With the transfer window now closed, it's time to look at Aston Villa's ins and outs and whether Tim Sherwood can be pleased with his summer business.
Jordan Ayew (FC Lorient, £8.4 million); Jordan Amavi (Nice, £7.7m); Adama Traore (Barcelona, £7m); Jordan Veretout (FC Nantes, £7m); Idrissa Gueye (Lille, £6.3m); Rudy Gestede (Blackburn, £6m); Scott Sinclair (Manchester City, £2.5m); Joleon Lescott (West Brom, £1m); Jose Angel Crespo (Cordoba, £700,000);...
With the summer transfer window finally done and dusted, ESPN FC grades all 20 Premier League clubs based on how they fared in their dealings.
- Window Watch: Club-by-club | Cox: Best Prem deals
- Delaney: Transfer grades | Horncastle: Euro grades
- Prem sets new spend record | Prem window in numbers
- De Gea deal fails | Real Madrid blame | Man Utd blame
- Martial joins Man United | Leverkusen sign Chicharito
- Januzaj joins Dortmund on loan | Draxler to Wolfsburg
- ESPN FC TV: Deadline day buzz | Winners and Losers
- LIVE: Transfer Talk | Done deals | ENG | SPA | GER | ITA | FRA
Manchester City - A+
Winners of the window and, consequently, now strong favourites to be winners of the title. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho spoke recently of how City "reacted" to his team winning the league in the way the London side itself did last season, but it was more than that.
This was more than a reaction. It was precise and rational business,...
A complete list of the moves made by Premier League teams in the 2015 summer transfer window:
Ins: Petr Cech (Chelsea, undisclosed)
Outs: Ryo Miyaichi (St Pauli, undisclosed), Semi Ajayi (Cardiff, undisclosed), Abou Diaby (Marseille, free), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Ipswich, loan), Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill (Swindon, free), Lukas Podolski (Galatasaray, (£1.8 million), Yaya Sanogo (Ajax, loan), Carl Jenkinson (West Ham, loan), Wojciech Szczesny (Roma, loan), Chuba Akpom (Hull, loan),...
Aston Villa have signed defender Tiago Ilori on a season-long loan from Liverpool.
Ilori, 22, has represented Portugal at under-18, U19, U20 and U21 level and can play anywhere across the backline.
The former Sporting Lisbon defender has spent time on loan at Spanish La Liga side Granada and French Ligue 1 side Bordeaux over the past two seasons.