Rueing the ones who got away

Over £1b spent during a transfer window defined by failed deals for Pogba, Dybala, Eriksen, Zaha

Paul Pogba. Paulo Dybala. Christian Eriksen. Wilfried Zaha.

Perhaps a transfer window where over £1 billion (S$1.67 billion) was spent was defined by the deals that didn't happen. Across England, there may be clubs rueing the ones who got away.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 10, 2019, with the headline 'Rueing the ones who got away'. Subscribe