We present you the failures of 100 million euros or more in football; Everything seems to indicate that spending this amount of money is not
The failures of 100 million euros or more in football
We present you the failures of 100 million euros or more in football; Everything seems to indicate that spending this amount of money is not a guarantee of success or an important formula in football.
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However, expectations for player who cost 100 million euros (or more) are quite high. Reason why it is difficult to consider a success with just a few titles or games won, you must leave a legacy.
The costly failures
This is how we introduce you The failures of 100 million euros or more in football; names of great weight that have not ended up being what was expected.
Paul Pogba – Manchester United
The €105 million that the Red Devils paid for the French midfielder was barely enough to win a League Cup and a UEFA Europa League. He never got a Premier League and also left the club completely free.
the blues paid €113 million to later let him go on loan to Inter Milan; with Chelsea he left zero titles in his cupboards during the season he played in his second spell.
Eden Hazard – Real Madrid
Although he has won two LaLiga titles, two Spanish Super Cups and one UEFA Champions League, the reality is that the Belgian has not been decisive in any of these; injuries have kept him away from the limelight and the €115 million they invested in their services have not been reflected.
Antoine Griezmann – FC Barcelona
In Barcelona they insisted a lot with the French soccer player, a whole novel was made around his signing; he finally came by €120 million. He played two seasons and then left again on loan to Atlético de Madrid. In the Blaugrana team he only left one Copa del Rey.
Philippe Coutinho – FC Barcelona
One more for Barcelona, who paid Liverpool €135 million by the Brazilian; he played in two different stages within the club and won two LaLiga titles, two Copa del Rey and one Spanish Super Cup. However, the midfielder was never decisive for the Blaugrana team. He was sold to Aston Villa for just 20 million.
Ousmane Dembele – FC Barcelona
The third element of Barcelona and that is that they paid €140 million for the ‘Mosquito’, which has not shone; Although he has won several titles as a Blaugrana, injuries have constantly sidelined him and his performance has been very poor.
Neymar – PSG
It is true that the Brazilian has been a multi-champion with Paris Saint-Germain at the local level. But the €222 million who invested in the footballer were thinking of the glory of the UEFA Champions League, something that has not happened.
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