With the New Year upon us there’s about time for one last look back at 2013.
Whilst it may have been a blockbuster year for transfers in terms of figures and sums (see Gareth Bale), it’s also fair to say that there’s been a fair share of disappointment dished out when it comes to new signings meeting the expectations placed upon their shoulders.
In modern day football there isn’t a transfer that takes place concerning a Premier League team which isn’t put under heavy scrutiny from day one.
That’s why we’ve decided to cast a more than fleeting glance back at the year just past to highlight the Premier League’s major transferring fails of 2013.
Click on to see the top eight most disappointing transfers of this year…