Premier League Transfers: From Jadon Sancho to Jack Grealish, 5 biggest signings of 2021-22 season- The much-awaited Premier League 21-22 season is upon us soon as top teams across England battle each other out for glory. Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Man United, all have bolstered their squad as they look to battle reigning champions Manchester City for the domestic league title. With few jaw-dropping transfers taking place this summer, we have a look at 5 of the biggest transfers ahead of the upcoming season.
Jack Grealish to Manchester City
Premier League Transfers: Premier League champions Manchester City won the 20-21 Premier League season with great ease and comfort. Pep Guardiola’s team cruised past their opponent’s like bread through butter winning the league with a 12-point gap. However, they failed to replicate their form in Europe losing to English rivals Chelsea in the Champions League final.
Ahead of the next season, The Cityzens have roped in Aston Villa’s star Jack Grealish. Signing the 25-year-old attacker for a record British fee of £100m, Pep Guardiola has one of the best possible squads in the league at his disposal. They have boosted the team by signing the English international and look to defend their title in the upcoming campaign.
Jadon Sancho to Manchester United
Premier League Transfers: The Devils have been on a hunt for a right-winger over the last few years. They have finally managed to end their wait and acquire the services of former Manchester City star Jadon Sancho. The ex-Dortmund star has been amongst the brightest players in the English football setup. He has delivered consistent performatives for the Bundesliga side last season and is expected to tear the Premier League apart.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finished second in the league last season fellow neighbors and arch-rivals Manchester City. He will aim to break the final hurdle and emerge victorious in the Premier League 21-22 season.
Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea
Premier League Transfers: The Blues managed to squeeze into the final four of the Premier League last season. Despite signing Timo Werner from RB Leipzig, the London outfit visibly lacked a number 9 last season. Following the departure of Oliver Giroud and Tammy Abraham also likely on in way out, Chelsea has roped in Rome Lukaku.
The 28-year-old Belgium international has joined the Stamford Bridge outfit from Inter Milan. He was the Serie’ A outfit’s star and played a vital cog in their league win last season. Heading into the upcoming campaign following a fantastic outing at Euro 2020, Thomas Tuhel will be hopeful of mounting a serious title challenge after adding the Belgian to his star-studded lineup.
Ibrahima Konate to Liverpool
Premier League Transfers: Liverpool lost their English Premer League title to Manchester City last year due to serious injuries to their first choice center backs Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez. It forced Klopp to deploy Jordan Henderson and Fabinho at the heart of defence while the likes of Rhys Williams and Nathaniel Phillips were also given a shot.
The Reds have learned from their mistakes and added a strong defender to their squad in the form of Ibrahima Konate. The 22-year-old joins Liverpool for £36m from RB Leipzig ahead of next season. The French center-back is expected to strike up a solid defensive partnership with Van Dijk and play a vital role for the Reds as they battle Man City for the PL title next year.
Cristian Romero to Totttenham Hotspur
Premier League Transfers: Cristian Romero joins Spurs after helping Atalanta end the Serie A campaign with a third-place finish. He was also a part of the Argentina squad that won the Copa America in July earlier.
The 23-year-old was named the ‘Best Defender’ in Serie A last season. Set to don the number four shirt, Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo will be hoping to see him help the London outfit in developing a challenge for the league next season.