All the Europa League teams' summer transfers

Keep abreast of all the UEFA Europa League group stage teams' summer transfer activity.

Samu Castillejo has left Villarreal for AC Milan
Samu Castillejo has left Villarreal for AC Milan ©Getty Images

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  • Villarreal sign Carlos Bacca, AC Milan get Samu Castillejo
  • AC Milan sign Tiémoué Bakayoko on loan from Chelsea
  • Kepa Arrizabalaga joins Chelsea from Athletic
  • Thibaut Courtois leaves, Mateo Kovačić in on loan
  • Milan Badelj and Joaquín Correa join Lazio

Club by club

AC Milan (ITA)

Pepe Reina has joined Milan from Napoli
Pepe Reina has joined Milan from Napoli©Getty Images

In: Alen Halilović (Hamburg), Ivan Strinić (Sampdoria), Pepe Reina (Napoli), Fabio Borini (Sunderland, loan made permanent), Nikola Kalinić (Fiorentina, loan made permanent), Mattia Caldara (Juventus), Gonzalo Higuaín (Juventus, loan), Tiémoué Bakayoko (Chelsea, loan), Samu Castillejo (Villarreal), Diego Laxalt (Genoa, loan)
Out: M'Baye Niang (Torino, loan made permanent), Gianluca Lapadula (Genoa, loan made permanent), Gianmarco Zigoni (Venezia, loan made permanent), Niccolò Zanellato (Crotone, loan made permanent), Hachim Mastour (released), Marco Storari (released), Nnamdi Oduamadi (released), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Gustavo Gómez (Palmeiras, loan), Nikola Kalinić (Atlético), Luca Antonelli (Empoli), André Silva (Sevilla, loan), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo, loan), Carlos Bacca (Villarreal), Gabriel (Perugia)

Akhisarspor (TUR)

In: Josué Pesqueira (unattached), Avdija Vršajević (Osmanlıspor), Elvis Manu (Gençlerbirliği), Güray Vural (Kayserispor)
Out: Orhan Taşdelen (Adana Demirspor), Muğdat Çelik (Galatasaray), Soner Aydoğdu (İstanbul Başakşehir), Olcan Adın (released), Alperen Babacan (Denizlispor, loan), Safa Ali Memnun (Kahramanmaraşspor, loan)

Anderlecht (BEL)

In: Zakaria Bakkali (Valencia), Ivan Santini (Caen), Landry Dimata (Wolfsburg, loan), Ognjen Vranješ (AEK), Thomas Didillon (Metz), Kenneth Saief (Gent, loan made permanent), Elias Cobbaut (Mechelen), Yevhenii Makarenko (Kortrijk), Kristal Abazaj (Luftëtar), Luka Adžić (Crvena zvezda), Antonio Milić (Oostende), Knowledge Musona (Oostende)
Out: Stéphane Badji (Bursaspor, loan made permanent), Aaron Leya Iseka (Toulouse), Wout Faes (Oostende), Idrissa Doumbia (Akhmat Grozny), Uroš Spajić (Krasnodar), Jorn Vancamp (Beerschot), Silvère Ganvoula (Bochum, loan), Trezeguet (Kasımpaşa, loan made permanent), Alexandru Chipciu (Sparta Praha, loan), Olivier Deschacht (released), Dylan Lambrecht (released), Leander Dendoncker (Wolves), Lukasz Teodorczyk (Udinese)

Arsenal (ENG)

In: Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus), Bernd Leno (Leverkusen), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Dortmund), Lucas Torreira (Sampdoria), Matteo Guendouzi (Lorient)
Out: Per Mertesacker (retired), Santi Cazorla (Villarreal), Jack Wilshere (West Ham), Takuma Asano (Hannover, loan), Chuba Akpom (PAOK), Calum Chambers (Fulham, loan), Lucas Pérez (West Ham), Krystian Bielik (Charlton, loan), David Ospina (Napoli, loan)

Chelsea (ENG)

In: Jorginho (Napoli), Robert Green (unattached), Mateo Kovačić (Real Madrid, loan), Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Club)
Out: Jeremie Boga (Sassuolo), Lewis Baker (Leeds United, loan), Jamal Blackman (Leeds, loan), Kenedy (Newcastle, loan), Mason Mount (Derby, loan), Kyle Scot (Telstar, loan), Matt Miazga (Nantes, loan), Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid), Michy Batshuayi (Valencia, loan), Kurt Zouma (Everton, loan), Tiémoué Bakayoko (Milan, loan), Ola Aina (Torino, loan), Kenneth Omeruo (Leganés, loan)

Eintracht Frankfurt (GER)

Goalkeeper Lukáš Hrádecký has left Eintracht for fellow UEFA Europa League hopefuls Leverkusen.
Goalkeeper Lukáš Hrádecký has left Eintracht for fellow UEFA Europa League hopefuls Leverkusen.©Getty Images

In: Frederik Rönnow (Bröndby), Nicolai Müller (Hamburg), Felix Wiedwald (Leeds United), Lucas Torró (Real Madrid), Evan N'Dicka (Auxerre), Gonçalo Paciência (Porto), Carlos Salcedo (Guadalajara), Ante Rebić (Fiorentina), Allan (Liverpool, loan), Chico Geraldes (Sporting, loan)
Out: Lukáš Hrádecký (Leverkusen), Alexander Meier (unknown), Renat Dadashov (Estoril), Marius Wolf (Dortmund), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Sassuolo), Aymen Barkok (Fortuna Düsseldorf, loan), Omar Mascarell (Schalke), Max Besuschkow (Saint-Gilloise, loan)

Fenerbahçe (TUR)

In: Barış Alıcı (Altınordu), Berke Özer (Altınordu), Ferdi Kadıoğlu (NEC Nijmegen), André Ayew (Swansea City, loan), Islam Slimani (Leicester City, loan)
Out
: Fernandão (Al-Wehda), Salih Uçan (Empoli, loan)

Jablonec (CZE)

In: Tomáš Břečka (Slovácko), Miloš Kratochvíl (Plzeň), Dāvis Ikaunieks (Jihlava), David Hovorka (Sparta Praha, loan), Rafael Acosta (Brno)
Out: Luděk Pernica (Plzeň), Roman Valeš (Bohemians), Jaroslav Zelený (Slavia Praha), Jaroslav Diviš (Mladá Boleslav), Jan Díl (Chrudim, loan), David Breda (Dukla Praha, loan), Martin Kouril (Varnsdorf)

Krasnodar (RUS)

In: Uroš Spajić (Anderlecht), Dmitri Stotski (Ufa), Christian Cueva (São Paulo), Anatoli Katrich (Dinamo Moskva), Ivan Taranov (Krylya Sovetov), Christian Cueva (São Paulo), Jon Gudni Fjóluson (Norrköping)
Out: Andreas Granqvist (Helsingborg), Joãozinho (released), Ricardo Laborde (released), Vyacheslav Podberezkin (Rubin), Ruslan Bolov (Khimki), Andrei Ivan (Rapid Wien, loan), Nikolai Komlichenko (Mladá Boleslav), Renat Yanbaev (released), Aleksei Gritsaenko (Yenisey, loan), Fedor Smolov (Lokomotiv Moskva)

Lazio (ITA)

A summer arrival at Lazio, Valon Berisha impressed on Salzburg's run to the #UEL semi-finals last season.
A summer arrival at Lazio, Valon Berisha impressed on Salzburg's run to the #UEL semi-finals last season.©Getty Images

In: Francesco Acerbi (Sassuolo), Silvio Proto (Olympiacos), Valon Berisha (Salzburg), Riza Durmisi (Real Betis), Mattia Sprocati (Salernitana), Milan Badelj (Fiorentina), Joaquín Correa (Sevilla)
Out: Stefan de Vrij (Inter), Filip Djordjević (Chievo Verona), Federico Marchetti (Genoa), Felipe Anderson (West Ham), Francesco Orlando (Salernitana), Simone Palombi (Lecce, loan), Mamadou Tounkara (Schaffhausen, loan), Franjo Prce (Omonia, loan), Davide Di Gennaro (Salernitana, loan), Mattia Sprocati (Parma, loan)

Leverkusen (GER)

In: Paulinho (Vasco da Gama), Mitchell Weiser (Hertha), Lukáš Hrádecký (Frankfurt), Thorsten Kirschbaum (Nürnberg)
Out: Stefan Kiessling (retired), Vladlen Yurchenko (released), Marlon Frey (released), Niklas Lomb (Sandhausen), Bernd Leno (Arsenal)

Marseille (FRA)

In: Duje Ćaleta-Car (Salzburg)
Out: Dória (Santos Laguna), André-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Fulham), Rémy Cabella (St-Étienne)

Real Betis (ESP)

Takashi Inui has left Eibar for Real Betis.
Takashi Inui has left Eibar for Real Betis.©AFP/Getty Images

In: Takashi Inui (Eibar), Antonio Barragán (Middlesbrough, loan made permanent), Sergio Canales (Real Sociedad), Pau López (Espanyol), Joel Robles (Everton), William Carvalho (Sporting CP), Sidnei (Deportivo La Coruña)
Out: Riza Durmisi (Lazio), Pedro López (released), Dani Giménez (Deportivo La Coruña), Fabián Ruíz (Napoli), Antonio Adán (Atlético Madrid), Germán Pezzella (Fiorentina, loan made permanent), Rafa Navarro (Alavés), Rubén Castro (Las Palmas), Víctor Camarasa (Cardiff, loan)

Rennes (FRA)

In: Romain Del Castillo (Lyon), Theoson Siebatcheu (Stade de Reims), Jakob Johansson (AEK), Clément Grenier (Guingamp), Damien Da Silva (Caen), Matt Miziaga (Chelsea, loan)
Out: Afonso Figueiredo (Rio Ave), Firmin Mubele (Toulouse), Yoann Gourcuff (Dijon), Séga Coulibaly (Nancy), Wilson Isidor (Monaco), Sofiane Diop (Monaco), Stéphane Diarra (Le Mans, loan), Joris Gnagnon (Sevilla), Brandon (Osasuna, loan), Anthony Ribelin (released), Sanjin Prcić (released), Wahbi Khazri (St-Étienne), Jordan Tell (Orléans, loan), Armand Lauriente (Orléans, loan)

Slavia Praha

In: Peter Olayinka (Gent), Alexandru Băluță (Universitatea Craiova), Jaroslav Zelený (Jablonec), Vladimír Coufal (Liberec)
Out: Danny (CS Marítimo), Per-Egil Flo (Lausanne)

Spartak Moskva (RUS)

In: Aleksandr Tashaev (Dinamo Moskva), Samuel Gigot (Gent), Roman Eremenko (free agent)
Out
: Serdar Tasci (free agent), Zelimkhan Bakaev (Arsenal Tula, loan)

Sporting CP (POR)*

In: Marcelo (Rio Ave), Raphinha (Vitória SC), Bruno Gaspar (Fiorentina), Emiliano Viviano (Sampdoria), Nani (Valencia), Renan Ribeiro (Estoril), Stefano Sturaro (Juventus, loan)
Out: André Geraldes (Sporting Gijón, loan), William Carvalho (Real Betis), Cristiano Piccini (Valencia)

*only transfers confirmed by Sporting included here

Standard Liège (BEL)

In : Samuel Bastien (Chievo Verona), Senna Miangue (Cagliari Calcio, loan), Maxime Lestienne (Rubin Kazan), Orlando Sa (Henan Jianye)
Out: Edmilson Junior (Al-Duhail Sports Club), Ishak Belfodil (Hoffenheim)

Villarreal (ESP)

Santi Cazorla has returned to Villarreal
Santi Cazorla has returned to Villarreal©AFP/Getty Images

In: Karl Toko Ekambi (Angers), Gerard Moreno (Espanyol), Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton), Miguel Layún (Porto), Santiago Cáseres (Vélez Sarsfield), Santi Cazorla (Arsenal), Carlos Bacca (AC Milan)
Out: Rodri (Atlético Madrid), Roger Martínez (Club América), Antonio Rukavina (FC Astana), Rúben Semedo (Huesca, loan), Adrián Marín (Alavés), Alfred N'Diaye (Málaga, loan), Denis Cheryshev (Valencia, loan), Samu Castillejo (AC Milan), Roberto Soriano (Torino, loan)

Vorskla (UKR)

In: Artem Gabelok (Spartaks Jūrmala), Maryan Mysyk (Stal Kamianske), Evgeniy Martynenko (Chornomorets Odesa), Nicolas Careca (Grêmio, loan), Artur (Internacional, loan)
Out: none

Zürich (SUI)

In: Salim Khelifi (Eintracht Braunschweig), Hekuran Kryeziu (Luzern), Hakim Guenouche (Nancy), Becir Omeragic (Servette), Andreas Maxsö (Osmanlıspor), Benjamin Kololli (Lausanne)
Out: Cédric Brunner (Bielefeld), Rasmus Thelander (Vitesse), Yann Fillion (Aarau, loan), Gilles Yapi (released)

*This list is not exhaustive; not all deals involving youth and reserve team players are included.

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