Which Premier League teams should work in the transfer window? The last 10 clubs


Fans hope their clubs can keep local heroes Wilfried Zaha, Declan Rice and Jack Grealish

While discussions are ongoing about how to end the Premier League season, talking about the next transfer window has inevitably slipped the football agenda.

One ripple effect of the coronavirus pandemic is that we don’t know for sure when – or if – this season will end, and therefore when clubs can start recruiting players.

The summer transfer window is a key moment for managers looking to shape their teams and, with time available, planning will continue despite the lack of matches.

By looking at the age and playing time of each player this season, we can see the composition of each team and where the clubs might want to strengthen, as well as the places where gaps may appear as they seek to replace the players who are out of contract and ready to go this summer.

We have already evaluated the top 10 teams, so now we are checking those in the bottom half of the table.

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