The five worst signings of summer 2016
January always represents a mass of transfer activity for a number of different reasons, be it clubs chasing for the title or looking to get those extra new players in that are needed to beat the drop. Sometimes, though, extra expenditure is needed because of poor purchases during the previous window.
With the sheer quantity of new signings, not every one was guaranteed to be a success, and it might be that a player who has made the step up from a lower division has not made the grade or it could be that a new signing from abroad is struggling to adapt to life in the Premier League. Add to the mix some managerial changes along the way and a new addition can very quickly fall out of favour with the new man in charge.
So with that in mind let’s now take a look FIVE summer signings that have failed to make a mark so far this season…