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Charles Reynolds is a freelance writer and journalist specialising in sport and the arts. He writes the Premier League previews for The Independent online and writes regularly for The Sport Review.
Friday 31 January 2014
Main goal: Champions’ League qualification
What they need to secure it: A new midfield and replacement for Patrice Evra. Juan Mata will add creativity and David Moyes is also targeting Juventus’s Arturo Vidal and Borussia Mönchengladbach’s Patrick Herrmann, with a longer-term eye on Ilkay Gündogan of Borussia Dortmund. Enquiries have been made for Luke Shaw of Southampton; Atletico Madrid’s Filipe Luis is another option. So is Toni Kroos of Bayern Munich.
How badly do they need to buy: 10/10
What have they actually done?
In: Juan Mata (Chelsea, £37.1million)
Outs: Fabio (Cardiff, undisclosed), Anderson (Fiorentina, loan), Jack Barmby (Hartlepool, loan), Wilfried Zaha (Cardiff, loan), Sam Byrne, Charni Ekangamene (both Carlisle, loan), Tyler Blackett, Tom Thorpe (both Birmingham, loan), Tom Lawrence (Yeovil, loan) Federico Macheda (Birmingham City, loan), Will Keane (QPR, loan), Sam Johnstone (Doncaster Rovers, loan), Ryan Tunnicliffe (Fulham, undisclosed), Larnell Cole (Fulham, undisclosed)
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