Premier League transfer window grades: Every club’s January business ranked

So, another January transfer window has been and gone. And the business end of the season is edging ever closer.

Liverpool secured their business early doors, while rivals Manchester United literally waited until the final minutes of the window.

Chelsea fought tooth and nail to get their transfer ban overturned, then didn’t sign any new players.

While Tottenham and Arsenal both bolstered their ranks as Jose Mourinho and Mikel Arteta look for a strong end to the season.

But how does each Prem club rank after a month of incomings and outgoing?

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Arsenal – B

Two new additions for Arsenal, who added Pablo Mari from Flamengo and loaned Cedric Soares form Southampton.

Arteta needed defensive reinforcements and was duly handed them as the Gunners aim for a strong end to the campaign.

Arsenal also managed to hold on to the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, which represents a strong window.

Aston Villa – C

Relegation-threatened Aston Villa needed replacements for the injured duo Tom Heaton and Wesley.

And Dean Smith indeed received said replacements in the form of Pepe Reina and Mbwana Samatta.

Borja Baston also arrived from Swansea to add even more attacking firepower to the Villans.

But Danny Drinkwater’s signature raises eyebrows slightly.

Bournemouth – N/A

No January additions for Bournemouth.

Samatta is hoping to help lead Villa to Premier League survival
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Brighton – C

The permanent addition of Aaron Mooy is a positive move for Graham Potter’s side.

And the fact Tariq Lamptey has swapped Chelsea for a transfer even further south is promising.

Brighton fans will be hoping the duo are enough to keep them in the Premier League.

Burnley – D

Sean Dyche’s men look set for another season of top flight football.

And as such, they’ve splashed a bit of cash on Bristol City star Josh Brownhill…

The central midfielder joins for…