Every Premier League club has, at some point, spent way over the odds on a player over the past two decades.
However, sometimes clubs have paid a decent fee to sign a player of genuine class and still failed to reap the rewards.
The players on this list were - and, in some cases, still are - blessed with a huge amount of talent.
But for various reasons they left the Premier League without winning as much silverware as they should have done.
While not every player on this list should be defined as a 'flop' - they all will feel they could have achieved more.