Premier League January transfers: Who? Where? Why?

Premier League January transfers: Who? Where? Why?

Now that the January transfer window closed on Tuesday, we are finally aware of which players will play where. Some of the biggest surprises is probably the fact that the top six went for a new record – their combined spending were barely above 40.000 pounds this month. That noted, the entire sum came from Arsenal alone – they signed Cohen Bramall who went into football after a lackluster career of a car factory worker. If not for anything else, …
Meet Liverpool and Manchester City target Leroy Sane

Meet Liverpool and Manchester City target Leroy Sane

Schalke 04 winger Leroy Sane has attracted the attention of a number of leading clubs since bursting onto the scene last season. His swashbuckling displays have caught the eye of many an admirer and it emerged that Liverpool made an enquiry about him during the summer that Schalke rebuffed. Now though, with the January transfer window open, interest in him has reignited with Manchester City rumoured to have joined Liverpool in the group of clubs keen to recruit the young …
Premier League January Transfer Window Roundup & Analysis

Premier League January Transfer Window Roundup & Analysis

The January transfer window is now closed, Sky Sports News are reporting a total spend of £127.8m by Premier League clubs. This is more than double the 2012 January transfer window but around half of the spend from 2011 - although that was largely due to Chelsea and Liverpool spending over £100m between them! The graph below shows the total incoming and outgoing players for each club, QPR were the busiest club with 11 players out and 6 players in.  Freeing up …