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Premier League January transfer XI

Published 29/01/2016

Former Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor was one of the few free transfers during a big-spending January window for Barclays Premier League clubs
Former Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor was one of the few free transfers during a big-spending January window for Barclays Premier League clubs

There was again plenty of business done during the January transfer window by Barclays Premier League clubs.

Here, Press Association Sport take as a look at a potential starting XI from some of the players who have found new teams since the start of 2016.

Costel Pantilimon (Watford, from Sunderland) - 6ft 8in Romanian swapped Black Cats for Hornets, where he will battle with Heurelho Gomes

Steven Caulker (Liverpool, from QPR) - One-cap England international had been on loan at Southampton from QPR, but switched to Reds

Timm Klose (Norwich, from Wolfsburg) - Swiss centre-back left Germany and watched from bench as his new club lost 5-4 to Liverpool

Jan Kirchhoff (Sunderland, from Bayern Munich) - German was given a tough baptism when coming on against Spurs and will need to adapt quickly

Sam Byram (West Ham, from Leeds) - Hammers coughed up £3.7m for the highly-rated full-back, who was also interesting Everton

Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, from Basle) - Gunners brought in £5m Egyptian to strengthen midfield as they aim to push for the title

Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle, from Swansea) - £12m midfielder swapped one relegation battle for another, but will be up for the fight

Andros Townsend (Newcastle, from Tottenham) - Winger will be hoping more game-time for Magpies can boost Euro 2016 hopes

Benik Afobe (Bournemouth, from Wolves) - Cherries spent club-record £12m on the Championship striker, who has already found the net

Emmanuel Adebayor (Crystal Palace, free agent) - Eagles picked up the Togo frontman following his summer release by Tottenham

Steven Naismith (Norwich, from Everton) - After scoring on his debut, Canaries hope £8m Scotland striker can help them beat the drop

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