This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to agree a deal‘. You can understand more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here.
To agree a deal
This week’s English for Football expression is the phrase ‘to agree a deal‘ and this expression is generally used during the transfer window when teams want to buy and sell players. When one club wants to buy a player from another team, they offer an amount of money for the transfer, known as the transfer fee. If the other team agrees that this quantity of money is sufficient or suitable then a deal can take place – the two clubs agree on a deal. Recently, Tottenham agreed a deal for Spanish striker Roberto Soldado: they agreed to pay over £25 million to his former club Valencia. They agreed a £26 million deal. To agree a deal.
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