One of the most prominent criticisms levelled against relegated or relegation-threatened teams is that they simply don’t have enough goals in them. Signing a proven Premier League goal scorer, say a player who has hit 15+ goals in consecutive Premier League campaigns, is likely to set you back in excess of £70 million, and even then the player in question is only likely to move on if a top six or at least a potential top six club came calling.
Darren Bent was on the books at Aston Villa between 2011 and 2015.
Bent was on the Pride Park club's books between 2015 and 2018, and Derby paid tribute to some of his key Rams moments.
Southampton's Austin and Carroll, who is ex West Ham United, have been suggested as options for Tottenham Hotspur.
Leeds United central midfielder Kalvin Phillips is reportedly on Aston Villa’s radar.
Wesley Moraes has joined Aston Villa from Club Brugge.
Jack Grealish has been linked with a move away from Aston Villa this summer.
Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is a former Aston Villa player.
The Tottenham Hotspur star has been heavily linked with an exit from the club this summer.
West Bromwich Albion have announced Slaven Bilic as their new manager - can he lead The Baggies back to the Premier League?
David Luiz made his full debut for Unai Emery's Arsenal yesterday.
Christian Eriksen did not play well for Tottenham Hotspur against Manchester City.
Gini Wijnaldum came in for some criticism from Liverpool fans.
Kyle Walker-Peters had a tricky test for Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon is coming under increasing pressure at Parkhead.
Xherdan Shaqiri joined Liverpool in the summer of 2018.
Harry Winks played for Tottenham Hotspur against Manchester City on Saturday.
Leeds United reportedly baulked at the South American's price-tag.
Reported Tottenham Hotspur summer target Dani Ceballos was in action for Arsenal against Burnley on Saturday.
It wasn't a game for the former Aston Villa player on Friday night.
Vincent Janssen's move to Fenerbahce suggests Tottenham got it wrong with another big money striker move.
Sunderland's most expensive XI arguably proves that spending money certainly does not guarantee success.
Another year has passed and Derby County are destined for another season in the Championship and some players may find themselves in line for the axe.