The best bits of business during the January transfer window.
20. Brek Shea: FC Dallas to Stoke City £2.5m
The American arrives with a relatively big reputation after impressing at FC Dallas over the past couple of seasons. The lanky winger will certainly fit in with his similarly imposing team-mates and Tony Pulis will hope that the American international can adapt to life in the English top tier swiftly.
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Shea cost Stoke City £2.5m, a decent price for a player who is just 22 years of age and certainly has the potential to be a success.
Shea netted 19 goals in 98 appearances for FC Dallas but is yet to net in 15 appearances for the United States national team.
One wonders what his Potters team-mates will make of his life away from the game, Shea is an abstract artist, no doubt something he can chat about with Ryan Shawcross, who is himself a big fan of Dadaism.