Best & worst signings of the season EPL 20/21

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Peter Sidorkiewicz

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Best:
1. Hojbjerg
2. Fofana
3. Martinez

HM: T.Silva, Chilwell, Jota

Worst:
1. Havertz
2. Ramsdale
3. Willian

HM: Bale, Thiago, van der Beek

I've gone easy on Bale, Thiago and van der beek as honorable mentions as they havent played much due to injury or their manager not picking them. Likewise for young players bought on big money like Brewster and Fabio Silva. These two havent had much gametime to establish themselves. Silva for Wolves maybe getting more gametime now with Jimenez out. He has played the last two.
 

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jod23

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Gabriel has been a good signing, Jota been fantastic for us, Callum Wilson at Newcastle too. Hojbjerg at Spurs as well has been really good too.

Worst has got to be Havertz considering the amount of money paid. Willian was free but has been awful but that was expected.
 

DBAH0

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Coufal for 5M is one that's gone well under the radar but he's been extremely solid for us.

Raphinia reminds me of how Payet went for Biesla at Marseille, good with those sorts of creative types.
 

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Jota was playing fantastic until he got injured. Jesse Messi might prove to be the best loan signing.

Brewster would have to be the worst.
 

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DBAH0

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he was originally a jan loan signing made permanent in the summer
Yeah that's why I didn't mention him because of that technicality, I would say he was easily the best winter transfer window signing for last season though.

He'll be doing a hell of a lot of running tomorrow though....
 

Elton Johns Wig

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Leno has saved us several points himself.

Martinez wanted first choice football and the club did not want to stand in his way and deny him of it.
Oh I know the back story. I think if you went "schoolyard pick poll" and the other 18 clubs had to choose, it would end up in Emi's favour. Right now.

Might be different next year, certainly it would have favoured Leno before the season began.
 

Bradesmaen

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Oh I know the back story. I think if you went "schoolyard pick poll" and the other 18 clubs had to choose, it would end up in Emi's favour. Right now.

Might be different next year, certainly it would have favoured Leno before the season began.
Doubt it. He's been good at times, but he seems to be being overrated because of his history. His saves he made the other week against Brighton were talked as if they were world beating when 7/8 were straight at him and only one did he actually have to dive for and make a spectacular save. He's had his bad moments as well which seem to be glossed over. Hell the English media were wondering if he was going to apply for UK citizenship and become he England #1 instantly.
 

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Doubt it. He's been good at times, but he seems to be being overrated because of his history. His saves he made the other week against Brighton were talked as if they were world beating when 7/8 were straight at him and only one did he actually have to dive for and make a spectacular save. He's had his bad moments as well which seem to be glossed over. Hell the English media were wondering if he was going to apply for UK citizenship and become he England #1 instantly.
13 clean sheets to 8. It's not even close. More saves, higher rating by game.

Martinez PSxG best in the league by panels. It's double Leno's.

I've looked around a bunch of websites and I can't see one that rates Leno higher right now.
 

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13 clean sheets to 8. It's not even close. More saves, higher rating by game.

Martinez PSxG best in the league by panels. It's double Leno's.

I've looked around a bunch of websites and I can't see one that rates Leno higher right now.
Cleansheets mean dickall and xG is a overused stat with minimal evidence behind it.
 

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