See The Top 20 Premier League transfers of the summer

With deadline day done and dusted, Premier League clubs are now left to evaluate the business they've done over the past few months with some far happier with the players they've got than others.

Considering the nature of the transfer market these days, a good signing that meets the exact needs of a club for a fair price is very difficult to pull off.

As such, our rankings of English summer transfers takes into account the quality of the player, value for money and how much the team stands to benefit by their addition.


#20 Neal Maupay: Brentford to Brighton & Hove Albion (£18m/€20m)

With 25 goals and eight assists to his name in the Championship last season, Neal Maupay could prove a shrewd addition to Brighton's attack if he can step up to the first division. The Seagulls frontline was in desperate need of fresh blood having struggled over long patches last season and Maupay will be eager to give them a reliable outlet.

#19 Albian Ajeti: Basel to West Ham (£7m/€8m)

A young striker that scored 14 league goals last season in Switzerland, Albian Ajeti is a handy pick up for the Hammers and gives them some nice depth in attack. Should he impress in England, West Ham could make a big profit on the Swiss player in the years to come.

#18 Tom Heaton: Burnley to Aston Villa (£7m/€8m)

Following six impressive seasons with Burnley, Tom Heaton was snapped up by Aston Villa and should be an ideal addition on their return to the top-flight. Seemingly in the clear after a lengthy injury lay-off, the 33-year-old still has plenty to offer and on his day can guarantee Villa a few extra points.

#17 Daniel James: Swansea to Manchester United (£15m/€17m)

The 21-year-old Welshman has voiced his desire to follow in the footsteps of Ryan Giggs and if he can deliver half of what the Red Devils legend did, Daniel James will prove a quality buy for Manchester United. Still relatively unproven after a strong season in the Championship, the winger will likely take some time to show what he's capable of in the Premier League.

#16 Alex Iwobi: Arsenal to Everton (£40m/€43m)

Completing a strong summer of business for Everton, Alex Iwobi was a very late signing for the Toffees but one that will strengthen Marco Silva's side. He was a regular for Arsenal last season and at 23, already has 100 Premier League appearances to his name. If the Nigerian international can start scoring a bit more freely, he can quickly justify his price tag.

#15 Dennis Praet: Sampdoria to Leicester City (£19m/€21m)

Belgium international Dennis Praet arrives at Leicester following three seasons in Serie A - where he was attracting interest from Juventus in 2018. Set for a bit more attacking freedom in England, Praet can give the Foxes midfield a reliable outlet in transition and arrives for a modest sum.

#14 David Luiz: Chelsea to Arsenal (£7m/€8m)

A surprise late transfer, David Luiz has swapped Stamford Bridge for the Emirates and he will give Arsenal's defence a solid, if sometimes unpredictable, outlet. Arriving for a small fee, the Brazilian should be a tidy pick up for the Gunners, who simply needed to add another centre-back to their squad.

#13 Pablo Fornals: Villarreal to West Ham (£25m/€28m)

West Ham's midfield needed a spark and Spaniard Pablo Fornals is a player capable of delivering just that. Fornals impressed in the Europa League last season and though mainly being a provider, he also knows how to find the back of the net himself. At just 23, his stock can still rise considerably.


#12 Wesley: Club Brugge to Aston Villa (£22m/€25m)

Aston Villa will need a striker capable of scoring freely this season on their return to the top-flight and they've thrown their support and bank account behind Brazilian young gun Wesley. While costing quite a lot for a still-developing 22-year-old, Wesley has hit double figures in his past two seasons in Belgium and, if he can do the same in England, will prove a quality buy.

#11 Kieran Tierney: Celtic to Arsenal (£25m/€27m)

After a protracted transfer battle, Arsenal finally landed Kieran Tierney for a relatively small sum, especially considering he's a player capable of having a big impact on the Gunner's fragile backline. The former Celtic star will be a vital addition to the Arsenal backline and, at 22, still has room to grow.

#10 Sebastien Haller: Eintracht Frankfurt to West Ham (£36m/€40m)

Having lost Marko Arnautovic to China, West Ham splashed the cash to land Sebastien Haller, who, at well over six feet tall, looms as an ideal new target man for the Hammers. The 25-year-old scored 15 Bundesliga goals last season and chipped in a further nine assists.

#9 Giovani Lo Celso: Real Betis to Tottenham (loan)

The former PSG midfielder starred in La Liga last season for Betis and he will give Tottenham's midfield a dynamic extra edge. With 19 caps for Argentina to his name, Mauricio Pochettino is more than capable of getting the best out of Giovani Lo Celso.

#8 Dani Ceballos: Real Madrid to Arsenal (loan)

Whenever you can pick up a Real Madrid player for free it should be considered a good piece of business and the Gunners loan acquisition of Dani Ceballos is just that. The 23-year-old Spaniard will add some fresh energy to Arsenal's midfield and should be a handy replacement for Aaron Ramsey.


#7 Aaron Wan-Bissaka: Crystal Palace to Manchester United (£50m/€55m)

Though not coming cheap for a 21-year-old right-back, Aaron Wan-Bissaka fills a gaping hole in Manchester United's backline with his pre-season performances proving he's capable of bringing plenty to Old Trafford in both attack and defence.

#6 Rodri: Atletico Madrid to Manchester City (£64m/€70m)

The Spanish midfielder looms as the perfect man to operate at the base of Manchester City's midfield and though not coming cheap, still has his best years ahead of him at just 23. Rodri didn't look out of place in his competitive debut for City in the Community Shield and will be a hard man for Fernandinho to dislodge this season.

#5 Joao Cancelo: Juventus to Manchester City (£59/€65m)

Secured as part of a swap deal for Danilo, Joao Cancelo will give Manchester City's right flank a dangerous new dimension and provides depth in a position where it was needed. The swap deal also saved City quite a bit of cash, making the defender a shrewd pick up.


#4 Harry Maguire: Leicester City to Manchester United (£80m/€86m)

Desperately needing to strengthen their backline, Manchester United had to make Harry Maguire the most expensive defender in history to land him and that price tag will put added pressure on the centre-back's broad shoulders. But boasting all the attributes the Red Devils have been lacking at the back and already settled in the Premier League, the 26-year-old is a necessary and relatively safe investment.


#3 Moise Kean: Juventus to Everton (£25m/€27.5m)

One of the more unexpected summer transfers but one that could pay off handsomely for the Toffees. At just 19, Moise Kean has quickly proven he has a natural eye for goal and if he can adapt to the style of play in England, he will be a goldmine for Everton both on and off the pitch, as he has already declared he wants to fire the Toffees to the Champions League in seasons to come.

#2 Tanguy Ndombele: Lyon to Tottenham (£54m/€60m)

After going a whole season without spending, Tottenham splashed some serious cash to land French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele and he looks to be a worthwhile investment. The former Lyon man appears capable of giving Spurs' midfield an extra dimension and he provided an assist with his first involvement for the club in a pre-season friendly against Juventus.

#1 Nicolas Pepe: Lille to Arsenal (£72m/€80m)

After commanding a club-record fee, Nicolas Pepe will have plenty to prove at the Emirates but appears capable of living up to the hype. After scoring 22 goals and contributing 11 assists in Ligue 1 last season, the 24-year-old looks capable of making Arsenal's front three one of the best in the Premier League. Should Pepe find his feet alongside Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Gunners attack will be near unstoppable this season.

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