10 Championship Players That Should Attract the Premier League
Created on 12 Jun, 2015 10:00 AM GMT
The summer transfer window is one of the busiest and highly anticipated periods in the footballing world, as teams scour the globe searching for new and exciting players to improve their squads.
In recent years, vast sums of money have been splashed by the biggest clubs on the planet to acquire the very best players, and the Premier League is certainly no exception to this. Last season's window witnessed the Premier League clubs spend a record £835 million on transfers, with some of the most excessive including Angel Di Maria to Manchester United (£59.7m), Eliaquim Mangala (£32m) and Alexis Sanchez (£30m).
With this foreign blood coming in from every corner of the globe, it is often forgotten by the top flight teams that there is a wealth of talent awaiting them at home, and at much more modest prices. This is of course refering to the Championship, the second tier in English football, and has rapidly become one of the most competitive and tantalizing divisions in Europe. It is very difficult to predict which teams will be promoted and relegated due to the tightness of all 24 clubs involved, and where consistent runs of form are exceptionally difficult to come by. But, despite the closeness of all the teams and the unpredictability of their season, their are numerous standout players that are capable of making the step up to the elite.
And this is what this article looks to do: to shine a light on some of these excellent prospects to show that the solution to your club's transfer woes need not come from overseas.
So, here are ten of the biggest and best players currently plying their trade in the second tier, that could easily make the move to the top level and provide a positive impact in their new surroundings.