Let the great New Year sales com­mence

The trans­fer win­dow opens to­day – so, how des­per­ate are your side for new blood and who can be ex­pected to sign? Here is our guide to all 20 Pre­mier League clubs

The Sunday Telegraph - Sport - - FOOTBALL - Bournemouth Ar­se­nal The Burn­ley Des­per­ately seek­ing… Crys­tal Palace

Their first pri­or­ity is to keep Nathan Ake (above), who could re­turn to Chelsea. Lys Mous­set may leave, while a hold­ing mid­fielder and an im­prove­ment on goal­keeper Ar­tur Boruc would help.

David Ospina looks un­likely to get reg­u­lar Pre­mier League foot­ball at Ar­se­nal. Mor­gan Sch­nei­der­lin would be am­bi­tious.

£30 mil­lion. Money has al­ways been made avail­able un­der Max Demin. Left-back is an area that Ar­se­nal want to im­prove, al­though they are un­likely to act un­til next sum­mer. There is an­other rel­a­tive weak­ness on the left wing, but that sit­u­a­tion could be eased by the re­turn of Danny Wel­beck.

Jose Gaya (left), of Va­len­cia, is of great­est in­ter­est. Wenger re­mains keen on Marco Reus, al­though such a big-money deal is far more likely if ei­ther Alexis Sánchez or Me­sut Özil is sold.

Ar­se­nal Sup­port­ers’ Trust es­ti­mates £100 mil­lion but the club are likely to fo­cus re­sources on Sánchez and Özil’s con­tracts. Keep pow­der dry. 5/10 Man­ager Sean Dy­che is al­ways on the look-out to add qual­ity in any po­si­tion at an af­ford­able price. Who fits the bill? Joey Barton should join on a free trans­fer, pend­ing an FA probe into his bet­ting ac­tiv­i­ties.

Around £2-3 mil­lion. No­body. Hav­ing sold Os­car for £60 mil­lion there is a mid­field va­cancy, plus man­ager An­to­nio Conte likes Leonardo Bonucci (below), who has just signed a new deal at Juventus. Who fits the bill? Bonucci is the ideal but it ap­pears he will re­main in Italy. Chelsea will also mon­i­tor Alexis Sánchez’s fu­ture at Ar­se­nal.

Sig­nif­i­cant sums if re­quired, es­pe­cially hav­ing banked the money for Os­car.

A left-back – Palace have been with­out Pape Souaré since Septem­ber – and a cen­tre-half. They have lost Con­nor Wick­ham and Loïc Rémy to in­jury, so a striker is an­other pri­or­ity. Who fits the bill? A loan move for Tot­ten­ham’s Ben Davies (above) would be ideal, al­though it seems highly un­likely that Spurs would let him to go. Rudy Gest­ede is a striker tar­get.

Around £20 mil­lion.

Des­per­ately seek­ing… Who fits the bill? At left-back, How much can they spend? Their Jan­uary win­dow can usu­ally be summed up in three words…

Panic rat­ing

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