The best new faces to the English top tier this season.
New signings are one of the most exciting and unpredictable aspects of a football club, with expensive players becoming flops and unknown free transfers excelling.
Here are the 10 best new players to English top flight sides in 2013/14, with statistics courtesy of WhoScored.
10. Erik Pieters, Stoke City – rating 7.15
In a new look Stoke side under Mark Hughes, Pieters represents the class and technique of a defender as opposed to the physicality and brute of someone such as Ryan Shawcross.