The 2020/21 Premier League season kicked off this weekend. A new season and lots of new players. Each and every club has looked to strengthen their squad. Lots of new additions will make this season an even better one to look out for!
While Liverpool will look to defend their title, others will try to close the gap. It has been a very busy summer. Although corona virus situation was present, clubs have not hesitated to pull off signings. Premier League already boasts big names in the footballing stage. Now it has added the likes of Havertz, Van de Beek and Werner.
In this article we’ll look at the 5 new players to watch out for the 2020-21 season!
Timo Werner has signed for Chelsea FC. The RB Leipzig striker is amongst the best in Europe. Werner will add a lot of versatility in the Chelsea squad. He’s a goal machine and has incredible pace. Moreover his positioning has also improved.
Signed for a reported $55 million, he’s a great asset. Frank Lampard will hope that the German continue his form. Timo Werner scored an incredible 28 goals in Bundesliga last season. Additionally he also had 8 assists to his name. A crucial part of the Leipzig squad, he led them to the champions league knockouts.
Donny Van de Beek
Donny Van de Beek is United’s major signing this season. The Dutch international has signed from AFC Ajax. An attacking midfielder, he’s also dynamic and versatile in his role. United already boasts a strong midfield line-up.
Moreover with the likes of Bruno and Pogba, he will be in good hands. Manchester United will look to utilise him to the fullest. Van de Beek was a part of the remarkable 2018/19 Ajax team. A young prospect he’s definitely one to look out for.
Rodriguez is the key signing for Everton this season. The Columbian has signed for the Blue of Merseyside. After spending last season on loan at Bayern Munich, he will be looking to get more time.
Although his career has gone downhill a bit, he will be looking for a fresh start. Reunion with Carlo Ancelotti will be a crucial part. However it has to be seen whether he can prove himself in the Premier League. The attacking midfielder for sure has the talent to do it. A slick player with great skill and movement. Now he has to price his worth.
Kai Havertz is probably the biggest signing this season. The Bundesliga sensation came to Chelsea in a much anticipated move. His transfer was the most talked about this window.
Frank Lampard has managed to secure the youngster at Stamford Bridge. Now he will look to light up the Premier League. Kai Havertz has it all. Finishing, pace, positional awareness. He’s everything you want from this generation’s player.
Havertz scored 19 goals for Bayer Leverkusen last season. Chelsea signed him for a reported $72 million fee. Big money for a big player. All eyes will be on Havertz as Chelsea play Brighton up first.
With Leroy Sane gone, City have gone for Ferran Torres. The Spanish youngster signs for City from Valencia. The fee is reported to be around 23 million pounds.
Ferran Torres will gel quickly with Guardiola’s playing style. An extremely gifted player, he’s got the goods to succeed. The Premier league will demand fast paced football. Torres can play as an out an out winger. However he can also occupy a more central role. His quick feet and skills will come in useful.