Pandemic boosts talent exposure in Latin America

The CIES Football Observatory just disclosed its second analysis on the demographic profile of players and teams in four Latin American top divisions: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Chile. The study notably reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic led to a decrease … Continue reading

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Manchester at the heart of the transfer market

CIES FOOTBALL OBSERVATORY REPORT 8 FEBRUARY 2021 Manchester at the heart of the transfer market During the last ten transfer windows, Manchester City total the most negative net transfer spending among current big-5 league clubs (-€631M) ahead of city rivals … Continue reading

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Most clinical teams in 31 European leagues

Issue number 323 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 31 European leagues according to the number of shots per goal as per the data provided by InStat. The most clinical team overall is Hamburger SV (one … Continue reading

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