The coronavirus pandemic has significantly reduced transfer values, but some stars have to keep their heads down and stay with their current employers.
Football transfers are a tricky business. It is not easy to move a player. You have to have lots of workpieces to do the job. And even then, a late fax will thwart the hard work.
The player, the selling club and the buying club are only part of the equation. The fans are another variable that has to be counted.
There is also the question of family members. Not to mention other contractual obligations.
Outfit providers and sponsors can also have a say if a global star wants to change clubs.
Today we're going to look at soccer stars whose transfers are deducted from their current employers.