Final transfer report: How did your club do?

The transfer window closed on Monday night with Premier League clubs finishing up their business for another four months.
A hectic final day brought to a close the most expensive window on record, with English clubs spending a combined total of £630 million across the summer.
But who impressed with the funds at their disposal, and who disappointed their fans?
Here we look at each team's business and give them a grade from A-F.
(All gross/net spend figures taken from Transfermarkt and include loan fees where appropriate)
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NET SPEND: £32.5m
In: Yaya Sanogo (Auxerre, free); Mathieu Flamini (AC Milan, free); Emiliano Viviano (Palermo, loan); Mesut Ozil (Real Madrid, £42.5m)
Out: Gervinho (Roma, £8m); Marouane Chamakh (Crystal Palace, undisclosed); Andrey Arshavin (Zenit St Petersburg, free); Denilson (released); Sebastien Squillaci (released); Andre Santos (Flamengo, free); Ignasi Miquel (Leicester, loan); Craig Eastmond (Colchester, free); Sanchez Watt (Colchester, free); Vito Mannone (Sunderland, undisclosed); Francis Coquelin (Freiburg, loan); Johan Djourou (Hamburg, loan); Jernade Meade (free transfer); Chuks Aneke (Crewe, loan)
Where did that one come from? Having tried and failed for Gonzalo Higuain, Wayne Rooney and Luis Suarez, Arsenal looked to have had a disaster of a transfer window until they magicked up Mesut Ozil for £42.5 million on deadline day in one of the biggest transfers in British history. Recruiting a player who shone for Real Madrid last season and leads Europe's top leagues in terms of assists is a stunning coup - even if Arsenal's glaring need for a new striker went unaddressed, bar the signing of youngster Yaya Sanogo. Mathieu Flamini and Emiliano Viviano also plugged gaps in the squad in low-risk deals.
Grade: B+ (last week: F-)
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In: Jores Okore (Nordsjaelland, undisclosed); Aleksandar Tonev (Lech Poznan, undisclosed); Nicklas Helenius (Aalborg, undisclosed); Leandro Bacuna (Groningen, undisclosed); Antonio Luna (Sevilla, undisclosed); Jed Steer (Norwich, free); Libor Kozak (Lazio, undisclosed)
Out: Darren Bent (Fulham, loan); Richard Dunne (QPR, free); Brett Holman (released); Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest, free); Andy Marshall (released); Jean Makoun (Rennes, undisclosed); Stiliyan Petrov (retired); Derrick Williams (Bristol City, free); Enda Stevens (Notts County, loan); Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool, loan); Stephen Ireland (Stoke, loan); Barry Bannan (Crystal Palace, undisclosed)
Paul Lambert pulled off a masterstroke to keep Christian Benteke and his goals should keep them clear of trouble in this campaign. Jores Okore will help install some resilience while the club have also recruited a number of promising young talents, such as bounding left-back Antonio Luna, who scored the third goal in the shock 3-1 win at Arsenal. Most of Lambert’s signings will take time to adjust to the English style but his young, eclectic squad - bolstered by the signing of Lazio striker Libor Kozak on deadline day - should be fun to watch.
Grade: B+ (last week: B+)
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NET SPEND: £33.6m
In: Maximiliano Amondarain (CA Progreso, undisclosed); Andreas Cornelius (FC Copenhagen, £7.5m); Steven Caulker (Tottenham, £8m); Gary Medel (Sevilla, £9.5m); John Brayford (Derby, £1.5m); Kevin Theophile-Catherine (Rennes, £2.1m); Simon Moore (Brentford, undisclosed); Peter Odemwingie (West Brom, £2.25m)
Out: Heidar Helguson (released); Nat Jarvis (Kidderminster, free); Stephen McPhail (released)
Cardiff have risen to the challenge of spending their way to safety, breaking their transfer record on three separate occasions this summer to sign striker Andreas Cornelius, talented England defender Steven Caulker and the horribly effective Chile midfielder Gary Medel. It has been quite the show of ambition by Cardiff, though the deadline day signing of Peter Odemwingie means the squad has an element of unpredictability about it given his turbulent year.
Grade: A (last week: A-)
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NET SPEND: £59.6m
In:Willian (Anzhi Makhachkala, £32.5m); Andre Schurrle (Bayer Leverkusen, undisclosed); Marco van Ginkel (Vitesse Arnhem, £8m); Mark Schwarzer (Fulham, free); Hilario (unattached, free); Christian Atsu (Porto, £3.5m); Samuel Eto'o (Anzhi Makhachkala, free)
Out: Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid, loan); Marko Marin (Sevilla, loan); Oriol Romeu (Valencia, loan); Patrick van Aanholt (Vitesse, loan); Yossi Benayoun (released); Paulo Ferreira (released); Florent Malouda (released); Hilario (released); Ross Turnbull (released); Billy Clifford (Yeovil, loan); Patrick Bamford (MK Dons, loan); Todd Kane (Blackburn , loan); George Saville (Brentford, loan); Christian Atsu (Vitesse Arnhem, loan); Victor Moses (Liverpool, loan); Sam Hutchinson (Vitesse, loan); Ulises Davila (Cordoba, loan); Romelu Lukaku (Everton, loan)
Jose Mourinho was backed to the tune of around £70m by Roman Abramovich when returning to Chelsea and has invested in expensive young midfielder/forwards and rather more experienced goalkeepers and a striker. Willian was the biggest deal - ostensibly to keep him out of the clutches of Tottenham - and could unsettle Juan Mata, who was linked with a move away on deadline day. However, the addition of Samuel Eto'o could be a masterstoke and Chelsea have built a formidable squad.
Grade: B (last week: B+)
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NET SPEND: £15.3m
In: Marouane Chamakh (Arsenal, undisclosed); Neil Alexander (Rangers, free); Jason Puncheon (Southampton, loan); Jose Campana (Sevilla, undisclosed); Jerome Thomas (West Brom, free); Dwight Gayle (Peterborough, undisclosed); Stephen Dobbie (Brighton, undisclosed); Elliot Grandin (Free); Adrian Mariappa (Reading, undisclosed); Barry Bannan (Aston Villa, undisclosed); Cameron Jerome (Stoke, undisclosed); Adlene Guedioura (Nottingham Forest, undisclosed)
Out:Jermaine Easter (Millwall, loan); Alex Marrow (Blackburn, undisclosed); Jason Banton (MK Dons, loan); Peter Ramage (Barnsley, loan)
Dwight Gayle’s goals almost kept Peterborough United in the Championship last season and the striker looks an exciting prospect, while Marouane Chamakh and Cameron Jerome add top-flight experience having signed from Arsenal and Stoke respectively. Spanish midfielder Jose Campana is another to watch and the additions of Adrian Mariappa and Barry Bannan help to bolster a squad that previously looked rather threadbare. It remains to be seen whether Ian Holloway's late transfer splurge will be enough to keep Palace up.
Grade: B- (last week: B-)
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NET SPEND: -£8.4m
In: Arouna Kone (Wigan, £6m); Antolin Alcaraz (Wigan, free); Joel Robles (Atletico Madrid, undisclosed); Gerard Delofeu (Barcelona, loan); James McCarthy (Wigan, £13m); Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea, loan); Gareth Barry (Man City, loan)
Out: Jan Mucha (released); Thomas Hitzlsperger (released); Phil Neville (retired); Jake Bidwell (Brentford, undisclosed); Francisco Junior (Vitesse Arnhem, season loan); Victor Anichebe (West Brom, £6m); Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United, £27.5m)
One of the few Premier League clubs to make a profit, Everton nonetheless enjoyed a fine window - thanks mostly to their work late into the night on deadline day. While Marouane Fellaini was a big loss, the additions of James McCarthy and Gareth Barry more than compensate while the addition of Romelu Lukaku on loan from Chelsea looks a masterstroke on Roberto Martinez's part. Add in the promising Gerard Deulofeu and a handful of players from Wigan and Everton are in much better shape than when they started the summer.
Grade: A (last week: B-)
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NET SPEND: £12.6m
In: Scott Parker (Tottenham, undisclosed); Sascha Riether (Cologne, undisclosed); Fernando Amorebieta (Athletic Bilbao, free); Derek Boateng (Dnipro, free); Ange-Freddy Plumain (Lens, free); Elsad Zverotic (Young Boys, undisclosed)
Out:Mark Schwarzer (Chelsea, free); Chris Baird (released); Simon Davies (released); Mladen Petric (released); Mahamadou Diarra (released); Georgios Karagounis (released); Dan Burn (Birmingham, loan); Csaba Somogyi (released); Ryan Williams (Oxford, loan); Cauley Woodrow (Southend, loan); Marcello Trotta (Brentford, loan)
Fulham’s swoop for experienced England internationals Darren Bent and Scott Parker gives them balance in positions where they looked light. Bent will play off Dimitar Berbatov and – for the first time in some years – Fulham have a natural goal-scorer in their attack. Parker, meanwhile, brings some much-needed fight and leadership to the squad, meaning Fulham are a left-back short of a solid side. Maarten Stekelenburg will provide stability after Mark Schwarzer departed for Chelsea and experienced Venezuelan centre-back Fernando Amorebieta will create competition in the West London club’s backline.
Grade: A- (last week: A-)
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NET SPEND: £12.2m
In: Tom Huddlestone (Tottenham, £5m); Jake Livermore (Tottenham, loan); Steve Harper (Newcastle, free); Ahmed Elmohamady (Hull, £2m); Maynor Figueroa (Wigan, free); Curtis Davies (Birmingham, undisclosed); Allan McGregor (Besiktas, undisclosed fee); Gedo (Al Ahly, loan)
Out: Corry Evans (Blackburn, undisclosed); Jack Hobbs (Nottingham Forest, loan); Andy Dawson (Scunthorpe United, free); Jay Simpson (released); Paul McKenna (released); Seyi Olofinjana (released); Mark Oxley (Oldham, loan); Sonny Bradley (released); Tom Cairney (Blackburn, loan); Mark Cullen (released); Jamie Devitt (released); Daniel East (released); Cameron Stewart (Charlton, loan); Conor Townsend (Carlisle, loan)
Tom Huddlestone is a fine passer of the ball and a strong presence, who adds some much-needed quality to Hull’s midfield. Danny Graham’s goals, meanwhile, could propel Hull to Premier League survival; he has a point to prove after struggling at Sunderland but has demonstrated his knack of finding the net with Swansea. George Boyd deserves his chance in the top flight after consistent performances in the Championship whilst Curtis Davies returns intent on reigniting his career after failing to live up to expectations from his youth days. Allan McGregor and Maynor Figueroa are useful acquisitions and the deadline day capture of Gedo will help too.
Grade: B- (last week: B-)
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NET SPEND: £22.5m
In: Mamadou Sakho (PSG, £19m); Tiago Ilori (Sporting Lisbon, £7m); Simon Mignolet (Sunderland, £9m); Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo, £7m); Luis Alberto (Sevilla, £6.8m); Kolo Toure (Liverpool, free); Aly Cissokho (Valencia, loan); Victor Moses (Chelsea, loan)
Out: Andy Carroll (West Ham, £15m); Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea, £5m); Stewart Downing (West Ham, undisclosed); Pepe Reina (Napoli, loan); Jamie Carragher (retired); Jay Spearing (Bolton, undisclosed); Oussame Assaidi (Stoke, loan); Peter Gulasci (Red Bull Salzburg, free); Danny Wilson (Hearts, free); Suso (Almeria, loan); Michael Ngoo (Yeovil, loan); Krisztian Adorjan (Groningen, loan); Conor Coady (Sheffield United, loan); Henoc Mukendi (Partick, loan); Jack Robinson (Blackpool, loan); Pacheco (Alcorcon, undisclosed)
Three more signings on deadline day made for a very good window for Brendan Rodgers, with Mamadou Sakho oozing potential at centre-back for £19m and Victor Moses bringing verve in attack after joining on loan from Chelsea. Simon Mignolet and Kolo Toure also look like they could be good additions in defence while Iago Aspas and Aly Cissokho could prove to be smart signings. Liverpool also successfully shed some dead weight, recouping fees for the likes of Andy Carroll, Stewart Downing and Jonjo Shelvey but missed out on some of their bigger targets such as Willian and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Grade: A- (last week: A-)
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In: Fernandinho (Shakhtar Donetsk, £30m); Jesus Navas (Sevilla, £15m); Alvaro Negredo (Sevilla, £24m); Stevan Jovetic (Fiorentina, £22m); Martin Demichelis (Atletico Madrid, undisclosed)
Out: Carlos Tevez (Juventus, undisclosed); Maicon (Roma, undisclosed); Wayne Bridge (Reading, free); Roque Santa Cruz (released); Jeremy Helan (Sheffield Wednesday, undisclosed); Filippo Mancini (released); Kolo Toure (Liverpool, free); Scott Sinclair (West Brom, loan); Ryan McGivern (released); Karim Rekik (PSV, loan); Reece Wabara (Doncaster); Denis Suarez (Barcelona, undisclosed); Albert Rusnak (Oldham, loan); Abdul Razak (Anzhi Makachkala, loan); Harry Bunn (Sheffield United, loan); Mohammed Abu (AGF Aarhus, loan); Gareth Barry (Everton, loan)
Unsurprisingly Manchester City dipped into the transfer market once more, bringing in five high-profile signings and getting the vast majority of their business done early. Jesus Navas offers something completely different to City’s usual suspects in midfield and can change a match either while starting or from the bench if Manuel Pellegrini decides he doesn’t merit a starting spot. Stevan Jovetic and Alvaro Negredo are classy forwards and City will have some of the best firepower in England. Martin Demichelis brings experience to the defence but Pepe from Real Madrid might have been a better option.
Grade: A (last week: A-)
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In: Guillermo Varela (Penarol, undisclosed); Marouane Fellaini (Everton, £27.5m)
Out: Paul Scholes (retired); Reece Brown (released); John Cofie (released); Ryan Tunnicliffe (Ipswich, loan); Nick Powell (Wigan, loan)
Marouane Fellaini was the absolute minimum for United this summer and though they did eventually sign the Belgian they ended up paying £4m more than his release clause which expired earlier in the summer, and should have been taken advantage of then. Otherwise - youngster Varela aside - it was all doom and gloom with late bids for left-backs Leighton Baines and Fabio Coentrao failing and luckless pursuits of Cesc Fabregas and Thiago proving rather embarrassing. Meanwhile, the less said about the farcical story around Ander Herrera's release clause the better...
Grade: D (last week: E)
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NET SPEND: -£750,000
In: Loic Remy (QPR, loan); Olivier Kemen (Metz, undisclosed)
Out: Steve Harper (Hull City, free); Danny Simpson (QPR, free); James Perch (Wigan Athletic, undisclosed fee); James Tavernier (Shrewsbury, loan); Mehdi Abeid (Panathinaikos, loan); Shane Ferguson (Birmignham, loan); Brad Inman (Crewe, undisclosed)
Awful. Loic Remy was a good addition on loan from QPR but otherwise Newcastle have been flailing badly and a failure to improve their squad could have a disastrous impact on their league fortunes after a summer when Premier League clubs were spending freely. All Newcastle's progress has been undone with director of football Joe Kinnear seemingly doing little to justify his position.
Grade: E (last week: D)
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NET SPEND: £22.7m
In: Nathan Redmond (Birmingham, undisclosed); Javier Garrido (Lazio, undisclosed); Ricky van Wolfswinkel (Sporting, £8.5m); Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers, undisclosed); Carlo Nash (Stoke, free); Leroy Fer (FC Twente, undisclosed); Gary Hooper (Celtic, £5m); Johan Elmander (Galatasaray, Loan)
Out: Grant Holt (Wigan, £2m); Leon Barnett (Wigan, undisclosed); Andrew Surman (Bournemouth, loan); Tom Adeyemi (Birmingham, free); Lee Camp (released); George Francomb (Wimbledon, free); Simeon Jackson (released); Chris Martin (Derby, free); Korey Smith (released); Marc Tierney (Bolton, free); Elliot Ward (Bournemouth, free); Jed Steer (Aston Villa, free); Declan Rudd (Preston, loan); James Vaughan (Huddersfield, undisclosed)
After narrowly avoiding relegation last season, the Canaries invested superbly in the summer and can now set their sights on breaking into the top half of the table. Their attack looked blunt for much of 2012/13 but Ricky van Wolfswinkel, Gary Hooper, Johan Elmander and Nathan Redmond should alleviate those problems this time around. Leroy Fer is perhaps Chris Hughton’s best signing as he will add a physical presence to the Norwich midfield.
Grade: A (last week: A)
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In: Pablo Osvaldo (£12.9m); Victor Wanyama (Celtic, £12.5m); Dejan Lovren (Lyon, undisclosed)
Out: Vegard Forren (Molde, undisclosed); Jason Puncheon (Crystal Palace, loan); Frazer Richardson (released); Ryan Dickson (released); Daniel Seabourne (released); Danny Butterfield (released); Richard Chaplow (released); Steve de Ridder (Utrecht, free); Dean Hammond (Leicester, undisclosed); Emmanuel Mayuka (Sochaux, loan)
Southampton sealed another major coup in the signing of Italy striker Pablo Osvaldo from Roma. They will be a real force going forward as a result, and having also bought Dejan Lovren and Victor Wanyama, have plenty of steel to back it up. Things are looking good under Mauricio Pochettino, even if they could have done with an extra couple of bodies.
Grade: A (last week: B)
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NET SPEND: £6.1m
In: Jermaine Pennant (re-signed, free); Erik Pieters (PSV Eindhoven, £3m); Marc Muniesa (Barcelona, free); Oussame Assaidi (Liverpool, loan); Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa, loan); Marko Arnautovic (£2.5m)
Out: Michael Owen (retired); Carlo Nash (Norwich, free); Rory Delap (released); Mamady Sidibe (released); Matthew Upson (released); Dean Whitehead (released); Matthew Lund (released); Ryan Shotton (Wigan, loan); Florent Cuvelier (Sheffield United, undisclosed); Cameron Jerome (Crystal Palace, undisclosed)
Mark Hughes is trying to change Stoke's style and his summer signings are testament to that - Marc Muniesa even came in from Barcelona. Marko Arnautovic has a reputation as a loose cannon and will be unpredictable, along with the fading talent that is Stephen Ireland. Stoke didn't do enough to suggest they will be challenging strongly in the top half of the table, but they should avoid a relegation battle.
Grade: C (last week: C)
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NET SPEND: £3.8m
In: Emanuele Giaccherini (Juventus, £6.5m); Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar, undisclosed); El-Hadji Ba (Le Havre, undisclosed); Vito Mannone (Arsenal, undisclosed); Valentin Roberge (Maritimo, free); Cabral (Basel, free); Modibo Diakite (Lazio, free); Duncan Whatmore (Altrincham, undisclosed); David Karlsson (Gothenburg, £1.5m); Ondrej Celustka (Trabzonspor, loan); Ki Sung-Yeung (Swansea, loan); Charis Mavrias (Panathinaikos, undisclosed); Andrea Dossena (Napoli, undisclosed); Fabio Borini (Liverpool, loan)
Out: Simon Mignolet (Liverpool, £9m); James McClean (Wigan, £2m); Titus Bramble (released); Matt Kilgallon (Blackburn, free); Ahmed Elmohamady (Hull, £2m); Alfred N'Diaye (Eskisehirspor, loan); Billy Knott (Wycombe, loan); Stephane Sessegnon (West Brom, undisclosed)
Paulo Di Canio has lived up to his unpredictability with a host of unfamiliar signings from across Europe and Sunderland’s fortunes will depend on how quickly they settle in after enduring a difficult 2012/13 season. The signing of Juventus midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini looks very impressive, Ki Sung-yueng brings some patient class to the centre of the park and Italy internationals Andrea Dossena and Fabio Borini have undoubted talent. There are too many unknown quantities in almost an entirely new squad though.
Grade: B- (last week: B)
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NET SPEND: £21.5m
In: Wilfried Bony (Vitesse Arnhem, £12m); Jonjo Shelvey (Liverpool, £5m); Jose Canas (Real Betis, free); Jordi Amat (Espanyol, £2.5m); Jonathan de Guzman (Villarreal, loan); Alejandro Pozuelo (Real Betis, undisclosed); Jernade Meade (free agent); Alvaro Vazquez (Getafe, loan)
Out: Kemy Agustien (Brighton, free); Alan Tate (Yeovil, loan); Mark Gower (Charlton, free); Kyle Bartley (Birmingham, loan); Ki Sung-Yeung (Sunderland, loan); David Cornell (St Mirren, loan)
Michael Laudrup has worked his magic in the transfer market for a second summer running with Wilfred Bony the headline signing and already scoring this season. Jonjo Shelvey will be keen to make a name for himself after struggling to get game time at Liverpool and Jordi Amat will help shore things up at the back, while Jose Canas and Alejandro Pozuelo look to have settled in quickly following their moves from Real Betis. Alvaro Vazquez brings the Spanish contingent to eight after arriving on deadline day.
Grade: A (last week: A)
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GROSS SPEND: £102.3m
NET SPEND: -£4.5m
In: Christian Eriksen (Ajax, £11.5m); Erik Lamela (Roma, £25.8m); Vlad Chiriches (Steaua Bucharest, £8.5m); Roberto Soldado (Valencia, £26m); Paulinho (Corinthians, £17m); Nacer Chadli (FC Twente, £7m); Etienne Capoue (Toulouse, £9m)
Out: Scott Parker (Fulham, undisclosed); John Bostock (released); William Gallas (released); Tom Huddlestone (Hull City, £5m); Jake Livermore (Hull City, loan); Gareth Bale (Real Madrid, £85.3m); Tom Carroll (QPR, loan); Benoit Assou-Ekotto (QPR, loan)
The Premier League's biggest spenders are actually in profit thanks to the world record sale of Gareth Bale as Andre Villas-Boas and Daniel Levy have been hard at work this summer, breaking the club's transfer record three times to sign Paulinho, Roberto Soldado and then Erik Lamela. France defensive midfielder Etienne Capoue looks a good addition, his early injury aside, and Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen helps ease the pain of losing out on Willian to Chelsea.
Grade: A (last week: A)
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NET SPEND: £11.8m
In: Nicolas Anelka (Juventus, free); Diego Lugano (PSG, free); Matej Vydra (Udinese, loan); Goran Popov (Dynamo Kiev, loan); Scott Sinclair (Manchester City, loan); Lee Camp (unattached, free); Stephane Sessegnon (Sunderland, undisclosed); Victor Anichebe (Everton, £6m)
Out: Marc-Antoine Fortune (Wigan, free); Zoltan Gera (released); Gonzalo Jara (Nottingham Forest, free); Jerome Thomas (Crystal Palace, free); Scott Allan (Birmingham, loan); Lee Camp (Norwich, free)
West Brom had a fine season under Steve Clarke last season and the additions of PSG defender Diego Lugano and Udinese striker Matej Vydra bode well. Nicolas Anelka's personal problems have disrupted his start to the season but he has returned to the fold to be joined by Scott Sinclair, who could be an excellent addition on loan from Manchester City if he can repeat the form he showed at Swansea. Stephane Sessegnon is a great signing for a club record fee, but Victor Anichebe has plenty to prove.
Grade: B (last week: B-)
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In: Andy Carroll (Liverpool, £15m); Stewart Downing (Liverpool, undisclosed); Adrian (Real Betis, free); Razvan Rat (Shakhtar Donetsk, free); Danny Whitehead (Stockport, undisclosed)
Out: Carlton Cole (released); Gary O'Neil (released); Rob Hall (Bolton, tribunal)
Capturing Andy Carroll for £15m looks an astute piece of business from Sam Allardyce given it is rare for West Ham to sign active England internationals, and Stewart Downing joined for a cut-price £6m to reunite two former Liverpool team-mates. If Carroll stays injury-free then he should score plenty of goals for the London side. Razvan Rat has plenty of experience but the Hammers would surely have liked to have signed someone on deadline day.
Grade: B- (last week: B)


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