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Transfer window is a merry go-round that no one can get off

Would it really damage clubs if, instead of constantly buying and selling, they limited their transfer activity and focused on coaching and organisation?
Transfer window: Premier League club-by-club guide

“People should change their ideas,” Louis van Gaal warned after Manchester United had kept their sixth clean sheet of the season in drawing at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. United have conceded only five goals in their last nine games and have the fourth best defensive record in the division. “It’s not about new players, it’s about organisation.”

No subject has so nettled Van Gaal since his arrival at United as the suggestion that the club’s summer transfer policy left him short of defensive cover and, given how often United have been saved by the excellence of David De Gea this season, it’s hard to believe he really is as satisfied by his defence as he has made out, but the general point was a sound one.

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