Top TEN transfers the big boys missed out on
The transfer window has slammed shut for another summer, and gone with it is the excitement, the rumours, the panic and the frenzy that every football fan in the country has been obsessed with for the past few months…. And many a manager in the Premier League has despised.
It has been a summer of records this time round, with Premier League teams smashing their 2008 spending record of £500million by splashing out a combined £624million on an array of world class players and exciting prospects… And Andy Carroll.
And let’s not forgot the Gareth Bale saga that twisted and turned its’ way through the duration of the window culminating in his world record move to Real Madrid for an astronomical fee of over £85million.
The drama of the transfer window won’t return until the New Year, but to try and keep the magic alive here are Touchline Talk’s top ten transfers the Premier League big boys missed out on.