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Which Premier League squads need work in the transfer window? The bottom 10 clubs

Fans will be hoping their clubs can keep hold of homegrown heroes Wilfried Zaha, Declan Rice and Jack Grealish

With discussions ongoing about how the Premier League season might be concluded, talk about the next transfer window has inevitably slipped down football’s agenda.

A knock-on effect of the coronavirus pandemic is that we do not know for certain when – or if – this season will finish, and therefore when clubs will be able to start signing players.

The summer transfer window is a key time for managers looking to shape their squads and, with time on their hands, planning will be continuing despite the lack of matches.

By looking at the age and playing time of every player this season, we can see the make-up of each squad and where the clubs might want to strengthen, as well as where gaps may appear as they look to replace players who are out of contract and set to leave this summer.

We have already assessed the top 10 teams, so now we check out those in the bottom half of the table.

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