Deadline by Erkut Sogut / #Review @inkeditorial @sogut_dr

As transfer deadline day looms, Ander Anaia is about to make the deal of a lifetime. All that stands in his way is a rival agent.

Or so he thinks.

The Table, a secret cabal of super agents involved in ‘off-pitch’ criminal activities, have other ideas. And they’ve kidnapped his daughter, Joska, as collateral.

David Miller is about to make his first serious deal. A deal that would bring Ander’s world crashing down around him. Now Ander must do everything in his power to stop him. Or risk losing the deal – and his daughter.




I love watching football, but I am most interested in the international matches. The World Cup, The European League, … I don’t want to miss any of those games. 

That’s why, of course, I was thoroughly fascinated by the blurb of this book and I was thrilled to be able to read and review it. 

Money makes the world go round and this is so true. Some people don’t have any scruples and they don’t think twice when they can offer often large sums to get what they want. Sometimes they add a bunch of lies and a bit of blackmail to the mix or they count on the help of some seedy people to make their point.

Does this only count in the world of football? No! I guess where a lot is at stake some people would try every trick in the book.

I was intrigued by the story and I even googled some things. I was wondering if some of the characters were real or not. 

A good debut. 4 stars.

Thank you, Erkut Sogut and Ink Editorial


About the author

ERKUT SOGUT, one of football’s most influential agents uses his own experiences to lift the lid on the murky world of football agenting in this exhilarating debut novel.

ERKUT SOGUT was born in Hanover, Germany and is a player agent, lawyer and lecturer. He holds a doctorate in sports law, is the founder of the Football Agent Institute and wrote the definitive book on agenting: How to Become A Football Agent. He is the founder and director of Family and Football and his clients include Mesut Özil, Kieran Gibbs and Kerem Aktürkoğlu. Erkut has always been passionate about sport and football, and in DEADLINE, his debut novel, he’s married that with his love of thriller writing. He lives in London with his family.


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