His is a tale increasingly typical of 21st century football. Kasey Palmer signed a new contract with one club one day and joined another on loan 24 hours later. It is especially pertinent as his permanent employers are Chelsea, even though he has never made an appearance for them. Now hired by Huddersfield for a second successive season and preparing for a first taste of the Premier League, he can reflect on the changing career path for English youngsters.
It's a month until the Premier League kicks off, with Arsenal vs. Leicester on Aug. 11. The summer so far has been dominated by huge transfer moves for Romelu Lukaku and Alexandre Lacazette, and speculation over Alexis Sanchez, Virgil van Dijk and Alvaro Morata's futures.
Many of the big Premier League clubs have been frustrated in their dealings, but there have been more than a few deals completed.
As of Monday evening, clubs have spent £571 million. Here's some of the completed deals you...
Huddersfield Town's promotion to the Premier League will have been warmly received at Anfield. The Yorkshire club's manager David Wagner is one of Jurgen Klopp's closest friends, while goalkeeper Danny Ward -- penalty-saving hero in two playoff victories -- was on loan with the Championship side from Liverpool.
Moving forward, having Huddersfield in the top flight could be beneficial to both clubs and Klopp's relationship with Wagner could work to both of their advantages, as it did this season...
Huddersfield Town are the Premier League's newest side, achieving promotion via the playoff final where they beat Reading 4-3 on penalties after a turgid game ended 0-0. They have been the surprise, romantic story of the Championship season, tipped by some to be relegated but under David Wagner, they are back in the top flight for the first time since 1972.
So what will they be like in the Premier League next season?
Who's the manager?
Initially Wagner was known simply as being Jurgen Klopp's friend...
As you're doubtlessly aware, Huddersfield Town managed to secure promotion to the Premier League by seeing off Reading in the playoff final at Wembley on Monday afternoon.
David Wagner's side ultimately ousted their opponents in a penalty shootout, as Christopher Schindler's decisive match-winning spot kick was greeted with delirium by the Terriers' fans inside the stadium -- well, all except one.