5 new Premier League signings to watch

Sport360 staff 20:30 10/08/2016
The new stars hoping to make a big impact.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Age: 27

Position: Playmaker

Country: Armenia

From: Borussia Dortmund

To: Manchester United

Fee: £26m (Dh123m)

Facts: 49 assists or goals for the incredible Armenia star during 2015/16 and 134 minutes per goal or assist during three-season stay in the Bundesliga.

Michy Batshuayi

Age: 22

Position: Striker

Country: Belgium

From: Marseille

To: Chelsea

Fee: £33m (Dh158.3m)

Facts: 13 more goals scored for Marseille in second season (23) compared to his first (10) and 7 shots per goal scored during prolific 2015/16 top-flight campaign.

Vincent Janssen

Age: 22

Position: Striker

Country: Netherlands

From: AZ Alkmaar

To: Tottenham Hotspur

Fee: £17m (Dh81.6m)

Facts: 55.5% of his goals 27 top-flight goals last term were scored with his left foot and 1.9 shots on target per game last season for AZ, which was the third highest in the Eredivisie.

Happy to sign for Tottenham Hotspur #COYS @spursofficial

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Ahmed Musa

Age: 23

Position: Forward

Country: Nigeria

From: CSKA Moscow

To: Leicester City

Fee: £16m (Dh76.7m)

Facts: 26 goals scored in Russia’s top flight since 2012/13, which is joint third- highest return and 1.2 dribbles completed per game last term in league, only bettered by four Foxes stars.


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Granit Xhaka

Age: 23

Position: Centre midfielder

Country: Switzerland

From: Borussia Monchengladbach

To: Arsenal

Fee: £30m (Dh143.9m)

Facts:  204 more accurate passes made than anyone else in Bundesliga since 2013/14 and he is one of four players to get three reds in Europe’s top-five leagues last term.


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