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Transfer window breakdown: Who did best?

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Big deals were being finalised right up until the transfer deadline, and some were even completed afterwards, but who spent the most wisely?

Tottenham spent the most out of all the clubs in the Premier League, signing seven high-profile players, funded mainly by the departure of Gareth Bale.

However, Tottenham focused their efforts predominantly on attack-minded signings, though they really could have done with concentrating on strengthening their defence.

Undoubtedly, the players Spurs have signed have bags of potential and talent, however they needed a left back, and another centre back, along with the ones that they signed.

Manchester United and Arsenal both left it late to be active in the window, United signing Marouane Fellaini and the Gunners signing Mesut Ozil at the possible minute. Arsenal needed to purchase defensive reinforcements however, and didn't. United were linked with Ander Herrera, who eventually stayed at Athletic Bilbao, and they subsequently had to settle for Fellaini alone. The Red Devils did manage to keep Wayne Rooney however, who had attracted a lot of interest from Chelsea during the course of the summer.

Chelsea signed a few players this season, with Andre Schurrle being considered their main man. However, the way that Chelsea went about their business was very intelligent, focusing on the youth of Christian Atsu, who could be a future star for the Blues.

Manchester City carried on their reputation of being big spenders, signing Alvaro Negredo, Jesus Navas and others. The Citizens have had a mixed start to life under Manuel Pellegrini.

They have focused on attacking players, whilst they needed to buy back up for their thin defence.

Other Premier League clubs were busy in the window, especially Sunderland, but who were the wisest in the window?

In my opinion... Liverpool. The Reds focused on their defence with the signing of Momadou Sakho for £18million. Along with other defensive reinforcements, the red side of Merseyside captured bright prospect Victor Moses on loan from Chelsea, who didn't get a look in at Stamford Bridge.

Lets not forget that Brendan Rodgers also managed to hold onto Luis Suarez, who was linked strongly with moves away from Anfield.

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