Italian elite division, Serie A, have recorded groundbreaking transfer deals in the 2023 summer transfer window with series of new arrivals and departures.
According to transfermarkt, 789 deals have been completed in Serie A in 2023 transfer window with more departures than new arrivals.
538 players have left the league against 250 new arrivals with Lazio, Napoli, Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Atlanta leading the list of the most busiest clubs in the window with big deals.
Here, we will take you through biggest Serie A transfer deals completed in 2023 transfer window.
Manchester United have been Serie A’s biggest suitors this summer with Saudi clubs also snapping a number of high-profile players.
Manchester United’s signing of Rasmus Hojlund from Atalanta has shot Atalanta to the top ranks of clubs that have cashed out heavily from 2023 transfer window.
United signed Holjund for €75m from Atlanta on a five-year contract. The Danish young forward leads the list of the most expensive exit from Serie A. Holjund made 32 Serie A appearances for Atlanta, scoring 9 goals.
Newcastle United completed the second biggest Serie A deal in the 2023 summer transfer window. The Magpies signed Italian and former AC Milan attacking midfielder, Sandro Tonali, for €64m from AC Milan.
After 7 goals in his 70 Serie A appearances for AC Milan, Tonali joined Newcastle United on a five-year contract in a record transfer exit from the Italian side.
Andre Onana is the most expensive goalkeeper signing in Serie A in 2023 transfer window. Manchester United signed Andre Onana early in the transfer window from Inter Milan for €52.5m. Onana joined Manchester United on a five-year contract as a replacement for David De Gea.
South Korean center-back, Kim Min-Jae, 26, also headlined high-profile exits from Serie A in 2023 transfer window. Min-Jae, who was also targeted by Manchester United after trophy-winning campaign with Napoli, completed a €50m move to Bayern Munich.
He had spent only one season at Napoli after joining the club in 2022 from Fenerbahce and has made 35 Serie A appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to Al Hilal move was another big transfer deal in Serie A this summer. Al Hilal signed Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio for €40m.
The Serbian midfielder joined the Saudi club on a three-year contract after an eight years stint with Lazio in Serie A that has seen him made 267 Serie A appearances for the club, scoring 57 goals.
Serie A most expensive arrival this summer is Inter Milan’s signing of Benjamin Pavard from Bayern Munich. The 2022/23 Champions League finalists signed Pavard for €30m from Bayern Munich. Pavard joined Inter Milan on a five-year deal till 2028.
Juventus is another Italian club after Inter Milan, who have completed a more expensive deal this summer. The Serie A giants signed Italian forward for €30m from Everton.
Kean joined Everton in 2019 from Juventus but had struggled to start for the team. He spent his last three seasons on loan at PSG and Juventus before Juventus now made the loan deal permanent.
Roger Ibanez’s transfer exit to Saudi Arabia also makes the list of biggest transfer deals in Serie A. Ibanez joined Al Ahli from Roma. The Brazilian center-back has signed a four-year contract till 2027.
New Tottenham player, Dejan Kulusevski, is another ranking Serie A exit in 2023 transfer window. After a successful loan spell with Tottenham Hotspur, the club have signed Dejan Kulusevski permanently for €30m from Juventus. The London club tied down the Swedish midfielder with a five-year contract.
Manuel Locatelli’s transfer deal is the only intra-Serie A move that has made the top 10 biggest Serie A transfer deals in 2023 transfer window.
After a successful loan spell from Sassuolo, Juventus sealed a permanent deal for the Italian defensive midfielder for €30m transfer fee. Lacotelli has signed a two-year permanent deal with the Serie A giants.
Other top Serie A transfer deals in 2023 transfer window
Some big-name moves have been recorded in Serie A in 2023 transfer window although of lesser value. Leading the list is Lukaku’s loan switch to Roma from Chelsea, including the arrival of Leandro Paredes from PSG.
AC Milan also recruited former Chelsea duo Christian Pulisic and Ruben Loftus-Cheek from the Premier League. Former Man United and Chelsea star Nemanja Matic joined Rennes in Ligue 1 from Roma.
World Cup winner Angel Di Maria left Juventus to Benfica on a free transfer while Fiorentina lost Sofyan Amrabat to Manchester United on loan with buy option.