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Arsenal move and British record transfer among deals which should go through on deadline day

The 2023 January transfer deadline day actually promises to be a phenomenal one, with Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea, Nottingham Forest and more all scrambling. 10) Sasa Lukic to FulhamWhile their promoted brethren continue to make signings aplenty, Fulham have bid their time this month. Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest are locked in different stages of relegation panic …

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Caicedo is proof of new Arsenal obsession as Liverpool transfer brilliance revealed

Over the past decade, two current Premier League clubs have spent most of their money on Liverpool players. Moises Caicedo is typical of Arsenal’s new focus. Since the start of the 2012/13 season, which clubs are sending the most money by Premier League outfits? Arsenal love giving Brighton cash, albeit not quite enough to secure …

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Tottenham plan to immediately sell big-name attacker as three Prem suitors learn outrageous demand

Tottenham Hotspur are willing to let go of one of their senior attackers before the January transfer window closes, according to a report. Spurs have invested in their frontline in every transfer window since Antonio Conte has been at the club. Last January, they brought in Dejan Kulusevski from Juventus. In the summer, they added …

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Every Premier League club’s most improved player of the season

Leeds would be entirely fucked without their most improved player and there are no prizes for guessing Manchester United’s. We’ve also picked our biggest slumps. Arsenal – Granit XhakaPeople say footballers are in their prime when they’re around 28. It’s the point where they have the most experience while their physical condition is still somewhere …

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Every Premier League club’s slump of the season features nine England internationals

The Premier League’s Golden Boot winner and the best goalkeeper of 2021-22 feature among the greatest slumps of the season. This lot, by contrast, have turned things around. Arsenal – Takehiro TomiyasuThe Japan international was among Arsenal’s top performers last season, particularly at the start of the campaign, but has seen his game time limited …

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The January transfer window: Analyzing 20 years of results (on the pitch)

The year 2003 saw a revolution in the English transfer market. That summer, Chelsea — recently acquired by Roman Abramovich — purchased 13 players in a spree that marked the start of a new Premier League was. While six months earlier, the league had its first experience of the FIFA-imposed January transfer window. No longer …

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Manchester United and Tottenham lead the way in 2000-minute club as fixtures mount

The already daft 2022/23 fixture list is hitting its daftest point of all with cup commitments and the imminent return of European football making for a heady brew. Manchester United, for instance, have been playing every four games (at best) since returning to post-World Cup Premier League action on December 27 and will continue playing …

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What every Premier League club wants in the January transfer window before it slams shut

The winter transfer window closes in less than a week and everyone in the Premier League is sniffing around the market. Whether it’s Arsenal looking to add firepower to their title charge or teams like Everton and Bournemouth looking to stave off relegation, we can expect more business to be done over the next six …

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Explaining loan transfers: Sticking plasters or expensive gambles?

To loan or not to loan? It is a question many Premier League clubs have been grappling with during this January transfer window and though only seven have replied in the affirmative, the fact that four of them belong to the traditional ‘Big Six’ proves that temporary transfers are by no means the preserve of …

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