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Premier League Transfer Window Review
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Premier League Transfer Window Review

 

Fulham

Ins

Andre Zambo Anguissa from Olympique Marseille
Jean Michael Seri from OGC Nice
Aleksandar Mitrovic from Newcastle United
Alfie Mawson from Swansea City
Joe Bryan from Bristol City
Fabri from Besiktas
Maxime Le Marchand from OGC Nice
Andre Schurrle from Borussia Dortmund
Sergio Rico from Sevilla (loan)
Timothy Fosu-Mensah from Manchester United (loan)
Calum Chambers from Arsenal (loan)
Luciano Vietto from Atletico Madrid (loan)

Outs

David Button to Brighton & Have Albion
George Williams to Forest Green Rovers
Ryan Fredericks to West Ham United
Tayo Edun to Ipswich Town (loan)

Fulham have certainly rolled the dice and aimed higher than mere survival with their signings. Though they do seem to have overdone it with goalkeepers. Signing Fabri and then loaning Sergio Rico, Sevilla's first choice keeper, seems overkill. Anguissa looks a quality midfielder, Mitrovic worked well in their system last season and Bryan and Fosu-Mensah look a decent pair of full-backs. However they have taken a chance on three players that have not been performing well in recent years. Chambers has struggled since joining Arsenal, Vietto has failed to live up to expectations since his big move to Atleti and Shurrle has been awful for a couple of seasons now. If Jovanovic can get the most out of them, they could make a genuine difference in quality to their team.

Mark - A+ Fulham look to have built a genuinely competitive side in just one transfer window. It all falls on the manager to get these signings working as a team and playing to their best.

 


Cardiff City

Ins

Josh Murphy from Norwich City
Bobby Reid from Bristol City
Alex Smithies from QPR
Greg Cunningham from Preston North End
Harry Arter from Bournemouth (loan)
Victor Camarasa from Real Betis (loan)

Outs

Ben Wilson to Bradford City
Lee Camp to Birmingham City
Matty Kennedy to St Johnstone
Omar Bogle to Birmingham City (loan)
Greg Halford released

It really matters little that they lack quality as they will never be allowed to use their ability to the full while playing for Neil Warnock. They will just kick, scratch, bite and anything else they have to do to get a result. It will not be pretty or fun to watch, hopefully it will not be effective either, so that we do not have to suffer Warnock and his vileness for long. Unfortunately it is likely it will be effective enough to keep him in a job for a season.

Mark - E They have taken a chance on a number of players that might be good enough with a bit of luck. It is a case of hoping and wishing they make it.

 


Wolverhampton Wanderers

Ins

Adama Traore from Middlesbrough
Diogo Jota from Atletico Madrid
Willy Boly from Porto
Benik Afobe from Bournemouth
Joao Moutinho from Monaco
Leo Bonatini from Al-Hilal
Rui Patricio from Sporting Clube De Portugal
Raul Jimenez from Benfica (loan)
Jonny Castro from Atletico Madrid (loan)
Leander Dendocker from RSC Anderlecht (loan)
Ruben Vinagre from Monaco

Outs

Benik Afobe to Stoke City
Barry Douglas to Leeds United
Ben Marshall to Norwich City
Jon Flatt to Scunthorpe United
Harry Burgoyne to Plymouth Argyle (loan)
Duckens Nazon to Sint-Truiden
Rafa Mir to Las Palmas (loan)
Prince Oniangue to SM Caen
Aaron Collins to Colchester United (loan)
Roderick Miranda to Olympiacos (loan)
Ming-Yang Yang to Jumilla (loan)
Carl Ikeme retired

They have followed the plan from last season, sign up the quality players they had on loan, add a couple of quality permanent deals and then stock the squad with a few loan players that add the final pieces. The key move was a non-move. Keeping hold of Ruben Neves was the most important thing Wolves did this summer, he is their key player and the standout from last season. If they keep him fit and on form, they have a player that is top class.

Mark - B They came up with a team that looked good enough for the Premier League and have added to it. A top class keeper will make a real difference to their chances of survival. However I do wonder about the wisdom of signing Traore, his end product is appallingly bad.

 


Southampton

Outs

Dusan Tadic to Ajax
Florin Gardos to CS Universitatea Craiova
Jordy Clasie to Feyenooord (loan)
Sofiane Boufal to Celta Vigo (loan)
Guido Carrillo to Leganes (loan)
Jeremy Pied released
Stuart Taylor released

Saints looked to have addressed the key issues by bringing in a quality young keeper in Gunn and a potential goalscorer in Ings. Both are a risk, Gunn being young and Ings coming off the back of two bad knee injuries, but it is up to Mark Hughes to make the most of their talents. The worry is that they have let their two main creative influences from midfield leave, though neither were consistent, that could be an issue as the season goes on, putting a lot of pressure on Mario Lemina to step up.

Mark - C+ While they have certainly improved, they needed that improvement to make them more competitive than last season. All those years of sales have taken their toll on the squad and it is going to take time to repair the damage done.

 


Huddersfield Town

Ins

Terence Kongolo from Monaco
Adama Diakhaby from Monaco
Ramadan Sobhi from Stoke City
Florent Hadergjonaj from FC Ingolstadt
Juninho Bacuna from FC Groningen
Jonas Lossl from 1.FSV Mainz 05
Ben Hamer from Leicester City
Erik Durm from Borussia Dortmund
Isaac Mbenza from Montpellier (loan)

Outs

Tom Ince to Stoke City
Michael Hefele to Nottingham Forest
Robert Green to Chelsea
Tareiq Holmes-Dennis to Bristol Rovers
Joel Coleman to Shrewsbury Town (loan)
Sean Scannell to Bradford City
Scott Malone to Derby County
Jack Payne to Bradford City (loan)
Jordy Hiwula to Coventry City
Dean Whitehead retired

It has mostly been about signing up the players that were on loan with them last season, while adding a few hopeful punts, such as injury plagued German international Erik Durm. It looks like another difficult season for the Terriers, though they have been strengthened by offloading their weakest link Ince for a decent fee. It is difficult to see enough quality in their team to be any more than relegation battlers once more.

Mark - C- They just have not done enough to do any more than standstill. With everyone else moving forward, that could see them left behind. I fear for them and it will be all on David Wagner to get them performing out of their skin on a regular basis if they are to have any chance.

 


Brighton & Hove Albion

Ins

Alireza Jahanbakhsh from AZ Alkmaar
Yves Bissouma from LOSC Lille
Bernardo from RB Leipzig
Martin Montoya from Valencia
Florin Andone from Deportivo La Coruna
David Button from Fulham
Dan Burn from Wigan Athletic
Percy Tau from Mamelodi Sundowns
Jason Steele from Sunderland
Leon Balogun from 1.FSV Mainz 05
Leo Ostigard from Molde FK
Billy Arce from Independiente del Valle
Peter Gwargis from Jonkoping Sodra

Outs

Sam Baldock to Reading
Connor Goldson to Rangers
Jamie Murphy to Rangers
Jiri Skalak to Millwall
Niki Maenpaa to Bristol City
Dan Burn to Wigan Athletic (loan)
Uwe Hunemeier to SC Paderborn
Tyler Hornby-Forbes to Newport County
Christian Walton to Wigan Athletic (loan)
Tim Krul to Norwich City
Ales Mateju to Brescia (loan)
Billy Arce to Extremadura (loan)
Rohan Ince released
Liam Rosenior retired
Steve Sidwell released

Look to have recruited well, I particularly expect big things from Jahanbakhsh in time, but they have not fixed the big issue, in my opinion. They still have two lumbering centre backs with the turning circle of a oil tanker with a broken rudder. Chris Hughton would like to play a more expansive style, but those two anchors at the back need replacing before that will be possible. Otherwise they will leak goals for fun. Balogun could take one spot and provide a bit of pace to allow a higher line, but that still leaves one of the two hoofers from last season alongside him. Neither are anywhere near Premier League quality and that could cost them in the long run, unless Hughton holds off on that more expansive style.

Mark - B- Recruited well but failed to fix the centre of defence which held them back all last season. They have taken a step forward though.

 


Watford

Ins

Gerard Deulofeu from Barcelona
Adam Masina from Bologna
Ken Sema from Ostersund
Marc Navarro from Espanyol
Ben Wilmot from Stevenage
Domingos Quina from West Ham United
Ben Foster from West Bromwich Albion
Kwasi Sibo from Banants Yerevan

Outs

Richarlison to Everton
Nordin Amrabat to Al-Nassr
Mauro Zarate to Boca Juniors
Daniel Bachmann to Kilmarnock (loan)
Costel Pantilimon to Nottingham Forest
Jerome Sinclair to Sunderland (loan)
Dodi Lukebakio to Fortuna Dusseldorf (loan)
Tommie Hoban to Aberdeen (loan)

It is the usual confusing mess of transfers that somehow always seems to work out and keep Watford safely in the Premier League. There never seems to be any thought or genuine plan behind the recruitment, just a case of who they can get cheap that they think is worth a punt. I am sure there must be more to it, but, from the outside looking in, that seems to be how Watford go about recruiting players.

Mark - D Do not look to have addressed any of their issues from last season. They will still have that weak defence and a lack of genuine goalscorers. I fear this may well be a season too far when you take into account the fitness and injury crisis that always decimates their squad midseason.

 


West Ham United

Ins

Felipe Anderson from Lazio
Issa Diop from Toulouse
Andriy Yarmolenko from Borussia Dortmund
Lukasz Fabianski from Swansea City
Carlos Sanchez from Fiorentina
Lucas Perez from Arsenal
Fabian Balbuena from Corinthians
Ryan Fredericks from Fulham
Jack Wilshere from Arsenal

Outs

Cheikhou Kouyate to Crystal Palace
Reece Burke to Hull City
Domingos Quina to Watford
Jordan Hugill to Middlesbrough (loan)
Sead Haksabanovic to Malaga (loan)
James Collins released
Patrice Evra released

It has been a big window for the Hammers, as the owners promises of big spending have finally come true. They have certainly taken some risks, Yarmolenko being very hit and miss, Sanchez having struggled in the Prem with Aston Villa, Wilshere (apart from ridiculously over-rated and exceedingly average) is injury prone and Fredericks is blisteringly quick but utterly unable to defend. However the signing of Diop could be a masterstroke if he lives up to expectations. The big worry is their central midfield without the energy of Kouyate could be cut apart at will, as none of Sanchez, Wilshere or Noble offer much in the way of mobility.

Mark - B- Taken a step forward and should have enough to stay alive in the Prem for another season but it is only one step as they were a club in need of a full rebuild. Positive but only a start for the Hammers.

 


Bournemouth

Ins

Jefferson Lerma from Levante
Diego Rico from Leganes
David Brooks from Sheffield United

Outs

Benik Afobe to Wolverhampton Wanderers
Lewis Grabban to Nottingham Forest
Max Gradel to Toulouse
Baily Cargill to MK Dons
Ryan Allsop to Wycombe Wanderers
Emerson Hyndman to Hibernian (loan)
Brad Smith to Seattle Sounders (loan)
Adam Federici to Stoke City
Connor Mahoney to Birmingham City (loan)
Harry Arter to Cardiff City (loan)
Rhoys Wiggins retired

Not done much business in terms of ins, but what they have done is address problem areas in the squad. Lerma, in particular, fills a glaring hole in defensive midfield that should help them be less open and improve their consistency. The outs are good business too, as they have managed to offload a number of surplus, unwanted players. They always do seem to deal well with transfer windows, it is just putting it together on the pitch on a consistent basis that they struggle with.

Mark - B- Got what they needed, offloaded a few fringe players, but they could probably have done with a little bit more in the way of ins to push them to the next level.

 


Crystal Palace

Ins

Cheikhou Kouyate from West Ham United
Max Meyer from Schalke 04
Vicente Guaita from Getafe
Jordan Ayew from Swansea City

Outs

Damien Delaney to Cork City
Yohan Cabaye to Al-Nasr
Jaroslaw Jach to Rizespor (loan)
Cheong-yong Lee released
Diego Cavalieri released
Bakary Sako released

While they look to have recruited well, they have not addressed the two big issues from last season. Goalscoring is still going to be a problem, Ayew certainly does not look like the answer as he has never been prolific. Also they look to be no less over-reliant on Zaha than they were before. Palace's season still seems to be all about keeping Zaha fit and hoping his extravagant swan dives into the penalty box do not injure him too badly.

Mark - D+ What they have brought in looks to have improved them, they have failed to address the problems in the squad.

 


Newcastle United

Ins

Yoshinori Muto from 1.FSV Mainz 05
Mikel Merino from Borussia Dortmund
Federico Fernandez from Swansea City
Fabian Schar from Deportivo La Coruna
Martin Dubravka from Sparta Prague
Jose Salomon Rondon from West Bromwich Albion
Sung-yong Ki from Swansea City
Kenedy from Chelsea (loan)

Outs

Aleksandar Mitrovic to Fulham
Mikel Merino to Real Sociedad
Chancel Mbemba to Porto
Matz Sels to Racing Strasbourg
Adam Armstrong to Blackburn Rovers
Ivan Toney to Peterborough United
Stuart Findlay to Kilmarnock
Massadio Haidara to Racing Lens
Dwight Gayle to West Bromwich Albion (loan)
Jack Colback to Nottingham Forest (loan)
Curtis Good released
Jesus Gamez released

Newcastle are once again going to be heavily reliant on Rafa Benitez getting more out of the team than the sum of its parts, as he is once again hamstrung by the ownership. Securing Dubravka on a permanent deal will be excellent business if he plays as well as he did last season and the addition of Fernandez should help improve the defence. The question is always whether there are enough goals in the side to do any more than scrap for survival.

Mark - D The addition of Dubravka, good keeper that he is, has kept them standing still, as he was on loan to them last season anyway. Rondon is a very good player and will provide an improvement in their build up play, but he is not a consistent goalscorer and that could well still be a major issue. They just have not done enough. Or anything like enough. The sooner they get a decent owner the better. Newcastle fans deserve better than they are getting from the current one.

 


Leicester City

Ins

James Maddison from Norwich City
Ricardo Pereira from Porto
Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg
Filip Benkovic from Dinamo Zagreb
Danny Ward from Liverpool
Rachid Ghezzal from Monaco
Jonny Evans from West Bromwich Albion

Outs

Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City
Ahmed Musa to Al-Nassr
Ben Hamer to Huddersfield Town
Harvey Barnes to West Bromwich Albion (loan)
Leonardo Ulloa to CF Pachuca (loan)
George Thomas to Scunthorpe United (loan)
Robert Huth released

Look to have done some excellent business, though the arrival of Evans makes absolutely no sense at all. It was a completely unnecessary signing to fill a gap that does not exist. Unless he is to play in that huge yawning chasm that Harry Maguire keeps leaving open on the left side of the defence! Unless Puel is intending to go to a back three, signing three centre backs in one window does seem excessive. Maddison, on the other hand, is an exciting prospect, Ricardo should finally give them a decent right back (though the lack of one never stopped them winning the Premier League a few years ago) and Ghezzal seems worth the punt to replace Mahrez. That is the big issue, losing him could be a big loss, if Ghezzal does not work out.

Mark - C+ Got a little bit carried away with centre backs, though it is understandable with Morgan being over the hill and Maguire spending the games wandering aimlessly around anywhere but where he should be. Need to hope Ghezzal proves an adequate replacement for Mahrez and Vardy stays fit, or they are in some trouble. Hanging on to Ndidi could indeed be the best thing they did this window.

 


Everton

Ins

Richarlison from Watford
Yerry Mina from Barcelona
Lucas Digne from Barcelona
Andre Gomes from Barcelona (loan)
Bernard from Shakhtar Donetsk
Kurt Zouma from Chelsea (loan)

Outs

Davy Klaassen to Werder Bremen
Ramiro Funes Mori to Villareal
Henry Onyekuru to Galatasaray (loan)
Kevin Mirallas to Fiorentina (loan)
Conor Grant to Plymouth Argyle
Wayne Rooney to DC United
Joel Robles to Real Betis
Shani Tarashaj to Grasshoppers Zurich (loan)
Ashley Williams to Stoke City (loan)
Luke Garbutt to Oxford United (loan)
Nikola Vlasic to CSKA Moscow (loan)

On the face of it, I am not particularly impressed with Everton's business this summer. None of the players coming in are truly top class players likely to put them in contention for a top 6 place. Mina is not good defensively, Zouma can be a bit cumbersome on the ball, Richarlison struggles for composure in front of goal, Gomes has been woefully short of form since joining Barca and Bernard is very hit and miss. However, you then look at the outs they have replaced and you realise that, while they may not take the club into the top 6, they are an improvement. They will no longer have Rooney getting in everyone's way lumbering along like a man well past his retirement age refusing to accept the inevitable. They have someone capable of replacing Baines at left back and with the legs to get forward, which Baines is now struggling to do and has an actual left foot, unlike Martina. Most of all though, anything, and I do mean anything, is better than having to turn to Ashley Williams.

Mark - C Not the worst window, there has been a little bit more forethought in this one, as they have filled the gaping holes in the team with better players. Whether they are good enough to move the club forward is the only issue.

 


Burnley

Ins

Ben Gibson from Middlesbrough
Matej Vydra from Derby County
Joe Hart from Manchester City

Outs

Dean Marney to Fleetwood Town
Chris Long to Fleetwood Town
Tom Anderson to Doncaster Rovers
Scott Arfield to Rangers

With the addition of the Europa League to their fixture list, you have to worry for the Clarets this season. They do not seem to have brought in enough players to cope with the additional games they will be facing. It could be a competition too far, too early, in the Sean Dyche building process, a bit like the first time they reached the Premier League. They just do not seem to be ready for it. Dyche will have his work cut out to keep them competitive if they progress in Europe.

Mark - C- Needed more incomings to cope with the strain of the extra games. Still look short of that final bit of quality and they can not continue to rely on throwing bodies in front of shots to rescue them.

 


Arsenal

Ins

Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria
Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen
Sokratis from Borussia Dortmund
Matteo Guendouzi from FC Lorient
Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus

Outs

Lucas Perez to West Ham United
Takuma Asano to Hannover 96 (loan)
Chuba Akpom to PAOK Salonika
Jack Wilshere to West Ham United
Santi Cazorla to Villareal
Matt Macey to Plymouth Argyle (loan)
Calum Chambers to Fulham (loan)
Per Mertesacker retired

It is all change at Arsenal, with a new man at the helm and the arrival of some players who have real bite, rather than just the Xhaka hacker, who is just too slow and lazy to make a proper challenge. While I am not particularly a fan of Lichtsteiner, he is another right back with little defensive ability to add to Bellerin, he at least adds some experience and 'know-how' at the back. Guendouzi could be the bargain signing of the summer if he achieves his potential. I do worry that they have hung onto too many of the underachievers, such as Xhaka and Iwobi.

Mark - C+ A good start to the Emery revolution but he still has a heck of a lot to do. The Gunners ship was almost completely sunk and it is not an easy job to refloat it. The club has gone a long way towards ensuring they are in the top 6 mix up again, but they do not look to have done enough to get themselves back amongst the top four.

 


Chelsea

Ins

Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao
Jorginho from Napoli
Robert Green from Huddersfield Town
Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid (loan)

Outs

Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid
Michy Batshuayi to Valencia (loan)
Mario Pasalic to Atalanta (loan)
Matej Delac to AC Horsens
Eduardo to Vitesse Arnhem (loan)
Lewis Baker to Leeds United (loan)
Todd Kane to Hull City (loan)
Matt Miazga to FC Nantes (loan)
Jamal Blackman to Leeds United (loan)
Kurt Zouma to Everton (loan)
Nathan to Atletico Mineiro (loan)
Kenedy to Newcastle United (loan)
Wallace Oliveira released

Their summer was disrupted by the managerial situation, with Antonio Conte even taking the initial pre-season training sessions! Partly because of that, it has not been easy for the club to sort out transfers for the right players to suit new manager Maurizio Sarri, and it shows. The much-needed revamp had to be put off and just a few key transfers done. Highly rated young keeper Kepa has a huge price tag to live up to, but it should be a step forward over the unhappy Courtois and his constant messages about wanting to be in Madrid. Kovacic has a point to prove and has the qualities needed to be a massive success in English football. I do have my doubts about Jorginho, he is a very good passer of the ball but he struggles when put under pressure and is not good defensively, plus he lacks the mobility to make up for his lack of defensive positioning. Once again a lot will be hung around Kante's shoulders to do the job of two men in the midfield, but how much longer can he do that? The other major problem is up front. Morata is still showing no signs of being the striker they need, Giroud is not mobile enough and that leaves them with very little real option up front except to see if Sarri can work his magic on another winger, as he did with Dries Mertens. The key to Chelsea's season is Sarri's coaching ability, though he will need time to get the team playing as he would want it to.

Mark - D- The late managerial change left them scrabbling around late in the window and unable to complete the deals they wanted to do. They will be left wishing the window had not closed so early.

 


Liverpool

Ins

Alisson Becker from AS Roma
Naby Keita from RB Leipzig
Fabinho from Monaco
Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City

Outs

Danny Ward to Leicester City
Jon Flanagan to Rangers
Emre Can to Juventus
Jordan Williams to Rochdale
Adam Bogdan to Hibernian (loan)
Danny Ings to Southampton (loan)
Ben Woodburn to Sheffield United (loan)

On the face of it, this was an excellent window for the red half of Merseyside. Finally have a top class goalkeeper, the first many years. Fabinho is a class act who has looked better and better by the season since joining Monaco. The issues are that Shaqiri can be hit and miss and a difficult player to deal with if he is not first choice and Keita, excellent player that he is, has shown a real lack of discipline over the last season. Overall though, despite missing out on Nabil Fekir, there is a lot to be happy about.

Mark - B+ With a number of injury prone centre backs, the Reds might rue not adding a solid centre back to push/replace/cover for Lovren. Missing out on Fekir could well come back to bite them on the backside as well.

 


Tottenham Hotspur

Ins

No one from nowhere

Outs

No one to nowhere

What can you say? Daniel Levy is obviously so used to spending his summers on holiday and coming back just in time to slap in a few deadline day deals on the 31st August, that he forgot the window closed early this season. He is going to be so confused when he gets back from his cruise! Either that or the club had no money left to spare with the new stadium to pay for. I will let you decide which it was.

Mark - F It is a fail of epic proportions. At least they did not lose anyone important. Yet.

 


Manchester United

Ins

Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk
Diogo Dalot from Porto
Lee Grant from Stoke City

Outs

Daley Blind to Ajax
Sam Johnstone to West Bromwich Albion
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson to Scunthorpe United (loan)
Timothy Fosu-Mensah to Fulham (loan)
Axel Tuanzebe to Aston Villa (loan)
Joel Pereira to Vitoria Setubal (loan)
Michael Carrick retired

The window started off so promising for the Red Devils, a big signing in Fred, a highly talented young prospect arriving in Dalot and managing a daylight robbery of Ajax to offload Blind. And that was it. Done. Nothing much else happened. Well other than manager Jose Mourinho pouting and moaning about anything and everything connected with Man Utd. There is still a bloated squad of unwanted, not good enough players and there are still huge gaps in the squad of genuine quality. However, they did keep hold of De Gea, and that will be enough to keep them in the top four mix-up, you would expect.

Mark - E+ It was not quite the disaster it may have felt when it finished, but they have missed an opportunity to put a team together to have a genuine title challenge. They do have a settled team, so it is not all bad and Pogba has a point to prove, so they might well surprise us all.

 


Manchester City

Ins

Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City
Philippe Sandler from PEC Zwolle
Daniel Arzani from Melbourne City

Outs

Angus Gunn to Southampton
Joe Hart to Burnley
Olarenwaju Kayode to Shakhtar Donetsk
Erik Palmer-Brown to NAC Breda (loan)
Jack Harrison to Leeds United (loan)
Pablo Mari to Deportivo La Coruna (loan)
Mix Diskerud to Ulsan Hyundai (loan)
Luka Ilic to NAC Breda (loan)
Yaya Toure released
Anthony Caceres to Melbourne City (loan)

They have not done much business, but they finished so far ahead that they probably felt keeping a settled side together was the best idea. They did add the mercurial talents of Mahrez, but little else done. You would have to question if it is enough to challenge for the Champions League, which is the trophy the owners want most of all. They have at least addressed one of the weaknesses of the team, by replacing Sterling with Mahrez, but their defensive issues have not even been looked at. Last season teams just sat back and put no pressure on their defence, which creaked alarmingly every time anyone actually did so. Kompany is looking well past his best, Stones is not good enough and Otamendi has got away with an insane amount of bad challenges without picking up the cards he should have. Will that defence hold up for another season?

Mark - C- Sat on their hands a little, when they should have been looking to strengthen the defence to go for the Champions League.

Written by Ed001 August 11 2018 13:33:51

 

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