Transfers. Fans both love and dislike them in quite often equal measure. The anticipation that builds throughout the window leading up to Deadline Day can often be as dramatic as some of the action that we see on the pitch as clubs fight tooth and nail to land their number one targets.
But whilst supporters will their teams on to go and secure those signings that they desperately crave, other clubs often come knocking for key players which leaves managers and owners with big decisions to make.
Every good manager must manage their resources, keep their players happy and try upgrade their squad when given the opportunity to do so, as every transfer isn’t guaranteed to succeed. It’s all about scouting, weighing up finances and making a big decision as to whether to bring him in.
BetVictor Football’s Player Trade Offs analyses how Premier League clubs have dealt with replacing key players over the years. The data explores the financial aspects of transfers, providing in-depth insight into net spend, the money spent on replacements and how its impacted league performance, whilst also considering individual impacts from a select range of standout deals.
Transfer windows are an exciting time of the year and it can often display which clubs are the most prepared when it comes to landing key targets and replacing existing players. Delve into the data below and see which clubs dominate when it comes to flexing their financial muscles and replacing their key men.