Exchange periods in football: DFB's extended transfer window

The German football Association (DFB) has decided due to the Corona pandemic, timing adjustments for the upcoming exchange period. Accordingly, the transfer win

Exchange periods in football: DFB's extended transfer window

The German football Association (DFB) has decided due to the Corona pandemic, timing adjustments for the upcoming exchange period. Accordingly, the transfer window first opens for a single day on 1. July, can then in a second period of 15. July to 5. October will be made in 2020, further exchange. This is the Board of the German football Association (DFB) decided together with the German football League (DFL) and, in coordination with the world Federation (Fifa).

In previous years, the summer transfer window in Germany, as a rule, 1 was. July to 31. August opened. "Because of the corona crisis and the resulting shifts in the seasons, national and international adjustments of the exchange periods are required so that the previous period had to be updated," said Peter Frymuth, DFB Vice President for match operations and football development.

With the extension of the second Phase up to 5. October, the DFB follows a call to the European football Union (Uefa) at its member associations. So the clubs should be able to come in spite of later, go to the end of the current season and later onset of the season internationally for as long as possible and flexible Transfers. To 6. October players can be for the group stage of the Uefa club competitions 2020/2021 registered.

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 12:20

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