Far from being stronger at the end of this transfer window i can see us being weaker. Boyata gone, Ntcham wanting away and the club seemingly happy to sell, the scouting department bereft of quality targets(if that list is anything to go by) and a board that looks unwilling to loosen the purse strings(unless it's for lighting or a training ground). We have a large squad but little quality, the squad being filled with players who were never what we needed, the money wasted on Hayes, Hendry, Morgan, Kouassi and co could have bought 1 or even 2 players of class had we had a decent scouting system. When i hear the old "so and so coming back will be like having a new player" line i always worry, it's normally reserved for about halfway/two-thirds through the transfer window when we still haven't signed anyone but it's put in an early appearance this year. Is it possible to be sick of a season before it's even started?