For managers at the biggest European clubs, it must be tempting to overspend during the summer transfer window. But spending for the sheer fun of it can back-fire spectacularly.
It’s essential that managers bring in players of sufficient quality who suit their system and possesses the right mentality to fit into a new squad.
There must also be room for the players in question. If a team is already well-stocked in a certain position, bringing in yet another option can create unnecessary disharmony.
So, this leads us on to five potential transfers that could, ultimately, be a little bit unnecessary.
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