Cost per point: The Premier League’s worst spenders revealed
Make no mistake about it, the Premier League has gone spending mad in recent years.
The English top flight smashed the £1billion collective spend barrier during the summer and that sum looks set to be decimated next year.
But in the age of transfer records being set left, right and centre, it’s often hard to keep track of who is actually getting good value for money and who’s throwing their cheddar down the drain.
So with over a quarter of the season already gone, Football FanCast think it’s time the cost-effectiveness of all twenty Premier League clubs comes under some much overdue scrutiny.
Aided by our mates at Transfermarkt, here’s a rundown of the English top flight based on how much each point in the Premier League this season has cost them in the transfer market, cross-examining their current hauls with the purchase values of their squads.
And far from what you’d expect, it’s those fans supporting clubs at the more glamorous end of the table who’ll be most disappointed…