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Premier League squads are getting bigger. Promising talent needs a place to be tested. Development squad games offer short-term solutions. Loan deals further down the leagues have proven to be a better option. 

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The loan system has been the saviour for many clubs. It can be a try before you buy situation or more often than not, securing the short-term services of players the club couldn't afford to buy. It's a two-way street on the face of it the receiving club is the winner. Inside the game though, the club sending the player out has just as much to benefit. It can get a players wage off their books or put a player in the shop window for a potential transfer.