Sheffield news Size of Huddersfield Town recruitment task spelt out in rawest possible terms PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - The Terriers have announced various ins and outs already this summer with the departures far outnumbering the incomings as it stands - so how much of an issue is that?
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Huddersfield Town have work to do in the transfer window this summer – but how much work, exactly, do they need to do? There are plenty of ways to answer that question, and we’ve tried to cover those angles elsewhere – but we’ve not yet looked at it in pure, raw numerical terms. No time like the present. The Terriers had just 20 players who started at least five games in all competitions last season, with a further four who started three each: Ryan Schofield, plus the departing Jamal Blackman, Carel Eiting and Alex Vallejo. Another five players – Tino Anjorin, Mipo Odubeko, Nicholas Bilokapic, Aaron Rowe and Rolando Aarons – made at least one appearance from the bench without starting. That suggests that Carlos Corberan needs a core group of 20 players, plus a couple extra to account for injury, illness, suspension and the increase in the number of permitted substitutions from three to five for the coming campaign. As such, the ‘two first-teamers for each position’ policy of last summer seems to work just fine. 16 of last season’s core 20 remain at the club as it stands, with Danel Sinani, Levi Colwill, Naby Sarr and Fraizer Campbell the only members of that group to depart; Pipa looks set to follow them. Will Boyle’s arrival from Cheltenham Town and Rarmani Edmonds-Green’s return from Rotherham United mean two of those slots have already been filled, while Brodie Spencer may well step up from the B team to make it three.
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. Campbell played just twice after the turn of the new year, and one of those was a one-minute cameo against Barnsley. That leaves Sinani’s boots to fill if Town wish to replicate what they had last season. The transfer link to Jack Rudoni, who ticks many of Sinani’s boxes, suggests that the club are making filling that role one of their top priorities. The issue, of course, is that if you try and stand still in football you are doomed to go backwards, and Town will know that they need to add more quality to their attacking ranks if they want to have a chance of repeating last season’s push for promotion.
Huddersfield Town transfer links leave Carlos Corberan intentions a mystery
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Huddersfield Town minutes played in all competitions 2021/22 by position An asterisk after a player’s name indicates that they will not be at the club next season or, in Pipa’s case, is expected to depart imminently. Positions determined – roughly, in some cases – by the most common position played by that player. Goalkeepers: Lee Nicholls 4,140 minutes; Jamal Blackman* 270; Ryan Schofield 220; Nicholas Bilokapic 50 = 4,410 out of 4,680 minutes retained (94%) Full-backs: Harry Toffolo 4,048; Ollie Turton 2,748; Pipa* 1,037; Josh Ruffels 412 = 7,208 out of 8,245 minutes retained (87%) Centre-backs: Tom Lees 3,950; Matty Pearson 3,585; Levi Colwill* 2,692; Naby Sarr* 1,730 = 6,535 out of 10,957 minutes retained (60%) Central midfielders: Lewis O’Brien 4,279; Jonathan Hogg 3,045; Jon Russell 1,767; Scott High 1,683; Carel Eiting* 372; Alex Vallejo* 239 = 10,774 out of 11,385 minutes retained (95%) Wingers: Sorba Thomas 4,092; Danel Sinani* 2,922; Duane Holmes 2,835; Josh Koroma 1,999; Tino Anjorin* 144; Aaron Rowe 11; Rolando Aarons 8 = 8,945 out of 12,011 minutes retained (74%) Strikers: Danny Ward 3,199; Jordan Rhodes 1,002; Fraizer Campbell* 694; Mipo Odubeko* 107 = 4,201 out of 5,002 minutes retained (84%) In total: 44,290 out of 53,460 minutes retained (83%) READ NEXT Huddersfield Town transfer links leave Carlos Corberan intentions a mystery Wimbledon boss has already sent Huddersfield Town Jack Rudoni transfer warning Huddersfield Town transfer stance on in-demand wing-back Matthew Sorinola Jack Rudoni transfer would bring midfield goals Huddersfield Town lack
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