The end of the transfer window is a time for everyone in football, from fans to those making deals, to take a deep breath and relax.
It's a time to assess who bought well, where the gaps in each squad are and whether players who thought they were leaving can be reintegrated.
Enhancing squads with new signings is an incredibly important part of life in the Premier League, but this season it looks likely the title will be decided by how well players who were already around perform, rather than by...
With the transfer window closed, it's time to look at Manchester City's ins and outs and whether manager Manuel Pellegrini can be pleased with his summer business.
Kevin de Bruyne (Wolfsburg, £54 million); Raheem Sterling (Liverpool, £49m); Nicolas Otamendi (Valencia, £32m); Patrick Roberts (Fulham, £8 m); Fabian Delph (Aston Villa, £8 million); Enes Unal (Bursaspor, £2m).
Marcus Lopes (Monaco, £7.5 million); Scott Sinclair (Aston Villa, £2.5m);...
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),...