Transfer Window Preview: James Featherstone

  • Football agent James Featherstone of Omni Sports looks ahead to the January transfer window
  • Doesn’t expect any major moves from England’s top six clubs
  • Managerial changes at Crystal Palace and Swansea City could trigger big spending at the bottom of the table as clubs desperately cling to Premier League status
  • Recruitment structures have changed dramatically over recent years with clubs prescribing to Sporting Director or Head of Recruitment models

IN THE MIX: James Featherstone is a prominent figure during the transfer window

TOP agent James Featherstone believes England's cash-rich Premier League clubs are about to open a January window of opportunity.

Yet he reckons we could well see next month slip by without any of the Top Six doing serious business.

James is the owner of leading agency Omni Sports who include the likes of West Bromwich Albion winger Nacer Chadli, Leeds United boss Garry Monk and Chelsea Ladies star Bethany England on their client list.

As the clock ticks down to the window opening with the chasing pack trying to get Antonio Conte's rampant Chelsea in their sights James reflected: "The two windows differ massively now, the top clubs find it very difficult to do business in January.

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Transfer Window Preview: James Featherstone

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