Will any Premier League team make a major purchase on transfer deadline day…
Many Premier League managers say that you don’t get value for money in the January transfer window. So as we head into what will likely be a hectic deadline day, we count down the most expensive top flight signings from the last twelve years.
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Manchester City’s £28m purchase of Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony is currently the biggest deal of this window, so assuring that no other top flight switch surpasses that price, where will the Ivorian rank in this list in the future.
Below, we rank the record Premier League signings from each of the last 12 years in order of their success:
12) Christopher Samba, Anzhi Makhachkala to QPR £12.5m (2013)
An unprecedented flop at Loftus Road as Rangers were relegated and Samba was sold back to Anzhi, who were themselves relegated out of the Russian Premier Division soon after. The defender was soon on the move again, joining Dynamo Moscow.