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Premier League transfers of 2014/15: the biggest failures (1)

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With the transfer window now closed, clubs and their supporters will be eager to see if their new acquisitions can help achieve their goals in the Premier League this season.

However, as last summer proved, big names do not necessarily mean big things with recruits of Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool failing to make the grade.

Fortunately for some clubs they can afford for the odd signing to be a disaster - but for others the consequences can harm their hopes of success.

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Here are the six players who came to England last summer - only to flop and be discarded less than a year on.

Honourable mention: Radamel Falcao

When Manchester United fans awoke on transfer deadline day last year to find out Radamel Falcao was on his way to Old Trafford, many believed it was the final piece in the Louis van Gaal jigsaw.

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However the Colombian failed to display the form that made him one of Europe's best forwards - scoring just four times in 29 appearances as the club failed to mount a challenge for the Premier League title.

Such miserable form saw United decline the chance to make his loan move from Monaco permanent, prompting Jose Mourinho to swoop and bring him to Chelsea for this season.

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