THE Premier League returns this weekend following the international break with plenty of stars hoping to make big impressions for their new clubs.
Squads across the top flight have changed complexion since the last time they were in action with the summer transfer window closing last week.
This weekend will be the first opportunity for fans to catch a glimpse of their clubs new captures – and the players will all be looking to make a major impression on their debuts.
But while some look to have an automatic path into the starting line-up, others could find themselves being forced to settle for a place on the bench.
SunSport looks at seven late transfer window signings who will be desperate to make their debuts in the latest round of games.
The last time Liverpool fans got to see Oxlade-Chamberlain in action, he tanked badly as the Reds thumped Arsenal 4-0 before the international break.
Oxlade-Chamberlain snubbed a move to Chelsea in favour of joining Jurgen Klopp’s side, believing the German is the man to finally bring out the talent so many experts believe he has.
The England man wants game time, and would love to show his new supporters what he has to offer when they travel to title rivals Manchester City on Saturday.
But though it is regular starts he wants, Oxlade-Chamberlain may have to settle for an appearance off the bench at the Etihad Stadium.
How badly do Crystal Palace need the big French defender to hit the ground running after making his return to Selhurst Park?
Palace have been all over the place this season, minus the powerful influence of Sakho who made such an impact on loan from Liverpool in the second half of the last campaign.
Frank de Boer was reluctant to spend big on him before the season started but coughed up £26million to bring him in from Anfield after it became clear he was needed so much.
Palace make the journey to Burnley still looking for their first point of the new campaign, and De Boer is desperate for his new defender to lead by example at Turf Moor.
Tottenham have taken a bit of a gamble paying £23m to bring in Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain – not for his ability but for his tendency to get caught up in problems.
The Ivory Coast star only just managed to seal his move to North London after an appeal downgraded his conviction for assaulting a French police officer, clearing his way to be allowed to enter the UK.
Not one for being a shrinking violet, the right-back has now claimed Spurs have signed the best defender playing in French football in himself, so he has a lot to live up to.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino now faces a decision whether to bring him in from the start at Everton, or keep faith with Kieran Trippier.
If he plays, Aurier could be fun to watch.
Only a year ago Renato Sanches was the most expensive teenager in world football, with the pick of some of the game’s biggest clubs to choose from when he was leaving Benfica.
Now the Portugal midfielder is preparing to make his Premier League bow for Swansea against Newcastle on Sunday after making a season-long loan move from Bayern Munich.
Sanches has been earmarked for great things by many a top football observer, but he struggled to settle in Germany or produce the powerful displays that saw him become a Euro 2016 winner with his country aged just 18.
Boss Paul Clement is likely to throw in his surprise capture from the start against the Toon, and all eyes will be on Sanches at the Liberty Stadium to see just how good a player he really is.
He has the chance to be the main man in Clement’s side – will he grab it?
Also looking to shine for Swansea this week will be striker Wilfried Bony following his return to the club.
In his first spell in South Wales, Bony looked a destructive force in attack and gave the team a physical cutting edge.
But his move to Manchester City turned out badly, and Stoke fans will hardly have been sad to see the back of him last week after a disappointing time at the Bet365 Stadium.
The Ivorian has not gained the unwanted reputation as a footballing mercenary, happy to take the big money without really looking to give maximum for his side.
A return to the club where he looked most comfortable might just give him the platform to prove his doubters wrong.
An England international who was a driving force in a title-winning side and who showed up well in the Champions League – you would have thought capturing a player like that would go down well with the fans.
But Chelsea supporters were largely underwhelmed by the decision of Antonio Conte to go after the Leicester man as the window closed.
Perhaps it’s because he hasn’t got a foreign name, or worldwide reputation, but whatever the reason Drinkwater knows he may have to win over some of the fanbase at his new club.
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So where better than to make an impact than by getting his debut at the club he has just left, Leicester, this Saturday?
There is the potential for Drinkwater to link up with N’Golo Kante in the Chelsea midfield at the King Power, the duo who did so much of the groundwork as the Foxes won the Premier League.
Tottenham have established themselves as one of the best defensive units in the game over the past two seasons, and in Toby Alderweirald and Jan Vertonghen the had two of the best centre-backs in the top flight.
And that was a tad unlucky for Kevin Wimmer, who actually looked as though he had the quality to make it at Spurs but just didn’t have the opportunities.
The Austrian decided enough was enough and joined Stoke before the window closed, and will be keen to get cracking as soon as possible.
Potentially his partnership with loan signing Kurt Zouma could be one of the best around – and what better way to announce yourself than by shutting out free-scoring Manchester United?