Since the start of the 2020/21 campaign, most and all of the teams in the English Premier League have used all the players they signed during the summer transfer window. However, most of the players have made an impact in the squad they joined but only five of this players will be highlighted below in this article.
Below are the five most influential Premier League summer signings so far this season. It seems likely for you to predict correctly the players in the list because their influence in their various teams ate very obvious.
1. Thiago Silva (Chelsea):
Firstly, getting to know that Thiago Silva joined Chelsea on a free transfer this summer makes him the most influential and the best transfer of the English Premier League this season. Considering his impact in the Blues defence this season, you will know he has been the most influential signing in the EPL. Despite his error leading to goal in his first game, he has since then became one of the most reliable centre-backs in the English topflight league. In addition, he was nominated for the Premier League October Player of the Month award after the Blues kept consecutive clean sheets.
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2. Edouard Mendy (Chelsea):
Edouard Mendy is the second Chelsea player to make the list. Undoubtedly, if not because his team mate Thiago Silva was signed on a free transfer, he is might to be the most influential signing in the Premier League. Since his arrival at Stamford Bridge, he brought an end to the goalkeeping crisis Frank Lampard’s side were facing. In addition, the Cameroonian has kept some consecutive clean sheets and has also put his name among the goalkeepers with the highest numbers of clean sheets this term. Also, he is the most influential and best signing among players which moved after a transfer fee was accepted in the EPL.
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3. James Rodriguez (Everton):
Looking at the way Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez was treated at Real Madrid by their boss Zinedine Zidane, nothing much was to be expected from him. Surprisingly, he revived his career at Everton under his former boss Carlo Ancelotti and now he is among the most creative players in the Premier League. Furthermore, he is the third most influential signing in the English Premier League. Moreover, he was nominated for the October Premier League Player of the Month award. The former Napoli star has scored three goals and made three assists for Everton this term.
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4. Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa):
Emiliano Martinez was signed by Aston Villa from Arsenal for 20 million pounds this summer. However, he is the second most influential transferred goalkeeper in the English Premier League. Since his arrival at Aston Villa, he has made a great impact in the team which escaped relegation with a point last season. Currently, he has the joint highest number of clean sheets in the English Premier League.
5. Callum Wilson (Newcastle):
Callum Wilson is the fifth most influential signing in the English Premier League this season. After relegating with Bournemouth last season, he was signed for 20 million pounds by the Magpies who were in need of a striker. However, since his arrival at the club he has contributed to more than 75% of the total goals Newcastle has scored this season. Moreover, in eight appearances, he has six goals and one assist. The Englishman has proved to be among the best signings of the English Premier League.