The largely abhorred International break is behind us and Premier League will be kicking off again after a short hiccup. Last time when a ball was kicked in the League, some of the below mentioned players might not have known their fate as one day of the Transfer deadline day was remaining. However as Manchester United turned out to be the highest spenders this season in the League, clubs like Liverpool and Arsenal have also strengthened their squads. Let’s take a look at the players who have swapped clubs.
Two times Europa League winner and one time UEFA Super Cup winner Falcao will be looking to prove the doubters wrong. Most costly signing being criticized by many for the money being paid, still Manchester United have pulled out a gem in the extra time of transfer deadline day. While Robin Van Persie is out due to injury with Rooney playing in that deep role, Falcao is expected to spear-head a Manchester United attack that has scored only 2 goals in 3 games this season.
Big game experience in addition to a Champions League medal to his name, Premier League new-comers Leicester City have pulled out a gem when they signed the 34 year old. Amid a young Leicester City squad, Cambiasso can prove to be a big game winner as well as an influencing figure amongst the Leicester City team. Also having played with managers like Jose Mourinho, Cambiasso will provide something to Leicester than even money can’t buy that is a big game experience which would be necessary for the survival of new-comers.
Hatim Ben Arfa
Not long since Wenger was criticized when he agreed to sell Robin van Persie to rivals Manchester United, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is in a battle to save his job after an unexpected event took the St. James Park by storm on transfer deadline day. Ben Arfa was loaned to Hull City amid speculation mounting that Alan Pardew is fighting for his job. Although it’s just a loan spell, Newcastle fans were not ready as they boasted 87% votes in favor of sacking there manager just days after the transfer window was closed and 3 weeks into new Premier League season.
Remy was targeted throughout the summer by teams like Liverpool and Arsenal amid scares regarding his previous injuries. However after the departure of Fernando Torres on a 2 year loan and with Didier Drogba on the wrong side of 30’s, Chelsea felt the urge of activating the release clause in the French International contract. After scoring 10+ goals last season for Newcastle, Remy was itching for a move away from his club as Chelsea successfully negotiated his transfer.
Without even kicking a ball in this season for Manchester United, the English left back had his position endangered as Rojo has been signed by Luis Van Gaal. However with the work rate he puts in and the talent he possesses and showed for Southampton last season, he is still the 1st choice for many pundits to fill the void that has been left by Patrice Evra departure from Old Trafford.
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