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Eight Summer Premier League Buys That Clubs Wish They’d Never Have Made, With Two Liverpool Signings Included

Eight summer transfers that simply haven’t worked out just yet.

The 2014 summer transfer window has now been shut for more than a month, meaning that it is time for clubs to reflect on their business and how well the wheeling and dealing has worked out.

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Whilst plenty of transfers have caught the eye as bargains or wonderful finds, others haven’t gone quite so well – we believe that, given the opportunity, these eight players would never have been signed by their Premier League clubs:

Dejan Lovren (Liverpool)

Dejan Lovren - Liverpool

It was clear that Liverpool needed a big signing at the back, someone who was able to galvanise a leaky defence and, so far at least, the £20m that the Reds spent on centre back Dejan Lovren from Southampton has not proven to be a shrewd investment. We imagine that, given another shot, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers would place his defensive chips elsewhere.

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