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Report: Arsenal have lost out on £182.6m in potential player sales in the last 5 years

Report: Arsenal lost out on a potential £58.5m additional transfer income after selling Serge Gnabry to Bayern Munich for £4.5m
Report: Arsenal lost out on a potential £58.5m additional transfer income after selling Serge Gnabry to Bayern Munich for £4.5m

 

 

We at BettingOdds.com have conducted a study into every current Premier League club’s total player sales in the last five years and how much every player sold is worth now in the current market.

Our research has found that Arsenal have sold £411.44m worth of talent for £228.83m since the beginning of the 2016/17 season onwards, resulting in the missed potential of an additional £182.61m in player sales. 

No other Premier League club has lost out on a higher potential transfer income over the same period than the Gunners.  

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, who is now valued at £108m, was sold by Chelsea for £94.5m below his current worth at just £13.5m to AS Roma in 2016, resulting in this sale being the most unsuccessful from a value standpoint by any current Premier League club. 

We have broken down the results of the study into the following three categories:

  • The margin between how much every current Premier League club has accumulated in player sales in the last 5 years to the current accumulated value of all players sold 
  • Every Premier League club's most unsuccessful transaction of a player sold in the last five years compared to their current value
  • Every Premier League club's most successful transaction of a player sold in the last five years compared to their current value

All of the figures we have used to conduct this research have come from Transfermarkt.com.

The margin between how much every current Premier League club has accumulated in player sales in the last 5 years to the current accumulated value of all players sold 

  1. Liverpool - Amount received from players sold: £366.57m Current value of sold players: £259.41m Difference: +£107.16m
  2. West Ham United - Amount received from players sold: £201.53m Current value of sold players: £133.56m Difference: +£67.97m
  3. Tottenham Hotspur - Amount received from players sold: £210.2m Current value of sold players: £159.75m Difference: +£50.45m
  4. Leicester City - Amount received from players sold: £315.03m Current value of sold players: £266.04m Difference: +£48.99m
  5. West Bromwich Albion - Amount received from players sold: £87.68m Current value of sold players: £54.52m Difference: +£33.16m
  6. Crystal Palace - Amount received from players sold: £115.38m Current value of sold players: £82.91m Difference: +£32.47m
  7. Everton - Amount received from players sold: £268.2m Current value of sold players: £247.59m Difference: +£20.61m
  8. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Amount received from players sold: £113.86m Current value of sold players: £104.06m Difference: +£9.8m
  9. Burnley - Amount received from players sold: £65.48m Current value of sold players: £63.77m Difference: +£1.71m
  10. Leeds United - Amount received from players sold: £56.33m Current value of sold players: £63.74m Difference: -£7.41m
  11. Fulham - Amount received from players sold: £66.9m Current value of sold players: £84.69m Difference: -£17.79m
  12. Brighton & Hove Albion - Amount received from players sold: £31.05m Current value of sold players: £57.33m Difference: -£26.28m
  13. Manchester United - Amount received from players sold: £193.67m Current value of sold players: £254.25m Difference: -£60.58m
  14. Southampton - Amount received from players sold: £232.57m Current value of sold players: £297.99m Difference: -£65.42m
  15. Newcastle United - Amount received from players sold: £184.54m Current value of sold players: £253.04m Difference: -£68.5m
  16. Chelsea - Amount received from players sold: £487.26m Current value of sold players: £557.87m Difference: -£70.61m
  17. Sheffield United - Amount received from players sold: £15.92m Current value of sold players: £94.23m Difference: -£78.31m
  18. Manchester City - Amount received from players sold: £329.11m Current value of sold players: £408.42m Difference: -£79.31m
  19. Aston Villa - Amount received from players sold: £74.67m Current value of sold players: £170.33m Difference: -£95.66m
  20. Arsenal - Amount received from players sold: £228.83m Current value of sold players: £411.44m Difference: -£182.61m
The most unsuccessful outgoing transactions by Premier League clubs
The most unsuccessful outgoing transactions by Premier League clubs
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Every Premier League club's most unsuccessful transaction of a player sold in the last five years compared to their current value

Serge Gnabry (Arsenal) - Amount received from sale: £4.5m Value of player now: £63m Difference: -£58.5m

Adama Traoré (Aston Villa) - Amount received from sale: £7.43m Value of player now: £36m Difference: -£28.57m

Mathias Normann (Brighton & Hove Albion) - Amount received from sale: £1.53m Value of player now: £11.7m Difference: -£10.17m

Jeff Hendrick (Burnley) - Amount received from sale: £0m Value of player now: £8.1m Difference: -£8.1m

Mohamed Salah (Chelsea) - Amount received from sale: £13.5m Value of player now: £108m Difference: -£94.5m

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) - Amount received from sale: £0m Value of player now: £2.7m Difference: -£2.7m

Nikola Vlasic (Everton) - Amount received from sale: £14.13m Value of player now: £27m Difference: -£12.87m

Moussa Dembélé (Fulham) - Amount received from sale: £0m Value of player now: £27m Difference: -£27m

Caleb Ekuban (Leeds United) - Amount received from sale: £0.9m Value of player now: £4.95m Difference: -£4.05m

N'Golo Kanté (Leicester City) - Amount received from sale: £32.22m Value of player now: £54m Difference: -£21.78m

Luis Alberto (Liverpool) - Amount received from sale: £3.6m Value of player now: £45m Difference: -£41.4m

Jadon Sancho (Manchester City) - Amount received from sale: £7.05m Value of player now: £90m Difference: -£82.95m

Memphis Depay (Manchester United) - Amount received from sale: £14.4m Value of player now: £40.5m Difference: -£26.1m

Mikel Merino (Newcastle United) - Amount received from sale: £10.8m Value of player now: £36m Difference: -£25.2m

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Sheffield United) - Amount received from sale: £1.62m Value of player now: £40.5m Difference: -£38.88m

Sadio Mané (Southampton) - Amount received from sale: £37.08m Value of player now: £108m Difference: -£70.92m

Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) - Amount received from sale: £0m Value of player now: £9m Difference: -£9m

Jonny Evans (West Bromwich Albion) - Amount received from sale: £3.6m Value of player now: £9m Difference: -£5.4m

Sébastien Haller (West Ham united) - Amount received from sale: £20.25m Value of player now: £27m Difference: -£6.75m

George Saville (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Amount received from sale: £0.51m Value of player now: £3.6m Difference: -£3.09m

Every Premier League club's most successful transaction of a player sold in the last five years compared to their current value

Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) - Amount received from sale: £30.6m (Estimated value of swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan) Value of player now: £9m Difference: +£21.6m

Rudy Gestede (Aston Villa) - Amount received from sale: £6.39m Value of player now: £0.45m Difference: +£5.94m

Anthony Knockaert (Brighton & Hove Albion) - Amount received from sale: £10.53m Value of player now: £3.6m Difference: +£6.93m

Andre Gray (Burnley) - Amount received from sale: £18.36m Value of player now: £4.5m Difference: +£13.86m

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) - Amount received from sale: £103.5m Value of player now: £45m Difference: +£58.5m

Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace) - Amount received from sale: £26.01m Value of player now: £3.15m Difference: +£22.86m

John Stones (Everton) - Amount received from sale: £50.04m Value of player now: £22.5m Difference: +£27.54m

Ross McCormack (Fulham) - Amount received from sale: £12.87m Value of player now: £1.08m Difference: +£11.79m

Jack Clarke (Leeds United) - Amount received from sale: £9.9m Value of player now: £4.86m Difference: +£5.04m

Harry Maguire (Leicester City) - Amount received from sale: £78.3m Value of player now: £36m Difference: +£42.3m

Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) - Amount received from sale: £130.5m Value of player now: £45m Difference: +£85.5m

Danilo (Manchester City) - Amount received from sale: £33.3m Value of player now: £15.3m Difference: +£18m

Morgan Schneiderlin (Manchester United) - Amount received from sale: £20.7m Value of player now: £7.65m Difference: +£13.05m

Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle United) - Amount received from sale: £31.5m Value of player now: £16.2m Difference: +£15.3m

Ryan Leonard (Sheffield United) - Amount received from sale: £0.99m Value of player now: £0.72m Difference: +£0.27m

Graziano Pellè (Southampton) - Amount received from sale: £13.73m Value of player now: £0.59m Difference: +£13.14m

Kevin Wimmer (Tottenham Hotspur) - Amount received from sale: £17.46m Value of player now: £1.35m Difference: +£16.11m

Salomón Rondón (West Bromwich Albion) - Amount received from sale: £16.44m Value of player now: £5.85m Difference: +£10.59m

Dimitri Payet (West Ham United) - Amount received from sale: £26.37m Value of player now: £7.65m Difference: +£18.72m

Benik Afobe (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Amount received from sale: £12.15m Value of player now: £4.14m Difference: +£8.01m

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