The January transfer window usually represents the start of a new year. But for some clubs and players in the football world, it’s an opportunity for new surroundings, much needed reinforcements and statement signings. The transfer window came and went again, and as we sort through the new deals (and yet another Mbappe transfer rumor), we at Forty-One took a looked at the biggest moves in & out of CONCACAF as they developed.
Brandon Vasquez, United States (FC Cincinnati to Monterrey)
The Mexican-American striker says goodbye to MLS and hello to Liga MX.
Cade Cowell, United States (San Jose Earthquakes to Chivas)
The USA winger gets his move to Liga MX side Chivas Guadalajara.
Luis Suarez, Uruguay (Gremio to Inter Miami)
Messi gets another Barcelona teammate on the Miami squad for 2024.
Tajon Buchanan, Canada (Club Brugge to Inter)
Buchanan, the former MLS star, switches from the Belgian league to Serie A with current league contenders Inter Milan.
Lucas Cavallini, Canada (Tijuana to Pubela)
The Canadian international makes a free transfer across Liga MX teams.
Zack Steffen, United States (Manchester City to Colorado Rapids)
The US goalkeeper ends his City tenure with a move back to the States and back to MLS.
Miles Robinson, United States (Atlanta United to FC Cincinnati)
Robinson’s time with Atlanta comes to an end, as he switches to Cincinnati for the upcoming season.
Johnny Cardoso, United States (Internacional to Real Betis)
The US international Johnny moves from Brazil to Spain as he joins his La Liga team.
Kamal Miller, Canada (Inter Miami to Portland Timbers)
Miller, the Canadian defender, trades his playing time from Miami to Portland.
Emily Fox, United States (North Carolina Courage to Arsenal)
Fox joins Women’s Super League contenders Arsenal as they push further into the title race.
Crystal Dunn, United States (Portland Thorns to Gotham FC)
Tierna Davidson, United States (Chicago Red Stars to Gotham FC)
Rose Lavelle and Emily Sonnett, United States (Seattle Reign to Gotham FC)
Gotham FC made the biggest splash of the NWSL offseason, bringing in 4 players from the 2019 World Cup and 2020 Olympic squads.
Messiah Bright, United States (Orlando Pride to Angel City)
One of the top rookies in the NWSL last season finds a new home in LA.
Javier Hernandez, Mexico (LA Galaxy to Chivas)
Chicharto ends his MLS career and returns to where it all started.
Giovanni Reyna, United States (Borussia Dortmund to Nottingham Forest)
The USMNT star secures a loan move to the Premier League and joins fellow teammate Matt Turner.
Kristie Mewis, United States (Gotham FC to West Ham United)
The USWNT star and NWSL champion moves across the pond to London.
Nico Gioacchini, United States (St. Louis City to Como)
Another American player moves to Italy as the US striker joins Serie B side Como.
Ashley Sanchez, United States (Washington Spirit to North Carolina Courage)
Another USWNT player is on the move, as Sanchez switches to North Carolina in a draft-day trade.
Rocky Rodriguez, Costa Rica (Portland Thorns to Angel City)
Angel City makes a splash in signing Costa Rica’s all-time scoring leader.
Sam Vines, United States (Royal Antwerp to Inter Miami)
The US international leaves Belgium for Miami.
Maxime Crepeau, Canada (LAFC to Portland Timbers)
The Canadian goalkeeper leaves LAFC, where he won the MLS Cup, for Portland.
Fafa Picault, Haiti (Nashville SC to Vancouver Whitecaps)
The Haitian striker will play for his third time in three years.
Djordje Mihailovic, United States (AZ Alkmaar to Colorado Rapids)
The American midfielder leaves the Eredivise in the Netherlands for MLS.
Asisat Oshoala, Nigeria (FC Barcelona to Bay FC)
In what may be the biggest deal of the NWSL window, expansion team Bay FC signs the six-time and current African Women’s Footballer of the Year.