EFL Championship 2018-19 Top 11 Signings of the season

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Andy Yiadom – Age:27 – Club: Reading – Transfer fee: Free

Andy Yiadom joined Reading from Barnsley on a free transfer. He has missed all but one match for Reading this season. He has shown his versatility by Playing all across the back and at Left midfield Position. He has scored in the match against Hull city and has 4 assists to his name. In a season in which reading finished 20th, he is easily the best signing at the Club this season. He is a great passer and dribbler and has won Man of the match 3 times this season.

Toni Leistner – Age:28 – Club: QPR – Transfer fee: Free

Toni Leistner has joined QPR from 1.FC Union Berlin on a free transfer. He is the current club captain. He has 4.2 Aerial duels won per game, 6.7 clearances per game and has won Man of the match 4 times this season. He played 46 games for The Hoops and has scored twice and created an assist. 6 foot 2 defender was the best signing for Rs this season.

David McGoldrick – Age:31 – Club: Sheffield United  – Transfer fee: Free

David McGoldrick has joined Sheffield United from Ipswich Town on a free transfer. McGoldrick scored 15 goals and has assisted his teammates 4 times in his 45 appearances. David McGoldrick earned three of his six caps for Ireland this campaign. His experience would have been a great benefit for The Blades dressing room. McGoldrick was named Man of the match 3 times this season.

Teemu Pukki – Age:29 – Club: Norwich City – Transfer fee: Free

Teemu Pukki is easily the best signing of the season. He has joined The Canaries from The Danish club Bröndby IF on a free transfer. The 29-year-old striker scored 29 goals and had 10 assists in his 43 Championship appearances which meant he was part of 41% of the goals scored by Norwich this season. He was also at his best for Finland national team. He won 6 Man of the match awards in the league this season.

Emiliano Buendía – Age:22 – Club: Norwich City – Transfer fee: £1.5m

Emiliano Buendia Joined Norwich from La Liga club Getafe on a fee which is rumored to be around £1.5m. He had a breakthrough season for The Canaries. He had 12 assists and 8 goals in 38 League appearances and 5 assists in 3 EFL cup appearances. His creative passing and defensive contribution are second to none in the league in his position. He had 6 Man of the matches in the league this season.

Saïd Benrahma – Age:23 – Club: Brentford – Transfer fee: £1.5m

Said Benrahma has joined Brentford from French club OGC Nice on a fee which is rumored to be around £1.5m. He had 15 assists which are the highest in the league this season. He also bagged 10 goals this season. He is being linked to various Premier League clubs at a transfer fee around £20m. So, there is no mistake in saying Brentford man is a contender of Signing of the season.

Oliver Norwood – Age:28 – Club: Sheffield United  – Transfer fee: £2m

Oliver Norwood has joined Sheffield United from Brighton & Hove Albion on a fee that was rumored to be around £2m. This is his third consecutive promotion from the Championship. He made it into championship PFA Team of the Year for the first time this season. The Northern Irish midfielder created 8 goals and scored 3 himself. He picked up championship Man of the match award on 7 occasions.

Kristian Pedersen – Age:24 – Club: Birmingham City  – Transfer fee: £2m

Kristian Pedersen has joined Birmingham City from 1.FC Union Berlin on a fee that is rumored to be around £2m. The 24-Year-old had a great defensive season. He has proven his Tackling skills both in air and on the ground. He has won one Man of the match award in the league this season. He created 2 assists and scored a goal this season.

Adam Webster – Age:24 – Club: Bristol City – Transfer fee: £3.5m

Adam Webster Joined Bristol City from Ipswich Town on an initial fee of £3.5million, which could rise to £8m with add-ons. The 6 foot 2 Center back has shown the best of his defensive abilities this season. He was awarded Championship man of the match award 4 times this season. He also scored 3 goals this season. Very few people were able to dribble past him this season. In a team that had its fair share of Goalkeeper changes, Adam Webster was the name in fans mouth this season.

John Egan – Age:26 – Club: Sheffield United  – Transfer fee: £4.05m

John Egan Joined Sheffield United from Brentford on a club record £4.05m transfer fee. John Egan was part of the defense which secured 21 clean sheets this season. He was Man of the match on two occasions. He also scored a goal and has an assist to his name. Egan also has a passing percentage of 80 which is highest for CB in the championship this season.

John McGinn – Age:26 – Club: Aston Villa – Transfer fee: £3m

John McGinn joined Aston Villa from Hibernian FC on a transfer fee which is rumored to be around £3m. The Scottish international Midfielder scored 7 and set up 9 goals this season which included a goal in playoff final and gave Aston Villa Premier League Status. He won 6 championship Man of the match awards this season.

Honorable mentions

Lee Camp – Age:34 – Club: Birmingham City – Transfer fee: free

He has 12 clean sheets this season from Goalkeeper position. Former Northern Ireland international has joined Birmingham from Cardiff City on a free transfer.

Ezri Konsa – Age: 21 – Club: Brentford – Transfer fee: £2.5m

Young center back was an integral part of The Bees defense. Ezri Konsa is a current England U21 player was named Charlton Athletic young player of the year. He was also part of 2017 English team who won FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Andreas Weimann – Age: 27 – Club: Bristol City– Transfer fee: £2m

He has contributed 10 goals and 5 assists this season from Attacking midfield position. Andreas Weimann is a current Austrian International. He has made 113 appearances in Premier League.

Tim Krul – Age:31 – Club: Norwich City – Transfer fee: Free

Tim Krul has joined Norwich City from Brighton & Hove Albion on a free transfer. Krul has played every single league game for Norwich this season which is a big improvement considering he was back up for Brighton the year before. The Dutch international has 13 clean sheets in the league to his name.