Is Mario Götze's Move To PSV The Signal Of A New Era Of Eredivisie Transfers?

About once every transfer window, there's a transfer that makes you stop, do a double take, and say "wow."

When PSV Eindhoven announced the signing of Mario Götze on a free transfer last week, many soccer fans (myself included) were shocked to see a global superstar leave Germany for the lesser Eredivisie. 

Is Edouard Mendy The Solution To Chelsea's Goalkeeping Woes?

It appears that the Kepa Arrizabalaga experiment is ending for Chelsea. The club announced the signing of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Stade Rennais on Thursday for a fee of $26 million. The Senegalese international allowed just 0.76 goals per game in Ligue 1 last season, second in the league, but is he the solution to Chelsea's goalkeeping headache, or will he be just another overpaid, underperforming shot-stopper? 

Pay It Forward: How Small Clubs Are Utilizing Unique Transfer Clauses To Earn Big Paydays Down The Road

With all of the attention surrounding Lionel Messi's future, you may have missed that Irish fullback Matt Doherty is likely on his way to Tottenham after more than a decade with Wolverhampton Wanderers, with a fee reportedly in the range of $18-21 million.

Ordinarily, a transfer like this would not raise too many eyebrows, but it could have a massive impact on one Irish club.