transfer window for Super League clubs


Plenty of Super League clubs were busy in the winter transfer window, with Olympiacos and PAOK particularly active on the market. AGONAsport analyses the deals made by top flight teams.

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Super League leaders PAOK, who now boast a healthy nine-point advantage in first place of the standings with 10 matches remaining, made four signings in January, while Dimitris Giannoulis and Pedro Henrique notably returned from loan spells at Atromitos and FC Astana respectively. In Piraeus, Olympiacos signed Giorgos Masouras, Gil Dias, Franco Soldano, Yury Lodygin and Avraam Papadopoulos, but AEK (Nenad Krsticic) and Panathinaikos (Panagiotis Armenakas) only acquired one new player each.

Here are the arrivals/departures for all 2018/2019 Super League clubs in the winter transfer window:

AEK

IN: Nenad Krsticic (Red Star Belgrade), Anel Sabanadzovic (Zeljeznicar, will link up with AEK in the summer)

OUT: Astrit Ajdarevic (no club), Giorgos Giakoumakis (OFI, loan), Erik Moran (Malaga, loan), Paris Mpampis (Apollon Pontou, loan)

AEL

IN: Adnan Secerovic (Tuzla City), Stefan Zivkovic (Zemun), Davor Taleski (Honka)

OUT: Samy Frioui (MC Algier), Basem Morsy (Zamalek, loan return), Nestoras Gekas (Apollon Larissa), Alexandre Coeff (G. Ajaccio), Paschalis Kassos (AO Chania Kissamikos), Piti (Lamia), Suad Sahiti (no club)

APOLLON SMYRNIS

IN: German Rivero (Defensor), Thomas Nazlidis (Aris), Christos Agrodimos (Panetolikos), Iraklis Garoufalias (Atromitos, loan), Christos Zervopoulos (Panathinaikos)

OUT: Emmanuel Kone (Levadiakos), Adam Tzanetopoulos (Lamia), Gonzalo Gonzalez (free agent), Vangelis Mantzios (no club), Justin Eilers (SF Lotte), Luis Salces (no club), Panagiotis Triadis (North East United), Vaso Vasic (Mouscron), Boris Garros (FC Poli Lasi), Joao Pedro (Los Angeles Galaxy, loan return, Andrej Lukic (Braga, loan return)

ARIS

IN: Lindsey Rose (FC Lorient, loan), Daniel Larsson (Akhisaraspor), Kyriakos Savvidis (free), Martin Tonso (Asteras Tripolis), Giannis Fetfatzidis (Olympiacos), Mihaly Korhut (Hapoel Beer Sheva)

OUT: Thomas Nazlidis (Apollon Smyrnis), Mergim Mavraj (FC Ingolstadt), Nicolas Colazo (Boca Juniors, loan return)

ASTERAS TRIPOLIS

IN: Christos Aravidis (OFI)

OUT: Martin Tonso (Aris), Nikos Michelis (AC Milan)

ATROMITOS

IN: Amr Warda (PAOK, loan), Dawid Kort (Wisla Krakow), Alexandros Katranis (St. Etienne)

OUT: Iraklis Garoufalias (Apollon Smyrnis), Dimitris Giannoulis (PAOK, loan return)

LAMIA

IN: Piti (AEL), Adam Tzanetopoulos (Apollon Smyrnis), Joan Tomas (AEK Larnaca), Danny Bejarano (Oriente), Jean Luc Gbayara (AEK Larnaca, loan)

OUT: Abdul Osman (no club), Angelos Piniotis (Diagoras Rodos), Yevhen Budnik (FCI Levadia Tallinn), David Andronic (AO Trikala)

LEVADIAKOS

IN: Benjamin Angoua (no club), Dragos Balauru (Daco-Getica), Giorgi Rekhviashvili (Saburtalo), Dejan Meleg (Red Star Belgrade, loan), Emmanuel Kone (Apollon Smyrnis), David Manga (Hapoel Ashkelon)

OUT: Joao Francisco (no club), Chumbinho (no club), Nikos Katharios (Iraklis), Leonardo (no club)

XANTHI

IN: Jean Barrientos (Racing Club), William (FCSB), Mikael Dyrestam (Kalmar FF)

OUT: Kike Boula (Ermis Aradippou), Giorgos Tzelepis (Ergotelis), Petros Orfanidis (Iraklis, loan)

OLYMPIACOS

IN: Giorgos Masouras (Panionios), Franco Soldano (Union de Santa Fe), Gil Dias (AS Monaco, loan), Yury Lodygin (Zenit Saint Petersburg, loan), Avraam Papadopoulos (Brisbane Roar), Ousseynou Ba (G. Ajaccio, will link up with Olympiacos in the summer)

OUT: Yaya Toure (no club), Giannis Fetfatzidis (Aris), Felipe Pardo (Deportivo Toluca), Seba (Al-Shabab), Dimitris Manos (PAS Giannina, loan), Marios Vrousai (Willem II, loan), Dimitris Nikolaou (Empoli, loan), Matias Nahuel (Deportivo La Coruna, loan), Giannis Masouras (Panionios, loan)

OFI

IN: Giorgos Giakoumakis (AEK, loan), Konstantinos Giannoulis (no club), Christopher Braun (Fortuna Sittard), Erik Parsson (Falkenberg), Ricardo Vaz (Reus Deportiu), Vajebah Sakor (IFK Goteborg)

OUT: Christos Aravidis (Asteras Tripolis), Vangelis Platellas (Neftchi Baku), Giannis Kilirias (Ergotelis)

PANATHINAIKOS

IN: Panagiotis Armenakas (no club)

OUT: Christos Kountouriotis (Michalovce), Antonis Oikonomopoulos (no club), Christos Zervopoulos (Apollon Smyrnis), Giorgos Angelopoulos (AE Sparti, loan), Konstantinos Valmas (AE Sparti, loan)

PANETOLIKOS

IN: Pedro Amaral (Benfica, loan), Guga (Benfica, loan), Admir Bajrovic (Gefle)

OUT: Luis Rocha (Legia Warsaw), Giorgos Mygas (Z. Sosnowiec), Christos Agrodimos (Apollon Smyrnis), Aristidis Kokkoris (Volos NFC), Sebastian Eriksson (no club), Dimitris Chantakias (AOK Kerkyra, loan)

PANIONIOS

IN: Giannis Masouras (Olympiacos, loan), Giannis Maniatis (Alanyaspor)

OUT: Giorgos Masouras (Olympiacos), Sebastian Piriz (Atletico River Plate Montevideo)

PAOK

IN: Karol Swiderski (Jagiellonia), Sverrir Ingi Ingason (FC Rostov), Josip Misic (loan, Sporting Lisbon), Sergio Oliveira (FC Porto, loan), Dimitris Giannoulis (Atromitos, loan return), Pedro Henrique (FC Astana, loan return), Giannis Mystakidis (PAS Giannina, loan return)

OUT: Aleksandar Prijovic (Al Ittihad), Amr Warda (Atromitos, loan), Stelios Kitsiou (Ankaragucu, loan return)

PAS GIANNINA

IN: Dimitris Manos (Olympiacos, loan), Dusan Pantelic (Radnik), Lasha Shergelashvili (RFS)

OUT: Orest Kuzyk (SK Dnipro-1, loan), Giannis Mystakidis (PAOK, loan return), Alex Kakuba (no club), Giannis Loukinas (Platanias)


 

by Shaun Nicolaides

Image Source: sport24.gr

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