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5 players from relegation-threatened Premier League teams who could move this summer

Sander Berge could be one of many players on the move this summer.
Sander Berge could be one of many players on the move this summer.
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With the Premier League season nearing its end, there will be a lot of focus at the top and bottom of the table.

While Manchester City are on the cusp of their third Premier League title in four years, the race for the European places is well and truly on. Third-placed Leicester City are separated by only seven points from eight-placed Everton.

Five players from relegation-threatened Premier League teams who could move on in the summer:

At the other end of the Premier League table, Sheffield United have already gone down, while things are not looking great for Fulham and West Brom either. But that doesn't mean these clubs don't have good players.

On that note, let's take a look at five players from these three relegation-threatened teams who could leave in the summer.

#5 Tosin Adarabioyo

Tosin Adarabioyo has done well for Fulham this season.
Tosin Adarabioyo has done well for Fulham this season.

Tall, strong and quick, Tosin Adarabioyo has held his own despite playing for a dismal Fulham defence that has conceded 43 goals in the Premier League this season.

The former Manchester City centre-back is also renowned for his long passes, averaging a mighty 5.9 clearances in the Premier League this season.

Who should buy him: Crystal Palace.

Crystal Palace have been in and around mid-table every Premier League season, but their defence is a real Achilles heel. They have conceded 52 goals in the 2020-21 Premier League season, so Tosin's arrival could undoubtedly strengthen them. If he does well at Palace, he'll also attract interest from the top six.


#4 Sam Johnstone

Sam Johnstone could be a great signing for West Ham United.
Sam Johnstone could be a great signing for West Ham United.

Despite West Bromwich Albion having conceded the most goals in the 2020-21 Premier League, their goalkeeper Sam Johnstone has come away with an enhanced reputation.

Had it not been for him, the Baggies would have been in a much worse position than they are in at the moment. The former Manchester United academy player has been extremely impressive this season and also earned an England call-up.

Who should buy him: West Ham United.

The London club have done well this season and find themselves in contention for a Champions League spot. One position they could definitely upgrade is the one between the sticks, though.

Sam Johnstone would be an upgrade on the 36-year-old and error-prone Lukas Fabianski.

#3 Sander Berge

Sheffield United will almost certainly sell Berge this summer.
Sheffield United will almost certainly sell Berge this summer.

A good defensive-minded midfielder, Sander Berge has had a decent Premier League campaign for already relegated Sheffield United.

The 23-year-old Norwegian is best suited to a double pivot, and his defensive awareness can help in liberating teammates. He's a regular starter for his national team.

At a better club side with better management and players, he could do much better. It's almost certain that Sheffield will look to sell Berge, as they have already been relegated, and he is their most saleable asset.

Who should buy him: Arsenal.

As has been mentioned before, Berge's defensive prowess means he could liberate his partner in a double pivot. So someone like Thomas Partey, who is a good ball progressor, could benefit from that.

Although Xhaka currently occupies this role at Arsenal, Berge could act as a rotation option while being a prospect for the future, as his peak is likely to be higher than Xhaka's.


#2 Matheus Pereira

Matheus Pereira could bring some much-needed quality to Newcastle's attack.
Matheus Pereira could bring some much-needed quality to Newcastle's attack.

A skilled attacking player, Matheus Pereira is capable of playing on either wing or behind the striker as well. He is both the leading goalscorer and assists maker for West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League this season.

Pereira possesses typical Brazilian flair and is capable of hitting a mean free-kick. He also has a knack of turning up in big games; he bagged four goal contributions in West Brom's shock 5-2 win over Chelsea.

Who should buy him: Newcastle United.

Newcastle have consistently underwhelmed and have only managed to stick to a midtable position.

Their main problem is in attack, as they have scored only 36 goals in the Premier League this season. Callum Wilson is overburdened with responsibility up front and needs support. So Matheus Pereira, with his skills, creativity and versatility, could be a welcome addition to their frontline.


#1 Frank Zambo-Anguissa

Frank Zambo-Anguissa is an all-round midfield package.
Frank Zambo-Anguissa is an all-round midfield package.

Frank Zambo-Anguissa should not be anywhere near a relegation-threatened team. He plays at a significantly higher level and deserves to play in Europe.

He is a good passer and has a good defensive game as well. He is good in winning the ball back, making 1.5 interceptions and 2.2 tackles per game this Premier League season, and starting attacks through his dribbles.

Anguissa ranks very high in the 2020-21 Premier League for both dribbles and take-ons, which means he can play his way out of trouble and kickstart attacks.

Who should buy him: Liverpool.

Liverpool are set to lose Georgino Wijnaldum in the summer, so they'll need a replacement. Frank Zambo-Anguissa could be that player.

Not only is he tenacious and hardworking like the Dutchman, but he also brings in added quality and an X-factor, thanks to his ball-carrying prowess.

Edited by Bhargav
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