Episode: BTP Premium: Transfer Season Checkpoints


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BTP Premium: Transfer Season Checkpoints
With less than 30 days away from the start of the 2016-17 Premier League season, Anto and Phil jump on the line to take a look at a key juncture of the off-season to calculate which of the top clubs of a season ago have made the best moves, who needs to get into gear and also weigh in on some top transfers that could alter the balance. We explore the ongoing saga for Paul Pogba to make a bold statement there, the impact of Antonio Conte at Chelsea as he looks to shore up the toughness of the spine with the arrival of NGolo Kante and some defensive help in the coming days, along with some other under the radar moves that could prove to be big moves during the context of a long and rugged campaign. Also in focus is the exodus of key players from Leicester City, some interesting arrivals at West Ham and the ongoing difficulty for Arsenal to land a key striker. We also gauge the ongoing jigsaw puzzle between the Premier League and Serie A where Juventus continues to land crushing blows in the market, and a phony war link to Gonzalo Higuain that has some big clubs in England considering what to do next for the Argentina hit man. A ton gets covered in this episode, including an early curtain call for who is winning the offseason in England, and why Manchester United should be feared again already.

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