Value For Money Signings - Premier League Infographic
Is it possible to buy success in the Premier League? TonyBet has collected the data from each transfer window over the past five seasons – only including ever-present clubs – trying to find the team with the best (and worst) value for money, by comparing the average net spend with their average finishing position in the table.
The results of the team analysis, especially the bottom three clubs in the table below, will come as a shock to many Liverpool fans.
Finally, TonyBet looks at all the clubs’ signings from the most recent summer window, and presents the ‘best and worst buys so far’. This section considers a number of different factors from the opening nine games, including: shots on goal, appearances, goals scored, goals conceded (for defenders), assists and then crucially, the fee paid for each player. Again, this throws up one or two surprises.
What do you think? Is it possible to secure consistent success simply by investing vast sums of money into new players each window? Is a high net spend the only route to increasing your average finishing position in the Premier League? Or does this illustrate that some clubs manage to balance the books, and still do well? Please let us know in the comments section.
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