The Premier League has witnessed some of the greatest sporting moments in history with star players earning adulation from supporters with skill and elegance. It’s what makes English football so attractive to fans all over world but for every success story there are plenty of badly thought out transfers that have ended less than ceremoniously.
While there are players who grace us with their flair and talent, and set the standard for how football should be played, there are those whose failures have been so costly that their careers have dwindled into obscurity and their clubs have lost millions.
From shockingly overpriced transfer fees to inexplicable failures by supposedly top class players, fans from all over the country have witnessed their clubs careless transfer antics. The majority of players are signed with the best intentions but it’s the transfers that defied logic that are remembered most fondly by fans.
With so many wonderful failures to choose from, it’s time for a gentle waltz down memory lane to reminisce over some of the 15 Worst Thought Out Transfers in Premier League History.