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Ranked: Premier League top 10 summer signings

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The return of the Premier League is almost upon us. 

It's almost too close to call at the top of the table, with all of the usual suspects having strengthened. 

Manchester United have led the way with the marquee signings, but they're far from the only ones to reel in the talent before the season gets underway. 


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Here's our (not quite definitive) list of the biggest 10 signings this summer. 

Granit Xhaka (Arsenal) 

The Gunners' new Swiss addition is a sublime passer of the ball and should sure up Arsene Wenger's midfield.

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Arsenal still need a striker and a centre-back, but at least their midfield's looking healthy. 


Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool)

Liverpool have lacked pace in their last two campaigns, but they've addressed that perfectly with the acquisition of Wijnaldum, one of the few bright sparks for Newcastle last season. 

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

Alvaro Negredo (Middlesbrough) 

It's not every day a former Real Madrid and Manchester City striker arrives on Teeside, but Aitor Karanka clearly has quite a few friends in Spanish football. Negredo can bring some much-needed top-flight experience to Boro's front line. 

Aston Villa v Middlesbrough - Pre-Season Friendly

Joe Allen (Stoke) 

Mark Hughes is trying his best to turn Stoke into a side who actually play football. Allen will only help that cause, having impressed for Liverpool towards the end of last season and again for Wales at the Euros. 

Wales v Belgium - Quarter Final: UEFA Euro 2016

Michy Batshuayi (Chelsea) 

Chelsea fought off interest from a host of top clubs to land Batshuayi, the Belgian striker who effectively kept Marseille up last season. The Blues needed a goalscorer and they've got one. 

Wales v Belgium - Quarter Final: UEFA Euro 2016

Victor Wanyama (Tottenham) 

Mousa Dembele's suspension threatened to leave a hole in Spurs' midfield for the first four games, but Mauricio Pochettino has plugged it by reuniting himself with Victor Wanyama. The Kenyan has already shown how well he holds the ball up in pre-season. 

Tottenham Hotspur v Atletico De Madrid - 2016 International Champions Cup Australia

Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City) 

Pep Guardiola's signing of the German box-to-box midfielder from Borussia Dortmund is one of the main reasons City are among the favourites for the title. 


Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United) 

World-class players don't usually come for free, but United pounced when Ibra's contract at Paris Saint-Germain expired. A half-century of goals for the Ligue 1 last season suggests he's probably still got it, too. 

Wayne Rooney Testimonial: Manchester United v Everton

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Manchester United) 

Mkhitaryan was named Bundesliga Player of the Year last season after 11 league goals and 15 assists and all from midfield. Jose Mourinho wants United to do more in possession, so the Armenian could be the key to their new style of play. 

Wayne Rooney Testimonial: Manchester United v Everton

N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) 

Having Kante in the heart of midfield is like having an extra man. The former Leicester talisman is among the most accomplished central midfielders in Europe and while he no longer has Champions League football to look forward to there's every chance he can get Chelsea back to the top next season.

Leicester City v Everton - Premier League

Who else could make the top ten best summer signings? Have your say in the comments. 

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