Ready to go again? I’ve quite enjoyed the transfer window this time around, and it is a peculiar feeling having some additions to the team before the 29th of August. Even better is that some, if not all, of these players will be starters at some point in the season with our hectic calendar for the coming season.

With the Gylfi Sigurdsson saga ongoing as of when I’m writing, we could take our total cost of incoming players to just below 150m. That’s pretty staggering when you think back to the Moyes era and one Marouane Fellaini being our record signing, with deals like the £6million move for Kevin Mirallas and the £5million paid for Nikica Jelavić being oddities as our usual signings tended to be below £4million or loans. Now we’re touted as spending a massive £48million to bring the Iceland international to Goodison.

Anyway, that’s something I’ll let the other guys cover, I’m here to pick a team for Stoke.

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