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Premier League: 10 Biggest Transfer Busts of the Last 5 Years
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As a result of the Premier League becoming the most profitable league in the world, some of its clubs have engaged in financial recklessness. 

What I mean by reckless is a club signing a player who will never live up to his transfer fee. 

Here are the 10 biggest transfer busts of the last five years, so from 2007-12.

Before you suggest Chelsea signing Andriy Shevchenko for £30.8 million, remember that transfer was completed in 2006.


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