As we wait, excitedly, for the 2019 / 2020 season to begin, with the Hatters welcoming Middlesbrough, to Kenilworth Road, for the first fixture of the season, it’s fair to say that the squad that achieved back-to-back promotions, last time out, has undergone numerous changes.
For a start, we have a new manager, in Graeme Jones, of whom big things are expected but we’ve also said goodbye to Justin James and Jack Stacey, two key members of our promotion-winning squad, with both moving on to play Premier League football with Leicester City and Bournemouth respectively.
We’ve also bid farewell to Luke Gambin and Alan McCormack, both of whom left on free transfers.
In order to boost the squad, so that the Hatters can do more than just survive in the Championship, the Hatters have brought in six fresh faces, in the form of:
• Simon Sluga (goalkeeper)
• Ryan Tunnicliffe (midfielder)
• Jacob Butterfield (midfielder)
• Callum McManaman (winger)
• Martin Cranie (centre-back)
• Brendan Galloway (left-back)
As well as, eventually, acquiring, after he’d left the club, the services of Kazenga LuaLua.
According to the web site transfermarket.co.uk, Luton have received, approximately, £11.15 million in transfer fees and spent just £1.53 million, although that fee is a new club record for purchasing a player.
But, dipping into the wonderful world of social media, I stumbled upon this tweet:
Welcome to the Kenny, but another meh signing, we need a quality RB and striker, spend some money!
— Edwin Vass (@3dw1n__) July 30, 2019
Clearly from a supporter who feels that there is more to do when it comes to strengthening the current Hatters squad.
But and here is the crux of the article, how do you feel about the transfer business conducted by Luton Town this season?
Does it get you full approval, or do you have certain reservations about the quality of our signings?
Please feel free to express your views in the comment facility beneath this article and we’ll see what your response is before developing this article into something more structured.
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