Saturday, January 7, 2017

Transfers that did not happen, Part Eighteen

1- In December 1992, Sao Paulo’s Brazilian star Rai had an offer to join Atletico Madrid. However, he chose to join Paris St. Germain for the following season.

Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 76, May 1995

2-In the summer of 1987, George Graham’s Arsenal wanted to sign Queens Park Rangers defender Terry Fenwick.
Arsenal offered £400,000 but QPR wanted £750,000 and the deal fell through.

Photo From: Panini World Cup 1986
(Terry Fenwick)

3- In the spring of 1979, NASL’s Washington Diplomats wanted to acquire Argentina Captain Daniel Passarella.
However, they wanted to make their payments in 5 years (yearly installments).
The deal broke down as a result.

Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 13, 1982
(Daniel Pasarella)

4- Having led Peru to the 1970 World Cup, Barcelona made an offer to Brazilian Didi to manage the club following the World Cup.
Didi refused as he wanted to stay loyal to Peru.

Photo From: Miroir du Football , Issue 127, February 1970
(Didi as Peru Manager)

5- In April 1983, it was reported that Internazionale Milano wanted to sign Lazio striker Bruno Giordano.

They were allegedly ready to include Evaristo Beccalossi and Giuseppe Baresi as exchange as part of the deal. 

Photo From: 1983-84 Calciatori Panini
(Bruno Giordano)

Photo From: 1982-83 Calciatori Panini
(Evaristo Beccalossi)

Photo From: 1982-83 Calciatori Panini
(Giuseppe Baresi)

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