Transfer needs for each Premier League club in January

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The first day of 2017 has arrived.

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That also means the January transfer window has opened for every Premier League team as they have 31 days to spend big or ship out players midseason.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at where each club needs to add in the January transfer window.


Biggest need: Center back, attacking midfielder
Dream additions: Chris Smalling; Ross Barkley, Dimitri Payet


Biggest need: Striker
Dream addition: Marcus Rashford


Biggest need: Experienced striker
Dream addition: Chris Wood


Biggest need: Center back, defensive midfielder, striker
Dream additions: Leonardo Bonucci, Michael Keane; Arturo Vidal; James Rodriguez

Crystal Palace

Biggest need: Striker, winger, center back, defensive midfielder
Dream additions: Jermain Defoe; Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain; Lamine Kone; James McCarthy, Morgan Schneiderlin


Biggest need: Center back, central midfielder, winger
Dream addition: Jose Fonte; Morgan Schneiderlin; Memphis Depay, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Hull City

Biggest need: Striker, defenders
Dream additions: Marcus Rashford, Sebastien Haller; Carl Jenkinson, Hans Hateboer

Leicester City

Biggest need: Center back, right back
Dream additions: Michael Keane; Kieran Trippier


Biggest need: Goalkeeper
Dream additions: Joe Hart

Manchester City

Biggest need: Center back
Dream additions: Leonardo Bonucci, Virgil Van Dijk

Manchester United

Biggest need: Center back, right back, playmaker
Dream additions: Jose Fonte, Virgil van Dijk, Victor Lindelof; Nelson Semedo; Dimitri Payet


Biggest need: Striker
Dream addition: Marcus Rashford


Biggest need: Striker, attacking midfielder
Dream additions: Marcus Rashford, Daniel Sturridge; Hatem Ben Arfa, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Stoke City

Biggest need: Striker
Dream addition: Marcus Rashford


Biggest need: Striker, central midfielder
Dream additions: Marcus Rashford; Tom Cleverley

Swansea City

Biggest need: Striker, winger, defenders
Dream additions: Dwight Gayle, Jordan Ayew, Aleksandar Mitrovic; Luciano Narsingh; Carl Jenkinson, Steven Caulker

Tottenham Hotspur

Biggest need: Center back, attacking midfielder
Dream additions: Michael Keane; Ross Barkley


Biggest need: Center midfielder
Dream addition: John Obi Mikel

West Bromwich Albion

Biggest need: Central midfielders
Dream additions: Morgan Schneiderlin, James McCarthy

West Ham United

Biggest need: Striker, defender
Dream additions: Jermain Defoe, Marcus Rashford; Taulant Xhaka