Top 5 – Championship players for Premier League sides to target this summer

Dwight Gayle

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Dwight Gayle of West Bromwich Albion celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final first leg match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on May 11, 2019 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – MAY 11: Dwight Gayle of West Bromwich Albion. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)

It’s hard not to feel a little sorry for Dwight Gayle. He’s the epitome of the kind of player that’s too good for the Championship but not good enough for the Premier League.

Yet, he’s never really been given a chance to make his mark in the top-flight. Crystal Palace never gave him a shot, nor did Newcastle United.

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Gayle, though, is a good, consistent goalscorer. He’s certainly good enough to play for teams further down the Premier League.

He finished last season with 24 goals in the Championship, that should be enough to tempt any side in the bottom half of the table.


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