Gianluca Busio signed with Sporting Kansas City when he was just 15-years-old. Ever since the countdown has been on to when he’ll be sold. It hasn’t happened just yet, but here is a timeline of the stories in the saga.
Jan 15, 2019, 7:00am CST
August 5, 2021
A club record transfer for Sporting KC, Busio to Venezia announced
SKC Homegrown Gianluca Busio has made the move to Italy
July 23, 2021
Venezia FC Seemingly Confirms Busio Transfer
The Sporting Kansas City midfielder is inching closer to leaving the team.
July 18, 2021
Twellman: Busio Transfer Up to $11 million; Finalized by Mid-Week
Plus Sporting KC retain a sell-on percentage too.
July 16, 2021
Mixed Reports on Busio Transfer Deal
Reports on either side of the Atlantic are giving mixed news about Gianluca Busio and a transfer to Venezia.
July 10, 2021
Busio Transfer Rumors Heat Up with the Price Rumored at $7 Million Plus
Another Italian team plus a team from Belgium are "in front."
June 26, 2021
$6 Million Busio Transfer to Sassuolo Not Done Yet
Silly season or something more?
June 18, 2021
Busio transfer “likely to occur this summer,” Sporting KC streaming service, new kits
Plus an uncoupling of Soccer United Marketing and USSF.
June 4, 2021
Multiple Sources Confirm Bids Received for Gianluca Busio from Italy and Netherlands
The Sporting Kansas City star is generating even more buzz in 2021.
December 18, 2020
Busio Business - Shades of Blue
FC Barcelona is sniffing around Gianluca Busio as rumors heat up again. And will Felipe Gutierrez & Roger Espinoza return for 2021?
October 16, 2020
Rumor: Gianluca Busio now Linked to Barcelona
Mega-clubs are lining up apparently.
September 10, 2020
Report: Sporting KC’s Gianluca Busio Linked to Juventus, Napoli, Roma and at Least Five Other Clubs
The transfer saga continues.
July 24, 2020
Vermes on Sporting KC’s Gianluca Busio’s Potential Future Transfer
"If and when that happens I think we’ll all be a part of that discussion and we’ll make the best decision."
July 22, 2020
“PSV Extremely Interested” in Sporting KC’s Gianluca Busio
The transfer rumors just keep coming.
July 18, 2020
Updated: Sporting KC’s Gianluca Busio linked to Juventus, Milan and Fiorentina
The rumors started last fall and aren’t going away.
April 3, 2020
Busio to Fiorentina Rumors Continue to Circulate
The Italian club is reported chasing the Kansas City homegrown player.
November 26, 2019
Five Questions from Viola Nation (Fiorentina) About Gianluca Busio
Our sister site attempts to get to know Busio before they steal him from us.
November 18, 2019
Rumor: Fiorentina Made Two Offers for Sporting KC’s Busio
Millions of dollars are on the table for the 17-year-old.
November 14, 2019
Busio is drawing interest from Europe but Sporting KC may not be ready to sell
Manchester United and Inter were named as having an interest in Sporting KC’s young star
February 17, 2019
Busio: “Definitely at some point, I want to be in Europe”
We catch up with Gianluca Busio after the final preseason game to get his thoughts on a multitude of subjects.