Transfer window winners and losers: EVERY EPL team's summer business rated

And so the summer transfer window has finally shut.

Given that many Premier League sides were not expected to spend heavily due to the lingering financial constraints of the coronavirus pandemic, it appears that most simply did not get the memo.

Chequebooks have been flying all over the place in the English top flight, including some record deals, but has every team got what they want or have some still come up short?

Sportsmail takes a look across all 20 teams in the Premier League to weigh up whether their window has been a good one, or not.


Incomers: Ben White (Brighton, £50m), Martin Odegaard (Real Madrid, £30m), Aaron Ramsdale (Sheffield United, £24m), Albert Sambi Lokonga (Anderlecht, £18m), Nuno Tavares (Benfica, £7m), Mika Biereth (Fulham, undisclosed), Takehiro Tomiyasu (Bologna, £16m)

Main outgoers: Joe Willock (Newcastle United, £22m), David Luiz (released), Konstantinos Mavropanos (Stuttgart, loan), William Saliba (Marseille, loan), Matteo Guendouzi (Marseille, loan), Lucas Torreira (Fiorentina, loan), Willian (released), Reiss Nelson (Feyenoord, loan), Alex Runarsson (OH Leuven, loan), Hector Bellerin (Real Betis, loan)

It’s been an interesting window for the Gunners who certainly did not shy away when it came to getting out the chequebook.

Mikel Arteta had asked to rebuild the squad with players in his image, and refused to back down when Brighton initially refused to sell Ben White. Now, £50m later, the defender is plying his trade at the Emirates.

Sealing the return of the talented Martin Odegaard was a huge must-do for the Gunners and the Norwegian will add flair and creativity to the final third this season. However, spending the best part of £30m for back-up goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale will be questioned for quite some time, especially considering Arsenal sold Emiliano Martinez last summer in order to raise funds.

Pipping rivls Tottenham to Japan defender Takehiro Tomiyasu was a nice bonus for fans but, as Sportsmail’s Chris Sutton, questions: after spending a whopping £150million, are any of their signings the finished article?

Early evidence from a terrible start to the campaign would suggest no, and that there are simply not enough goals in this team.

Window rating: 2/5

Aston Villa

Incomers: Emiliano Buendia (Norwich, £40m), Danny Ings (Southampton, £30m), Leon Bailey (Bayer Leverkusen, £30m), Ashley Young (Inter Milan, free), Axel Tuanzebe (Manchester United, loan), Caleb Chukwuemeka (Northampton, £300,000)

Outgoers: Jack Grealish (Manchester City, £100m), Bjorn Engels (Royal Antwerp, undisclosed), Tom Heaton (Manchester United, free), Neil Taylor (released), Ahmed Elmohamady (released), Conor Hourihane (Sheffield United, loan), Wesley (Club Brugge, loan)

Dean Smith’s side received big bucks for Jack Grealish and wasted little time in reinvesting into the squad.

Villa have grand ambitions after re-solidifying themselves as a Premier League force, and the surprise acquisition of Danny Ings from Southampton could well end up being the signing of the season. The former Liverpool man guarantees goals and will go some way to plugging the gap left behind by Grealish.

Jamaican star Leon Bailey will also be one to watch after finally making the move to English football following consistent speculation, while fellow new boy Emi Buendia is a solid purchase and already knows the Premier League inside and out.

Window rating: 4/5


Incomers: Kristoffer Ajer (Celtic, £13.5m), Frank Onyeka (Midtjylland, £9m), Yoane Wissa (Lorient, £9m), Myles Peart-Harris (Chelsea, £1.4m), Alvaro Fernandez (Huesca, loan), Nathan Young-Coombes (Rangers, undisclosed), Daniel Oyegoke (Arsenal, undisclosed), Dom Jefferies (Salisbury, undisclosed), Jude Russell (Crystal Palace, undisclosed, Val Adedokun (Dundalk, undisclosed), Nico Jones (Oxford United, undisclosed)

Outgoers: Henrik Dalsgaard (Midtjylland, free), Emiliano Marcondes (Bournemouth, free), Luke Daniels (Middlesbrough, free), Aaron Pressley (Wimbledon, loan), Patrik Gunnarsson (Viking Stavanger, loan), Ellery Balcombe (Burton Albion, loan), Kane O’Connor (released), Aubrel Koutsimouka (released), Jared Thompson (released), Julien Carre (released)

The Bees have primed themselves for the big time by reinforcing the defence and bulking out midfield. Given they are yet to be beaten in the Premier League, things seem to be panning out quite nicely.

If Kristoffer Ajer is able to replicate even some of Virgil van Dijk’s success in the Premier League having arrived from Celtic, what a signing that could turn out to be. Boss Thomas Frank says he has ‘huge potential’, and his ability on the ball stands out.

Window rating: 3/5


Incomers: Enock Mwepu (RB Salzburg, £18m), Marc Cucurella (Getafe, £15m), Kaoru Mitoma (Kawasaki Frontale, undisclosed), Jeremy Sarmiento (Benfica, undisclosed), Kjell Scherpen (Ajax, undisclosed), Gary Dicker (Kilmarnock, undisclosed)

Outgoers: Ben White (Arsenal, £50m), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Feyenoord, £1m), Davy Propper (PSV, undisclosed), Viktor Gyokeres (Coventry, undisclosed), Mat Ryan (Real Sociedad, undisclosed), Peter Gwargis (Malmo, free), Andrew Crofts (released), Jose Izquierdo (released), Jan Mlakar (Hajduk Split, undisclosed), Bernardo (RB Salzburg, undisclosed), Romaric Yapi (Vitesse, undisclosed)

Plenty of clearing out at the AMEX, with Graham Potter trimming down the edges of a bloated squad in preparation for another season of hopeful Premier League survival.

The Seagulls have shown that they mean business with the £18m arrival of Mwepu from Salzburg, reinvesting part of the Ben White cash from Arsenal. A deadline day swoop was also pulled off for former Barcelona man Marc Cucurella, whose direct and attacking playing style is very much in line with Potter’s.

Holding onto midfield general Yves Bissouma has been a big coup, particularly given the interest from top European sides, including Liverpool.

Window rating: 4/5


Incomers: Wayne Hennessey (Crystal Palace, free), Nathan Collins (Stoke, £12m), Aaron Lennon (Kayserispor, free), Maxwel Cornet (Lyon, £15m), Mark Helm (Manchester United, free), Jacob Bedeau (Aston Villa, undisclosed), Connor Roberts (Swansea City, £5m), Joe Westley (Fulham, undisclosed)

Outgoers: Tom Heaton (Manchester United, free), Ben Gibson (Norwich, undisclosed), Jimmy Dunne (Queens Park Rangers, undisclosed), Josh Benson (Barnsley, undisclosed), Robbie Brady (released), Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Sheffield Wednesday, loan), Connor Barrett (released), Jordan Cropper (released), Ismail Diallo (released), Marcel Elva-Fountaine (released), Arman Taranis (released), Matty Rain (released), Mace Goodridge (released), Ryan Cooney (Morecambe, undisclosed)

Funds have been limited at Turf Moor and Sean Dyche has been tasked with getting rid of players, rather than bringing many in.

Tom Heaton’s departure to Manchester United following the conclusion of his contract was swiftly dealt with by bringing in Wayne Hennessey from Palace.

Many fans were left shocked when the club confirmed the arrival of Ivory Coast star Maxwel Cornet from Lyon, in what is poised to be an exciting move for the Clarets. Nathan Collins was a big outlay for sucha modest club too, but the £12m buy looks to have the hard-working, streetfighting attitude that Dyche has fostered.

Only time will tell whether that will be enough to keep relegation at bay once again.

Window rating: 3/5


Incomers: Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan, £98m), Marcus Bettinelli (Fulham, free), Saul Niguez (Atletico Madrid, loan)

Outgoers: Tammy Abraham (Roma, £34m), Kurt Zouma (West Ham, £30m), Fikayo Tomori (AC Milan, £25m), Marc Guehi (Crystal Palace, £18m), Davide Zappacosta (Atalanta, £8m), Tino Livramento (Southampton, £5m), Victor Moses (Spartak Moscow, £4.5m), Lewis Bate (Leeds United, £1.5m), Myles Peart-Harris (Brentford, £1.4m), Olivier Giroud (AC Milan, £1m), Izzy Brown (Preston North End, free), Marco van Ginkel (PSV Eindhoven, free), Willy Caballero (released), Baba Rahman (Reading, loan), Emerson Palmieri (Lyon, loan), Tiemoue Bakayoko (AC Milan, loan), Danny Drinkwater (Reading, loan), Michy Batshuayi (Besiktas, loan), Billy Gilmour (Norwich City, loan), Conor Gallagher (Crystal Palace, loan), Kenedy (Flamengo, loan), Jamal Blackman (released), Pierre Ekwah Elimby (West Ham, undisclosed), Ethan Ampadu (Venezia, loan)

Chelsea may have smashed their transfer record this summer by bringing Romelu Lukaku to the club to the tune of £98million, but they have certainly done plenty of selling.

Big transfer fees have been recouped for fringe players including a £18m deal struck for Marc Guehi, and Fikayo Tomori heading to AC Milan for £25m. Thomas Tuchel also dealt with his striker situation well by quickly sanctioning the £34m departure of Tammy Abraham to Roma and Olivier Giroud to AC Milan.

Even a home for Danny Drinkwater was found, with the outcast sent on loan to Reading.

A problem area, however, remains in defence, with Chelsea unable to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla despite ramping up their attempts. The last-gasp signing of midfielder Saul Niguez was a surprising one, but the versatile Spain midfielder will add undoubted quality to Tuchel’s ranks.

Window rating: 4/5

Crystal Palace

Incomers: Marc Guehi (Chelsea, £18m), Joachim Andersen (Lyon, £17m), Michael Olise (Reading, £8m), Jacob Montes (Georgetown University, undisclosed), Remi Matthews (Sunderland, free), Conor Gallagher (Chelsea, loan), Will Hughes (Watford, £6m), Nathaniel Clyne (free), Jake O’Brien (Cork City, undisclosed), Odsonne Edouard (Celtic, £15m)

Outgoers: Wayne Hennessey (Burnley, free), Andros Townsend (Everton, free), Patrick van Aanholt (Galatasaray, free), Mamadou Sakho (Montpellier, free), James McCarthy (Celtic, free), Gary Cahill (released), Scott Dann (released), Stephen Henderson (released), Connor Wickham (released), Brandon Pierrick (Vejle Boldklub, undisclosed), Sam Woods (released)

It was always clear that this summer was going to be a transitional period for the Eagles given so many players had contracts expiring, as well as Patrick Vieira replacing the retired Roy Hodgson. A leap of faith has been taken by giving new boss Vieira the funds to make things happen.

Taking Guehi from Chelsea for a lofty £18m fee raised questions, and that is a deal which will be looked at with close scrutiny this season. Conor Gallagher has already made an impression with a finely taken goal against West Ham, and will provide strong work-rate along with - hopefully - a good share of goals.

Odsonne Edouard could provide just that if he recaptures his past form from Celtic, which saw him linked with much bigger moves At £15m he could be a bargain - so long as he gets out of last season’s slump.

Window rating: 3/5


Incomers: Demarai Gray (Bayer Leverkusen, £1.7m), Andros Townsend (Crystal Palace, free), Asmir Begovic (Bournemouth, free), Andy Lonergan (West Brom, undisclosed), Salomon Rondon (Dalian Yfiang, free)

Outgoers: Bernard (Sharjah, £1m), Thierry Small (Southampton, undisclosed), Beni Baningime (Hearts, undisclosed), Josh King (Watford, free), Theo Walcott (Southampton, free), Joao Virginia (Sporting Lisbon, loan), Nathangelo Markelo (PSV Eindhoven, undisclosed), Moise Kean (Juventus, loan), Matthew Pennington (Shrewsbury Town, free), Callum Connolly (Blackpool, free), Yannick Bolasie (released), Muhamed Besic (released), Robin Olsen (Sheffield United, loan), Niels Nkounkou (Standard Liege, loan)

It’s been quite the contrast to last summer for Evertonians. Just over 12 months ago the excitement was palpable after James Rodriguez signed from Real Madrid with Aboulaye Doucoure following soon after.

Now, a year on, James wants out and Carlo Ancelotti is long gone. Fans are still struggling to come to terms with Rafa Benitez being at the helm, though the former Liverpool boss has made some shrewd budget signings.

Demarai Gray has been given a shot at Premier League redemption, while Benitez has reverted to what he knows best by linking back up with Andros Townsend. Both players weren’t exactly signings to shout home about, though each seem to be bedding in very well and have the prior experience needed.

But this is a side with grand ambitions to finally compete on the biggest of stages. The transfer activity doesn’t exactly reflect that.

Window rating: 2/5


Incomers: Daniel James (Leeds, £30m), Junior Firpo (Barcelona, £13m), Lewis Bate (Chelsea, £1.5m), Jack Harrison (Manchester City, £11.5m), Kristoffer Klaesson (Valerenga, undisclosed), Amari Miller (Birmingham, undisclosed), Sean McGurk (Wigan, undisclosed), Leo Hjelde (Celtic, undisclosed)

Outgoers: Kiko Casilla (Elche, loan), Ezgjan Alioski (released), Pablo Hernandez (Castellon, free), Barry Douglas (Lech Poznan, free), Gaetano Berardi (released), Rafa Mujica (Las Palmas, undisclosed), Niall Huggins (Sunderland, undisclosed), Helder Costa (Valencia, loan)

Marcelo Bielsa has been forthcoming in wielding the axe and something of a clear-out has taken place at Elland Road.

Once the squad was trimmed down, £13m was placed aside for Junior Firpo, who comes in from Barcelona to providing attacking intent from full-back. Promising youngster Lewis Bate has arrived from Chelsea, while a deadline-day move for flying winger and long-term taget Dan James capped off the summer business very nicely indeed.

Window rating: 4/5


Incomers: Boubakary Soumare (Lille, £23m) Patson Daka (Red Bull Salzburg, undisclosed), Ryan Bertrand (Southampton, free transfer) Jannik Vestergaard (Southampton, £15m)

Outgoers: Rachid Ghezzal (Besiktas, £3.4m), Wes Morgan (retired), Josh Knight (Peterborough United, £500,000), Admiral Muskwe (Luton Town, undisclosed), Matty James (Bristol City, free), Christian Fuchs (Charlotte FC, free), Dennis Praet (Torino, loan)

Brendan Rodgers ultimately ticked off his main objective in bringing in a defender - a call which was forced upon him after Wesley Fofana’s horror injury and Wes Morgan’s retirement. Vestergaard’s arrival will plug the gap, while the Foxes are tipped to sign Burnley’s James Tarkowski in 12 months when he becomes a free agent.

Rodgers moved fast to acquire the highly-rated Boubakary Soumare from Lille and paid over £20m to do so, while Zambian striker Patson Daka is expected to be very well suited to Premier League football, having thrived at Red Bull Salzburg, where Erling Haaland made his name.

Window rating: 4/5


Incomers: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig, £36m)

Outgoers: Harry Wilson (Fulham, £12m), Marko Grujic (Porto, £10.5m), Xherdan Shaqiri (Lyon, £9.5m), Kamil Grabara (Copenhagen, £3m), Georginio Wijnaldum (PSG, free), Joe Hardy (Accrington Stanley, free), Sepp van den Berg (Preston, loan), Kamil Grabara (Copenhagen, undisclosed), Liam Millar (Basel, undisclosed), Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, undisclosed), Rhys Williams (Swansea, loan), Sheyi Ojo (Millwall, loan)

Many Liverpool fans have been left fuming with the transfer business, or rather a near complete lack of business.

On the one hand the Reds have acquired one of the most promising young centre backs in European football after bringing in Konate from Leipzig, meaning a repeat of last season’s defensive meltdown is unlikely.

Still, it’s in the attacking third that Liverpool are looking light, particularly given that both Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will be temporarily absent during the Africa Cup of Nations.

Diogo Jota’s injury record isn’t the most convincing and, despite the emergence of Harvey Elliott in the senior fold, Jurgen Klopp sanctioned the sale of impact sub Xherdan Shaqiri, while Georginio Wijnaldum is a big loss.

Window rating: 2/5

Manchester City

Incomers: Jack Grealish (Aston Villa, £100m), Kayky (Fluminense, £8.5m), Scott Carson (Derby, free), Metinho (Fluminense, £4.5m)

Outgoers: Angelino (RB Leipzig, £16m), Lukas Nmecha (Wolfsburg, £11m), Jack Harrison (Leeds, £11.5m), Sergio Aguero (Barcelona, free), Eric Garcia (Barcelona, free), Joe Hodge (Wolves, undisclosed), Adrian Bernabe (Parma, free), Felix Nmecha (Wolfsburg, free), Taylor Harwood-Bellis (Anderlecht, loan), Patrick Roberts (Troyes, loan)

It seems implausible to set a new British transfer record yet still be seen to have had a bad window, but this is where City possibly stand.

Sure, Grealish’s arrival will add real quality to an already world-class squad, though City’s balance book now has a £100m hole in it and the club are still yet to replace arguably the greatest player in their history, Sergio Aguero.

The Argentine striker has departed and City face the prospect of goals drying up. Pep Guardiola was dead set on bringing in Harry Kane from Tottenham, only for Daniel Levy to point-blank refuse to sell. Then there was the ignimony of being beaten by rivals United to Cristiano Ronaldo.

Now, City enter the season without an out-and-out goalscorer and it remains abundantly clear that Guardiola does not trust Gabriel Jesus as a No 9. It could be a window that City ultimately come to regret.

Window rating: 2/5

Manchester United

Incomers: Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund, £73m), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid, £42m), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus, £19.8m), Tom Heaton (Burnley, free)

Outgoers: Daniel James (Leeds, £30m), Sergio Romero (released), Axel Tuanzebe (Aston Villa, loan), Tahith Chong (Birmingham, loan), Andreas Pereira (Flamengo, loan), Facundo Pellistri (Deportivo Alaves, loan), Brandon Williams (Norwich City, loan), Di’Shon Bernard (Hull City, loan), Ethan Laird (Swansea City, loan), James Garner (Nottingham Forest, loan), Joel Pereira (RKC Waalwijk, free), Johan Guadagno (Copenhagen, undisclosed), Charlie McCann (Rangers B, undisclosed), Mark Helm (Burnley, undisclosed)

Well, well, well…

Not only did Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finally - finally - get his hands on Jadon Sancho, but United threw the ultimate curveball and brought club legend Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford.

Not only that, but in Raphael Varane the Red Devils at long last have a remedy to their questionable defence, slotting in alongside Harry Maguire.

But in terms of buying a top-class central midfielder, United fell short. Solskjaer desperately needed high-calibre reinforcements in the middle of the pitch, but attention has been diverted elsewhere this summer.

Still, hardly any fans will be complaining once a certain Portuguese dons the No 7 shirt again, will they?

Window rating: 4/5


Incomers: Joe Willock (Arsenal, £22m), Charlie Wiggett (Chelsea, undisclosed), Remi Savage (Liverpool undisclosed), Cameron Ferguson (Tranmere, undisclosed), Santiago Munoz (Santos Laguna, loan)

Outgoers: Christian Atsu (Al-Raed, free), Andy Carroll (released), Henri Saivet (released), Matty Longstaff (Aberdeen, loan), Yoshinori Muto (contract terminated), Florian Lejeune (Alaves, undisclosed), Elias Sorensen (Esbjerg fB, undisclosed)

Newcastle did not have heaps of cash to spend, yet manager Steve Bruce was hel-bent on making Joe Willock a permanent signing.

The youngster impressed on loan last season with a string of important goals from midfield and a £22m deal with Arsenal was finally struck to get the transfer over the line. It was an impressive piece of business and one that will likely serve the Magpies very well this season.

In terms of overall strengthening, it goes without saying that plenty more could have been done. Fans of the club are more than used to owner Mike Ashley rarely dipping into his pockets, yet this window will feel slightly disappointing all the same, with the squad virtually unchanged and no newcomers to be excited about.

Window rating: 2/5


Incomers: Christos Tzolis (PAOK, £10m), Milot Rashica (Werder Bremen, £9m), Billy Gilmour (Chelsea, loan), Josh Sargent (Werder Bremen, £8m), Ben Gibson (Burnley, £8m), Dimitris Giannoulis (PAOK, £7M), Angus Gunn (Southampton, £5m), Pierre Lees-Melou (Nice, £3.5m), Flynn Clarke (Peterborough, undisclosed), Brandon Williams (Man United, loan), Mathias Normann (FC Rostov, loan), Ozan Kabak (Schalke, loan), Kenny Coker (Southend, undisclosed), Liam Gibbs (Ipswich, undisclosed), Louis Thompson (free agent)

Outgoers: Emiliano Buendia (Aston Villa, £40m), Marco Stiepermann (contract terminated), Philip Heise (Karlsruher, undisclosed), Rob Nizet (Lecce, undisclosed), Orjan Nyland (released), Tom Trybull (released), Mario Vrancic (Stoke City, free), Alex Tettey (Rosenborg, free), Moritz Leitner (contract terminated), Sebastian Soto (Porto, loan), Josip Drmic (HNK Rijeka, loan), Jordan Hugill (West Brom, loan)

Carrow Road has been a hive of activity this summer. Despite losing talisman Emi Buendia, the Canaries have bought well and filled out the squad with some potential gems. Keeping holf od Todd Cantwell is a major boost too.

A punt has been taken on Ozan Kabak following the Turkey international’s brief spell with Liverpool, while both Josh Sargent and Milot Rashica were drafted in from the Bundesliga. Rashica had previously been linked with Borussia Dortmund as a potential Sancho replacement, and was watched by a host of European clubs.

Should the many pieces click into place, Norwich could be down for a very enjoyable season.

Window rating: 4/5


Incomers: Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers, £15m), Tino Livramento (Chelsea, £5m), Thierry Small (Everton, undisclosed), Dynel Simeu (Chelsea, £1.5m), Romain Perraud (Brest, undisclosed), Armando Broja (Chelsea, loan), Theo Walcott (Everton, free), Lyanco (Torino, undisclosed)

Outgoers: Danny Ings (Aston Villa £30m), Jannik Vestergaard (Leicester, £15m), Angus Gunn (Southampton, £5m), Mario Lemina (Nice, £4.7m), Ryan Bertrand (Leicester City, free), Wesley Hoedt (Anderlecht, undisclosed), Alex Jankewitz (Young Boys, undisclosed), Callum Slattery (Motherwell, undisclosed), James Morris (Watford, undisclosed), Michael Obafemi (Swansea, £2m)

The coming months will quickly inform Saints fans about how much Danny Ings will be missed.

Over the past 18 months Ings transformed into one of the division’s sharpest shooters and it was a blow to the St Mary’s faithful to lose him to a rival.

Yet the signing of Adam Armstong was a solid call, given the forward’s instinctive finishing and high work-rate. The raiding of Chelsea for both Armando Broja and Tino Livramento means personnel have arrived with a strong desire for game time.

The signings have been positive, but perhaps more could have been added.

Window rating: 2/5


Incomers: Cristian Romero (Atalanta, £47m), Bryan Gil (Sevilla, £21m + Erik Lamela), Pierluigi Gollini (Atalanta, loan), Pape Matar Sarr (Metz, £14.5m)

Outgoers: Toby Alderweireld (Al-Duhail, £13m), Moussa Sissoko (Watford, £3m), Joe Hart (Celtic, £1m), Erik Lamela (Sevilla, player exchange), Danny Rose (Watford, free), Paulo Gazzaniga (Fulham, free), Juan Foyth (Villarreal, £13.5m), Pape Matar Sarr (Metz, loan), Troy Parrott (MK Dons, loan), Serge Aurier (released), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic, loan)

Spurs’ entire summer was dominated by one man and one man only. Keeping hold of Harry Kane can be seen as a huge success, but the saga itself was far from pretty.

Beyond that drama, the impressive Cristian Romero has arrived to boost the defensive ranks with the north London club confident enough in his abilities to pay just shy of £50m.

Likewise, the signing of tricky playmaker Bryan Gil from Sevilla represents a trust in youth and indicates the style of football under Nuno Espirito Santo will be attractive and forthcoming.

There has been a long-awaited clearout of some stragglers too, who have been a hangover from the poorer parts of the Mauricio Pochettino era. Terminating Serge Aurier’s contract looks a shrewd move, while Danny Rose has long wanted out. Tanguy Ndombele remains, however, and that divides opinion as ever.

Have Spurs done enough in the market to improve upon last season, however, and challenge again for the top four? Perhaps not.

Window rating: 3/5


Incomers: Imran Louza (Nantes, £9m), Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, £3.6m), Mattie Pollock (Grimsby Town, £250k), Juraj Kucka (Parma, undisclosed), Kwadwo Baah (Rochdale, undisclosed), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur, free), Josh King (Everton, free), Dapo Mebude (Rangers, free), Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough, free), Peter Etebo (Stoke City, loan), Ozan Tufan (Fenerbahce, loan), Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham, £3m), Dapo Mebude (Rangers, undisclosed), Vincent Angelini (Free agent), Josh O’Brien (Free agent), James Morris (Southampton, undisclosed), Emerson Royal (Barcelona, £25.7m)

Outgoers: Will Hughes (Crystal Palace, £6m), Craig Dawson (West Ham United, £2m), Ben Wilmot (Stoke City, undisclosed), Troy Deeney (Birmingham City, free), Stipe Perica (Maccabi Tel-Aviv, undisclosed), Issac Success (Udinese, undisclosed), Andre Gray (QPR, loan)

The return of Josh King has provided a welcome boost around Vicarage Road, while the club did well to retain the services of Ismaila Sarr.

The Senegal star is being tracked by a number of top clubs and will likely leave in the not too distant future, but Watford have him in their ranks for another crack at a top flight season.

A free transfer arrival of Danny Rose has added vital experience, while a number of surplus players have been moved on. Not the most eye-catching of windows, but certainly not a bad one.

Emmanuel Dennis has made a good start, while Imran Louza is the headline buy, but something of an unknown quantity.

Window rating: 3/5

West Ham

Incomers: Nikola Vlasic (CSKA Moscow, £35m), Craig Dawson (Watford, £2m), Alphonse Areola (Paris Saint-Germain, loan), Thierry Nevers (Reading, undisclosed), Pierre Ekwah Elimby (Chelsea, free), Armstrong Oko-Flex (Celtic, free), Kurt Zouma (Chelsea, £30m), Alex Kral (Spartak Moscow, loan)

Outgoers: Felipe Anderson (Lazio, £4m), Fabian Balbuena (released)

A window of ups and downs for the Hammers, in which they were widely expected to sign Jesse Lingard.

The midfielder was a revelation last season and played a huge role in helping the Hammers qualify for European football, but Manchester United’s asking price was simply deemed too high.

Perhaps later on in the season David Moyes will catch himself thinking he should have just paid up, but West Ham have started the season strongly with Michail Antonio on fine form.

Big expectations will be placed upon the shoulders of Nikola Vlasic, the £35m alternative to Lingard, while a big-money deal to bring Kurt Zouma in from Stamford Bridge looks like stellar business.

Misfit Felipe Anderson has finally been offloaded, albeit for a big loss, while the goalkeeping worries have been addressed with the signing of Alphonse Areola from Real Madrid.

Window rating: 3/5


Incomers: Rayan Ait-Nouri (Angers, £9.5m), Yerson Mosquera (Atletico Nacional, £6m), Francisco Trincao (Barcelona, loan), Hee Chan Hwang (RB Leipzig, loan), Jose Sa (Olympiacos, undisclosed), Louie Moulden (Manchester City, free), Bendeguz Bolla (Fehervar, undisclosed), Joe Hodge (Manchester City, undisclosed)

Outgoers: Rui Patricio (Roma, £9.8m), Ruben Vinagre (Sporting Lisbon, loan), Patrick Cutrone (Empoli, loan), Morgan Gibbs-White (Sheffield United, loan)

Wolves have continued their theme of signing young, potential-laden Portuguese starlets and the agreement to bring in Trincao from Barcelona has been very well received.

The cash-strapped Spanish giants were reluctant to let him go after he managed to break into the first team last season alongside Lionel Messi and Co.

Now he will cut his teeth in English football and try to make a name for himself. Links to Renato Sanches did not materialise, with Wolves failing to adequately strengthen in the midfield department. They will also be desperate for Raul Jimenez to return to his pre-head injury form too, with goals looking a big worry.

Rui Patricio’s departure for Roma, meanwhile, is a big loss.