The 20 ‘most shocking’ transfers of all time
This morning it was revealed that the Dutch legend Edgar Davids would be co-managing the Football League’s basement club Barnet in order to assist manager Mark Robson with his current woes at Underhill. More excitingly however, is that the 39-year-old may also teach League Two a thing or two on how to play the beautiful game the right way.
Needless to say, this transfer has come as a bit of a shock to the football world. So here is a list of the 20 most surprising transfers of all time. In it feature the funny transfers that saw players at the back end of their career make one last attempt at avoiding an early retirement as well as the not so funny transfers featuring the players who were brave enough to cross the divide between fierce rivals. From Juninho to Johnston, these players were in the headlines for startling the football world with their shocking moves.