Transfer Window Club-by-Club Guide: the Winners and Losers - Part 2

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By Gareth Platt | February 2, 2013 11:06 PM EST

Following on from the first part in our comprehensive transfer round-up, we look at the remaining ten clubs in the Premier League, which played the transfer market with varying degrees of success.


Queens Park Rangers

The massive wages thrown at Chris Samba and Loic Remy may have raised eyebrows, but the two new signings should stiffen Rangers at both ends of the pitch. Just like Mark Hughes last summer, Harry Redknapp has splurged the cash in a desperate frenzy; this time at least it appears the QPR has managed to attract some quality to Loftus Road. And he's managed to shift a boatload of under-performing wage-drainers out as well.

Grade: B+

Ins

Chistopher Samba - Anzhi - £12.5m

Tal Ben Haim - unattached - temporary deal

Striker Loic Remy looks like a good signing already, but can he save QPR from the drop?

Loic Remy - Marseille - undisclosed fee, believed to be £8m

Yun Suk-young - Chunnam Dragons - undisclosed fee

Jermaine Jenas - Tottenham Hotspur - undisclosed fee

Andros Townsend - Tottenham Hotspur - loan

Outs

Michael Harriman - Wycombe Wanderers - loan

Kieron Dyer - released

Frankie Sutherland - Portsmouth - loan

Djibril Cisse - Al Gharafa - loan

Rob Hulse - Millwall - loan

Jordan Gibbons - Inverness CT - loan

Anton Ferdinand - Bursaspor - loan

Michael Doughty - St Johnstone - loan

Tom Hitchcock - Bristol Rovers - loan

Alejandro Faurlin - Palermo - loan


Reading

Nothing much to report here, although the signing of Fulham's Stephen Kelly could reinforce a defence that has shipped bucketloads of goals since August. Former Everton trainee Hope Akpan gets another shot at the big time, having signed from Crawley Town, and will hope to become another of Brian McDermott's surprise packages.

Grade: B

Ins

Daniel Carrico - Sporting Lisbon - around £600,000

Stephen Kelly - Fulham - undisclosed fee

Hope Akpan - Crawley Town - undisclosed fee

Nick Blackman - Sheffield United - undisclosed fee

Outs

Dominic Samuel - Colchester United - loan

Gozie Ugwu - Plymouth - loan

Jordan Obita - Oldham Athletic - loan


Southampton

Owner Nicola Cortese's decision to sack manager Nigel Adkins may have attracted scorn, but no one could accuse the Southampton sugar daddy of lacking ambition. The Saints failed to get Brazilian schemer Philippe Coutinho, even though he played under new manager Mauricio Pochettino at Espanol, but the signing of Norwegian defender Vegard Forren, who was tracked by Manchester United, could prove one of the shrewdest of the transfer window.

Grade: B+

Ins

Vegard Forren - Molde - undisclosed fee

Outs

Sam Hoskins - Stevenage - loan

Ryan Dickson - Bradford City - loan

Dan Seaborne - Bournemouth - loan

Jonathan Forte - Sheffield United - loan

Ben Reeves - Southend United - loan

Lee Barnard has joined Oldham on loan

Steve De Ridder - Bolton Wanderers - loan


Stoke City

Tony Pulis rarely seems to have a bad transfer window, and the wily old fox has been as effective as ever over the past month. He managed to entice Jack Butland, even though the young England keeper was wanted by Chelsea, and broker a transatlantic deal for Brek Shea, a young American winger with a burgeoning reputation. More good times lie ahead at the Potteries.

Grade: A-

Ins

Jack Butland: the signing of the highly rated young keeper could be a real coup for Stoke

Jack Butland- Birmingham City - £3.5m

Brek Shea - FC Dallas - £2.5m

Outs

Danny Higginbotham -Sheffield United - free

Michael Tonge - Leeds United - undisclosed fee

Ryan Brunt - Bristol Rovers - undisclosed fee

Maurice Edu - Bursaspor - loan

Rory Delap - Barnsley - loan

Matthew Upson - Brighton and Hove Albion - loan


Sunderland

£5m for Danny Graham? Seems a bit steep, given he couldn't secure a regular place in the Swansea team, and his career record of less than a goal every three games is far from convincing. Elsewhere, nothing much to report. A rather deflating transfer window on Wearside, one images.

Grade: C

Ins

Alfred N'Diaye - Bursaspor - £3m

Abdou Kader Mangane - Al Hilal - loan

Danny Graham: is he the man to put the ball in the net at last for Sunderland?

Danny Graham - Swansea City - £5m

Outs

David Meyler - Hull City - undisclosed fee

Blair Adams - Coventry City - undisclosed fee

Frazier Campbell - Cardiff City - around £650,000

Jonny Maddison- Crawley Town - loan

Ji Dong-won - Augsburg - loan

Ahmed Elmohamaday - Hull City - loan


Swansea City

After the Swans' spectacularly successful exploits in the summer, they didn't really need to strengthen much in January - Michael Laudrup's boys sit merrily in eighth place and relegation seems a near-impossibility. Laudrup did return to his old La Liga hunting ground to sign Roland Lamah, a Belgian winger capable of playing on either flank. Pretty much every Belgian import seems to become an instant superstar these days, so fans in South Wales will be hopeful.

Grade: B

Ins

Roland Lamah - Osasuna - loan

Outs

Jamie Proctor - Crawley Town - undisclosed fee

Leroy Lita- Sheffield Wednesday - loan

Ashley Richards - Crystal Palace - loan

Danny Graham - Sunderland - £5m


Tottenham Hotspur

After a false start at Chelsea, Andre Villas-Boas is starting to show his managerial skills, and the immaculately coiffed Portuguese will be delighted with his January work. The signing of Lewis Holtby, brought forward from the summer to alleviate a midfield injury crisis, looks like a masterstroke; the acquisition of Zeki Fryers has raised the ire of his old boss Sir Alex Ferguson, so he must be a pretty useful player too.

Grade: A

Ins

Lewis Holtby: a shrewd signing for Spurs, at the perfect time

Lewis Holtby - Schalke - £1.5m

Zeki Fryers - Standard Liege - £3m

Outs

Souleymane Coulibaly - Grosseto - loan

Carlo Cudicini - Los Angeles Galaxy - free

Jermaine Jenas - QPR - undisclosed fee

Lago Falque - Almeria - loan

Heurelho Gomes - Hoffenheim - loan

Alex Pritchard - Peterborough United - loan

Simon Dawkins - Aston Villa - loan

Andros Townsend - QPR - loan


West Bromwich Albion

With West Brom flying high in the Premier League, manager Steve Clarke decided against augmenting his squad in the winter window. Having struck gold with Ben Foster and Romelu Lukaku during the summer, there was no need for Albion's austere Scottish gaffer to dip into his pocket again.

Grade: C

Ins

None

Out

Chris Wood - Leicester City - £2m

Sam Mantom - Walsall - free

Gonzalo Jara - Nottingham Forest - loan

Craig Dawson- Bolton Wanderers - loan

Yassine El Ghanassy - Heerenveen - loan


West Ham United

Getting Joe Cole back was a huge coup for Upton Park fans, and the one-time wonderkid has already shown he can still cut it on his return to the ground where he made his name. Meanwhile Emanuel Pogatetz will bring even more aggression to a squad already boasting gnarled warriors such as Kevin Nolan, James Collins and Mark Noble. Some typically shrewd shopping from Sam Allardyce.

Grade: B+

Ins

Sean Maguire- Waterford United - undisclosed fee

Joe Cole: back where it all began, and looking happier for it

Joe Cole - Liverpool - free

Marouane Chamakh - Arsenal - loan

Wellington Paulista - Cruzeiro - loan

Emanuel Pogatetz - Wolfsburg - loan

Outs

Alou Diarra - Rennes - loan

Stephen Henderson - Ipswich - loan


Wigan Athletic

Not too much to report, apart from the loan signing of Angelo Henriquez, a young striker who was signed by Manchester United in the summer after earning rave reviews in his home country, Chile. The service provided by a coterie of creative midfielders could bring him plenty of goals at the DW Stadium.

Ins

Angelo Henriquez - Manchester United - loan

Roger Espinoza - Sporting Kansas City - free

Joel Robles - Atletico Madrid - loan

Paul Scharner - Hamburg - loan

Outs

Rob Kiernan - Brentford - loan

Mauro Boselli - Palermo - loan

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