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The 10 Greatest EPL Signings of the 2014 Offseason

Best EPL Signings of the 2014 Offseason

Greatest 2014 EPL Signings
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It was a busy summer for EPL managers as they scrambled to get the best players for their clubs and unload those who were no longer needed. The 2014 World Cup was a great place for players to showcase their talent, and many players' performances won them signings with great clubs. Here are the 10 greatest EPL signings of the offseason.

10. Siem de Jong

Siem de Jong Newcastle United
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10. Siem de Jong

Siem de Jong Newcastle United
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Siem de Jong is a Netherlands player who spent his entire senior career with Ajax, but has now joined the EPL. Great things are expected of De Jong, and Newcastle United to lucky to have him. He can be the change they are after in its lineup.

9. Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba Chelsea FC
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9. Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba Chelsea FC
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Didier Drogba is returning home to Chelsea after having one year stints with both Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray. Drogba made 100 goals for Chelsea in his former years with the club, and he may continue where he took off. He's only so far down the list, because he is currently dealing with injury and will not be ready to play at the start of the season.

8. Bojan Krkic

Bojan Krkic Stoke City
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8. Bojan Krkic

Bojan Krkic Stoke City
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Bojan Krkic has jumped around from club to club including spending some time with FC Barcelona. He is a player on the rise, and Stoke City has decided to take him under its wing. This can be the club Krkic is able to lead to victory.

7. Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku Everton FC
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7. Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku Everton FC
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Romelu Lukaku is a powerful Belgium striker that spent last year on loan with Everton, but he was so impressive Everton decided to make it permanent. This is a great deal for the club, because out of 31 appearances last season, he scored 15 goals for Everton.

6. Luke Shaw

Luke Shaw Manchester United
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6. Luke Shaw

Luke Shaw Manchester United
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Luke Shaw is becoming a top defender, and Manchester United was aware of this so it signed him. Shaw sent had spent his entire senior career -- the last four seasons -- with Southhampton where he earned the respect of many. Now he starts a new chapter with United, and he is ready to prove he is worth it.

5. Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand Queens Park Rangers
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5. Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand Queens Park Rangers
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Rio Ferdinand is another top defender in the EPL, and after 12 years with Manchester United he has left the club. He is now a member of Queens Park Rangers, and it is ready to use Ferdinand at his best. He spent many years with a top club, but now he can help a club make it to the top.

4. Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard Manchester City
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4. Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard Manchester City
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Frank Lampard made headline over the offseason by signing with new MLS club NYCFC, but he wont be heading to the US until March. In the meantime, Lampard has been loaned to Manchester City, and although it is temporary, I think City will be happy to have Lampard. He scored 147 goals in his many years with Chelsea, and he will score for City before heading to NYCFC.

3. Mathieu Debuchy

Mathieu Debuchy Arsenal FC
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3. Mathieu Debuchy

Mathieu Debuchy Arsenal FC
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Mathieu Debuchy has 43 appearances with Newcastle United last season, and he used him time to impress the rest of the league. Arsenal has signed him to the club and have big things in mind for the defender.

2. Cesc Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas Chelsea FC
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2. Cesc Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas Chelsea FC
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Cesc Fabregas had a successful career with FC Barcelona, but decided to return to the EPL. He is now with Chelsea who recently let go of Frank Lampard. José Mourinho has said Fabregas can be an ideal replacement for Lampard, which is quite the complement.

1. Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez Arsenal FC
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1. Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez Arsenal FC
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Alexis Sanchez had a stunning performance during the World Cup with Chile, and it did not go unnoticed. Arsenal picked up the talented striker from FC Barcelona, and it is suspected that he will be the player to carry the club to the top.