TW Transfers & Rumours

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Transfer Rumors

[RUMOUR] Sofia Tornarou to Ethnikos

July 5, 2023

 

 

Probability: 90%

[RUMOUR] Loren Fatovic to Jadran Split

June 28, 2023

 

Probability: 70%

[RUMOUR] Djuro Radovic to Jadran Split

June 24, 2023

 

Probability: 95%

[RUMOUR] Dusan Matkovic to Noisy-le-Sec

June 21, 2023

 

Probability: 80%

[RUMOUR] Joao Pedro Coimbra to Partizan

June 20, 2023

 

Probability: 70%

[RUMOUR] Ivan Nagaev to Jadran Herceg Novi; another Russian might come

June 15, 2023

 

Probability: 90%

[RUMOUR] Konstantin Kharkov to Jadran Split

June 14, 2023

 

Probability: 90%

[RUMOUR] Chiara Tabani to Ekipe Orizzonte

June 7, 2023

 

Probability: 80%

[RUMOUR] Francesco Condemi to Pro Recco

May 31, 2023

 

Probability: 70%

[RUMOUR] Sara Cordovani to Trieste

May 31, 2023

 

Probability: 95%

[RUMOUR] Maud Megens to Alimos

May 30, 2023

 

Probability: 95%

[RUMOUR] Josip Vrlic to Jadran Split

May 27, 2023

 

Probability: 80%

[RUMOUR] Nemanja Ubovic to Vouliagmeni

May 22, 2023

 

Probability: 95%

[RUMOUR] Pietro Figlioli to Savona

May 21, 2023

 

Probability: 85%

[RUMOUR] Gergely Burian to Vasas

May 19, 2023

 

Probability: 90%

[RUMOUR] Lluc Bertran to CN Barcelona

May 18, 2023

 

Probability: 95%

[RUMOUR] Maartje Keuning to Sabadell

May 17, 2023

 

Probability: 70%

[RUMOUR] Vivien Bonca to FTC Telekom

May 17, 2023

 

Probability: 95%

[RUMOUR] Dimitrios Nikolaidis to Olympiacos

May 17, 2023

 

Probability: 75%

[RUMOUR] Konstantinos Mourikis to Panionios

May 17, 2023

 

Probability: 85%

[RUMOUR] Paula Crespi to Sant Andreu

May 15, 2023

 

Probability: 70%

[RUMOUR] Nona Perez to Sant Andreu

May 13, 2023

 

Probability: 50%

[RUMOR] Luka Loncar to Olympiacos

May 10, 2023

 

Probability: 75%

[RUMOUR] Kitty Joustra to Vouliagmeni

May 10, 2023

 

Probability: 99%

Confirmed Transfers

[CONFIRMED] French Champions heavily reinforce

August 31, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Dusan Matkovic to Noisy-le-Sec

August 30, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Taiyo Watanabe to Pays d’Aix

August 29, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Kholod, Nagaev… to Jadran HN

August 24, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

Women’s Transfer Summary 2023

August 23, 2023

The new club season is nearly upon us, and every new season brings a a new set of line-ups.

With the bulk of the summer transfer business done and dusted, it’s time to take a look as this summers biggest transfer deals. We recently published a corresponding article on the men’s transfers, but this article is dedicated to the women’s game. It’s worth mentioning that there is always a few last minute purchases, but further significant transfers are not expected as this stage.

This page may be updated. Last updated: 23rd August 2023

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Laura Aarts to Mataro

August 23, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

Major water polo transfers 2023

August 22, 2023

The transfer window hasn’t officially closed yet. Still, all teams that will battle for the trophies and can achieve good results in international and domestic competitions have completed their rosters for the next season.

The time for Total Waterpolo’s summary of the major water polo transfers in men’s water polo in 2023 has come.

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Bundschuh, Csacsovszky… to BVSC

August 16, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Stingers join Vikings en masse

August 15, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] D’Halluin, Radosavljevic return, three foreigners to Mulhouse

August 13, 2023

 

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Alma Yaacobi to Plebiscito Padova

August 10, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Ranko Perovic leaves Primorac; Drasko Brguljan arrives

August 9, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Guus van IJperen to Sabadell

August 8, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Quintet to Mediterrani

August 6, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Francesco De Michelis to Novi Beograd

August 5, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Sophia Noble to Tenerife Echeyde

August 2, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Nikola Dedovic to Vasas

July 24, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Hannes Daube to Jug Dubrovnik

July 22, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Nona Perez to Sant Andreu

July 19, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Luka Loncar to Olympiacos

July 19, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Dimitrios Nikolaidis to Olympiacos

July 17, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Lena Mihailovic to Ethnikos

July 17, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Veljko Tankosic to Dinamo Tbilisi

July 16, 2023

 

Confirmed

[CONFIRMED] Paula Crespi to Sant Andreu

July 14, 2023

 

Confirmed

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About Water Polo Transfers

Water polo is a sport that needs accuracy, strategy, and collaboration. Water polo teams and players, like any other sport, are continuously striving to better their performance, and one way they achieve this is by making transfers. Explore transfers in further detail, including why they are crucial, how they function, and some successful examples.

What exactly are Water Polo Transfers?

Water polo transfers are the movements of players from one team to another. These moves may be permanent or temporary, and they may occur at any time of year. Transfers are crucial for clubs because they allow them to add new players to their rosters, strengthen existing rosters, and increase their chances of winning. Transfers provide opportunity for professional progress, exposure to new playing styles, and new difficulties for athletes.

Recognizing the Transfer Market

The transfer market is an important part of water polo, and it works similarly to other sports. Clubs can approach players directly or through their agents, and agreements on issues such as transfer fees, contracts, and salaries can be reached. Players can also show an interest in joining other teams, and clubs can make bids to hire them.

Transfers in water polo are governed by the sport's regulatory authorities, such as World Aquatics (International Swimming Federation) and national federations. These bodies have laws and regulations in place to ensure that the transfer process is fair, transparent, and lawful. Some countries, for example, limit the number of foreign players a team can have, and transfer fees must be paid to the player's former club.

Examples of Successful Water Polo Transfers

There have been numerous successful water polo transfers over the years. The transfer of Croatian player Sandro Sukno from Jug Dubrovnik to Pro Recco in Italy is one prominent example. Sukno was one of the top players in the world at the time, and his move to Pro Recco aided them in winning the Champions League in 2015. Another case in point is the 2017 transfer of Hungarian player Denes Varga from Eger to Ferencvaros. Varga had a key role in Ferencvaros' Champions League victory in 2019.

Conclusion

Water polo transfers are an important component of the sport, and they may have a big impact on both clubs and players. They enable teams to bolster their squads while also allowing players to seek new challenges and possibilities. Anyone involved in sports must understand how the transfer market works, as well as the rules and regulations that govern it. Water polo professionals and enthusiasts can acquire useful insights on how to make the most of this facet of the game by studying successful examples of transfers.