This comes from a study published by TotallyMoney – with the report “converting every transfer fee since 1992 into current market values – factoring the inflation of players’ fees from seasonal averages”.
They also claim that record signing Michael Owen – who cost us £17m back in 2005 – would be worth a staggering £76m today; showing just how little ambition we now show given we’ve NEVER even spent more than £15m thirteen years on from that transfer.
Here’s what they claim to be the top 15 Premier League signings since 1992 in today’s money:
The study claims that Andriy Shevchenko – signed by Chelsea from AC Milan for £29.4m – would be the most expensive player in Premier League history if this fee (from 2006) was inflated to present-day prices.
Do you agree with this?
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