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Top 10: Biggest transfer losses in Premier League history (11)

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1. Andriy Shevchenko

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Bought for: £30.8m by Chelsea in 2006

Sold for: Free to Dynamo Kiev in 2009

Chelsea's decision to pay a club-record £30.8m fee for AC Milan striker Sheva in 2006, also breaking the British transfer record for a 29-year-old arguably well beyond the peak of his powers.

Shevchenko's arrival at Stamford Bridge proved controversial and ultimately proved to be the most costly mistake in Premier League history from a profit-and-loss standpoint, with the £30m investment yielding just 22 goals and nothing in terms of a sell-on fee when shipped off to Dynamo Kiev three years later.

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