Now the transfer window has officially come to a close for us all here in the Football Transfer Tavern, we are taking stock and having more than a couple of pints to bring us back down to earth.
One of the questions that our landlord keeps getting asked is ‘just who are some of these new signings?’
Yes, some of the signings of the summer are well known to us all and we are fully aware of not only who they are and what positions they play in, but also some of the quirky facts about their personal life too.
Add to this the players who have been linked with a move to the Premier League for some time – such as former Arsenal target turned Manchester City player Stevan Jovetic, and it is fair to say we are now well educated regarding some of the Premier League’s latest imports.
Some players are more under the radar than others, and it is these guys that our punters want the lowdown on. We have decided to begin with Mamadou Sakho – who joined Liverpool on deadline day. The Reds are currently sitting pretty on the top of the Premier League with three wins from three games and have got off to a flyer this season.
Sakho joined the Reds from big spending Paris Saint-Germain and is more than a little bit eager to make his mark on the top flight of English football.
With that in mind, here are five things you may not have known about the French international.