Analysing Summer 2016 Premier League Transfers: Liverpool
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Analysing Summer 2016 Premier League Transfers: Liverpool

Last year, one reason Jurgen Klopp couldn’t take Liverpool to Europe was he didn’t have the players he wanted to work with. This summer, Liverpool spent €79.9 million on six new signings. This came at the cost of offloading several other surplus players. Anyway, here are the numbers for the new Liverpool players. Continue reading

Analysing Summer 2016 Premier League Transfers: Leicester City
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Analysing Summer 2016 Premier League Transfers: Leicester City

This year, Leicester City decided to soldier on with the strategy they used last year that won them the title. They bought players from peripheral or lower leagues, which means I can’t say whether Islam Slimani, their most expensive signing this year, was any good. Incredibly annoying. Anyway, for the players I can evaluate, here are their stats. Continue reading

Analysing Summer 2016 Premier League Transfers: Everton
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Analysing Summer 2016 Premier League Transfers: Everton

At the very end of the 2015-16 season, Roberto Martínez was fired from Everton and was replaced by former Southampton manager Ronald Koeman. Since taking charge, Koeman has been sensible and hasn’t spent too much in the transfer market; Everton ended the transfer window with a positive net spend of €1.4 million. However, some would argue that a positive net spend would have been all that Everton could afford, given they finished in the bottom half for two straight seasons. The fact that all the players Everton bought played in the Premier League last year shows Everton adopted a risk-free approach this summer.

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