Premier League's 'Wow' signings: Weah, Veron, Robinho, Pogba, Di Maria

The English Premier League is a prestigious soccer league that comprises twenty top teams from England. Premier League clubs nurture young players who later join senior teams. They usually sign new players during transfer windows. Weah, Veron, Robinho, Pogba, and Di Maria are five Premier League 'wow' signings. Read on to learn more about them.

George Weah
George is a former footballer and the current President of Liberia. The politician was the senator of Montserrado County before his election in 2018. He was a talented striker during his 18-year professional football career. George is the only Liberian player who has won the Ballon d'Or. He played for Chelsea, AC Milan, and Manchester City.

Robson de Souza (Robinho)
Manchester City and Chelsea were both interested in signing Robinho. Man City rushed to sign the Brazilian footballer soon after their takeover went through. The Premier League club paid Real Madrid £32.5m a few hours after completing the 2008 Abu Dhabi takeover.

Gary Cook, Chief executive, stated in an interview with BBC Sport that Manchester City had a 24 hours deadline to sign a new player. The signing process didn't begin well as Robson said in an unveiling news conference that he had moved to Chelsea. AC Milan signed him for £15m, two years later after scoring 16 goals. Gamblers who love betting on the English Premier League can get the best offer at Betcompare on accumulators and single bets.

Angel Di Maria
Di Maria is an Argentinian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for the Argentina national team and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). Manchester United signed him for £59.7m in 2014. The former Real Madrid player started the season well but moved to PSG in 2015 after making 32 appearances and scoring four goals for Manchester United. The England cub received £15m from the deal.

Juan Sebastian Veron
Veron is the Chairman of Estudiantes de La Plata and a former argentine footballer. He is the Director of Sports of the argentine club. His professional career began in Estudiantes before he joined Boca Juniors. The former footballer later moved to Chelsea and Manchester United.

Veron moved back to Estudiantes in 2006 until 2014 when he retired from professional football. He was among the most popular footballers in 2001 when he moved from Lazio to Manchester United. Mark Lawrenson, a BBC pundit, stated that Manchester was unstoppable at that time.

Paul Pogba
Pogba plays for the France national team and Manchester United as a central midfielder. But, he can play as a deep-lying playmaker, defensive midfielder, and an attacking midfielder. He inspired United's win against Chelsea. The club paid a record fee of £89m in 2016 when it signed him from Juventus. He has won the EFL Cup and UEFA Europa League trophy with Manchester United.

The 2020/2021 English Premier League season will start on September 12, 2020. Coaches and managers are rushing to sign new players to boost their squads. Veron, Pogba, Di Maria, Weah, and Robinho are the top 'wow' signings in the league. Reports show that Manchester City is interested in signing Lionel Messi after Bayern Munich thrashed FC Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.

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