In the past decade there have been transfers gone through which has left one scratching one’s head wondering, ‘what were they thinking?’ The most recent bizarre transfers to occur is Edgar Davids’ move to take a player/co-manager position at Barnet.
However, since the turn of the century football has been littered with bizarre transfers. Whilst some of the transfers have come from poor decisions on the part of the manager, some players have also made crazy career choices.
So here is a list of transfers that are just downright bizarre. From the touch tackling Gravesen to the controversial Goram, the great Van der sar to the disappointing Vassell, here are 20 transfers that no one could have claimed to predicting.