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Study: Best and Worst Signings From The Premier League Last Season

Romelu Lukaku features on the list for most expensive cost to minutes played last season
Romelu Lukaku features on the list for most expensive cost to minutes played last season

The 21/22 summer transfer window is finally starting to heat up with the likes of Raheem Sterling most likely on the move, Raphinha leaving Leeds, Arsenal securing players left and right and Manchester United finally making some moves. 

As we got lost in the excitement it got us thinking about who the best signing was last season? It'll be hard to match the chaos of the last summer window with blockbuster signings such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Jack Grealish, Romelu Lukaku, and Jadon Sancho all finding new Premier League clubs, but who was the best bang for their buck? 

Well I can definitely tell you who wasn't the best bang for their buck and that was Leon Bailey who whilst he may have suffered an injury setback, he was still dropped from the squad a fair few times without any mention of an injury. Combining his £28m transfer fee and his £4m yearly salary, it's working out at an average of £2,555,384.62 per point gained for Aston Villa when it comes to the Jamaican international.

One player who didn't miss out on game time due to injuries was Liverpool's £36m man Ibrahima Konate. Konate struggled to find consistent playing time under Jürgen Klopp despite the fairly sizeable transfer fee. It's working out at an average of £2.480,750 per point for the French defender, a pretty staggering figure considering the number of points Liverpool consistently racks up throughout the season.

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Now, what about those big signings who just didn't quite get the game time *cough* Romelu Lukaku *cough*. Ah yes, Big Rom. He's an interesting one for sure, midway through the season of his £105m move to Chelsea he claimed he was going to return to Inter one day as they're just not as good as his precious Chelsea. It was a bold strategy cotton, and it did not pay off. The Belgian played a lot less football than we were all thinking he would and as a result of that, he's found himself at the very top of the list when it comes to largest salary earned and least minutes played. 

But isn't all doom and gloom in this study, we've got to praise some of the great business this season and West Ham's Craig Dawson is exactly that. With a transfer cost of just over £2m and his wages being around £2.1m, the defender has a solid record of £90,075 per point for last season, some truly solid business from Moyes and his boys. Arguably just as, if not more impressive as Dawson but some other tremendous business was Everton's coup of Demarai Gray. The youngster cost a measly £1.8m which is bonkers to think of in this market. It's worked out at an average of £113,828.57 per point for the winger and when you consider Everton's performance last season, it's fairly impressive stuff.

This study has been split into the following three categories:

Costliest Transfers Per Point Gained In the 2021/22 Premier League Season

Least Costly Transfers Per Point Gained In the 2021/22 Premier League Season

Largest Salaries Earned With Least Amount Of Premier League Minutes Played

Largest Amount of Points Helped Acquired For Club

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Costliest Transfers Per Point Gained In the 2021/22 Premier League Season

Club player points cost per point
Aston Villa Leon Bailey 13 £2,555,384.62
Liverpool Ibrahima Konate 16 £2,480,750.00
Chelsea Romelu Lukaku 52 £2,305,769.23
Leicester Jannick Vestergaard 9 £2,193,333.33
Man Utd Jadon Sancho 45 £1,988,888.89
       

Least Costly Transfers Per Point Gained In the 2020/21 Premier League Season

club player points cost per point
West Ham Craig Dawson 53 £90,075.47
Everton Demarai Gray 35 £113,828.57
Southampton Tino Livramento 32 £177,312.50
Wolves Jose Sa 50 £185,600.00
Watford Emmanuel Dennis 21 £238,285.71

Largest Salaries Earned With Least Amount Of Premier League Minutes Played

club player points Cost per minute played
Chelsea Romelu Lukaku 52 £64,164,04
Man City Jack Grealish 60 £55,164.32
West Ham Nikola Vlasic 25 £51,428.57
Liverpool Luis Diaz 32 £48,736.46
Man Utd Jadon Sancho 45 £44,062.50

Largest Amount of Points Helped Acquired For Club

club player points
Arsenal Martin Odegaard 69
Arsenal Aaron Ramsdale 66
Man City Jack Grealish 60
Arsenal Ben White 60
Spurs Emerson Royal 56

 

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