If the summer transfer window has been slow to pick up steam it’s because the managers and directors of football who sanction player moves have been on holidays—holidays that will come to an end this week if they haven’t already.
In other words, once a handful of transactions have gone through, the logjam will break and a torrent of activity will fill the remaining weeks of the closed season, replacing completed deals where once there were only rumours.
To that end, only a handful of Premier League clubs made meaningful moves in our weekly Power Rankings list. Although, several have already done some excellent early business that should keep them near the top of the ledger all the way through into August.
Following is our transfer table for the week of June 24-July 1.