The Premier League transfer window has been closed since early September. A number of Premier League clubs made extraordinary movements throughout the transfer market. The proof, there are many star players who this season came to the highest caste in England. Not only elite clubs, small teams also recruit interesting players.
With transfer activity this summer, the Premier League is arguably the most competitive competition of the season. Thanks to the joining of a number of star players, several clubs have the potential to appear much more promising. Here are five of the Premier League’s best transfers this summer.
1. Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea)
Chelsea won the Champions League last season. However, the front line of Thomas Tuchel’s team is arguably less than great. Jorginho, who played in midfield, was the goal machine last season. The Italian player has scored 7 goals from 7 penalty kicks in the Premier League.
The presence of Romelu Lukaku of course makes Chelsea’s front line will be respected again. The sharpness of the Belgian player has also been proven with Inter Milan in the last two seasons. So far, Lukaku has scored 4 goals in 5 matches with the Blues.
2. Raphael Varane (Manchester United)
Manchester United have had problems with the defense for so long. Despite having the most expensive defender in the world in Harry Maguire, the Red Devils were still relatively easy to score against last season. Not wanting to repeat the same thing, Manchester United decided to bring in Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane.
Regarding experience in European competition, this 28-year-old player certainly does not need to be in doubt. His presence is certainly expected to make the heart of the Red Devils’ defense back solid. Varane has already proven his quality in his debut Premier League match. Not only did the Red Devils defence, Varane also assisted Mason Greenwood in a 1-0 win against Wolves.
3. Danny Ings (Aston Villa)
Danny Ings is arguably the brilliant signing made by Aston Villa in the summer transfer market this year. In addition to having experience in the English highest caste, the striker is also finding his best performance in the last few seasons with Southampton.
The existence of Ings is believed to make Aston Villa appear sharper this season. So far the 29-year-old has shown his class by creating 2 goals and 2 assists from 5 matches in the Premier League.
4. Ademola Lookman (Leicester City)
Ademola Lookman is a figure who played brilliantly with Fulham last season. In terms of statistics, the 23-year-old is at the top of the list than any other Fulham player. After Fulham were relegated, he decided to play with Leicester City this season.
Even so, it is not easy for Lookman to become a regular player at Brendan Rodgers’ club. The reason, he had to compete with two great strikers, namely Jamie Vardy and Kelechi Iheanacho. However, if he can prove his quality, it is possible that the player will be paired with one of these names.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)
Was rumored to be joining Manchester City, Cristiano Ronaldo finally decided to return to Manchester United uniform this season. The Portuguese player was brought in by the Red Devils from Juventus at a cost of 15 million euros or the equivalent of IDR 252 billion.
This is the player’s second chance to play at Old Trafford after previously impressing from 2003 to 2009. Even though he is 36 years old, Ronaldo is still at his best playing level today. The proof, he managed to create 4 goals from his first 3 games for Manchester United this season.
The Premier League is currently only entering its sixth week. They still have a lot of time to show their quality and play well with the team they are playing for. Is there one of them who will bring his club to the Premier League title this season?