5 Big-Name Transfers Who Won't Crack the Starting XI for Their New Team

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5 Big-Name Transfers Who Won't Crack the Starting XI for Their New Team
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The transfer window always brings about expectations. As players move to new clubs, there are hopes for a player to come in and fill a gap in a team's starting lineup.

Sometimes big names do not always make the impact that they are supposed to, though.

Last season, Joe Cole was a coveted player and Liverpool won his signature. When Cole got to Anfield, their supporters were sorely disappointed with the player they saw.

Here is a list of five players that attracted a lot of attention but quite possibly may not be able to make the impact that their teams are hoping for. These five players possibly could not even break the starting XI.

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