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Transfer Talk is a podcast from Sky Sports News which features debate and analysis from some of the most well connected reporters in the football world throughout the transfer window. We will be digging into all the biggest storylines, both in the Premier League and around Europe, as we keep you up to date on all the latest developments.

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    • 4.6, 53 Ratings

Transfer Talk is a podcast from Sky Sports News which features debate and analysis from some of the most well connected reporters in the football world throughout the transfer window. We will be digging into all the biggest storylines, both in the Premier League and around Europe, as we keep you up to date on all the latest developments.

    What Ake, Torres bring to City, why Havertz is the real deal & is Sancho bound for Utd?

    What Ake, Torres bring to City, why Havertz is the real deal & is Sancho bound for Utd?

    With the transfer window officially open, host Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Rafa Honigstein and Terry Gibson to chat about Manchester City's recruitment drive as they close in on Nathan Ake (08:34) and Ferran Torres(18:19). Chelsea are also on the agenda, with the panel discussing the form of Kepa (29:00), their early business and the possible arrival of Kai Havertz (33:10). Manchester United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho is also explored by the panel, while Rafa reveals all on a host of Bundesliga/German players (45:40). Plus, there's news from Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester, West Ham, Celtic and Rangers (01:04:25).

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Dimitar Berbatov special: Truth on Spurs exit, Deadline Day move to Man Utd & CL heartache

    Dimitar Berbatov special: Truth on Spurs exit, Deadline Day move to Man Utd & CL heartache

    Dimitar Berbatov sits down with Dharmesh Sheth to reveal all on the moves that he did and didn’t make during his career. The former striker explains his humble beginnings and how he was nearly forced to sign for a club by a Bulgarian mafia boss. Berbatov discusses how he joined Bayer Leverkusen, their incredible 2000/01 campaign and why he was keen to emulate Diego Maradona at the Bundesliga club. He opens up on his switch to Tottenham, his partnership with Robbie Keane and the truth behind his exit from the club. Berbatov reveals the inner workings behind his Deadline Day move to Manchester United and the role Sir Alex Ferguson played in convincing him to join the Old Trafford club.

    • 53 min
    Jermain Defoe special: Transfer request regret, picking Spurs over Juve & my best strike partner

    Jermain Defoe special: Transfer request regret, picking Spurs over Juve & my best strike partner

    Jermain Defoe sits down with Dharmesh Sheth to reveal all on the moves that he did and didn’t make during his career. The striker discusses his early beginnings, Harry Redknapp’s role in his controversial move from Charlton to West Ham and working with his childhood idol at the east London club. Defoe opens up on the infamous transfer request handed in 24 hours after West Ham’s relegation and reveals the truth behind what led up to it. He discusses his move to Tottenham, how he ended up linking up with his ‘dad in football’, Redknapp, at Portsmouth and deciding against a big switch to Serie A to re-join Spurs. Defoe explains the reasons behind his move to the MLS with Toronto and why he cut it short to return to the Premier League. He also reveals the Rangers legend that helped convince him to move to Ibrox and how he feels as his career enters its latter years.

    • 56 min
    Paolo Di Canio special: Turning down Sir Alex twice, regret over ref push & West Ham exit anger

    Paolo Di Canio special: Turning down Sir Alex twice, regret over ref push & West Ham exit anger

    Paolo Di Canio sits down with Dharmesh Sheth to reveal all on his career, starting with his early beginnings in Italy and time with Lazio, Juventus and AC Milan. The former striker explains how he fulfilled a dream by signing for Celtic and why his time in Scotland lasted only one season. Di Canio discusses the infamous push on referee Paul Alcock, his brief exile from English football and decision to return to sign for West Ham. He opens up about his famous scissor-kick goal of the season against Wimbledon and why he twice turned down the advances of Manchester United, which included a call from Sir Alex Ferguson on Christmas Day. Di Canio reveals his anger at leaving West Ham and what he was prepared to do to stay at the club.

    • 58 min
    How Coronavirus will affect market, contracts conundrum & updates on Sancho, Bellingham & Ighalo

    How Coronavirus will affect market, contracts conundrum & updates on Sancho, Bellingham & Ighalo

    Pete Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporters Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol for a special episode of the Transfer Talk podcast, focusing on the effects that the Coronavirus is having on the game. They discuss the current state of play on when football may return (06:05) and what this could mean for the summer transfer window (15:57). With player contracts set to expire on June 30, the panel discuss what could happen to these stars if the season is extended beyond that date (27:29). Sky Sports News journalist Lyall Thomas joins the podcast to highlight the issues currently facing clubs' scouting and recruitment departments as well as a concerning scenario facing a number of clubs in the Bundesliga (38:59). There are also updates on the futures of Jadon Sancho, Odion Ighalo and Jude Bellingham (56:48).

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Michael Ballack special: Choosing Chelsea over Man Utd, missing out on Real and Barca moves

    Michael Ballack special: Choosing Chelsea over Man Utd, missing out on Real and Barca moves

    Michael Ballack sits down with Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth to reveal all on his career. The former Germany captain explains the early beginnings of his career, including winning the Bundesliga title with newly-promoted Kaiserslautern as well moves to Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich. He discusses missing out on moves to Real Madrid and Barcelona before explaining his decision to join Chelsea despite interest from Manchester United. Ballack also discusses the fallout from Jose Mourinho’s first sacking from Chelsea, Champions League final heartbreak and that infamous semi-final clash against Barcelona.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

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Mikey Kelleher

Lads, love the podcast. It’s my number one football/transfer podcast. Can ye tell me about the influence Mikey has had on the podcast?

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Great Podcast

A great podcast to listen to in my free time.

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