Usually summer window is the time when most of the big names get transferred to their new clubs and so was the summer window of 2014. This year’s summer window also witnessed the costliest British transfer ever which was worth £59.7million, whereas some shocking and unexpected transfers also took place which completely reversed the Premier League table. Here’s a list of best 3 summer transfers of English Premier League in the year 2014.
Frank Lampard: New York City FC – Manchester City (Loan)
The whole world was stunned after this move was completed especially Chelsea supporters. Frank Lampard was left out of Chelsea and was last priority in Jose’s pecking order. Hence he decided to leave Chelsea and joined Man City’s franchise New York City FC as a retirement home but due to odd schedule of MLS and Lampard’s will to stay in top notch condition till his retirement he decided to join some club on a loan deal and shockingly Man City were successful in getting his signature.
But with Manchester City Frank Lampard has proved that age is just a number as he is in outrageous form and looking unstoppable and this is why Man City extended his loan deal until may giving him six more months of Premier League Football. In Man City colors Lampard has racked up 5 goals in 15 Premier League games where he started the game only on 2 occasions. Till now he has earned 7 points for Manchester City by scoring goals in difficult situations for example his winning header versus Sunderland which kept Manchester City on par with Chelsea in the points table, also his historic goal versus Chelsea which earned a point for penalized Man City. Because of all these specialties and the ever green form Frank Lampard, his move to City is one of the best Premier League summer transfer of 2014.