Five exciting new signings still to make an impact


Manchester United, Aston Villa, Fulham, Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur players feature in our list.

So we are six games in, and the Premier League table is beginning to slowly shape up. It is still early days, but still enough time for Mark Hughes to be linked with the sack after a poor start for his QPR side.

New signings Eden Hazard, Santi Cazorla and Clint Dempsey have all been making an impact at their clubs, the latter hitting a momentous winner for Spurs at Old Trafford at the weekend.

There are other signings who are yet to make an impact, because for a variety of reasons; injury, youth, or simply competition means they are yet to make a Premier League start. Nevertheless we are still excited to see them in action.

Here is our top five...

Angelo Henriquez

Manchester United signed the young Chilean at the end of August, a player they had long been monitoring. Reports City had been interested prompted them to swoop earlier than planned, but the attacker could just surprise a few. Henriquez is just 18, and there is a lot of competition for places across the front line at Old Trafford, but early signs are good. While the League Cup match was adjudged too intense for him just yet, Henriquez made his debut for the club's under-21 side at the weekend, and promptly scored on his first appearance.

Jordan Bowery

One of Aston Villa's deadline day deals which went largely under the radar was the acquisition of Jordan Bowery from Chesterfield. Signed for just £500,000, the 21-year-old scored 12 goals last season in a struggling side. While the Premier League is a huge step up from League One, from which his club were relegated last season, Bowery is a youngster full of confidence and Lambert is thought to be willing to give him a chance sooner rather than later. He scored last night for Villa's under-21s against Tottenham to give his boss another nudge.

Ashkan Dejagah

Dejagah is an Iranian international and former German youth international, who Fulham signed on deadline day. However before signing from Wolfsburg he picked up a sight hamstring injury which has so far prevented him from showing what he can do. At 26 he is poised to take the Premier League by storm, and could be the perfect complement for left winger Damien Duff, by taking up a similar role on the right. Fulham will be glad to have him up and running.

Itay Schechter

Schechter is an Israeli striker signed on loan by Swansea City, who is still waiting for a big opportunity. He has played briefly as a substitute twice in the league, but awaits his first start. He struggled at Kaiserslautern last season but the 25-year-old had an excellent record at Hapoel Tel Aviv where he scored 31 goals in a single season. With Swansea out of form, it may not be long until Michael Laudrup elects to mix things up.

Hugo Lloris

Hugo Lloris is arguably the best signing of the summer, long-term at least, but in the short-term Tottenham are finding it hard to phase him in. In many ways he has made an impact, with manage AVB having to regularly field questions as to his plans for the player. His record as the French number one demands he can't sit on the bench for too long, but his first month at Spurs has seen him without a Premier League start. He has played once against Lazio in the Europa League, and is likely to feature against Panathaniakos on Thursday.

Which of the five are you most excited to see in the Premier League?

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