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Report: Chelsea have raked in the most but Manchester United lose out in European player transfer market

Report: The £103.50m sale of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid significantly boosted Belgium and Chelsea's respective rankings
Report: The £103.50m sale of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid significantly boosted Belgium and Chelsea's respective rankings

BettingOdds.com have conducted a study into the number of sales, profits, and losses every Premier League club has made in the past decade from European players, as well as finding the most and least profitable European nation by the departures of Premier League players between 2011 and 2021.

The research has found that Chelsea Football Club has totalled the largest sale of European players in this period at £489.694m, with Chelsea’s total number of European players sold or departed at 37 during this time, the average player sale standing at £13.23m. However, the 2015 sale of Fernando Torres (Spain) from Chelsea to AC Milan for £0.9m resulted in the biggest individual loss on the departure of a European player from a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021, with Chelsea’s 2011 £52.65m purchase of the Spanish forward leading to a record loss of £51.75m. Spain proved to be the European Nation with the largest player sale loss for 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021, with the amount received from players sold totalling £392.818m, from £619.622m spent on the sold players for a loss of £226.804m. Belgium has proven to be the most valuable European nation with the total amount from players sold valued at £540.24m from a total of 31 footballers sold or released, with an average player sale of £17.43m. Southampton Football Club has produced the largest profit from European players sold by a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021 with sales of £196.75m to an initial purchase amount of £129.483m amounting for a total profit of £67.267m. Manchester United claims the largest losses with the amount received from European players sold £210.766m from £406.045m spent on sold players for a margin of -£195.279m. The worst profit percentage of European players sold by 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021 is Aston Villa, who received £13.61m from players sold compared to a total amount spent on sold players: £186.184m for a Profit/Loss Percentage of -1268%.

For the purpose of this study, all European countries have been considered outside England, including Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. The only outgoing players to have not been analysed in the study are those that retired during their stint with their respective club.

The findings can be found below, with the study being broken down into the following categories:

  • ·         Amount of European Player Sales by a 2020/21 Premier League Club in the past decade between 2011-2021;
  • ·         Profit/Loss from European Players Sold by 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021;
  • ·         Profit Percentage of European Players Sold by 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021;
  • ·         Profit Percentage of European Players Sold by 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021
  • ·         Total Sales by European Nation of Players that Departed 2020/21 Premier League Clubs Between 2011-2021;
  • ·         European Nations with Player Profit by the Sales of 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021;
  • ·         European Nations with Largest Player Sale Loss for 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021;
  • ·         Biggest Individual Loss on the Departure of a European Player from a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021;
  • ·         Biggest Individual Profit from the Departure of a European Player from a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021;
  • ·         Greatest Profit Percentage from Sale of Individual European Player by a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021.

Amount of European Player Sales by a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021

1. Chelsea - Total sales of European players: £489.694m Number of European players sold/departed: 37 Average player sale: £13.23m

2. Tottenham Hotspur - Total sales of European players: £291.997m Number of European players sold/departed: 30 Average player sale: £9.73m

3. Manchester City - Total sales of European players: £251.713m Number of European players sold/departed: 42 Average player sale: £5.99m

4. Manchester United - Total sales of European players: £210.766m Number of European players sold/departed: 30 Average player sale: £7.03m

5. Newcastle United - Total sales of European players: £208.048m Number of European players sold/departed: 36 Average player sale: £5.78m

6. Southampton - Total sales of European players: £196.750m Number of European players sold/departed: 24 Average player sale: £8.12m

7. Everton - Total sales of European players: £185.402m Number of European players sold/departed: 30 Average player sale: £6.18m

8. Liverpool - Total sales of European players: £159.860m Number of European players sold/departed: 35 Average player sale: £4.57m

9. Arsenal - Total sales of European players: £150.665m Number of European players sold/departed: 34 Average player sale: £4.43m

10.  Wolverhampton Wanderers - Total sales of European players: £109.905m Number of European players sold/departed: 42 Average player sale: £2.61m

11.  West Ham United - Total sales of European players: £85.219m Number of European players sold/departed: 35 Average player sale: £2.34m

12.  Leicester City - Total sales of European players: £62.01m Number of European players sold/departed: 23 Average player sale: £2.70m

13.  West Bromwich Albion - Total sales of European players: £54.063m Number of European players sold/departed: 30 Average player sale: £1.80m

14.  Fulham - Total sales of European players: £53.132m Number of European players sold/departed: 44 Average European player sale: £1.21m

15.  Leeds United - Total sales of European players: £26.878m Number of European players sold/departed: 26 Average player sale: £1.03m

16.  Crystal Palace - Total sales of European players: £23.33m Number of European players sold/departed: 24 Average player sale: £0.97m

17.  Aston Villa - Total sales of European players: £13.61m Number of European players sold/departed: 49 Average player sale: £0.28m

18.  Brighton & Hove Albion - Total sales of European players: £11.29m Number of European players sold/departed: 35 Average player sale: £0.32m

19.  Burnley - Total sales of European players: £5.085m Number of European players sold/departed: 26 Average player sale: £0.20m

20.  Sheffield United - Total sales of European players: £3.695m Number of European players sold/departed: 35 Average player sale: £0.11m

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Profit/Loss from European Players Sold by 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021

1. Southampton - Amount received from players sold: £196.75m Amount spent on sold players: £129.483m Profit/Loss: £67.267m

2. Newcastle United - Amount received from players sold: £208.048m Amount spent on sold players: £154.012m Profit/Loss: £54.036m

3. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Amount received from players sold: £109.905m Amount spent on sold players: £75.499m Profit/Loss: £34.406m

4. Tottenham Hotspur - Amount received from players sold: £291.997m Amount spent on sold players: £263.54m Profit/Loss: £28.457m

5. Leeds United - Amount received from players sold: £26.878m Amount spent on sold players: £16.97m Profit/Loss: £9.908m

6. Chelsea - Amount received from players sold: £489.694m Amount spent on sold players: £485.223m Profit/Loss: £4.471m

7. Sheffield United - Amount received from players sold: £3.695m Amount spent on sold players: £2.113036m Profit/Loss: £1.581964m

8. Leicester City - Amount received from players sold: £62.01m Amount spent on sold players: £72.505m Profit/Loss: -£10.495m

9. Brighton & Hove Albion - Amount received from players sold: £11.29m Amount spent on sold players: £27.16m Profit/Loss: -£15.87m

10. Everton - Amount received from players sold: £185.402m Amount spent on sold players: £202.414m Profit/Loss: -£17.012m

11. Fulham - Amount received from players sold: £53.132m Amount spent on sold players: £71.899m Profit/Loss: -£18.767m

12. West Ham United - Amount received from players sold: £85.219m Amount spent on sold players: £104.646m Profit/Loss: -£19.427m

13. West Bromwich Albion - Amount received from players sold: £54.063m Amount spent on sold players: £79.321m Profit/Loss: -£25.258m

14. Burnley - Amount received from players sold: £5.085m Amount spent on sold players: £30.985m Profit/Loss: -£25.9m

15. Crystal Palace - Amount received from players sold: £23.33m Amount spent on sold players: £52.651m Profit/Loss: -£29.321m

16. Liverpool - Amount received from players sold: £159.86m Amount spent on sold players: £315.922m Profit/Loss: -£156.062m

17. Arsenal - Amount received from players sold: £150.665m Amount spent on sold players: £310.773m Profit/Loss: -£160.108m

18. Manchester City - Amount received from players sold: £251.713m Amount spent on sold players: £422.071m Profit/Loss: -£170.358m

19. Aston Villa - Amount received from players sold: £13.61m Amount spent on sold players: £186.184m Profit/Loss: -£172.574m

20. Manchester United - Amount received from players sold: £210.766m Amount spent on sold players: £406.045m Profit/Loss: -£195.279m

Profit Percentage of European Players Sold by 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021

1. Sheffield United - Amount received from players sold: £3.695m Amount spent on sold players: £2.113036m Profit/Loss Percentage: 42.8%

2. Leeds United - Amount received from players sold: £26.878m Amount spent on sold players: £16.97m Profit/Loss Percentage: 36.9%

3. Southampton - Amount received from players sold: £196.75m Amount spent on sold players: £129.483m Profit/Loss Percentage: 34.5%

4. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Amount received from players sold: £109.905m Amount spent on sold players: £75.499m Profit/Loss Percentage: 31.3%

5. Newcastle United - Amount received from players sold: £208.048m Amount spent on sold players: £154.012m Profit/Loss Percentage: 26%

6. Tottenham Hotspur - Amount received from players sold: £291.997m Amount spent on sold players: £263.54m Profit/Loss Percentage: 9.7%

7. Chelsea - Amount received from players sold: £489.694m Amount spent on sold players: £485.223m Profit/Loss Percentage: 0.9%

8. Everton - Amount received from players sold: £185.402m Amount spent on sold players: £202.414m Profit/Loss Percentage: -9.2%

9. Leicester City - Amount received from players sold: £62.01m Amount spent on sold players: £72.505m Profit/Loss Percentage: -16.9%

10. West Ham United - Amount received from players sold: £85.219m Amount spent on sold players: £104.646m Profit/Loss Percentage: -22.8%

11. Fulham - Amount received from players sold: £53.132m Amount spent on sold players: £71.899m Profit/Loss Percentage: -35.3%

12. West Bromwich Albion - Amount received from players sold: £54.063m Amount spent on sold players: £79.321m Profit/Loss Percentage: -46.7%

13. Manchester City - Amount received from players sold: £251.713m Amount spent on sold players: £422.071m Profit/Loss Percentage: -67.7%

14. Manchester United - Amount received from players sold: £210.766m Amount spent on sold players: £406.045m Profit/Loss Percentage: -92.7%

15. Liverpool - Amount received from players sold: £159.86m Amount spent on sold players: £315.922m Profit/Loss Percentage: -97.6%

16. Arsenal - Amount received from players sold: £150.665m Amount spent on sold players: £310.773m Profit/Loss Percentage: -106.3%

17. Crystal Palace - Amount received from players sold: £23.33m Amount spent on sold players: £52.651m Profit/Loss Percentage: -125.7%

18. Brighton & Hove Albion - Amount received from players sold: £11.29m Amount spent on sold players: £27.16m Profit/Loss Percentage: -140.6%

19. Burnley - Amount received from players sold: £5.085m Amount spent on sold players: £30.985m Profit/Loss Percentage: -509.3%

20. Aston Villa - Amount received from players sold: £13.61m Amount spent on sold players: £186.184m Profit/Loss Percentage: -1268%

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Total Sales by European Nation of Players that Departed 2020/21 Premier League Clubs Between 2011-2021

1. Belgium - Amount received from players sold: £540.24m Number of players sold: 31 Average player sale: £17.43m

2. Spain - Amount received from players sold: £392.818m Number of players sold: 71 Average player sale: £5.32m

3. France - Amount received from players sold: £330.86m Number of players sold: 66 Average player sale: £5.01m

4. Netherlands - Amount received from players sold: £270.5m Number of players sold: 45 Average player sale: £6.01m

5. Wales - Amount received from players sold: £153.217m Number of players sold: 41 Average player sale: £3.74m

6. Croatia - Amount received from players sold: £133.75m Number of players sold: 15 Average player sale: £8.92m

7. Portugal - Amount received from players sold: £129.8m Number of players sold: 23 Average player sale: £5.64m

8. Germany - Amount received from players sold: £97.515m Number of players sold: 23 Average player sale: £4.24m

9. Serbia - Amount received from players sold: £95.157m Number of players sold: 14 Average player sale: £6.80m

10. Scotland - Amount received from players sold: £91.134m Number of players sold: 64 Average player sale: £1.42m

11. Ireland - Amount received from players sold: £71.267m Number of players sold: 76 Average player sale: £0.94m

12. Italy - Amount received from players sold: £65.964m Number of players sold: 20 Average player sale: £3.30m

13. Austria - Amount received from players sold: £45.085m Number of players sold: 10 Average player sale: £4.51m

14. Denmark - Amount received from players sold: £44.19m Number of players sold: 12 Average player sale: £3.68m

15. Armenia - Amount received from players sold: £30.6m Number of players sold: 2 Average player sale: £15.3m

16. Norway - Amount received from players sold: £30.04m Number of players sold: 15 Average player sale: £2.00m

17. Switzerland - Amount received from players sold: £29.133m Number of players sold: 13 Average player sale: £2.24m

18. Russia - Amount received from players sold: £27.63m Number of players sold: 5 Average player sale: £5.53m

19. Czech Republic - Amount received from players sold: £23.67m Number of players sold: 10 Average player sale: £2.34m

20. Northern Ireland - Amount received from players sold: £21.809m Number of players sold: 27 Average player sale: £0.81m

21. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Amount received from players sold: £20.25m Number of players sold: 3 Average player sale: £6.75m

22. Montenegro - Amount received from players sold: £14.49m Number of players sold: 5 Average player sale: £2.90m

23. Iceland - Amount received from players sold: £9.09m Number of players sold: 6 Average player sale: £1.52m

24. Slovakia - Amount received from players sold: £8.123m Number of players sold: 8 Average player sale: £1.02m

25. Poland - Amount received from players sold: £7.38m Number of players sold: 9 Average player sale: £0.82m

26. Greece - Amount received from players sold: £6.3m Number of players sold: 4 Average player sale: £1.58m

27. Romania - Amount received from players sold: £6.3m Number of players sold: 5 Average player sale: £1.26m

28. Sweden - Amount received from players sold: £5.945m Number of players sold: 12 Average player sale: £0.50m

29. Bulgaria - Amount received from players sold: £4.5m Number of players sold: 6 Average player sale: £0.75m

30. Kosovo - Amount received from players sold: £3.06m Number of players sold: 1 Average player sale: £3.06m

31. Turkey - Amount received from players sold: £2.84m Number of players sold: 2 Average player sale: £1.42m

32. Estonia - Amount received from players sold: £1.37m Number of players sold: 1 Average player sale: £1.37m

33. Finland - Amount received from players sold: £0.905m Number of players sold: 7 Average player sale: £0.13m

34. Hungary - Amount received from players sold: £0m Number of players sold: 9 Average player sale: £0m

35. Albania - Amount received from players sold: £0m Number of players sold: 2 Average player sale: £0m

36. Slovenia - Amount received from players sold: £0m Number of players sold: 1 Average player sale: £0m

37. Gibraltar - Amount received from players sold: £0m Number of players sold: 1 Average player sale: £0m

38. Latvia - Amount received from players sold: £0m Number of players sold: 1 Average player sale: £0m

39. Malta - Amount received from players sold: £0m Number of players sold: 1 Average player sale: £0m

European Nations with Player Profit by the Sales of 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021

1. Belgium - Amount received from players sold: £540.24m Amount spent on sold players: £379. 08m Profit/Loss: £161.16m

2. Wales - Amount received from players sold: £153.217m Amount spent on sold players: £96.766036m Profit/Loss: £56.450964m

3. Austria - Amount received from players sold: £45.085m Amount spent on sold players: £36.92m Profit/Loss: £8165m

4. Norway - Amount received from players sold: £30.04m Amount spent on sold players: £22.34m Profit/Loss: £7.7m

5. Netherlands - Amount received from players sold: £270.5m Amount spent on sold players: £264.744m Profit/Loss: £5.756m

6. Northern Ireland - Amount received from players sold: £21.809m Amount spent on sold players: £17.889m Profit/Loss: £3.92m

7. Kosovo - Amount received from players sold: £3.06m Amount spent on sold players: £0m Profit/Loss: £3.06m

8. Switzerland - Amount received from players sold: £29.133m Amount spent on sold players: £27. 072m Profit/Loss: £2.061m

9. Sweden - Amount received from players sold: £5.945m Amount spent on sold players: £5.940m Profit/Loss: £5.0m

European Nations with Largest Player Sale Loss for 2020/21 Premier League Clubs between 2011-2021

1. Spain - Amount received from players sold: £392.818m Amount spent on sold players: £619.622m Profit/Loss: -£226.804m

2. Germany - Amount received from players sold: £97.515m Amount spent on sold players: £222.035m Profit/Loss: -£124.520m

3. France - Amount received from players sold: £330.86m Amount spent on sold players: £436.079m Profit/Loss: -£105.219m

4. Italy - Amount received from players sold: £65.964m Amount spent on sold players: £131.9m Profit/Loss: -£65.936m

5. Scotland - Amount received from players sold: £91.134m Amount spent on sold players: £141.134m Profit/Loss: -£50m

6. Bulgaria - Amount received from players sold: £4.5m Amount spent on sold players: £52.425m Profit/Loss: -£47.925m

7. Serbia - Amount received from players sold: £95.157m Amount spent on sold players: £140.010m Profit/Loss: -£44.853m

8. Ireland - Amount received from players sold: £71.267m Amount spent on sold players: £112.014m Profit/Loss: -£40.747m

9. Portugal - Amount received from players sold: £129.8m Amount spent on sold players: £168.36m Profit/Loss: -£38.56m

10. Armenia - Amount received from players sold: £30.6m Amount spent on sold players: £64.4m Profit/Loss: -£33.8m

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Biggest Individual Loss on the Departure of a European Player from a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021

1. Fernando Torres (Spain) Chelsea to AC Milan Amount received from sale: £0.9m Amount spent on sold player: £52.65m Loss: -£51.75m

2. Mesut Özil (Germany) Arsenal to Fenerbahce SK Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £42.3m Loss: -£42.3m

3. Eliaquim Mangala (France) Manchester City to Valencia Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £40.5m Profit/Loss: -£40.5m

4. Shkodran Mustafi (Germany) Arsenal to FC Schalke 04 Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £36.9m Profit/Loss: -£36.9m

5. Ander Herrera (Spain) Manchester United to Paris Saint-Germain Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £32.4m Profit/Loss: -£32.4m

6. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Armenia) Arsenal to AS Roma Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £30.6m Profit/Loss: -£30.6m

7. Dimitar Berbatov (Bulgaria) Manchester United to Fulham Amount received from sale: £4.5m Amount spent on sold player: £34.2m Profit/Loss: -£29.7m

8. Álvaro Morata (Spain) Chelsea to Atlético Madrid Amount received from sale: £31.5m Amount spent on sold player: £59.4m Profit/Loss: -£27.9m

9. David Silva (Spain) Manchester City to Real Sociedad Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £25.88m Profit/Loss: -£25.88m

10. Pedro (Spain) Chelsea to AS Roma Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £24.3m Profit/Loss: -£24.3m

11. Edin Dzeko (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Manchester City to AS Roma Amount received from sale: £9.9m Amount spent on sold player: £33.3m Profit/Loss: -£23.4m

12. Marouane Fellaini (Belgium) Manchester United to SD Luneng Amount received from sale: £6.48m Amount spent on sold player: £29.16m Profit/Loss: -£22.68m

13. Adrien Silva (Portugal) Leicester City to Sampdoria Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £22.5m Profit/Loss: -£22.5m

14. Lazar Markovic (Serbia) Liverpool to Fulham Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £22.5m Profit/Loss: -£22.5m

15. Robin van Persie (Netherlands) Manchester United to Fenerbahce SK Amount received from sale: £5.85m Amount spent on sold player: £27.63m Profit/Loss: -£21.78m

16. Samir Nasri (France) Manchester City to Antalyaspor   Amount received from sale: £3.15m Amount spent on sold player: £24.75m Profit/Loss: -£21.6m

17. Cesc Fàbregas (Spain) Chelsea to AS Monaco Amount received from sale: £8.1m Amount spent on sold player: £29.7m Profit/Loss: -£21.6m

18. Morgan Schneiderlin (France) Everton to OGC Nice Amount received from sale: £2m Amount spent on sold player: £20.7m Profit/Loss: -£18.7m

19. José Bosingwa (Portugal) Chelsea to Queens Park Rangers Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £18.45m Profit/Loss: -£18.45m

20. Mario Balotelli (Italy) Liverpool to OGC Nice Amount received from sale: £0m Amount spent on sold player: £18m Profit/Loss: -£18m

Biggest Individual Profit from the Departure of a European Player from a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021

1. Gareth Bale (Wales) Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid Amount received from sale: £90.9m Amount spent on sold player: £13.23m Profit/Loss: £77.67m

2. Eden Hazard (Belgium) Chelsea to Real Madrid Amount received from sale: £103.5m Amount spent on sold player: £31.5m Profit/Loss: £72m

3. Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands) Southampton to Liverpool Amount received from sale: £76.19m Amount spent on sold player: £14.13m Profit/Loss: £62.06m

4. Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) Everton to Manchester United Amount received from sale: £76.23m Amount spent on sold player: £31.82m Profit/Loss: £44.41m

5. Christian Benteke (Belgium) Aston Villa to Liverpool Amount received from sale: £41.85m Amount spent on sold player: £7.92m Profit/Loss: £33.93m

6. Morgan Schneiderlin (France) Southampton to Manchester United Amount received from sale: £31.5m Amount spent on sold player: £1.35m Profit/Loss: £30.15m

7. Moussa Sissoko (France) Newcastle United to Tottenham Hotspur Amount received from sale: £31.5m        Amount spent on sold player: £1.8m Profit/Loss: £29.7m

8. Ayoze Pérez (Spain) Newcastle United to Leicester City Amount received from sale: £30.06m Amount spent on sold player: £1.8m Profit/Loss: £28.26m

9. Cesc Fàbregas (Spain) Arsenal to FC Barcelona Amount received from sale: £30.6m Amount spent on sold player: £2.88m Profit/Loss: £27.72m

10. Diogo Jota (Portugal) Wolverhampton Wanderers to Liverpool Amount received from sale: £40.23m Amount spent on sold player: £12.6m Profit/Loss: £27.63m

11. N'Golo Kanté (France) Leicester City to Chelsea Amount received from sale: £32.22m Amount spent on sold player:£8.1m Profit/Loss: £24.12m

12. Robin van Persie (Netherlands) Arsenal to Manchester United Amount received from sale: £27.63m Amount spent on sold player:£4.05m Profit/Loss: £23.58m

13. Thibaut Courtois (Belgium) Chelsea to Real Madrid Amount received from sale: £31.5m Amount spent on sold player: £8.06m Profit/Loss: £23.44m

14. Diego Costa (Spain) Chelsea to Atlético Madrid Amount received from sale: £54m Amount spent on sold player: £34.2m Profit/Loss: £19.8m

15. Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) Chelsea to Everton Amount received from sale: £31.82m Amount spent on sold player: £13.5m Profit/Loss: £18.32m

16. Yohan Cabaye (France) Newcastle United to Paris Saint-Germain Amount received from sale: £22.5m Amount spent on sold player: £4.5m Profit/Loss: £18m

17. Nemanja Matic (Serbia) Chelsea to Manchester United Amount received from sale: £40.23m Amount spent on sold player: £22.5m Profit/Loss: £17.73m

18. Juan Mata (Spain) Chelsea to Manchester United Amount received from sale: £40.26m Amount spent on sold player: £24.03m Profit/Loss: £16.23m

19. Matt Doherty (Ireland) Wolverhampton Wanderers to Tottenham Hotspur Amount received from sale: £15.12m Amount spent on sold player: £0.081m Profit/Loss: £15.039m

20. Brahim Díaz (Spain) Manchester City to Real Madrid Amount received from sale: £15.3m Amount spent on sold player: £0.315m Profit/Loss: £14.985m

Greatest Profit Percentage from Sale of Individual European Player by a 2020/21 Premier League Club between 2011-2021

1. Matt Doherty (Ireland) Wolverhampton Wanders to Tottenham Hotspur Amount received from sale: £15.12m Amount spent on sold player: £0.081m Profit/Loss: £15.039m Profit Percentage: 18,567%

2. Danny Ward (Wales) Liverpool to Leicester City Amount received from sale: £12.6m Amount spent on sold player: £0.113m Profit/Loss: £12.487m  Profit Percentage: 11,050%

3. Pablo Maffeo (Spain) Manchester City to VfB Stuttgart Amount received from sale: £8.1m Amount spent on sold player: £0.09m Profit/Loss: £8.01m Profit Percentage: 8900%

4. Stephen Ward (Ireland) Wolverhampton Wanderers to Burnley Amount received from sale: £0.567m Amount spent on sold player: £0.009m Profit/Loss: £0.558m Profit Percentage: 6200%

5. Brahim Díaz (Spain) Manchester City to Real Madrid Amount received from sale: £15.3m Amount spent on sold player: £0.315m Profit/Loss: £14.985m   Profit Percentage: 4757%

6. Jason Denayer (Belgium) Manchester City to Olympique Lyonnais Amount received from sale: £9m Amount spent on sold player: £0.248m Profit/Loss: £8.752m Profit Percentage: 3529%

7. Ross McCormack (Scotland) Leeds United to Fulham Amount received from sale: £10.62m Amount spent on sold player: £0.324m Profit/Loss: £10.296m   Profit Percentage: 3178%

8. Jeffrey Bruma (Netherlands) Chelsea to PSV Eindhoven Amount received from sale: £3.15m Amount spent on sold player: £0.108m Profit/Loss: £3.042 Profit Percentage: 2817%

9. Morgan Schneiderlin (France) Southampton to Manchester United Amount received from sale: £31.5m Amount spent on sold player: £1.35m Profit/Loss: £30.15m Profit Percentage: 2233%

10. Adnan Januzaj (Belgium) Manchester United to Real Sociedad Amount received from sale: £7.65m Amount spent on sold player: £0.338m Profit/Loss: £7.312m Profit Percentage: 2163%

11. Suso (Spain) Liverpool to AC Milan Amount received from sale: £1.17m Amount spent on sold player £0.054m Amount spent on sold player: Profit/Loss: £1.116m Profit Percentage: 2067%

12. Gaël Clichy (France) Arsenal to Manchester City Amount received from sale: £6.98m Amount spent on sold player: £0.338m Profit/Loss: £6.642m Profit Percentage: 1965%

13. Moussa Sissoko (France) Newcastle United to Tottenham Hotspur Amount received from sale: £31.5m Amount spent on sold player: £1.8m Profit/Loss: £29.7m Profit Percentage: 1650%

14. Ayoze Pérez (Spain) Newcastle United to Leicester City Amount received from sale: £30.06m Amount spent on sold player: £1.8m Profit/Loss: £28.26m Profit Percentage: 1570%

15. Thorgan Hazard (Belgium) Chelsea to Bor. M'gladbach Amount received from sale: £7.2m Amount spent on sold player: £0.45m Profit/Loss: £6.75m Profit Percentage: 1500%

16. Manu García (Spain) Manchester City to Sporting Gijón Amount received from sale: £3.6m Amount spent on sold player: £0.225m Profit/Loss: £3.375m Profit Percentage: 1500%

17. Graham Dorrans (Scotland) West Bromwich to Norwich City Amount received from sale: £3.69m Amount spent on sold player: £0.27m Profit/Loss: £3.42m Profit Percentage: 1267%

18. Sam Vokes (Wales) Burnley to Stoke City Amount received from sale: £7.2m Amount spent on sold player: £0.572m Profit/Loss: £6.628m Profit Percentage: 1158%

19. Rony Lopes (Portugal) Manchester City to AS Monaco Amount received from sale: £10.8m Amount spent on sold player: £0.9m Profit/Loss: £9.9m Profit Percentage: 1100%

20. Karim Rekik (Netherlands) Manchester City to Olympique de Marseille Amount received from sale: £4.5m   Amount spent on sold player: £0.405m Profit/Loss: £4.095m Profit Percentage: 1011%

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